First Term English Test
Text: Bill Gates
Bill Gates, was born on October 28th, 1955. He is a famous American computer programmer. In his teenage years, he was fond of computing. In 1975, he stopped his studies at Harvard University and found the Microsoft Corporation with his friend Paul G Allen. At the age of 31, he was a billionaire. In 1990, he introduced Windows 3.0.
PART ONE: ( 15 pts )
Section One: Reading Comprehension ( 06 pts )
A ) Read the text and answer the questions ( 03 Pts )
1- What was Bill Gates ?
2- What did he introduce ?
3- Was he rich ?
B ) Are these statements true or false ? Correct the wrong ones. ( 03 pts )
1- Bill gates studied at Harvard University.
2- He is an English computer programmer.
3- Paul G Allen worked with Bill Gates.
Section Two: Mastery of Language ( 09 Pts )
A ) Mechanics : Write the punctuation and capitals ( 03 pts )
1. christopher columbus discovered america in 1492
2. Cross the odd one out :
American – African – European – Algerian
founded – studied – introduced – October
B ) Morphology : Complete this table . ( 02 pts )
C ) Syntax : ( 04 pts )
1 ) Turn the sentences into the negative .
a. They are going to play chess.
b. She was a student.
2 ) Ask questions on the underlined words.
a. Ibn Sina wrote the Canon of Medicine .
b. The Chinese invented the gun power in 1681.
PART TWO: Integration Phase (written expression) ( 05 Pts )
Fill in the gaps with : ( some – her – invited – Algeria – they )
David ……….. Lisa to a party. He introduced ………… to his friend ……………. asked her where ………….was. She gave …………information about her country.