(Копія) Reading test B1

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Запитання №1 з однією правильною відповіддю Балів: 3%

Match the event to a description.

Carla and Tom’s anniversary

Our anniversary was special this year – we’ve been married for ten years. We decided it would be best to have a more formal celebration. First, we thought we’d have a sit-down dinner with three courses. But we quickly realized it was too expensive. Instead, we had a simple reception with starters that we made ourselves and served on plates we borrowed from friends. Tom’s parents let us use their wonderful garden for the event. It was beautiful!

Запитання №2 з однією правильною відповіддю Балів: 3%

Match the event to a description.

Sarah’s reward dinner

I was surprised when my university decided to hold this dinner for me. They gave me a prize for the best scientific research and invited my colleagues and other scientists in my field. It was a grand evening. The room was decorated beautifully, the waiters were smart and the food was delicious. There was a seating plan and speeches. I’ll certainly never forget it – other events I’ve attended were always more casual.

Запитання №3 з однією правильною відповіддю Балів: 3%

Match the event to a description.

Samuel’s birthday party

I love the James Bond films, so I decided to ask everyone to come dressed up as their favourite James Bond character for my 18th birthday party. I have some mad friends and they really made an effort with their costumes. My family was there too, and we played music from the movies. Even though everyone was dressed in formal suits and dresses, it was a relaxed party. People didn’t leave until 3 a.m. – we had so much fun dancing.

Запитання №4 з однією правильною відповіддю Балів: 3%

Match the event to a description.

Raheem’s graduation

I recently got my PhD in Physics. This is a huge achievement, not only for me but also for my parents who helped me along the way. A lot of the day was spent taking photos of me in my cap and gown. We then went to a fancy restaurant. It was more expensive than the places I normally go to, but I really liked it. There were only a few of us – my siblings, two of my cousins and my parents.

Запитання №5 з однією правильною відповіддю Балів: 3%

Match the event to a description.

Katerina’s holiday party

I love Christmas – the tree, the decorations, the biscuits. Last year I was away from home and I decided to throw a Christmas party for my friends. Many of my friends come from different parts of the world and don’t necessarily celebrate Christmas, so I called it a holiday party and asked all my guests to bring a dish they love. It was a great night – lots of food, music and laughter. We were all singing carols by the end.

Запитання №6 з вибором правильної відповіді у тексті Балів: 16%

Five sentences have been removed from the text below. For each question, choose the correct answer. There are three extra sentences which you do not need to use.

A new life

I used to work as a college lecturer in the north of England, running photography courses. It wasn’t a bad job and I really liked my students, but I began to feel tired of doing the same thing every day. 1. _ (Варіанти:A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H)

I’d always loved travelling, so one weekend I typed ‘international volunteering’ into an internet search engine. At the top of the results page was the opportunity to go and stay on an island in the Indian Ocean, thousands of miles away, and help to protect the beaches and the sea life. 2. _ (Варіанти:A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H) I had some diving experience, and the more I talked about it, the more I wanted to do it. So I contacted the organisation. One week later they offered to send me to the island and I accepted. 3. _ (Варіанти:A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H) After all, the volunteer job was only for two months during the summer holidays. I thought after I’d finished, I’d come home.

As soon as I got to the island, I was sure I’d done the right thing. My first dive was incredible. 4. _ (Варіанти:A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H) I felt so lucky to be able to experience that every day.

In fact I loved it so much that I never came home! I’ve now been on the island for ten years and I have a permanent job. I’m working as a marine educator, teaching volunteers about the sea life and taking them snorkelling and diving. My desk is a picnic table 10 metres from the best beach on the island. Of course not everything about my new life is perfect. 5. _ (Варіанти:A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H) However, I can’t imagine going back to my old life.

A That’s why I knew it was a terrible plan.

B I had trained in icy water in the UK so the crystal clear warm water felt amazing.

C They always ask lots of questions.

D I work far harder than I used to.

E I began joking to friends about sending in an application.

F Afterwards, some people were surprised by my decision but I wasn’t too worried.

G I decided I needed a break.

H I needed to explain that first.

Запитання №7 з однією правильною відповіддю Балів: 3%

For each question, choose the correct answer.

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Запитання №8 з однією правильною відповіддю Балів: 3%

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Запитання №9 з однією правильною відповіддю Балів: 3%

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Запитання №10 з однією правильною відповіддю Балів: 3%

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Запитання №11 з однією правильною відповіддю Балів: 3%

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Запитання №12 на встановлення відповідності Балів: 16%

For each question, choose the correct answer.

The people below all want to visit a city market. There are descriptions of eight markets. Decide which market would be the most suitable for the people below.

People
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Jenny wants to buy locally-produced food traditional to the area. She needs somewhere convenient to eat, and as she’s sightseeing in the city, the market shouldn’t be far from local attractions.

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Matt wants a market where he can get something to wear at reasonable prices, and something hot to eat. He’s also keen on music, and likes finding rare recordings by different bands.

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Sammie wants to visit a market after spending the day in the city. He would like to photograph a historic place, and buy a painting by someone unknown.

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Alexia is looking for a really special necklace for her grandmother’s birthday. She’d like to spend the whole day at the market, and wants to avoid the cold by staying inside.

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Ella is looking for objects from other countries for her friends. She’d like to choose a second-hand book to read on the journey home, and wants a snack at the market, too.

Markets
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Beckfield Market

This market’s world-famous for second-hand camera equipment and books on photography. As well as an amazing range of cameras, we have old pictures of local places of interest for you to buy, and of course the stall owners are happy to give you advice for free! Don’t miss our hot soup stall in cold weather.

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Rosewell Hill

Our market’s in an amazing building that’s hundreds of years old. Visitors find our late-night opening hours convenient, and there are always performers entertaining the crowds. We've recently opened more stalls specializing in pictures both from well-known artists and also those beginning their careers.

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Camberwall Market

There’s lots to see in this interesting indoor market, so it’s open from morning until late, in a fantastic modern setting. Find everything from rare gold and silver jewellery to designer clothes – although the prices aren’t cheap, the quality’s excellent. After shopping, enjoy a meal in a nearby restaurant.

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Cobbledown Road

A small market that’s open in all weathers. Come and find something really fantastic – treat yourself or someone special! We have a wide selection of jewellery and musical instruments, produced locally by highly-skilled people, and homemade cakes to enjoy.

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Oldford Lane

Situated in the historic city centre, you’ll find a wide range of jewellery and clothes. Arrive early to avoid disappointment – bargains are found in the morning, and the stalls pack up after lunch. If the weather’s good, enjoy watching the world go by, although it gets very busy in the tourist season.

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Purford Market

Close to museums and art galleries, this is the place to buy something for lunch, as well as fresh fruit and special breads. Try the region’s famous cheese – the producers are there with advice on different types. Eat on the seats situated around the market, watching the colourful scene and enjoying music from local bands.

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Teddingley Market

Situated under historic city walls, in this busy market you’ll find a huge selection of great-value new and second-hand clothes. There are also stalls offering unusual albums by international singers, often hard to find in shops. Our worldfood area allows you to taste food from abroad, cooked in front of you by international chefs.

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Frome Place

Stalls open during normal daytime shopping hours so, depending on the weather, there’s plenty to entertain you the whole day. Try our sandwich bar if you’re hungry, and look for an old copy of something by a favourite author. We also have gifts from all over the world.

Запитання №13 з вибором правильної відповіді у тексті Балів: 19%

For each question, choose the correct answer.

The Coconut Tree

The coconut tree is thought to be one of the most valuable trees in the world. It is mostly found by the sea where there is a hot and wet (1) ______________ (Варіанти:temperature, condition, climate, weather)………… . The coconuts often fall into the sea and float on the water until they (2) _______ (Варіанти:reach, go, travel, arrive)………… another beach, where more trees then begin to grow.

Holiday makers often see the coconut tree as no more than an attractive sun umbrella that provides (3) ______ (Варіанти:cloud, shade, dark, cold)………… . However, this amazing tree has hundreds of (4)______ (Варіанти:uses, jobs, roles, things) ………… and more are still being discovered.

People have made houses, boats and baskets from the coconut tree’s wood and leaves for centuries. Even today, if you take a (5) _______ (Варіанти:scene, sight, look, view)………… in your cupboards, you will find coconut oil in products as (6)__________ (Варіанти:opposite, separate, strange, different) ………… as medicine and desserts.

Запитання №14 з вибором правильної відповіді у тексті Балів: 16%

For each question, choose the correct answer.

Artist Peter Fuller talks about his hobby

There’s a popular idea that artists are not supposed to be into sport, but mountain biking is a huge part of my life. It gets me out of my studio, and into the countryside. But more importantly, racing along as fast as you can leaves you no time to worry about anything that’s going on in your life. You’re too busy concentrating on not crashing. The only things you pay attention to are the pain in your legs and the rocks on the path in front of you.

I’m in my sixties now, but I started cycling when I was a kid. In the summer my friends and I would ride our bikes into the woods and see who was brave enough to go down steep hills, or do big jumps. The bikes we had then weren’t built for that, and often broke, so I used to draw pictures of bikes with big thick tyres that would be strong enough for what we were doing. They looked just like modern mountain bikes. However, it wasn’t until many years later that someone actually invented one. By the 1980s, they were everywhere.

At that time I was into skateboarding. I did that for a decade until falling off on to hard surfaces started to hurt too much. Mountain biking seemed a fairly safe way to keep fit, so I took that up instead. I made a lot of friends, and got involved in racing, which gave me a reason to train hard. I wanted to find out just how fit and fast I could get, which turned out to be fairly quick. I even won a couple of local races.

In the end I stopped racing, mainly because I knew what it could mean to my career if I had a bad crash. But I still like to do a three-hour mountain bike ride every week. And if I’m out cycling in the hills and see a rider ahead, I have to beat them to the top. As I go past I imagine how surprised they would be if they knew how old I am.

  1. Peter enjoys mountain biking because _ (Варіанти:a, b, c, d)

A it gives him the opportunity to enjoy the views.

B he can use the time to plan his work.

C he is able to stop thinking about his problems.

D it helps him to concentrate better.

2. What does Peter say about cycling during his childhood ? _ (Варіанти:A, B, C, D)

A He is sorry he didn’t take more care of his bike.

B His friends always had better quality bikes than he did.

C His bike wasn’t suitable for the activities he was doing.

D He was more interested in designing bikes than riding them.

3. Peter says he returned to cycling after several years _ (Варіанти:A, B, C, D)

A because he had become unfit.

B so that he could enter races.

C in order to meet new people.

D to replace an activity he had given up.

4. How does Peter feel about cycling now? _ (Варіанти:A, B, C, D)

A He is proud that he is still so fast.

B He is keen to do less now that he is older.

C He regrets the fact that he can no longer compete.

D He wishes more people were involved in the sport.

5. What would be a good introduction to this article? _ (Варіанти:a, b, c, d)

a) For Peter Fuller, nothing matters more than mountain biking, not even his career. Here, in his own words, he tells us why.

b) Artist Peter Fuller takes mountain biking pretty seriously. Here he describes how it all began and what he gets out of it.

c) In this article, Peter Fuller explains how he became an artist only as a result of his interest in mountain biking.

d) After discovering mountain biking late in life, Peter Fuller gave up art for a while to concentrate on getting as good as possible.

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