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TACTICS FOR

THE TOEICTEST
Listening and Reading Test
Introductory Course
Practice Test

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Practice Test B

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Answer Sheet

TOEIC
Test of English for International Communication
General Directions
This test is designed to measure your English ability. The test is divided into two sections:
Listening and Reading.

You must mark all of your answers on the separate answer sheet. For each question,
you should select the best answer from the answer choices given. Then , on your answer
sheet, you should find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds
to the letter of the answer that you have selected. If you decide to change an answer,
completely erase your old answer and then mark your new answer.

LISTENING TEST
In the Listening test, you will be asked to demonstrate how well you understand spoken English . The entire
Listening test will last approximately 45 minutes. There are four parts, and directions are given for each part.
You must mark your answers on the separate answer sheet. Do not write your answers in your test book.

PART 1
Directions: For each question in this part, you will hear four statements about a picture in your test book.
When you hear the statements , you must select the one statement that best describes what you see in the
picture. Then find the number of the question on your answer sheet and mark your answer. The statements will
not be printed in your test book and will be spoken only one time .
Sample Answer
Example

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Statement (C) , "They're standing near the table ," is the best description of the picture, so you should select
answer (C) and mark it on your answer sheet.

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PART 2
Directions: You will hear a question or statement and three responses spoken in English. They will not be

printed in your test book and will be spoken only one time. Select the best response to the question or
statement and mark the letter (A), (B), or (C) on your answer sheet.
Sample Answer

Example

You will hear:


You will also hear:

Where is the meeting room?


(A) To meet the new director.
(B) It's the first room on the right.
(C) Yes, at two o'clock.

The best response to the question "Where is the meeting room? " is choice (B), " It's the first room on the
right," so (8) is the correct answer. You should mark answer (8) on your answer sheet.

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Practice Test B: Part 2

PART 3
Directions: You will hear some conversations between two people. You will be asked to answer three questions
about what the speakers say in each conversation. Select the best response to each question and mark the
letter (A), (B), (C), or (D) on your answer sheet. The conversations will not be printed in your test book and will
be spoken only one time.

41.

What does the woman think they need?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

42.

43.

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

44.

45.

By going to another station


By taking the woman to Boston
By giving the woman some money
By carrying the woman's bags

When must the man finish his report?

Where is Paula expected to be at 3:30 P.M.?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

50.

51.

An architect
A receptionist
A chef
A teacher

What are they mainly discussing?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

52.

Visiting a factory
At the man's office
At the dentist
Working at home

Who most likely is the man?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Being on time for an event


The cost of a taxi ride
Getting directions to the station
The weight of her bags

How does the man say he can help if necessary?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

49.

a train
a taxi
a station
a conference

What is the woman most worried about?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

46.

In
In
In
In

Take a day off work


Get medical treatment
Attend the board meeting
Make a factory visit

(A) Today
(B) Tomorrow
(C) Next week
(D) Next month

Estimate how much money is needed


Give a presentation to the board
Design a new product
Contact the marketing department

Where does this conversation take place?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

48.

Business conditions may change.


Demand is decreasing.
The factory is inefficient.
A loan request might be declined.

What does the man ask the woman to do?

What does the man need to do?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

More imaginative designs


A wider product range
A bigger marketing budget
More production capacity

Why is the man concerned?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

47.

A hotel
A house
A school
A restaurant

What does the man ask the woman to do?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Alter the plans


Raise the price a little
Talk to him the following day
Arrange a breakfast meeting

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53.

When will the man attend the training seminar?

59.

(A) Thursday morning


(B) Thursday afternoon
(C) Friday morning
(D) Friday afternoon
54.

What time is the man's flight to Glasgow?


(A) 9:00
(B) 1:30
(C) 2:00
(D) 6:00

55.

(A) School teacher


(B) Civil engineer
(C) Radio announcer
(D) Fiction writer
60.

P.M.
P.M.
P.M.

61.

What is wrong with the staff cafeteria?


(A)

It
(B) It
(C) It
(D) It
57.

is
is
is
is

too
too
too
too

62.

hot.
old.
small.
expensive.

What does the man suggest?

What will the woman do tomorrow?


(A) Close the cafeteria
(B) Eat out in a restaurant
(C) Discuss her idea with someone
(D) Repair the air conditioning

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How many people is the woman eating with?


(A) One
(B) Two
(C) Three
(D) Four

63.

(A) Using another room


(B) Hiring more food service staff
(C) Improving ventilation
(D) Providing seats outside
58.

What was the problem with the school?


(A) There were not enough school books.
(B) The classrooms could not be used.
(C) The lessons were boring.
(D) It was too expensive.

(A) Return by train


(B) Stay overnight
(C) Fly back the same day
(D) Postpone his trip

56.

What was the problem with building the bridge?


(A) The materials were not good.
(B) The weather conditions were difficult.
(C) There were too many accidents.
(D) There was not enough time.

A.M.

What does the woman advise the man to do?

What is the woman's job?

What is already on the table?


(A) Some bread
(B) Some olives
(C) A bottle of water
(D) A menu

64.

Why does the man recommend today's special


dishes?
(A) They
(B) They
(C) They
(D) They

are
are
are
are

a
a
a
a

cheap option.
popular option.
healthy option.
quick option.

65.

What does the man want Anna to do?

68.

(A) They may run out of coats.


(B) They have ordered too many coats.
(C) The coats are of poor quality.
(D) The coats may not sell next winter.

(A) Arrange next month's conference


(B) Make a presentation
(C) Carry out some research
(D) Finalize a contract

66.

Where is James now?


(A)

In
In
(C) In
(D) In
(B)

67.

69.

(A) Make a hotel reservation


(B) Sign off the Polish contract
(C) Arrange travel to Paris
(D) Get in touch with James

When does this conversation take place?


(A) Spring
(B) Summer
(C) Fall
(D) Winter

Madrid
the office
Paris
Poland

What does Anna say she will do after lunch?

What problem are the speakers discussing?

70.

What is the warehouse manager worried about?


(A) There is a shortage of stock.
(B) He needs more staff.
(C) He is running out of space.
(D) The city warehouse is full.

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PART 4
Directions: You will hear some talks given by a single speaker. You will be asked to answer three questions

about what the speaker says in each talk. Select the best response to each question and mark the letter (A),
(B), (C), or (D) on your answer sheet. The talks will not be printed in your test book and will be spoken only one
time.

71.

What happened to the hotel in 1921?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

72.

74.

79.

High quality at low prices


Shorter flight times
No overnight flights
In-flight massages

By booking six months in advance


By joining the frequent-flier program
By flying business class
By making four flights

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Write a report
Contact the police
Give him financial information
Meet him this afternoon

The flight will arrive late .


The flight route must change.
They are expecting turbulence.
In-flight service is suspended.

What is the problem after the flight lands?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

82.

help complete a police report


find out about company security
discuss an urgent proposal
complain about staff arriving late

What is the speaker announcing?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

81.

To
To
To
To

What does Sven want Carlos to do?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

80.

Sven 's car was stolen.


Someone 's office was broken into.
Carlos was late for work.
There is a problem with parking.

Why is Sven going to meet the human resources


manager?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Economy-class level
Business-class level
First-class level
Three different levels

How can passengers get a free flight?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

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Because of technical problems


To prepare for a large celebration
Because of an important visitor
To modernize its facilities

What does the speaker suggest is the main


advantage of Fastfly International?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

76.

In the west wing


On the roof
Next to the river
On the first floor

What level of service does Fastfly International


say it offers?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

75.

78.

Why was the hotel closed last month?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Why is Sven phoning Carlos?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

was closed.
became famous.
was enlarged .
reopened.

Where is the restaurant?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

73.

It
It
It
It

77.

The
The
The
The

airport hotels are fully booked.


free bus service is limited.
airport restaurants are closed.
luggage has been lost.

Who will receive vouchers?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Passengers
Passengers
Passengers
Passengers

who have lost luggage


using the bus service
using a hotel
waiting in the airport

83.

Where most likely is this talk taking place?


(A) In a
(B) In a
(C) In a
(D) In a

84.

89.

shop
museum
hotel
lecture hall

Who found the money?

(A) Bank policy


(B) A bank account
(C) Bank security
(D) A bank loan

90.

What will the listeners do this afternoon?

91.

(A) Attend a lecture


(B) Visit a garden
(C) Walk around town
(D) Look at a field

86.

(A) A high interest rate


(B) No minimum deposit
(C) Unlimited withdrawals
(D) Special offers

92.

93.

in good condition.
recovering.
causing concern.
unpredictable.

Why was the Japanese contract important?


(A) It saved the company.
(B) It was the company's biggest.
(C) It lasted many years.
(D) It opened up a new market.

What did the mayor say about the city's finances?


(A) They are
(B) They are
(C) They are
(D) They are

Why is the speaker giving a speech?


(A) It is his birthday
(B) He is getting married
(C) He is retiring
(D) He is welcoming someone

What is going to be built?


(A) An office complex
(B) A train station
(C) A shopping center
(D) A parking lot

88.

What is good about the customer's present


account?

Who made the announcement on Monday?


(A) The city mayor
(B) The head of a company
(C) The news reporter
(D) The traffic reporter

87.

What did the customer do last year?


(A) She retired from her job.
(B) She withdrew too much money.
(C) She started a business.
(D) She opened a bank account.

(A) A student
(B) A farmer
(C) An archeologist
(D) A gardener

85.

What is the subject of the message?

94.

What will the speaker do next year?


(A) Open a restaurant
(B) Begin learning Japanese
(C) Start a new business
(D) Travel overseas

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95.

Where will the new bridge be built?

98.

(A) Between two other bridges


(B) Near the railroad bridge
(C) Outside the city center
(D) Near the football stadium
96.

What happened six months ago?


(A) A contract was signed.
(B) There was a big sports event.
(C) There was a major accident.
(D) A bridge was closed.

97.

How many lanes in each direction will the new


bridge have?
(A) One
(B) Two
(C) Three
(D) Four

Which agenda item will now be covered last?


(A) Number three
(B) Number five
(C) Number twelve
(D) Number fifteen

99.

Why is the agenda being altered?


(A) Someone will arrive late.
(B) There is not enough time.
(C) A proposal was rejected.
(D) Someone will not attend.

100. Where does the company propose to expand its


business?
(A) The UK
(B) Sweden
(C) Italy
(D) Canada

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Practice Test B: Part 4

READING TEST
In the Read ing test, you will read a variety of texts and answer several different types of reading
comprehension questions. The entire Reading test will last 75 minutes. There are three parts, and directions
are given for each part. You are encouraged to answer as many questions as possible within the time allowed.
You must mark your answers on the separate answer sheet. Do not write your answers in your test book.

PART 5
Directions: A word or phrase is missing in each of the sentences below. Four answer choices are given below

each sentence. Select the best answer to complete the sentence. Then mark the letter (A), (B), (C), or (D) on
your answer sheet.

101. Crosswell Computers, Inc . .. ........... most of its


products online but they are also available at
some electronics stores.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

to sell
sells
is sold
selling

102. Mr. Trigo was hired because he has experience in


............. engineering and sales.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

either
also
both
as well

103. Our company has a travel office that will make all
the necessary ..... .... .... for your trip to Sydney.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

arrangements
renovations
precautions
developments

104. North American Airways announced today that,


like many other airlines , it will now charge
.. .. ........ . fee for checked luggage.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

an additional
in addition
adding on a
additionally

105. Mccutcheon Hardware is a locally owned


business that is well known for providing good
customer ............ .. .
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

servings
servicing
serves
service

106. Before reporting to work, new employees should


see Ms. Vasquez in the personnel office to fill
............. the necessary employment forms.
(A) out
(B) in on
(C) up
(D) in for

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107. Various ............. of colored chemicals called


pigments can be added to white paint to create
thousands of different colors.
parts
amounts
(C) numbers
(D) ranges
(A)

(B)

108. Ms. Ito picked up Mr. Wilson's laptop computer


by mistake because his computer looks almost
exactly like .............. .
her
(B) she
(C) herself
(D) hers
(A)

109. The ferry service to Travers Island is not as


............. in the winter as it is in the summer.
usual
numerous
(C) much
(D) frequent
(A)

(B)

110. Calwood Industries has installed new equipment


that will not only speed up the production
process but also ............. and correct potential
problems.
analysis
(B) analyst
(C) analyze
(D) analytical
(A)

111. The chief operating officer is serving ............ .


president of the corporation until a new president
can be hired.
like

(A)

(B) for
(C)

as

(D) by

112. Walking or playing on the grass is ............ .


forbidden.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

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highly
strictly
evenly
merely

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113. Compared to ............. of other shipping


companies, Comet Express's rates are quite
reasonable.
(A) them
(B) some
(C) those
(D) such

114. Mr. Otani hopes to finish ......... .... his sales


presentation on the flight to Singapore.
preparing
prepare
(C) prepared
(D) to prepare
(A)

(B)

115. The upgraded model of this phone has quite a


few ............. that are not available on the older
model.
surpluses
extras
(C) remainders
(D) interchanges
(A)

(B)

116. The submarine is designed to operate near the


ocean bottom, deep ............. the waves.
(A) behind
(B) along
(C) among
(D) beneath

117. The cotton ............. in Egypt is generally softer


and more durable than cotton from other parts of
the world.
(A) is growing
(B) grew
(C) to grow
(D) grown

118. In a recent review, the theater critic for Downtown


magazine wrote that Cosmo was the most
............. play she had seen in years.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

delighting
delightful
delightfully
delight

119. When she was in her ............. twenties, Dr.


Yu decided to get an advanced degree in
biochemistry.
(A) upper
(B) high
(C) older
(D) late

P.M,

but it didn't

on
(B) to
(C) by
(D) for
(A)

121. A product that is ............. packaged will typically


sell better than one that does not have much
visual appeal.
(A) attraction
(B) attractive
(C) attractively
(D) attracting

122. All through November, the Fourteenth Street


Gallery will exhibit a series of photographs that
were ............. in Paris in the early 1900s.
(A) taken
(B) held
(C) built
(D) gone

123. The Buckingham Hotel urges guests to lock their


.. .. . . .. .. .. . in the security safe found in every
room.
(A) values
(B) valuables
(C) valued
(D) valuable

124. An alarm will sound ............. a chemical spill on


the factory floor.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

whenever
in case of
there is
only when

boutique hotels than at large luxury hotels.


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

staying
to stay
stay
stayed

126. .. .......... . Monday is a holiday, the office will be

120. The new laboratory equipment was supposed to


be delivered ............. at least 1
arrive until almost 5 P.M.

125. Some travelers would rather ............. at small

closed all day.


(A) Since
(B) Because of
(C) While
(D) Due to

127. All employees are invited to submit suggestions


that will save the firm money, and workers
............. suggestions are accepted will receive a
bonus.
(A) which
(B) what
(C) whom
(D) whose

128. Last week, the insurance agency moved out of its


offices in the Honeywood Building, but the space
did not remain ............. for long.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

vacant
vacancy
vacating
vacantly

129. Because of the increased price of flour, the


Lexington Street Bakery was unable to reach its
financial ............. this quarter.
(A) directions
(B) promises
(C) targets
(D) sights

130. The new general manager asked each of the


department heads to prepare a revised budget,
and to do ............. by Friday.
so
to
(C) them
(D) over

(A)

(B)

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131. The windows on this floor can be opened to let in


fresh air, but not the windows on ............. floors.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

another
the other
the others
others

132. Viscosity is a measurement of how ............ .


liquids flow.
(A)
(8)
(C)
(D)

ease
easier
easy
easily

133. Art in public places is ............. to anyone who


comes by.
(A)
(8)
(C)
(D)

present
admired
accessible
designed

134. The pilot ............. that the passengers fasten


their seat belts because the plane would be
landing soon.
(A)
(8)
(C)
(D)

invited
requested
notified
informed

135. Because the number of passengers dropped, the


regional government had to increase ............. on
intercity trains.
(A)
(8)
(C)
(D)

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fares
costs
funds
tolls

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136. One problem with this apartment is that it does


not provide much ............. space.
(A)
(8 )
(C)
(D)

store
storing
storage
storable

137. Drivers bringing ............. to the plant must enter


the grounds through the east gate.
(A)
(8)
(C)
(D)

delivers
deliveries
deliverable
delivering

138. Just opened in January, Bernardi's Cafe is quickly


............. the most popular restaurant in town.
(A)
(8)
(C)
(D)

becoming
became
to become
by becoming

139. Most employees respond with ............. when


they are given the freedom to develop their own
work methods.
(A)
(8)
(C)
(D)

enthusiastic
enthusiast
enthusiastically
enthusiasm

140. Our team was told to finish the project however


we wanted, as ............. as it was done by the
end of the month.
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

far
well
long
soon

PART 6
Directions: Read the texts that follow. A word or phrase is missing in some of the sentences . Four answer
choices are given below each of the sentences. Select the best answer to complete the text. Then mark the
letter (A}, (8 ), (C), or (D) on your answer sheet.

Questions 141-143 refer to the following e-mail.

To: Yung-Ki Park <park.yk@asyncorps.co.kr>


From: Marc Lyle <marc_lyle@kingsley-lyle.com>
Subject: Proposal
Date: March 3
Dear Mr. Park:
I enjoyed meeting with you last week and ............. the tour of the medical center that you are
141. (A) take
(8) have taken
(C) taking
(D) to take
constructing.
I

I have discussed the project with my business partner, and I am pleased to say that we will
soon be .. ........... a formal proposal for designing the interior of the main lobby and the
142. (A) resigning
(8) overseeing
(C) exporting
(D) submitting
lounges on each floor............. . , as we discussed , we will need you to send us a copy of your
143. (A) Therefore
(B) For example
(C) Indeed
(D) However
architectural drawings as soon as possible.

I:

I:
I

I:
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I bel ieve our firm will be able to create the kind of interior environment that staff, patients , and visitors will
feel comfortable in for years to come.

1:
'

Marc Lyle
Kingsley & Lyle Interiors
Vancouver, British Columbia , Canada

:
'

'

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Questions 144-146 refer to the following letter.

FANTASTIC FURNITURE, LTD.


To whom it may concern:
It is my pleasure to write a recommendation for Carla Wilder. For the past three years, I have been Carla 's
supervisor. Carla was first hired as a sales representative , but ... .. .. .. .... a year, she was asked to become
144. (A) until
(B) within
(C) afterwards
(D) later
director of the training program for new sales representatives. She rewrote and updated the training
manual, and she has also developed several successful marketing plans that have led to increased sales.
I always found Carla capable of clearly communicating her ideas, verbally and in writing. I
admire her ............. and her leadership skills. She is able to inspire and motivate
145. (A) creative
(B) creation
(C) creatively
(D) creativity
other employees . Moreover, she is consistently pleasant to work with and takes on every assignment with
a smile .............. , I strongly recommend Carla. I believe she will be a great asset to any organization.
146. (A) Moreover
(B) At last
(C) Nevertheless
(D) In short
I

Sincerely,

i
i

George Stathos
Marketing Manager

:
!

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Questions 147-149 refer to the following advertisement.

COFFEE CUPS AND MUGS WITH YOUR CORPORATE LOGO

.......... ... your employees , your business has had a successful year. Now you can thank them
147. (A) Thank
(B) Thanks for
(C) Thanking
(D) Thanks to
with promotional coffee mugs and cups printed with your corporate logo or design. They make great
sales incentives or gifts. People are always proud to be a part of something they have ............. to.
148. (A) disposed
A company cup or mug is a great way for them to show their pride.
(B) contributed
(C) transferred
(D) objected
Our mugs and cups are also wonderful thank-you gifts that your customers and vendors will truly
appreciate. And if you get them a travel mug, they can help spread the word about your company
as they travel around.
As you can see, we have a terrific selection of cups and mugs ............... Other mugs and promotional
149. (A) available
(B) allowed
(C) allocated
(D) announced
products can be viewed at our Web site.

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Questions 150-152 refer to the following memo.

Inter-office Memo
Montrose Fabrics, Inc.

i'

To: Dieter Hoffman, Purchasing Manager


From: Diana Carleton, Bookkeeping Department
Subject: Purchasing recycled paper

Dear Mr. Hoffman :


I am writing to suggest that Montrose Fabrics adopt the use of recycled paper as the standard for our
company. I think this would be one simple and convenient way we could help the environment.
I've done a little research and learned that, because of recent advances, recycled paper performs as
well as non-recycled paper in printers and copiers. However, according to an article I read, more than 90
percent of all office paper is ............. made from trees. Every ton of recycled paper substituted for
150. (A) yet
(B) anymore
(C) still
(D) already
non-recycled paper saves 17 trees and uses fewer chemicals and natural resources. It is also priced
competitively...... ...... .. , in some cases, you can buy recycled paper as cheaply as you can non-recycled
151. (A) Likewise
(B) On the other hand
(C) Meanwhile
(D) In fact
paper of a similar grade.
I would be happy to talk to you about this at your .............. You can give me a call at
152. (A) convenience
(B) conveniently
(C) convenient
(D) conveniences
Extension 771 or send an e-mail.

1,

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PART 7
Directions: In this part you will read a selection of texts, such as magazine and newspaper articles, letters,
and advertisements. Each text is followed by several questions. Select the best answer for each question and
mark the letter (A), (B), (C), or (D) on your answer sheet.

Questions 153-156 refer to the following notice.

SECRETS OF THE INCAN EMPIRE


Prepaid ticket(s)
Enclosed please find ticket(s), each valid for one admission to the Secrets of the Incan Empire exhibit
at the South Florida Natural History Museum, November 16-March 9 (10:30 A.M. -6 P.M.).

How to redeem tickets:


1. Reservations are required! Call 1-305-555-INCA (1-305-555-4622). You'll be asked to choose
a starting time to visit the exhibit. (We cannot guarantee your requested time if you call after
February 13.) Give the operator the number(s) printed on the enclosed ticket(s). Write down the
confirmation number, date, and time of your visit in the space below.
2. Plan to arrive at the museum half an hour before your entry time for parking, standing in line, etc.
When you arrive, go to the Will Call desk to exchange your pre-paid ticket(s) for your timed-entry
ticket(s). No one will be admitted without a timed-entry ticket.
Confirmation #
Date
}an. 23

8753

~~~~~--------

Time ---'-1'"":3=0'-'P"'"".M:..:..:..:....._ __

Each ticket valid only for admission to the Secrets of the Incan Empire exhibit and admission to
museum, gift shop, and restaurants. Not valid for audio tour or admission to Hanson Planetarium.

South Florida Natural History Museum

153. Where is this notice probably printed?

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

On
On
On
On

a ticket envelope
a bulletin board
the back of a ticket
a postcard

154. What is the last day to get a guaranteed time to


see the exhibit?

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

November 16
January 23
February 13
March 9

155. What will ticket-holders receive at the Will Call


desk?

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Timed-entry tickets
A confirmation number
An audio tour
Prepaid tickets

156. Which of the following can a person NOT do with


timed-entry tickets?

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Go to a museum restaurant
See other exhibits at the museum
Visit the gift shop
Enter the planetarium
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Questions 157-158 refer to the following e-mail.

From:

Katie Martin <KMartin.IPCO@emerican.com>

To:

Michael Powers <MPowers.IPCO@emerican.com>

Sent:

December 1

Subject: I Schedule change for your Jakarta trip


HiMike:
Hope all is going well in Los Angeles, and that the weather is better there than it is here in Chicago.
Mike, I just got a call from Mr. Supriono's office at the Wisma Group in Jakarta. He is still in Bangkok
at the moment and won't be returning to Jakarta until Monday evening, so obviously he'll be
unable to come to the meeting we had set up with him Monday afternoon. However, he'll be glad
to meet with you first thing Tuesday.
You should go ahead as planned and leave for Jakarta tomorrow, arriving Sunday. That way you
can spend Monday getting over your jetlag, and you'll be bright and fresh when you give the
presentation at the meeting.
Have a great trip.
Regards,
Katie

157. When this e-mail was written, where was Mr.


Supriono?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

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In
In
In
In

Chicago
Jakarta
Los Angeles
Bangkok

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158. What will Michael Powers probably do on


Monday?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Fly to Jakarta
Give a presentation
Go to a meeting
Rest and relax

Questions 159-161 refer to the following newspaper advertisement.

TASTE OF THE TOWN


Who reads 'Taste of the Town" in the Friday edition of the Daily Bugle?
./ Executives looking for a place to entertain their best clients
./ Couples searching for that perfect restaurant for a romantic weekend dinner
./ Hungry travelers who want to sample the top eateries in our city
./ In fact, anyone who enjoys dining out!
Restaurants are listed alphabetically in "Taste of the Town ," by type of cuisine
(Italian, Thai, Family Style, Cajun , Barbecue, Fast Food, etc.), and also by price
range (Expensive, Moderate, Cheap Eats). Basic listings for all area restaurants
are provided without charge. One of the restaurants is featured each week as
"Restaurant of the Week, " a column written by the Bugle's award-winning restaurant
critic Dennis Fong. Call Kirk Newton at 204-555-1317 for more information or to have
your restaurant listed .
To advertise in "Taste of the Town," please contact Cynthia Fairchild at 204-555-1320
for rates and other information.
Restaurant listings are also available at our Web site:
http ://www.dailybug le. news net. com/tasteofthetown

159. For whom is this advertisement primarily


intended?
(A)
(B)
(C)
{D)

Travelers from out of town


Business executives
People in the restaurant industry
Romantic couples

160. What job does Dennis Fong have?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Writing about restaurants


Providing information to callers
Selling advertising space
Maintaining the Web site

161. Which of the following is NOT true about the


basic listings in "Taste of the Town " ?
(A) They are listed alphabetically according to
type of food and price.
(B) They are considered advertising and must
be paid for.
(C) They are also listed on the newspaper's
Web site .
(D) They can be arranged by calling Kirk Newton
at the Daily Bugle.

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Questions 162-165 refer to the following newspaper article.

Construction complete on new rail tunnel

Around 300 trains will be able to speed through


Gotthard's two tubes every day; at 250 kilometers
per hour (155 mph). The old railroad tunnel, the
15-kilometer-long Gotthard Tunnel, is located
much higher up the slopes of St. Gotthard. The
old tunnel is aging and narrow and can cope
with just a fraction of that capacity at less than
half the speed. It was nevertheless an amazing
engineering feat when completed 128 years ago.

The driving force behind the building of this


tunnel, which cost 9.8 billion Swiss francs (7.0
billion euros), is a wave of popular concern about

Similar rail tunnels are under construction,


connecting France and Italy in the western Alps,
and Austria and Italy in the eastern Alps.

162. The Gotthard Tunnel opens the way for a rail link
between which two countries?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Germany and Switzerland


Switzerland and Italy
France and Italy
Italy and Austria

163. What is the main reason that the Gotthard Tunnel


was built?
(A) To allow more freight to enter Switzerland by
truck
(B) To increase the amount of revenue for
Switzerland
(C) To reduce pollution caused by traffic on
Switzerland's mountain roads
(D) To speed up the trip between Milan and
Zurich

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air pollution in the Alps caused by road traffic


crossing Switzerland. Some r.2 million trucks
a year currently pass through Switzerland's
mountainous countryside, endangering rare
plants and animals. In 1994, the Swiss voted to
limit future truck traffic and begin construction
of the tunnel even though the project would
cost Swiss taxpayers about 1,000 euros each.

fter 15 years of construction, the


monumental Gotthard Tunnel, deep
beneath the Swiss Alps, was completed
this year, clearing a path for a key railway link
between Switzerland and Italy. The 57-kilometer
(35.4-mile) Gotthard base tunnel will be part of
a rail network between northern and southern
Europe that will shift truck freight onto rail and
help relieve road traffic in central Switzerland
when it is fully open. Passengers and goods will
ultimately be able to speed from the Italian
city of Milan to Zurich in Switzerland in less
than three hours, cutting the journey time by
an hour. Eventually the network will extend
further north into Germany. The length of the
Gotthard Tunnel exceeds the 53.8-kilometer
Seikan rail tunnel linking the Japanese islands of
Honshu and Hokkaido.

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164. Which of the following is NOT true about the old


Gotthard Tunnel?
(A) It is 128 years older than the new tunnel.
(B) It is not as long as the Seikan Tunnel in
Japan.
(C) It is used to accommodate road traffic.
(D) It is not as wide as the new tunnel.
165. How many trains can the new Gotthard Tunnel
accommodate in one day?
(A) 57
(B) 155
(C) 250
(D) 300

Questions 166- 168 refer to the following advertisement.

HOLD YOUR
BUSINESS CONFERENCE
HERE
The beautiful Palacio del Arte Hotel, which enjoys a spectacular beachfront location
near Barcelona, offers an ideal setting for your business meetings and retreats.
Amenities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a challenging eighteen-hole
golf course, round-the-dock dining services (including the well-known Restaurante
Picasso), and nightly performances featuring traditional Spanish flamenco music
and dancing. There are 375 guest rooms. 250 rooms overlook the Mediterranean,
while the other 125 have views of the golf course. All rooms have a large flat-screen
television and free Internet wifi.
The Palacio del Arte is an exceptional venue for a conference of any size. There are
24 meeting rooms, all equipped with state-of-the-art media equipment. There are
two junior ballrooms, the Miguel Barcelo Room and the Juaquin Sorlola Room, each
seating 350 attendees, and the Grand Ballroom Juan Miro, seating 1,100. All meeting
rooms are named for Spanish artists.
Call or e-mail for rates and additional information.

166. For whom is this advertisement primarily


intended?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Professional golfers
Conference planners
Artists
Vacationers

168. What can be inferred from the advertisement


about Miguel Barcelo?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

He
He
He
He

is a Spanish artist.
is the manager of the hotel.
recommends the hotel.
is a performer at the hotel.

167. Which of the following can be determined from


the advertisement?
(A) The price of individual rooms at the hotel
(B) The number of rooms that don't overlook the
sea
(C) The distance from the hotel to central
Barcelona
(D) The number of restaurants at the hotel

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Questions 169-171 refer to the following notice.

ANNOUNCEMENT
Today, Brazil means much more than great coffee! Come learn the fine points
of doing business in Brazil. The Consulate of Brazil and the Metro Area Small
Business Association are sponsoring a workshop for small business executives,
entitled "Winning the Trade Game in the New Brazilian Marketplace." The event
will be held at the Metro Chamber of Commerce on April 25 from 11 :30 A .M. 2:15 P.M. For members of the association, registration is $29 by April 19 and $39
after that date. Non-members can register for $39 on or before April 19 and $49
thereafter.

11:30-12:00
12:00 - 12 :45
12:45 - 1 :45
1:45-2:15

Meet and greet


Luncheon featuring Brazilian specialties; music provided by
guitarist Luis Almeida
Presentation and slide show by Joana Louisa dos Santos:
" Brazil Means Business"
Question and answer session

169. Whom is this message primarily intended for?


(A) People who want to start small businesses
(B) Brazilian executives who want to trade in the
Metro area
(C) People interested in learning more about
Brazilian coffee
(D) Small business executives who want to do
business in Brazil

170. Who would pay the LEAST to attend the


workshop?
(A) Members of the association who
April 19
(B) Non-members of the association
after April 19
(C) Members of the association who
after April 19
(D) Non-members of the association
by April 19

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register by
who register
register
who register

171. At what time will people attending this workshop


probably see pictures of Brazil?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Between
Between
Between
Between

11:30 and 12:00


12:00 and 12:45
12:45 and 1:45
1:45 and 2:15

Questions 172-174 refer to the following report.

The average age of top Korean executives has gone from 60.1 to 54. 7 over
the last decade, a drop of 5.4 years. This was determined by comparing
the results of a recent survey of 500 business leaders at the country's top
companies with a similar survey taken ten years ago.
The percentage of executives in their fifties went up to 47%, an increase of
17%, while the percentage of both those in their sixties and those in their
forties shrank. The number of top executives in their thirties was ,about the
same-only about 2%. Ten years ago, almost 16% of executives were in
their seventies, while in this year's survey, none was over the age of 70.

It was also learned from the survey that, on the average, high-level
executives work about 11 hours a day. Ten years ago, most high-level
executives were working an average of 13 hours a day.

172. Which of the following is a basic conclusion of

17 4. What was the average number of hours worked

this report?

per day by top Korean executives ten years ago?

(A) The average age of Korean top executives


has gone down over the last 10 years.
(B) Korean executives are working longer hours
than ever before.
(C) Korean executives are making more money
than they were 10 years ago.
(D) Korean executives have more experience
now than they did ten years ago.

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Ten
Eleven
Thirteen
Sixteen

173. Which of the following showed the LEAST change


over the last ten years?
(A) The percentage
their thirties
(B) The percentage
their fifties
(C) The percentage
their sixties
(D) The percentage
their seventies

of top Korean executives in


of top Korean executives in
of top Korean executives in
of top Korean executives in

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Questions 175-178 refer to the following information.

INTERNATIONAL TRADE EVENTS IN MAY


May 7-11
The ninth annual Great Northern
Spring Garden Fair will be held
again this year in Manchester.
Approximately 150 leading
companies from the UK and from
around the world will participate in
this trade fair and convention. For
the first time, this show will be open
not only to industry professionals
but also to those members of the
general public who are lovers of
gardening and flowers. As usual, a
truly spectacular array of flowers
will be shown. Visitors will have
the opportunity to purchase seeds,
garden furniture, tools, and all types
of garden supplies and equipment.
Venue: Convention Showground,
Manchester, United Kingdom

May9-12
The All-China Leather Expo (ACLE)
is the country's largest, most
international exhibition for the
full range of industrial leather
technology: chemicals, machines for
cutting and sewing leather, finishing
and polishing equipment, and
various materials and components.
Venue: New Shanghai World Expo
Center, Shanghai, China
May 17-19
The New Zealand Forest Industries
Conference & Exhibition is to
be held from May 17 to May 19,
2011. The New Zealand Forest
Industries Conference is designed
for the forestry and timber
sector. It features workshops and
demonstrations of forest and timber
technology. This is the biggest
conference to date. Exhibition
sites have already been booked
by a number of New Zealand and

175. According to this information, how will the Great

inquiries have arrived from firms in


Canada, Vietnam, and Norway.
Venue: International Exhibition Hall,
Auckland, New Zealand

May23-26
Terminal Operations Exhibition &
Convention welcomes all shipping,
port, rail, ferry, and air terminal
executives. The exhibition will be
held this year in Dubai. Primary
target audience: terminal operators,
port authorities, shipping line
executives, and terminal equipment
vendors. Secondary target audience:
agents of government shipping and
regulatory bodies, academics and
consultants, terminal engineers,
investment bankers, and warehouse
suppliers.
Venue: Dubai Convention &
Exhibition Center, Dubai, United
Arab Emirates

177. What does the information say about Canada,

Northern Spring Garden Fair change this year?

Vietnam, and Norway?

(A)

(A) The conference will focus on forestry


projects taking place in those countries.
(B) Forestry companies in those countries are
interested in the New Zealand Conference.
(C) Those countries will hold forestry
conferences in the near future.
(D) Forestry companies from those countries
have already booked exhibition sites.

It will not be restricted to gardening industry


professionals.
(B) It will be held in Manchester for the first
time.
(C) Companies from other countries will be
invited.
(D) There will be a spectacular display of
flowers.

176. Which of the following could someone probably


NOT buy at the All-China Leather Expo?
(A) A leather-cutting machine
(B) Chemicals for treating leather
(C) Various types of leather shoes
(D) Equipment for polishing leather

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Australian forestry companies, and

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178. Where would someone interested in the


management of railway stations probably attend
a trade event in May?
(A)

Manchester
(B) Shanghai
(C) Auckland
(D) Dubai

Questions 179-180 refer to the following advertisement.

THE MAIL ROOM, INC.


Packing & Shipping, Copy Center, Office Supplies,
Mailboxes, Computer Services, and More!
The Mail Room, Inc. offers a full range of office support services, including packing and
shipping. We feature both self-service and full-service copying. We also do word-processing
and all types of desktop publishing, from business cards to bound reports. What's more, our
prices are highly competitive.
We have four locations for your convenience. The Merchants Street and Crossroads Mall
locations are open from 7 A.M. to 9 P.M., seven days a week. The University Avenue store is open
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but only offers copy services. Our newest full-service location,
on Cass Road, is also open 24 hours every day of the week. Color copying at all locations is
reduced 50% all month in celebration of our new store.
Remember: We're here to help, with business solutions that make getting things done a whole
lot easier!

179. To which location should customers go if they


want to ship a package before 7 A.M.?
(A)
(8)
(C)
(D)

The
The
The
The

Merchants Street location


Crossroads Mall location
University Avenue location
Cass Road location

180. Why is the Mail Room offering a discount on


color copying?
(A) To announce their new color-copying service
(8) To draw customers to the University Avenue
location
(C) To mark the opening of the Cass Road store
(D) To increase business for this service

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Questions 181-185 refer to the following memo and e-mail.

FROM: Paula Woo, Office Manager, H & TTrading Company


TO: All employees of H & H Trading Company and Pacific Brands, Inc.
As you are no doubt aware, next month the merger of our two firms will be finalized. At that
time, the domain name for all of our e-mail addresses will change to@H&TPacific.com.
I've noticed that employees in both companies have been using various formats for their e-mail
addresses. Some employees are using first name+ last name (TomSmith), some last name+ first
name (SmithTom), and some are using initials (TSmith). Different dividers are being used as well:
a dot(.), a hyphen (-),an underscore U, or no divider at all.
I propose that we settle on a uniform format: first name+ last name divided by an underscore

L). This looks quite professional, and having a single e-mail format will make it easier for both
employees and clients to remember our addresses.
On Monday, we will have a joint staff meeting to discuss the allocation of office space in the new
corporate headquarters building. Perhaps we can discuss e-mail address formats then as well.

To:
From:

Subject: J

Paula Woo <Paula_Woo@H&T.com>

I J.J. McKey <JJ.McKey@PacBrands.com>


Change in e-mail addresses

Dear Paula:
I don't know if you remember me, but we met once or twice during the merger discussions. I am a
sales representative at Pacific Brands. I wanted to comment on your recent memo. While I agree that
having a single e-mail address format is a good idea, I think we need to be somewhat flexible about
it. I have been working for Pacific Brands for 15 years, and our clients and my colleagues know me
as J.J., not as Joshua James. If we format our e-mail addresses in the way you suggest, no one will
recognize my e-mails when they check their inboxes.
One other point: I think you should reconsider how names are divided in e-mail addresses. In our
system, e-mail addresses are automatically underlined, and so the divider will seem to disappear.
Regards,
J. J. McKey

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181. Which of the following topics is NOT mentioned in


Paula Woe 's memo?
(A) The merger of H & T Trading Company and
Pacific Brands, Inc.
(B) The formats for e-mail addresses that
employees are currently using
(C) The change in e-mail domain names for
employees of both companies
(D) The address of the new corporate
headquarters building

182. Which of the following formats for e-mail


addresses does Paula Woo propose?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Paula.Woo@H&TPacific.com
WooPaula@H&TPacific.com
Paula_Woo@H&TPacific.com
P-Woo@H&TPacific.com

183. Why will the proposed change to the format to


the e-mail addresses improve communication?
(A) It will improve response times to e-mails.
(B) It will make the e-mail addresses more
memorable for people.
(C) It will make the company more friendly.
(D) It will help clients contact the right person at
the company.

184. What is the main purpose of the joint staff


meeting on Monday?
(A) To discuss which employees will be assigned
to which office
(B) To talk about problems that may occur
during the merger
(C) To decide on a single format for employees'
e-mail addresses
(D) To decide which domain name will be used
by the merged companies

185. What does J. J. McKey think about Paula Woe 's


suggested e-mail format?
(A) Having a single e-mail format is
unprofessional.
(B) In some cases, using a full first name is not
a good idea.
(C) Using an underscore as a divider is a good
idea.
(D) It will help people recognize his e-mail in
their inboxes.

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Questions 186-190 refer to the following magazine article and letter.

Bicycing M
around
Paris

ost visitors to Paris spend at


least an hour a day riding
the Metro, but sometimes,
it's nice to come up into the open. Velib',
Paris's easy-to-use new bike service, lets
yo u spend less time underground and
more time outside.

by Anika Rosi

Since July 15, about 11,000 bikes


have been posted around town at 75 0
stations, and the numbers of both will
double by January 1. And good news!
The service is convenient for travelers,
not just Parisians, offering short-term
passes and directions in eight languages.
The basic idea of Velib' -from
velo (bike) and liberte (liberty)-is
convenience. You can grab a bike from

any station and return it at any other


station. The city tore up car lanes to
install bike lanes-annoying some
drivers, who complain that bike lanes
have slowed traffic.
An an nual pass costs 40 euros. For
short-term rentals, the first half-hour is
free; the next costs one euro. The third
half-hour costs two euros, and each
additional half hour costs four euros .
This sliding price scale keeps bikes in
rotation. If you want to take a long ride
in a park, it is cheaper to rent from a
private bicycle shop. But if you want to
see the art in the Louvre, go shopping
in Saint Germain, and then return to
your hotel, Velib' is your best option.

To the Editor:
I enjoyed Ms. Rosi's article about Velib' in last month's New Traveler. The improvements have helped , but
Paris isn't a paradise for bicyclists yet. There are still areas where cars definitely pose dangers to cyclists.
I also wish the author had mentioned that Paris is following other European cities such as Amsterdam ,
Stockholm , Vienna , and Barcelona. And in Germany, we have a program that allows you to unlock rental
bikes at rail stations using your cell phone.

Udo Strassrneir
Hamburg , Germany

36

Practice Test B: Part 7

186. Whom is the article mainly intended for?


(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Tourists to Paris
Business travelers
Bicycle racers
Parisian drivers

187. What does the author of the article suggest


about residents of Paris?
(A) They voted against the construction of bike
lanes.
(B) They often use bicycles to commute to work.
(C) They probably buy annual passes for Velib'.
(D) They spend at least an hour a day riding the
Metro.

188. What does the author of the article say will


happen by January 1?
(A) There will be twice as many bicycles and
stations.
(B) Prices for using Velib ' will increase.
(C) The number of bicycle lanes will double.
(D) There will be more bicycles but fewer
stations.

189. How much would a customer be charged for


using a Velib' bicycle for the first hour?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

Nothing
One euro
Two euros
Three euros

190. What important point does the writer of the letter


make about Paris?
(A) Bicycling there is not as safe as it is in many
other European cities.
(B) Bike lanes have improved the bicycling
situation there, but there are still problems.
(C) Bicyclists there are now in more danger
because of increased car traffic.
(D) It is convenient to rent bicycles there
because you can use a cell phone to unlock
them.

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Practice Test B: Part 7

37

Questions 191-195 refer to the following registration fo rm and letter.

ROCKWOOD VALLEY SCHOOLS


LIFETIME LEARNING
Registration Form: Fall Term, September 9 - October 27
Name:

Address:

A lex Bustamante

401 Rosewell Court, AJJt. 2C


j

Rock wood, M ontana 59809

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Phone:

4 02- 555- 1223

E-mail:

AB23@starlink.com

Register early! Classes fill up fast. And if you register before August 15, you are eligible for a 10%
"early bird discount:'

Class number

Class

Cost

43583

Di_gital Photo!fraph.!f 2

$ 150

43592

Crow Your Own V":3etah/es

$90

11436

Driver's Ed 1*

$150

11272

Ballet Level 4*

$100

Subtotal
$ 490.
Discount _ _ __
Total payment due
$490.
*Please r~ister m.!J dau3hterJenmfor Bustamante for these two classes.
Payment: _ Credit Card
__L_ Check
Credit Card Type:
Credit Card Number:
Expiration Date: _ __
Receipt? __L_ Yes
No
(Receipts can be sent only if you provide an e-mail address or a self-addressed, stamped envelope.)
If a class is full or is canceled due to low enrollment, you will be notified by phone or e-mail. If
you need to cancel a class registration, you must do so by September 7 to receive a full refund
(minus a $ 10 processing fee). If a class is full or is canceled by Lifetime Learning, a full refund will
be issued.

38

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ROCKWOOD VALLEY SCHOOLS


LIFETIME LEARNING
September 6
Dear Mr. Bustamante:
We are pleased to inform you that you and your daughter have been registered for the following
classes for the fall term:
Confirmed Registration

Class Number Time

Location

A3592

Sat. 11 A.M.-1 P.M.

Rockwood High School


Room 119

T1436

Sat. 1-3 P.M.

Meet in Rockwood High


School cafeteria

T1272

Mon. & Wed. 7-9 P.M. Elliewood Middle School


Gymnasium

Unfortunately, we could not confirm your registration for Digital Photography 2 because that
class is already full. Your refund is being processed and will be sent within a week.
Sincerely,

Christif'la %orkquist
Christina Bjorkquist
Registrar, Lifetime Learning
Rockwood Valley Schools

191. Why did Alex Bustamante not receive a discount?


(A) He did not register for enough classes.
(B) He registered after September 7.
(C) He received his confirmation late.
(D) He did not register before August 15.
192. What did Alex Bustamante probably enclose with
his letter?
(A) A schedule
(B) A copy of Jennifer's driver's license
(C) A check
(D) A registration form for his daughter
193. How many classes is Alex Bustamante currently
registered for?

194. How much of a refund will Alex Bustamante


receive?
(A) $90 minus a processing fee
(B) $150
(C) $150 minus a processing fee
(D) $490

195. What will Jennifer Bustamante learn to do on


Saturdays?
(A) To dance
(B) To take photographs
(C) To drive
(D) To grow vegetables

(A) None
(B) One
(C) Three
(D) Four
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Questions 196-200 refer to the following e-mail and note.

From:
To:

I Sabre Jones <sjones@linslade.co.uk>


I Jack Poirier <j.poirier@unne.edu>

Dear Mr. Poirier:


I am writing on behalf of our managing director, Mr. Allen Cross, to inform you that he has looked
over the materials you e-mailed him on March 23. He indicated that he would like to speak to you
concerning your application for the position of Assistant Video Editor.
Mr. Cross was particularly interested in the fact that you are a fluent Italian speaker, as the position
may involve editing training videos for a firm in Milan. Mr. Cross will be in Boston from April 10-13,
and he asked me to inquire as to whether you could meet with him in Boston on the morning of
April 12. If it is possible for you to travel to Boston for an interview at that time, please contact me.
Sabre Jones
Administrative Assistant
Linslade Productions, Ltd.
London

Career Coaching Program University Counseling Center


University of Northern New England
Fairhaven, Maine

FROM: Joyce Liu

I'

TO: Jack Poirier


1:

Thanks for letting me know about the interview, Jack. What great news! This could be a real dream job
for you. I'm so glad we spent that time polishing up your resume in January.
Just some quick hints ...
* Find out as much as you can about the company on the Internet
* Find out from his admin assistant exactly where and when the interview will be
* Bring your laptop and show him the videos that you worked on when you were an intern
* This might be the time for you to buy a good suit!
* Mention that you spent a semester in Italy when you were in high school
* Be sure to let him know that you won't be available until after graduation in early May.

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Oh, and do you remember that last semester, we did a "practice interview;' and I asked you all the
standard interview questions, and we videotaped it? You might want to come by the Center next Friday,
and we can watch it again.
Best of luck!

:lc:yce Du

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196. Where will Jack Poirier's interview with Mr. Cross


take place?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

In
In
In
In

London
Milan, Italy
Fairhaven, Maine
Boston

(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

197. What was Mr. Cross particularly impressed by in


Jack Poirier's resume?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

That
That
That
That

he
he
he
he

had studied in Italy


had worked as an intern
was fluent in Italian
had graduated from university

198. Which of the following is the most likely


relationship between Joyce Liu and Jack Poirier?
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)

199. What's the earliest date that Jack Poirier could


start the job?
The beginning of May
June
The end of May
July

200. Which of the following does Joyce Liu NOT


suggest Jack Poirier do?

(A) Buy a new suit for the interview


(B) Come to the Center and videotape an
interview
(C) Ask Ms. Jones the time and location of the
interview
(D) Learn about Linslade Productions on the
Internet

Counselor and student


Manager and assistant
Editor and assistant editor
Teacher and student

Stop! This is the end of the test. If you finish before time is called, you may go back to
Parts 5 , 6, and 7 and check your work.

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