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# Listening Part 1

DIRECTIONS: In this part of the test, you will look at a picture and hear a teacher give three different
directions to students in a class. Choose the directionsA, B, or Cthat the students in the picture have
followed. Then fill in the correct circle on your answer sheet.

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Listening Part 2
DIRECTIONS: In this part of the test, you will hear several math word problems. You will hear each word
problem two times. After you hear each word problem, look at the three expressions and choose the one
that matches the word problem you heard. Then fill in the correct circle on your answer sheet.

5.

6.
A- 2/3 T 60%
B- (2/3 T) 60%
C- (1/3 T) 60%

A- (10x12)x20\$
B- 10x12x20\$
C- 10x(12x20\$)

7.
A- 1789 2001 4
B- (2001 1789)
4
C- 1789 (2001
4)

Listening Part 3
DIRECTIONS: In this part of the test, you will hear conversations between teachers and students in a
class. After you hear each conversation, you will answer some questions about what you heard. Fill in the
correct circle on your answer sheet.

Conversation 1: You will hear a student and a teacher talking in a science class
8- What is the discussion mainly about?
a) when tides are low
b) where tides occur
c) how tides work
9- What causes tides on the side of the earth farthest from the moon?
a) a centrifugal force
b) ocean waves
c) the moon gravitational pole
10- Why are there two high tides every day?
a) because the sun and moon both rise
b) because the moon pushes the earth away

## c) because the earth and moon are rotating

Conversation 2: You will hear a teacher and a student talking in a social studies classroom.
11- What is the discussion mainly about?
a) the history of a famous American musician
b) the making of a popular American movie
c) the origen of an American style of music
12- What is the nickname for Scott Joplin?
a) The King of Ragtime
b) The Sting
c) Mississippi Rag
13- What does the teacher say about the musical piece Misssissippi Rag
a) it was written by Scott Joplin
b) it was the first published Ragtime music
c) it was used in the movie The Sting
Conversation 3: You will hear two students talking in an English classroom.
14- What is the discussion mainly about?
a) William Shakespeare
b) The Globe theatre
c) English actors
15- Where were plays performed before there were permanent theatres?
a) in buildings without ceilings
b) on stages set up in fields
c) on travelling wagons
16- Why were the plays performed during the day?
a) to use the light from the sun
b) to allow young boys to perform
c) to attract a larger audience
Listening Part 4
DIRECTIONS: In this part of the test, you will hear a teacher talking to a class. After you hear each
passage, you will answer some questions about what you heard. Fill in the correct circle on your answer
sheet.

## Passage 1: You will hear a science teacher talking.

17- What is the talk mainly about?
a) the land that makes up the Antartic continent
b) the animals living in the Antartic environment
c) the extreme conditions of the Antartic climate
18- What does the techer say about the continent of Antartica?
a) it is a good place for animals to live
b) it is the largest continent
c) it is extremely dry
19- What does the techer say about layers of fat?
a) they help Antartic animals to float in the sea
b) they help Antartic animal keep warm
c) they help Antartic animal repel water
20- What is one way in which pinguins have adapted to the antartic environment?
a) they have a water-proof layer of feathers
b) they eat a diet of fish and insects
c) they have a special chemical in their blood

## Passage 2: You will hear a social studies teacher talking.

21- What is the talk mainly about?
a) the goods traded between east and west
b) the history of China
c) an ancient trade route
22- Why is the name Silk Road misleading?
a) silk did not travel on it
b) it included more than one route
c) it was not paved
23- What does the teacher say about traders on the Silk Road?
a) they did not travel the entire way
b) they could not trade with their neighbors
c) they mostly came from China
24- What aspect of the Silk Road does the teacher consider the most important?
a) it allowed the trading of valuable goods
b) it allowed China to conquer other countries
c) it allowed the exchange of ideas and inventions

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