Time: Saint Rose School 60 minutes English Department Miss Claudia Fernandez B. EXTENSIVE READING TEST 2ND SENIORName: _____________________ Date: _________Score: ________ Mark: _________ I) Are these sentences true (T) or false (F)? 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? ........................................................................... ........................................................................... ...........................................................................III) Put the following events in the story in the right order. Number them 1–5. 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. II) Circle the best choice for the following questions
Saint Rose School English Department Miss Claudia Fernandez B.1) Scrooge and Marley were _____ for many years. a [ ] business partners b [ ] neighbours c [ ] friends d [ ] ghosts2) Scrooge’s main interest in life was _____. a [ ] making friends b [ ] being horrible c [ ] making money d [ ] helping people3) _____ were afraid of him. a [ ] People b [ ] Animals c [ ] His family d [ ] People and animals4) Bob Cratchit worked in _____. a [ ] a big dark office b [ ] a dark little room c [ ] a kitchen cupboard d [ ] Scrooge’s office5) 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 pub6) 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 dinner7) Scrooge lived in rooms which had once belonged to _____. a [ ] Jacob Marley b [ ] his father c [ ] his nephew d [ ] a rich businessman8) When he arrived home that evening, the _____ became the face of Jacob Marley. a [ ] letter box b [ ] mirror c [ ] bedpost d [ ] door knocker9) 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 cross10) 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.
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 better11) Bob Cratchit’s son, Tiny Tim, had never _____.
Saint Rose School English Department Miss Claudia Fernandez B. 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