Upper Unit Test 1

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Upper Unit Test 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    LISTENING You will hear five short voicemails which Penny received. For questions 1–5, choose the reason why (A–H) each person has contacted Penny. Use the letters only once. There are three extra letters which you do not need to use. A I want to go round to Penny’s house. B I want Penny to do something for me. C I’m inviting Penny to visit. D I want to fix something for Penny. E I’m going on holiday with Penny. F I’m agreeing to help Penny. G I’m inviting Penny out. H I want to return something to Penny. Speaker 1 [Blank]
  • 2. 
    Welcome to my grand test! Please keep in mind that your time is limited and you have to complete a total of 6 assignments: listening and reading comprehension, 2 grammar and 2 vocabulary tasks. I expect you not to cheat and demonstrate your actual knowledge. 70% is a passing grade. Good luck! Aida
  • 3. 
    LISTENING You will hear five short voicemails which Penny received. For questions 1–5, choose the reason why (A–H) each person has contacted Penny. Use the letters only once. There are three extra letters which you do not need to use. A I want to go round to Penny’s house. B I want Penny to do something for me. C I’m inviting Penny to visit. D I want to fix something for Penny. E I’m going on holiday with Penny. F I’m agreeing to help Penny. G I’m inviting Penny out. H I want to return something to Penny. Speaker 2 [Blank]
  • 4. 
    LISTENING You will hear five short voicemails which Penny received. For questions 1–5, choose the reason why (A–H) each person has contacted Penny. Use the letters only once. There are three extra letters which you do not need to use. A I want to go round to Penny’s house. B I want Penny to do something for me. C I’m inviting Penny to visit. D I want to fix something for Penny. E I’m going on holiday with Penny. F I’m agreeing to help Penny. G I’m inviting Penny out. H I want to return something to Penny. Speaker 3 [Blank]
  • 5. 
    LISTENING You will hear five short voicemails which Penny received. For questions 1–5, choose the reason why (A–H) each person has contacted Penny. Use the letters only once. There are three extra letters which you do not need to use. A I want to go round to Penny’s house. B I want Penny to do something for me. C I’m inviting Penny to visit. D I want to fix something for Penny. E I’m going on holiday with Penny. F I’m agreeing to help Penny. G I’m inviting Penny out. H I want to return something to Penny. Speaker 4 [Blank]
  • 6. 
    LISTENING You will hear five short voicemails which Penny received. For questions 1–5, choose the reason why (A–H) each person has contacted Penny. Use the letters only once. There are three extra letters which you do not need to use. A I want to go round to Penny’s house. B I want Penny to do something for me. C I’m inviting Penny to visit. D I want to fix something for Penny. E I’m going on holiday with Penny. F I’m agreeing to help Penny. G I’m inviting Penny out. H I want to return something to Penny. Speaker 5 [Blank]
  • 7. 
    VOCABULARY Task 1   Use the word given in CAPITAL LETTERS at the end of each sentence to form a word that fits in the gap in the same sentence. Here is an example (0). 0 Danny’s nine months old and very energetic. He won’t sit still! ENERGY   1  Wendy Surtees is one of our most [Blank] employees. She’s always on time and completes all her projects. DEPEND
  • 8. 
    2 Don’t be so [Blank]! You only ever think of yourself. SELF
  • 9. 
    3 Adam Scott is one of the most [Blank] businessmen in our region. He’s made millions. SUCCESS
  • 10. 
    4  Thanks for your advice. It’s been very [Blank]. HELP
  • 11. 
    5  Paul’s [Blank] behaviour is annoying. He gets jealous when he isn’t the centre of attention.
  • 12. 
    6  Jack’s very [Blank]. He’d like to be boss of the company one day. AMBITION
  • 13. 
    7  We need to take [Blank] action to stop the spread of this disease. We mustn’t waste a moment. DECIDE
  • 14. 
    8 When she was young, she was very [Blank]. She never listened to her parents and joined a punk band. REBEL
  • 15. 
    9  The operation was quite [Blank]. It really hurt. But Bob’s feeling better now. PAIN
  • 16. 
    10. Our car’s [Blank]. It often breaks down – we got stuck on the motorway last week. RELY
  • 17. 
    VOCABULARY Task 2 Read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0). My Uncle Tim Of all my relatives, I have a very strong (0) bond with my uncle Tim. He’s a (1) _______ friend and really (2) _______ me. Perhaps it’s because he’s older than me – thirteen years older, in fact – but not so much older to make him of a different generation. As I was growing up, he was so cool and relaxed, you know, really (3) _______, as if nothing worried him. And now I’m twenty myself, he’s just good fun. He’s the kind of person you want to (4) _______ just because he’s fun to talk to, and the kind of person you can share problems with because you know he’ll always be supportive. Uncle Tim would always (5) _______ by me if things got tough. And I respect his advice because he talks a lot of (6) _______ sense. Uncle Tim works in the city centre, not far from my college, so we meet (7) _______ for a coffee and a chat at least once a week. He always asks me how I’m (8) _______ on at college, and we tell each other funny stories. We share the same (9) _______ of humour so it’s always a laugh. In the summer, I’m going to travel round Europe, and I’m trying to (10) _______ him to come with me. I hope he can – I can’t think of anyone I’d sooner travel the world with. (1)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Really

    • C. 

      Main

    • D. 

      Strong

  • 18. 
    VOCABULARY Task 2 Read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0). My Uncle Tim Of all my relatives, I have a very strong (0) bond with my uncle Tim. He’s a (1) _______ friend and really (2) _______ me. Perhaps it’s because he’s older than me – thirteen years older, in fact – but not so much older to make him of a different generation. As I was growing up, he was so cool and relaxed, you know, really (3) _______, as if nothing worried him. And now I’m twenty myself, he’s just good fun. He’s the kind of person you want to (4) _______ just because he’s fun to talk to, and the kind of person you can share problems with because you know he’ll always be supportive. Uncle Tim would always (5) _______ by me if things got tough. And I respect his advice because he talks a lot of (6) _______ sense. Uncle Tim works in the city centre, not far from my college, so we meet (7) _______ for a coffee and a chat at least once a week. He always asks me how I’m (8) _______ on at college, and we tell each other funny stories. We share the same (9) _______ of humour so it’s always a laugh. In the summer, I’m going to travel round Europe, and I’m trying to (10) _______ him to come with me. I hope he can – I can’t think of anyone I’d sooner travel the world with. (2)
    • A. 

      Rules the world for

    • B. 

      Makes the earth for

    • C. 

      Shows the earth to

    • D. 

      Means the world to

  • 19. 
    VOCABULARY Task 2 Read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0). My Uncle Tim Of all my relatives, I have a very strong (0) bond with my uncle Tim. He’s a (1) _______ friend and really (2) _______ me. Perhaps it’s because he’s older than me – thirteen years older, in fact – but not so much older to make him of a different generation. As I was growing up, he was so cool and relaxed, you know, really (3) _______, as if nothing worried him. And now I’m twenty myself, he’s just good fun. He’s the kind of person you want to (4) _______ just because he’s fun to talk to, and the kind of person you can share problems with because you know he’ll always be supportive. Uncle Tim would always (5) _______ by me if things got tough. And I respect his advice because he talks a lot of (6) _______ sense. Uncle Tim works in the city centre, not far from my college, so we meet (7) _______ for a coffee and a chat at least once a week. He always asks me how I’m (8) _______ on at college, and we tell each other funny stories. We share the same (9) _______ of humour so it’s always a laugh. In the summer, I’m going to travel round Europe, and I’m trying to (10) _______ him to come with me. I hope he can – I can’t think of anyone I’d sooner travel the world with. (3)
    • A. 

      Mutual

    • B. 

      Dutiful

    • C. 

      Laid-back

    • D. 

      Considerate

  • 20. 
    VOCABULARY Task 2 Read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0). My Uncle Tim Of all my relatives, I have a very strong (0) bond with my uncle Tim. He’s a (1) _______ friend and really (2) _______ me. Perhaps it’s because he’s older than me – thirteen years older, in fact – but not so much older to make him of a different generation. As I was growing up, he was so cool and relaxed, you know, really (3) _______, as if nothing worried him. And now I’m twenty myself, he’s just good fun. He’s the kind of person you want to (4) _______ just because he’s fun to talk to, and the kind of person you can share problems with because you know he’ll always be supportive. Uncle Tim would always (5) _______ by me if things got tough. And I respect his advice because he talks a lot of (6) _______ sense. Uncle Tim works in the city centre, not far from my college, so we meet (7) _______ for a coffee and a chat at least once a week. He always asks me how I’m (8) _______ on at college, and we tell each other funny stories. We share the same (9) _______ of humour so it’s always a laugh. In the summer, I’m going to travel round Europe, and I’m trying to (10) _______ him to come with me. I hope he can – I can’t think of anyone I’d sooner travel the world with. (4)
    • A. 

      Hang down from

    • B. 

      Hang out with

    • C. 

      Hang away from

    • D. 

      Hang over

  • 21. 
    VOCABULARY Task 2 Read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0). My Uncle Tim Of all my relatives, I have a very strong (0) bond with my uncle Tim. He’s a (1) _______ friend and really (2) _______ me. Perhaps it’s because he’s older than me – thirteen years older, in fact – but not so much older to make him of a different generation. As I was growing up, he was so cool and relaxed, you know, really (3) _______, as if nothing worried him. And now I’m twenty myself, he’s just good fun. He’s the kind of person you want to (4) _______ just because he’s fun to talk to, and the kind of person you can share problems with because you know he’ll always be supportive. Uncle Tim would always (5) _______ by me if things got tough. And I respect his advice because he talks a lot of (6) _______ sense. Uncle Tim works in the city centre, not far from my college, so we meet (7) _______ for a coffee and a chat at least once a week. He always asks me how I’m (8) _______ on at college, and we tell each other funny stories. We share the same (9) _______ of humour so it’s always a laugh. In the summer, I’m going to travel round Europe, and I’m trying to (10) _______ him to come with me. I hope he can – I can’t think of anyone I’d sooner travel the world with. (5)
    • A. 

      Go

    • B. 

      Run

    • C. 

      Stand

    • D. 

      Lie

  • 22. 
    VOCABULARY Task 2 Read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0). My Uncle Tim Of all my relatives, I have a very strong (0) bond with my uncle Tim. He’s a (1) _______ friend and really (2) _______ me. Perhaps it’s because he’s older than me – thirteen years older, in fact – but not so much older to make him of a different generation. As I was growing up, he was so cool and relaxed, you know, really (3) _______, as if nothing worried him. And now I’m twenty myself, he’s just good fun. He’s the kind of person you want to (4) _______ just because he’s fun to talk to, and the kind of person you can share problems with because you know he’ll always be supportive. Uncle Tim would always (5) _______ by me if things got tough. And I respect his advice because he talks a lot of (6) _______ sense. Uncle Tim works in the city centre, not far from my college, so we meet (7) _______ for a coffee and a chat at least once a week. He always asks me how I’m (8) _______ on at college, and we tell each other funny stories. We share the same (9) _______ of humour so it’s always a laugh. In the summer, I’m going to travel round Europe, and I’m trying to (10) _______ him to come with me. I hope he can – I can’t think of anyone I’d sooner travel the world with. (6)
    • A. 

      Common

    • B. 

      Usual

    • C. 

      Standard

    • D. 

      Proper

  • 23. 
    VOCABULARY Task 2 Read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0). My Uncle Tim Of all my relatives, I have a very strong (0) bond with my uncle Tim. He’s a (1) _______ friend and really (2) _______ me. Perhaps it’s because he’s older than me – thirteen years older, in fact – but not so much older to make him of a different generation. As I was growing up, he was so cool and relaxed, you know, really (3) _______, as if nothing worried him. And now I’m twenty myself, he’s just good fun. He’s the kind of person you want to (4) _______ just because he’s fun to talk to, and the kind of person you can share problems with because you know he’ll always be supportive. Uncle Tim would always (5) _______ by me if things got tough. And I respect his advice because he talks a lot of (6) _______ sense. Uncle Tim works in the city centre, not far from my college, so we meet (7) _______ for a coffee and a chat at least once a week. He always asks me how I’m (8) _______ on at college, and we tell each other funny stories. We share the same (9) _______ of humour so it’s always a laugh. In the summer, I’m going to travel round Europe, and I’m trying to (10) _______ him to come with me. I hope he can – I can’t think of anyone I’d sooner travel the world with. (7)
    • A. 

      On

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      Over

    • D. 

      Up

  • 24. 
    VOCABULARY Task 2 Read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0). My Uncle Tim Of all my relatives, I have a very strong (0) bond with my uncle Tim. He’s a (1) _______ friend and really (2) _______ me. Perhaps it’s because he’s older than me – thirteen years older, in fact – but not so much older to make him of a different generation. As I was growing up, he was so cool and relaxed, you know, really (3) _______, as if nothing worried him. And now I’m twenty myself, he’s just good fun. He’s the kind of person you want to (4) _______ just because he’s fun to talk to, and the kind of person you can share problems with because you know he’ll always be supportive. Uncle Tim would always (5) _______ by me if things got tough. And I respect his advice because he talks a lot of (6) _______ sense. Uncle Tim works in the city centre, not far from my college, so we meet (7) _______ for a coffee and a chat at least once a week. He always asks me how I’m (8) _______ on at college, and we tell each other funny stories. We share the same (9) _______ of humour so it’s always a laugh. In the summer, I’m going to travel round Europe, and I’m trying to (10) _______ him to come with me. I hope he can – I can’t think of anyone I’d sooner travel the world with. (8)
    • A. 

      Making

    • B. 

      Getting

    • C. 

      Taking

    • D. 

      Doing

  • 25. 
    VOCABULARY Task 2 Read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0). My Uncle Tim Of all my relatives, I have a very strong (0) bond with my uncle Tim. He’s a (1) _______ friend and really (2) _______ me. Perhaps it’s because he’s older than me – thirteen years older, in fact – but not so much older to make him of a different generation. As I was growing up, he was so cool and relaxed, you know, really (3) _______, as if nothing worried him. And now I’m twenty myself, he’s just good fun. He’s the kind of person you want to (4) _______ just because he’s fun to talk to, and the kind of person you can share problems with because you know he’ll always be supportive. Uncle Tim would always (5) _______ by me if things got tough. And I respect his advice because he talks a lot of (6) _______ sense. Uncle Tim works in the city centre, not far from my college, so we meet (7) _______ for a coffee and a chat at least once a week. He always asks me how I’m (8) _______ on at college, and we tell each other funny stories. We share the same (9) _______ of humour so it’s always a laugh. In the summer, I’m going to travel round Europe, and I’m trying to (10) _______ him to come with me. I hope he can – I can’t think of anyone I’d sooner travel the world with. (9)
    • A. 

      Fashion

    • B. 

      Set

    • C. 

      Feel

    • D. 

      Sense

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