ENGLISH FINAL TEST

HELEN KELLER

 

Helen Keller was born on June, 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabamato Captain Arthur and Kate Keller. Helen was healthy until the age of nineteen months when she developed a brain fever that may have been scarlet fever. The fever left her unable to hear, see and speak. Captain Keller was a newspaper editor and was determined to find help for his daughter. He contacted Dr. Alexander Graham Bell to assist him. Dr. Bell found Michael Anagnos, the director of the Perkins institution for the blind inBoston,Massachusetts. Mr. Anagnos sent one of his best students, Annie Sullivan to help Helen.

The students at the Perkins Institution made a doll for Annie Sullivan to give Helen. Miss Sullivan began using the doll to spell the word doll in Helen’s hand. Helen learned quickly to make the letters. Helen learned many words and soon wanted to learn speak. Miss Sarah Fuller of the HoraceMannSchoolwas her first speech teacher. Helen learned to use Braille or raised print for reading and soon wanted to go to college. Helen graduated from RadcliffCollegewith honors in 1904. Annie Sullivan spelled books and lectures in Helen’s hand all through college.

Helen Keller spent the rest of her life trying to make easier for disabled people to learn. She fought for woman rights, equality for minorities and worker’s rights. She was a crusader for people who needed help. Helen Keller won many awards for her work for the blind. Helen Keller died on June 1, 1968. a few weeks short of her 88th birthday. She will be remembered by the worlds as a champion and hero of the blind and disabled people.

By Linda Owens  

1. Helen Keller was born_______

a. in February                 b. prematurely                c. healthy                     d. none of these

 

2. The first word Helen learned to spell was________

a. eat                               b. help                            c. stop                          d. doll

 

3. Which of the following is NOT true?

a. Helen Keller attended Radcliff college            Sullivan

b. Helen Keller was a determined person

c. Helen Keller was taught by Annie

d. Helen Keller died at the age of 95

 

4. The word “scarlet” in the text above means_______

a. Red                             b. bright red                   c. a high temperature   d. can not see

 

5. Who was the first speech teacher for Helen Keller?

a. Dr. Alexander Graham Bell.                             c. Michael Anagnos,

d. Annie Sullivan                                                  d. Miss Sarah Fuller

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6. Helen Keller spent the rest of her life trying to make easier for disabled people to learn. This sentence is the example of….

a. Simple present tense                                          c. Simple past tense

b. Simple future tense                                           d. Simple future tense

 

7. Which of the following sentences is the example of simple past tense in form of nominal?

a. Miss Sullivan began using the doll to spell the word doll in Helen’s hand.

b. Helen learned many words and soon wanted to learn speak.

c. She was a crusader for people who needed help.

d. Helen Keller won many awards for her work for the blind.

 

8. Captain Keller was a newspaper editor and was determined to find help for his daughter. If we change this sentence into simple present tense, the sentence will be___

a. Captain Keller does a newspaper editor and does determined to find help for his

daughter.

b. Captain Keller is a newspaper editor and is determined to find help for his daughter.

c. Captain Keller do a newspaper editor and do determined to find help for his daughter.

d. Captain Keller a newspapers editor and determines to find help for his daughter.

 

9.  Annie Sullivan spelled books and lectures in Helen’s hand. If we change this sentence into present continuous tense, it will be_____

a. Annie Sullivan spelling books and lectures in Helen’s hand

b. Annie Sullivan is spelling books and lectures in Helen’s hand

c. Annie Sullivan was spelling books and lectures in Helen’s hand

d. Annie Sullivan spells books and lectures in Helen’s hand

 

10. Sullivan began using the doll to spell the word doll in Helen’s hand. If we change this sentence into simple future tense, it will be______

a. Sullivan begins using the doll to spell the word doll in Helen’s hand.

b. Sullivan will begin using the doll to spell the word doll in Helen’s hand.

c. Sullivan will began using the doll to spell the word doll in Helen’s hand.

d. Sullivan will be began using the doll to spell the word doll in Helen’s hand.

 

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11. This puzzle may puzzle you if you don’t think harder. The underlined word functions as

______

a. noun                           b. verb                            c. adjective                  d. adverb

 

12. The two words “puzzle” in the previous sentence are_____

a. homophone                                                        c. homophone and homograph

b. synonym                                                            d. homograph

 

13. Which of the following words are homophone_____

a. word and world                                                c. hour and our

b. row (line) and row (fighting)                            d. lie and lay

 

14. The words “bird” and “birth” are ________

a. homophone                                                        c. homophone and homograph

b. homograph                                                        d. none of these

 

15. The rose bushes rose out of the fertile ground. The underlined word functions as ___

a. noun                           b. verb                            c. adjective                  d. adverb

 

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16. I found it hard to believe that he planned to found a new church.

(A)                                                                (B)

Which “found” means “to establish”

a. A                                b. B

 

17. The creaking sound makes me wonder if the building is not sound.

(A)                                                                      (B)

Which “sound” means “in good condition”

a. A                                b. B

 

18. I think ____time to tell everyone about the news.

a. it’s                              b. its

 

19. Don’t eat the meat if ______green.

a. it’s                              b. its

 

20. Amazing! The robot can turn _____head.

a. it’s                              b. its

 

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–          Introduce your idol in two paragraphs including the description of its physical appearances and its characteristics.

–          Write down two pairs of word, one of them is homophone, and the other one is homograph.

–          Write down two sentences, one of them is using the adverb “well”, and the other one is using the adjective “good”.

–           Write done two sentences using past continuous tense.

 

 

 

 

 

Miss ily loves you all

 

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