Сборник тестов для подготовки к экзаменам в магистратуру часть I
1. Mike suggested registering for other...
2. There is nothing to do for the student but get some... that will be useful.
3. One of the students forgot about...
4. There is nothing to do for the student but get some classes that will be...
- still open
5. One of the person's name in the dialog is...
6. Mike is sure that one should not... registering for classes.
7. In Mike's opinion professor of Philosophy is really...
8. 101 is a number of... class
9. ... asked Ann to do something different for their New Year holiday.
- Tom's friends
10. When the Kremlin clock strikes at twelve, ... wish Happy New Year to each other.
- Ann and Tom
- Ann and her parents
- Tom and his friends
- Ann and her friends
11. ... thinks it’s boring to celebrate the New Year holiday with parents.
12. Ann invited Tom to celebrate New Year with her...
13. Tom’s ... plan to have fun playing games and dancing at a party.
14. Tom thinks it’s boring to celebrate New Year with...
- group mates
15. ... usually gets lots of presents from relatives.
- Ann’s parents
- Tom’s parents
16. Tom suggested to ...
- stay with parents
- play games and dance
- watch TV
- go to bed
17. His father went to work ... his son woke up.
18. He went to ... hospital to visit his brother.
19. I think your glasses are in ... kitchen.
20. I promise ... in touch with you if | need your help.
- will be getting
- will have got
- will get
21. Our house is ... the end of the road.
22. I saw him ... down the street.
- was walk
- was walking
23. Complete the sentence. Let’s go out.It ... now.
- doesn't rain
- isn’t raining
- aren't raining
- don’t rain
24. ... wanted to go skiing over the winter break.
25. ... Tower in Paris was built between 1881 and 1889.
- An Eiffel
- The Eiffel
26. We expected him ...
- to be late
- be late
- will be late
- being late
27. I am tired. I ... all night.
- has worked
- has been working
- ‘ve just worked
- ‘ve been working
28. You can get to ... Heathrow Airport by underground.
29. Tim's... horse was bigger than... rest.
30. The doctor... it ... be pneumonia and... her to go to hospital.
31. She ... in Paris since 1999.
- has lived
- have lived
- was living
32. They’ve ... lunch. They... it at 12 o’clock.
- have / had
- had / having
33. ...ignorance is like ... delicate exotic fruit: touch it and the bloom is gone.
34. If you ... a frog, you ... green skin.
- had been, would have
- were, would have
- have been, would have
- was, would have
Text 1 Family value
Most young people eventually get married, buy or rent a house or flat of their own and start a family. However, a great many changes are taking place in this pattern of behaviour. As in many other Western European countries, more and more men and women are living together without being married. In the mid- 1980s more than a quarter of new brides had lived with their husbands before marriage, compared with 8 per cent in 1970. People are also getting married later than they used to.
However, marriage is still popular even among those whose first marriage has failed. In fact, in 36 per cent of all marriages one or both partners have already been married and divorced. Britain now has the highest divorce rate in Europe and about 10 per cent of children live with only one parent.
Another trend is towards smaller households. Very few children now grow up in large families and more and more adults are living alone (25 percent in 1987). Many of the people who live alone are elderly; it is unusual to find three generations living in one house as they used to doin the past. It is quite common for close relatives to live in different parts of the country and. many people hardly ever meet their uncles, aunts and cousins. One reason for this is that British people move house every five years on average. They do this in order to change jobs or to buy a bigger or better house.
35. Do children live with ... after divorce?
- One parent
- Two parents
36. Relatives nowadays:
- Try to see each other as often as possible
- Don’t see each other very often
- Are closely connected
- Don’t know each other
37. How often do people meet their uncles and aunt?
- Hardly ever
- Hard ever
38. Where do close relatives live?
- In different parts of the city
- In different parts of the country
- Near to your house
- In one part of the country
39. Who lives together without being married?
- More and more women
- Less and less people
- More and more men and women
- Less and less men and women
40. What are the reasons to move house?
- It is a custom
- To get closer to their family
- To change job or to buy bigger or better house
- Because they feel bored
41. What do British people want to buy every five years?
- Bigger and better house
- Small house
- Smaller house
- Less md better house
42. Those who failed in their first marriage ...
- Sometimes marry again
- Always marry again
- Never marry again
- Marry again rarely
Text 2 Australia
Australia is a large country lying between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Australia is an island, like Britain, but unlike Britain it is vast. It is, in fact, nearly twenty-five times as large as the British Isles. Most of Australia is a semi-desert. People cannot live where there is no water, and so most of the people in Australia live in the richer south-east. The first Australian people were the dark-skinned Aborigines, and though the coming of the white settlers destroyed their tribal lives, some sixty thousand still survive in Australia today. They account for about 1% (percent) of the population. They may be found in the inland areas of the country. Some live-in reservations, others work as stockmen, shepherds and cattle drivers. Some live- in modern cities bu tit is not really easy for them. They have to fight for their rights.
The first Europeans to land in this country were Dutch sailors who were blown off their course across the Indian Ocean in the seventeenth century. They were not impressed by what they found. It remained for Captain Cook, an Englishman, who arrived in 1770 to notice the possibilities of the new country. He hoisted the British Flag, and Australia was British.
Though Cook was warmly congratulated on his discovery, nothing was done about it until after the American Revolution when royalists’, who had to leave the United States, appealed to the British Colonial Office for new colonies, in which to settle, The British Government needed a place to send British prisoners, too. And Captain Cook's discovery was remembered. Thus, it was that over 1,000 people, 850 of them convicts, set sail in 1787 to start the first European colony in Australia.
The national holiday, Australia Day, is now celebrated on or near January 26th in memory of the landing of the British in 1788. Explorers followed, and though they met with great hardships, they discovered good, rich places to live in, they found minerals, they began to build new settlements. The young country grew very fast.
Today Australia is an independent federative state consisting of 6 states and 2 territories. It is a member of the Commonwealth headed by the British Queen. The national language is English. The capital of Australia is Canberra; the largest cities are Sidney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.
43. It is difficult for Aborigines to live in modem cities, because they have to ...
- wear costumes
- study at school
- fight for their rights
- speak English
44. Today Australia is an independent federative stale consisting of 6 states and ... territories.
45. Australia is an island and nearly ... times as large as the British Isles.
46. Coming of white settlers destroyed... life of Aborigines
47. The majority of the Aborigines... in cities.
- are happy
- do not live
48. The national language of Australia is ...
- English and Australian
49. The national holiday is celebrated in memory of... of the British.
50. Some dark-skinned Aborigines live in ... cities but it is not really easy for them.
1. First of all, the girl visited the ...
- Piccadilly Circus
- Big Ben
- Trafalgar Square
2. The boy wants to ... the girl in the next trip.
3. The girl's trip to Great Britain was...
4. The girl wanted to... as many sights as possible.
- read about
- more about
- speak about
5. ...had a trip to Great Britain.
- The girl
- The girl’s friend
- The boy
6. ...wanted to know more about her trip.
- The girl
- The boy
7. The second place which the girl visited was
- the Piccadilly Circus
- the British school
- the Trafalgar Square
- the Stonehenge
8. The girl wanted to see as many ... as possible.
9. Maria works in a...
- big shopping centre
- service provider center
- pharmaceutical company
- mail delivering company
10. Maria’s work place is like a/an...
11. Maria ... during her working day.
- talks a lot
- complains and shouts
- plays games
- answers calls
12. According to the dialogue Maria talks with ... at her work.
- customers and suppliers
- boss and dealers
- customers and rivals
- boss and suppliers
13. Maria's work place is a...
- big office
- shared space
14. Maria finds her job...
15. Maria thinks it’s awful that people...
- complain and shout at her
- are too strict
- are late for work
- talk too much
16. She smokes too much, and can't sleep well because of...
- street noise
- the phone
- her husband's job
- neighbors’ pets
17. Complete the sentence. My brother is ... in history.
- to interest
18. I don't mind ... to the restaurant.
- to drive
19. They arrived ... three o’clock ... the afternoon.
- at, in
- when, ago
- in, for
- last, -
20. There is ... cheese on the table.
21. After she ... the house, she ... TV.
- had cleaned / watched
- had cleaned / had watched
- cleaned / had watched
- cleaned / watched
22. Neither of those languages... widely spoken today.
- have been
23. By the time the ship reached the island, more than twenty sailors...
- had died
- has died
- have been died
24. They’re really angry because someone... their car.
- has been damaged
- was damaged
- has damaged
25. What is correct variant of the Possessive Case?
- mother-in-law advice’s
- mother-in-law's advice
- mother’s-in-law’s advice
- mother-in-laws advice
26. This letter isn't for... It's for...
- you, I
- yours, mine
- your, my
- you, me
27. Do you prefer watching a DVD at home... to the cinema.
- to going
- to go
28. Well, I think you ought to speak to that man... standing with a notebook in front of the car.
29. Don't phone Assel from 5 to 6, she ... an English class.
- will be having
- will have
- was having
- two thousand zero twenty-five
- two thousand and twenty-five
- two zero two five
- two thousand twenty and five
31. ... of people came to the meeting
- the million
- a millions
32. I think your glasses are in ... kitchen.
33. Either the clock on the town hall or my watch... wrong.
- have been
34. The Beatles were often approached... requests to reunite.
Text 1 Money Can’t Buy Everything
Nick was a10-year-old boy. He wast he only son to his parents. Nick’s father was a very busy businessman who could not spend time with his son. He came home after Nick slept, and was off to office before Nick woke up in the morning. Nick yearned for his father’s attention. He wanted to go outdoors and play with his father just like his friends did.
One day, Nick was surprised to see his father at home in the evening.
“Dad, it is a big surprise to see you at home,” Nick said.
“Yes son, my meeting was cancelled. So, I’m at home. But after two hours have to catch a flight,” his father replied.
“When will you be back?”
Nick was in deep thought for a while. Then he asked, “Dad, how much do you earn in a year?”
Nick’s father was taken aback. He said, “My dear son, it’s a very big amount and you won't be able to understand it.”
“Ok dad, are you happy with the amount you earn?”
“Yes, my dear. I’m very happy, and in fact I’m planning to launch our new branch and a new business in a few months.Isn't that great?”
“Yes, dad. I’m happy to hear that. Can I ask you one more question?
“Dad, can you tell me how much you earn in a day or even half a day?”
“Nick, why are you asking this question?” Nick’s father was perplexed.
But Nick was persistent. “Please answer me. Can you please tell me how much you earn in an hour?”
Nick’s father gave in and replied,“It will be around$25/-per hour.”
Nick ran to his room upstairs, and came down with his piggy bank that contained his savings.
“Dad I have $50 in my piggy bank. Can you spare two hours for me? I want to go to the beach and have dinner with you tomorrow evening. Can you please mark this in your schedule?”
35. Nick’s father had to go away after ... hours.
36....brought a lot of money to their family.
37. His father went to work ... his son woke up.
38. His father went to work before his son...
- woke up
- got off
- dress on
39....was surprised when he saw his father at home.
- The boy
40. Nick wanted to play...
41. The boy was very happy when he saw his father at...
42. Nick’s father earned a ... of money.
- very little
- big amount
- very many
- very a little
English speaking countries
Great Britain, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand are English speaking countries. They are situated in different parts of the world and differ in many ways. The nature of these countries, their weather and climate and way of life of their people differ. Each country has its own history customs, traditions, its own national holidays. But they all have a common language. English, the language of the people who left England to make their names in new countries.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and North Ireland consist of 4 parts: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland. The British Isles are group of islands lying off the north-west coast of the continent of Europe. There are no high mountains, no very long river, no great forest in U.K. The population of the U.K. is almost fifty-six million. Great Britain is a capitalists’ country. The USA is situated in the central part of the North American continent. The population of the USA is more than 236 million people. The USA is a highly developed industrial country. In the USA there are two main political parties, the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. Canada has area of nearly 10 million square kilometers. Its western coast is washed by the Pacific Ocean and its eastern coast by the Atlantic Ocean. The population of Canada is over 26 million people. Canada is a capitalist federal state and a member of the Commonwealth. The Commonwealth of Australia territories are the continent of Australia, the island of Tasmania and number of smaller islands. Australia has an area of nearly eight million square kilometers. The population of Australia is over sixteen million people. The Commonwealth of Australia is a capitalist self- governing federal state. New Zealand is situated south-east of Australia. The country consists of the large islands called North Island, South Island and Stewart Island and also many small islands. The population of New Zealand is over three million people. New Zealand is a capitalist self-governing state and a member of the Commonwealth.
43. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland consists of4 ...
44. The USA is situated in the ... part of the North American continent.
45. According to the text, the population of New Zealand is ... 3 million people.
- less than
- more or less
46. According to the text the nature of these countries, their weather and way of life of their people are...
- the same
- not different
- not similar
47. History, customs, traditions and holidays of English-speaking countries are
- the same
- not different
48. Canada has an area of... million square kilometers.
49. The population in Canada is over..
- 16 million people
- 26 million people
- 10 million people
- 56 million people
- a capitalist country
- situated in the central part of North American continent
- an area of nearly 8 million square kilometers
- in the USA