Part I Listening Comprehension ( 30 % )
: In this section you will hear fifteen short conversations between two speakers. At the end of each conversation, you will hear a question about what is said. The question will be read only once. After you hear the question, read the four possible answers marked A, B, C and D. Choose the best answer and mark the letter of your choice on the ANSWER SHEET.
Now let’s begin with question number 1.
1. A. It was called off unexpectedly.
B. It raised more money than expected.
C. It received fewer people than expected.
D. It disappointed the woman for the man’ s absence.
2. A. A thoracic case. B. A nervous disorder.
C. A stomach problem. D. A psychiatric condition.
3. A. In the housing office on campus. B. In the downtown hotel
C. At the rental agency. D. In the nursing home.
4. A Thrilled. B. Refreshed. C. Exhausted. D. Depressed.
5. A. To travel with his parents. B. To organize a picnic in the country.
C. To cruise, even without his friends.
D. To take a flight to the Maldives instead.
6. A. He’ s got a revert. B. He’s got nausea.
C. He’ s got diarrhea. D. He’ s got a runny nose.
7. A. To suture the man’ s wound. B. To remove the bits of glass.
C. To disinfect the man’ s wound. D. To take a closer look at the man’ s wound.
8. A. Mr. Lindley had got injured. B. Mr. Lindley had fallen asleep.
C. Mr. Lindley had fallen off his chair. D. Mr. Lindley had lost consciousness.
9. A. She will apply to Duke University.
B. She will probably attend the University of Texas.
C. She made up her mind to give up school for work.
D. She chose Duke University over the University of Texas.
10. A. Her boyfriend broke up with her.
B. She was almost run over by a truck.
C. One of her friends was emotionally hurt.
D. She dumped her boyfriend’ s truck in the river.
11. A. The patient will not accept the doctor’ s recommendation.
B. The doctor lost control of the allergic reaction.
C. The doctor finds it hard to decide what to do.
D. The medicine is not available to the patient.
12. A. It was more expensive than the original price.
B. It was given to the woman as a gift.
C. It was the last article on sale. D. It was a good bargain.
13. A. Excited. B. Impatient. C. Indifferent. D. Concerned,
14. A. She regrets buying the car. B. The car just arrived yesterday.
C. She will certainly not buy the ear. D. This is the car she has been wanting.
15. A. He is seriously iii. B. His work is a mess.
C. The weather is lousy this week. D. He has been working under pressure.
Directions: In this part you will hear three passages. After each one, you will hear five questions. After each question, read the four possible answers marked A, B, C and D. Choose the best answer and mark the letter of your choice on the ANSWER SHEET.
16. A. He has got bowel cancer B. He has got heart disease.
C. He has got bone cancer. D. He has got heartburn.
17. A. To have a colonoscopy. B. To seek a second opinion
C. To be put on chemotherapy. D. To have his bowel removed.
18. A. A pretty minor surgery. B. A normal life ahead of him.
C. A miracle in his coming years. D. A life without any inconveniences.
19. A. Thankful. B. Admiring. C. Resentful. D. Respectful.
20. A. It was based on the symptoms the man had described.
B. It was prescribed considering possible complications.
C. it was given according to the man’ s actual condition.
D. it was effective because of a proper intervention.
21. A. Smoking and lung Cancer. B. Lung cancer and the sexes.
C. How to quit Smoking. D. How to prevent lung cancer.
22. A. Current smokers exclusively. B. Second-hand smokers.
C. With a lung problem. D. At age 40 or over.
23. A. 156. B. 269. C. 7498. D. 9427.
24. A. Smoking is the culprit in causing lung cancer
B. Women are more vulnerable in lung cancer than men.
C. Women are found to be more addicted to smoking than men.
D. When struck by lung cancer, men seem to live longer than women.
25. A. Lung cancer can be early detected.
B. Lung cancer is deadly but preventable.
C. Lung cancer is fatal and unpredictable.
D. Smoking affects the lungs of men and women differently.
26. A. A hobby. B. The whole world.
C. A learning experience. D. A career to earn a living.
27. A. Her legs were broken.
B. Her arms were broken.
C. Her shoulders were severely injured.
D. Her cervical vertebrae were seriously injured.
28. A. She learned a foreign language, B. She learned to make friends
C. She learned to be a teacher. D. She learned living skills.
29. A. She worked as skiing coach. B. She was a college instructor.
C. She was a social worker in the clinic. D. She worked as elementary school teacher.
30. A. Optimistic and hard-bitten. B. Pessimistic and cynical.
C. Humorous and funny. D. Kind and reliable.
Part II Vocabulary ( 10% )
Directions: In this section all the statements are incomplete, beneath each of which are four words or phrases marked A, B, C and D. Choose the word or phrase that can best complete the statement and mark the letter of your choice on the ANSWER SHEET.
31. I am afraid that you’ 11 have to ___________ the deterioration of the condition.
A. account for B. call for C. look for D. make for
32. Twelve hours a week seemed a generous _______ of your time to the nursing home.
A. affliction B. alternative C. allocation D. alliance
33. Every product is _________ tested before being put into the market.
A. expensively B. exceptionally C. exhaustively D. exclusively
34. Having clean hands is one of the ________ rules when preparing food.
A. potent B. conditional C. inseparable D. cardinal
35. The educators should try hard to develop the _____ abilities of children.
A. cohesive B. cognitive C. collective D. comic
36. Mortgage ______ had risen in the last year because the number of low-income families was on the increase.
A. defects B. deficits C. defaults D. deceptions
37. The symptoms may be _________ by certain drugs.
A. exaggerated B. exacerbated C. exceeded D. exhibited
38. Her story was a complete __________ from start to finish, so nobody believed in her.
A. facility B. fascination C. fabrication D. faculty
39. The police investigating the traffic accident have not ruled out__________.
A. salvage B. safeguard C. sabotage D. sacrifice
40. The government always ________on the background of employees who are hired for sensitive military projects.
A. takes up B. cheeks up C. works out D. looks into