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Olympiad.             Lexical Grammar Test.   II tour.                                         5form.


  1. watch
  2. decorate
  3. invite
  4. get/give
  5. play


  1. paint
  2. sing
  3. hang

     10. pull



1. English children celebrate Christmas on the

a) 24th of December, b) 25th of December; c) 26th of December;

2. This holiday is celebrated

a) at home; b) in the street; c) in the square round the tree;

3. Children hang........... on the fireplace

a) socks; b) stockings; c) tights;

4. On Christmas people receive
a) cards; b) letters; cjflowers

5. Boxing Day comes

a) 25th of December ;b) 26th of December; c) 31st of December


  1. People celebrate Christmas on the 27th of January
  2. Christmas is children's favourite holiday
  3. This holiday is celebrated at the disco
  4. Santa Clause put presents into the stockings
  5. Every family has delicious dinner on Christmas

IV. Answer the questions

  1. When do children celebrate Christmas?
  2. Where do they put their stockings?
  3. Who get and send cards?
  4. Does Boxing Day come after or before Christmas?
  5. Is Christmas favourite children's holiday?


My favourite holiday is            . We celebrate it         . We always

                                and                     . We usually

 on this day. Last time we               . It was


  1. Circus shows are for little children. They/them are usually on TV at the weekend.
  2. Sharon Stone is my favourite actress. I like her/she.
  3. Programmes about nature are very interesting. I like they/them.
  4. My mum likes films with Dmitry Dyuzhev. Him/he is from Russia.
  5. My brother watches trivia quizzes every Sunday. He loves them/they very much.

6.  My aunt works in Hollywood. She/her draws pictures for cartoons.

7.1 didn't see that film. My sister always watches horror films. You can ask she/her about it.

  1. We're going to the theatre tonight. Let's go with we/us.
  2. I/Me don't want to watch the football match today. I think it's/ it's the most boring TV programme.

Olympiad.     II tour.        Lexical Grammar Test.                                            6 form.

I. Choose the right variant.

  1. My uncle gets hundred/ hundreds of telephone calls every day.
  2. Five hundred/ hundreds new toys were presented to children last year.
  3. You can see million/ millions of stars in the night sky.
  4. Million/ millions of pupils try to study well.
  5. Our library has six thousand/ thousands books.

II.  Choose the correct words to complete the sentences.

  1. What's the ... of the Republic of Belarus?
  2. The American flag is called stars and ....
  3. Belarus is ... for its beautiful lakes, rivers and forests
  4. People name Belarus a ....
  5. Belarus has its ... symbols: a stork and a cornflower.

III.  Use the adjective in the comparative degree.

  1. This man is (tall) than that one.
  2. Germany is (large) than Belarus.
  3. The Volga is (short) than the Mississippi.
  4. The Alps are (high) than the Urals.
  5. She speaks Italian ... (good) than English.

IV. Write the plural.

a) a girl                                  b) a man                                   c) a city                                      d) a shelf

e) a potato                            f) a mark                                  g) an apple                                  h) a child

i) a dress                               j) a text-book

V. Open the brackets using the correct tense form.

1. He (to travel) around Poland every year. 2.1 (to see) Pete today.

  1. She (to watch) this film at 5 o'clock last Sunday.
  2. Alex (to meet) his friend two hours ago.
  3. He never (to visit) Nesvizh castle.

Olympiad.     II tour.        Lexical Grammar Test.                                            7  form.

Read the text and do the tasks.

A young writer has just managed to publish his first book. He is very proud of his success and is boasting ([хвалиться, хвастаться) of it to everybody around. For more than half an hour he has been talking about his success to one of his friends who is also a writer. At last he thinks that his friend is not very much interested and apologizes (извиняться) saying "I am sorry to have taken so much of your time, it is so selfish of me." — "Never mind," answered his friend absent-mindedly. "You haven't taken my time at all. I've been thinking over the plot of my new novel." 1. Answer the questions.

  1. Was the young writer modest?
  2. How long has the young write boasting of his new book? S.Why wasn't his friend annoyed (быть обиженным)?

II.  Put the questions to underlined words.

  1. The writer is proud of his success and is boasting of it to everybody around.
  2. For more than half an hour he has been talking about his success to one of his friends.
  3. I've been thinking over the plot of my new novel.

III.  Correct the mistakes.

  1. A young writer is boasting of his first book only to his friend.
  2. His friend is also an artist.
  3. A young writer apologized after an hour.
  4. His friend is very interested in his novel.                                                                  Total: 10 balls.

IV. Open the brackets using the correct form.

In summer 1(1- go) to Brighton. When I (2 — arrive) there it (3 - be) late afternoon. After dinner I (4 - put) on my raincoat and (5 - go) out for a walk. It (6 — be) a nasty day, the sky (7 — cover) with clouds, and it (8 — rain) a little. As I (9 — move) slowly along the quiet empty street, I (10 — see) a stranger. He first (11 — pass) me by but then (12 — stop). "(13 — be) that you, Peter?" he (14 — cry) out. It (15 — be) Jones." I (16 — not see) you for ages," he (17 — say). — "Why, what you (18 — do) here?" 1(19 — ask). "Why you (20 — not go) home?" — "I cannot," he (21 — answer). "I (22 — forget) the name of the hotel where my wife and I (23 — stay)." — "If you (24 — ring) up the hotels, you (25 — find) out where you (26 — stay)," I smiled. He said that he (27 — have) no money. And he (28 — explain) that they (29 — get) to Brighton at II o'clock. They (30 — leave) their things at the station and (31 — go) to a hotel. He (32 — change) his clothes and (33 — decide) to go for a walk. The sun (34 — shine) brightly and there (35 — be) nothing in the forecast about rain. I suggested that we (36 — go) to my hotel. While Jones (37 - take) a shower I (38- think) the situation over. Then we (39 — begin) telephoning all the hotels in Brighton. We (40 — do) it so well that next afternoon Jones (41 — find) both his hotel and his wife.

V. Choose the correct variant.

1.  I ... since breakfast and I'm very tired.

a) travel, b) am travelling, c) was travelling, d) have been travelling.

2.  He... a letter to my mum yesterday,
a) write; b) am writing; c) wrote.

3.1 think she is very good ... dancing, a) dance; b) dancing; c) danced

4.   Ted is good at football but Rick is .... a) good, b) well, e) better,

5.   ... "Romeo and Juliet?"—Not yet.

a) Did you see, b) Have you seen, c) Had you seen.

6.  He makes me ....

a) laugh, b) to laugh, c) laughing,.

7.   He had an accident yesterday and was taken to ... hospital, a) the, b) —, c) a, d) an.

8.   Tom is tall, but ... of his friends are tall too. a)either; b) neither, c) none

9.   Next June my cousin ... from high school.

a) graduate, b) graduated, c) will graduate, d) has graduated.

10.  The Earth ... round the Sun.

a) goes, b) was going, c) will go, d) has gone.

11.   Are you interested ... working for him? a) at, b) in, c) with, d) of.

12.   He has bought the ... clothes.

.a) old fashion, b) old - fashion, c) old- fashioned.

13.  Put... sugar into your tea.

a) some, b) any, e) none, d) not any.

14.   I... my book on the desk a few minutes ago. a) lay, b) have lain, c) laid, d) have laid.

15.   There's nothing left for him but escape,... ? a) is it, b) isn't, c) is there, d) isn't there.

16.   The news ... so shocking.

a) are, b) was, c) have been, d) were. 17.... the dinner by the time Peter came?

a) Have you cooked, b) Did you cook, c) Do you cook, d) Had you cooked.

18.  She ... when I came.

a) works, b) work, c) was working, d) has       worked.

19.   You ... work hard at your French if you want to pass the exam, a) can, b) may, c) must, d) might.

20.   ... dad... mum came in time.

a) neither ... nor; b) either... or; c) none ... of.

V. Do you know?

1.  Who wrote "Winnie-the-Pooh"?

a) L. Carroll, b) O. Wilde, c) J.R. Tolkien, d) A. Milne.

2.  What is Eisteddfod?

a) a county, b) a dish, c) a festival, d) a dance.

3.  What is the most ancient monument in Great Britain?

a) the Lower West Gate, b) Stonehenge, c) Hadrian's Wall, d) the Tower Gate.

4.  What is English marmalade?

a) apple jam, b) orange jam, c) sweets, d) a cake.

5.  The midday meal in Britain is called ....

a) breakfast, b) lunch, c) dinner, d) snack.                                                                      

Olympiad.     II tour.        Lexical Grammar Test.                                            8  form.

Read the text and do the tasks.

A traveller who had been riding in the rain and was wet through, arrived at a small hotel in the country. There was only one fireplace in the hall and a lot of people around it. The traveller thought of a plan how to get warm. He asked the hotel owner to take some fish to his horse. The hotel owner was surprised but the traveller insisted and the hotel owner did as he was asked. All the people rushed out to see the horse eat fish. The traveller had the fireplace all to himself and felt comfortable. When the hotel owner returned he said, "I was sure horses do not eat fish."— "Then why did you take it to my horse?" I. Answer the questions.

1.   Why did the hotel owner try to feed the horse with fish? Because a traveller asked him.

  1. Why did the traveller ask him to do it? Because a traveller wanted to get a place near a fireplace.

II.  Put the questions to the underline words

1 .The traveller thought of a plan how to get warm. What plan did the traveller think?

  1. He asked the hotel owner to take some fish to his horse. Whom did he ask to take some fish to his horse?

3.   All the people rushed out to see the horse eat fish. What did all people do?

III.               Correct the mistakes.

  1. A traveller who had been riding in the rain and was wet through, arrived at a small hotel in a small village.= country

2.   He asked the hotel owner to take some grass to his horse.= fish

3.   The traveller had the dinner all to himself and felt comfortable. = fireplace       Total: 8 balls

IV. Open the brackets using the right form.

Once John Smith and his wife Mary who (1 live______________________ ) in a small house in the mountains, (2

find______________ ) a dog. Though the dog (3 be _________________________  ) weak and hungry, he (4   not

eat______________________ ) anything in the presence of his new masters. Several days later the dog (5

disappear__________________ ). John and Mary (6 leave__________________ ) alone. But one day when Smith (7

travel___________________ ) in a train, he (8 ___________________ see) his dog running along the road. He (9

get__________ J off the train at the next station, (10 buy_________________ ) a piece of meat, (11 catch_________________ )

the dog and (12 bring_________________ ) him home again. There the dog (13 tie_____________________________ ) up for

a week.

The dog (14 escape________________ ) several times and each time he (15 run                                          ) north. At last

the dog (16 decide___________________ ) to stay at the cottage but a long time (17 pass________________________ ) before

Smith and his wife (18 can__________________________ ) touch him. They (19 call_____________________________ him


One summer a stranger (20 come                                                       ) to the cottage. As soon as the dog (21

see____________________ )    him,    he    (22    rush______________________ )    to    the    stranger    and    (23

lick_____________________ ) his hands. Then the stranger (24    say___________________________ ): "His name (25

be_____________ ) not Wolf. It (26 be_________________ ) Brown. He (27 be__________________ ) my dog." Mary (28

ask_____________ ) to leave the dog with them. But the stranger (29   refuse_______________________________ ) and (30

say______________ ) that the dog (31 must________________ ) decide it himself. "I (32 say__________________ ) goodbye

and (33 go_______________ ) away. If he (34 want___________________ ) to stay, let him stay." For some time Wolf

(35    watch_________________ ) the man go. Then he (36    rush___________________________ ) after him and (37

try_____________ ) to stop him. Then the dog (38 run_____________________ ) back to Smith and his wife (39- try) to

drag Smith after the stranger. He (40 want______________________ ) to be at the same time with the old and the new

master. Finally the dog (41   lie____________________ ) down at the feet of Smith. Mary (42  be_______________________ )


V.  Choose the correct variant.

1.  I... glasses since I was a child,

a) wear, b) wore, c) am wearing, d) have been wearing.

2.  When the phone rang, I... dinner.

a) cook, b) was cooking, c) had been cooking, d) have been cooking.

3.  He usually had dinner at 4 p.m.,... ?

a) had he, b) hadn't he, c) did he, d) didn't he.

4.   He works ... and makes good progress, a) hard, b) hardly, c) good, d) badly.

5.   He reminds me ... someone 1 knew in the army, a) of, b) to, c) from, d) about.

6.   Mary is here. Where are ... ?

a) other, b) others, c) the others, d) another.

7.   What... bad weather we are having today! a) the, b) a, c) an, d) —.

8.   Did you read ... English books at school? a) some, b) many, c) much, d) none.

9.   I want to know what

a) are you doing, b) were you doing, c) will you do, d) you are doing

10.   I've made ... mistakes now than I made last time, a) few, b) a few, c) fewer, d) less.

11.   Can ... of you help me?

a) some, b) any, c) somebody, d) anybody.

12.  This translation is twice as ....

a) easy, b) easier, c) the easiest, d) much easier.

13.  We ... two compositions this month.

a) write, b) wrote, c) were writing, d) have written.

14.1 had a feeling that somebody ... there before.

a) is, b) was, c) has been, d) had been.

15. She won't see him ... he phones her.

a) except, b) after, c) unless, d) because.

16.... only one theatre and two cinemas in this city ten years ago.

a) there is, b) there was, c) there are, d) there were.

17.  My watch....

a) stops, b) has stopped, c) have stopped, d) stop.

18.  Do you know when he ... ?

a) comes, b) will come, c) shall come, d) come.

19.1 don't have any pets. Neither....

a) she does, b) does she, c) is she, d) does she have.

20. His parents didn't let him ... TV late.

a) to watch, b) watch, c) watching, d) watched.

VI.  Do you know?

  1. What's the name of the most famous clock in Britain? a) Big Albert, b) Big Stephen, c) Big Wren, d) Big Ben.

2.   What's tartan?

a) a dish, b) a pattern of the kilt, c) a bird, d) a dance.

3.  Where is Glasgow situated?

a) in Scotland, b) in Wales, c) in England, d) in Northern Ireland.

4.   What's the name of the London underground? a) Metro, b) Tube, c) Subway, d) Underground,

5.   4. The midday meal in Britain is called ... .

a) breakfast, b) lunch, c) dinner, d) snack.                                                                             


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