Question 1: Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions.
Question 3: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the following questions.
Question 5: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions.
These stores are selling domestic workers. The women are acting out jobs they help with in _____home
Question 6: If you _____hands, how do you know the best way to communicate a simple greeting?
Question 7: He appeared indifferent while his wife and his daughter _____photos with Chirstmas trees
Question 8: People may be at risk of stigma and discrimination ______ their race, age, sex, or something else
Question 9: Everyone has the right ____ speak their words and to act their thoughts
Question 10: _________, a community could get ideas about how to make their situations better
Question 11: Emily and Josh look at an organization _____innocent prisoners in the United States
Question 12: I remembered ______ a scholarship in 2nd semester school year 2016-2017
Question 13: Some parents create a _______ new word to use as a name for their new baby
Question 14: ______ government laws or giving money to organizations does not always have a big affect
Question 15: A power company is building a very large dam on the river – the Belo Monte Dam. This dam will ______electricity
Question 16: Attempts to _____ congestion during peak hours are being made, but seem to prove unfruitful at the moment
Question 17: The renovated French restaurant next to the post office attracted more customers as a result of its _____ priced, various food selections
Question 18: The summary contains not only a technical ______ but also solutions to adverse effects of urban renewal developments
Question 19: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) CLOSET in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.
If someone breaks into your house, steals your car, or robs you in the street, then of course you feel society has let you down. That’s why we’re determined to tackle crime
Question 20: Women’s Day is an official holiday in many countries. In some places, like Russia, no one has to work. In other places, like China, only women get a day off!
Question 21: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions. The fire caused a decrease in the park’s attendance
Question 22: Global warming may have many unexpected consequences
Question 23: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the option that best completes each of the following exchanges
Tony and Bella is talking about a dangerous disease
- Tony: “The disease was killing hundreds of people. It was spreading through the African country of Burkina Faso”
- Bella: “_________!”
Question 24: Tom is talking to his mother after school
- Tom: “I lost my wallet on my way to school this morning”
- His mother: “______! You must be careful next time.”
Question 25: Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks from 25 to 29
Many adolescents and young adults go through a period when they rebel (25)______ what they perceive as an insincere world. Teens may take up causes (26) _____ radical environmentalism, protesting against the status quo. They may choose clothes that (27) ____ their parents and associate with people from the fringes of society. This is a delicate period in a person’s life, full of chances to (28)_____ bad decisions that could lead to juvenile delinquency and even jail. Conversely, it can be a time of personal discovery that strengthens teens in a moral rejection of hedonistic lifestyle. At this age they may fearlessly speak up against hypocritically self-righteous authorities and against manipulation by the news media. These adolescent protests can lead to conflicts within families and communities, but stirring things up can also lead to serious (29) _____and positive change.
Question 30: Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions from 30 to 34
In Singapore, the death penalty is mandatory for drug trafficking, murder, treason, and certain crimes involving guns. Executions in Singapore are carried out by hanging. According to Amnesty International, between 1991 and 2003, more than 400 people were hanged in Singapore. With a population of a little over four million, this gives Singapore one of the highest execution rates in the world.
Human rights groups point to the fact that many of those executed in Singapore are among the most impoverished and vulnerable of the population, including a large number of foreign nationals and migrant workers. In the case of drug trafficking convictions, which carry a mandatory death sentence, it has been argued that those found guilty have in fact been drug users or small time drug pushers. What this means is that minor players are executed while the major players, those who lead the drug trafficking operations, are able to escape punishment and continue to command their illegal operations. Furthermore, although the government of Singapore argues that the death penalty has been useful in controlling crime, human rights groups argue that despite the executions, drug abuse has not abated.
Even though freedom of speech is controlled to an extent by the government in Singapore, one Internet site established by a non-governmental organization operating in Singapore, called Think Centre, polled Singaporeans on their view of the death penalty. A surprising result found that almost 70 percent of 1,135 respondents in Singapore oppose the death penalty
(Source: Reading for real world 3)
What is the passage mainly about?
Question 31: The word “ mandatory” in the passage has a meaning closet to ____
Question 32: The word “this” refers to ____
Question 33: In the sencond paragraph, minor players _______
Question 34: What is the attitude of Singaporeans to dealth penalty?
Question 35: Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions from 35 to 42
Many forms of prejudice exist in society today. Not all forms of prejudice are obvious to the average person. “Benevolent prejudice” is a type of discrimination that often seems friendly or harmless. There are no outward signs of anger, fear, or violence, but it is still an unjustified or incorrect attitude toward a person based on his or her social group.
An example of benevolent racism is the assumption that black Americans are all athletic, musical, religious, or have strong family bonds. These qualities are positive, but the misconception that they apply to all black Americans is a form of prejudice. Another form of benevolent prejudice is related to society’s attitude toward women. When people believe all women are weaker than men, are natural mothers, are more caring and compassionate, or should not work as hard as men at a job, they are being sexist.
One of the most insidious forms of prejudice is discrimination against the elderly, which often takes the form of older people being marginalized or patronized out of pity. People will often speak to the elderly in a slow, infantile manner, or they will assume that the senior citizen is a needy, non-productive member of society. There are several forms of age-related bias, or ageism. The elderly is often seen as bungling and ineffectual, and are therefore treated differently, despite there being absolutely no proof of ineptitude.
Ageism toward the elderly often manifests itself in the workplace. An older job applicant may be passed over for a younger one purely on the basis of age - because the older person is viewed as less capable, not because of an actual lack of experience or skills. At the other end of the spectrum, a company may try to coerce a long-time employee to go into retirement before he or she is ready, in order to pay a new person less money to do the same job. It may be assumed that an older person would not want to adapt to new ideas or use a new technology, or that possible medical issues could impact job performance or attendance.
These issues are not mutually exclusive to older people. They could affect a person of any age. Because of benevolent ageism, many reliable, responsible senior citizens are losing jobs and being forced out of work.
Which of the following statements is not supported by the passage?
Question 36: The word “ineptitude” in paragraph most nearly means
Question 37: According to the passage, benevolent prejudice
Question 38: Which of the following statements is true about ageism?
Question 39: The word “manifests” in paragraph most nearly means
Question 40: The word “insidious” in paragraph most nearly means
Question 41: The second paragraph mostly serves to
Question 42: All of the following statements about the author’s purpose are true EXCEPT
Question 43: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the underlined part that needs correction in each of the following questions
Police are concerned about the growing number of offence that are being committedby young people in our town.
Question 44: Healthy people needed injections of a vaccine to stop them get in the disease
Question 45: I want to be involve in voluntary works to help people around the world
Question 46: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that is closet in meaning to each of the following questions
Reports say that police have arrested a number of people since the robbery
Question 47: All citizens must obey these rules
Question 48: The number of people sleeping rough has more doubled since 2010 to 4,751 according to the government’s own figures
Question 49: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions
Women’s Day began in the early 1900s. It was a time of great social crisis in Europe and the United States
Question 50: The dog digged a hole under the fence. He got out of the yard