8th grade/6th year of study

Toate subiectele sunt obligatorii. Timpul efectiv de lucru este de 2 ore.

I. VOCABULARY (25p)
5p a) gapped text (5p: 5x1p)

Fill in the blanks with one suitable word: The people of Easter Island crossed the 1.………… to create a peaceful and prosperous 1000 2………… of civilization. But then, their culture collapsed into war and mass starvation. The 3…….. isolated piece of inhabited land on the planet is in the South Pacific. Easter Island is 4. ……….. for its astonishing Stone Age culture which consists of hundreds of enormous stone statues. The civilization that produced these incredible constructions 5. …………… now nearly died out. 1. ………………………………….. 3. ………………………………….. 5. …………………………………..
5p b) multiple choice (5p:5x1p)

2. ………………………………….. 4. …………………………………..

Circle the correct answer: 1. No more washing dirty plates for us. We’ve bought a new …………………… ! a) vacuum cleaner b) washing machine c) dishwasher d) spir-drier. 2. We must put a …………….. under our sleeping bags or we’ll get wet! a) sleeping sheet b) tent sheet c) dust sheet d) ground sheet 3. ‘As cool as a(n) ……………. ‘ means “ to be very calm and relaxed especially in difficult situations’. a) parrot b) cucumber c) icecream d) daisy 4. ………………. will be served during the break. a) Refreshments b) Groceries c) Nourishment d) Supllies

5. Circle the correct answer to complete the proverb:’ Don’t ………. a book by its cover!’ a) consider b) read c) sue d) judge
5p synonyms and antonyms: (5p:5x1p)

Shambo, the bull at the centre of a three-month legal fight, has been killed. After a positive test for TB, an order was made for his slaughter, in keeping with the law. However, the multi-faith community where he lived went to court to try to save him as he was a sacred animal to Hindus. 1. Circle the synonym for killed: a) died b) murdered c) suicided 2. Court in the text means: a) a garden b) a backyard c) a place where trials take place 3. Circle the opposite to legal; a) ilegal b) illegal c) unlegal
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Perhaps it's too soon to say..4. Their ……………….. Circle the odd word which does not belong in the group: Paintings: landscape guitar portrait easel a) landscape b) guitar c) portrait d) easel 3..(not say) whether he liked the life or not. Circle the odd word in the group : amusement theme botanical national park a) amusement b) national c) theme d) botanical 5p e) error correction (identification+correction) (5p: 5x0. …………………………. 5p d) odd word (5p: 5x1p) 1. c) a place where different priests live. ……………………………………. 5..03. A: You 4. He 6. She usually makes such trivial incidents sound so ………………….(fly) out at the beginning of November. 1.. ………………………….. 2 din 6 ETAPA a II-a – 28. Circle the odd word which does not belong in the group: theatre: audience spectators actors play-goers.. a) audience b) spectators c) actors d) play-goers 2. B: Oh. ADVISE 8p b) right tense (8p: 8x1p) Fill in with the correct tense of the verbs given in brackets: A: I just 1. was delayed due to unpredictable weather changes.2009 ..(get) a letter two weeks ago.5p) MENU MEET: Veal in breadcrumbs Pork cotlets Wild Boar sausages Venison stiw Lame chops Scottish beef stake Mistake 1.5p+5x0. Circle the incorrectly spelled word in the following group: quite. Correct form ……………………………………… ……………………………………. Circle the word which sounds odd in the following group: reign-rain-ruin-rein a) rein b) reign c) ruin d) rain 5.(hear) from him? Does he like the life? ~ B:Yes. a) a group of people sharing different faiths. a) give b) obey c) offer 5. You seem very determined not to take my …………………………….. Choose the word which doesn’t fit the word an order. DRAMA 2. I 5. .. 3. GRAMMAR (25p) 4p a) word building (4p: 4x1p) Complete the sentences with the correct word derived from the word in bold. ………………………. …………………………...(be) there for a month. 4.quit-quiet.(tell) me about his job. The weather was so …………………… that they didn’t know whether to take an umbrella or a suntan lotion. PREDICT 4. ……………………………………… ……………………………………… II. He only 8. b) a community of people with different beliefs. you 2.(not know)? He 3.quiete a) quite b) quit c) quiet d) quiete 4. . But he 7. 2. FLY 3. .(hear) that Gerald is in New Zeeland. The multi-faith community in the text means. EVALUARE ÎN EDUCAŢIE la ENGLEZĂ pag.………………………..

………………………………. 7. it’s freezing.. Of course... If you don’t practise the piano every day. 1. 5.5p) Read the sentences below. III.03. 3. ………………………………………… ………………………………………… ………………………………………… …………………………………………. Underline the mistakes. . ……………………….5p) 1. but it must be a healthy place because you never catch colds.. 3.Good morning. ‘Let’s go for a picnic in the woods!’ ‘Actually. ‘Your jacket is worn out!’ ‘Don’t worry. 6. 3. You won’t improve ………………………………………. They told me that they had had such a terrible weather. The peoples in my family strongly believe that I must follow the family tradition. you must take some medicines. …………………………………….5p) 2. ………………………………………….’ a) bought b) have bought d) have won d) could c) had bought d) was buying 5. Columbus ………… in America while he ………………. a prize. I would rather ………. at home to finish my homework. I love being in an environment that hasn’t changed for years. 4. to reach the Far East. They’re so tired as they have been studying for their exam and so was I.2009 .. ……………………………………. I wrote this short story in my first year of highschool. This is …………………………………. 3p c) rephrasing (3p: 3x1p) 5. A.. Correct form ………………………. ………………………………. a) won b)were driving c) had won 3. Complete the second sentence in such a way that it means exactly the same as the sentence printed before it: 1. sir. How …………… I help you? a) must b) need c) will 4. 5p d) multiple choice (5p: 5x1p) Circle the correct answer. 3 din 6 ETAPA a II-a – 28... another one. If they found time in their busy schedule today. ……………………………………. Correct them. If you will have a cough.1.5p+5x0. 2. 2.’ a) stayed b) stay c) have stayed d) will stay 5p e) error correction (identification+correction) (5p: 5x0. Is he really selling his rollerskates? Are his ……………………………. (5x0. ? 2. you won’t improve. 3. ………………………………. I ……. they definitely come to our party. 5. ………………………. …………………………………….5=2. EVALUARE ÎN EDUCAŢIE la ENGLEZĂ pag. ………………………. 4. a) arrived/ was trying b) was arriving/ was trying c) arrived/ tried d) has arrived/ was trying 2.. 4. They were happy to hear they …………….5=2. 1. 8.. (5x0. Mistake 1. ………………………. 2. ………………………………. READING COMPREHENSION (10p) Read the text below: I recently spent a couple of years in the Arctic filming the series Blue Planet.

Answer the following questions: 1.03. b) the career opportunities in TV camera work.When I’m filming. I’ve never had problems with polar bears. Does his job involve any danger? ( 1p ) ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ EVALUARE ÎN EDUCAŢIE la ENGLEZĂ pag. I like to really feel how lonely the environment is. I’d always enjoyed photography. Originally. The synonym for passed through in the text is a) to go somewhere for a short time. Circle the correct answer: (1p) 1. What happened in 1988 in the writer’s life? (1p ) ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ 3. it’s dangerous if you choose the wrong moment. …………………………………………. d) The water is very cold. The person at the other end has to be ready to pull you fast if necessary.5p) c) to fight (0. I was a research diver for the British Antarctic Survey project. What’s the reason for not catching a cold so easily in that region? ( 1p ) ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ 2. the writer is describing a) the challenges of the environment he works in.5p) a) fear b) fearless c) frightening d) panic-struck 4p II. 4 din 6 ETAPA a II-a – 28. b) It was a good chance to learn about filming. 2. The opposite to freezing in the text is a) warm b) stifling (0. but for me science lacked excitement. d) the beautiful scenery of the Arctic. c) But I will definitely not. I was then able to move into filming in 1988 and have concentrated on Arctic and Antarctic wildlife ever since. they encouraged me to watch and learn. d) It taught him how to become a skilled diver. (1p) 3.I am sure it realized I wouldn’t hurt it. b) The writer felt nervous that the bear might come back. Filming underwater involves cutting through thick ice and diving in tied to a line. 4. 6p I. I haven’t got in the water with killer whales yet. c) the difficulties of having to work alone. b) But who knows. I prefer to be face to face with the animals I am filming. What does the writer say about his early career? a ) He wasted the years he spent as a scientist. d) The writer realized he was wrong to trust polar bears. 5. The synonym for to attack in the text is a) to criticize b) to affect 6. How does he describe his experience with a polar bear? (1p) a) The animal was much more afraid than the writer was. c) The bear seemed to know that the photographer wasn’t a danger. although I was once frightened when one tried to get into my tent. Circle the right sentence to fill in the text: (1p) a) Of course. The opposite to frightened in the text is: (0. c) to live somewhere for a while.5p) c) heat d) to get down to d) warmth 7. c) He was bored by working only in the Antarctic. and whenever camera teams passed through. In the text.5p) b) to leave a place d) to stay in a place permanently. (0.2009 . But I made it see I wasn’t going to attack it.

I’m so happy!’ The speaker is a) down in the dumps. ( 5p) a) Reduce speed if there is a pedestrian on this path. 2. When you start your letter with Dear Sir/ Madam. picked 1………. ‘ Guess what? I’ve passed my exams! Isn’t it great?. Use the jumbled words in the list to complete the tongue twister . c) over the moon.2009 . b) Faithfully.. you end it by saying ……. Choose the right meaning for the notice. b) Pedestrians should take care if they see a cyclist on the path. 5 din 6 ETAPA a II-a – 28. c) He is asking for a piece of advice. 7. c) Yours truly. 3.03. mum!’ b) ‘Can’t I go out with my friends. ‘I would appreciate it if you could offer your advice. Peter. d) under the weather 5. actually. ‘ a) we will definitely be there.’ a) ‘Let’s go for a walk in the park. It’s very cold today. peppers. a peck of. then use the words in the order they appear in the text to make a sentence.( 5p ) pickled. If Peter Piper picked a peck of 4………. pickled peppers Peter Piper picked. How many 5…………… did Peter Piper pick? 1+2+3+4+5 is …………………………………………………. but ………………. What’s the lesson the text teaches us? ( 1p ) ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ 15p B. mum?’ c) ‘Need I go for a walk?’ d) ‘I won’t stay inside today!’ 4. I’d rather you didn’t. peppers. d) Yours faithfully. b) unfortunately we will not be able to join you. d) He is giving his advice. ‘ 6.. ‘ ……………………………………… ‘ ‘ Well. b) is uncertain about his exams. a) Yours sincerely. CYCLISTS Slow down for people on foot This cycle path is shared with pedestrians EVALUARE ÎN EDUCAŢIE la ENGLEZĂ pag. c) Leave the cycle path if there are people on foot. Piper 2………… a peck of pickled peppers.’ a) He is asking for a refund. ‘We thank you for your recent invitation to your anniversary. 3…………. COMMUNICATIVE FUNCTIONS Circle the correct answer: 1. c) we are coming. d) we are looking forward to it. b) He is asking for an advice.4.

03.25p IV. 6 din 6 ETAPA a II-a – 28.2009 . WRITING ( 120 words ) Continue the story: It was the last day of the summer holidays and I wasn’t expecting EVALUARE ÎN EDUCAŢIE la ENGLEZĂ pag.