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# PROBA DE VERIFICARE A CUNOŞTINŢELOR DE LIMBA ENGLEZĂ

## 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.

## 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)

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

We ___________________________________________________the exhibition.

## I’m ____________________________________________________in the city centre.

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

## 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

## 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.

b. for d. to

## a. would have gone c. had gone

b. could go d. went

## 11. Nobody likes her, …………….?

a. do they c. don’t they

## 12. Most………………….drive carefully.

a. women c. womans

b. womens d. woman

a. all c. some

b. every d. both

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

a. passengers c. passenger’s

b. passengers’s d. passengers’