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Reading & Writing Test


      Last vacation, Ali and Salim went to Egypt to see the pyramids. They took the ship because the plane was pricey. They stayed in a hotel and they visited lots of wonderful places such as Saqqara and Al-Giza They took beautiful photos of the Sphinx. They ate some of the traditional Egyptian food and It tasted delicious. They didn't need a guide because Mahmood, an old Egyptian friend of theirs, was there. They returned two days ago. They were tired but they were very happy. I am sure they enjoyed the voyage a lot. I'm planning to go there next summer holidays.


A. Are these sentences TRUE or FALSE? JUSTIFY.

  1. Ali and Salim wanted to visit the pyramids.  
  2. Mahmood was their guide  
  3. They didnít like the food.  

B. Answer these questions

  1. Where did Ali and Salim spend their holidays?   
  2. Why did they go by ship?   
  3. What did they do there?   
  4. When did they come back?   

C. What do the underlined words in the text refer to?

  1. "they" (line 2)   
  2. "it" (line 5)   
  3. "there" (line 8)   

D. Find in the text the opposite of the words below :

  1. cheap  # 
  2. modern  # 
  3. new  # 
  4. last  # 

E. Find in the text words which mean the same as:

  1. fantastic  = 
  2. for example  = 
  3. glad  = 
  4. loved  = 


Write in ONE ONLY

  1. What did you do yesterday?
  2. What do you usually do on Sundays?
  3. Tomorrow is Sunday. You are free. What are you going to do?

Good Luck


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