Practice exam 8 (19) A)as relaxing as B)the most relaxing
C)more relaxed than D)so relaxed that E)very relaxing
1-The store detective saw the woman steal two candies and
stopped her as she was leaving the shop, but even so, she tried 16- My sister's shoes aren't big enough for………., so I can't
to…………. that she had taken anything. borrow……….. .
A) confess B) refuse A)mine/hers B) I/their
C) reject D) deny E) protest C) my/theirs D) myself/her E) me/them
2-Bullying is a terrible problem at that school. Some of the older 17-She's never eaten fish in her life, ……………. .
boys take money from the younger ones and …….. to hurt them if A)but her husband is
they tell anyone. B)and her husband is too
A)warn B) accuse C)and nor has her husband
C) threaten D) insist E) admit D)and so has her husband
E)but her husband will have
3-I need to buy some brown…….. so that I can give my shoes a
good shine. 18-Although he doesn't particularly like it, my brother doesn't
A) dough B) polish mind……….the table for dinner, but he really dislikes……….it up
C) glue D) paint E) bleach afterwards.
A)lay / to have cleaned
4-Though eight states in the US have more people, New Jersey's B)laying / cleaning
small size and relatively large population make it the C)to lay / having cleaned
most……..populated state in the country. D)being laid / to clean
A) densely B) widely E)to have laid / cleaned
C) extensively D) largely E) seriously
19-We spent hours looking for……….hotel that wasn't fully
5-Please use the milk……….because it's nearly finished and we booked, and finally ended up at…………Royal.
won't be able to get any more until tomorrow. A) the/- B) any/some
A)hardly B)generously C) some/- D) a/the E) the/the
C)sparingly D)thinly E) apparently
20-Two months ago, I thought the builders………..never……..the
6-My sister told me that she thought my new haircut was unusual, job, but now it looks as if the house win be completed by spring.
which I think was probably just a………way of saying that she A)would/finish B)had/finished
really didn't like it. C)were/finishing D)will/finish E)have/finished
A) frank B) sensible
C) harsh D) virtual E) tactful 21-Last night's council meeting………when angry
protesters……..tomatoes at the council members.
7-………the difficulty of the exam our teacher gave yesterday, the A)disrupted/were thrown
whole class managed to pass. B)was disrupted/threw
A) Although B) Despite C)had been disrupted/would throw
C) Whereas D) However E) Owing to D)has been disrupted/have been throwing
8-In my opinion, dentists have the worst job in the world,
……….how much they earn. 22- Jane………..for the company much longer, because
A)even if B)as though she………in her resignation already.
C) nevertheless D) no matter E) moreover A)doesn't work/will hand
B)didn't work/was being handed
9-If you haven't made a reservation, I advise you to arrive quite C)isn't working/was handed
early; ……….., you won't be able to get a table. D)won't be working/has handed
A)provided B) besides E)won't work/was handing
C)otherwise D) In case E) therefore
23-Try to finish your letter before I……….so that l………. it on
10-Electronic calculators are used to save time and to reduce the my way to the shops.
chance of making mistakes, and are found……. people deal with A)left/will post
numbers frequently. B)will have left/should post
A)whatever B) whichever C)will leave/post
C) wherever D) however E) whoever D)have left/will have posted
11- Penny spends a lot of money……….. clothes and looks
fantastic………. everything she wears. 24-When I……..from him after several weeks, I……….to get
A)for/with B) with/out of worried.
C) at/for D) on/in E) about/on A)didn't hear/am beginning
B)won't hear/will begin
12- Yesterday, Frank made an appointment………….his C)haven't heard/will have begun
lawyer…………. three o'clock on Tuesday. D)hadn't heard/began
A)from / around B) about / on E)don't hear/have begun
C) by / at D) to / by E) with / for
25-I wish I………..what to get Dad for Christmas. It's so difficult
13-This is the street with the cheap hotels, ………was mentioned to buy a present for him!
in the guidebook. A)have known B)can know
A) which B) that C) knew D) will know E) would know
C) whose D) when E) where
Find the best completion
14-Barbara leads………a simple life………she lives on very little 26- If the' rain hadn't stopped……….. .
money. A)the river would have flooded its banks
A) the same/as B) such/that B)the tennis match has been cancelled
C) rather/than D) as/as E) so/that C)I wouldn't have taken an umbrella
D)it had rained heavily for almost a week
15-There is nothing in the world that I find……….lying in bed E)I will still be staying at home on New Year's Eve
and reading a book.
27- Having never been out of England, ……………. . 38 It is not fair at all to pay women less than men for doing the
A)Indonesia was a very confusing place for Richard same job.
B)seeing new places and experiencing new things will have been
exciting A)Erkeklerle ayni işi yapan kadınlara daha az para ödenmesi
C)it was a place that he had never had the courage to visit esitsizliğin göstergesidir.
D)Tom found everything about India to be completely overwhelming B)Kadınlar erkeklerle aynı işi yapıyorlar, ama hiç de adil olmayan bir
E)it'd never been the thing that he most wanted to do though şekilde, daha düşük ücret alıyorlar.
C)Erkeklerle aynı işi yaptıkları halde kadınların daha düşük ücret
28-What is impossible to forgive is………….. . almasi çok büyük bir haksızlıktır.
A)whether he'll telephone us during his stay there or not D)Kadınlara, aynı işi yapan erkelderden daha az para ödenmesi hiç de
B)his ingratitude after all that we have done for him adil değil.
C)she should have married him after she'd got to know him better E)Haksızlık yapılmaması için aynı işi yapan erkek ve kadın eşit ücret
D)even if you do apologise, it won't make any difference almalıdır.
E)I don't understand why she did something so insensitive
37-Experts argue that not only does noise lead to a loss of hearing,
29-………….since it'll be dark when they arrive. it also reduces one's efficiency at work.
A)They won't be here until 9
B)Let's leave the outside lights on A)Gürültünün işitme kaybına ya da işte verimliliğin düşmesine neden
C)There's no moon tonight olup olmadığı uzmanlar arasında bir tartışma konusudur.
D)They're not travelling by train this time B)Uzmanlar, gürültünün işitme kaybı ya da kişinin işteki verimi
E) They can't have got lost in town üzerinde ne gibi etkisi olduğu konusunu tartışıyorlar.
C)Uzmanlara göre, sadece işitme kaybı değil. işte verimliliğin
30- Before Maria starts university, ………….. . düşmesi de gürültünün birey üzerindeki olumsuz etkilerindendir.
A)she decided to have a holiday first D)Uzmanlar, işitme kaybnın önde gelen nedenlerinden biri olan
B)her father seems to be very proud of her success gürültünün. kişinin işteki verimini de düşürdüğünü ifade ediyorlar.
C)she didn't expect to find a well-paid job E)Uzmanlar, gürültünün sadece işitme kaybına yol açmakla
D)she had to pass the entrance exams kalmadığını, aynı zamanda kişinin işteki verimini de azalttığını
E)her family will give a small party for her savunuyorlar.
31-……….., whereas he is very like his brother. 38-Psychologists attribute the increase in the suicide rate in recent
A)Pete doesn't look like his sister at all years to the hard economic conditions.
B)John really doesn't like his cousin
C)Jane likes both Graham and Nicholas A)Psikologlar, son yillarda iyice ağırlaşan ekonomik koşulları intihar
D)Bob can't stand living in a big city oranındaki artışın nedeni olarak görüyorlar.
E)Robin really loves his little sister B)Psikologlara göre, son yıllarda intihar oranındaki artışın nedeni ağır
32-Although Egypt was once thought to be the home of the C)Psikologlar, son yillarda intihar oranındaki artışın ağır ekonomik
world's oldest civilisation, ……….. . koşullara bağlıyorlar.
D)Psikologlar, son yıllarda ekonomik koşulların ağırlaşmasıyla
A)archaeologists now believe that there were even more ancient ones birlikte, intihar oranının arttığını savunuyorlar.
in India E)Psikologlar, giderek ağırlaşan ekonomik koşulların son yıllarda
B)Cleopatra is probably the best known queen in history intihar oranını arttığını ileri sürüyorlar.
C)it was based on the yearly flooding of the Nile
D)this is why they make a lot of money from the tourist trade now 39-An extensive survey revealed that 95 percent of the
E)with so many dynasties spanning a period of several thousand years respondents like watching films containing violence.
33-…………, even after we had stayed up all night working on it. A)Yapilan bir araştırma, şiddet içeren filmlerin katılımcıların yüzde
95'i tarafindan beğenilerek izlendiğini ortaya çıkarmıştır.
A)In the end everything was ready and the boss was really pleased B)Geniş kapsamlı bir araştırma, katılanlarin yüzde 95'inin şiddet
B)We could have watched the film on TV last night if it had been içeren filmleri izlemekten hoşlandığını göstermistir.
working C)Araştırmaya katılanların yüzde 95'inin siddet filmlerini beğeniyle
C)In the morning we were disheartened to see how much work izliyor olmasi bekenmedik bir sonuctu.
remained to be done D)Geniş kapsamh bir ankete göre, televizyon izleyicisinin yüzde 95'i
D)We found that the project only got its funding through last Friday siddet içeren filinlerden hoşlanıyor.
E)There were no more problems with any of the machinery E)Ankete katilanlarin ynzde 95'i şiddet içeren filmleri izlemekten
34-Despite the high cost of living, ……………… .
40-If you ask me, you should think twice before accepting the job
A)salaries are fairly high these days they offered.
B)people seem to live quite well
C)prices will have been quite reasonable A)Bana sorarsan, teklif ettikleri işi kabul etmeden önce bir kez daha
D)inflation just keeps going up düşünmelisin.
E)everybody wants to find a well-paid job B)Yerinde olsaydım, teteklif ettikleri işi kabul etmeden önce bir kez
Find the Turkish translation of the given C)Bence, iyice düşünmeden teklif edilen işi kabul etmemelisin
35-If it continues snowing as heavily as it is now, the road to town D)Keşke işi1 kabul etmeden önce benim de fikrimi sormayi akıl
may be blocked by tomorrow morning. etseydin.
A)Kar şu anda olduğu gibi yoğun yağmaya devam ederse, yarın E)Benim fikrimi sorarsan, teklif edilen işi kabul etmeden önce bir kez
sabaha kadar kasabaya giden yol kapanabilir. daha iyice düşün.
B)Eğer kar bu hızla yağmaya devam ederse, yarin sabah kasabaya
giden yolun kapalı olacağı kesin gibi görünüyor. 41-We've purchased the house but won't be able to move in until
C)Kar şu anda o kadar yoğun yağıyor ki böyle giderse, yarın sabaha the tenants leave.
kadar kasaba yolu kapanır.
D)Karın şu anki yoğunluğuna bakarak, yarın sabah kasaba yolunun A)Eğer kiracılar çıkmazsa, satın aldığımız eve yerlesemeyeceğiz.
kapalı olacağına kesin gözüyle bakıyorum. B)Satın aldığımız eve taşınmamız ancak kiracılar çıktığı zaman
E)Kar yarın sabah da şu anki, yoğunluğuyla yağmaya devam ederse, mümkün olacak.
kasaba yolunu kapatabilir. C)Evi satın aldık ama kiracılar çıkıncaya kadar taşınamayacağız.
D)Satın aldığımız eve, kiracılar henüz çıkmadığı için yerleşemiyoruz.
E)Evi satın aldığımız halde, kiracılar çıkmadığı için hala taşınamadık.
D)farmers and fishermen are more likely to be bitten by snakes than
42-The success of early social experiences, which determine the entertainers using snakes
child's attitude towards people, depends on the family structure. B)many people bitten by snakes are too afraid to revisit the place
A)Aile içindeki ilk toplumsal deneyimlerin başarısı çocuğun insanlara where it happened
karşi tutumunu belirleyen bir etkendir.
B)Çocuğun insanlarla başarılı ilişkiler kurabilmesi aile içindeki ilk 48-The author suggests that if you have been bitten, and haven't
toplumsal deneyimlere bağlıdır. managed to identify the snake, …………. .
C)Çocuğun insan ilişkilerinde başarılı olmasını aile içinde yasanan ilk
toplumsal deneyimler belirler. A)you shouldn't panic but should wait to see whether the bitten area
D)Çocuğun insanlara karşi tutumunu belirleyen ilk toplumsal will swell or not
deneyimlerin başarısı aile yapısına bağlıdır. B)you should make the wound bleed in order to remove any poison
E)Çocuğun insanlara karşi tutumunu belirleyen ilk toplumsal C)you can assume you're not at risk if the bite doesn't hurt a lot
deneyimler aile yapısı içinde gerçekleşir. D)it is doubtful that the snake that bit you was venomous
E)you should be treated as if the snake was poisonous
Read the passages and answer the questions
The Normans originally came from Scandinavia and were of Viking The word 'politics' comes from the Latin politia, meaning 'policy', and
descent. During the tenth century they invaded and conquered the politics is generally defined as the science or art of government.
northern part of France, which is still called Normandy. In the next Politics has played ah increasing part in human affairs since men and
century, under William the Conqueror, they invaded and subdued women first organised themselves into societies, and most of history is
England. This event brought about the end of Saxon England and saw an account of politics in one form or another. There were brief
the start of a new era of English history, with new forms of periods, of relatively free or representative government during the
architecture and a new form of social and political order called the Greek and Roman eras. But until the seventeenth century, politics was
feudal system. It is interesting to note that while William was mostly the concern of powerful monarchs or other people in positions
conquering England, other Norman chiefs sailed down the coast of of high authority, such as church leaders. The rise of political parties
France and Spain, entered the Mediterranean Sea and conquered Sicily during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries introduced the
and some parts of southern Italy. Norman knights from France and concept of government by consent rather than by force.
Italy also played a leading role in the Crusades.
49-In the writer's opinion, politics………….. .
43-It can be determined from the passage that……………… . A)has always been dominated by monarchs or religious leaders
A)for centuries, there was a war between the Normans and Vikings B)has had little effect on ordinary people since the beginning of
B)before coming to France, the Normans were peaceful people history
C)the Normans conquered France with the help of the people living in C)is really what a great deal of history is about
Normandy D)has always been a very expensive business
D)England was conquered by William in the eleventh century E)is a much more interesting subject than history
E) the Normans escaped from Scandinavia due to the oppression of
the Vikings 50-Obviously, during the Greek and Roman eras, there were short
44-In addition to changing the government of England, the
Normans…………… . A)when the government members represented the people
A)incorporated many Saxon words into their language B)when people didn't have to give taxes to the government
B)brought an end to the English feudal system C)which were completely free from any kind of politics
C)altered the way the English constructed buildings D)when government members all came from the same, royal family
D)forced the Saxons to help them invade Sicily and Italy E)when there was absolutely no government whatsoever
E)ordered the re-writing of English history books
51-It is clear from the passage that in the 17th century………….. .
45-From the passage, we understand that…………… .
A)the Sicilians and Italians welcomed the Norman conquerors A)government and politics were always in the hands of kings
B)the Normans were involved in conflicts in many places B)there was a change in that governments started to rule by force
C)the Crusades were lost largely because of the Normans C)church leaders began to govern countries instead of kings
D)the French and Italians are essentially the same people D)the state of politics was a cause of great concern to most leaders
E)the Norman chiefs had soldiers of many nationalities E)a radical change in the concept of government began to take place
Each year, about 7.000 people in the United States are bitten by Rubber trees are tapped - that is, cuts are made in the bark so that the
poisonous snakes. Fewer than a dozen of these persons die, but many latex, a milk-like Juice, containing about 30-40% rubber, can be
are left with disability of a limb and scarring at the site of the bite. obtained. The latex is then processed by exposing it to heat and wood
Persons at greatest risk are those who handle snakes for purposes of smoke, or by mechanical means, so as to separate the rubber from the
entertainment, religion or science. Outside the high-risk group, 'water, mineral salts, sugars, resins and protein matters. The rubber
hunters, farmers and fishermen are the most likely to be bitten. The obtained in this way is known as, 'crude' - latex is extensively used in
best way to tell the difference between a poisonous and a non- industry for making foam rubber, products. footwear, dolls etc.
poisonous bite is to identify the snake. A non-poisonous bite doesn't Untreated crude rubber is naturally soft and lacks the required strength
usually cause much pain or swelling, though the wound may bleed for making into manufactured articles. To improve its strength and
freely. When there is any doubt as to whether the snake is venomous, usefulness, it is vulcanised, or heated with sulphur, and the proportion
presume that the bite was poisonous and take precautions. of sulphur used determines the hardness and elasticity of, the rubber.
46-According to the passage, the people who have the highest 52-From its description, we can say that latex………… .
chance of being bitten by a snake are those who ………. . A)is a hard substance similar to rubber
A)hunt animals for sport or who deal with farming B)must be a fairly thin, white liquid
B)try to catch snakes and put them in captivity C)is almost entirely pure rubber
C)are unable to distinguish between different snakes D)is a by-product of rubber
D)work directly with snakes or worship using them E)is less useful than crude rubber
E)are very religious and don't think they'll be bitten
53-It~s stated in the passage that untreated crude rubber is not
47-The passage informs us that in the USA ……….. . used in industry, because…….. .
A)its content of sulphur carries a nasty odour
A)fewer than twelve people die of snakebites annually, although many B)its milky colour is undesirable
people are bitten C)it lacks any kind of elasticity
B)people who have been bitten by snakes get rid of its effects D)it's neither hard nor strong enough
C)completely in the long term only twelve percent of those who have E)it contains far too many impurities
been bitten by snakes lose their lives
54-In the process of vulcanisation, the principle is, that………… . B)it was extremely' luxurious and relaxing
A)the heat applied to the mixture should be high enough for rapid C)the service was slow and inefficient
evaporation D)it was shabby and totally impersonal
B)the sulphur contained in the rubber should be extracted as much as E)the catering at the hotel was superb
C)how hard or flexible the rubber becomes depends, on its sulphur
content Find the English equivalent
D)the more sulphur is used, the harder and the more elastic the rubber
becomes 61-Teknoloji yaşam standardını, en azından gelmiş ülkelerde,
E)the tubber can be separated from water by being heated at high daha bir asir önce hayal bile edilemeyen bir düzeye
The origins of a written literature can be found in most of the A)Nobody can imagine how technology has raised the standard of
civilisations of the ancient world; in India. China and among the living in developed countries in the last
Jewish people, whose great work of literature is the Old Testament of hundred years.
the Bible. However, it is the Greeks whose literature is taken to B)Technology, now at an unimaginable level, has raised the standard
represent the start of Western literature. Their greatest single of living, at least in developed countries, during the last century.
contribution was drama, a form of literature that has continued C)At least technology has been raised to an unimaginable level in
undiminished to the present day. Other literary forms that developed developed countries in the last century, raising the standard of living
from the time of the ancient Greeks and Romans onward have been as well.
poetry in its many different styles and forms, the essay, biography and D)Technology has raised the standard of living, at least in developed
autobiography, and the novel. Other types of written work from these countries, to a level not even imaginable only a century ago.
periods, dealing with such matters as history, philosophy, politics, E)A hundred years ago, nobody could have imagined the level to
religion, science and criticism may also be classified as literature from which technology would have raised the standard of living in the least
the point of view of style. developed countries.
55- We understand from the passage that………. . 62-Köpek yarışı ABD'de, özellikle Florida, Massachusetts ve bazı
A)the Greeks were not alone as writers of early literature batı eyaletlerinde sevilen bir spordur.
B)The Romans greatly influenced the Greek playwrights
C)Jews wrote the Bible in places like India and China A)Though very popular throughout the USA, dog racing is especially
D)the Jews are responsible for the start of religious writing popular in the western states of Florida and Massachusetts.
E)all ancient civilisations had their own characteristic literature B)Dog racing in Massachusetts, Florida and some western states of
the USA is especially beloved among sports.
56-It is clear from the passage that………….. . C)In Massachusetts. Florida and some western states, fans of racing in
A)the best drama ever written was that of the Greeks the USA are extremely fond of dogs.
B)drama is only one of many forms of literature D)In the USA, the love of dog racing is confined to Florida,
C)drama has become increasingly better through the ages Massachusetts and some western states.
D)of all Greek literature, only drama remains today E)Dog racing is a popular sport in the USA, primarily in Florida,
E)Greek and Roman drama contains lots of poetry Massachusetts and some western states.
57- This passage suggests that written history, philosophy and 63-Evin tek çekici yanı, hem bizim iş yerimize hem de çocukların
science………….. . okuluna çok yakın olmasıydı.
A)generally appear to have much more style than other literature
B)are quite unrelated to what most scholars usually call literature A)Apart from its being very close to both our job and the children's
C)can be considered literature because of the way they were written school, we found the house to be very attractive.
D)are much more important than forms stich as drama and poetry B)If It weren't so close to our workplace and the children's school, we
E)frequently receive large amounts of criticism by literary people wouldn't have been attracted to that house.
C)The only attraction of the house was that it was very close both to
Our tour group of forty people made the train Journey from Hong our workplace and to the children's school.
Kong to Guangzhou on Christmas Day, 1979. We were taken to the D)Because the house was very close to both our work and the
thirty-three storey White Cloud Hotel. Even though it was only two children's school, we found it very attractive.
years old, the rooms and furnishings already seemed frayed and old. E)What made the house attractive for us was that it was very close to
Tips were not allowed and the hotel staff appeared rude. Breakfast our job and to the children's school.
was served promptly at seven forty-five. Forty fried eggs appeared on
forty plates laid out at four separate tables, ten to a table. Most of our 64-Her bilim alanınm kendi özel hedefleri ve bunlara ulaşmak için
group were still asleep in their beds while their eggs awaited them. kendi yöntemleri vardır.
Metal teapots were banged on to the tables, together with eighty A)The methods used in each area of study determine one's own
pieces of toast, twenty per table. At nine sharp, breakfast was over. specific goals.
Eggs, tea and toast were taken away by waitresses within five B)Every area of study has its own specific goals and Its own methods
minutes. This was our introduction to life in Communist China. for reaching them.
C)One’s own goals in a specific area of study are based on the
58-The author makes it clear that the white Cloud Hotel……….. . methods of achieving them.
A)was really quite a small hotel D)The exact methods for reaching one's goals vary among areas of
B)was modern but lull of antiques study.
C)had thirty three rooms in total E)Different areas of study require different methods in order for the
D)had rather unfriendly staff goals to be achieved.
E)was close to a train station
65-Videonun avantajlarından biri, evde rahat bir ortamda
59- It's implied in the passage that breakfast at the White Cloud izlenebilmesidir.
Hotel……….. . A)It can be very relaxing and advantageous staying at home and
A)was served from seven to seven forty-five watching an entertaining video.
B)was delivered by room service to some guests B)The video showed the advantages of having a comfortable home
C)could be selected from a wide-ranging menu with a good atmosphere.
D)was generous and delicious. with fast service C)It is an advantage to have a comfortable room at home to watch
E)was served whether guests wanted it or not videos in.
D)One of the advantages of video is that it can be watched at home in
60-We can conclude from the author's statements that her overall a comfortable atmosphere.
impression of the hotel was that…………. . E)It is better to watch videos in your own home, where you can relax
A)it was generally efficient and well-run and be comfortable.
66-Bence bir filmin gişe rekorları kırması onun büyük sanatsal A)Letters were sent between various naval bodies on the subject of
değere sahip olduğu anlamına gelmez. safety
A)In my opinion, the fact that a film breaks box-office records does B) S.O.S. is the international distress call for use in wireless
not necessarily mean that it has great artistic value. telegraphy
B)I think that records that are released following the box-office C)The word 'Mayday,' is derived from the French and means 'Help
success of a film do not actually reflect anything about Its artistic me'
value. D)Distress signals are sent on 500-metre or 2000-metre wavelength
C)I don't think it can mean that a film lacks artistic value if it doesn't E)Sailors of all nationalities agree they will help anyone in trouble at
break box-office records. sea
D)I don't believe that artistic films ever do very well at the box-office,
compared to the record-breaking films that get a lot of publicity. 72-It is ironic that the great nuclear powers of the world, the
E)I believe that not all the films that set box-office records have great United States and Russia, have made themselves crusaders against
artistic merit. the further expansion of nuclear weaponry. They've already got
the power, so naturally they have no interest in sharing their
67-Araştırmalar, başarılı insanların sahip olduğu ortak bir nuclear technology with other nations. ………. . Therefore,
özelliğin azim olduğunu göstermektedir. though their efforts are self-serving and thus do not deserve
A)If people want to be successful in their research, they must praise, in practice they must be supported.
persevere and not give up.
B)Research indicates that one quality successful people have in A)However, the great powers themselves have taken significant steps
common is perseverance. towards reducing the nuclear threat
C)According to the results of the research, perseverance is one B)The real nuclear threat comes not from poor nations, but from the
common point between successful people. Russian and American stockpiles of nuclear missiles
D)Whether or not perseverance is common to all successful people is C)Thus, the great powers should abandon their hypocrisy and stop
still being researched interfering in the affairs of other nations
E)Researchers state that those who want to be successful have to be D)It is thus no ordinary person's best interest that the world see any
persistent. decrease in the nuclear threat
E)Besides, nuclear bombs are good for no one. and they should all be
68-Beni engelleyebileceği olasılığınıdüşünerek, kız kardeşimin dismantled straight-away
yardım önerisini reddettim.
A)I didn’t want to stop to help my sister, since I had other things in 73-……………. . Cave paintings dating back 20,000 years depict
my mind. forms of ritual dance. Every community has developed a style of
B)I refused to offer my sister assistance because it would delay my tribal or folk dancing, closely related to music, usually of a
own schedule. magical or religious nature. The hypnotic power of certain types
C)I turned down my sister’s offer of help, thinking of the possibility of dancing has been demonstrated, among others, by the
that she might hinder me. Dervishes.
D)My sister said she wanted to help me, but I thought she would just A)Cave paintings are one of our best sources of historical knowledge
hinder me. B)Every religion expresses itself in a variety of different art forms
E)It was possible that my sister would delay me; so I rejected her offer C)There is no doubt that dance involves a type of therapeutic power
of help. D)Dancing is probably the oldest of all forms of human expressions
E)All cultures have managed to develop their own musical
Find the best completion
74-The Sues Canal represents the culmination of centuries of
69-An overweight person beyond the age of forty, who has a effort to enhance trade and expand the empires of Egypt by
family history of diabetes, fails in the high-risk category for connecting the Red and Mediterranean Seas. …………, but its
contracting this disease. ………. . When both parents are diabetic, significance came from the fact that it was the only one to bypass
however, the risk is even higher, and some authorities believe all the Nile as a means of connecting the two seas and to excavate
such children will be diabetic. across the Isthmus of Suez to provide a major shipping route
A)Diabetes may occur in a child under the age of ten, but most between Europe and Asia.
develop it at a later age A)At one stage, following by an outbreak of cholera, all the workers
B)Diabetes occurs during the lifetime of 4 percent of women and 2 ran away
percent of men B)The Israelis entrenched themselves along the eastern bank of the
C)Diabetes is diagnosed with a glucose-tolerance test canal
D)The correct diet is essential for all people with diabetes C)By this time the canal was full of sunken ships and sea traffic was
E)A child born to one diabetic parent has a one-in-four chance of paralysed
becoming diabetic D)Two small fleets, one originating in Port Said and the other in Suez,
met in Ismailia
70-There is no trace of the violent event that happened on that E)The modem canal was by no means the first project of its kind
cold winter's night over six months ago, as the meteorite came
thundering down through the heavens. But then again, this place What can be said in the given situation
seems to be able to withstand a nuclear blast without any damage. 75-You feel that the time in your life has come to buy a flat or a
…………, but we are determined to find it because we know it lies house. Not really knowing how to go about it, you go to an estate
somewhere upon this great glacier of central Greenland. agent. He takes you to see several places. At each one he talks a
A)The large, dense objects that survive the fall to the Earth are called lot, and very fast, but you think they are all over-priced. While
meteorites you do not wish to accuse him of dishonesty, and you do not wish
B)Greenland is subject to intense cold and terrible blizzards to appear poor, you do want him to know that you have a price
C)A meteorite fr6m Mars that fell to the Earth 13,000 years ago was limit and you also want value for money. With this in mind you
found in Antarctica say to him:
D)Glaciers flow from Greenland's icy mountains and discharge a A)I think it'd be best if I told you my upper limit and you showed me
billion tons of ice into the sea every year the best you have in that price range.
E)The remnants of the meteorite could be hiding anywhere in this B)Please, save your sales talk for people with more money than good
endless sea of ice and snow sense.
C)I wouldn't give you half what you're asking for any of these places.
71-…………… . The letters have no meaning, but in Morse code D)I didn't know that prices had gone up so much in recent years. I
the combination has a pronounced rhythm which attracts think I have to save up some more.
immediate attention. All ships observe two silence periods every E)You don't really sell anything at these prices, do you? They are so
hour, listening on certain frequencies to ensure that any distress high!
signal, however weak, will be picked up.
76-You’ve planned a picnic for tomorrow, and so you're rather E)If those interested in the conference are punctual, the program will
concerned about the weather. The radio is on and you're chatting start on time.
to a friend when suddenly you hear the start of the weather
forecast. Anxious not to miss it, you say to your friend: 84-Few people ever reach their full potential in the world of
A)Hang on a moment. I want to hear this. business.
B)Are you coming on the picnic tomorrow? A)In the business environment, most people are never able to display
C)We must leave early tomorrow morning all of their capabilities.
D)Have you heard the weather forecast yet? B)Most businessmen never achieve worldwide fame, although they
E)Do you think it's likely to rain tomorrow? are very able persons.
C)Not many people in the business circles know exactly what they can
77-You're at a party, talking to a couple you've just met. The man do.
is one of those people who thinks he knows everything. His wife D)In the world of business, not many people actually do what they
seems quite shy, and when she finally speaks, her husband would like to.
instantly interrupts her. He's irritating you, and while you don't E)There aren't many businessmen the world over who are really
want to be rude, you'd much rather talk to her, so you turn to her capable.
and say encouragingly:
A)Let's go away and talk somewhere else in private. 85-It is safe to say that there was no one who was not moved by
B)Is your husband always like this or is he drunk? the film's emotional ending.
C)Sorry, what were you saying? That was interesting.
D)You're much more interesting than your husband. A)I can definitely say that everyone moved out of the cinema as soon
E)How did you two end up getting married to each other? as the film was over.
B)Because of poor safety conditions at the cinema, everyone had to
78-You have a summer job working in a dress shop. A rather move before the film ended
plump woman comes into the shop trying to find a dress for a C)There is no doubt that everyone was emotionally touched by the
special evening. The dress she tries on makes her look really fat. film’s ending.
You want to make a sale, but you're honest, so you say tactfully: D)No one in the audience had ever seen a better film, and they
A)I'm sorry to be frank, but that makes you look like a whale. particularly liked its ending.
B)Well, if you lost a few pounds it wouldn't look too bad. E)There was probably not a single person who found the film moving.
C)That colour's good on you. but let me find you a different style.
D)Don't you look wonderful! All the other women will be jealous. 86-Ian couldn't ignore the pile of correspondence sitting on his
E)Perhaps if you wore a jacket, your hips wouldn't look so big. desk any longer.
79-Your elderly neighbour has to go into hospital for a minor A)Ian wasn't able to answer all the long letter8 which he'd received.
operation. She's worrying about it, and feeling afraid. You try to B)It was not possible for Ian to write a lot of long letters at work.
comfort her by emphasising how simple this operation is, so you C)In the end, Ian decided that it was impossible to reply to all the
say: letters on his desk
A)You should be grateful - some people wait years for this treatment. D)Finally lan had to deal with the large amount of mail waiting on his
B)The doctors do this operation every day - you'll be just fine. desk.
C)Don't worry. That hospital is noted for its efficient doctors in such E)Ian delayed writing a reply to the letter on his desk until the last
major operations. possible moment.
D)Don't make such a fuss about it. Many people are worse off.
E)Look at it this way - you're 77 and you've had a good life already. 87-I must admit this is the most spectacular view I've ever seen
during my extensive travels.
80-One of your friends hasn't got much money. For your
birthday, she makes you a bag herself. You're really thrilled that A)So far on this Journey, we’ve seen a lot of beautiful places, but this
she's gone to so much trouble for you. You appreciate this, saying: one is by far the most attractive.
A)It's fabulous and so unusual. Where did you find it? B)I can't help but remark that the reason why I travel so extensively is
B)It's clever of you to save money by mailing things yourself. not to miss, such marvellous places as this one.
C)Thanks a lot. It looks really home-made, doesn't it? C)I don't think we'll ever encounter a more beautiful view in our lives
D)I love it, and it means a Jot to me because you made it. . than this, since it is so breath-taking.
E)I don't need a present. You shouldn't have wasted your time. D)I'm really excited about the prospect that we may encounter many
more such spectacular view's on our travels.
81-You're at work and you're absolutely starving. One of your E)I've travelled quite a lot in my life, and admittedly, have never seen
colleagues starts to unpack her lunch. You'd love something to such a breath-taking view as this.
eat, but you don't want to ask her directly, so you hint, saying:
A)You shouldn't eat in the office, you know. Find the sentence that does not suit
B)Are those sandwiches home-made or shop-bought?
C)Could I have one of your sandwiches, please? 88-
D)That's not a terribly healthy-looking lunch.
E)Oh dear, those sandwiches smell delicious. (I) Currently the world produces sufficient food to feed itself
surprisingly well. (II) In the 19605, the worst of the food crisis was in
Find the closest in meaning India and Pakistan. (III) The problem is in getting it distributed fairly.
82-You don't happen to know Charles Simons, do you? (IV) Developing nations are poor and lack purchasing power. (V)
A)Do you know what happened to Charles Simons? Furthermore, even if they were able to import the food they need,
B)You haven't done anything to Charles Simons, have you? because of the huge gaps between people's incomes, they wouldn't be
C)Have you heard what Charles Simons did last? able to distribute it fairly.
D)Are you acquainted with Charles Simons by any chance?
E)Nothing bad ever happens to Charles Simons, does it? A)I B)II C)III D)IV E)V
83-Only those who arrive on time will be allowed to enter the 89-(I) The Crimean war was fought between France and Britain on the
conference hall. one side, and Imperial Russia on the other. (II) The former two nations
A)It's imperative to be punctual, or we won't be able to attend the were opposed to Russian expansion towards the Mediterranean Sea.
conference. (III) The war was fought on the Crimean peninsula on the Black Sea.
B)People who turn up late for the conference won't be let in. (IV) Apart from Russia, many other countries, including Turkey,
C)Those who want to attend the conference should be ready in front of Bulgaria, Romania and the Ukraine bordered the Black Sea. (V)
the hall to be let in punctually. Hostilities started in 1854 and ended in 1856 with a victory for France
D)It's a good thing that they won't let the late-comers into the and England.
conference hall, or it would be distracting.
A)I B)II C)III D)IV B)V
90- Father: Maybe so, but they're full again tonight.
(I)Many improvements in mapping coverage during the20th century A)Don't forget to brush your teeth and wash your face.
have been made through international cooperation. (II) Mapmakers of B)What time do you want me to wake you up tomorrow?
long ago drew pictures on maps to show where things were located. C)Not until you've taken the rubbish bins outside.
(III) For example, to show a village they might have drawn houses, a D)Remember, we're having dinner with Granny tomorrow. Do your
castle, a church and other buildings on the map. (IV) Their maps were homework in the afternoon.
beautiful and easy to understand, but the drawings were often so large E)Good luck In your exams tomorrow morning at school.
that the map became cluttered and inaccurate. (V) Today, symbols are
used instead of drawings. A town is marked by a dot or circle rather 97- Bruce: Can you tell me how much these watches cost?
than by pictures of buildings. Salesman: That one's £50 and the other Is. £125.
A)I B)II C)III D)IV B)V Salesman: Well, it's a designer watch and has a lifetime
A)Why is this one so much more expensive?
(I)As a writer. Emile Zola waged two great battles. (II) One was the B)Can you tell me why they are so costly?
long struggle for the acceptance of his powerful novels, and the other C)Why is there such a big difference in price?
the courageous, defence of Captain Alfred Dreyfus in the political- D)Oh! Thanks, goodbye. I'll think about it.
military scandal that divided France. (III) Slowly the truth of these E)I see. So that would be a total of £175.
began to emerge, and it met the furious opposition of those who
wanted the case kept closed. (IV) Zola won both fights. (V) The critics 98- Sophie: Can I have a look at the book you're reading?
and the public both realised that his novels were serious studies of Tessa: ………………..
mankind, and Dreyfus was eventually exonerated. Sophie: Don't worry, I’ll keep my finger in it.
A)I B)II C)III D)IV B)V A)It's in German. Can you read that?
B)No, I'm reading it at the moment.
92- C)I'll give It to you when I've finished.
D)Okay. but please don't damage It.
(I) Wood has been the most commonly used material for furniture E)Sure, but please don't lose my place:
since antiquity. (II) There are ample reasons for this. (III) Perhaps
most important is that wood can be easily shaped both by hand and by 99~Wayne: …………………..
power tools. (IV) It is relatively light and durable, and many types are Julia: Well. what's your opinion? Wayne: I don't know. I
handsomely figured and grained. (V) Yet, steel and concrete are the don't understand international finance.
predominant materials used to construct high buildings and long-span
bridges. A)People are saying the dollar Is going to fall next week.
B)We want to send our son to the USA for his university education.
A)l B)II C)III D)IV E)V C)Both Turkey's and Italy's currencies are called the lira.
D)I doubt that many people can afford these new cars.
93- E)Switzerland's always been politically and economically stable.
(I) Pain, stiffness and swelling in the joints are the main symptoms of 100-5hiriey: So what was the outcome of the meeting?
arthritis. (II) The onset is usually gradual, and the symptoms are worse Julian: …………………..
first thing in the morning. (III) These improve with exercise of the Shirley: Oh, what a pity, but you'll just have to wait a little
joint. (IV) Two main functions of the joints are that they give support, longer to hear the assessment of your project, I suppose.
and they allow movement where it is needed. (V) The symptoms are
generally worse in the hands, knees, hips and spine. A)It was a complete disaster. We lost the contract.
B)It was postponed. The chairman couldn't attend it.
A)I B)II C)III D)IV E)V C)The board voted to cancel our project, I'm afraid.
D)Shirley, my dear. I think we're going to be rich.
Find the completion E)Oh, it was boring and I couldn't wait to get home.
94- Nancy: I don't understand what this painting is supposed to
Thomas : ………………………. PRACTICE EXAM 8
Nancy : What? I can't see that at all. 1.D 2.C 3.B 4.A 5.C
Thomas : Well, that's what it says in the catalogue. 6.E 7.B 8.D 9.C 10.C
11.D 12.E 13.A 14.B 15.A
A)I also think It's an awful painting. The colours are too bright. 16.E 17.C 18.B 19.D 20.A
B)Well, apparently, it's a painting of a mother and her child, 21.B 22.D 23.E 24.D 25.C
C)Can you imagine it in our living room hanging over the fireplace? 28.A 27.D 28.B 29.B 30.E
D)Well, it is one of those modern paintings without a specific figure. 3l .A 32.A 33.C 34.B 35.A
E)I painted it myself in my free time, and didn't actually intend to 36.D 37.E 38.C 39.B 40.A
make it look like something. 41.C 42.D 43.D 44.C 45.B
46.D 47.A 48.E 49.C 50.A
95- Sam: ………………………….. 51.E 52.B 53.D 54.C 55.A
Jim:, I'd rather you didn't. It was very expensive. 56.B 57.C 58.D 59.E 60.D
Sam: I promise I'll take good care of it. 61.D 62.E 63.C 64.B 65.D
66.A 67.B 68.C 69.E 70.E
A)I have to attend a very elegant business meal tonight. 71.B 72.A 73.D 74.E 75.A
B)Would you mind If I borrowed your Armani suit? 76.A 77.C 78.C 79.B 80.D
C)I'd like to buy a new sports car just like yours. Do you recommend 81.E 82.D 83.B 84.A 85.C
it? 86.D 87.E 88.B 89.D 90.A
D)Can you lend me your camera this weekend? 91.C 92.E 93.D 94.B 95.B
E)Can I use your sunglasses when I go to the beach? 96.C 97.A 98.E 99.A 100.B
96- Henry: Goodnight, Mum and Dad. I'm off to bed.
Henry: But Dad, I did it last night.