Time: Saint Rose School 60 minutes English Department Miss Claudia Fernandez B. EXTENSIVE READING TEST 1ST SENIORName: _____________________ Date: _________Score: ________ Mark: ____ / 44 pts I) Are these sentences true (T) or false (F)? (10 points) 1) ____ Scrooge only cared about money. 2) ____ Scrooge’s nephew was mean and hard too. 3) ____ Scrooge laughed at Marley’s ghost. 4) ____ When Scrooge saw his old school, he cried. 5) ____ The ghost of Christmas Present was specially interested in poor people. 6) ____ Mrs Cratchit liked Scrooge. 7) ____ The ghost of Christmas Yet to Come never spoke to Scrooge. 8) ____ Everybody was sad when Scrooge died. 9) ____ When Scrooge woke up on Christmas Day, he decided to change his life. 10) ____ When Bob Cratchit was late for work, Scrooge pretended to be angry. I) What did Scrooge see on the grave stone? (2 points) ........................................................................... ........................................................................... ........................................................................... II) Put the following events in the story in the right order. Number them 1–5. (5 points) a He sent a big turkey to the Cratchits. b He had Christmas dinner with his nephew. c He promised to give Bob Cratchit more money. d He told the old gentleman that he wanted to give money to the poor. e Scrooge woke up feeling happy and excited.
Saint Rose School English Department Miss Claudia Fernandez B.III) Circle the best choice for the following questions. (27 points) 1) Scrooge and Marley were _____ for many years. a [ ] business partners b [ ] neighbours c [ ] friends d [ ] ghosts 2) Scrooge’s main interest in life was _____. a [ ] making friends b [ ] being horrible c [ ] making money d [ ] helping people 3) _____ were afraid of him. a [ ] People b [ ] Animals c [ ] His family d [ ] People and animals 4) Bob Cratchit worked in _____. a [ ] a big dark office b [ ] a dark little room c [ ] a kitchen cupboard d [ ] Scrooge’s office 5) Scrooge’s nephew came to the office to _____. a [ ] ask for money b [ ] ask for a job c [ ] invite Scrooge to Christmas dinner d [ ] invite Scrooge to the pub 6) Scrooge thought that poor people should _____. a [ ] have a merry Christmas b [ ] stay in prisons and workhouses c [ ] stay with rich people at Christmas d [ ] have a free Christmas dinner 7) Scrooge lived in rooms which had once belonged to _____. a [ ] Jacob Marley b [ ] his father c [ ] his nephew d [ ] a rich businessman 8) When he arrived home that evening, the _____ became the face of Jacob Marley. a [ ] letter box b [ ] mirror c [ ] bedpost d [ ] door knocker 9) Marley’s ghost could not rest because _____. a [ ] he was never kind in life b [ ] other ghosts were too noisy c [ ] his chains kept him awake d [ ] he was always cross 10) The ghost told Scrooge _____. a [ ] he had to visit three spirits b [ ] he must never change c [ ] three spirits would visit him d [ ] four spirits would visit him
Saint Rose School English Department Miss Claudia Fernandez B.1) Bob Cratchit was Scrooge’s _____. a [ ] clerk b [ ] nephew c [ ] lawyer d [ ] partner2) Scrooge’s fiancée _____. a [ ] never married b [ ] died when she was young c [ ] married but had no children d [ ] married someone else3) Martha was Bob Cratchit’s _____. a [ ] second daughter b [ ] youngest sister c [ ] wife d [ ] eldest daughter4) a special song which people sing at Christmas a [ ] humbug b [ ] crowd c [ ] poem d [ ] carol5) a coin in old British money a [ ] dollar b [ ] shilling c [ ] pound d [ ] euro6) someone who works in an office, writing letters, etc. a [ ] clerk b [ ] partner c [ ] nephew d [ ] extinguisher7) a large bird which people often eat at Christmas a [ ] turkey b [ ] cart c [ ] torch d [ ] humbug8) The first spirit showed Scrooge _____. a [ ] Christmases from Scrooge’s past b [ ] last Christmas c [ ] Scrooge’s birthday d [ ] Scrooge’s death9) Mr Fezziwig used to _____ on Christmas Eve. a [ ] play the fiddle b [ ] invite his clerks to a party c [ ] make his clerks work d [ ] give his clerks extra money10) Belle didn’t marry Scrooge because she _____. a [ ] wanted to marry a richer man b [ ] wanted to marry a poor man c [ ] knew he cared more about money d [ ] didn’t like him11) The second spirit’s torch _____. a [ ] helped to light up dark houses b [ ] made cold rooms feel warmer c [ ] showed people where to go at night d [ ] made poor people’s dinners taste better
Saint Rose School English Department Miss Claudia Fernandez B.11) Bob Cratchit’s son, Tiny Tim, had never _____. a [ ] spoken b [ ] liked food c [ ] walked d [ ] eaten Christmas pudding12) _____ drank to Scrooge’s health. a [ ] All the Cratchits b [ ] Bob Cratchit c [ ] Nobody d [ ] All Fred’s family13) The two ghost children represented _____. a [ ] Hunger and Thirst b [ ] Crime and Need c [ ] Boredom and Sadness d [ ] Poverty and Jealousy14) Scrooge saw that _____ about the dead man. a [ ] nobody cared b [ ] everyone cared c [ ] Tiny Tim cried d [ ] Fred wasn’t sad15) The ghost of the future showed Scrooge _____. a [ ] Tiny Tim’s grave b [ ] his old office c [ ] his own grave d [ ] his old home16) Scrooge kept his promises to the spirits and _____. a [ ] made friends with Belle b [ ] sold his business c [ ] lived a happy life d [ ] gave Tiny Tim a job