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1 Unit Test LEVEL 2 Name Mark

1 Complete the sentences with the words below. (7 x 2 = 14 points)
daily exercise balanced diet lose weight strength gain weight watch their weight exhausted
1. We were after the party. EXHAUTED
2. A should include fruit and vegetables. BAKANCED DIET
3. Athletes eat healthy food and .WATCH THEIR WEIGHT
4. A healthy baby shouldnt . LOSE WEIGHT
5. Our new kitten is too thin. It must .GAIN WEIGHT
6. is a good way to keep fit.DAILY EXERCISE
7. Gorillas have got a lot of physical .strength

2 Complete the passage with the words below. (8 x 2 = 16 points)

recover poor health light meals catch colds quick recovery nutritious appetite strength

Sometimes people (1) CATCH COLDS and cant seem to make a (2) quick recovery .
Here is a tip that might help:
its important to eat even when you dont feel well.
Often, when people are in (3) POOR HEALTH they havent got much of an (4)
APPETITE . However, they need (5) NUTRITIOUS food to help them build up their physical
(6) STRENGTH and to (7) RECOVER . To do this, its best to eat (8)LIGHT
MEALS . A bowl of vegetable soup, for example, can be a whole meal and its healthy too!

3 Add the prefixes un-, dis-, in-, multi-, pre- or over- to the words below. (6 x 1 = 6 points)

1. OVER weight 3. MULTIvitamins 5. DIScomfort

2. INedible 4. UNhealthy 6. PRE-packaged

4 Complete the sentences below using words with prefixes from Exercise 3. (4 x 3 = 12 points)

1. A mosquito bit my mother and shes in a lot of DISCOMFORT

2. Childrens MULTIVITAMINS are available in many different flavours.
3. If you dont have time to cook, you can buy PRE-PACKAGED meals.
4. According to some studies, talking a lot on mobile phones is UNHEALTHY .

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5 Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets. Use the perfect tenses. (5 x 2 = 10 points)

1. By the time they arrive, the party HAD ENDED (end).

2. We HAD BEEN DRIVING (drive) for an hour before we found a petrol station.
3. Wait, you might still catch her. She HAS JUST LEFT (just leave).
4. I HAVENT SLEPT (not sleep) since yesterday.
5. The plane HAVE BEEN WAITING (wait) here for hours.

6 Complete the sentences with the verbs below. Use the Present Perfect Continuous or Past Perfect Continuous.
(4 x 3 = 12 points)
study wait practise feed

1. My brother HAS BEEN PRACTISING the drums for hours and Ive got a headache!
2. The patients HAD BEEN WAITING for 20 minutes by the time the dentist arrived.
3. The cats stay near our house because our neighbour HAVE BEEN FEEDING them.
4. William HAS BEEN STUDYING in his room when he smelled smoke.

7 Complete the sentences with the verbs below. Use the correct perfect tense, simple or continuous.
(5 x 3 = 15 points)
decorate pick up try smoke learn

1. I HAVE BEEN TRYING to call you all day!

2. The actors HAD BEEN LEARNING their lines for weeks before the rehearsals began.
3. I HAVE never SMOKED a cigarette in my life and I never will!
4. We HAVE BEEN DECORATING the room by the time the guests arrive.
5. She HAD PICKED-UP the d ress by the time the shop called.

8 Complete the passage with the verbs in brackets. Use the correct perfect tense. (5 x 3 = 15 points)

Global warming (1) HAS BECAME (become) a serious problem. Weather conditions (2) HAVE BEEN
CHANGING (change) a lot in recent years. Scientists (3) HAVE BEEN WARNING (warn) people for years about
global warming. They are afraid that people (4) HAD BEEN CAUSING (cause) too much damage by the time they
realise the dangers.
Maybe, if people (5) HAD BEEN LISTENING (listen) sooner, things would be different today.

1 Unit Test LEVEL 2

OPTIONAL READING Read the text and answer the questions that follow.

If you were asked to choose an object to show future generations about life in todays world, what would you
choose? Would it be something cultural, such as a sample of todays music or fashion? Or perhaps youd decide
on something technological to show how the people of today go about their daily business. Do you think that in
100 years, people will even be interested in how we live today?
5 The answer is most likely yes. People have always been fascinated with the idea of everyday life in the past.
Archeologists spend their careers looking for proof of how past civilisations lived. Because of this fascination
with the past, time capsules have become increasingly popular. A time capsule is a container in which a variety of
items representing ordinary daily life are stored. The container is then sealed and buried, or put in a building with
instructions to open it at a certain time in the future.
10 One interesting example of a time capsule is the Crypt of Civilization in Atlanta, USA. The crypt, or large
underground room, was sealed in 1940 after being filled to capacity with thousands of objects, including papers
and pictures. The unbelievable target date to open the crypt is 8113!
Another example of an unusual project is the Yahoo! Time Capsule. This digital time capsule was created in 2006
and will be opened in 2020 in honour of the 25th anniversary of the Yahoo! website. For 30 days in 2006, people
15 all over the world were given the opportunity to contribute anything they chose to a special website.
Their contribution had to, in some way, reflect everyday life. Thousands of people from 227 countries sent
in material to be read, viewed or heard in the future. The material included stories and letters theyd written,
personal photos, prayers, art, home movies and music. Not surprisingly, the most popular topic was love.
Anyone can create their own personal time capsule. So get a special container, fill it with your own personal
20 items of choice and decide when in the future you want it opened. Someone far into the future will see todays
world through your eyes!

1 Choose the correct answer. (2 x 2 = 4 points) 3 Choose the definition that is closest in meaning.
1. People have always been interested in B . (4 x 2 = 8 points)
a. modern containers 1. generations (line 1) a
b. how people lived in the past a. children
c. time capsules b. people born at a certain time
2. The Yahoo! Time Capsule project C . c. the future
a. will be opened in 30 days 2. most likely (line 5)C
b. shows how people lived 227 years ago a. maybe
c. asked for contributions from anybody b. absolutely
c. probably

2 Answer the questions. (3 x 3 = 9 points)

3. increasingly (line 7)A
a. more and more
1. What is the purpose of a time capsule? b. higher
REPRESENT THE ORDDINARY LIFE 4. contribute (line 15)C
2. What is unbelievable about when the Crypt of Civilization a. want
is going to be opened? b. think
c. give
3. What kind of time capsule is the Yahoo! Time Capsule?
4 Complete the sentence. (4 points)


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