A. fill in the blank with the words given. There is one extra word.(1.5 points)
emphasis – compare – motions – nervousness -bending-efficiently-functions
1. When you exercise ; your body works more ----------to keep you healthy.
2. Old people usually can’t touch their toes without ----------their knees but young people and children can because they are flexible.
3. Schools here put great ---------on written work and grammar.
4. You can’t -----------the two cities – they’re completely different.
5 . You need calories for all of your body’s------------;whether you think about doing them or not.
B .match the following definitions in column A with the words in column B.(1.5 points)
6.Protect a) a feeling of admiration for sb/sth because of their good qualities
7. Stretch b) put arms and legs out straight
8. Define c) keep someone or something safe from injury; damage or loss
9. Concentrate d) material burnt to produce energy
10. Fuel e) take somebody’s attention away from something
11. respect f) give all your attention to something
g) say or explain what the meaning of a word or phrase is
h) makes something interesting by using different things
C: Choose the correct choice.(1.5 points)
12.As a child he felt very -------since there was no one in the neighborhood to play with him.
a)happy b)healthy c)lonely d)hungry
13.The wedding--------is often held in a restaurant or a hotel.
a)celebration b)formation c)impression d)occasion
14.He feels sure about his abilities ;qualities and ideas .He is full of------.
a)happiness b)importance c)confidence d)nervousness
A .Choose the best answer.(2points)
15 ----------the heart cannot lift weights to get stronger; it relies on you to do aerobic exercise.
a)while b)but c)as d)whether
16. They helped us --------our old friends.
a)have found b)find c)finding d)found
17. you can add variety to your speech by raising or ----------your voice.
a)lower b)to lower c)lowering d)lowered
18. I go swimming as often as I can ----------I like to keep fit.
a)while b)because c)or d) so
B. Combine the following sentences using the words in parentheses.(1 point)
19.You will have to do this job . You may like it or not .(whether -since)
20.I felt tired . I stayed at home and rest . (as - since)
III. Comprehension :
A.Read the following sentences and choose the best answer.(2 points)
21. our heart is strong muscle that-----------.
a)send blood all over our body
b)relies on us to lift heavy weights
c)gives us a very strong feeling
d)lifts weights to get even stronger
22.The purpose of humor is not to be a comedian but for you to create a comfortable atmosphere and have fun with your audience . Humor can make the difference between an average and excellent presentation.
We understand that------------.
a)all comedians can give excellent speeches
b)you must become a comedian to create a comfortable atmosphere
c)making people laugh is very effective in giving a successful speech
d)your audience prefer to have a sense of humor
B: Cloze Passage(4 points)
aerobics is a word for needing oxygen ; and aerobic exercise is any kind of activity that makes your muscles use oxygen . Aerobic exercise is repetitive ; meaning it ----23-------an activity that you do over ----24-----over ; to keep bringing fresh oxygen -----25------all of your muscles. When you ----26-----aerobic exercise and bring in that ---27----your heart become stronger (and even -----28----bit bigger)
the number of blood ----29-------in your blood increases; so the ----30------can carry even more oxygen . The blood in your body even moves more easily through the blood vessels.
23.a)has b) is c) does d)was
24.a)and b) but c) or d)so
25.a)for b)by c) to d)off
26.a)do b)make c)take d)put
27.a)blood b)heat c)light d)oxygen
28.a)any b) some c)a d)the
29.a)muscles b) things c)cells d)weights
30 .a)heart b) blood c)joint d)fuel
Read the following passage and match each paragraph with one of the headings. Write the letters. (A-B-C-D) in the front of the numbers of the paragraphs.(4points)
A: Avoiding diseases
B: The importance of mental health
C: Why many people are sick
D: What health mean
E: The value of health in ancient times
31------ Health is the condition of complete well-being and of fitness .We are healthy when all parts of our bodies
and of our minds work together properly . we cannot be happy unless we feel well.
32---------the ancient Greeks knew the value of good health . They even named one Goddess Hygeia; which means goddess of heath . Hygeia was the daughter of Asclepius ; the god of medicine . the Greeks prayed to her to to give them good health.
33---------The Romans spoke of health in a proverb : “A healthy mind in a healthy body.” In addition to physical health ; an understanding of mental health is also important . The body does a great deal to take care of itself ; but by learning a few important health rules; it is possible to help the body to work at its best.
34--------Many people will say : “Good health means not being sick.” Thatis true Health is certainly the absence of disease . But health is more than that . Good health is something positive . We have a good health when our bodies and our minds are able to work at their best.
D :Reading comprehension:
Read the following passage and answer the question.(2points)
Not everyone likes organized sports or team sports. Sometimes, young boys and girls feel that they don't like sports because they may not understand how to play them or they haven't had much practice doing them .
Sports can seem complicated because of all the rules and special equipment .Even the fields and courts they are played on come in different shapes and sizes and have confusing lines drawn on them .
Gym class and programs at school can be a way to try new sports with other students .Another way to learn about a sport is to watch instructional videos or CDs or check out library books that explain the rules and offer suggestions for boys and girls learning to play them .
if you have an older friend or family member who's good at a sport , you might ask him or her to help you practice. Some sport are just good to understand , even if you never want to play on a competitive team.
For instance ,you might play volleyball, just for fun , at a summer picnic.
35.many stay away from sports just because they ............ .
a)find it hard to play c)are to busy to play
b)have confusing lines d)are not offered suggestions
36.According to the passage ...................... .
a)only few people like team sport c)instructional videos are not worth watching
b)some games have confusing rules d)all sports need special equipment
37.what makes some sport confusing is ..................... .
a)the rules c)the equipment
b)the courts and the fields d)all of the above
38.what would be the best topic for the above passage?
a)How to learn about sports
b)Sports are too complicated to learn
c)Learn how to compete
d)Ask your friends how to play