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READING COMPREHENSION Although speech is the most advanced form of communication, there are many ways of communicating without using speech. Signals, signs, symbols, and gestures may be found in every known culture. The basic function of a signal is to impinge upon the environment in such a way that it attracts attention, as, for example, the dots and dashes of a telegraph circuit. Coded to refer to speech, the potential for communication is very great. Less adapteble to the codification of words, sign also contain meaning in and of themselves. A stop sign or a barber pole conveys meaning quickly and conveniently. Symbols are more difficult to describe than either signals or signs because of their intricate relationship with the receivers cultural perceptions. In some cultures, applauding in a theater provides performers with an auditory symbol of approval. Gestures such as waving and handshaking also communicate certaincultural massages. Although signals, signs, symbols, and gestures are very useful,they do have a major disadvantage. They usually do not allow ideas to be shared without the sender being directly adjacent to the receiver. As a result, means of communication intented to be used for long distances and extended periods are based upon speech. Radio, television, and the telephone are only a few. 71. Which of the following would be the best title for the passage ? A. Signs and signals B. Gestures C. Communication D. Speech 72. What does the author say about speech ? A. It is the only true form of communication B. It is dependent upon the advances made by inventors C. It is necessary for communication to occur D. It is the most advanced form of communication 73. According to the passage, what is a signal ? A. The most difficult form of communication to describe B. A form of communication which may be used acroos long distances C. A form of communication that interrupts the environment D. The form of communication most related to cultural perceptions 74. The phrase impinge on in the third sentence is closest in meaning to A. Intrude B. Improve C. Vary D. Prohibit 75. The word it in the third sentence refers to A. Function B. Signal C. Environment D. Way 76. The word potential in the fouth sentence could best be replaced by A. Range B. Advantage C. Organization D. Possibility 77. The word intricate in the seventh sentence could best be replaced by which of the following ? A. Inefficient B. Complicated C. Historical D. Uncertain 78. Applauding was cited as an example of A. A signal B. A sign C. A symbol D. A gesture 79. Why were the telephone, radio, an TV invented ? A. People were unable to understand signs, signals, and symbols B. People wanted to communicate across long distances C. People believed that signs, signals, and symbols were obsolete D. People wanted a new forms of entertainment 80. It may be concluded from this passage that A. Signals, signs, symbols, and gestures are forms of communication B. Symbols are very easy to define and interpret C. Only some cultures have signals, signs, and symbols D. Waving and handshaking are not related to culture STRUCTURE AND GRAMMAR Choose the correct answer. 81. Sunspots are known to cause _____ enermous increase in the intensity of the suns electromagnetic radiation. A. An A. A B. Some C. One ______ of Country-Western singers may be related to old English ballads. A. The music B. Music C. Their music D. Musics ______ is an ancient source of energy. A. The wind B. Winds C. Wind D. A wind At woolworths first five-and-ten-cen store, _____ more than a dime. A. Neither items cost B. Items not cost C. Items none costing D. No item cost One of _____ of the late Middle Ages was Saint Thomas Aquinas, a scholar who studied under Albertus Magnus. A. The thinkers who was great B. The great thinker C. The greatest thinkers D. Who thought greatly





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86. Although Southern California is densely populated, _____ live in the northern part of the state. A. A little people B. A few the people C. Few people D. A little of people Although the Ojibwa fought frequently with the Sioux, they didnt have _____ with early white settlers. A. Much contact B. Lots contact C. Many contact D. Large contact _____ is currently available to researches and physicians who study and treat acromegaly, a glandular disorder charecterized by enlargement and obesity. A. The little information B. Few information C. Little information D. A few information _____ can be grown on arid land. A. Only a few crops B. Only few crop C. Only a little crops D. Only little crop Only _____ of the breeds of cattle have been brought to the United States. A. A small amount B. A little amount C. A small number D. A little number B. C. D. Different Different from Different than


97. Modern blimps like the famous Goodyear blimps _____ the first ones in that they are filled with helium instead of hydrogen. A. Differ from B. Different from C. Is different from D. Different 98. After the purchase of the louisiana Territory, the United States had _____ it had previously owned. A. Twice more land than B. Two times more land than C. Twice as much land as D. Two times much land than 99. In the Great Smoky Mountains, one can see _____ 150 different kinds of trees. A. More than B. As much as C. Up as D. As many to 100. It has been estimated that _____ one hundred thousand men participated in the gold rush of 1898. A. Approximate B. Untill C. As many as D. More 101. The disney amusement park in Japan is _____ Florida or California. A. The largest than the ones in B. Larger than the ones in C. Larger the ones in D. The largest of the ones 102. The blue whale is _____ known animal, reaching a length of more than one hundred feet. A. The large B. The larger C. The largest D. Most largest 103. _____ apples are grown in Washington State. A. Best B. The most good C. The best D. The better 104. Many chemicals react _____ in acid solutions. A. More quick B. More quickly C. Quicklier D. As quickly more 105. It is generally truethat the lower the stock market falls, _____ . A. Higher the price of gold rises B. The price of gold rises high C. The higher the price of gold rises D. Rise high the price of gold 106. Ones fingerprints are _____ A. Different from those of any other person B. Different from any other person C. Different any other person D. Differs from another person 107. The total production of bushels of corn in the United States is _____ all other cereal crops combined. A. More as B. More than that of C. More of




91. Although we often use speed and velocity interchangeably, in technical sense,speed is not always _____ velocity. Alike B. The same as Similar As 92. The vegetation in temperate zones all around the world is _____. A. Similar B. Like C. Same D. As 93. Although they are similar, chipmunks are _____ most ather squirrel. A. Like to B. Like as C. Like D. Alike 94. Some retirement communities will not sell property to new residents unless they are about _____ the rest of the residents. A. The same age B. The same old C. The same age as D. The same old as 95. Although the name was not popularized until the Middle Ages, engineering _____ civilitation. A. As old as B. Is as old as C. That is old as D. As old as that 96. The works of Picasso were quite _____ during various periods of his artistic life. A. Differ Halaman 2 dari 4

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D. More that C. D. For determining To determining 108. Although it is difficult _____, a frog is more likely to be smooth and wet, and a toad rough and dry. A. Distinguishing among a frog and a toad B. Distinguis a frog and a toad C. Between a frog and a toad distinguish D. To distinguish between a frog and a toad 109. We live __1__ the United Stated __2__ North Carolina __3__ Jaksonville __4__the East Coast __5__ New River __6__ 2600 River Road. A. In , in , in , on , on , at B. In , in , on , on , on , at C. On , on , on , in , in , at D. On , on , in , in , in , at 110. Most stores in large Amerivan cities close _____ five or six oclock on weekdays, but the malls in the suburbs stay open much later. A. At B. In C. On D. Untill 111. _____ a mayor, many city governments employ a city manager. A. Beside B. Besides C. And D. Also 112. Everyone _____ albinos has a certain amount of pigment in the skin to add color. A. But B. That C. Without D. Not 113. Roys father wanted him to be an enginer _____ a geologist. A. Instead of B. Instead C. Not only D. Although 114. Some form of mollusks are extremely useful as food, especially the bivalves _____ oysters, clams, and scallops. A. Such B. Such as C. As D. So 115. _____ the delay, they arrived on time. A. Despite B. Despite of C. Spite D. In spite 116. She was absent _____ her cold. A. Because B. Because of C. For D. As 117. It is now believed that some damage to tissue may result _____ them to frequent X-rays. A. The exposing B. From exposure C. From exposing D. Expose 118. The most exact way known to science _____ the age of artifacts is based on the radioactivity of certain minerals. A. For to determine B. For determine Halaman 3 dari 4

119. Ladybugs are brightly colored beetles that help farmers by _____ A. Eat other insects B. To eat other insects C. Eating other insects D. Other insects eating 120. The Copper Age lasted _____, after which bronze was introduced. A. From about 5000 BC to about 3700 BC B. About from 5000 BB and about 3700 BC C. For about 5000 BC to 3700 BC about D. About 5000 BC to about 3700 BC

Vocabulary and Idioms

121. Where did the general acquire all his wealth ?

A. B. C. D. Grow Play Deal Stay

122. His natural intelligence and his experience enabled him to

cope with the problem. A. Few B. Later C. Earlier D. Many

123. Subsequent events proved the man to be right

A. B. C. D. A. B. C. D. Significant Momentous Unimportant Critical Significant Momentous Unimportant Critical

124. At first the incident to be trivial

125. The forecast predicted weather with snow, sunshine, wind and thunder and that is just what we have had. A. Variable B. Differing C. Unsteady D. Fluctuating 126. The demonstrant .. that he had assaulted a policeman. A. Denied B. Refused C. Rejected D. Contradicted 127. The gamelan aroused an .feeling of homesickness in him A. Intensive B. Intentional C. Intense D. Intent 128. After the collision he examine the considerable his car. A. Destruction B. Damage C. Injuries D. Deterioration 129. He was tried for forgery of credit cards in a law court but he was lucky enough to A. Get by B. Get on C. Get through

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D. Get off 130. His authority and .make him a excellent leader. A. Self-consciousness B. Self-confidence C. Self-regard D. Self-centeredness

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