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PRACTICE

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SECTION

LISTENING COMPREHENSION
Time – approximately 35 minutes
(Including the reading of the directions for each part)
In this section of the test, you will have an opportunity to demonstrate
your ability to understand conversation and talks in English. There
are three parts to his section. Answer all the questions on the basis
of what is stated or implied by the speakers you hear. Do not take
notes or write in your test book at any time. Do not turn the pages
until you are told to do so.

Part A
Directions: In Part A you will hear short conversations between
two people. After each conversation, you will hear a question
about the conversation. The conversation and questions will not
be repeated. After you hear a question, read the four possible
answers in your test book and choose the best answer. Then, on
your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the
space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen.
Listen to an example.

Sample Answer

On the recording, you hear:

A

(woman) : He’s very smart and majestic.
(man)
: Yup. I love the way he’s teaching.
(narrator) : Who is the man likely to be?

B

In your test book, you read:
A. A chef
C.
B. A teacher
D.

C
D

A driver
A photographer

You learn from the conversation that the man loves he’s teaching.
It means that his job is teaching and the other word he is a
teacher. The best answer to the question, “Who is the man likely
to be?” is (A) “A teacher” Therefore, the correct choice is (B).
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Recording material of TOEFL PRACTICE 1 : LISTENING
COMPREHENSION (PART A)
1.

(man) :
On the last meeting, we’ve ever talked about it.
(woman) : But I don’t remember it.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?

2.

(woman)

: My father looks for his newspaper. Do you see
it?
(man) :
Oh, your grandmother is reading it.
(narrator) :
What does the man mean?

3.

(man) : The building is so high.
(woman) : Umm, that tower can be higher.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?

4.

(woman) : I order a glass of tomato juice and beef steak.
(man) : OK. Wait a minute.
(narrator) :
Where does the conversation probably take
place?

5.

(man) : It’s not an easy job.
(woman) : I know. But you can’t refuse it.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?

6.

(woman) : May I help you, Sir?
(man) : I want to deliver this mail for Mrs. London.
(narrator) : Who is the man likely to be?

7.

(man) : What do you think about me now?
(woman) : You look so gorgeous.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?

8.

(woman) : Complete this Test 1 – The introductory Level
Practice Test. I give you twenty-five minutes.
(man) : Yes, Ma’am.
(narrator) : Where is the conversation taking place?

9.

(man) : I have a plan for going to the beach on Sunday.
(woman) : So do I.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?

10. (woman) : Today is beautiful day.
(man) : Well, it can be more beautiful.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?

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11. (man) : I heard that there is a new cafe.
(woman) : Yeah. It is near my house.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
12. (man) : The little boy is very active.
(woman) : He is my son.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
13. (woman) : I can’t find a sweater that I want.
(man) : Why don’t you go to another shop?
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
14. (man) : How was your holiday?
(woman) : I enjoyed my holiday so much.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
15. (woman) : How many people will go there?
(man) : Only my brother. I won’t go there.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
16. (man) : Our time is limited. We should finish this job
soon.
(woman) : I’ll say.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
17. (woman) : I’m sorry. I’ve made you waiting for so long.
(man) : It’s ok. Don’t worry about it.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
18. (man) : Excuse me. Can I have some palm sugar?
(woman) :
Oh, I’m sorry. It’s empty. It will be available
tomorrow.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
19. (woman) : The darkness is very scary.
(man) : Why don’t you put on the lamp?
(narrator) : What does the man mean?
20. (man) : Oh my God. I hate that person.
(woman) : He is very impolite.
(narrator) : What does the woman mean?
21. (woman) : I’m looking for Mr. James.
(man) : Oh. He is absent today.
(narrator) : What does the man mean?

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It is built few months ago. We should face our life vigorously. (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 25. (narrator) : What does the man mean? 24. (narrator) : What does the man mean? 28. (man) : The assignment should be collected on Tuesday. (man) : Why don’t you widen it? (narrator) : What does the man mean? 30. (woman) : This room is not wide enough. (woman) : That’s good idea. (woman) : Be careful. isn’t it? (woman) : Yes. (narrator) : What does the man mean? 26. (woman) : Yup. Lance is copying it. (woman) : Where is our working paper? (man) : Oh. (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 29. It is close to my father’s office. (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 27. (man) : The painting is wonderful. (man) : Do you see my teeth?It’s sore. (man) : The new day has come. (woman) : Well. Don. It is so great. (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 196 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . it is. (man) : It is museum. (woman) : You can say that again. it should be cleaned and patched. (narrator) : Who is the woman likely to be? 23. The pool isn’t deep. It is hung by father. (man) : Don’t worry. (woman) : How’s your day? (man) : My day is beautiful.22.

The building is not that high. B. At the post office B. She is beautiful. She didn’t come at the last meeting. The man likes a beautiful girl. 2. C. C. At the restaurant He must give that job to somebody else. D. A. In the music studio D. 4. The woman loves the man. The man’s grandmother is reading the newspaper. He must avoid that job. C. A. Her grandmother is read the newspaper. C. C. A. C. At the airport 9. 8. D. The man isn’t nice. A soldier The man is handsome. At the bus stop D. 3. A postman B. C. 6. B. In the classroom She wants to go with the man. She was missing the meeting. The building is higher than the tower. She hates the beach. The newspaper is read by the man’s newspaper. The day is not that beautiful. She prefers staying at home then going to the beach. C. A policeman 7. She has similar plan with the man. She forgets it. D. D. A. A.1. She doesn’t understand. The woman doesn’t like the man. D. BIG BANK TOEFL 197 . C. B. B. The tower is shorter than the building. Today is really beautiful. The newspaper is read by the woman’s newspaper. An economist D. The tower is not that high. D. B. A. At the market 5. B. A. A. C. He must accept that job. D. B. A. He must stay away from that job. At the canteen B. rWords enroC Corner sdroW 10. A.

He is bored. C. D. His holiday was relaxing. His holiday was bad. B. He spent the holiday on the beach. C. The man and his brother go there together. D. Eating a bowl of soup. She has finished the job. The man has no money to buy it.11. C. B. D. C. 13. The woman and the man’s brother go there together. Visiting a different store. C. B. A. The cafe is close to her house. A. D. She has similar idea with the man. B. She can’t finish the job soon. B. C. She builds a new cafe in her house. Taking a lamp Switching off the lamp Switching on the lamp Buying a new lamp 198 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . A. The palm sugar is very expensive. The little boy is her son. A. B. C. Buying something else. He is very angry. They want to go the cafe. A. 18. She loves the boy. The man stays at home. A. B. A. C. The little boy is her boyfriend. B. Only the man goes there and his brother stays at home. The cafe is in her house. D. 16. D. 17. He can’t forgive her. He gives her forgiveness. C. 19. D. A. She disagrees with the man. 14. 15. B. He needed enjoyable holiday. The woman has much palm sugar. The little boy is her student. A. The palm sugar has been sold out. Making her own sweater. D. 12. D.

Lance makes a cup of coffee. She likes the person. The person is well-behaved. A. C. He feels so happy. B. He is a great man. She has different idea from the man. Her father is hung the painting. D. D. Mr. A designer 23. D. James is in the class. He is fool. 22. James doesn’t want to meet her. The museum has been closed. Her father is working at the museum. 29. 21. A saleswoman D. A. The working paper is being copied by Lance. They are drinking coffee. She agrees with the man. A dentist C. 24. Mr. D. Her father likes the painting.rWords enroC Corner sdroW 20. D. C. Expanding the room Painting the room Finding a new room Moving another room BIG BANK TOEFL 199 . A repairwoman B. B. C. James is not present. 25. It is so full. D. C. A. She buys the painting with her father. A. The person is rowdy. Mr. D. B. The pool is so deep. Mr. C. A. The museum isn’t far from her father’s office. B. C. She doesn’t hear the man. B. She doesn’t understand the man’s utterance. C. Her father hangs the painting. 26. B. The pool is shallow. B. 27. B. A. A. She is very beautiful. She knows the person well. The coffee is very expensive. C. D. A. A. James is at home. He meets a beautiful girl. The museum has nice closet. C. A. 28. D. B.

TV’s influence on people C D Based on the conversation. But. you will hear several questions. you will hear longer conversations. It is according to the first woman’s statement ‘There are so many ads on TV. She is able to do it. She has another idea. (man) : That’s a good idea. After you hear a question. B. you read: A. On the recording. you hear: A (narrator) : What is the topic of B the conversation? In your test book. on your answer sheet. Favorite TV programs C. The angry woman D. Here is an example. Ads on TV B. what are the reasons? woman) : Ads are a nuisance and a bad influence on people. (man) : Hi. I think you’re right. Question : Sample Answer On the recording. find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. After each conversation. especially during my favorite programs. Listen to the conversation between two people. 1. why you look so angry? (woman) : There are so many ads on TV. We think they should be stopped for a number of reasons.30. The conversation and the questions will not be repeated. (man) : Yea. A. the best choice is (A). She can’t do it. read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer.’ Therefore. 200 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . D. Then. the suitable answer for question ‘What is the topic of the conversation?’ is Ads on TV. you hear: (narrator) : Questions 31 through 32. C. Part B Directions: In this part of the test. She is not fine.

(man) : I see. four C. two B. (narrator) : Who is the woman likely to be? BIG BANK TOEFL 201 . you hear: (narrator): How many reasons does the woman have to Stop the ads on TV? In your test book. (woman) : Nurses always try to do their best for all patients. it can be known that there are two reasons to stop ads on TV. (woman) : Oh my God.rWords enroC Corner sdroW 2. why? Is everything OK? (woman) : Working with older people is much more difficult. Recording material of TOEFL PRACTICE 1 : LISTENING COMPREHENSION (PART B) (narrator) : Questions 31 through 34. you read: A. (man) : But. (narrator) : Why is working with older people much more difficult? 33. (woman) : I know. Listen to the conversation between two people. (narrator) : What is the meaning of the word ‘patient’ in the statement ‘But you should be patient’? 34. They take much longer to get better. (man) : I believe you can do your job well. three D. the correct choice is (C). On the recording. Questions: 31. Therefore. one Sample Answer A B C D Based on the woman’s statement ‘Ads are a nuisance and a bad influence on people’. Somedays nothing goes right and then it’s very frustating. (narrator) : What are the woman and the man talking about? 32. But you should be patient. Working in the hospital isn’t always enjoyable.

(man) : How’s your study in Australia? (woman) : It was nice. absolutely. A nutritionist D. A health consultant Words Corner C. (man) : Are these levels of govenment necessary? (woman) : Sure. Australia has three levels of government. 36. Because they are too old. Working in the hospital Being patient Bad job Unenjoyable situation 32. right? (woman) : Yes. A patient B. 33. C. (man) : So. Ability to accept delay or annoyance. 202 (narrator) : What is the topic of the conversation? (narrator) : How many levels of government are in Australia? (narrator) : Why is the federal government necessary? (narrator) : Who was studying in Australia? BIG BANK TOEFL . A. The federal government is necessary for big things. (man) : How about the state and the local government? (woman) : The state government looks after law and order whereas the local government is necessary for preventing like collecting rubbish. Because they don’t have money. D. 34. A.31. Questions: 35. Ability to wait calmly. A. C. those are reasons why the three levels of government are necessary. D. You know what. B. B. Listen to the conversation between two people. Having or showing patience. C. state and local government. 38. D. 37. They keep the economy in order and look after things like defense. Because they are fussy. B. the federal. order wise everyone would have diseases. A. A nurse (narrator) : Questions 35 through 38. Because they take much longer to get better. Person who receives medical treatment.

A. 38. One level Because it looks after things like Defense. After each talk. Because it prevents things like collecting rubbish. D. On the recording. If you often visit many websites. you will get a lot of information which can support your lessons. A. the internet is very necessary for student. After you hear a question. you will hear several talks. Then on your answer sheet. The man Part C Directions: In this part of the test. The federal government of Australia Studying at Australia State government of Australia Three levels of Australia’s government 36. C. BIG BANK TOEFL 203 . The woman’s sister C. find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. B. The man’s brother B. C. you hear: (narrator) : Listen to the talk about internet for student. Internet always provides us the most current data for our assignment. A. The woman D. Internet is very important when we think that learning in the classroom is not enough. we can get the data from the internet. Three levels 37. Because it looks after law and order. B. We should use the internet to improve ourselves. read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. (woman) : In this global era. C. The talks and questions will not be repeated. A. Two levels D. Four levels B. Here is an example. When we get school assignment. you will hear some questions. Because it orders wise everyone would have diseases.rWords enroC Corner sdroW 35. D.

cars should be banned BIG BANK TOEFL from the city for the reasons listed. the correct choice is (A). Therefore. and ‘triggers off asthma. which causes them to die. Global era B. It is based on a statement ‘the internet is very necessary for student’. It is based on a statement ‘If you often visit many websites. cars are very noisy. So. and especially talk to someone. Secondly. (narrator) : What is the topic of the talk? A In your test book. or concentrate on your homework. you may find it hard to sleep at night. Data from the internet D The best answer to the question ‘What is the topic of the talk?’ is (B) Internet for student. Pedestrians wander everywhere and cars commonly hit pedestrians in the city. (narrator) : What will student get from the internet? In your test book.Now listen to a sample question. you read: B A. cars contribute to most of the pollution in the world. As we all know. Advertisement Sample Answer A B C D The best answer to the question ‘What will student get from the internet?’ is (A) A lot of information.’ Therefore. Firstly. A lot of information A. lung cancer. If you live in the city. the correct choice is (B). you will get a lot of information which can support your lessons. 40. Thirdly. Now listen to another sample question. School assignment D. Listen to the talk about the impact of cars. you read: A. Internet for student C C. Much money B. (man) : Cars should be banned in the city. Words Corner . Cars to day are our roads biggest killers. the city is very busy. Recording material of TOEFL PRACTICE 1 : LISTENING COMPREHENSION (PART C) 204 (narrator) : Questions 1 through 4. Cars emit a deadly gas that causes illness such as bronchitis. Some of these illnesses are so bad that people can die from them. and cause a lot of road deaths and other accidents. Sample Answer 39. cars create pollution. The answers of the assignments C.

rWords enroC Corner sdroW Questions: 39. (narrator) : Why are people in the city hard to sleep at night? 42.you should tell the good side of the product. A. you can see in some commercial advertising media include billboards. Cars to day are our roads biggest killers. TV. A. Because they have to work. Secondly. Fourthly. you should use short simple sentences. Listen to the talk about how to make an advertisement. the city is very busy. To find advertisement. don’t forget to use the font types and sizes that are easily read. Because they enjoy the night. B. To make an advertisement you should follow these steps. 42. radio. Because they are disturbed by cars’ noise. C. you must give the contact address or person clearly. Forbad C. Thirdly. An ad is a thin sheet of information. Lost (narrator) : Questions 5 through 8.illnesses are so bad that people can die from them. Refuse D. BIG BANK TOEFL 205 . D. or concentrate on your homework. D. Secondly. (narrator) : What is the meaning of the word ‘banned’? 39. Heart illness 40. Finally. Pollution in the world B. Pedestrians wander everywhere and cars commonly hit pedestrians in the city. A. (narrator) : What does the talk discuss about? 40. cars are very sleep at night. which causes them to die. and especially talk to someone. The impact of cars D. C. Because they aren’t sleepy. (woman) : An advertisement or an ad is a public promotion or announcement of some products or services. magazine. cars should be banned from the city for the reasons listed. Forbid B. you should try to persuade the readers to buy the product. Thirdly. A. (narrator) : What is the impact of the cars? 41. Creating pollution Saving the pedestrians Helping the people Disappearing the pollution 41. Cars in the city C. It is made with the purpose to persuade the readers to use the product. So. Firstly. and newspaper. B.

and newspaper. Three steps C. C. A. 45. To persuade the readers to use the product. Four steps D. response and recovery. In the bill (narrator) : Questions 9 through 12. How to make an ad. (narrator) : What is the purpose of an advertisement? 45. TV. you must give the contact address or person clearly. The purpose of an ad. you can see in some commercial advertising media include billboards. Finally. Listen to the talk about US cyber protection.you should tell the good side of the product. the panel recommended granting more authority to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to site transmission facilities that cross state lines. In a report on the future of the US electric grid. To find advertisement. In the magazine C. To entertain the readers. Six steps B. D. (narrator) : Where can we find advertisement? 43. How to find ana ad in media 44. the team recommended that the federal agency should work with industry and have the appropiate regulatory authority to enhance cyber security preparedness. A. (man) : The threat of cyber attacks on the US power grid should be dealts with by a single federal agency. Fourthly. where energy is often generated far from the densely populated areas where it is used. Questions: 43. B. (narrator) : What is the topic of the talk? 44.you should try to persuade the readers to buy the product. magazine. To cope with an expected increase in renewable sources such as wind and solar power. D. A. To sell the product. The meaning of an ad. 206 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . In the receipt D. In the letter B. radio. not the welter of groups now charged with the electric system’s security. C. To describe the product. B. through 2030. (narrator) : How many steps to make an advertisement are there? 46. Five steps 46. A.

D. C. Because it is granting more authority to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Because it is necessary to cope the problems. D. allowing asking receiving trying BIG BANK TOEFL 207 . C. 49. B. B. and recovery. A. response. Because it is needed to enhance cyber security preparedness. D. where energy is often generated far from the densely populated areas where it is used. (narrator) : Who is siting the transmission facilities that cross state lines? 50. (narrator) : What is the meaning of the word ‘granting’? 47. response and recovery. (narrator) : Why should the federal agency work with industry and have the appropriate regulatory authority? 49. C. rWords enroC Corner sdroW Questions: 47. Electric system’s security US electric grid US cyber protection Federal agency 48. B. Because it is important to decrease the touble. C. D. Federal agency The people The reseachers The Commission of Federal Energy Regulatory 50.authority to enhance cyber security preparedness. A. the panel recommended granting more authority to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to site transmission facilities that cross state lines. A. A B. (narrator) : What does the talk discuss about? 48. To cope with an expected increase in renewable sources such as wind and solar power.

Choose the one word or phrase that best completes the sentence. affording Sample Answer A B C D 208 BIG BANK TOEFL . Therefore.SECTION II Words Corner STRUCTURE AND WRITTEN EXPRESSION Time – 25 minutes (Including the reading of the directions) This section is designed to measure your ability to recognize language that is appropriate for standard written English. B. on your answer sheet. There are two types of questions in this section. pays E. Example II : Can I_____to move somewhere to have a better environment? A. Look at the following examples: Example I : Tourists are willing_____a significant amount to have good A. Fill in the space so that the letter inside the oval cannot be seen. with special directions for each type. affords D. and (D). to pay D. marked (A). (C). “Tourists are willing to pay a significant amount to have good sanitary experiences. STRUCTURE Directions: Questions 1 – 15 are incomplete sentences. (B). to afford B. you should choose (B) to pay. Then. sanitary experiences. to paid Sample Answer A B C D The sentence should read. Beneath each sentence you will see four words or phrases. pay C. find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. afford C.

We have_____official letters to the Foreign Ministry. The tanker was hijaked_____it was carrying palm oil from Indonesia to Europe in March. who C when B. I think it’s taken some time for people______the importance of improved sanitation. They generally_____very clean beaches and they_____their waste well. sent 6. A. A. A. A. have – manages C. the Transportation Ministry and the Manpower and Transmigration Ministry to investigate the seafarers’ recruitment. A. incures D incured 2. who D whose 3. sending B.rWords enroC Corner sdroW The sentence should read. have realized B. The 13 were part of a 21-man crew_____were released on Friday apparently after Singaporean authorities paid a ransomto the Somali pirates. the researchers should____cultivate the ulin tree bearing jack fruit. realize C. has – manage B. whose D where 4. the police. send C. which C whom B. “Can I afford to move somewhere to have a better environment?” Therefore. incure C incuring B. have – manage D. has – manages 7. be able to be B. What kind of losses might we______in the absence of improved sanitation? A. begin work on the questions 1. Now. A. realizes D. able to BIG BANK TOEFL 209 . be able C. to realize 5. sends D. If possible. be able to D. you should choose (A) afford.

are D. learnt D. is C. A. demonstrates D. demonstrate C. and geography of Germany at the Institute for Community Development at the Indonesian Education University in Bandung. A. are just beginning C. A. were B. is name C. Many people want to know_____is going on in Aceh eight years after the tsunami. are named B. have 10. to learn B. In a dance. A. do 13. have just begun 11. several B. the systematic study of disasters through an inter-disciplinary approach______. The show______the true inner resilience of the people that needs to be explored. learning C. The students are now______about the language. demonstration 210 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . One of the kids that I interviewed at the museum_____El. one 14. was named D. and the stops are not about being stagnant. there are_____stops. culture. The ultimate goal of disaster risk science_____to understand disasters and risks. managing expectations of diverse stakeholders____a difficult job. demonstrating B. A. is just beginning B. whose B. is D. From a management science perspective. are C. what 12. an D. In Indonesia. who C. A. were B. why D. were just beginning D. a C. A. A. learn 9.8. were named 15.

17. According to the Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry’s data. and in a A B C place that hasn’t really been that significant.WRITTEN EXPRESSION rWords enroC Corner sdroW Directions: In questions 16 – 40. and (D). you should choose (B). you should choose (C). Look at the following examples Example I : Tsunami science were invented for A B C tsunami risk reduction.” Therefore. it was a tiny jobs. (B). D BIG BANK TOEFL 211 . (C). “Tsunami science was invented for tsunami risk reduction. begin work on the questions 16. Example II : The problems surrounding our fish A B industry is obvious. “The problems surrounding our fish industry are obvious. Then. The four underlined parts of the sentence are marked (A). and could very easily escalate. to me. A war with China over Taiwan or the Spartly Islands are simple to start but hard to end. each sentence has four underlined words or phrases. C D The sentence should read. Sample Answer A B C D Sample Answer A B C D Now.” Therefore. Identify the one underlined word or phrase that must be changed in order for the sentence to be correct. Indonesia’s fish production is 10. 18. find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. on your answer sheet.83 million tons last year. frankly. D The sentence should read. If I look at it in the arc of my career.

D 23. D 21. Numbers for individual companies was equally astonishing. The rules grows out of the savings and loan crisis. I asked officials at Citigroup and Morgan Stanley about these A B C disclosure. I would have expect some discussion in the management A discussion and analysis of how this has had a positive impact B C on these banks’ operating results. C D 20. A B C D 26. They thought I was not normal because I was very A B C difference from everybody else in my family. 212 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . D 24.19. D 22. Investors didn’t know what dire the situation was at these A B C D institutions. My lesson to my students are they have to be open and alert A B at every turn. The rules is found in a section of the S. during A which hundreds of banks failed and others received B C D government help. 25. C D 27.C. The Fed says that the money it lent in these programs was A B paid back without generates any losses.’s Codification of A B C Financial Reporting Policies.E.

C D 30. C D 36. and much more. Other banks kept silent on these activities or mentioned them A B C in passing with few specific. D 32. B C D 34. Vossoughi found out that most people prefers attractive A headsets that they can touch and use without thinking. Because of Barbara works at the restaurant in the morning. but A B C it also makes jet engines. electric motors. They both know how to think outside the box and created A B C D success after success. D BIG BANK TOEFL 213 . General Electric is most famous for his electric appliances. A B she usually arrives five to ten minutes late to class. Please. 35. D 33. it can be difficult for the group A B to know how and when begin the discussion. D 29. The professor will tells you the big picture or the general plan A B C of the lecture. Did you both understand all the points in the lecture and A B catching all the information? C D 31. decide on three things to observes that will give you A B C information about the pace of life at your school. During a group discussion.rWords enroC Corner sdroW 28.

(B). Using an informal outline with indentation will help you A B remember who information is more important and which C information is related but less important.37. Each one is followed by a number of questions about it. 214 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . (C). D 39. she A B C should discuss the situation and answer the questions. Directions: In this section you will read several passages. or (D). D 38. D 40. You are to choose the one best answer. You should listen for the words and expression that professors A B C use to tell you the big picture of the lecture. Then. D SECTION READING COMPREHENSION Time – 55 minutes (Including the reading of the directions) This section is designed to measure your ability to read and understand passages. on your answer sheet. Answer all questions about the information in a passage on the basis what is implied or stated in that passage. To help students understand the listening strategy. to each question. find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. Some companies can be successful use traditional ways of A B creating new products. but other companies are successful C when they think outside the box. (A).

Example Read the following passage:

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Independent colleges and universities are private,
nonprofit institutions. Many independent colleges and
universities originated as church-related institutions,
although a majority of these are no longer affiliated
with religious groups. The most common independent
colleges and universities include (1) liberal arts institutions that offer comprehensive undergraduate education, (2) technical or specialized institutions that prepare students in engineering, performing arts, music,
nursing and other fields, and (3) large universities that
include undergraduate programs in addition to graduate and professional schools.

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What is the characteristic of
independent colleges and universities?
A. They are non-private
B. They are private
C. They are state
D. They are dependent

Sample Answer
A
B
C
D

According to the passage line 1, Independent colleges and
universities are private, nonprofit institutions, maka diketahui
bahwa Independent colleges and universities bersifat private.
Therefore, you should choose (B).

Question

Sample Answer
II
According to the passage, which
A
statement is NOT true?
A. Few colleges and universities
B
originated as church-related
C
institutions.
B. The most common independent
D
colleges and universities include
liberal arts institutions.
C. Independent colleges and universities include technical or
specialized institutions.
D. Independent colleges and universities prepare students
in engineering, performing arts, music, nursing and other
fields.
The passage states that Many colleges and universities originated
as church-related institutions. Therefore, you should choose (A).

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Now, begin work on the questions
Questions 1 – 8 : This passage below is for questions number 1 up
to 8. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

Line 5

The Eiffel Tower was built for the International Exhibition of Paris of 1889 commemorating the centenary
of the French Revolution. The Prince of Wales, later
King Edward VII of England, opened it. Of the 700
proposals submitted in a design competition, Gustave
Eiffel’s was unanimously chosen. However it was not
accepted by all at first, and a petition of 300 names
- including those of Maupassant, Emile Zola, Charles
Garnier (architect of the Opéra Garnier), and Dumas
the Younger - protested its construction. At 300 meters
(320.75 m including antenna), and 7,000 tons, it was
the world’s tallest building until 1930.

1.

What is the passage talking about?
A. Eiffel tower’s history
C. French Revolution
B. The Prince of Wales
D. British Revolution

2.

What was the purpose of building Eiffel tower?
A. It was for French’s Independent symbol.
B. It was for the International Exhibition of Paris of 1889
commemorating the centenary of the French Revolution.
C. It was for England Independent symbol.
D. It was for friendship symbol between French and England.

3.

The word it in Line 4 refers to______.
A. Prince of Wales
C. Eiffel tower
B. French
D. King Edward VII

4.

If the Eiffel tower was built in 1889, it means that it will be_____
years old in 2012.
A. 122
C. 133
B. 123
D. 143

5.

According to the passage, which statement is NOT true?
A. Eiffel tower is in Paris, French.
B. Eiffel tower was the tallest tower until 1930.
C. Eiffel tower is 300 meters.
D. Eiffel tower is 700 tons.

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6.

Who was the architect of the Opéra Garnier?
A. King Edward VII C. Charles Garnier
B. Emile Zola
D. Prince of Wales

7.

The word protested in Line 10 can be replaced by______.
A. supported
C. avoid
B. refused
D. contradicted

8.

The word its in Line 10 refers to_____.
A. Eiffel tower
B. Dumas the Younger
C. architect
D. Emile Zola

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Questions 9 – 18 : This passage below is for questions number 9
up to 18. Choose the best answer based on the passage.
Line 1

Line 5

Line 10

The Quebec Bridge, located at mile 2.70, Bridge
Sub-division Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, was
considered the eighth “Wonder of The World”, when
construction was completed in 1919. It is the longest cantilever, steel Railway Bridge in the world. Its
“sister” bridge is the Firth of Forth Bridge in Scotland.
The Quebec Bridge is a riveted steel structure with
8,000,000 square feet of coatable structural steel. The
overall length is 3239 feet and the width is 94 feet. The
bridge is 340 feet high, from the top of the cantilever to
the water below. Each cantilever span is 580 feet long.
The Quebec Bridge accommodates 1 rail line, 3
lanes of automotive traffic and 2 pedestrian walkways.
The Quebec Bridge was declared a historic monument
in 1987, by the Canadian & American Society of Civil
Engineers and a National Historic Site on January 24,
1996 by the Department of Canadian Heritage.

9.

What is the passage talking about?
A. The Quebec Bridge C. Canada
B. Quebec City
D. Canadian

10. The Quebec Bridge was completed in 1919, it means that it
will be_____years old in 2019.
A. 90
C. 100
B. 99
D. 109

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the brother bridge of the Quebec Bridge D. C. the duplicate of the Quebec Bridge 13. The Canadian & American Society of Civil Engineers B. The Department of Canadian Heritage C. The Quebec Bridge is a riveted steel structure with 80. The Prime Minister of Canada 218 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . it means the overall length is______centimeters. every B. A. Quebec City C. several D. The Canadian Community D.11. which statement is true? A. Line 1 – 2 C. The Quebec Bridge B. the Firth of Forth Bridge in Scotland is______. Where in the passage does the author describe the Quebec Bridge’s structure? A. A. Canada D. “The overall length is 3239 feet”.000. The word each in Line 8 can be replaced by_____. The Quebec Bridge was declared a historic monument in 1978. According to the passage. 2 lanes of automotive traffic and 3 pedestrian walkways. the rival of the Quebec Bridge B. some C. A. The word it in Line 4 refers to_____. According to the passage. D. The Quebec Bridge accommodates 1 rail line. 97710 15. The Quebec Bridge is 340 feet high 14. Line 5 – 6 B. Who did declare the Quebec Bridge as the historic monument in 1987? A. According to the passage. 97017 C. construction 12. 97170 B. 97107 D. Line 7 – 8 16. the sister bridge of the Quebec Bridge C. A.000 square feet of coatable structural steel. If one feet is 30 centimeters. all 17. B. Line 3 – 4 D.

Leukemia D. 19. The National Marrow Donor Program.rWords enroC Corner sdroW 18. What is the topic of the passage? A. A. 1978 B. public bank 22. heart attack C. such as leukemia. like bone marrow. immune deficiency 21. Umbilical cord blood B. and immune deficiency and metabolic diseases. lymphoma B. On January 24. baby’s cord blood D. A. umbilical cord blood can be used to treat. distribute C. A. except _____. On January 24. contains valuable stem cells that can be used to treat life-threatening illnesses. launched a program in October 2008 that provides families affected by life-threatening diseases with the opportunity to store a new baby’s cord blood at no cost. According to the passage. a sibling or parent B. 1987 Questions 19 – 26 : This passage below is for questions number 19 up to 26. lymphoma. The National Marrow Donor Program 20. On January 24. service D. According to the passage. Line 1 Line 5 Line 10 Umbilical cord blood. Choose the best answer based on the passage. 1996 D. On January 24. leukemia D. Cord blood banking and donation C. when was the Quebec Bridge declared as a National Historic Site? A. save B. Health Resources and Services Administration. which is overseen by the U. The word store in Line 6 can be replaced by_____.S. blood C. The word who in Line 7 refers to_____. A number of both public and private banks exist that can store cord blood for future use. A baby’s cord blood can be donated to a public bank or stored at a private bank for future use in a sibling or parent who has an illness that can be treated by a cord blood transplant. 1969 C. sickle cell anemia. sell BIG BANK TOEFL 219 .

October 2008 24. like bone marrow. the program needs a lot of money C. was cast in 1252 and is Kamakura’s most important tourist site. The National Marrow Donor Program. December 2008 B. A. the program is not for poor men 25. gave B. the statue today sits in the open. A baby’s cord blood can be donated to a public bank or stored at a private bank. Questions 27 – 33 : This passage below is for questions number 27 up to 33. Umbilical cord blood. influenced 26. the statue is 13. launched a program in October 2009. which is overseen by the U.”. the original temple having been washed away by a tsunami in 1495. pushed C. which is worshipped by the followers of the Pure Land sect of Buddhism as a savior. the program is only for rich people D. the program is free B. The word affected in Line 14 has a close meaning with_____. B. According to the passage. The National Marrow Donor Program provides families affected by life-threatening diseases with the opportunity to store a new baby’s cord blood at no cost. Line 1 Line 5 Line 10 220 The Great Buddha of Kamakura (Daibutsu in Japanese) in Japan is a representation of Buddha Amitaba the Lord of the Western Pure Land. When is the National Marrow Donor Program launched? A. If the passage mentions that “Health Resources and Services Administration. The bronze statue of Amita Buddha. Health Resources and Services Administration. launched a program in October 2008 that provides families affected by life-threatening diseases with the opportunity to store a new baby’s cord blood at no cost. motivated D. These strengthened the BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . Choose the best answer based on the passage. C. The latest repairs to the Buddha were completed in 1960. it means______. December 1998 D. Cast in bronze and weighing close to 850 tonnes. which statement is NOT true? A. D.35 meter tall. October 1998 C. Once housed in a huge hall.S.23. A. contains valuable stem cells.

Cast in bronze and weighing close to 805 tonnes. A. A. The Great Buddha of Kamakura in Japan B. The bronze statue of Amita Buddha C. In 1495 30. 27. Daibutsu is a representation of Buddha Amitaba the Lord of the Western Pure Land. In 1954 C. 13.35 meter tall C.rWords enroC Corner sdroW neck and made it possible for the Buddha’s body to move freely on the base to prevent a damaging shock to the statue in case of an earthquake. The bronze statue of Amita Buddhawas cast in 1252.33 meter tall D. To make it possible for the Buddha’s body to move freely on the base to prevent a damaging shock to the statue in case of an earthquake. began B. According to the passage. In 1594 B. How tall is the statue? A. what is the latest repair of Buddha for? A.53 meter tall B. C. According to the passage. finished C. built D. The bronze statue of Amita Buddha C. full 33. B.35 meter tall 31. The latest repairs to the Buddha were completed in 1960. The word which in Line 4 refers to_____. D. To make it possible for the Buddha’s neck to move freely. Japan D. The Pure Land sect of Buddhism D. 13. the followers 29. 32. To prevent an earthquake. Tsunami in 1495 28. C. What is the passage talking about? A. which statement is NOT true? A. B. In 1945 D. The Great Buddha of Kamakura in Japan B. To strengthen the body. BIG BANK TOEFL 221 . 15. When was the original temple washed? A. 15. The word completed in Line 12 can be replaced by______. D.

Line 1 – 3 C. Choose the best answer based on the passage. C. or it may cause severe or long-lasting problems. When plaque builds up in the arteries. Heart attack cause C. It is a condition in which a waxy substance called plaque builds up inside of the coronary arteries. it can mostly or completely block blood flow through a coronary artery. 222 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . Healthy heart tissue is replaced with scar tissue. an area of plaque can rupture (break open) inside of an artery. D. the portion of heart muscle fed by the artery begins to die. It is a blood clot to form on the plaque’s surface. Line 1 Line 5 Line 10 Line 15 A heart attack happens if the flow of oxygenrich blood to a section of heart muscle suddenly becomes blocked.Questions 34 – 41 : This passage below is for questions number 34 up to 41. This causes a blood clot to form on the plaque’s surface. These arteries supply oxygen-rich blood to your heart. Where in the passage does the author explain about how heart attack happens? A. What is the passage talking about? A. What is coronary heart disease? A. If the clot becomes large enough. It is a condition in which a waxy substance called plaque builds up outside of the coronary arteries. The build up of plaque occurs over many years. 34. It is a kind of heart attack. Most heart attacks occur as a result of coronary heart disease (CHD). Line 9 – 11 B. If the blockage isn’t treated quickly. A coronary artery 35. Type of blood D. This heart damage may not be obvious. B. Line 14 – 15 36. Line 6 – 7 D. Eventually. CHD is a condition in which a waxy substance called plaque builds up inside of the coronary arteries. the condition is called atherosclerosis. Parts of heart B.

These supply water to your body. D. which statement is NOT true? A. damage D. gorgeous 41. These supply blood to your body. The word obvious can be replaced by_____. A. BIG BANK TOEFL 223 . heart damage B. The build up of plaque occurs for a moment. heart attack D.Blood insulin reliant Juvenile Diabetes (IDDM-Type We) when the physique is not able to create blood insulin and Non Blood insulin Dependent Adult Beginning Diabetes (NIDDMType Ii) where the pancreas will produce insulin. scar tissue 40.rWords enroC Corner sdroW 37. C. sclerosis C. These pump the blood to your head. CHD B. called Madhumeha within Ayurveda. A. According to the passage. Healthy heart tissue is replaced with scar tissue. A heart attack happens if the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of heart muscle suddenly becomes blocked. atherosclerosis 39. These supply oxygen-rich blood to your heart. If the clot becomes large enough. complete B. The author mentions when plaque builds up in the arteries. the condition is called_____. clear D. it can mostly or completely block blood flow through a coronary artery. associated with pancreas to be exact. B. if left undiagnosed. may lead to rapid emaciation and eventually death. heart C. what do arteries do? A. According to Ayurveda Diabetic issues is actually of two sorts: Diabetic issues Mellitus. Questions 42 – 47 : This passage below is for questions number 42 up to 47. Choose the best answer based on the passage. B. Line 1 Line 5 Line 10 Diabetes is really a serious condition of the glands. understand C. D. A. 38. The word this in Line 17 refers to_____. but it’s actually inadequate for reducing the blood glucose to normal amounts. C. It is among the majority of insidious disorders of the metabolism and. According to the passage.

three B. Non Blood insulin Dependent Adult Beginning Diabetes D. loosing B. Madhumeha 43. increasing 224 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . Diabetes is really a serious condition of the glands. The word reducing in Line 10 has a close meaning with_____. According to the passage. Diabetic issues Mellitus. glucose D. two D. associated with pancreas to be exact B. A. According to Ayurveda Diabetic issues is actually of three sorts C. According to the passage. the statements below are correct. insulin B. blood C. diabetes 47. minus D. decreasing C. how many types does Diabetes have? A.Blood insulin reliant Juvenile Diabetes 45. If someone cannot produce blood insuline. Non Blood insulin Dependent Adult Beginning Diabetes is also called as NIDDM-Type Ii 46. A. The word it in Line 13 refers to_____. A. one C. IDDM-Type We is when the physique is not able to create blood insulin D. Diabetes types C. What is the passage talking about? A. IDDM-Type Ii B. NIDDM-Type Ii B. A. four 44. he must be attacked by______. NIDDM-Type We C.42. IDDM-Type We D. except______.

the painter B. color and brushwork. Vincent presented this as a gift to Paul Gachet (1828-1909). And by the end of July. which statement is NOT true? A. Where did Van Gogh get inspiration of the painting? A. to receive treatment from Gachet. the homeopathic physician with whom he was staying. B. The homeopathic physician 49. Vincent Van Gogh C.rWords enroC Corner sdroW Questions 48 – 53 : This passage below is for questions number 48 up to 53. BIG BANK TOEFL 225 . 1890. he was gone. The resultant painting is bold in composition. Van Gogh D. van Gogh soon doubted that even the artistic. Blossoming Chesnut Branches C. Theo. artist-friendly Gachet would be of any help and wrote as much to Theo. The word it in Line 2 refers to______. color and brushwork. a scant two months later. What is the topic of the passage? A. The resultant painting is bold in composition. Van Gogh painted Blossoming Chesnut Branches on May 21. In Auvers-sur-Oise C. Auvers-sur-Oise 50. Here he had broken a few blooming chestnut branches off and arranged them in a vase with some light pink rhododendrons. Vincent painted it sometime after he arrived in Auvers-sur-Oise on May 21. Paul Gachet D. Line 1 Line 5 Line 10 ‘Blossoming Chestnut Branches’ is a very late van Gogh. 1890. The artist had specifically come to Auvers-sur-Oise on the advice of his brother. yet fragile in its subject matter. Van Gogh’s painting ‘Blossoming Chesnut Branches’ B. At his house B. but before the chestnut trees had stopped flowering. According to the passage. Unfortunately. yet fragile in its subject matter. Choose the best answer based on the passage. At a museum 51. A. 48. On the way to Auvers-sur-Oise D.

as well as paintings by Dutch masters Rembrandt. Paul Gachet was the homeopathic physician. going B. Line 4 – 5 D. “The Masterpieces” exhibition takes visitors through an evolution of the Dutch Golden Age. Line 3 – 5 D. living Questions 54 – 60 : This passage below is for questions number 54 up to 60. renting D. a time when the Netherlands’ colonization and trade efforts made it the world’s richest country. Where in the passage does the author mention that Van Gogh had ever stayed together with Gachet? A. Line 2 – 3 C. Line 6 – 7 B. The word staying in Line 11 has a close meaning with_______. the Rijksmuseum now showcases an abbreviated collection of 17th.and 18th-century Dutch works of art in one wing of the massive Neo-Gothic building. Where in the passage does author define about the Dutch Golden Age? A. Vermeer and Frans Hals. Line 5 – 8 B. Line 1 – 3 C. most recently until 2012-13). Line 1 Line 5 Line 10 As the country’s largest national museum undergoes extensive renovation (the timeline for which has been pushed out several times. The museum’s imposing exterior architecture alone is a sight worth seeing. 54. silver and other artifacts. The country’s largest national museum Rijksmuseum B. Line 8 – 10 226 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner .C. The collection features stunning samples of Delftware. Line 9 – 10 53. 18th-century Dutch works of art C. An evolution of the Dutch Golden Age 55. Neo-Gothic building D. A. leaving C. What is the passage talking about? A. Vincent presented this as a gift to Paul Gachet (18281990) D. Choose the best answer based on the passage. 52.

The word imposing in Line 13 can be replaced by______. Vermeer D. D.and 18th-century Dutch works of art in one wing of the massive Neo-Gothic building. The Rijksmuseum shows some paintings of Rembrandt. Vermeer. a time when the Netherlands’ colonization and trade efforts made it the world’s poorest country. The word it in Line 7 refers to_____. the Dutch Golden Age B. 60.rWords enroC Corner sdroW 56. which statement is NOT true? A. important C. B. Rembrandt C. What is the Dutch Golden Age? A. A. large B. colonization D. C. a time when the Netherland colonized many countries. Netherland C. According to the passage. Van Gogh 59. Van Gogh and Frans Hals. The collection features stunning samples of Delftware. 57. A. B. The Rijksmuseum now showcases an abbreviated collection of 17th. a time when the Netherlands’ colonization and trade efforts made it the world’s richest country. D. According to the passage. there are some Dutch masters that their paintings are shown in Rijksmuseum. impressive D. Frans Hals B. C. expressive BIG BANK TOEFL 227 . silver and other artifacts. The museum’s imposing exterior architecture alone is a sight worth seeing. The Masterpieces 58. A. except______. a time when the Netherland declared its colonization.

Answer all the questions on the basis of what is stated or implied by the speakers you hear. The conversation and questions will not be repeated. Part A Directions: In Part A you will hear short conversations between two people. find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. Do not turn the pages until you are told to do so. on your answer sheet. Listen to an example. read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. Do not take notes or write in your test book at any time. (narrator) : Where will the man and the woman 228 BIG BANK TOEFL A B C D Words Corner . After you hear a question. Then. it is. There are three parts to his section. we will meet again here in the capital city of United States. you will have an opportunity to demonstrate your ability to understand conversation and talks in English. Sample Answer On the recording. you will hear a question about the conversation. you hear: (woman) : Today is the last event. And next year. After each conversation. isn’t it? (man) : Yes.TOEFL PRACTICE SECTION 2 I LISTENING COMPREHENSION Time – approximately 35 minutes (Including the reading of the directions for each part) In this section of the test.

it means the best answer to the question. (man) : Just believe in yourself if you want to be successful in your life. I prefer my position right now than that. In New York C. (man) : Oh. In Washington DC. (narrator) : What does the man mean? 3. (woman) : You can say that again. Recording material of TOEFL PRACTICE 2: LISTENING COMPREHENSION (PART A) 1. (man) : I don’t think so. (woman) : The right man for this position is you. In Hollywood You learn from the conversation that the man and the woman will meet again in the same place and event. The movie is going to start. (man) : May borrow your dictionary for awhile? (woman) : Why don’t you borrow it in the library? (narrator) : What does the woman try to suggest? 6. B. Do you want to go with me? (man) : Gee. I’d like to. but I have no time. you read: A. (woman) : Why don’t you look for in your drawer? (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 2. Where is my report? I forget where I put it. ‘Where will the man and the woman meet again?’ is (C) “In Washington DC. (narrator) : Where are the woman and the man? 5. (man) : Calm down. We won’t miss the movie. ‘We will meet again here in the capital city of United States’. the correct choice is (C). (narrator) : What does the man mean? BIG BANK TOEFL 229 . God. (woman) : Hurry up.” Therefore. (woman) : There’s a show at the art gallery on Saturday night.rWords enroC Corner sdroW meet again? In your test book. (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 4. In California D. The woman says.

(man) : It is so crowded. (narrator) : What does the man mean? 11. (narrator) : Who is the woman’s fathe likely to be? 8. (woman) : Yup.. (narrator) : What does the man mean? 13. (man) : So do I. The governor came to the carnival. (woman) : So do I. the beach is visited many people. (narrator) : Where are the woman and the man? 9. (woman) : It’s difficult for me to save much money at home. (woman) : How was the carnival? (man) : It was so great. (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 10. three.7. (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 14. (woman) : Why is it so cold? (man) : Because it is not in Indonesia. (man) : I don’t see your manager here. (woman) : What do you think about my creation? (man) : It is not bad. Every holiday. He controls the game.Oh. (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 16. I really enjoy it. (man) : One. (narrator) : What does the man mean? 15. Where is she? (woman) : Oh. (man) : Where is your father? (woman) : He is not at home right now.. It is in Japan. two. He should go to football match. she doesn’t attend here. no. (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 12. (man) : What are you going to do tomorrow? (woman) : I want to exercise for the next test all day. (man) : Why don’t you save it at the bank? 230 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . There are many reports that I should finish soon. It is winter in Japan. (woman) : It is a gorgeous moment.

what should I do? (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 24. I’m so happy. (woman) : So. Jordan. (woman) : Let’s get move on. (man) : It’s amazing. (woman) : Attention please. (narrator) : What does the woman try to suggest? 18.(narrator) : What does the man try to suggest? rWords enroC Corner sdroW 17. We’re almost late. (man) : The research is ill founded. I can’t believe being here with you. (man) : Jenny. The next train is arriving in five minutes. (man) : It is 9 o’clock. (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 20. (woman) : How’s your sister? Is she still in the hospital. (narrator) : What does the man mean? BIG BANK TOEFL 231 . (man) : She is better now. (woman) : She couldn’t find the answer to the problem. (narrator) : What does the man mean? 23. How can you do that? (woman) : I never forget to practice my skill. (woman) : The taste is good. (man) : What are you doing? (woman) : I’m reading about the population that is counted every year? (narrator) : What does the woman mean related to the accounting of the population? 22. (woman) : Nice to meet you Mrs. (man) : Why don’t you help her? (narrator) : What does the man suggest? 25. I think that my train. (narrator) : Where is the man? 21. (man) : Listen. this is my mother. (woman) : It looks like a dream. (man) : So do I. (narrator) : What does the man mean? 19. (man) : Me too. I like the soup very much. (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 26.

2. He doesn’t agree with the man. Looking after the report in the drawer. (narrator) : What does the man mean? 29. (man) : Do you see my key? (woman) : I don’t know where it is. Taking the report in the drawer. (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 30. Selling the dictionary. He will hold the test next time. (man) : Why are you still here? (woman) : I’m not brave. B. C. A. I can’t find it at everywhere. Puting the report in the drawer. He wants that position very much. He agrees with the woman. He man accepts the woman’s allurement. D. In the cinema Puting the dictionary back in the library. (woman) : How is the dinner? (man) : We should prepare it soon. She has her own idea. A. C.27. B. C. D. Seeking for the report in the drawer. In their house D. BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . (narrator) : What does the man mean? 1. 4. B. (woman) : Where is Mr. She disagrees with the man. B. Buying the dictionary. She agrees with the man. B. D. 232 C. C. He hopes that he will get that position. Borrowing the dictionary in the library. A. She has different idea from the man. 6. A. D. Abraham? (man) : He is not attending the class. He man wants to go with the woman. (narrator) : What does the woman mean? 28. At bus station 5. A. A. 3. At the stadium B. He cannot go with the woman because he is busy. C.

She is free. Taking the money from the bank. B. 13. He has different feeling about the moment. Many people make the place crowded. 14. BIG BANK TOEFL 233 . In Japan 9. B. A referee B. He also enjoy the moment. The governor attends the carnival. Her creation is bad. The manager attends here later. The manager is here. A coach 8. Every holiday. D. In Indonesia C. A football player C. A. The manager is absent. A. The manager is with her. A. A. B. B. The carnival attends the governor. C. A. 15. C. Using the money. Her creation is not good. D. C. C. B. He disagrees with the woman. C. A. B. Many people visit the beach every holiday. He isn’t enjoy the moment. The carnival was attended by the governor. D. D. C. A. In South East Asia D. D. 16. A football supporter D. D. She has finished her works. A. B. Her creation is nice. many places are crowded. Studying for the test Relaxing all day Going around with the man Watching TV all day 10. The govenor was attended the carnival 11. He really wants to see the show. Her creation is the worst. The beach is very crowded. B. In Jakarta B. A. A. D. C. She will help the man to do his works.D. rWords enroC Corner sdroW 7. She also has many works to do. 12.

C. D. Words Corner . She doesn’t need the key. She is happy meeting the man’s mother. B. The population is increasing every year. C. 25. 19. She has good skill. She doesn’t want to do the research. A. B. C. D. Saving the money at the bank. The population is counted once a year. A. 18. At the train station D. D. D. At bus station 21. She is lost. A. She doesn’t want to see the man’s mother. She doesn’t practice. Leaving her alone. C. He also likes the soup. 23. Let her doing it by herself. B. He has similar opinion with the woman. A. B. She is still in the hospital. A. D. A. At the harbour B. She is a nice woman. The population is zooming. She doesn’t know how to solve the problem. Diffusing the money. B. She refuses the meeting. The key is lost. He makes the soup. 27. B.C. A. She rarely practice. Asking a help. Staying there. She is sick. A. He is meeting a girl. C. He eats the soup. She is no longer sick. C. She is able to do the research again. 24. D. She always remember to practice. C. He can do nothing. B. She is already helping the man. She has no feeling. 26. Moving too quickly. 17. 20. 234 BIG BANK TOEFL C. At the airport C. D. C. A. He has a lot of something done. Moving the things. B. A. The population is big problem. 22. D. D. Giving a help. A. B. Moving too slowly. C. B. D. He is good. She buys a key. D.

The woman misses the class. BIG BANK TOEFL 235 . She has no braveness. 30. C. The dinner needs to be prepared soon. B. The conversation and the questions will not be repeated. She put her briefcase. Mr. Don’t forget to consume some vitamines. you hear: (narrator) : Questions 31 through 32. A. D. After each conversation. D. They won’t have dinner together. She has a brief. Abraham moves the exam to another day. It is very hurt. you will hear longer conversations. Mr. I hope you’ll get well soon. They prepare the dinner soon. on your answer sheet. Then. D. read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. C. B. You should prepare yourself. Thanks for the suggestion.rWords enroC Corner sdroW 28. (woman) : OK. After you hear a question. (man) : That’s a good idea. 29. (man) : The weather is not good today. what’s wrong with you? (woman) : My throat is killing me. (man) : Hey. The man is not attending the test. She’s quite scared. Part B Directions: In this part of the test. A. I’ll go to a doctor to treat my throat medically. 1. you will hear several questions. Abraham is their lecturer. find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. B. C. A. The man asks the woman to have dinner together. On the recording. Here is an example. Listen to the conversation between two people.

why? The party will be fun.’ it can be known that the man give suggestion ‘Consuming some vitamines’ to the woman. 2. She is in bad weather. Thanks. E. Therefore. I hope you can finish the jobs well. Going to a doctor. Taking a rest. B. (man) : It’s weekend.Questions: Sample Answer On the recording. Recording material of TOEFL PRACTICE 2 : LISTENING COMPREHENSION (PART B) (narrator) : Questions 31 through 34. 236 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . you hear: (narrator) : What does happen with the woman? A. It is better for me to finish the works first than going to party. You don’t have to do those works. On the recording. you hear: (narrator) : What does the man suggest to the woman? In your test book. (woman) : You’re welcome. Listen to the conversation between two people. the best choice is (B). I have to do some works. you read: B. (man) : But. She is fine. (man) : OK. the best choice is (D). C. (woman) : That’s not a good idea. Consuming some vitamines. Taking a nap. the suitable answer for question ‘What does happen with the woman?’ is ‘Her throat is sick. She consumes a vitamine. In your test book. Sample Answer A B C D Based on the man’s statement. D. I hope you enjoy the party and I’m sorry I can’t be there. D. Her throat is sick. ‘Don’t forget to consume some vitamines.’ It is according to the first woman’s statement ‘My throat is killing me. you read: A.’ Therefore. (woman) : I don’t have any time for that. (woman) : I’ll not attend the farewell party tonight. But. A B C D Based on the conversation. C.

Jobs D. I’m good. D. Long time no see. Stacy. (narrator) : Why is she not attending the pary? 34. Because she is not fine. (narrator) : Who is not attending the party? 33. Listen to the conversation between two people. The woman B. (man) : Hi. (narrator) : What do they talk about? 32. I work for American Express. A. A. And what do you do? (man) : I’m a salesperson. The man C. D.rWords enroC Corner sdroW Questions: 31. Because she has many works. Because she doesn’t like party. Questions: 35. Weekend party The reason why the woman can’t go to farewell party Some works that must be done by the woman Fun things at the farewell party 32. The man’s friend 33. B. 34. Where do you work? (woman) : Oh. C. (narrator) : What does the man do in his job? BIG BANK TOEFL 237 . (narrator) : Where is the woman working? 36. How are you? (woman) : Hello. I’m managing a lot of thing. So. I sell computers. Chances (narrator) : Questions 35 through 38. (narrator) : What is the meaning of the word ‘works’? 31. Employes B. The woman’s friend D. I’ll call you if I want to but it. (narrator) : Who is the man? 38. And you? (man) : I’m very well. Mark. Because she has another appointment with somebody else. A. (man) : And what are you doing there? (woman) : I’m in management. C. Do you want to buy one? (woman) : That’s nice. B. Hobbies C. A. (narrator) : What does the woman do in her job? 37. (man) : How is it? (woman) : It’s a great job.

C. In these situations. Selling computers Managing something Supervising the workers Directing a company Part B Directions: In this part of the test. He is a director. men bow slightly and shake hands to greet each other. In United States of America In computers company In American Airways In American Express 36. On the recording. Then on your answer sheet. In the United States. He is a supervisor. then the first name. B. After each talk. D. He is a manager. C. 38. in Korea. She markets some products. A. read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. you hear: (narrator) : Listen to the talk about meeting and greeting customs (woman) : There are some different greeting customs around the world. find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. you will hear some questions. Whereas. She leads a company. Women do not usually shake hands. C. Friends and family members often hug or kiss on the cheek when they see each other. B. The talks and questions will not be repeated. 238 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . B. the family name comes first. you will hear several talks. C. He is a salesman. D.35. A. Here is an example. men often kiss women but not other men. To address someone with his or her full name. D. She manages some works. A. D. 37. She sells a lot of thing. people shake hands when they are first introduced. A. After you hear a question. B.

1. Only call the family name D. A (narrator) : What do American people do when they are first introduced? In your test book. the family name comes first. you read: Giving a kiss on the cheek Giving warm hugs Shaking hands Doing nothing B C D The best answer to the question ‘What do American people do when they are first introduced?’ is (C) ‘Shaking hands’. It is based on a statement ‘To address someone with his or her full name. 2. Only call the first name C. (woman) : There were three famous artists from different countries. he studied with a famous artist. B. D. Hiroshige was born in Tokyo. people shake hands when they are first introduced. Call the first name and then the family name B.’ Therefore. E. then the first name. Listen to the talk about three famous artists. A. It is based on a statement ‘In the United States. the correct choice is (C).rWords enroC Corner sdroW Sample Answer Now listen to a sample question. As a boy. Firstly. Now listen to another sample question. C.’ Therefore. Recording material of TOEFL PRACTICE 2 : LISTENING COMPREHENSION (PART C) (narrator) : Questions 39 through 42. BIG BANK TOEFL 239 . Call the family name and the the first name C D The best answer to the question ‘How do Korean people usually address others?’ is (D) ‘Call the family name and the the first name’. Sample Answer A (narrator) : How do Korean people usually address others? B In your test book. you read: A. the correct choice is (D).

His woodblock prints are landscapes – mountains. She was disabled and in pain. She felt better than before. She wasn’t in pain. A. Hiroshige’s pints suggest strong feelings about these places. colourful metal shapes. Mobiles hang from the ceiling and move in interesting patterns. C. A. Secondly. And thirdly. Questions: 39. A. She used colourful metal shapes. he went to art school. she was disabled and in pain. C. C. B. At the age of 25. She used landscapes as the objects of her paintings. he studied engineering. In these paintings. At the age of five At the age of fifteen At the age of twenty-five At the age of thirty-five 41. (narrator) : When did Calder go to art school? 41. Calder developed a new kind of sculpture: the mobile. She was fine. Frida Kahlo was born near Mexico City. D. B. In many of Calder’s mobiles. Hiroshige traveled to many beautiful places in Japan. rivers – with small human figures. First. 42. At 15. She used unbright colours. For the rest of her life. She used bright colours and strange symbols. D. fields. Soon after the accident. (narrator) : Where was Hiroshige born? 40. In Mexico City D. Kahlo used bright colours and strange symbols to show her feelings. Kahlo is especially famous for herself-portraits. B. (narrator) : How was Kahlo’s condition after the accident? 42. Alexander Calder was born in Philadelphia. A. In Philadelphia C. D. she almost died in a bus accident. 240 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . wires connect flat. In Paris 40. Kahlo taught herself how to paint. (narrator) : What did Kahlo use in her paintings to show her feeling? 39. In Tokyo B.

50 C.00 44. B. 45. He has a part-time job in a restaurant.75 an hour. Because he needs a lot of money to buy nice clothes. $6. he spends some money when he goes out on Saturday nights. He has a job as a cashier in a grocery store. $8. He works as a waiter in a restaurant. (man) : I have two friends who are so great. Listen to the talk about two people’s jobs.00 B.50 an hour. Because he needs much money to go to a good university. D.75 D. But he has to work. C. (narrator) : When does Lauren work? 43. $5. And secondly.rWords enroC Corner sdroW (narrator) : Questions 45 through 48. (narrator) : Why does Brandon save his penny? 45. It isn’t much money but he saves almost every penny. D. Of course. He works every weeknight after school from 4:00 until 8:00. $4. Questions: 43. or he can’t buy nice clothes and he can’t go out on Saturday nights. He doesn’t have time for homework and his grades aren’t very good this year. BIG BANK TOEFL 241 . He works part-time job in a restaurant. A. A. He wants to go to a good university. Also. Firstly. The job pays well – about $6. and the cost goes up every year. (narrator) : How much money does Brandon accept for an hour working? 44. Brandon and Lauren have different personalities but I’m really proud of them. He earns $5. Lauren Russell is a senior in high school. C. Brandon Lee is a junior in high school. a car costs a lot of money. He buses dishes on Saturdays and Sundays. Because he needs much money to go out on Saturday nights. B. Because he needs money to pay a car. (narrator) : What does Lauren do to get some money? 46. He works as a cashier in a grocery store. A. He buses dishes on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 until 4:00.

But consumers are looking for more than just beauty in sophisticated packaging.46. The target customers of most skincare and cosmetic brands are women between ages of 20 and 50. a segment that is only expected to grow in the coming years. With such a broad client base. (narrator) : Who are the target customers of most skincare and cosmetic brands? 50. teenagers are also trying to enhance the health and beauty of their appearance. it is not surprising that the industry shows no sign of slowing down. many cosmetic companies have persuaded dermatologists and pharmacists to endorse their brands. It is estimated that men account for 2 per cent of the luxury cosmetics market. Besides men. who are also trying to enhance the health and beauty of their appearance? 242 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . Companies offering products with healthy ingredients have set the trend in recent years. B. Nevertheless. Listen to the talk about luxury brands. they want to know the products they are buying won’t harm their skin. a niche which saw a 50 per cent increase in sales in 2003 – 2004. Questions: 47. (narrator) : What do consumers want to know when they go shopping for cosmetics? 48. (woman) : Luxury brands dominate both the cosmetic and skincare market. To gain credibility. (narrator) : Why do cosmetic companies persuade dermatolo­ gists and pharmacists to endorse their brands? 49. A. On Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 until 4:00 On Saturday nights On Sunday nights On every weeknight after school from 4:00 until 8:00 (narrator) : Questions 47 through 50. men are also looking for products to give their skin a healthy look. When consumers go shopping for cosmetics. C. (narrator) : Beside the women. D.

(C). D. B. BIG BANK TOEFL 243 . Fill in the space so that the letter inside the oval cannot be seen. Men Teenagers Old people Men and teenagers SECTION II STRUCTURE AND WRITTEN EXPRESSION Time – 25 minutes (Including the reading of the directions) This section is designed to measure your ability to recognize language that is appropriate for standard written English. on your answer sheet. D. B. C. B. and (D). A. The products they are buying won’t harm their skin The price of products The advantages of the poducts The ingredients of the products 48.rWords enroC Corner sdroW 47. A. B. C. C. Choose the one word or phrase that best completes the sentence. A. D. To increase the products selling To gain credibility To research the products To analyse the products 49. (B). with special directions for each type. Then. marked (A). Beneath each sentence you will see four words or phrases. C. A. The women between ages of 17 and 25 The women between ages of 20 and 30 The women between ages of 20 and 50 The women between ages 20 and 60 50. There are two types of questions in this section. find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. STRUCTURE Directions: Questions 1 – 15 are incomplete sentences. D.

244 We will never know the result if we never_____it first. you should choose (B) but. seeing B. A. or D.Look at the following examples: Example I : Sample Answer A You’re only the_____I ever had. A. but B. A. and C. whose B. A. A. try C. what C. has 2. Content filters and blockers_______super tools to use with young kids.” Therefore. are D. who 5. Example II : I wish nothing_____the best for you too. A. was B. “You’re only the best I ever had. begin work on the questions 1. trying D. saw 3. to try BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner .” Therefore. is C. good B. so 4. you should choose (A) best. You may____the professor at six in his office. “I wish nothing but the best for you too. tries B. best C. and C. or D Sample Answer The sentence should read. whom D. so B. better D. A B C D Now. see C. The opera wasn’t interesting____I watched it until the opera ended. The graduates______sit in front of the lecturers there will receive some prizes. A. to see D. nice B C The sentence should read. but D.

her B. because D. A. A. setting up B. are who 14. his C. who are B. increasing 9. so C. increase C. who didn’t D. sets up D. happen drug and bullying 10. A. their D. Teachers______like the new literacy initiative were more constricted in their thinking on superficial aspects of teaching and not necessarily the program itself.rWords enroC Corner sdroW 6. The government still discuss about the_______of gasoline price. to help B. help C. It is still a big problem why________. set up C. Usage Agreement. or Internet Policy with their child is effective. Two out of five post the name of the city_______they live. did drug and bullying happen D. A. has helped 8. because of B. who doesn’t C. to increase B. drug and bullying happen B. doesn’t who B. what B. when C. The lesson links______teachers model lessons across grade levels or subjects. A. A. increases D. theirs 11. and 7. A. helps D. is setting up 13. Why don’t you stop your game and start______your father there? A. Many families today find that_______a Signed Contract. who D. didn’t who BIG BANK TOEFL 245 . The children will create______immune or protection to ignore bad effects. when are D. The machine can’t work properly______the systems are not good. are when C. do drug and bullying happen C. A. where 12.

(C). experiences. expects WRITTEN EXPRESSION Directions: In questions 16 – 40. (B). The four underlined parts of the sentence are marked (A). Example II : Words can causes pain. A. Then. “Words can cause pain. and_________. “Effective critical reflection depends on appropriate contexts. expectation C.” because modal can should be followed by verb 1. 246 BIG BANK TOEFL Sample Answer A B C D Words Corner . Students are helped to feel respected and included in the class community through small groups in which they can exchange concerns. expectations D.” because it is a simple present with single subject. Identify the one underlined word or phrase that must be changed in order for the sentence to be correct. Look at the following examples Example I : Effective critical reflection depend on A B C appropriate contexts. and (D). each sentence has four underlined words or phrases. D Sample Answer A B C D The sentence should read. you should choose (C). you should choose (C). expect B. find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. Therefore. on your answer sheet.15. A B C D The sentence should read. Therefore.

several school administrator shared their A B C experiences of using digital tools in the academy. C D 21. It is a negative action when someone intentionally inflicts. Several study in recent years have shown that topical A B application of caffeine can have real anti-balding benefits. D 20. Students are harassed and bullying every day in schools A B throughout the country. During the summit. D 17. One half of all teenagers posting their real age on social A B C networking sites. C D 22.rWords enroC Corner sdroW Now. injury or discomforting upon another C D social. A B or attempts to inflict. begin work on the questions 16. There are several types of herbs and herb complex that A B C have been found to decrease hair loss. neighborhoods and playgrounds. D 23. or emotionally. D BIG BANK TOEFL 247 . C D 18. physically. Green tea shifts the hormonal balance within the body and A B made the effects of hair loss less severe. 19. Having a toned and moderately muscular body helps A B C to establish the right balance of testosterone.

29. The developmental condition call autism is a disorder that A plenty of families must deal with and this is why many of these B C family are trying to find the most effective treatments. Seminars consist of small groups of students who meet with a A B professor to researching or discuss a specific topic in history. Mark Baldwin introducing the use of computers to choreography. D 25. D 248 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . D 28.24. C literature. 32. D 27. or some other academic field. in campus cafeterias. On the 1990s several judicial decisions began to repeal A B C D affirmative action programs at state-controlled universities. Most colleges and universities in the United States and Canada A offer some courses that focus on traditional Western culture in B C addition to others that explores multicultural themes. Great Lakes states have set limits for weekly consumption of A B C game fish from this lakes. Some colleges and universities allow students live in fraternity A B or sorority houses on or near the campus. C D 31. Professors often use a discussion format of instruction in A B institutions that emphasizes a high level of teacher-student C D interaction. A B C D 26. Students who live on campus may ate meals in their residence A B C hall. D 30. or in other campus dining rooms.

From 1965 to 1972 student activism dominates life on many A B C D college and university campuses. 35. who would C ordinarily have gone uneducated. Historians of science in India record that the foundations of scientific thought was laid down as early as the Harappan A B civilization. D 36. which soon became a strong enthusiasm for issue D based work. D 39. The academic deans are the chief executives and administrators A B of the various colleges or other divisions of a institution. where he opened a school fo poor children. Dance was expected to make people aware of social and A political issues. the pioneer Swiss educator Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi A attempts to apply the educational techniques of Emile on his B estate. C D 37. In 1775. Presidents usually have extensive academic experience as A B C either college nor university administrators. which lasted C D from roughly 3100 to 1900 BCE. also known as the Indus civilization. Students whom live off campus provide their own dining A B arrangements.rWords enroC Corner sdroW 33. hence an early interest in explore women’s B C issues. BIG BANK TOEFL 249 . 34. 38. but they usually may also eat in campus dining C D rooms and cafeterias.

Example Read the following passage: Line 1 Line 5 Line 10 250 Independent colleges and universities are private. music. Each one is followed by a number of questions about it. (B). nursing and other fields. and (3) large universities that include undergraduate programs in addition to graduate and professional schools. to each question. nonprofit institutions.40. Directions: In this section you will read several passages. Many independent colleges and universities originated as church-related institutions. or (D). although a majority of these are no longer affiliated with religious groups. Then. You are to choose the one best answer. (2) technical or specialized institutions that prepare students in engineering. performing arts. (C). find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. Ballet Rambert were transformed into a modern A B company with a focus on blending classical and modern C D tradition. The most common independent colleges and universities include (1) liberal arts institutions that offer comprehensive undergraduate education. Answer all questions about the information in a passage on the basis what is implied or stated in that passage. In 1966. (A). SECTION III READING COMPREHENSION Time – 55 minutes (Including the reading of the directions) This section is designed to measure your ability to read and understand passages. on your answer sheet. BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner .

They are dependent Sample Answer A B C D According to the passage line 1. blood blank was established in 1936. Now. The passage states that Many colleges and universities origi­ nated as church-related institutions. and storing blood. nonprofit institutions. Few colleges and universities origi­ nated as church-related institutions. Today. Line 1 Blood banking refers to the process of collecting. Therefore. Therefore. which statement is NOT true? B A. They are private C. Question II : Sample Answer A According to the passage. blood banks collect blood and separate it into its various components BIG BANK TOEFL 251 . you should choose (A). nursing and other fields. The most common independent colle­ D ges and universities include libe­ ral arts institutions. They are non-private B. C.rWords enroC Corner sdroW Question I : What is the characteristic of indepen­ dent colleges and universities? A. Independent colleges and universities prepare students inengineering. begin work on the questions Questions 1 – 8 : This passage below is for questions number 1 up to 8. Independent colleges and universities are private. maka diketahui bahwa Independent colleges and universities bersifat private. Choose the best answer based on the passage. you should choose (B).S. performing arts. They are state D. music. separating. C B. Independent colleges and universities include technical orspecialized institutions. The first U. D.

A. B. the first U.Line 5 so they can be used most effectively according to the needs of the patient. Why does blood bank collect and separate the blood? A. 5. It carries oxygen. D. blood D. three (D) five 6. Types of blood 2. Because by collecting and separating the blood. Components of blood C. storing the blood D. except______. collecting the blood B.S. A. The word it in Line 4 refers to_____. What is the topic of the passage? A. separating the blood C. It helps the blood clot. C. the body’s response time can still take weeks. it can be used most effectively according to the needs of the patient. B. two (C) four B. A. platelets help the blood clot. blood bank B. According to the passage. Because blood is easily contaminated. 1. Because there are many types of blood. According to the passage. Because blood has some advantages. Red blood cells carry oxygen. It allows proper regulation of coagulation and healing. Red blood cells D. What is the red blood cell role? A. blood has____components. blood banking C. Although research has yielded drugs that help people’s bone marrow produce new blood cells more rapidly. throwing the blood 3. blood blank 4. Blood banking B. and plasma has specific proteins that allow proper regulation of coagulation and healing. blood banking refers to the following processes. C. It produces carbondioxide 252 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . D. thus donated blood remains an important and more immediate life-saving resource.

it’s easy to stay in touch with your friends and family back home. You can go to any grocery store and buy a prepaid. These area codes are listed in all phone books. If you are traveling by car. One option is to bring your own laptop. bring (D) save Questions 9 – 16 : This passage below is for questions number 9 up to 16. Instructions are printed on the cards. rWords enroC Corner sdroW Which statement is NOT true related to the passage? A. BIG BANK TOEFL 253 . blood blank was established in 1936. D. you’ll need to dial “1” and then the area code followed by the number. You can add more talking time to the phone with a credit card. Choose the best answer based on the passage. the prepaid cell phone option is much better than the cards. There could be numerous area codes within a single metropolitan area. Plasma has specific proteins that allow proper regulation of coagulation and healing. the word take in Line 11 can be replaced by_____. Another option is leave your computer at home and use your hotel’s internet service. you will need plenty of coins (no pennies) before you start calling. A better option might be to buy a prepaid phone card instead of coins. Drugs people’s bone marrow produce new blood cells more slowly C. too. The body’s response time to the drug can still take weeks. The first U. But if you plan on making a lot of calls. You can easily find internet cafés. According to the statement. stop into a café with wireless connection.7.S. it would be wise to have a cell phone with you in case of emergency. To use a pay phone. A local call in most cities costs 50 cents. American states and cities have many different “area codes” for phone service. Long distance calls will be much more expensive. and then send email. no-contract cell phone for a reasonable rate. B. If you are going to call a long distance number. Line 1 Line 5 Line 10 Line 15 Line 20 In the days of internet communications. A. 8. need (C) carry B.

except______. the writer C. D. Internet C. the readers D. C. The word you in Line 18 refers to_____. The area codes are needed when______. A pay phone 10. area code 254 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . Line 24 – 26 15. B. letter 11. credit card D. When you want to use a pay phone. contract C. little B. much D. there are communication tools. What is the passage talking about? A. various 16. The word numerous in Line 22 has a close meaning with______. Communication D. calling a local phone B. penny 12. What do people need to use pay phone? A. A local phone costs 50 cents in most cities. According to the passage. A. cell phone D. A. Cell phone B. Line 16 – 17 D. Which statement is NOT true related to the pay phone? A. Where in the passage does the author suggest you to dial ‘1’ when calling a long distance call? A. Line 15 – 16 C. A. coins B. phone B. you need some coins. Long distance calls will be much more expensive. Long distance calls can be cheaper than a local phone. many C. sending an email C. A. Line 18 – 20 B. calling a long distance D.9. 13. using prepaid cell phone 14. pay phone B. email C.

A. you can expect to be arrested. the people in the U. The word you in Line 5 refers to_______. If you drive under the influence of alcohol. cities B. a good place to start is to contact your country’s embassy or consulate for legal assistance. more than 21 years old C. Line 1 Should you need help with a serious legal problem. the readers D. It is against the law for people under the age of 21 to drink alcohol. not at grocery stores or in restaurants. Traffic laws C. 17. under 21 years old B. The word states in Line 5 has a close meaning with______. the producer of alcohol BIG BANK TOEFL 255 . A. It is therefore important to obey all traffic laws and laws pertaining to alcohol and bars. B. public C. Line 10 The police are efficient. In Line 5 most states you can only buy alcohol at liquor and wine stores. private D. 18 years old 19. You will be asked by store clerks and restaurant waiters to show identification that proves your age. the writer C. countries 20. Be sure to have that number with you at all times in case you should need it. Laws pertaining to alcohol and bars D. Remember that the laws in the U. A.S. 17 years old D.rWords enroC Corner sdroW Questions 17 – 24 : This passage below is for questions number 17 up to 24. What is the topic of the passage? A. Choose the best answer based on the passage. a serious legal problem 18. Important laws in the U. the drunkard B. can drink alcohol when they are______. S. S. According to the passage. are strongly enforced. both in the city and on the rural highways.

Choose the best answer based on the passage. The police will allow you driving a car under influence of alcohol. You will get an accident. C. mutual respect. He was one of the first practitioners to provide family and BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . D. 22. embassy C. 23. You will be arrested by the police. According to the passage. Line 12 – 13 B. In the U. D. B. B. embassy or consulate’s number D. Line 10 – 11 D.21. people under 21 years old are allowed to drink alcohol. _______ A. it is better for you to contact your country’s embassy or consulate. consulate Questions 25 – 30 : This passage below is for questions number 25 up to 30. Line 1 Line 5 Line 10 256 Alfred Adler was a physician.. civil rights. He held equality. S. The word it in Line 16 refers to_____. S. In most states. sometimes called individual psychology. You will be asked became a racer. if you drive under the influence of alcohol in the U. prevention. If you have a legal problem. Line 8 – 9 C. and the founder of Adlerian psychology. You will arrive in your destination soon. Adlerian psychology emphasizes the human need and ability to create positive social change and impact. psychotherapist. A. and population health. Where in the passage does the writer suggest you to have embassy or consulate’s number with you at all times in case you should need it? A. C. He is considered the first community psychologist. Line 14 – 15 24. Which statement is true related to the passage? A. people can buy alcohol not only at liquor but also in restaurants. and the advancement of democracy as core values.  Adler’s work stressed the importance of nurturing feelings of belonging and striving for superiority.. the readers B. because his work pioneered attention to community life.

He was among the first to write about the social determinants of health and of mental health. According to the passage. 25. Alfred Adler was a physician. Where in the passage does the writer mention the reason why Adler is considered the first community psychologist? A. Adlerian psychology is also called as individual psychology. It limits the human need and ability to create positive social change and impact. D. B. Line 2 – 5 (D) Line 4 – 7 27. C. What is the passage talking about? A. It emphasizes the human need and ability to prevent positive social change and impact. Alfred Adler’s childhood D. He was among the second to write about the social determinants of health and of mental health. What is Adlerian psychology for? A. The word he in Line 3 refers to_____. individual psychology D. His work stressed the importance of nurturing feelings of belonging and striving for superiority. and values at the Adler School today. 29. Adlerian psychology C. B. Alfred Adler’s family 26. and the founder of Adlerian psychology. It emphasizes the human need and ability to create negative social change and impact. Alfred Adler’s life B. A. Line 1 – 2 (C) Line 3 – 5 B. BIG BANK TOEFL 257 . work. It emphasizes the human need and ability to create positive social change and impact. C. community psychologist 28. which statement is NOT true? A.  D. Alfred Adler B. Alfred Adler’s work C. His values and concepts drive our mission.rWords enroC Corner sdroW group counseling and to use public education as a way to address community health. psychotherapist.

Only freshman are required to live on campus. Graduate programs include the highly ranked School of Education. about 30 miles from San Francisco. Greek life at Stanford represents approximately 10 percent of the student body. Its tuition and fees are $40. and the campus size is 8. Three of Stanford University’s seven schools offer undergraduate and graduate coursework. an annual football competition that awards the Stanford Axe—a sought-after trophy—to the victor. Stanford University’s pristine campus is located in California’s Bay Area. California’s Bay Area C. Law School.940. What is the topic of the passage? A. Stanford also has successful programs in tennis and golf. Stanford University B. The Stanford Axe 258 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . and races a solar car every two years. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. The word public in Line 13 can be replaced by_____.30. Choose the best answer based on the passage. general (D) specific Questions 31 – 37 : This passage below is for questions number 31 up to 37.569 (2011-12). including the Stanford Pre-Business Association and Stanford Solar Car Project. and the top-ranked Graduate School of Business. and the remaining four serve as purely graduate schools. Stanford University’s ranking in the 2012 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities. 31. A. but students are guaranteed housing for all four years and most choose to remain on campus. San Francisco D. The Stanford Cardinals are well known for the traditional “Big Game” against Cal. which designs. builds. School of Engineering. its setting is suburban. School of Medicine.180 acres. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6. private (C) special B. Line 1 Line 5 Line 10 Line 15 Line 20 Stanford University is a private institution that was founded in 1885. 5. Stanford offers a wide range of student organizations.

Stanford University C. and Mahatma Gandhi. The word its in Line 6 refers to_____. School of Engineering D. Line 5 – 7 B. BIG BANK TOEFL 259 . jury D. 127 B. winner 36. it means Stanford University will be______years old in 2012. Only freshman are required to live on campus. 137 33. The word victor in Line 16 can be replaced by_____. According to the passage. Line 4 – 5 D. Where in the passage does the author mention the location of Stanford University? A. A. 117 D. Most students choose to remain on campus. except______. Line 8 – 10 35. School of Medicine Questions 38 – 45 : This passage below is for questions number 38 up to 45. There are Abraham Lincoln. Choose the best answer based on the passage. Stanford also has successful programs in tennis and badminton. fees B. which statement is NOT true? A. Line 1 There have been numerous notable rulers leaders all over the world since time known. C. participant C. Line 2 – 3 C. Here is brief information of the three of them. D. School of Education C. the graduate programs are as follow. loser B. National Universities D. Gamal Abdel Nasser.rWords enroC Corner sdroW 32. A. According to the passage. School of Advertising B. Stanford University was founded in 1885. A. The Stanford Cardinals are well known for the traditional “Big Game”. A. 107 C. tuition 34. 37. B.

Mahatma Gandhi played a pivotal role in the Indian struggle for Independence from the British rule. Mahatma Gandhi was born in 1869. or the non-violence. He was one of the greatest and most respected leaders in Egypt.. Specifically. Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States of America. He died in 1948. He was also successful in leading the American Civil War. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Gamal Abdel Nasser was born in 1918.Line 5 Line 15 Line 20 Abraham Lincoln was born in 1809. Abraham Lincoln was the pioneer of Emancipation Proclamation which abolished slavery in America. He was the pioneer of Emancipation Proclamation which abolished slavery in America. become a source of inspiration for several other movements in the world. Mahatma Gandhi’s history D. B. numerous notable rulers leaders B. 38. what was Abraham Lincoln? A. Beside as the 16th President in the U. Abraham Lincoln 40. Gamal Abdel Nasser is one of the greatest and most respected leaders in Egypt as well as the other Arab countries. A. Abraham Lincoln’s life C. and also one of the most popular and wellknown leaders in the world. He died in 1970. He died in 1865. His policy of Satyagraha. S. or Mahatma (meaning great soul). his role in the Suez canal crisis gained him respect from all the others countries of the world. What is the topic of the passage? A. He led the country to overthrow the monarchy and form a modern government. brief information C. the world D. The word them in Line 3 refers to_____. was one of the greatest leaders of India. Lincoln was criticized for his policies and was assassinated while serving his term as the president. 260 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . Three notable rulers leaders in the world B. Gamal Abdel Nasser’s role in the world 39.

He led the country to overthrow the monarchy and form a modern government. very important B. The word his in Line 25 refers to_____. or the non-violence. D. become a source of inspiration for several other movements in the world. He was also succesful in leading the American Civil war. 43. Mahatma Gandhi BIG BANK TOEFL 261 . He played a pivotal role in the Indian struggle for Independence from the British rule.rWords enroC Corner sdroW C. According to the passage. 52 D. His policy of Satyagraha. which statement about Gandhi is NOT true? A. He led the country to overthrow the monarchy and form a modern government. 62 B. simple C. According to the passage. “Nasser was born in 1918. A. D. A. which statement about Nasser is true? A. He played a pivotal role in the Indian struggle for Independence from the British rule. The word pivotal in Line 24 can be replaced by_____. C. 42 C. He was born in 1948. 41. He was the pioneer of Emancipation Proclamation which abolished slavery in America. According to the passage. necessary 45. B. B. 72 42. it means he died when he was______years old. India D. Satyagraha B. C.” and “He died in 1970”. British rule C. D. He was one of the greatest leaders of India. great D. A. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is the original name of Mahatma Gandhi. 44.

Open finals. D. In 1987 50. In 1983 D. Grand Slam Women’s Doubles title D. The 1980s also witnessed Martina being ranked as the World no. French Open C. Steffi Graf C. award D. Martina Navratilova was almost like the perfect Tennis icon for many in the 80s. debt 48. Martina Navratilova bounced back in the year 1986 by beating her in the Wimbledon and U. When did Martina Navratilova win four Grand Slam Women’s Doubles title? A. Line 1 Line 5 This determined Tennis player sure rocked the world with her brilliant performances.Questions 46 – 51 : This passage below is for questions number 46 up to 51. money B. Martina Navratilova B. The 1980s also witnessed Martina being ranked as the World no. Grand Slam Women’s Doubles title D. The word she in Line 4 refers to_____. liability C. Steffi Graf 47. 1 doubles player. Martina Navratilova won French Open in 1984.S. Choose the best answer based on the passage. which statement is NOT true? A. C. According to the passage. 46. With many trophies to her credit. In 1984 B. B. 1 doubles player. Martina Navratilova B. What is the passage talking about? A. In 1980 C. Martina Navratilova won four Grand Slam Women’s Doubles title the same year.S. Tennis 49. The word credit in Line 3 can be replaced by______. She won her French Open in 1984 and this left-handed tennis star won four Grand Slam Women’s Doubles title the same year. Open finals. 262 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner . A. The Tennis icon. Martina may have suffered a little setback owing to the emergence of Steffi Graf on the tennis scenario but she bounced back in the year 1987 by beating her in the Wimbledon and U. A.

Michael’s signature moonwalk had the ladies swooning over him and propelled loads of youngsters to practice it for hours. Martina Navratilova B. 52. This record was used also for a lot charity work especially for the famine in East Africa. Jacko’s albums D. U.S. 1984 saw the last concert of the Victory tour and this was the time when Michael decided to go solo. The word her in Line 11 refers to____. This boosted the popularity of all his tracks to a new high. Michael Jackson became a musical phenomenon with his chartbusting track ‘Thriller’. ‘Billie Jean’ received regular airplays and also became the first music video by a black artist to bag these slots. Michael has always included brilliant choreography and lavish effects into all his music videos. ‘Beat It’ was also a part of this multi-platinum selling album and became a smash hit with its excellent choreography which included a duel between two gangs cleverly showcased through some brilliant choreography. Open D. He wooed the PYT against an eerie backdrop. What is the passage talking about? A. This was Michael’s second epic album. Jackson reunited with his brothers to produce the album ‘Victory’. A. Michael also featured in the Grammy Award-winning music video ‘We Are The World’ and also wrote the lyrics for it along with Lionel Richie. Steffi Graf Questions 52 – 60 : This passage below is for questions number 52 up to 60. ‘Thriller’ moments C. The video inspired many more remakes along the way. It also produced 7 hit singles. Line 1 Line 5 Line 10 Line 15 Line 20 Dancing around with a bunch of ghouls and mummies.rWords enroC Corner sdroW 51. The Grammy Award-winning music video ‘We Are The World’ BIG BANK TOEFL 263 . Choose the best answer based on the passage. the Wimbledon C. ‘Thriller’ (1982) and it saw stupendous success (37 weeks at the number 1 slot). Michael Jackson’s history B.

‘Thriller’ album B. In 1982 C. In 1984 B. According to the passage. women C. ‘We Are The World’ was used for a lot charity work especially for the famine in East Africa. food B. According to the passage. It was at the number 1 slot for 37 weeks. Thriller was Michael’s second epic album. when did Michael start to go solo? A. C. Line 17 – 18 B. Billie Jean 55. He collaborated with Lionel Richi to make this album. The first concert of ‘Victory’ was held in 1984. A. In 1983 D. A. very bright C. Where in the passage does the author mention that Michael Jackson collaborated with his brothers? A. Michael Jackson D. Michael wrote the lyric of ‘We Are The World’ with Lionel Richi. Billie Jean B. stupid B. Line 20 – 21 58. a black artist C. female D. Which statement is NOT true? A. fool 57. We Are The One 60. Beat It C. nice D. 54. Michael had a famous choreography called moonwalk. In ‘Thriller’ album there were some nice songs. The word famine in Line 28 can be replaced by______. B. 56. D. In 1985 59. hunger 264 BIG BANK TOEFL Words Corner .53. A. The word it in Line 5 refers to____. B. It was made in 1982. The word brilliant in Line 13 can be replaced by______. C. which statement about Thriller is NOT true? A. Line 14 – 15 C. Thriller D. Line 15 – 16 D. which song was a smash hit? A. D.