Test 37

Task 1. You will hear about a person’s health. For each question choose the correct answer A, B, C or D.

1. Michael J Fox

A started out in politics.

B started acting as a child.

C works only as an actor.

D conies from a famous family.

2. When he learnt about his disease, Michael

A told people about it straight away.

B displayed a change in behavior.

C was very shocked.

D gave up acting.

3. He set up the Michael J Fox Foundation because

A there isn’t a cure for the disease.

B he wanted to invest his money.

C he wanted to find cures for serious diseases.

D he wanted to raise 250 million dollars.

4 At present, Michael

A isn’t involved in any acting projects.

B isn’t very popular as an actor.

C works only with the foundation.

D is a very successful writer.

5. According to Debi Brooks, Michael

A feels there is no need for concern over his health.

B doesn’t want to hear from well-wishers.

C rarely makes public appearances.

D talks about his health when necessary.


Task 2. Read the text and decide if the sentences are T (true) or F (false).

1 American Indians never experienced pressure from European settlers. FALSE
2 The Indians have lost all their lands. FALSE
3 Modern civilization didn’t manage to destroy the Indians heritage. TRUE
4 Europeans taught the Indians how to grow tomatoes. FALSE
5 Today large cities host about 2/3 of the Native Americans. FALSE


Task 3. Read the text. Choose one of the variants A, B, C or D.

1A, 2C, 3B, 4C, 5D, 6A, 7B, 8D, 9C, 10B