English Grammar Questions and Answers for all Examinations - Phase 3 Test 6 Making Up A Story

English Grammar Questions and Answers for all Examinations -  Phase 3 Test 6 Making Up A Story



Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. I. Upset and tired I came back home. II. But when I came to the store it was closed for some unknown reason. III. There was an exhibition of new fashionable goods at the Department Store. IV. My visit was a failure. V. I took some money and went there for I wanted to buy some things for myself.
2. 1. One day he met a very beautiful girl in London. 2. He took money from the rich and gave it to the poor. 3. Robin Hood is a legendary hero. 4. Her father wanted to marry her to a rich old man. 5. He lived in the 12th century.
A) 5,4,2,1,3
B) 3,4,2,1,5
C) 1,4,2,5,1
D) 3,5,2,1,4
E) 2,1,3,4,5
3. 1. We ran to the car, but we had been wet before we reached it. 2. Yesterday our family went to the country for a picnic. 3. When we began to eat, a small black cloud appeared. 4. Mother and I took the food out of the picnic basket, and we all sat down on the grass. 5. Then suddenly it began raining very hard.
4. I. She said she was sorry to be late for class. II. The teacher said Alice should try not to be late any more. III. She asked the teacher if she might come in. IV. Alice was late for class. V. She said she had to take her sister to the nursery school.
A) IV, II, III, I, V
B) II, V, I, III, IV
C) III, I, V, IV, II
D) IV, III, I, V, II
E) V, I, II, III, IV
5. 1. It is a fine old city. 2. From the station they can see the splendid view of Princess Street. 3. The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh. 4. The train bringing visitors to Edinburgh runs right into the heart of the city. 5. Half way along Princess Street is a tall monument to Sir Walter Scott, a well-known Scottish writer. 6. Then a little farther on is the Floral Clock, which is made of growing flowers.
A) 1,3,2,4,6,5
B) 4,3,2,1,5,6
C) 3,1,4,5,6,2
D) 3,1,2,4,5,6
E) 3,1,4,2,5,6
6. 1. London is on the river Thames. 2. It has more than 9 million people. 3. London is the capital of England. 4. It is one of the largest cities in the world. 5. Great Britain is a densely populated country.
A) 1,3,4,5,2
B) 3,4,2,5,1
C) 2,1,3,4,5
D) 5,3,4,1,2
E) 4,5,3,1,2
7. I. In the morning when he woke up, the train was in Paris. II. He asked the conductor to wake him up even if he would protest. III. Once Mark Twain was traveling in France by train. IV. Mark Twain was angry with the conductor who didn't wake him up at his station. But he said "you are not half angry as the man whom I made get off at your station". V. He had to get off at a small station at night.
8. 1. Our director's speech was very interesting. 2. He said that our younger generation had to study hard. 3. He spoke about the most important tasks of our school. 4. Last week we held a meeting at our school. 5. Our meeting was addressed by our director and some of the teachers.
A) 5,1,2,4,3
B) 4,5,1,3,2
C) 4,5,3,2,1
D) 1,4,2,3,5
E) 1,5,2,4,3
9. I. The lesson was over before the due time. II. Suddenly a bird flew in through the open window. III. It was a math lesson. IV. The pupils jumped up on their feet and started to catch the bird. V. All the class was doing sums.
10. 1. Much of them are exported. 2. In the Middle West very much grain is grown. 3. American agriculture produces more food products than any other capitalist country. 4. Poultry - farming and vegetable - growing are concentrated in the country-side near all the big cities. 5. Fresh fruit and vegetables come all the year round from the southern regions, especially Florida, from California and south - western States. 6. The highlands in the west of the country are famous for their cattle-farming.
A) 1,3,2,4,6,5
B) 6,5,4,1,2,3
C) 3,1,2,5,4,6
D) 1,2,6,5,4,3
E) 4,6,5,2,1,3
11. I. Soon the puppy cured of its disease. II. After a week it fell ill. III. We were presented with a puppy that was only two months old. IV. The vet prescribed some medicine and a special "dog nurse" came to give the puppy injections. V. We took the puppy to the vet.
12. 1. They have porridge, eggs, bread and butter, tea or coffee for breakfast. 2. Afternoon tea is between 4 and 5. 3. Lunch comes at 1 o'clock. 4. In many English homes people eat 4 meals a day: breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner. 5. Some families have their dinner in the evening.
A) 1,3,4,2,5
B) 4,1,3,2,5
C) 2,4,5,1,3
D) 1,5,4,2,3
E) 4,1,5,3,2
13. 1. Her father understood that she boiled the egg for the first time in her life. 2. He took up a newspaper and read for ten minutes. 3. Father asked Kate to boil an egg soft for his breakfast. 4. Kate answered that it wasn't ready because it was still very hard. 5. Then he asked Kate if the egg was ready.
A) 3,2,5,4,1
B) 4,2,3,1,5
C) 2,4,3,1,5
D) 5,3,1,2,4
E) 1,3,4,5,2
14. 1. They give us much information about history. 2. He wrote about the everyday life of the common people and problems of kings and queens. 3. W. Shakespeare wrote 37 plays, dramas, tragedies and comedies. 4. His plays help us to understand people. 5. For example: Hamlet, King Lear.
A) 3,5,2,4,1
B) 2,4,1,5,3
C) 4,1,2,3,5
D) 2,5,1,4,3
 E) 4,5,1,3,2
15. 1. Attempts are made to reform the system. 2. But the system remains to this day. 3. Modern English spelling is archaic in many cases. 4. It's a source of difficulty to everybody. 5. Some of them are successful and quite scientific.
A) 1,5,3,4,2
B) 3,4,5,1,2
C) 3,1,5,2,4
D) 3,4,2,1,5
E) 2,4,5,1,3
16. I. I had to wait for the next winter. II. They were so nice, new and shining that I wanted to go to skate at once. III. My mother bought me a pair of skates. IV. But alas, the winter was warm and there was not much snow outside to make a skating-rink. V. I guessed all my classmates would he envious when they saw my skates.
17. 1. Put some tea into the pot. 2. Boil the water. 3. Warm the pot. 4. Fill the kettle with cold water. 5. Pour hot water into the pot.
A) 4,2,3,1,5
B) 5,4,1,3,2
C) 1,2,3,4,5
D) 2,5,3,1,4
E) 3,4,1,2,5
18. 1. On New Year's Eve people usually have a lot of fun. 2. Today it is observed in the same way as it was observed many centuries ago. 3. In Great Britain and the USA people celebrate many holidays. 4. On this day' people show their love by giving presents and sending cards to people they love. 5. New Year is one of the oldest holidays in the world.
A) 5,4,2,1,3
B) 1,2,4,5,3
C) 3,5,2,1,4
D) 3,1,2,4,5
E) 4,2,1,5,3
19. 1. Warm the teapot. 2. Let the tea draw, then pour it into your cup and enjoy your tea. 3. Put one table spoon of tea into the pot and pour hot water into it. 4. Fill the kettle with cold water and boil the water. 5. Making tea is very easy.
A) 1,2,3,4,5
B) 4,2,1,3,5
C) 2,3,1,5,4
D) 5,4,3,1,2
E) 5,4,1,3,2
20. 1. Besides, it was raining and the wind was blowing. 2. It was dark when the circus train reached the station. 3. Then all the actors in spite of the nasty weather helped the workers to get the circus tent up. 4. Men and animals came into the rainy windy night. 5. But the circus workers began to unload the carriages.
A) 2,3,1,5,4
B) 4,1,5,2,3
 C) 2,1,5,3,4
D) 1,4,5,2,3
E) 3,4,1,2,5
21. 1. A man spent his whole Sunday in front of the TV set watching football matches. 2. In the morning his wife saw that her husband was still asleep in his armchair. 3. A little later he fell asleep in his armchair. 4. The man woke up at once and asked: "Five to seven? And who is leading?" 5. She went to wake him up and said that it was five to seven.
A) 1,2,3,4,5
B) 1,3,5,4,2
C) 1,3,2,5,4
D) 5,2,1,3,4
E) 1,3,2,4,5
22. 1. Perhaps, they crossed the narrow Bering Strait in boats. 2. Some scientists say that they could do it when the level of the water in the oceans had dropped. 3. It was so low that a land bridge existed between Asia and North America. 4. Indians and Eskimos were the first settlers in Canada. 5. They seem to have come there from Asia.
A) 4, 5, 1, 2, 3
B) 4, 5, 3, 1, 2
C) 2, 4, 1, 5, 3
D) 5, 4, 2, 3, 1
E) 4, 1, 3, 5, 2
23. 1. A little boy showed his father a new pen-knife. 2. "Are you sure it was lost?" the father asked. 3. "I saw a man looking for it." 4. He said he had found it in the street. 5. "Of course, it was lost!" the boy answered.
A) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
B) 1, 4, 2, 5, 3
C) 1, 4, 2, 3, 5
D) 1, 2, 4, 3, 5
E) 1 , 3, 2, 5, 4
24. 1. The girl had no time to look for it. 2. She hurried down the stairs and lost one of her prettiest shoes. 3. At midnight Cinderella ran away from the palace. 4. She hid herself behind a tree. 5. She was so unhappy.
A) 4,5,2,3,1
B) 1,2,3,5,4
C) 3,5,2,1,4
D) 3,4,5,1,2
E) 2,5,3,1,4
25. 1. "Look here!" said the farmer "when shall I see the city?" 2. A farmer went to Chicago to see the sights of the city. 3. The clerk answered, "We have breakfast from 7 to 11, dinner from 12 to 13, supper from 6 to 8". 4. He asked the clerk about the hours for meals. 5. He engaged a room at a hotel.
A) 5,3,1,4,2
B) 2,5,4,3,1
C) 4,1,2,5,3
D) 3,2,5,4,1
 E) 1,3,5,2,4
26. I. And Snickers are my favorite chocolate bars. II. The only problem is they make you fat. III. Sometimes it is difficult enough. IV. I like Snickers very much. V. That's why when I go past the sweet shop I always try to stop myself from going in.
27. 1. In England this is an extremely interesting topic and you must be good at discussing it. 2. Perhaps, a long time ago when you wanted to describe someone as unusually dull, you used to say. 3. "He is the kind of person who always discusses the weather with you". 4. The weather is a very important topic in England. 5. Forget it.
A) 4,1,2,5,3
B) 4,2,3,5,1
C) 4,5,2,1,3
D) 1,2,3,4,5
E) 4,3,2,1,5
28. I. I've been playing for several days now. II. I'm mad about computer games and can't live without them. III. Some computer games are very expensive. IV. I usually play for about two hours a day. V. That's why I can't buy the ones I want.
29. I. We didn't know English and couldn't respond to his question. II. We took a trolley-bus to the Central Department Store. III. For the first time in my life I really regretted not having learned English at school properly. IV. My friend and I decided to go shopping. V. In the trolley-bus a foreigner addressed us in good English.
A) I, III, II, VI, V
C) V, I, III, VI, II
D) IV, III, I, II, V
E) IV, II, V, I, III
30. 1. As it was almost a holiday event for the family we were in our best frocks. 2. You guessed right, the holiday was spoiled. 3. The day on which Daddy took us to the Zoo was a very bright and lovely Sunday. 4. Suddenly a car pushed past us, splashing us with dirty sprays of water from the nearest pool. 5. The Zoo being close to our house we walked there. 6. We had been looking forward to go there for the whole week.
A) 1,2,3,4,5,6
B) 6,3,5,1,2,4
C) 5,6,4,2,3,1
D) 4,6,5,3,1,2
E) 3,6,1,5,4,2
31. 1. Mackintosh rubberized his coat and it became waterproof. 2. It often rained in Scotland and he got wet very often. 3. Since that time people began to call rubberized coats Mackintosh. 4. A lot of people liked it and asked Charles to rubberize their coats. 5. In 1823 in Scotland there lived a man whose name was Charles Mackintosh.
A) 5,2,1,4,3
B) 1,2,3,4,5
C) 2,5,1,3,4
D) 3,4,5,1,2
E) 1,4,3,5,2
32. 1. It is situated on a high hill. 2. The Castle is made of stone. 3. Nowadays the Castle serves as a museum. 4. It's people were brave and fought against invaders. 5. Hiffer Castle is in Netherlands.
A) 5,1,2,4,3
B) 1,2,4,3,5
C) 2,1,5,4,3
D) 5,3,2,1,4
E) 4,5,1,3,2
33. 1. Cardiff, the capital of Wales, is a beautiful city. 2. It's area, with 3 mm people, is 20 thousand square kilometers. 3. And in the East it borders on England. 4. Wales, a part of Great Britain, lies to West of England. 5. Separating England from Ireland, the Irish Sea washes it in the West.
A) 4,2,5,3,1
B) 1,3,5,2,4
C) 2,3,5,1,4
D) 1,3,2,4,5
E) 4,3,1,5,2
34. 1. The teacher said it was bad to hear that. 2. The boy said that it was his father speaking. 3. He wondered who the speaking man was. 4. Jack Smith didn't want to go to school. 5. He phoned to his teacher and said that Jack Smith wouldn't go to school for some days.
A) 4,5,1,3,2
B) 1,3,2,5,4
C) 4,1,3,2,5
D) 3,2,1,5,4
 E) 2,4,5,1,3
35. 1. Rubber trees grow only in the hottest and dampest countries. 2. These countries are near the equator. 3. Nowadays rubber is used nearly in all branches of industry. 4. Nearly all the world's rubber comes from the forest of America and West-Africa. 5. Rubber was first used to make rubber balls.
A) 1,2,5,3,4
B) 5,3,2,4,1
C) 1,2,3,4,5
D) 4,3,5,1,2
E) 3,1,4,5,2
36. 1. There was a hole in it. 2. It was last summer. 3. Grandfather repaired the roof the same day. 4. I lived in the country with my grandparents. 5. One day grandfather saw that the roof of the house was not good.
A) 2,4,5,1,3
B) 4,2,5,3,1
C) 5,1,3,4,2
D) 4,5,2,3,1
E) 1,2,3,4,5
37. 1. He behaved so badly that soon everybody in London knew him. 2. In 1830 there lived a man whose name was Hooligan. 3. Do you know that Hooligan was an English name? 4. When somebody behaves badly people call him hooligan. 5. Thus when somebody behaves badly people say he is a hooligan.
A) 4,3,2,1,5
B) 3,2,1,5,4
C) 2,3,4,1,5
D) 1,4,2,5,3
E) 4,3,5,1,2
38. 1. People began to look at him and one of them asked if he had a handkerchief. 2. The boy said one must have his own handkerchief. 3. He said he had but he couldn't let him have it. 4. Once a boy went to school by bus. 5. He had a bad cold, sniffed all the time.
A) 3,2,1,4,5
B) 4,5,2,3,1
C) 1,2,4,3,5
D) 5,1,3,4,2
E) 4,5,1,2,3
39 1. During his school years he took great interest in literature. 2. But having finished school he began to study medicine. 3. The great writer was born in Scotland in a working class family. 4. Later on he worked in a mining region in South Wales. 5. After graduating from the University he started working as a doctor in Scotland.
A) 1,2,4,5,3
B) 3,1,2,5,4
C) 3,1,5,2,4
D) 3,2,4,5,1
 E) 5,3,2,1,4
40. I. Ernest Hemingway, an American journalist, novelist and short story writer, was born in Illinois. II. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. III. When the Civil War broke out in Spain in 1936 he actively supported the Republicans. IV. After the World War he served as a European correspondent. V. He entered World War I as a volunteer.
41. I. Now the USA consists of 50 states. II. The 50 stars represent the 50 states. III. Before America was the colony of some European countries. IV. The War of Independence freed her from the colonization. V. The flag of the USA is called "Stars and Stripes".
42. I. They called this holiday "Thanksgiving Day." II. Few people in Europe heard about it. III. But when they ate it which was presented by Indians they liked turkey very much. IV. The turkey was an American bird. V. Since that day Americans have always had turkeys for this holiday.
43. 1. But like the other passengers, he must put his feet on it. 2. The woman asked the conductor if the dog could have a seat like the other passengers, if she paid for her dog. 3. One wet day a woman with a dog got on a bus. 4. It was a very big dog and its feet were very dirty. 5. The conductor looked at the dog and then he said, "Certainly, madam, he could have a seat".
A) 4,1,2,3,5
 B) 3,2,5,4,1
C) 3,4,2,5,1
D) 1,5,3,4,2
E) 5,1,4,2,3
44. 1. Each college is governed by a master. 2. Each college has its name and coat of arms. 3. Oxford and Cambridge Universities consist of a number of colleges. 4. Each college offers teaching in a wide range of subjects. 5. Each college is different, but in many ways they are alike.
A) 1,2,3,4,5
 B) 4,1,2,5,3
 C) 2,3,1,5,4
D) 3,5,1,4,2
 E) 3,5,2,1,4
45. 1. In winter they decided to make a snow maiden and that they did. 2. Since that day she had become their daughter. 3. They were childless. 4. A miracle happened: the snow maiden breathed once or twice, opened her eyes and smiled to the old people. 5. There lived an old man and his wife.
A) 3,4,2,5,1
B) 4,5,1,2,8
C) 3,1,4,2,5
D) 3,4,2,5,1
E) 5,3,1,4,2