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Контрольная работа по английскому языку (8 класс 1 четверть)

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Контрольная работа по английскому языку 8 класс

I четверть


V – 1

I. Find the word with the same or similar meaning (5 points)

1) humid

a) misty b) cool c) wet

2) icy

a) frosty b) snowy c) nasty

3) spaceship

a) space travel b) starship c) space flight

4) violent

a) weak b) strong c) terrible

5) storm

a) wind b) hurricane c) rain

II. Choose the word which best completes the sentence (10 points)

1. By exploring space we may find another … we can live on.

a) distance b) planet c) star

2. Natural disasters … cities and towns, they injure and kill people and animals.

a) break b) damage c) destroy

3. But people hope they will travel through … in huge spaceships far from the Earth.

a) space b) galaxies c) satellites

4. Scientists can now predict most weather … and warn people of possible danger in advance.

a) problems b) damage c) disasters

5. … is a sudden shaking of the ground.

a) earthquake b) flood c) drought

6. There are about 1,000 … in our Galaxy.

a) satellites b) planets c) stars

7. Sometimes the British have weather from each … all in one day.

a) climate b) season c) place

8. We don't know when men began to dream … travelling in space.

a) of b) about c) from

9. Why are you shaking … laughter? - It's better to laugh than cry.

a) like b) with c) from

10. I haven't seen them … last Halloween.

a) since b) for

III. The word in capitals above each of the following sentences can be used to form a word that fits suitably in the blank space. Fill each blank in this way (5 points).

1. CHANGE

Thank goodness that our weather isn't so … .

2. SUN

When we got to Spain, it was very hot and … .

3. EXPLORE

Neil Armstrong was the first … on the Moon.

4. SCIENCE

We have already discussed the most important … problems on our planet.

5. TYPE

A very violent wind is … of a tornado.

IV. Choose the correct form of the verb (5 points)

1. I … him before we met at the concert.

a) didn't see b) wasn't seeing c) hadn't seen

2. When mother came home, the children … the soup.

a) ate b) were eating c) had eaten

3. The telegram … some minutes after he had left.

a) came b) was coming c) had come

4. While we … the road I saw Victor.

a) crossed b) were crossing c) had crossed

5. When … your sister … to London?

a) did … go b) was … going c) had gone

Контрольная работа по английскому языку 8 класс

I четверть


V – 2

I. Find the word with the same or similar meaning (5 points)

1) cold

a) misty b) windy c) cool

2) miserable

a) hard b) terrible c) nasty

3) astronaut

a) spaceman b) space travel c) spaceship

4) to break

a) to damage b) to destroy c) to hurt

5) a problem

a) research b) information c) trouble

II. Choose the word which best completes the sentence (10 points)

1. Every year different natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and volcanic eruptions happen on our … .

a) star b) satellite c) planet

2. Jules Verne throws his heroes into … by means of a huge gun.

a) distance b) space c) the Moon

3. The terrible hurricane had … all the houses by that time.

a) destroyed b) damaged c) broken

4. We have been doing … into space for many years already.

a) damage b) research c) disasters

5. … is a long period of dry weather when there is not enough water.

a) flood b) earthquake c) drought

6. He climbed into his … and in a few minutes he was out in space.

a) spacesuit b) spaceship c) satellite

7. In Britain people often start conversations by talking about the … .

a) seasons b) weather c) disasters

8. The satellite was launched … space three days ago.

a) in b) into c) to

9. I shake … a leaf before every exam.

a) like b) with c) from

10. I haven't been to any parties … a long time.

a) since b) for

III. The word in capitals above each of the following sentences can be used to form a word that fits suitably in the blank space. Fill each blank in this way (5 points)

1. BRIGHT

When I arrived, the sun began to shine … .

2. FROST

It was lovely to ski down the hills in Switzerland and the weather was … and snowy.

3. CONSTUCT

Sergei Korolev was the … of the first spaceship.

4. DESTROY

The last earthquake in the USA was very … .

5. TYPE

What kind of weather is … of the northern part of Russia?

IV. Choose the correct form of the verb (5 points).

1. He … the house before I had time to ask him anything.

a) left b) was leaving c) had left

2. When I rang up Mike, he … still … the poem.

a) did … learnt b) was … learning c) had learnt

3. I … to the hotel after I had sent the telegram to my relatives.

a) returned b) was returning c) had returned

4. While Kate … in America, she learnt a lot about a famous pop star Madonna.

a) travelled b) was travelling c) had traveled

5. When … you … receive a letter from your friend?

a) did … receive b) were … receiving c) had … received


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