Name: .......................................................

Class: IX A

I.

the 30th of March 2010
TEST PAPER

Rephrase the following sentences using modal verbs. There may be more than one possibility: (40p.)

1. Children are forbidden to play with matches.
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2. He probably went to Bucharest.
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3. All the students were obliged to take a test last week.
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4. You are given permission to leave.
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5. He has the ability to speak three foreign languages.
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6. I’m sure Antonio is from Milan.
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7. Jack is obliged to wear a suit and a tie at work because his boss says so.
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8. It’s necessary for Roger to find a job soon.
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9. I’m sure Helen didn’t know about her surprise party.
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10. Do you mind if I open the window?
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11. It wasn’t necessary for Peter to wash the car, so he didn’t.
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12. Why don’t we spend this evening at home?
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13. Emily managed to reach the top shelf even though she didn’t have a ladder.
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14. Perhaps she tried to call you.
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15. I strongly advise you to see a doctor as soon as possible.
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16. How about throwing a party on your birthday?
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17. Perhaps we will go for a picnic tomorrow.
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18. You aren’t allowed to eat and drink in the classroom.
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19. Would you like me to do anything to help?
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20. It is possible that he spent all his money.
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II.
Translate into Romanian using modal verbs: (20p.)
1. Ar fi trebuit să plece mai devreme.
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2. Este interzis să fumați aici.
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3. Ar fi putut învăța poezia ieri.
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.......... mustn’t b) can c) might Jim.... I have enough money............... I’ll go alone then.... ........................................................ can’t b) am able to c) can Where’s Tom? He’s not at work............ His doctor said so............. ..... a) 6.......... mustn’t b) has to c) must I..4...feed the dog at lunchtime.........be in the garage........................... .... ought b) shall c) will Can I talk to you please? Sorry......................................... 5.................................................... must b) has to c) can I............ I’d prefer to go tomorrow...........................................we go shopping today? No.......................... a) 2............... 7.............. .................. can b) could c) couldn’t Do you need any help? Yes...........open the window.................. I’m late for a meeting. 10............................) 1................................... Well............. .... I........... Nu e nevoie să îți iei umbrella............. a) 7.................................................. 6............. I’ve broken a plate......... a) 4.............. a) 5............................... vă rog? ........................................................... needn’t b) have to c) must Did you deliver that parcel for me? No..... nu mai plouă...... Choose the correct item: (20p................... so he ... Ai putea să mă ajuți cu bagajele? ..... I ...... I......................................... Pot să închid fereastra......be at the library................. He.. should b) may c) might Where’s your father....... a) 10........................ a) 8.... My brother did it in the morning........ Nu trebuie să mă astepți am găsit cheia..... 8..........................the house..... so I’ve come back to get a map........... It’s stuck.................... didn’t need to b) need c) needn’t have 20 points granted ............................ .... a) 9............ 9................ E un film bun la televizor....... a) Sorry mum.... ........................................................ must b) can’t c) is able to ..more careful...... Ar trebui să îi mulțumești pentru ce a făcut pentru tine...... Nu ar trebui să îl pierzi. a) 3............................................................... trebuie că era plecat...................go now...........go to the bank today.................................... You............................................................................ Am sunat și nu a răspuns nimeni........................................................ .......... ............lose some weight.................. III........................................