​The Star-Child: Multiple Choice Grammar Test

Once upon a time two poor Woodcutters were making their way home (1) _________a great pine forest. It was winter, and a night of (2) _________cold. The snow (3) _________thick upon the ground, and upon the branches of the trees. At last, they reached (4) _________of the forest and saw the lights of the village in which they dwelt.

They were (5) _________that they laughed aloud, and the Earth seemed to them like a flower of silver, and the Moon like a flower of gold. Yet, after that they (6) _________they became sad, for they remembered their poverty, and one of them said to (7) _________, “Why did we make merry, seeing that life is for (8)_________ , and not for such people as we are?” “Truly,” answered his companion, “ (9) _________is given to some, and little is given to (10) _________ .”

But as they (11) _________their misery to each other, this strange thing happened. A very bright and beautiful star fell from heaven. And one of them ran (12) _________than his mate and forced his way through the willows. There was indeed a thing of gold lying on the white snow. He cried out to his friend that he had found the treasure (13) _________from the sky. But, alas! No gold was in it, (14) _________silver, but only a little child who was asleep.

After Oscar Wilde

1 out of through throughout into
2 bitterly bitter bitterness bitters
3 lain laid lay lied
4 outskirt the outskirt an outskirt the outskirts
5 such overjoying such overjoyed so overjoyed so overjoying
6 had laughed have laughed were laughed had been laughed
7 others another the other other
8 riches a rich rich the rich
9 Much Many More The most
10 the others another other others
11 were bewailing bewailing were bewailed are bewailing
12 more faster faster the fastest fasten
13 falling fell fall fallen
14 nor no none or

1.B; 2.B; 3.C; 4.D; 5.C; 6.A; 7.C; 8.D; 9.A; 10.D; 11.A; 12.B; 13.D; 14.A

Нет комментариев. Ваш будет первым!