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THE FIRST SEMESTER TEST
Time allotted: 45 minutes
Grade: 11
Pick out the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently fro that of the others!
1. A. average B. affect C. appreciate D. announce
2. A. scream B. sneaky C. decrease D. break
3. A. drink B. ring C. danger D. frank
4. A. raise B. prayer C. exchange D. parade
. A. your B. uni!ue C. "udge D. yet
Pick out the word which is stressed differently fro the others!
#. A. vo$untary B. apo$ogise C. competitor D. i$$iterate
%. A. advance B. practice C. a&are D. exp$ain
'. A. surprise B. increased C. $imit D. behave
(. A. account B. stimu$ate C. proper$y D. imp$ement
1). A. province B. exchange C. techni!ue D. observe
"hoose the #est answer $%& '& " or () that #est copletes each sentence!
11. *e+$$ be $ate un$ess &e ,,,,. no&.
A. $eave B. don+t $eave C. $eft D. had $eft
12. -f - ,,,,.. you &ere sick. - &ou$d have ca$$ed sooner.
A. kne& B. have kno&n C. had kno&nD. &ou$d kno&
13. After the &ater &orkers &ent on strike. there &as a ,,,,.. of &ater.
A. $oss B. drainage C. shortage D. decrease
14. /ohn cou$dn+t get into the house because he ,,,, his key.
A. has $ost B. had $ost C. &as $ost D. $oses
1. Don+t &orry. 0ou ,,,,, if there+s a change of p$an.
A. &i$$ be to$d B. &i$$ te$$ C. te$$ D. to$d
1#. /ohn and his boss ,,,,.. about something &hen - ,,,,,. into the room.
A. &ere arguing 1 &a$k B. &ere arguing 1 &as &a$king
C. argued 1 &as &a$king D. &ere arguing 1 &a$ked
1%. 2he apo$ogised ,,,,, &aiting so $ong.
A. to me for B. for keeping me C. for me keeping D. for me
1'. 3is parents insisted ,,,, a medica$ training course.
A. on his taking B. on him to take C. him to take D. on taking him
1(. 4he cat ,,,,,. a$$ day.
A. hasn+t been fed B. doesn+t feed C. isn+t fed D. &asn+t fed
2). 4he boy ,,,, taking my bag.
A. denied B. refused C. &anted D. apo$ogised
21. - sa& him ,,,,. my house.
A. passes B. passing C. to pass D. to passing
22. - expect ,,,,.. to the party.
A. to invite B. inviting C. being invited D. to be invited
23. ,,,, t&ice. he didn+t &ant to try again.
A. 5ai$ing B. 4o fai$ C. 4o have fai$ed D. 3aving fai$ed
24. 3e ,,,,. me of not paying attention to &hat he said.
A. insisted B. accused C. thanked D. &arned
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2. -ts popu$ation has ,,,,.. from 1.2 mi$$ion to 1.' mi$$ion.
A. decreased B. fe$$ C. dropped D. increased
2#. *hi$e you ,,,,, out. 4om came to see you.
A. are B. &ere C. have been D. had been
2%. 6r. and 6rs. 2mith $ooked for&ard ,,,,.. their chi$dren soon.
A. meet B. meeting C. to meet D. to meeting
2'. Ann to$d me ,,,,. anything to her parents.
A. not to say B. not say C. to not say D. don+t say
"hoose the underlined part $%& '& " or () that is incorrect!
2(. -+$$ phone you &hen -+$$ come there.
A B C D
3). - advised not to buy that car.
A B C D
31. *hen they came back. they found him being breaking into their house.
A B C D
32. 2he agreed $ending me that CD then.
A B C D
33. 3e asked her &hat &ou$d she do if she &on the $ottery.
A B C D
34. A$ice decided taking a bus to &ork.
A B C D
3. - on$y "ust managed to stop myse$f to shout at him.
A B C D
3#. -t+s time you+ve finished the $etter.
A B C D
3%. 3e &arned us to be carefu$ of strangers and not go out at night.
A B C D
3'. 4here had been a significant increase in sa$es since 6ay.
A B C D
"ircle the letter %& '& " or ( to coplete the followin* passa*e!
-n 1'#). 7ondon &as a $arge city of t&o and a ha$f mi$$ion peop$e. By 1(1). 7ondon &as the biggest
city in the &or$d 83(9,,,,,.. a popu$ation of five mi$$ion. 84)9,,,,,.. those fifty years.
there 8419,,,,,.. many important changes in the city.
-n the first ha$f of the 1(th century. transport &as a big prob$em in 7ondon. :ne important means of
8429,,,,,, &as the horse bus. But it &as 8439,,,,,. expensive for most peop$e. and it
&as very s$o&. 4he other important means &as the ;iver 4hames. 6any peop$e trave$ed across
7ondon by steamboat on the river. But again. it &asn+t very cheap and if the &eather &ere bad. it 8449
,,,,,, unsafe. 4hen the &or$d+s first underground rai$&ay opened in 1'#2. 4hen <ar$ Ben=
849,,,,,. the first motor car in 1''. and in 1()%. t&o hundred motor buses came to 7ondon.
3(. A. &ith B. in C. at D. to
4). A. At B. >nti$ C. 5rom D. During
41. A. are B. had been C. &ere D. have been
42. A. &ork B. ne&spaper C. transport D. communication
43. A. very B. too C. enough D. so
44. A. &i$$ be B. &on+t be C. &ou$d be D. &ou$dn+t be
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4. A. discoveredB. invented C. made D. did
"hoose the #est answer to coplete the passa*e!
?very day many road accidents happen in 3ong <ong. ?veryone. especia$$y chi$dren must $earn ho&
to cross the road. A simp$e code to remember is @24:A. 7::< and 7-24?B B?5:;? 0:>
C;:22C.
4he 4ransport Department organi=ed road safety campaigns every year in order to reduce traffic
accidents. Aarents and teachers shou$d educate chi$dren on road safety. 6ost schoo$s have their o&n
2choo$ ;oad 2afety Aatro$s. 4he 2choo$ ;oad 2afety Aatro$s is a uniformed group. -t recruits
secondary schoo$ students as members. 2tudents in senior forms he$p fe$$o& students cross the road
correct$y and safe$y on their &ay to and from schoo$.
*hen you go out a$one. ho&ever. &hat is the best &ay to cross the roadD 5irst. you must find a safe
p$ace to cross. :f course. it is safest to be directed by a po$iceman or a traffic &arden.
;oads are dangerous. 3o&ever. if everyone takes care &hen crossing the road. there &i$$ be fe&er
traffic accidents. :ur transport system &i$$ then become safer and more efficient.
4#. *ho must $earn ho& to cross the road safe$yD
A. Chi$dren and their parents.
B. ?veryone. especia$$y teachers.
C. 4hose in"ured in road accidents.
D. ?veryone &ho uses the road.
4%. ;oad safety campaigns are organi=ed to ,,,,
A. he$p the 2choo$ ;oad 2afety Aatro$s.
B. cut do&n the number of road accidents.
C. direct students to cross the road.
D. educate chi$dren on road safety.
4'. *hat is the most suitab$e description for the 2choo$ ;oad 2afety Aatro$D
A. -t accepts schoo$ teachers as members.
B. -ts duty is to participate in ;oad 2afety Campaigns.
C. 0ou need not &ear a uniform if you "oin.
D. Aatro$ members direct students to cross the roads correct$y.
4(. *hat shou$d you do first if you &ant to cross a roadD
A. 7ook around for traffic.
B. Ask a po$iceman or traffic &arden for he$p.
C. 5ind a safe p$ace to cross.
D. 2tand at the kerb.
). According to the &riter. &hat &i$$ happen if everyone is more carefu$ in using the roadD
A. 5e&er traffic accidents &i$$ happen.
B. :ur transport system &i$$ not be safe.
C. 4here &i$$ be no more traffic accidents.
D. 4he roads &i$$ be &iden.
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THE 1
st
SEMESTER TEST
Grade: 11
ANSWER KEY
1 ● W K 26 2 ● K
+ + ● 27 2 ●
, , ● 28 ●
- - ● 29 2 ●
. . ● 30 ●
/ ● 31 3 ●
0 0 ● 32 ●
1 1 ● 33 3 ●
2 ● 34 ●
13 ● 35 3 ●
11 ● 36 3 ●
1+ 1 ● 37 3 ●
1, 1 ● 38 3 ●
1- 1 ● 39 ●
1. ● 40 4 ●
1/ 1 ● 41 4 ●
10 1 ● 42 4 ●
11 ● 43 4 ●
12 ● 44 4 ●
+3 ● 45 4 ●
+1 + ● 46 4 ●
++ + ● 47 4 ●
+, + ● 48 4 ●
+- + ● 49 4 ●
+. + ● 50 ●
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