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I.PHONOLOGY
Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounces differently from that of the other.
1. A. hatred
B. learned
C. stopped
D. sacred
2. A. leisure
B. occasion
C. pleasure
D. cosy
3. A. dealt
B. dreamt
C. heal
D. jealous
4. A. chronicle
B. chorus
C. orchard
D. orchid
5. A. scowl
B. frown
C. sprout
D. dough
Choose the word whose stress pattern is different from that of the others.
6. A. constituency
B. constitution
C. presentiment
D. subsidiary
7. A. trigonometry
B. explanatory
C. immediately
D. democracy
8. A. argumentative
B. psychological
C. contributory
D. hypersensitive
9. A. privatize
B. negligence
C. navigate
D. heuristics
10. A. rational
B. schematic
C. probation
D. magnetic
Your answers:
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Keys:
1.C
2.D
3.C
4.C
5.D
6.B
7.A
8.C
9.A
10.A
II. WORD CHOICE
1. There are five _________ mistakes in this picture. Can you find them and win a prize?
A. presumptuous
B. intensive
C. deliberate
D. instrumental
2. He looks very aggressive and threatening, and his soft, gentle voice is rather __________.
A. disembodied
B. disconcerting
C. dismissive
D. discordant
3. A common cause of __________ is the use of untreated water in preparation for food, which is quite
common in certain underdeveloped countries.
A. Displeasure
B. Malnutrition
C. Eupepsia
D. Dysentery
4. The forensic expert ___________ the evidence looking for particles of skin.
A. scanned
B. glimpsed
C. scrutinized
D. peered at
5. The renewed interest in the Elizabethan time is evident in the __________ of new Hollywood films
set during that period.
A. spate
B. hypocrisy
C. transience
D. demise
6. When facing problems, it is important to keep a sense of ___________.
A. proportion
B. introspection
C. relativity
D. comparison
7. Seeing her mother shot by a terrorist left an __________ impression on the young child’s mind.

haven’t made D. In addition to 4. has heard B. wouldn’t make B.B III. greatly B. Since 9. instant B. infinite 8. opposed 9. she’d be furious!” A. hindrance B. along with talented with D. A. With reference B. being suspected . Suppose she _________ that outrageous story circulating around the office.the invention of the steam engine. A. to be suspected . A. A.. I couldn’t get to sleep. negligence D.following questioning B.A 6. clashed B. largely C. Although D. hadn’t made 6. A. suspected . as equal as 8. Prior to D. _____________ the US superiority at that time. I’d rather you __________ a noise last night.A 7. It won’t ___________ matter if you arrive a few minutes late. grandly D. A. The man ___________ of carrying out the burglary was released __________ by police. ………………………. does C. had been running / collapsed D. Sheila couldn’t attend the meeting as the date ___________ with her holidays. would hear D. indefinite D. Business has been thriving in the past year. A.. ran / had been collapsing 3. considerably 10. packed D. Given C. has been running / collapses B.C 2. A. as equals D. as equally C.following questioned Your answers: . were running / collapsed C.following questioned C. honed their skills before following the same path onto television. together with talented with C.for nearly one hour and a half when she ……………………. as equal B. Akin C. didn’t make C. no less talented than B. If B.GRAMMAR STRUCTURE 1. They were given the freedom to take _____ necessary. may D. We all wished to be treated ___________. that action it has been considered C. having been suspected . struck C.A 10. Long __________ it continue to do so. it was probable that any threatened US response would have deterred the Soviet Union.B 8. A new generation of performers.A. whichever action they were adjudged B. could B. A. oversight C. whatever action they deemed D. A. had heard 5. Because of an unfortunate __________ your order was not dispatched by the date requested. most forms of transport were horsedrawn..D 4. A.A 9.. were heard C. The marathon runner ……………………. might 10.B 3.to the pavement. transgression Your answers: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Keys: 1.following questioning D. ____________ those who by now had become household name.. A. having been more talented than 7.C 5. whether action it has rated 2. indelible C.

D 6. PREPOSITION AND PHRASAL VERBS Complete each of the following sentences with ONE correct preposition. 6. with 8. 4. I’m afraid a penalty clause has been written _____________ your contract.B 9. their eyes are directed at the spots where the most intriguing climatic transformations (3)_____ about. 10. He’s a genius __________ a pencil and can capture a likeness in a few deft strokes. At present. The new wonder watch from Seiko is guaranteed ___________ any type of breakage including water damage and accident! 7.C 4. Queen Victoria reigned __________ Britain and Ireland for over sixty years. over 6. to 2. namely. Weather satellites (6) _____ with complicated instruments examine the surface and the bottom of the oceans and determine the exact height of water.1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Keys: 1. The government was finally brought __________ by minor scandal. Write your answer (A. The most efficient way of (5) _____ hold of the ever changing map of the swirling currents circulating their heat around the planet is from space. Their (2) _____ has been to be able to precisely (1) _____ the weather for the days to come. weather satellites also (8) _____ advance warnings against storms or typhoons which (9) _____ the coastal populations to (10) _____ themselves against these destructive forces of nature. meteorologists looked skywards to find hints in the clouds. READING Part 1: Read the following passage and decide which answer best fits each numbered gap. B. meteorologists have been trying to decipher the mystery of climate changes. My attention was drawn __________ the picture on the wall. Write your answers in the corresponding numbered boxes. C or D) in the space provided. . 8. 9. The impressive advantage offered by satellite scanning is that measurements can be (7) _____ even in the most inaccessible parts of the oceans and can provide daily pictures of the water surface together with the calculated wave height and wind speed. The villagers left their homes in the valley and moved to higher grounds as precaution ___________ flooding 3. against 7. Besides being a priceless device for predicting climatic conditions for tourists.C 8. farmers or aviators. 1. on 5.C 3.C 10. 5. In the past. down 10. Your answers: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Keys: 1. into V.C IV. Since the time of Nostradamus. 2. against 3. Dave takes _________ the Prime Minister really well. the (4) _____ depths of the oceans where swirls. whirlpools and waves generate the patterns for the future weather. As she didn’t have a lot of cash she bought the fridge _________ credit.A 7.C 2. into 9. off 4. Her father laid ___________ her when she came home two hours late from a party.D 5.

A. 5. taken D. entitle 10. B. sustain D. 2. enforce D. interrogate C. unravel 3. dissolve B. bring C. it was forecast that the venture would take until the beginning of the 21st century to be (2) ________. some parts of which may be diseased and (8) ________ to the uncontrollable transmission of the damaged code from parent to their children.D 4. cystic fibrosis or arthritis. terminated B. coming B.A Part 2: Read the following passage and decide which answer best fits each numbered gap. involved D. A. done 8. 4. objectivity B. proceed B. A. eradicated D. A. respond D. associated B.D B. denote 9. 1. supplement C. Whereas work at the completion of the human genome may last for a few years more. enable C.D 9. What we know by now is that the hereditary code is assembled in DNA. subject 2. forecast C. perceive B. insulating D. it is clear that the task can be finished much earlier. but very considerable (7) __________ has already been made. protect Your answers: 1 2 6 7 Keys: 1. C or D) in the space provided. getting 6.C 6. unravel A.D 2. contained C. exterminated A. A. Write your answer (A. that hundreds of maladies that humanity is plagued with an present might eventually cause to exist in the not too (10) _______ future. entail B. averting A. issue D. turn B.C 5. hear C. accomplished B. equipped 7. derived A. 6. Originally. At present. objective D. perceive .1. emerge C. A. ultimate D. indefinite B. making D. come 4. explore D. A.A 7. finding C. utmost 5. subjection C. formed B. dismantled D. A. get D. 3. Hundreds of scholars have gone to extremes to help (3) _______ the mystery of the human genetic structure with an ardent hope for (4) _______ mankind from disorders such as cancer. The hopes are.A 8. ward C. terminal C. voice D. notions like gene therapy or genetic engineering don’t sound much surprise any longer. The progress in this incredible undertaking is conditioned by an accurate interpretation of the information (5) _______ in the chromosomes forming the trillions of the cells in the human body. liberating B. fulfilled C. discharged C. donated D. interfered C. preserve 3 8 4 9 5 10 3. then. sound B. delivered B.A 10. A. Locating and characterizing every single gene may (6) _______ an implausible assignment. A. It only requires the completion of the reconstruction of the human genetic map for a whole host hereditary diseases to be (1) _______. A. surviving C. Their potential application has already been (9) ______ in the effective struggle against many viruses or in the genetic treatment of blood disorders. disrupted A.

B 6. now deeply buried in sediment.C 2. imminent Your answers: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Keys: 1. evocative D. it can disturb the environment of the entire Earth and cause an ecological catastrophe. excavating a crater about twice as large as the lunar crater Tycho. For tens of millions of years. plunging Earth into a period of cold and darkness that lasted at least several months. A. headship 8. Twice in the twentieth century. Such a quantity of material would have blocked the sunlight completely from reaching the surface. suddenly. but none is so dramatic as the Cretaceous event. distant D. inquired C.A 3. headway D. large meteorite objects are known to have collided with Earth. But even without such specific documentation. C or D) in the space provided. If an impact is large enough. conducive 9.A 10. it is clear that impacts of this size do occur and that their results can be catastrophic. accounted D. B. The explosion lifted about 100 trillion tons of dust into the atmosphere. Such impacts continue to pose a natural hazard to life on Earth. when as many as half the species on the planet became extinct. Several other mass extinctions in the geological record have been tentatively identified with large impacts. including the death of the dinosaurs. headline B. was originally about 200 kilometers in diameter. heading C. starting widespread fires that must have consumed most terrestrial forest sand grassland. The body that impacted Earth at the end of the Cretaceous period was a meteorite with a mass of more than a trillion tons and a diameter of at least 10 kilometers. The best-documented such impact took place 65 million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous period of geological history. may create opportunities for another . Scientists first identified this impact in 1980 from the worldwide layer of sediment deposited from the dust cloud that enveloped the planet after the impact. this component of meteorites is easily identified. This sediment layer is enriched in the rare metal iridium and other elements that are relatively abundant in a meteorite but very rare in the crust of Earth. Presumably.D 9. as can be determined by measuring the thickness of the sediment layer formed when this dust settled to the surface. conceivable C. By 1990 geologists had located the impact site itself in the Yucatán region of Mexico.A 5. far-away B.C 8. A. those environmental disasters could have been responsible for the mass extinction. This impact released an enormous amount of energy. the Cretaceous mass extinction has always intrigued paleontologists because it marks the end of the age of the dinosaurs. amiable B. however. This break in Earth’s history is marked by a mass extinction. What is a catastrophe for one group of living things. particularly in the field of biological evolution. Then. A. Write your answer (A. examined B. Even diluted by the terrestrial material excavated from the crater. The crater. Meteorite Impact and Dinosaur Extinction There is increasing evidence that the impacts of meteorites have had important effects on Earth. While there are a dozen or more mass extinctions in the geological record.C Part 3:Read the following passage and choose the best answer to each of the questions. outlying C. corroborated 10. they disappeared. A.7. those great creatures had flourished. The explosion is also calculated to have produced vast quantities of nitric acid and melted rock that sprayed out overmuch of Earth.D 4.A 7.

4. Impacts by meteorites represent one mechanism that could cause global catastrophes and seriously influence the evolution of life all over the planet. careful study shows that this risk is quite small. In 1991 the United States Congress asked NASA to investigate the hazard posed today by large impacts on Earth. Yet an equally important criterion is the ability of a species to survive random global ecological catastrophes due to impacts. Following each mass extinction. To support the claim that the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous is the best-documented of the dozen or so mass extinctions in the geological record B. how did scientists determine that a large meteorite had impacted Earth? A. assume D. claim B. A large amount of dust blocked sunlight from Earth. extending C. the majority of all extinctions of species may be due to such impacts. The standard criterion for the survival of a species is its success in competing with other species and adapting to slowly changing environments. It was a well-known fact that the impact had occurred in the Yucatán region. D. present 2. The location of the impact site in Mexico was kept secret by geologists from 1980 to 1990. According to paragraph 3. Which of the following can be inferred from paragraph 3 about the location of the meteorite impact in Mexico? A. To explain why as many as half of the species on Earth at the time are believed to have become extinct at the end of the Cretaceous C. C. subject to random violent events that were unsuspected a few decades ago. Earth became cold and dark for several months. The word “excavating” in the passage is closest in meaning to A. B. The Yucatán region was chosen by geologists as the most probable impact site because of its climate. model C. C. They found a unique layer of sediment worldwide. According to some estimates. D. They discovered a large crater in the Yucatán region of Mexico. They located a meteorite with a mass of over a trillion tons. In paragraph 2. According to paragraph 4. They were alerted by archaeologists who had been excavating in the Yucatán region. destroying D. B. there is a sudden evolutionary burst as new species develop to fill the ecological niches opened by the event. . why does the author include the information that dinosaurs had flourished for tens of millions of years and then suddenly disappeared? A. To provide evidence that an impact can be large enough to disturb the environment of the entire planet and cause an ecological disaster 3. The group conducting the study concluded from a detailed analysis that impacts from meteorites can indeed be hazardous. all of the following statements are true of the impact at the end of the Cretaceous period EXCEPT: A. Geologists knew that there had been an impact before they knew where it had occurred. The word “pose” in the passage is closest in meaning to A. Although there is always some risk that a large impact could occur. covering up 6. Earth is a target in a cosmic shooting gallery. To explain why paleontologists have always been intrigued by the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous D. B. 5. Such a perspective fundamentally changes our view of biological evolution.group. digging out B. 1.

however. Large quantities of nitric acid were produced. Paleontologists B. The phrase “tentatively identified” in the passage is closest in meaning to A. 7. nobody can predict when or where they will happen. D. A. Since most violent events on Earth occur randomly.D 2. In the last few decades.D 10.C. occasionally identified D. Geologists C. subject to random violent events that were unsuspected a few decades ago. Paragraph 6 supports which of the following statements about the factors that are essential for the survival of a species? A. B. Earth became the target of random violent events originating in outer space.D Part 4: Read the following passage and choose the correct answers to the questions that follow.B 8. According to the passage. The problem. The most important factor for the survival of a species is its ability to compete and adapt to gradual changes in its environment. Until recently. New elements were formed in Earth’s crust. identified after careful study B. D. B. nobody realized that Earth is exposed to unpredictable violent impacts from space. The government was considering burying the dangerous wastes in deep underground chambers in remote desert areas. the risk of a random violent impact from space has increased. the ability to survive such impacts is the most important factor for the survival of a species. NASA Your answers: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Keys: 1. who conducted investigations about the current dangers posed by large meteorite impacts on Earth? A. The factors that are most important for the survival of a species vary significantly from one species to another.B 9. easily identified 8. 10. identified without certainty C. was that nuclear waste remains highly radioactive for thousands of years. Which of the sentences below best expresses the essential information in the following sentence? "Earth is a target in a cosmic shooting gallery. 9.C 7. C. Since most extinctions of species are due to major meteorite impacts. A few decades ago. C.B 5. The United States Congress D. COMMUNICATING WITH THE FUTURE In the 1980s the United States Department of Energy was looking for suitable sites to bury radioactive waste material generated by its nuclear energy programs.A 6.C 3. The ability of a species to compete and adapt to a gradually changing environment is not the only ability that is essential for survival." Incorrect choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information. D. The commission entrusted with tackling the problem of waste disposal was aware that the dangers posed by radioactive .C 4.

Sebeok suggested the only possible solution was the formation of a committee of guardians of knowledge. Those outside the priesthood would be kept away by a combination of rituals and legends designed to warn off intruders. Given this restriction. This is the problem of social exclusiveness brought about through possession of vital knowledge. The problem then becomes how to inform our descendants that they must avoid areas of potential radioactive seepage given that they may not understand any currently existing language and may have no historical or cultural memory. We cannot be sure that society won’t have slipped backward into an age of barbarism due to any of several catastrophic events. Sebeok’s group proposed a “relay system” in which information is passed on over relatively short periods of time. Only the initiated atomic priesthood of experts would have the scientific knowledge to fully understand the danger. The task force under the linguist Thomas Sebeok finally agreed that no foolproof way would be found to send a message across so many generations and have it survive physically and be decipherable by a people with few cultural similarities to us. Its task would be to dedicate itself to maintaining and passing the knowledge of the whereabouts and dangers of the nuclear waste deposits. electricity supplies might not be available in 300 generations. So. The establishment of such an association of insiders holding powerful knowledge not available except in mythic form to nonmembers would be a dangerous precedent for future social developments. In the event of global catastrophe. Critics point out that the atomic priesthood could use its secret knowledge to control those who are scientifically ignorant. fissures . In this way information could be relayed into the future and avoid the possibility of physical degradation. But the belief in constant technological advancement is based on our perceptions of advances made throughout history and prehistory. Furthermore. however. just three generations ahead. human society in the distant future may be well aware of the hazards of radiation.emissions must be communicated to our descendants of at least 10.000 years hence. 1. any message indicated to future reception and decipherment must be as universally understandable as possible. Besides. This so-called atomic priesthood would be entrusted with keeping knowledge of this tradition alive through millennia and developing the tradition into a kind of mythical taboo forbidding people to tamper in a way with the nuclear waste sites. whether the result of nature such as the onset of a new ice age or perhaps mankind’s failure to solve the scourges of war and pollution. cavities D. nor that it could survive with its original meaning intact. Even computers that might carry the message cannot be expected to endure long enough. So the task became one of finding a way to tell future societies about the risk posed by these deadly deposits. It was soon realized by the specialists assigned the task of devising the communication system that material in which the message was written might not physically endure the great lengths of time demanded. This proposal has been criticized because of the possibility of a break in continuity of the original message. A. To counterbalance this possibility. partitions B. Technological advances may one day provide the solutions to this dilemma. The second law of thermodynamics shows that all material disintegrates over time. there is no guarantee that any warning or sanction passed on for millennia would be obeyed. A second defect is more difficult to dismiss. it is quite possible that humans of the distant future will be on the far side of a broken link of communication and technological understanding. The message then to be renewed and redesigned if necessary for the following three generations and so on over the required time span. Of course. The word "chambers" in the passage is closest in meaning to ________ . openings C. Other media storage methods were considered and rejected for similar reasons.

According to the author. knowledge B.the possible misuse of exclusive knowledge C. to demonstrate the reason nuclear hazards must be communicated 4. A. afflictions C. guardians 7.2. committee C. A. the second defect of the atomic priesthood proposal is that it could lead to _________ . to warn about the possible natural catastrophe B. Because they would develop mythical taboos surrounding their traditions 8. pressures B. How to notify future generations of the risks of nuclear contamination D. How to form a committee that could adequately express various nuclear risks C. to highlight humankind's inability to resolve problems D. the author mentions the second law of thermodynamics __________ . A. In paragraph 2. the nonmembers turning knowledge into dangerous mythical forms B. To compensate for the fact that meaning will not stable over long periods of time 9. solution D. annoyances 5. To support the belief that breaks in communication are inevitable over time C. to support the view that nuclear waste will disperse with time B. to give the basic scientific reason behind the breakdown of material objects D. B. 3. to show that knowledge can be sustained over millennia C. How to reduce the radioactive life of nuclear waste materials B. to question the value of advances C. the author explains the possible circumstances of future societies________ . why did the task force under Sebeok propose a relay system for passing on information? A. A. In paragraph 4. why is the proposed committee of guardians referred to as the "atomic priesthood"? A. the establishment of a scientifically ignorant society D. How to choose burial sites so as to minimize dangers to people. Because they would use rituals and legends to maintain their exclusiveness C. To show that Sebeok 's ideas created more problems than they solved B. The word "Its" in the passage refers to _________ . In paragraph 5. A. According to paragraph 7. The word "scourges" in the passage is closest in meaning to ________ . Because they would be an exclusive religious order D. worries D. What problem faced the commission assigned to deal with the burial of nuclear waste? A. the priesthood's criticism of points concerning vital knowledge . Because they would be an exclusive group with knowledge about nuclear waste sites. To contrast Sebeok's ideas with those proposed by his main critics D. to contrast the potential life span of knowledge with that of material objects 6.

Worse.befriended 10. All of the following are mentioned in the passage as difficulties in devising a communication system with the future EXCEPT __________.D B. anti-personnel 4.C 3.( BEFRIEND) 11. while white phosphorous grenades can be used to create smoke or as an_________________ weapon.A 8. disillusion 2. the inability of materials to endure over time D. There is no significant ______________ between modern and primitive societies. Supply the correct forms of the words in the parentheses 1.C 2. substandard 5. varnish. 4. A. (MAINTAIN) 8.B 5. it is making unforced errors which make it look ___________________ and incompetent. People must know that they all can have a say in the preservation and _________________ of this way of life. the exclusiveness of priestho Your answers: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Keys: 1. Catrin was an undergraduate student studying___________________ and criminal justice as part of a broader social sciences degree. If the participation mode is adopted.preservatives 8. much of the housing is ________________ and the quality of the water is poor. ( PERSON) 5. (AMATEUR) 3.D 4. He was supposed to be the __________________ of a trust fund left by his mother when she died in 1983. (PRESERVE) 9. (STANDARD) 6.10.B 10. By that time. the loss of knowledge about today's civilization C.(BENEFIT) 10.(CRIMINAL) Your answers: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Keys: 1.beneficiary 9. the farmers will be kept away from the disappointment or_______________________.B 7. WRITTEN TEST I. amateurish 3. She ______________________ him and offered support after reading about the 1995 case in the news. wood ______________ or other chemicals. In the country's capital city. ( ILLUSION) 2. maintenance 7.C 6. Santo Domingo. discontinuity 6.( CONTINUE) 7. WORD FORM 1. The scheme can only accept household paint and not car paint. the failure to maintain communication link B.criminology .D 9. Smoke and CS grenades can be used to flush out men in cellars and sewers.

Minerals and metals are moved from the body into hair in concentration approximately ten (3)___________higher than in blood or urine. FAR) _____________ perceived in the participation of Indian construction workers in the building of railway throughout Africa. NATION) ________________. cadmium and mercury – blood. The Congress Party and ultimately independence. (14. different techniques of . The knowledge of the saleability of labour internationally anticipated the falling of border through (17. but (2. As Ian Kerr suggests in Building the Railway of Raj.CONTRACT)________________ employment-of the labour market. FOUND) _________________for unions. As Barrack Obama arrives at the old Nairobi train station in the post aspect of (18. Read the passages below and think of ONE word which best fits each space. They are trapped and stored there. the knowledge of the saleability of that labour. urine and tissue samples do not display cumulative levels. he write upon a railway line that had taken ‘ the lives of several hundred (9. When it comes to determining your total health condition. To get a hair sample is as (4)_____________as pie.nationhood 2. hair dyes and permanent waving can deceive the analyzing devices into false readings. Your answers: 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Keys 1. There are numerous obstacles that doctors have to take into consideration before forming the final evaluation. capitalism 3.globalization 7. CONTERNINOUS) conterminously as a mobiliser of (12. NATIONAL INDIA THROUGH THE RAILWAY Not only can the railway be seen as a (0. physicians need various data on (1)_______your body has enough. and an interconnectivity within the constructing of railways and furthermore. how that ‘ colonial history’ relied upon the introduction of the railway. the building of the railway in India introduced the framework of (13. contractual 4. colonialism 8.2. INFER) ______________________ an interconnectivity within the Empire. And when it comes to establishing your mineral status – especially levels of potentially poisonous heavy metals (2)__________as lead. IMPORT) ___________________ Indian workers’ for the ‘ line track that helped usher in Keya’s colonial history’ (10. A close analysis of hair is assumed to reveal the recent and long-term accumulations of harmful substance. inferring 10. There is an example at the beginning (0). further 6. MOBILE) mobiliser of ( 11. too much or too little of. Some shampoos can leave zinc or selenium residues on the hair making the job more difficult for the analyses. CAPITAL) ___________________. lays the (15. ARGUE) ______________.foundations II.and. Use the word given in capitals at the end of some of the lines to form a word that fits in the space in the same line. COLONY) _____________________. (6)___________addition. First of all. GLOBAL) _____________ before their construction. doctors may check your hair condition to make a diagnosis. Independence and the conceiving of the nation internationally can be (16. Instead. arguably 5. Hair specimens are later sent to laboratories (5)____________analyses. OPEN CLOZE 1. imported 9. Just snip a spoonful or so close to the head near the base of the neck.

with a packed schedule of events designed to bring books to life. and especially children. Underline the errors in the passage. Certain minerals showing high level of accumulation in the hair can actually be deficient in the body. Therefore. Your answers: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Keys: 1. for the first time. because 7. well 8. The first set of Quick Reads will be published on World Book Day. easy 5 for 6. so 5. analysis can be deceptive. (9) ______________ selection of short. On (8)_____________of that. Schools and libraries are getting involved. have/include 9. As (7)_____________ as hoping to encourage children to catch the reading bug. (2)_____________ will be writers popping (3)______________ schools to read from their books and answer questions. a 10. fast-paced stories by well-known authors. WBD has joined forces with National Book Tokens to offer schoolchildren a free £1 book token. WORLD BOOK DAY This year's World Book Day (WBD). World Book Day will also (8) ______________ an adult focus. This is why doctors can come (7)____________with varying results while analyzing the same hair sample. There 3. nothing 2. such 3. with the launch of Quick Reads. and story-telling events. One example is done for you. Read the passages below and think of ONE word which best fits each space. to discover the joy of reading. times 4. Children will also be able to take part in readings (4)_______________ that they really have a chance to engage with the books. with 10. supply the lines in which the errors are and correct them. place 2. hair analysis can only be performed by doctors (9)____________thorough experience. hopes to encourage everyone. So. WBD also hopes to get reluctant adults hooked on books.ERROR CORRECTION There are 10 errors in the following passage. As a further incentive to pick up a book. The token can be put (5)_____________ the cost of any book or audio book of their choice. with III. In 7. Australian Aborigines Demand Return of Remains Line Like a former British colony. Your answers: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Keys: 1.analysis are used in different laboratories. or used to buy one of the six WBD £1 books. what 2. There are numerous possibilities that hair analysis creates but its effectiveness still needs to be proven. top 9. up 8. (10)_____________ a further collection of books being released later in the summer. So far doctors who claim to be able to determine your nutritional profile from the hair test do (10)______________but pull wool over your eyes. Australia has close cultural and historical links 0 Correction As . which is taking (1)________on March 2. These books have been specially chosen (6)______________ of their appeal to different age groups. towards 6. into 4.

This is about beliefs. relics and artefacts from Australia to museums and collections in the UK. Stevie McCoy. and a traditional Aboriginal belief is that our ancestors can only find peace if their remains are burying in the homeland. the Aborigines.ieltsexam. relics and artefacts from Australia to museums and collections in the UK. due to the British and Irish settlers who arrived in droves in the 19th and 20th centuries. These were sent home.htm Your answers: 1 6 2 7 3 8 4 9 5 10 Australian Aborigines Demand Return of Remains Line Like a former British colony. said: "The bones do not belong abroad. Now the Australian Prime Minister is supporting Aboriginal calls for the objects and remains to be returned to its original home. They belong here. Stevie McCoy. say protesters. with little or no regard for the feelings or rights of the people to whom the objects originally belonged. Now leaders of the indigenous people of Australia. there was a mania for collecting all kinds of objects from other countries. are demanding that any Aboriginal remains in the UK are returned to Australia.objects which.with the United Kingdom. with little or no regard for the feelings or rights of the people from whom the objects originally belonged. One aspect of this contact is the role of Britain. are demanding that any Aboriginal remains in the UK are returned to Australia. and a traditional Correction As . and British archaeologists and collectors. This is about beliefs. where they were kept in museums such as the British Museum and the Natural History Museum.objects which. A spokesman for the Aboriginal Council of New South Wales. say protesters. One aspect of this contact is the role of Britain. the Aborigines. due to the British and Irish settlers who arrived in droves in the 19th and 20th century. Museums in the UK have a huge number of such objects . in taking Aboriginal bones. said: "The bones do not belong abroad. Now the Australian Prime Minister is supporting Aboriginal calls for the objects and remains to be returned to their original home. In 19th century Britain. A spokesman for the Aboriginal Council of New South Wales. there was a mania for collection all kinds of objects from another countries. and Britain archaeologists and collectors. Museums in the UK have the huge number of such objects ." Adapted from: http://www. Australia has close cultural and historical links 0 with the United Kingdom. which they were kept in museums such as the British Museum and the Natural History Museum. In 19th century Britain. in taking Aboriginal bones. were basically stolen during Britain's long colonial history. were basical stolen during Britain's long colonial history. Now leaders of the indigenous people of Australia. They belong here.net/docs/reading/IELTS_Reading_Academic_28. These were sent home.

Line 8: collection-> collecting 4.  I couldn’t ……………………………………………………………………………………… 7. It came into my mind that you might be hungry after your long journey. Along…………………………………………………………………………………………….net/docs/reading/IELTS_Reading_Academic_28. SENTENCE TRANSFORMTION: Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence. Keys: . Do not change the word given. Thank God.Line 13: from whom-> to whom 9.  It occurred …………………………………………………………………………………… 8." Adapted from: http://www. The view from the hotel is absolutely breathtaking.Line 4: Britian->British 3. 6. 9.Line 19: bury-> buried IV. 10. using the word given.Line 12: basical->basically 8. She was a little upset about the abrupt change in our plan. The mob went away when the police came along.Line 9: another->other 5.Line 15:its origional -> their origional 10.Line 11:the huge-a huge 7.htm Keys: 1. you are home alive and kicking.Line 9:which->where 6. It makes no ……………………………………………………………………………………. The girl is anxious …………………………………………………………………………….ieltsexam. Money is the only thing that she cares about. I am not interested in buying a new iPhone this year. The girl is looking forward to going home for the coming summer vacation. (NOTHING) …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4. (SOUND) …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 3. (MARKET) ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 2. I don’t care whether she will come or not. The movie on The Star Movie Channel last night was so horrifying that I had to tune in to another. (BREATH)  ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 5.Aboriginal belief is that our ancestors can only find peace if their remains are buried in the homeland. (HAPPY) …………………………………………………………………………………………………… Finish each of the sentences in such a way that it has a similar meaning to the sentence printed before it.Line 3: century->centuries 2. 1.

8. 7. I am not in the market for a new iPhone this year. I couldn’t bear to watch the (horrible) movie on The Star Movie Channel last night. 4. It occurred to me that you might be hungry after your long journey. The view from the hotel will take your breath away.Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence. She wasn’t happy about /with the abrupt change in our plan. 6. Thank God. using the word given. 5. Do not change the word given. . so/and I had to tune in to another. 2. It makes no difference to me whether she will come or not. 3. 9. Along came the police and away went the mob/the mob went away. Finish each of the sentences in such a way that it has a similar meaning to the sentence printed before it. 1. 10. She cares (seems to care) about nothing but money. The girl is anxious to go home for the coming summer vacation. you are home safe and sound.

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