ENGLISH 7: UNIT 9: GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY

UNIT 9: FESTIVALS AROUND THE WORLD

GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY

I.Choose the correct answers

  1. People of…………………….minorities in Phu Yen celebrate Hoi Mua Festival every March.
A. native                     B. local                        C. ethnic                      D. village
  1. The………………….atmosphere is felt around all the villages.
A. festive                    B. festival                    C. air                           D. tradition
  1. A lot of cultural and …………………activities are held as part of the Flower Festival in Da Lat. (art)
A. arts                         B. artist                       C. artistic                     D. art
  1. Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Light, is the…………………holiday of the year in India.
A. more important       B. most important       C. importance              D. most importance
  1. The Academy Awards, commonly…………………as the Oscars, are the most famous film awards in the world.
A. know                      B. knew                       C. known                    D. be known
  1. It is ……………….to see elephants racing in the Elephant Race Festival in Dak Lak.
A. amaze                     B. amazing                  C. amazed                   D. amazement
  1. La Tomatina is a…………………….festival to celebrate the tomato harvest.
A. season                     B. seasonal                  C. year                         D. annually
  1. People put pumpkin ………………outside the homes during Halloween.
A. lanterns                   B. lights                       C. neon signs               D. bulbs
  1. Everybody has gone to the……………………festival.
A. music                      B. musical                   C. musicians                D. musiccian
  1. The…………………..of the Rio Carnival is the Samba Parade.
A. importance             B. highlight                 C. best                         D. performance
  1. The Elephant Race Festival in Dak Lak is a race between elephants that are ridden by their …………………..
A. own                                    B. owning                   C. owner                     D. owners
  1. The Samba Parade in Rio Carnival has thousands of samba…………………..from various samba schools.
A. perform                  B. performance           C. performer                D. performers
  1. People in Cannes take the Cannes Film Festival………………….a very serious way.
A. in                            B. at                            C. on                           D. with
  1. The biggest prize of the Cannes Film Festival is the Palme d’Or, which is given……………… the best film.
A. of                            B. to                            C. with                                    D. for
  1. The festival …………………every year at the end of August.
A. takes                       B. takes place              C. occur                       D. held
  1. La Tomatina ………………on the last Wednesday of August every year.
A. hold                        B. held                        C. is held                     D. be held
  1. Villagers voluntarily contribute money and other things to……………….the festival.
A. open                       B. celebrate                 C. remember                D. set
  1. A lot of dancers go to Rio de Janeiro to………………..the Rio Carnival.
A. play                        B. take                         C. attend                     D. follow
  1. In La Tomatina, people get to throw tomatoes at…………………….
A. themselves              B. once                        C. together                  D. each other
  1. Which do you think are…………………festivals?
A. season                     B. harvester                 C. artistic                     D. music
  1. All critics said that film was really……………………; nevertheless, I was so………………..that I saw it from beginning to end.
A. interesting – boring                        B. boring – interesting

C. interested – bored                          D. boring – interested

  1. ………………….having a happy ending, the film starts with a terrible accident.
A. Despite                   B. Although                C. However                 D. Nevertheless
  1. In spite of the silly………………….., many people enjoyed that comedy.
A. actor                       B. scene                       C. character                 D. plot
  1. Although the acting is wonderful, the ending is very………………….
A. exciting                  B. fantastic                  C. interesing                D. boring
  1. What B. How C. which                      D. When 25.………………………festival do you choose? – I choose Elephant Race Festival.
A. What                      B. How                       C. which                      D. When
  1. He thinks elephants are……………………..animals.
A.  fascinated              B. fascinating              C. fascinates                D. fascinate
  1. It must be amazing………………….elephants racing.
A. see                          B. to see                      C. seeing                     D. saw
  1. La Tomatina is……………………in Spain, in a small town.
A. holds                      B. hold                                    C. holding                   D. held
  1. La Tomatina is a seasonal…………………..to celebrate the tomato harvest.
A. celebration              B. parade                     C. festival                    D. game
  1. …………………..do you like about La Tomatina?
A. What                      B. Which                     C. When                      D. Why
  1. Do you ………………….anything about music festival called Burning Man?
A. like                         B. know                      C. understand             D. have
  1. ………………..do people do at Burning Festival?
A. why                                    B. which                      C. what                       D. how
  1. ……………….often is Burning Festival held? – It’s held every year.
A. which                     B. when                       C. What                       D. How
  1. ……………….does the teacher say La Tomatina sounds unusual?

– Because people throw tomatoes at each other for one hour at the festival.

A. What                      B. When                      C. Why                        D. How

 II.Complete the following sentences with the correct form of the words in brackets.

  1. There were lively New Year …………………all over the town.                                                   (celebrate)
  2. The hall looked very……………………with its Christmas tree.                                                   (festival)
  3. There are many…………………differences between the two communities.                           (culture)
  4. She gave a wonderful …………………as the Iron Lady-the former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.                                                                                                                                                             (perform)
  5. When we heard she’d got the job, we all went off for a…………………..drink.                       (celebrate)
  6. What forms of…………………do you participate in during the festival?                                  (entertain)
  7. The Chinese New Year marks the…………………..of spring and the start of the Lunar New Year. (begin)
  8. Her eyes were wide with……………………when she heard the news.                                         (excite)
  9. Street are decorated with……………………..lights and red banners.                                           (colour)
  10. It is………………….in America to eat turkey on Thanksgiving Day.                                            (tradition)

 

 

 

 

 

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