Контрольная работа по английскому языку за II четверть в 8 классе по
теме «Лучший друг земли -это ты»
I. Match the words (and phrases) which have opposite meanings.
1. Prohibit 2. protect 3. pollute 4. throw 5. drop litter 6. be in danger
7.avoid doing something
a) damage b) clear rubbish away c) be out of danger d) allow e) enjoy doing
something clean d)catch
II. Complete each sentence with one of the words or phrases below.
pollution, rubbish, cans, environment, packaging, protect, is thrown, in
danger, prohibited, pollute, bins, clearing up.
People get a lot of food from the sea. But we have made the sea a very dirty place.
If we are not careful, ... will kill many of the animals and plants in the sea. A lot of
rubbish ... into the sea. Sea animals, fish and birds are .... Some animals try to eat
the., they die. Oil from big ships, chemicals and waste... the sea and kill whales
and dolphins, fish and sea birds. Luckily many people realize now that we must
look after the sea and ... it. They say polluting the sea should be strictly ,.. . Groups
of people who care about the ... spend their free time ...litter from the beaches.
People collect..., bottles and… and put them into different... for further recycling.
III.Use the word in capitals to form a word that fits suitably in the bank
1. POLLUTE ... is one of the most serious and crucial world's problems of our
2. PROTECT The young woman didn't know where to look for... .
3. ENVIRONMENT Some of the first... organizations in the world started in
4. DANGER It was a very ... journey.
5. USE When the young people first came to Ireland, they weren't ... to cold
6. PROHIBIT Smoking is strictly ... in the office.
IV. Fill in the definite article the if needed.
The official name of the country is ... United Kingdom of ... Great Britain and ...
Northern Ireland. The country is situated in ... British Isles. The two main islands
are: ... Great Britain (in which are ... England, Wales and Scotland) and ... Ireland.
... United Kingdom is not far from ... Europe.
... UK is washed by ... Atlantic Ocean in the east and by ... North Sea in the west.
The highest mountains are in ... Scotland and ... Wales: ... Ben Nevis (1,343
metres) and ... Snowdon (1,085 metres). The longest rivers are .., Severn (345
kilometres) and ... River Thames (346 kilometres).
... UK is one of the world's smallest countries (it is half the size of ... France or ...
Spain). The largest cities of ... Great Britain are ... London, ... Birmingham and ...