Вопросы теста по английскому языку (Make up a story tests) c ответами



1. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1) Each Nobel prize consists of a diploma, a gold medal and money
2) Nobel prize is given to people who make contribution to the world science
3) He died and left 3.5 mln dollars
4) Nobel was a rich Swedish scientist
5) The money became prize as Nobel wanted
  • 1) 3,2,4,5,1
  • 1) 4,2,1,3,5
  • 2) 5,3,4,1,2
  • 3) 4,3,2,5,1
  • 4) 4,3,5,2,1
2. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. S.Maugham was born in the family of a British diplomat.
2. When a boy he lost his parents.
3. S.Maugham wrote many books - novels, short stories.
4. Maugham received school education and studied to be a doctor.
5. He was taken to England by his uncle.
  • 1) 2,5,4,3,1
  • 1) 3,2,4,5,1
  • 2) 4,2,5,3,1
  • 3) 1,4,3,2,5
  • 4) 1,2,5,4,3
3. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. At a dinner party he was in Jenner`s for the first time.
2. Bred had a terrible argument with Jenner’s father.
3. Jenner and Brent are terribly in love and hope to get married.
4. What are Brent and Jenner to do now?
5. Brent was thrown out and told never to come.
  • 1) 3,1,4,5,2
  • 1) 1,2,5,3,4
  • 2) 3,1,2,4,5
  • 3) 1,2,4,3,5
  • 4) 1,5,2,4,5
4. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. "Why are you working so hard? - he asked, - come into the sunshine and listen to my merry notes".
2. "Winter is so far away yet", - laughed the grasshopper back.
3. A lazy grasshopper laughed at a little ant as he was always busy gathering food.
4. He said: "I`m laying in a store for the winter".
5. But the ant went on with his work.
  • 1) 3,2,4,1,5
  • 1) 1,2,3,4,5
  • 2) 5,1,4,3,2
  • 3) 3,1,5,4,2
  • 4) 2,1,3,4,5
5. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. The clever crow thought hard and hit upon a plan.
2. But when he tried to drink the water, he couldn`t.
3. He went on dropping pebbles into the pitcher.
4. A thirsty crow once found a pitcher with a little water in it.
5. The water rose up to its neck and he quenched his thirst.
  • 1) 1,3,2,5,4
  • 1) 4,1,2,5,3
  • 2) 4,2,1,3,5
  • 3) 5,4,2,3,1
  • 4) 2,3,4,1,5
6. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1) - Why should I?
2) - Yes, certainly, but where`s your money?
3) - You`re mad. You should have told them.
4) - I lost my wallet last Friday.
5) - Because it is better to make your parents angry for 5 munites than to ask your friends for lunch money all week.
6) - Can you lend me some money for lunch, John?
7) - Because if I told my parents, they`d be angry.
8) - Why didn`t you tell your parents you had lost it?
  • 1) 8,7,4,3,1,5,2,6
  • 1) 6,2,1,5,4,8,7,3
  • 2) 6,2,4,8,7,3,1,5
  • 3) 4,3,6,5,2,7,8,1
  • 4) 5,4,1,3,2,6,8,7
7. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. "Master has gone out."
2. "She has also gone out, sir."
3. "The fire has gone out too."
4. "Never mind. I shall speak to your mistress."
5. A man knocks at his neighbour`s door where he is a frequent but not a welcome visitor."
6. "Look here! It`s rather cold today. I`d like to sit by the fire for a while."
7. A servant girl opens the door and says:
  • 1) 5,7,4,1,2,6,3
  • 1) 4,1,3,5,7,6,2
  • 2) 5,7,1,4,2,6,3
  • 3) 7,1,5,6,4,3,2
  • 4) 3,4,6,5,7,1,2
8. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. I`ve started a new job.
2. Thornton is a small town in Midlands.
3. It`s as a sales representative with a company.
4. The area manager is due to retire next year.
5. It produces garden furniture and it`s based in Thornton.
6. This means, if I do well, I might get his job.
  • 1) 2,1,3,5,4,6
  • 1) 1,3,5,2,4,6
  • 2) 4,5,6,3,2,1
  • 3) 2,5,4,6,1,3
  • 4) 3,4,6,2,1,5
9. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. Northern Europeans are willing to pay a lot of money for the sun because they have so little of it.
2. Some tourists go to see battle fields or religious shrines.
3. People travel for a lot of reasons.
4. But most European tourists are looking for a sunny beach to lie on.
5. Others are looking for culture or simply want to have their picture taken in front of famous places.
  • 1) 1,2,5,3,4
  • 1) 4,5,2,3,1
  • 2) 3,2,4,1,5
  • 3) 3,2,5,4,1
  • 4) 3,2,1,4,5
10. Choose the right order according to the passage.
1. These happen because of disturbances far below the surface of the earth.
2. We know the most about the earth`s outer skin because that is where we live.
3. For thousands of years people have wondered what is inside the earth.
4. It is also where events occur, such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
5. Only recently has it been possible to get some idea of what the earth might look like inside.
  • 1) 5,4,1,2,3
  • 1) 1,3,2,5,4
  • 2) 3,5,2,4,1
  • 3) 3,1,5,4,2
  • 4) 4,1,5,2,3
11. Choose the right order according to the passage.
1)In a short time I felt something alive moving on my left leg.
2) My hair, which was long and thick, was tied down in the same manner.
3) I was lying on my back, and my arms and legs were strongly fastened on each side to the ground.
4) When I awoke, it was just daylight.
5) I could only look upwards and could see nothing in the sky.
  • 1) 4,5,1,2,3
  • 1) 3,2,4,5,1
  • 2) 2,5,3,1,4
  • 3) 4,3,2,5,1
  • 4) 4,1,2,3,5
12. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1) When I was two my father was offered a new job and we moved to another part of England.
2) The first day I was taken there by my mother.
3) Soon after we moved I was told that a little baby brother or sister was coming.
4) I was born 14 years ago and it was said that I looked exactly like my mother.
5) At the age of five I was very happy when I was told that I was going to start school.
  • 1) 4,5,2,1,3
  • 1) 4,1,3,5,2
  • 2) 5,3,1,4,2
  • 3) 1,5,3,2,1
  • 4) 3,5,1,4,2
13. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. Copernicus showed that the earth and the planets moved in circles round the sun.
2. This belief lasted until the 16th century, when Copernicus, a Polish astronomer, published his book on the movements of the sun, moon, stars and planets.
3. But they believed that the earth was the centre of the universe and the sun and the planets moved round it.
4. The ancient Greeks knew that the world was round, and they calculated its size very accurately as early as 200 BC.
5. Later, Kepler showed that the planets moved in ellipses, not circles.
  • 1) 1,3,5,2,4
  • 1) 1,2,3,5,4
  • 2) 4,3,2,1,5
  • 3) 4,5,1,3,2
  • 4) 4,2,3,1,5
14. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. Whenever Mrs. Smith called, she stayed for hours and hours.
2. Her heart sank when she saw Mrs. Smith.
3. «I was just passing and thought I`d drop in to say hallo.»
4. The door bell rang.
5. Mrs. Carson opened the front door.
6. «Good afternoon, Mrs. Carson,» Mrs. Smith said.
  • 1) 6,5,3,2,4,1
  • 1) 4,5,2,1,6,3
  • 2) 5,6,3,1,2,4
  • 3) 4,2,5,1,6,3
  • 4) 4,5,2,1,3,6
15. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. While the pilot was flying off the Australian coast, he saw sharks approaching the swimmers.
2. He brought his helicopter down until he was just over the water.
3. A helicopter pilot saved three swimmers from shark attack yesterday.
4. After a few minutes the sharks were frightened away.
5. If the pilot hadn`t come, the sharks would have killed the swimmers.
6. The three men were able to get back safely to the beach.
  • 1) 3,1,4,2,5,6.
  • 1) 3,1,2,4,6,5.
  • 2) 1,2,3,6,5,4.
  • 3) 1,4,3,6,5,2.
  • 4) 5,3,6,4,2,1.
16. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. They made gas from wood and plants instead.
2. The cars didn`t go fast, but it was better than nothing.
3. There is not enough petrol on the world for everybody now.
4. In the second World War some people didn`t use petrol in their cars.
5. But we cannot cut down all our trees to make gas.
6. They put it in big bags on top of their cars.
  • 1) 3,6,2,1,4,5
  • 1) 1,6,2,4,3,5
  • 2) 4,3,1,5,6,2
  • 3) 3,4,1,6,2,5
  • 4) 4,1,5,2,6,3
17. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. Buy some very fresh oranges.
2. Squeeze the halves in a juicer until all the juice is out.
3. Fresh orange juice tastes better than frozen orange juice.
4. Add a little sugar and drink.
5. Cut the oranges in half.
6. It can be made in the following way.
  • 1) 3,6,1,5,2,4
  • 1) 1,5,2,4,3,6
  • 2) 2,3,6,1,5,4
  • 3) 5,2,4,6,1,3
  • 4) 1,2,4,5,3,6
18. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. One day the friends went to the zoo in Budapest.
2. The other Australians laughed: «They`re Australian, but they only know Hungarian!»
3. Then the Hungarian Australian spoke to the Animals in Hungarian.
4. The Australians were happy because kangaroos come from Australia.
5. The Hungarian Australian took his friends from Sidney to Budapest.
6. Both the kangaroos ran up to him.
7. They called the animals, but the kangaroos didn`t move.
  • 1) 1,4,6,7,3,2,5
  • 1) 4,2,7,3,6,1,5
  • 2) 5,1,4,7,3,6,2
  • 3) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
  • 4) 1,4,7,2,3,5,6
19. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. But two times in twenty four hours sea water runs far up the river and makes it deep.
2. At those times big ships can get to London.
3. London is situated on the River Thames.
4. The Thames is not very long and very deep.
  • 1) 2,3,1,4
  • 1) 3,4,1,2
  • 2) 3,1,4,2
  • 3) 4,1,2,3
  • 4) 1,2,4,3
20. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. Della sold her hair to buy a chain for Jim`s watch
2. Jim sold his watch to buy combs for Della.
3. Della and Jim lived in New York in a small room on the top of a high building.
4. On the eve of New Year Day they wanted to give each other presents.
  • 1) 3,4,1,2
  • 1) 3,1,4,2
  • 2) 4,1,2,3
  • 3) 2,1,3,4
  • 4) 4,3,1,2
21. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. Meat comes from animals.
2. People can not live without food.
3. Where does our food come from?
4. People eat domestic birds too.
  • 1) 4,2,3,1
  • 1) 1,2,3,4
  • 2) 2,1,4,3
  • 3) 2,3,1,4
  • 4) 3,4,2,1
22. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. – No, I am older than I look. To tell the truth, since I`ve worked here, I have been so busy that I haven`t had time to grow.
2. – May I speak to you, sir?
3. – Don`t you think that ten shillings is too much for such a small boy?
4. – Yes, what`s the matter?
5. – I was hoping you would agree to a rise of four shillings.
  • 1) 4,5,2,3,1
  • 1) 3,1,2,4,5
  • 2) 2,4,3,1,5
  • 3) 2,4,5,3,1
  • 4) 1,2,4,5,3
23. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. He tried to stand up but his leg hurt.
2. "Bill, I`ve hurt my leg."
3. When he stood, he felt a pain and he couldn`t move his leg.
4. Suddenly one of the men fell into the water.
5. "Help me," said the man.
  • 1) 4,1,3,2,5
  • 1) 1,2,3,4,5
  • 2) 5,1,4,3,2
  • 3) 4,1,2,3,5
  • 4) 2,1,4,3,5
24. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. – What is your aunt?
2. - No, with my friend. My parents are away.
3. – She is an employee.
4. – This evening I am going to visit my aunt.
5. – Are you going to visit her with your parents?
  • 1) 4,2,5,1,3
  • 1) 5,3,2,4,1
  • 2) 4,1,3,5,2
  • 3) 4,3,1,5,2
  • 4) 5,2,3,1,4
25. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. If you are not British or citizen of the EC, you must fill out a special form before your passport is examined.
2. If you are arriving at London Heathrow Airport, you must pass through Passport Control and Customs immediately after leaving your plane.
3. This form is called a landing card and should be given to you during the flight to London.
4. Make sure you are in the right channel when you reach Passport Control.
5. Follow the arrivals signs.
6. There is one Channel for holders of European Community passport, and a second channel marked «Other Passports».
  • 1) 1,2,4,3,6,5
  • 1) 2,1,3,5,4,6
  • 2) 4,1,2,6,3,5
  • 3) 2,5,1,4,3,6
  • 4) 2,1,3,6,5,4
26. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. In the street he was stopped by a policeman who grabbed him by the shoulder;
2. «What have I done?» asked Brown;
3. Brown was out walking one day with his large family;
4. «I certainly don`t know what you`ve done,» answered the policeman;
5. «But I do want to know why the crowd is following you!».
  • 1) 5,2,3,4,1
  • 1) 3,2,1,4,5
  • 2) 3,4,5,1,2
  • 3) 3,1,2,4,5
  • 4) 3,5,4,1,2
27. Choose the right order to make up a story.
1. He read the letter;
2. One day a man came home;
3. He climbed up to the window and with great difficulty entered the room;
4. He saw that the door was locked;
5. On the dining room table he saw a letter for him;
6. «Dear John, I shall be home late. The key will be under the door.»
  • 1) 2,4,3,5,1,6
  • 1) 1,2,3,4,5,6
  • 2) 2,5,6,4,1,3
  • 3) 2,5,6,1,3,4
  • 4) 2,3,1,4,5,6
28. Complete the passage.
1. In Britain, there are fifty two different police forces.
2. Although these forces co-operate with each other, it`s unusual for members of one force to operate in another area unless their assistance is requested.
3. This is not the situation in Britain.
4. Most countries have a national police force.
5. The country is divided into separate areas, usually counties, each with its own independent police force.
  • 1) 4,3,1,5,2
  • 1) 1,5,2,4,3
  • 2) 4,1,3,5,2
  • 3) 5,2,1,4,3
  • 4) 2,4,1,5,3

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