The mid-term Exam for Class 2-1&2

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  1. hirashin

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    Dear native English speakers,
    I made an English exam again. I'd appreciate it if you
    could check it for me.

    6 次の文を読んで、下の設問に答えなさい。17点
    How can those ( a ) plenty ( b ) food help ①those who don't have enough? Some people in Japan came up with a simple but very effective answer ( c ) that question.

    According to the United Nations, more than 900 million people worldwide are thought ②food too to little have. Most of these people live in developing countries, ③     many jobs are poorly paid. People ( d ) such jobs often cannot buy enough food ( e ) themselves or their families to eat. ( f ) the other hand, a large number of people in developed countries, which ④     Japan and the U.S., suffer ( g ) health problems caused by eating too much.
    A Japanese project known ( h )“Table for Two” (TFT) is trying to help solve these problems. The name is meant to suggest that a person in a developed country and a person in a developing country can eat ( i ) the same virtual table. In Japan, you can order ⑤ as healthy a recognized meal by TFT. Twenty yen extra is taken for every such meal. This money is sent to countries like Ethiopia, Uganda, and Malawi, where it is used to pay for healthy school lunches. In this way, TFT ⑥       healthy eating here in Japan and provides good meals for schoolchildren in distant countries.

    (1)(a)~(i)に当てはまる適切な語句を下の選択肢から選びなさい。同じ選択肢を何回選んでもかまいません。文頭の語も小文字になっています。             9点
      (ア)in (イ)on (ウ)at (エ)for (オ)as (カ)to (キ)with (ク)of (ケ)from
    (2)下線部①を、省略されている語を補って訳しなさい。1点
    (3)下線部②を正しい語順に並び替えなさい。1点
    (4)下線部③に当てはまる語を下の選択肢から選びなさい。1点
      (ア)who (イ)which (ウ)when (エ)where (オ)that
    (5)下線部④に当てはまる語を下の選択肢から選びなさい。1点
      (ア)recognize (イ)recognizing (ウ)include (エ)including
    (6)下線部⑤を正しい語順に並び替えなさい。1点
    (7)下線部⑥に当てはまる語を下の選択肢から選びなさい。1点
      (ア)encourages (イ)includes (ウ)imports (エ)endures
    (9)上の文の内容と合う文を一つ選びなさい。2点
      (a) Most of the people who don't have enough food live in developed countries.
     (b) Most of the people living in developed countries suffer from health problem.
     (c) If you want to join the TFT group, you have to pay twenty yen.
     (d) If you order meals TFT recognized as healthy, you can help schoolchildren in developing countries.
    7 次の文を読んで、下の設問に答えなさい。16点

    The TFT project was started in the cafeterias of six Japanese companies in 2007. The people who ①    up the project decided that just twenty yen was ( a ) to cover the cost of one school lunch in a developing country. One of ②them, Kogure Masahisa, says that this small gift ③ people us connect can to poor living in countries far ( b ). “Giving twenty yen shows that we are ( c ) citizens of the world,” he says.
    The school lunches TFT provides are both hot and healthy. Cooked meals made ⑤     cornflour, beans, and vegetables are served ( d ). If this service were stopped, the children
          just eat uncooked food such as bananas or tomatoes. This is not to say that bananas and tomatoes are not healthy—of course, ⑦they are. However, cooking food adds ( e ) to it and makes it tastier.
    By the end of 2008, more than one hundred companies, universities, and hospitals had joined the TFT project. Now, food and drink items that TFT considers healthy are being offered by cafés, convenience stores, and even vending machines. In ( f ), TFT had been able to provide over thirty-five million meals as of September 2015. The number has continued to grow ( g ).

    (1)(a)~(g)に当てはまる語句を下の選択肢から選びなさい。同じものは選ばないこと。7点
      (ア)regularly (イ)flavor (ウ)rapidly (エ)enough (オ)total (カ)responsible (キ)away
    (2)下線部①に当てはまる語を下の選択肢から選びなさい。1点
      (ア)come (イ)get (ウ)put (エ)set
    (3)下線部②の語が指しているものを日本語で説明しなさい。1点
    (4)下線部③を正しい語順に並び替えなさい。1点
    (5)下線部④を日本語に訳しなさい。1点
    (6)下線部⑤に当てはまる語を下の記号から選びなさい。1点
      (ア)from (イ)with (ウ)on (エ)into
    (7)下線部⑥に当てはまる語を下の記号から選びなさい。1点
    (ア)will (イ)would (ウ)can (エ)could
    (8)下線部⑦のあとに省略されている一語を書きなさい。1点
    (9)問題文の内容に合っていないか、または問題文に書かれていないことをひとつだけ記号で選びなさい。
    (a) The TFT project was started in Japan in 2007.
    (b) In 2007, only six Japanese companies joind the TFT project.
    (c) Kogure Masahisa is one of the members who set up the TFT project.
    (d) You can enjoy food TFT recognize as healthy at some cafés.

    8 日本語の意味に合うように、英語を並び替え、2番目と5番目に来るものを記号で答えなさい。3点
    (1)このトイレは、車いすの人が気持ちよく使えない。
    This rest room is ( )( )( )( )( )( ).
    (ア)people in wheelchairs (イ)for  (ウ)to (エ)not (オ)use (カ)comfortable
    (2)この建物は、障害者が簡単に使えるように設計されている。
     This ( )( )( )( )( )( )( ).
     (ア)designed (イ)building (ウ)so that (エ)easily (オ)can use (カ)is (キ)disabled people
    (3)2015年9月現在で、TFTは3600万食以上の学校給食を提供した。
     TFT ( )( )( )( )( )( )( ) of September 2015.
     (ア)over (イ)million (ウ)had (エ)as (オ)thirty-six (カ)school lunches (キ)provided

    9 日本語に合う英文になるように、[ ]の指示に従って下線部に英語を書きなさい。  2点×5=10点
    (1)先月はたくさん雨が降った。 We last month. [plentyを含む4語]
    (2)ここの生徒のほとんどはアフリカ出身だ。 from Africa.[3~5語]
    (3)私の辞書には8万語載っている。 My words. [includeを含む4語]
    (4)彼は、物や場所が、誰にとっても簡単に使えるべきだと考えた。[easyを含む5語]
    He thought that things and places to use.
    (5)インターネットは私たちを世界とつなぐことができます。[5語]
    The Internet can .

    This is all.
    yoroshiku onegaishimasu.

    Making English exams are always hard for me.

    Thanks in advance.
    Hirashin
    Hirashin
     
  2. joadbres

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    - in problem 6 blank d, it would not be wrong to choose 'in'. I think it is simplest to remove '(ア) in ' from the list of possible answers, or replace it with something else.

    - in problem 6, question (9) (should it be question 8?), in choice (b), change 'health problem' to 'health problems'. (@mdchachi already made this comment in another thread)

    - in problem 6, question (9), choice (d), change 'TFT recognized' to 'TFT recognizes'.

    - in problem 7, '同じものは選ばないこと', are words missing here? 何回も?

    - in problem 7, (9) (b), change 'joind' to 'joined' (@mdchachi already made this comment in another thread)

    - in problem 7, (9) (d), change 'recognize' to 'recognizes' (@mdchachi already made this comment in another thread)

    - in problem 8, (2) is the word 'it' missing?

    - in problem 9, (2), it seems that at least four words are needed. I recommend changing '3~5' to '4~6' ('Most students here are' or 'Most of the students here are')

    - 'Making English exams are always hard for me.' Change to 'Making English exams is always hard for me.'
     
  3. hirashin

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    Thank you very much for your great effort, joadbres.
    It looks like I'm being tired. Sorry.
     
  4. hirashin

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    Sorry, joadbrres. I have a question.
    What do you mean by that? I want the students to chose each choice only once here. That's why I put '同じものは選ばないこと'.
    Yes. I'll follow your advice. I'll omit "in". Thanks for the useful suggestion.

    Yes, you are right. I've corrected it.
    (2)この建物は、障害者が簡単に使えるように設計されている。
      This (   )(   )(   )(   )(   )(   )(   ).
     (ア)designed (イ)building (ウ)so that (エ)easily (オ)can use it (カ)is (キ)disabled people
    Yes, you are right. I omitted "here". I've changed it into 4~6 words.

    Would you check my answers to Question 9 as well?
    1 We had plenty of rain last month.
    2 Most (of the) students here are from Africa.
    3 My dictionary includes eighty thousand words.
    4 He thought that things and places should be easy for everyone/anyone to use.
    5 The Internet can connect us to the world.
     
  5. joadbres

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    Yes, I understood what you want. I wasn't sure if the Japanese phrase you wrote clearly conveyed that instruction to your students, as it sounded a little confusing to me. I am not a native Japanese speaker, though, so if you are satisfied that your instruction is fine, then of course it is.

    They are all fine. I could understand that these are the answers you intended when I originally read your questions.

    Just so you know, use of the word 'plenty' often includes a nuance of a good thing, rather than an undesirable thing. I probably would not have used the word 'plenty' when translating the 9 (1) sentence, but as you instruct your students to use that word, it is OK, and no changes are needed.
     
  6. hirashin

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    Thanks for your ongoing help, joadbres.

    I hadn't known that when I made that question. But a native speaker in another site taught me the difference between "a lot of" and "plenty of". I should have known that.
     

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