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  1. 1. The following text is for questions number 1 to 4 The Man and His Two SweetheartsA MIDDLE-AGED MAN, whose hair had begun to turn gray, courted two women at the sametime. One of them was young, and the other well advanced in years. The elder woman, ashamedto be courted by a man younger than herself, made a point, whenever her admirer visited her, topull out some portion of his black hairs. The younger, on the contrary, not wishing to become thewife of an old man, was equally zealous in removing every gray hair she could find. Thus itcame to pass that between them both he very soon found that he had not a hair left on his head. 1. What did the elder women demand to the man? A. To pull out of some portion of his gray-black hair. B. To remove some of his brown hair. C. To pull out of some portion of his black hair. D. To remove every gray hair she could find. 2. “The elder woman, ashamed to be courted by a man younger than herself…” The underlined word refers to . . . . A. A man C. The younger woman B. The elder woman D. The old man 3. What finally happened to the middle – aged man after he fulfilled all his sweethearts’ wish? A. He became bald. C. He became poor. B. His hair turned to grey. D. His hair looked shiny again 4. What can we learn from the story? A. Those who seek to please everybody please nobody. B. People should please everybody. C. We can not date two people at the same time. D. We should have good attitude toward others.The following text is for questions number 5 to 7 A poor boy sold goods from door to door to pay his school fee. One day he had only a little money left and he was very hungry. He decided to ask for some food at the next house he visited. However he was so nervous when a lovely young woman opened the door. He only asked for a glass of water. The woman thought that the boy was hungry so she gave him a large glass of milk. He drank it slowly, and then asked. “How much do I owe you?” “You don’t owe anything,” she replied, “Mother has taught us never to accept pay for a kindness.” He said, “Then I thank you from my heart.” As the poor boy left that house, he felt stronger. His faith in God was getting stronger too. He had been ready to stop his study but now he got a spirit to continue it until he became a doctor. Some years later that young woman became critically ill. She was sent to the big city to cure her disease. The poor boy was the doctor. When he knew the name of the town she came from. He went to meet her. He recognized her at once. He tried hard to save the woman’s life. From then on he gave special attention to the sick woman. After a long struggle, the woman could be cured. The poor boy paid all the bill. He wrote “Paid in full with one glass of milk” under the bill. When the woman opened the bill, tears of the joy flooded her eyes as her happy heart prayed, “Thank you, God, that your love has spread abroad through human hearts and hands. 5. What can we learn after reading the story above? A. Kindness won’t be forgotten. C. Help is needed to be successful B. Poverty is the source of misery D. Health is important in life1
  2. 2. 6. What did the poor boy ask when he met the woman? A. Some food C. A large glass of milk B. A glass of water D. A little monkey 7. What is the main idea of paragraph two? A. The poor boy asked the woman for food. B. The woman came to the town where the boy lived C. The poor boy cured the woman and repaid her kindness D. The woman gave a large glass of milk to the poor boyRead the following text to answer the questions number 8 to 12 Once, a farmer owned a donkey and a lapdog. The donkey worked hard all day, hauling heavy loads.The lapdog stayed with its master all day and lived in the house with him. It did not work, but was allowed tosit on its master’s lap. The donkey grew jealous of the lapdog. “Perhaps if I behave like the dog, like wag my tail and jump on the master, the master will startloving me as much as he does the dog.” So the donkey waited for its chance. One day, when it was left unattended, the donkey broke its halter and ran into the farmhousekitchen, where the farmer sat at the table. The donkey rushed up to him and began wagging its tailvigorously and knocked off all the things on the table. It then started jumping around and frolicking like alittle dog and finally, plunked itself down on the farmer’s lap. The shocked farmer yelled for help. Thefarmhands came running in and dragged the donkey off to its stable and gave it a beating it would neverforget for the rest of its life. 8. Based on the text we know that . . . . A. The donkey was not jealous of the lapdog B. A farmer owned a donkey and a bulldog C. The donkey dragged the donkey off to the house D. The donkey would never forget the beating for the rest of its life 9. Who dragged the donkey off to the stable? A. Lapdog C. Farmer B. Farmhands D. The master 10. “One day, when it was left unattended, . . .” (paragraph 3) What does the underlined word refer to . . . . A. A donkey C. The master B. A lapdog D. Farmhand 11. “The donkey grew up jealous of the lapdog” (paragraph 1) The underlined word is similar to . . . . A. Care C. envious B. loving D. thoughtful 12. What does paragraph two tell you? A. The donkey wanted to be loved by its master B. The way the farmer treated the donkey C. The things the donkey did, to be loved D. The dog’s habit is liked by the master2
  3. 3. Read the text and answer the questions number 13 – 17 Junha’s Wonders Once upon a time, there was a small village in Baghdad, with a small population. In this village, everybody knew each other and about every problem in the village. There was a bakery that was popular for its delicious bread. One day, a poor old man was walking along the street. When he passed, the bakery, he stopped to smell the scent of the bread being emitted. Suddenly, the baker caught the old man and shouted at him, demanding the price of the bread’s scent. He almost dragged him to the police. A very famous wise man named Junha heard the baker shouting. So, he approached him and asked about the problem. Junha stood calmly listening to the baker, as he thought about a solution. After a few minutes, Junha’s eyes glistened and amused smile was on his face. He asked the baker, “How much money do you want?” The baker and the poor man were astonished, but the baker answered, “3 dinars.” Junha took the money out of his wallet and put it in his pocket and shook the money. “Did you hear the sound of the money?” Junha asked. “yes, I did,” the baker replied and with a big smile Junha said, “Well then, this costs the same as your bread’s scent.” 13. Who demanded the price of the bread’s scent? A. The poor old man C. The baker B. Junha, the wise man D. The police 14. The text mainly tells us about . . . . A. Junha’s help for the poor old man to solve his problem B. Junha’s relationship with the baker to get his money back C. The poor old man who thanked Junha for his help D. The baker, Junha and the old man 15. Why did Junha’s eyes glisten and start smiling? Because . . . A. He started to be crazy C. He got an idea B. He got some money D. He was mad 16. What did the writer write the text for? A. To tell the reader about Junha’s wonder B. To give information about Junha’s wonder C. To describe about Junha’s wonder D. To entertain the reader about the story 17. How did Junha help the poor old man? By . . . . A. Paying the baker the money he asked B. Giving smile to the poor old man C. Giving the baker sounds of money D. Buying the bread for the poor3
  4. 4. Read the text and answer the questions number 18 – 22 An ant nimbly running in search of food came across a chrysalis that was close to its time of change. The chrysalis moved and this attracted the attention of the ant, who for the first time realized that it was a living thing. “Poor, pitiable animal!” cried the ant disdainfully. “What a sad fate yours is! While I can run around at my pleasure, you lie imprisoned in your shell.” The chrysalis heard all this, but did not respond. After few days, when the ant passed the same way, nothing but the shell remained. Wondering what had happened to its content, the ant felt itself suddenly shaded and fanned by the gorgous wings of a beautiful butterfly. “Behold in me,” said the butterfly, “your much pitied friend!” So butterfly rose in the air and was lost in the, summer breeze. 18. What is the main idea of the first paragraph? A. The chrysalis had left the shell B. The chrysalis had become a butterfly C. The ant felt sorry about the butterfly D. The ant felt happy about the butterfly 19. “. . . .who for the first time realized that it was a living thing.” (paragraph 1) The underlined word refers to . . . . A. The chrysalis C. The shell B. The butterfly D. The ant 20. “. . . .who for the first time realized that it was a living thing.” (paragraph 1) The underlined word is similar meaning to . . . . A. Forget C. Know B. Remember D. Believe 21. What can we learn from the text? A. We should not look at somebody down B. We should be proud of ourselves C. Be thankful of everything we have D. Live your life and mean it 22. Who felt suddenly shaded by the gorgeous wings? A. The chrysalis C. The butterfly B. The ant D. The shellRead the text and answer the questions number 23 – 26 An ant went to the river for a drink. The water rushed so fast that he was washed off from the bank into the river. “I shall drown,” he cried. “Help! Help! Help!”, but his voice was so tiny that it couldn’t be heard. E. A dove perched on a tree hanging over the water. She saw the ant struggling and quickly bit off a leaf and let it fall into the water. The ant climbed upon it and floated down the river, until the leaf was F. washed upon the bank of the river. G.The ant called out in its tiny voice. “Thank you kind dove, you have saved my life,” but of course the dove couldn’t hear him. Several days afterwards, the dove again perched on the tree, a hunter crept up stealthily to the tree. His gun was pointed at the dove and he was about to school, when he was bitten on the leg by an ant. He screamed in pain and dropped his gun. This frightened the dove and she flew away. “Thank you, kind ant,” cooed the dove. The ant heard it and was happy that he could help her.4
  5. 5. 23. What is the main idea of third paragraph? A. The ant struggling for its life B. The dove saving the ant’s life C. The ant drowning in the river D. The floating ant 24. Who would drown? A. The dove B. The hunter C. The leaf D. The ant 25. Who saved the dove’s life? A. The dove B. The hunter C. The leaf D. The ant 26. “This frightened the dove and she flew away” (Last paragraph) What does the underlined word mean? A. Feeling happy B. Feeling sad C. Feeling scary D. Showing power 27. What can we learn from the story? A. Thanking each other for kindness is dangerous B. Helping each other is the best way in life C. Supporting each other in a crime is good D. Sharing each other makes a wealthy lifeThe following text is for questions number 28 to 30 One day a man stopped at a flower shop to order some flowers. He wanted to send it to hismother who lived far in another town through a delivery company. Meanwhile, he was looking ata sad young girl who was sitting in front of the flower shop. He asked her what was wrong, andshe replied, “I wanted to buy a red rose for my mother, but my money is not enough.” The mansmiled and said, “Come on in with me. I’ll buy you a rose.” He bought the little girl a rose and heordered for his own mother flowers too. After buying a rose flower for the girl, the man offered the girl a ride to her home. She said“Yes, please! You can take me to my mother.” She directed him to a cemetery. The girl placedthe rose on her mother’s fresh grave. Knowing the girl’s mother had died, the man realized thathe must show his love to his mother while she was still alive. Then, the man returned to theflower shop. He cancelled the flower delivery order, picked up the rose flowers and drove toreach his mother’s house. 28. We can learn that we have to … A. Show our loves to our mothers. B. Buy flowers for our mothers. C. Keep our mothers alive. D. Obey our mothers.5
  6. 6. 29. What did the man do after buying the girl a red rose? A. He gave her a ride to her home. B. He took the girl to her mother’s cemetery. C. He went to his own home. D. He placed the rose on his mother’s grave. 30. The main idea of the firs paragraph is . . . . A. A sad girl was thinking of her mother. B. A man helped a girl by buying her a flower. C. A girl needed a man to deliver her a flower. D. A man bought a flower for a girl.The following text is for questions 31 to 33 One day while a mousedeer was walking in the forest, he saw a big, black snake sleeping under the tree. When he saw the snake, the mousedeer was frightened. When he wanted to run away from the snake, he suddenly fell on top of a tiger which was sleeping not far from the snake. The tiger woke up and took hold of the mousedeer. He told the mousedeer that he was going to eat him for lunch. “Please don’t eat me now,” said the mousedeer. “I have something important to do” “Look,” said the mousedeer. “That is the King’s belt. He asked me to stay here and watch it while he was away in the forest”. The tiger looked at the snake and said, “That’s a beautiful belt. I need a belt like that. Can I wear it?” he asked the mousedeer. “Oh all right,” said the mousedeer. So he picked up the snake and winded it around the tiger. Then the snake woke up and saw the tiger. The snake woke up and saw the tiger. The snake twisted itself tighter and tighter, until the tiger couldn’t breathe. The tiger asked the mousedeer to help him. But the mousedeer turned and ran away into the forest. 31. Where was the tiger sleeping? A. In the middle of the forest. B. Next to the mousedeer’s house C. Near the black snake sleeping under the tree. D. Far away from the place where the mousedeer fell. 32. Why did the mousedeer trick the tiger by saying that the snake was a king’s belt? A. The mousedeer liked to trick others animals. B. The mousedeer was a clever animal. C. The tiger wanted to eat him. D. The tiger wanted to wear it. 33. After reading this story, we can learn that . . . . A. We have to behave like the mousedeer. B. We have to find a way to save ourselves from danger. C. Sleeping black snake was a dangerous animal D. We have to be careful with mousedeer.The following text is for questions number 34 to 37 The Wolf and the Goat A wolf saw a goat grazing at the edge of a high cliff. The wolf smacked his lips at thethought of a fine goat dinner. “My dear friend,” said the wolf in his sweetest voice. “Aren’t you afraid you will falldown from that cliff? Come down here and graze on this fine grass beside me on safe, levelground.” “No thank you,” said the goat. “Well then,” said the wolf, “Aren’t you cold up there in the wind? You would be warmergrazing down here beside me in this sheltered area.” “No, thank you,” said the goat. “But the grass tastes better down here!” said the exasperated wolf, “ Why dine alone?” “My dear wolf,” the goat finally said, “Are you quite sure that is My dinner you areworrying about and not your own?”6
  7. 7. 34. What did the wolf ask when he saw the goat grazing at the edge of high cliff? A. To be his friend B. To graze on the level ground C. To climb up higher D. To be his dinner 35. “Aren’t you cold up there in the wind?” The word “there” refers to . . . A. A high cliff B. Sheltered area C. Grass D. Ground 36. What can we learn from the story above? A. Don’t look down to other creatures. B. Don’t easily believe in well behaved creatures C. Don’t judge others by their appearance D. Don’t easily beat other creatures. 37. From the story we know . . . . A. The goat was very hungry B. The wolf was a helpful animal C. The wolf was eager to eat the goat D. The goat was going to fight with the wolfThe following text is for questions number 38 to 40 A long time ago, in a desert lived a tortoise. The tortoise had a brown wrinkly body because the sun always beating down on him, without any protection his skin was getting burnt. One day, the tortoise was running a race with a cheetah; he was running so fast. The cheetah couldn’t see him. Suddenly the tortoise tripped and then tumbled down a steep, rocky mountain. Later that day, at the bottom of the mountain the tortoise woke up, spinning on his back. The tortoise felt all dizzy and he had a lot of pain, he tried to get up but he couldn’t. He felt something hard and heavy on his back. He realized he had a cracked rock on his wrinkle body. The cheetah came crashing down the mountain to see if the tortoise was OK. He tried to help the tortoise to get up and pull the rock off his back. The tortoise screamed in pain because the rock wouldn’t come off. The cheetah said “You look better with the rock and it will protect you from the sun”. 38. Why did the tortoise scream in pain? A. He crashing down the mountain B. He felt all dizzy and in a lot of pain C. He looked better with the rock on his back D. The cheetah pull the rock off but it wouldn’t come off 39. What is the main idea of the third paragraph? A. the tortoise couldn’t get up B. the tortoise had a lot of pain C. The tortoise felt something hard on his back D. the tortoise had a shell to cover its body 40. What does the text tell us about? A. How the tortoise felt dizzy. B. How tortoise got his shell C. How the cheetah became the fastest animal D. How the cheetah pull the rock off the tortoise’ back7
  8. 8. 41. What can we learn from the story? A. Sometimes a bad situation can give you a good thing B. Don’t go for a race in a rocky mountain C. You should help your friend when he needs you D. Never give up when something bad happen to youThe following text is for questions number 42 to 45 A gaunt wolf was almost dead with hunger when he met a house-dog. “Ah cousin”, saidthe dog. “I knew how it would be, your irregular life will finish you. Why don’t you work steadilyas I do, and get your food regularly given to you”. I would have no objection”, said the wolf. “If could only get a place”. “I will easily arrange that for you”, said the dog. “Come with me to my master and share my work”. So the wolf and the dog went towards the town together. On their way, the wolf noticedthat the hair of the dog’s neck was very much worn away. So he asked him what happened. “Oh, It’s nothing, this is only the place where the collar put on at night to keep mechained up, but you will get used to it”. “Really? So good bye to your master dog”. Then the wolf walked away. 42. Why did the wolf change his mind? A. He is afraid of the dog’s master B. He wants to have his freedom C. He doesn’t want to lose his hair D. He is worried to live in a town 43. The main idea of the last paragraph is . . . . A. The dog chained up at night B. The dog loss his hair around his neck C. The wolf decided not to follow the dog D. The wolf was afraid of working hard 44. The text mostly tells about . . . . A. A hungry wolf B. The dog and the wolf C. A hard worker dog D. A wealthy dog 45. What can we learn from the text? A. Better live in the jungle than in a city B. It’s not good to share work with a family member C. Performance is everything in life D. Better live free than be a slaveThe following text is for questions number 46 to 49 Over a river there was a very narrow bridge. One day a goat was crossing this bridge. In the middle of the bridge he met another goat. There was no room for them to pass. “Go back.” said one goat to the other, “There is no room for both of us.” “Why should I go back?” said the other goat. “Why shouldn’t you go back?” “You must go back,” said the first goat. “Because I am stronger than you.” “We will see about that,” said the first goat, and he put down his horns to fight. “Stop!” said the second goat. “If we fight, we shall both fall into the river and be drowned. Instead I have a plan I shall lie down, and you walk over me.” Then the wise goat laid down on the bridge, and other goat walked lightly over him. So they passed each other, and went on their ways.8
  9. 9. 46. How is the bridge? A. Large B. Narrow C. Wide D. Shallow 47. How could the two goats cross the bridge? A. The first goat pushed the second boat back B. Both of them took turn to cross the bridge C. The two goats were fighting until one of them fell down D. The wise goat lied down and the other goat walked over him 48. “. . .we shall both fall into the river and be drowned” The underlined word means. . . . A. Running so fast that no one can catch B. Being in the water because one is unable to swim or breathe C. Jumping into the water and stay in D. Being able to swim along the river without breathing 49. “There was no room for them to pass.” (paragraph 1) The underlined word refers to . . . A. River B. Bridge C. Room D. Goat 50. We can learn from the text that . . . A. Cooperation in solving problem is needed B. Anger can overcome obstacles C. A wise person is not always good D. We have to show our strength  BREAK YOUR LEGS GUYS! 9