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Test Unit 1

NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Match the opposites.


1
2
3
4
5

brand new
tight
trendy
scruffy
expensive

a
b
c
d
e

baggy
classy
out of fashion
second-hand
cheap

Choose the correct item.


6 Hes always dressed ........... black.
A in
B with
C to
7 Im going to ........... my hair red.
A dye
B paint
C bleach
8 She spends too much money on the latest
fashions. Shes such a fashion ........... .
A tribe
B victim
C trademark

Express Publishing PHOTOCOPIABLE

9 I have more things in ........... with my


grandparents than my parents.
A identity
B attitude
C common
10 I like ........... tops, they look great with baggy
trousers.
A smoky
B hooded
C flared

Underline the correct item.


1 Wait! John is coming/comes, too.
2 I am seeing/see what you mean.
3 What are you doing/do you do tonight?
4 My sister is working/works in a bank.
5 Is the meat tasting/Does the meat taste strange to you?
6 People which/who drive carelessly should be punished.
7 Andrew is hooked in/on jazz music.
8 That cake smells/is smelling delicious!
9 Mr Blake works at the school that/who is just over the road.
10 How is your mum earning/does your mum earn her living?

Choose the correct item.


1 My Dad loves ........... the gardening at the weekends.
A doing
B making
C having
2 Why dont we ........... George to come, too?
A ask
B asking
C to ask
3 Have you got any ........... for the weekend?
A schedules
B plans
C skills
4 In my free time, my friends and I go ........... .
A skate
B skateboard
C skateboarding
5 I adore ........... horses.
A ride
B riding

C to ride

6 Lets see a film tonight. How does that ........... ?


A sound
B watch
C stand
7 I love playing video games in ........... .
A theme parks
B arcades

C cinemas

8 I cant ........... watching sports on TV.


A stand
B believe

C mind

9 Shall we ........... out for dinner?


A going
B go

C to go

10 I have yoga ........... on Fridays.


A exercises
B hobbies

C classes

Underline the correct item.


1 I can always turn to my sister. She never criticises/argues me.
2 This job requires quite/quiet a bit of experience.
3 My parents dont understand me. We just dont fight/communicate.
4 Im going to turn off/turn in the lights now. Goodnight!
5 Our teacher is great! Shes very easy-going/strict.

Circle the correct item.


6 A: Do you spend a lot of time with your
friends?
B: a Yes, they are very sensitive.
b Yes, I see them nearly every day.
7 A: I feel very stressed these days.
B: a You should learn how to cope with
stress.
b You should share secrets.

8 A: Is she marrying Tom?


B: a No, she turned him down.
b No, she turned to him.
9 A: Your father is very successful.
B: a Thats because hes very nervous.
b Thats because hes very determined.
10 A: Does your family always come first?
B: a Of course.
b Yes, theyre very attractive.

Test Unit 4
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Match the items.


1
2
3
4
5

collect
mow
public
safe
stroll

a
b
c
d
e

the lawn
transport
neighbourhoods
in the park
rubbish

Underline the correct item.


6 Audrey is afraid with/of spiders.
7 Its not unusual/ordinary for a playground to be full of children.
8 Owners of gyms should check their equipment slowly/regularly.
9 I prefer the country. I could never live in a peaceful/stressful city.
10 Im so bad at/with Maths.

Underline the correct item.


1 The baggage hall/conveyor belt was full of people.
2 You cant be shame/serious. Thats awful!
3 My flight was scheduled/issued for tomorrow.
4 I know its hard/pity to believe, but your luggage has been lost.
5 My trip was cancelled because/due to bad weather.
6 Ive never missed/lost my passport.
7 I had to fight/ensure my way to the baggage reclaim area.
8 The plane has already cancelled/taken off.
9 Youve missed your flight, havent you? Poor goodness/you!
10 Are you paying/exchanging your parents a visit?

Test Unit 7
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Match the items.


1
2
3
4
5

around the
sailing across
under the
in the
on a

a
b
c
d
e

boat
surface
process
world
the Atlantic

Choose the correct item.


6 I ........... university and then I became a teacher.
A had finished
B was finishing
C finished
7 Luckily, I ........... slowly when the dog ran onto the road.
A drove
B was driving
C had driven
8 By the time Suzy got there, James ........... .
A had already left
B left

C had already been leaving

9 The reporter ........... for two hours before the president appeared.
A had been waiting
B waited
C is waiting
10 On a beautiful spring morning, the sun was shining and the birds ........... .
A were singing
B sung
C had been singing

Underline the correct item.


1 A car that can travel in water? Sounds impossible/irresponsible!
2 London still has double-decker/sliding door buses.
3 If you need a taxi just wait at the taxi rank/station.
4 Its ineligible/illegal for teenagers who are under 16 years of age to drive in most countries.
5 Watch out! Thats the disabled/bicycle lane.

Circle the correct response.


6 A: Id like a ticket to Victoria Station, please.
B: a Platform 4.
b Single or return?
7 A: Sorry, madam, youre sitting in the wrong seat.
B: a No, thank you.
b I beg your pardon?
8 A: In my opinion, public transport in this country could be better.
B: a Youre dead right.
b So do I.
9 A: Look! Hes here! Hes arrived early!
B: a Dont you dare!
b No way!
10 A: I think motorbikes are really dangerous.
B: a I feel the same way, too.
b Nor do I.

Test Unit 8
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Match the items.


1
2
3
4
5

sigh
smile
roll down
shout
tow

a
b
c
d
e

the window
a car
with relief
shyly
angrily

Choose the correct item.


6 By the time they reached the top of Mount Everest, they were ........... exhausted.
A hardly
B totally
C slightly
7 The wedding was ........... perfect!
A slightly
B rather

C absolutely

8 I bet those designer jeans were ........... expensive, werent they?


A rather
B completely
C certainly
9 I was ........... certain that we were driving in the wrong direction.
A absolutely
B slightly
C honestly
10 My sister has ........... darker hair than me. Otherwise, we look the same.
A totally
B extremely
C slightly

Test Unit 8
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Choose the correct item.


1 Let me give you a ........... . Protect the environment and it will protect you.
A lift
B tip
C project
2 He was charged ........... robbery after they found the stolen money in his house.
A for
B with
C to
3 Can I ........... your pen for a minute?
A spend
B lend
C borrow
4 She congratulated him ........... his success.
A with
B on
C for
5 Do you know anyone else here ........... Phil?
A beside
B besides
C apart
6 Try not to ........... petrol by driving short distances.
A lose
B waste
C spend
7 Id like to go sailing tomorrow but it depends ........... the weather.
A with
B to
C on
8 Remember to stick ........... the speed limits and drive smoothly.
A for
B to
C between
9 The meeting has been put ........... until tomorrow morning.
A off
B away
C behind
10 Dont ........... ! Youll go over the speed limit.
A brake
B cruise
C accelerate

Test Unit 8
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Match the items.


1
2
3
4
5

driving
exotic
web
low
long

a
b
c
d
e

destination
designer
wages
hours
instructor

Underline the correct item.


6 Do you like his most recent/late book?
7 I love working at my own pace/pressure.
8 If you work shifts/overtime, you should make more money.
9 She earns/wins very little money where she works.
10 I really like your job/work. Well done!

Underline the correct item.


1 He has been a singer for/since nearly a decade.
2 Havent you never/ever been to a museum?
3 I used to/would be an actor, but now Im a businessman.
4 Is it time for dessert so far/yet?
5 In the summer she was going/would go on long walks by the sea.

Underline the correct item.


6 Im exhausted! I ........... my flat all day.
A tidied
B have been tidying

C have tidied

7 Michelangelo ........... the Sistine Chapel in the 15th century.


A has been painting
B has painted
C painted
8 Amanda ........... her car for five years now.
A has had
B has been having

C had

9 I ........... on this report all afternoon and it still isnt finished.


A have worked
B worked
C have been working
10 Pauls an amazing athlete. He ........... more than five national championships.
A has won
B won
C has been winning

Circle the correct response.


1 A: Why dont you send him a text message?
B: a I cant. He hasnt got a mobile phone.
b I cant. He hasnt got an answering
machine.

6 A: Thanks for writing the letter.


B: a How may I help you?
b Youre welcome.

2 A: Hold the line, please.


B: a OK.
b One moment, please.

7 A: So what did you do when he started


shouting?
B: a I hung up the phone.
b I hung out with him.

3 A: Where would you like to go?


B: a Why dont we just hang around here?
b Is there a problem?

8 A: Mr Philips isnt here.


B: a Can I ring back later?
b Hold on a minute.

4 A: Can I leave a message?


B: a Ill put you through.
b Yes, of course.

9 A: Whats Karl doing tonight?


B: a I wont be able to come.
b Hes hanging out with his friends.

5 A: Well be late for the meeting if you dont


hurry up.
B: a Hang on. I need to find my files.
b OK. See you later.

10 A: Tom sent me a postcard yesterday.


B: a Is there a problem?
b Is he having a good time?

Choose the correct item.


1 Im looking for a job but there are no ........... .
A spaces
B vacancies
C deliveries
2 I would love the ........... to travel in my job.
A application
B adventure
C opportunity
3 Shes good at her job, but shes always late. Shes not very ........... .
A hard-working
B punctual
C tough
4 Dont be ........... to your mum!
A rude
B polite

C patient

5 Have you applied ........... the job yet?


A about
B for

C to

6 Hairtrend Salons has opened a new ........... in the town centre.


A expense
B branch
C contact
7 George doesnt criticise the way people think or dress. Hes very open- ........... .
A minded
B handed
C mannered
8 Hes too irresponsible to work for us. We need somebody who is ........... .
A immature
B reliable
C selfish
9 Carly is a very ........... person. Shes friendly with everyone in the class.
A sociable
B hectic
C calm
10 Fill ........... this form, please.
A in
B on

C with

Test Unit 15
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Match the items.


1
2
3
4
5

raise
patrol
organise
restore
hand out

a
b
c
d
e

beaches
campaigns
leaflets
funds
habitats

Underline the correct item.


6 I cant stand waiting/to wait for the bus every morning.
7 Dad promised to give/giving me driving lessons at the weekend.
8 I look forward to hearing/hear from you.
9 Weve decided spending/to spend the summer in Italy.
10 Helen will walk/to walk to school tomorrow morning.

Match the items.


1
2
3
4
5

attract
take
build
relieve
lose

a
b
c
d
e

stress
my temper
seriously
my self-esteem
attention

Choose the correct item.


6 I think yellow is a very ........... colour.
A refreshed
B cheerful

C tense

7 Shes got a great ..........., dont you think?


A personality
B innocence
C purity
8 The cat must be feeling ........... . He hasnt eaten in days.
A blue
B red
C green
9 Are you ........... with pollution? Then join us to make a difference!
A irritable
B fed up
C awkward
10 Where are you ...........? Come on out!
A beating
B healing

C hiding

Choose the correct item.


1 I think I ........... lamb instead of fish.
A will have
B am going to have

C will be having

2 This time next week, we ........... to New York.


A will fly
B will be flying

C are going to fly

3 Look at those dark clouds! It ........... .


A will be raining
B will have rained

C is going to rain

4 I ........... the project by 5 oclock this afternoon.


A am not going to finish
B wont be finishing

C wont have finished

5 Sarahs very talented. She ........... a famous artist one day.


A will have become
B is going to become
C will be becoming

Underline the correct item.


6 We all need to have a balanced diet/food.
7 I like to be in tip-top/physical condition.
8 Our lung/heart never stops beating.
9 Shes got a fizzy/sweet tooth. She never says no to chocolate.
10 We are doing a sponsored/training walk for charity on Saturday.

Underline the correct item.


1 Calm down/up! Youre really stressed out.
2 Im not sure I can do it but Ill let/give it a try.
3 I feel tired. I think Ill do/take a hot bath.
4 Bungee jumping isnt really my cup of coffee/tea.
5 Whats wrong? Do you want to say/talk it through?

Circle the correct response.


6 A: How about going to the theatre on
Saturday?
B: a Come on!
b I dont feel like it.
7 A: Try the vanilla ice cream and you wont
regret it! Its delicious!
B: a Im not really in the mood.
b Come on!
8 A: Do you like team sports?
B: a Alright.
A Oh yes! I love basketball!

9 A: I need to let off some steam.


B: a Why dont you do some yoga?
b I dont have time.
10 A: Overcoming difficulties is not always
easy.
B: a Its really energetic.
b Youre right.

Test Unit 19
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Underline the correct item.


1 They arent getting married after all. They broke down/up last month.
2 He was arrested, but he broke out/in of his cell in the middle of the night.
3 Do you want some chocolate? Just break up/off a piece from my bar.
4 My computer breaks up/down all the time.
5 They had to dig a tunnel under the road to break out/into the bank.

Circle the correct response.


6 A: These boxes are too heavy.
B: a Would you like me to give you a hand?
b I hope everything goes well.
7 A: I have a terrible headache.
B: a If I were you, Id take an aspirin.
b Write and tell me what happens.
8 A: Were going to New York in the summer.
B: a Im not sure that will work.
b Write and tell me what happens.

9 A: Im feeling a bit down.


B: a Do you want to go for a walk?
b I hope Ive been of some help.
10 A: Why are you so sad?
B: a I fell out with my best friend last night.
b That wont do any good.

Choose the correct item.


1 Look! The flowers have ...........!
A bloomed
B brightened

C opened

2 They have caused a lot of damage ........... the park


A to
B into
C with
3 As the day went on, the ........... from the trees grew longer and longer.
A shades
B shadows
C shelters
4 The environment ........... respect.
A deserves
B enables

C engraves

5 More and more animals are ........... threat of extinction these days.
A on
B over
C under
6 The dolphin was ........... in the net.
A enlarged
B ensured

C entangled

7 Dont tread ........... the wild flowers!


A down
B on

C to

8 What nature offers us is ........... .


A priceless
B troubled

C expensive

9 I can hear the leaves ........... .


A swaying
B rustling

C rushing

10 I have never seen such a thick tree ........... before!


A stick
B nest
C trunk

Underline the correct item.


1 The value/standard of living is quite high in the US.
2 Can you borrow/lend me some money, please? Im broke!
3 Mum gave Davie a five-pound coin/note to buy some milk.
4 I lend/owe the bank a lot of money.
5 Could you bring me the account/bill for the meal, please?
6 My currency changer/converter is very useful when I am on holiday.
7 The Andersons must be well-off/generous if they can afford a new house and two new cars.
8 Our holiday charged/cost us a lot of money but it was worth it. We had a marvellous time!
9 Im going to treat/deserve myself to a wonderful holiday in Spain.
10 The excursion was reasonably worth/priced, so most of the group signed up for it.

Circle the correct response.


1 A: Is there any milk left in the fridge?
B: a Yes. Plenty.
b Yes, please.

4 A: Can I have some tuna, please?


B: a Sure. There are a few left.
b Im sorry, its all gone.

2 A: Would you like something to drink?


B: a No, thank you.
b Im fine.

5 A: I bought some lovely apples at the


greengrocer. Do you want one?
B: a No problem.
b Yes, please.

3 A: How about an ice cream?


B: a Id like a glass, please.
b That would be great!

Underline the correct item.


6 How about some/a few milk?
7 Would you to like/like some salad?
8 I love grilled/steamed rice.
9 There arent some/any crisps left in the packet.
10 How many/much eggs do you need for the recipe?

Test Unit 23
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Choose the correct response.


1 That coat looks very nice on you.
B: a Oh, you like it?
b Thats great.
2 A: Do you think this dress suits me?
B: a Thanks.
b It looks great on you.

4 A: Thats a nice skirt.


B: a Thanks a friend of mine gave it to
me as a present.
b Youre right.
5 A: What do you think of these shoes?
B: a They must be size 40.
b Theyre nothing special.

3 A: Can I pay you back the money I owe you


tomorrow?
B: a Sure. No problem.
b Oh, really?

Underline the correct item.


6 All the hard studying paid back/off and Angie got into university.
7 The fitting/sizing rooms are over there.
8 Can I pay for this dress by credit cash/card, please?
9 What size/fit are you, Annie?
10 How can you walk in those high/tall heels?

Choose the correct item.


1 In the summer, I usually wear light ........... dresses.
A metal
B plastic
C cotton
2 He always wears a suit and ........... to work.
A tie
B accessories
C costume
3 Lets go to the ........... department to look for some new sandals.
A accessories
B footwear
C sports
4 She bought him a ........... wallet for his birthday.
A silk
B silver
C leather
5 She decided to wear her ........... trousers to the party.
A striped
B square
C oval
6 The ........... department has lovely marble chess sets.
A jewellery
B womenswear
C toy
7 Have you seen my ........... bag anywhere?
A wooden
B woollen
C marble
8 What a beautiful ........... vase!
A ceramic
B cotton

C silk

9 This table is on ........... offer. Lets buy it!


A price
B sale

C special

10 Laura likes ordering things from a(n) ........... catalogue.


A plain
B online
C category

Test Unit 25
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Underline the correct item.


1 You should always read the label/sign on food packaging.
2 If you dont understand something about this website, check out the advisor/FAQ section.
3 Most electrical appliances/machines have the Eco label.
4 Penny is friendlier/friendliest than Jane.
5 The later it got, the most/more worried I became.
6 The snow is getting heavier and heavier/heaviest.
7 That is the worse/worst food I have ever eaten!
8 This sofa is as comfortable as/than the other one.
9 Thats not fair! Mine was the smaller/smallest portion of all.
10 Sandra is more beautiful of/than Sarah.

Underline the correct item.


1 My infant/teenage daughter is celebrating her 16th birthday today.
2 Isnt it time we got rid of that old/elderly car and bought a new one?
3 Painting your hands with henna is a wedding tradition/habit in India.
4 Make sure you give/pay attention to what your teacher says.
5 Their wedding/marriage was a grand affair and the celebration lasted three days!
6 Adulthood/Adolescence is always a difficult time for young people.
7 We have lots of unusual customs/habits in our country.
8

Eating with your fingers is a disgusting tradition/habit!

9 She left university with a first class honours degree/certificate.


10 He is thrilled because he got a diploma/promotion at work.

Choose the correct item.


1 My parents treat me like a child. I wish they would ........... me a break!
A hand
B give
C put
2 My mum and I are really close. She never really ........... on my nerves.
A comes
B brings
C gets
3 Sometimes we argue, but we manage to sort things ........... .
A out
B in
C down
4 Mr Robinson is a highly ........... man in this town.
A respected
B overworked
C spoilt
5 Staying up after midnight is out of the ...........!
A discipline
B preference

C question

6 My head hurts. Maybe I ........... see a doctor.


A should
B must

C can

7 ........... you mind moving your bag off the seat so that I can sit down?
A Would
B Should
C Can
8 Sheila ........... be in the basketball team. Shes far too short!
A mustnt
B wouldnt
C cant
9 If you have a problem, you ........... talk it over with your parents.
A may
B should
C would
10 That mother always dresses her twin daughters ........... .
A alike
B same
C similar

Underline the correct item.


1 Maxine has lovely long, curly/broad hair.
2 I would never have fake/plastic surgery. I am comfortable with the way I look.
3 You dont look very happy. Why the long/pointed face?
4 You shouldnt worry about your appearance. You look very/absolutely fine.
5 Andrea has beautiful bushy/thick eyelashes.

Circle the correct response.


6 A: I cant stand my hair.
B: a Of course you are.
b Dont be silly. It looks great!
7 A: I wish my nose was smaller.
B: a Its too small.
b Dont worry. Its just right.
8 A: My chin is really horrible. Its so pointy!
B: a Dont be ridiculous. Its fine!
b Me too.

9 A: Your hair looks really nice today.


B: a Youre just saying that to make me feel
better.
b Dont worry.
10 A: I really hate my nose!
B: a Dont be ridiculous!
b No, you havent!

Test Unit 29
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Underline the correct item.


1 Let me congratulate/sympathise you on getting your degree.
2 I wouldnt miss that play for the planet/world.
3 She apologised/sympathised for being late.
4 Sorry to hear you are in hospital. Get good/well soon.
5 She promised/expressed to come to her birthday party.
6 They have moved into their new house and are having a house warming/heating party.
7 That man reminds me for/of the actor Brad Pitt.
8 Oh, Im so nervous about my driving test. Wish me luck/fortune.
9 I hope that Janet takes/accepts my invitation to dinner.
10 Im looking forward to graduate/graduating.

Choose the correct item.


1 We often sit out on our ........... to have breakfast in the morning and enjoy the sunshine.
A garage
B balcony
C basement
2 I love your flat; its so nice and ........... .
A dark
B cramped

C cosy

3 I live in such a hot climate that most buildings in my country have a ........... .
A swimming pool B fireplace
C staircase
4 For our holidays in France last year, we rented a ........... by the sea.
A villa
B tent
C tree house
5 We insulated our house so that we could save ........... .
A power
B electricity
C energy
6 You should take showers rather than baths in ........... to reduce water consumption.
A that
B order
C so
7 We called the plumber because the kitchen tap was ........... .
A running
B dropping
C leaking
8 That apartment is beautiful but it is just too ........... for my budget.
A expensive
B spacious
C impersonal
9 My dad built us a(n) ........... in the garden. Its such fun!
A attic
B tree house
C terrace
10 I live on the fifth floor of a building which has no ........... . It takes me ages to climb up to my front
door!
A lift
B porch
C staircase

Underline the correct item.


1 We should listen to the weather prediction/forecast if we plan to go camping at the weekend.
2 A gale/gust of wind blew the paper out of her hand.
3 Did you know that each snowflake/snowdrop is different no two are alike!
4 Its scorching/freezing. Lets go for a swim.
5 Tomorrow morning there is a danger of heavy/strong winds.
6 Did you hear that loud clap/noise of thunder?
7 Im feeling a little freezing/chilly. Can we put the heating on?
8 That bolt/ray of lightning nearly hit our car!
9 All the information you need is at your fingernails/fingertips on the Internet.
10 Predicting the weather in Britain is a bit hit-and-run/miss because its so changeable.

Test Unit 32
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Underline the correct item.


1 She warned/promised to come and hear him playing in the concert.
2 I never go abroad without a phrase/word book. Its always nice to learn a few words of the local
language.
3 Can I borrow your MP3 player/recorder, please?
4 If you use a video/digital camera, you can send the images by e-mail to anywhere in the world.
5 Steve said/told he had lost his wallet.
6 The teacher warned us not to/to not talk in class.
7 Laptops dont cost a fortune/price any more. They are getting cheaper and cheaper.
8 Now you can have everything at the touch of a signal/button.
9 My currency converter/changer is great for calculating the prices of souvenirs on holiday.
10 Listening to classical music helps me unwind/upload.

Test Unit 33
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Choose the correct item.


1 Ouch! Ive twisted my ........... !
A knee
B ankle

C elbow

2 Danny had his house ........... .


A paint
B painting

C painted

3 She fell and hit her head on the ground and got ........... .
A concussion
B bruises
C blisters
4 I bumped ........... Jackson yesterday. He was looking very well.
A onto
B in
C into
5 Frank stayed out in the sun too long and got ........... .
A diarrhoea
B sunburnt
C concussion
6 The best thing for a bump on the head is to put a(n) ........... on it.
A bandage
B cast
C ice pack
7 Ive a terrible ........... . I must have eaten something funny.
A stomachache
B headache
C backache
8 You should put some cream on that ........... .
A sprain
B rash
C bruise
9 Lynda ........... over a bag and broke her arm.
A slipped
B bruised
C tripped
10 After the crash, he ........... to hospital.
A was taken
B has taken
C was taking

Test Unit 34
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Underline the correct item.


1 If you go on a packet/package holiday, you wont have to worry about a thing!
2 In a(n) backpacking/activity holiday, you carry all your belongings around with you.
3 You can find a lot of first/lastminute bargains on the Internet.
4 Have you booked/closed a room at the hotel yet?
5 One of the most important things to get right on a holiday is the accommodation/staying.
6 Without a plan/doubt, a holiday in Italy is a great way to experience the local culture.
7 Im sure the rep speaks your native/local language.
8 Andrew will help you sort in/out any difficulties you might have.
9 When you visit a new city, its always a good idea to go on a(n) activity/sightseeing tour to see what
the city has to offer.
10 A camping holiday allows you to experience nature last/first hand.

Choose the correct item.


1 Sea Turtles are ........... .
A mammals
B amphibians

C reptiles

2 Polar Bears are hunted for their ........... .


A teeth
B fur
C skin
3 Tigers are a(n) ........... species. We must try to save them from extinction.
A endangered
B dangerous
C danger
4 The driver ........... at the traffic warden after he had given him a parking ticket.
A peered
B glanced
C glared
5 Gorillas ........... extinction.
A face
B stare

C glimpse

6 There was so much fog that we could not make ........... where the path was.
A up
B out
C for
7 The Impenetrable Forest in Uganda is a place of biological ........... .
A extinction
B nature
C diversity
8 I ........... out the window for a moment and noticed the robber running out of the bank.
A glanced
B glared
C peered
9 Thats not true! I know you made it ........... .
A out
B up
C for
10 Its very rude to ........... at people.
A peer
B glare

C stare

Test Unit 36
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Circle the correct response.


1 A Did you know that theres a good chance
that computers will replace teachers?
B: a Thats interesting.
b Thats certain.

4 A: Theres a good chance that artificial


intelligence will enslave humanity.
B: a Im not really sure about that.
b I hope so.

2 A: I expect that machines will one day be


able to cure all diseases.
B: a It totally slipped my mind.
b You cant be sure about that.

5 A: Whats on your mind?


B: a I cant make up my mind.
b Nothing. Im fine.

3 A: Im really sleepy. I think Ill go for a walk


and get some fresh air.
B: a It might take your mind off work for a
while.
b It never crossed my mind.

Underline the correct item.


6 Andrew always had a lot of common sense/sensation.
7 Oh no! I forgot to send that e-mail. It completely slipped/crossed my mind.
8 He learned lots of skills/knowledge when he went to college.
9 He had to have a mind/brain scan to check for head injuries after the crash.
10 He has such a wild imagination/intelligence that Im sure he will be a great writer one day.

Choose the correct item.


1 If I ........... a better memory, I would do better in exams.
A have
B had
C am having
2 Ill call you when I ........... home from work.
A get
B will get

C am getting

3 If I ........... the answer, I would have won the competition.


A knew
B have known
C had known
4 I wish I ........... the job. Its too late now. They have offered it to someone else.
A had taken
B took
C was taking
5 Ill never forget the beautiful ........... beaches in Spain.
A unspoiled
B mnemonic
C long-term
6 That song reminds me of a very ........... experience I had in the past.
A flash
B enabling
C painful
7 I wish I ........... so much to do. Im exhausted.
A didnt have
B havent had

C hadnt

8 I ........... you when you arrive at the station.


A am meeting
B meet

C will meet

9 I dont understand what this says. It doesnt make any ........... .


A sense
B chunk
C memory
10 If she goes to the supermarket, she ........... milk.
A bought
B will buy
C would buy

Underline the correct item.


1 Magicians dont really do magic. They perform optical mirages/illusions.
2 I dont think Jackies stories have any imagination/fantasy.
3 She loves to daydream/mirage about becoming an actress.
4 I gave up/off ice cream and now I am a lot thinner.
5 That girl looks very sad. She must be/have failed her test.
6 I hope you didnt give out/away my old coat. I still want it.
7 This milk is giving up/off a horrible smell!
8 Please give me back/away that CD! Its my brothers.
9 That picture certainly plays illusions/tricks on your eyes.
10 You are living in a fantasy/daydream world. Its time you were more responsible!

Underline the correct item.


1 Never in my sweetest/wildest dreams would I believe that I would win the lottery.
2 We saw a flash of lightning and a few seconds later there was a howl/rumble of thunder.
3 She opened the door slowly and walked across the creaking/pounding floorboards.
4 The two girls started screaming/giggling when the handsome boy whistled at them.
5 There is a lovely old attic/lorry at the top of our house.
6 She had obviously been running for ages because when she arrived, she was sighing/panting.
7 I dont want to live on that road. The traffic is terrible with all those cars pounding/roaring by all day.
8 I met the man of/in my dreams and married him.
9 I love walking in the woods with the sound of the leaves rumbling/rustling in my ears.
10 When the actor slipped and fell off the stage, everyone gasped/sneered.

Test Unit 40
NAME .. DATE

CLASS .. MARK ______


10
(Time 10 minutes)

Choose the correct item.


1 People who live near airports suffer from the effects of noise ........... .
A pollution
B dirt
C danger
2 Noise over a certain number of ........... is bad for your ears.
A levels
B decibels
C strengths
3 I cant sleep. The noise of that clock ........... is keeping me awake.
A humming
B ticking
C beeping
4 Drivers shouldnt ........... unless its an emergency.
A hoot
B tune
C blow
5 Birds are able to find their migration ........... by using the sun and stars.
A way
B route
C road
6 We mustnt walk through that part of the wood. It is the woodpeckers breeding ........... .
A ground
B place
C area
7 The fishermen were throwing back the small fish and the seagulls were ........... overhead.
A humming
B twittering
C screaming
8 Dont forget. You are responsible ........... your little sister today. Take care of her.
A for
B of
C with
9 Ladies and Gentlemen. Make sure to tune ........... to our daily news programme at 6pm for all the
latest news.
A on
B out
C in
10 People shouldnt be exposed ........... so much aircraft noise.
A with
B at
C to

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