The Big Challenge

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This is a picture of a …… in London.
  • kitchen
  • garden
  • shop
  • cake
In this living room, there are three pictures ……
  • under the sofa
  • between the windows
  • on top of the flowers
  • on the floor
“I think Barry's sleeping,” says Mum. “His …… are closed.”
  • trees
  • arms
  • ears
  • eyes
Choose the right title for this picture.
  • Dad loses again
  • An angry mother
  • A family breakfast
  • A game of cards
Find the list of words you can associate with this picture.
  • park, rain, people
  • van, customers, grass
  • red, summer, river
  • floor, buy, sell
In the picture, we can see ……
  • six boys
  • two girls and four boys
  • three girls and three boys
  • seven children
The girls have got …… on.
  • grey trousers
  • grey skirts
  • black shirts
  • white ties
The children in the picture are ……
  • studying in a classroom
  • having fun in the playground
  • not wearing school uniforms
  • standing in the school library
What does Emily think of her new house?
  • She really likes it.
  • She thinks it's too small.
  • She doesn't like it.
  • She hates it.
How many people live in the house?
  • Three.
  • Five.
  • Four.
  • Six.
Find the true sentence.
  • Emily hasn't got a pet.
  • There are some shops near the house.
  • The garden is very small.
  • There are a lot of problems with the house.
What can you say about Emily?
  • She lives near her school.
  • She often walks to school.
  • She goes to school on foot.
  • She goes to school by bus.
“…… you …… brothers and sisters?” “Yes, four!”
  • Does …… have
  • Have …… got
  • Has …… got
  • Are …… having
Patrick …… ski very well. He's a champion!
  • doesn't
  • is
  • likes
  • can
Mum often …… a chocolate cake on Sundays.
  • does
  • makes
  • is making
  • cook
…… open the window, please? It's hot in here.
  • I want
  • Do you
  • Are you
  • Can you
This man hates washing-up, …… ?
  • isn't he
  • isn't it
  • doesn't he
  • does him
We …… for a walk today because it's too cold.
  • don't go
  • don't like to go
  • don't want
  • aren't going
Look at the picture. What colour are the trainers?
  • White and yellow.
  • Red and white.
  • Blue and yellow.
  • Black and blue.
Seven + eleven = ……
  • eighteen
  • twenty-one
  • fifteen
  • nineteen
…… cheese do we need for a cheese omelette?
  • How many
  • What is the
  • Is there
  • How much
I love sport. For example, …… afternoons, I usually go swimming or play football.
  • every Wednesday
  • Saturdays
  • on Sunday
  • in a lot of
Listen. What's the word?
  • at
  • have
  • hat
  • hot
Listen. This word rhymes with “……”
  • eat
  • late
  • get
  • light
Listen and complete the “family” of words.
  • duck
  • cloud
  • ham
  • motorbike
  • Canada
  • The Republic of Ireland
  • Scotland
  • The USA
  • Tower Bridge
  • London Bridge
  • Westminster Bridge
  • Waterloo Bridge
  • A university.
  • A college.
  • An elementary school.
  • A secondary school.
A cooked English breakfast often includes bacon, eggs, sausages and ……
  • baked beans
  • boiled potatoes
  • fried fish
  • crisps
Listen. What can Katie answer?
  • I'm fine, thanks.
  • Not very well.
  • I'm thirteen.
  • I've got ten.
Listen to the teacher. What can Kevin answer?
  • In my bag, Miss.
  • Yes, Miss.
  • Red and blue, Miss.
  • It's late, Miss.
  • They're here!
  • There it is!
  • I can't find it.
  • You're there!
Listen. What can Rose's mother say now?
  • Get up!
  • Hurry up!
  • Wait for me!
  • Come in!
  • You're very bad.
  • That's a big problem.
  • It doesn't break.
  • It doesn't matter.
Listen. Where are they?
  • In a supermarket.
  • On a bus.
  • In a restaurant.
  • At home.
Listen to the conversation in a London station. How much does a ticket to Oxford cost?
  • £20.40
  • £20.19
  • £24.19
  • £24.90
Find the right words to complete Justin's answer.
  • it's a long way to the cinema
  • there's a lot of traffic
  • I'm walking very fast
  • I'm waiting for the bus
Listen. What can the girl say now?
  • No, they aren't.
  • No, they haven't.
  • Yes, they do.
  • No, I'm not.
Listen. The woman is at work. What's her job?
  • A bus driver.
  • A shop assistant.
  • A waitress.
  • A doctor.
Listen. Find the true sentence.
  • Andy isn't going to school tomorrow.
  • Andy can't watch the film.
  • There's a film on TV now about rabbits.
  • It's half past ten now.
Listen. Find the word that rhymes.
  • cosy
  • buses
  • easy
  • fizzy
It's 5 o'clock and Martin is in his room. He …… his homework.
  • makes
  • looks for
  • is doing
  • is making
What do you do with a Christmas cracker?
  • Sing it.
  • Pull it.
  • Eat it.
  • Wear it.
Listen and find the sentence that isn't true.
  • The boy and girl are late for the barbecue.
  • The barbecue is tomorrow.
  • The barbecue is on June 5th.
  • The time now is 12.15.
  • William I
  • Henry VIII
  • Charles II
  • Richard III

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I don't like our new neighbour. He's not very ……
  • scary
  • friendly
  • nasty
  • party
This woman works in ……
  • a chemist's
  • a butcher's
  • a baker's
  • a post office
You can …… books from a library but you can't keep them.
  • borrow
  • lend
  • buy
  • sell
The modern buildings in this picture are …… the old buildings.
  • much higher
  • as high as
  • taller than
  • so tall that
Find the list of words you can associate with this picture.
  • camping, countryside, snow
  • tent, fire, laugh
  • evening, city, guitar
  • happy, kids, factory
In this picture, some people are …… a supermarket.
  • looking at
  • waiting for
  • shopping in
  • riding in
What can you say about the supermarket?
  • It's crowded today.
  • There are only a few people there.
  • It doesn't sell fresh fruit.
  • There are no customers today.
What can you buy in a supermarket?
  • rice, clouds, cheese
  • flats, milk, oil
  • onions, pies, hills
  • fish, flour, tomatoes
Who can sing in this choir?
  • All the people who live in Bolden.
  • Children and adults.
  • Children between ten and fourteen.
  • Children under ten.
What sort of songs does the choir sing?
  • Boring songs that are easy to learn.
  • Songs that children enjoy singing.
  • Only easy traditional songs.
  • Rather difficult songs of all sorts.
Find the true sentence.
  • It costs £5 when you come for the first time.
  • It costs £5 a year.
  • It costs £5 every time you come.
  • The first time you come, it doesn't cost anything.
How often does the choir meet?
  • Once a week, every week.
  • Every Saturday evening.
  • On Saturdays except during the school holidays.
  • Every week, on Saturday mornings.
My sister and I …… on holiday in Spain at the moment.
  • am
  • are
  • go
  • stay
What …… people like to eat in your country?
  • are
  • does
  • do
  • is
On British roads, you …… drive on the right.
  • are
  • can
  • mustn't
  • don't have to
Did your dad …… the bird table in your garden?
  • made
  • making
  • make
  • makes
There …… any glue so I used sticky tape.
  • weren't
  • didn't
  • hasn't
  • wasn't
The family ate spaghetti bolognese for dinner, …… ?
  • didn't they
  • wasn't it
  • wasn't he
  • did he
This hamburger is awful. I can't …… it.
  • eat
  • write
  • work
  • drink
Dogs, cats and hamsters are ……
  • toys
  • pets
  • birds
  • vegetables
It's very dark. Can you …… the light, please?
  • get on
  • make up
  • turn on
  • put off
When George scored the winning goal, he said, “This is the …… my life!”
  • worst moment in
  • more exciting time of
  • best day of
  • greater match in
Listen. This word rhymes with ……
  • tell
  • wheel
  • wall
  • for
Listen. What does this word rhyme with?
  • streets
  • keys
  • needs
  • is
Listen and complete the “family” of words.
  • screen
  • bear
  • pan
  • drum
  • Ireland.
  • Canada.
  • Australia.
  • South Africa.
  • Green.
  • Blue.
  • Red.
  • White.
  • The Moving Circle.
  • The Big View.
  • The London Eye.
  • The City Wheel.
  • Stonehenge.
  • The Highlands.
  • Loch Ness.
  • The Lake District.
Listen. What can you answer?
  • Fifteen years.
  • Quarter to ten.
  • Twelve and a half.
  • Fifty-three.
Before Jane leaves, what can her parents say to her?
  • Look out!
  • Well done!
  • Have a nice trip!
  • Go away!
  • Let's go swimming!
  • Get some hot water!
  • Don't be silly!
  • Don't take any notice!
What can your mother say?
  • This isn't so bad.
  • How boring!
  • What a mess!
  • What's the matter?
  • How does it look?
  • What's it for?
  • What can you do for it?
  • What work does it do?
Listen. Where are they?
  • At the cinema.
  • At the swimming pool.
  • At a rugby match.
  • At the zoo.
What can you say about Jack?
  • He's going to a party tonight.
  • He really likes Anne.
  • He doesn't like Anne very much.
  • He hasn't got much homework to do.
Listen. Find the true sentence.
  • Harry is phoning Mr Watson but there's no answer.
  • Harry and Fiona are at Mr Watson's house.
  • Harry and Fiona can see Mr Watson in the garage.
  • Fiona is going to knock at Mr Watson's door again.
Listen. What can the woman say now?
  • Is it broken?
  • Sorry. I wasn't very careful.
  • Don't you like it?
  • Have something to eat.
Listen. Complete Danny's sentence.
  • …there aren't very many.
  • …there isn't much left.
  • …there wasn't any.
  • …there aren't enough.
Listen and find the true sentence.
  • Paul has got English, Maths and Art today.
  • It's Wednesday today.
  • Paul's Art and Science classes are in the mornings.
  • Paul has got English, Maths and Science today.
Listen. Find the sentence that is false.
  • Ryan didn't tell his father about the match today.
  • Ryan promised to help in the garden today.
  • Ryan hasn't got anything important to do today.
  • Ryan isn't going to play football today.
Who invaded England in 1066?
  • The Romans.
  • The Normans.
  • The Spanish.
  • The Vikings.
This man is thinking: “If Gemma …… in two minutes, we'll miss the train.
  • won't arrive
  • wasn't at the station
  • will be there
  • isn't here
What can you say about Tony?
  • He got three phone calls from Helen yesterday.
  • He was in the bathroom when Helen rang yesterday.
  • Helen rang him late last night.
  • He didn't have his phone with him yesterday afternoon.
These tourists are asking, “Can you tell us …… the museum ……?”
  • where … is
  • to find … here
  • where is … please
  • how we search … please

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My aunt is a …… . She works at the local children's hospital.
  • nurse
  • vet
  • waitress
  • farmer
I arrived late at the cinema and …… the beginning of the film.
  • broke
  • dropped
  • missed
  • lost
The woman walked quickly …… the busy street.
  • over
  • ahead
  • through
  • across
In 1849, a lot of people went to California …… for gold in the rivers.
  • for searching
  • because they found
  • to look
  • with the intention
It took the firefighters an hour to …… the fire.
  • keep off
  • put out
  • turn out
  • run down
The man on the left is ……
  • helping a player
  • a football player
  • lying down
  • throwing something
The player in the middle …… his leg.
  • fell down
  • was broken
  • has hurt
  • is holding
Which group of words can you associate with the photo?
  • kneel, ground, injure
  • donkey, shirt, shorts
  • referee, flour, boots
  • grass, match, fog
"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is ……
  • a new book
  • the first Harry Potter book
  • a successful play
  • a book about London
Harry Potter ……
  • is now 19 years old
  • has been married for 19 years
  • got married 19 years ago
  • is now 19 years older
What can you say about "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"?
  • It's a story about Harry's schooldays.
  • It's about Harry's son, who becomes a time traveller.
  • It doesn't have any special effects.
  • Most people don't like it very much.
This web page was written by ……
  • a family who saw the show and loved it
  • a bookseller
  • a teenage Harry Potter fan
  • a company that sells theatre tickets
Sarah sings really well. She's …… a great voice.
  • got
  • has
  • having
  • wants
“How many people …… in that building?” “Hundreds!”
  • are they working
  • do they work
  • work
  • works
Have you received my email? I …… it yesterday morning.
  • have sent
  • will send
  • was sending
  • sent
My sister has been a vegetarian …… years.
  • during many
  • after lots of
  • for two
  • since some
I love staying in hotels. You …… make your bed, clean your room or do the cooking!
  • haven't got
  • can't need
  • don't have to
  • mustn't
The teacher asked …… understood the question.
  • that I
  • if it was
  • for I have
  • me if I
Our Maths class was really …… today. I fell asleep!
  • bored
  • tired
  • boring
  • funny
What can you say about the weather in this photo?
  • It's cloudy and cold.
  • It's a sunny winter's day.
  • It's snowing a lot.
  • It's going to rain soon.
How do you say “youtube.com”?
  • you tube point com
  • you tube dot com
  • you tube comma com
  • you tube stop com
There are no buses today because the bus drivers …… strike. They want higher salaries.
  • are in the
  • don't
  • are all on
  • are making a
Listen. What does this word rhyme with?
  • wait
  • feet
  • fight
  • side
Listen to the sentence. Which one of these words can you hear?
  • whose
  • these
  • his
  • no
Listen. Which of the following words does not contain the vowel sound of the words you hear?
  • threaten
  • receive
  • defeat
  • complete
  • New York
  • Los Angeles
  • Washington, DC
  • Boston
  • Dover Castle
  • Stonehenge
  • Belfast
  • Loch Ness
  • Senior school.
  • Finishing school.
  • Junior school.
  • Secondary school.
  • Apollo 11 landed on the moon.
  • President Kennedy was assassinated.
  • Elizabeth II became queen of England.
  • The first computer was invented.
Listen. What can you say to Peter?
  • Excuse me?
  • What else?
  • Never mind.
  • Faster, please.
Listen. What can Rob say to his best friend?
  • Have a nice time!
  • What a pity!
  • You're welcome.
  • I don't feel very well.
  • You're welcome.
  • I'd love some, please.
  • I don't mind.
  • Give them to me.
Listen. Someone asks you, “How's Caroline?” What can you say?
  • She's disappointed.
  • She's a bit silly.
  • She's really careless.
  • She's very upset.
  • You poor thing.
  • You shouldn't be so greedy.
  • You didn't have enough to eat.
  • It isn't fair.
Listen. What can the boy say now?
  • I'm John.
  • I've made a mistake.
  • You've got the wrong number.
  • Sorry, your number's wrong.
Listen. Where are they?
  • In the man's house.
  • In an office building.
  • In a school.
  • In a department store.
Listen. What are Sally and her father doing?
  • Travelling on a bus.
  • Crossing the street.
  • Driving in a car.
  • Playing tennis.
Listen to the conversation. What does the sign probably say?
  • No service
  • No exit
  • Out of order
  • Broken down
Listen. What's the problem?
  • The woman has forgotten to bring her swimsuit to the swimming pool.
  • The man can't find a jacket that is the right size.
  • The man wants tickets for a concert but there aren't any left.
  • The woman is buying a newspaper and has only got a £50 note.
Listen to the conversation at the airport. It's ten to seven. Which sentence is true?
  • The flight from Paris landed ages ago.
  • The man wants to know about a flight to Paris.
  • The flight from Paris was late.
  • The flight from Paris has just landed.
Listen and complete the “family” of words.
  • burst
  • flash
  • roast
  • chase
My uncle makes documentary films. I think the one …… last summer is going to win a prize at the film festival.
  • which was making
  • that filmed him
  • he made
  • that he has made
This photo was taken in the largest city of the second largest country in the world. Where is it?
  • Mumbai, India.
  • Toronto, Canada.
  • Sydney, Australia.
  • New York, USA.
Listen. What's the name of this special day?
  • Guy Fawkes' Night
  • Independence Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Halloween
If someone tells you a secret, that person is letting ……
  • the bird out of the nest
  • the cat out of the bag
  • the dog out of the basket
  • the tiger out of the cage

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Rachel's got toothache. It's very ……
  • strict
  • heavy
  • square
  • painful
Which group of words can be associated with what you can see in the picture?
  • jeans, lake, cupboard
  • argument, unhappy, water
  • upset, armchair, trees
  • problem, wood, pleased
The historic French quarter is one of the most interesting …… to see in New Orleans.
  • frames
  • scenery
  • parcels
  • sights
My grandfather can't …… pop music. He only listens to Mozart and Bach.
  • hide
  • stand
  • mind
  • care
A team of workmen …… this house for over six months. They say it won't be finished before Christmas.
  • builds
  • is building
  • has been building
  • has built
In this photo, a man ……
  • is looking at a yellow shirt
  • has just taken off his jacket
  • might buy a tie
  • is wearing a tie
The shop assistant is probably saying, “ ……”
  • This tie will fit you.
  • Isn't this a great colour?
  • This looks really ugly.
  • I'm not keen on this tie.
The problem is that the man …… mind.
  • isn't in his right
  • would never really
  • hasn't got any good
  • can't make up his
This web page is about ……
  • visiting an English city
  • unusual buses
  • life in an English village
  • studying in England
What is this website offering?
  • A week in Cambridge including a bus tour.
  • A bus tour of Cambridge for tourists who are staying there.
  • A tour of Cambridge that lasts one day.
  • A trip to London for tourists staying in Cambridge.
What can you say about Cambridge?
  • Going there means a very long journey from the capital.
  • It is a very beautiful old university city by a river.
  • It is a noisy city full of busy streets.
  • It is good place to visit if you are interested in modern architecture.
What can you say about the trip that is offered?
  • You stay in the tour bus all the time, except for lunch.
  • You can take the trip any day.
  • A midday meal is included in the price.
  • The bus leaves London in the morning and returns in the early evening.
What …… in his mouth?
  • is he having
  • did your little brother eat
  • has Christopher got
  • does the baby get
Who …… the eclipse of the sun yesterday afternoon?
  • has seen
  • saw
  • was seeing
  • can see
Today is the second day of the Olympics and China …… won nine gold medals.
  • did just
  • has yet
  • has already
  • was able to
I …… a shower when you rang so I didn't hear the phone.
  • was taking
  • took
  • had
  • have taken
If I were you, I …… that dog. It looks dangerous.
  • won't approach
  • wouldn't go near
  • don't touch
  • am avoiding
“If only we …… this awful school uniform! It's old-fashioned and uncomfortable,” said Tracy.
  • won't wear
  • didn't have to wear
  • will never wear
  • weren't having
Last night, I did my homework after dinner and then watched TV …… ten o'clock.
  • by the time
  • as soon as
  • until
  • into
Complete this “family” of words: print, copy, save, ……
  • edit
  • pack
  • boil
  • shout
Is there anything else to drink? We've …… out of orange juice, Coke and lemonade.
  • got
  • made
  • run
  • done
My bedroom badly …… but I can't decide what colour would be best.
  • needs to redecorate
  • has to repaint
  • looks like new paint
  • needs repainting
Listen and find the word that rhymes.
  • allow
  • you
  • low
  • through
Listen and find the word to complete this “family”.
  • oven
  • platform
  • entrance
  • brake
Listen. Which group of words can you hear?
  • there must
  • a flight
  • have got on
  • an earlier
  • Arizona
  • Texas
  • Victoria
  • California
  • Baked beans are beans in tomato sauce.
  • A hot dog is a chicken sandwich.
  • A hamburger is made of ham.
  • A pudding is a cold soup.
  • Madison Avenue.
  • Times Square.
  • Wall Street.
  • Broadway.
  • Robinson Crusoe.
  • Oliver Twist.
  • Sherlock Holmes.
  • Peter Pan.
Listen. What can you say in this situation?
  • You're a pleasure.
  • Good to see you again.
  • Nice to meet you.
  • Have a nice meeting.
Listen. What can you say to the driver?
  • Look out!
  • Get away!
  • Turn up!
  • Keep back!
  • You don't have to listen.
  • You should notice.
  • You should pay more attention.
  • You mustn't take any notice.
Listen. What can the waiter say?
  • Yes, sir. Next time.
  • Straight for it, sir.
  • Actually, sir.
  • Right away, sir.
  • Ready, get up, go!
  • On your marks, get set, go!
  • Take your marks, get up, go!
  • Get ready, rise, go!
Listen to the conversation between a hotel receptionist and a tourist. What can the receptionist say now?
  • Have a nice day!
  • Never mind!
  • Good luck!
  • You're welcome!
Listen. What are they doing?
  • They're paying the bill in a restaurant.
  • They're looking at a menu outside a café.
  • They're choosing a place for their picnic.
  • They're shopping in a supermarket.
Listen. Where are they?
  • At a swimming-pool.
  • In the mountains.
  • At a dance class.
  • In the gym.
Listen. What can you say about Karen?
  • She's looking forward to something.
  • She's fed up.
  • She can't look after herself.
  • She's in a good mood.
Listen. What can you say about Ryan?
  • He has had enough of basketball.
  • He has been playing basketball for a short time.
  • He isn't going to play basketball any more.
  • He has become very good at basketball.
Listen to Mr and Mrs Roberts. What's the subject of their conversation?
  • A bad exam result.
  • A party that had to be cancelled.
  • Their daughter's boyfriend.
  • An unwanted gift.
Listen. What is the man talking about?
  • The Great Fire of London.
  • The American Civil War.
  • The American War of Independence.
  • The English Civil War.
Find the true statement.
  • The members of the British House of Commons are appointed by the Prime Minister.
  • The US Department of Defense is located in the Pentagon.
  • African slaves are the ancestors of Native Americans.
  • Britain was invaded by the Romans in 1066.
“Listen! I can hear …… for help.” “Yes, look! There's a man hanging from the cliff edge. He's going to fall!”
  • somebody is saying
  • that a man calls
  • someone shouting
  • that somebody shouts
Listen and complete the man's sentence at the end.
  • …… she will catch.
  • …… she would be on.
  • …… she has taken.
  • …… she is going to take.
“How do I make an apple crumble?” “Look on the internet. There are thousands of ……”
  • recipes
  • receptions
  • receipts
  • resets

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I love visiting old castles like this one because I'm really interested …… history.
  • for
  • at
  • in
  • after
Adrian and Joanna don't …… on very well. They're always arguing.
  • make
  • get
  • run
  • keep
This open-air theatre is a great place to see a play, …… it doesn't rain!
  • meanwhile
  • as long as
  • even though
  • however
A lot of university students in the USA have …… jobs, like the girl in the photo who works as a waitress in the evenings.
  • half-time
  • spare-time
  • small-time
  • part-time
Restoration of this old house was supposed to begin this year, but has been put …… until next year because more money is needed.
  • off
  • down
  • out
  • by
In the picture, both of the young women ……
  • are ordering coffee
  • have drunk their coffee
  • have got long dark hair
  • look amazed
The young woman on the right is …… at the tablet.
  • pointing
  • signing
  • showing
  • waving
Which adjective could not be used to describe the young woman on the left?
  • shocked
  • wide-eyed
  • astonished
  • unconcerned
What happened in Parliament Square yesterday?
  • An announcement.
  • A concert.
  • A demonstration.
  • An election.
What does Ellen think is going to happen?
  • She's going to lose her job.
  • She's going to replace a computer.
  • She's going to find another job.
  • She's going to work in a bank for 20 years.
What does Ellen think about her bosses?
  • She doesn't mind if they earn a lot because they care about their staff.
  • She thinks they are only interested in money.
  • She thinks they shouldn't earn any more than bank workers.
  • She thinks they are very concerned about their staff.
Find the best title for this article.
  • Bank Workers Protest Against Job Losses
  • Banks To Employ More Staff
  • Bank Workers' Salaries Cause Protest
  • Bankers Join Workers In Protest
Your car looks very dirty. How often …… it?
  • do you wash
  • you clean
  • are you cleaning
  • you have washed
Many doctors say we'd be healthier if we …… more vegetables and less meat.
  • would eat
  • ate
  • have eaten
  • eat