TEST PAPER

NAME:
Form: XI C

I.

Put each verb in brackets into an appropriate verb form. (20 points)

1. Sam……………………….(not/receive) the parcel the last time I ..............................................
(speak) to him.
2. I
..............................................
(consider)
buying
a
house
but
now
I
.............................................. (change) my mind.
3. When
you
..............................................
(feel)
hungry,
room
service
.............................................. (bring) you whatever you want.
4. I .............................................. (find) it difficult to convince the ticket inspector that I
.............................................. (lose) my ticket, but he believed me in the end.
5. Ever since I .............................................. (be) a young child, I ..............................................
(die) to meet you.
6. As soon as I .............................................. (have) a look at the designs, I
.............................................. (send) them to you. You'll get them by Friday.
7. Whatever .............................................. (happen), I .............................................. (meet) you
here in a week's time.
8. By the time you .............................................. (finish) getting ready, we
.............................................. (miss) the train!
9. Sally! I .............................................. (not/expect) to see you here! What
.............................................. (you/do) in New York?
10. I ..................................S (always/want) to visit some of the places where Elvis
............................... (perform).
II. Rewrite each sentence starting with the words given, so that the meaning stays the same
(20 points):
1. This bridge will take us three years to complete.
completed
In three years' time this bridge.……………………………………………………………………….
2. Cathy hasn't been on holiday with her sister before.
first
This………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
3. I didn't receive the results of my test for a month.
before
It was………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
4. Sylvia asked if I wanted more pudding, but I said I couldn't eat any more.
had
When Sylvia offered…………………………………………………………………………………………
5. I’d love to be sitting on a beach in Turkey right now!
wish
I………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
6. We have agreed to meet again in a fortnight.
will
It has……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
7. There is a rumour that the escaped prisoner is living in Spain.
be

I’d rather you don’t watch TV while I’m reading. 2. EMPLOY to recent opinion polls.... The government was coming in for severe DOWN …………………………….. (30 points) Press (1) .(9) because of its education policy.. IV.. 3. In fact. An THINK election would have been …………………………….' Six months ago this would have been ………………………………(6). 9.. 8. 9..(14) which were threatening UNITE .(11) to address the problem of ………………………………. 4. It was also widely attacked for its …………………………(10) involvement in the arms export CRITICISE scandal.. I wish I own a motorbike. I'd rather you don't eat all the bread. DIVIDE to rip the party apart..' .(3) believe that the timing of an election is crucial ANALYSE to the …………………………. But for Helen acting so wonderfully... I wish I didn't listen to you before. 5... Michael Lee of the 'Independent' SURVIVE commented: 'We've had repeated …………………………. Sue would rather reading than watching television.. Michael Lee comments: ‘There would be some ……………………………(15) in calling an election pretty soon. (20points) 1.. and will be transferred to another hospital as soon as possible!’ said Tim’s sister………………………………………………………………………………………………. the play would be a flop. I wouldn't be at all JUSTIFY surprised if it happens within the next day or two. ‘Tim got his leg trapped in the door. Complete each space in the text with a word formed from the word in capitals. III... 7. It's time I go. I didn't have the money so I didn't buy a new suit...(12) But according FAIL. and would certainly have led to POLITICS the ……………………………(8) of the government. I hope it would stop raining. 6. Correct the error(s) in each sentence.. and for its DISASTER …………………………....(5) from the Prime Minister that no ASSURE election would be called this year.. I wish we are not leaving in the morning.(7) suicide. Political ………………………. I wish I bought that old house. I'd prefer if you didn't wait. the electorate is impressed at the way the PM has restored party ……………………… (13) and overcome the internal…………………. but present circumstances may just cause him to change his mind.. An …………………………… (2) is expected shortly from government ANNOUNCE headquarters.(4) of the government.The escaped prisoner…………………………………………………………………………………… 8.. continues over whether the Prime Minister is on the point of SPECULATE calling a General Election. 10. wonderful If it…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 10.. would If I…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

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