Cambridge KET FOR SCHOOL - SAMPLE TEST - Reading and Writing

4/12/2019 6:06:00 AM

Which notice (A-H) says this (1-5)? 

1. People who saw a car drive into another car should call this number.

2. You cannot let your dog run free here.

3. Check you have all your bags before you go.

4. There are changes at the beginning of autumn.

5. Trains will not run at the weekend.

Read the sentences about cleaning the house. Choose the best word for each space.

Martina decided to ________ her house a spring clean.

  • give
  • have
  • get

First Martina _______ all her clothes away in the cupboard.

  • put
  • cleaned
  • took

She _______ all her old toys and games to a second-hand shop.

  • brought
  • got
  • took

She tidied _______ her books and papers.

  • out
  • up
  • down
  • on

She ________ some fresh flowers on the shelf.

  • bought
  • got
  • put

She put new ________ on the bed.

  • curtains
  • carpets
  • blankets
  • rugs

Complete the conversations. Choose the correct answer.

How often do you go hiking?

  • Most weekends.
  • I go with three friends.
  • We stay for a weekend.

Would you like a cup of tea?

  • I’d love one.
  • Sorry, I’m not.
  • Yes, I like tea.

- "Are you looking forward to your holiday?"

- "_____"

  • We’re going to China.
  • Yes, I’m really excited about it.
  • Not to worry.

What time does it finish?

  • I’m not sure.
  • On Thursday.
  • It takes 15 minutes.

Would you like some more dessert?

  • Enjoy your meal!
  • No thanks, I’m full.
  • It’s delicious!

Complete the conversation. What does Alex say to the man at the market? 

A. And what about red ones over there?

B. How much are the bananas?

C. How much are the green ones?

D. How much is that altogether?

E. Are these green apples expensive?

F. Yes, can I have a kilo of apples, please?

H. Half a kilo of bananas too, please.

I. Can I have a kilo of the green ones then, please?

For each question, choose the correct answer from A-I. There are three extra sentences that you do not need to use.

Market worker: Can I help you?


Market worker:  Which ones do you want?


Market worker: They’re 78p a kilo.


Market worker: They’re a bit more expensive than the green ones. They’re 90p a kilo.


Market worker: Okay, here you are. Anything else?


Market worker: Sure.


Market worker: A kilo of apples and half a kilo of bananas – that’s one pound sixty-eight, please.

Read the article about two sisters.
Are the sentences ‘Right’ or ‘Wrong’?
If there is not enough information to answer ‘Right’ or ‘Wrong’, choose ‘Doesn’t say’.

Something very strange happened to Tamara. She never knew she had a twin sister until she started university!

Tamara was born in Mexico. Her parents could not look after her so she went to live with a family in Manhattan, USA.

When Tamara was twenty years old, she started university in Long Island. She enjoyed her university life. But one day she was walking home from class, and a student smiled at her. “Hello Adriana!” said the student. “I’m not Adriana,” said Tamara.

This happened to Tamara again and again. People Tamara didn’t know kept calling her Adriana. It was very strange. One day, when a woman called her Adriana, Tamara asked “Why do you keep calling me Adriana?”

The woman replied, “You look like my friend Adriana. You have the same face and the same hair. Is Adriana your sister?” Tamara said that she did not have a sister called Adriana. But she was interested in this girl Adriana. Finally, she asked someone for Adriana’s email address.

When Tamara wrote to Adriana, she found out that they both had the same birthday, they looked the same and both of them were from Mexico. When Tamara went to live with the family in Manhattan, Adriana moved to Long Island to live with a family there. It had to be true! Adriana and Tamara were twin sisters!

Tamara and her sister were both born in Mexico.

  • Right
  • Wrong
  • Doesn’t say

Tamara’s parents moved from Mexico to Manhattan.

  • Right
  • Wrong
  • Doesn’t say

People called Tamara “Adriana” many times.

  • Right
  • Wrong
  • Doesn’t say

Adriana wrote to Tamara first.

  • Right
  • Wrong
  • Doesn’t say

Adriana always knew she had a twin sister.

  • Right
  • Wrong
  • Doesn’t say

Adriana is Tamara’s only sister.

  • Right
  • Wrong
  • Doesn’t say

Adriana was a student at Long Island University.

  • Right
  • Wrong
  • Doesn’t say

Adriana had only recently arrived in Long Island.

  • Right
  • Wrong
  • Doesn’t say

Read the article about a student. Click on the gaps, then choose the best word to fill the spaces.

My name's Hannah and I'm twenty years old. I've got a daughter  Nicole. She's  three now. I live in a small flat  the city center. It isn't a nice place to live. It's very noisy and dirty and there is  for Nicole to play.

I want to move out of the city and live in the countryside. But it's very expensive to live there. I will need to earn  money to buy a house. There aren't  flats for sale in the small villages near here. I will need to buy a car .

That's why I study at college. I'm studying Business. While I am at college, my mum looks  Nicole. My mum really likes spending time with her. In the evening, I work as a cleaner. I clean people's houses. Nicole comes with me. She plays  with her toys while I work.

Read the description of some things you can find at a train station. What is the word for each one? The first letter is already there. There is one space for each other letter in the word.

1. People wait for their train here.  p _ _ _ _ _ _ _
2. You must buy this before you travel on a train.

t _ _ _ _ _

3. You sit on this on a train.

s _ _ _

4. People carry their clothes in this when they go on holiday.

s _ _ _ _ _ _ _

5. If you sit next to this, you will see some great views.

w _ _ _ _ _

1. p

2. t

3. s

4. s

5. w

Complete these letters. Write ONE word for each space.

Dear Sir / Madam,

I stayed at the Grand Hotel last week Tuesday to Thursday. I think I left a gold ring my hotel room. I was in room 309. It may be in the cupboard next the bed. Please can you look it? you find it, can you send it to me?

Thank you very much,
Celia Hicks.


Dear Ms. Hicks,

I’m pleased to tell you we found your ring. It was in the bathroom under towel. I’m it to you with this letter. We you enjoyed your stay at the Grand Hotel. We forward to seeing you here again soon.

Yours sincerely,
Helen Dunn

Read the information about a school theatre trip. Complete Emma’s notes. 

Join us on a school trip to Stratford-on-Avon on Saturday 5th June

You can spend the morning shopping. For lunch, we will have a picnic near the river. In the afternoon we will see William Shakespeare’s play ‘Macbeth’.

Price: £15

Meet at River Road car park: 8.30 a.m.
Return: 6.30 p.m.

Dear Students,

Our Stratford-on-Avon trip is very popular. Unfortunately, we cannot get enough tickets to see ‘Macbeth’. So we have tickets for ‘As you like it’ instead. The tickets are a little more expensive so the trip will now cost £18 per person.

Arrival and departure times are the same.

Mrs. Wentworth
English Teacher

Emma’s notes:

School Trip

Name of Town:

Name of the Play:

Cost: £

Meeting place:

Return time: p.m.