A. succeeded B. participated C.performed D. hosted
Question 32: The washing machine I have just bought is very simple to use.
A. interesting B. easy C. boring D. difficult
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to show the underlined part that needs
correction in each of the following questions.
Question 41: She is attending a three-dayconference on AIDS education, doesn’t she?
A B C D
Question 42: I think it’s importance for us tofind solutions toourproblem.
A B C D
Question 43: People considerit rude to point about anyone.
A B C D
Question 44: The boy which was given first prize in the contest was very happy.
A B C D
Question 45: Every studentinmy class are good at English.
A B C D
Read the following passage adapted from Oxford Advanced Learners’ Dictionary 2004, and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions from 1 to 5.
The most usual way to entertain friends at home is to invite them for a meal, either in the evening or at lunchtime on a Sunday. In smaller communities, for example a country village, people also invite each other for a drink before a meal, for morning coffee or afternoon tea.
meal, and coffee is usually served afterwards. Several friends are sometimes invited at once to make a small party. These parties are almost always informal. Formal occasions, when written invitations are sent out and people dress formally, rarely take place in people’s homes, although they did in the past.
Larger parties are arranged to celebrate a particular event. Children’s birthdays are often celebrated with a tea party for the child’s friends. The meal will often be followed by party games. Parties are held to celebrate a person’s coming of age (formerly at 21 but now at 18), a couple’s silver wedding anniversary (after 25 years of marriage), a couple’s engagement and New Year’s Eve. In the USA a person’s 40th birthday is often marked with a special celebration. A house- warming party is sometimes held to invite friends to one’s new home.
In summer, if the weather is fine, people may hold a barbecue in the garden. A much grander, more formal occasion is a garden party, held in the afternoon, when tea is served.
Question 1: When are written invitations sent out?
A. On a Sunday morning. B. On formal occasions.
C. On a Sunday evening. D. On informal occasions.
Question2: Nowadays, parties are held to celebrate a person’s coming of age when they are_.
A. 21 B. 18 C. 40 D. 25
Question 3: What is the purpose of a house-warming party?
A. To entertain the child’s friends.
B. To invite friends to one’s new home.
C. To mark a person’s 40thbirthday.
D. To celebrate a couple’s wedding anniversary.
Question 4: The word “grander“ in paragraph 4 mostly means .
Question 5: Which of the following is TRUE according to the passage?
A. People often sit and chat before a meal they are invited for. B. People don’t hold any parties to celebrate a particular event. C. People often hold garden parties on informal occasions.
D. People don’t invite each other for a drink before a meal in a country village.
Read the following passage adapted from Encyclopaedia Britannica, and mark the letter A, B, C,
or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word(s) for each of the blanks from 36 to 40.
The Red Cross is an international humanitarian agency with national affiliates in almost every country in the world. The Red Cross movement began with the founding of the International Committee for the Relief of (36)Wounded in 1863 (now the International Committee of the Red Cross); it was (37)to care for victims of battle (38)wartime, but later national Red Cross societies were created to aid in the prevention and relief of human suffering generally.
Its peacetime activities include first aid, accident prevention, water (39), training of nurses' aids, maintenance of maternal and child welfare centers and medical clinics, blood banks, and numerous (40)services. The Red Cross is the name used in countries under nominally Christian sponsorship; the Red Crescent (adopted on the insistence of the Ottoman Empire in 1906) is the name used in Muslim countries.
Question 36: A. an
Question 37: A. found
Question 38: A. to
Question 39: A. safer
Question 40: A. the other
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the sentence that is closest in
meaning to each of the following questions.
Question 48: I have never eaten this kind of fruit before.
A. This is the last time I have eaten this kind of fruit.
B. I last ate this kind of fruit a long time ago.
C. I have eaten this kind of fruit for a long time.
D. This is the first time I have eaten this kind of fruit.
Question 49: “If I were you, I would do morning exercise regularly,” said John.
A. John asked me to do morning exercise regularly.
B. John prevented me from doing morning exercise regularly.
C. John advised me to do morning exercise regularly.
D. John congratulated me on doing morning exercise regularly.
Question 50: People say that these villagers are hospitable.
A. These villagers are not hospitable as they say.
B. These villagers are said not to be hospitable.
C. It is said that these villagers are not hospitable.
D. It is said that these villagers are hospitable.
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Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main stress in each of the following questions.