1. Which of the following is NOT true?
a. Winners placed olive wreaths on their own heads.
b. The games were held in Greece every four years.
c. Battles were interrupted to participate in the games.
d. Poem glorified the winners in song.
Answer : c. battles were interrupted to participate in the games
2. The word “elite” in line 5 is closest in meaning to…
a. Aristocracy c. intellectuals
b. Brave d. muscular
Answer : a. Aristocracy
3. Why were the Olympic Games held?
a. To stop wars c. To crown the best athletes
b. To honor Zeus d. To sing songs about the athletes
Answer : b. To honor Zeus
4. Approximately how many years ago did these games originate?
a. 800 years b. 1,200 years c. 2,300 years d. 2,800 years
Asnwer : b. 1,200 years
5. What conclusion can we draw about the ancient Greeks?
a. They were pacifists.
b. They believed athletic events were important
c. They were very simple
d. They couldn’t count, so they used “Olympiads” for dates
Answer : b. They believed athletic events were important
6. What is the main idea of this passage?
a. Physical fitness was an integral part of the lives of the ancient Greeks
b. The Greeks severely punished those who did not participate in physical fitness programs
c. The Greeks had always encouraged everyone to participate in the games
d. The Greeks had the games coincide with religious festivities so that they could go back to war when the games were over.
Answer : a. Physical fitness was an integral part of the lives of the ancient Greeks
7. In line 14, the word “deeds” is closest in meaning to
Answer : a. Accomplishments
8. Which of the following was ultimately required of all athletes competing in the Olympics?
a. They must have completed military service
b. They had to attend special training sessions
c. They had to be Greek males with no criminal record
d. They had to be very religious
Answer : c. They had to be Greek males with no criminal record
9. The word “halted” in line 16 means most nearly the same as ..
Answer : c. Curtailed
10. What is an “Olympiad”?
a. The time it took to finish the games
b. The time between games
c. The it took to finish a war
d. The time it took the athletes to train
Answer : b. The time between games
1. The defendant refused to answer the prosecutor’s questions ____________
a. Because he was afraid it would incriminate him.
b. For fear that they will incriminate him
c. Because he was afraid that his answers would incriminate him
d. Fearing that he will be incriminated by it
Answer : c. Because he was afraid that his answers would incriminate him
2. Mrs. Walker has returned_______________
a. A wallet back to its original owner
b. To its original owner the wallet
c. The wallet to its originally owner
d. The wallet to its original owner
Answer : d. The wallet to its original owner
3. The hospital owes____________ for the construction of the new wing.
a. The government twenty million dollars
b. For the government twenty million dollars
c. To the government twenty million dollars
d. Twenty million of dollars to the government
Answer : d. Twenty million of dollars to the government
4. Sarah ____________ that she could not attend classes next week.
a. Told to her professors
b. Said her professors
c. Told her professors
d. Is telling her professors
Answer : d. Is telling her professors
5. The artist was asked to show some paintings at the contest because___________
a. He painted very good
b. They believed he painted well
c. Of their belief that he was an good artist
d. The judges had been told of his talents
Answer : a. He painted very good
6. If motorists do not observe the traffic regulations, they will be stopped, ticketed, and
A B C
have to pay a fine.
Answer : D. Because the sentence above must be parallelism. Stopped and ticketed, both of them are verb but have to pay a fine is a new clause, so it must be change with verb too, such as : fined.
And the right sentence is “If motorists do not observe the traffic regulations, they will be stopped, ticketed, and fined.”
7. Fred, who usually conducts the choir rehearsals, did not show up last night
because he had an accident on his way to the practice.
Answer : C. Because this sentence must be used The past perfect tense (s + had + past participle (v-3)) because the accident happened first.
And the right sentence is “Fred, who usually conducts the choir rehearsals, did not show up last night because he had had an accident an accident on his way to teh practice.”
8. A short time before her operation last month, Mrs. Carlyle dreams of her daughter
A B C
who lives overseas.
Answer : C. Because ‘the dream process’ is perfectly ‘finish’, so we should use the past perfect tense.
And the right sentence is “A short time before her operation last month , Mrs.Carlyle had dreamed of her daughter who lives overseas.”
9. The atmosphere in Andalucía is open, warm, and gives a welcome feeling to all
who have the good fortune to visit there.
Answer : B. Because The sentence above must be parallelism. Open and warm, both of them are adjective. So must be following with adjective too. Gives a welcome feeling is a new clause. Change it with welcome.
And the right sentence is “The atmosphere in Andalucia is open, warm, and welcome to all who have the good fortune to visit there.”
10. Some of the people were standing in the street watched the parade,
A B C
while others were singing songs.
Answer : C. Because The sentence above must be parallelism. So watched must be change with the same tenses too.
And the right sentence is “Some of the people were standing in the street watching the parade, while others were singing songs.”