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Answer Feb 12, 2009

Answer Feb 12, 2009

Answer for Thursday 12 February.

Reading comprehension

 

1. The proposed dam will be Cambodia's first to

    d) aim directly at agriculture.

2. Rice is usually harvested in Cambodia a) once a year

    a) The proposed dam will be funded from c) the Middle East.

3. Some observers think the proposed dam might

    b) have damaging ecological effects.

Listen and answer the following questions

1. The article says that satellite images can be used
    b) for both good and bad purposes.

2.

what country tried to purchase detailed images through a dummy company in Australia?
   

    b) North Korea
3. Satellite images are gathered

   c) by both governments and private companies.

Listening Comprehension

Each sentence has four underlined words or phrases. Choose the one that must be changed for the sentence to be correct.

TOEFL tester

1. Aspirin is recommended (A) to many (B) people for it's (C) ability to thin the (D) blood.

    C)

2. How (A) the Earth is in the shadow (B) of the (C) moon, we see an (D) eclipse of the sun.

    A)

3. The Olympic Games (A) were seeing (B) in (C) over (D) 100 countries in 2008.

    B)

4. Rock 'n' roll (A) was original (B) a mixture  of rhythm and (C) blues with country (D) music.

    B)

5. Before bridges (A) were (B)built, all transport across major rivers were (C) by (D) ferryboat.

    D)

6. The (A) joys of daily (B) life is (C) the theme of much (D) literature.

    C)

7. Before inventing (A) the (B) telegraph, Mr Morse made their (C)living as (D) a house painter.

    C)

8. When (A) the First World War, almost (B) 20 million people were (C) killed (D).

    A)

9. To putting (A) a large amount of (B) information on (C) a map, a variety (D) of symbols are used.

    A)

10. Our (A) skin protects (B) us from (C) things such (D) viruses and bacteria.

    C)

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