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short test 5a Unit 5


1 Underline the correct word(s) to complete the sentences.
0 I got my traffic/driver's licence at the age of eighteen.

1 More and more people nowadays recycle/save paper, glass and plastic.

2 Could you turn down/switch off the computer? You're not using it at the moment.

3 I love cycling. We have a lot of cycle lanes/ passes in my city.

4 You're wasting/destroying a lot of energy by leaving the television on standby.

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2 Complete the sentences with one word in each gap. The first letter is given for you.
0 There is little doubt that g l o b a l warming is happening.

1 Our train j_ _ _ _ _ _ was almost three times faster than the coach.

2 Greenhouse gases from cars, factories and power plants are d_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ our
environment.

3 Our plane to London was c_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ due to technical problems.

4 You can save f _ _ _ by driving more slowly.

5 Public transport in my town is very r _ _ _ _ _ _ _ - buses and trains are always on time.

6 Planes produce far more c_ _ _ _ _ dioxide (CO2) than any other form of transport.

7 I'm sorry I'm late. I got stuck in a terrible traffic j _ _ on the way here.

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3 Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tense. Use the present simple or future simple.
0 I will call (call) you as soon as our plane lands (land).

1 When __________ (get) permission, they __________ (start) building a house.

2 I __________ (not lend) Becky my dress unless she __________ (agree) to lend me her jeans.

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3 When you __________ (ask) Tom, __________ (he/tell) you the truth?
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4 Correct the mistakes in three of the sentences. If the sentence is correct, write correct.
0 I believe the new government is going to find a solution to the problem of unemployment.

I believe the new government will find a solution to the problem of unemployment.

00 Where are you going to stay?

correct_______________________

1 I'm looking forward to this weekend - we will fly to Paris!

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2 I'm sure cheap airlines aren't going to be so cheap in the next few years.

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3 Many experts think the recession will be over next year.

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4 Great news! Caroline and Dave will get married next month.

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5 I've planned everything - we're going to spend three days in London and one in Oxford.

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Score: _____ / 20 marks

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