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POLITÉCNICO COLOMBIANO

JAIME ISAZA CADAVID
LANGUAGE CENTER
CODE: 00019
V: 04
English III Group: 15

Midterm Test 25 %
Student’s Name:
Id.
Date: October 2013
A. Grammar & Vocabulary
A1 CHOOSE THE BEST MODAL VERB THAT FIT THE SENTENCE.
1. You _____ wear a helmet when riding your bike.
MUST CAN WOU! MAY
". That #ut look$ in%e#ted& you _____ go to the do#tor.
M'()T S)OU! W' WOU!
*. ' _____ eat my dinner la$t night& my $toma#h hurt.
COU!N+T CAN+T MUSTN+T WON+T
,. (len _____ #ome with u$ to the mo-ie$ i% he .ni$he$ hi$ work.
WOU! CAN MAY MUST
/. ' _____ like to learn 0ngli$h any day.
CAN W' WOU! MUST
A2 Ra! "#$ co%&r$a"'o%$ a%! '!%"'(y "# "o)'c
Co%&r$a"'o% 1
A. Wa$ it a girl or a boy1
2. A girl. She3$ eight 4ound$ and -ery
healthy5
A. When will they #ome home %rom the
ho$4ital1
2. '3m going to bring them home
tomorrow.
A. You3ll ha-e to #ome %or a -i$it. What
a ni#e #hange %or the neighborhood5
*#a" ar "#$ )o)l "al+'%,
abou"-
*#r ar "#y-
Co%&r$a"'o% 2
A. ' like the #olor.
2. So do '. 6ed i$ my %a-orite #olor.
A. )ow many mile$ doe$ it ha-e on it1
2. Only *7&777. They told me it
belonged to an old lady. She didn3t u$e
it -ery mu#h.
A. )ow3$ the 4ri#e1
2. 't3$ really #hea4.
A. Then I think you $hould get it.
*#a" ar "#$ )o)l "al+'%,
abou"-
*#r ar "#y-
Co%&r$a"'o% .
A. !o you think Mom and !ad will be
late1
2. No. Air 'ndia i$ alway$ on time.
A. 2ut it3$ raining $o hard and the
weather i$ e-en wor$e in New York
2. !on3t worry. The airline agent will
tell u$ i% they3re going to be late
A. You3re right. et3$ go ha-e a #u4 o%
#o8ee while we wait.
*#a" ar "#$ )o)l "al+'%,
abou"-
*#r ar "#y-
Co%&r$a"'o% /
A. ook at the long line5 !o you think
we3ll get in1
2. 1 think $o. Some o% the$e 4eo4le
already ha-e ti#ket$.
A. )ow mu#h are the ti#ket$1
2. Only 9"./7 %or the .r$t $how. '+ll 4ay.
A. Thank$. '+ll buy $ome 4o4#orn.
*#a" ar "#$ )o)l "al+'%,
abou"-
*#r ar "#y-
Co%&r$a"'o% 0
A. Well& what do you think1
2. The #olor i$ 4er%e#t on you.
A. What about the $tyle1
2. 't3$ a -ery 4o4ular $tyle.
A. )ow doe$ it look on me1
2. 't look$ great on you. 't look$ great on
e-erybody.
A. You don3t think 1 look %unny in it1
2. Not at all. You look -ery ni#e.
*#a" ar "#$ )o)l "al+'%,
abou"-
*#r ar "#y-
A2 1u" "# &rb$ '% "# $'m)l )a$" or )r$%" )r(c".
1 We :.........................: ;go< to the mo-ie$ la$t Saturday.
" She :.........................: ;not dan#e< $in#e $he wa$ 1*.
* ' :.........................: ;not $lee4< -ery well la$t night.
, )e :.........................: ;not know< the an$wer to the tea#her+$ =ue$tion.
/ ' :.........................: ;$ing< -ery well when ' wa$ a #hild.
> My brother :::::..:.. ;buy< a new #ar.
? ' ___________________ ;be< in 2ogot@ three time$.
A. Ye$terday Maria _________________ ;go< to $ho44ing.
B Carlo$ and Cuan _______________ ;be< in MedellDn la$t week.
17. Urrao __________________ ;ha-e< many 4ubli# order 4roblem$ in it$ hi$tory.
B. Ra!'%,
6e$ear#her$ %rom the Ma$$a#hu$ett$ 'n$titute o% Te#hnology ha-e %ound
the gene that #ould hel4 4eo4le %orget ;1< ____________ eE4erien#e$. They
$ay the re$ear#h #ould ;"< ____________ 4eo4le with 4ain%ul memorie$.
Soldier$& #rime ;*< ____________ and 4eo4le who $ur-i-ed natural di$a$ter$
are $ome o% the 4eo4le thi$ re$ear#h #ould hel4. Many o% the$e 4eo4le ;,<
____________ %rom -ery bad $tre$$ be#au$e o% their memorie$. 't i$ an
illne$$ #alled 4o$tFtraumati# $tre$$ ;/< ____________ ;GTS!<. The $#ienti$t$
%ound the memory gene in mi#e. They ho4e that one day they #an ;><
____________ 4ain%ul memorie$ in human$. They think they #an re4la#e ;?<
____________ memorie$ with more 4o$iti-e thought$ and %eeling$. Thi$ would hel4 ;A<
____________ o% 4eo4le who $u8er %rom GTS!.
The head re$ear#her& iF)uei T$ai& did many te$t$ to make mi#e %orget
their ;B< ____________. S#ienti$t$ 4ut the mi#e into a #age and ga-e them a
$mall ;17< ____________ $ho#k. A%ter many $ho#k$& the mi#e be#ame a%raid
sufer
erase
beneft
millions
traumati
c
disorder
victims
upsettin
g
replaced
surprise
d
electric
activity
stressed
fear
gene
period
o% the #age. They were ;11< ____________ when they $aw it. On#e the mi#e had H#age
$ho#k&H the $#ienti$t$ 4ut the mi#e in the #age again but didn3t gi-e them an ele#tri#
$ho#k. A%ter a ;1"< ____________ o% time& the mi#e no longer %eared the #age. Go$iti-e
%eeling$ ;1*< ____________ their $tre$$ and %ear. The $#ienti$t$ looked at the brain ;1,<
____________ when the mi#e were a%raid and when they were not a%raid. They were
;1/< ____________ to .nd the gene that re4la#ed old memorie$ with new one$. They
will now try to .nd thi$ ;1>< ____________ in human$.
1. *#'c# '%$"'"u" o( "c#%olo,y
(ou%! "# ,%-
a< Ma$$a#hu$ett$
b< Minne$ota
#< IalamaJoo
d< Timbuktu
2.*#a" &'c"'m$ coul! "# r$arc#
#l)-
a< inno#ent -i#tim$
b< un$u$4e#ting
#< #rime -i#tim$
d< %a$hion -i#tim$
.. *#a"2$ "# m'$$'%, 3or!4 )o$"5
"rauma"'c 666666666 !'$or!r-
a< $tre$$%ul
b< $tre$$e$
#< $tre$$ed
d< $tre$$
/. *#% !o $c'%"'$"$ "#'%+ "#y
ca% ra$ )a'%(ul mmor'$ '%
#uma%$-
a< within a generation or two
b< one day
#< be%ore "7"7
d< neEt year
0. Ho3 ma%y )o)l $u7r (rom
1TSD-
a< million$
b< hundred$ o% million$
#< a billion or $o
d< #ountle$$
8. Ho3 ma%y "$"$ !'! "#
$c'%"'$"$ !o o% "# m'c-
a< / a day %or > month$
b< a %ew
#< >,B
d< many
9.*#a" !'! "# $c'%"'$"$ ,'& "#
m'c-
a< a $hower
b< their %a-orite %ood
#< ele#tri# $ho#k$
d< a %riend
:. *#a" r)lac! $"r$$ a%! (ar '%
"# m'c-
a< anEiety and terror
b< 4o$iti-e %eeling$
#< ha44ine$$ and Koy
d< numbne$$ and em4tine$$
;. *#a" !'! $c'%"'$"$ loo+ a" '%
"# m'c-
a< heart rate
b< 4ul$e
#< brain a#ti-ity
d< blood 4re$$ure
1<. *#a" !o $c'%"'$"$ %o3 3a%" "o
=%!-
a< new Kob$
b< the gene in human$
#< the $e#ret o% immortality
d< more mi#e
*r'"'%,
La$" "'m 3 $)o+ abou" %&'ro%m%" a%! you "ol! m 3#a" 3 3oul! !o
or mu$" !o abou" "#a". *#a" ca% you $ay abou" !uca"'o%- 1la$4 3r'" a"
)ara,ra)# 3'"# a" la$" "% >1<? $%"%c$ u$'%, "# mo!al$ abou" HO*
*O@LD BE O@R ED@CATION-