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  1. Complete the dialogue.A: Can you swim?B: Yes, … .A: At times? This sounds strange. When?B: Yes, at times — when I`m … .
  2. Choose the best answer.Rita asked if I could give Paul a ride home. Who needed a ride?
  3. Choose the best answer.What he says is clear and is obviously well-prepared, and this, among other things, has earned him the high regard of his colleagues. How do his colleagues feel about him?
  4. Choose the best answer.Whereas Golden`s books became increasingly grim and gloomy as he grew older, Turin had never written a serious book or had the least desire to do so. Dod Turin ever write a serious book?
  5. Choose the best answer.Anybody, who has the natural ability and education that Dave has, doesn`t have to worry about getting a job. Is Dave likely to get a job?
  6. Choose the best answer.This grant will enable the University to employ another assistant professor of Jewish history, rounding out its program of Jewish studies sufficiently to provide for a major specialist in the field. Before the grant, there was no …
  7. Choose the best answer.Whether the horse had been bitten by a snake, or eaten bad food, or been attacked by a sudden disorder, it was hard to say; but at all events, his sickness was ill-timed and unfortunate. What caused the horse’s illness?
  8. Read the passage and choose the appropriate title.An Englishman arrived at a hotel in France. Above the hotel door he saw words » All the languages are spoken in here». He addressed the administrator in German, Spanish, English and etc. No answer was given. He spoke to clerks in Italian, French and German. Nobody answered. He became nervous and shouted:» Who on earth speaks those languages?».
  9. Choose the appropriate periphrasis of the sentence.He led Mr. Pickwick to a large room where Mr. Perker was sitting.
  10. Choose the right order according to the passage.US zoologist completed a list of living beings according to their ability to cross the street safely. They claim that the goose is the first on this safety list. It is very seldom that he gets run over. The pig and the cat placed the second and third respectively, then follow the hen and dog. Believe it or not, man is the last on this curious list.
  11. Read the passage and complete the sentence.US zoologist completed a list of living beings according to their ability to cross the street safely. They claim that the goose is the first on this safety list. It is very seldom that he gets run over. The pig and the cat placed the second and third respectively, then follow the hen and dog. Believe it or not, man is the last on this curious list. … is the least cautious one to cross the street safely.
  12. Read the passage and complete the sentence.US zoologists completed a list of living beings according to their ability to cross the street safely. They claim that the goose is the first on this safety list. It is very seldom that he gets run over. The pig and the cat placed the second and third respectively, then follow the hen and dog. Believe it or not, man is the last on this curious list. … were the first to observe living beings cross the street safely.
  13. Choose the appropriate periphrasis of the sentence.It`s all settled: he`ll do it for us.This sentence means:
  14. Choose the best answer.The Wilsons had three children, … .
  15. Choose the best answer.The children, …, were not injured in the crash.
  16. Choose the best answer.It wasn`t as good as … .
  17. Choose the statement that has the same meaning as the given one.The teacher made the pupil bring a couple of English magazines.
  18. Choose the statement that has the same meaning as the given one.Before the ship had been sailing for 10 minutes I realized that Miss Brown was a remarkably uninteresting person.
  19. Choose the statement that has the same meaning as the given one.Fainting is caused by a sudden drop in the normal blood supply to the brain.
  20. Choose the statement that has the same meaning as the given one.Although Bob seemed to be telling his friend the truth, Jack had a strange feeling that he was being deceived.
  21. Choose the statement that has the same meaning as the given one.The manager told the secretary to write or phone the representative of the Ministry.
  22. Choose the statement that has the same meaning as the given one.On Saturdays John would watch people get money at the bank in exchange for documents.
  23. Choose the word which refers to the underlined word.Amnesty International consist of over 900 groups of individuals who work for release of political prisoners jailed for their beliefs.
  24. Choose the word which refers to the underlined word.Seward`s Folly is what people called Alaska when U.S.Secretary of State William Seward arranged to purchase it from Russia in 1867.
  25. Choose the word which refers to the underlined word.The Greeks built temples to the gods and honored them with festivals.
  26. Choose the best answer.The Pueblo Indians are those who lived in pueblos, a name derived from the Spanish word «village». The pueblo is usually built against the face of a cliff and as a rule consists of connected houses rising in a series of receding terraces. The roof of one house is the yard or patio of the next house. The Kiva, where Pueblo Indians hold their secret ceremonies, is entered by an opening in the roof.The Kiva is … .
  27. Choose the best answer.The Pueblo Indians are those who lived in pueblos, a name derived from the Spanish word «village». The pueblo is usually built against the face of a cliff and as a rule consists of connected houses rising in a series of receding terraces. The roof of one house is the yard or patio of the next house. The Kiva, where Pueblo Indians hold their secret ceremonies, is entered by an opening in the roof.The word «recede» is closest in meaning to … .
  28. Choose the best answer.The Pueblo Indians are those who lived in pueblos, a name derived from the Spanish word «village». The pueblo is usually built against the face of a cliff and as a rule consists of connected houses rising in a series of receding terraces. The roof of one house is the yard or patio of the next house. The Kiva, where Pueblo Indians hold their secret ceremonies, is entered by an opening in the roof.What is the main topic of the passage?
  29. Choose the best answer.The Pueblo Indians are those who lived in pueblos, a name derived from the Spanish word «village». The pueblo is usually built against the face of a cliff and as a rule consists of connected houses rising in a series of receding terraces. The roof of one house is the yard or patio of the next house. The Kiva, where Pueblo Indians hold their secret ceremonies, is entered by an opening in the roof.Which of the following is true?
  30. Choose the best answer.The phenomenon of a mirage, which is an atmospheric optical illusion in which an observer sees a nonexistent body of water, can be explained by two facts. First, light rays are bent in passing between media of differing densities. Second, the boundary between two such media acts as a mirror for rays of light coming in at certain angles.The passage mainly discusses … .
  31. Read the passage and choose the appropriate title.One day a man was crossing a river in a small boat. He asked the boatman if he knew anything about geography. «Oh, no, — said the boatman, — I don`t know anything about it». «I`m sorry for you, — said the man, — a quarter of your life is lost». A few minutes later the man asked the boatman again. «Do you know anything about mathematics?». «Oh, nothing», — said the boatman. «I’m sorry for you, a quarter of your life is lost», — said the man. At that minute the boat ran on a stone. The boatman jumped up and said: «Can you swim?». «Oh, no, — said the philosopher, — I can`t swim». «I`m very sorry for you», — said the boatman, — your whole life is lost. The boat is going down».
  32. Complete the dialogue.Mother: — You are five today. Happy birthday to you, Tommy.Tommy: — Thank you, mummy.Mother: — Do you like a cake with five candles on it for your birthday party?Tommy: — … .
  33. Complete the sentence.When Nick joined the scoutes he promised … .
  34. Complete the dialogue.- Let`s go to the Zoo at weekend.- … .
  35. Choose the sentence which is not true according to the text.Al Xorezmiy was a great Uzbek scientist who was born in 783 in Khorezm. His full name was Abu Abdulloh Muhammad ibn Muso. He did his researches in mathematics, astronomy and geography. He enriched the world`s science with his scientific achievements. He wrote more than 20 works and some of them were translated into many languages of the world. The widely used term «algorithm» is the changed version of Al Xorezmiy name and the word «algebra» is the changed version of his famous book on mathematics «Aljabr».
  36. Read the passage and complete the sentence.There was silence. Neither Mr.Mayne nor Mr.Bridge spoke. Mr.Mayne looked across at Mr.Bridge and waited. Both wanted the other to speak. Neither of them spoke. It was as if each felt that whoever spoke first would lose. Presently they rose together and together said: «Well, I must be going». Then they nodded slightly to each other and did indeed go. So they agreed to separate, but on both sides there was regret, for each was deeply convinced that they could have formed a business partnership that would have given them fame and wealth.Mr.Mayne and Mr.Bridge scarcely spoke to each other because … .
  37. Read the passage and complete the sentence.There was silence. Neither Mr.Mayne nor Mr.Bridge spoke. Mr.Mayne looked across at Mr.Bridge and waited. Both wanted the other to speak. Neither of them spoke. It was as if each felt that whoever spoke first would lose. Presently they rose together and together said: «Well, I must be going». Then they nodded slightly to each other and did indeed go. So they agreed to separate, but on both sides there was regret, for each was deeply convinced that they could have formed a business partnership that would have given them fame and wealth.When Mr.Mayne and Mr.Bridge met, they … .
  38. Choose the best answer.There was silence. Neither Mr.Mayne nor Mr.Bridge spoke. Mr.Mayne looked across at Mr.Bridge and waited. Both wanted the other to speak. Neither of them spoke. It was as if each felt that whoever spoke first would lose. Presently they rose together and together said: «Well, I must be going». Then they nodded slightly to each other and did indeed go. So they agreed to separate, but on both sides there was regret, for each was deeply convinced that they could have formed a business partnership that would have given them fame and wealth.The word «regret» in the text means … .
  39. Choose the best answer.There was silence. Neither Mr.Mayne nor Mr.Bridge spoke. Mr.Mayne looked across at Mr.Bridge and waited. Both wanted the other to speak. Neither of them spoke. It was as if each felt that whoever spoke first would lose. Presently they rose together and together said: «Well, I must be going». Then they nodded slightly to each other and did indeed go. So they agreed to separate, but on both sides there was regret, for each was deeply convinced that they could have formed a business partnership that would have given them fame and wealth.The word «deeply convinced» in the text means … .
  40. Choose the best answer.There was silence. Neither Mr.Mayne nor Mr.Bridge spoke. Mr.Mayne looked across at Mr.Bridge and waited. Both wanted the other to speak. Neither of them spoke. It was as if each felt that whoever spoke first would lose. Presently they rose together and together said: «Well, I must be going». Then they nodded slightly to each other and did indeed go. So they agreed to separate, but on both sides there was regret, for each was deeply convinced that they could have formed a business partnership that would have given them fame and wealth.The word «indeed» is used for … in the text.
  41. Choose the best answer.There was silence. Neither Mr.Mayne nor Mr.Bridge spoke. Mr.Mayne looked across at Mr.Bridge and waited. Both wanted the other to speak. Neither of them spoke. It was as if each felt that whoever spoke first would lose. Presently they rose together and together said: «Well, I must be going». Then they nodded slightly to each other and did indeed go. So they agreed to separate, but on both sides there was regret, for each was deeply convinced that they could have formed a business partnership that would have given them fame and wealth.Choose the best antonym of «to nod» according to the text.
  42. Choose the best answer.There was silence. Neither Mr.Mayne nor Mr.Bridge spoke. Mr.Mayne looked across at Mr.Bridge and waited. Both wanted the other to speak. Neither of them spoke. It was as if each felt that whoever spoke first would lose. Presently they rose together and together said: «Well, I must be going». Then they nodded slightly to each other and did indeed go. So they agreed to separate, but on both sides there was regret, for each was deeply convinced that they could have formed a business partnership that would have given them fame and wealth.Choose the best antonym of «to separate» according to the text.
  43. Choose the best answer.The phenomenon of a mirage, which is an atmospheric optical illusion in which an observer sees a nonexistent body of water, can be explained by two facts. First, light rays are bent in passing between media of differing densities. Second, the boundary between two such media acts as a mirror for rays of light coming in at certain angles.Which of the following is true?
  44. Choose the best answer.The phenomenon of a mirage, which is an atmospheric optical illusion in which an observer sees a nonexistent body of water, can be explained by two facts. First, light rays are bent in passing between media of differing densities. Second, the boundary between two such media acts as a mirror for rays of light coming in at certain angles.The word «bent» is closest in the meaning to … .
  45. Choose the best answer.Since the first dolphin was trained by the United States Navy in 1965 to help divers in their underwater home, Sealab II, many other dolphins have been drafted into the Navy. Originally dolphins were used as messengers or to answer calls for help. Today dolphins do much dangerous and necessary work as locating explosives hidden in the sea and helping ships navigate safely in war zones.The main topic of the passage is … .
  46. Choose the best answer.Since the first dolphin was trained by the United States Navy in 1965 to help divers in their underwater home, Sealab II, many other dolphins have been drafted into the Navy. Originally dolphins were used as messengers or to answer calls for help. Today dolphins do much dangerous and necessary work as locating explosives hidden in the sea and helping ships navigate safely in war zones.Navigation can be safe thanks to dolphins … .
  47. Choose the best answer.Since the first dolphin was trained by the United States Navy in 1965 to help divers in their underwater home, Sealab II, many other dolphins have been drafted into the Navy. Originally dolphins were used as messengers or to answer calls for help. Today dolphins do much dangerous and necessary work as locating explosives hidden in the sea and helping ships navigate safely in war zones.The word «draft» is closest in the meaning to … .
  48. Choose the best answer.The Great Wall of China was built more than 2300 years ago to protect China from invaders and it runs along what was once the northern border of the country. The wall is more than 2400km long and 8m high. It was wide enough for the top to be used as a road. Towers were built into the wall and soldiers were kept there to guard the country. In the 13th century, however, invaders from Mongolia crossed the wall and conquered most of China. Today the Great Wall of China is the only thing built by humans that can be seen from satellites in space.The Great Wall was built to keep out invaders from … .
  49. Choose the best answer.The Great Wall of China was built more than 2300 years ago to protect China from invaders and it runs along what was once the northern border of the country. The wall is more than 2400km long and 8m high. It was wide enough for the top to be used as a road. Towers were built into the wall and soldiers were kept there to guard the country. In the 13th century, however, invaders from Mongolia crossed the wall and conquered most of China. Today the Great Wall of China is the only thing built by humans that can be seen from satellites in space.Chinese were defeated by … .
  50. Choose the best answer.The Great Wall of China was built more than 2300 years ago to protect China from invaders and it runs along what was once the northern border of the country. The wall is more than 2400km long and 8m high. It was wide enough for the top to be used as a road. Towers were built into the wall and soldiers were kept there to guard the country. In the 13th century, however, invaders from Mongolia crossed the wall and conquered most of China. Today the Great Wall of China is the only thing built by humans that can be seen from satellites in space.It probably required … and thousands of workers to build the Great Wall.
  51. Complete the dialogue.- Hello, Dolly, how are you?- …, thank you, and you?- … indeed. I`ve got a cold. I feel more dead than alive.
  52. Complete the dialogue.- I say, what do you think of modern films? — In general, they are not bad. But I don`t like horror films. — … . You can`t seep after seeing them. — … . That`s why I never see them in the evening.
  53. Choose the sentence expressing the main idea of the text.A dying man was asked to forgive his neighbour. The man said: «Let it be, if I die, I`ll forgive him, but if I don`t, I`ll show him what`s what».
  54. Read the passage and choose the appropriate title.A painter drawing the portrait of a lady noticed that when he was working on her face she was trying to make her mouth smaller by pursing it. «Do not put yourself to so much trouble, dear madam!» exclaimed the painter, «Don`t purse your pretty lips. To please you I can draw your face without any mouth at all».
  55. Choose the sentence expressing the main idea of the text.During the performance a man in the pit was much annoyed by a young couple next to him who kept on whispering. «Excuse me, sir» — he said, «but I can`t hear a word that is being said». «I like that!» exclaimed the talkative young man. «It is no business of yours, sir, what I am telling my wife».
  56. Read the passage and choose the appropriate title.The captain of the ship calls out: «Who is below?». A ship`s boy answers: «It`s me, it`s Billy, sir» «What are you doing there, Billy?» «I am doing … nothing, sir». «Is Tom there?» «Yes, sir, here I am». «What on earth are you doing there?» «I am helping Billy, sir».
  57. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.A.B. Nobel, a Swedish inventor, gave most of his vast fortune in trust as a fund from which annual prizes could be awarded to the individuals and organizations who had achieved the greatest benefit to humanity in a particular year, in the field of chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and international peace. In 1969 a prize for economics was added by Central Bank of Sweden. All candidates for the prizes are selected by the Royal Swedish Academy, and by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The prizes are usually presented in Stockholm on December 10 with the king of Sweden officiating a tribute to Nobel on the anniversary of his death. Each prize includes a gold medal, a diploma and a cash award of about one million dollars.What is this text about?
  58. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.A.B. Nobel, a Swedish inventor, gave most of his vast fortune in trust as a fund from which annual prizes could be awarded to the individuals and organizations who had achieved the greatest benefit to humanity in a particular year, in the field of chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and international peace. In 1969 a prize for economics was added by Central Bank of Sweden. All candidates for the prizes are selected by the Royal Swedish Academy, and by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The prizes are usually presented in Stockholm on December 10 with the king of Sweden officiating a tribute to Nobel on the anniversary of his death. Each prize includes a gold medal, a diploma and a cash award of about one million dollars.How often are the Nobel prizes awarded?
  59. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.A.B. Nobel, a Swedish inventor, gave most of his vast fortune in trust as a fund from which annual prizes could be awarded to the individuals and organizations who had achieved the greatest benefit to humanity in a particular year, in the field of chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and international peace. In 1969 a prize for economics was added by Central Bank of Sweden. All candidates for the prizes are selected by the Royal Swedish Academy, and by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The prizes are usually presented in Stockholm on December 10 with the king of Sweden officiating a tribute to Nobel on the anniversary of his death. Each prize includes a gold medal, a diploma and a cash award of about one million dollars.Why are the prizes awarded on December 10?
  60. Read the passage and complete the sentence.A.B. Nobel, a Swedish inventor, gave most of his vast fortune in trust as a fund from which annual prizes could be awarded to the individuals and organizations who had achieved the greatest benefit to humanity in a particular year, in the field of chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and international peace. In 1969 a prize for economics was added by Central Bank of Sweden. All candidates for the prizes are selected by the Royal Swedish Academy, and by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The prizes are usually presented in Stockholm on December 10 with the king of Sweden officiating a tribute to Nobel on the anniversary of his death. Each prize includes a gold medal, a diploma and a cash award of about one million dollars.A. Nobel prize would not be given to … .
  61. Complete the dialogue.- We had a lovely holiday.- … .
  62. Complete the dialogue.- Do you mind if we stop by the post office? I have to mail these letters and I don`t have any stamps.- …
  63. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.It is a problem. The University is closed, you don`t have a computer at home and you need to finish some research. What can you do? The answer may be a cybercafe, a new kind of cafe opening up all over the UK. They offer the usual selection of food and drink but are also equipped with computers for their customers to use. As well as continuing your research project until late in the evening you can book a computer and browse on the internet exploring all the information and services available. For a small charge, international students can also get an e-mail address and use the cafe as a post office.What is this text about?
  64. Read the passage and complete the sentence.It is a problem. The University is closed, you don`t have a computer at home and you need to finish some research. What can you do? The answer may be a cybercafe, a new kind of cafe opening up all over the UK. They offer the usual selection of food and drink but are also equipped with computers for their customers to use. As well as continuing your research project until late in the evening you can book a computer and blowse on the internet exploring all the information and services available. For a small charge, international students can also get an e-mail address and use the cafe as a post office.Messages sent electronically via computers are … .
  65. Complete the sentence.Their mother wanted to know … .
  66. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.This sport is very beautiful. It gives the sportsmen strength, rhythm and grace. The sportsmen do some exercises or dance to the music. They have skates and beautiful costumes on. What kind of sport is it?
  67. Read the passage and choose the appropriate title.We live on the Earth. It is very, very big. There is a lot of water on the Earth. It is in rivers, lakes, seas and oceans. There are a lot of forests and fields and hills, mountains on the Earth. It is full of wonders.
  68. Complete the dialogue.John: What`s for dinner, Mum? I`m so hungry.Mother: … .
  69. Complete the dialogue.- Have you been to Canada?- … .
  70. Choose the sentence which best gives the meaning of the given one.It is necessary to have a doctor`s prescription in order to buy most medicine in the United States.
  71. Read the passage and choose the appropriate title.Although dinosaurs have long captured man`s imagination, no human ever saw one. For over one hundred million years dinosaurs roamed the earth, but for some unknown reason, they perished seventy millions years ago, years before man appeared. There are several theories as to why the giants disappeared. Some scientists believe that the earth became too cold; others believe that it became too dry; still others argue that smaller mammals ate the dinosaur eggs before they had an opportunity to hatch. Whatever the reason, their great bodies sank into the mud where slowly the bones, teeth, and even the skin became fossilized. Today huge stone footprints and enormous skeletal structures are the only record we have of their mysterious existence.
  72. Complete the dialogue.- Why don`t you travel by air?- … .
  73. Complete the dialogue.- … .- Wait, Harry. You`ll have it soon. But first, look at those traffic lights. Do you know their meaning?- … .
  74. Read the passage and choose the appropriate title.In the Himalayas people cut down forests simply because there are a lot of people who need firewood to keep warm. And so they cut down huge hillsides. This leaves fertile Himalayan hills naked, unprotected from the heavy rains. The trees were umbrellas, and now the rain washes out the good soil, which ends up as mud a thousand miles away in the channels of the river Ganges.
  75. Read the passage and complete the sentence.What greeting did the passengers on the ship Mayflower receive when they landed on the coats of American in 1620? Being passed the vast ocean they had no friends to welcome them nor inns to entertain or refresh their weather-beaten bodies; nor houses or much less towns to repair to … .
  76. Choose the best answer.Tom and Jack were on their way to a lake in the mountains. They had to cross a small river. The river had become deeper after the rain. Tom went first. As the stones were wet, Tom fell into the water. As the water was very fast, he asked Jack for help. What do you think Jack did?
  77. Read the passage and complete the sentence.Kate and little Ann are in their room. A terrible storm is blowing outside. Kate is looking through the window. She can see a big tree on the ground. She says: « … »
  78. Complete the sentence.It`s wrong for a pupil … .
  79. Complete the sentence.If you see … call the police, please.
  80. Complete the dialogue.A. … anything special this weekend?B. No, not really.A. Well, I am going to Wales on Friday. Would you like to come?B. Yes, I`d love to. Wait a minute. Let me look at my diary. I`m afraid I won`t be able to come. I … John at six.
  81. Complete the dialogue.A poor man knocked at the door of a house, asking for some bread or some money.- Madam, can you give me anything?- My good man, I have no money at all but if there is anything to sew or mend, I can do it for you.- Madam, if you can`t give me anything, and if you are kind enough to do something for me, here`s a button. Please … .
  82. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Paris was founded as a small settlement on the left bank of the River Seine. It was declared a capital city in 987. Paris has remained the capital city throughout the long history of France. The crowning of Philip II, who was in power from 1180 to 1223, was the beginning of the best periods in the history of Paris. The construction of the Louvre started, the University was founded in 1215 and the Cathedral of Paris was under construction.There are many historical monuments, buildings and bridges crossing the River Seine. One is the Alexander III bridge, built in 1900, named after Alexander III whose son, Nicholas II, opened the bridge. What is the main topic of the passage?
  83. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Paris was founded as a small settlement on the left bank of the River Seine. It was declared a capital city in 987. Paris has remained the capital city throughout the long history of France. The crowning of Philip II, who was in power from 1180 to 1223, was the beginning of the best periods in the history of Paris. The construction of the Louvre started, the University was founded in 1215 and the Cathedral of Paris was under construction.There are many historical monuments, buildings and bridges crossing the River Seine. One is the Alexander III bridge, built in 1900, named after Alexander III whose son, Nicholas II, opened the bridge.Which of the following is mentioned in the passage?
  84. Choose the best answer.Al Xorezmiy was a great Uzbek scientist who was born in 783 in Khorezm. His full name was Abu Abdulloh Muhammad ibn Muso. He did his researches in mathematics, astronomy and geography. He enriched the world`s science with his scientific achievements. He wrote more than 20 works and some of them were translated into many languages of the world. The widely used term «algorithm» is the changed version of Al Xorezmiy name and the word «algebra» is the changed version of his famous book on mathematics «Aljabr».Al Xorezmiy`s contribution into the world`s science is … .
  85. Complete the dialogue.- Good morning.- Good morning. How are you today?- Just fine, thanks. How are you?- Wonderful. … .
  86. Choose the best answer.- Do you like David?- … .
  87. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.A child who gets ill or has an accident can miss weeks or months of school. Which may mean having to repeat the whole year. Now there is a special telephone system to help children keep up with their studies, while they recover from their setbacks. The system is called Tele-Class. And it`s working in lots of places. In Oakland, California, for example, all the child needs is a telephone, a headset, the right textbook, and a specially trained teacher like Mrs.Molly Steele. Mrs.Steele used to teach regular elementary school. But now she has a class of ten children. Some ill at home, some in the hospital. Every day she inserts a card into a special telephone and dials her students. Once they are all on the line, class begins. Not only can Mrs.Steele talk to the children, but they can talk among themselves. So they get a classroom atmosphere complete with discussions and question-and-answer sessions. They get 20 hours a week of education they would have missed before.Tele-class system permits …
  88. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.A child who gets ill or has an accident can miss weeks or months of school. Which may mean having to repeat the whole year. Now there is a special telephone system to help children keep up with their studies, while they recover from their setbacks. The system is called Tele-Class. And it`s working in lots of places. In Oakland, California, for example, all the child needs is a telephone, a headset, the right textbook, and a specially trained teacher like Mrs.Molly Steele. Mrs.Steele used to teach regular elementary school. But now she has a class of ten children. Some ill at home, some in the hospital. Every day she inserts a card into a special telephone and dials her students. Once they are all on the line, class begins. Not only can Mrs.Steele talk to the children, but they can talk among themselves. So they get a classroom atmosphere complete with discussions and question-and-answer sessions. They get 20 hours a week of education they would have missed before.To begin a lesson in the Tele-Class the teacher needs …
  89. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.A child who gets ill or has an accident can miss weeks or months of school. Which may mean having to repeat the whole year. Now there is a special telephone system to help children keep up with their studies, while they recover from their setbacks. The system is called Tele-Class. And it`s working in lots of places. In Oakland, California, for example, all the child needs is a telephone, a headset, the right textbook, and a specially trained teacher like Mrs.Molly Steele. Mrs.Steele used to teach regular elementary school. But now she has a class of ten children. Some ill at home, some in the hospital. Every day she inserts a card into a special telephone and dials her students. Once they are all on the line, class begins. Not only can Mrs.Steele talk to the children, but they can talk among themselves. So they get a classroom atmosphere complete with discussions and question-and-answer sessions. They get 20 hours a week of education they would have missed before.The text is about …
  90. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.The original inhabitants of Scotland were called Picts, a fierce Celtic people who were never conquered by the Romans. The Roman Emperor Hadrian built a wall – Hadrian`s Wall — across the north of England in an attempt to keep Picts in Scotland. In the sixth century, the country was settled by the Scotia, a tribe from Ireland and later by Britons from Wales. Scotland and England remained separate and hostile countries until 1603, when James Stuart, the king of Scotland, became James I of England. Although both countries had the same monarch, they were still politically separate countries until 1707, when Scotland accepted rule by the British Parliament in Westminster. The text is about … .
  91. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.The original inhabitants of Scotland were called Picts, a fierce Celtic people who were never conquered by the Romans. The Roman Emperor Hadrian built a wall – Hadrian`s Wall — across the north of England in an attempt to keep Picts in Scotland. In the sixth century, the country was settled by the Scotia, a tribe from Ireland and later by Britons from Wales. Scotland and England remained separate and hostile countries until 1603, when James Stuart, the king of Scotland, became James I of England. Although both countries had the same monarch, they were still politically separate countries until 1707, when Scotland accepted rule by the British Parliament in Westminster.Hadrian`s wall was built …
  92. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.The original inhabitants of Scotland were called Picts, a fierce Celtic people who were never conquered by the Romans. The Roman Emperor Hadrian built a wall – Hadrian`s Wall — across the north of England in an attempt to keep Picts in Scotland. In the sixth century, the country was settled by the Scotia, a tribe from Ireland and later by Britons from Wales. Scotland and England remained separate and hostile countries until 1603, when James Stuart, the king of Scotland, became James I of England. Although both countries had the same monarch, they were still politically separate countries until 1707, when Scotland accepted rule by the British Parliament in Westminster.Scotland was first settled by … .
  93. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.The original inhabitants of Scotland were called Picts, a fierce Celtic people who were never conquered by the Romans. The Roman Emperor Hadrian built a wall – Hadrian`s Wall — across the north of England in an attempt to keep Picts in Scotland. In the sixth century, the country was settled by the Scotia, a tribe from Ireland and later by Britons from Wales. Scotland and England remained separate and hostile countries until 1603, when James Stuart, the king of Scotland, became James I of England. Although both countries had the same monarch, they were still politically separate countries until 1707, when Scotland accepted rule by the British Parliament in Westminster.Scotland and England became politically united …
  94. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Elizabeth Blackwell was born in England in 1821 and emigrated to New York City when she was 10. One day she found that she wanted to become a doctor. That was nearly impossible for a woman in the middle of the 19th century. After writing many letters she was finally accepted by a doctor in Philadelphia. She taught school and gave music lessons to earn money for her tuition.In 1849 after graduation from medical school she decided to continue her education in Paris. She wanted to be a surgeon, but a serious eye infection forced her to give up the idea.Upon returning to the US she found it difficult to start her own practice because she was a woman.By 1857 Elizabeth and her sister, also a doctor, along with another female doctor, managed to open a new hospital, the first for women and children. Besides being the first female physician in the US and founding her own hospital, she also, established the first medical school for women. Why couldn`t Elizabeth Blackwell become a surgeon?
  95. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Elizabeth Blackwell was born in England in 1821 and emigrated to New York City when she was 10. One day she found that she wanted to become a doctor. That was nearly impossible for a woman in the middle of the 19th century. After writing many letters she was finally accepted by a doctor in Philadelphia. She taught school and gave music lessons to earn money for her tuition.In 1849 after graduation from medical school she decided to continue her education in Paris. She wanted to be a surgeon, but a serious eye infection forced her to give up the idea.Upon returning to the US she found it difficult to start her own practice because she was a woman.By 1857 Elizabeth and her sister, also a doctor, along with another female doctor, managed to open a new hospital, the first for women and children. Besides being the first female physician in the US and founding her own hospital, she also, established the first medical school for women. What fact nearly destroyed Elizabeth`s chances of becoming a doctor?
  96. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Elizabeth Blackwell was born in England in 1821 and emigrated to New York City when she was 10. One day she found that she wanted to become a doctor. That was nearly impossible for a woman in the middle of the 19th century. After writing many letters she was finally accepted by a doctor in Philadelphia. She taught school and gave music lessons to earn money for her tuition.In 1849 after graduation from medical school she decided to continue her education in Paris. She wanted to be a surgeon, but a serious eye infection forced her to give up the idea.Upon returning to the US she found it difficult to start her own practice because she was a woman.By 1857 Elizabeth and her sister, also a doctor, along with another female doctor, managed to open a new hospital, the first for women and children. Besides being the first female physician in the US and founding her own hospital, she also, established the first medical school for women. This text is about Elizabeth`s difficulties in …
  97. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Elizabeth Blackwell was born in England in 1821 and emigrated to New York City when she was 10. One day she found that she wanted to become a doctor. That was nearly impossible for a woman in the middle of the 19th century. After writing many letters she was finally accepted by a doctor in Philadelphia. She taught school and gave music lessons to earn money for her tuition.In 1849 after graduation from medical school she decided to continue her education in Paris. She wanted to be a surgeon, but a serious eye infection forced her to give up the idea.Upon returning to the US she found it difficult to start her own practice because she was a woman.By 1857 Elizabeth and her sister, also a doctor, along with another female doctor, managed to open a new hospital, the first for women and children. Besides being the first female physician in the US and founding her own hospital, she also, established the first medical school for women. How old was Elizabeth Blackwell when she opened the first hospital for women and children?
  98. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Amir Temur was born on April 9, 1336 in the village of Hojailgor near Shahrisyabs. His father was a rich man whose name was Amir Taragay. His mother Teguna was a noble woman. Amir Temur was well educated in his family. He was strong and handsome. At his early age he was interested in State Affairs and military activities. He spent much time on military training and getting an education. His knowledge in geography, medicine, history and astronomy often astonished scientists.In his youth he took part in the wars between various landowners and in one of the battles his hand and leg were wounded. His hand recovered but his leg remained lame. Still he took an active part in the fight of the Central Asian people for their freedom. He put an end to the battles between Khans and Beks and established a powerful centralized state. He became a famous statesman and great leader of the Uzbek people. He was well-known all over the world as Great Temurlane. What made it possible for Amir Temur to establish a centralized state?
  99. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Amir Temur was born on April 9, 1336 in the village of Hojailgor near Shahrisyabs. His father was a rich man whose name was Amir Taragay. His mother Teguna was a noble woman. Amir Temur was well educated in his family. He was strong and handsome. At his early age he was interested in State Affairs and military activities. He spent much time on military training and getting an education. His knowledge in geography, medicine, history and astronomy often astonished scientists.In his youth he took part in the wars between various landowners and in one of the battles his hand and leg were wounded. His hand recovered but his leg remained lame. Still he took an active part in the fight of the Central Asian people for their freedom. He put an end to the battles between Khans and Beks and established a powerful centralized state. He became a famous statesman and great leader of the Uzbek people. He was well-known all over the world as Great Temurlane.The text is about … .
  100. Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Amir Temur was born on April 9, 1336 in the village of Hojailgor near Shahrisyabs. His father was a rich man whose name was Amir Taragay. His mother Teguna was a noble woman. Amir Temur was well educated in his family. He was strong and handsome. At his early age he was interested in State Affairs and military activities. He spent much time on military training and getting an education. His knowledge in geography, medicine, history and astronomy often astonished scientists.In his youth he took part in the wars between various landowners and in one of the battles his hand and leg were wounded. His hand recovered but his leg remained lame. Still he took an active part in the fight of the Central Asian people for their freedom. He put an end to the battles between Khans and Beks and established a powerful centralized state. He became a famous statesman and great leader of the Uzbek people. He was well-known all over the world as Great Temurlane. All of the following are true to the text except …

Complete the dialogue.A: Can you swim?B: Yes, … .A: At times? This sounds strange. When?B: Yes, at times — when I`m … .

  • 1. at times/in the water
  • 2. I can/going to swim
  • 3. I can/sent to bathe
  • 4. I couid/twelve years old
  • 5. he will/sorry of him

Choose the best answer.Rita asked if I could give Paul a ride home. Who needed a ride?

  • 1. Paul did
  • 2. I did
  • 3. Rita did
  • 4. Paul and Rita did
  • 5. Paul and I did

Choose the best answer.What he says is clear and is obviously well-prepared, and this, among other things, has earned him the high regard of his colleagues. How do his colleagues feel about him?

  • 1. They are jealous of him
  • 2. They don`t understand him
  • 3. They ignore him
  • 4. They respect him
  • 5. His colleagues feel ashamed

Choose the best answer.Whereas Golden`s books became increasingly grim and gloomy as he grew older, Turin had never written a serious book or had the least desire to do so. Dod Turin ever write a serious book?

  • 1. Yes, many of them
  • 2. No, and he never wanted to
  • 3. Yes, but only once
  • 4. No, but he always wanted to
  • 5. He was the master of gloomy books

Choose the best answer.Anybody, who has the natural ability and education that Dave has, doesn`t have to worry about getting a job. Is Dave likely to get a job?

  • 1. Yes, without a doubt
  • 2. No, because he worries too much
  • 3. No, because he lacks ability
  • 4. Yes, if he goes to college
  • 5. Yes, if he had ability and education

Choose the best answer.This grant will enable the University to employ another assistant professor of Jewish history, rounding out its program of Jewish studies sufficiently to provide for a major specialist in the field. Before the grant, there was no …

  • 1. professor of Jewish studies
  • 2. possibility to major in Jewish studies
  • 3. demand for courses in Jewish studies
  • 4. course in Jewish history
  • 5. program of Jewish studies

Choose the best answer.Whether the horse had been bitten by a snake, or eaten bad food, or been attacked by a sudden disorder, it was hard to say; but at all events, his sickness was ill-timed and unfortunate. What caused the horse’s illness?

  • 1. it is uncertain
  • 2. a disease
  • 3. an injury
  • 4. poison
  • 5. bad food

Read the passage and choose the appropriate title.An Englishman arrived at a hotel in France. Above the hotel door he saw words » All the languages are spoken in here». He addressed the administrator in German, Spanish, English and etc. No answer was given. He spoke to clerks in Italian, French and German. Nobody answered. He became nervous and shouted:» Who on earth speaks those languages?».

  • 1. An Englishman Gets a Reply.
  • 2. A Clever Waiter.
  • 3. Polyglot Boys at the University.
  • 4. The Hotel Door Open to All.
  • 5. Spoken Language in the Hotel.

Choose the appropriate periphrasis of the sentence.He led Mr. Pickwick to a large room where Mr. Perker was sitting.

  • 1. Mr. Pickwick was led to a large room where Mr. Perker was sitting.
  • 2. Mr. Perker was sitting and he was led by Mr. Pickwick.
  • 3. To a large room was led Mr. Pickwick by Mr. Perker where he was sitting.
  • 4. Mr. Perker led him to a large room where Mr. Pickwick was sitting.
  • 5. He was led by Mr. Pickwick to a large room where Mr. Perker was sitting.

Choose the right order according to the passage.US zoologist completed a list of living beings according to their ability to cross the street safely. They claim that the goose is the first on this safety list. It is very seldom that he gets run over. The pig and the cat placed the second and third respectively, then follow the hen and dog. Believe it or not, man is the last on this curious list.

  • 1. 1.man, 2.dog, 3.hen, 4.cat, 5.pig, … last.
  • 2. 1.goose, 2.dog, 3.man, 4.pig, 5.cat, … last. man
  • 3. 1.goose, 2.cat, 3.pig, 4.hen, 5.dog, … last. man
  • 4. 1.goose,2.pig, 3.cat,4.hen, 5.dog, … last. man
  • 5. 1.pig, 2.hen, 3.man, 4.cat, 5.dog, … last.man

Read the passage and complete the sentence.US zoologist completed a list of living beings according to their ability to cross the street safely. They claim that the goose is the first on this safety list. It is very seldom that he gets run over. The pig and the cat placed the second and third respectively, then follow the hen and dog. Believe it or not, man is the last on this curious list. … is the least cautious one to cross the street safely.

  • 1. The hen.
  • 2. The man.
  • 3. The goose.
  • 4. The dog and pig.
  • 5. The cat.

Read the passage and complete the sentence.US zoologists completed a list of living beings according to their ability to cross the street safely. They claim that the goose is the first on this safety list. It is very seldom that he gets run over. The pig and the cat placed the second and third respectively, then follow the hen and dog. Believe it or not, man is the last on this curious list. … were the first to observe living beings cross the street safely.

  • 1. US tax-inspectors
  • 2. US policemen
  • 3. UK Prime Minister
  • 4. US zoologists
  • 5. Other zoologists

Choose the appropriate periphrasis of the sentence.It`s all settled: he`ll do it for us.This sentence means:

  • 1. He has just agreed to do it.
  • 2. It is necessary for him to do it.
  • 3. It is his habit to do so.
  • 4. He`ll settle it.
  • 5. He is very kind.

Choose the best answer.The Wilsons had three children, … .

  • 1. all of whom became musicians
  • 2. and both of them are musicians
  • 3. all who became musicians
  • 4. two musicians and one is a salesman
  • 5. all of them was a salesman

Choose the best answer.The children, …, were not injured in the crash.

  • 1. all of them frightened
  • 2. seriously hurt in the crash
  • 3. both of them were frightened
  • 4. all of whom were frightened
  • 5. all of whom were hurt

Choose the best answer.It wasn`t as good as … .

  • 1. I would see something like that
  • 2. I`d expected actually
  • 3. every minute of it
  • 4. particularly well
  • 5. see it again

Choose the statement that has the same meaning as the given one.The teacher made the pupil bring a couple of English magazines.

  • 1. The pupil got a couple of magazines thanks to the teacher.
  • 2. The teacher looked through the English magazines brought by the pupil.
  • 3. The English magazines were brought by the pupil.
  • 4. The teacher got the pupil to bring some English magazines.
  • 5. The teacher was forced to give the pupil a few English magazines.

Choose the statement that has the same meaning as the given one.Before the ship had been sailing for 10 minutes I realized that Miss Brown was a remarkably uninteresting person.

  • 1. That Miss Brown was a bore I realized before the boat had been under way for 10 minutes.
  • 2. Ten minutes had passed when I realized that Miss Brown was a bore.
  • 3. Miss Brown had been sailing for 10 minutes when I understood that she was shrewd.
  • 4. During the voyage Miss Brown looked pretty well and happy.
  • 5. After the ship had sailed ten minutes passed and I noticed that Miss Brown was exclusively dull.

Choose the statement that has the same meaning as the given one.Fainting is caused by a sudden drop in the normal blood supply to the brain.

  • 1. The brain faints when the normal blood supply drops.
  • 2. Fainting occurs when the brain suddenly loses its normal blood supply.
  • 3. Fainting happens when the brain gains its normal blood supply.
  • 4. The blood reacts to a drop in the brain regularly.
  • 5. The blood reacts to a drop in the normal blood supply to the heart.

Choose the statement that has the same meaning as the given one.Although Bob seemed to be telling his friend the truth, Jack had a strange feeling that he was being deceived.

  • 1. Bob told Jack the truth and the latter believed him.
  • 2. Though Bob seemed to be frank with Jack, the latter realized that he was telling a lie.
  • 3. In spite of Jack`s honesty, Bob guessed that his friend was frank with him.
  • 4. Both friends were always honest and never deceived each other.
  • 5. Though Bob regretted that he had been deceived by his best friend, he forgave him.

Choose the statement that has the same meaning as the given one.The manager told the secretary to write or phone the representative of the Ministry.

  • 1. The manager got the secretary to get in touch with the representative of the Ministry.
  • 2. The secretary was forced to contact the manager and give him a letter.
  • 3. The secretary called the manager and let the representative in.
  • 4. The manager forced the secretary to put off the appointment with the representative.
  • 5. The representative of the Ministry was warmly met by the manager.

Choose the statement that has the same meaning as the given one.On Saturdays John would watch people get money at the bank in exchange for documents.

  • 1. When free, John would rather walk to the bank to watch people.
  • 2. On his days off John used to keep an eye on quick exchange of bills at the bank.
  • 3. The people in the bank watched John get money.
  • 4. On weekdays John would go to the bank and meet with people.
  • 5. John would rather stay at home than go to the bank.

Choose the word which refers to the underlined word.Amnesty International consist of over 900 groups of individuals who work for release of political prisoners jailed for their beliefs.

  • 1. amnesty
  • 2. groups
  • 3. prisoners
  • 4. beliefs
  • 5. individuals

Choose the word which refers to the underlined word.Seward`s Folly is what people called Alaska when U.S.Secretary of State William Seward arranged to purchase it from Russia in 1867.

  • 1. Alaska
  • 2. state
  • 3. secretary
  • 4. Russia
  • 5. Seward

Choose the word which refers to the underlined word.The Greeks built temples to the gods and honored them with festivals.

  • 1. the Greeks
  • 2. temples
  • 3. gods
  • 4. festivals
  • 5. rulers

Choose the best answer.The Pueblo Indians are those who lived in pueblos, a name derived from the Spanish word «village». The pueblo is usually built against the face of a cliff and as a rule consists of connected houses rising in a series of receding terraces. The roof of one house is the yard or patio of the next house. The Kiva, where Pueblo Indians hold their secret ceremonies, is entered by an opening in the roof.The Kiva is … .

  • 1. terrace
  • 2. patio
  • 3. ceremonial room
  • 4. Pueblo village
  • 5. cliff

Choose the best answer.The Pueblo Indians are those who lived in pueblos, a name derived from the Spanish word «village». The pueblo is usually built against the face of a cliff and as a rule consists of connected houses rising in a series of receding terraces. The roof of one house is the yard or patio of the next house. The Kiva, where Pueblo Indians hold their secret ceremonies, is entered by an opening in the roof.The word «recede» is closest in meaning to … .

  • 1. rise
  • 2. descend
  • 3. climb
  • 4. grow
  • 5. increase

Choose the best answer.The Pueblo Indians are those who lived in pueblos, a name derived from the Spanish word «village». The pueblo is usually built against the face of a cliff and as a rule consists of connected houses rising in a series of receding terraces. The roof of one house is the yard or patio of the next house. The Kiva, where Pueblo Indians hold their secret ceremonies, is entered by an opening in the roof.What is the main topic of the passage?

  • 1. The life of the Pueblo Indians.
  • 2. The ceremonies held in the village.
  • 3. The origination of the word «Pueblo».
  • 4. The structure of pueblo`s construction.
  • 5. The destination of the Kiva.

Choose the best answer.The Pueblo Indians are those who lived in pueblos, a name derived from the Spanish word «village». The pueblo is usually built against the face of a cliff and as a rule consists of connected houses rising in a series of receding terraces. The roof of one house is the yard or patio of the next house. The Kiva, where Pueblo Indians hold their secret ceremonies, is entered by an opening in the roof.Which of the following is true?

  • 1. The Pueblo Indians don`t dwell in villages.
  • 2. The village is built on the top of a cliff.
  • 3. The religious ceremonies are held in church.
  • 4. The hole in the roof makes it possible to get into Kiva.
  • 5. The yard of the house is on its roof.

Choose the best answer.The phenomenon of a mirage, which is an atmospheric optical illusion in which an observer sees a nonexistent body of water, can be explained by two facts. First, light rays are bent in passing between media of differing densities. Second, the boundary between two such media acts as a mirror for rays of light coming in at certain angles.The passage mainly discusses … .

  • 1. different densities
  • 2. an optical illusion
  • 3. media
  • 4. rays
  • 5. atmosphere

Read the passage and choose the appropriate title.One day a man was crossing a river in a small boat. He asked the boatman if he knew anything about geography. «Oh, no, — said the boatman, — I don`t know anything about it». «I`m sorry for you, — said the man, — a quarter of your life is lost». A few minutes later the man asked the boatman again. «Do you know anything about mathematics?». «Oh, nothing», — said the boatman. «I’m sorry for you, a quarter of your life is lost», — said the man. At that minute the boat ran on a stone. The boatman jumped up and said: «Can you swim?». «Oh, no, — said the philosopher, — I can`t swim». «I`m very sorry for you», — said the boatman, — your whole life is lost. The boat is going down».

  • 1. Running on a Boat.
  • 2. A Dentist in the Boat.
  • 3. A Silly Boatman.
  • 4. Two men in the Boat.
  • 5. An Interesting Walk.

Complete the dialogue.Mother: — You are five today. Happy birthday to you, Tommy.Tommy: — Thank you, mummy.Mother: — Do you like a cake with five candles on it for your birthday party?Tommy: — … .

  • 1. I do the same thing every morning.
  • 2. I`ll go to the shop and buy another one.
  • 3. I`ll better have five cakes and one candle.
  • 4. I like only candles and no cakes.
  • 5. I prefer to have a cake and 10 candles.

Complete the sentence.When Nick joined the scoutes he promised … .

  • 1. to help only grown ups.
  • 2. to obey the scout laws.
  • 3. to study well.
  • 4. to struggle for living.
  • 5. to go in for sports.

Complete the dialogue.- Let`s go to the Zoo at weekend.- … .

  • 1. That`s a good idea!
  • 2. Help yourself.
  • 3. Have a good journey!
  • 4. A happy end.
  • 5. Thanks.

Choose the sentence which is not true according to the text.Al Xorezmiy was a great Uzbek scientist who was born in 783 in Khorezm. His full name was Abu Abdulloh Muhammad ibn Muso. He did his researches in mathematics, astronomy and geography. He enriched the world`s science with his scientific achievements. He wrote more than 20 works and some of them were translated into many languages of the world. The widely used term «algorithm» is the changed version of Al Xorezmiy name and the word «algebra» is the changed version of his famous book on mathematics «Aljabr».

  • 1. The great Uzbek scientist was born in Khorezm.
  • 2. Al Xorezmiy was a great scientist in his time.
  • 3. The great poet wrote more than 20 works.
  • 4. Al Xorezmiy is famous all over the world.
  • 5. He wrote «Aljabr» — a well-known book on mathematics.

Read the passage and complete the sentence.There was silence. Neither Mr.Mayne nor Mr.Bridge spoke. Mr.Mayne looked across at Mr.Bridge and waited. Both wanted the other to speak. Neither of them spoke. It was as if each felt that whoever spoke first would lose. Presently they rose together and together said: «Well, I must be going». Then they nodded slightly to each other and did indeed go. So they agreed to separate, but on both sides there was regret, for each was deeply convinced that they could have formed a business partnership that would have given them fame and wealth.Mr.Mayne and Mr.Bridge scarcely spoke to each other because … .

  • 1. they hated each other
  • 2. they didn`t think it was necessary
  • 3. there was nothing to say
  • 4. each wanted the other to start
  • 5. they didn`t want to work together

Read the passage and complete the sentence.There was silence. Neither Mr.Mayne nor Mr.Bridge spoke. Mr.Mayne looked across at Mr.Bridge and waited. Both wanted the other to speak. Neither of them spoke. It was as if each felt that whoever spoke first would lose. Presently they rose together and together said: «Well, I must be going». Then they nodded slightly to each other and did indeed go. So they agreed to separate, but on both sides there was regret, for each was deeply convinced that they could have formed a business partnership that would have given them fame and wealth.When Mr.Mayne and Mr.Bridge met, they … .

  • 1. were anxious to talk about their wealth
  • 2. hoped to solve their financial problems
  • 3. were both sure that they could have been successful partners in business
  • 4. found they had nothing to say
  • 5. disliked each other immediately

Choose the best answer.There was silence. Neither Mr.Mayne nor Mr.Bridge spoke. Mr.Mayne looked across at Mr.Bridge and waited. Both wanted the other to speak. Neither of them spoke. It was as if each felt that whoever spoke first would lose. Presently they rose together and together said: «Well, I must be going». Then they nodded slightly to each other and did indeed go. So they agreed to separate, but on both sides there was regret, for each was deeply convinced that they could have formed a business partnership that would have given them fame and wealth.The word «regret» in the text means … .

  • 1. confidence
  • 2. glad
  • 3. pride
  • 4. joy
  • 5. a feeling of sadness

Choose the best answer.There was silence. Neither Mr.Mayne nor Mr.Bridge spoke. Mr.Mayne looked across at Mr.Bridge and waited. Both wanted the other to speak. Neither of them spoke. It was as if each felt that whoever spoke first would lose. Presently they rose together and together said: «Well, I must be going». Then they nodded slightly to each other and did indeed go. So they agreed to separate, but on both sides there was regret, for each was deeply convinced that they could have formed a business partnership that would have given them fame and wealth.The word «deeply convinced» in the text means … .

  • 1. to assure
  • 2. completely sure
  • 3. self-assured
  • 4. to doubt
  • 5. completely hesitate

Choose the best answer.There was silence. Neither Mr.Mayne nor Mr.Bridge spoke. Mr.Mayne looked across at Mr.Bridge and waited. Both wanted the other to speak. Neither of them spoke. It was as if each felt that whoever spoke first would lose. Presently they rose together and together said: «Well, I must be going». Then they nodded slightly to each other and did indeed go. So they agreed to separate, but on both sides there was regret, for each was deeply convinced that they could have formed a business partnership that would have given them fame and wealth.The word «indeed» is used for … in the text.

  • 1. agreeing with
  • 2. showing interest
  • 3. emphasizing
  • 4. difficult to believe
  • 5. real things

Choose the best answer.There was silence. Neither Mr.Mayne nor Mr.Bridge spoke. Mr.Mayne looked across at Mr.Bridge and waited. Both wanted the other to speak. Neither of them spoke. It was as if each felt that whoever spoke first would lose. Presently they rose together and together said: «Well, I must be going». Then they nodded slightly to each other and did indeed go. So they agreed to separate, but on both sides there was regret, for each was deeply convinced that they could have formed a business partnership that would have given them fame and wealth.Choose the best antonym of «to nod» according to the text.

  • 1. to bend
  • 2. to turn
  • 3. to lean
  • 4. to shake
  • 5. to bend down

Choose the best answer.There was silence. Neither Mr.Mayne nor Mr.Bridge spoke. Mr.Mayne looked across at Mr.Bridge and waited. Both wanted the other to speak. Neither of them spoke. It was as if each felt that whoever spoke first would lose. Presently they rose together and together said: «Well, I must be going». Then they nodded slightly to each other and did indeed go. So they agreed to separate, but on both sides there was regret, for each was deeply convinced that they could have formed a business partnership that would have given them fame and wealth.Choose the best antonym of «to separate» according to the text.

  • 1. to gather
  • 2. to mix
  • 3. to join
  • 4. to be apart
  • 5. to divide

Choose the best answer.The phenomenon of a mirage, which is an atmospheric optical illusion in which an observer sees a nonexistent body of water, can be explained by two facts. First, light rays are bent in passing between media of differing densities. Second, the boundary between two such media acts as a mirror for rays of light coming in at certain angles.Which of the following is true?

  • 1. Light rays are united in one bunch.
  • 2. This phenomenon can`t be explained yet.
  • 3. The line between two media works as a reflector.
  • 4. Mirage can be seen only in deserts.
  • 5. The weather influences the appearance of mirage.

Choose the best answer.The phenomenon of a mirage, which is an atmospheric optical illusion in which an observer sees a nonexistent body of water, can be explained by two facts. First, light rays are bent in passing between media of differing densities. Second, the boundary between two such media acts as a mirror for rays of light coming in at certain angles.The word «bent» is closest in the meaning to … .

  • 1. curved
  • 2. straightened
  • 3. united
  • 4. splashed
  • 5. conducted

Choose the best answer.Since the first dolphin was trained by the United States Navy in 1965 to help divers in their underwater home, Sealab II, many other dolphins have been drafted into the Navy. Originally dolphins were used as messengers or to answer calls for help. Today dolphins do much dangerous and necessary work as locating explosives hidden in the sea and helping ships navigate safely in war zones.The main topic of the passage is … .

  • 1. The risky life of dolphins in the sea.
  • 2. Dolphins used as carriers and helpers.
  • 3. The search for mines in war zones.
  • 4. Useful employment of trained dolphins for diverse navigational purposes.
  • 5. The training of dolphins for entertainment and pleasure.

Choose the best answer.Since the first dolphin was trained by the United States Navy in 1965 to help divers in their underwater home, Sealab II, many other dolphins have been drafted into the Navy. Originally dolphins were used as messengers or to answer calls for help. Today dolphins do much dangerous and necessary work as locating explosives hidden in the sea and helping ships navigate safely in war zones.Navigation can be safe thanks to dolphins … .

  • 1. finding mines
  • 2. catching sharks
  • 3. diving signals
  • 4. diving
  • 5. carrying ships

Choose the best answer.Since the first dolphin was trained by the United States Navy in 1965 to help divers in their underwater home, Sealab II, many other dolphins have been drafted into the Navy. Originally dolphins were used as messengers or to answer calls for help. Today dolphins do much dangerous and necessary work as locating explosives hidden in the sea and helping ships navigate safely in war zones.The word «draft» is closest in the meaning to … .

  • 1. plan
  • 2. reject
  • 3. doubt
  • 4. condemn
  • 5. drain

Choose the best answer.The Great Wall of China was built more than 2300 years ago to protect China from invaders and it runs along what was once the northern border of the country. The wall is more than 2400km long and 8m high. It was wide enough for the top to be used as a road. Towers were built into the wall and soldiers were kept there to guard the country. In the 13th century, however, invaders from Mongolia crossed the wall and conquered most of China. Today the Great Wall of China is the only thing built by humans that can be seen from satellites in space.The Great Wall was built to keep out invaders from … .

  • 1. space
  • 2. China
  • 3. the north
  • 4. animals
  • 5. the south

Choose the best answer.The Great Wall of China was built more than 2300 years ago to protect China from invaders and it runs along what was once the northern border of the country. The wall is more than 2400km long and 8m high. It was wide enough for the top to be used as a road. Towers were built into the wall and soldiers were kept there to guard the country. In the 13th century, however, invaders from Mongolia crossed the wall and conquered most of China. Today the Great Wall of China is the only thing built by humans that can be seen from satellites in space.Chinese were defeated by … .

  • 1. The Great Wall
  • 2. people from Mongolia
  • 3. a small army
  • 4. invaders from space
  • 5. the southern neighbours

Choose the best answer.The Great Wall of China was built more than 2300 years ago to protect China from invaders and it runs along what was once the northern border of the country. The wall is more than 2400km long and 8m high. It was wide enough for the top to be used as a road. Towers were built into the wall and soldiers were kept there to guard the country. In the 13th century, however, invaders from Mongolia crossed the wall and conquered most of China. Today the Great Wall of China is the only thing built by humans that can be seen from satellites in space.It probably required … and thousands of workers to build the Great Wall.

  • 1. towers
  • 2. bricks
  • 3. many years
  • 4. 13 centuries
  • 5. 2400 km

Complete the dialogue.- Hello, Dolly, how are you?- …, thank you, and you?- … indeed. I`ve got a cold. I feel more dead than alive.

  • 1. Not bad/Fine
  • 2. Fine/Not bad
  • 3. So-so/Excellent
  • 4. Fine/Very bad
  • 5. Very bad/Fine

Complete the dialogue.- I say, what do you think of modern films? — In general, they are not bad. But I don`t like horror films. — … . You can`t seep after seeing them. — … . That`s why I never see them in the evening.

  • 1. I too/Nonsense
  • 2. So do I/Right
  • 3. Neither do I/You are right
  • 4. Neither do you/Yes
  • 5. I don`t like them either/You don`t say so

Choose the sentence expressing the main idea of the text.A dying man was asked to forgive his neighbour. The man said: «Let it be, if I die, I`ll forgive him, but if I don`t, I`ll show him what`s what».

  • 1. The man forgave his neighbour.
  • 2. His neighbour was forgiven.
  • 3. The man couldn`t forgive his neighbour unless he died.
  • 4. The man showed his neighbour what was what.
  • 5. The man didn`t want to die.

Read the passage and choose the appropriate title.A painter drawing the portrait of a lady noticed that when he was working on her face she was trying to make her mouth smaller by pursing it. «Do not put yourself to so much trouble, dear madam!» exclaimed the painter, «Don`t purse your pretty lips. To please you I can draw your face without any mouth at all».

  • 1. A Rich Lady.
  • 2. A Lady`s Portrait.
  • 3. A Painter at Work.
  • 4. The Lady`s Small Mouth.
  • 5. The Painter`s Humorous Promise.

Choose the sentence expressing the main idea of the text.During the performance a man in the pit was much annoyed by a young couple next to him who kept on whispering. «Excuse me, sir» — he said, «but I can`t hear a word that is being said». «I like that!» exclaimed the talkative young man. «It is no business of yours, sir, what I am telling my wife».

  • 1. The man didn`t like play.
  • 2. The young man was very talkative.
  • 3. The young man got angry.
  • 4. The performance was not interesting.
  • 5. The young man didn`t understand what the man meant.

Read the passage and choose the appropriate title.The captain of the ship calls out: «Who is below?». A ship`s boy answers: «It`s me, it`s Billy, sir» «What are you doing there, Billy?» «I am doing … nothing, sir». «Is Tom there?» «Yes, sir, here I am». «What on earth are you doing there?» «I am helping Billy, sir».

  • 1. The captain
  • 2. A Voyage
  • 3. Billy
  • 4. Two busy boys
  • 5. Tom

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.A.B. Nobel, a Swedish inventor, gave most of his vast fortune in trust as a fund from which annual prizes could be awarded to the individuals and organizations who had achieved the greatest benefit to humanity in a particular year, in the field of chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and international peace. In 1969 a prize for economics was added by Central Bank of Sweden. All candidates for the prizes are selected by the Royal Swedish Academy, and by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The prizes are usually presented in Stockholm on December 10 with the king of Sweden officiating a tribute to Nobel on the anniversary of his death. Each prize includes a gold medal, a diploma and a cash award of about one million dollars.What is this text about?

  • 1. A.B. Nobel
  • 2. The Nobel prizes
  • 3. Contributions
  • 4. Nobel`s family
  • 5. Literature

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.A.B. Nobel, a Swedish inventor, gave most of his vast fortune in trust as a fund from which annual prizes could be awarded to the individuals and organizations who had achieved the greatest benefit to humanity in a particular year, in the field of chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and international peace. In 1969 a prize for economics was added by Central Bank of Sweden. All candidates for the prizes are selected by the Royal Swedish Academy, and by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The prizes are usually presented in Stockholm on December 10 with the king of Sweden officiating a tribute to Nobel on the anniversary of his death. Each prize includes a gold medal, a diploma and a cash award of about one million dollars.How often are the Nobel prizes awarded?

  • 1. five times a year
  • 2. once a year
  • 3. twice a year
  • 4. once every two years
  • 5. once a month

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.A.B. Nobel, a Swedish inventor, gave most of his vast fortune in trust as a fund from which annual prizes could be awarded to the individuals and organizations who had achieved the greatest benefit to humanity in a particular year, in the field of chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and international peace. In 1969 a prize for economics was added by Central Bank of Sweden. All candidates for the prizes are selected by the Royal Swedish Academy, and by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The prizes are usually presented in Stockholm on December 10 with the king of Sweden officiating a tribute to Nobel on the anniversary of his death. Each prize includes a gold medal, a diploma and a cash award of about one million dollars.Why are the prizes awarded on December 10?

  • 1. It is a tribute to the king of Sweden.
  • 2. It is selected by the academy.
  • 3. This date was established in his will.
  • 4. The central bank of Sweden was organized on that day.
  • 5. A. Nobel died on that day.

Read the passage and complete the sentence.A.B. Nobel, a Swedish inventor, gave most of his vast fortune in trust as a fund from which annual prizes could be awarded to the individuals and organizations who had achieved the greatest benefit to humanity in a particular year, in the field of chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and international peace. In 1969 a prize for economics was added by Central Bank of Sweden. All candidates for the prizes are selected by the Royal Swedish Academy, and by the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The prizes are usually presented in Stockholm on December 10 with the king of Sweden officiating a tribute to Nobel on the anniversary of his death. Each prize includes a gold medal, a diploma and a cash award of about one million dollars.A. Nobel prize would not be given to … .

  • 1. an author who wrote a novel
  • 2. a doctor who discovered a vaccine
  • 3. a composer who wrote a symphony
  • 4. a diplomat who negotiated a peace settlement
  • 5. a person who ended a war

Complete the dialogue.- We had a lovely holiday.- … .

  • 1. Were you?
  • 2. Has you?
  • 3. Did you?
  • 4. Have you?
  • 5. Do you?

Complete the dialogue.- Do you mind if we stop by the post office? I have to mail these letters and I don`t have any stamps.- …

  • 1. We have to find a mail-box to mail the letter.
  • 2. Give my stamps to her as she wants to stick them.
  • 3. Here it is. It is very delicious.
  • 4. Oh, I have some, we don`t need to go all the way to the post-office.
  • 5. Oh, you can take them in the theatre.

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.It is a problem. The University is closed, you don`t have a computer at home and you need to finish some research. What can you do? The answer may be a cybercafe, a new kind of cafe opening up all over the UK. They offer the usual selection of food and drink but are also equipped with computers for their customers to use. As well as continuing your research project until late in the evening you can book a computer and browse on the internet exploring all the information and services available. For a small charge, international students can also get an e-mail address and use the cafe as a post office.What is this text about?

  • 1. computers
  • 2. e-mail
  • 3. internet
  • 4. cybercafe
  • 5. address

Read the passage and complete the sentence.It is a problem. The University is closed, you don`t have a computer at home and you need to finish some research. What can you do? The answer may be a cybercafe, a new kind of cafe opening up all over the UK. They offer the usual selection of food and drink but are also equipped with computers for their customers to use. As well as continuing your research project until late in the evening you can book a computer and blowse on the internet exploring all the information and services available. For a small charge, international students can also get an e-mail address and use the cafe as a post office.Messages sent electronically via computers are … .

  • 1. air-mails
  • 2. e-mail
  • 3. surface-mails
  • 4. internet
  • 5. cables

Complete the sentence.Their mother wanted to know … .

  • 1. what is yours
  • 2. what could he do
  • 3. if that was Peter
  • 4. where had it come from
  • 5. if could he come

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.This sport is very beautiful. It gives the sportsmen strength, rhythm and grace. The sportsmen do some exercises or dance to the music. They have skates and beautiful costumes on. What kind of sport is it?

  • 1. skating
  • 2. ice hockey
  • 3. skiing
  • 4. roller skating
  • 5. figure skating

Read the passage and choose the appropriate title.We live on the Earth. It is very, very big. There is a lot of water on the Earth. It is in rivers, lakes, seas and oceans. There are a lot of forests and fields and hills, mountains on the Earth. It is full of wonders.

  • 1. The Earth.
  • 2. The World.
  • 3. The Field.
  • 4. The Wonders.
  • 5. Hills.

Complete the dialogue.John: What`s for dinner, Mum? I`m so hungry.Mother: … .

  • 1. It doesn`t matter.
  • 2. I don`t like it.
  • 3. Fish soup.
  • 4. I`m thirsty.
  • 5. A pair of shoes.

Complete the dialogue.- Have you been to Canada?- … .

  • 1. It`s fine, if you go there.
  • 2. No, I haven`t yet.
  • 3. Yes, please.
  • 4. I like to travel.
  • 5. Thank you.

Choose the sentence which best gives the meaning of the given one.It is necessary to have a doctor`s prescription in order to buy most medicine in the United States.

  • 1. In the United States, medicine must be bought with prescriptions instead of money.
  • 2. In most of the states, doctors give prescriptions for medicine.
  • 3. Most medicine cannot be bought without a prescription in the United States.
  • 4. In the United States, most doctors give prescriptions for medicine.
  • 5. In the United States, most doctors buy medicine with prescriptions.

Read the passage and choose the appropriate title.Although dinosaurs have long captured man`s imagination, no human ever saw one. For over one hundred million years dinosaurs roamed the earth, but for some unknown reason, they perished seventy millions years ago, years before man appeared. There are several theories as to why the giants disappeared. Some scientists believe that the earth became too cold; others believe that it became too dry; still others argue that smaller mammals ate the dinosaur eggs before they had an opportunity to hatch. Whatever the reason, their great bodies sank into the mud where slowly the bones, teeth, and even the skin became fossilized. Today huge stone footprints and enormous skeletal structures are the only record we have of their mysterious existence.

  • 1. Kinds of Dinosaurs
  • 2. Scientists are Worried
  • 3. The Origin of Dinosaurs
  • 4. The Disappearance of Dinosaur
  • 5. The Life of Dinosaurs

Complete the dialogue.- Why don`t you travel by air?- … .

  • 1. Oh, I always get angry.
  • 2. Oh, I`ve never seen.
  • 3. Oh, I always get sick.
  • 4. Oh, I`ve heard a lot about it.
  • 5. Oh, I can imagine it.

Complete the dialogue.- … .- Wait, Harry. You`ll have it soon. But first, look at those traffic lights. Do you know their meaning?- … .

  • 1. Perhaps you`ll give me a seat. / Sure. They are beside a church.
  • 2. I am going to plant seeds under the tree of course. / They`re out of order.
  • 3. Bill, I want to go by a taxi. / No doubt. I`m a telegraph office.
  • 4. I`ve given you some money this month. / Oh, yes. They are wonderful.
  • 5. Oh, Mum. A lot of my friends have bicycles and they ride to school on them. / I do. Red is «Stop», green is «Go», yellow is «Go very quickly».

Read the passage and choose the appropriate title.In the Himalayas people cut down forests simply because there are a lot of people who need firewood to keep warm. And so they cut down huge hillsides. This leaves fertile Himalayan hills naked, unprotected from the heavy rains. The trees were umbrellas, and now the rain washes out the good soil, which ends up as mud a thousand miles away in the channels of the river Ganges.

  • 1. Fertile Himalayan Hills
  • 2. Human Beings Inflict the Nature
  • 3. A Huge Flood
  • 4. The Changing Weather
  • 5. Beautiful Trees

Read the passage and complete the sentence.What greeting did the passengers on the ship Mayflower receive when they landed on the coats of American in 1620? Being passed the vast ocean they had no friends to welcome them nor inns to entertain or refresh their weather-beaten bodies; nor houses or much less towns to repair to … .

  • 1. warm
  • 2. amazing
  • 3. cordial
  • 4. sincere
  • 5. hostile

Choose the best answer.Tom and Jack were on their way to a lake in the mountains. They had to cross a small river. The river had become deeper after the rain. Tom went first. As the stones were wet, Tom fell into the water. As the water was very fast, he asked Jack for help. What do you think Jack did?

  • 1. He jumped into the water after Tom.
  • 2. He pushed Tom into the water.
  • 3. He reached the mountain and helped him.
  • 4. He jumped from the chair to help him.
  • 5. He told Tom to pick up a stone.

Read the passage and complete the sentence.Kate and little Ann are in their room. A terrible storm is blowing outside. Kate is looking through the window. She can see a big tree on the ground. She says: « … »

  • 1. What a strong wind!
  • 2. How brightly the sun is shining.
  • 3. It is a nice day, isn`t it?
  • 4. What a terrible rain!
  • 5. We all like stormy weather.

Complete the sentence.It`s wrong for a pupil … .

  • 1. their not homework to do
  • 2. not to do their homework
  • 3. for not doing their homework
  • 4. be not doing their homework
  • 5. them to be done their homework

Complete the sentence.If you see … call the police, please.

  • 1. anybody to force the door
  • 2. the door forcing anyone
  • 3. anybody forcing the door
  • 4. anybody`s door by forcing
  • 5. the door forced anyone

Complete the dialogue.A. … anything special this weekend?B. No, not really.A. Well, I am going to Wales on Friday. Would you like to come?B. Yes, I`d love to. Wait a minute. Let me look at my diary. I`m afraid I won`t be able to come. I … John at six.

  • 1. Do you do/will meet
  • 2. Are you doing/am meeting
  • 3. Did you do/would meet
  • 4. Have you done/meet
  • 5. Are you doing/met

Complete the dialogue.A poor man knocked at the door of a house, asking for some bread or some money.- Madam, can you give me anything?- My good man, I have no money at all but if there is anything to sew or mend, I can do it for you.- Madam, if you can`t give me anything, and if you are kind enough to do something for me, here`s a button. Please … .

  • 1. bake a loaf of bread.
  • 2. give me some change.
  • 3. treat me with dinner.
  • 4. sew a pair of trousers on it.
  • 5. install it on the bell.

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Paris was founded as a small settlement on the left bank of the River Seine. It was declared a capital city in 987. Paris has remained the capital city throughout the long history of France. The crowning of Philip II, who was in power from 1180 to 1223, was the beginning of the best periods in the history of Paris. The construction of the Louvre started, the University was founded in 1215 and the Cathedral of Paris was under construction.There are many historical monuments, buildings and bridges crossing the River Seine. One is the Alexander III bridge, built in 1900, named after Alexander III whose son, Nicholas II, opened the bridge. What is the main topic of the passage?

  • 1. The crowning of Philip II.
  • 2. The construction of the Louvre.
  • 3. Sights of Paris.
  • 4. Paris`s bridges.
  • 5. The history of Paris.

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Paris was founded as a small settlement on the left bank of the River Seine. It was declared a capital city in 987. Paris has remained the capital city throughout the long history of France. The crowning of Philip II, who was in power from 1180 to 1223, was the beginning of the best periods in the history of Paris. The construction of the Louvre started, the University was founded in 1215 and the Cathedral of Paris was under construction.There are many historical monuments, buildings and bridges crossing the River Seine. One is the Alexander III bridge, built in 1900, named after Alexander III whose son, Nicholas II, opened the bridge.Which of the following is mentioned in the passage?

  • 1. Paris waged wars against many countries.
  • 2. The Seine is the main artery of the city.
  • 3. Philip II was crowned in the Cathedral.
  • 4. Many tourists admire the sights of Paris.
  • 5. Philip II ruled the country for 43 years.

Choose the best answer.Al Xorezmiy was a great Uzbek scientist who was born in 783 in Khorezm. His full name was Abu Abdulloh Muhammad ibn Muso. He did his researches in mathematics, astronomy and geography. He enriched the world`s science with his scientific achievements. He wrote more than 20 works and some of them were translated into many languages of the world. The widely used term «algorithm» is the changed version of Al Xorezmiy name and the word «algebra» is the changed version of his famous book on mathematics «Aljabr».Al Xorezmiy`s contribution into the world`s science is … .

  • 1. his famous book «Aljabr» on astronomy.
  • 2. his famous books on geography.
  • 3. his translations into many languages of the world.
  • 4. his scientific achievements in mathematics, astronomy, geography.
  • 5. the terms connected with his name and his book «Aljabr».

Complete the dialogue.- Good morning.- Good morning. How are you today?- Just fine, thanks. How are you?- Wonderful. … .

  • 1. So so
  • 2. Things couldn`t be better.
  • 3. What`s the matter?
  • 4. How did you guess?
  • 5. We`ll see who is the best.

Choose the best answer.- Do you like David?- … .

  • 1. No, I can`t get through to him
  • 2. He is the black sheep of the family
  • 3. Yes, he likes music
  • 4. No, I don`t get on with him
  • 5. I take after him

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.A child who gets ill or has an accident can miss weeks or months of school. Which may mean having to repeat the whole year. Now there is a special telephone system to help children keep up with their studies, while they recover from their setbacks. The system is called Tele-Class. And it`s working in lots of places. In Oakland, California, for example, all the child needs is a telephone, a headset, the right textbook, and a specially trained teacher like Mrs.Molly Steele. Mrs.Steele used to teach regular elementary school. But now she has a class of ten children. Some ill at home, some in the hospital. Every day she inserts a card into a special telephone and dials her students. Once they are all on the line, class begins. Not only can Mrs.Steele talk to the children, but they can talk among themselves. So they get a classroom atmosphere complete with discussions and question-and-answer sessions. They get 20 hours a week of education they would have missed before.Tele-class system permits …

  • 1. to miss school when a pupil wants to.
  • 2. speak on the telephone to sick children.
  • 3. sick children to keep up with their studies.
  • 4. to have a telephone, a headset and a good teacher.
  • 5. to train teachers like Mrs.Molly Steele.

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.A child who gets ill or has an accident can miss weeks or months of school. Which may mean having to repeat the whole year. Now there is a special telephone system to help children keep up with their studies, while they recover from their setbacks. The system is called Tele-Class. And it`s working in lots of places. In Oakland, California, for example, all the child needs is a telephone, a headset, the right textbook, and a specially trained teacher like Mrs.Molly Steele. Mrs.Steele used to teach regular elementary school. But now she has a class of ten children. Some ill at home, some in the hospital. Every day she inserts a card into a special telephone and dials her students. Once they are all on the line, class begins. Not only can Mrs.Steele talk to the children, but they can talk among themselves. So they get a classroom atmosphere complete with discussions and question-and-answer sessions. They get 20 hours a week of education they would have missed before.To begin a lesson in the Tele-Class the teacher needs …

  • 1. to gather all the pupils on the line.
  • 2. to visit each pupil at home.
  • 3. to send a message to the pupils.
  • 4. to put on a headset.
  • 5. to find the right textbooks.

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.A child who gets ill or has an accident can miss weeks or months of school. Which may mean having to repeat the whole year. Now there is a special telephone system to help children keep up with their studies, while they recover from their setbacks. The system is called Tele-Class. And it`s working in lots of places. In Oakland, California, for example, all the child needs is a telephone, a headset, the right textbook, and a specially trained teacher like Mrs.Molly Steele. Mrs.Steele used to teach regular elementary school. But now she has a class of ten children. Some ill at home, some in the hospital. Every day she inserts a card into a special telephone and dials her students. Once they are all on the line, class begins. Not only can Mrs.Steele talk to the children, but they can talk among themselves. So they get a classroom atmosphere complete with discussions and question-and-answer sessions. They get 20 hours a week of education they would have missed before.The text is about …

  • 1. Tele-class as a modern type of school.
  • 2. school comes to sick children.
  • 3. the system of education in the USA.
  • 4. learning is fun.
  • 5. discussions on the telephone.

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.The original inhabitants of Scotland were called Picts, a fierce Celtic people who were never conquered by the Romans. The Roman Emperor Hadrian built a wall – Hadrian`s Wall — across the north of England in an attempt to keep Picts in Scotland. In the sixth century, the country was settled by the Scotia, a tribe from Ireland and later by Britons from Wales. Scotland and England remained separate and hostile countries until 1603, when James Stuart, the king of Scotland, became James I of England. Although both countries had the same monarch, they were still politically separate countries until 1707, when Scotland accepted rule by the British Parliament in Westminster. The text is about … .

  • 1. the early history of Scotland
  • 2. the Roman Emperor Hadrian
  • 3. the Scottish kings` reign
  • 4. the political system of Scotland
  • 5. the British Parliament

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.The original inhabitants of Scotland were called Picts, a fierce Celtic people who were never conquered by the Romans. The Roman Emperor Hadrian built a wall – Hadrian`s Wall — across the north of England in an attempt to keep Picts in Scotland. In the sixth century, the country was settled by the Scotia, a tribe from Ireland and later by Britons from Wales. Scotland and England remained separate and hostile countries until 1603, when James Stuart, the king of Scotland, became James I of England. Although both countries had the same monarch, they were still politically separate countries until 1707, when Scotland accepted rule by the British Parliament in Westminster.Hadrian`s wall was built …

  • 1. from the North to the South of England.
  • 2. by the Picts to keep the Romans from Scotland.
  • 3. in the sixth century by the Scotia.
  • 4. to protect England from the Picts.
  • 5. to separate Ireland from Scotland.

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.The original inhabitants of Scotland were called Picts, a fierce Celtic people who were never conquered by the Romans. The Roman Emperor Hadrian built a wall – Hadrian`s Wall — across the north of England in an attempt to keep Picts in Scotland. In the sixth century, the country was settled by the Scotia, a tribe from Ireland and later by Britons from Wales. Scotland and England remained separate and hostile countries until 1603, when James Stuart, the king of Scotland, became James I of England. Although both countries had the same monarch, they were still politically separate countries until 1707, when Scotland accepted rule by the British Parliament in Westminster.Scotland was first settled by … .

  • 1. the Scotia
  • 2. the Britons
  • 3. the Romans
  • 4. the Picts
  • 5. the Normans

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.The original inhabitants of Scotland were called Picts, a fierce Celtic people who were never conquered by the Romans. The Roman Emperor Hadrian built a wall – Hadrian`s Wall — across the north of England in an attempt to keep Picts in Scotland. In the sixth century, the country was settled by the Scotia, a tribe from Ireland and later by Britons from Wales. Scotland and England remained separate and hostile countries until 1603, when James Stuart, the king of Scotland, became James I of England. Although both countries had the same monarch, they were still politically separate countries until 1707, when Scotland accepted rule by the British Parliament in Westminster.Scotland and England became politically united …

  • 1. during the rule of James Stuart.
  • 2. in 1603, under the rule of James I.
  • 3. when they had the same monarch.
  • 4. when the Britons came from Wales.
  • 5. under the rule of the British Parliament.

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Elizabeth Blackwell was born in England in 1821 and emigrated to New York City when she was 10. One day she found that she wanted to become a doctor. That was nearly impossible for a woman in the middle of the 19th century. After writing many letters she was finally accepted by a doctor in Philadelphia. She taught school and gave music lessons to earn money for her tuition.In 1849 after graduation from medical school she decided to continue her education in Paris. She wanted to be a surgeon, but a serious eye infection forced her to give up the idea.Upon returning to the US she found it difficult to start her own practice because she was a woman.By 1857 Elizabeth and her sister, also a doctor, along with another female doctor, managed to open a new hospital, the first for women and children. Besides being the first female physician in the US and founding her own hospital, she also, established the first medical school for women. Why couldn`t Elizabeth Blackwell become a surgeon?

  • 1. She wasn`t admitted to medical school.
  • 2. She decided to continue her education in Paris.
  • 3. It was difficult for her to start a practice in the US.
  • 4. A serious eye infection made her abandon her dream of becoming a surgeon.
  • 5. She abandoned her dream of becoming a surgeon because of the high tuition.

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Elizabeth Blackwell was born in England in 1821 and emigrated to New York City when she was 10. One day she found that she wanted to become a doctor. That was nearly impossible for a woman in the middle of the 19th century. After writing many letters she was finally accepted by a doctor in Philadelphia. She taught school and gave music lessons to earn money for her tuition.In 1849 after graduation from medical school she decided to continue her education in Paris. She wanted to be a surgeon, but a serious eye infection forced her to give up the idea.Upon returning to the US she found it difficult to start her own practice because she was a woman.By 1857 Elizabeth and her sister, also a doctor, along with another female doctor, managed to open a new hospital, the first for women and children. Besides being the first female physician in the US and founding her own hospital, she also, established the first medical school for women. What fact nearly destroyed Elizabeth`s chances of becoming a doctor?

  • 1. She was a woman.
  • 2. She wrote too many letters.
  • 3. She couldn`t graduate from medical school.
  • 4. She couldn`t establish her hospital.
  • 5. She became a surgeon.

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Elizabeth Blackwell was born in England in 1821 and emigrated to New York City when she was 10. One day she found that she wanted to become a doctor. That was nearly impossible for a woman in the middle of the 19th century. After writing many letters she was finally accepted by a doctor in Philadelphia. She taught school and gave music lessons to earn money for her tuition.In 1849 after graduation from medical school she decided to continue her education in Paris. She wanted to be a surgeon, but a serious eye infection forced her to give up the idea.Upon returning to the US she found it difficult to start her own practice because she was a woman.By 1857 Elizabeth and her sister, also a doctor, along with another female doctor, managed to open a new hospital, the first for women and children. Besides being the first female physician in the US and founding her own hospital, she also, established the first medical school for women. This text is about Elizabeth`s difficulties in …

  • 1. emigrating to New York City.
  • 2. becoming a surgeon.
  • 3. founding a new hospital for women.
  • 4. establishing the first medical school for women.
  • 5. starting her own practice as she was a woman.

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Elizabeth Blackwell was born in England in 1821 and emigrated to New York City when she was 10. One day she found that she wanted to become a doctor. That was nearly impossible for a woman in the middle of the 19th century. After writing many letters she was finally accepted by a doctor in Philadelphia. She taught school and gave music lessons to earn money for her tuition.In 1849 after graduation from medical school she decided to continue her education in Paris. She wanted to be a surgeon, but a serious eye infection forced her to give up the idea.Upon returning to the US she found it difficult to start her own practice because she was a woman.By 1857 Elizabeth and her sister, also a doctor, along with another female doctor, managed to open a new hospital, the first for women and children. Besides being the first female physician in the US and founding her own hospital, she also, established the first medical school for women. How old was Elizabeth Blackwell when she opened the first hospital for women and children?

  • 1. 38
  • 2. 36
  • 3. 24
  • 4. 32
  • 5. 28

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Amir Temur was born on April 9, 1336 in the village of Hojailgor near Shahrisyabs. His father was a rich man whose name was Amir Taragay. His mother Teguna was a noble woman. Amir Temur was well educated in his family. He was strong and handsome. At his early age he was interested in State Affairs and military activities. He spent much time on military training and getting an education. His knowledge in geography, medicine, history and astronomy often astonished scientists.In his youth he took part in the wars between various landowners and in one of the battles his hand and leg were wounded. His hand recovered but his leg remained lame. Still he took an active part in the fight of the Central Asian people for their freedom. He put an end to the battles between Khans and Beks and established a powerful centralized state. He became a famous statesman and great leader of the Uzbek people. He was well-known all over the world as Great Temurlane. What made it possible for Amir Temur to establish a centralized state?

  • 1. his being from a rich family
  • 2. his getting a good education
  • 3. his taking part in the fight of the Uzbek people
  • 4. his ending the battles between Khans and Beks
  • 5. his being well — known all over the world

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Amir Temur was born on April 9, 1336 in the village of Hojailgor near Shahrisyabs. His father was a rich man whose name was Amir Taragay. His mother Teguna was a noble woman. Amir Temur was well educated in his family. He was strong and handsome. At his early age he was interested in State Affairs and military activities. He spent much time on military training and getting an education. His knowledge in geography, medicine, history and astronomy often astonished scientists.In his youth he took part in the wars between various landowners and in one of the battles his hand and leg were wounded. His hand recovered but his leg remained lame. Still he took an active part in the fight of the Central Asian people for their freedom. He put an end to the battles between Khans and Beks and established a powerful centralized state. He became a famous statesman and great leader of the Uzbek people. He was well-known all over the world as Great Temurlane.The text is about … .

  • 1. Amir Temur`s childhood.
  • 2. Amir Temur and his activities.
  • 3. the Central Asian people.
  • 4. Amir Temur`s establishing a powerful state.
  • 5. the wars between Khans and Beks.

Read the text and choose the appropriate answer.Amir Temur was born on April 9, 1336 in the village of Hojailgor near Shahrisyabs. His father was a rich man whose name was Amir Taragay. His mother Teguna was a noble woman. Amir Temur was well educated in his family. He was strong and handsome. At his early age he was interested in State Affairs and military activities. He spent much time on military training and getting an education. His knowledge in geography, medicine, history and astronomy often astonished scientists.In his youth he took part in the wars between various landowners and in one of the battles his hand and leg were wounded. His hand recovered but his leg remained lame. Still he took an active part in the fight of the Central Asian people for their freedom. He put an end to the battles between Khans and Beks and established a powerful centralized state. He became a famous statesman and great leader of the Uzbek people. He was well-known all over the world as Great Temurlane. All of the following are true to the text except …

  • 1. Amir Temur`s parents were rich people.
  • 2. Amir Temur lived in the XIII century.
  • 3. He took a great interest in State affairs.
  • 4. His knowledge in history astonished scientists.
  • 5. He was a famous statesman and great leader.

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