School competition test 1
the correct answer and circle the letter in front of it:
“What _____________________?” “She works in a bank.”
has she done does she do is she
doing she does
Neither of them knew the answer, ___________?
did they? didn’t they? they did? had they?
A: “Can I have ____________more coffee, please?” B:
“Yes, of course.”
no any some /
What _________________? He’s tall with black hair
is he like he is like does he look like he looks like
He ___________ be the hacker the police are looking
for. He is computer - ______ literate.
can / un- might / non- can’t / il- mustn’t / dis-
“Do you know that man?” “Yes. He’s the man ___________ sister lives
next door to me.”
who which that whose
If you had studied more, you ____________ the exam .
would pass would have passed will pass will have passed
Can you tell me why ______________ the police?
did she call didn’t she call she called she call
If I won the lottery, I _________________ whatever I
will buy can buy could
buy could have
The dog ______________ on the ground and waited.
lies lied lain lay
the text below and think of the word which best fits each space. Use only one
word in each space.
Tuscany has much to offer the visitor
as it has both beautiful countryside (1) a number of historic towns.
One of its (2) famous cities is Florence. (3) is known for its
cathedral and the beautiful bridge, Ponte Vecchio. There are some colourful
markets, which are quite cheap considering (4) expensive Italy can be.
Another city most people will have heard (5) is Pisa, famous (6)
its Leaning Tower. Bargo, on the other (7) , is a town that may not (8)
known to the average visitor. Nevertheless, it should not be missed by (9)
who is interested (10) seeing the best of Tuscany.
III Complete the second sentence so
that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. Do
not change the word given. Use between 3 and 7 words.
It’s more than a month since she last saw her
more than a
My neighbours hired a famous architect to design
their house. HAD
by a famous architect.
IV In each sentence there is
only ONE mistake. Find it and rewrite the corrected sentence.
No news are good news.
I’m looking forward to meet you.
She told that she liked you.
Laura is afraid from the dog.
There was a fight among two boys.
this article about the history of the mobile phone. Decide if the verbs need to
be active or passive and put them in the right form.
The first public telephone call on
a portable radiotelephone (1) (make) on April 3rd,
1973 by Martin Cooper, one of a team of engineers in Motorola’s Communications
Systems Division. Previously, people could only phone someone from a building
or a car. Martin Cooper says, ”As I (2) (walk) down the
street talking on the phone, New Yorkers (3) (look) amazed
at the sight of someone actually moving around while making a phone call.”
In 1983 the world’s first commercial
handheld cellular phone, (4) (introduce) by Motorola. Each
phone (5) (cost) $3500.
Today there (6) (be)
more mobile subscribers than landline phone subscribers in the world, and
mobiles (7) (can buy) for as little as $35. They (8)
(use) to send photos and receive e-mails as well as for making
phone calls and text messaging. In the future, who knows what else people (9)(use)
mobile phones for. Certainly, most people don’t seem to be able to leave home
VI Make questions for the underlined words or
Tim hit the nail with a
hammer five times.
(1) (2) (3) (4)