Use of English 10th grade
Time: 45 minutes
For questions 1-15 complete the following article by writing each missing word in the correct box on your answer sheet. Use only one word for each space.
Of all the revolutionary changes in our lives (1)… the past fifty years, the introduction of supermarket shopping is surely (2)… most significant. Although it is less (3) … fifty years since the first self-service store opened (4) … doors in south London,for most of us nowadays the supermarket plays (5) … important role in our daily lives.(6)…fact, some people’s support of a particular supermarket can be(7) … strong as their support of their favourite football club.
Layout and image are of vital importance for any supermarket. Fruit, vegetables, flowers and house plants are usually displayed in the entrance (8) … the store. This suggests an image of freshness, healthy eating and even “greenness”. We are led (9)… tempting displays to the basics – tea, bread, sugar, eggs – which are frequently placed well apart and (10)… the back of the store. This trick encourages us to buy overpriced products in attractive packets and boxes.
For questions 11-15 choose the best alternative A or B.
11. Sally always cries when she is being criticised, she is so sensitive (A) / sensible (B).
12. Can you tell (A)/say(B) where the nearest bookshop is.
13. I’m not sure whether (A)/weather (B) he will come or not.
14. He suggested (A) / offered (B) them to go out.
15. I want to go to the sea-side but can’t find the time to make the travel (A)/journey(B).
For questions 15-20 read the text below. Use the word in capitals given at the end of each line to form a word that fits in the gap in the same line.
International Pen Friend Club
International Pen Friends (IPF) started off as a small (16)… OPERATE
In 1967. The organisation now has 300,000 members in 210
countries (17)…; its youngest member is eight and its oldest WORLD
is 93. IPF (18)… come from all walks of life to join this APPLY
guaranteed pen friend (19)... .Members are given a list of SERVE
fourteen names amd addresses for (20)… with people around CORRESPOND
TRANSFER ALL YOUR ANSWERS TO YOUR ANSWER SHEET