Reading Term 2 Test

Додано: 12 травня
Предмет: Англійська мова, 10 клас
Тест виконано: 28 разів
15 запитань
Запитання 1

Task 1

Read the following text. Three sentences have been removed from the text. Choose from the sentences (A-E) the one which fits each gap (1 -3) to obtain a logical and grammatically correct text. There are two extra sentences that you do not need to use.

The History of Furniture

The first pieces of furniture appeared when people learned to farm and started living in permanent settlements.

In Europe some of the earliest known furniture comes from the Stone Age and was uncovered in Scotland about 2,000 BC.

In Ancient Rome furniture became a symbol of one's social status. Ordinary people lived in houses made of mud and used very basic beds and often slept on the

roofs of their houses. (1)______Their furniture was built out of expensive wood and was often upholstered.

Then, in the Middle Ages, some other improvements were added. More and more people had panes in their windows, beds had curtains for privacy and,

more and more household members had their own chairs. In the 16th and 17th centuries people lived even more comfortably. They used feather mattresses instead of straw ones, the furniture was made of oak and was supposed to last for generations. Wallpaper came into being but was a real luxury even for the wealthy.

(2) ________These novelties soon became very popular among the rich.

The 19th century saw mass-produced furniture for the first time in history. Furniture and furnishings became much cheaper because of that.

With the arrival of the 20th century, the living standards improved . Furniture became commonplace and its quality was getting better and better and the

prices became lower. (3)_______Furniture, as we know it now, became a commodity for good, both for the rich and poor.

варіанти відповідей

Therefore, it was possible for more and more people to furnish their rooms properly.

Some had started to make furniture on their own.

Also, chests of drawers, bookcases, armchairs and grandfather clocks appeared for the first time then.

As a result of this, more and more poor people had to live without much furniture.

The rich, on the other hand, owned comfortable houses with many rooms.

Запитання 2

Then, in the Middle Ages, some other improvements were added. More and more people had panes in their windows, beds had curtains for privacy and,

more and more household members had their own chairs. In the 16th and 17th centuries people lived even more comfortably. They used feather mattresses instead of straw ones, the furniture was made of oak and was supposed to last for generations. Wallpaper came into being but was a real luxury even for the wealthy.

(2) ________These novelties soon became very popular among the rich.

The 19th century saw mass-produced furniture for the first time in history. Furniture and furnishings became much cheaper because of that.

With the arrival of the 20th century, the living standards improved . Furniture became commonplace and its quality was getting better and better and the

prices became lower. (3)_______Furniture, as we know it now, became a commodity for good, both for the rich and poor.

варіанти відповідей

Therefore, it was possible for more and more people

to furnish their rooms properly.


Some had started to make furniture on their own.

Also, chests of drawers, bookcases, armchairs and grandfather clocks appeared for the first time then.

As a result of this, more and more poor people had to live

without much furniture.

Запитання 3

The 19th century saw mass-produced furniture for the first time in history. Furniture and furnishings became much cheaper because of that.

With the arrival of the 20th century, the living standards improved . Furniture became commonplace and its quality was getting better and better and the

prices became lower. (3)_______Furniture, as we know it now, became a commodity for good, both for the rich and poor.

варіанти відповідей

Therefore, it was possible for more and more people to furnish their rooms properly.

Some had started to make furniture on their own.

Also, chests of drawers, bookcases, armchairs and grandfather clocks appeared for the first time then.

As a result of this, more and more poor people had to live without much furniture.

Запитання 4

Task 2

Choose the correct word to complete the text

How healthy are your leisure activities?

For some time, the World Health Organisation and UNICEF have been 1)_______an eye on the low level of physical exercise among young people, and this is something which affects Ukraine too. UNICEF has said that only 35% of tenyear- old children get exercise on a daily basis.This figure drops to 18% among Ukrainians aged 17.


варіанти відповідей

putting

making

keeping

taking

Запитання 5

From one point of view, anything you can do to relax, 2)_______fun and take your mind off the stress of schoolwork is healthy. After all, stress is one of the biggest health problems we all face.

варіанти відповідей

do

make

be

have

Запитання 6

But the worry is that too much time is 3)________doing passive free-time activities, like watching television. Apparently, 37% of all 14-17-year-olds in Ukraine watch between three and six hours of television a day, and this figure is even higher at weekends.

варіанти відповідей

spent

given

enjoyed

staged

Запитання 7

It looks as if television 4)_______nearly all their leisure time.

варіанти відповідей

gathers

fills

has

enjoys

Запитання 8

Television is not the only problem. If we include computers and gadgets like mobile phones, the total screen time goes up considerably. Among 16-17-year-olds, for example, more than 33% of them are on their gadgets for over four hours a day. If we add the various home-based hobbies and pastimes that people are 5)_______, it is easy to see how physical exercise could get forgotten.

варіанти відповідей

in

on

to

into

Запитання 9

But the news is not all bad. According to various surveys, a significant number of Ukrainian teens are 6)__________attention to health advice.

варіанти відповідей

paying

spending

giving

noticing

Запитання 10

They get exercise, take part in sports or visit the countryside regularly. Around half of teenagers walk regularly - either to get places, or simply for pleasure, like 7)______a stroll in the park.

варіанти відповідей

making

giving

going

taking

Запитання 11

When we add activities like cycling and skateboarding, most experts 8)_________that there are plenty of teens who are doing enough to stay healthy.

варіанти відповідей

agree

absorb

appeal

invite

Запитання 12

Task 3

The cinema in Ukraine

You 'll never be 1)________in Ukraine, since you can always go to the cinema.

варіанти відповідей

bored

excited

interesting

appealing

Запитання 13

There are lots of great cinemas, some housed in 2)________buildings, and the ticket price is low, so a night at the movies doesn't need to be costly.

варіанти відповідей

absorbing

enjoyable

boring

stunning

Запитання 14

The country has a developing film industry with many 4)_____actors and directors,

and if you want to see the latest Hollywood blockbuster, you can do that too.

варіанти відповідей

calming

hopeless

talented

inviting

Запитання 15

Most films are in Ukrainian so there's no language problem, but if you prefer, just 5)_______arrangements to go to one of the frequent special screenings in English.

варіанти відповідей

do

take

give

make

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