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  1. 1. e nglishm ist ro .blo gspo t .co m http://englishmistro .blo gspo t.co m/2013/01/2.html?pfstyle=wp‫اﻣﺘﺤﺎن ادارة اﻟﺒﺴﺎﺗﯿﻦ و دار اﻟﺴﻼم 2 ﺛﺎﻧﻮى ﺗﺮم اول ﻟﻐﺔ اﻧﺠﻠﯿﺰﯾﺔ‬ Cairo GovernarateEl Basateen and Dar El Salam Educational Directorate English InspectorateFirst Term Exam 2012/2013 Second Year Secondary====================================== A-Language Functions1-Respond to each of the following situations:1- Someone asks your opinion about a book you have read.2- One of your friends is getting too fat. He is asking for your advice.3- An old man can’t cross the street . Your offer to help him.4- Your teacher asks you about your dream job.2- Say where these mini dialogues take place and who the speakers are:1-A) Silence , please ! He has just been operated on. B) I’m awfully sorry.Place:…………….. SA:……………… SB :………………..A) May I see the menu, please?B) Of course ! Here you are.A) Please bring me steak , rice and green salad. Place:…………….. SA:……………… SB :…… ............... B- Vocabulary and Structures3- Choose the correct answer from a, b, c, or d:1- I ‘d ………… be a doctor than a dentist. a) want b) prefer c) rather d) like2- I promise I ………….you a nice present. a) have bought b) would buy c) am going to buy d) will buy3- …………. Is one of the drawbacks of computer games. a) violent b) violence c) violate d) violently4- The husband suggested that his wife ………valuable jewellery from a richfriend. a) borrow b) borrows c) borrowing d) to borrow5- A/ An ………is someone who decides what should be in a magazine. a) illustrator b) writer c) playwright d) editor6- She was as …………as Heba . They are the same height. a) high b) tall c) young d) heavy7- The professor spoke ……..for two hours on Maupassant without a break.
  2. 2. a) continually b) frequently c) continuously d) occasionally8- ………….I was out shopping , I saw two of my old friends. a) Although b) If c) Unless d) While9- We have two ………cars. There is no difference between them. a) like b) similar c) identical d) different10- …I started my job, I have met important people from all over the world. a) Since b) For c) Untill d) When11- Application forms often ask people about their …………status. a) social b) waiting c) marital d) famous12- The person ……….the car belongs to is my father. a) who b) whose c) which d) when13- It’s OK to ………….mistakes when we are learning something for the firsttime. a) do b) take c) have d) make14- Mona started spending a lot of money . she ………..to do that. a) used b) is used c) didn’t use d) doesn’t use15- ……………do their best to let peace prevail in this world. a) Astrologers b) Diplomats c) Archaeologists d) Astronomers16- I wonder who drank ………. Milk I bought yesterday. a) the b) an c) no article d) a4- Find the mistake in each of the following sentences , then write themcorrectly:1- My father is a seller in the navy.2- When we arrived home, we saw that our lights have been left on.3- Hearing that you won the first prize enjoyed my day.4- You say it’s very expensive to live in the city, and I don’t agree.5- People use debt cards to buy things then pay later.6- I think mountaineers are incredible brave people. C – Reading5- Read the following passage, then answer the questions: Many people today believe that getting a well-paid job is essential whilefinishing school or university is not. I strongly disagree with this view for manyreasons. First of all , education is the key to development . Doctors , scientistsand teachers use their education to advance society. Without them , therewould be no cures for diseases and no progress in technology. What is more , agood education can help to achieve economic success. Businesses wouldn’t besuccessful without educated people to run them. Success and financial rewardgo hand in hand . As a result , highly – trained people are often also better paidpeople. Of course , there are people who argue that education is not a must inorder to make lots of money . It is true that some highly – paid jobs do notrequire a high level of education , but they are rare . I believe that although money is important in life , it should not be given more
  3. 3. emphasis than education.A) Give short answers to the following questions:1- According to the writer , which is more important : money or education. Why?2- What does a person need to get a well paid job?3- Find in the passage which mean :a) seldom b) importantB) Choose the correct answer from a, b, c, or d:4- Education is ………..to development.a) necessary b) unnecessary c) easy d) unimportant5- According to the text , business needs ………………people to be successful.a) illiterate b) lazy c) ignorant d) educated6- Read the following passage, then answer the questions: I was at the airport waiting to check in . There was a long queue and I wasfeeling rather tired because I had a lot of luggage . There was a very fat tallman in front of me . He must have weighed 150 kilos. When his turn came , heput his case on the scales . It was 20 kilos exactly . “ That’s fine ,” the bookingclerk said as he checked the man in . He collected his boarding pass and wentto the Departure lounge. At last it was my turn. I dragged my two heavy cases to the scales and putthem on . They come to 32 kilos , the booking clerk said , “ I ‘m afraid you willhave to pay excess fare on these cases. “ She made out a bill for me and Icouldn’t believe how much I had to pay . “ That’s not fair ,” I said . “ I only weigh60 kilos . Airlines should weigh passengers and their luggage together!” A) Give short answers to the following questions:1- Why couldn’t the writer check in immediately?2- What was the writer’s suggestion concerning weight?3- What does the underlined word “ He “ refer to? B) Choose the correct answer from a, b, c, or d:4- The writer had to pay extra fare for his luggage because……………a) he was too heavy b) his cases weighed more than limitedc) he had two cases d) he had no cases5- The writer thought that the system was unfair because……………….a) the luggage allowance was the same for all passengersb) he had to pay extra for two casesc) airlines weigh passengers and luggages together.d) a passenger shouldn’t have to pay extra fare for two cases.7- The Reader ( Gulliver’s Travels)a. Answer the following questions:1- Do you think if Gulliver hadn’t been so huge to the little people , they wouldhave still tied him up ?2- List three of the promises Gulliver had to make in order to be set free?3- How did war start between Blefuscu and Lilliput?
  4. 4. 4- What made John Biddel finally believe that Gulliver really had been to theland of little people?b. Read the following quotation and answer the questions: “ I can’t help you with these ambitions.”1- Who said this to whom?2- What are these ambitions?3- What was the result of this refusal?c. Find the mistake in each of the following sentences and correct it:1- John Nicholas was the captain of The Sallow.2- Skyresh Bolgolam was for setting Gulliver free. D) Writing8- Write a paragraph of about 100 words about: “ Cooperation”9) Translationa)Translate into ArabicMany famous sports teams have recently added a new member to theirorganizations- a nutritionist . Athletes have become aware that food affectstheir performance. That’s why they eat balanced diets that includecarbohydrates, proteins and fats.b) Translate into English: 1- ‫ﯾﺠﺐ ان ﯾﺘﺴﻠﺢ اﻟﺸﺒﺎب ﺑﺎﻟﻌﻠﻢ و اﻟﺘﻜﻨﻮﻟﻮﺟﯿﺎ ﺣﺘﻰ ﯾﺤﻘﻘﻮا اﺣﻼﻣﻬﻢ‬ 2- ‫.ان اﻟﻘﺮاءة ﻫﻰ ﻣﻔﺘﺎح اﻟﻤﻌﺮﻓﺔ و اﻟﻌﻤﻞ اﻟﺠﺎد ﻫﻮ ﻃﺮﯾﻖ اﻟﺴﻌﺎدة‬ Model Answers1- Respond to the following situations: (4 Marks / One mark each)1- In my opinion it is a very exciting book. 2- You should exercise more .3- Can I help you?4- I dream of being a doctor. ( Any suitable answer is acceptable)2- Say where these mini dialogues take place and who the speakers are:( 4 marks : one mark for each place and a half for each speaker)1)Place Hospital 2) Place RestaurantSpeaker A Doctor Speaker A CustomerSpeaker B visitor Speaker B waiter B- Vocabulary and Structures3- Choose the correct answer from a, b, c, or d: ( 8 marks ; half a mark each)1- c) rather 5- d) editor 9- c) identical 13- d) make2- d) will buy 6- b) tall 10- a) Since 14- c) didn’t use3- b) violence 7- c) continuously 11- c) marital 15- diplomats4- a) borrow 8- d) While 12- a) who 16- a) the
  5. 5. 4- Find the mistake in each of the following sentences , then write themcorrectly: (6 marks ; one mark each )1- seller …………………. Sailor2- have ……………………. Had3- enjoyed ………………… made4- and ……………………… but5- debt ……………………. Credit6- incredible………………. Incredibly C – Reading5- Read the following passage, then answer the questions:( 4 marks ; one mark for each open –ended question and a half for each MCquestion)1- according to the writer , education is more important than money becauseeducation is the key to development and a good education can help to achieveeconomic success.2- A person needs a good education to have a well-paid job.3- a) seldom = rare b) important = essential4- a) necessary 5- d) educated6- Read the following passage, then answer the questions:( 4 marks ; one mark for each open –ended question and a half for each MCquestion)1- Because there was a long queue in front of him.2- Airlines should should weigh passengers and their luggage together3- The fat man4- b) his cases weighed more than limited.5- a) the luggage allowance was the same for all passengers.7- The Reader ( Gulliver’s Travels) ( 9 marks ; one mark each)a. Answer the following questions:1- I think if Gulliver hadn’t been so huge to the little people , they wouldn’t havetied him because they wouldn’t have been afraid of him . ( Any other answer isacceptable)2- a) Not to enter the city unless he is asked. b) Not to step on any of the people of Lilliput. c) To fight for the king if there is a war with Blefuscu.3- War started when Blefuscu welcomed the people of Lilliput who took part inrebellions against their king ( against the law of breaking the egg at thesmallest end)4- Because Gulliver had shown him the tiny cows and sheep that he had in hispocket and the painting of the king inside his glove.b. Read the following quotation and answer the questions:1- Gulliver to the king of Lilliput .2-The ambitions are to attack Blefuscu and put its people and the rebels from
  6. 6. Lilliput in prison.3- the king of Lilliput changed his mind about Gulliver and considered him anenemy.c. Find the mistake in each of the following sentences and correct it:1- John Nicholas was the captain of The Adventure.2- Skyresh Bolgolam was against setting Gulliver free.Or ) Skyresh Bolgolam wasn’t for setting Gulliver free. D) Writing8- Write a paragraph of about 100 words about:( 6 marks) “ Cooperation”( Any correct sentences related to the topic are acceptable) Scoring Criteria• Good organization and coherence. ( 1. 5 marks )• Relevance of the ideas to the topic provided. ( 1. 5 marks )• Accuracy of sentence structure. ( 1. 5 marks )• Appropriate choice of vocabulary and correct spelling ( 1. 5 marks ) 9) Translation (5marks) a)Translate into Arabic ( 3 marks) ‫أﺿﺎﻓﺖ ﻣﻮﺧﺮا اﻟﻌﺪﯾﺪ ﻣﻦ اﻟﻔﺮق اﻟﺮﯾﺎﺿﯿﺔ اﻟﺸﻬﯿﺮة ﻋﻀﻮا ﺟﺪﯾﺪا ﻟﻬﯿﺌﺘﻬﺎ أﻻ و ﻫﻮ اﺧﺼﺎﺋﻰ اﻟﺘﻐﺬﯾﺔ . ﻟﻘﺪ ادرك‬ ‫اﻟﺮﯾﺎﺿﯿﻮن ﻣﺪى ﺗﺎﺛﯿﺮ اﻟﻐﺬاء ﻋﻠﻰ اداﺋﻬﻢ . و ﻟﻬﺬا اﻟﺴﺒﺐ ﻓﺎﻧﻬﻢ ﯾﺘﻨﺎوﻟﻮن وﺟﺒﺎت ﻣﺘﻮازﻧﺔ ﺗﺸﻤﻞ اﻟﻜﺮﺑﻮﻫﯿﺪرات و‬ ‫.اﻟﺒﺮوﺗﻨﯿﺎت و اﻟﺪﻫﻮن‬ b) Translate into English:)2 marks)1- The youth should be armed with science and technology to achieve / realizetheir dreams.2- Reading is the key to knowledge and hard work is the way to happiness. ( ‫)أى ﺗﺮﺟﻤﺔ ﺗﻔﯿﺪ اﻟﻤﻌﻨﻰ ﺗﻌﺘﺒﺮ ﺻﺤﯿﺤﺔ‬ ( Total : 50 x 4/10 = 20 Marks for each term)

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