Reading elementary- True false question 1 bmtu

1.  Tom’s Day – True or False?

On Sunday, Tom gets up at 10 o’clock. Then he reads his newspaper in the kitchen. He has breakfast at 11.30 and then he telephones his mother in Scotland.

In the afternoon, at 1.00, Tom plays tennis with his sister and after that, they eat dinner in a restaurant. At 6.00, Tom swims for one hour and then he goes by bike to his brother´s house. They talk and listen to music.

Tom watches television in the evening and drinks a glass of Jack Daniel’s whiskey. He goes to bed at 11.30.

 

 

  1. Tom gets up at 10am on Sundays.

True

False

  1. Tom reads the newspaper in the lounge.

True

False

  1. His father lives in Scotland.

True

False

  1. Tom plays tennis with his sister.

True

False

  1. Tom and his sister eat before playing tennis.

True

False

  1. Tom goes swimming at five o’clock.

True

False

  1. Tom drives to his brother’s house.

True

False

  1. Tom and his brother listen to music.

True

False

  1. Tom drinks a glass of wine in the evening.

True

False

  1. Tom goes to bed at 11.30pm.

True

False


2.  My Working Day

My working day starts very early. From Monday to Friday I get up at half past three and I have a shower and a cup of coffee. I usually leave the house at ten past four because the car always arrives a few minutes early. I get to the studio at about five o’clock and start work. My programme Good Morning Britain starts at seven o’clock and finishes at nine o’clock. Then I leave the studio at a quarter past ten. After that, I go shopping and visit some friends. I get home at three o’clock. A woman helps me with the housework and the ironing. I read a newspaper and do some work.

Then my husband gets home at half past five in the evening and I cook dinner. We stay at home in the evening. We don’t go out because I go to bed very early. We usually watch television and then I go to bed at half past eight, I’m usually asleep by nine o’clock.

I think my job is very interesting but I don’t like getting up very early.

 

  1. The person is a woman.

True

False

  1. She is a television journalist.

True

False

  1. She drives her car to work.

True

False

  1. She goes home after the programme finishes.

True

False

  1. She is in the house alone till her husband arrives home.

True

False

  1. She goes to bed early during the week.

True

False

  1. She works with her husband.

True

False

  1. She likes everything about her job.

True

False

 

3.  My Name Is Ben

Read this short article about Ben, then answer True or False for the questions below.

My name is Ben and I come from Australia. I am 24 years old and I live in a small town near Sydney called Branton.

I don’t have a job now, but normally I clean shop windows. I am not married but I live with my very beautiful girlfriend, Maria, in a nice house in Branton. We don’t have any children – maybe next year.

My girlfriend is an actress, but she isn’t very famous. She acts in a small theater in our town. At the weekend, we like to go swimming in a big lake near our house.

I normally get up at eight o’clock, but on Thursday I get up at six o’clock because that is the day when I go running in the park.

I like living in Branton because it’s not too big. There are some historical buildings in the center of the town and near Branton, there is a river where I go fishing sometimes when I want to relax.

 

  1. Ben comes from Australia but lives in America.

True

False

  1. Ben has a job as a window cleaner.

True

False

  1. Ben isn’t married.

True

False

  1. Ben and Maria are having a baby next year.

True

False

  1. Ben’s girlfriend works in a local theater.

True

False

  1. Ben gets up early once a week to do some sport.

True

False

  1. Ben thinks that Branton is too small.

True

False

  1. Ben goes swimming in a river near Branton.

True

False

 

4.  Tomas From Vienna

Read about Tomas who comes from Vienna, then answer the True/False questions about him.

I’m Tomas and I live in Vienna with my parents and my sisters. I’m the youngest in my family. I turned 13 last month. My sisters are Martina, 16, and Betta, 19. Betta’s very serious and she always tells me what to do, I guess because she’s the oldest. I go to a nice school not too far from our home and I really enjoy it. I have a lot of friends there and I enjoy studying. My best subject is Geography, probably because it’s the easiest too! My most difficult subject is Math – I’m terrible and I don’t like my teacher. I love playing sports, especially basketball. I’m the tallest player on the school team and I usually play really well. It’s the happiest part of my day. My coach says that one day I could play professional basketball! On the weekend I spend a lot of time with my friends Ralf and Kurt. We do everything together and they are the most important people in my life, apart from my family of course!

 

  1. Tomas is older than Martina.

True

False

  1. Betta is the oldest.

True

False

  1. Geography is the easiest subject.

True

False

  1. English is more difficult than Math.

True

False

  1. Tomas is the tallest on the team.

True

False

  1. Kurt is more important than Betta.

True

False

 

5.  The Town Of Clarkson, True/False Questions

This is an exercise with true/false questions.

Clarkson is a large town. It has more than fifty thousand people living there. It sits next to a large river, the Clark River. Every day, people take the ferry from North Clarkson to South Clarkson to go to work.

Most people live in North Clarkson. There are many trees and the streets are very broad. When the sun shines and the children run and play in the safe streets, North Clarkson is a wonderful place to live.

South Clarkson has a lot of shops and factories. People don’t live there, but they come in the morning to work. There is also a big stadium where the Clarkson Tigers play. On Sundays, many people go to watch their favorite team.

At the weekend, the people from Clarkson enjoy walking along the bank of the Clark River. They also sail small boats on the water and if there is a little wind, they fly kites in the large park.

Every year, Clarkson grows in size because a lot of people come to live there. The government builds more houses and the streets get busier. Maybe in the future, if the town continues to grow, it will become a city!

 

  1. Nearly fifty thousand people live in Clarkson.

True

False

  1. The Clark River is a big river.

True

False

  1. Most of the houses are in South Clarkson.

True

False

  1. The local sports team is the Clarkson Tigers.

True

False

  1. The sports team plays on Saturdays.

True

False

  1. There is a large park in Clarkson.

True

False

  1. Many new people come to Clarkson to live.

True

False

  1. Clarkson is now so big that it’s a city.

True

False

 

6.  The Hodgsons Can! – True/False Questions

Read about the special talented Hodgson family, then answer the True/False questions.

The Hodgson family from Texas, USA are probably the most talented family in the country. Thomas is the father of the family. He’s 52 years old and he can do everything. He can run for a long time. Every day, he goes running in his neighborhood for 40 minutes. He can also swim very well. He swims for his state’s over-50 team! Thomas can’t speak any foreign languages, but his wife, Judy, certainly can! She can speak French, Spanish and even Japanese. And she can teach them too. She works at the Pinewood Language Academy.

Thomas and Judy Hodgson have three children and they can all do many things too. Robbie, 23, can’t run for long distances like his father, but he can run very fast. He can run 100 meters in just 11 seconds. That’s very fast. He can also fly! Not like a bird, but using a hang-glider. He goes hang-gliding every weekend in the hills near the family home. The middle child is Janine, who is 19. She’s similar to her mother and she loves foreign languages. She studies Italian and French and can speak both of them very well. When she’s with her mother, they can speak French and nobody in the house understands them!

Clara is the baby of the family. She’s only 9 years old. She can’t speak French and she can’t fly. What can she do? She can bake the best cakes in the world! And her parents and her brother and sister can eat them.

 

  1. Thomas goes running every day near his house.

True

False

  1. Thomas runs for a local team.

True

False

  1. Judy teaches her students to speak other languages.

True

False

  1. The Hodgsons have two children.

True

False

  1. Robbie can run 100m very quickly.

True

False

  1. He also goes flying in a hang-glider every Thursday.

True

False

  1. Janine is 19 and she is similar to her mother.

True

False

  1. Clara is only nine years old and she can bake cakes.

True

False

 

7.  Carston Town – True/False Questions

Read these statements about Carston. Are they true or false?

Carston is a very historic town in the north of England. The Romans arrived in Carston two thousand years ago and they stayed for three hundred years. Even today, you can still see many signs of the Romans. There is still the large city wall that they built with its three gates: Main, East and South. The wall is not complete but you can still see the three gates. Many tourists comes to Carston to see the Roman ruins.

Carston is famous for its history, but it’s also a modern town with 74,000 people. They work in many types of jobs. The most common occupation is tourism, but there are also many people who work in the local car factory. The factory makes sports cars that are exported all over the world. There is another factory in Carston and in this factory, four hundred people work and they make microwave ovens.

Carston also has a small football team which is not very successful and a rugby team that is more successful. The rugby team won the regional championship three years ago and one of their players, Danny Biggs, played three times for England. He still lives in Carston. He wants to return to play for Carston rugby team before he retires.

Another famous Carston resident is the Hollywood movie star, Jason John Lee. He left Carston when he was 15 years old, but returns every summer to visit his family. Jason’s school, Carston Middle School, now has a small theatre named after Jason. Jason gave his school some money to build the theatre. Maybe in the future, there will be other famous actors from Carston!

 

  1. The Romans were in Carston until three hundred years ago.

True

False

  1. You can still see the old city wall gates.

True

False

  1. There are many tourists who come to see Carston because of its history.

True

False

  1. The most common occupation in Carston is sports player and factory worker.

True

False

  1. There are two sports teams in the town.

True

False

  1. The movie star Jason John Lee lives in Carston.

True

False

  1. Students in Jason’s old school now have the chance to become actors.

True

False

 

8.  Michael And His Stomach – True/False Questions

Read about Michael and his problems, then answer the True/False questions.

Michael works in a restaurant in the centre of Madrid, Spain. He goes to work at 5pm, but yesterday at 5pm, he wasn’t on the bus, he was in a taxi going to the hospital. He was very sick! Usually, he works in the kitchen all evening, but yesterday he wasn’t in the kitchen. He was in the X-ray department of the hospital because the doctors were worried about his stomach pains.

Normally, at 11pm, Michael takes a bus to go home after finishing at the restaurant, but yesterday at 11pm, he was still in the hospital and he was still unhappy and sick. He was in a bed and he was very hot – 102 degrees! Was he worried? Yes, he was!

In the morning, he was better and the doctors were pleased. What was the problem? It was bad food – from his restaurant!

 

  1. Michael was in the restaurant yesterday afternoon.

True

False

  1. He goes to work in the restaurant by bus.

True

False

  1. Yesterday, he was in a bus going to the hospital.

True

False

  1. He was in the hospital because of his head.

True

False

  1. He was in the X-ray department of the hospital.

True

False

  1. He was in the hospital until 11pm.

True

False

  1. The doctors were very worried about him the next morning.

True

False

  1. The problem was food from his restaurant.

True

False

 

9.  Ambitious Mary – True/False Questions

Read about Mary and her ambitions, then answer the True/False questions.

Mary Dexter is a young student who lives in Denver, Colorado in the west of the USA. Now, she is 17 and is studying at her local high school, but she already has big plans for her future. After she finishes high school next year, she’s going to study at a big college in California. She’s very excited about it.

She’s going to live in San Diego – her favorite city. She’s going to study Marine Biology, which means she is going to learn about all the animals that live in the sea. And San Diego is the perfect place to study Marine Biology because the Pacific Ocean is very near and there is the wonderful Sea World there, where you can see sharks and seals and many other sea animals.

What is she going to do after she finishes her six-year course in San Diego? “I’m going to become a famous biologist and save the oceans,” Mary says.

 

  1. Mary lives in San Diego, California

True

False

  1. She left school last year.

True

False

  1. Mary is very ambitious about her future.

True

False

  1. She’s going to live in her favorite city next year.

True

False

  1. San Diego is a good place to study Marine Biology.

True

False

  1. Sea World also has some land animals, for example an elephant.

True

False

  1. The Marine Biology course she’s going to do is long.

True

False

  1. Mary wants to use her education to help the planet.

True

False

 

10.              Barnton Swimming Pool – True/False Questions

Read this conversation between Helga and Tom, then answer the True/False questions.

Helga: Hello

Tom: Hi, is this Barnton Swimming Pool?

Helga: Yes, it is.

Tom: Oh, good. What time does the swimming pool open?

Helga: Well, we’re open now!

Tom: Thanks, I don’t want to go swimming today. I want to go tomorrow.

Helga: OK

Tom: So, what time does the pool open tomorrow?

Helga: What is the day tomorrow?

Tom: Erm, Thursday. Yes, Thursday.

Helga: Well, it opens at 9am and closes at 6pm.

Tom: Does the pool close for lunch?

Helga: No, not on a Thursday. Do you have any other questions?

Tom: Yes, how much is it to swim for two hours tomorrow morning?

Helga: If you stay for an hour, it’s $5. If you want to stay for the whole day, it’s $8.

Tom: Thank you. One more question about the showers.

Helga: Yes?

Tom: Is there a hot shower?

Helga: Of course there is.

Tom: That’s good because I hate cold showers!

Helga: OK, see you tomorrow.

Tom: Thanks, bye.

 

  1. Tom calls the local swimming pool.

True

False

  1. The swimming pool is open now.

True

False

  1. Tom wants to go swimming today.

True

False

  1. Today is Thursday.

True

False

  1. The swimming pool opens at 9am on Thursdays.

True

False

  1. The pool closes for one hour for lunch.

True

False

  1. There are two prices for swimming.

True

False

  1. Tom likes hot showers.

True

False

 

11.              The Survey – True/False Questions

Read this conversation between Linda and Hugo, then answer the True/False questions.

Linda: Hello, do you have a little spare time?

Hugo: No, sorry.

Linda: It won’t take long, just a couple of minutes.

Hugo: Oh, OK, what do you want to know?

Linda: We want to know what sports you do, how much exercise you do every day or every week.

Hugo: Well, I like playing soccer. That’s my favorite sport. I play a match every Sunday and every Wednesday.

Linda: Who do you play with?

Hugo: Just some friends from college.

Linda: What other exercise do you do? Do you go swimming?

Hugo: No, I don’t like swimming.

Linda: Can you swim?

Hugo: Yes, I can, but I don’t enjoy swimming. I prefer running. I go running once or twice a week.

Linda: Where do you go?

Hugo: There’s a big park near my house and I go running there.

Linda: Do you also go in the winter when it’s cold and snowy?

Hugo: Yes, it’s good for keeping me warm!

Linda: I couldn’t run in the snow! Do you play tennis or volleyball or another sport like that?

Hugo: No, but I go to karate classes on Thursday evenings.

Linda: Isn’t that dangerous?

Hugo: I started karate about four years ago so I’m quite good at it now.

Linda: OK, thanks for your time.

Hugo: No problem, bye.

 

  1. Hugo is in a hurry.

True

False

  1. Linda asks questions about diet and exercise.

True

False

  1. Hugo plays his favorite sport three times a week.

True

False

  1. Hugo plays soccer with people from his job.

True

False

  1. Hugo can’t swim.

True

False

  1. Hugo prefers running to swimming.

True

False

  1. Hugo goes running near his house.

True

False

  1. Hugo isn’t very experienced in karate.

True

False