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Ministerul Educaiei, Cercetrii i Tineretului Centrul Naional pentru Curriculum i Evaluare n nvmntul Preuniversitar

Examenul de bacalaureat 2008 Proba E/F Proba scris la Limba englez L1 normal L2 Toate subiectele sunt obligatorii. Se acord 10 puncte din oficiu. Timpul efectiv de lucru este de 3 ore.

Read the text below and complete the following tasks.

(30 puncte) Varianta 084

My husband Micah Helser is a MEDEVAC pilot for the US Army, deployed to Iraq. (1) At a moments notice, he and his crew fly to a distress call, remove the injured, and then fly to a medical facility. And most soldiers spend their free time playing video games, watching movies or reading. (2) Micah grew up camping, climbing, mountain biking, and skiing in beautiful Oregon. (3) Along with another soldier, Micah built a climbing wall in the middle of Iraq desert, with limited supplies and outrageous temperatures. The building materials were salvaged from other projects across the base. After months of hard work and planning the wall was ready. There are few joys during war. This simple wall created a source of refreshment, the memory of tall rock faces, cool mountain air a reminder that war cannot take whats inside a man. (4) Most climb barefoot, laughing and struggling. As for my husband, youll most likely find him, during his time off, wearing his flight suit half-unzipped and tied around his waist. If you are near such a place, where you are able to experience miracles, please take a moment to breathe deeply and observe the beauty around you. 1. Four sentences have been removed from the text. Select the appropriate sentence for each gap in the text. There is one extra sentence that does not fit. 4 points A. Placed in a land consumed with hatred and lacking most aspects of an outdoormans landscape his inner mountain man took control he made his own mountain. B. Many have enjoyed it. C. He flies rescue missions in a Blackhawk helicopter. D. Its not a lifestyle to which Micah has ever been, nor wants to become, accustomed. E. Is it a proof of mountain love or of insanity to do it? 2. Who/ What do the words in bold refer to? 3. Give the synonyms of the following words. 1. outrageous 2. distress 3. supplies 4. struggling 5. the injured 4. Answer the following questions. A. Name the main responsibilities fulfilled by an American MEDEVAC pilot. B. Where did Micah spend his childhood? C. How long did it take to make the wall? 5. Explain the following sentence: There are few joys during war. (50 words) 6 points 10 points

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