2016 National exam -Istidrakiya - Grammar - Scientific streams

2016 National exam – Istidrakiya- Grammar – Scientific streams

Below are exercises extracted from the 2016 National Exam for Scientific Streams – makeup session (Istidrakiya). They consist of Grammar and Writing tasks. The objective is to help students get used the questions asked in the exam and to do some practice as well.

To download these exercises click here: Grammar 2016 Scientific streams (istidrakiya)

GRAMMAR (15 pts)

A- GIVE THE CORRECT FORM OF THE WORDS IN BRACKETS. (2 pts)

  1. Brahim’s (ambitious)……………………………is to become a lawyer.
  2. The two political parties couldn’t (agreement)…………………… on the electoral reform

B- FILL IN THE GAPS WITH THE APPROPRIATE WORDS OR PHRASES FROM THE LIST. (2 pts)

  1. While I was shopping at the supermarket, I……………………….a famous actor
let down   –    put on   –   came across
  1. The international……………………….is worried about global warming.

trade   –   community   –   system

C- REWRITE THE SENTENCES BEGINNING WITH THE WORDS GIVEN. (3 pts)

  1. Because of bad weather, the airport authorities cancelled all flights.

All flights …………………………………………

  1. “Where did you spend your holiday? Rachid asked his friend.

Rachid wanted to know……………………………………

  1. You didn’t check a dictionary; that’s why you made many spelling mistakes.

If you……………………………………

D- JOIN THE PAIRS OF SENTENCES WITH THE LINKING WORDS GIVEN. (2 pts)

  1. Lisa is getting fat. She eats unhealthy food. (as a result)

…………………………………………………

  1. Morocco has set up a large solar plant. Morocco wants to produce clean energy, (in order to)

……………………………………………………

E- FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE CORRECT WORDS FROM THE LIST (2 pts)

  1. We take the bus to the stadium……………………we can go on foot.

need to   –   need   –   needn’t

  1. Moroccan NGOs often help villages……………………. suffer from poverty.

whom   –    which  –   whose

F- MATCH EACH EXPRESSION WITH ITS APPROPRIATE FUNCTION. (2 pts)

Expressions Functions
1. “I can’t concentrate on work. What should I do?”

2. “In my view, video games affect children’s behaviour”

3. “That sounds great! Congratulations.”

4. “What do you mean by deforestation?”

a. responding to good news
b. expressing lack of understanding
c. asking for advice
d. expressing apology
e. expressing opinion

 

G- WRITE APPROPRIATE RESPONSES TO THE FOLLOWING SITUATIONS. (2 pts)

  1. Your friend: “I didn’t pass my driving test yesterday.”

You: …………………………………………

  1. Your friend: “My computer is infected with a virus.”

You: …………………………………………………

 

WRITING (10 pts)

TASK 1: (4 pts) Complete the following paragraph.

I think the most important invention is ……………….…………………. There are at least three reasons why this invention is important in our life. First,……………………………………………………………………………….
……………………………………………………………………………………..
……………………………………………………………………………………..
……………………………………………………………………………………..
……………………………………………………………………………………..
TASK 2: (6 pts) The travel magazine, Wonders of the World, wants to select the best city of the year.

Write an article to describe the city which you think is the best.
 

 

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