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Answer May 21, 2009

Answer May 21, 2009

Answer for Thursday 21 May.

Reading comprehension

1. Hip-hop culture really began to take off in Cambodia after

    c) 2002

2. According to Mesterharm, Cambodian hip-hop

    c) has successfully evolved with Cambodian touches.

3. Compared to classical Khmer dance, hip-hop is

    b) faster and stronger.

4. The hip-hop festival is characterised by

    a) much international cooperation.

5. Preach Ly might be called

    a) the real founder of Cambodian hip-hop.

Listen and answer the following questions

1. According to this article the US plan in Afghanistan is

    a) realistic.

    b) so far very successful.

    c) relies too much on Afghan forces.

    d) likely to fail.
2. The doubling of US forces on the ground has

    a) yielded significant success on the ground.

    b) has not yielded significant success on the ground.

    c) changed the situation for the better.

    d) not yet had time to work out.

3. According to the article, the Pakistani army

    a) is Pakistan.

    b) is expected to help in Afghanistan.

    c) is undermanned.

    d) is underpaid.

4. Who is behind the insurgency in the Swat region?

    a) the Pakistani army

    b) the Taliban

    c) the CIA

    d) Israel

5. What is the problem with the Reaper and Predator drones?

    a) high civilian casualties

    b) mechanical problems

    c) a short operational range

    d) too expensive

Listening Comprehension

TOEFL tester

Choose the one word or phrase that must be changed for the sentence to be correct.

1. Before becoming successful, Charles Kettering, former vice president of  

                                  A

    General Motors, was so poor that he has to use the hayloft of a barn as a laboratory.
                                     B                     C                                   D

2. Despite the metric system is used throughout the world, it is still not commonly used in the United States.
        A                                   B                                          C              D

3. Some gorillas beat their chests as an express of high spirits.

                          A                      B         C            D

4. Studying the science of logic is one way to cultivate one's reason skills.

         A                 B                           C                              D   

 

5. The continental shelves is the shallow area of the ocean floor that is closest to the continents.
                               A                                 B             C                     D

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