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Unit 4 Test

Reading 1
20 points

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Read the article. Then complete the sentences. (4 x 2 = 8 points) We think of robots as modern inventions, but people have imagined and created versions of these machines for centuries. There were clocks with moving figures in ancient Greece. In the late 1400s, eonardo da !inci drew plans for a humanoid robot, but we don"t know if he ever built one. #omplicated mechanical figures were built in the 1$00s, and in 1%1%, a humanoid robotic figure appeared in the novel Frankenstein b& 'ar& (helle&. The word )robot* comes from the #+ech word for )hard work*. ,ut it wouldn"t have become popular if #+ech writer -arel #apek hadn"t written a pla& called Rossums Universal Robots. .irst produced in the 1/00s, the pla& was about artificial people, or robots, that rebel against humans. The word )robot* has been used ever&where since then. The invention of the microchip in the 1/10s helped the robotics industr& continue to develop. ,& the earl& 1/20s, there were special robots for factor& work, space e3ploration and medical interventions. These were not humanoid robots 4 the& were mechanical arms controlled b& a computer. ater, scientists created (hake&. (hake& was the first moving robot that could interpret and store information from its environment. That was the beginning of artificial intelligence, or making a computer )think* like a person. (ince (hake&"s creation, robots have become much more advanced. There are now robotic arms that are precise enough to be used for delicate medical operations. There are robots that e3plore volcanoes and oceans, and robotic vacuum cleaners and pets. 5nd in 6apan, humanoid robots are being used successfull& in classrooms and offices. If eonardo da !inci were here, he would be ama+ed b& our progress7 1. In ancient Greece, people made ......................................................................................... . 0. In 1%1%, 'ar& (helle& .......................................................................................................... . 8. The word )robot* means ...................................................................................................... . 4. The 6apanese have got ....................................................................................................... .

Answer the !estions. (4 x " = 12 points) 1. What have eonardo da !inci and Frankensteins author got in common9 ........................................................................................................................................... 0. In #apek"s pla&, what did the robots do9 ........................................................................................................................................... 8. What happened in the 1/10s that helped the robotics industr& develop9 ........................................................................................................................................... 4. In what two wa&s did (hake& )think* like a person9 ...........................................................................................................................................

Unit 4 Test

#oca$!lar% 1

20 points

&hoose the correct answer to show %o! !nderstand the meaning o' the words in italics. (( x 1 = ( points) 1. =ur dog is missing. We"ve ta)en him to the *et > loo)ed e*er%where 'or him > 'ed him too m!ch. 0. That bo& stole a ?!?. @e p!t it in his $ag > paid 'or it > p!t it on the ta$le. 8. The advanced .rench class is for students who want an e*ening class > are $eginners > are good at +rench. 4. The contest pri+es include 'A4 pla&ers. There won,t $e an% o' those. > Those are the onl% pri-es. > There,ll $e other pri-es too. 1. ?id &ou hear about the tragedy9 'rs (mith died > won the lotter% > lost her $ag. 2. I won"t need much luggage. I think a sandwich > small s!itcase > note$oo) will be enough.

&omplete the text with the words $elow. There are more words than %o! need. (. x 2 = 14 points) imagine B wonder B homeless B trapped B documentar& B soap opera Courne& B earthDuakes B flames B accommodation B store B convenient The invention of the microchip in the 1/10s led to the development of the personal computer, the mobile phone, navigation s&stems and more. It"s difficult now to 1<<<<<<<<<<< life without these things. The& make it 0<<<<<<<<<<< to sta& in touch with friends and famil& and to 8<<<<<<<<<<< information. These inventions help us to find out instantl& what"s happening in the world and to shop for an&thing from shoes to hotel
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<<<<<<<<<<< . These inventions also save lives. :avigation s&stems and mobile

phones can help rescuers locate people who are 1<<<<<<<<<<< in collapsed buildings after 2<<<<<<<<<<< . To learn more about the influence of this small invention, watch tonight"s $<<<<<<<<<<< on (cience T!, at / pm.

/rammar 1

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&omplete the sentences with the correct 'orm o' the *er$s in $rac)ets. (. x 2 = 14 points) 1. Eou"re late. Where <<<<<<<<&ou <<<<<<<< FbeG for the past 00 minutes9 0. If I were &ou, I <<<<<<<<<<< FbookG a ticket for .rida&, not (aturda&. 8. 6ohn didn"t sta& to watch the ?!? with us last night, because he <<<<<<<<<<< alread& <<<<<<<<<<< FseeG the film twice. 4. 6oe"s part& was fun, but I <<<<<<<<<<< FenCo&G it more if &ou had been there. 1. I <<<<<<<<<<< Fnot callG &ou again toda& unless I need more help with maths. 2. ,& the time m& brother came home, we <<<<<<<<<<< FfinishG eating. $. '& father used to pla& tennis, but he <<<<<<<<<<< Fnot pla&G since m& brother was born. 0

Unit 4 Test

&omplete the sentences with the words $elow. There are more words than %o! need. (4 x 2 = 8 points) an&where B somewhere B something B where B which B when B an&thing 1. I"ll never forget the moment <<<<<<<< I first heard the terrible news. 0. ?id 's Grant sa& <<<<<<<< about the e3am9 8. et"s go <<<<<<<< near the sea this holida&. 4. The bo&s were mugged in an area of the cit& <<<<<<<< is usuall& safe.

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&hoose the correct answers. (8 x 1 = 8 points) 'an& people 1 which > who > when > where want to help the environment put their clothes outside to dr& instead of using a clothes dr&er. ,ut for those people who live 0 an%where > somewhere > an%one > something with a rain& climate, this isn"t alwa&s possible. 5 few &ears ago, when he was 1/ &ears old, Hoger @ind 8 decided > has decided > decides > had decided to find a wa& to protect his famil&"s clothes from the rain. (o, he made a washing line 4 where > who > that > when was covered b& an umbrella. @e put the new washing line in their garden and his mother began using it. .riends and neighbours 1 ha*e ne*er seen > had ne*er seen > ne*er see > ne*er will see this special washing line before and the& wanted one too. @ind developed his invention and called it the Rotamate. (ince the beginning, his compan&
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has sold > sells > is selling > sold hundreds of them. Inless it suddenl& $ stops > stopped >

is stopping > will stop raining, the compan& will probabl& be ver& successful. If &ou lived in a rain& climate, % will %o! $!% > wo!ld %o! ha*e $o!ght > %o! wo!ld $!% > wo!ld %o! $!% one9

Rewrite the sentences or complete the gaps 'ollowing the instr!ctions0

1. I know the girl. (he is going to marr& m& cousin. Frelative pronounG <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< 0. @ere is a postcard of the village. We spent three da&s there. Frelative pronounG <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< 4 'ost students must speak Jnglish in this class F passive voiceG <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< 1.The compan& didn"t offer him the Cob. F0 passive sentencesG <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< (. @e tried to send his friend an eKmail, 1111.1. ,unfortunatel& the server was down. FlinkersG .. The film was reall& boring. 11111111.., she went to bed before it finished . FlinkersG %.@e bought a nice car 11111111.., he had passed his driving test. . FlinkersG /. Hobert hurt himself &esterda& 11111111.., he was not careful. . FlinkersG 10.The woman decided to bu& the painting 11111111.., its high price. . FlinkersG

Unit 4 Test

2riting

10 points

2rite an opinion essa% a$o!t ca$le or satellite tele*ision. 3tate %o!r opinion a$o!t this in*ention and gi*e 'acts and examples to s!pport %o!r opinion.