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Working with texts

Додано: 24 лютого
Предмет: Англійська мова, 10 клас
Копія з тесту: Working with texts
9 запитань
Запитання 1

Read the text. Mark only TRUE statements. There are 2 right answers.


The Republic of Ireland has a population of about three and a half million people. The official language is Irish but people usually speak English. People call Ireland the ‘EMERALD ISLE’ because it is a very green island. It often rains in Ireland. The countryside is beautiful and Irish people are very friendly. By the way, Ireland is the third largest island in Europe and the twentieth largest island on the Earth.

варіанти відповідей

Ireland is an island made of emerald

People in the Rupublic of Ireland often speak English

The weather is often snowy in Ireland

The people in Ireland are friendly and nice

Запитання 2

Read the text. Mark only TRUE statements. There are 2 right answers.


Have a great time in Dublin! There are wonderful shops, restaurants, music and night life. Walk around the busy streets, visit the museums or relax in one of the parks. Go to Trinity College library. In the library you can see the amazing Book of Kells from the 8th century.

варіанти відповідей

There are wonderful mountains in Dublin

The streets in Dublin are full of traffic

There are no museums in Dublin

Tourists are invited to visit a liblrary

Запитання 3

Read the text. Mark only TRUE statements. There are 2 right answers.

Some of the best writers in the English language are from Ireland, for example, Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde and James Joyce. You can see their portraits and letters in Dublin’s Writers Museum.

варіанти відповідей

Jonathan Swift wrote in Irish

Oscar Wilde worked in the museum

The stories of Joyce are in English

You can see portraits in Writers Museum

Запитання 4

Read the text. Mark only TRUE statements. There are 2 right answers.


Go to Blarney Castle and see the famous Blarney Stone. People say this stone has got magic powers and you will become a brilliant speaker when you kiss it!

варіанти відповідей

When you kiss the Blarney Stone, you become healthy

When you kiss the Blarney Stone, you become a good speaker

People say that Blarney Stone is magic

People say that there is a brilliant in the Blarney Stone

Запитання 5

Read the text. Mark only TRUE statements. There are 2 right answers.


Explore Ireland: drive, walk or cycle around the beautiful coast and the green countryside. Stop in wonderful old towns and villages and visit historic castles and churches.


Horse riding, fishing, cycling and walking are popular activities on the island. There are fantastic beaches, too. Try surfing or scuba diving — or just have a swim! [2]

варіанти відповідей

There are many historic buildings in Ireland

Skiing is a popular activity in Ireland

In Ireland you can have a wonderful rest at the sea-side

Diving is forbitten in Ireland because of cold water.

Запитання 6

Read the text. Mark only TRUE statements. There are 2 right answers.


Flamenco is very popular in southern Spain. It begins with guitar music and clapping, and dancers join the performance. Sometimes a woman dances alone and sometimes she dances with a man. The woman usually wears a long, colourful dress. She moves her arms and hands slowly but her feet move fast, complicated steps. The man often wears black. Both dancers click their shoes on the floor when they dance around each other.

варіанти відповідей

Flamence dancers begin after the music starts

Flamence is popular in Italy

Flamenco dancers move their feet slowly and their hands fast

Flamenco dancers click shoes on the floor while dancing

Запитання 7

Read the text. Mark only TRUE statements. There are 2 right answers.


Cossack dances are from Ukraine. They are very energetic — some are more like gymnastics than dancing! Dancers have to be very fit because they jump very high and kick their legs up and down. They often jump over swords. The movements are similar to traditional Cossack activities, for example, sword fighting and getting on and off horses.

варіанти відповідей

Cossacks dance slowly

Most cossacks dances look like gymnastics

Cossack dances have movements which are similar to traditional activities

To perform cossack dances you have to be strong and agile

Запитання 8

Read the text. Mark only TRUE statements. There are 2 right answers.


Limbo dancing is originally from West Africa but today it is an important part of celebrations in the Caribbean. Young people have to dance under a horizontal pole. The pole is often on fire and the dancers mustn’t touch it! After a successful ‘limbo’, they put the pole lower and do it again. Some dancers can dance under a pole just twenty centimetres off the ground!

варіанти відповідей

Old people dance the limbo during during carnivals

Nowadays the limbo dancing is popular in the Caribbian

During the dance the dancers must touch the pole

During the dance the pole is often set fire

Запитання 9

Read the text. Mark only TRUE statements. There are 2 right answers.

Mask dances are important for the Dogon people in Mali. Each village makes different masks. They are often huge and colourful. There are masks of people, monsters or local animals like crocodiles, hyenas and monkeys. Mask dancers are always men and they dance to the sound of drums for hours after the death of a person in the village. Nowadays, Dogon villagers also perform the dances for tourists.

варіанти відповідей

Dogon masks are colourful

Women like to perform mask dances

Mask dances are always performed by the sounds of trumpets

You can see mask dances in the villages in Mali

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