Test for Unit 6 SVIP
Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from the others.
Choose the correct answer to complete each of the following sentences.
Susan: “Can we spot a Komodo dragon in this forest?”
The more easygoing you are, __________.
Acid rain has caused serious damage __________ the pine forests of northern Europe.
It's getting __________ to deal with environmental pollution.
The more Susan tried to explain, __________ the children got.
the more confused
The giant panda is at __________ mainly because of habitat destruction.
__________, the more likely you'll have an accident.
Choose the word that is CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined one.
Oil spills devastate the natural environment and endanger marine life.
Wild animals are being poached on a massive scale, with thousands of individual animals killed every year.
Complete the sentences using the correct forms of the words in brackets.
Our ancestors reached a key stage in human when they began to stand up straight. (evolve)
The mosquito is one of the most animals. It kills 725,000 people per year through spreading diseases such as malaria. (danger)
Marine include all places that are parts of the world's oceans such as coral reefs, open seas, and seabeds. (habit)
The of whales is intimately bound up with the health of the ocean. (survive)
Choose the correct forms of the verbs in brackets.
Kelly is cooking dinner now. By the time her guests arrive, she (prepare) everything.
She (finish) the report by then, so we can go out for dinner.
I'm reading the book very fast because it's interesting. By the evening, I (read) half of it.
I usually have my lunch at work. At 1 p.m. today, I (have) my lunch too and won't be able to talk to you.
Mark started the project last week. By next Friday, he (complete) it.