Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Answer Apr 09, 2009

Answer Apr 09, 2009

Answer Apr 09, 2009

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

MOST VIEWED

  • Negotiations on EBA being held

    In an effort to defuse tensions, a senior government official said Cambodia is negotiating with the European Union (EU) on the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade deal, which allows the Kingdom to export goods to the 28-member bloc tariff-free. The EU notified Cambodia on October 5

  • EU officials: Ending EBA an 18-month procedure

    EU officials have confirmed that it will take a total of 18 months to complete the procedure if Cambodia’s preferential Everything But Arms (EBA) trade agreement is to be withdrawn. According to EU Agriculture and Rural Development spokesman Daniel Rosario, the formal process has not

  • Chinese police escort deported scam suspects

    Ninety-one Chinese nationals accused of extorting money from victims in a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) scam were deported from Phnom Penh International Airport on Monday under the escort of 182 Chinese police personnel. General Department of Immigration head of investigations Ouk Hay Seila told reporters

  • IPU slams government claim

    The president of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Gabriela Cuevas Barron, has refuted a claim by the National Assembly that she “highly appreciated the achievements of Cambodia” in its July national elections with a tweet saying “Of course not!” before adding “No congratulations”. A delegation from