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                                              GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY TEST 
                                                                                      CITY COMPETITION -2016 
 
 
                                                                                            
 
I   CHOOSE THE CORRECT WORD:
 
           Daily overuse of media and technology 1)   a negative effect on the health of all children and teenagers by making them more open to anxiety and depression, and more at risk of future health problems. Parents agree on the fact that young people would 2)     be online with friends than hang 3)    with them. They also complain 4)    their kids spending time on Facebook accounts instead 5)     getting down to their homework assignments, and are afraid  6)  what can come out of their online contacts and connections.
          7)   the other hand, experts say that parents should trust their children more and believe 8) their sense of what's right and what's wrong in the online community.
          They also suggest that the online space mainly belongs to new generations, it is 9) playground, so that parents who try to secretly monitor their 10) activities online, are usually wasting their time.
 
 
                                                                        
 
II  COMPLETE THE TEXT USING THE APPROPRIATE FORM OF THE WORDS IN THE BOX.
     EACH WORD SHOULD BE USED ONLY ONCE:
 
DEEP                POST               STUDY                 COMMUNICATE                 DEVELOP        AFFIRM                          RESEARCH                             EIGHT 
 
      More than 200   1)      graders from across the country allowed their social media profiles to be 2)       by child 3)    experts. This is the first study to analyse what kids actually say to each other on social media and why it matter so 4)  to them.
      "I think they're addicted to the peer 5)    and 6)     they are able to get via social media," said psychologist Marion Underwood. " To know what each other  are doing, where they stand, to know how many people like what they 7)    , to know how many people followed them today and unfollowed them...is highly addictive."
       Sociologist Robert Faris, a school bullying and youth aggression 8)      , said:" There's a lot of anxiety about what's going on online, when they're not actually online, so that leads to constant checking."
 
 
 
III  MAKE QUESTIONS FOR THE UNDERLINED WORDS:
 
1. New customers will need to take a selfie each time they buy something online.
 
 
 2. Many parents worry about how exposure to technology might affect toddlers.
 
 
 
 
 
IV CHOOSE THE WORD CLOSEST IN MEANING TO THE  WORD IN BOLD:
 
    The study found that the more teens look at social media, the more distressed ( ) they can become.  The heaviest social media users admitted to checking their social media feeds ( ) more than 100 times a day, sometimes even during school hours. What's more, some teens who are so anxious about the people who might be casting  ( them in a negative light, follow ( ) the social media accounts of not only their friends, but also their enemies.
    The study also found that teens no longer see a distinction ( ) between their lives in the real world versus the online world. But they'll still post online what they admit ( ) they'd never say in person. 
 
 
 
V COMPLETE THE SECOND SENTENCE SO THAT IT IS SIMILAR IN ITS MEANING TO THE GIVEN SENTENCE:
 
1.    I would rather read books than use Facebook.
       I  prefer      .
 
2.    He doesn't use Facebook and he doesn't use Twitter.
       He uses    .
 
3.    I don't know his Facebook account. I can't contact him.
       If  his Facebook account,  .
 
4.   Large financial institutions will launch new online shopping system over the next few months.
      New online shopping system  .
 
5.   They required the participants to download the application.
      The participants  .
 
 6.  They have checked the application in a pilot project.
       The application  .