English Test ภาคไทย 30 ข้อ

Part 1: Dialogue (Items 1-5)
Directions: Choose the best option for each question.

Dialogue 1

Woman A: Have you heard that Sara’s husband got a promotion?
Woman B: No, I haven’t. That is good news. _____1_____.
Woman A: _____2_____. He is such a hard-worker.

Dialogue 2

George: Hi, Martina. I haven’t seen you for ages. _____3_____?
Martina: Hi George, I’m glad I bumped into you. So far so good. _____4_____.
George: Not very good, I’m afraid.
Martina: Oh, that’s too bad. _____5_____

Part 2: Structure (Items 6-15)
Directions: Choose the option that conforms to standard English.

6. A hurricane is a tropical storm __________ out in the ocean and gathers speed and strength as it travels.
7. The moon does not have any liquid water on it. The moon, however, does have craters, mountain ranges, and lava plains as well as __________ special features.
8. The water cycle is __________ to our existence.
9. The male frogs croak loudly. They __________ the females so they can breed.
10. Many living things are made up of millions and millions of cells, __________ units of living matter.
11. Our world is filled with viruses, bacteria, and fungi. Even a healthy body __________ by one of these microscopic creatures.
12. For years, __________ speculation about whether or not there is life on Mars.
13. A coral reef is a __________ underwater community filled with many different types of species.
14. You may wonder how nocturnal animals can see in the darkness. __________ have special eyes that help them see at night.
15. It’s understandable that people love to see these whales and dolphins doing tricks and __________, but at what expense?
Part 3: Vocabulary (Items 16-20)
Directions: Choose the option that best completes each blank.

16. Seafood is the term used to __________ the food that humans eat, but what does the seafood eat?
17. The peacock is __________, which means that it eats both plants and animals.
18. He found it extremely hard to teach a class full of inattentive and __________ teenagers.
19. In 1914, war broke out in Europe. The countries of Europe were __________ against each other.
20. Explorers are people who search for new places and new things. Some of the early explorers __________ great things about the world.
Part 4: Cloze (Items 21-25)
Directions: Choose the option that best suits each blank.

The Octopus

The word octopus means eight feet. That is how the octopus got its name. The octopus is an animal that has eight arms that extend from the center. It eats small crabs and scallops along with fish, turtles, and crustaceans. It is even known to eat other octopuses. The octopus is able to catch its prey with its long arms. It then bites the prey and poisons it with a nerve poison. This poison _____21_____ the flesh and the octopus is then able to suck the flesh of the animal out of its shell or outer covering.

The octopus can mostly be found _____22_____ during nighttime. Some people fear the octopus, but there is only one octopus that has been known to have a poison that is strong enough to kill a person. This is the Australian blue-ringed octopus.

Along with its eight arms, the octopus has a head with two eyes on either side. It has very good eyesight. The octopus does not have hearing. Each arm has suction cups in two rows. These suction cups help the octopus hold things. It is true that if the octopus loses an arm it will _____23_____. The octopus also has blue blood.

The octopus lives in dens and crevices of the ocean floor. This protects the octopus from its main _____24_____, the moray eel. It also provides a place for the octopus to lay its eggs. The octopus can squirt black ink as a _____25_____ against its enemies.

Part 5: Reading (Items 26-30)
Directions: Choose the best option for each question.

Passage 1
Questions 26-27

The Digestive System

Each time you take a bite of food, your digestive system begins its work. In fact, your digestive system begins working long before you take your first bite. Any time you smell or taste or even think about something good, your body begins to form saliva, or spit. The saliva helps break down the food as you chew it in your mouth.

Your tongue helps by pushing the food back, and your teeth go to work breaking the food up into tiny pieces. The tongue sends the food back to your esophagus. The esophagus is a pipe about 10 inches long. It is a stretchy pipe that brings the food to your stomach.

Your stomach is a sack shaped in the form of the letter J. It is responsible for breaking down the food you have eaten, storing the food, and slowly emptying the liquified food into the small intestine. The stomach churns and mashes all the food together, kind of like a washing machine. The gastric juices in the stomach help break the food down. The food is then sent to the intestines.

The small intestine breaks the food down even more so that your body can absorb the nutrients and vitamins. The food then passes through the large intestine, the colon, and on through the body. Some things you can do to help your digestive system is to drink plenty of water and high fiber foods. Is all of this making you hungry?

26. Why is the stomach likened to a letter of the alphabet?
27. What is the purpose of the third paragraph?
Passage 2
Questions 28-30

The Moon

Many of the planets in our solar systems have satellites. Satellites are objects or items that rotate around a planet. These can be manmade or they can be natural satellites. Did you know the moon is a natural satellite of the Earth? There are moons in this solar system that are larger, but it is still very big. On the other hand, the moon is smaller than the Earth. That is why objects weigh less on the moon than they do on Earth. When the astronauts traveled to the moon, they could float and bounce around because they weighed less on the moon.

The moon does not have any liquid water on it. The moon, however, does have craters, mountain ranges, and lava plains as well as other special features. The inside of the moon is made up of layers. Some of these layers are rock solid while others are molten like lava.

One thing that scientists have learned is that there is no wind on the moon. That is because there is no atmosphere on the moon. Because there is no atmosphere, there is no protection from the sun. The moon can get very hot during the day and very cold at night.

Humans have been able to see the moon since the beginning, but Galileo was the first person to look at the moon close up. He used a telescope to let him see things more closely. Galileo learned a lot of amazing things about the moon.

28. Which paragraph explains the physical features of the moon?
29. What inferences can you make about the moon after reading this passage?
30. Which statement shows the author’s opinion about the moon?
English Test ภาคไทย 30 ข้อ
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