The Big Challenge

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  • Kevin Black.
  • Yes, please.
  • Twelve.
  • England.
  • I'm fine.
  • I love it.
  • I'm Rosie.
  • Yes, please.
  • It's my mother.
  • He's at home.
  • It's a man.
  • A living-room.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • Where's the bed?
  • Where's the girl?
  • Is it a bed?
  • What is it?
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • Eleven
  • Twelve
  • Fifteen
  • Ten
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • Yes, it is.
  • Yes, it's a phone.
  • No, I'm not.
  • No, it's my phone.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A garden.
  • A kitchen.
  • A table.
  • A door.
  • In a café.
  • In the street.
  • In a school.
  • In a supermarket.
  • White
  • Blue
  • Orange
  • Red
  • No, it isn't.
  • It's there.
  • Yes, there is.
  • Yes, it is.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • a river, flowers, bread
  • the sky, trees, snow
  • the sea, boats, glue
  • a bridge, hills, clouds
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • Yes, I go to school.
  • No, you aren't.
  • No, I'm staying at home.
  • No, I don't go to school.
Listen. What day is it tomorrow?
  • Wednesday
  • Friday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
Listen to the phone conversation. What's the man's name?
  • Jilray
  • Gilray
  • Gelary
  • Gilrew
Listen to the conversation. Where are they?
  • At the man's home.
  • At a travel agency.
  • In a restaurant.
  • In the woman's kitchen.
Listen to the conversation. What can the woman say now?
  • You're fine.
  • What's wrong?
  • Are you right?
  • I don't know.
Listen to a woman and her daughter. What can the woman say now?
  • Enjoy your trip!
  • Don't forget to write!
  • Have a nice time!
  • You’re welcome.
  • What does it say?
  • What's it about?
  • Do you like it?
  • How does it work?
Listen to Tom. He's at work. What's his job?
  • He's a pilot.
  • He works in a cinema.
  • He gives information in a railway station.
  • He sells computer games.
Listen. What's the word?
  • peas
  • police
  • piece
  • please
Listen and find the word that rhymes.
  • pays
  • face
  • says
  • keys
Listen. What three words can you hear?
  • hand, here, fun
  • hand, ear, phone
  • ham, hear, phone
  • and, her, fun
  • Liverpool
  • Dublin
  • London
  • Edinburgh
  • The Underground
  • The London Eye
  • The River Thames
  • Piccadilly Circus
My brother and sister …… in the kitchen.
  • is
  • am
  • are
  • have
…… eat your spaghetti with your fingers!
  • Don't
  • You are
  • Are you
  • Not
I …… a new phone.
  • have got
  • has got
  • am
  • has
…… go to the cinema this evening?
  • Is he
  • Can we
  • Want you
  • I like
We …… up at about 10 o'clock on Sunday mornings.
  • usually get
  • have never
  • not wake
  • sometimes gets
I've got some money in my purse, but ...... .
  • I can't say how many
  • I don't know how much
  • there aren't a lot
  • they don't make a lot
Jennifer Freeman is Paula's ...... .
  • daughter
  • mother
  • sister
  • aunt
Paula and John Harris ...... .
  • live on a farm
  • are in hospital
  • live in London
  • are very bored
John and Paula's children ...... .
  • can't visit their parents very often
  • see their grandparents almost every day
  • aren't having fun in London at the moment
  • always stay in London in the summer
Find the true sentence.
  • Paula's children can do some of the jobs on the farm.
  • The children are probably going to spend a month in the country.
  • Paula wants to know if her parents can come to London.
  • Paula is worried because her mother is in hospital.
“Something for Everyone” is the name of ...... .
  • an old shop
  • a book
  • a new TV series
  • a film
The text is about ...... .
  • a TV series that everyone can watch
  • the star of a new TV series
  • a TV programme just for teenagers
  • a popular TV programme
Jack …… present for his father.
  • hasn't got time to look for a
  • can't find the right birthday
  • doesn't want to buy
  • wants to buy an expensive
Old and New...... .
  • only sells gifts for tourists
  • is a large, modern store
  • is not bright and clean inside
  • has got lots of things in the window
Find the true sentence.
  • Jack goes into the shop because it looks interesting.
  • Jack finds Old and New the day before his birthday.
  • The old man says he is sure that Jack can find something he likes in the shop.
  • There's nothing in the window of Old and New.
When people have a traditional English breakfast, they often eat ...... .
  • tea
  • roast beef
  • bacon and eggs
  • apple pie
…… is a famous man from the 20th century.
  • William the Conqueror
  • King Arthur
  • Queen Victoria
  • Winston Churchill
At almost every school in England, students have a …… time in the morning, between classes.
  • pause
  • free
  • break
  • snack
Olivia normally …… bus to school, but today is different – ...... .
  • takes a … she goes by train
  • isn't taking the … she's walking
  • takes the … she's going on foot
  • doesn't go by … she takes the bus
Find the word that is NOT part of the human body.
  • chest
  • heart
  • sink
  • ankle
Which pair of words has the same vowel sound?
  • love/soft
  • straight/send
  • break/pear
  • some/once
The flag of the United Kingdom is called the …… flag.
  • Union
  • Four Countries
  • Windsor
  • Three Cross

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  • I'm Rose.
  • I'm twelve.
  • I'm fine.
  • Yes, I am.
  • Yes, it is.
  • No, thank you.
  • Yes, it's my pen.
  • Yes, it's your book.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • In the schoolbag.
  • On top of the books.
  • Under the pencils.
  • Behind the apple.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
Listen to the conversation. What's the name of the park?
  • Elgonkuin
  • Eljonquin
  • Algonquin
  • Algonkwin
  • Yes, they are.
  • They're working.
  • It's difficult.
  • She's studying.
  • 930
  • 903
  • 913
  • 933
  • Sunday
  • Saturday
  • Friday
  • Monday
  • He likes swimming.
  • He's talking to a customer.
  • He works in a shop.
  • He's at work.
  • A phone.
  • A grey sweater.
  • A map.
  • A train.
  • He's touching a girl's face.
  • He's next to a girl with a hat.
  • He's standing between two women.
  • One of his hands is on the table.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • Just a few.
  • Yes, I can.
  • There isn't a lot.
  • No, there aren't.
  • Because it's a film for children.
  • Because all the actors are awful.
  • Because the actors are very good.
  • Because she likes one of the actors.
  • sand, drawer, match
  • ball, jump, stick
  • score, kick, team
  • brake, run, win
Listen to the phone conversation. What can the woman say now?
  • I'm not very busy.
  • I'm free at the moment.
  • Call me tomorrow.
  • What can we talk about?
Listen. What can you say about Scamp, the dog?
  • He's frightened.
  • He's dangerous.
  • He's very friendly.
  • He doesn't like Max.
  • Way out
  • Entrance
  • Private
  • Keep out
  • No, nothing else, thank you.
  • Yes, something different, please.
  • Yes, that's enough.
  • No thanks, I never eat cake.
Listen to William and his grandmother. What can William say now?
  • Don't worry!
  • You never lose.
  • Look out!
  • It's a mistake.
Mrs Johnson is at home. Listen to a conversation between her and her neighbour. What are they talking about?
  • A piece of cheese in the fridge.
  • A dress that the woman bought in 1990.
  • The woman's passport
  • An old food mixer.
Listen to the phone conversation. The “buzz” covers the woman's second question. What is the question?
  • Are you enjoying your holiday?
  • Are you watching the new TV series about zombies?
  • Is the weather still terrible where you are?
  • Did your dog get better quickly after the accident?
Listen. What's the word?
  • bored
  • beard
  • bird
  • bad
Listen and find the word that rhymes.
  • price
  • lies
  • noise
  • says
Listen. What three words can you hear?
  • sad, soon, boat
  • said, sun, about
  • said, soon, bought
  • sad, sun, boot
  • Primary school
  • Secondary school
  • Nursery
  • Pre-school
  • Trafalgar
  • Victoria
  • Waterloo
  • Hastings
There …… 6 children in the football team.
  • is
  • are
  • have
  • some
Kirsty often …… a sandwich for lunch.
  • doesn’t
  • has
  • eating
  • buy
We …… to win our next match.
  • like
  • can
  • are going
  • must
“When did …… the text message?” “Last night.”
  • she wrote
  • send her
  • he got
  • you send
I think the first "Star Wars" film was …… than the second one.
  • better
  • more
  • good
  • as good
He'll miss the meeting if his plane …… time.
  • doesn't leave on
  • will leave after
  • won't leave here in
  • makes a late
Anna is writing to her ..... .
  • mother
  • sister
  • daughter
  • aunt
What do we know about Anna from the email?
  • She lives in Toronto.
  • She recently moved into a new house.
  • She works in a café.
  • Her children are unhappy at school.
What do we know about the café?
  • It is very near a castle.
  • It sells fish and chips.
  • It was a big success when it opened.
  • People who visit the castle never come to the café.
Find the true sentence.
  • There weren't many customers at the café in the summer.
  • Peter is one of the café’s customers.
  • Anna’s cakes are unpopular.
  • There were more customers after a newspaper article.
Who is the night visitor?
  • A policewoman.
  • A cat.
  • A criminal.
  • A fox.
What do you know about Kate?
  • She lives in London.
  • She never does her shopping late at night.
  • She goes to work by car.
  • She hasn't got any pets.
When was Kate in her bedroom, she ...... .
  • saw a fox
  • dropped her shopping
  • heard a noise downstairs
  • ate a sausage
When Kate saw the fox, she ..... .
  • wasn't surprised because people sometimes see foxes at night
  • was shocked because she didn't know foxes came into houses
  • was frightened because foxes can be dangerous
  • wasn't angry, although it was eating a sausage
Find the sentence that ISN'T true.
  • The fox got into the kitchen and ate a sausage when Kate was out.
  • It takes Kate less than an hour to drive to and from work.
  • Kate doesn't usually wear her uniform at home.
  • Kate forgot to close her kitchen window.
Find the picture of the Houses of Parliament in London.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
There are two main political parties in England: the Labour party and the …… party.
  • Socialist
  • Conservative
  • Democratic
  • Liberal
This photo shows part of a huge national park in the north west of England. It is famous for its lakes, forests and mountains. What's it called?
  • The Lake District
  • Sherwood Forest
  • Queen's Park
  • Snowdonia
No one heard the alarm at first because ..... . But then we all saw the smoke and ran to the exit.
  • everyone was talking
  • the music wasn't very loud
  • we listened to the music
  • we talked very loudly
How …… from London to Manchester by plane?
  • long does it take to go
  • much will be the trip
  • does the trip cost
  • long lasts the journey
The “u” in “computer” sounds like ..... .
  • the “ue” in “true”
  • the “iew” in “view”
  • the “ew” in “grew”
  • the “oo” in “food”
If you want to see the Crown Jewels in London, you must visit ..... .
  • Buckingham Palace
  • the British Museum
  • the Tower of London
  • 10 Downing Street

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  • I'm very well.
  • It's very nice.
  • I'm almost sixteen.
  • Yes, I am.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • It's under a book.
  • It's behind the red book.
  • It's in front of the pens and pencils.
  • It's on top of the blue book.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • James is Peter's brother.
  • James is Patrick's uncle.
  • James is Patrick's nephew.
  • James is Teresa's father.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • £15.19
  • £15.90
  • £50.90
  • £50.19
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • English
  • I think it is.
  • I'm right.
  • So do I.
  • So am I.
  • Please ask him to call me.
  • Can I speak to him please?
  • I'm sorry. I've got the wrong number.
  • Is he very busy?
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • mushroom
  • vegetable
  • grape
  • garlic
  • £12.79
  • £12.99
  • £13.49
  • £13.99
  • She opened the car door because she saw the cyclist.
  • She had an accident because she was on the phone.
  • She opened her car door and almost caused an accident.
  • She got out of her car to answer the phone.
  • A lost dog.
  • A headache.
  • A gang of criminals.
  • The rain.
  • A royal wedding.
  • The final metres of a horse race.
  • The final seconds of a 400-metre race.
  • The landing of a space capsule.
  • Ben has never won when he's played against Patrick before.
  • Ben has lost his tennis match against Patrick.
  • Patrick has won all the matches up to now.
  • When Ben and Patrick play, Patrick always wins.
  • Dylan wants Cindy to be his girlfriend again.
  • Dylan is going to go to Cindy's house as soon as he can.
  • Dylan is watching a film. He's going to phone Cindy when the film ends.
  • Cindy lent Dylan some money. Dylan is promising to repay it.
Listen to a shop assistant talking to a customer. What can the customer say now?
  • You’re welcome.
  • Help yourself!
  • I'm just looking.
  • Yes, no problem.
  • He can't make any muffins.
  • He hasn't got any eggs.
  • He can only make one chocolate muffin.
  • He can't make as many muffins as he wanted.
Listen to the conversation. What can you say about the girl?
  • She's swimming in the sea.
  • She's standing outside and it's snowing.
  • She's drinking tea, even though it's not very hot.
  • Her flat gets too hot in the summer.
  • Does it suit me?
  • Can I put it on, please?
  • Does the coat fit?
  • Do my feet look too small?
Listen. Tom is talking to his mother. What can his mother say now?
  • I don't think he'll mind.
  • He won't be in a hurry.
  • It isn't his fault.
  • There won't be any mess.
Listen. Emma is looking at something on a shelf in the bathroom. She's talking to her mother. What can her mother say now?
  • I didn't earn anything.
  • It was a waste of money.
  • I've saved a lot of money.
  • I'm glad I didn't spend much money.
Listen to the conversation between Jason and his mother and find the true sentence.
  • Jason has painted the living-room walls white.
  • Jason found some blue paint in the garage.
  • Jason has used the wrong paint on the kitchen walls.
  • The blue paint for the living-room is in the kitchen.
Listen. What's the word?
  • shoes
  • shows
  • chose
  • choose
Listen and find the word that rhymes.
  • lights
  • eyes
  • twice
  • these
Listen. What three words can you hear?
  • career, race, type
  • carrier, race, tape
  • Korea, rice, tape
  • career, rise, type
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Los Angeles
  • Alaska
  • The North
  • The South
  • The Confederates
  • The Democrats
We're having spaghetti for lunch ..... .
  • on Fridays
  • last night
  • every Monday
  • today
I …… usually …… TV. I prefer reading.
  • don't … watch
  • am not … watching
  • not … watch
  • haven't … watch
My brother drives too fast. If he …… more careful, he'll have an accident one day.
  • will be
  • can be
  • won't be
  • isn't
…… read the washing instructions before he washed his jacket?
  • Doesn't Jack
  • Can't your father
  • Why didn't he
  • Must the man
“I love your bracelet. …… a long time?”
“No, I bought it last week.”
  • Did you buy it since
  • Have you had it for
  • Do you wear it for
  • Are you getting it
When Fiona said the printer didn't work, I told …… sure it was connected to the computer.
  • was she
  • that she had to be
  • her to make
  • to her if she was
The head teacher is writing to ..... .
  • Damian
  • Damian’s English teacher
  • Damian’s parents
  • Damian’s swimming coach
Damian ..... .
  • is good at English
  • doesn't speak English at all
  • is a good swimmer
  • is at university
Helena Richardson is writing because ..... .
  • Damian is doing very well at school
  • she thinks Damian must speak English, not Polish, at home
  • Damian is having problems in English
  • she doesn't think Damian can go to university
Find the sentence that ISN'T true.
  • Damian has been at Heathcliff for less than three years.
  • Damian doesn't speak English all the time.
  • Damian is 16 or 17 years old.
  • Damian isn't clever enough to go to university.
“Inspector Harding” is ..... .
  • a TV programme
  • a radio play
  • a documentary
  • a talk show
Jessica ..... .
  • has left school and wants to be an actor
  • was on television last weekend
  • is going to be on television soon
  • had a wonderful dream this weekend
What can you say about Jessica's experience this weekend?
  • It was her first experience as an actor in a television series.
  • She was disappointed because she didn't have a big part.
  • It was difficult at the beginning because no one helped her.
  • She enjoyed it, but she had a difficult part to play.
What does Jessica tell us about Carrie?
  • She is an important character in “Inspector Harding”.
  • Her parents wanted her to leave home.
  • In real life, Jessica looks very different from her.
  • Apart from her age, she isn't like Jessica at all.
Find the sentence that corresponds to what Jessica tells us.
  • Mr Chasen told his brother he had to see Jessica in a play.
  • Jessica got the part of Carrie because a TV producer saw her in a play.
  • Jessica thanks Mr Chasen because he's a good drama teacher.
  • The producer gave Jessica a part when he spoke to her immediately after the school play.
The objects in Picture A make a noise when you pull them and there is a small gift inside. Picture B shows thin, salty biscuits. Both are called ..... .
  • snaps
  • cookies
  • crackers
  • crisps
Find the true sentence.
  • The Republic of Ireland is part of the United Kingdom.
  • There are 50 stars on the American flag.
  • Thanksgiving is a public holiday in England.
  • Soccer is another name for American football.
Which country or territory was ruled by Britain until 1947?
  • Gibraltar
  • Hong Kong
  • Australia
  • India
…… is the hero of over 20 films. He is based on a character created by Ian Fleming in his books.
  • Superman
  • Dracula
  • James Bond
  • Sherlock Holmes
“Why isn't Jimmy playing in the match?”
“He's got a cold. He wanted to play today but he …… by his mum since he became ill.”
  • isn't allowed to go out
  • was told to stay in bed
  • has been kept at home
  • has had to stop playing football
Find the pair of words that contains the same vowel sound. For example: raining/later.
  • different, between
  • hotel, forty
  • power, growing
  • nicer, princess
“Deal”, “spades” and “deck” are all associated with ..... .
  • card games
  • gardening
  • sailing
  • business

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  • Marjorie Hamilton.
  • Marjorie.
  • Hamilton.
  • Yes, it is.
  • She's very well.
  • Almost fifteen.
  • Nearly 40.
  • She's in hospital.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • We're open
  • Gas
  • Tropical bar
  • We're closed
  • 7.30
  • 8.05
  • 7.00
  • 7.35
  • Is this the only colour you have?
  • Would you like a cheaper shirt?
  • How much is this one?
  • How many do you want?
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • It doesn't matter.
  • I don't mind.
  • You're welcome.
  • It means nothing.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • Twice.
  • I'm going to stay all day.
  • Since 3 o'clock.
  • For about half an hour.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • Chips
  • An omelette
  • Sausages
  • Fried fish
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • Drive-In
  • DIY (= Do It Yourself)
  • Shop & Drop
  • Click & Collect
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
Listen to the conversation. What can the boy say now?
  • I don't believe a word of it.
  • I didn't really want to go anyway.
  • I was looking forward to it.
  • I can't help it.
Listen to the conversation in a restaurant. How does the woman feel?
  • Embarrassed
  • Amazed
  • Furious
  • Jealous
  • It's not up to me.
  • I'm fed up.
  • I can't carry on.
  • I've run out.
  • She's become very fussy.
  • She can't make up her mind.
  • She's very messy.
  • She wants her mother to make decisions for her.
Listen to the conversation in a clothes shop. What does the woman think about the piece of clothing they're looking at?
  • It's very good value for money.
  • It looks different from anything I've ever seen.
  • It's extremely old-fashioned.
  • I can't imagine why anyone would buy it.
Listen to William and Ellie. What else can William say now?
  • Don't do that! He doesn't deserve your sympathy.
  • Calm down! Don't be too angry with him.
  • Don't lend him any more money!
  • You mustn't apologise! It was his fault, not yours.
Listen. What's Diana's problem?
  • Her family members always argue with each other.
  • She feels tired all the time and can't do her job properly.
  • She's lonely because she doesn't meet her friends very often.</