The Big Challenge

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  • Very well.
  • At school.
  • I'm Emma.
  • Twelve.
  • Yes, it is.
  • Yes, I am.
  • I'm from London.
  • Thanks.
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • Thank you.
  • Yes, please.
  • I'm fine.
  • No, thanks.
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • What time is it?
  • How are you?
  • How old are you?
  • What's your name?
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • Fourteen
  • Twelve
  • Fifteen
  • Ten
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • my mother's brother
  • my father's cousin
  • my uncle's wife
  • my brother's wife
  • On the bed.
  • On the right.
  • On the left.
  • Under the window.
  • He's got a blue T-shirt.
  • He hasn't got a book.
  • He isn't very happy.
  • He's got short hair.
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • Under the books.
  • In front of a bag.
  • Next to the clock.
  • On top of an apple.
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • chips, pasta, ham
  • apples, caps, rice
  • fish, beef, plates
  • chicken, coats, sausages
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
Listen. Where does Jane work?
  • Germin Street
  • Girmyn Street
  • Jermyn Street
  • Jermin Street
Listen to the conversation. What day is it today?
  • Friday, 12th March.
  • Friday, 11th March.
  • Sunday, 11th March.
  • Saturday, 9th March.
Listen to the conversation. What's the man's job?
  • He's a taxi driver.
  • He drives a bus.
  • He's a film actor.
  • He sells tickets at a cinema.
Listen to the conversation on a bus. What can the man say now?
  • I'm ready.
  • I'm so sorry.
  • No problem.
  • Have a nice time.
Listen to a father and his son. What can the father say now?
  • You're not tired.
  • I'm so hungry.
  • It's your bedtime.
  • I want to play a game.
Listen to the conversation. What are they talking about?
  • Motor bikes.
  • Computer games.
  • The man's dogs.
  • A rock band.
  • Absolutely. That's a terrible idea.
  • That's really kind of you.
  • Yes, of course I can borrow it.
  • You're welcome.
Listen. What's the word?
  • black
  • back
  • bag
  • pack
Listen to the word and find the letter that rhymes with it.
  • A
  • J
  • G
  • K
Listen. What three words can you hear?
  • hour, these, food
  • our, this, foot
  • over, this, foot
  • hour, his, food
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • The Normans.
  • The Vikings.
  • The Romans.
  • The Spanish.
Dad and I …… in the garden at the moment.
  • is
  • am
  • are
  • have
Please …… down and be quiet, children!
  • make
  • sit
  • don't
  • put
My sister's …… blue eyes.
  • got
  • hasn't
  • have got
  • likes
…… I …… just a small piece of cake, please?
  • Am … got
  • Can … have
  • Have … make
  • Does … like
We …… shopping at this supermarket. We think it's too expensive.
  • never do our
  • usually go
  • don't often
  • doesn't like
…… much …… the fridge?
  • How … does cost
  • How … have you got
  • Is there … cheese in
  • Do you keep … eggs in
Leo Patterson is …… .
  • Sue's friend
  • Danny's father
  • Sue's brother
  • Sue's neighbour
Leo says he wants to …… .
  • buy a new bicycle
  • give Sue a present
  • go to a party
  • see Danny on Sunday
What do we know about Leo?
  • He never has problems with his bike.
  • He lives a long way from Danny.
  • He knows he can go to the party by bus.
  • He can't use his bike next Sunday.
We know that …… .
  • Leo can't go to the party because he hasn't got a car
  • Danny and Leo are going to Sue's party in the same car
  • Leo is going to drive his father's car to the party
  • Sue's birthday party starts at 3 o'clock in the afternoon
We know that Alan Drew …… .
  • is a student
  • plays football
  • is a teacher
  • works in Cranmarsh
Alan Drew's message is …… .
  • only for new members
  • about the club's activities in October
  • about a visit to a school
  • about the club's minibus
We know the members of the club are interested in …… .
  • the natural world
  • trips to big cities
  • football
  • visits to castles
What can you say about the minibus?
  • The school football team needs it every Saturday.
  • When the Safari Club needs it, the football team can't have it.
  • It belongs to the school and has only 12 seats.
  • The football team doesn't need it on the first Saturday in October.
What do we know about Cranmarsh Nature Reserve?
  • There aren't many birds and flowers in the reserve.
  • You can see everything in the reserve in an hour.
  • Visitors usually have lunch at the café in the reserve.
  • It's the perfect place for people who like long walks.
British people love …… and usually put milk or lemon in it.
  • coffee
  • fish and chips
  • tea
  • cereal
Meghan and Kate are married to two princes: …… .
  • Charles and Edward
  • William and Charles
  • Harry and William
  • Edward and William
…… is only 130 years old and no one lives there, but visitors to London usually want to see it.
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Tower Bridge
  • The Tower of London
  • Stonehenge
Mum …… the dinner but she's ill today, so …… it.
  • normally cooks … she doesn't cook
  • likes cooking … I cook
  • usually cooks … Dad's cooking
  • always cooking … she can't cook
Find the pair of words with different vowel sounds. For example: ship/please, main/test.
  • green/east
  • food/book
  • know/hope
  • my/time
“This new machine for making pasta is amazing.” “Really? …… it …… ? ”
  • What's … do
  • How does … work
  • Whose … for
  • Why … so good
People think it often rains in England, …… ?
  • isn't it
  • does it
  • don't they
  • doesn't it

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  • Daisy.
  • England.
  • Yes.
  • No.
  • I'm thirteen.
  • I'm very well.
  • I'm from England.
  • Yes, I am.
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • Under the plant.
  • On top of the notebooks.
  • Next to the book.
  • In the bag.
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A. Kwyvirn
  • C. Whyvean
  • B. Wyvian
  • D. Wyvern
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • She's working on her computer.
  • She's exercising.
  • She's reading.
  • She's painting.
  • 714
  • 704
  • 740
  • 1114
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • …isn't wearing a hat
  • …has got a bottle in her hand
  • …is looking at her friends
  • …is holding a coffee cup
  • A fork.
  • A large spoon.
  • A knife.
  • A teaspoon
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • Can you repeat that, please?
  • You didn't understand my question.
  • Yes, thank you very much.
  • No, I want to walk there.
  • He doesn't like westerns.
  • He's going to watch a film on TV.
  • He's very busy at the moment.
  • He can't finish his essay tonight.
  • Kelly was at home this morning.
  • Mark was worried because Kelly wasn't at home.
  • Kelly rang Mark this morning.
  • Kelly wasn't with Mark this morning.
  • ham, salmon, wood
  • mustard, jam, sign
  • lettuce, turkey, cheese
  • flour, luggage, chicken
Teresa's phone rings and she answers it. Listen to the conversation. What can Teresa say now?
  • Yes, she's talking.
  • It's here.
  • Speaking.
  • No, it's Teresa.
Listen to the conversation in a London souvenir shop. What is the girl going to say now?
  • I don't like it.
  • It's a T-shirt.
  • It's too expensive.
  • You don't want it.
  • So did I.
  • I did them.
  • I didn't.
  • I've got them too.
  • A dress.
  • An apartment.
  • A car.
  • A painting.
Listen to the phone conversation between Philip and Mrs Brown, his boss. What can Mrs Brown say now?
  • I'm sure it's not true.
  • This is terrible.
  • It doesn't matter.
  • Don't speak to me again.
The manager of a football team is talking to the team's coach. Listen to his question. What does he want to know?
  • He wants to know if Richard wants to be the team captain.
  • He wants to know who will be a good captain, in Richard's opinion.
  • He wants to know if Richard is a good captain.
  • He wants to know if Richard likes being the captain.
Listen to the conversation. The “buzz” covers something the woman says. What does she say?
  • How nice of you!
  • Have a wonderful time!
  • Can I help you?
  • I'm so happy you're back.
Listen. What's the word?
  • heart
  • heard
  • hard
  • hurt
“Eight” and “take” have the same vowel sound. Listen and find the word with the same vowel sound as the word you hear.
  • foot
  • put
  • flew
  • blow
Listen. What three words can you hear?
  • bought, feel, heat
  • bored, fill, hate
  • bored, fill, hat
  • board, feel, ate
  • Robinson Crusoe
  • Charles Dickens
  • Agatha Christie
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Liverpool
  • Belfast
  • Glasgow
  • Birmingham
There's no school today so I …… in bed until 10 o'clock!
  • am staying
  • stay
  • don't get up
  • can't stay
I can see some white paint on the shelf but …… blue paint at all.
  • there's some
  • it isn't much
  • there are no
  • there isn't any
Ryan …… a lot of fun when he's with his cousin Mark.
  • is going
  • doesn't often
  • always has
  • isn't having
Sally's new tablet is …… her old laptop.
  • much faster as
  • a lot better than
  • not as good
  • quicker that
Why did …… this at 90°? You have to wash wool at 30°!
  • wash it
  • you wash
  • my husband washed
  • put in the washing machine
I …… the High Street when suddenly I heard thunder.
  • walked along
  • was walking down
  • looked at the shops in
  • didn't have a long time in
Kate …… .
  • lives near Dave and Pete
  • doesn't live in England
  • has got two brothers
  • is writing to her parents
The email tells us that Dave and Pete …… ..
  • don't work abroad
  • left England a few years ago
  • are on holiday abroad
  • are coming to England for their father's birthday
Kate …… on the 31st.
  • is disappointed because she won't be able to see her father
  • won't be at her parents' house
  • is planning to see her father on Zoom
  • isn't going to tell her father that he'll see both of his sons
Find the true sentence.
  • The golf clubs cost more than Kate could pay, but she bought them anyway.
  • Dave and Pete both live in New York.
  • Kate hopes that her brothers will pay the full cost of the golf clubs.
  • On the evening of the 31st, Mr Randall is going to see his three children.
This article tells us …… .
  • how to make cookies
  • the secret of Pattie's cookies
  • about a girl who made a million cookies
  • how Pattie Barnes became rich
What do you know about Pattie?
  • She is younger than all the other millionaires in Britain.
  • Not all supermarkets sell her cookies.
  • She only sells her cookies on the internet.
  • She is the only teenage millionaire in Britain.
One Sunday last year, Pattie …… .
  • got bored when she was making cookies with her gran's recipe
  • called her boyfriend because she was making some cookies
  • made some chocolate cookies for the first time
  • did something wrong, possibly because her boyfriend was on the phone
When she realised her mistake, Pattie …… .
  • started again from the beginning
  • was sure that her mistake didn't matter
  • hoped that the cookies were going to be all right
  • had to buy some more chocolate
Find the sentence that is true according to the information in the article.
  • No one knows why Pattie's cookies are so delicious.
  • Pattie left school but her parents didn't think it was a good idea.
  • Pattie started a business because other people loved her cookies.
  • The journalist didn't ask Pattie for details about the mistake.
The traditional English dish in the photo is …… beef served with potatoes and vegetables.
  • roast
  • boiled
  • fried
  • grilled
You must see the …… of Parliament when you visit London.
  • Tower
  • Palace
  • Houses
  • Cathedral
In Britain, a lot of shops have sales that start on Boxing Day, the day after an important festival. When is Boxing Day?
  • 26th December
  • 2nd May
  • 2nd January
  • 2nd November
We …… have time for dinner before the concert if it …… at 7 pm.
  • won't … starts
  • don't … will start
  • will … won't start
  • didn't … is starting
I don't want to watch TV. How …… a game of cards, or Scrabble or something?
  • about having
  • do you like to play
  • if we're having
  • good can be
The “ai” in “said” sounds like …… .
  • the “ai” in “afraid”
  • the “ey” in “grey”
  • the “ei” in “receive”
  • the “ea” in “head”
…… dates from Roman times when it was between England and Scotland. A lot of tourists visit it every year.
  • Stonehenge
  • Hadrian's Wall
  • Windsor Castle
  • Loch Ness

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  • I'm nearly fifteen.
  • No, I'm not.
  • I'm not very well.
  • I'm Maria.
  • Doctor Simpson, please.
  • Yes, that's right.
  • Jane Hamilton.
  • No, thank you.
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • Some notebooks and a pair of glasses.
  • A cup of tea.
  • Some coloured pencils.
  • A table.
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • Alex is Nathalie's niece.
  • Alex is Bob and Debbie's daughter.
  • Alex is Patrick's brother.
  • Alex is Nathalie's aunt.
  • A. £12.70
  • C. £11.70
  • B. £12.17
  • D. £22.17
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • tie
  • book
  • grass
  • smile
  • Adding a bookmark.
  • Writing a footnote.
  • Marking the keyboard.
  • Changing a preference.
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • He thinks he's going to lose his job.
  • His girlfriend is seriously ill in hospital.
  • He's afraid his girlfriend doesn't want to see him any more.
  • When he phones his girlfriend's office, she's never there.
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • Their house is full of antique vases.
  • They're very fond of old things.
  • They sometimes buy old Chinese vases.
  • They don't really like antiques.
Listen. Robbie is phoning his girlfriend. What can she say now?
  • Very fast!
  • By bus.
  • Great!
  • All the time.
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
Listen to the conversation. What can the man say now?
  • I don't mind.
  • Don't upset me.
  • You're welcome.
  • It's very tidy.
  • It's not up to you.
  • It doesn't match.
  • It doesn't belong to you.
  • It doesn't suit you.
Listen. Mr Palmer is calling Mel. What can Mel say now?
  • Take care of Ben for me.
  • I'll put Ben away.
  • I'll look after Ben.
  • Ben will be careful with me.
Listen to Mr Brown. He's on the phone. What's he talking about?
  • His children.
  • A new pair of glasses.
  • His car.
  • Some plants he has ordered.
Listen to the conversation between Sam and Karen. What can you say about the situation?
  • They're playing a guessing game. Karen can't find the right answer.
  • Karen promises Sam that she will stop eating meat.
  • Karen has to admit to Sam that she gives money to a bully at school.
  • Karen finally agrees to lend Sam some money.
Listen. What's the word?
  • leaf
  • leave
  • live
  • lift
Listen and find the word that doesn't rhyme.
  • stuff
  • rough
  • tough
  • cough
Listen. What three words can you hear?
  • such, party, list
  • search, hardly, least
  • search, partly, least
  • such, partly, list
  • California
  • Pennsylvania
  • Alaska
  • Texas
  • The United States of America
  • Canada
  • The United Kingdom
  • Australia
“Let's look at the menu. Hmm. Steak for me, I think. What …… ?”
  • do you have
  • are you having
  • you want
  • have you got
David …… often …… to the gym after work because he's too tired.
  • does … like going
  • goes … every day
  • isn't … going
  • doesn't … go
After lunch, the old lady put the television on and …… it until 5 o'clock.
  • looks at
  • watches
  • is watching
  • watched
“You've got ten minutes to finish the exam. You must all stop writing when the bell …… .”
  • is ringing
  • will ring
  • rings
  • is going to ring
I can't remember the words of that song because I …… sung it …… years.
  • haven't … for
  • didn't have … in
  • didn't … for many
  • didn't want to … since
He …… the world. He's already had three accidents this year!
  • drives the worst of
  • is the most dangerous driving in
  • is the worst driver in
  • drives most dangerously of
Robert Delamere …… .
  • is going to build a swimming pool
  • left £2,000 to his old school
  • went to the same school as Harriet
  • died a long time ago
We know from the article that …… .
  • the school's swimming pool is rather old
  • the school doesn't need any money
  • the school hasn't got a swimming pool
  • Harriet thinks swimming pools are too expensive
Harriet hopes that students and parents can help, because they can …… .
  • give her the things she needs to buy for the pool
  • sell things that she doesn't want any more
  • find all sorts of things that nobody wants
  • give things they don't need but which others will like
According to information in the article, we know that …… .
  • Harriet doesn't want people to give her things that are too big
  • Harriet can accept any gifts at all, including money
  • the objects that the school will sell at the Summer Fair will be quite small
  • Harriet is not only asking for clothes, books and ornaments
The subject of this article is …… .
  • a competition
  • how to make cheese
  • a very old village
  • how to win a lot of money
According to the text, the competition at Cooper's Hill …… .
  • began when the Romans lived in Britain
  • is the strangest tradition in Britain
  • takes place every spring
  • is probably the oldest tradition in Britain
The cheese …… .
  • is big, but it can reach a high speed
  • rolls slowly down the hill
  • follows the competitors when they run down the hill
  • is pushed down the hill by the competitors
If you want to win the competition, you have to …… the bottom of the hill.
  • catch the cheese before it reaches
  • be in front of the other competitors when you get to
  • run past the cheese before it gets to
  • make sure you don't fall before you reach
One competitor thinks that …… .
  • keeping a tradition is more important than having fun
  • it's a tradition for people to hurt themselves in the competition
  • the important thing is to win; it doesn't matter if you hurt yourself
  • the risk of hurting yourself is part of the fun of the competition
The traditional American Thanksgiving dinner usually includes …… .
  • barbecue sauce
  • brown bread
  • roast turkey
  • pancakes
Which of these is not in New York?
  • The Statue of Liberty
  • The White House
  • The Empire State Building
  • Manhattan
The Duke of …… , who defeated Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815, gave his name to a capital city.
  • Edinburgh
  • Washington
  • Wellington
  • Cardiff
“Mashed” and “jacket” can both be used as adjectives with the same noun. Which noun?
  • fire
  • pocket
  • ceremony
  • potato
There's a terrible smell in the street because the bins …… for a week now. The dustmen are on strike.
  • are staying there
  • were last emptied
  • haven't been emptied
  • stayed outside
Find the pair of words that rhymes.
  • size, nice
  • voice, toys
  • choose, lose
  • keys, peace
She's exhausted because she always wants to do everything by herself. She never …… help her.
  • needs her friends
  • wants anyone to
  • asks that people
  • likes if we

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  • Not too bad, thank you.
  • I'm going to take a taxi.
  • For a long time, doctor.
  • No, not today.
  • My name's Julia.
  • Only £25.
  • Orchids.
  • They're from South America.
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • Sunday 30th June
  • Friday 28th June
  • Saturday 29th June
  • Thursday 27th June
  • A clock
  • An ice-cream
  • A coffee pot
  • A cup and saucer
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • 10.30
  • 11.40
  • 10.50
  • 10.40
  • Thursday
  • Saturday
  • Friday
  • Sunday
  • It leaves in ten minutes.
  • Return? Forty-five pounds.
  • Two and a half hours.
  • Half past four.
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • best-games.com
  • best/games.com
  • best_games.com
  • best#games.com
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • Badly hurt.
  • Explaining what happened.
  • Extremely upset.
  • Very professional.
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • You can't help it.
  • No way can you miss.
  • You won't mind at all.
  • There's nothing to it.
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • Mrs Ryman has had several heart attacks.
  • Mrs Ryman knows she has digestive problems.
  • The doctor doesn't think Mrs Ryman has a heart problem.
  • The doctor advises Mrs Ryman to eat healthier food.
Karen's doorbell rings. It's her neighbour, Ed. Listen to their conversation. What is Ed going to ask?
  • Can you come with me?
  • Do you want to use it?
  • Could I borrow yours?
  • Would you like to start?
Tom has just arrived home. He's talking to his wife. Listen. What else can his wife say?
  • It's off.
  • It's gone past.
  • It's all over.
  • It missed you.
  • I'll turn it off tomorrow.
  • Tell everyone we've run out.
  • Let's put it off until next week.
  • We'll set off on Monday.
  • I couldn't possibly.
  • I'm fed up.
  • Fill it up.
  • Not any more.
Listen to the conversation. What's the man selling?
  • An electric scooter
  • A helicopter
  • A revolver
  • A mobile phone