Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions
The energy _______ from the sun is renewable and environmentally-friendly.
We truly respected our father and always _______ by his rule.
The architects have made _______ use of glass and transparent plastic.
Tom denied _______ part in the fighting at school.
Your brother hardly talks to anyone, _______?
Pesticide residues in fruit and vegetable can be _______ to health.
You looked exhausted. I think you’ve _______ more than you can handle.
Only after she had finished the course did she realize she _____ a wrong choice.
It ______ Sue that you saw last night. She’s abroad with her family.
If Paul _______ a job now, he wouldn’t be so unhappy.
The wine had made him a little _______ and couldn’t control his movement.
You need to make ______ about what course to take at university.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the most suitable response to complete each of the following exchanges
- Mike: “Do you think there will be pilotless planes?” – Joe: “_____”
- Julie: “_______” - Ann: “Yeah, not bad, I suppose.”
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions
Choose the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s): The way the care-taker treated those little children was deplorable. She must be punished for what she did.
Choose the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s): My parent’ warnings didn’t deter me from choosing the job of my dreams.
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
Choose the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress: quality, solution, compliment, energy.
Choose the word that differs from the other three in the position of primary stress: angry, complete, polite, secure.
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
My first job was a sales assistant at a large department store. I wanted to work part-time, because I was still studying at university and I was only able to work a few nights a week.
I came across the advertisement in the local newspaper. I remember the interview as though it were yesterday. The (19) ________ manager sat behind a large desk. He asked me various questions which surprised me because all I wanted was to work in sales. An hours later, I was told that I had got the job and was given a contract to go over. I was to be trained for ten days before I took my post. Also, as a member of staff, I was (20) ______ to some benefits, including discounts.
When I eventually started, I was responsible (21) _______ the toy section. I really enjoyed it there and I loved demonstrating the different toys. I was surprised at how friendly my colleagues were, too. They made working there fun even when we had to deal with customers (22) ______ got on our nerves. (23) _______, working there was a great experience which I will never forget.
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
Choose the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation: visit, destroy believe, depend
Choose the word whose underlined part differs from the other three in pronunciation: flr, dr, ndle, brd.
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
Millions of people are using cellphones today. In many places, it is actually considered unusual not to use one. In many countries, cellphones are very popular with young people. They find that the phones are more than a means of communication - having a mobile phone shows that they are cool and connected.
The explosion in mobile phone use around the world has made some health professionals worried. Some doctors are concerned that in the future many people may suffer health problems from the use of mobile phones. In England, there has been a serious debate about this issue. Mobile phone companies are worried about the of such ideas. say that there is no proof that mobile phones are bad for your health.
On the other hand, medical studies have shown changes in the brain cells of some people who use mobile phones. Signs of change in the tissues of the brain and head can be detected with modern scanning equipment. In one case, a traveling salesman had to retire at young age because of serious memory loss. He couldn't remember even simple tasks. He would often forget the name of his own son. This man used to talk on his mobile phone for about six hours a day, every day of his working week, for a couple of years. His family doctor blamed his mobile phone use, but his employer's doctor didn't agree.
What is it that makes mobile phones harmful? The answer is radiation. High-tech machines can detect very small amounts of radiation from mobile phones. Mobile phone companies agree that there is some radiation, but they say the amount is too small to worry about.
As the discussion about their safety continues, it appears that it's best to use mobile phones less often. Use your regular phone if you want to talk for a long time. Use your mobile phone only when you really need it. Mobile phones can be very useful and convenient, especially in emergencies. In the future, mobile phones may have a warning label that says they are bad for your health. So for now, it's wise not to use your mobile phone too often.
The word “they” in paragraph 2 refers to _______.
The phrase “negative publicity” in paragraph 2 most likely means _______.
According to the passage, cellphones are very popular with young people because _______.
What could be the most suitable title for the passage?
The word “potentially” in paragraph 4 is closet in meaning to _______.