Grammar test - 20
Grammar test - 20

Grammar test – 20

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A / Rewrite the following sentences beginning with the words given. (5 marks)
1. I lost my way. so I arrived late. (If I ….)
……………………………………………………………………………….
2. I was willing to help them, but they didn’t ask me to.( if they)
……………………………………………………………………………….
3. They are sorry they didn’t come to our party last week.(They wish)
……………………………………………………………………………….
4. Please don’t ask any more questions. (Would you mind)
……………………………………………………………………………….
5. Somebody has given us twenty kilos of oranges. ( We )
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6. People shouldn’t pay any attention to gossip. ( No attention)
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7. Somebody told us never to eat raw meat. ( We….)
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8. « I’ll see you tomorrow evening.» ( Last Friday. Tom promised Bob)
……………………………………………………………………………….
9. “Who has broken my clock .?” ( when Dick came home from work yesterday, he wanted to know..)
……………………………………………………………………………….
10. «I saw a wonderful film yesterday afternoon. » ( When Betty went to tea with her friends . yesterday. she told
then…)
……………………………………………………………………………….

B / Give the correct form of the words in brackets. (3,5 marks)
Rochdi and Mohammed ……………(to spend) yesterday evening (to discuss) their future.« By this time next year we (finish) ……………our studies at the Lycee and we (be) at university !» (sigh)…………… « Yes. I ……………
( not / can / to wait) for next year to come. But, » Mohammed…………… (to add) gravely. « We (not / get)…………… a place at university unless we ……………(pass) our baccalaureate.I ……………
(think) it’s time we (begin)…………… some serious revision. Oh, if only I ……………(know) which philosophy lessons to revise well ! That’s the exam which ……………(worry) me the most. Up till now,
I ……………( never / to have) more than 07/20.»
C /  Fill the blanks, supplying the appropriate prepositions. (1,5 marks)
1. I am most grateful…………… them…………… their help.
2. This cake tastes ……………soap !
3. They stole two horses…………… the farmer.
4. Are you aware…………… the dangers of smoking ?
5. She borrowed 50 Dh…………… her brother.

D / Rewrite the following sentences beginning with the words given. (3 marks)
1. They are so stupid to do that ! (How……………)
……………………………………………………………………………….
2. This book is so interesting ! ( What……………)
……………………………………………………………………………….
3. She sings so beautifully ! ( How……………)
……………………………………………………………………………….
4. These apples are delicious ! ( What……………)
……………………………………………………………………………….
5. They are so noisy ! (How……………)
……………………………………………………………………………….
6. It was such a wonderful holiday ! (What……………)
……………………………………………………………………………….

E / Find the questions to which the words underlined are the answers.(1.5 marks)
1. Bill found the letter late yesterday evening.
……………………………………………………………………………….?
2. They have lent Bob Peter’s football boots.
……………………………………………………………………………….?
3. 1 shall be able to stay for ten days.
……………………………………………………………………………….?

F / Complete the following sentences using the words in brackets.(2 marks)
1. My English is getting (good)………….. and (good)……………
2. On the whole, Fes is (hot)………….. Rabat.
3. This is (bad)………….. weather I’ve ever seen here.
4. 1 think Fes, Marrakech and Tangier are …………..(interesting) of Moroccan towns for tourists to visit.

G / Fill the blanks, choosing the correct word from the following list ( 2 marks)
although – since -instead of – no sooner – unless — in case — so that -in spite of – so as – if – who – Which – whose – whom
1. I hid the money under the mattress…………. nobody would find it.
2. …………it rained yesterday. the garden still needs watering.
3. ………..you remind me to post the letters. I’ll probably forget them.
4. He’s the man son……… is in prison.
5. They should have stayed with us ……….going off on their own.
6 …………had he finished his lunch than he complained of stomach-ache.
7. They carried on playing football ……………..the terrible heat.
8. He took photos of all the monuments he visited …………..to have souvenirs of his holiday.

H / Of the four suggestions, only one is correct. Write it down. (1.5 marks)
1. You don’t have to go to the meeting.
a) You shouldn’t go.
h) You mustn’t go.
c) You needn’t go.
d) You oughtn’t to go.
2. Tim fell down the stairs and broke his leg.
a) He must have looked where he was going.
h) He needn’t have looked where he was going.
c) He shouldn’t have looked where he was going.
d) He ought to have looked where he was going.
3. I might go away next week.
a) It’s just possible that I’ll go away next week.
h) It’s certain that I’ll go away next week.
c) It’s probable that away next week.
d) It’s likely that I’ll go away next week.

 

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