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Grade 8

UNIT 6: THE YOUNG PIONEERS CLUB

Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the others.
1. A. although
B. sidewalk
C. along
D. all
2. A. volunteer
B. Sunday
C. century
D. fund
3. A. enroll
B. both
C. lost
D. program
4. A. shout
B. loud
C. group
D. scout
5. A. school
B. else
C. secretary
D. position
Choose the word or phrase that best completes each unfinished sentence below.
6. The next meeting of the committee __________ on 5th November.
A. is
B. are
C. was
D. were
7. I remember __________ that shirt two days ago.
A. buy
B. to buy
C. buying
D. for buying
8. I’m not sure, but probably you __________ right.
A. may be
B. will be
C. was
D. are being
9. Ten countries participated in the last discussions.
A. took part
B. hold
C. told
D. buying
10. You ought to__________ the house as quickly as possible because it’s unsafe.
A. get out to
B. get off for
C. get off
D. get out of
11. I got__________ when I tried to find the station.
A. lost
B. lose
C. loss
D. losing
12. __________ is the people who live in a place, district or country, considered as a whole.
A. Community
B. Environment
C. Organization
D. Program
13. I collect stamps as a__________ whenever I have free time.
A. hobby
B. pastime
C. favor
D. a & b
14. If you want to join the library, you’ll need to fill __________ this form.
A. in
B. to
C. at
D. out
15. The __________ is the air, water, land, animals and plants around us.
A. environment
B. community
C. organization.
D. program
16. I__________ away on holiday next week. Can we meet the week after?
A. am
B. am going to be
C. will
D. was
17. According to some scientists, the sun__________ at 5.16 tomorrow.
A. rise
B. rises
C. is rising
D. is going to rise
18. I actually enjoy __________ shoes. It’s relaxing!
A. clean
B. cleans
C. to clean
D. cleaning
19. The news __________ as a shock to many of the people.
A. come
B. may come
C. are coming
D. will comes
20. This charity aims to help people __________ after themselves.
A. look
B. looking
C. looked
D. for looking
21. We got __________ in the woods because we didn’t bring a map with us.
A. lot
B. lost
C. loss
D. lose
22. The __________ is to increase sales in Europe.
A. aim
B. aid
C. arm
D. ace
23. I like __________ activities such as walking and camping.
A. outdoor
B. indoor
C. outside
D. inside
24. She gave me a form and told me to __________.
A. fill it in
B. fill it out
C. fill out it
D. fill in it
25. Two years__________, an American businessman got lost in London.
A. lately
B. later
C. latter
D. late

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At camp. A. ages 6 to 18. Which of the following could replace the word ‘chores’ in line 6? A. tell himself that he still owes me some money. b. The camps are for 8-to 15-year-olds. and of course. 36. It was kind to you to take me to the station. I don’t enjoy to go on vacation as much as I used to. hardly C. lakes C. 26. participate in the program. Go hiking. poor children B. Bill decided (33) _____ an expedition to study elephants in Africa. A. A B C D 28. poor children from New York City 37. When you see Dennis. and other animals. Bill said. swimming. A B C D Choose the word (a. joining C. fishing and swimming. D. easily Read the following passage and choose the best answers to each of the questions below. The hospital is trying to raise funds on a new kidney machine. homework B. all children D. or d) that best fits each of the blank spaces. A B C D 29. differently C. housework D. Since 1877. over ten thousand children. What does the word ‘others’ in line 3 refer to? A. all are correct ------THE END-----Page 2 THE FIRST SEMESTER . She taught her children how to care after their pets. all are correct 40. And he counted birds in the rain forests of South America. A. trees 35. others live with a host family. The children learn responsibility by helping out with chores like making beds and waiting on tables. The fund pays for all expenses. see deer and cows and other animals. A B C D 27. Have you ever wanted to do something (31)______? Five years ago Bill Slade read about an organization (32)______ Earthwatch. all children ages 6 to 18 B. fishing. Each year. A. the same B. called D. summer B. calls B. over ten thousand D. camps C. no information 38. A. How many children take part in the program every year? A. and go hiking. Learn about the stars. too’ 31. banks D. children 39. ‘It was (35)______work. cows. hard B. A. and I learned a lot. c. Some stay at a camp. but we had a lot of fun. ten thousand C. calling C. difficultly D. See deer. different 32. A B C D 30. call 33. programs D. join 34.Grade 8 UNIT 6: THE YOUNG PIONEERS CLUB Choose the underlined part that needs correction. C. hard work C. He planted (34) _____ in Europe and he studied whales in the Pacific Ocean. What do the children do at the camp? A. easy D. Earthwatch finds volunteers for expeditions to study and explore different parts of the world. to join B. parks B. B. the Fresh Air Fund has helped poor children from New York City spend summers in the country. children from New York City C. The aim of the Fresh Air Fund is to help__________. children can learn about the stars. to joining D.

lately B. are being 9. will be C. A. You ought to__________ the house as quickly as possible because it’s unsafe. but probably you __________ right. you’ll need to fill __________ this form. lost B. late Page 3 THE FIRST SEMESTER . to buy C. A. come B. get off D. D. at D. According to some scientists. looked D. secretary D. water. I actually enjoy __________ shoes. animals and plants around us. sidewalk C. loud C. Environment C. I like __________ activities such as walking and camping. community C. lost D. along D. We got __________ in the woods because we didn’t bring a map with us. get out to B. told D. was 17. cleaning 19. district or country. ace 23. is B. took part B. A. The __________ is to increase sales in Europe. She gave me a form and told me to __________. fund 3. rise B. in B. I collect stamps as a__________ whenever I have free time. latter D. A. A. outdoor B. lose C. A. Two years__________. A. look B. A. am going to be C. The __________ is the air. A. are coming D. A.16 tomorrow. scout 5. inside 24. clean B. for buying 8. looking C. A.Grade 8 UNIT 6: THE YOUNG PIONEERS CLUB ANSWER KEYS Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the others. was D. buying 10. to C. position Choose the word or phrase that best completes each unfinished sentence below. buy B. A. A. both C. I remember __________ that shirt two days ago. school B. Organization D. cleans C. were 7. Program 13. volunteer B. arm D. A. aim B. get out of 11. a & b 14. I__________ away on holiday next week. program 4. enroll B. fill it out C. Can we meet the week after? A. are C. pastime C. is rising D. land. else C. Community B. to clean D. buying D. A. get off for C. loss D. was D. If you want to join the library. an American businessman got lost in London. loss D. 6. It’s relaxing! A. A. although B. later C. fill in it 25. century D. I got__________ when I tried to find the station. A. program 16. lost C. hobby B. out 15. the sun__________ at 5. A. environment B. Sunday C. The next meeting of the committee __________ on 5th November. organization. hold C. A. am B. shout B. 1. favor D. Ten countries participated in the last discussions. aid C. A. considered as a whole. A. for looking 21. may come C. lose 22. lot B. The news __________ as a shock to many of the people. indoor C. rises C. will D. group D. A. will comes 20. __________ is the people who live in a place. is going to rise 18. fill it in B. all 2. losing 12. fill out it D. This charity aims to help people __________ after themselves. A. outside D. may be B. I’m not sure.

And he counted birds in the rain forests of South America. others live with a host family. lakes C. A B C D 30. At camp. or d) that best fits each of the blank spaces. over ten thousand children. all are correct ------THE END-----Page 4 THE FIRST SEMESTER . hardly C. I don’t enjoy to go on vacation as much as I used to. The camps are for 8-to 15-year-olds. easy D. Learn about the stars. too’ 31. over ten thousand D. but we had a lot of fun. banks D. and I learned a lot. children from New York City C. parks B. poor children from New York City 37. ten thousand C. hard work C.Grade 8 UNIT 6: THE YOUNG PIONEERS CLUB Choose the underlined part that needs correction. the same B. A. called D. programs D. call 33. see deer and cows and other animals. A B C D Choose the word (a. Which of the following could replace the word ‘chores’ in line 6? A. different 32. join 34. The children learn responsibility by helping out with chores like making beds and waiting on tables. The fund pays for all expenses. A B C D 29. Have you ever wanted to do something (31)______? Five years ago Bill Slade read about an organization (32)______ Earthwatch. Some stay at a camp. Bill said. tell himself that he still owes me some money. A B C D 27. What does the word ‘others’ in line 3 refer to? A. calls B. to joining D. c. camps C. fishing. children can learn about the stars. A. joining C. difficultly D. poor children B. D. calling C. housework D. She taught her children how to care after their pets. and go hiking. A. 26. homework B. cows. A. and of course. It was kind to you to take me to the station. swimming. differently C. b. summer B. all are correct 40. What do the children do at the camp? A. all children D. Since 1877. hard B. B. the Fresh Air Fund has helped poor children from New York City spend summers in the country. to join B. Each year. trees 35. C. The aim of the Fresh Air Fund is to help__________. easily Read the following passage and choose the best answers to each of the questions below. He planted (34) _____ in Europe and he studied whales in the Pacific Ocean. children 39. A. A B C D 28. all children ages 6 to 18 B. ‘It was (35)______work. Bill decided (33) _____ an expedition to study elephants in Africa. When you see Dennis. See deer. participate in the program. The hospital is trying to raise funds on a new kidney machine. ages 6 to 18. no information 38. A. and other animals. Earthwatch finds volunteers for expeditions to study and explore different parts of the world. How many children take part in the program every year? A. fishing and swimming. Go hiking. 36.

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