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Name: .......................................................

Class: IX A

I.

the 30th of March 2010


TEST PAPER

Rephrase the following sentences using modal verbs. There may be more than one possibility: (40p.)

1. Children are forbidden to play with matches.


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2. He probably went to Bucharest.
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3. All the students were obliged to take a test last week.
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4. You are given permission to leave.
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5. He has the ability to speak three foreign languages.
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6. Im sure Antonio is from Milan.
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7. Jack is obliged to wear a suit and a tie at work because his boss says so.
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8. Its necessary for Roger to find a job soon.
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9. Im sure Helen didnt know about her surprise party.
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10. Do you mind if I open the window?
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11. It wasnt necessary for Peter to wash the car, so he didnt.
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12. Why dont we spend this evening at home?
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13. Emily managed to reach the top shelf even though she didnt have a ladder.
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14. Perhaps she tried to call you.
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15. I strongly advise you to see a doctor as soon as possible.
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16. How about throwing a party on your birthday?
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17. Perhaps we will go for a picnic tomorrow.
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18. You arent allowed to eat and drink in the classroom.
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19. Would you like me to do anything to help?
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20. It is possible that he spent all his money.
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II.
Translate into Romanian using modal verbs: (20p.)
1. Ar fi trebuit s plece mai devreme.
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2. Este interzis s fumai aici.
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3. Ar fi putut nva poezia ieri.
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4. Pot s nchid fereastra, v rog?


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5. Am sunat i nu a rspuns nimeni, trebuie c era plecat.
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6. Nu trebuie s m astepi am gsit cheia.
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7. E un film bun la televizor. Nu ar trebui s l pierzi.
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8. Nu e nevoie s i iei umbrella, nu mai plou.
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9. Ar trebui s i mulumeti pentru ce a fcut pentru tine.
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10. Ai putea s m ajui cu bagajele?
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III.

Choose the correct item: (20p.)


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Sorry mum, Ive broken a plate. You.....................more careful.


should
b) may
c) might
Wheres your father. He....................be in the garage.
mustnt
b) can
c) might
Jim..................lose some weight. His doctor said so.
must
b) has to
c) can
I.................go to the bank today. I have enough money. Well. Ill go alone then.
neednt
b) have to
c) must
Did you deliver that parcel for me? No, I...................the house, so Ive come back to get a map.
can
b) could
c) couldnt
Do you need any help? Yes, I .....................open the window. Its stuck.
cant
b) am able to
c) can
Wheres Tom? Hes not at work, so he .......................be at the library.
must
b) cant
c) is able to
......................we go shopping today? No, Id prefer to go tomorrow.
ought
b) shall
c) will
Can I talk to you please? Sorry, I...................go now. Im late for a meeting.
mustnt
b) has to
c) must
I..................feed the dog at lunchtime. My brother did it in the morning.
didnt need to
b) need
c) neednt have

20 points granted