Inspectoratul Scolar Judetean Cluj
Olimpiada de limba engleza
Clasa a 7-a
Etapa locala - 25 februarie 2006
††††††††† I. Read the following text and write the right answer A, B, C or D on the separate answer sheet:
Adam Randall was thirty years old and he looked like a rock star. He was very handsome, with long blonde hair. He knew most of 11511g613l the other members of the Andrea Gail's crew. He had fished all his life and he knew a lot about fishing boats. When he saw a boat, he knew at once if it was safe or not.
††††††††††† Adam had driven to
††††††††††† "I'm not going out on that boat," he'd said. "I'm not going to take this job."
††††††††††† "What are you saying?" asked his father-in-law in surprise. "You really need this job, Adam.† You haven't worked in three months and you need the money. What's the problem? The Andrea Gail is a very good boat - it's one of the best swordfishing boats on the coast."
††††††††††† "I know that," replied Adam. But I've got a strange feeling about the Andrea Gail. When I was walking around her I felt a cold wind on my skin. I think that none of her crew is going to come back from this trip."
††††††††††† Adam's father-in-law was very shocked.
††††††††††† "Are you going to tell them what you think?" he asked.
††††††††††† Adam thought for a while.
††††††††††† "No, he said at last. "I can't do that. I can't tell them that they are going to die.. And maybe I'm wrong. Each man has to make up his own mind about a fishing trip.
1. Adam Randall was a† a) rock star.
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b) fisherman.
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c) psychologist.
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d) wizard.
2. Father-in-law means a) stepfather.
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b) the father of somebody's wife.
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c) somebody's father who is a lawyer.
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d) your father's business partner.
3. Andrea Gail is†††† a) a knight with a sword.
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b) a beautiful girl.
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c) a swordfishing boat.
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d) a fisherman's wife.
4. What is Adam's intention?† a) He wants to go on a fishing trip.
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b) He is going to die.
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c) He doesn't tell the others about his strange feeling.
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d) He is not going to tell the other members of the crew about his strange feeling.
5. "Finally" means† a) eventually†††††††††††††††††††††††† c) lately
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b) actually†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d) recently
II. Circle the right letter:
1. Tomorrow, I'll give you the money you have.............me.
A. borrowed††† B. owe††† C. lent
2. Stop.................... nonsense!
A. telling††† B. talking††† C. saying
3. Which of the two cakes do you want to buy? ..................
A. Neither one†† B. None††† C. Neither
4.The police .............. caught the burglars.
A. has††† B. was††† C. have
5. He ..................by a dog.
A. will bite††† B. bites††††† C. was bitten
6. ................ help you find a good job?
A. Do you need my†† B. Shall I†††† C. Will I
7. He's not very rich. On the contrary, he has ................ money.
A . a little†† B. few†† C. little
8. ..............many photographs since you came here?
A. Have you taken†† B. Had you taken†† C. Did you† take
9. He........buy† the typewriter if he had the money.
A. could†† B. can††† C. will
10. The child..................off the fence.
A. felt††† B. was fallen†† C. fell
11. I`ll† ring you when I ... ..the hotel.
A. arrive at††† B. will arrive at†† C. will arrive to
12. I....... a lot of English recently.
A. have learnt†† B. am learning†† C. had learnt
13. This is my ....... book.
A.† favourable†††† B.† favourite†† C. preferred
14. His hobby is ........
A. to read†† B. to reading†† C. reading
15. I saw him while he.......in the park.
A. walked†† B. walking†† C. was walking
III. Continue the given beginning with a narrative composition of about 180 words (Note: don`t include the beginning in the 180 words):
I can still remember that day in April when my friend and I were riding along a country road when suddenly.
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