I. Listen to a man talking about how technology has changed children’s lifestyle. Decide the statements are True or False
Question 1. Child obeysity rates have decreased over the past several decades.
Question 2. Nowadays, kids depend on technology more than spend time outdoor for entertainment purposes.
Question 3. High levels of social media use can improve self-esteem and create positive moods.
Question 4. People should manage and monitor the technology.
Question 5. The man is talking about the effect of technology on the children.
II. Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the rest.
A. behave B. facility
C. face D. occasion
A.occasion B. vendor
C. mobile D. technological
A.entertain B. event
C. dogsled D. domed
III. Choose the word which is stressed differently from the rest.
A. attractive B. similarity
C. together D. yourself
A. certainty B. reasonable
C. artifact D. downtown
A. gymnastics B. publicity
C. suburb D. demand
IV. Choose A, B, C or D that best completes each sentence.
Question 12.I _____ like western music, but now I do.
A. didn’t used to B. didn’t use to
C. use not to D. used to
Question 13. I always _________ be afraid of the dark.
A. used to B. use to
C. was used to D. didn’t used to
Question 14.______kind of you to help!
A. How B. What
C.Which D. When
Question 15. I think the _____ leap beyond the next one will take us to the stars.
A. medical B. educational
C. technological D. logical
Question 16._____as many ideas possible.
A. Storm B. Brainstorm
C. Cancel D. Quarrel
Question 17. Do you ____ a diary?
A. act B. go
C.run D. keep
Question 18. A large percentage of the rural population was ____
A. rich B. illiterate
C. famous D. ill
Question 19. In Germany there is a ____ of giving workers a say in how their company is run.
A. tradition B. practice
C. behavior D. habit
Question 20. We must just agree to _____ on this.
A. give B. take
C. differ D. include
Question 21.The ritual of the party conference is acted _____ in the same way every year.
A. out B. in
C. on D. at
Question 22.His speech ____he importance of attracting industry to the town.
A. saw B. came
C. fired D. emphasized
Question 23. He suffers ____ asthma.
A. in B. up
C. from D. by
V. Find a mistake in each sentence below.
Question 24. He sat (A) by the phone (B), wish (C) it would (D) ring.
Question 25. Did (A) she used (B) to have (C) long hair (D)?
Question 26. We are in compete (A) with four (B) other companies for (C) the contract (D).
Question 27. I find(A) it’s hard (B) to walk now (C). I’ve been bare (D) my feet all day.
Question 28. The centre offers (A)activities for (B)everyone, whatever (C)your age or mental (D) condition.
VI. Read the text and choose the correct answer A, B, C or D for each of the gaps.
As 1900 opened, society reflected much as we did with the turn of 2000. “What did the 1800s bring (29) _________ ?” they asked. “What have we achieved, where are we going?” It was a time for looking back (30)_________ a century of rapid transformation and looking forward to the changes (31)_________ to come.
Americans were optimistic (32)_________1900. For most of them, life was better materially than it had ever been. This was a time of (33)_________ - a new materialism, available (34) _________ time, and vacations for the emerging middle class appeared. America was now the world’s most (35)_________country. Access to electricity, automobiles, and indoor plumbing (36)_________ not widespread, but most people felt that such conveniences were just a (37)_________ of time.
For every American, including the working class, there was “possibility”. Anything was possible in America. This was the place of the self-made man, the American Dream, “ (38)_________ to riches.”
A. them B. us
C. me D. her
A. in B. out
C. on D. into
A. not B. when
C. even D. still
A. in B. on
C. at D. out
A. poor B. prosperous
C. prosperity D. poverty
A. working B. leisure
C. studying D. bad
A. big B. technology
C. rich D. affluent
A. was B. were
C. is D. are
A. lot B. while
C. bit D. matter
A. nothing B.poors
C. rugs D. rags
VII. Rearrange the following words to make a meaningful sentence.