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NAME: TOP MARKS

SURNAME: 2º BTO

GROUP: 24TH February 09

1 Choose the correct answer. (3 points each = 15 points)


1. This test will measure the level / bottom line of sugar in your blood.
2. They received a punishment for their disruptive / remarkable behaviour.
3. His diet is lacking / liable in fruits and vegetables.
4. Many children treat / crave sweet foods.
5. Police noted that the crime rate had dropped / ruined due to increased
surveillance.
6. He answered the question at once; he didn’t interrupt / prosper /
hesitate even for a moment.
7. The only proposal / rule / command here is that nobody is allowed to
smoke indoors.
8. Jim works hard and thinks he misses / appreciates / deserves more
money.

2 Match I to II to form sentences. (3 points each = 15 points)


I II
1. Let’s put off ...... a. with these difficult conditions.
2. We hope he will bring down ...... b. a lot of money.
3. We’ll bring up ...... c. the cost of the car.
4. Try to put up ...... d. the party for
another week.
5 This job will bring in ...... e. the
suggestion at the next meeting.

3 Complete the sentences by adding a suitable prefix or suffix to the


words below. (1 point each = 5 points)
pollute ■ experiment ■ courage ■ view ■ effect
1. The project is still in the ......................... stage.
2. Sally and Bob ......................... their children to be independent.
3. Environmentalists fight the problem of ........................ .
4. We are trying to find more ......................... methods of saving
money.
5. We’ll have to ......................... the whole situation later.
4 Complete the passage with the words below. (1 point each = 8 points)
devised ■ starts out ■ overcome ■ ignore ■ throughout ■ matter ■
privacy ■ came up with
Sally wouldn’t talk to anyone about her family problems. She said they were a
private 1. ......................... . But we’re her friends, and we couldn’t
2. ........................ the fact that she was depressed. Then Billy 3. ........................
the idea of giving her an interactive online game, which she could play in the
4. ........................ of her room. The game, which is not intended to replace
professional help, was 5. ......................... by a youth support service called
“Reach Out” and it helps teenagers cope with stressful situations. It
6. ......................... with the player choosing a character on the screen.
7. .......................... the game, the player is exposed to realistic situations that
teenagers often encounter. It helps to see that other teenagers have got similar
problems, and that it is possible to 8. ........................ them.

5 Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs below.
You may need to add a modal or modal perfect. (1 point each = 6
points)
say ■ ski ■ pass ■ start ■ try ■ lock
1. Jim was upset that you turned down his marriage proposal. Do you ever
regret ......................... “no”?
2. By the time we got to the theatre, the play ......................... , so we
missed the opening act.
3. ......................... is quite a dangerous sport.
4. She looks happy. I’m not sure, but she ......................... her driving test.
5. That desk is very heavy. You ......................... to move it by yourself.
6. Don’t forget ......................... the door when you go out.

6 Translate into English

No soy una persona sumisa por lo que no quiero comprometerme con mi


pareja. Eso no quiere decir que no sea leal o romántica. Me crié en una familia
grande compartiendo mi cuarto con dos hermanos. Nos mudamos tres veces y
nunca tuve un amigo íntimo. A pesar de este hecho me llevo bien con todo el
mundo y soy muy sociable pero no aguanto las relaciones largas.

7 Rewrite the following sentences without changing the original


meaning. (3 points each = 15 points)
1. “I can’t come to your wedding next week,” said Annie to her friend.

Annie told her friend


2. William asked us how much we had paid for our car.

“How much

3. “Let’s visit Tommy in hospital tomorrow,” said Fay.

Fay suggested that

4. “Don’t touch anything in the shop,” said May to her children.

May ordered

5. “Were you home last night?” Danny asked Ellen.

Danny asked Ellen

8 Complete the sentences using a modal perfect and the correct form of
the verbs in brackets.
(3 points each = 12 points)
1. The grass is dry, so clearly it didn’t rain last night.
The ground is dry so it .................................. (rain) last night.
2. It was a mistake not to tell Mary what had happened.
We ……………………… (tell) Mary what had happened.
3. The bus has definitely left; there’s no one at the bus stop.
There’s no one at the bus stop. Obviously the bus ………………………
(leave).
4. It wasn’t necessary to shout at me.
You ……………………… (shout) at me.

9 Combine the sentences using a relative pronoun. Make any necessary


changes, but do not change the meaning of the original sentences. (4
points each = 20 points)
1. Sally is my best friend. Her father is a famous film producer.
................................................................................................
2. Edinburgh is a very beautiful city. It’s the capital city of Scotland.
................................................................................................
3. Fifty years ago, people didn’t communicate by e-mail. There were no
computers.
................................................................................................
4. She grew up in a small village. It didn’t have a cinema.
................................................................................................
5. My younger sister is very untidy. I share a room with her.