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TEST P A P E R - IX

I. Put each of the following words into its correct place in the passage below: afternoon,
chocolate, lunch, rolls, bacon, continental, meals, second, breakfast, English, menu, supper, juice,
morning, syrup. (20 p)

Meals
Most people eat three 1___________ a day – breakfast, 2____________ and dinner. Some eat
a fourth meal, 3____________ late at night. 4_______________ tradition provides an extra light meal
served in the late 5_____________. Its basic 6____________ usually includes tea and special tea
cakes or cucumber sandwiches.
Meals vary in different countries. 7____________ in the United States may include yoghurt or
fruit 8___________, coffee, toast, and a bowl of cereal or 9____________ and eggs. Many persons
like pancakes with maple 10_______________ for breakfast. 11______________ Europeans
sometimes have an early breakfast of 12___________ and coffee or hot 13____________, and eat a
14_____________ breakfast later on in the 15____________ .

II. Translate into English:


1. Pentru a face aceasta prajitura avem nevoie de urmatoarele ingrediente: zahar, mere, faina,
putin otet, ulei si o cutie de lapte.
2. Medicul i-a interzis sa manance carne de porc, peste, cascaval, carnati, dulciuri si banane, si sa
bea bere si coniac.
3. Mie imi plac la nebunie fructele si legumele. As manca in fiecare zi fructe de padure, mai ales
afine cu iaurt, si salata cu castraveti, rosii, ceapa si masline.
4. Micul dejun englezesc este foarte bogat. Intai bei un ceai fierbinte sau un suc de fructe si
mananci niste unt cu miere sau gem, apoi oua cu sunca, carnati si fasole.

III. Choose the correct quantifier: many, much; few, a few; little, a little. (20 p)

1. My brother drinks too __________ coffee. 2. __________chefs become famous. 3. Do you eat hot
dogs? Yes, I eat quite ________. 4. ________ is known about diet therapy but people are interested all
the same. 5. ________ people stay in cities during the hot summer months. 6. Fortunately there still
are a few apples and ________ butter.

IV. Supply the correct form of some, any or no in the following sentences. (10 p)
1. Linda’s got _________ good marks lately and she’s very proud of herself.
2. Is there _________ bread for dinner?
3. There is _________ butter in the fridge. I’ll go and buy some.
4. There aren’t __________ notebooks on the desk.

V. Correct the following sentences. (10 p)


1. Are there some books on the table?
2. Look, there is any milk in the cup!
3. There are much children in the park.
4. We have many money on the credit card.

VI. Write a 120 word composition on one of the following topics: (20 p)
1. My ideal romantic dinner.
2. My eating habits.

Granted: 10 points.
Total: 100 points.
KEY
I. 1- meals; 2- lunch; 3- supper; 4- English; 5- afternoon; 6- menu; 7- Breakfast;
8-Juice; 9-bacon; 10-syrup; 11-Continental; 12-rolls; 13-chocolate; 14-second;
15-morning
II. 1a; 2 c; 3 c; 4 d; 5 c
III. 1 much; 2 few; 3 a few; 4 little; 5 many; 6 a little
IV. 1 some; 2 any; 3 no; 4 any;
V. 1 any; 2 some; 3 many; 4 much
Grade Xth
TEST PAPER

I. Choose the right tense in the sentences below rendering the original statement. (0,25/1 p.)

1. The policeman asked me if the car belonged to me.


Does this car belong/ Did this car belong to you?, asked the policeman.
2. Helen asked me if I liked visiting old buildings.
Do you like/ Did you like visiting old buildings?
3. David asked a passer-by if that was the right road for Hastings.
Is this/ Was this the right road for Hastings?
4. James asked Mary when she would get back.
When will you get/ Have you got back?

II. Put the following sentences into Indirect Speech. (0,40/2 p.)

1. ‘It’s too late to cancel the wedding?’


She told him that _____________________________________
2. ‘Carmen is still going out with John.’
She said that ________________________________________
3. ‘We’ve had a terrible day today.’
He said that _________________________________________
4. ‘She’ll never speak to him again.’
She said that ________________________________________
5. ‘I saw John and Mary yesterday.’
He told me __________________________________________

III. Put the following sentences into Direct Speech. (0,40/2 p.)

1. Andy said he didn’t like ice-cream.


2. He was sure they had never met before.
3. He added he had been waiting long.
4. He said he had seen the film a day before.
5. He said he could not speak Italian.

IV. Correct the mistakes in these sentences. (0,25/1p.)

1. Ella pointed out that Claire she was married to Dave.


2. Mary asked her how she did know.
3. Rose said that she have got an idea.
4. She replied her that she had heard them talking on the phone.

V. You have just read this advertisement:

Wanted

Enthusiastic young people interested in becoming tour guides in


their own areas. Applicants must have a good knowledge of
French and English and an interest in local culture and history.
Write to: George Thomas, AMBITOURS, P. O. Bob 397, Leeds.

Write your letter of application to AMBITOURS in 120-180 words. (2p)


TEST PAPER – XIth grade

I. Choose the word or phrase which best completes each sentence: (0,20x10:2p)
1. The report on the accident was found to be _______ of lies.
a. couple b. pack c. pile d. collection
2. We just decided to have the party on the ______ of the moment.
a. heat b. tip c. spur d. flash
3. The film was very cheap to make – it was shot on a ______ budget.
a. shoestring b. wafer-thin c. low-cost d. reduced-cost
4. Many people love to watch old movies just to _____ in nostalgia.
a. stay b. seat c. enjoy d. wallow
5. I didn’t get a ______ of sleep after watching that horror film last night.
a. blink b. wink c. part d. piece
6. Children often ______ their parents for sweets and ice-cream.
a. persuade b. encourage c. pester d. demand
7. There are so many _____ names now that it is impossible to remember them all.
a. logo b. model c. trademark d. brand
8. During the hot summer, sales of bottled water went _____ the roof.
a. over b. above c. through d. on
9. The product has been constructed with great ______ to detail.
a. care b. precision c. skill d. attention
10. Advertising companies are _____ to very strict regulations.
a. obeyed b. obliged c. subject d. stuck

II. Complete each sentence using an appropriate form of the word given in capitals: (0,20x5:1p)

1. Many people say that television _____ conversation and family interaction. COURAGE
2. All actors hoped to win the _____ award. PRESTIGE
3. It seemed impossible for them to reject the company’s ______ . PROPOSE
4. Advertising found to be ______ will be banned. ACCEPT
5. There is a strict code of ______ for advertisers to adhere to. REGULATE

III. Fill in the blank spaces with the right preposition: about, at, from, on, to. (0,20x5:1p)

1. He was very curious ____ what she had been doing the previous evening.
2. Unlike young animals, children remain totally dependent _____ their parents for many years.
3. These rules are not applicable ____ members of the club.
4. I’m absolutely bad _____ English.
5. He is very different ____ his elder brother.

IV. Find and correct the errors in the following sentences: (0,20x5:1p)
1. Contrary from what you might expect, I have in fact completed my assignment.
2. With maturity, we are less inclined to conform in the expectations of our peers.
3. This supposedly comic story, is lacking of humour.
4. Your application to this job should be submitted as soon as possible.
5. The main characteristics to living creatures are the abilities to grow and reproduce.

V. Choose one of the following topics and write a composition of about 2000 words. Give your
opinion on the topic and sustain it with relevant examples: (3p)

1. To what extent do you think watching TV is educational or a waste of time?


2. Violence on TV increases aggression in children and adolescents.
3. The influence of advertisements on people (children, teenagers and adults).
NO I

TEST PAPER – 11th grade

I. Choose the word or phrase which best completes each sentence:

1. Family relationships later …… a greater significance in his life.


a. built up b. kept on c. took on d. made up
2. I was in the …… of despair before I heard the good news.
a. pits b. abyss c. depths d. valley
3. I’ve always been very …… of my grandmother.
a. close b. fond c. affectionate d. attached
4. The girl managed to …… a conversation while doing her homework.
a. carry out b. keep up c. make out d. go on
5. I’ve been racking my …… trying to remember where I’ve met him before.
a. head b. memory c. wits d. brains

II. Use the words in bold to form a word that fits in the blank space:

1. I think his behaviour is really …… - he’s old enough to know better. – CHILD
2. It was a very …… incident. – REGRET
3. The education of girls is the surest way of reducing ……. - POOR
4. Different interests and tastes can …… the success of a relationship. – DANGER
5. Even identical twins may have very different ……. – PERSON

III. Put the verbs in brackets at the right tense:

1. Jamie (think) about buying a new car.


2. I’m sure this yoghurt has gone off:; it (not/taste) good.
3. I can’t understand why she (be) so stubborn; she’s normally so flexible.
4. While she (have) lunch, someone (steal) her camera.
5. She (ski) since she (be) a child.

IV. Rephrase the following sentences using if clauses and starting with the given word(s):

1. I didn't go to Helen's party because she didn't invite me.


If .......
2. We'll go to the beach unless it rains.
If ............
3. Ann can't buy a new car because she hasn't got enough money.
Ann ....
4. Jim missed the plane because he arrived late at the airport.
Jim ........
5. Whenever I make a promise, I keep it.
If ............

V. “A friend in need is a friend indeed.” Comment upon this idea, giving examples to
support your view. (150-200 words)
NO II

TEST PAPER – 11th grade

I. Choose the word or phrase which best completes each sentence:


1. The word ‘friendship’ can be …… applied to a wide variety of relationships.
a. lightly b. slightly c. loosely d. randomly
2. You’re just …… your head against a brick wall – you might as well give up now.
a. putting b. breaking c. hitting d. banging
3. The film’s success is amazing …… the poor reviews it has received.
a. seeing b. considering c. remarking d. evaluating
4. He still felt that a well-trained mind is not to be ……, but that it was not enough for the
world of work.
a. laughed about b. left aside c. sneezed at d. dropped out
5. You need to keep your …… about you in the oral exam.
a. mind b. memory c. heart d. wits

II. Use the words in bold to form a word that fits in the blank space:
1. After several …….. attempts, he finally passed his driving test in June last year. –
SUCCEED
2. Unemployment rose ……….. last year. – DRAMA
3. His audience found the joke offensive and greeted him with a ……….. silence. -
DEAF
4. Against all ………, she reached the final of the competition. - EXPECT
5. In some of Britain’s most exclusive ………. swimming pools are commonplace. -
NEIGHBOUR

III. Put the verbs in brackets at the right tense:


1. The chef (taste) the soup to see if it needs more salt.
2. Andrea (meat) the bank manager at ten o’clock tomorrow morning.
3. I (have) some friends round for dinner at the weekend.
4. Stephen King (write) horror stories since he was seven years old.
5. She already (finished) her homework when mother (arrive) home.

IV. Rephrase the following sentences using if clauses and starting with the given word(s):
1. The restaurant was full so we couldn't get a table.
If ..................
2. We didn't pick you up at the station because you didn't phone us.
We .............
3. The government won't win the elections unless they create employment.
If ...........
4. I didn't renew my subscription because I lost interest in the magazine's articles.
I .............
5. They lost the match because of the heavy rain.
If ...........

V. Write a short composition about the conflicts between parents and children, referring
to causes and solutions, and giving examples to sustain your opinion. (150-200 words)
NO III

TEST PAPER – 11th grade

I. Choose the word or phrase which best completes each sentence:

1. Some children are encouraged by their parents to become …… achievers.


a. high b. flying c. tall d. good
2. She didn’t give …… and verse but I got a general idea of what she meant.
a. page b. line c. book d. chapter
3. I managed to pass my driving test first time, but it was a …… thing.
a. thin b. difficult c. close d. narrow
4. Can I come and pick your …… ? I’m having problems with my math exam.
a. memory b. notes c. knowledge d. brains
5. Her maths improved by ……… and bounds and she passed the exam.
a. jumps b. leaps c. races d. speed

II. Use the words in bold to form a word that fits in the blank space:

1. Many people say that television _____ conversation and family interaction.
COURAGE
2. All actors hoped to win the _____ award. PRESTIGE
3. It seemed impossible for them to reject the company’s ______ . PROPOSE
4. Advertising found to be ______ will be banned. ACCEPT
5. There is a strict code of ______ for advertisers to adhere to. REGULATE

III. Put the verbs in brackets at the right tense:


1. Thank goodness you’re safe – I (imagine) all sorts of terrible things.
2. I just (taste) the pudding to see if it needs more sugar.
3. We (expect) the weather to be fine, but we were wrong.
4. The officer (change) direction when he saw the iceberg.
5. The Titanic already (go) down when the other ship arrived.

IV. Rephrase the following sentences using if clauses and starting with the given word(s):

1. You can attend the meeting as long as you are a club member.
If .............
2. We didn’t have any matches, so we couldn't light a fire.
If ............
3. He was too slow to win the race.
If .................
4. I won't go to Rio unless I find a cheap flight.
If ...........
5. She will understand you provided that you don't speak too fast.
Only if ...............

V. Write a short composition about the parent who has had the strongest influence on
you: physical description, personality traits, why and how he/she had an influence
on, you with examples. (150-200 words)
NO I
TEST PAPER – a X a

I. Fill in the missing word:


1. He …… with a strong accent; it’s not easy to understand him.
2. Let me give you a …… of advice.
3. I can’t reach the top shelf; it’s …… high.
4. What’s John’s number? I need to get in …… with him urgently.
5. I tried to get him …… up and share his feelings with me, but he wasn’t ready to talk
about it.

II. Circle the correct word:


1. She finds it difficult to …… her feelings.
a. say b. express c. tell d. give
2. I was so frightened that my ……
a. stomach rumbled b. face was red c. palms were sweating d. heart was pounding
3. In my country people …… to show they are angry.
a. drum their fingers b. raise their eyebrows c. wrinkle their nose d. clench their fist.
4. The music in that restaurant was quite ……
a. relaxated b. relaxed c. relaxing d. relaxful
5. I haven’t been in a classroom for years so I’m a little out of …… with recent methodology.
a. contact b. hold c. touch d. hand

III. Fill in the correct word derived from the word in bold:
1. Before the …… of the telephone, communicating over great distances was slow and
difficult. - INVENT
2. The …… was sentenced to five years imprisonment. – DEFEND
3. She couldn’t believe that the strange …… in the mirror was hers. – REFLECT
4. We have a …… to think that being unhappy leads people to complain. – TEND
5. His …… for English literature is obvious. - PREFER

IV. Most of the lines in the text below contain an unnecessary word. Underline the word.
If you think a line is correct, put a tick on the line.

1. A friend of mine, is a lawyer, had never used a ……


2. computer in his life. But when he decided to work …V…
3. from home, he realised that he would need to get the ……
4. one. He was being quite worried about it because ……
5. he had no an idea about how to use them. I’m sure ……
6. he would have been satisfied with a one very basic ……
7. machine; but he decided that, if he was going to have ……
8. a home office, he should have a “good” computer. So ……
9. as, he telephoned to order one, and they sold him ……
10. the most powerful computer they has had. ……

V. Which is, from your point of view, the most efficient means of communication? Give
reasons and examples to sustain your point of view. Write between 100-150 words.
NO II
TEST PAPER - X D

I. Fill in the missing word:


1. I’m sorry, Mr Smith isn’t in at the moment. Can you …… back later?
2. I haven’t seen Steve since he moved to Madrid. I really …… him.
3. If the line is busy, you should hang …… and try again later.
4. I really can’t …… the difference between the twins.
5. Sarah speaks three languages, but her …… language is English.

II. Circle the correct word:


1. She leaned over and …… quietly in his year.
a. clapped b. wept c. whispered d. yawned
2. I always …… hands with someone when I meet them for the first time.
a. wave b. shake c. give d. clap
3. I’ve been trying to get …… to the bank all morning.
a. at b. with c. through d. in
4. Peter is very annoyed …… Paul so he isn’t speaking to him.
a. for b. to c. of d. with
5. He was so angry his …… was red.
a. head b. palm c. face d. heart

III. Fill in the correct word derived from the word in bold:

1. …… is more than a feeling, it’s a state of mind. – HAPPY


2. Children’s safety is of the utmost ……. – IMPORT
3. They sold him the most …… computer they had. – POWER
4. The first secret is gratitude. …… people cannot be happy. – GRATE
5. A moment’s …… should make this obvious. – REFLECT

IV. Most of the lines in the text below contain an unnecessary word. Underline the word.
If you think a line is correct, put a tick on the line.

11. A friend of mine, is a lawyer, had never used a ……


12. computer in his life. But when he decided to work …V…
13. from home, he realised that he would need to get the ……
14. one. He was being quite worried about it because ……
15. he had no an idea about how to use them. I’m sure ……
16. he would have been satisfied with a one very basic ……
17. machine; but he decided that, if he was going to have ……
18. a home office, he should have a “good” computer. So ……
19. as, he telephoned to order one, and they sold him ……
20. the most powerful computer they has had. ……

V. Write about the advantages and disadvantages of using a mobile phone. Give
examples and reasons to sustain your opinion. (100-150)
NO I
TEST PAPER - X C

I. Fill in the missing word:

6. He …… with a strong accent; it’s not easy to understand him.


7. Let me give you a …… of advice.
8. I can’t reach the top shelf; it’s …… high.
9. What’s John’s number? I need to get in …… with him urgently.
10. I tried to get him …… up and share his feelings with me, but he wasn’t ready to talk
about it.

II. Circle the correct word:


1. She finds it difficult to …… her feelings.
a. say b. express c. tell d. give
2. I was so frightened that my ……
a. stomach rumbled b. face was red c. palms were sweating d. heart was pounding
3. In my country people …… to show they are angry.
a. drum their fingers b. raise their eyebrows c. wrinkle their nose d. clench their fist.
4. The music in that restaurant was quite ……
a. relaxated b. relaxed c. relaxing d. relaxful
5. I haven’t been in a classroom for years so I’m a little out of …… with recent methodology.
a. contact b. hold c. touch d. hand

III. Fill in the correct word derived from the word in bold:
6. Before the …… of the telephone, communicating over great distances was slow and
difficult. - INVENT
7. The …… was sentenced to five years imprisonment. – DEFEND
8. She couldn’t believe that the strange …… in the mirror was hers. – REFLECT
9. We have a …… to think that being unhappy leads people to complain. – TEND
10. His …… for English literature is obvious. - PREFER

IV. Fill in the blank spaces with the correct preposition – for/at/ of/ in/about/to/by/with.
Then make sentences.

1. ashamed ….. smth; 2. disappointed ….. sth/smb;


3. grateful ….. smb ….. smth; 4. nervous ….. smth
5. rude ….. smb

V. Which is, from your point of view, the most efficient means of communication? Give
reasons and examples to sustain your point of view. Write between 100-150 words.
NO II
TEST PAPER - X C

I. Fill in the missing word:

6. I’m sorry, Mr Smith isn’t in at the moment. Can you …… back later?
7. I haven’t seen Steve since he moved to Madrid. I really …… him.
8. If the line is busy, you should hang …… and try again later.
9. I really can’t …… the difference between the twins.
10. Sarah speaks three languages, but her …… language is English.

II. Circle the correct word:

1. She leaned over and …… quietly in his year.


a. clapped b. wept c. whispered d. yawned
2. I always …… hands with someone when I meet them for the first time.
a. wave b. shake c. give d. clap
3. I’ve been trying to get …… to the bank all morning.
a. at b. with c. through d. in
4. Peter is very annoyed …… Paul so he isn’t speaking to him.
a. for b. to c. of d. with
5. He was so angry his …… was red.
a. head b. palm c. face d. heart

III. Fill in the correct word derived from the word in bold:

6. …… is more than a feeling, it’s a state of mind. – HAPPY


7. Children’s safety is of the utmost ……. – IMPORT
8. They sold him the most …… computer they had. – POWER
9. The first secret is gratitude. …… people cannot be happy. – GRATE
10. A moment’s …… should make this obvious. – REFLECT

IV. Fill in the blank spaces with the correct preposition – for/at/ of/ in/about/to/by/with. Then
make sentences.

1. frightened ….. smth; 2. angry ….. smb;


3. brilliant ….. smth; 4. close ….. smb;
5. bored ….. smth/smb

V. Write about the advantages and disadvantages of using a mobile phone. Give examples and
reasons to sustain your opinion. (100-150)
TEST PAPER – IXth grade – No I

I. Put the verbs in brackets in the Present Simple:

1. She _______________ the guitar. (to play)


2. He __________ to be on time. (to try)
3. They _______________ to talk. (to like)
4. I _______________ ice cream. (not like)
5. You _______________ your friends often. (to call)

II. Put the verbs in brackets in the Present Continuous:

1. You ________________ boots. (to wear)


2. We ______________ for work. (to look)
3. She ______________ her friend. (to call)
4. He _______________ a house. (to build)
5. They _______________ supper. (to cook)

III. Change the following affirmative sentences into negative sentences and
into questions.

1. I hurry home.
2. He drives a truck.
3. You follow the news.
4. They want a pet.
5. You are carrying a parcel.
6. It is growing colder.

IV. Put the verbs in brackets into Present Simple or Present Continuous:

1. At the moment, I __________________ supper. (to cook)


2. He ________________ the paper every weekday. (to read)
3. We ________________ right now. (to study)
4. She ________________ every day. (to study)
5. Now it _______________. (to rain)

V. Translate into English:

1. Cand ma duc la munte, imi place sa calatoresc cu trenul.


2. Colectiile de timbre si de monede vechi au fost cele mai interesante.
3. La Muzeul de Arta este o expozitie de felicitari de Craciun.
4. El a fost primul care s-a inscris la concursul de limba engleza.
5. Pentru a te imbarca in avion trebuie sa prezinti pasaportul la Oficiul de pasapoarte.

VI. Describe the way you usually spend your weekend. Use Present Simple. (half a page)
TEST PAPER – IXth grade – NO II

I. Put the verbs in brackets in the Present Simple:

1. He _______________ the office every day. (to call)


2. 7. She __________ to Ireland once a year. (to fly)
3. They _______________ once a week. (to practise)
4. We _______________ here. (to shop)
5. It _______________ delicious. (to taste)

II. Put the verbs in brackets in the Present Continuous:

1. You ________________ on the blanket. (to lie)


2. He _________________ the problem. (to solve)
3. I _________________ now. (to leave)
4. They _________________ to help us. (to try)
5. It _______________ downstream. (to float)

III. Change the following affirmative sentences into negative sentences and into
questions.

1. She likes flowers.


2. It rains heavily.
3. We are living in Halifax.
4. He is drinking coffee.
5. I am cleaning the window.
6. They go to school early.

IV. IV. Put the verbs in brackets into Present Simple or Present Continuous

1. They ______________ to Mexico every year. (to travel)


2. She always ________________ correctly.( to answer)
3. You ________________ never late. (to be)
4. Now I ________________ to the radio. (to listen)
5. At present, I ________________ for work. (to look)

V. Translate into English:

1. In aeroport poti sa folosesti un carucior pentru a cara bagajele.


2. Sora mea colectioneaza jucarii de plus, sticle de parfum si servetele.
3. Ea participa la expozitie cu niste exponate neobisnuite.
4. Nu-mi place sa colectionez scoici, insigne sau semne de carte.
5. De obicei ma trezesc la ora 9, dar astazi m-am trezit foarte devreme.

VI. What is/are your hobby?hobbies? Write about it/them. (half a page)
TEST PAPER – XIth grade

I. Choose the word or phrase which best completes each sentence: (0,20x10:2p)
1. The report on the accident was found to be _______ of lies.
a. couple b. pack c. pile d. collection
2. We just decided to have the party on the ______ of the moment.
a. heat b. tip c. spur d. flash
3. The film was very cheap to make – it was shot on a ______ budget.
a. shoestring b. wafer-thin c. low-cost d. reduced-cost
4. Many people love to watch old movies just to _____ in nostalgia.
a. stay b. seat c. enjoy d. wallow
5. I didn’t get a ______ of sleep after watching that horror film last night.
a. blink b. wink c. part d. piece
6. Children often ______ their parents for sweets and ice-cream.
a. persuade b. encourage c. pester d. demand
7. There are so many _____ names now that it is impossible to remember them all.
a. logo b. model c. trademark d. brand
8. During the hot summer, sales of bottled water went _____ the roof.
a. over b. above c. through d. on
9. The product has been constructed with great ______ to detail.
a. care b. precision c. skill d. attention
10. Advertising companies are _____ to very strict regulations.
a. obeyed b. obliged c. subject d. stuck

II. Complete each sentence using an appropriate form of the word given in capitals: (0,20x5:1p)

6. Many people say that television _____ conversation and family interaction. COURAGE
7. All actors hoped to win the _____ award. PRESTIGE
8. It seemed impossible for them to reject the company’s ______ . PROPOSE
9. Advertising found to be ______ will be banned. ACCEPT
10. There is a strict code of ______ for advertisers to adhere to. REGULATE

III. Fill in the blank spaces with the right preposition: about, at, from, on, to. (0,20x5:1p)

6. He was very curious ____ what she had been doing the previous evening.
7. Unlike young animals, children remain totally dependent _____ their parents for many years.
8. These rules are not applicable ____ members of the club.
9. I’m absolutely bad _____ English.
10. He is very different ____ his elder brother.

IV. Find and correct the errors in the following sentences: (0,20x5:1p)
6. Contrary from what you might expect, I have in fact completed my assignment.
7. With maturity, we are less inclined to conform in the expectations of our peers.
8. This supposedly comic story, is lacking of humour.
9. Your application to this job should be submitted as soon as possible.
10. The main characteristics to living creatures are the abilities to grow and reproduce.

V. Choose one of the following topics and write a composition of about 2000 words. Give your
opinion on the topic and sustain it with relevant examples: (3p)

1. To what extent do you think watching TV is educational or a waste of time?


2. Violence on TV increases aggression in children and adolescents.
3. The influence of advertisements on people (children, teenagers and adults).
NO I

TEST PAPER – 11th grade

I. Choose the word or phrase which best completes each sentence:

1. Family relationships later …… a greater significance in his life.


a. built up b. kept on c. took on d. made up
2. I was in the …… of despair before I heard the good news.
a. pits b. abyss c. depths d. valley
3. I’ve always been very …… of my grandmother.
a. close b. fond c. affectionate d. attached
4. The girl managed to …… a conversation while doing her homework.
a. carry out b. keep up c. make out d. go on
5. I’ve been racking my …… trying to remember where I’ve met him before.
a. head b. memory c. wits d. brains
6. Some children are encouraged by their parents to become …… achievers.
a. high b. flying c. tall d. good
7. She didn’t give …… and verse but I got a general idea of what she meant.
a. page b. line c. book d. chapter
8. I managed to pass my driving test first time, but it was a …… thing.
a. thin b. difficult c. close d. narrow
9. It is important for international business executives to have ……. with other cultures.
a. comprehension b. knowledge c. empathy d. feeling
10. Some children prefer …….. assessment as an alternative to exams.
a. continual b. continued c. continuing d. continuous

II. Use the words in bold to form a word that fits in the blank space:

1. I think his behaviour is really …… - he’s old enough to know better. – CHILD
2. It was a very …… incident. – REGRET
3. The education of girls is the surest way of reducing ……. - POOR
4. Different interests and tastes can …… the success of a relationship. – DANGER
5. Even identical twins may have very different ……. – PERSON
6. Many people say that television _____ conversation and family interaction.
COURAGE
7. All actors hoped to win the _____ award. PRESTIGE
8. It seemed impossible for them to reject the company’s ______ . PROPOSE
9. The needs of children in many schools have been ……. neglected. WOE
10. There are many ……. that have to be completed before the course is finished.
ASSIGN

III. “A friend in need is a friend indeed.” Comment upon this idea, giving examples to
support your view. (150-200 words)
NO II

TEST PAPER – 11th grade

I. Choose the word or phrase which best completes each sentence:

1. The word ‘friendship’ can be …… applied to a wide variety of relationships.


a. lightly b. slightly c. loosely d. randomly
2. You’re just …… your head against a brick wall – you might as well give up now.
a. putting b. breaking c. hitting d. banging
3. The film’s success is amazing …… the poor reviews it has received.
a. seeing b. considering c. remarking d. evaluating
4. He still felt that a well-trained mind is not to be ……, but that it was not enough for the
world of work.
a. laughed about b. left aside c. sneezed at d. dropped out
5. You need to keep your …… about you in the oral exam.
a. mind b. memory c. heart d. wits
6. Can I come and pick your …… ? I’m having problems with my math exam.
a. memory b. notes c. knowledge d. brains
7. Her maths improved by ……… and bounds and she passed the exam.
a. jumps b. leaps c. races d. speed
8. The offer of a place at university is not to be ……. .
a. coughed at b. shrugged about c. given up d. sneezed at
9. The students all managed to complete the task without ….. effort.
a. little b. less c. many d. undue
10. The first manned space flight was a major scientific ….. and fascinated the whole world.
a. break-up b. breakout c. breakthrough d. breakdown

II. Use the words in bold to form a word that fits in the blank space:

1. After several …….. attempts, he finally passed his driving test in June last year. –
SUCCEED
2. Unemployment rose ……….. last year. – DRAMA
3. His audience found the joke offensive and greeted him with a ……….. silence. -
DEAF
4. Against all ………, she reached the final of the competition. - EXPECT
5. In some of Britain’s most exclusive ………. swimming pools are commonplace. -
NEIGHBOUR
6. Advertising found to be ______ will be banned. ACCEPT
7. There is a strict code of ______ for advertisers to adhere to. REGULATE
8. His …… in the field of physics have been recognised by all his colleagues.
ACHIEVE
9. The protest of the workers …….. took place in front of the parliament. PEACE
10. Continuous …… plays an important role in the educational system nowadays.
ASSESS

III. Write a short composition about the conflicts between parents and children,
referring to causes and solutions, and giving examples to sustain your opinion. (150-
200 words)