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SCHOOL ENGLISH LANGUAGE COMPETITION

NAME: ______________________________ DATE:____________________________

1. Ask questions using the wh-interrogative words given in the brackets!

1. I live in London. (where) ___________________________________________________________

2. He drank juice. (what) _____________________________________________________________

3. They go to school by bus. (how) _____________________________________________________

4. Banks open at eight o'clock. (when) ___________________________________________________

5. He is wearing that coat because it is cold. (why) _________________________________________

6. That girl in red jacket is my sister. (who) _______________________________________________

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2. Write the plural of these nouns:

boy mouse
church lady
child goose
glass brother
box potato
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3. Complete the table with the correct missing form of the verb!

was/were
Cost
brought
Watch
Read
Dream
took
known
met
rang
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4. Complete the table with the correct missing form of the adjective!

Good
Little
Bad
Far
Beautiful
Splendid
Kind
Clear
Happy
Big
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5. Complete the idioms with the suitable adjective!

hot, free, big, busy, easy, white, flat, soon, cool, cold

1. as __________ as elephant 6. as __________ as ice

2. as __________ as iron 7. as __________ as cucumber

3. as __________ as snow 8. as __________ as possible

4. as __________ as pie 9. as __________ as pancake

5. as __________ as a bird 10. as __________ as bee __/10

6. Choose the correct tense (Present Simple or Present Continuous) for the verbs given in
brackets!

1. Every Monday, Sally ________________ (drive) her kids to football practice, but today they
______________________ (go) on foot.
2. Usually, I __________________ (work) as a secretary at ABT, but this summer I
____________________ (study) French at a language school in Paris. That is why I am in
Paris.
3. Im sorry I cannot hear what you ___________________ (say) because everybody
___________________________ (talk) so loudly.
4. How ___________________________ (you, feel) today? I _______________________ (feel)
all right, but usually I _____________________ (feel) bad when it
________________________ (rain).
5. Right now, Liam ________________________ (sit) with the owner of the restaurant. They
____________________ (discuss) the differences between life in England and life in Nepal. I
________________________ (know, not) the real name of the owner but everybody
_________________ (call) him Tam.

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7. Choose the correct tense (Present Perfect or Past Simple) for the verbs given in brackets!
1. I ______________________ (have, not) this much fun since I ___________________ (be) a
child.
2. Things ________________________ (change) a lot at Clothech, Inc. When we first
_____________________ (start) working here three years ago, the company
_____________________ (have, only) six employees. Since then, we
______________________(expand) to include more than 2000 full-time workers.
3. I _____________________ (tell) him to stay on the path while he was hiking, but he
_____________________ (wander) off into the forest and the snake ___________________
(bite) him.
4. Listen Donna, I don't care if you ___________________ (miss) the bus this morning. You
______________________(be) late to work too many times. You are fired!
5. I _______________________ (read) a lot when I ______________________ (be) at school,
but I _____________________ (read, not) much since I ___________________ (start)
working.
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8. Choose the correct tense for the verbs in brackets (Future Will, Going to, Present
Continuous)
1. Tony ______________________________ a friend tomorrow. (meet)
2. I think it ______________________________ soon. (snow)
3. Perhaps I ______________________________ New York one day. (visit)
4. What time ______________________________ tomorrow? (leave/you)
5. Who ______________________________ the next World Cup? (win)
6. I'm sure you ______________________________ the exam next week. (not fail)
7. I ______________________________ my parents at the weekend. (visit)
8. Don't touch that dog. It ______________________________ you. (bite)
9. They ______________________________ for a meal tonight. (come)
10. Look at those clouds, it ______________________________ . (rain)

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9. Circle the right preposition!


1. My best friend lives _____ Brazil.
a) in b) on c) at
2. Ill be ready to leave _____ about twenty minutes.
a) in b) on c) at
3. The child responded to his mothers orders _____ throwing the toy away.
a) with b) by c) from
4. The professor ____ South Africa amazed his American students with his stories.
a) from b) of c) in
5. Ill see you ____ home when I get there.
a) in b) by c) at __/5

TOTAL POINTS: 100


YOUR SCORE: ________
TEACHERS SIGNATURE: ______________________