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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.
Question 1. A. included B. wanted C. decided D. noticed
Question 2. A. allow B. tomorrow C. slowly D. below
Mark A,B,C or D to indicate the word whose main stress differs from the rest.
Question 3. A. struggle B. survive C. enlarge D. occur
Question 4. A. reliable B. conventional C. preservative D. intellectual
Identify the underlined word or phrase that must be changed in order for the sentence to be corrected
Question 5: These exercises look easy, but they are very relatively difficult for us.
A. These exercises B. easy C. relatively D. for
Question 6: As the old one, this new copier can perform its functions in half the time
A. As B. can perform C. its functions D. in half the time
Question 7: The assumption that smoking has bad effectson our health have been proved.
A. that B. effects C. on D. have been proved
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following questions
Question 8: Kay: “I wouldn’t do that if I were you.”
A. Wouldn’t you? Why? B. Would you, really?
C. I’d rather you didn’t. D. It’s out of the question.
Question 9: Lucy: “You look really nice in that red sweater!”
A. Don’t mention it. B. How dare you? C. I’m afraid so. D. Thank you.
Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) SIMILAR in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.
Question 10: I hope to have the privilege of working with them again.
A. honor B. advantage C. favor D. right
Question 11: Everything was in a thorough mess.
A. utter B. full C. complete D. appalling
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word or phrase that is OPPOSITE meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions.
Question 12: His extravagant ideas were never brought to fruition.
A. impressive B. exaggerated C. unacceptable D. practical
Question 13: This shouldn’t be too taxing for you.
A. comfortable B. demanding C. easy D. relaxing
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct answer in each of the following questions.
Question 14: Deborah is going to take extra lessons to______ what she missed when she was away.
A. catch up on B. put up with C. cut down on D. take up with
Question 15: I am sorry I have no time at present to_______ detail of our plan.
A. bring in B. come in C. take into D. go into
Question 16: In spite of her abilities, Laura has been _____ overlooked for promotion.
A. repetitive B. repeatedly C. repetition D. repeat
Question 17: The criminal knows the________ of successful robberies.
A. trash and treasure B. part and parcel C. ins and outs D. close all
Question 18: Don’t________ the kettle; it’s still hot.
A. touch B. feel C. look D. taste
Question 19: Policemen are sometimes on________ at night.
A. force B. alert C. cover D. patrol
Question 20: George won five medals at the competition. His parents ________ very proud of him.
A. can’t be B. can’t have C. must have been D. could have been
Question 21: We bought some________.
A. German lovely old glasses C. German old lovely glasses
B. lovely old German glasses D. old lovely German glasses
Question 22: This is the third time James________ the volunteer program to the village.
A. joins B. joined C. has joined D. has been joining
Question 23: The higher the content of carbon dioxide in the air is, _________.
A. the more heat it retains B. the heat it retains more
C. it retains the more heat D. more heat it retains
Question 24: The pool should not be made so deep________ small children can be safe there.
A. so as to B. though C. if D. so that
Question 25: Standing on the tip of the cape, _________.
A. people have seen a lighthouse far away B. a lighthouse can see from the distance
C. we can see the lighthouse in the distance D. lies a lighthouse in the middle of the sea
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.
New surveys suggest that the technological tools we use to make our lives easier are killing our leisure time. We are working longer hours, taking fewer and shorter vacations (and when we do go away, we take our cell phones, PDAs, and laptops along). And, we are more stressed than ever as increased use of e-mail, voice mail, cell phones, and the Internet is destroying any idea of privacy and leisure.
Since the Industrial Revolution, people have assumed that new labor-saving devices would free them from the burdens of the workplace and give them more time to grow intellectually, creatively, and socially – exploring the arts, keeping up with current events, spending more time with friends and family, and even just ‘goofing off’.
But here we are at the start of the 21st century, enjoying one of the greatest technological boom times in human history, and nothing could be further from the truth. The very tools that were supposed to liberate us have bound us to our work and study in ways that were inconceivable just a few years ago. It would seem that technology almost never does what we expect.
In ‘the old days’, the lines between work and leisure time were markedly clearer. People left their offices at a predictable time, were often completely disconnected from and out of touch with their jobs as they traveled to and from work, and were off-duty once they were home. That is no longer true. In today’s highly competitive job market, employers demand increased productivity, expecting workers to put in longer hours and to keep in touch almost constantly via fax, cell phones, e-mail, or other communications devices. As a result, employees feel the need to check in on what is going on at the office, even on days off. They feel pressured to work after hours just to catch up on everything they have to do. Workers work harder and longer, change their work tasks more frequently, and have more and more reasons to worry about job security.
Bosses, colleagues, family members, lovers, and friends expect instant responses to voice mail and e-mail messages. Even college students have become bound to their desks by an environment in which faculty, friends, and other members of the college community increasingly do their work online. Studies of time spent on instant messaging services would probably show staggering use.
This is not what technology was supposed to be doing for us. New technologies, from genetic research to the Internet, offer all sorts of benefits and opportunities. But, when new tools make life more difficult and stressful rather than easier and more meaningful – and we are, as a society, barely conscious of it – then something has gone seriously awry, both with our expectations for technology and our understanding of how it should benefit us.
From “Summit 1” by Joan Saslow & Allen Ascher
Question 26: According to the first three paragraphs, technological tools that were designed to make our lives easier__________.
A. have brought us complete happiness B. have fully met our expectations
C. have not interfered with our privacy D. have turned out to do us more harm than good
Question 27: Which of the following is NOT true about technological tools, according to new surveys?
A. They make our life more stressful. B. They bring more leisure to our life.
C. They are used even during vacations. D. They are being increasingly used.
Question 28: The word “inconceivable” in the passage is closest in meaning to”_________”.
A. unforgettable B. unimaginable C. predictable D. foreseeable
Question 29: It can be inferred from the fourth paragraph that_________.
A. it is compulsory that employees go to the office, even on days off
B. employees have more freedom to decide what time they start and finish work
C. employers are more demanding and have efficient means to monitor employees
D. life is more relaxing with cell phones and other technological devices
Question 30: The word “They” in the fourth paragraph refers to________.
A. employers B. employees C. workers D. tasks
Question 31: This passage has probably been taken from_________.
A. a science review B. a political journal C. an advertisement D. a fashion magazine
Question 32: Which of the following could best serve as the title of the passage?
A. Expectations and Plain Reality B. Benefits of Technology
C. Research on the Roles of Computers D. Changes at the Workplace
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to choose the word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks.
In “Cerealizing America”, Scott Bruce and Bill Crawford remark that the cereal industry uses 816 million pounds of sugar per year. Americans buy 2.7 billion packages of breakfast cereal each year. If (33)_________ end to end, the empty cereal boxes from one year’s consumption would stretch to the moon and back. One point three (1.3) million advertisements for cereal are broadcast on American television every year at a(n) (34)_________ of $762 million for airtime. Only automobile manufacturers spend more money on television advertising than the makers of breakfast cereal.
(35)_________ of the boxed cereals found in supermarkets contain large amounts of sugar and some contain more than 50% sugar. Cereal manufacturers are very clever in their marketing, making many cereals appear much healthier than they really are by “fortifying” them with vitamins and minerals. Oh, lovely - you now have vitamin-fortified sugar!
Before you eat any cereal, read the ingredient list and see how (36)_________ sugar appears on the ingredient list. Then check the “Nutrition facts” panel. There are actually only a small handful of national commercially-branded cereals that are made (37)_________ whole grains and are sugar-free.
From “Foods That Burn Fat, Foods That Turn to Fat” by Tom Ventulo
Question 33: A. to lay B. laying C. lay D. laid
Question 34: A. charge B. average C. cost D. expense
Question 35: A. Most B. Mostly C. Almost D. Furthermost
Question 36: A. tall B. large C. high D. many
Question 37: A. by B. from C. at D. in