5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a an area of water where fish are caught so they can be sold.
an offshore fishery.
eg: Marco Lambertini is the WWF's International Director-General. He spoke to VOA about the report.
"This is about losing natural habitats. This is about converting forests, grasslands, and wetlands into agriculture mainly, and it is about unsustainable use of wildlife. So, wildlife traffic, hunting, and unsustainable hunting practices like that. Poaching, as you mention, has been actually increasing over the last 10 years and is definitely a driving force for extinction, particularly of large species. But, also as you mention, there are dimensions to poaching that are related to timber, illegal logging and also fisheries."
- b without considering; not needing to allow for. eg: The legislation must be applied irrespective of someone's ethnic origins. eg:With down payments or down payment requests which reference a purchase order, the commitment item is always transferred from the purchase order irrespective of which commitment item is assigned to the given reconciliation accounts.
- c If a group of people are unanimous, they all agree about one particular matter or vote the same way, and if a decision or judgment is unanimous, it is formed or supported by everyone in a group. eg: The jury returned a unanimous verdict of guilty after a short deliberation. eg:The Bangkok court on Wednesday unanimously ruled that Prime Minister Yingluck in 2011 improperly reassigned her then national security chief. It said the move was unconstitutional and done for her own benefit.
- d when someone's name is not given or known.
- e a pleasant musical sound made by different notes being played or sung at the same time
singing in harmony
It is a simple melody with complex harmonies.
5 Multiple choice questions
- used to form adjectives that describe who is providing support, especially financial support. government-backed contracts. eg: It comes after a referendum on Sunday in which Crimean officials say 97% of voters backed splitting from Ukraine.
- a large angry crowd, especially one which could easily become violent
The angry mob outside the jail was/were ready to riot.
The first train of Union troops passed without incident. But a mob blocked the rail line and threw stones at the second train. Shots were fired. Four soldiers and twelve civilians were killed.
- thick, heavy soil that is soft when wet, and hard when dry or baked, used for making bricks and containers.
eg:For weeks, the Union soldiers worked on the canal. They dug through mud and wet clay. Many died of disease. After more than a month of digging, engineers decided that the canal would not work. Grant ordered the men to build another canal. Then another. They did not work, either.
- awkward in movement or manner.
eg:Sylvie's bare feet and tiny fingers grabbed the tree's rough trunk. Sharp dry branches scratched at her like cat's claws. The pine tree's sticky sap made her fingers feel stiff and clumsy as she climbed higher and higher.
- If an area is populated by people or animals, they live in that area.
The inner cities are no longer densely populated.
The river is populated mainly by smaller species of fish.
eg: The 1850s were an increasingly tense time in the United States. Most of the population lived east of the Mississippi River. But more and more people were moving west. As western areas became populated they became official territories, and then new states. The settlement of these areas once again raised the issue of slavery.
5 True/False questions
leap year → someone who catches and kills animals illegally.
Asian countries, like Thailand, are fighting to contain the illegal ivory trade and the killing of elephants by illegal hunters known as poachers. However, South Africa has a tourism industry that permits people to hunt big game animals such as the elephant, rhinoceros and lion. Many people object to this blood sport. But some argue that hunting big game animals creates income needed to save the country's population of big animals.
In many sports, when you win or do well, you get a trophy. This trophy could be a medal, as in the Olympics, or it could be a cup or a small statue.
In hunting, especially big game hunting, the trophies are parts of the animal that is killed. In their homes hunters may show the skins, heads and horns of the animals they kill.
probe → to try to discover information that other people do not want you to know, by asking questions carefully and not directly
ground rules → the principles on which future behaviour is based. eg: In all relationships a few ground rules have to be established.
trinity → a group of three things or people.
British culture now appears to revolve around the unholy trinity of sport, shopping and sex.
Above all Amenabar worships the trinity of Hitchcock, Kubrick and Spielberg.
eg:When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd
And the great star early droop'd in the western sky in the night,
I mourned, and yet shall mourn with ever-returning spring.
Ever-returning spring, trinity sure to me you bring,
Lilac blooming perennial and drooping star in the west,
And thought of him I love. . .
Coffin that passes through lanes and streets,
Through day and night with the great cloud darkening the land. . .
With the countless torches lit,
Wiith the silent sea of faces and the unbared heads. . .
With the tolling, tolling bells' perpetual clang,
here, coffin that slowly passes,
I give you my sprig of lilac.
bitter → 1.describes a person who is angry and unhappy because they cannot forget bad things which happened in the past
I feel very bitter about my childhood and all that was denied me.
She'd suffered terribly over the years but it hadn't made her bitter.
2.describes an experience that causes deep pain or anger.
Failing the final exams was a bitter disappointment for me.
She learnt through bitter experience that he was not to be trusted.
3. expressing a lot of hate and anger.
a bitter fight/row.
He gave me a bitter look.
eg:Clay had left the Senate in 1842, but returned in 1849. He was surprised to find how bitter the North and South had grown toward each other in his seven years out of the Senate. Clay urged his friends in the "border states" -- those between the northern and southern states -- to work to build public support for the Union. He believed their support would help prevent the South from seceding.