Review Structure and Written Expression 4

Exercise: Each of the following sentences contains one of more present participles.
Underline the subjects once and the verbs twice. Circle the present participles and label
Them as adjectives or verbs. Then indicate if the sentences are correct (C) or incorrect (I).

_____ 1. The companies offering the lowest prices will have the most customers.
_____ 2. Those travelers are completing their trip on Delta should report to Gate Three.
_____ 3. Then artisans were demonstrating various handicrafts at booths throughout the fair.
_____ 4. The fraternities are giving the wildest parties attract the most new pledges.
_____ 5. The first team winning four games is awarded the championship.
_____ 6. The speaker was trying to make his point was often interrupted vociferously.
_____ 7. The fruits were rotting because of the moisture in the crates carrying them to market.
_____ 8. Any students desiring official transcripts should complete the appropriate form.
_____ 9. The advertisements were announcing the half-day sale received a lot of attention.
____ 10. The spices flavoring the meal were quite distinctive.

Review Structure and Written Expression 3

Exercise: Each of the following sentences contains one or more prepositions phrases. Underline the
Subjects once and the verbs twice. Circle the prepositional phrases that come before the verb.
Then indicate if the sentences are correct (C) or incorrect (I).
_____ 1. The interviews by radio broadcasters were carried live by the station.
_____ 2. In the last possible moment before takeoff took his seat in the airplane.
_____ 3. At the neighborhood flower shop, flowers in quantities of a dozen or a half dozen can be
Delivered for free.
_____ 4. The progressive reading methods at this school are given credit for the improved test scores.
_____ 5. For the last three years at various hospitals in the county has been practicing medicine.
_____ 6. In the past a career in politics was not considered acceptable in some circles.
_____ 7. Shopping in the downtown area of the city it has improved a lot in recent years.
_____ 8. At the building site the carpenters with the most experience were given the most intricate
work.
_____ 9. For the fever and headache took two aspirin tablets.
____ 10. The report with complete documentation was delivered at the conference.

Review Structure and Written Expression 2

Exercises: Underline the subjects once and the verbs twice in each of the following sentences. Then
Indicate if the sentences are correct (C) or incorrect (I).
_____ 1. Last week went fishing for trout at the nearby mountain lake.
_____ 2. A schedule of the day’s events can be obtained at the front desk.
_____ 3. A job on the day shift or the night shift at the plan available.
_____ 4. The new computer program has provides a variety of helpful applications.
_____ 5. The box can be opened only with a special screwdriver.
_____ 6. The assignment text for history class it contains more than twenty chapters.
_____ 7. The papers in the wastebaskets should be emptied into the trash can outside.
_____ 8. Departure before dawn on a boat in the middle of the harbor.
_____ 9. Yesterday found an interesting article on pollution.
____ 10. The new machine is process 50 percent more than the previous machine.

Review Listening Comprehension (Part C)

PART C

DIRECTION. In this part of the test, you will hear several short talks. After each talk, you will hear some questions. This talks and the questions will not be repeated.
After you here a question, read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen.

39. (A) A branch of biology.
(B) A group of people working together.
(C) A club.
(D) A living thing.

40. (A) Categorize major groups of organisms.
(B) Write a comprehensive definition of the word life.
(C) Study all of the organisms that exist today.
(D) Study similarities in the activities.

41. (A) Because there are too many of them.
(B) Because they are too complex to understand.
(C) Because they are not easy to find.
(D) Because no one knows everything about them.

42. (A) Their appearance.
(B) Their activities and fuctions.
(C) The means by which they make food.
(D) Their methods of communication.

43. (A) To explain the rewards on long distance running.
(B) To raise some funds for a sports event.
(C) To describe the sacrifices necessary to be on the running team.
(D) To discuss the first day of team practice.

44. (A) Rest all day.
(B) Work out on their own.
(C) Meet with their coach.
(D) Participate in race.

45. (A) Team members will enjoy a busy social life on weekends.
(B) Team members won’t have much time for social activities on weekends.
(C) Friday night will be free for social activities.
(D) Team members will be too tired to do much on the weekend.

46. (A) Practice will begin.
(B) The speaker will talk about the advantages of sports.
(C) The Speaker will collect the money.
(D) Parents will go home.

47. (A) Simple lithographs depicting farm people.
(B.) Paintings of civil war battlefields.
(C) Magazine illustrations.
(D) Intensely dramatic paintings of the sea.

48. (A) A sense of the charm and simplicity of country life.
(B) The depiction of the violence or near-violence of country life.
(C) The depiction of the struggle for survival on American farms.
(D) A sense of the changing moods of American farmers.

49. (A) Fisherman and ship captains heading for sea.
(B) A single man, a small boat and an unfriendly sea.
(C) Farm children in simple clothes struggling to survive.
(D) A scene of the northern coast of Maine.

50. (A) To create the impression of rough seas.
(B) To give drama to his paintings.
(C) To convey a strong feeling of light.
(D) To convey the changing moods of the Atlantic Ocean.

Review Listening Comprehension (Part B)

PART B

DIRECTION. In this part of the test, you will hear longer conversations. After each conversation, you will hear several questions. The conversations and questions will not be repeated.
After you here a question, read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. Remember, you are not allowed to that notes or write in your test book.

31. (A). Washing clothes.
(B). The effects of hard water.
(C). How to buy a water softener.
(D). How to keep your pipes from freezing.

32. (A). Containing minerals.
(B). Frozen
(C). Difficult.
(D). Soapy.

33. (A). Moving to a new apartment.
(B). Buying a machine.
(C). Using a powder.
(D). Heating his home better.

34. (A). Wash some clothes.
(B). Buy some water-softening powder.
(C). Clean his house.
(D). Call the man who tested his water.

35. (A). Superstitious.
(B). Transportation arrangements.
(C). Borrowing a van.
(D). Moving to a new home.

36. (A). He might be superstitious.
(B). He’ll be in Chicago that evening.
(C). He won’t be able to borrow his father’s van.
(D). He won’t be able to get there on time.

37. (A). He’s having dinner with some friends that evening.
(B). He will be driving his father’s van instead of his car.
(C). He will be flying in from Chicago earlier that evening.
(D). He always drives some more slowly on Friday the thirteenth.

38. (A) He would rather take his own car.
(B) His father might need it to help a friend move.
(C) He is quite sure it won’t be a problem.
(D) He doesn’t know if it is big enough to hold all of Amanda’s things.

Review Listening Comprehension Part A (Section 3)

LISTENING COMPREHENSION

In the section of the test, you will have an opportunity to demonstrate your ability to understand conversations and talks in English There are three parts to this section, with special directions for each part. Answer all questions on the basis of what is stated or implied by the speakers in this test. Do not take notes or write in your test book at any time. Do not turn the pages until you are told to do so.

PART ONE

Direction: In Part A, you will hear short conversation between two people. After each conversation, you will hear a question about the conversation. The conversation and questions will not be repeated. After you hear a question, read the four possible answers. Then, choose the best answers.

01. (A) He isn’t to fond of reading.
(B) He wouldn’t like to read the articles, too.
(C) He reads two articles.
(D) He agree with the woman.

2. (A) He hasn’t spoken to her for awhile.
(B) She doesn’t hear well.
(C) She has been going to work late.
(D) She enjoys her new job.

3. (A) In a laundromat.
(B) On a farm.
(C) In a grocery store.
(D) At a restaurant

4. (A) She’s going to bed.
(B) She’s feeling much better.
(C) She’s feeling worse all the time.
(D) She’s going to see a doctor.

05. (A) She doesn’t like the painting.
(B) She thinks the man is joking.
(C). There are no children in the painting.
(D). She agrees with the man.

06. (A). The woman shouldn’t study too hard.
(B). He doesn’t want to study for any more tests.
(C). The woman should study for both tests.
(D). There are too many tests this term.

07. (A). Happy
(B). Lonely
(C). Apologetic
(D). Frustrated.

08. (A). He has to check on the first few things.
(B). He has never heard of such a thing.
(C). The woman may take the test early.
(D). He isn’t sure it will be possible.

09. (A). Janice called someone for him.
(B). He didn’t actually make it home.
(C). Janice called him.
(D). He took Janice home.

10. (A). She has finished her writing.
(B). He doesn’t know where she put her things.
(C). She is postponing her work.
(D). He doesn’t know when she will do her dishes.

11.(A). That the man had fallen in the snow.
(B). That the man didn’t like to ski.
(C). That there wouldn’t be any snow.
(D). That the weather would be too bad for traveling.

12. (A). She is hungry.
(B). She will show the man where to go.
(C). The cafeteria will be too far away to walk to.
(D). She has never been to the cafeteria before.

13. (A). Jane owns the dictionary the woman wants to borrow.
(B). He doesn’t want the woman to use his dictionary.
(C). His dictionary is not available right now.
(D). Jane has the right information.

14. (A). He doesn’t want to go out in this traffic.
(B). It’s too noisy to hear the birds now.
(C). The birds are terrific.
(D). He can hear the birds over the noise of the cars.

15. (A). He knows a tour guide in the park.
(B). He knows the park very well.
(C). He has a good guide book the woman can use.
(D). He isn’t used to taking tours.

16. (A). She needs to finish her paper.
(B). She always works at night.
(C). She hasn’t had many papers this term.
(D). She didn’t go to bed last night.

17. (A). She doesn’t want to see the movie.
(B). She’ll be ready in ten minutes.
(C). She hadn’t planned on going out tonight.
(D). She’ll think about going out tomorrow.

18. (A). The woman must pay for her books now.
(B). He doesn’t sell books anymore.
(C). The woman has enough money after all.
(D). He doesn’t need any more books.

19. (A). Jack was busy repairing his car during her visit.
(B). Jack’s car isn’t new.
(C). She didn’t get to see Jack’s new car.
(D). She went shopping with Jack for a new car.

20. (A). The rooms are now ready.
(B). The cleaning crew has no equipment.
(C). They should look for someone to clean the rooms.
(D). The rooms haven’t been cleaned yet.

Review Listening 2 Part A

16. (A). She needs to finish her paper.
(B). She always works at night.
(C). She hasn’t had many papers this term.
(D). She didn’t go to bed last night.

17. (A). She doesn’t want to see the movie.
(B). She’ll be ready in ten minutes.
(C). She hadn’t planned on going out tonight.
(D). She’ll think about going out tomorrow.

18. (A). The woman must pay for her books now.
(B). He doesn’t sell books anymore.
(C). The woman has enough money after all.
(D). He doesn’t need any more books.

19. (A). Jack was busy repairing his car during her visit.
(B). Jack’s car isn’t new.
(C). She didn’t get to see Jack’s new car.
(D). She went shopping with Jack for a new car.

20. (A). The rooms are now ready.
(B). The cleaning crew has no equipment.
(C). They should look for someone to clean the rooms.
(D). The rooms haven’t been cleaned yet.

21. (A). Clara might be are now ready .
(B). Clara doesn’t seem interested in finishing her school work.
(C). Clara is too busy to work for him.
(D). He could type his own paper at Clara’s house.

22. (A). Move to a more affordable apartment.
(B). Pay the rent a little at a time.
(C). Look for a smaller place to live.
(D). Find a job near his apartment.

23. (A). He has several things to do in May.
(B). The woman needs to start her project today.
(C). The woman has time to finish her project.
(D). He will do some work with the woman in May.

24. (A). She wonders when Karen can take the test.
(B). She heard that Karen missed a few questions on the test.
(C). She wonders when Karen can help her write the test.
(D). She heard that the test was too difficult for Karen.

25. (A). She doesn’t understand what the man wants.
(B). She hasn’t been able to find the book.
(C). She doesn’t like reading novels.
(D). The book doesn’t interest her very much.

26. (A). She will drive the man to see the eye doctor.
(B). The sun won’t be as bright in the afternoon.
(C). The man should be driving in this weather.
(D). The man’s problem could easily be solved.

27. (A). The wind will not last through the night.
(B). This strong wind could be dangerous.
(C). The man should check the paper tonight.
(D). The sound of the wind doesn’t bother her.

28. (A). She works at the bookstore.
(B). She is majoring in English.
(C). She doesn’t know what the man means.
(D). She doesn’t want to carry her dictionary.

29. (A). Start coming to meetings on time.
(B). Stop going to the meetings.
(C). Go to a different meeting.
(D). Find out what is bothering the man.

30. (A). He doesn’t know why Sharon didn’t bother to come to the meeting.
(B). Sharon has been missing too many meetings lately.
(C). Sharon seems bothered by the amount of work she has to do.
(D). He didn’t feel it was necessary for Sharon to attend the meeting.

PART B

DIRECTION. In this part of the test, you will hear longer conversations. After each conversation, you will hear several questions. The conversations and questions will not be repeated.
After you here a question, read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. Remember, you are not allowed to that notes or write in your test book.

31. (A). Washing clothes.
(B). The effects of hard water.
(C). How to buy a water softener.
(D). How to keep your pipes from freezing.

32. (A). Containing minerals.
(B). Frozen
(C). Difficult.
(D). Soapy.

33. (A). Moving to a new apartment.
(B). Buying a machine.
(C). Using a powder.
(D). Heating his home better.

34. (A). Wash some clothes.
(B). Buy some water-softening powder.
(C). Clean his house.
(D). Call the man who tested his water.

35. (A). Superstitious.
(B). Transportation arrangements.
(C). Borrowing a van.
(D). Moving to a new home.

36. (A). He might be superstitious.
(B). He’ll be in Chicago that evening.
(C). He won’t be able to borrow his father’s van.
(D). He won’t be able to get there on time.

37. (A). He’s having dinner with some friends that evening.
(B). He will be driving his father’s van instead of his car.
(C). He will be flying in from Chicago earlier that evening.
(D). He always drives some more slowly on Friday the thirteenth.

Review Listening 1 Part A

PART ONE

Direction: In Part A, you will hear short conversation between two people. After each conversation, you will hear a question about the conversation. The conversation and questions will not be repeated. After you hear a question, read the four possible answers. Then, choose the best answers.

01. (A) He isn’t to fond of reading.
(B) He wouldn’t like to read the articles, too.
(C) He reads two articles.
(D) He agree with the woman.

2. (A) He hasn’t spoken to her for awhile.
(B) She doesn’t hear well.
(C) She has been going to work late.
(D) She enjoys her new job.

3. (A) In a laundromat.
(B) On a farm.
(C) In a grocery store.
(D) At a restaurant

4. (A) She’s going to bed.
(B) She’s feeling much better.
(C) She’s feeling worse all the time.
(D) She’s going to see a doctor.

05. (A) She doesn’t like the painting.
(B) She thinks the man is joking.
(C). There are no children in the painting.
(D). She agrees with the man.

06. (A). The woman shouldn’t study too hard.
(B). He doesn’t want to study for any more tests.
(C). The woman should study for both tests.
(D). There are too many tests this term.

07. (A). Happy
(B). Lonely
(C). Apologetic
(D). Frustrated.

08. (A). He has to check on the first few things.
(B). He has never heard of such a thing.
(C). The woman may take the test early.
(D). He isn’t sure it will be possible.

09. (A). Janice called someone for him.
(B). He didn’t actually make it home.
(C). Janice called him.
(D). He took Janice home.

10. (A). She has finished her writing.
(B). He doesn’t know where she put her things.
(C). She is postponing her work.
(D). He doesn’t know when she will do her dishes.

11.(A). That the man had fallen in the snow.
(B). That the man didn’t like to ski.
(C). That there wouldn’t be any snow.
(D). That the weather would be too bad for traveling.

12. (A). She is hungry.
(B). She will show the man where to go.
(C). The cafeteria will be too far away to walk to.
(D). She has never been to the cafeteria before.

13. (A). Jane owns the dictionary the woman wants to borrow.
(B). He doesn’t want the woman to use his dictionary.
(C). His dictionary is not available right now.
(D). Jane has the right information.

14. (A). He doesn’t want to go out in this traffic.
(B). It’s too noisy to hear the birds now.
(C). The birds are terrific.
(D). He can hear the birds over the noise of the cars.

15. (A). He knows a tour guide in the park.
(B). He knows the park very well.
(C). He has a good guide book the woman can use.
(D). He isn’t used to taking tours.

STRUCTURE AND WRITTEN EXPRESSION

1. Kansas ………. at the geographical center of the United States.                                   (A) it is located                                                        (B) the location is                                     (C) its location                                                        (D) is located

2. …….. first pizza restaurant opened in New York City in 1895.                                        (A) The                                                                   (B) It was the                                         (C) At the                                                                (D) It was at the

3. ………… without a backbone is the Atlantic squid.                                                         (A) For the largest creature                                   (B) It is the largest creature                       (C) The largest creature                                        (D) The largest creature is

4. The last star on the handle of ……. Polaris, or the North Star.                                        (A) to call the Little Dipper                                     (B) Calling the Little Dipper                    (C) the Little Dipper calling                                    (D) the Little Dipper is called

5. Societies ……….. to at least 1500 B.C. made use of molds to treat superficial infections.                                                                                                                             (A) the date back                                                   (B) the date is back                               (C) dating back                                                      (D) date back

6. Eugene Debs ran for the presidency of the United States fives times, ….. was never elected.                                                                                                                                 (A) he                (B) but he              (C) to him               (D) for his

7. The oldest know daggers are ones that Neolithic humans ….. out of flint.                      (A) skillfully chipped                                              (B) skillful chips                                      (C) chipping skillfully                                             (D) chips are skillful

8. Woodrow Wilson served as president of Princeton ……. was elected president of the United States.                                                                                                                       (A) before        (B) to him           (C) he        (D) before he

9. Sounds waves are produced when …… quickly                                                              (A) object vibrate                                                 (B) vibrating objects                                      (C) objects to vibrate                                          (D) the vibration of objects

10. A genetic predisposition determines ……. Is most likely to form freckles.                    (A) he                 (B) it                 (C) who                  (D) when

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READING COMPREHENSION

      Most icebergs are formed in the waters of the world’s polar and subpolar regions. These are the regions in and around the North and South Poles. Icebergs melt as the encounter warmer ocean

waters and warmer ocean breezes closer to the equator. This happens with most, but not all,

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icebergs.

 

        One record-setting iceberg managed to travel further from the frigid waters near the poles than   any other iceberg has been known to travel in 1894, an iceberg broke off from Antarctica in the       south and began moving slowly northward. It eventually left the very cold waters near the pole and entered warmer waters. This unusual iceberg managed to get amazingly close to the equator. It was observed at the latitude of about 26 degree south of the equator. This is on the same latitude as Rio de

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Janeiro, Brazil, which is famous for its comfortably warm waters and weather throughout the year.

 

  1. The subject of this passage is

(A)  the world’s polar and subpolar regions

(B)  how icebergs are formed

(C)  one unusual iceberg

(D)  the climate Brazil

 

  1. The Passage indicates that icebergs form

(A)  only in the north

(B)  only in the south

(C)  near the equator

(D)  in both the north and south

 

  1. According to the passage, where are subpolar region located?

(A)  At the poles

(B)  Close the poles

(C)  Close to the equator

(D)  At the equator

 

  1. The word “encounter” in line 2 could best be replaced by the expression

(A)  run after

(B)  run info

(C)  run around

(D)  run up

 

  1. The record-setting iceberg discussed in the passage traveled

(A)  into unusually warm waters

(B)  unusually close the North Pole

(C)  unusually far south

(D)  unusually far from the equator

 

  1. The world “frigid” in line 5 is closet in meaning to

(A)  warm                         

(B)  calm

(C)  cold

(D)  deep

 

  1. When did the record-setting iceberg discussed in the passage exist?

(A)  In the first half of the eighteenth century

(B)  In the last half of the eighteenth century

(C)  In the first half of the nineteenth century

(D)  In the last half of the nineteenth century

 

  1. It is NOT stated in the passage that the iceberg

(A)  was moving in a northerly direction

(B)  ended up near the equator

(C)  was seen south of equator

(D)  was observed from Rio de Janeiro

 

  1. The world “amazingly” in line 8 is closest in meaning to

(A)  comfortably

(B)  surprisingly

(C)  possibly

(D)  unquestionably

 

  1. Where in the passage does the author indicate what usually happens to icebergs in warm water?

(A)  Lines 2-3

(B)  Lines 5-6

(C)  Lines 7-8

(D)  Lines 9-10