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PROBA DE VERIFICARE A CUNOŞTINŢELOR DE LIMBA ENGLEZĂ

pentru admiterea în clasa a IX-a cu program bilingv

28 mai 2014 – VARIANTA 2

A. Complete the gaps with the correct form of the verb: (10 x 2p=20 points)

Janet and John (1) ……….… (just / get) married. They (2) ……….… (go out) with each other for three years
before they (3) ……….… (decide) to get engaged. John (4) ……….… (buy) her a ring last week. Janet said it
was the most beautiful ring she (5) ……….… (ever / see). At the moment they (6) ……….… (travel) around
Europe on a motorcycle. They both (7) ……….… (love) motorcycles and they (8) ……….… (always / dream)
of visiting Europe like this. When the honeymoon is over, they (9) ……….… (buy) a house in Oxford. I think
they (10) ……….… (be) very happy.

B. Use the words in capitals to form a word that fits in the space: (10 x 1.5 p = 15points)

1 The police asked him to give a …………… of the suitcase he had lost DESCRIBE

2 He had no ……………that he was being watched. SUSPECT

3 Although some of my work-mates quickly found new jobs after the factory closed EMPLOY
down, my brother and I were …………… for several months.

4 The doctor dealt with the hysterical patient with……………. UNDERSTAND

5 This jewel is not simply valuable, it is ………………. . VALUE

6 With the world’s population increasing at the present rate, by the year 2000 it is SHORT
feared there will be a terrible food ………………

7 Penelope has …………failed her driving test. FORTUNE

8 The ……………of the money from the cash-box shows that somebody in this office is a APPEAR
thief.

9 This coat is too short for me. Do you think you could ……………..it a little? LONG

10 There’s a …………. at the British Embassy tonight. RECEIVE


C. For each of the following sentences, complete the second sentence using the word given so that the
meaning stays the same. Do not change the word given. You must use between two and five words.
There is an example at the beginning (0). (5 x 2p = 10 points)

(0) We had never been to the park before. FIRST

It was the first time we had been to the park.

1. It’s a shame we didn’t see the exhibition. WISH

We ___________________________________________________the exhibition.

2. Shall I carry your shopping for you? TO

Would _________________________________________________ your shopping?

3. She finally managed to solve the problem. SUCCEEDED

She finally _______________________________________________the problem.

4. I don’t often drive in the city centre. USED

I’m ____________________________________________________in the city centre.

5. If you don’t work hard, you won’t pass your exams. UNLESS

You won’t pass your exams _______________________________________hard.

D. Circle the correct answer: (15x1p = 15 points)

1. Chris……………….playing for two hours now. He needs a rest!

a. had been c. is

b. has been d. will have been

2. I think it’s………………………to read a book than watch a movie.

a. good c. well

b. best d. better

3. He’s……………………biting his nails!


a. sometimes c. eternally

b. regularly d. always

4. Cynthia, ………………….. a novelist, has already published three books.

a. who is c. that is

b. which is d. whose

5. Unfortunately, the bicycle that Michael wants…………………………..for him to buy.

a. isn’t very cheap c. isn’t cheap enough

b. isn’t too cheap d. isn’t enough cheap

6. A large……………………of people attended the Olympic Games opening ceremony.

a. amount c. number

b. quantity d. percent

7. Robin won’t eat meat and neither……………………Kevin.

a. will c. won’t

b. can d. does

8. If Karen…………………the group, she would have been able to attend the meeting.

a. have joined c. has joined

b. had joined d. haven’t joined

9. I prefer pop music…………….classical music.

a. than c. instead

b. for d. to

10. If only I………………..to university when I was younger!

a. would have gone c. had gone

b. could go d. went

11. Nobody likes her, …………….?


a. do they c. don’t they

b. does nobody d. doesn’t anybody

12. Most………………….drive carefully.

a. women c. womans

b. womens d. woman

13. If you study harder, you…………………..pass the exam.

a. will can c. can’t

b. will be able to d. couldn’t

14. Instructions are included with……………….computer.

a. all c. some

b. every d. both

15. All the …………………………luggage was lost.

a. passengers c. passenger’s

b. passengers’s d. passengers’

Toate subiectele sunt obligatorii. Timp de lucru – 1 oră.

Se acordă 10 puncte din oficiu.