A friend of Paul`s once thought up a clever method of passing an

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A friend of Paul's once thought up a clever method of passing an exam. He wrote several answers
on little pieces of paper and put them in the pockets of his raincoat. He hoped that no one would see
him taking them out during the exam, and that he would be able to copy the information from them
without any difficulties. For days he practised carefully in order to become very skilful at taking out
the pieces of paper. He showed some of his friends what he thought was a perfect way of passing an
exam. Some thought that it really was not an extremely ingenious “invention”, neither was it very
Unfortunately, on the day of the exam the sun was shining brightly, so he did not put on his
raincoat. In his excitement he forgot to take the pieces of paper out of his raincoat to put them
somewhere else. When he realised that he didn't have the pieces of paper with the answers, he got
very angry with himself, but he didn't give up. He decided to try the “usual” way of cheating in an
exam, consisting of sitting by someone who is a real expert in tricks of that kind. Funnily enough,
Paul’s friend passed his exam after all, while the other boy failed.
1. ¿Cuál sería el título más apropiado para este texto?
a) Una invención ingeniosa.
b) Cómo aprobar un examen sin estudiar.
c) Un día lluvioso para un examen.
d) Un estudiante muy trabajador.
2. (Línea 11) ¿A qué se refiere “them” en el texto?
a) the answers
b) the tricks
c) the pieces of paper
d) his raincoat
3. Según el texto ¿cuál de estas afirmaciones O es cierta?
a) Paul’s friend did not study for his exam.
b) He left his raincoat at home.
c) He got good results in his exam.
d) The boy’s friends thought that he had had a great idea.
4. Según el texto ¿cuál de estas afirmaciones ES cierta? On the day of the exam…
a) Paul’s friend was mad at himself.
b) Paul’s friend thought that he had been very intelligent.
c) Paul’s friend was very angry with his friends.
d) Paul’s friend got very angry with another boy who was doing the same exam.
II. Elija la opción correcta para completar las siguientes frases:
5. I don’t want chicken for lunch again. Isn’t there _____?
a) nothing else
b) anything other
c) anything else
d) nothing more
6. If I _____ the mistake, I would have corrected it.
a) noticed
b) had noticed
c) would notice
d) have noticed
7. What’s he spending his money _____?
a) on
b) at
c) with
d) in
8. I usually _____ one book _____ the library every week.
a) ask / to
b) borrow / from
c) lend / by
d) take / in
9. ¿Cuál de estas oraciones es la correcta?
a) Nor James or Julie like Mexican food.
b) Either James nor Julie like Mexican food.
c) either James nor Julie like Mexican food.
d) Nor James nor Julie like Mexican food.
10. _____ you answer the phone, please?
a) Will
b) Shall
c) Need
d) Why not