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This is new and usual building in the down-town business district offers unique opportu-nities for small to midsized tenants to occupy an entire floor.

OFFICE SUITES

From 1.600 to 6.000 square feet are available for immediate occupancy.

Commuting is easy, with the nearest subway stop only one block way. Convenient to shops, restaurant hotels, and business ser-vices.

For leasing information call 303-572-5947

1. What is the advertisement about?

(A) Leasing officer space

(B) Buildings in business districts

(C) Conveniences offered by the company (D) Availability to get unique opportunity (E) Hotels and restaurant in the down-town.

2. Which part if the following in NOT close to the building?

(A) Parks (B) Hotels (C) Restaurants (D) Shopping centers (E) Business service

3. “For leasing information call 303-527-5947.” The underlined word means ...

(A) purchasing (B) building (C) selling (D) buying (E) renting

Announcement

Many customers have receive emails claiming to be Buwana Bank. These emails were not genuine. These emails ask you to reply, giving your:

Account number Password

Credit card number Date of birth

Buwana Bank does not send emails asking for this information.

If you ever received an emails asking for this information, please do not reply

Send the email immediately to online@bank.co.uk

If you have given anymore your details, call our helpline immediately on 08852000117 Be warned. Criminal are trying to access your accounts.

4. What is the announcement about?

(A) It’s caution for customers. (B) It’s about a new bank product (C) It’s an off from Buwana Bank. (D) It’s a claim about Bawana Bank (E) It’s request from Buwana Bank

5. Where should you address the emails asking for your account number?

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6. “Be warned. Criminals are trying to access your accounts.” (The last sentence)

The above sentence has the same meaning as ...

(A) Attention! Criminal have place in our bank

(B) Be careful! Don't let criminals know your account at our bank now

(C) Don't forget. Open your new bank ac-count at our bank now

(D) Remember! Our bank is safe. Criminals cant get into your account

(E) No worries! Criminals cannot get into your account without your approval.

The following text is for question 7-10 Spanish thief saw himself as Robin Hood-like bandit

Madrid (Reuters) - Spain’s most wanted thief, “The Loner.” saw himself as a Robin Hood-style figure and said he robbed banks only because they stole money from the pub-lic, his lawyer said Thursday.

Accused of killing three policemen and holding up more than 30 banks, Jaime Jimenez Arbe was planning to move on to insurance companies when he was arrested last month, Spanish media reported, citing lawyer Jose Mariano Trillo-Figueroa.

“I am not a killer and if I was obliged to shoot at officers of the law, it was always against my will and in order to avoid being arrested,” Jimanez said in a letter reproduced on the websites of new spapers El Pais and El Mundo. Trillo-Figueroa said Jimenez who robbed the banks disguised in a false beard and a wig, thinks of himself as Curro Jimenez, a Spanish 1970s television bandit in the style of Robin Hood

The Loner was arrested in Portugal, armed with a submachine gun in preparation for another bank robbery - Reuters

7. What is the text about?

(A) The website of newspaper El Pais and El Mundo

(B) Spanish media reporter, Jose Mariano Trillo Figueroa

(C) The arresting of Spain’s most wanted thief in Portugal

(D) A submachine gun in preparation for another bank robbery

(E) A Spanish 1970s television bandit in the stole of Robin Hood

8. Before arrested, Jaime Jaminez Arbe … in Spain.

(A) had just robbed policemen (B) had robbed 30 banks

(C) would have killed three officers of the law

(D) had robbed insurance companies (E) had been working for companies

9. The reason why "The Loner" robbed banks is because ....

(A) his lawyer helped him

(B) he was the most wanted thief in Spain (C) he was accused of killing three

police-men

(D) he believed that the banks stole money from the public

(E) he saw himself as a Robin Hood-style figure

10. "Trillo-Figueroa said Jimenez, who robbed the banks disguised in a false beard and a wig ..."

(Paragraph 3)

The underlined word 'disguised' means ... (A) changed appearance

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(A) Qatar (B) Thailand (C) Mongolia (D) Malaysia (E) Indonesia

13. What is the main idea of paragraph 2? (A) The ankle could not heal

(B) The writer sprained her ankle (C) The writer tried hard to recovery (D) The ankle made the writer frustrated (E) It needs a long time to heal the ankle

The following text is for question 14-17

The polar bear is a very bag white bear. We tall it the polar bear because it lives inside the Arctic Circle near the North Pole. There are no polar bears at the South Pole. The polar bears live at the North Pole. There is only snow, ice, and water. There is not any land. These bears are three meters long, and weigh 450 kilos. They can stand up on their back legs because they have very wide feet. They can use their front legs like arms. The polar bears can swim very well. They can swim 120 kilometers out into the water. They catch fish and sea animals for food. They go into the sea when they are afraid People like to kill the polar bears for their beautiful white coats. The governments of Canada, the United State, and Russia say that no one can kill polar bears now. They do My wonderful Experience at the 2006

Asian Games In Doha

In December 2006, I went to Doha to par-ticipate in the 2006 Asian Games, taking part in the Beach Volleyball Championship, We prepared for a long time, training hard and fighting for approval of our participation. Nothing was easy. My partner, Clara, my coach, King, and I were aiming to get into the top 8 at the Asian Games.

Unfortunately, I sprained my ankle one week before departure, which frustrated me beyond belief. I had physiotherapy every day following the injury, and tried to recover as quickly as possible. Of course, the ankle could not heal completely in a few days, so I had no choice but to just try my best and have my ankle taped when I played in matches.

We played against teams from Thailand, Mongolia, and Malaysia. The most difficult and important match was that against the Malaysian team. We planned well for the match and tried our very best. But finally we lost to them and ranked 9. It was so close: we nearly reached our goal to be among the first 8 teams.

11. According to the writer, … team was difficult to beat.

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The following text is for question 18-21 In the most cases, you

can transplant a tree successfully, at any time, if you follow the in-struction for a tree. The most important things is to dig out enough roots, but this process is difficult with a large tree.

When you dig out

the tree, take a ball of earth measuring about a foot wide for every inch of diameter of the tree trunk. You should dig deep enough to avoid cutting off too many taproots. It is wise to call in a professional tree expert to transplant a tree.

18. The describes how ... (A) to plant a tree (B) to keep a tree (C) to cut off a tree (D) to transplant a tree (E) to dig out the earth

19. To transplant a tree successfully, you should.. (A) dig out enough roots

(B) select your location carefully (C) cut off as many taproots as you can (D) conduct the instruction of cutting a tree (E) measure the ball of earth around the tree

roots

20. “You should dig deep enough to avoid off too many taproots.” (Paragraph 2)

The underlined word means ... (A) important roots

(B) balls of earth (C) beavy roots (D) main roots (E) trunks 14. A polar be goes into the sea when it is afraid.

The underline word is closer it meaning to ... (A) Shy

(B) Angry (C) Scared (D) Furious (E) Shocked

15. What does the passage mainly discuss? (A) The size of polar bears.

(B) Where polar bears live (C) The habitat of polar bears (D) Why people hunt polar bears (E) A brief description of polar bears

16. What is the main idea of the last paragraph? (A) Polar bears are very big animals

(B) The polar bears are tame animals (C) Polar bears live at the North Pole (D) These are no polar bears at the South

Pole

(E) Polar bears are hunted because of their beautiful white coats

17. Which of the following statement is NOT TRUE about a polar bear?

(A) A polar bear weighs 450 kilos. (B) A polar bear is three meters long (C) A polar bear catches fish for food (D) A polar bear goes into the sea when it is

angry

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TRUE according to the text..

(A) Miro is one of the burglars who tried to break into Will's new office

(B) Will has to deal with constant burglaries at his new office.

(C) Miro is Amira's son. a Bosnian immi-grant who makes living by tailoring clothes.

(D) The area where the two architects work is unsafe and ready for a renewal pro-ject.

(E) Minghella, the critic, creates some of the most interesting character the actors have ever played.

23. The text is mainly about ...

(A) A review of a new film, Breaking and En-tering.

(B) The process in making the new film, Breaking and Entering.

(C) An amusing story dealing with experi-ence in different ways.

(D) An account of an unusual or amusing incident retold by the film.

(E) The description how the film is accom-plished thought a series of steps.

24. “Will and Sandy move their officer into a nearby vacant warehouse.” (Paragraph 1) The antonym of the underline word is ... (A) empty

(B) fulfilled (C) covered (D) occupied (E) luxurious

The following text is for question 25-29 Boxing - sport Of spectacle?

Boxing. amongst other hand-to-hand fighting, has been with us for thousands of years. Originally it was nothing more than bare fist fighting between two willing, and sometimes unwilling competitions tor the entertainment of others, Some people argue tree in ...

(A) Fall (B) Spring (C) Winter (D) Summer (E) Any season

The following text is for question 22-24 Breaking and Entering as an unusual film. Will and Sandy are two architects working on a major urban renewal project in the King's Cross section in London. The area is unsafe and ready for such a project. Will and Sandy move their offices into a nearby vacant ware-house.

Will has to deal with constant burglaries at his new office. One night, he saw Miro trying to beak into the building. He chased Miro to his run down apartment block and watched him return home to his mother. Amira, a Bosnian immigrant who makes a living tailoring clothes. Soon, Will 'meet' Amira and they begin an affair. And Amira learns that Will holds the key of her son's future. How far will this mother go to pro-tect her son?

Breaking and Entering is a very interesting film, but it is almost entirely character driven. This is not a bad thing although in the film we are exposed to a story or action driven.

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26. Why do some people claim that boxing is dangerous, barbaric, uncivilized? Because ... (A) it bring enjoyment

(B) it is quick and strong (C) it can entertain others (D) it creates employment (E) it can cause death in the ring

27. When is boxing disgusting? (A) When someone wins

(B) When there is lots of cheering (C) When nothing happens (D) When there’s lots of blood (E) When there is a big applause

28. "It will talk about the damage that can be inflicted when two man stand face-to-face ..." (Paragraph 1)

What is the synonym of the underline word? (A) Imposed

(B) Harmed (C) Weakened (D) Endangered (E) Threatened

29. Who do you think has the authority to make boxing licensed and controlled?

(A) The judge of the game (B) The sponsors

(C) The promotors (D) The spectators

(E) The boxing Federation.

The following text is for question 30-31 An aurora is a natural light display in the sky particularly in the high latitude (Arctic and Antarctic) regions, caused by the colli-sions of energetic charged particles with at-oms in the high altitude atmosphere (thermosphere). The charged particles origi-nate in the magnetosphere and solar wind are directed by the Earth's magnetic field into the atmosphere. Most aurora occup in a band known as the aurora zone which is typi-cally 3° to 6° in latitudinal extent and at all local times or longitudes.

civilized world. This article will explore each sides claim an more detail. It will talk about the damage that can be inflicted when two men to stand face-to-face with the sole in-tention of knocking each other out with their fists. It will go on to argue that boxing, or legitimate assault, has no place in the twenty first century.

The bell goes and the two warriors ap-proach each other . They are quick. They are strong. They are hard. They are ready to hurt and be hurt.

A left fist launches and connects with a nose. The crowds are on their feet. Cheering. Wanting more. Wanting blood.

So, boxing; what's it all about? All ani-mals, mostly the males fight from time to time. Sometimes it's playing but at other times it's serious. Lots of people, including me, enjoy watching boxing. It is disgusting at times tough, especially when there's lots of blood and some boxers died in the ring. In conclusion, both sides of the debate have solid foundations. As has been shown, the argument for and against have been put forward since boxing began And It would seem, the argument will continue for at least the foreseeable future, as compromise seem unlikely. Both sides do agree, however, that the debate is better held whilst boxing is li-censed and controlled rather than not. The latter would make it, in my opinion. both sport as well at spectacle.

25. Which statement is implied in paragraph 2 and 4?

(A) Boxing means hurting each other (B) Men, are like animals, fight from time to

time

(C) Some people think that boxing is dis-gusting.

(D) Boxing should be banned in the twenty first century.

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Octopuses are mollusks, a kind of ani-mal with a sort body. Unlike other mollusks, such as clams dud oysters, octopuses and squid have no hard ... (32) to protect them. An octopus is and animal without any bones. Surrounding the main portion of its body is a fleshy covering, called a mantle. Most of the Internal organs of an octopus are inside the mantle. An octopus has two big…(33), so it has very good vision. Seals. Lels, and other see animals prey on octopuses. An oc-topus's main method of defense is to shoot d cloud of dark ink into the water. The ink cloud contuses the attacker, and the octopus lets away. Octopuses can also … (34) color rapidly when they are in danger They change color to fit in with their surroundings. This helps them to hide from prey.

32. … (A) Skin (B) Scale (C) Seals (D) Shells (E) Skull

33. ... (A) Eyes (B) Bones (C) Fingers (D) Thumbs (E) Shoulders

34. ...

(A) Complain (B) Wonder (C) Deliver (D) Change (E) Breathe aurora. The diffuse aurora is a featurless

glow in the sky which may not be visible to the naked eye even in a dark night and de-fines the extent of the aurora zone. Discrete aurora are sharply defined features within the diffuse aurora which vary in brightness from just barely visible to the naked eye to bright enough to read a newspaper at night. Discrete aurora are usually observed only in the night sky because they are not as bright as the Sunk sky.

In northern latitudes, the effect is known as the aurora borealis (or the northern lights), named after the Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora, and the Greek name for the north wind, Boreas, by Pierre Gassendi in 1621. Its southern counterpart, the aurora Australis (or the southern lights), has almost identical features to the aurora borealis and changes simultaneously with the changes in the northern aurora zone and is visible from high southern latitudes in Antartica, South America and Australia.

30. What is the main idea of paragraph 2? (A) The diffuse aurora is a featureless glow

in the sky

(B) The discrete aurora are sharply defined features within the diffuse aurora (C) There are two kinds of aurora, diffuse

and discrete aurora

(D) Discrete aurora are usually observed only in the night sky

(E) Discrete aurora are not as bright as the sunlit sky.

31. We know from the text that ... (A) An aurora is very beautiful

(B) Aurora can be seen in the North and South Poles

(C) Aurora is named after Roman god (D) Diffuse aurora is sharply defined (E) Discrete aurora is more beautiful than

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(1) She could not walk, so my father brought her home

(2) He also promised that he would buy a cushior for him.

(3) I am really happy because I have a pet now.

(4) The cat was badly injured and her legs hurt

(5) My father was on his way home from the of rice when he saw a cat. (6) After I put a bandage, my rather said

that I could have her as my pet.

(7) I call my pet Ginger and I will take care of her

(8) At home, we charmed the cat and put a ban Liege on her injured leg.

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