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					                              KTÜ School of Basic English Quiz 6 for Pre-Intermadiate
Name&Surname:                                                                      20th Dec 2002
No:                          Department:

1 – Many species of animals are in danger of -----------             14 – We --------------- laughing at him when we saw him in a
     a ) extinction            b ) attention         c ) survival    green suıt and yellow tie.
     d ) exit                  e ) exist                                     a) couldn’t help b) can’t stand c) can’t stop
2 – The blind need the help of a ---------------                             d) looked forward to               e) don’t mind
     a ) wolf           b) watchdog         c ) guide dog            15 – Are you ready -------------- dinner yet?
      d) barking dog             e ) hedgehog                                a) at          b) about          c) for      d) with      e) in
3 – What a --------------- ! I can’t find my car key.                16 – Green-cheeked parrots are difficult to breed, ----------
     a) surprise               b) nuisance             c) terrible   the species is slowly dying out.
     d) shame                  e) horrible                                   a) so                b) although               c) because
4 – You won’t believe how much information is........in                     d) in spite of                 e) because of
this computer.                                                       17- I studied Spanish for four years in high school. ............,I
     a) save b) connect c) solved d) set e) stored                   had trouble talking to people when I was travelling in Spain.
5 – The page won’t appear on your screen till the                    a) However                 b) What’s more             c) Furthermore
document is ---------------                                          d) All in all                 e) As a result
     a) closed                  b) trasported          c) wagged     18 – The colour green really --------------- her as it goes with
     d) downloaded              e) shared                            her eyes.
6 – The cat ran after the mouse, but the mouse                               a) suits b) makes c) fits d) goes with e) matches
managed to.....................                                      19 – Suzanne is very ---------------,she loves making new
     a) suffocate b) squeeze c) attack                               friends and meeting new friends.
     d) catch             e) get away                                        a) sensible b) easy-going                      c) determined
8 - --------the net is a popular free-time activity today.                   d) out going               e) responsible
     a) Sailing               b) Banging              c) Surfing     20 – Melanie ...................... many countries in Europe since
     d) Sharing               e) Playing                             she ........................ her university education .
9 – A : Sheila won the competition !                                 a) will visit/ completes                b) has visited/ have completed
     B : ---------------------------------                           c) has visited / completed                d) visited/ completed
     a) How wonderful ! b) What a wonderful !                               e) has visited/ had completed
     c) What wonderful !                d) How a wonderful           21- As I .................... ready to make a cake, I noticed that I
     e) How the wonderful !                                          ............. out of flour.
10- Stop --------------- your whistle, please.                         a) have got/ was running                   b) got/ have run
    a) playing             b) stunning           c) blowing            c) had got/would run                   d) was getting/ had run
    d) lightning            e) blowing                                  e) am getting / had run
11 – What is wrong with Tony ? He looks worried                       22- Petrolium prices ................ every other day , so almost
       ................ something.                                   none of us .................... to keep his car any longer.
    a) for         b) on          c) from d) about e) in                    a) went up / was able to continue
12 – A cat or a dog can make a good ------------ for                        b) has gone up / won’t be able to continue
children.                                                                   c) are going up / will be able to continue
    a) contrast            b) companions           c) company               d) was going up / will continue
    d) companion                e) companies                                e) goes up / won’t be able to continue
13 – A : Excuse me. --------------------- ?
      B : Yes, there is. It’s on Park Road.                          23- I don’t mind ................ my son the car so long as he
      a) Could you tell me the way to the post office                promises never to drink and drive.
      b) Is there a post office near here                            a) to lend                b) lending         c) lend
      c) How do I get to the post office                             d) being lent e) to have lent
      d) Where is the post office                                    24- .................. the beautiful weather we have been having,
      e) Could you tell me how to go to the post office              the tourist industry is suffering from lack of business.
                                                                     a) Although                       b) In case       c) Despite
                                                                     d) How ever                  e) Even if
                                                                     25- Nobody lives in the house where your father was raised
                                                                     ..............?
                                                                     a) is there                      b) was he          c) do they
                                                                     d) don’t they                  e) wasn’t he
26- The shop assistant showed me a lot of sweaters, but I             36- Good students ................................................. .
liked ....................... of them.                                a) only do what they ought to do and not what they
a) both b) all c) neither d) none                     e) much         want to do
27- Some people find it boring but I .................. here          b) waste a lot of time thinking about what they ought
because the nature here gives me a lot of excitement.                 to do
     a) used to live                    b) am used to living          c) owe their success to good study habits and careful
c) got used to living d) use to live e) was used to living            planning of their time
28- Chemical freezer bags ............. as substances which           d) take five or six days to do what they could do in two
are used to protect food.                                             or three days
a) define          b) were defining           c) have defined         e) can't plan their time efficiently without someone to
d) can be defined                 e) are defining                     help them.
29- My grandfather went to sea at the age of ten and by
the age of fifteen he ........... around the world three times.       37- One advantage of drawing up a work plan for the
a) was sailing b) had sailed                    c) has been sailing   week is that .................................. .
d) will sail                   e) is sailing                          a) we realize that a lot of work we do is unnecessary
30- They .................. the streets but because of the strike     b) unexpected problems can be avoided
among the workers they don’t any more.                                c) we can give ourselves two whole free days
a) are used to clean               b) used to clean                   d) it reminds us of what we have to do during the week
c) wasn’t used to cleaning                 d) are used to cleaning    e) we soon grow used to working at regular time
e) are getting used to cleaning
31- When she entered the room wearing clown clothes                   Nobody knows when fiction began. Maybe the first story-
every body broke ............. laughter.                              teller was a pre-historic mother trying to explain the world
a) out        b) into              c) down      d) up       e) of     to their children. Or perhaps it was a hundred teling about
32- Parents should know much about to bring ............              his adventures around the camp fire. Who can tell? What
their children.                                                       we do know, though, is that story-telling was a purely oral
a) about          b) out c) round d) up e) into                       activity until around 800 BC. Myths and tales were passed
                                                                      down by word of mouth and had to be memerized by each
33- ................. there is a snow storm or some other bad         new generation of storytellers. This oral tradition only
weather , the mail always comes on time.                              changed when ancient peoples started to keep written
a) Because b) If c) Unless d) Because of e) When                      records of certain stories. The earliest surviving of these
34- Hello! You ................... be the new lab technician,         are the epics of Homer, a blind professional story-teller,
I’m John Brown.                                                       who lived in the eighth century BC.
a) ought to            b) should c) could d) can e) must
                                                                      38- It is printed out in the passage that story-telling ...................
                                                                      a) was first introduced by Homer in ancient times
Good students usually have good study habits and know                 b) possibly began in prehistoric times
how to plan their time efficiently. Some find it helpful to           c) began as a written activity in antiquity
draw up a five or six day progrmme each week and plan                 d) became less and less popular during the 8th century BC
what they will do and when. Of course one cannot                      e) became far more popular with the invention of
always keep to such a plan; unexpected things often                   writing
happen but even the making of such a plan forces to
think about what we ought to do during the week and this              39- According to the passage, the Homeric epics........................ .
is the first step towards doing it.                                   a) were among the first stories to be written down
                                                                      b) consisted mainly of myths and other tales
35- A weekly study programme can be very useful                       c) are the first examples ot prehistoric tales and myths
..................................                                    d) werre not the best of their kind in the 8th century BC
a) after good study programme habits have been                        e) have often been imitated successfully in later
established                                                           Centuries
b) but doesn't lead to better study habts
c) so long as it isn't very detailed                                  40- We understand from the passage that, throughout the
d) even if one doesn't keep to it exactly                             oral tradition, professional story-tellers............................
e) if one knows it can't be changed                                   a) were much respected in primitive socities
                                                                      b) depended on Homer for their stories
                                                                      c) were skilful at creating new stories
                                                                      d) collected the first stories going back to prehistoric
                                                                      times
                                                                      e) use to learn myths and tales by heart
     KTÜ School of Basic English Quiz 5 for Beginner Levels of Mechanical, Geology and Geodesy and
                                             Photogrammetry Engineering Departments
Name&Surname:                                                                                     20th Dec 2002
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                                                                          14) Astronouts are now working on a new
    1) I’ve got ........... . I think I’ll go to the dentist.                  ................... that will help telephone
    a) headache              b) toothache              c) flue                 communications a lot.
    d) cold                 e) sorethroat                                 a) crew              b) space walk               c) satellite
    2) You mustn’t .................... fires in forest.                  d) orbit              e) spaceship
    a) drop           b) make            c) light                         15) Jean is constantly ..................... because she
    d) throw           e) pollute                                              wants to have a good figure.
    3) I had a terrible .................. lastnight.                     a) in shape               b) in orbit         c) in common
    a) disgusting              b) painting        c) handmade             d) on a diet            e) warm-hearted
    d) nightmare                e) reservation                            16) A: .................................... ?
    4) Don’t ..................... into queues in England.                     B: It’s 60 kilometers
    a) push b) point c) enter d) pack e) throw                                        a) How long does it take to get
    5) A: It’s a lovely day ............... watching TV.                                     there?
          B: Okay! Let’s go for a walk.                                               b) How far is it from your house?
    a) fancy meeting you here b) waste your time                                      c) How do you get there?
    c) in the middle of the night d) blow your nose                                   d) How often do you get there?
    e)with your mouth full                                                            e) How much is it to get there?
    6) We are doing some ...........to make a film
         about lions.                                                     17) A: I never tidy my bedroom.
    a) explanation b) research                    c) windscreen                B: Oh! Really! ..........ç.. , it doesn’t take a
    d) develop             e) happen                                           long time.
    7) A: I’m tired                                                        a) I don’t                   b) Nor do I          c) So do I
         B: .......................... go to bed.                          d) Nor does it e) I do
    a) What’s the matter                     b) Do I have to              18) A: ........................ build are you?
    b) Can I                        d) Why don’t you                           B: I’m slim.
    e) take your shoes off                                                a) What sort             b) What kind of              c) What
    8) Japanese people wear special ...................                   d) What type of                   e) How type of
         inside their houses.                                             19) A: Hello! I’m Helen Smiths. You must be
    a) slippers            b) jumpers           c) chopsticks                  Jack. Welcome to our company Jack
    d) tell jokes           e) appointments                                    B: Thanks but I’m sorry ................................
    9) A: Hello Rachel. .......................................                A: Helen, Helen Smiths.
         B: I haven’t got any plans                                       a) I’m glad to meet you
               a) Would you like to go                                    b) I didn’t catch your name
               b) What are you doing tonight?                             c) I didn’t know you
               c) What time and for how many?                             d) I saw you there
               d) Can I help you?                                         e) I’m looking forward to you
               e) What about this wallet?                                 20) I ............. that new science fiction film last
    10) We travelled down the river on a ....................                  night, but I ............. it.
    a) raft            b) robe c) hot air balloon                                     a) see / don’t enjoy
    d) steering wheel               e) bumper                                         b) am seeing / won’t enjoy
    11) Oh no! I’ve lost my .......................                                   c) saw / didn’t enjoy
    a) temple                  b) heating         c) common                           d) will see / am not enjoying
    d) generously            e) wallet                                                e) have seen / didn’t enjoy
    12) My best friend and I have a lot in....................            21) My aunt is going hospital tomorrow
    a) guide book             b) popular            c) common                  ...................... an operation on her leg.
    d) well known                  e) traditional                         a) for have                b) have             c) having
                                                                          d) to have           e) have been
    13) We only want to see the main ................... of               22) Sally didn’t pass her driving test yesterday,
         Rome because we haven’t got much time.                                ......................?
    a) sights           b) bouquet                  c) view               a) did she b) didn’t she c) was she
    d) spectacular                   e) bungalow                          d) wasn’t she e) is she
23) I need some more flour and some eggs                          37) While she .................... meal, she cut her
     because I ................. a cake for Jane’s                    finger yesterday.
     birthday this afternoon.                                     a) was cooking               b) cook           c) cooks
a) baked         b) am going to bake c) bake                      d) has cooked                  e) will cook
d) is baking           e) bakes
24) A: Would you like a drink ?                               Ted Taylor has been worried all the week. Last
     B: Oh! ................. to have a cup of tea please.    Tuesday, he had just turned home from work when he
a) I’ll b) Let’s c) Can I d) I’d like e) I must               received a telegram from the police. In the telegram
25) I’m driving my mother to the airport                      he was asked to come to the police station. Ted
     tomorrow afternoon, ....................... I can’t go   wondered why he was wanted by the police. This
     shopping with you.                                       morning, he went to the statiton and now he is not
a) so b) because c) but                 d) while e) for       worried any more. At the station, a smiling policeman
26) A: What ................. your new boss ............. ?   told him they found his bcycle. Ted was very
27) B: He is a nice and friendly person                       surprised when he heard the news. He had never
a) do/ like b) does/ like c) is / like                        dreamt he was going to see his good old bicycle
d) has/ like             e) was/like                          again. It was stolen 20 years ago.
28) You look terrible! You ...... go to see a doctor.
a) were able to              b) may        c) should              38)   Ted was worried because.............................
 d) can      e) will                                              a)    he lost his bicycle
29) I was late for work today because I didn’t get                b)    he received a telegram
     up ................. to catch my bus.                        c)    he went to the police station
a) early enough             b) too early c) so early as           d)    he didn’t know why the police wanted him
d) earlier than                    e) many early                  e)    The police couldn’t find his bicycle
30) There are .................. books here to fit in this
     cupboard. You should put some of them away                   39)
     somewhere else.                                              a) After Ted received the telegram he returned
a) a little          b) fewest          c) very much              home
d) too many e) too much                                           b) Ted received the telegram after he came
31) You ........ come to the meeting this afternoon.              home
     It isn’t very important, and it’ll be boring.                c) Ted came to work when he received the
a) needn’t               b) have to       c) should               telegram
d) couldn’t                e) can’t                               d) When Ted received the telegram he went
32) I watched three films last week. .....................        home
     of them was enjoyable.                                       e)When Ted arrived work he received a
a) None                b) Neither c) All                          telegram
 d) A few                e) both
33) Mary left without ................ a word last night.         40)
a) saying                 b) to say c) to saying                  a) When Ted went to the station the police
 d) to have said              e) say                                  were still looking for his bicycle.
34) Close the window, ........................... ?               b) Ted was sure the police were going to find
    a) shall you b) won’t you                c) do you                his bicycle
    d) are you                 e) don’t you                       c) Ted was surprised because the bicycle was
35) They ........... in the country, but now they                     stolen many years ago
     livein the city.                                             d) Ted knew that the police could find his
a) used to live           b) living       c) live                     bicycle one day
d) are living               e) have live                          e) Ted was surprised because the bicycle at
36) A: Look at the time table!                                        the station wasn’t his bicycle.
     B: The train .............. at nine in the mornings
a) is leaving             b) leaves      c) will leave
d) leave                  e) living