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Answer for Thursday 09 April.

Reading comprehension

1. What country has the world's largest foreign reserves?

       c) China

2. China is offering currency swap with various countries so that they

       b) avoid using the US dollar in their trade with China.

3. Over the last year, the US dollar has

       b) risen against most other currencies.

4. Over the past years, the US dollar

       b) has made up a smaller part of other countries' foreign reserves.

5. The article indicates that China wishes to

       b) lessen its exposure to US Treasury bonds.

Listen and answer the following questions

1.    What country has the world's largest foreign reserves?

       c) China
2.    China is offering currency swap with various countries so that they

       d) buy Chinese yuan bonds.

3.    Over the last year, the US dollar has

       a) declined against most other currencies.

4.    Over the past years, the US dollar

       a) has made up a bigger percentage of other countries' foreign reserves.

5.    The article indicates that China wishes to

       c) replace the US dollar with the yuan as the new international reserve currency.

Listening Comprehension

TOEFL tester

Error Identification: choose the one word or phrase that must be changed for the sentence to be correct.

1.  Aspirin is recommend to many people for its ability to thin blood.

                         A

 

2.  The surface of the tongue covered with tiny taste buds.

                                              B

3.  Cosmic distance is measured on light-years.

                                               C

4.  A million of tourists from all over the world visit Rome each year.

                   B

5.  Whereas Earth has one moon, the planet call Mars has two small ones.

                                                                 C

6.  No longer is scientific discovery a matter of one person alone working.

                                                                                          D

7.  All data in computer are changed into electronic pulses by an input unit.

                      A

8.  The scientific method consists of forming hypotheses, collect data and testing results.

                                                                                    C

9.  A largely percentage of Canadian export business is  with the U.S.A.

           A

10.  The famous Jim Thorpe won both the decathlon or pentathlon in 1912.

                                                                           C

11.  Knowledges about cultures provides insights into the learned behaviours of groups.

         A

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