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Обращаем Ваше внимание: Министерство образования и науки рекомендует в 2017/2018 учебном году включать в программы воспитания и социализации образовательные события, приуроченные к году экологии (2017 год объявлен годом экологии и особо охраняемых природных территорий в Российской Федерации).

Учителям 1-11 классов и воспитателям дошкольных ОУ вместе с ребятами рекомендуем принять участие в международном конкурсе «Законы экологии», приуроченном к году экологии. Участники конкурса проверят свои знания правил поведения на природе, узнают интересные факты о животных и растениях, занесённых в Красную книгу России. Все ученики будут награждены красочными наградными материалами, а учителя получат бесплатные свидетельства о подготовке участников и призёров международного конкурса.

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Грамматические тесты по английском языку для 8 класса

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Test1

1. Have you ever visited other countries? - Yes, I... to Italy and France.

a) was                             c) had been

b) have been                    d) would be

2.  I feel really tired. We ... to the party last night and have just returned home.

a) went                            c) had seen

b) has gone                      d) was going

3. At the beginning of the film I realized that I ... it before.

a) see                              c) had seen

b) saw                             d) have seen

4.  When the bus stopped in the small square, Helen ... her magazine and didn't realized at first that she had arrived at her destination.

a) read                            c) was reading

b) reads                           d) had read

5.  My sister's son ... in tomorrow's race, because he is too young. They do not allow riders under sixteen.

a) won't ride                   c) wouldn't ride

b) shan't ride                  d) doesn't ride

6. A beautiful bridge ... in our city. It will be finished next year.

a) builds                          c) is being built

b) is built                        d) has been built

7.  It has been raining for two hours. I hope it ... raining soon.

a) stops                           c) would stop

b) shall stop                    d) stop

8.  Television has many advantages. It keeps us informed about the latest news, and also ... entertainment at home.

a) provide                        c) is provided

b) provides                      d) provided

9. On the other hand television ... for the violent behaviour of some young people, and for encouraging children to sit indoors, instead of doing sports.

a) blames                         c) is blamed

b) blamed                        d) would blame

10. Some millionaires have lots of money and ... what to do with it.

a) don't know                  c) won't know

b) didn't                          d) knows

11. How ... at college? You didn't say much about it in your last letter.

a) do you get on               c) will you get on

b) are you get on             d) are you getting on

12. When you ... in this city again? - In a month.

a) arrive                          c) have you arrived

b) arrived                        d) will you arrive

13. Every time that I miss the bus, it means that I ... walk to work.

a) has to                          c) had to

b) have to                        d) could

14. Every time when I missed the bus, I ... to return home late.

a) must                           c) can

b) had                              d) may

15. That was great! It was ... meal you have ever cooked.

a) good                            c) best

b) better                          d) the best

16.  This exhibition is ... interesting than the previous one.

a)  little                           c) least

b) less                              d) the least

17. We saw ... good film last night. The film was about the love of a girl to her cat and dog.

a) a                                 c) -

b)the                              d) an

18. Everybody agrees that ... happiness is very important in the life of people.

a) -                                 с) а

b) the                              d) many

19.  In the past people lived in ... harmony with the environment.

a) a                                 c) the

b) an                               d) -

20. When they arrived ... the station, they rushed to the platform not to miss the train.

a)to                                c)in

b) at                                d) for

Test 2

1. When you ... older, you'll change your mind about this.

a) will grow                     c) have grown

b) grow                            d) grew

2. By the time the police get there, the burglars ... .

a) vanish                         c) will have vanished

b) will vanish                  d) vanished

3. As soon as the taxi arrives, I ... you know.

a) let                               c) had let

b) have let                       d) will let

4. My friend has been writing to me for years already, but he never ... a photo.

a) sends                           c) will send

b) has sent                       d) sent

5. Why are you busy packing? - My train ... in two hours, so we'll leave the house in an hour.

a) is leaving                    c) leaves

b) will be leaving             d) left

6. When was this building finished? - They say it ... by the end of last year.

a) had been finished         c) will be finished

b) was finished                d) finishes

7.  I thought that I ... my key and was very glad when I found it.

a) lose                             c) had lost

b) lost                              d) was losing

8. What's the matter? You look upset. Last week I lost my scarf and now I just ... my gloves.

a) lost                              c) had lost

b) have lost                      d) lose

9.1 ... for this bank for five years already but I have decided to change my job.

a) am working                 c) have been working

b) has worked                  d) worked

10. Martin said that he ... the tickets the next day.

a) bought                           c) will buy

b) had bought                    d) would buy

11.  The house opposite our college .,., that's why we are using the back entrance at present.

a) pulls down                     c) is being pulled down

b) is pulled down               d) pulled down

12. You ... an umbrella when you left the house, didn't you?

a) have                               c) had had

b) was having                    d) had

13. By the time we got to the cinema the film ... .

a) will begin                      c) had begun

b) would begin                   d) began

14. Is there anything I ... do to help you?

a) can                                 c) am to

b) may                                d) as to

15. The last film I saw was ... frightening than this one.

a) little                               c) least

b) less                                 d) the least

16. Someone is calling you. Will you answer ... phone?

a) a                                     c) -

b) the                                  d) these

17.  To tell the truth I don't like ... pair of trousers that I bought last month.

a) those                              c) that

b) this                                 d) a

18. Whose house is it? - It's ... .

a) my                                  c) her

b) mine                               d) our

19.  Today is ... cold than yesterday. So, I'm wearing my

shorts.

a) little                               c) least

b) less                                 d) the least

20. "Come home ... Christmas Day, we'll be waiting for you", my mother always says to me.

a)in                                    c) -

b) on                                   d) at

Test 3

1. Excuse me, do you speak English? I ... for a hotel.

a) look                                c) was looking

b) am looking                    d) have been looking

2.  Last summer we wanted a relaxing holiday, so we ... to stay on a small island.

a) choose                            c) had chosen

b) have chosen                   d) chose

3. Mathematics ... hard. I don't understand it.

a) are                                  c) was

b) is                                    d) were

4. While we ... for the train, it started to rain.

a) waited                            c) was waiting

b) are waiting                    d) were waiting

5. The police officer said that every house in that street ... already by the police.

a) search                            c) had been searched

b) were searched               d) searched

6. There is going to be a big art exhibition. It... a lot of visitors.

a) attracts                          c) has attracted

b) will attract                    d) attracted

7. The result of his investigation ... in the newspaper soon.

a) publish                          c) will be published

b) be published                  d) is published

8.  When they arrived home, their children ... outside the door waiting for them.

a) sit                                   c) was sitting

b) are sitting                     d) were sitting

9. We ... a new computer not long ago. Now the job will be done much more quickly.

a) had bought                    c) bought

b) was bought                    d) have bought

10. He was sorry that he ... to me for so long.

a) didn't write                   c) hadn't been writing

b) haven't been writing   d) hasn't been writing

11. The ring you found ... be returned to an old lady who had lost it.

a) can                                 c) have to

b) must                               d) are to

12. Everybody in our team played ... except the captain.

a) bad                                 c) worst

b) badly                              d) the worst

13. You know much, but you know ... than your teacher.

a) little                               c) least

b) less                                 d) much

14. Small shops are not as ... as supermarkets.

a) more convenient           c) most convenient

b) convenient                     d) the most convenient

15. Sarah is a very good pianist. She plays ... piano very well.

a) a                                     c) the

b)an                                   d)-

16. We had five phone calls, but there were ... for you.

a) no                                   c) either

b) none                               d) neither

17. I didn't have much time, but I ... visit a lot of places of interest in London.

a) can                                 c) must

b) was able to                    d) had to

18. That's an easy question! ... knows the answer!

a) All                                  c) Each

b) Everybody                     d) Every

19. The comic told silly jokes, but nobody laughed ... him.

a) on                                   c) at

b) under                             d)about

20. We feel sorry ... Sam because he hasn't got any friends.

a) for                                  c) with

b)about                              d) by

Test 4

1. If I ... some fish, will you cook it for me?

a) will catch                       c) caught

b) catch                              d) am catching

2.  She said that she ... her present flat. She tried to find

another one.

a) doesn't like                   c) didn't like

b) won't like                      d) likes

3.1 saw you yesterday from the bus. Where ... you ... at that

time?

a) was hurrying                c) had hurried

b) were hurrying               d) did hurry

4.1 found that everything I said on the phone ... to the police.

a) report                            c) was reported

b) is reported                     d) had been reported

5. When I speak Italian, all the others in the class ... at me as I don't know the language well.

a) laughed                          c) will laugh

b) was laughing                d) laugh

6.  He ... in the Army for eighteen months. This is his last month.

a) serves                            c) has been serving

b) is serving                      d) have served

7. Don't make noise: the children ... to sleep.

a) try                                  c) will try

b) is trying                        d) are trying

8. A new museum ... in the city. What a beautiful building it will be!

a) was being built             c) is built

b) is being built                 d) builds

9.  Two terrorists ... in New York some days ago.

a) are arrested                   c) were arrested

b) have been arrested       d) will be arrested

10.1 ... understand this letter. Will you translate it for me?

a) mustn't                         c) may not

b) can't                               d) shouldn't

11.  Diana's parents don't let her go to late-night disco. She ... be at home at 9 o'clock in the evening.

a) must                              c) may

b) can                                 d) have to

12. Henry ... apologize for his bad behaviour yesterday.

a) have to                           c) had to

b) may                                d) is to

13.  The children studied hard, and as a result they passed the exams ... of all.

a) good                               c) best

b) better                             d) the best

14. This is ... film I've ever seen.

a) more interesting           c) most interesting

b) the most interesting    d) not interesting

15.  ... old, ... sick, ... unemployed need our special care.

a) -                                     c) the

b) an                                   d)everybody

16. Someone who saw ... robbery called the-police.

a) -                                     c)the

b) a                                     d)those

17. According to this song ... we need is love.

a) all                                   c) each

b) every                              d) some

18. We wished the bride and groom happiness in ... new life together.

a) there                              c) theirs

b) their                               d) these

19. Excuse me, but does this umbrella belong ... you?

a) to                                    c) at

b) for                                  d) with

20.  I listened to the radio every day to know the weather forecast but I can never rely ... it.

a) at                                    c) in

b) to                                    d) on

Test 5

1.1 knew that I ... her somewhere before.

a) saw                                 c) would see

b) had seen                         d) has seen

2. When I finally found the house, I knocked at the door but ... the answer.

a) don't hear                     c) didn't hear

b) hasn't heard                  d) heard

3.  I went out into the garden to fetch my bike, but found that someone ... it.

a) stole it                           c) has stolen

b) would steal                    d) had stolen

4. When I... for the keys, I remembered that I had left them at home.

a) looked                            c) had been looking

b) was looking                   d) look

5.1 have been working for the bank for a year already, but I ... to change my job.

a) decided                          c) has decided

b) have decided                 d) decide

6. They spoke so quickly that I ... what they were speaking about.

a) not understand             c) didn't understand

b) don't understand         d) hadn't understood

7. Yesterday our flight ... because of the fog.

a) cancelled                       c) had been cancelled

b) was cancelled                d) has been cancelled

8.1 couldn't open the office door because someone ... it.

a) lock                                c) had locked

b)locked                            d)would lock

9. As soon as you ... me, I will contact you.

a) calls                               c) called

b) will call                          d) call

10.1 ... him since he started working here.

a) have never trusted       c) trusted

b) had never trusted         d) trust

11. Mary will be ready soon. She ... coffee at the moment.

a) has                                 c) was having

b) have                               d) is having

12. If we ... late for the class, our teacher will be angry with us.

a) is                                    c) will be

b) were                               d) are

13. We ... in the sunshine for about half an hour when I suddenly felt sick.

a) have been sitting          c) sat

b) were sitting                   d) had been sitting

14. We were disappointed as the film was ... than we expected.

a) entertaining                  c) most entertaining

b) less entertaining          d) entertaining

15. We usually ask our teacher to explain ... difficult problems to us.

a) the                                  c) a

b) -                                     d) this

16. Playing ... guitar is an interesting hobby.

a) -                                     c) the

b) a                                     d) mine

17. Our city is famous for ... beautiful ancient buildings.

a) its                                   c) it's

b) it                                    d) his

18. Her hair is long and fair. Everybody admires ... .

a) them                              c) they

b) it                                    d) its

19. You are very good ... dealing with people.

a) in                                    c) on

b) at                                    d) about

20. Last summer our neighbours decided to drive to Scotland ... a short holiday.

a) at                                    c) on

b) to                                    d) for

Test 6

1. When the light ... I was sitting in the armchair reading a book.

a) goes out                         c) go out

b) had gone out                 d) went out

2. I thought I ... this film before, but I hadn't.

a) saw                                 c) had seen

b) seen                                d) have seen

3. Why haven't you brought me the letters for signature? ... them yet?

a) Don't you type              c) Haven't you typed

b) Didn't you type            d) Will you type

4. She wasn't sure whether she ... the door of her flat.

a) locked                            c) had locked

b) has locked                      d) didn't lock

5.1... my homework all morning and haven't finished it yet.

a) am doing                       c) have been doing

b) do                                   d) did

6. The inspector suspected that the thief ... a special key for opening this door.

a) uses                                c) had used

b) has used                         d) will use

7. I was very tired. When I ... to bed, I fell asleep immediately.

a) got                                  c) had got

b) has got                           d) will get

8. The Vikings ... to North America a thousand years ago.

a) sail                                 c) had sailed

b) sailed                             d) have sailed

9. Thank you for your offer, but I ... not to accept it.

a) decide                            c) have decided

b) has decided                    d) decided

10. You ... through your old photograph album for half an hour already.

a) look                                c) have looked

b) are looking                    d) have been looking

11. Nobody knows where his picture is. Perhaps, it ... .

a) was stolen                      c) has been stolen

b) will be stolen                 d) stolen

12.  I agree. You ... apologize for not inviting him to your birthday party.

a) can't                              c) shouldn't

b) mustn't                         d) may not

13. Actually, today I feel ... than I did yesterday.

a) bad                                 c) worst

b) worse                             d) the worst

14.  ... people who are unemployed often feel depressed.

a) The                                 с) А

b) -                                     d) That

15. Who was the first astronaut who landed on ... Moon?

a) the                                 с) а

b) -                                     d) those

16. What happened at the end of the film? - I'm sorry to say, but I haven't seen ... film.

a) a                                     c) -

b) the                                  d) those

17. This is ... interesting exhibition I've ever visited.

a) more                              c) less

b) most                               d) the most

18. Would you mind waiting ... minutes?

a) few                                 c) little

b) a few                              d) a little

19. I'm ... interested in languages than in mathematics,

a) much                              c) little

b) many                              d) less

20. The students often translate English texts ... Russian.

a) to                                    c) into

b)in                                    d) on

KEYS:

Test 1

1) b; 2) a; 3) c; 4) c; 5) a; 6) c; 7) a; 8) b; 9) c; 10) a; 11) d; 12) d; 13) b; 14) b; 15) d; 16) b; 17) a; 18) a; 19) d; 20) b.

Test 2

1) b; 2) c; 3) d; 4) b; 5) c; 6) a; 7) c; 8) b; 9) c; 10) d; 11) c; 12) d; 13) c; 14) a; 15) b; 16) b; 17) c; 18) b; 19) b; 20) b.

Test 3

1) b; 2) d; 3) b; 4) d; 5) c; 6) b; 7) c; 8) d; 9) c; 10) c; 11) b; 12) b; 13) b; 14) b; 15) c; 16) b; 17) b; 18) b; 19) c; 20) a.

Test 4

1) b; 2) c; 3) b; 4) c; 5) d; 6) c; 7) d; 8) b; 9) c; 10) b; 11) a; 12) c; 13) c; 14) b; 15) c; 16) c; 17) a; 18) b; 19) a; 20) d.

Test 5

1) b; 2) c; 3) d; 4) b; 5) b; 6) c; 7) b; 8) c; 9) d; 10) a; 11) d; 12) d; 13) d; 14) b; 15) b; 16) c; 17) a; 18) b; 19) b; 20) d.

Test 6

1) d; 2) с; 3) с; 4) с; 5) с; 6) с; 7) а; 8) b; 9) с; 10) d; 11) с; 12) с; 13) b; 14) b; 15) а; 16) b; 17) d; 18) b; 19) d; 20) с.



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