Do Reading Test 7 Year 7 to develop your reading skills.

Read the text. For questions (1—6) choose and circle the correct answer (a, b, c or d).

Doing household chores is a necessary part of our life. I am Ben and I have a lot of duties. My parents are often tired and I must do household chores. Everybody is happy when their home is bright and clean.

I think that doing my household chores is fun. I sweep the floor, tidy my room, clean the shoes, dust the furniture, make food myself and do every kind of work. It’s not easy to do every kind of work at home, but I try to learn doing everything myself.

Very often I go to the market with my mother. We buy some vegetables and fruit. Then I help my mother to carry them.

We have got a country house. There is a big garden with many trees, bushes and flowers in it. There is a lot of work in our garden as well and I help my parents do it. We sweep the yard, cut away dry and useless branches of the trees, weed the flowerbeds and look after our dog.

I usually clean my flat on Friday. I believe that doing some chores makes a man feel fine and satisfied with his own life.

1. Helping about the house is something … .

a. that you do regularly

b. that you do only on Sunday

c. given at schoold

d. you do when you are tired

2. Everybody likes it when … .

a. their house is dirty

b. someone painted their house

c. their house is tidy

d. there are many things on the floor

3. Ben thinks that household chores should be done … .

a. at weekends

b. by his mother

c. together with his family

d. by himself

4. Ben’s family keeps a dog as a pet … .

a. in their flat

b. in their country house

c. in the yard

d. in the bathroom

5. Ben usually has a lot of work about the house … .

a. on Monday

b. on Friday

c. on Saturday

d. on Wednesday

6. Doing chores is … for Ben.

a. a boring task

b. a funny task

c. a necessary and useful task

d. an easy task

Make the following sentences true to the text.

  1. The boy has several duties about the house, but not many.
  2. From time to time he goes to the supermarket with his mother.
  3. The boy never helps his parents with their work in the garden.

Read the text. Choose from (A—G) the one which best fits each space. There is one choice you do not need to use.

Modern Olympic Games were created in 1894 by 1__ Baron Pierre de Coubertin. However, Olympic Games date back to 776 BC when they were celebrated 2__ .

Around 393 AD games were cancelled because they represented a pagan festival and celebration of 3__ . The five interconnected Olympic rings represent 4__ of the world: Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe, Australia and Oceania.

China won 5__ at the 2008 Beijing Games and today’s gold medals are silver covered with 6__ .

A. a thin coat of gold

B. the most gold medals

C. a French educator

D. as a religious festival

E. a thick coat of paint

F. the Greek God Zeus

G. the five significant continents