Cambridge Flyers 2020 Test 18 - Reading & Writing

3/12/2020 4:09:00 PM

Look and read. Choose the correct words from the box and fill in the blank.

a journalist an airport a spider
a mechanic a clown a restaurant
a university a factory a hospital
a policeman a dolphin a dentist 
a panda a playground a giraffe

Example: This person writes in a newspaper about things that have happened. a journalist

You go to this place if you want to catch a plane.

This person wears a big red nose, big shoes and strange clothes. People laugh when they watch him.

When you are older and leave your high school, you can go to this place to study.

An ambulance might take you here when you are very ill.

This animal is much taller than people. It has a very long neck.

This person makes you better when you have toothache.

This little animal has eight legs and it catches flies and eats them.

People make things here, for example, CD players and televisions.

This is one of the cleverest animals in the world and it lives in the sea.

This person tries to catch someone who has done something wrong.

Sarah is talking to her teacher, Mrs. Brown, about a museum. Which they are visiting? Read the conversation and choose the best answer. Write a letter (A-H) for each question. You do not need to use all the letters.

A. So do I. Let's meet in the café.

B. Yes, I have, Sarah. (Example)

C. The old plates - I think they're beautiful.

D. Yes, if you like. That's fine.

E. Another person from school, I think.

F. They're on the first floor. Turn right at the top of the stairs.

G. I don't know yet, but before half-past two.

H. Yes it is because there are lots of interesting things to learn here.

Sarah: Have you ever been here before, Brown?

Mrs. Brown: B

Sarah: Is it your favorite museum, Mrs. Brown?

Mrs. Brown:

Sarah: What do you like looking at most?

Mrs. Brown:

Sarah: Where are the dinosaurs? Because I'd like to see them first.

Mrs. Brown:

Sarah: I've got my camera here. Can we take pictures?

Mrs. Brown:

Sarah: When are we going to leave, Mrs. Brown? I'm tired already!

Mrs. Brown:

Read the text. Choose the correct word from the box for each blank.

afraid | camera | dream | find | grow | stripes | brush | torch | open | hungry

My name's David. I love taking pictures of fish and I've got a brilliant camera. It's heavy but I can use it under the water. Last year, my Dad and I saw a shark. It was a small one and Dad said, "Don't be ! This kind isn't dangerous". I took some excellent pictures of it. In one picture its mouth is so you can see all its teeth. I've also taken a picture of an octopus.

Sometimes I go swimming in the water at night. I have a which helps me to see in the dark. I can use it under the water. I saw a strange fish last week. It had lots of black and yellow on its back. It looked like a tiger!

I asked my dad about it, but he didn't know its name. I'm going again next Sunday during the day. I will take a photo of it if I can it again.

Now choose the best name for this story:

Read the text and choose the best answer for each blank.

There are usually a lot of interesting books about famous artists in libraries because people like reading about them and looking at paintings.

One of most famous artists in the world was Claude Monet. He started to paint 160 years , when he was 20 years old. He painted a lot of pictures, but if you want to buy now, you must be very, very rich. People can still museums to see them there.

Monet enjoyed painting pictures of flowers and water, so he painted the countryside and the sea. He also liked painting pictures of people in gardens on boats. 

artist was famous because he used hundreds of different colours in his painting. When he looked at a tree, he didn't just green leaves. In the light from the sun, he saw yellow, pink, purple and orange leaves, too.

It is strange that for many years liked his paintings. He couldn't sell them, so he was very poor, but now people love them.

Look at the picture and read the story. Write some words to complete the sentences about the story. You can use 1, 2, 3, or 4 words.

Harry and the baby elephant

Harry’s family all worked with animals. His parents were farmers and his uncle worked in a zoo. After school from Monday to Friday, Harry helped his mum and dad with the cows and sheep. It was hard work. On Saturday and Sunday mornings, he helped his uncle at the zoo. He always gave the elephants their food because they were his favourite animals.

One Saturday, a small baby elephant had a very bad cough. Harry's uncle tried to give the baby elephant some medicine. But because the mother elephant was afraid, she pushed his hand away. Harry's uncle said, "We must take the baby elephant to the zoo hospital." At the hospital, Harry's uncle gave him some warm milk and medicine.

That week, Harry had a holiday from school so he helped his uncle with the baby elephant every day. After six days, the baby elephant was much better, so Harry's uncle took him home to his mother. Harry was sad when he said goodbye. Harry's uncle understood the problem. "When he was ill in the hospital, the baby elephant liked you because you helped him. He doesn’t need you now because he’s with his mother. But he's happy, isn't he?”

"You're right," said Harry, "so I'll be happy, too."


Harry's parents worked on a farm.

At the farm, Harry looked after the cows and sheep.

Harry worked at the zoo on mornings.

The baby elephant was ill - he had a .

The mother elephant was of the medicine.

The baby elephant had to go to the .

The elephant felt again after six days.

When the baby went back to his mother, Harry felt .

The baby elephant liked Harry because Harry him.

Read the passage and write the missing words. Write one word on each blank.

Saturday, November 13

It was Uncle Jim's birthday today so he came and had lunch us. It was sunny so we ate in the garden.

We him his presents and then we all went to the new cinema. It's much bigger and better the old one. We saw a film which was "The Pyramid”. In one part of the film, someone suddenly jumped out of a box. We were all afraid.

After the film, Uncle Jim took us all his favorite restaurant and I had a pizza. It was excellent!

Look at three pictures. Write the story shown in the pictures. Write 20 words or more.

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