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PROGRESS TEST 2 (Unit 2)

NAME: .. DATE:
CLASS: .. MARK: ______/100
(Time: 50 minutes)
1 Choose A, B, C or D to complete each sentence
1 The boys have gone on a fishing ............
with their father.
A trip C trek
B journey D hike
2 The band gave a rousing ............ of the
Stones' classic Brown Sugar.
A translation C rendition
B execution D edition
3 is voice was barely ............ above the loud
!usic.
A listened C loud
B audible D clear
" think you need a jacket# theres a ............
bree$e blowing outside.
A chilly C frigid
B frosty D glacial
5 e stood on the ............ of the ship and
watched the seagulls dive for fish.
A floor C platfor!
B ground D deck
! The resort boasts a ............ beach and
crystal clear sea.
A pristine C faultless
B pure D untouched
" The brother and sister were ............ over
who would get to inherit the beach house.
A at large C at a standstill
B at odds D at a loose end
# %uests are re&uested to state their ............
for s!oking or non's!oking acco!!odation
upon booking.
A likeness C care
B preference D inclination
$ The city was under ............ for six !onths
before it finally fell.
A blockade C closure
B cordon D siege
10 "ts i!possible to travel in the ............ heat
of the desert.
A bubbling C blistering
B s!oldering D si$$ling
11 " enjoy taking a ............ bath as soon as "
get ho!e fro! work.
A restful C soothing
B gentle D !ild
12 (rank has been the ............ of the local
history !useu! for over )* years now.
A curator C dean
B escort D conductor
13 e found the fact that Susan had been
saving !oney secretly &uite ............ .
A discordant C disconcerting
B discontenting D discouraging
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TEST 1 A
1 The ceiling'high bookcase swayed for a few
seconds# then crashed to the floor with
a ............ noise.
A vociferous C boisterous
B raucous D deafening
15 2se the ............ to drain the spaghetti# but
!ake sure that you do it &uickly enough so
that it doesnt go cold.
A whisk C saucepan
B colander D grater
1! 0fter congratulating his tea!# the coach left#
allowing the players to let their ............
down for a while.
A hair C hearts
B heads D souls
1" Turn to page 34 to find out at a ............
which courses are available to you.
A look C stare
B glance D gli!pse
1# 5rs 6obinson ............ great pride in her
cooking.
A gets C has
B finds D takes
1$ Sleep is ............ to our health# and lack of it
can lead to !any illnesses.
A needed C essential
B re&uired D desirable
20 The aircraft experienced severe ............
during the final approach# but the pilot kept
his cool and landed it safely.
A turbulence C unsteadiness
B instability D wavering
2 Ei!ht o"t o# the ten sentences
contain spellin! or p"nct"ation
mista$es %rite the correct &or's
in the spaces pro(i'e' )# a
sentence contains no mista$es, p"t
a tic$ () ne*t to it There are
three e*amples (+)
0 The need to watch escapist
!ovies has its origins in
childhood. its
0 7hatever# you say# " will
not change !y !ind about
this. Whatever you
0 Terry would like to go to the party# but it
!ight not be possible.
1 Theres been a lot of resistence to the new
no's!oking policy. 888888..
2 /hildrens' worlds are
inhabited by i!aginary
friends and foes. 888888..
3 5ost people can't concieve
of living in such poverty. 888888..
" was born in ,ngland# but
!y parents are Scottish. 888888..
5 There are !any diffcultys
involved in setting up your
own business. 888888..
! 5ost wo!en say they
arent happy with their
looks. 888888..
" They gave us their
asurance that they
would be ready on ti!e. 888888..
# (rank and 9oris have
gone to visit their daughter#
Tina# in 0ustralia. 888888..
$ :7hats going on in here;<
he asked. 888888..
10 5ike hasn't heared fro!
his eldest brother in years. 888888..
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TEST 1 A
, Un'erline the correct &or'
1 The road was very s%i&&e'( / s%i)* / s%im( /
+'e,s( as a result of the overnight frost.
2 (ollowing the accident# Sheila has been
advised to take it ),'e-u% / s%./ / +',0u,% /
e,s( for a while.
3 The co!pany is int. / un0e' / .n / in
investigation for suspected tax evasion.
ow do you su&&.se / &'esume /
1(&.t1esise / 2e%ie3e that he got that job
without any experience;
5 The organisers expressed their 0issenti.n /
0istu'2,n)e / 0is).u'se / 0ism,( at the
poor attendance figures.
! The notion of organ transplant ,3.i0s /
/,'ns / 'e&e%s / 'e2u*es !ost people.
" >isiting the fa!ine victi!s was a 1,''./in+ /
/.''(in+ / st'essin+ / te''.'isin+
experience.
# ?ob retraining in !iddle age is a@nA
un,&&'.,)1,2%e / 0is1e,'tenin+ /
0,untin+ / 0em.',%isin+ task for !ost
people.
$ 0sking the staff to take a pay cut was a@nA
,2su'0 / ,2st',)t / ,2n.'m,% / ,2sent
suggestion.
10 Begotiations between the union and the
!anage!ent are at a st.&&,+e / &,use /
1u'0%e / st,n0sti%%.
- .ill in the !aps &ith O/E &or'
1 7ere putting .............................. our
su!!er holidays until the weather gets a bit
better.
2 That car !ust have set
?oe .............................. &uite a bit# its top of
the range.
3 " thought "d like living in the country# but it
wasnt long before boredo!
set .............................. and " was back to the
city.
-arents arent always to
bla!e .............................. their childrens
bad behaviour.
5 The fil! is based .............................. the
book of the sa!e na!e.
! "f youre allergic .............................. nuts you
should stay clear of /hinese food.
" 1ets get going before the rain
sets .............................. .
# Theyre setting .............................. early to
beat the rush hour traffic.
$ "ll never forgive her for what she put
!e .............................. .
10 Carens husband is always putting
her .............................. in public# its so
e!barrassingD
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