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					            : ‫االســـم‬
            : ‫الرقــــم‬                 )‫امتحان شهادة الدراسة الثانوية (الفرع العلمي‬
‫المــــدة : ساعتان ونصف‬                                )‫(الصفحة األولى‬                                       ‫اللغة االنكليزية‬

I- Read the following text then do the tasks below:             II-Read the following text then do the tasks below:
Australia is the biggest island in the world, but also the      There is no day and night in space, so sleep is simply
smallest continent. It occupies 7.8 million square              planned when it is most convenient. Astronauts sleep in
kilometers of land and is situated in the Southern              small compartment using sleeping bags. They are
Hemisphere. Most of Australia receives very little              loosely strapped into these bags so that they will not
rainfall. The best land where the highest rainfall occurs,      float out of them in their sleep. Blindfolds and earplugs
can be found in the extreme south and east of the               are also available for the astronauts, who might find it
country. The capital city of Australia is Canberra. Perth       difficult to sleep with noise from the machines. Daily
is the most remote city in the world. In fact, it is nearer     routines should allocate eight hours for sleeping. Most
to Singapore than to any other Australian city. The first       of time, however, astronauts will normally sleep for
people to inhabit Australia were the Aborigines, who            around six, as they often have so much work to do.
probably arrived from south – east Asia about 50, to            Another important part of spending any long period in
60,000 years ago. They lived in small groups as hunter-         space is getting the right amount of exercise so that the
gatherers, using oral storytelling, painting and carving        bones and muscles can stay strong.
to pass on their cultural traditions from one generation   On earth human beings are always moving against the
to another. Europeans first visited in 1600s, but it was   force of gravity, with the bones and muscles supporting
not until 1770, when the British landed in Australia and   the body. In space there is no gravity so the bones and
decided to stay, that European settlement began.           muscle will become weaker very quickly. In space,
                                                           astronauts need to do about hours of exercise a day,
Answer the following questions:                            using exercise machines such as treadmills and
                                               ( 8 marks ) exercise bikes.
1. Where is Australia situated?
                                                                Choose the correct answer a, b, or c:        ( 4 marks )
2. Where does the highest rainfall occur?
                                                       11. Getting the right amount of exercise………
3. Who were the first people to inhabit Australia?             a. is an important part of spending long time
4. When did the British stay in Australia?                     b. makes sleep simply planned
                                                               c. makes astronauts sleep 6 hours.
                                                       12. Because there is no gravity in space…
Find words in the text which mean the following:               a. Blindfolds and earplugs are used
                                           ( 4 marks )         b. astronauts will normally sleep for around six,
5. a piece of land surrounded by water                         c. the bones and muscle will become weaker
6. located                                                     very quickly.
7. farthest                                            Match three of the underlined words from the text
8. dwell in                                            to the definitions below:                    (6 marks )
Rewrite these sentences about the text to correct the           13. moving slowly through the air
information.                         ( 4 marks )                14. the force available in the centre of the earth
9. Australia is the biggest continent in the world, but         15. sunlight hours
    also the smallest island.
                                                                Complete the following sentences with information
10. Perth is a Singaporean city.                                from the text:                        ( 6 marks )
                                                                16. Astronauts sleep in small boxes so that……
                                                                17. Because astronauts have too much to do, they…….
                                                                18. In space, sleep can be planned……………
            : ‫االســـم‬                 )‫امتحان شهادة الدراسة الثانوية (الفرع العلمي‬
            : ‫الرقــــم‬
‫المــــدة : ساعتان ونصف‬                               )‫(الصفحة الثانية‬                                        ‫اللغة االنكليزية‬

III- Complete the following paragraph / sentences             VII- Complete the following sentences using
by filling in the gaps:             (10 marks )               clauses:                              ( 6 marks )
 A lot …19… trekking holidays sound exciting,.                36. I was playing football when…………………..
 …20… the reality is often very different.                    37. I left the exam early because ………………
 All our guides …21… several years of experience
 …22… leading treks in the Himalayas. They know               VIII- Choose the correct words in brackets:
 all the best routs and best places …23… camp.                                                          ( 10 marks )
                                                              38. I was (exhausted, exhaustion) when the car broke
IV- Fill in the spaces with words from the list. Use              down.
each word once only.                    (10 marks )           39. Some people don't like matches on TV (after that,
                                                                  but) others do.
           rest, mind, young, months, himself
                                                              40. It was raining, so we walked more (rapid, rapidly).
 Tom Edison was born with a curious …24… . It                 41. Nabil is always very (carefully, careful).
 made him ask …25…questions while he was still                42. Whenever anything goes wrong he gets (angry,
 very …26… . He stayed in school for only three                   angrily)
 …27… because he was so different from the
 …28… of the children there.                                  IX- Correct the verbs in brackets:             ( 8 marks )
                                                              43. If you (travel) to the mountains, you would see the
V- Complete the following dialogue by writing                     snow.
suitable questions. (Write at least four words for            44. Samer (play) computer for the last half an hour.
each question)        ( 12 marks )                            45. The weather (is) so bad that it was difficult to
29- A: …………………………………….?                                           continue our journey.
    B: No, I have never been to south America.                46. Ahmad injured his leg while he (play) football.
30- A: ………………………………………?
    B: Yes, I like travelling.                                X- Translation:
31- A: ……………………………………….?                                      - Translate the following sentence into Arabic :
    B: Yes, I always go on holiday.                                                               ( 3 marks )
32- A: ……………………………………….?                                      47- One of the expedition members hurt his leg and
    B: Yes, I am learning Spanish now.                           was unable to continue.

VI- Write the missing parts of the following                  ………………………………………………………
exchanges using the function in brackets (6 marks)
                                                              - Translate the following sentence into English:
    -   You want to go to London.                                                                          ( 3 marks )
        (ask to buy a return ticket)                          48-            ‫- اعتاد أن يعمل عملا إضافيا ا عندما كان شابا.ًا‬
33- …………………………………………….
    A: The bus ticket is expensive.                           ………………………………………………………
     (express agreement)                                      XI- composition :                              (20 marks)
34- B:………………………………………….
                                                              Write a composition of no more than 80 words on
    A: Titanic is a love story film.                          "Eye Surgery" including the benefits and pitfalls
       (express your opinion about the film)                  of such an operation.
35- B:………………………………………….
                                                 The End of Exam
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