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Most farmers in Indonesia, especially in the rural area, have some … to help their works.
Keep the confidential papers in the locker, …?
(A) will you
(B) do not you
(C) do you
(D) won’t you
My … sister works as a nurse while my younger brother is a lawyer in our country.
… write a novel because she had no ideas to make a novel.
(A) Riana never did
(B) never did Riana
(C) did Riana ever
(D) Riana never does
All living creatures in the universe need air and water to sustain their life and …
(A) crustaceas do so
(B) so crustaceas do
(C) so do crustaceas
(D) crustaceas so do
Rony Kumbirowo, a pencak silat master from Indonesia, has lined up in a number of … produced in Hollywood.
(A) science-fiction-action movie
(B) action science-fiction movies
(C) science-fiction action movied
(D) action science-fiction movie
You had better … this course since this is the best course in this university.
(D) to enroll
I met many smart students here, the smartest … is my new neighbor, Mira.
(A) of which
(B) of whose
(C) of who
(D) of whom
The political candidate talked as if he … elected to become the next president.
(D) had been
I would rather … a movie alone than work with you.
(A) being watched
The government of China let the Greenpeace … their research about the air pollution in the country.
(A) is publishing
(D) to publish
Mandy goes … because her last class was canceled without any confirmation before.
The Canadian, … is a train trip from Toronto to Vancouver with the best scenery of forests and rivers.
(A) is one of the iconic train trips in the world
(B) one of the iconic train trips in the world
(C) was one of the iconic train trips in the world
(D) which is one of the iconic train trips in the world
If the team members had exercised more seriously, they … the game successfully.
(A) would had won
(B) would have won
(C) would have won
(D) would has won
... the fact that dolphins are mammals, most people think that they are fish.
(B) in spite
(D) because of
In Indonesia’s West Papua province …, which is considered the global epicenter of tropical marine biodiversity.
(A) Raja Ampat lyin
(B) Raja Ampat lies
(C) lying Raja Ampat
(D) lies Raja Ampat
The man … she invited was the son of the governor.
(A) with whom
(C) to whom
Five years after the Arab Spring, analyst says the conditions are in place for … uprising in Egypt.
(B) the others
(D) the other
Star Wars sales surge … opening weekend record in America.
In the Mahalangur mountain range in Nepal and Tibet ... which its peak is 8,848 meter above sea level.
(A) Mount Everest lies
(B) Mount Everest lying
(C) lying MountEverest
(D) lies Mount Everest
Choose the world or phrase which best complete each blank space in the text.
Mosses and lichens are often confused in park because many common names for lichens include the word “moss”. ..(141).. ,the two organisms are radically different and are not even in the same kingdom. Both are fascinating organisms, often overlooked because they are small and not very showy. They grow all over the world and are used for dyes, animal fodder, ornamentation, medicines, and religious practices.
Lichens are perhaps the most amazing living thing on Earth, because they represent a symbiotic relationship between a fungus and ..(142).. ,algae or cyanobacteria. The symbiotic nature of lichen was not fully understood until 19th century when the idea was first proposed. They form a fascinating example of cooperative relationship in nature, with the fungus using algae or bacteria to produce energy, while the algae or bacteria enjoys the protection the fungus provides.
These organisms reproduce in several ways. Many produce spores that attempt ..(143).. partner algae or bacteria, while ..(144).. reproduce through fragments of the lichens that break off the scatter. They can grow almost everywhere in the world, from extremely acidic soil to freezing arctic conditions and are found ..(145).. on trees, rocks, and everything is between. Contrary to popular belief, the lichens that colonize trees, such as members of the Usnia family, are not harmful to their hosts, and in fact, they often capture valuable nutrients.
(A) in fact
Before the 1997 crisis, the Indonesian economy was characterized ..(146).. strong economic performance. IMF surveillance in the pre-crisis period generally applauded the strong performance, but it did identify some areas of ..(147)... the crisis began in July 1997 with contagion from Thailand, which led to pressure ..(148).. the rupiah. On July 11, 1997, the central bank, Bank Indonesia (BI), surprised the markets by ..(149).. the intervention margins of the crawling peg regime from 8 percent to 12 percent. Speculation continued, however, and the authorities responded by tightening liquidity, raising interest rates, and intervening in the foreign exchange market. In the mid-August, BI decided to float the currency, a step (150) ... the IMF strongly endorsed. The rupiah continued to depreciate through June 1998, reaching Rp15,250 per dollar.
Choose the one word or phrase which would not be appropriate in standard written English!
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|culture and tradition.|
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|vegetable juices to keep her||healthy.|
|After||doing yoga,||Jessica is accustomed to||have||a glass of||lemon water||to detox||her.|
|The actor||was captured||after he confessed||that||he and two||others|
|suspects threatened the victim with||a stun gun.|
|The median of annual mothers'||working hours||has increased||dramatically||by||960 hours|
|since||1979 and 2009|
|There are more than 20 essential||sections||of the great wall of china in Hebei province,|
|which most||in||were built||the||Ming Dynasty|
|It is||them,||he and his pregnant wife,||who||offer us free drink as||an|
|A raft of||indicator||suggested that china's economy||is cooling||more||rapidly||than|
|had been thought|
Read the passage carefully and select the one correct answer from the four choices (A, B, C or D)!
Reading 1 for question 161-167.
How do you stop disease-carrying mosquitoes from multiplying? That's the question plaguing the Brazilian government, which has been sending army soldiers door-to-door on a mission to fight Zika-the virus suspected of causing microcephaly in infants born to infected mothers. “They are giving leaflets saying that people should have to keep your backyard clean from rubbish,” said photographer Tomas Munita, who has been documenting Recife, a northeastern state capital with a population of 3.7 millions. Any stray items left outside, even a bottle cap, can collect rainwater and become a breeding ground for Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that are thought to be the main carriers of Zika.
But in Brazil's favelas, or poor neighborhoods, Munita says it's hard to imagine that the government's information campaign will have much effect. “It's almost impossible to control something in that kind of place,” he said. Many houses in favelas are makeshift shacks of cardboard and discarded sheet metal. With limited access to clean water and garbage collection, trash piles up and collects water, creating a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes.
The mosquitoes scourge goes far beyond these tight-packed neighborhoods. Aedes aegypti has been incredibly hard to kill since it arrived in Latin America with the slave trade from Africa. Huge eradication programs in the 1950's stamped out the mosquito in some countries, only to have them to surge back in 1970's and '80s. Even the country's heatlh minister, Marcelo Castro, has been quoted as saying that Brazil is "badly losing the battle" against mosquitoes, which aren't just a threat because they could carry Zika. In Recife, Munita says that some people who aren't pregnant fear catching chikungunya and dengue from mosquitoes more than Zika, since those diseases cause more severe illness
Which of the following is NOT the description of Zika?
(A) Zika is less dangerous than chikungunya and dengue
(B) Zika is carries by mosquitoes
(C) Zika is multiplying fast
(D) Zika is spreading in a poor neighborhoods
Where does Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes raise their larvas?
What in the main idea of the first paragraph?
(A) Brazilian government campaign to fight Zika
(B) the massive spreading of Zika in Brazil
(C) the question on how to stop Zika is remain unanswered
(D) steps to stop the spreading of Zika in Brazil
It can be inferred from the passage that Brazilian governments is?
(A) had an effective campaign to fight Zika
(B) struggling to fight Zika
(C) asking to help to Latin America countries
(D) sending army to kill mosquitoes
The word plaguing in paragraph 1 is closest meaning to?
The word they in paragraph 1 refers to?
Zika causes significant effects, especially to?
(A) healthy men
(C) pregnant women
(D) newborn infants
Reading 2 for question 168 — 174
Frenchman Edouard De Laboulaye first proposed the idea of a monument for the United States in 1865. Ten years later, sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was commissioned to design a sculpture with 1876 in mind for Completion, to commemorate the centennial of the American Declaration of Independence. The statue was named “Liberty Enlightening the World” and was a joint effort between America and France.
It was agreed that the American people were to build the pedestal, and the French people were responsible for the statue and its assembly in the United States. However, dearth of funds was a problem on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. In France, public fees, various forms of entertainment, and a lottery were among the methods used to raise funds. In the United States, benefit theatrical events, art exhibitions, auctions and prizefights assisted in providing needed funds. Financing for the pedestal was completed in August 1885, and pedestal construction was finished in April 1886.
The statue was completed in France in July 1884 and arrived in New York Harbor in June 1885 onboard the French frigate “Isere”. In transit, It was reduced to 350 individual pieces and packed on 214 crates. it was reassembled on its new pedestal in four months’ time. On October 28, 1886, Presiden Grover Cleveland oversaw the dedication of the statue of the liberty in front of thousands of spectators.
The United States Lighthouse Board had responsibility for the operation of the Statues of Liberty in 1901, when the care and operation of the statue was placed under the war department. A Presidential Proclamation declared Fort Wood (and the Statue of Liberty within it) as a national monument on October 15, 1924, and the monument’s boundary was set at the outer edge of Fort Wood. In 1933, the care and administration of the national monument was transferred to the National Park Service.
On September 7, 1937, jurisdiction was enlarged to encompass all of Bedloe’s Island and in 1956, the island’s name was changed to Liberty Island. On May 11, 1965. Ellis island was also transferred to the National Park Service and became part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument.
In which subject this passage will likely to be discussed?
According to the passage, the creation of the statue was completed in?
(A) New York Harbor
(B) Ellis Island
(C) Atlantic Ocean
In paragraph 2, dearth could best be replaced by?
The word jurisdiction in paragraph 5 is closest meaning to?
Which of the following is NOT the way to raise funds to build the monument?
(C) Art exhibitions
(D) Public fees
Which of the following best describes the topic of the passage?
(A) the accomplishment of the statues liberty of national monument
(B) the history of the statue of liberty national monument
(C) the replacement of the statue of liberty national monument
(D) the joint cooperation in building of the statue of liberty national monument
Reading 3 for question 175-180
Two American hunters are one big step closer to legally killing a pair of black rhinos in Namibia and bringing their body parts home as trophies. On Thursday, the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service announced online that it was approving the hunter’s requests to import trophies from two upcoming hunts sanctioned by to the Namibian government. After sifting through thousands of citizen comments over the past months, the U.S federal agency defended its decision by saying the hunt which are slated to raise money for conservation, are part of Namibia’s science-based management strategy for black rhinos. In short, the agency said the permit requests meet the legal standard of allowing limited hunting of an endangered species to benefit its conservation overall. There are about 4000 to 5000 black rhinos left in the world, down from 70000 In the 1960's.
Hunter and reality host Corey Knowlton had applied for an import permit following his $350.000 winning bid for a hunting permit in Namibia at an auction last year held by the Dallas Safari Club. Hunter Michael Luzich of Las Vegas had also applied for a permit to import a trophy from another hunt in the African country. More than 135,000 people signed public petitions against the hunt or sent private comments to the agency, an unprecedented level of public interest. The Fish and Wildlife Service has declined to share the nature of the individual comments, but several animal advocacy groups have spoken out against the ruling.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals general counsel, Delcianna Winders stated that the foundation will be filing a lawsuit over this outrageous decision to allow two sports hunters to bring back the bodies of animals shots in cold blood to decorate their trophy walls, while according to Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of the US humane society, the permits are fundamentally inconsistent with the purpose of the Endangered Species Act, which is to con serve endangered species, not to authorize their slaughter and calls the agency’s decision. “The worst sort of mixed message to give a green light to American trophy hunters to kill rhinos for their heads.” But the Fish and Wildlife Service argued that the money accrued from trophy hunting of black rhinos has been used to fund annual black rhino counts, improve rhino crime investigation and prosecution, and ensure the traceability of all rhino horn owned by Namibia.
Why did U.S Fish and Wildlife Service approve the hunter’s request?
(A) the request was submitted by a reality TV host
(B) the request was supported by 130.000 people
(C) the hunts met the requirement and provided benefit
(D) the hunts are in line with endangered species act
What is the main idea of the first paragraph?
(A) Rhinos hunting activity in Namibia
(B) conservation of rare Namibian black rhinos
(C) permission to bring home rhino trophies
(D) online request of black rhinos trophies
Which of the following is NOT the description of the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service?
(A) it is a government agency
(B) it shares the same idea with Namibian government to save black rhinos
(C) it Iis affiliated with people for ethical treatment of animals
(D) it must comply with Endangered Species Act to conserve rare animals
The word slated in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to?