8th grade: Preparation for Test 2 (Units 3 and 4)

I Write the verbs in the appropriate form. (For the Second Conditional: if + past simple, would + infinitive.   For the Third conditional:  if + past perfect, would have + past participle).

  1. If they had come to the party, she _________ (be) very happy.
  2. George would go on holiday if he _________ (have) more time.
  3. Steve’s brother ________ (study) medicine if he had passed the test.
  4. If we _________ (hurry) up, we would catch the bus.
  5. I wouldn’t have failed the exam if I ________ (revise).
  6. My friend would buy a new house if he _______ (save) enough money.

II Complete the gaps with corresponding words. Then, use the appropriate words in the sentences.

Verb                       Noun

manipulate        __________

produce        _________

explode __________

__________     manipulation

__________     information

__________     explosion

infect        ___________

complicate    ______________

celebrate    _______________

react    _____________

__________ destruction

examine    ______________

prepare   _______________

congratulate _______________

  1. The critics didn’t like the film. Their __________ wasn’t good.
  2. Tea _________ in India is rising.
  3. We have to __________ for the party.
  4. We heard a loud bomb _________ last night.
  5. Don’t _________ the situation. We already have a lot of problems.
  6. We __________ New Year’s Eve on 31 December.

III Complete the gaps with corresponding words. Then, use the appropriate words in the sentences.

Noun                Adjective

danger          _____________

____________     famous

poison      _____________

hazard     _____________

___________     cautious

___________      infection

luck __________

risk    __________

health     ___________

___________ easy

___________     angry

dirt     __________

  1. What a mess! This room is so ________.
  2. Some people believe that black cats bring bad ________.
  3. Eating fruit and vegetables is __________.
  4. His eyes are sore. He has an eye __________.
  5. The teacher is _______ when we forget our homework.
  6. This snake is very ___________.
  7. Tigers can be __________.
  8. ________ doesn’t always bring happiness to celebrities.

IV Write questions for the underlined words.

  1. __________________________?       She lives in London. 
  2. __________________________?       Pirot is 30 km away from here.
  3. __________________________?       They got up at 5 am this morning.
  4. __________________________?        He went to bed early because he was really tired.
  5. __________________________?        We have studied English for 5 years.
  6. __________________________?         She is talking to Mike   at the moment.

V Write the jobs.

  1. A s___________ types letters and answers phones.
  2. A p__________ flies a plane.
  3. An e___________ knows all about machines.
  4. A m___________ repairs car engines.
  5. A p____________ takes pictures.
  6. A n_________ b_____   delivers newspapers.
  7. A t________  teaches kids.
  8. A d _______ w_______ takes dogs for a walk.

VI Write sentences about each job using gerund.

  1. A nurse’s job includes _______________.
  2. A brick layer’s job involves ______________.
  3. An architect needs to be good at _____________.
  4. A Hairdresser needs to be good at _____________.
  5. A dog walker’s job involves ______________.
  6. A lorry driver needs to be interested in _____________.
  7. A vet needs to be good at _____________.
  8. A car mechanic needs to be interested in _____________.

VII Give warnings or advice for each situation using might (get) or could (get).

  1. There are pieces of glass everywhere. Be careful! __________________________.
  2. It’s too cold outside.   _________________________.
  3. There is a bee in your glass. It ____________________.
  4. This street is very busy. Don’t cross it. __________________.
  5. I don’t think it’s a good idea to light fire. You ___________________.
  6. This knife is very sharp. You _________________.
  7. Her dog is very aggressive. ______________________.
  8. I would switch off the electricity first. _______________________.

VIII Choose the correct pronoun.

  1. We enjoyed we / us/ ourselves at the party.
  2. I / me / myself came here 10 minutes ago.
  3. She cut she / her / herself while she was cutting bread.
  4. He looked he / him /himself in the mirror.
  5. George helped I / me / myself.
  6. We saw they / them /themselves in the street.
  7. She combed she / her / herself.
  8. He / him /himself  phoned I / me / myself yesterday.

IX Fill in the gaps with appropriate phrasal verbs.

  1. Don’t _______   _______ the TV. I want to watch the film.
  2. There are many books. _______ ______ one.
  3. Can you _______ ______ me, please? I want to go to the park together with you.
  4. I lost my wallet. Can you help me ________ _____ it, please?
  5. I need to go out. Please, ________ ______ my kids while I come back.
  6. You can ________ ______ the TV now. I’m not watching it any more.
  7. _______ me ______ my laptop now. I need it.
  8. ______ ______ your dirty socks from the floor.
  9. You can _______ _____ these old magazines.
  10. _______ _____ your shoes before you come in.
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