TOEFL Prediction 01 English Corner Scholars Official

TOEFL Prediction 01 English Corner Scholars Official

Listening Comprehension Section

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TOEFL Prediction
Listening Section

English Corner
Scholars Official
Waktu: 40 menit

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Listening Comprehension

This section tests your ability to comprehend spoken English. It is divided into three parts, each with its own directions. You are not permitted to turn the page during the reading of the directions or to take notes at any time.

Part A

Directions: Each item in this part consists of a brief conversation involving two speakers. Following each conversation, a third voice will ask a question. You will hear the conversations and questions only once, and they will not be written out.

When you have heard each conversation and question, read the four answer choices and select the one-(A), (B), (C), or (D)-that best answers the question based on what is directly stated or on what can be inferred. Then ftll in the space on your answer sheet that matches the letter of the answer that you have selected.

Here is an example.

You will hear:

You will read:
(A) Open the window.
(B) Move the chair.
(C) Leave the room.
(D) Take a seat.

Sample Answer
From the conversation you find out that the woman thinks the man should put the chair over by the window. The best answer to the question, "What does the woman think the man should do?" is (B), "Move the chair." You should fill in (B) on your answer sheet.

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Part B

Directions: This part of the test consists of extended conversations between two speakers. After each of these conversations, there are a number of questions. You will hear each conversation and question only once, and the questions are not written out.

When you have heard the questions, read the four answer choices and select the one-(A), (B), (C), or (D)-that best answers the question based on what is directly stated or on what can be inferred. Then fIll in the space on your answer sheet that matches the letter of the answer that you have selected.

Don't forget: During actual exams, taking notes or writing in your test book is not permitted.

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Part C

Directions: This part of the test consists of several talks, each given by a single speaker. After each of these talks, there are a number of questions. You will hear each talk and question only once, and the questions are not written out. When you have heard each question, read the four answer choices and select the one-(A), (B), (C), or (D)-that best answers the question based on what is directly stated or on what can be inferred. Then fill in the space on your answer sheet that matches the letter of the answer that you have selected.

Here is an example.
You will hear:

Now here is a sample question.
You will hear:

You will read:
(A) Philosophy.
(B) Meteorology.
(C) Astronomy.
(D) Photography.

Sample Answer
The lecture concerns a lunar eclipse, a topic that would typically be discussed in an astronomy class. The choice that best answers the question, "In what course is this lecture probably being given?" is (C), "Astronomy." You should fill in (C) on your answer sheet.

Here is an example.
You will hear:

Sample Answer
You will read:
(A) The Earth's shadow moves across the .\1oon
(B) Clouds block the view of the Moon.
(C) The Moon moves between the Earth and the Sun.
(D) The Sun can be observed without special equipment.

From the lecture you learn that a lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth moves between the Sun and the Moon and the shadow of the Earth passes across the Moon. The choice that best answers the question, "According to the speaker, which of the following occurs during a lunar eclipse?" is (A), "The Earth's shadow moves across the Moon."

Don't forget: During actual exams, taking notes or writing in your test book is not permitted.

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THIS IS THE END OF SECTION 1, LISTENING COMPREHENSION.
STOP WORK ON SECTION 1.

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Structure & Written Expression Section

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Structure & Written Expression
English Corner
Scholars Official
Waktu: 25 menit

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Structure and Written Expression

Time: 25 minutes

This section tests your ability to recognize grdmmar and usage suitable for standard written
English. This section is divided into two parts, each with its own directions.

Structure

Directions: Items in this part are incomplete sentences. Following each of these sentences, there are four words or phrases. You should select the one word or phrase-(A), (B), CC), or (D)-that best completes the sentence. Then fill in the space on your answer sheet that matches the letter of the answer that you have selected.

Example!
Pepsin ____ an enzyme used in digestion.
(A) that
(B) is
(C) of
(D) being

Sample Answer
This sentence should properly read "Pepsin is an enzyme used in digestion." You should fill in (B) on your answer sheet.

Example II
____ large natural lakes are found in the state of South Carolina.
(A) There are no
(B) Not the
(C) It is not
(D) No

Sample Answer
This sentence should properly read "No large natural lakes are found in the state of South
Carolina." You should fill in (D) on your answer sheet.

As soon as you understand the directions, begin work on this part.

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1. _____ team sports require cooperation.

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2. Anyone who has ever pulled weeds from a garden _____ roots firmly anchor plants to the soil.

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3. Centuries of erosion have exposed _____ rock surfaces in the Painted Desert of northern Arizona.

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4. The higher the temperature of a molecule, _____.

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5. Frontier surgeon Ephraim MacDonald had to perform operations _____ anesthesia.

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6. _____ young, chimpanzees are easily trained.

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7. A person of _____ age may suffer from defects of vision.

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8. _____ have settled, one of their first concerns has been to locate an adequate water supply.

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9. If a bar magnet is _____, the two pieces form two complete magnets, each with a north and south pole.

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10. The type of plant and animal life living in and around a pond depends on the soil of
the pond, _____ , and the pond's location.

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11. Clifford Holland, _____ civil engineer, was in charge of the construction of the first tunnel under the Hudson River.

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12. _____ parrots are native to tropical regions is untrue.

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13. A major concern among archaeologists today is the preservation of archaeological sites, _____ are threatened by development.

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14. In 1775 Daniel Boone opened the Wilderness Trail and made _____ the first settlements in Kentucky.

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15. Rarely _____ seen far from water.

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Written Expression

Directions: The items in this part have four underlined words or phrases, (A), (B), (C), and (D). You must identify the one underlined expression that must be changed for the sentence to be correct. Then find the number of the question on your answer sheet and fill in the space
corresponding to the letter.

Example I

Sample Answer

Lenses may to have either concave or convex shapes.
A                         B        C                   D

This sentence should read "Lenses may have either concave or convex shapes." You should therefore select answer (A).

Example II

Sample Answer

When painting a fresco, an artist is applied paint directly to the damp plaster of a wall.
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This sentence should read "When painting a fresco, an artist applies paint directly to the damp plaster of a wall." You should therefore select answer (B).

As soon as you understand the directions, begin work on this section.

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16. Ceramics can be harder, light, and more resistant to heat than metals.

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17. Not everyone realizes that the most largest organ of the human body is the skin.

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18. Mold is extremely destruction to books in a library.

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19. Sidney Lanier achieved fame both as a poet or as a symphony musician.

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20. The horses used play polo are not of any special breed or of any definite size.

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21. A tapestry consists of a foundation weave, called the warp, which across are passed different colored threads, called the weft, forming decorative patterns.

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22. The works of early American woodcarvers had many artistic qualities, but these craftsmen probably did not think of them as artists.

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23. Perhaps mankind's first important musical influence were the songs of birds.

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24. The techniques of science and magic are quite different, but their basic aims-to understand and control nature-they are very similar.

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25. It was in a cave near Magdalena, New Mexico, when the oldest known ears of cultivated corn were discovered.

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26. The fossil remains of much extinct mammals have been found in the tar pits at Rancho La Brea in Los Angeles.

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27. Sharks can detect minute electrical discharges coming from its prey.

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28. A dark nebula consists of a cloud of interstellar dust enough dense to obscure the stars beyond it.

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29. Commercially honey is heated and filtered in order to stabilize and clarify it.

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30. The various parts of the body require so different surgical skills that many surgical specialties have developed.

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31. One reason birds have been so successful is because of their able to escape from danger quickly.

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32. The wood of the rosewood tree is used to do fine musical instruments.

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33. Chemical engineering is based on the principles of physics, chemists, and mathematics.

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34. Ballet performers must be believable actors and actresses as well as experts dancers.

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35. Venus, the second planet from the Sun, is exactly almost the same size as the Earth.

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36. P. T. Barnum opened his own circus in 1871 and become the most famous showman of his time.

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37. The way a child plays with other children reveals a lots about the child's emotional development.

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38. Sheep have been domesticated for over 5,000 years ago.

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39. Chemical compounds with barium, cobalt, and strontium are responsible to many of the vivid colors in fireworks.

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40. Duke University in North Carolina has an outstanding collecting of documents concerning Southern history.

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THIS IS THE END OF SECTION 2.
IF YOU FINISH BEFORE TIME IS CALLED, CHECK YOUR WORK ON SECTION 2 ONLY.
DO NOT READ OR WORK ON ANY OTHER SECTION OF THE TEST.

Your score is

The average score is 40%

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Reading Comprehension Section

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TOEFL Prediction
Reading Comprehension
English Corner
Scholars Official
Waktu: 55 menit

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1. What is the primary purpose of this passage?

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2. The word "fueled" in line 1 is closest in meaning to

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3. The word "state" in line 3 is closest in meaning to

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4. It can be inferred from the passage that the Sun

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5. What will probably be the first stage of change as the Sun becomes a red giant?

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6. When the Sun becomes a red giant, what will conditions be like on Earth?

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7. As a white dwarf, the Sun will be

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8. According to the passage, which of the following best describes the sequence of stages that the Sun will probably pass through?

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9. The phrase "throw off" in line 17 is closest in meaning to

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10. The word "there" in line 23 refers to

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11. Which of the following best describes the tone of the passage?

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12. Why does the author most likely mention George Washington in the first paragraph?

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13. The word "feasibility" in line 6 is closest in meaning to

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14. According to the passage, the Erie Canal connected the

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15. Which of the following is closest in meaning to the word "comparatively" in line 17?

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16. The phrase "on-again-off-again" in line 20 could be replaced by which of the following with the least change in meaning?

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17. The completion of the Erie Canal was financed by

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18. The actual cost of building the Erie Canal was

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19. The word "tolls" in line 26 is closest in meaning to which of the following?

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20. Which of the following is NOT given in the fourth paragraph as an effect of the building of the Erie Canal?

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21. What can be inferred about railroads in 1849 from the information in the last paragraph?

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22. The word "warranted" in line 35 is closest in meaning to

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23. At what point in the passage does the author focus on the beginning of construction of the Erie Canal?

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24. Which of the following is the main topic of the passage?

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25. The word "them" in line 4 refers to

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26. The word "parched" in line 6 is closest in meaning to which of the following?

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27, The word "plight" in line 8 is closest in meaning to

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28. It can be inferred from the passage that the sounds produced by the trees

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29, The word "fractured" in line 15 is closest in meaning to

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30. Which of the following could be considered a cause of the trees' distress signals?

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31. In line 17, the phrase "pick up" could best be replaced by which of the following?

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32. All of the following are mentioned as possible factors in drawing insects to weakened trees, EXCEPT

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33. It can be inferred that, at the time the passage was written, research concerning the distress signals of trees

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34. Which of the following best describes the organization of the passage?

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35. According to the passage, the concepts of analogy and homology are

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36. The word "rigid" in line 4 is closest in meaning to

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37. According to the information provided in the passage, which of the following would most probably be considered analogous?

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38. According to the passage, one way in which homologous organs differ from analogous organs is that they

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39. As used throughout the passage, the term "structures" most nearly means

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40. The word "sense" in line 13 is closest in meaning to

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41. Where in the passage does the author first focus his discussion on the concept of homology?

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42. The author's main purpose in writing this passage is to

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43. According to the passage, Chaplin got the idea for the film Modern Times from

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44. The word "abruptly" in line 10 is closest in meaning to

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45. It can be inferred from the passage that two-thirds of the film Modern Times

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46. Which of the following could best replace the phrase "losing his mind" in lines 19-20?

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47. The word "This" in line 24 refers to which of the following?

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48. According to the passage, the purpose of the scene involving the feeding machine is to show people's

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49. The word "utter" in line 25 is closest in meaning to which of the following?

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50. The author would probably be LEAST likely to use which of the following words to describe the film Modern Times?

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THIS IS THE END OF THE SAMPLE READING COMPREHENSION SECTION.
IF YOU FINISH BEFORE TIME IS CALLED,
GO BACK AND CHECK YOUR WORK IN THIS SECTION ONLY.

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