Задания 1 тура Республиканского конкурса для старшеклассников ( направление : английский язык)


ЗАДАНИЯ I ТУРА V РЕСПУБЛИКАНСКОГО КОНКУРСА ДЛЯ
 
СТАРШЕКЛАССНИКОВ «ЗНАНИЕ-СИЛА»
 
(Английский язык)
 
1. Sentences − letter by letter
Each sentence will have as many words as there are letters in the word after the
number. The first word starts with the word’s first letter; the next word begins with
the second letter, the third word with the third letter, and so on. Thus, if the word is
Comb, a possible sentence could be Can our match begin? Only one proper noun is
allowed per sentence, and the sentence or question should make sense.
1. Problem ___________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
2. Begin _____________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
3. Every _____________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
4. Sing ______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
5. Attract ____________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
6. Teach _____________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
7. Hope ______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
8. Seldom ____________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
9. Newspaper _________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
10. Organizer _________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________
 
2. Read the text about Drugs in sport. Use the word given in capitals at the
end of each line to form a word that fits in the space in the same line.
 
In 1967, the use of drugs by (11) _________________
in the Olympics was banned.
Before modern drugs became a problem, athletes has
tried all sorts of ways to get an unfair advantage, including
drinking a (12) ________________ of alcohol and raw egg
before a race, hoping for an (13) ___________________ in
their times, and Thomas Hicks, the gold (14) ____________
in the marathon in 1904, actually drank brandy during the
race!
(15) _________________, in 1960, a Danish athlete
died after taking drugs and the (16) __________________
was taken to outlaw certain substances. Today, there are
(17) ____________________ chemicals that athletes are not
allowed to take during (18) ___________________ and
officials randomly test athletes for
(19) ____________________ of these drugs. Athletes today
who are found to have these (20) _______________
performance-enhancing drugs in their system may be banned
from competing.
 
COMPETE
 
MIX
IMPROVE
MEDAL
 
FORTUNE
DECIDE
 
COUNT
TRAIN
 
EVIDENT
HARM
 
3. Complete the following sentences using the words in brackets to get a
meaning similar the first one. Do not change the word given. Follow the model.
Model: What type of music do you like best? (favourite)
What ___ is your favourite ___ type of music?
 
21. How much does a new laptop computer cost? (price)
What __________________________ of a new laptop computer?
 
22. They are opening a new branch of that bookshop in our town. (being)
A new branch of that bookshop ______________________ in our town.
23. Patrick cannot wait to see the team’s next home game. (forward)
Patrick is really _______________________ the team’s next home game.
24. Denise said that she had always intended to invite Phil to the party. (my)
It had always ____________________ invite Phil to the party, said Denis.
25. Paolo damaged his brother’s digital camera by accident. (mean)
Paolo _________________________________ his brother’s digital camera.
26. Suzy says she will only play tennis if Fiona plays with her. (unless)
Suzy has refused ___________________________________ plays with her.
27. People think that the famous actress will arrive in the city this morning.
(expected)
The famous actress ________________________ in the city this morning.
28. Canoeing was the activity which excited Ralph most. (found)
The activity _____________________________________ was canoeing.
29. I expected ice-skating to be more difficult than it actually was. (not)
Ice-skating ______________________________________ as I expected.
30. Leon, I think you should tell your mother the truth. said Mike. (advised)
Mike ________________________________________ his mother the truth.
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