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II Grammar

1. I gave her my address and she gave me ..... .

she

her

hers

2. He didn't want anyone to see him so he took a seat in ..... corner of the room.

the far

the father

the farthest

3. Willy is wearing a cap that isnít ..... .

he

him

his

4. Mary and Jim visit ..... parents very often.

their

they

theirs

5. Where did you ___ for your holiday in the end?

went

gone

go

going

6. If I get there early enough, I ___ you a seat.

did save

do save

am saving

shall save

7. When I'm in town, I ___ listening to the birds.

missing

miss

misses

misses

8. I had instructions that I ___ to leave the door unlocked when I came home.

will being

were

am

was

9. He refused to go until he ___ seen all the paintings.

had

was

is

has

10. He was clever enough _____ _____ in this delicate situation.

avoiding, speaking

to avoid, to speak

avoiding, to speak

to avoid

 

III Essay Writing

Computers can translate all kinds of languages well. Do our children need to learn more languages in the future?

 

Signature of the examiner_______________

EXAM CARD XXIV

I Reading

Chicago

There is a huge city in the northeastern part of the USA near Lake Michigan.

In America, there are many large cities, but I would like to tell about Chicago.

Chicago is the third-largest city in the United States and one of the country's leading industrial, commercial, financial and transport centres. It extends some 47 km along the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan, occupying flatland traversed by two short rivers: the Chicago River and the Calumet River.

The city's rapid growth was due to its location, with ready access to markets and raw materials; it has one of the world's busiest airports ó O'Hare International Airport.

Chicago is America's most important haulage centre and is a significant port for both domestic and international trade. Great Lakes freighters and river barges deliver such commodities as iron ore, coal, chemicals, oil and grain.

The Chicago metropolitan area has the highest number of manufacturing employees in the United States. City's largest employers are the electrical goods industry, followed by the steel, machinery, fabricated metals, foods, printing and publishing, chemicals and transport equipment industries.

Chicago has one of the world's most beautiful lakefronts.

The world's first skyscraper was constructed in Chicago, in 1885. The central part of the city has several of the world's tallest buildings, including the Sears Tower, which at 110 storey high is the tallest in the United States. Construction of tall office buildings continues.

Chicago is a major centre of higher education, with numerous colleges and universities. The prestigious University of Chicago founded in 1890 was the site of the world's first controlled nuclear chain reaction. It happened in 1942.

 

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II Grammar

 

1. Mother has given Sue some pocket money. But she is spending it very quickly. So, by the end of the week she ..... all of it.

will have spent

will spend

will be spending

will have been spending

2. Yesterday I did some shopping and ..... .

also I went to the bank

I also went to the bank

I went to the bank also

3. I ___ you are a very attractive person.

like

thinks

seem

think

4. It ___ like you have something on your mind. Do you want to talk about it?

thinks

believes

seems

seem

5 There's no question that they ......... delighted when they see her tomorrow.

(a) have been

(b) will be

(c) had been

(d) will have been

6 The friends couldn`t _____ laughing when they discovered the problem.

assist

help

aid

support

7 The little girl was really afraid of _____ lost in the forest.

having been

getting

having got

8 We _____ get there on time if we _____ the bus.

will not; do not catch

would not; did not catch

will not; does not catch

9.The pupil explained to the teacher that he couldn't come to school that day because he ..... .

was ill

had been ill

is ill

has been ill

10. Tom said that he had been late for work that morning, and he added that he ..... before.

had never been late

was never late

never had been late

III Essay Writing

My future profession

 

Signature of the examiner_______________

 

EXAM CARD XXV

I Reading

Washington

Washington, the capital of the United States of America, is situated on the Potomac River in the District of Columbia. The district is a piece of land ten miles square and it does not belong to any separate state but to all the states. The district is named in honour of Columbus, the discoverer of America. The capital owes much to the first President of the USA -George Washington. It was G. Washington, who chose the place for the District and laid in 1790 the corner-stone of the Capitol, where Congress sits.

Washington is not the largest city in the USA. It has a population of 900 000 people. Washington is a one-industry town. That industry is government. It does not produce anything except very much scrap paper. Every day 25 railway cars leave Washington loaded with scrap paper.

Washington has many historical places. The largest and tallest among the buildings is the Capitol with its great House of Representatives and the Senate chamber. There are no skyscrapers in Washington because no other building must be taller than the Capitol. The White House is the President's residence. All American presidents except George Washington (the White House was not yet built in his time), have lived in the White House. It was built in 1799. It is a two-storied, white building.

Not far from the Capitol is the Washington Monument, which looks like a very big pencil. It rises 160 metres and is hollow inside. A special lift brings visitors to the top in 70 seconds from where they can enjoy a wonderful view of the whole city.

The Jefferson Memorial was built in memory of the third President of the USA, Thomas Jefferson, who was also the author of the Declaration of Independence. The memorial is surrounded by cherry-trees. The Lincoln Memorial devoted to the memory of the 16th President of the US, the author of the Emancipation Proclamation, which gave freedom to Negro slaves in America.

On the other bank of the Potomac lies the Arlington National Cemetery where President Kennedy was buried. American soldiers and officers, who died in World Wars I and II are buried there too.

 


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