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1st senior test

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  • 1. Saint Rose School Time: English Department Miss Claudia Fernandez B. 60 minutes ENGLISH TEST Mark 1st SENIORName: _____________________ Score: ______ / 32 pointsDate: _________ A. READING I)Read the text. Underline the important information. Then, answer the questions.“Something is very wrong,” says the detective.“I know!” says Ms. Gervis. “It is wrong that someone has stolen from me!”The detective looks around Ms. Gervis’ apartment. “That is not what I am talking about,ma’am. What is wrong is that I do not understand how the robber got in and out.”Ms. Gervis and the detective stand in silence. Ms. Gervis’ eyes are full of tears. Her handsare shaking.“The robber did not come through the window,” says thedetective. “These windows have not been opened or shutin months.”The detective looks at the fireplace. “The robber did notsqueeze down here.”The detective walks to the front door. He examines the latch. “And since there are no marksor scratches, the robber definitely did not try to break the lock.”“I have no idea how he did it,” says a bothered Ms. Gervis. “It is a big mystery.”“And you say the robber stole nothing else?” asks the detective. “No money, no jewelry, nocrystal?”“That’s right, detective. He took only what was important to me,” Ms. Gervis says with a sigh.“There is only one thing I can do now.”“And what is that?” the detective asks with surprise.“I will stop baking cakes,” Ms. Gervis says. “They are mine to give away. They are not forsomeone to steal.”“You can’t do that!” says the detective with alarm. “Who will bake those delicious cakes?”“I am sorry. I do not know,” says Ms. Gervis.“I must solve this case immediately!” says the detective.
  • 2. Saint Rose School English Department Miss Claudia Fernandez B.Questions. Circle the right choice. (10 points) 1) Where does this story take place? 2) Near the beginning of the story, “Ms. Gervis’ eyes are full of tears. Her hands areA. in a bakery shaking.” How does Ms. Gervis probablyB. at the police station feel?C. in Ms. Gervis houseD. in Ms. Gervis apartment A. She is upset. B. She is tired. C. She is hungry. D. She is confused. 3) What makes the detective sure that the 4) "And the robber definitely did not use the robber did not come through the windows? front door." Which is the best way to rewrite this sentence?A. The windows are locked.B. The windows face the police station. A. "And the robber may not have used the frontC. The windows have not been used in months. door."D. The windows are too small for a person to fit B. "And the robber probably did not use the frontthrough. door." C. "And the robber was not able to use the front door." D. "And the robber certainly did not use the front door." 5) What else could the detective have asked 6) What does Ms. Gervis do with her cakes? Ms. Gervis in order to solve the mystery? A. She eats them.I. Which types of cakes does Ms. Gervis know how B. She sells them.to bake? C. She hides them.II. Does someone else have a key to the D. She gives them away.apartment?III. Does Ms. Gervis ever leave the door unlocked?A. I onlyB. I and IIC. II and IIID. I, II, and III 7) What does the detective seem to think will 8) What is a mystery? happen if he solves the mystery? A. something that is wrongA. Ms. Gervis will start baking cakes again B. something that happens at nightB. Ms. Gervis will bake him extra cakes C. something a robber leaves behindC. Ms. Gervis will give him her secret recipe D. something that cannot be explainedD. Ms. Gervis will give him money and jewels 9) What else was stolen from the apartment? 10) If something is said with alarm, how is it said?A. crystalB. jewelry A. with fear and panicC. money B. with bells and whistlesD. nothing C. with smiles and laughter D. with sadness and tears
  • 3. Saint Rose School English Department Miss Claudia Fernandez B.B. VOCABULARYII)Circle the best choice. (12 points)1. Complete the sentence. Choose the correct 2. Complete the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. alternative. Wanda is _____ because she has a big test tomorrow. The boss didnt explain the problem very well, so we were just _____. A. nervous B. confusing A. confused B. interested3. Complete the sentence. Choose the correct 4. Complete the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. alternative. I have to cancel my vacation to Hawaii. I am so Our neighbors were playing very loud music late last _____. night. We were really _____. A. disappointed A. annoying B. disappointing B. annoyed5. Complete the sentence. Choose the correct 6. Complete the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. alternative. That new restaurants really _____. The foods not We were really busy in the office today. It was very good at all. _____. A. disappointing A. exhausted B. disappointed B. exhausting7. Complete the sentence. Choose the correct 8. Complete the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. alternative. There was a big spider on my bed last night! I was Its not _____ that you failed the test. You didnt really _____. study for it at all. A. frightening A. surprising B. frightened B. surprised9. Complete the sentence. Choose the correct 10. Complete the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. alternative. The car broke down late at night on a quiet country I read a very _____ book last weekend. I couldn’t road. It was very _____. stop reading it! A. frightened A. interesting B. frightening B. shocking11. Complete the sentence. Choose the correct 12. Complete the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. alternative. Im so _____. Theres nothing to do in this town on a Steve likes motor racing because he says its _____. Sunday afternoon. A. exciting A. excited B. bored B. surprisedC. USE OF LANGUAGE
  • 4. Saint Rose School English Department Miss Claudia Fernandez B.III) Circle the right choice. Follow the instructions for each question (10 points).1. Complete the sentence using the correct form of 2. Complete the sentence using the correct form of the verb. the verb. Im really _____________________ to starting my Are you _________________ the dentist tomorrow? new job.3. Complete the sentence using the correct form of 4. Complete the sentence using the correct form of the verb. the verb. Tori ________________ move to Los Angeles next Thats OK, leave the boxes there. summer. Ken_______________ help you with them later.5. Complete the sentence using the correct form of 6. Complete the sentence using the correct form of the verb. the verb. What time is she ____________________to arrive? Nancys really busy, so she isnt _______________to take a break today.7. Complete the sentence using the correct form of 8. Complete the sentence using the correct form of the verb. the verb. How many people are _______________ to the Were _______________of moving soon. party?9. Complete the sentence using the correct form of 10. Complete the sentence using the correct form of the verb. the verb. What time is Bryan _________________ the new Are you _________________ visit us before you go manager? on vacation?