Part I: Language in Use
Circle the correct answer. Complete the sentence.
0. What's your name? Thomas
A How B Who C What D Where
1. My sister _______ very tired today
A be B am C is D are
2. His _______ is a famous actress
A aunt B uncle C grandfather D son
3. I’d like to be a _______ and work in a hospital.
A lawyer B nurse C writer D pilot
4. We _______ like rap music.
A doesn’t B isn’t C aren’t D don’t
5. There _______ a lot of water on the floor. What’s happened?
A are B is C be D am
6. He _______ TV at the moment.
A watches B is watching C watched D has watching
7. Helen is very _______. She doesn’t go out a lot.
A bored B confident C angry D shy
8. Did you _______ to the beach yesterday?
A went B were C go D goed
9. Have you got _______ orange juice? I’m thirsty
A some B a C any D the
10. Let’s go into _______ garden. It’s sunny outside.
A a B any C – D the
11. He’s _______ for the next train.
A looking B waiting C listening D paying
12. Mark _______ his car last week.
A cleaned B did clean C has cleaned D is cleaning
13. I bought some lovely red _______ today.
A cabbages B cucumbers C bananas D apples
14. Which bus _______ for when I saw you this morning?
A did you wait B had you waited C were you waiting D have you waited
15. Where _______ you like to go tonight?
A do B would C are D can
16. That’s the _______ film I’ve ever seen!
A worse B worst C baddest D most bad
17. My dad _______ his car yet.
A hasn’t sold B didn’t sell C doesn’t sell D wasn’t sold
18. I’ve been a doctor _______ fifteen years.
A since B for C until D by
19. Look at the sky. It _______ rain.
A will B can C is going to D does
20. If I _______ this homework, the teacher will be angry!
A am not finishing B won’t finish C don’t finish D didn’t finished
21. This book is even _______ than the last one!
A most boring B boringer C more boring D far boring
22. I’ll meet you _______ I finish work.
A if B when C as D so
23. We’re getting married _______ March.
A in B on C at D by
24. If you _______ steak for a long time, it goes hard.
A cook B are cooking C have cooked D cooked
25. I _______ you outside the cinema, OK?
A ’ll see B am going to see C am seeing D see
26. I _______ not be home this evening. Phone me on my mobile.
A can B could C may D should
27. The criminal _______ outside the hotel last night.
A was caught B has been caught C is caught D caught
28. He asked me if I _______ a lift home.
A wanted B want C was wanting D had wanted
29. If I _______ older, I’d be able to vote in elections
A had B am C were D have
30. You _______ go to the supermarket this afternoon. I’ve already been
A mustn’t B can’t C needn’t D won’t
31. Kathy drives _______ than her sister.
A more carefully B more careful C carefully
32. The _______ near our village is beautiful.
A country B woods C view D countryside
33. I’m _______ I can’t help you with that.
A apologise B afraid C regret D sad
34. It was really _______ this morning. I couldn’t see anything on the roads.
A cloudy B sunny C icy D foggy
35. Can you look _______ my dog while I’m away?
A for B at C to D after
PART II: Reading
You are going to read text My first cigarette nearly killed me. Choose from the sentences A-G the one which fits in each gap 1-6. There is one extra sentence you do not need to use (Прочитайте текст. Заполните пропуски A-G предложениями 1-6. Одно предложение лишнее).
My first cigarette nearly killed me
I was just going home after school, when I saw some of my classmates smoking. 1._____________________:
“It kills 50,000 people a year!”
“It doesn't only damage your own health, but the health of those around you!”
“Each cigarette knocks five minutes off your life!”
“It's just like kissing an ashtray!”
I couldn't see why, if they knew all this, they still smoked, but they were happy to talk about why. 2. _______________________________________. Her older sister was going out with a heavy smoker. One night their parents were out and her sister and boyfriend had said jokingly, “Would you like a cigarette?” She said OK, because she didn't want to look stupid. Smoking made her feel dizzy and hurt the back of her throat, but she carried on to impress her sister and her boy-friend. 3.______________________________. Now she bought her fags from the corner shop, or got them from her friends. She didn't think there was any point in her giving up, as her mum and dad smoked and her health was still in danger because she was breathing in their smoke anyway. 4.__________________________. Dave said he enjoyed smoking and thought it made him look big and hard. He started smoking when he and his cousin bought some cigarettes and tried them down by the river. 5._______________________. Later he found a cigarette helped after arguments with his mum. At the end they insisted on me having one, so that I knew what I was missing. They suggested that there was something wrong with me if I didn't smoke. 6.__________________________. I took two or three really deep breaths. I started coughing, my eyes watered and I nearly fainted. When I began to look as if I was about to throw up, my classmates, who thought it was very funny, left. On the way home I stopped to buy some chewing-gum to cover up the smell. Got home, cleaned my teeth and held my breath when mum kissed me goodnight.
A. Now she bought her fags from the corner shop, or got them from her friends
B. In fact she didn’t have enough money to buy cigarettes
C. Ann said that she started when she was thirteen
D. At first he only smoked at parties and discos
E. Before I could open my mouth, they cornered me, blowing smoke in my face and chanting
F. I had a puff, which didn't feel too bad, though it made me want to cough
G. She also said she thought smoking made her look sexy
You are going to read a letter to a newspaper advice column. For questions 7-14, choose the answer (A, B, C or D) which you think fits best according to the text(Вам предстоит прочитать письмо в газетную колонку советов. В заданиях 7-14 выберите подходящий вариант (A, B, C или D), наиболее соответствующий текст).
Dear Advice Special
The problems with my parents started when I was sixteen. I wanted a Saturday job but my parents ordered me to stay at home and study for my exams. Whenever I pointed out that all my friends had Saturday jobs, they always replied. “We don't care what they do. It's you we're worried about.” This made me so angry that I did whatever I could to provoke them. I dyed my hair white blonde and covered my face in make-up before I went to school. Of course, this didn't help. It was a rule that in the evening I was only allowed out once during the week and on Saturday till 10 p.m. Every time I went out my parents asked me who I was going out with and where we were going. It never crossed my mind that they were probably just worried about me. Once I asked to go to a party on a Saturday night. They agreed but on condition that Dad came to pick me up at 10 p.m. I argued and argued about it but in the end I had to agree. I knew I was going to be really embarrassed when my father came to pick me up, so I spent the whole party worrying. I didn't speak to my parents for three days after that. My mother tried to explain how they both felt, but I didn't want to listen. It was then that I decided to break all their rules. So instead of coming home at 10 p.m., I would arrive back at 11.30 p.m. and then refuse to tell them where I had been. I hoped they would decide I was old enough to look after myself, and leave me alone. However, the arguments just got worse and worse, and finally, one Saturday night I didn't come home till 2 a.m. My father wanted to know why I was so late. I refused to tell him. We had a big argument which ended with me getting a taxi to my sister's house. What went wrong?
7. According to Alice, when did this family conflict break out?
A The family had an argument over the party.
B Alice was going to take up a job.
C The father made her work at home.
D Alice wasn’t allowed to invite her friends home.
8. Why did Alice try to provoke her parents?
A She wanted them to change their mind
B Alice thought it was the best idea to get money from her parents
C She was furious with their decision
D Alice tried to start a serious talk with her father
9. Alice had to tell her parents where she went to
A so that they wouldn’t be worried
B because of the court sentence
C to be accompanied by them
D to be given travel advice
How many times a week was Alice allowed to stay out late?
A Three times
B All days but Saturday
What was the condition for a Saturday party?
A Alice had to stay in the next day
B Alice’s friends had to put her up
C Her father was to drive in and take her home
D She had to help her mother do the washing-up
How did Alice’s behave after the party?
A She made a scene at home
B Alice explained to her father how she felt
C She stopped talking to her parents for a few days
D She burst out crying
13. Did Alice’s mother try to make it up?
A No, she explained that it was a home rule
B Yes, she tried to talk to her daughter
C No, she refused point blank
D Yes, she gave some money for a taxi
14. According to Alice, her parents had to admit that
A she could be allowed to stay out late
B she could go to parties
C she needed more love and care
D she was an adult
Ключи к заданиям олимпиады по английскому языку для 9-11 класса
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