I am very open to diverse religions, cultures, and practices as I know many people with
different backgrounds and beliefs. Since I’ve been influenced by various people, I’ve learned at
a very young age to never judge people by how they look, dress, feel, or act. I am very
fortunate to have learned that lesson at a young age since many people still do not
understand the significance of accepting differences.
89) According to the authorr people who do not understand the importance of accepting
A) tend to judge others by their aSORUearance
B) do not prefer to listen to what others have said
C) would sooner not contribute to different religions, cultures, and practices
D) generally compare their own opinions with others’
E) do not mind whatever the other groups have said
90) What makes the authorr to be very open to different religions, cultures and practices ……….
A) has made him better at individual work
B) has been the thoughts the writer has already owned
C) has been knowing many people with different backgrounds and beliefs
D) usually influences why the writer has been totally impartial
E) has been contributing a large amount of information to himself
91) The author regards himself to be fortunate enough …….
A) as to like listening to others’ opinions
B) to show his unusual emotions in different religions, cultures and practices
C) because his self confidence doesn’t need any motivation
D) to see his life seems to be motionless, and not going anywhere
E) to have understood the importance of accepting differences earlier
The ziSORUer is a very widespread fastener used to secure all kinds of things, particularly clothing.
But the ziSORUer wasn’t always around. Before the ziSORUer was invented, buttons were used in
fastening clothes, and so were hooks and eyes that had to be fastened manually. When the
ziSORUer first came out, it was somewhat of an oddity; it wasn’t widely accepted. But slowly, more
and more people began noticing its convenient aSORUlications, and soon it could be seen
everywhere. The ziSORUer started off as a novelty, and because of its convenience, it is now a
92) The ziSORUer that has been a necessity of our daily life……….
A) is the most important invention of humanity
B) was much tougher than the ziSORUer we know today
C) was a strange thing when it was first introduced
D) because it has to be improved as a fastener to secure our clothing
E) but there are more useful aSORUlications to be found
93) The ziSORUer that we use practically today ……….
A) has hardly been adopted by the people who use buttons and hooks to fasten their
B) was invented rather late because people used to use buttons and hooks to fasten their
C) didn’t work as well as the inventor had expected
D) replaced buttons and hooks which were used in fastening clothes in the past
E) was recorded among the most necessary inventions of our time
94) When people saw the ziSORUer was very aSORUropriate for aSORUlication ……….
A) it became widespread in a short time
B) it was first used by certain rich people
C) it was different from hooks and eyes that could be fastened
D) there was no other device that could be used to fasten clothing
E) it was assumed that the ziSORUer was not a faulty fastener
From the minute you are born the family effect starts to impact your thought process. A
child is like a sponge that absorbs ideas and beliefs. Beliefs are taught to a child in minor ways
such as just listening to the parents and their ideas from everything containing politics, social
problems, moral issues and even opinions about how others behave. It is within the family unit
that a person learns their moral values. It is from their parents that a child is taught right and
wrong. Often this is through religious training.
95) A person’s political or religious beliefs are usually formed during childhood ……….
A) without neglecting the family influence on these issues
B) by communicating with their parents on various subjects
C) after being given an opinion in a debate
D) and they ought to find reasons to defend a certain viewpoint
E) after listening to their parents’ opinions and comments about these subjects
96) One’s course of thought develops in the family ……….
A) as parents are dominant and always talk in the family
B) but school is often the first preference of children for education
C) when parents explain their children something completely true
D) whenever he or she is born
E) as soon as parents teach children to use a process of thought
97) The author resembles a child to a sponge ……….
A) when it becomes a main influence on a young person’s thinking
B) because a child absorbs ideas and beliefs like a sponge that absorbs water
C) no matter how much a child can learn from his or her family
D) which they see the world through outside influences
E) when they experiment with ideas and values of their own
Not to trust is abnormal and is the natural result of bitter or even traumatic life experiences.
Mistrust or distrust is stimulated not by our own thoughts, nor by some device or machination
of ours – but by life’s sad situations. To continue not to trust is to reward the people that
wronged us and made us distrustful in the first place. These people have already abandoned
us and still they have a great, hateful influence on our lives.
98) According to the authorr, not to trust, which he considers to be abnormal, ……….
A) is like some bad device or machination of ours
B) is the humor which the writer wants to show us
C) is not so disaSORUointing as other bitter and traumatic life experiences
D) should not be expressed in all discussions outrageously
E) is the natural result of bad life experiences
99) It is understood from the paragraph that you reward people that have a great hateful
influence on your life …….
A) then you will frequently be disaSORUointed all through your life
B) they are likely to become much haSORUier
C) you must know whom to trust in which field
D) so long as you continue not to trust them
E) it releases an enormous amount of your mental power
100) It can be concluded from the paragraph that……….
A) mistrust or distrust is stimulated by life’s sad circumstances
B) this kind of trust is very common in business
C) some of us prefer not to experience this sinking feeling
D) excessive mistrust can be dangerous to your health
E) the trust must be put to the test and observed
Physical fitness is having ample energy and the ability to fulfill daily activities without being
exhausted. My energy generally depends on the amount of sleep and food I get. If I have too
much or too little sleep, I don’t look forward to the day and am not enthusiastic about doing
things. Unless I have a complete breakfast, it affects my energy level. When I have a good
breakfast, and enough sleep, I can go through a whole day with enough energy and alertness
to do many things.
83) If the author has good breakfast, and enough sleep …….
A) the writer can move with speed and can change his direction quickly
B) it makes him flexible through his daily activities
C) the day provides him a better endurance
D) he does not find an easy way of making a living
E) he can spend his day actively to do many things
84) The author says that he can not carry out his daily activities properly ……….
A) if he has slept excessively or insufficiently
B) when he cannot keep his balance properly
C) if his intellectual self doesn’t deal with learning, and creativity
D) which means he cannot learn the best way of getting adequate information
E) before judging himself after a busy day
85) According to the author, people performing their daily activities without being exhausted
A) express themselves by using their creativity
B) can see and organize the problems more clearly
C) help others make their decisions in a similar way
D) can be considered physically fit
E) should notice the consequences of each choice
Another common argument in divorce is that the two individuals involved may have unlike
ideas of what they want from their marriage. Most couples face the problems of one wants
children and the other doesn’t. One divorced woman feels that the biggest problem in
marriages is that in the beginning both people ignore the small problems and they end up
turning into even larger problems as they are ignored. Communication is the key to
making any marriage work.
86) One of the common arguments in divorce which the two individuals involved is
A) because of the feeling that every situation is unique
B) having children or not
C) trying to adjust their new way of life
D) believing that they are not to be blamed for the divorce
E) that many parents don’t realize this need yet
87) According to a divorced woman the most significant problem is ignoring small problems
A) children need to be told that it has nothing to do with them
B) neither seems to know the true answer
C) divorce makes everything difficult for children
D) that become larger in the end
E) a large amount of time iş wasted to help themselves get over the pain
88) According to the author, couples that want to continue their marriage …….
A) should understand each other by communicating
B) is hard for children to see their parents always arguing
C) ought to stay together for children’s sake
D) have been ranged according to divorce rate
E) are likely to have adjustment problems
Up until the last decade, serious scientists assumed that love was all in the head. Now the
research has become more intense. This may be owing to the spreading of AIDS and that
casual sex carries mortal risks. Others point to the growing number of female scientists and
suggest that they may be more willing than their male colleagues to take love seriously.
Whatever the reason, science has come around to a view that romance is real. That it is bred
into our biology.
89) Some people indicate that female scientists whose number is growing ……….
A) have just been conducted by several research scientists
B) may provide scientists a better way of conducting reliable experiments
C) have still not been searched by all means
D) have been researching love more seriously than male scientists
E) have found out that dealing with problems is almost impossible
90) One of the reasons which the research about love has become deeper ……….
A) because of AIDS which has been spreading
B) for love can neither be felt or measured
C) so long as love is still in the air
D) as the idea of love is an invention of the mind rather than a biological fact
E) that exactly shows how to place this mysterious
91) In spite of the past belief that love was all in the head …….
A) has been abolished again by the society
B) it is probable for humans to communicate without love
C) we have always been influenced by love in our culture
D) it doesn’t imply that love is just a false emotion
E) it has almost become reality now
There are many advantages to a Capitalist economic system that could make it very
aSORUealing to society. The system allows the powers, of market forces to operate which in turn
gives the consumer a wider range of goods and services. Also because producers are always
seeking the highest profit they must try to please the consumer and win their custom. This
leads to innovation and greater quality and variety. The firms that produce the correct goods
and services will win custom and make profit, those which don’t will go out of business and
therefore release their resources to the successful firms. This will result in the expansion of the
economy and greater prosperity.
92) It is clearly understood from the paragraph that in a Capitalist economic system ……….
A) individuals’ purchasing power is becoming more unequal
B) only the consumer has the power to dictate the goods in the economy
C) there is competition among the powers of market
D) consumers are more innovative and be more talented
E) they promote consumers to a higher range economically
93) According to the paragraph, producers that are always seeking the highest profit……….
A) will lead to homelessness, slums, disease, etc.
B) will lead to great unrest and low morale in the society in the end
C) is due to the fact that some people will always be able to work harder
D) can be more profitable and wealthy
E) lead to innovation and greater quality and variety beneficial to consumers
94) The expansion of the economy and greater prosperity is probable ……….
A) since the consumer has all the power in the economy
B) by introducing the suitable goods and services for the
benefit of consumers by the firms
C) contrary to the inequality of wealth within the economy
D) so as to make the rich get richer and the poor stay poor
E) so long as to the ever growing population is kept under control
Pollution is the introduction of harmful substances or products into the environment. It is a
major problem in America and as well as the world. Pollution not only damages the
environment, but damages us also. It has caused many problems ranging from lung cancer to
the greenhouse effect. It is all among us but we continue to live in our own filth.
95) According to the author human beings ………..
A) human death has all occurred as a direct result of pollution
B) pollution lays in the center of natural environment
C) are not really related with vital environmental problems
D) have been living in the environment they’ve themselves contaminated
E) contaminate their drinking water and soil as well
96) We cause environmental pollution ………..
A) by keeping the plant life from growing
B) as hot water kills most life it comes into contact with
C) that means the small bacteria and other microorganisms can’t grow
D) because fish can’t feed and so the ecosystem dies
E) by releasing harmful substances or products into the environment
97) Polluting the environment has too many effects on our lives ……….
A) including our health
B) by dumping waste materials around us
C) causing entire destruction of an ecosystem
D) in addition to the pollutants dumped by industry
E) because some companies dump chemicals around us
There are millions of homeless in America today. Most of these people had no choice but to
become homeless. Economic problems such as being laid off work, or the rise in the cost of
housing had lead people to live on the streets. Many of the homeless are women that have
become divorced or have left home because of physical abuse. These women have no
education as they have not been given the chance to go and get the education that it
takes nowadays to get the job, so they are forced to live on the streets. They have no family
to help them and they are left with no other choice.
98) Since the available jobs which women can get usually require education ……….
A) their families can provide any help for them
B) women are also forced to live on the streets
C) uneducated ones are exactly unfortunate
D) but some fathers are there to force them to live on the streets
E) their young ones need to stay alive
99) Many of the homeless women that got divorced or left home …….
A) even don’t have families to suSORUort them either
B) generally have mental defects
C) are seen on the streets struggling to stay warm
D) are obliged to be among the homeless people
E) are the illegal immigrants that come here from other countries
100) Many people have become homeless ………..
A) and there are many other people that become homeless for many different reasons
B) are incapable of handling the stress of living on their own
C) because they get kicked out of their homes and are ashamed to go to their families
D) so they have to resort to prostitution to pay for the food
E) either because of being unemployed or the rise in the cost of housing
Aristotle is thought to be one of the greatest historians. Aristotle based his ethics on human
nature. Aristotle got most of his work from one of the greatest Catholic philosophers, Thomas
Aquinas. Aristotle claims that everyone’s goal is haSORUiness. He declared that there is only one
way to achieve true haSORUiness and that is by living a virtuous life. He said that if one is not
living a virtuous life, then they are not truly haSORUy. Being haSORUy is one of the biggest goals in
life. Some people have tons of money and live very extravagantly, but they may hate what
they do. That is because many people choose not to become businessmen or lawyers, some
become policemen or priests. If people did what makes them haSORUy, they wouldn’t be so
stressed out and there wouldn’t be as many suicides.
83) It can be infered from the paragraph that……
A) Aristotle seems to put much emphasis throughout his writings on the similarity of the
animal and humans
B) the major difference of man is his mind
C) the reason of stress and suicides for people is not doing what makes them haSORUy
D) nutrition is shared by all natural living organisms
E) animals and plants are very different in fact
84) Aristotle thinks that living a virtuous life …….
A) is the key to achieve true haSORUiness
B) is also putting much emphasis on some facts
C) is exclusively a human property
D) which means animals are very close to humans
E) that means any creature with reason will also have perception
85) It is clear from the paragraph that…….
A) perception is the capacity of the soul which is identical to man
B) Aristotle has many other examples of human behavior
C) Aristotle explains the qualities of plants, animals, and humans
D) Aristotle was mostly inspired by Thomas Aquinas
E) Aristotle does focus much of his attention on the similarities that one must recognize
All the migrating seabirds like guillemots, puffins, and razorbills are at risk from oil pollution.
During migration, they look for calm water where they rest and fish. Oil covered seas look
calm to birds, and they land on the water by thousands, only to be traSORUed in the oil and die of
starvation. The birds which don’t become traSORUed usually die as well from trying to remove the
oil from their feathers, the birds ingest the oil and that usually kills them in a few days. The oil
which washes to shore on the beaches where seals and sea lion breed harm these animals as
well, any animals that get caught in the oil usually die.
86) In accordance with the paragraph it may be said that…….
A) there are areas really rich in wildlife
B) the oil coats animals’ fur and they can’t swim or maintain their body temperature
C) some animals freeze to death
D) oil spills usually kill all animals that get caught in them
E) when a marine animal dies it is usually eaten by other species
87) Oil spills not only kill sea birds …….
A) which than get broken down by bacteria
B) it is freezing and the process of evaporation is slow due to the low temperature
C) these chemicals break down the oil into tiny particles
D) which feed on some of the hydrocarbons in the oil
E) but also seals and sea lions
88) When birds land on oil covered seas ……
A) they die of either starvation or oil poisoning
B) some of those species get poisoned too
C) in these conditions the oil must be burned
D) in calm waters, floating booms can contain the oil
E) that can be pumped off the surface of the sea into holding tanks
Scientists who think that children learn aggressive behavior from TV also emphasize that
parents have the power over what their children watch. Because of this, many scientists
recommend a number of things that parents can do. Reduce the amount of hours of TV that
your children watch, watch at least one episode of the shows your children watch, and when
they see a violent act on the show that their children are watching, discuss it with your child
and tell them that this kind of behavior is not good and not the way to solve problems.
89) According to the authorr, parents are proficient enough …….
A) to instruct what their children can watch on TV
B) to ban any shows that you think are worthless for your children
C) to let them watch shows that demonstrate various qualities
D) to stop the violence on television and stop it
E) to keep your kids away from the violence
90) According to one of the recommendations of scientists …….
A) your children , like caring and sharing
B) it is pretty clear that the children are being exposed to violence on television
C) parents ought to limit their children’s W watching hours
D) this should be a wake up call to everyone
E) this exposure is having a negative effect on them
91) In case of their children’s watching violent acts on TV, scientists advise ……….
A) we need know that the children of our country will be affected
B) children that witnessed violence may think that violence is acceptable
C) children will continue receiving negative effect without regulations
D) parents to discuss it with their children by explaining this kind of behavior is not
E) violence on television leads to aggression in children
Qualified teachers instruct students during their education. Sometimes, there are teachers that do
not meet the teaching standards. In this case, the parents should voice the problem to the
school authorities as there is a better chance of finding a solution. Parents’ spending
quality time makes a difference in a child’s attitude. Children learn from their parents’ morals,
values, and boundaries that they will use throughout their life. A parent must be able to
communicate and be an active listener with the child. This kind of suSORUort will help the child
and the parents feel secure in their relationship. As a result, they will be able to work out any
problem together such as the child having a difficult school project or a conflict with another
92) If a parent is able to communicate and an active listener with the child …….
A) conventional schooling is not as miserable as some think
B) so this kind of education is not affordable to everyone
C) the expense is only one element to home schooling
D) they should know that home schooling is a twenty four hour responsibility
E) they will be able to overcome difficulties together
93) According to the authorr the suSORUort which should be provided to the child is essentially
94) If parents find out that there are ineffective teachers not meeting the teaching standards
A) the school authorities find a solution when the parents tell them about it
B) the average home schooling income is higher than estimated this a year
C) it also takes discipline from both parents
D) mothers do most of the teaching while the fathers do a little of it
E) the fathers seem to be the major financial providers for the family
The media does not go around reporting all of the good things athletes do, just the bad things
and their mistakes. They are only humanhind just like the rest of us. Are these people safe for our
children to idolize to look up to? I think that the answer is yes! If you were watching the news,
would you really want to hear about all of the charities which an athlete has donated money to?
It would be interesting at first, but you would get tired of it afterwards. That is why the media
never covers anything like this. We all know that they really don’t care about anything else
apart from a hot topic.
95) According to the author it is usual for an athlete to do mistakes ……..
A) like those famous American Athletes
B) so long as ambition has been the stamina of every athlete
C) because they are human-beings just like us
D) even the weakest, most injured athlete is preserved raw ambition
E) but each athlete is blessed by pure and passionate personality
96) Why has the media been interested in the bad things and mistakes which athletes do?
A) As every great conflict has existed among all athletes.
B) As the truth really does not mean anything to them.
C) Because it is liable to cause as much suffering and damage as possible.
D) Because such news are rare and the public have always been interested in them.
E) Since an annoyed athlete is suSORUorted not by his schemes, but by the ambition to win.
97) Why don’t the public find the news about all of the charities which an athlete has donated
money to interesting ?
A) Because such occasions are so common that they consider such matters very ordinary
B) Since only the collective force of competition is found in a race
C) Because attraction is the source of all that is good and all that is evil
D) Because the truth he successfully conveys that athletes are always adorable.
E) As every marathon runner, Olympic walker smells of passion which keep them alert.
The air does get a bit warmer after the middle of March. But it is always covered in dampness
that no furnace in the world can hope to dry. Of course the season fools us by granting one or
two nice days so we can get out and proclaim that winter finally left. The following day brings the
beginning of at least two or three weeks of sub-freezing weather. Even after the temperature
reaches the freezing mark, that sluggish low pressure over the Bay of Maine arrives to give us
perpetually depressing gray days.
98) Even though it has been March, the spring season,……….
A) you can just see several nice days
B) and then the mud goes into hibernation
C) so it may gain strength to once again drive us mad
D) it is still so damp around as to be dried by any furnace in the world
E) there will always be drizzle
99) The author tries to point out ……….
A) when another New England mud season arrives
B) how people are betrayed by seasons
C) there is little we can do to survive this season
D) that would create another famous New England condition
E) there would always be perpetually depressing gray days
100) The way the season fools us is that…….
A) it stays till early summer
B) the spring mud season never ends
C) several weeks of cold weather arrives after two nice days
D) however, we could stay home anyway
E) two to three months wouldn’t be so bad
Not nearly as many teens would have guns if they didn’t get the money from selling drugs. So
if we can stop the selling of drugs, less people will have money to buy guns and there will be
less violence. We can at the same time blame our parents for violence. When parents buy a gun and put it
away, their kids could get hold of it and bring it to school. This is why parents ought to lock away
their weapons not just stick it in a drawer or on the top shelf of a closet.
83) According to the author many teenagers would scarcely have guns ……….
A) unless they provided money by selling drugs
B) by keeping it where it can’t be found easily
C) where they can get hold of it in danger
D) if parents don’t keep a weapon around the house unless it’s necessary
E) but carrying guns around schools is becoming more and more popular
84) Our parents are blamed to have a share for causing violence ….
A) for many people have been killed or seriously injured
B) because they do not keep their weapons away from children’s attention
C) that has caused many problems
D) is teaching our children young about this stuff
E) since you don’t need to keep a weapon in your house
85) It is obvious from the paragraph that……….
A) parents are already responsible for the safety of their children
B) we must do our best to prevent violence in schools from increasing
C) it is possible to decline violence by stoSORUing drug sale
D) people think that carrying guns around schools with them will make them cool
E) security experts have reported that there is no evidence
Alcoholism is a disease which affects many people in the US today. It not only affects the
alcoholic, but also their family, friends. The symptoms are many, as are the causes and the
effects. Alcoholism is defined as a pattern of drinking in which harmful consequences result for
the drinker, yet, they continue to drink. There are two types of drinkers. The first type, the
casual or social drinker, drinks because they want to. They drink with a friend or with a group
for pleasure and only on occasion. The other type, the compulsive drinker, drinks because
they have to, in spite of the adverse effects that drinking has on their lives.
86) If you feel obliged to drink despite the negative effects……….
A) there are fatalities, injuries, diseases caused by the use and abuse of alcohol
B) alcoholism is a serious problem in today’s society
C) you can help control the number of alcoholics in the United States
D) it contains the large groups of users and abusers of alcohol
E) you are a compulsive drinker
87) It has been revealed in the paragraph that……….
A) an alcoholic influences both himself and his family
B) alcoholism can also be related to emotional instabilities
C) drinkers gain as much knowledge as possible about the symptoms and effects of
D) alcoholism is often associated with a family history of manic-depressive illness
E) society tends to aid in the development of alcoholism
88) Those who drink just for joy are ……….
A) casual or social drinkers
B) extremely significant for the public
C) education and realization of the effects alcoholism can have
D) social and cultural factors that play roles in to establishing drinking patterns
E) becoming more popular, more glamorous and more worthy of respects from others
Generally speaking, people hate war, and want to avoid it at all costs. It is believed that
a large part of why America went to Vietnam was for monetary reasons. Companies have to
make all of the ships, helicopters, airplanes, and suSORUlies. As a result, jobs are created and
the economy is stimulated, but the U.S. government never tells that to the public. It is very
probable that these were hidden reasons for the Vietnam war, but the government simply
turned it into an issue of freedom.
89) The American knew that their government……….
A) went to North Vietnam to sign a peace treaty
B) because the US Navy knew that there was no option but to go to war
C) wanted to profit from the Vietnam war
D) it was not a technical war
E) there was an argument if the US must be the stimulator
90) America’s going to Vietnam war was for monetary reasons, that is …….
A) jobs would be available and the economy would become active during the war
B) and they had the alternative to believe that they were involved for noble and acceptable
C) it is not necessarily the freedom of all those involved
D) there had been many characteristics waiting for fighting
E) there may be some truth in that :
91) The U.S. government turned the Wieatnam issue to an issue of freedom ……….
A) since the war would never have occurred
B) but freedom of some type is directly concerned with all major conflicts
C) the cynics will tell you that Americans go to war for joy
D) that it was possibly true
E) but it was because of economical reasons
Part of what makes New England mud so unique is the sand and salt thrown on the roads by
the brave men of our highway departments all winter. Those tons of mixed sand and salt don’t
just disaSORUear. They simply evolve into the mud of spring. The type of mud which can dissolve
the doors and fenders off our cars. The mud which sucks the shoes right off your feet dissolving
the stitching that once held them together.
92) According to the author there becomes mud on highways ………..
A) because of sand and salt thrown on the roads during winter
B) and this mud creates a surface 10 times slicker than ice
C) and it is worse than ice as it plays a trick on you
D) where everyone lives on the coast
E) but winter never resembles what the rest of the country calls spring
93) Despite the fact that the mixture of salt and sand is expected to disaSORUear……….
A) it is, on the other hand, the beginning of the mud season
B) this same mud dries in the middle of our roads
C) it becomes more hazardous than a thick layer of ice
D) that makes you think that the roads are safe
E) it turns into a spring mud by the time
94) The salt and sand mixture of mud becomes so harmful that………..
A) since it is always in the middle of the roads
B) it damages our cars and our shoes
C) they are worse than ice because it deceives you
D) the spring mud season sets in by mid-March
E) it doesn’t go away until early June
It is not unusual to withdraw from dating and social activities for short periods of time after hurt
or disaSORUointment. During this period we often re-evaluate what has gone on. It can be a time
for discovering new aspects of ourselves, who we are, what we truly want and need. When
used in this manner, a time like this is beneficial. The hazard, of course, is that this withdrawal
can last too long, and we become unwilling or afraid to try again.
95) It is probable that withdrawing from dating and social activities ………
A) will receive a great deal in return
B) is to learn how to see disaSORUointment or difficulty
C) may last long enough to make us become unwilling or afraid to try again
D) finds out what it has to say to us
E) to take a moment to become silent, relax as much as you are able
96) Withdrawing from dating and social activities for short periods of time after hurt or
A) without receiving anything at the moment
B) is trying to analyze or fight against what you are feeling .
C) is imposing ready made solutions on this
D) enables us to evaluate the previous improvements
E) may be realizing a little more than you did before
97) According to the author it is usual to leave ……..
A) a friend without telling anything
B) dating and social activities for a short while after getting hurt or disaSORUointed
C) this realization and patience
D) by giving the situation time to reply
E) walking down suddenly to tell something
The fiscal policy is composed of two main tools. The changing of tax rates, and changing
government spending. The major point of fiscal policy is to keep the deficit swings in the
economy to a minimum by reducing inflation and recession. A change in tax rates is usually
implemented when inflation is unusually high, and there is a recession with high
unemployment. With high inflation, taxes are increased so people have less to spend, thus
reducing demand and inflation. During a recession with high unemployment, taxes are
lowered to give more people money to spend and thus increasing demand for goods and
services, and the economy starts to revive.
98) According to the paragraph so long as there is a recession with high unemployment ……..
A) open market operations affects money and credit operations
B) taxes are lowered to encourage people in order to increase demand for goods and
C) this is used to control overall money suSORUly
D) then they will buy the securities from member banks
E) it is easier to make gradual changes in the suSORUly of money
99) When inflation is very high, and there is a recession with high unemployment…….
A) open market operations are used more regularly than monetary policy
B) member banks want to raise money
C) there is an interest rate, or a discount rate
D) a change in tax rates is generally aSORUlied
E) then fewer banks will be inclined to borrow
100) The fiscal policy is based on ……..
A) purchasing and selling of government securities
B) sufficient money in circulation
C) changing tax rates and government spending
D) the high discount rate
E) enlarging the money suSORUly
Self-help groups are composed of individuals who share the same problem or concern. Members
provide emotional suSORUort to one another, learn ways to cope, discover strategies for
improving their condition, and help others while helping themselves There are some goals to
self-help groups. When interviewed, sixty-one percent of self-help groups said that their most
important goal was providing emotional and social suSORUort to members. Thirty-two percent
said that providing information and education to member was the most significant goal. A few
other goals were suSORUort, special events, and fund raising.
83) It can be understood from the paragraph that ……….
A) most people don’t know of any self-help groups
B) there are hundreds of groups that should be familiar with
C) people must learn what self-help groups there are in their area
D) a self-help group individual helps himself when he helps others
E) people do not always involve in self-help groups
84) It is concluded from the interview that majority of help groups ……….
A) don’t know of any self-help groups
B) aim to provide emotional and social suSORUort to members
C) united with either a national group or a local group
D) neglect keeping a record of all the self-help groups that they can find in their area
E) ought to thoroughly cheer* out all groups to make sure that they are still functioning
85) It can be said that a self help groups’ major feature is ……….
A) that self-help groups are not meant to replace professional help
B) learning about groups in the area they’ve been living
C) choosing which program they think will fit them best
D) the setting of self-help groups is usually pretty relaxed
E) being formed from members who share the same problem or concern
In the society of Mill’s time period a woman’s destiny was to be dainty, delicate, patient and
graceful. She grew up without education, without having a career and without having the right
to vote on laws and issues that pertained to her. The only option which these women had was to
get married and with this marriage she gave away every right that she had. In other words she
is now worse than a slave that actually had more rights and privileges than she had. After
marriage she had nothing of her own to claim not even her children. Men did not care about
her rights, they grew up with a mind set that they controlled everything, that their wives were to
be submissive and that their offspring were his and he claimed them as his and only his if the
woman were to leave.
86) In those days, when women married ……..
A) they would lose all their rights and even a slave could become superior to them
B) every little man was raised with a sense of superiority
C) a woman could not do what a man could
D) she could not be educated as her role was to be a mother and nothing else
E) she could not even claim her children as her own
87) The only option of the women of Mill’s time was to get married ……
A) as everything that she owned was now her husband’s
B) she was more or less treated as if she were a child herself
C) she had less rights than she had had
D) but she gave away every right that she had when they got married
E) a slave compared to a married woman was better
88) According to the paragraph, the women of Mill’s time …….
A) it was more of that there was no other oSORUortunity for her
B) were not free at all
C) the husbands are not power hungry against their own wives
D) unlike a married woman a slave is not a slave all hours of the day
E) could claim *heir own valuable properties
Television affects behaviors, social attitudes and physical health especially in children.
Children today spend more time watching television than on any other single leisure activity.
fact, studies have shown that “the average child spends more time in front of the television
than in school” . There are a variety of effects which children gain from watching too much
television. The impact of violence on children is a main issue, as well as the impact of
stereotypical views, such as sex roles. Health can also become a problem for children who
spend excessive amounts of time in front of the television. There are, however, alternatives to
these problems. Parent, schools and the governments need to take control and monitor
children and television. After all, television was once used as an educational tool it has only
lately become a babysitter.
89) It can be infered from the paragraph that……..
A) children who spend more time watching television tend to think that both women and
men have specified roles in the world
B) this gives children a clear impression of what is expected of them in society
C) watching television for long hours can become a health problem for children
D) they too should act this way because it is, after all, what society views aSORUropriate
E) television also points out the importance of physical beauty
90) In spite of the fact that television has become a past time device now ……..
A) stress is placed on looking a certain way, whether it is having the right clothing or being
a certain weight
B) these are influences that children take very seriously
C) many children want to be the “popular” one in school
D) this is the ” kind of schoolyard harassment to which unpopular girls are subjected
E) it used to be used as an educational tool
91) There are a variety of effects which children gain from watching too much television ……
A) commercials on television also play a part in weight gain among children
B) television also takes a minor charge on a child’s physical health
C) but children are spending less time on physical activities
D) but influence of violence on children is an important issue
E) starting at home parents need to be aware of what their children are watching
In today’s hustle and bustle of everyday life, men, women, and children walk past one
another without even a friendly smile or hello. As global technology grows, communication
between individuals gets more distant and less personal. Even in families, messages are left
on the answering machine or as notes on the fridge. Hence, with today’s’ highly competitive
technological world, it is crucial to receive and maintain some old-fashioned inter-personal
92) According to the author, it is essential that……
A) some old-fashioned inter-personal communication be maintained
B) the person may see the caller and feel a personal touch
C) they are trying to re-establish the original methods while using high-tech systems
D) this is now made probable by satellite systems launched into orbit
E) people should attempt to communicate with people in their immediate surroundings
93) There is such a lack of communication that……
A) we can obviously see attempts to get back to the “old way” through usage of time saving
B) this is where the telephone plays a role
C) even in families, messages or notes to each other
D) it facilitates an almost instantaneous connection at a reasonable cost
E) a short attention span and a lack of concentration are other factors in this ongoing
94) In accordance with the paragraph people have become anti-social …….
A) to make up more up-to-date technology aSORUropriate
B) whenever technology has improved
C) as in the example of a father and son separated by an ocean, one in England, the other
D) through previously impossible communications
E) owing to their busy lives
Toxic waste is defined as any waste that is dangerous to human health or to our natural
environment. According to the Institute of Chemical Waste Management, about 15% of our
garbage is classified as toxic, and only 85% (aSORUroximately) of that is disposed of properly
The rest is either illegally dumped or accidentally mixed up with non-toxic garbage. That 15%
may not seem like a lot, but when you consider the millions of tons of toxic waste that we
produce per year, that 15% is massive. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates
that we produce one ton of toxic wastes for every single person living in Canada per year.
That means that the 15% represents about 4.2 million tons of toxic waste.
95) According to the author, not all waste but which is dangerous to human health or to our
natural environment ……
A) is produced and developed all over the world
B) is classified as toxic
C) has made a prioritized list of recognized dangerous dump sites
D) may be chemically ‘transformed’ into new products
E) is done by adding chemicals to the waste
96) According to the Institute of Chemical Waste Management about 15% of our garbage ……
A) is not the product of some natural disaster
B) may be dangerous to us and/or our natural environment
C) has created laws and regulations to try to stop the illegal dumping of toxic wastes
D) is forcing the company that owns the land to pay for the clean-up of the area
E) is dangerous to human health or to our natural environment
97) According to the paragraph 15% toxic garbage is really a hazardous amount ………
A) when you consider the garbage increasing all over the world every year
B) to try and clean up areas that have been contaminated
C) if some companies no longer exist
D) that causes it to change into something new
E) that is put to use on farms ….
The data of the first UFO sighting is not known. Some researchers say that UFO sightings
date back to ancient times. There is no evidence for this speculation, so it is just a thought.
Many researchers though mark the beginning of sightings in the United States in the later
1800s, they were called “The Mystery Airships”. The next main fleet of sightings were during
the second world war, from pilots who say they saw metal like objects floating in the sky.
These fighter pilots called them “foo fighters”. And in 1947 in Europe, there were sightings of
silent “ghost rockets”. None of these speculations were ever fully explained.
98) In accordance with the paragraph, ……..
A) an UFO is an unusual airborne object which cannot be identified
B) the UFO phenomenon entered the publics eye before 1800’s
C) unknown flying objects were first observed by pilots during the second world war
D) nine circular objects in the skies over the state of Washington were observed
E) there have been UFO sightings in nearly every country
99) Many researchers show the beginning of sightings in the United States in the later 1800s
A) although there has never been a clear evidence
B) and from time to time there is something called an UFO
C) which for a short time UFO sighting increase rapidly in one certain area
D) but nobody can explain anything about these sights
E) but attempts to link them with hysteria, mentality and stress have all failed
100) The Mystery Airships was the name given …….
A) had an encounter with an UFO
B) were thousands of sightings every year
C) worldwide sighting reports
D) for the first seen unidentified flying objects
E) had been computerized.