Tintin – Cigars of the Pharoah p. 1-5 Answer the following questions. 1. Where are Tintin and Snowy? 2.

What is Sophocles Sarcophagus chasing? 3. Who does Sophocles run into? 4. Why are Tintin and Snowy arrested? 5. How do Tintin and Snowy escape? True or False? 1. Tintin is bored and wants some action. 2. The sailor thinks Tintin is a robber. 3. Sophocles is a Egyptologist looking for the lost tomb of the Pharaoh Kih-Oskh. 4. The person writing the letters wants to help Tintin. 5. Somebody planted drugs in Tintin’s room. Find the definition. 1. “Someone tipped us the wink, and how right they were!” Tip (the police) a. push over a cow b. give advice c. give helpful information to authorities d. fall over 2. “Someone wanted me out of the way” “Smells fishy!” Smell fishy a. has bad body odor b. seems very strange c. smells good d. has the aroma of a cooked fish 3. “Why doesn’t someone fall overboard?” “It blew overboard.” Overboard a. to go over the side of a boat or ship b. to be put above a board or table c. a board that goes above the bed d. to be on the deck of a ship 4. “The millionaire film tycoon king of Cosmos Pictures” Film tycoon a. someone who loves movies b. a director of movies c. a rich person d. someone who owns a large portion of the film industry 5. “I want him disposed of before he gets ashore.” Dispose of a. throw out the trash b. get rid of a person c. arrest someone d. kill someone

What do the bad guys do with the cargo when they see the coast guard? 5. arrested d. planet c. earth b. What __________ earth happened to him? 3. nabbed c. got b. what on ________ happened to him? a. wanted 3. What was stored inside the coffins? Chose the best answer. discovery c. eat b. caught Chose the correct preposition from the word box. How are Tintin and Snowy kidnapped? 4. Sling the boxes _____________. Scores of Egyptologist have __________ to find the tomb. fast! 4. 1. they’d have __________ me otherwise. What does Snowy find at the site of the tomb of Kih-Oskh? 2. . wait 5. papyrus 2. go away c. cigar d.p. crickey 4. Good thing we got rid of the evidence. overboard on about with at in 1. The bearded master told me to ___________. tomb b. Poor Sophocles Sarcophagus. made c. a. We’re trapped __________ the tomb! 2. 1. leave d. a. 6-10 Answer the following questions. a. tried d. Egypt d. A _______________ of this importance must be kept absolutely secret. a. Who are the mummies that Tintin see inside the tomb? 3. hide b. When they did not return ____________ nightfall I called loudly.

a. walked b. couldn’t 3. 11-14 Answer the following questions. p. were hitting 4. a. What was considered a whopper? 4. Where are Tintin. Why is the customer angry at Senhor Oliveira da Figueira? Chose the best verb tense. I ____________ hear a word! It’s the wind! a. Snowy and Sophocles? 2. Where does Tintin and Snowy wake up after the storm? 5. It’s hopeless to go on ____________. hit d. will have c. can’t c. search b. is searching 2. a. don’t be shy…don’t miss this marvellous opportunity. am able d. can b. searched c. searching d. would have b. walking c. 6. is going to Find the correct synonym. Who did the smugglers rescue? 3. were hit b. walk 5. My master Sheik Patrash Pasha _____________ you flogged. will d. 1. was hit c. is walking d.5. a. We ______________ by a gigantic wave. 1. gigantic bargain rendezvous meet up spot beaten sale . The boss is worried _____________ the coastguards. They’re absolutely identical ______________ the one I picked up outside. ______________ up.

terrible b. Where does Tintin want to return to? Insults Verbs of destruction Adjectives nitwit barged messed up fascinating brute humble idiot empty wrecked imbecile Chose the best answer. 1. Who does Tintin try to save? 4.patter flogged massive salesman’s pitch p. like d. Don’t be afraid…you’ve seen the ______________ of those ruffians. sequence . a. amazing d. We can do ______________ the worthless clutter of your so-called civilization! a. without c. good 3. last b. What does Tintin actually ruin? 5. thanks to you! a. second d. 15-17 Answer the following questions. 1. first c. it 2. most 4. film b. so-so c. Why are Tintin and Snowy captured? 2. ____________________ what a little publicity will do for you! a. A whole __________________ to reshoot. with b. Why is Patrash Pasha happy to see Tintin? 3.

1. run away c. dreaming c. built p. 1. make a big explosion b. Wow! d. a place to store weapons and ammunition c. kick something d. make the wind blow upwards c. and I’ll blow her sky high before I’ll surrender!” a. created b. hop b. “Great snakes! Machine-guns. Why doesn’t the granade go off (explode)? Find the definition. Aahhhh! c. dead . destroy something 4. “My boat is mined. Why do the police escape from the boat? 5. happy b. We’ve ______________ a whole city not far from here. the next they bolt like a coulpe of rabbits. Uh-huh! 2. How does Tintin unsuccessfully escape from the police? 4. “Lucky for us they ship grenades without explosive…otherwise we’d be sitting on a cloud by now.” a. shot 5.c. Oh no! b. eat carrots d. a place where criminals are sent b. dreamt c. “One minute they arrest me. a place that is really cool d. under an old tarpaulin!” a. fluffy d. scene d. get scared 5. What does Tintin and Snowy find in the boat? 2. a. drawn d. a military base 3. Why do the gun-runners escape from the boat? 3. 18-22 Answer the following questions.” a. “All these crates are packed with ammunition! It’s like an arsenal down here!” a. Snowy.

What’s happening ________________ on deck? 3. 2. 23-27 Answer the following questions. 1. Where does Tintin find more cigars? 5. 1. won’t be wearing d. 1. missed me b. 4. has c. will wear 3. The commander thinks Tintin is a robber. 6. The oasis is a mirage. Here. The police catch Tintin. Who do they find under the trees? 3. 4. When he enlisted. And rifles hidden __________________a layer of umbrellas. in the name ______________the law! 5. haven’t been . out without up beneath out of 1. have b. What’s happening in the town? 4. Stop. Choose the best verb tense. Why is Tintin arrested? 6. a. Tintin is shot in the desert. may have missed 2. What is his sentence? True or false. Lucky for us they ship grenades _______________explosive. has missed me c. wouldn’t be wearing b. Tintin gave the name Ali-Bhai. haven’t d. 2. Snowy. 3. quick! Get me ______________of this! p. What do Tintin and Snowy need? 2. wouldn’t wear c. 5. may miss me d. If I hadn’t listened to you we ________________ these nightshirts… a.Choose the correct preposition from the word box. Why _________________ you reported to the recruiting office? a. He ______________________ but he hit my water-bottle. We must stop him slipping _________________.

costume b.4. can be getting 5. Keep your mouth _______________ if you value your life. ____________ courage. accent d. saw d. watched c. seen b. am getting c. town d. We’d have __________________ you shot over our dead bodies! a. Not have p. Haven’t d. That’s my luck! Just when I _____________ to the bottom of the mystery. What does Snowy do when Tintin is executed? 2. clothes 2. shut 3. a. Don’t have b. Why do they save Tintin? 5. full d. 1. I recognized him in spite of his _______________. a. 28-31 Answer the following questions. roof c. a. witnessed 4. Have c. open b. aren’t getting d. Help! Save me! The dog… It’s gone __________…stop it! a. 1. awry . help is at hand. How does Tintin stay alive? 3. How does Tintin get rid of the plane’s guard? Choose the best answer. a. was getting b. Who is behind the rescue of Tintin? 4. sealed c. There…look…They’ve escaped across the ______________! a. ladder b. disguise c. window 5.

down b. 1. a. 1. without b. a. How does Tintin make the pilots think he is shot? 3. after d. onto c. mad d. What’s the first thing Tintin asks the elephants in their language? Choose the best preposition. 32-35 Answer the following questions. up b. then disappear ___________ the clouds. with Punishment Servant Stay Sane Alive Lead Set free Be loyal . into b. at c. Hey! Take it easy. out of 3. old man! Put me ________________…. You must stay ___________ us. behind c.at once! a. Snowy. How does Tintin help the elephant? 5. on c. down 4. You are our elephant doctor. Go into a spin. on 2. crazy c. Get fighters _______________ him and shoot him down! a. under d. rabies Find the correct antonym. What do the other pilots do to stop Tintin? 2. Where does the plane crash? 4. Bolt Mad Betray Reward Dead Master Follow Arrest p. That’s a very old trick.b. in d.

He’s coming ____________! Hooray.d. back Choose the correct version of the words in the box for the sentences. It’s time I did a bit of ____________________. down c. Somewhere in India. 3. When the elephants talk to one another they make a sort of ______________ sound. . I’m sure. in front of d. learning trickster possibility explorer shooting trumpet 1. Snowy. 2. up 5. Hooray! I’ve ______________ to talk Elephant! 6. 5. Misson accomplished. We ____________ him down. I’ve learnt to talk Elephant! a. but _____________________ to tell exactly. up b. That’s a very old _______________. 4. sir.

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