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INITIAL EVALUATION

School year 2017-2018


8th grade L1

Name:
Date:
Time allotted:

A. Put the verbs in brackets into the correct form of Present Simple or Present Continuous:

I.............................................(write) to tell you how much I........................................(appreciate)


the money you sent me, and to tell you how I..............................................(get on) in my first term at
university. Actually, I....................................................(really enjoy) myself! I.............................(study)
quite hard as well, but at the moment I..................................................(spend) a lot of time just making
friends. I....................................(still stay) with my friend Sue, and I ........................................(look for)
somewhere of my own to live. Only a few of the first year students.............................................(live) in
college here, and I...........................................(seem) to be spending a lot of time travelling backwards
and forwards. (10 x 2p = 20p)

B. Use the verbs given in the Simple Past Tense or Present Perfect Simple to fill in the blanks:

1. This man (write) two novels and last year he.(write) a play.
2. The tourists(have) a great time ever since their arrival. They (arrive) by
plane three days ago.
3. The students.(start) the exam at 8 a.m. They (not finish) yet.
4. Betty(just buy) a new dress. She.(buy) it at a discount
store.
5. No one(find) Helens glasses yet. She (lose) them
during the Physical Education class.
(10 x 2p = 20p)
C. Ask questions to which the words underlined are the answers:

1. .?

Hemingway returned to America in 1918.

2. ..?

After graduation from high school , he became a sport reporter for the Kansas City Star.

3.?
When World War I broke out, Hemingway enlisted in the army.

4.?

He published The Sun Also Rises.

5.?

After several safaris in Africa, Heminway wrote one of his best short stories - The Short Happy Life of
Francis Macomber.

6..?

Hemingway went to Spain as a war correspondent.

7. .?

From 1921 to 1927 Hemingway lived in Europe.

8?

In Cuba, Hemingway wrote The Old Man and the Sea.

9. ?

In Canada, Hemingway worked for the Toronto Star.

10.?

Hemingway won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

(10 x 3p = 30p)

D. Fill in the gaps with the correct word derived from the words in bold :

1. He is such a .person. mystery

2. Dont drink that! It is ....! poison

3. You can never trust him, he is a . .. lie

4. Youd better take the overcoat. Its rather ..today. wind

5. Jack is a very .. musician. gift

(5 x 4p=20p)
INITIAL EVALUATION
School year 2017-2018
8th grade L1

BAREM DE EVALUARE SI DE NOTARE

Se puncteaz oricare alte formulri/ modaliti de rezolvare corect a cerinelor.

Nu se acord punctaje intermediare, altele dect cele precizate explicit prin barem. Nu se
acord fraciuni de punct.

Se acord 10 puncte din oficiu. Nota final se calculeaz prin mprirea punctajului total
acordat pentru test la 10.

A. 10 x 2p=20 points

1. am writing 2. appreciate 3. am getting on 4. am really enjoying 5. am studying 6. spend 7. am still


staying 8 am looking for 9. live 10. seem

B. 10 x 2p= 20 points (2 points for each correct form of the verb)

1. has written 2. wrote 3. have had 4. arrived 5. started 6. have not finished 7. has just bought 8. bought
9. has found 10. lost

C. 10 x 3p= 30 points (1,5 points for each correct question word +

1,5 point for the correct word order in each question)

a. When did Hemingway return to America?

b. What did he become after graduation?

c. Who enlisted in the army when World War I broke out?

d. What did he publish?

e. When did he write one of his best stories?

f. Where did Hemingway go as a war correspondent?

g. When did Hemingway live in England?

h. What did he write in Cuba?

i. What did Hemingway do in Canada?

j. What did Hemingway win?


D. 5 x 4p= 20 points (4 points for each correct word)

1.misterious 2. poisonous 3. liar 4. windy 5. gifted