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    General Guidelines

    The English Test will test your ability in understanding English structures and reading texts. lt employs amultiple choice format, and it takes 90 mlnutes to do the test.

    The test comprises two following parts:

    1. Part 1: 40 numbers of Structure and Wrltten Expression2. Part2:60 numbers of Vocabulary and Reading Comprehenslon

    You may choose to begin work on ANY part.

    For each number, you may only choose ONE answer. Giving more than one answer will not give you anypoint for that number.

    For each number, you will see four possible answers, marked (A), (B), (C) and (D). Choose ggoption, andthen on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letterof the answer you have chosen. Fill in the space so that the letter inside the circle cannot be seen.

    @@o@The questions are given in a variety of difficulty levels. You should try to answer all of them, as there is NO

    . PENALTYfoT incorrect answers.

    Directions for each part of the test will be given at the beginning of each part.

    lf you find an enor in any printed item of the test, just guess the answer as best as you can and continue.


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    This section is designed to measure your abilig to recognize language that is appropriate for standardwritten English. There are two types of questions in this sectlon, with special directions for each type.

    Directions: Questions 1-15 are incomplete sentences. Beneath each sentence you will see four words orphrases, marked.(A), (B), (C), and (D). Choose the one word or phrase that best completes the sentence.Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the spac that corresponds to theletter of the answer you have chosen. Fill in the space so that the letter inside the oval cannot be seen.

    Example / SampleAnswer@@o@.,,...arc found in virtually every country in the world.

    (A) Swamps and marshes which(B) When swamps and marshes(C) Swamps and mareheE(D) Now that swamps and marshes

    The sentence should read, "Swamps and marshes are found in virtually every country in the world."Therefore, you should choose answer (C).

    Example ll SampleAnswer@@@ oMilk is pasteurized by heating it for thirty minutesat about 63'Centigrade, rapidly cooling it, and then.. . ... it at a temperature below 1 0o Centigrade.

    (A) to store(B) store(C) be stored(D) storing

    The sentence should read, "Milk is pasteurized by heating it for thifi minutes at about 63o Centigrade,rapidly cooling it, and then storlng it at a temperature below 10" Centigrade.'Therefore, you shouldchoose answer (D).

    Now begin work on the questions.

  • 6.1. Italy was the first country _ in workplacesin 2004(A) to impose a non-smoking rule(B) when a non-smoking rulewas imposed(C) by imposing a non-smoking rule(D) who imposed a non-smoking ruleScientists unremitting stress wouldcause damage to the body's immune system.(A) that long have suspected(B) have long suspected that(C) that have suspected long(D) have suspected long thatTaxpayers should fulfi ll their Ex obligation withinthe prescribed time;

    _ they will be liable to

    heavyfines(A) whenwer(B) othenrrise(C) nonetheless(D) likewiseThe company's financial records will be auditedby a foreign company_since the 1980s.(A) its operation in Jakarta(B) operated in Jakarta(C) to operate in Jakarta(D) operating in JakartaWhen monarch butterflies

    _ to the south,

    they remain on course byfollowing the magneticfield that leads to their destination.(A) migrating(B) migrate(C) on migration(D) to migrate

    The method _was raised in early childhood

    can leave a mark, if not a scar, on the person'spersonality later in life.(A) bywhich a person(B) of howa person(C) on whata person(D) in which a personThe Borobudur Temple, which

    _ and

    neglected fora thousand years, was rediscoveredin 1814 by Thomas S Raffles, who was theLieutenant-Governor of Java from 1811 to 1816.(A) left(B) was left(Q had been left(D) may have been leftFamous for their exotic beauty and greatcommercial value,


    for export aroundthe world.(A) cultivating orchids in tropicalcountries(B) the cultivation of orchids is good business(C) orchids are best cultivated in tropical

    countries(D) tropical countries are best for cultivating


    Compact fluorescent lamps not only use up to70% less electricity than incandescent lamps,

    but also long-lastingand last for a long timebut also last longerand has a longer life time




  • 13.10. According to a recent study, _

    frompollinations by adult butterflies and moths.(A) it is for the benefit of some flowering plants(B) some flowering plants greatly benefit(C) forsomeflowering plantsthebenefit(D) it is of benefit to some flowering plantsThe Nonregian coast, known for its rugged, highcliffs and deep tiords, offers _that it attractsthousands of tourists each year.(A) very impressive panorama(B) the most impressive panorama(C) such an impressive panorama(D) its most impressive panorama

    12. Some species of lizards change theirdietseasonalchanges in the availability of food.(A) in s$le with(B) in addition to(C) in line with(D) instead of

    The mineralcontent in human bones decreaseswith age,

    _fragile and easS,to break.(A) it makes them(B) and are made(C) making them(D) as they are madeThe opossum is able to confuse its predatorsand escape from death by_to be dead.(A) to pretend(B) it pretends(C) the pretence of(D) pretendingln arrhythmia,

    _of the heartbeat, the heartis not able to pump enough blood to the body,which may cause damage to the brain, heart andother organs.(A) is a problem with the rhythm(B) the rhythm is a problem(Q it is a problematic rhythm(D) a problem with the rhythm



  • Difections: ln questions 16-40 each sentence has four underlined words or phrases. The four underlinedparF of the sentence are marked (A), (B), (C), and (D). ldentify the g underlined word or phrase that mustbe changed in order for the sentence to be grammatically correct. Then, on your answer sheet, find thenumber of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen.

    Example ISampleAnswer@o@@

    Meadowlarks are a*lut the same size thf,n robins.

    but they have heavier bodies, shorter tails, and. Tlonoer bills.

    -TThe sentence should read. 'Meadowlarks are about the same size as robins, but they have heavierbodies, shorter trails, and longer bills." Therefore, you should choose answer (B).

    Example llSampleAnswer@@o@

    The sentence should read, "When overallexports exceed imports, a country is said to have a tradesurplus." Therefore, you should choose answer (C).

    Now begin work on the questions.

    16. The wors! example of water pollution in China, caused by decades of toxic contamination, is Tai Lake,AB

    When overallexports exceed imoorts, a country said.F ---

    to have a trade sumlus.-r-

    "tS is the source of fresh water for 30 milligns people.

    17. The wild buffalo in the mountains of Canada ls much bigger and more aggresslve tgn the conmonAsian buffalo.

    18. Although the medjgine benefit of garlic is still debaBble. people fiIflf believe that garlic can helplo,tler blood oressure


    19. Colorful @!$ and vegetables coqtain antioxidants which can decrease !g[g[ inflammation in he arteries.A B -- --D-

    20. According to the questionnaires, only a miloritv of students are stating that statistics jg more difficult' T -t"'- -than economv.


  • 21. The heart is divided into four chambers, each of which performs their own function in the cycle ofr- T' rpumoino blood.


    22. Whenever service charges are alreadv included in the restaurant bill, customers do not need leavino-i-



    Ta tio for the waiter.T

    23. The magazineg for entertainment, 1elax, and information can be traced back to Australia in the early-ABCD

    years of the nineteenth century.

    24. !g Janu ary 2013, President Raul Castro ended a fivedecadesjonq policy on liErited international travelF .---------Tfor Cuban citizens


    25. Money laundering is the practice of %rup the source of illegally obteined money by inve8tino it inlegal businesses.

    26. Keepinq a part-time job on top of a full-time study is *!S*t an option Out U%DSily for manystudents as this helps them cover the rising cost of living.


    27. lnfused with symbolic S1g{[!can! in e!!+ag!g of the world, red roses are lhe symbolof love, whereas

    white roses mean puritv and innocence.D

    28. Aoroblemof findingasafemethod forthedisposalof nuclearwastehasbroughtthe developmentofA-----Tnuclear poweras *t!St6!!vesource of energy to a standstill.

    29. A heaw orangutan can easv climb and swinq in trees because of its strong arms and hands that-a--TT

    are adaoted to grasping branches.D

    30. Whetherthere is a causal link between ecqnomicwell-being and health is fully conflrmed by socialA


    31. Coral reefs can only grow qood and flourish in warm, shallow, and clear seawater without anv clay or-r----D-

    silt particles

    32. Even though nuclear power supolies only 5% of the world's energy from more than 400 nuclear plants,AB\many countries have stogred !t*$!Itlc! new nuclear reactors.


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    33. Ali,ke the three ot[er types of algae -

    red, blue, and black -

    the bluegreen algae !F photosynthesis,AB7but is classified under a different category


    Robotics i? a complex field which comlines electronics, computer science and mechanic