2ème Bac. | January 2011

Language Test


  1. Give the correct form of the words between brackets.


    1. "You have to have a [passion] opinion; otherwise you sound false".   
    2. The young man doesn't seem to be [drebellion] at all.    
    3. The firm is looking for [energy] and vigorous workers.    
    4. The boss encourages his employees to be [innovation] .    
    5. Young people are full of [vital] and enthusiasm.    
    6. Our project aims at combating [illiterate] in rural areas.    


  2. Match the words that go together to make collocations:


    1. health a. solving 1.
    2. note b. taking 2.
    3. problem c. organisation 3.
    4. Non-profit d. care 4.


  3. Fill in the blanks with the most appropriate words from the list:
    must may might have ought to


    1. You have an accident if you drive that old car.    
    2. I think you see the doctor if the pain persists.    
    3. She worked all day long. She be tired and exhausted.    
    4. Please send them a message. They forgotten about the meeting.    


  4. Put the verbs between brackets in the correct tense.


    1. She got a job as soon as she [have] her diploma in management.    
    2. Don't worry; she is used to [drive] lorries.    
    3. You don't have to [come] if you don't want to.    
    4. It's no use [talk] to her. She is such a hard-headed little girl.    
    5. They finally decided [sell] the old house in the country.    
    6. I can't imagine [sleep] in such a load noise.    
    7. It's funny! She wanted to show me how [use] a remote control.    
    8. They worry about [make] the same mistakes again.    


  5. Combine these pairs of sentences with the words given.


    1. Ali wanted to be at school on time. Ali left home early.    (in order to).


    2. They couldn't go on working. It was raining.   (due to)


    3. Sarah wanted to get up early in the morning, Sarah sets her alarm.     (so that)


    4. The boy must save money. The boy wants to buy a new computer.     (thus)


  6. Match the expressions with their appropriate functions:
    1. I don't think this is a good idea!. a. opinion 1.
    2. Owing to the low pay, the workers go on strike. b. purpose 2.
    3. Exercise is, to my mind, the best way to keep fit. c. cause & effect 3.
    4. Brain Drain means the human capital flight. d. disagreeing 4.
    5. They adopt sustain development to alleviate poverty. e. defining 5.
    6. Can you elaborate on that, please? f. Asking for clarification 6.

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