READING – PRATICE TEST 1

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READING PASSAGE 1
You should spend about 20 minutes on Question 1-13 , which are based on Reading Passage 1 below:

QUESTION 1-7:
Complete the table below
Choose ONE WORD ONLY from the passage for each answer
Write your answers in boxes 1-7 on your answer sheet:


































Section of website






Comments






Database of tourism services






Easy for tourism-related businesses to get on the list.


































                • Allowed business to 1__________ information regularly

























































                • Provided a country-wide evaluation of businesses, including their impact on the 2 __________


































Special features on local topics
































                • e.g an interview with a former sports 3 __________

























































                • And an interactive tour or various locations used in  4 __________


































Information on driving routes
































                • Varied depending on the 5 __________


































Travel Planner
































                • Included a map showing selected places, details of public transport and local 6 __________


































Your Words
































                • Travelers could send a link to their 7 __________































1Allowed business to 1.  information regularly.
2Provided a country-wide evaluation of businesses, including their impact on the
3. e.g an interview with a former sports 3 .
4. And an interactive tour or various locations used in  
5Varied depending on the
6. Included a map showing selected places, details of public transport and local 6
7Travelers could send a link to their

QUESTION 8-13:
Do the following statements agree with the information given in Reading Passage 1? In boxes 8-13 on your answer sheet, write.

8.  The website wwww.newzealand.com aimed to provide ready-made itineraries and packages for travel companies and individual tourists.
9.  It was found that most visitors started searching on the website by geographical location.
10.  According to research, 26% of visitor satisfaction is related to their accommodation.
11.  Visitors to New Zealand like to become involved in the local culture.
12. Visitors like staying in small hotels in New Zealand rather than in larger ones.
13. Many visitors feel it is unlikely that they will return to New Zealand after their visit.

READING PASSAGE 2
You should spend about 20 minutes on Question 14-26, which are based on Reading Passage 2 on page 21 and 22:

QUESTION 14-19:
Reading Passage 2 has six paragraph from the list of headings below
Write the correct number, i-viii, in boxes 14-19 on your answer sheet:





































LISH OF HEADINGS






  The productive outcomes that may result from boredom.






ii   What teachers can do to prevent boredom.






iii  A new explanation and new cure for boredom.






iv  Problems with a scientific approach to boredom.






v   A potential danger arising from boredom.






vi  Creating a system of classification for feelings of boredom.






vii  Age groups most affected by boredom.






viii Identifying those most affected by boredom.



14. Paragraph A

15. Paragraph B 

16. Paragraph C 

17. Paragraph D 

18. Paragraph E 

19. Paragraph F 

Question 20-23:
Look at the following people(question 20-23) and the list of ideas below
Match each person with the correct idea.
Write the correct letter, A-Ein boxes 20-23 on your answer sheet:
























     LIST OF HEADINGS
  A.  The way we live today may encourage boredom.
  B.  One sort of boredom is worse than all the others.
  C.  Levels of boredom may fall in the future.
  D.  Trying to cope with boredom can increase its negative effects.
  E.  Boredom may encourage us to avoid an unpleasant experience.

20. Peter Toohey

21. Thomas Goetz

22. John Eastwood

23. Francoise Wemelsfelder

QUESTION 24-26:
Complete the summary below
Choose ONE WORD ONLY from the passage for each answer
Write your answer in boxes 24-26 on your answer sheet:












RESPONSE TO BOREDOM






For John Eastwood the central feature of boredom is that people cannot 24 __________, due to failure in what he calls the “attention system”, and as a result they become frustrated and irritable. His team suggests that those for whom 25 __________, is an important aim in life may have problems in coping with boredom, whereas those who have the characteristic of 26 __________, can generally cope with it.



24For John Eastwood the central feature of boredom is that people cannot 24

25His team suggests that those for whom 25

26whereas those who have the characteristic of 26

READING PASSAGE 3
You should spend about 20 minutes on Question 27-40, which are based on Reading Passage 3 below:

QUESTION 27-31:
Choose the correct letter, A,B or C
Write the correct letter in boxes 27-31 on your answer sheet.

27.  What is the writer suggesting about computer-produced works in the first paragraph?

28.  According to Geraint Wiggins, why are many people worried by computer art?

29.  What is a key difference between Aaron and the Painting Fool?

30.  What point does Simon Colton make in the fourth paragraph?

31.  The writer refers to the paintings of a chair as an example of computer art which:

QUESTION 32-37:
Complete each sentences with the correct ending, A-G below
Write the correct letter, A-G, in boxes 32 - 37 on your answer sheet:






























   LIST OF IDEAS
  A.  Generating work that was virtually indistinguishable from that of humans.
  B.  Knowing whether it was the work of humans or software.
  C.  Producing work entirely dependent on the imagination of its creator.
  D.  Comparing the artistic achievements of humans and computers.
  E.  Revealing the technical details of his program.
  F.  Persuading the public to appreciate computer art.
  G.  Discovering that it was the product of a computer program.

32.  Simon Colton says it is important to consider the long-term view when

33.  David Cope’s EMI software surprised people by

34.  Geraint Wiggins criticized Cope for not

35.  Douglas Hofstadter claimed that EMI was

36.  Audiences who has listened to EMI’s music became angry after

37.  The participants in David Moffat’s study had to assess music without

QUESTION 38-40:
Do the following statements agree with the claims of the writer in Reading Passage 3? In boxes 38-40 on your answer sheet, write:


















YES if the statement agrees with the claims of the writer.
NO if the statement contradicts the claims of the writer.
NOT GIVEN if it is impossible to say what the writer thinks about this.

38. Moffat’s research may help explain people’s reaction to EMI.

39. The non-experts in Moffat’s study all responded in a predictable way.

40. Justin Kruger’s findings cast doubt on Paul Bloom’s theory about people’s prejudice towards computer art.

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