Тест "Праздники Великобритании. Past Perfect/Past Progressive" 8 класс

Class: 8
Прослушайте текст. Определите, какие из приведённых утверждений с 1 по 4 соответствуют
содержанию текста (True), какие не соответствуют (False). Обведите букву выбранного вами
варианта ответа. Вы услышите текст дважды.
1. In late February and early March, Russia celebrates Shrovetide.
A) True B) False
2. Yarilo is the god of water and the kind spirit.
A) True B) False
3. People built a wooden puppet of Shrovetide Maid
A) True B) False
4. The most important part of Shrovetide week was eating pancakes
A) True B) False
Прочитайте текст и ответьте на вопросы с 5 по 9. В каждом задании обведите одну
букву A, В или C соответствующую выбранному вами варианту ответа.
Welcome to London. We start our tour from Tower Bridge. On the right bank of the Thames you can see
the Tower of London. It is one of the oldest buildings in London. It was begun by William the Conqueror
the first Norman king in the 11
century as a fortress and a palace. Then it was a prison where many
famous people died. Black ravens live outside the Tower now. A man looks after the ravens and gives
them food in the morning and in the evening. The Tower of London is a museum now. The Houses of
Parliament are the seat of the British government. It was designed in the Gothic style and built between
1840 and 1860. There is the Clock Tower and the clock in the Houses of Parliament. It is the biggest
clock Tower in Britain. It weighs 13,5 tongs. Now we are coming to Westminster Abbey. It was a
monastery and a Norman church for a long time. Nearly all English kings and queens were crowned there.
One of the greatest treasures of the Abbey is the oaken Coronation Chair made in 1300. Many famous
people are buried here: Newton, Darwin, Dickens.
5. Where you can see the Tower of London?
A) On the right bank of the Thames
B) On the left bank of the Thames
C) On the right bank of the Severn
6. What is the Tower of London now?
A) It is a prison now
B) It is a palace now
C) It is a museum now
7. What are the Houses of Parliament?
A) The seat of the British government
B) The seat of the British queen
C) The seat of the Scottish government
8.What was Westminster Abbey?
A) It was a prison
B) It was a monastery
C) It was a castle
9. What is one of the biggest treasures in Westminster Abbey
A) The oaken Coronation Crown
B) The oaken Coronation Chair
C) The metal Coronation Crown
Раскройте скобки и преобразуйте глагол в Future Progressive или Past Perfect,
опираясь на слова сигналы в предложениях с 10 по 15.
10. I (fly)………. to Great Britain at this time tomorrow.
11. She (read)………. book about London at 2 o’clock tomorrow
12. From 10 to 12 we (have)………. an excursion around London tomorrow
13. My sister (come)………. home by the morning on the 1
of January
14. By 9 p.m. we (finish)………. decorating a new year tree
15. When I came, the St/ Valentines party (begin)……….
Прочитайте приведённые ниже предложения с 16 по 19. В каждом задании обведите
одну букву A, В, C или D соответствующую выбранному вами варианту ответа.
16. He …around Scotland now
A) Is travelled
B) Is travelling
C) Has travelled
D) Was travelled
17. The Tower of London…in the 11
A) Was built
B) Has been built
C) Built
D) Builds
18. London…. by many people every year nowadays
A) Visits
B) Is visited
C) Was visited
D) Will visit
19. New York ….by Mr. James last week
A) Visits
B) Is visited
C) Was visited
D) Will visit
Закончите предложения с 20 по 24, дописав недостающую часть разделительного
20) St. Valentine’s is celebrated on the 14
of February,
21) Last year we went to the USA on Christmas,
22) Ann had come to the New Year party by the evening,
23) The Christmas Tree has been just finished decorating,
24) The Russians celebrate Christmas on the 7
of January,
Прочитайте приведённые ниже предложения с 25 по 27. В каждом задании
обведите один правильный вариант (A, В, C или D) фразового глагола.
25) He … to his house after his sister’s birthday party at night
A) Came back
B) Came round
C) Go on
D) Go out
26) “What is …?” Ann asked, when she saw police near her house
A) Going out
B) Coming round
C) Going on
D) Coming back
27) Why don’t you …and see me some day?
A) Go on
B) Go out
C) Come back
D) Come round
Раскройте скобки и преобразуйте фразовый глагол в Past Perfect в
предложениях 28 и 29
28. When I came back home, my sister (go) already out for a dinner with her boyfriend.
29. Mary (come) round by 2 o’clock in the evening and we went to the cinema.
Напишите поздравительную открытку ко дню св. Валентина кому- либо из
ваших друзей или родственников. (25 -30 слов)
Audio Script
In late February and early March, Russia celebrates Shrovetide, the most ancient
festival. People believed that the change of seasons was the struggle between
Jarilo, the god of sun, and the evil spirit. They believed that they had to help
Yarilo. So, for the whole week, Russian villagers had fun and games. They built a
straw puppet of the Shrovetide Maid and they burnt it on the last day of the
The most important part of the holiday was eating pancakes. They symbolized
Yarilo. People thought that by eating pancakes, they got the power, light and
warmth of the sun.