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Ministerul Educaiei, Cercetrii, Tineretului si Sportului

Inspectoratul colar Judeean Mure


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Subiectul I
Fill in the text with the correct vocabulary item:

appeared
eighth

autobiographical
fond

behind
mother

10 points

born
story

edition
within

David Copperfield, is the .1 novel by Charles Dickens, first published as a


novel in 1850. Like most of his works, it originally . 2 in serial form a year earlier.
Many elements .3 the novel follow events in Dickens' own life, and it is probably
the most .4 of all of his novels. In the preface to the 1867 Charles Dickens
.5, he wrote, " like many .6 parents, I have in my heart of
hearts a favourite child. And his name is David Copperfield."
The .7 traces the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity.
David is .8 in Blunderston near Gt Yarmouth, Norfolk, England in 1820. David's
father had died six months before he was born, and seven years later, his . 9 remarries Mr. Edward Murdstone. David is given good reason to dislike his stepfather and has similar
feelings for Mr Murdstone's sister Jane, who moves into the house soon afterwards. Mr Murdstone
thrashes David for falling .10 with his studies.
Subiectul II
Rephrase the following sentences:
10 points
1) David has bitten Mr. Murdstone.
Mr. Murdstone .
2) David is sent away to Salem House, a boarding school.
His parents ...
3) David returns home for the holidays to find out that his mother has had a baby boy.
When ...
4) Your mum and baby brother died, Murdstone told him.
Murdstone told him .
5) I am sending you to work in a factory now, his stepfather said.
His stepfather said ...
6) Copperfields landlord, Micawber, went bankrupt. Then he was imprisoned.
After .
7) No one remained to take care of David.
There was ....
8) Ill raise you, promised his eccentric aunt.
His eccentric aunt ..
9) Uriah Heeps misdeeds are being revealed with Micawber's assistance.
Micawber is
10) Dickens remarked that he liked it the best of all his books.
I .
Subiectul III
Choose the correct word in italics:
10 points
1) First, David marries the beautiful but nave Dora Spenlow, which/who dies after failing to recover from

a miscarriage.
2) Than/Then he marries the sensible Agnes.
3) With her/she he finds true happiness.

4) D. C. is C. D. reversed/versa.
5) David is an optimistic/optimistical and persevering character.
6) Edward Murdstone is the novels/romans main protagonist.
7) In his factory, David had to/must to clean wine bottles.
8) After Clara Copperfields dead/death, he married a young woman.
9) Tolstoy regarded/said Dickens as the best of all English

novelists and considered David Copperfield his 10) finest


/greater work.
Subiectul IV
Choose the word which best completes each sentence:
1) After his fathers his mother remarried.
a. died
b. die
c. death
2) Mr Murdstone . David for falling
behind with his studies.
a. trash
b. thrashed
c. thrashing
3) Following that, David him.
a. to bite
b. bit
c. bitted
4) he was sent away to a boarding school.
a. Than
b. Now
c. Afterwards
5) When he returned for the holidays he found
out that his mother a baby boy.
a. had had
b. have
c. have had

10 points

6) His eccentric aunt agreed him.


a. to raise
b. to rise
c. to grow
7) Mr Murdstone's attempted to regain David's
.
a. salary
b. money
c. custody
8) Critically, it is considered
Bildungsroman a novel of self-cultivation.
a. the
b. --c. a
9) I look forwardthe book.
a. to buy
b. to buying
c. buy
10) This book is well worth
a. reading
b. to read
c. read

Subiectul V
Fill in with ONLY ONE word:
10 points
1) His father had died 6 months he was born.
2) Davids mother married Mr Murdstones, thus he is Davids..
3) Mr Murdstone sends him work in his factory in London.
4) He decides to run..
5) There are many well-known characters enter, leave, and re-enter his life.
6) No one is there to care David.
7) Later he befriends James and Tommy.
8) He walks all the way . London to Dover.
9) The book was also Sigmund Freud's favourite.
10) The story is told in first person narrative.

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Subiectul VI
Use the word in brackets to form a word that fits in the space in the same sentence: 10 points
1) The story follows David as he grows to ..
(ADULT)
2) All characters find .. in their adapted country.
(HAPPY)
3) "I have read David Copperfield; it seems to me .. in some parts.
(ADMIRE)
4) I'm reading David Copperfield for the 6th time with almost complete .. (SATISFY)
5) Clara Copperfield David's mother, was described as being innocently... (CHILD)
6) Mr Murdstone .. David.
(TREAT)
7) The novel rather runs on .. between the careers of Dickens and David. (SIMILAR)
8) Dickens admitted his .. for the novel.
(FOND)
9) It was .. due to the fact that the novel was reminiscent of his own early life. (PART)
10) Kafka called his own first novel Amerika "sheer .." of David Copperfield. (IMITATE)
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Punctajul maxim este de 70 de puncte, din care 10 puncte din oficiu