Read the following passage on commuting, and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions from 1 to 10.
Commuting is the practice of travelling a long distance to a town or city to work each day, and then travelling home again in the evening. The word commuting comes from commutation ticket, a US rail ticket for repeated journeys, called a season ticket in Britain. Regular travelers are called commuters.
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Travelling to work and then home again in a day within a rural district.
Travelling for hours from a town or city to work in the countryside every day.
Regularly travelling a long distance between one’s place of work and one’s home.
Using a commutation ticket for special journeys in all seasons of the year.
buying a season ticket again
happening again and again
saying something again
doing something once again
The US has considerably more commuters than Britain.
Commuting helps people in the US and Britain save a lot of time.
Britain has considerably more commuters than the US.
Both the US and Britain have a great number of commuters.
It surrounds London.
It is in central London.
It is home to some wealthy business people.
It is like “bedroom communities” in the US.
stay for the night
contribute to the local community
are employed locally
take part in local activities
talk to each other during train journeys
go to work at different hours
go home from work at different hours
cause traffic congestion on the roads
traffic lanes for car pooling
free car parks in the city centre
on the front
equally the same
used to be being
used to have been
used to have
used to be
if to go
if that he should go
whether to go
so that not to
so not to
so as not to
so that not
make ends meet
call it a day
tighten the belt
break the ice
In spite of
would have taken
have been taken
fruits and vegetables
flowers and trees
plants and animals
ountains and forests
have the obligation to
have the right to refuse
are refused the right to
are given the right to
It is not until you put your coat on that you will get cold.
Put your coat on, otherwise you will get cold.
You not only put your coat on but also get cold.
You will not get cold unless you put your coat on.
Despite working for a famous fashion house, Ann hardly keeps up with the latest fashions.
Ann always keeps up with the latest fashions so as not to work for a famous fashion house.
Not working for a famous fashion house, Ann always keeps up with the latest fashions.
Ann works for a famous fashion house, so she always keeps up with the latest fashions.
The little dog was greatly amused by the way everyone was watching it.
Everyone felt great and amused when the little dog was watching them.
The little dog was watching everyone with great amusement.
Everyone was greatly amused at the little dog they were watching.
Although Mike graduated with a good degree, he joined the ranks of the unemployed.
If Mike graduated with a good degree, he would join the ranks of the unemployed.
Mike joined the ranks of the unemployed because he graduated with a good degree.
That Mike graduated with a good degree helped him join the ranks of the unemployed.
They drove fifteen miles off the main road until they had something to eat for the day.
They neither drove fifteen miles off the main road nor had anything to eat for the day.
Driving fifteen miles off the main road, they eventually had something to eat for the day.
Not only did they drive fifteen miles off the main road, they also had nothing to eat for the day.
It surprised me that Vietnamese food was what he liked most.
I was astonished at his poor knowledge of Vietnamese food.
That he knew a lot about Vietnamese food amazed me.
I knew very little about Vietnamese food, which astonished him.
I was blamed for writing about such a sensitive topic by the teacher.
I was ordered by the teacher not to write about such a sensitive topic.
The teacher advised me on writing about such a sensitive topic.
The teacher advised me against writing about such a sensitive topic.
Martin missed his flight, though he had been informed of the change in flight schedule.
Martin had been informed of his flight delay, which was due to the change in flight schedule.
Not having been informed of the change in flight schedule, Martin missed his flight.
Not having missed his flight, Martin was informed of the change in flight schedule.
The team captain refused to tell the referee about their loss in the last game.
The team captain admitted to the referee that they had lost the last game.
The team captain blamed the referee for their loss in the last game.
The team captain said that without the referee, they might have lost the last game.
His fingerprints would not be left unless the man wore gloves.
The man wore gloves so that he would not leave any fingerprints.
The man wore gloves in order that his fingerprints would be taken.
In order to leave some fingerprints the man took off his gloves.
The first American immigrants, beginning more than 20,000 years ago, were intercontinental wanderers: hunters and their families following animal (61)______ from Asia to America, across a land bridge where the Bering Strait is today.
According to the passage, which of the following is learning in broad view comprised of?
Knowledge acquisition and ability development
Acquisition of academic knowledge
Acquisition of social and behavioural skills
Knowledge acquisition outside the classroom
literacy and calculation
right from wrong
the changes to which people have to orient themselves
the situations in which people cannot teach themselves
the areas of learning which affect people’s lives
the ways people’s lives are influenced by education
It becomes less challenging and complicated when people grow older.
It plays a crucial part in improving the learner’s motivation in school.
It takes place more frequently in real life than in academic institutions.
t is more interesting and effective in school than that in life.
the influence of various behaviours in the learning process
the great influence of the on-going learning process
the exploration of the best teaching methods
the need for certain experiences in various areas
thoroughly understand the behaviours of the objects of their interest
understand how a stimulus relates to the senses of the objects of their interest
change the behaviours of the objects of their interest towards learning
make the objects of their interest more aware of the importance of learning
Psychologists studying memory are concerned with the brain’s storage of knowledge.
Psychologists are all interested in memory as much as behaviours.
Psychologists studying learning are interested in human behaviours.
Psychologists studying memory are concerned with how the stored knowledge is used.
is created by the senses
is associated with natural phenomena
makes associations between behaviours
bears relation to perception
general principles of learning
application of learning principles to formal education
simple forms of learning
practical examples of learning inside the classroom
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