Test Spotlight 8
Mid year test
1.Fill in the gaps with a, an or the if necessary.
1.There was _knock on _door. I opened it and found _small dark man in _ blue coat and _ woolen cap.
2.Peter thinks that this is quite ___ cheap restaurant.
3.He first went to ___ Red Sea in ___ Swedish ship, so as well as learning __navigation he had to learn ___ Swedish language.
4.Emma dreams of going to China and see ___ Great Wall.
5.John works for ___ IBM. He used to work for ___ BP.
2.Put the verbs in brackets into the correct present tense (Simple or Continuous).
1.Cuckoos (not build) nests. They (use) the nests of other birds.
2.She usually (drink) coffee, but today she (drink) tea.
3.I’m busy at the moment. I (redecorate) the room.
4. – How you (get) to work as a rule? – I usually (go) by bus but tomorrow I (go) in Tom’s car.
5.You always (write) with your left hand?
3. Put the verbs in brackets into the Present Perfect or Present Perfect Continuous tense.
1.The post (come)? – Yes, it …
2. Someone (use) my bicycle. The chain has fallen off.
3.You ever (leave) a restaurant without paying the bill? – No, I …
4. Mom (shop) all day and she hasn’t a penny left.
5. I often (see) her but I never (speak) to her.
4.Put the words in the correct order to make up sentences.
3.and/Joseph/science/loved/wanted/an/become/to/inventor. 4.float/burned/to/They/straw/underneath/heat/some/and/it/the/the/balloon/helped. 5.The/asked/balloon/brothers/the/up/king/for/to/men/send/in/the/permission.
5.Define the tense.
1.I went to school yesterday.
2.He had been going to school for 10 minutes when he saw his friend.
3.We had gone to school before you had breakfast
4.You were going to school at 9 a.m. yesterday.
5.The children didn’t go to school last Saturday.
d. Past Perfect Continuous
1.A, the, a, a, a.
3.the, a, –, the
1.Cuckoos do not build nests. They use the nests of other birds.
2.She usually drinks coffee, but today she is drinking tea.
3.I’m busy at the moment. I am redecorating the room.
4.How do you get to work as a rule? – I usually go by bus but tomorrow I am going in Tom’s car.
5.Do you always write with your left hand?
1.Has the post come? – Yes, it has.
2.Someone has been using my bicycle. The chain has fallen off.
3.Have you ever left a restaurant without paying the bill? – No, I haven’t.
4.Mom has been shopping all day and she hasn’t a penny left.
5.I often have seen her but I have never spoken to her.
1.The new invention was a great success and the animals landed safe and sound.
2.He noticed that one of his shirts started to float upwards.
3.Joseph loved science and wanted to become an inventor.
4.They burned some straw underneath it and the heat helped the balloon to float.
5. The brothers asked the king for permission to send men up in the balloon.
1 - b
2 - d
3 - a
4 - c
5 - b