Question 39. What is the best tittle of the passage?
A. History of synchronized swimming
B. Synchronized swimming competition
C. The requirement of synchronized swimming D. Synchronized swimming
Question 40. The word “skillful” in paragraph 2 is closest in meaning to _______.
Question 41. As mentioned in the passage, what do swimmers have to pay attention in order to have a
A. They have to remember every movement to complete them at the same time with others.
B. They have to practice “unders” exercises whenever they perform this sport.
C. They have to control their breath while harmoniously performing with other swimmers.
D. They have to swim a 25-meter lap underwater to manage their breathing.
Question 42. According to the passage, the followings are true about what synchronized swimmers have to
do EXCEPT _______.
A. swim a 25-meter lap underwater
B. run around the fool before swimming
C. perform ballet and do gymnastics
D. keep their legs moving in their performance.
Question 43. What does the word “their” in the third paragraph refer to?
A. synchronized swimmers
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the answer to each of the question. Members of the royal family have led an outpouring of tributes from around the world at the death of
Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth. Buckingham Palace has spoken of the Queen’s “deep
sorrow” after her husband of 73 years, who had been by her side throughout her reign, died peacefully at
Windsor Castle aged 99 on Friday night (Australian time).
Flags at Buckingham Palace and government buildings across the United Kingdom were lowered to half-
mast, and within an hour of the announcement the public began to lay flowers outside Windsor Castle and
Buckingham Palace. However, mourners have been urged not to gather and leave tributes at royal
residences, and the public has been asked to stay away from funeral events because of the coronavirus
pandemic. An online book of condolence has been launched on the Royal Family’s official website for
people to leave messages of sympathy.
The prince died two months short of his 100th birthday. He had recently spent four weeks in hospital with
an infection where he was treated for a heart condition before being discharged and returned to Windsor
early in March. The Duke of Edinburgh had been by his wife’s side throughout her 69-year reign, the
longest in British history, and during that time earned a reputation for a tough, no-nonsense attitude, and a
propensity for occasional gaffes. A Greek prince, Philip married Elizabeth in 1947, and together they had
four children, eight grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. He played a key role helping the
monarchy adapt to a changing world in the post-World War II period, and behind the walls of Buckingham
Palace was the one key figure the Queen could trust and turn to, knowing he could tell her exactly what he
The death of the Duke comes in the midst of the worst public health crisis for generations as Britain and
countries around the globe reel from the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Philip will not
have a state funeral nor lie in state for the public to pay their respects ahead of the funeral, the College of
Arms said, with arrangements revised to meet coronavirus restrictions.