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TOEFL
PRACTICE

1
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SECTION

LISTENING COMPREHENSION
Time approximately 35 minutes
(Including the reading of the directions for each part)
In this section of the test, you will have an opportunity to demonstrate
your ability to understand conversation and talks in English. There
are three parts to his section. Answer all the questions on the basis
of what is stated or implied by the speakers you hear. 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 A
Directions: In Part A you will hear short conversations 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 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.
Listen to an example.

Sample Answer

On the recording, you hear:

(woman) : Hes very smart and majestic.


(man)
: Yup. I love the way hes teaching.
(narrator) : Who is the man likely to be?

In your test book, you read:


A. A chef
C.
B. A teacher
D.

C
D

A driver
A photographer

You learn from the conversation that the man loves hes teaching.
It means that his job is teaching and the other word he is a
teacher. The best answer to the question, Who is the man likely
to be? is (A) A teacher Therefore, the correct choice is (B).
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Recording material of TOEFL PRACTICE 1 : LISTENING


COMPREHENSION (PART A)
1.

(man) :
On the last meeting, weve ever talked about it.
(woman) : But I dont remember it.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?

2.

(woman)

: My father looks for his newspaper. Do you see


it?
(man) :
Oh, your grandmother is reading it.
(narrator) :
What does the man mean?

3.

(man) : The building is so high.


(woman) : Umm, that tower can be higher.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?

4.

(woman) : I order a glass of tomato juice and beef steak.


(man) : OK. Wait a minute.
(narrator) :
Where does the conversation probably take
place?

5.

(man) : Its not an easy job.


(woman) : I know. But you cant refuse it.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?

6.

(woman) : May I help you, Sir?


(man) : I want to deliver this mail for Mrs. London.
(narrator) : Who is the man likely to be?

7.

(man) : What do you think about me now?


(woman) : You look so gorgeous.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?

8.

(woman) : Complete this Test 1 The introductory Level


Practice Test. I give you twenty-five minutes.
(man) : Yes, Maam.
(narrator) : Where is the conversation taking place?

9.

(man) : I have a plan for going to the beach on Sunday.


(woman) : So do I.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?

10. (woman) : Today is beautiful day.


(man) : Well, it can be more beautiful.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?

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11. (man) : I heard that there is a new cafe.


(woman) : Yeah. It is near my house.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
12. (man) : The little boy is very active.
(woman) : He is my son.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
13. (woman) : I cant find a sweater that I want.
(man) : Why dont you go to another shop?
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
14. (man) : How was your holiday?
(woman) : I enjoyed my holiday so much.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
15. (woman) : How many people will go there?
(man) : Only my brother. I wont go there.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
16. (man) : Our time is limited. We should finish this job
soon.
(woman) : Ill say.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
17. (woman) : Im sorry. Ive made you waiting for so long.
(man) : Its ok. Dont worry about it.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
18. (man) : Excuse me. Can I have some palm sugar?
(woman) :
Oh, Im sorry. Its empty. It will be available
tomorrow.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
19. (woman) : The darkness is very scary.
(man) : Why dont you put on the lamp?
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
20. (man) : Oh my God. I hate that person.
(woman) : He is very impolite.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
21. (woman) : Im looking for Mr. James.
(man) : Oh. He is absent today.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?

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22. (man) : Do you see my teeth?Its sore.


(woman) : Well, it should be cleaned and patched.
(narrator) : Who is the woman likely to be?
23. (woman) : Where is our working paper?
(man) : Oh, Lance is copying it.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
24. (man) : It is museum, isnt it?
(woman) : Yes, it is. It is built few months ago. It is close
to my fathers office.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
25. (woman) : Hows your day?
(man) : My day is beautiful. It is so great.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
26. (man) : The new day has come. We should face our
life vigorously.
(woman) : You can say that again.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
27. (woman) : Be careful, Don.
(man) : Dont worry. The pool isnt deep.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
28. (man) : The painting is wonderful.
(woman) : Yup. It is hung by father.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
29. (woman) : This room is not wide enough.
(man) : Why dont you widen it?
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
30. (man) :
The assignment should be collected on
Tuesday.
(woman) : Thats good idea.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?

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1.

A.
B.
C.
D.

She forgets it.


She didnt come at the last meeting.
She doesnt understand.
She was missing the meeting.

2.

A.
B.
C.
D.

The mans grandmother is reading the newspaper.


Her grandmother is read the newspaper.
The newspaper is read by the womans newspaper.
The newspaper is read by the mans newspaper.

3.

A.
B.
C.
D.

The building is higher than the tower.


The building is not that high.
The tower is shorter than the building.
The tower is not that high.

4.

A. At the post office


B. At the market

5.

A.
B.
C.
D.

6.

A. A postman
B. A policeman

7.

A.
B.
C.
D.

8.

A. At the canteen
B. At the airport

9.

A.
B.
C.
D.

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10. A.
B.
C.
D.

C. At the bus stop


D. At the restaurant

He must give that job to somebody else.


He must accept that job.
He must avoid that job.
He must stay away from that job.
C. An economist
D. A soldier

The man is handsome.


The man isnt nice.
The woman loves the man.
The woman doesnt like the man.
C. In the music studio
D. In the classroom

She wants to go with the man.


She has similar plan with the man.
She prefers staying at home then going to the beach.
She hates the beach.
Today is really beautiful.
She is beautiful.
The day is not that beautiful.
The man likes a beautiful girl.

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11. A.
B.
C.
D.

The cafe is in her house.


She builds a new cafe in her house.
The cafe is close to her house.
They want to go the cafe.

12. A.
B.
C.
D.

The little boy is her student.


The little boy is her boyfriend.
She loves the boy.
The little boy is her son.

13. A.
B.
C.
D.

Visiting a different store.


Buying something else.
Making her own sweater.
Eating a bowl of soup.

14. A.
B.
C.
D.

He spent the holiday on the beach.


His holiday was relaxing.
He needed enjoyable holiday.
His holiday was bad.

15. A.
B.
C.
D.

The man and his brother go there together.


Only the man goes there and his brother stays at home.
The man stays at home.
The woman and the mans brother go there together.

16. A.
B.
C.
D.

She has finished the job.


She cant finish the job soon.
She disagrees with the man.
She has similar idea with the man.

17. A.
B.
C.
D.

He is very angry.
He is bored.
He cant forgive her.
He gives her forgiveness.

18. A.
B.
C.
D.

The palm sugar has been sold out.


The palm sugar is very expensive.
The man has no money to buy it.
The woman has much palm sugar.

19. A.
B.
C.
D.

Taking a lamp
Switching off the lamp
Switching on the lamp
Buying a new lamp

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20. A.
B.
C.
D.

The person is well-behaved.


She likes the person.
The person is rowdy.
She knows the person well.

21. A.
B.
C.
D.

Mr. James is in the class.


Mr. James is at home.
Mr. James is not present.
Mr. James doesnt want to meet her.

22. A. A repairwoman
B. A dentist

C. A saleswoman
D. A designer

23. A.
B.
C.
D.

The working paper is being copied by Lance.


Lance makes a cup of coffee.
They are drinking coffee.
The coffee is very expensive.

24. A.
B.
C.
D.

The museum has been closed.


The museum isnt far from her fathers office.
The museum has nice closet.
Her father is working at the museum.

25. A.
B.
C.
D.

He meets a beautiful girl.


He is a great man.
He feels so happy.
She is very beautiful.

26. A.
B.
C.
D.

She doesnt understand the mans utterance.


She doesnt hear the man.
She has different idea from the man.
She agrees with the man.

27. A. The pool is so deep.


C. It is so full.
B. The pool is shallow. D. He is fool.
28. A.
B.
C.
D.

Her father hangs the painting.


Her father is hung the painting.
Her father likes the painting.
She buys the painting with her father.

29. A.
B.
C.
D.

Expanding the room


Painting the room
Finding a new room
Moving another room

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30. A. She cant do it.


C. She is not fine.
B. She is able to do it. D. She has another idea.

Part B
Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear longer
conversations. After each conversation, you will hear several
questions. The conversation and the questions will not be repeated.
After you hear 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.
Here is an example.
On the recording, you hear:
(narrator) : Questions 31 through 32. Listen to the conversation
between two people.
(man)
: Hi, why you look so angry?
(woman) : There are so many ads on TV, especially during
my favorite programs. We think they should be
stopped for a number of reasons.
(man)
: Thats a good idea. But, what are the reasons?
woman) : Ads are a nuisance and a bad influence on people.
(man) :
Yea, I think youre right.

1. Question :
Sample Answer
On the recording, you hear:
A
(narrator) : What is the topic of
B
the conversation?
In your test book, you read:
A. Ads on TV
B. Favorite TV programs
C. The angry woman
D. TVs influence on people

C
D

Based on the conversation, the suitable answer for question


What is the topic of the conversation? is Ads on TV. It is
according to the first womans statement There are so
many ads on TV. Therefore, the best choice is (A).

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2.

On the recording, you hear:


(narrator): How many reasons
does the woman
have to Stop the ads
on TV?
In your test book, you read:
A. four
C. two
B. three
D. one

Sample Answer
A
B
C
D

Based on the womans statement Ads are a nuisance


and a bad influence on people, it can be known that there
are two reasons to stop ads on TV. Therefore, the correct
choice is (C).

Recording material of TOEFL PRACTICE 1 : LISTENING


COMPREHENSION (PART B)
(narrator) : Questions 31 through 34. Listen to the conversation
between two people.
(woman) : Oh my God. Working in the hospital isnt always
enjoyable.
(man) :
But, why? Is everything OK?
(woman) : Working with older people is much more difficult.
They take much longer to get better.
(man) :
I see. But you should be patient.
(woman) : I know. Somedays nothing goes right and then its
very frustating.
(man) :
I believe you can do your job well.
(woman) : Nurses always try to do their best for all patients.

Questions:

31. (narrator) : What are the woman and the man talking about?
32. (narrator) : Why is working with older people much more
difficult?
33. (narrator) : What is the meaning of the word patient in the
statement But you should be patient?
34. (narrator) : Who is the woman likely to be?

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31. A.
B.
C.
D.

Working in the hospital


Being patient
Bad job
Unenjoyable situation

32. A.
B.
C.
D.

Because they are too old.


Because they take much longer to get better.
Because they are fussy.
Because they dont have money.

33. A.
B.
C.
D.

Person who receives medical treatment.


Ability to accept delay or annoyance.
Having or showing patience.
Ability to wait calmly.

34. A. A patient
B. A health consultant

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C. A nutritionist
D. A nurse

(narrator) : Questions 35 through 38. Listen to the conversation


between two people.
(man)
: Hows your study in Australia?
(woman) : It was nice. You know what, Australia has three
levels of government, the federal, state and local
government.
(man)
: Are these levels of govenment necessary?
(woman) : Sure. The federal government is necessary for big
things. They keep the economy in order and look
after things like defense.
(man)
: How about the state and the local government?
(woman) : The state government looks after law and order
whereas the local government is necessary for
preventing like collecting rubbish, order wise
everyone would have diseases.
(man)
: So, those are reasons why the three levels of
government are necessary, right?
(woman) : Yes, absolutely.

Questions:
35.
36.
37.
38.

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(narrator) : What is the topic of the conversation?


(narrator) : How many levels of government are in Australia?
(narrator) : Why is the federal government necessary?
(narrator) : Who was studying in Australia?

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35. A.
B.
C.
D.

The federal government of Australia


Studying at Australia
State government of Australia
Three levels of Australias government

36. A. Four levels


B. Three levels
37. A.
B.
C.
D.

C. Two levels
D. One level

Because it looks after things like Defense.


Because it looks after law and order.
Because it prevents things like collecting rubbish.
Because it orders wise everyone would have diseases.

38. A. The mans brother


B. The womans sister

C. The woman
D. The man

Part C
Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear several talks. After
each talk, you will hear some questions. The talks and questions
will not be repeated.
After you hear 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.
Here is an example.
On the recording, you hear:
(narrator) : Listen to the talk about internet for student.
(woman) : In this global era, the internet is very necessary
for student. When we get school assignment,
we can get the data from the internet. Internet
always provides us the most current data for our
assignment. Internet is very important when we
think that learning in the classroom is not enough.
If you often visit many websites, you will get a lot
of information which can support your lessons. We
should use the internet to improve ourselves.

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Now listen to a sample question.


Sample Answer
39. (narrator) : What is the topic of the talk?
A
In your test book, you read:
B
A. Global era
B. Internet for student
C
C. School assignment
D. Data from the internet
D
The best answer to the question What is the topic of the
talk? is (B) Internet for student. It is based on a statement
the internet is very necessary for student. Therefore, the
correct choice is (B).
Now listen to another sample question.
40. (narrator) : What will student
get from the internet?
In your test book, you read:
A. A lot of information
A. Much money
B. The answers of the assignments
C. Advertisement

Sample Answer
A
B
C
D

The best answer to the question What will student get from
the internet? is (A) A lot of information. It is based on a
statement If you often visit many websites, you will get a lot
of information which can support your lessons. Therefore,
the correct choice is (A).
Recording material of TOEFL PRACTICE 1 : LISTENING
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(narrator) : Questions 1 through 4. Listen to the talk about the


impact of cars.
(man) :
Cars should be banned in the city. As we all know,
cars create pollution, and cause a lot of road deaths
and other accidents. Firstly, cars contribute to most
of the pollution in the world. Cars emit a deadly
gas that causes illness such as bronchitis, lung
cancer, and triggers off asthma. Some of these
illnesses are so bad that people can die from them.
Secondly, the city is very busy. Pedestrians wander
everywhere and cars commonly hit pedestrians in
the city, which causes them to die. Cars to day
are our roads biggest killers. Thirdly, cars are very
noisy. If you live in the city, you may find it hard to
sleep at night, or concentrate on your homework,
and especially talk to someone. So, cars should be
banned
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illnesses are so bad that people can die from them.


Secondly, the city is very busy. Pedestrians wander
everywhere and cars commonly hit pedestrians in
the city, which causes them to die. Cars to day
are our roads biggest killers. Thirdly, cars are very
sleep at night, or concentrate on your homework,
and especially talk to someone. So, cars should be
banned from the city for the reasons listed.

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Questions:

39. (narrator) : What does the talk discuss about?


40. (narrator) : What is the impact of the cars?
41. (narrator) : Why are people in the city hard to sleep at night?
42. (narrator) : What is the meaning of the word banned?

39. A. Cars in the city


C. Pollution in the world
B. The impact of cars D. Heart illness
40. A.
B.
C.
D.

Creating pollution
Saving the pedestrians
Helping the people
Disappearing the pollution

41. A.
B.
C.
D.

Because they arent sleepy.


Because they have to work.
Because they enjoy the night.
Because they are disturbed by cars noise.

42. A. Forbid
B. Forbad

C. Refuse
D. Lost

(narrator) : Questions 5 through 8. Listen to the talk about how


to make an advertisement.
(woman) : An advertisement or an ad is a public promotion
or announcement of some products or services.
It is made with the purpose to persuade the
readers to use the product. An ad is a thin sheet of
information. To make an advertisement you should
follow these steps. Firstly, you should use short
simple sentences. Secondly, dont forget to use the
font types and sizes that are easily read. Thirdly,
you should try to persuade the readers to buy the
product. Fourthly,you should tell the good side
of the product. Finally, you must give the contact
address or person clearly. To find advertisement,
you can see in some commercial advertising
media include billboards, radio, TV, magazine, and
newspaper.
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you should try to persuade the readers to buy the


product. Fourthly,you should tell the good side
of the product. Finally, you must give the contact
address or person clearly. To find advertisement,
you can see in some commercial advertising
media include billboards, radio, TV, magazine, and
newspaper.

Questions:

43. (narrator) : What is the topic of the talk?


44. (narrator) : What is the purpose of an advertisement?
45. (narrator) : How many steps to make an advertisement are
there?
46. (narrator) : Where can we find advertisement?

43. A.
B.
C.
D.

The meaning of an ad.


The purpose of an ad.
How to make an ad.
How to find ana ad in media

44. A.
B.
C.
D.

To persuade the readers to use the product.


To describe the product.
To sell the product.
To entertain the readers.

45. A. Six steps


B. Five steps
46. A. In the letter
B. In the magazine

C. Four steps
D. Three steps
C. In the receipt
D. In the bill

(narrator) : Questions 9 through 12. Listen to the talk about US


cyber protection.
(man)
: The threat of cyber attacks on the US power grid
should be dealts with by a single federal agency,
not the welter of groups now charged with the
electric systems security. In a report on the future
of the US electric grid, through 2030, the team
recommended that the federal agency should work
with industry and have the appropiate regulatory
authority to enhance cyber security preparedness,
response and recovery. To cope with an expected
increase in renewable sources such as wind and
solar power, where energy is often generated far
from the densely populated areas where it is used,
the panel recommended granting more authority to
the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to site
transmission facilities that cross state lines.

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authority to enhance cyber security preparedness,


response and recovery. To cope with an expected
increase in renewable sources such as wind and
solar power, where energy is often generated far
from the densely populated areas where it is used,
the panel recommended granting more authority to
the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to site
transmission facilities that cross state lines.

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Questions:

47. (narrator) : What does the talk discuss about?


48. (narrator) : Why should the federal agency work with industry
and have the appropriate regulatory authority?
49. (narrator) : Who is siting the transmission facilities that cross
state lines?
50. (narrator) : What is the meaning of the word granting?

47. A
B.
C.
D.

Electric systems security


US electric grid
US cyber protection
Federal agency

48. A. Because it is necessary to cope the problems.


B. Because it is important to decrease the touble.
C. Because it is needed to enhance cyber security
preparedness, response, and recovery.
D. Because it is granting more authority to the Federal
Energy Regulatory Commission.
49. A.
B.
C.
D.

Federal agency
The people
The reseachers
The Commission of Federal Energy Regulatory

50. A.
B.
C.
D.

allowing
asking
receiving
trying

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II

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STRUCTURE AND WRITTEN


EXPRESSION
Time 25 minutes
(Including the reading of the directions)
This section is designed to measure your ability to recognize
language that is appropriate for standard written English. There are
two types of questions in this section, with special directions for
each type.

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

Example

I :
Tourists are willing_____a significant
amount to have good
A. sanitary experiences.
B. pay
C. to pay
D. pays
E. to paid

Sample Answer
A
B
C
D

The sentence should read, Tourists are willing to pay a significant


amount to have good sanitary experiences. Therefore, you should
choose (B) to pay.

Example

II :
Can I_____to move somewhere to
have a better environment?
A. afford
C. to afford
B. affords
D. affording

Sample Answer
A
B
C
D

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The sentence should read, Can I afford to move somewhere to


have a better environment? Therefore, you should choose (A)
afford.

Now, begin work on the questions


1. What kind of losses might we______in the absence of
improved sanitation?
A. incure
C incuring
B. incures
D incured
2. The 13 were part of a 21-man crew_____were released
on Friday apparently after Singaporean authorities paid a
ransomto the Somali pirates.
A. which
C whom
B. who
D whose
3. The tanker was hijaked_____it was carrying palm oil from
Indonesia to Europe in March.
A. who
C when
B. whose
D where
4.

I think its taken some time for people______the importance of


improved sanitation.
A. realize
C. have realized
B. realizes
D. to realize

5.

We have_____official letters to the Foreign Ministry, the


police, the Transportation Ministry and the Manpower
and Transmigration Ministry to investigate the seafarers
recruitment.
A. send
C. sending
B. sends
D. sent

6. They generally_____very clean beaches and they_____their


waste well.
A. have manages C. has manage
B. have manage D. has manages
7. If possible, the researchers should____cultivate the ulin tree
bearing jack fruit.
A. be able
C. be able to be
B. be able to
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8. The students are now______about the language, culture,


and geography of Germany at the Institute for Community
Development at the Indonesian Education University in
Bandung.
A. learning
C. to learn
B. learnt
D. learn
9.

The ultimate goal of disaster risk science_____to understand


disasters and risks.
A. are
C. were
B. is
D. have

10. In Indonesia, the systematic study of disasters through an


inter-disciplinary approach______.
A. are just beginning C. is just beginning
B. were just beginning D. have just begun
11. Many people want to know_____is going on in Aceh eight
years after the tsunami.
A. who
C. whose
B. why
D. what
12. From a management science perspective, managing
expectations of diverse stakeholders____a difficult job.
A. is
C. were
B. are
D. do
13. In a dance, there are_____stops, and the stops are not about
being stagnant.
A. a
C. several
B. an
D. one
14. One of the kids that I interviewed at the museum_____El.
A. is name
C. are named
B. was named
D. were named
15. The show______the true inner resilience of the people that
needs to be explored.
A. demonstrate
C. demonstrating
B. demonstrates
D. demonstration

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WRITTEN EXPRESSION

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Directions: In questions 16 40, each sentence has four underlined


words or phrases. The four underlined parts of the sentence are
marked (A), (B), (C), and (D). Identify the one underlined word or
phrase that must be changed in order for the sentence to be correct.
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.
Look at the following examples

Example

I :

Tsunami science were invented for


A
B
C
tsunami risk reduction.
D
The sentence should read, Tsunami science
was invented for tsunami risk reduction.
Therefore, you should choose (B).

Example

II :

The problems surrounding our fish



A B
industry is obvious.

C D
The sentence should read, The problems
surrounding our fish industry are obvious.
Therefore, you should choose (C).

Sample Answer
A
B
C
D

Sample Answer
A
B
C
D

Now, begin work on the questions


16. According to the Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministrys data,
Indonesias fish production is 10.83 million tons last year.
17. A war with China over Taiwan or the Spartly Islands are simple
to start but hard to end, and could very easily escalate.
18. If I look at it in the arc of my career, it was a tiny jobs, and in a
A
B C
place that hasnt really been that significant, frankly, to me.
D
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19. My lesson to my students are they have to be open and alert



A B
at every turn.
C D
20. They thought I was not normal because I was very
A
B C
difference from everybody else in my family.
D
21. I would have expect some discussion in the management
A
discussion and analysis of how this has had a positive impact

B C
on these banks operating results.
D
22. I asked officials at Citigroup and Morgan Stanley about these
A
B
C
disclosure.
D
23. The rules is found in a section of the S.E.C.s Codification of
A
B
C
Financial Reporting Policies.
D
24. Investors didnt know what dire the situation was at these

A B
C D
institutions.
25. Numbers for individual companies was equally astonishing.

A B
C D
26. The Fed says that the money it lent in these programs was
A
B
paid back without generates any losses.

C D
27. The rules grows out of the savings and loan crisis, during
A
which hundreds of banks failed and others received
B
C
D
government help.

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28. Other banks kept silent on these activities or mentioned them



A
B C
in passing with few specific.
D
29. During a group discussion, it can be difficult for the group
A
B
to know how and when begin the discussion.
C
D
30. Did you both understand all the points in the lecture and
A
B
catching all the information?
C
D
31. Please, decide on three things to observes that will give you
A
B C
information about the pace of life at your school.
D
32. General Electric is most famous for his electric appliances, but
A B
C
it also makes jet engines, electric motors, and much more.
D
33. Vossoughi found out that most people prefers attractive
A
headsets that they can touch and use without thinking.
B
C D
34. They both know how to think outside the box and created
A
B C
D
success after success.
35. Because of Barbara works at the restaurant in the morning,
A
B
she usually arrives five to ten minutes late to class.
C
D
36. The professor will tells you the big picture or the general plan

A
B C
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37. You should listen for the words and expression that professors
A
B C
use to tell you the big picture of the lecture.
D
38. To help students understand the listening strategy, she
A
B
C
should discuss the situation and answer the questions.
D
39. Some companies can be successful use traditional ways of

A B
creating new products, but other companies are successful
C
when they think outside the box.
D
40. Using an informal outline with indentation will help you
A
B
remember who information is more important and which
C
information is related but less important.
D

SECTION
READING COMPREHENSION
Time 55 minutes
(Including the reading of the directions)
This section is designed to measure your ability to read and
understand passages.
Directions: In this section you will read several passages. Each
one is followed by a number of questions about it. You are to choose
the one best answer; (A), (B), (C), or (D), to each question. 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.
Answer all questions about the information in a passage on the
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Line 5

Line 10

Independent colleges and universities are private,


nonprofit institutions. Many independent colleges and
universities originated as church-related institutions,
although a majority of these are no longer affiliated
with religious groups. The most common independent
colleges and universities include (1) liberal arts institutions that offer comprehensive undergraduate education, (2) technical or specialized institutions that prepare students in engineering, performing arts, music,
nursing and other fields, and (3) large universities that
include undergraduate programs in addition to graduate and professional schools.

Question

I
What is the characteristic of
independent colleges and universities?
A. They are non-private
B. They are private
C. They are state
D. They are dependent

Sample Answer
A
B
C
D

According to the passage line 1, Independent colleges and


universities are private, nonprofit institutions, maka diketahui
bahwa Independent colleges and universities bersifat private.
Therefore, you should choose (B).

Question

Sample Answer
II
According to the passage, which
A
statement is NOT true?
A. Few colleges and universities
B
originated as church-related
C
institutions.
B. The most common independent
D
colleges and universities include
liberal arts institutions.
C. Independent colleges and universities include technical or
specialized institutions.
D. Independent colleges and universities prepare students
in engineering, performing arts, music, nursing and other
fields.
The passage states that Many colleges and universities originated
as church-related institutions. Therefore, you should choose (A).

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Questions 1 8 : This passage below is for questions number 1 up
to 8. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

Line 5

The Eiffel Tower was built for the International Exhibition of Paris of 1889 commemorating the centenary
of the French Revolution. The Prince of Wales, later
King Edward VII of England, opened it. Of the 700
proposals submitted in a design competition, Gustave
Eiffels was unanimously chosen. However it was not
accepted by all at first, and a petition of 300 names
- including those of Maupassant, Emile Zola, Charles
Garnier (architect of the Opra Garnier), and Dumas
the Younger - protested its construction. At 300 meters
(320.75 m including antenna), and 7,000 tons, it was
the worlds tallest building until 1930.

1.

What is the passage talking about?


A. Eiffel towers history
C. French Revolution
B. The Prince of Wales
D. British Revolution

2.

What was the purpose of building Eiffel tower?


A. It was for Frenchs Independent symbol.
B. It was for the International Exhibition of Paris of 1889
commemorating the centenary of the French Revolution.
C. It was for England Independent symbol.
D. It was for friendship symbol between French and England.

3.

The word it in Line 4 refers to______.


A. Prince of Wales
C. Eiffel tower
B. French
D. King Edward VII

4.

If the Eiffel tower was built in 1889, it means that it will be_____
years old in 2012.
A. 122
C. 133
B. 123
D. 143

5.

According to the passage, which statement is NOT true?


A. Eiffel tower is in Paris, French.
B. Eiffel tower was the tallest tower until 1930.
C. Eiffel tower is 300 meters.
D. Eiffel tower is 700 tons.

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6.

Who was the architect of the Opra Garnier?


A. King Edward VII C. Charles Garnier
B. Emile Zola
D. Prince of Wales

7.

The word protested in Line 10 can be replaced by______.


A. supported
C. avoid
B. refused
D. contradicted

8.

The word its in Line 10 refers to_____.


A. Eiffel tower
B. Dumas the Younger
C. architect
D. Emile Zola

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Questions 9 18 : This passage below is for questions number 9


up to 18. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

Line 5

Line 10

The Quebec Bridge, located at mile 2.70, Bridge


Sub-division Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, was
considered the eighth Wonder of The World, when
construction was completed in 1919. It is the longest cantilever, steel Railway Bridge in the world. Its
sister bridge is the Firth of Forth Bridge in Scotland.
The Quebec Bridge is a riveted steel structure with
8,000,000 square feet of coatable structural steel. The
overall length is 3239 feet and the width is 94 feet. The
bridge is 340 feet high, from the top of the cantilever to
the water below. Each cantilever span is 580 feet long.
The Quebec Bridge accommodates 1 rail line, 3
lanes of automotive traffic and 2 pedestrian walkways.
The Quebec Bridge was declared a historic monument
in 1987, by the Canadian & American Society of Civil
Engineers and a National Historic Site on January 24,
1996 by the Department of Canadian Heritage.

9.

What is the passage talking about?


A. The Quebec Bridge C. Canada
B. Quebec City
D. Canadian

10. The Quebec Bridge was completed in 1919, it means that it


will be_____years old in 2019.
A. 90
C. 100
B. 99
D. 109

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11. The word it in Line 4 refers to_____.


A. The Quebec Bridge
B. Quebec City
C. Canada
D. construction
12. According to the passage, the Firth of Forth Bridge in Scotland
is______.
A. the rival of the Quebec Bridge
B. the sister bridge of the Quebec Bridge
C. the brother bridge of the Quebec Bridge
D. the duplicate of the Quebec Bridge
13. According to the passage, which statement is true?
A. The Quebec Bridge is a riveted steel structure with
80,000,000 square feet of coatable structural steel.
B. The Quebec Bridge accommodates 1 rail line, 2 lanes of
automotive traffic and 3 pedestrian walkways.
C. The Quebec Bridge was declared a historic monument in
1978.
D. The Quebec Bridge is 340 feet high
14. According to the passage, The overall length is 3239 feet.
If one feet is 30 centimeters, it means the overall length
is______centimeters.
A. 97017
C. 97170
B. 97107
D. 97710
15. Where in the passage does the author describe the Quebec
Bridges structure?
A. Line 1 2
C. Line 5 6
B. Line 3 4
D. Line 7 8
16. The word each in Line 8 can be replaced by_____.
A. some
C. every
B. several
D. all
17. Who did declare the Quebec Bridge as the historic monument
in 1987?
A. The Canadian & American Society of Civil Engineers
B. The Department of Canadian Heritage
C. The Canadian Community
D. The Prime Minister of Canada

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18. According to the passage, when was the Quebec Bridge


declared as a National Historic Site?
A. On January 24, 1969
C. On January 24, 1978
B. On January 24, 1996
D. On January 24, 1987
Questions 19 26 : This passage below is for questions number
19 up to 26. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

Line 5

Line 10

Umbilical cord blood, like bone marrow, contains


valuable stem cells that can be used to treat life-threatening illnesses, such as leukemia, lymphoma, sickle
cell anemia, and immune deficiency and metabolic diseases. A babys cord blood can be donated to a public
bank or stored at a private bank for future use in a
sibling or parent who has an illness that can be treated
by a cord blood transplant.
A number of both public and private banks exist
that can store cord blood for future use. The National Marrow Donor Program, which is overseen by the
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration,
launched a program in October 2008 that provides
families affected by life-threatening diseases with the
opportunity to store a new babys cord blood at no cost.

19. What is the topic of the passage?


A. Umbilical cord blood
B. Cord blood banking and donation
C. Leukemia
D. The National Marrow Donor Program
20. According to the passage, umbilical cord blood can be used to
treat, except _____.
A. heart attack
C. lymphoma
B. leukemia
D. immune deficiency
21. The word who in Line 7 refers to_____.
A. blood
C. a sibling or parent
B. babys cord blood D. public bank
22. The word store in Line 6 can be replaced by_____.
A. distribute
C. save
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23. When is the National Marrow Donor Program launched?


A. October 1998
C. December 2008
B. December 1998
D. October 2008
24. If the passage mentions that Health Resources and Services
Administration, launched a program in October 2008 that
provides families affected by life-threatening diseases with the
opportunity to store a new babys cord blood at no cost., it
means______.
A. the program is free
B. the program needs a lot of money
C. the program is only for rich people
D. the program is not for poor men
25. The word affected in Line 14 has a close meaning with_____.
A. pushed
C. gave
B. motivated
D. influenced
26. According to the passage, which statement is NOT true?
A. Umbilical cord blood, like bone marrow, contains valuable
stem cells.
B. The National Marrow Donor Program, which is overseen by
the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration,
launched a program in October 2009.
C. A babys cord blood can be donated to a public bank or
stored at a private bank.
D. The National Marrow Donor Program provides families
affected by life-threatening diseases with the opportunity
to store a new babys cord blood at no cost.
Questions 27 33 : This passage below is for questions number
27 up to 33. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
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Line 5

Line 10

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The Great Buddha of Kamakura (Daibutsu in


Japanese) in Japan is a representation of Buddha
Amitaba the Lord of the Western Pure Land. The
bronze statue of Amita Buddha, which is worshipped
by the followers of the Pure Land sect of Buddhism
as a savior, was cast in 1252 and is Kamakuras most
important tourist site. Once housed in a huge hall, the
statue today sits in the open, the original temple having been washed away by a tsunami in 1495. Cast in
bronze and weighing close to 850 tonnes, the statue
is 13.35 meter tall. The latest repairs to the Buddha
were completed in 1960. These strengthened the

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neck and made it possible for the Buddhas body to


move freely on the base to prevent a damaging shock
to the statue in case of an earthquake.

27. What is the passage talking about?


A. The Great Buddha of Kamakura in Japan
B. The bronze statue of Amita Buddha
C. The Pure Land sect of Buddhism
D. Tsunami in 1495
28. The word which in Line 4 refers to_____.
A. The Great Buddha of Kamakura in Japan
B. The bronze statue of Amita Buddha
C. Japan
D. the followers
29. When was the original temple washed?
A. In 1954
C. In 1594
B. In 1945
D. In 1495
30. How tall is the statue?
A. 13.53 meter tall
B. 13.35 meter tall

C. 15.33 meter tall


D. 15.35 meter tall

31. According to the passage, which statement is NOT true?


A. Daibutsu is a representation of Buddha Amitaba the Lord
of the Western Pure Land.
B. The bronze statue of Amita Buddhawas cast in 1252.
C. The latest repairs to the Buddha were completed in 1960.
D. Cast in bronze and weighing close to 805 tonnes.
32. The word completed in Line 12 can be replaced by______.
A. finished
C. began
B. built
D. full
33. According to the passage, what is the latest repair of Buddha
for?
A. To strengthen the body.
B. To make it possible for the Buddhas neck to move freely.
C. To make it possible for the Buddhas body to move freely
on the base to prevent a damaging shock to the statue in
case of an earthquake.
D. To prevent an earthquake.

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Questions 34 41 : This passage below is for questions number


34 up to 41. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

Line 5

Line 10

Line 15

A heart attack happens if the flow of oxygenrich blood to a section of heart muscle suddenly becomes blocked. Most heart attacks occur as a result
of coronary heart disease (CHD). CHD is a condition
in which a waxy substance called plaque builds up
inside of the coronary arteries. These arteries supply
oxygen-rich blood to your heart.
When plaque builds up in the arteries, the condition is called atherosclerosis. The build up of plaque
occurs over many years. Eventually, an area of
plaque can rupture (break open) inside of an artery.
This causes a blood clot to form on the plaques surface. If the clot becomes large enough, it can mostly
or completely block blood flow through a coronary artery.
If the blockage isnt treated quickly, the portion of
heart muscle fed by the artery begins to die. Healthy
heart tissue is replaced with scar tissue. This heart
damage may not be obvious, or it may cause severe
or long-lasting problems.

34. What is the passage talking about?


A. Heart attack cause C. Parts of heart
B. Type of blood
D. A coronary artery
35. Where in the passage does the author explain about how heart
attack happens?
A. Line 1 3
C. Line 9 11
B. Line 6 7
D. Line 14 15
36. What is coronary heart disease?
A. It is a kind of heart attack.
B. It is a condition in which a waxy substance called plaque
builds up outside of the coronary arteries.
C. It is a condition in which a waxy substance called plaque
builds up inside of the coronary arteries.
D. It is a blood clot to form on the plaques surface.

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37. According to the passage, what do arteries do?


A. These supply water to your body.
B. These supply oxygen-rich blood to your heart.
C. These supply blood to your body.
D. These pump the blood to your head.
38. The author mentions when plaque builds up in the arteries, the
condition is called_____.
A. sclerosis
C. CHD
B. heart attack
D. atherosclerosis
39. The word this in Line 17 refers to_____.
A. heart
C. heart damage
B. damage
D. scar tissue
40. The word obvious can be replaced by_____.
A. understand
C. complete
B. clear
D. gorgeous
41. According to the passage, which statement is NOT true?
A. The build up of plaque occurs for a moment.
B. A heart attack happens if the flow of oxygen-rich blood to
a section of heart muscle suddenly becomes blocked.
C. If the clot becomes large enough, it can mostly or
completely block blood flow through a coronary artery.
D. Healthy heart tissue is replaced with scar tissue.
Questions 42 47 : This passage below is for questions number
42 up to 47. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

Line 5

Line 10

Diabetes is really a serious condition of the


glands, associated with pancreas to be exact, called
Madhumeha within Ayurveda. It is among the majority of insidious disorders of the metabolism and, if left
undiagnosed, may lead to rapid emaciation and eventually death.
According to Ayurveda Diabetic issues is actually
of two sorts: Diabetic issues Mellitus- Blood insulin reliant Juvenile Diabetes (IDDM-Type We) when the physique is not able to create blood insulin and Non Blood
insulin Dependent Adult Beginning Diabetes (NIDDMType Ii) where the pancreas will produce insulin, but
its actually inadequate for reducing the blood glucose
to normal amounts.

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42. What is the passage talking about?


A. Diabetes types
C. NIDDM-Type Ii
B. IDDM-Type We
D. Madhumeha
43. According to the passage, how many types does Diabetes
have?
A. one
C. three
B. two
D. four
44. If someone cannot produce blood insuline, he must be attacked
by______.
A. IDDM-Type Ii
B. NIDDM-Type We
C. Non Blood insulin Dependent Adult Beginning Diabetes
D. Diabetic issues Mellitus- Blood insulin reliant Juvenile
Diabetes
45. According to the passage, the statements below are correct,
except______.
A. Diabetes is really a serious condition of the glands,
associated with pancreas to be exact
B. According to Ayurveda Diabetic issues is actually of three
sorts
C. IDDM-Type We is when the physique is not able to create
blood insulin
D. Non Blood insulin Dependent Adult Beginning Diabetes is
also called as NIDDM-Type Ii
46. The word it in Line 13 refers to_____.
A. blood
C. insulin
B. glucose
D. diabetes
47. The word reducing in Line 10 has a close meaning with_____.
A. decreasing
C. loosing
B. minus
D. increasing

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Questions 48 53 : This passage below is for questions number


48 up to 53. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

Line 5

Line 10

Blossoming Chestnut Branches is a very late


van Gogh. Vincent painted it sometime after he arrived in Auvers-sur-Oise on May 21, 1890, but before
the chestnut trees had stopped flowering. Here he had
broken a few blooming chestnut branches off and arranged them in a vase with some light pink rhododendrons. The resultant painting is bold in composition,
color and brushwork, yet fragile in its subject matter.
Vincent presented this as a gift to Paul Gachet
(1828-1909), the homeopathic physician with whom
he was staying. The artist had specifically come to
Auvers-sur-Oise on the advice of his brother, Theo,
to receive treatment from Gachet. Unfortunately, van
Gogh soon doubted that even the artistic, artist-friendly Gachet would be of any help and wrote as much
to Theo. And by the end of July, a scant two months
later, he was gone.

48. What is the topic of the passage?


A. Van Goghs painting Blossoming Chesnut Branches
B. Vincent Van Gogh
C. Paul Gachet
D. The homeopathic physician
49. The word it in Line 2 refers to______.
A. the painter
B. Blossoming Chesnut Branches
C. Van Gogh
D. Auvers-sur-Oise
50. Where did Van Gogh get inspiration of the painting?
A. At his house
B. In Auvers-sur-Oise
C. On the way to Auvers-sur-Oise
D. At a museum
51. According to the passage, which statement is NOT true?
A. Van Gogh painted Blossoming Chesnut Branches on
May 21, 1890.
B. The resultant painting is bold in composition, color and
brushwork, yet fragile in its subject matter.
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C. Vincent presented this as a gift to Paul Gachet (18281990)


D. Paul Gachet was the homeopathic physician.
52. Where in the passage does the author mention that Van Gogh
had ever stayed together with Gachet?
A. Line 2 3
C. Line 6 7
B. Line 4 5
D. Line 9 10
53. The word staying in Line 11 has a close meaning with_______.
A. leaving
C. going
B. renting
D. living
Questions 54 60 : This passage below is for questions number
54 up to 60. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
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Line 5

Line 10

As the countrys largest national museum undergoes extensive renovation (the timeline for which has
been pushed out several times, most recently until
2012-13), the Rijksmuseum now showcases an abbreviated collection of 17th- and 18th-century Dutch works
of art in one wing of the massive Neo-Gothic building.
The Masterpieces exhibition takes visitors through an
evolution of the Dutch Golden Age, a time when the
Netherlands colonization and trade efforts made it the
worlds richest country. The collection features stunning samples of Delftware, silver and other artifacts,
as well as paintings by Dutch masters Rembrandt, Vermeer and Frans Hals. The museums imposing exterior
architecture alone is a sight worth seeing.

54. What is the passage talking about?


A. The countrys largest national museum Rijksmuseum
B. 18th-century Dutch works of art
C. Neo-Gothic building
D. An evolution of the Dutch Golden Age
55. Where in the passage does author define about the Dutch
Golden Age?
A. Line 1 3
C. Line 5 8
B. Line 3 5
D. Line 8 10

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56. What is the Dutch Golden Age?


A. a time when the Netherlands colonization and trade
efforts made it the worlds richest country.
B. a time when the Netherlands colonization and trade
efforts made it the worlds poorest country.
C. a time when the Netherland colonized many countries.
D. a time when the Netherland declared its colonization.
57. The word it in Line 7 refers to_____.
A. the Dutch Golden Age
B. Netherland
C. colonization
D. The Masterpieces
58. According to the passage, there are some Dutch masters that
their paintings are shown in Rijksmuseum, except______.
A. Rembrandt
C. Frans Hals
B. Vermeer
D. Van Gogh
59. According to the passage, which statement is NOT true?
A. The Rijksmuseum now showcases an abbreviated
collection of 17th- and 18th-century Dutch works of art in
one wing of the massive Neo-Gothic building.
B. The collection features stunning samples of Delftware,
silver and other artifacts.
C. The Rijksmuseum shows some paintings of Rembrandt,
Vermeer, Van Gogh and Frans Hals.
D. The museums imposing exterior architecture alone is a
sight worth seeing.
60. The word imposing in Line 13 can be replaced by______.
A. important
C. large
B. impressive
D. expressive

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TOEFL
PRACTICE
SECTION

2
I

LISTENING COMPREHENSION
Time approximately 35 minutes
(Including the reading of the directions for each part)
In this section of the test, you will have an opportunity to demonstrate
your ability to understand conversation and talks in English. There
are three parts to his section. Answer all the questions on the basis
of what is stated or implied by the speakers you hear. 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 A
Directions: In Part A you will hear short conversations 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 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.

Listen to an example. Sample Answer


On the recording, you hear:
(woman) : Today is the last event, isnt it?
(man)
: Yes, it is. And next year, we will
meet again here in the capital city
of United States.
(narrator) : Where will the man and the woman

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B
C
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meet again?
In your test book, you read:
A. In New York
C.
B. In California
D.

In Washington DC.
In Hollywood

You learn from the conversation that the man and the woman
will meet again in the same place and event. The woman says,
We will meet again here in the capital city of United States,
it means the best answer to the question, Where will the
man and the woman meet again? is (C) In Washington DC.
Therefore, the correct choice is (C).
Recording material of TOEFL PRACTICE 2: LISTENING
COMPREHENSION (PART A)
1. (man) :
Oh, God. Where is my report? I forget where I
put it.
(woman) : Why dont you look for in your drawer?
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
2. (woman) : The right man for this position is you.
(man) :
I dont think so. I prefer my position right now
than that.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
3. (man) :
Just believe in yourself if you want to be
successful in your life.
(woman) : You can say that again.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
4. (woman) : Hurry up. The movie is going to start.
(man) :
Calm down. We wont miss the movie.
(narrator) : Where are the woman and the man?
5. (man) :
May borrow your dictionary for awhile?
(woman) : Why dont you borrow it in the library?
(narrator) : What does the woman try to suggest?
6. (woman) : Theres a show at the art gallery on Saturday
night. Do you want to go with me?
(man) :
Gee, Id like to, but I have no time.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?

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7. (man) :
Where is your father?
(woman) : He is not at home right now. He should go to
football match. He controls the game.
(narrator) : Who is the womans fathe likely to be?
8. (woman) : Why is it so cold?
(man) :
Because it is not in Indonesia. It is in Japan. It
is winter in Japan.
(narrator) : Where are the woman and the man?
9. (man) :
What are you going to do tomorrow?
(woman) : I want to exercise for the next test all day.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
10. (woman) : How was the carnival?
(man) :
It was so great. The governor came to the
carnival.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
11. (man) :
It is so crowded.
(woman) : Yup. Every holiday, the beach is visited many
people.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
12. (woman) : What do you think about my creation?
(man) :
It is not bad.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
13. (man) : I dont see your manager here. Where is she?
(woman) : Oh, she doesnt attend here.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
14. (woman) : It is a gorgeous moment. I really enjoy it.
(man) :
So do I.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
15. (man)

: One, two, three...Oh, no. There are many


reports that I should finish soon.
(woman) : So do I.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?

16. (woman) : Its difficult for me to save much money at


home.
(man) :
Why dont you save it at the bank?

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17. (man) : It is 9 oclock. Were almost late.


(woman) : Lets get move on.
(narrator) : What does the woman try to suggest?
18. (woman) : Hows your sister? Is she still in the hospital.
(man) :
She is better now.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
19. (man) : Its amazing. How can you do that?
(woman) : I never forget to practice my skill.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
20. (woman) : Attention please. The next train is arriving in
five minutes.
(man) :
Listen. I think that my train.
(narrator) : Where is the man?
21. (man) : What are you doing?
(woman) : Im reading about the population that is
counted every year?
(narrator) : What does the woman mean related to the
accounting of the population?
22. (woman) : The taste is good. I like the soup very much.
(man) :
Me too.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
23. (man) : The research is ill founded.
(woman) : So, what should I do?
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
24. (woman) : She couldnt find the answer to the problem.
(man) :
Why dont you help her?
(narrator) : What does the man suggest?
25. (man) : Jenny, this is my mother.
(woman) : Nice to meet you Mrs. Jordan.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
26. (woman) : It looks like a dream. I cant believe being here
with you. Im so happy.
(man) :
So do I.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?

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27. (man) : Do you see my key?


(woman) : I dont know where it is. I cant find it at
everywhere.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
28. (woman) : How is the dinner?
(man) :
We should prepare it soon.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
29. (man) : Why are you still here?
(woman) : Im not brave.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
30. (woman) : Where is Mr. Abraham?
(man) :
He is not attending the class. He will hold the test
next time.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?

1.

A.
B.
C.
D.

Seeking for the report in the drawer.


Looking after the report in the drawer.
Puting the report in the drawer.
Taking the report in the drawer.

2.

A.
B.
C.
D.

He agrees with the woman.


He wants that position very much.
He doesnt agree with the man.
He hopes that he will get that position.

3.

A.
B.
C.
D.

She disagrees with the man.


She agrees with the man.
She has her own idea.
She has different idea from the man.

4.

A. At the stadium
B. At bus station

5.

A.
B.
C.
D.

6.

A. He cannot go with the woman because he is busy.


B. He man wants to go with the woman.
C. He man accepts the womans allurement.

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C. In their house
D. In the cinema

Puting the dictionary back in the library.


Borrowing the dictionary in the library.
Buying the dictionary.
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7.

A. A football player
C. A referee
B. A football supporter D. A coach

8.

A. In Indonesia
C. In Jakarta
B. In South East Asia D. In Japan

9.

A.
B.
C.
D.

Studying for the test


Relaxing all day
Going around with the man
Watching TV all day

10. A.
B.
C.
D.

The carnival was attended by the governor.


The carnival attends the governor.
The governor attends the carnival.
The govenor was attended the carnival

11. A.
B.
C.
D.

The beach is very crowded.


Many people visit the beach every holiday.
Every holiday, many places are crowded.
Many people make the place crowded.

12. A.
B.
C.
D.

Her creation is bad.


Her creation is not good.
Her creation is nice.
Her creation is the worst.

13. A.
B.
C.
D.

The manager is here.


The manager is with her.
The manager attends here later.
The manager is absent.

14. A.
B.
C.
D.

He isnt enjoy the moment.


He also enjoy the moment.
He disagrees with the woman.
He has different feeling about the moment.

15. A.
B.
C.
D.

She also has many works to do.


She is free.
She has finished her works.
She will help the man to do his works.

16. A. Taking the money from the bank.


B. Using the money.

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C. Saving the money at the bank.


D. Diffusing the money.
17. A. Moving too slowly. C. Staying there.
B. Moving too quickly. D. Moving the things.
18. A.
B.
C.
D.

She is sick.
She is still in the hospital.
She has no feeling.
She is no longer sick.

19. A.
B.
C.
D.

She always remember to practice.


She rarely practice.
She doesnt practice.
She has good skill.

20. A. At the airport


C. At the harbour
B. At the train station D. At bus station
21. A.
B.
C.
D.

The population is increasing every year.


The population is zooming.
The population is counted once a year.
The population is big problem.

22. A.
B.
C.
D.

He eats the soup.


He makes the soup.
He is good.
He also likes the soup.

23. A.
B.
C.
D.

She doesnt know how to solve the problem.


She is able to do the research again.
She is already helping the man.
She doesnt want to do the research.

24. A. Giving a help.


B. Asking a help.

C. Let her doing it by herself.


D. Leaving her alone.

25. A.
B.
C.
D.

She is a nice woman.


She is happy meeting the mans mother.
She doesnt want to see the mans mother.
She refuses the meeting.

26. A.
B.
C.
D.

He is meeting a girl.
He has similar opinion with the woman.
He has a lot of something done.
He can do nothing.

27. A. She is lost.


B. She buys a key.

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D. She doesnt need the key.

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28. A.
B.
C.
D.

They prepare the dinner soon.


The man asks the woman to have dinner together.
The dinner needs to be prepared soon.
They wont have dinner together.

29. A.
B.
C.
D.

Shes quite scared.


She has no braveness.
She has a brief.
She put her briefcase.

30. A.
B.
C.
D.

Mr. Abraham is their lecturer.


The man is not attending the test.
The woman misses the class.
Mr. Abraham moves the exam to another day.

Part B
Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear longer
conversations. After each conversation, you will hear several
questions. The conversation and the questions will not be
repeated.
After you hear 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.
Here is an example.
1. On the recording, you hear:
(narrator) : Questions 31 through 32. Listen to the
conversation between two people.
(man)
: Hey, whats wrong with you?
(woman) : My throat is killing me. It is very hurt.
(man)
: The weather is not good today. You should
prepare yourself. Dont forget to consume
some vitamines.
(woman) : OK. Thanks for the suggestion. Ill go to a doctor
to treat my throat medically.
(man) :
Thats a good idea. I hope youll get well soon.

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Questions:

Sample Answer

On the recording, you hear:


(narrator) : What does happen with the
woman?
A. In your test book, you read:
B. She is in bad weather.
C. She is fine.
D. She consumes a vitamine.
E. Her throat is sick.

A
B
C
D

Based on the conversation, the suitable answer for question


What does happen with the woman? is Her throat is sick. It
is according to the first womans statement My throat is killing
me. Therefore, the best choice is (D).
2.

On the recording, you hear:


(narrator) : What does the man
suggest to the woman?
In your test book, you read:
A. Going to a doctor.
B. Consuming some vitamines.
C. Taking a rest.
D. Taking a nap.

Sample Answer
A
B
C
D

Based on the mans statement, Dont forget to consume some


vitamines. it can be known that the man give suggestion
Consuming some vitamines to the woman. Therefore, the
best choice is (B).
Recording material of TOEFL PRACTICE 2 : LISTENING
COMPREHENSION (PART B)
(narrator) : Questions 31 through 34. Listen to the conversation
between two people.
(woman) : Ill not attend the farewell party tonight.
(man)
: But, why? The party will be fun.
(woman) : I dont have any time for that. I have to do some
works.
(man)
: Its weekend. You dont have to do those works.
(woman) : Thats not a good idea. It is better for me to finish the
works first than going to party. But, I hope you enjoy
the party and Im sorry I cant be there.
(man)
: OK. Thanks. I hope you can finish the jobs well.
(woman) : Youre welcome.

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Questions:

31. (narrator) : What do they talk about?


32. (narrator) : Who is not attending the party?
33. (narrator) : Why is she not attending the pary?
34. (narrator) : What is the meaning of the word works?
31. A.
B.
C.
D.

Weekend party
The reason why the woman cant go to farewell party
Some works that must be done by the woman
Fun things at the farewell party

32. A. The woman


B. The man

C. The womans friend


D. The mans friend

33. A. Because she has another appointment with somebody


else.
B. Because she doesnt like party.
C. Because she is not fine.
D. Because she has many works.
34. A. Employes
B. Hobbies

C. Jobs
D. Chances

(narrator) : Questions 35 through 38. Listen to the


conversation between two people.
(man)
: Hi, Stacy. Long time no see. How are you?
(woman) : Hello, Mark. Im good. And you?
(man)
: Im very well. Where do you work?
(woman) : Oh, I work for American Express.
(man)
: And what are you doing there?
(woman) : Im in management. So, Im managing a lot of
thing.
(man)
: How is it?
(woman) : Its a great job. And what do you do?
(man)
: Im a salesperson. I sell computers. Do you want
to buy one?
(woman) : Thats nice. Ill call you if I want to but it.

Questions:

35. (narrator) : Where is the woman working?


36. (narrator) : What does the woman do in her job?
37. (narrator) : Who is the man?
38. (narrator) : What does the man do in his job?
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35. A.
B.
C.
D.

In United States of America


In computers company
In American Airways
In American Express

36. A.
B.
C.
D.

She sells a lot of thing.


She markets some products.
She manages some works.
She leads a company.

37. A. He is a manager. C. He is a director.


B. He is a salesman. D. He is a supervisor.
38. A.
B.
C.
D.

Selling computers
Managing something
Supervising the workers
Directing a company

Part B
Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear several talks.
After each talk, you will hear some questions. The talks and
questions will not be repeated.
After you hear 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.
Here is an example.
On the recording, you hear:
(narrator) : Listen to the talk about meeting and greeting
customs
(woman) : There are some different greeting customs
around the world. In the United States, people
shake hands when they are first introduced.
Friends and family members often hug or kiss
on the cheek when they see each other. In these
situations, men often kiss women but not other
men. Whereas, in Korea, men bow slightly and
shake hands to greet each other. Women do not
usually shake hands. To address someone with
his or her full name, the family name comes first,
then the first name.

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Sample Answer

Now listen to a sample question.


1.

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

(narrator) : What do American people


do when they are first
introduced?
In your test book, you read:
Giving a kiss on the cheek
Giving warm hugs
Shaking hands
Doing nothing

B
C
D

The best answer to the question What do American people


do when they are first introduced? is (C) Shaking hands. It
is based on a statement In the United States, people shake
hands when they are first introduced. Therefore, the correct
choice is (C).
Now listen to another sample question.
2.

Sample Answer
A

(narrator) : How do Korean people


usually address others?

In your test book, you read:


A. Call the first name and then the family name
B. Only call the first name
C. Only call the family name
D. Call the family name and the the first name

C
D

The best answer to the question How do Korean people usually


address others? is (D) Call the family name and the the first
name. It is based on a statement To address someone with
his or her full name, the family name comes first, then the first
name. Therefore, the correct choice is (D).

Recording material of TOEFL PRACTICE 2 : LISTENING


COMPREHENSION (PART C)
(narrator) :
Questions 39 through 42. Listen to the talk about
three famous artists.
(woman) : There were three famous artists from different
countries. Firstly, Hiroshige was born in Tokyo.
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Hiroshige traveled to many beautiful places in
Japan. His woodblock prints are landscapes
mountains, fields, rivers with small human
figures. Hiroshiges pints suggest strong feelings
about these places. Secondly, Alexander
Calder was born in Philadelphia. First, he
studied engineering. At the age of 25, he went
to art school. Calder developed a new kind of
sculpture: the mobile. Mobiles hang from the
ceiling and move in interesting patterns. In many
of Calders mobiles, wires connect flat, colourful
metal shapes. And thirdly, Frida Kahlo was born
near Mexico City. At 15, she almost died in a bus
accident. For the rest of her life, she was disabled
and in pain. Soon after the accident, Kahlo taught
herself how to paint. Kahlo is especially famous
for herself-portraits. In these paintings, Kahlo
used bright colours and strange symbols to show
her feelings.

Questions:

39. (narrator) : Where was Hiroshige born?


40. (narrator) : When did Calder go to art school?
41. (narrator) : How was Kahlos condition after the accident?
42. (narrator) : What did Kahlo use in her paintings to show her
feeling?
39. A. In Tokyo
B. In Philadelphia

C. In Mexico City
D. In Paris

40. A.
B.
C.
D.

At the age of five


At the age of fifteen
At the age of twenty-five
At the age of thirty-five

41. A.
B.
C.
D.

She was fine.


She was disabled and in pain.
She wasnt in pain.
She felt better than before.

42. A.
B.
C.
D.

She used unbright colours.


She used landscapes as the objects of her paintings.
She used colourful metal shapes.
She used bright colours and strange symbols.

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(narrator) : Questions 45 through 48. Listen to the talk about


two peoples jobs.
(man) :
I have two friends who are so great. Firstly,
Brandon Lee is a junior in high school. He has a
part-time job in a restaurant. He buses dishes on
Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 until 4:00. He
earns $5.50 an hour. It isnt much money but he
saves almost every penny. He wants to go to a
good university, and the cost goes up every year.
Of course, he spends some money when he goes
out on Saturday nights. And secondly, Lauren
Russell is a senior in high school. He has a job
as a cashier in a grocery store. The job pays well
about $6.75 an hour. He works every weeknight
after school from 4:00 until 8:00. He doesnt have
time for homework and his grades arent very
good this year. But he has to work, or he cant
buy nice clothes and he cant go out on Saturday
nights. Also, a car costs a lot of money. Brandon
and Lauren have different personalities but Im
really proud of them.

Questions:

43. (narrator) : How much money does Brandon accept for an


hour working?
44. (narrator) : Why does Brandon save his penny?
45. (narrator) : What does Lauren do to get some money?
46. (narrator) : When does Lauren work?
43. A. $4.00
B. $5.50

C. $6.75
D. $8.00

44. A. Because he needs much money to go to a good university.


B. Because he needs a lot of money to buy nice clothes.
C. Because he needs much money to go out on Saturday
nights.
D. Because he needs money to pay a car.
45. A.
B.
C.
D.

He buses dishes on Saturdays and Sundays.


He works as a waiter in a restaurant.
He works part-time job in a restaurant.
He works as a cashier in a grocery store.
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46. A.
B.
C.
D.

On Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 until 4:00


On Saturday nights
On Sunday nights
On every weeknight after school from 4:00 until 8:00

(narrator) : Questions 47 through 50. Listen to the talk about


luxury brands.
(woman) : Luxury brands dominate both the cosmetic and
skincare market. But consumers are looking for
more than just beauty in sophisticated packaging. Companies offering products with healthy
ingredients have set the trend in recent years.
When consumers go shopping for cosmetics,
they want to know the products they are buying
wont harm their skin. To gain credibility, many
cosmetic companies have persuaded dermatologists and pharmacists to endorse their brands.
The target customers of most skincare and cosmetic brands are women between ages of 20 and
50, a segment that is only expected to grow in the
coming years. Nevertheless, men are also looking for products to give their skin a healthy look.
It is estimated that men account for 2 per cent of
the luxury cosmetics market, a niche which saw a
50 per cent increase in sales in 2003 2004. Besides men, teenagers are also trying to enhance
the health and beauty of their appearance. With
such a broad client base, it is not surprising that
the industry shows no sign of slowing down.

Questions:

47. (narrator) : What do consumers want to know when they go


shopping for cosmetics?
48. (narrator) : Why do cosmetic companies persuade dermatolo
gists and pharmacists to endorse their brands?
49. (narrator) : Who are the target customers of most skincare and
cosmetic brands?
50. (narrator) : Beside the women, who are also trying to enhance
the health and beauty of their appearance?

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47. A.
B.
C.
D.

The products they are buying wont harm their skin


The price of products
The advantages of the poducts
The ingredients of the products

48. A.
B.
C.
D.

To increase the products selling


To gain credibility
To research the products
To analyse the products

49. A.
B.
C.
D.

The women between ages of 17 and 25


The women between ages of 20 and 30
The women between ages of 20 and 50
The women between ages 20 and 60

50. A.
B.
C.
D.

Men
Teenagers
Old people
Men and teenagers

SECTION

II

STRUCTURE AND WRITTEN


EXPRESSION
Time 25 minutes
(Including the reading of the directions)
This section is designed to measure your ability to recognize
language that is appropriate for standard written English. There are
two types of questions in this section, with special directions for
each type.

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

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Look at the following examples:

Example

I :

Sample Answer
A

Youre only the_____I ever had.


A. best
C. good
B. better
D. nice

B
C

The sentence should read, Youre only


the best I ever had. Therefore, you should
choose (A) best.

Example

II :
I wish nothing_____the best for you too.
A. and
C. so
B. but
D. or

Sample Answer

The sentence should read, I wish nothing


but the best for you too. Therefore, you
should choose (B) but.

A
B
C
D

Now, begin work on the questions


1.

Content filters and blockers_______super tools to use with


young kids.
A. is
C. was
B. are
D. has

2.

You may____the professor at six in his office.


A. see
C. seeing
B. to see
D. saw

3. The opera wasnt interesting____I watched it until the opera


ended.
A. and
C. but
B. or
D. so
4. The graduates______sit in front of the lecturers there will
receive some prizes.
A. what
C. whose
B. whom
D. who
5.

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B. trying
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6. The machine cant work properly______the systems are not


good.
A. so
C. because of
B. because
D. and
7. Why dont you stop your game and start______your father
there?
A. help
C. to help
B. helps
D. has helped
8. The government still discuss about the_______of gasoline
price.
A. increase
C. to increase
B. increases
D. increasing
9.

It is still a big problem why________.


A. drug and bullying happen
B. do drug and bullying happen
C. did drug and bullying happen
D. happen drug and bullying

10. The children will create______immune or protection to ignore


bad effects.
A. his
C. her
B. their
D. theirs
11. Two out of five post the name of the city_______they live.
A. when
C. what
B. who
D. where
12. Many families today find that_______a Signed Contract, Usage
Agreement, or Internet Policy with their child is effective.
A. set up
C. setting up
B. sets up
D. is setting up
13. The lesson links______teachers model lessons across grade
levels or subjects.
A. are when
C. who are
B. when are
D. are who
14. Teachers______like the new literacy initiative were more
constricted in their thinking on superficial aspects of teaching
and not necessarily the program itself.
A. who doesnt
C. doesnt who
B. who didnt
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15. Students are helped to feel respected and included in the class
community through small groups in which they can exchange
concerns, experiences, and_________.
A. expectation
C. expect
B. expectations
D. expects

WRITTEN EXPRESSION
Directions: In questions 16 40, each sentence has four underlined
words or phrases. The four underlined parts of the sentence are
marked (A), (B), (C), and (D). Identify the one underlined word or
phrase that must be changed in order for the sentence to be correct.
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.
Look at the following examples

Example

I :

Effective critical reflection depend on
A B
C

appropriate contexts.
D

Sample Answer
A
B
C
D

The sentence should read, Effective critical reflection depends


on appropriate contexts. because it is a simple present with
single subject. Therefore, you should choose (C).

Example

II :
Words can causes pain.
A B C D

The sentence should read, Words can


cause pain. because modal can should be
followed by verb 1. Therefore, you should
choose (C).

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A
B
C
D

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16. During the summit, several school administrator shared their
A
B
C
experiences of using digital tools in the academy.
D
17. Students are harassed and bullying every day in schools
A B
throughout the country, neighborhoods and playgrounds.
C
D
18. It is a negative action when someone intentionally inflicts,

A B
or attempts to inflict, injury or discomforting upon another
C D
social, physically, or emotionally.
19. There are several types of herbs and herb complex that
A
B
C
have been found to decrease hair loss.
D
20. Green tea shifts the hormonal balance within the body and
A
B
made the effects of hair loss less severe.
C
D
21. Several study in recent years have shown that topical
A
B
application of caffeine can have real anti-balding benefits.

C D
22. Having a toned and moderately muscular body helps
A
B
C
to establish the right balance of testosterone.
D
23. One half of all teenagers posting their real age on social

A
B C
networking sites.
D

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24. The developmental condition call autism is a disorder that


A
plenty of families must deal with and this is why many of these
B C
family are trying to find the most effective treatments.
D
25. Mark Baldwin introducing the use of computers to choreography.

A
B
C D
26. Great Lakes states have set limits for weekly consumption of

A B
C
game fish from this lakes.
D
27. Most colleges and universities in the United States and Canada
A
offer some courses that focus on traditional Western culture in
B
C
addition to others that explores multicultural themes.
D
28. On the 1990s several judicial decisions began to repeal
A
B
C
D
affirmative action programs at state-controlled universities.
29. Students who live on campus may ate meals in their residence
A
B
C
hall, in campus cafeterias, or in other campus dining rooms.
D
30. Some colleges and universities allow students live in fraternity

A B
or sorority houses on or near the campus.
C
D
31. Professors often use a discussion format of instruction in

A B
institutions that emphasizes a high level of teacher-student

C D
interaction.
32. Seminars consist of small groups of students who meet with a
A
B
professor to researching or discuss a specific topic in history,
C
literature, or some other academic field.
D

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33. From 1965 to 1972 student activism dominates life on many


A
B
C
D
college and university campuses.
34. Students whom live off campus provide their own dining
A
B
arrangements, but they usually may also eat in campus dining
C
D
rooms and cafeterias.
35. Presidents usually have extensive academic experience as

A B
C
either college nor university administrators.
D
36. The academic deans are the chief executives and administrators
A B
of the various colleges or other divisions of a institution.

C D
37. Historians of science in India record that the foundations of
scientific thought was laid down as early as the Harappan

A B
civilization, also known as the Indus civilization, which lasted
C
D
from roughly 3100 to 1900 BCE.
38. In 1775, the pioneer Swiss educator Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi
A
attempts to apply the educational techniques of Emile on his
B
estate, where he opened a school fo poor children, who would
C
ordinarily have gone uneducated.
D
39. Dance was expected to make people aware of social and
A
political issues, hence an early interest in explore womens
B
C
issues, which soon became a strong enthusiasm for issue D
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40. In 1966, Ballet Rambert were transformed into a modern


A B
company with a focus on blending classical and modern

C D
tradition.

SECTION

III

READING COMPREHENSION
Time 55 minutes
(Including the reading of the directions)
This section is designed to measure your ability to read and
understand passages.
Directions: In this section you will read several passages.
Each one is followed by a number of questions about it. You
are to choose the one best answer; (A), (B), (C), or (D), to each
question. 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.
Answer all questions about the information in a passage on the
basis what is implied or stated in that passage.
Example
Read the following passage:
Line 1

Line 5

Line 10

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Independent colleges and universities are private, nonprofit institutions. Many independent colleges and universities originated as church-related
institutions, although a majority of these are no
longer affiliated with religious groups. The most common independent colleges and universities include
(1) liberal arts institutions that offer comprehensive
undergraduate education, (2) technical or specialized institutions that prepare students in engineering, performing arts, music, nursing and other fields,
and (3) large universities that include undergraduate
programs in addition to graduate and professional
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Question

I :

What is the characteristic of indepen


dent colleges and universities?
A. They are non-private
B. They are private
C. They are state
D. They are dependent

Sample Answer
A
B
C
D

According to the passage line 1, Independent colleges and


universities are private, nonprofit institutions, maka diketahui
bahwa Independent colleges and universities bersifat private.
Therefore, you should choose (B).

Question

II :

Sample Answer

A
According to the passage, which statement
is NOT true?
B
A. Few colleges and universities origi
nated as church-related institutions.
C
B. The most common independent colle
D
ges and universities include libe
ral
arts institutions.
C. Independent colleges and universities include technical
orspecialized institutions.
D. Independent colleges and universities prepare students
inengineering, performing arts, music, nursing and other
fields.
The passage states that Many colleges and universities origi
nated as church-related institutions. Therefore, you should
choose (A).

Now, begin work on the questions


Questions 1 8 : This passage below is for questions number 1 up
to 8. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

Blood banking refers to the process of collecting, separating, and storing blood. The first U.S. blood
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so they can be used most effectively according to


the needs of the patient. Red blood cells carry oxygen, platelets help the blood clot, and plasma has
specific proteins that allow proper regulation of coagulation and healing. Although research has yielded
drugs that help peoples bone marrow produce new
blood cells more rapidly, the bodys response time
can still take weeks, thus donated blood remains an
important and more immediate life-saving resource.

1.

What is the topic of the passage?


A. Blood banking
B. Components of blood
C. Red blood cells
D. Types of blood

2.

According to the passage, blood banking refers to the following


processes, except______.
A. collecting the blood
B. separating the blood
C. storing the blood
D. throwing the blood

3.

The word it in Line 4 refers to_____.


A. blood banking
C. blood bank
B. blood
D. the first U.S. blood blank

4.

Why does blood bank collect and separate the blood?


A. Because there are many types of blood.
B. Because blood is easily contaminated.
C. Because blood has some advantages.
D. Because by collecting and separating the blood, it can
be used most effectively according to the needs of the
patient.

5.

According to the passage, blood has____components.


A. two
(C) four
B. three
(D) five

6.

What is the red blood cell role?


A. It helps the blood clot.
B. It allows proper regulation of coagulation and healing.
C. It carries oxygen.
D. It produces carbondioxide

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Which statement is NOT true related to the passage?


A. The bodys response time to the drug can still take weeks.
B. Drugs peoples bone marrow produce new blood cells
more slowly
C. Plasma has specific proteins that allow proper regulation
of coagulation and healing.
D. The first U.S. blood blank was established in 1936.

8. According to the statement, the word take in Line 11 can be


replaced by_____.
A. need
(C) carry
B. bring
(D) save
Questions 9 16 : This passage below is for questions number 9
up to 16. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

Line 5

Line 10

Line 15

Line 20

In the days of internet communications, its easy


to stay in touch with your friends and family back home.
One option is to bring your own laptop, stop into a caf
with wireless connection, and then send email. Another
option is leave your computer at home and use your
hotels internet service. You can easily find internet cafs, too.
If you are traveling by car, it would be wise to have
a cell phone with you in case of emergency. You can go
to any grocery store and buy a prepaid, no-contract cell
phone for a reasonable rate. You can add more talking
time to the phone with a credit card.
To use a pay phone, you will need plenty of coins
(no pennies) before you start calling. A local call in
most cities costs 50 cents. Long distance calls will be
much more expensive. A better option might be to buy
a prepaid phone card instead of coins. Instructions are
printed on the cards. But if you plan on making a lot of
calls, the prepaid cell phone option is much better than
the cards.
American states and cities have many different
area codes for phone service. There could be numerous area codes within a single metropolitan area.
These area codes are listed in all phone books. If you
are going to call a long distance number, youll need to
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9.

What is the passage talking about?


A. Internet
C. Cell phone
B. Communication
D. A pay phone

10. According to the passage, there are communication tools,


except______.
A. email
C. pay phone
B. cell phone
D. letter
11. What do people need to use pay phone?
A. contract
C. coins
B. credit card
D. penny
12. Which statement is NOT true related to the pay phone?
A. Long distance calls can be cheaper than a local phone.
B. When you want to use a pay phone, you need some
coins.
C. A local phone costs 50 cents in most cities.
D. Long distance calls will be much more expensive.
13. The area codes are needed when______.
A. calling a local phone
B. sending an email
C. calling a long distance
D. using prepaid cell phone
14. Where in the passage does the author suggest you to dial 1
when calling a long distance call?
A. Line 15 16
C. Line 18 20
B. Line 16 17
D. Line 24 26
15. The word numerous in Line 22 has a close meaning
with______.
A. many
C. little
B. much
D. various
16. The word you in Line 18 refers to_____.
A. the writer
C. phone
B. the readers
D. area code

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Questions 17 24 : This passage below is for questions number


17 up to 24. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Remember that the laws in the U.S. are strongly
enforced. It is therefore important to obey all traffic laws
and laws pertaining to alcohol and bars. It is against the
law for people under the age of 21 to drink alcohol. In
Line 5 most states you can only buy alcohol at liquor and wine
stores, not at grocery stores or in restaurants. You will
be asked by store clerks and restaurant waiters to show
identification that proves your age. If you drive under
the influence of alcohol, you can expect to be arrested.
Line 10 The police are efficient, both in the city and on the rural
highways.
Line 1

Should you need help with a serious legal problem, a good place to start is to contact your countrys
embassy or consulate for legal assistance. Be sure
to have that number with you at all times in case you
should need it.

17. What is the topic of the passage?


A. Important laws in the U. S.
B. Traffic laws
C. Laws pertaining to alcohol and bars
D. a serious legal problem
18. According to the passage, the people in the U. S. can drink
alcohol when they are______.
A. under 21 years old
B. more than 21 years old
C. 17 years old
D. 18 years old
19. The word states in Line 5 has a close meaning with______.
A. public
C. cities
B. private
D. countries
20. The word you in Line 5 refers to_______.
A. the writer
C. the drunkard
B. the readers
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21. According to the passage, if you drive under the influence of


alcohol in the U. S., _______
A. You will be arrested by the police.
B. You will get an accident.
C. You will be asked became a racer.
D. You will arrive in your destination soon.
22. Which statement is true related to the passage?
A. In most states, people can buy alcohol not only at liquor
but also in restaurants.
B. The police will allow you driving a car under influence of
alcohol.
C. If you have a legal problem, it is better for you to contact
your countrys embassy or consulate.
D. In the U. S., people under 21 years old are allowed to
drink alcohol.
23. Where in the passage does the writer suggest you to have
embassy or consulates number with you at all times in case
you should need it?
A. Line 8 9
C. Line 12 13
B. Line 10 11
D. Line 14 15
24. The word it in Line 16 refers to_____.
A. the readers
B. embassy
C. embassy or consulates number
D. consulate
Questions 25 30 : This passage below is for questions number
25 up to 30. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

Line 5

Line 10

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Alfred Adler was a physician, psychotherapist, and


the founder of Adlerian psychology, sometimes called
individual psychology. He is considered the first community psychologist, because his work pioneered attention
to community life, prevention, and population health.Adlerian psychology emphasizes the human need and ability to create positive social change and impact.
Adlers work stressed the importance of nurturing
feelings of belonging and striving for superiority.He
held equality, civil rights, mutual respect, and the
advancement of democracy as core values.He was
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group counseling and to use public education as a way


to address community health. He was among the first
to write about the social determinants of health and
of mental health. His values and concepts drive our
mission, work, and values at the Adler School today.

25. What is the passage talking about?


A. Alfred Adlers life
B. Alfred Adlers work
C. Alfred Adlers childhood
D. Alfred Adlers family
26. Where in the passage does the writer mention the reason why
Adler is considered the first community psychologist?
A. Line 1 2
(C) Line 3 5
B. Line 2 5
(D) Line 4 7
27. The word he in Line 3 refers to_____.
A. Alfred Adler
B. Adlerian psychology
C. individual psychology
D. community psychologist
28. What is Adlerian psychology for?
A. It emphasizes the human need and ability to create
negative social change and impact.
B. It limits the human need and ability to create positive
social change and impact.
C. It emphasizes the human need and ability to create
positive social change and impact.
D. It emphasizes the human need and ability to prevent
positive social change and impact.
29. According to the passage, which statement is NOT true?
A. Alfred Adler was a physician, psychotherapist, and the
founder of Adlerian psychology.
B. Adlerian psychology is also called as individual
psychology.
C. His work stressed the importance of nurturing feelings of
belonging and striving for superiority.
D. He was among the second to write about the social
determinants of health and of mental health.

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30. The word public in Line 13 can be replaced by_____.


A. private
(C) special
B. general
(D) specific
Questions 31 37 : This passage below is for questions number
31 up to 37. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

Line 5

Line 10

Line 15

Line 20

Stanford University is a private institution that was


founded in 1885. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,940, its setting is suburban, and the campus
size is 8,180 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. Stanford Universitys ranking in the 2012
edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 5. Its
tuition and fees are $40,569 (2011-12).
Stanford Universitys pristine campus is located in
Californias Bay Area, about 30 miles from San Francisco. Stanford offers a wide range of student organizations, including the Stanford Pre-Business Association
and Stanford Solar Car Project, which designs, builds,
and races a solar car every two years. The Stanford
Cardinals are well known for the traditional Big Game
against Cal, an annual football competition that awards
the Stanford Axea sought-after trophyto the victor.
Stanford also has successful programs in tennis and
golf. Only freshman are required to live on campus,
but students are guaranteed housing for all four years
and most choose to remain on campus. Greek life at
Stanford represents approximately 10 percent of the
student body.
Three of Stanford Universitys seven schools offer
undergraduate and graduate coursework, and the remaining four serve as purely graduate schools. Graduate programs include the highly ranked School of Education, School of Engineering, Law School, School of
Medicine, and the top-ranked Graduate School of Business.

31. What is the topic of the passage?


A. Stanford University
B. Californias Bay Area
C. San Francisco
D. The Stanford Axe

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32. Stanford University was founded in 1885, it means Stanford


University will be______years old in 2012.
A. 107
C. 127
B. 117
D. 137
33. The word its in Line 6 refers to_____.
A. fees
B. Stanford University
C. National Universities
D. tuition
34. Where in the passage does the author mention the location of
Stanford University?
A. Line 2 3
C. Line 5 7
B. Line 4 5
D. Line 8 10
35. The word victor in Line 16 can be replaced by_____.
A. participant
C. loser
B. jury
D. winner
36. According to the passage, which statement is NOT true?
A. The Stanford Cardinals are well known for the traditional
Big Game.
B. Stanford also has successful programs in tennis and
badminton.
C. Only freshman are required to live on campus.
D. Most students choose to remain on campus.
37. According to the passage, the graduate programs are as
follow, except______.
A. School of Advertising
B. School of Education
C. School of Engineering
D. School of Medicine
Questions 38 45 : This passage below is for questions number
38 up to 45. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

There have been numerous notable rulers leaders all over the world since time known. Here is brief
information of the three of them. There are Abraham
Lincoln, Gamal Abdel Nasser, and Mahatma Gandhi.

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Line 15

Line 20

Abraham Lincoln was born in 1809. Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States of
America, and also one of the most popular and wellknown leaders in the world. Abraham Lincoln was the
pioneer of Emancipation Proclamation which abolished slavery in America. He was also successful in
leading the American Civil War. Lincoln was criticized
for his policies and was assassinated while serving his
term as the president. He died in 1865.
Gamal Abdel Nasser was born in 1918. Gamal
Abdel Nasser is one of the greatest and most respected leaders in Egypt as well as the other Arab countries. He led the country to overthrow the monarchy
and form a modern government. Specifically, his role
in the Suez canal crisis gained him respect from all the
others countries of the world. He died in 1970.
Mahatma Gandhi was born in 1869. Mohandas
Karamchand Gandhi, or Mahatma (meaning great
soul), was one of the greatest leaders of India. Mahatma Gandhi played a pivotal role in the Indian struggle for Independence from the British rule. His policy
of Satyagraha, or the non-violence, become a source
of inspiration for several other movements in the world.
He died in 1948.

38. What is the topic of the passage?


A. Three notable rulers leaders in the world
B. Abraham Lincolns life
C. Mahatma Gandhis history
D. Gamal Abdel Nassers role in the world
39. The word them in Line 3 refers to_____.
A. numerous notable rulers leaders
B. brief information
C. the world
D. Abraham Lincoln
40. Beside as the 16th President in the U. S., what was Abraham
Lincoln?
A. He was one of the greatest and most respected leaders
in Egypt.
B. He was the pioneer of Emancipation Proclamation which
abolished slavery in America.

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C. He led the country to overthrow the monarchy and form a


modern government.
D. He played a pivotal role in the Indian struggle for
Independence from the British rule.
41. According to the passage, Nasser was born in 1918. and He
died in 1970, it means he died when he was______years old.
A. 42
C. 62
B. 52
D. 72
42. According to the passage, which statement about Nasser is
true?
A. He was also succesful in leading the American Civil war.
B. He was the pioneer of Emancipation Proclamation which
abolished slavery in America.
C. He led the country to overthrow the monarchy and form a
modern government.
D. He played a pivotal role in the Indian struggle for
Independence from the British rule.
43. According to the passage, which statement about Gandhi is
NOT true?
A. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is the original name of
Mahatma Gandhi.
B. His policy of Satyagraha, or the non-violence, become a
source of inspiration for several other movements in the
world.
C. He was one of the greatest leaders of India.
D. He was born in 1948.
44. The word pivotal in Line 24 can be replaced by_____.
A. simple
C. very important
B. great
D. necessary
45. The word his in Line 25 refers to_____.
A. British rule
C. Satyagraha
B. India
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Questions 46 51 : This passage below is for questions number


46 up to 51. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

Line 5

This determined Tennis player sure rocked the


world with her brilliant performances. With many trophies
to her credit, Martina Navratilova was almost like the perfect Tennis icon for many in the 80s. She won her French
Open in 1984 and this left-handed tennis star won four
Grand Slam Womens Doubles title the same year. The
1980s also witnessed Martina being ranked as the World
no. 1 doubles player. Martina may have suffered a little
setback owing to the emergence of Steffi Graf on the
tennis scenario but she bounced back in the year 1987
by beating her in the Wimbledon and U.S. Open finals.

46. What is the passage talking about?


A. The Tennis icon, Martina Navratilova
B. French Open
C. Grand Slam Womens Doubles title
D. Steffi Graf
47. The word credit in Line 3 can be replaced by______.
A. liability
C. money
B. award
D. debt
48. The word she in Line 4 refers to_____.
A. Martina Navratilova
B. Steffi Graf
C. Grand Slam Womens Doubles title
D. Tennis
49. When did Martina Navratilova win four Grand Slam Womens
Doubles title?
A. In 1980
C. In 1984
B. In 1983
D. In 1987
50. According to the passage, which statement is NOT true?
A. Martina Navratilova won French Open in 1984.
B. The 1980s also witnessed Martina being ranked as the
World no. 1 doubles player.
C. Martina Navratilova bounced back in the year 1986 by
beating her in the Wimbledon and U.S. Open finals.
D. Martina Navratilova won four Grand Slam Womens
Doubles title the same year.

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51. The word her in Line 11 refers to____.


A. Martina Navratilova
B. the Wimbledon
C. U.S. Open
D. Steffi Graf
Questions 52 60 : This passage below is for questions number
52 up to 60. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

Line 5

Line 10

Line 15

Line 20

Dancing around with a bunch of ghouls and mummies, Michael Jackson became a musical phenomenon with his chartbusting track Thriller. He wooed
the PYT against an eerie backdrop. This was Michaels
second epic album, Thriller (1982) and it saw stupendous success (37 weeks at the number 1 slot). The video inspired many more remakes along the way. It also
produced 7 hit singles. Billie Jean received regular airplays and also became the first music video by a black
artist to bag these slots. Michaels signature moonwalk
had the ladies swooning over him and propelled loads
of youngsters to practice it for hours. Michael has always included brilliant choreography and lavish effects
into all his music videos. This boosted the popularity of
all his tracks to a new high. Beat It was also a part of
this multi-platinum selling album and became a smash
hit with its excellent choreography which included a
duel between two gangs cleverly showcased through
some brilliant choreography.
Jackson reunited with his brothers to produce the
album Victory. 1984 saw the last concert of the Victory tour and this was the time when Michael decided
to go solo.
Michael also featured in the Grammy Award-winning music video We Are The World and also wrote
the lyrics for it along with Lionel Richie. This record was
used also for a lot charity work especially for the famine in East Africa.

52. What is the passage talking about?


A. Michael Jacksons history
B. Thriller moments
C. Jackos albums
D. The Grammy Award-winning music video We Are The
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53. According to the passage, which statement about Thriller is


NOT true?
A. Thriller was Michaels second epic album.
B. It was made in 1982.
C. It was at the number 1 slot for 37 weeks.
D. He collaborated with Lionel Richi to make this album.
54. The word it in Line 5 refers to____.
A. a black artist
C. Thriller album
B. Michael Jackson D. Billie Jean
55. Which statement is NOT true?
A. Michael had a famous choreography called moonwalk.
B. The first concert of Victory was held in 1984.
C. Michael wrote the lyric of We Are The World with Lionel
Richi.
D. We Are The World was used for a lot charity work
especially for the famine in East Africa.
56. The word brilliant in Line 13 can be replaced by______.
A. very bright
C. stupid
B. nice
D. fool
57. Where in the passage does the author mention that Michael
Jackson collaborated with his brothers?
A. Line 14 15
C. Line 17 18
B. Line 15 16
D. Line 20 21
58. According to the passage, when did Michael start to go solo?
A. In 1982
C. In 1984
B. In 1983
D. In 1985
59. In Thriller album there were some nice songs, which song
was a smash hit?
A. Beat It
C. Billie Jean
B. Thriller
D. We Are The One
60. The word famine in Line 28 can be replaced by______.
A. women
C. food
B. female
D. hunger

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