LEI0036IntensiveEnglishLanguageProgrammeAdvancedT220002001

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Unformatted text preview: «Mu. - mum—mu... MULTIMEDIA UNIVERSITY STUDENT ID NO 11 DECEMBER 2000 9.00 AM — 12.00 PM (3 HOURS ) A INSTRUCTION T0 STUDENT I. This question paper consists of 14 printed pages with 5 sections. 2. Answer section 1, 2,3 and 4 in the objective paper provided. 3. Answer section 5 in the answer booklet provided. 4. You are advised to spend 2 hours on the objective section and 1 hour on the essay. LET 0036 INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE DECEMBER 2000 Section 1: GRAMMAR (55 marks) Instruction : Questions 1 — ' four choices given, A, B, C or D Then corresponds to tl ' l. The owl is nocturnal animal. It comes out to look for food at night. A. -, the B. a, — C. the, a D. the, a 2. Brunei Darussalam is small country located between Sabah and Sarawak. A. The, a B. The, — C. A, the D. —, a 3. water can be stored in the big tank. A. Some C. A large quantity of B. A lot D. A large number of 4. Not of the boys can play football as well as they claim they can. A. many B. several C. some D. a few 5. “Are there letters for me?”, Ani asked expectantly. A. several B. a few C. much D. any 6. “The person who manages to do the prize,” announced the Master of Ceremony. A. more accurate, most fabulous B. accurate, most fabulous imitation of Mr. Bean will win this \ C. most accurate, fabulously D. most accurate, fabulous 7. “When was the time you had a haircut?” and untidy hair. A. last, long Mr. Dean asked his nephew who had B. later, longest C. latest, longer D. late, longer 8. She vowed to do the next time around. A. good B. best C. better D. ok 9. Please write A. legibly B. more legible C. most legibly D. legible 10. Today’s practice had to be called because more than half the team was injured. A. out B. up C. off D. in l 1. “Don’t give to that spoilt child’s demands,” she cautioned. A. up B. in C. off D. away continued. . . RP LEI 0036 INTENSIVBENGUSH LANGUAGE DECEMBER 2000 12. Many people turned to catch a glimpse of the A. up B. out popular singer. C. along D. off 12. The German man doesn’t s in English. A. therefore peak English, it’s no use asking him for directions B. and C. that D. but 13. A poacher caught killin jailed both. A. either, nor g a Sumatran rhino can be fined up to RMSO 000, B. either, or C. neither, nor D. neither or warning speeding. A. for B. as C. or D. but 15. “ didn’t do it: the pyramid oftins fell down by protested Amri. A. l, itself B. My, themselves C. He, themselves D. l, himself 16. “May I know to you are addressing the letter?”, he asked. A. who B. whose C. whom D. where 17. The old lady to dye her hair black. A. had been going B. has gone C. will have gone D. are going 18. WWF that humankind and nature can co—exist in harmony. A. was believing B. will believe C. have believed D. believes l9. Azmi and Kenny v recently up for acting classes. A. will.....sign C.. have .....signed B.. are.....signing D. were.....signing 20. Nizam and Roslan a room when they were students. Nizam always about Roslan’s untidiness. A. share, is . . . . . ..complaining C. shared, was. . . ..complaining B. had shared, were . . . . .. complaining D. will share, will. ....complain 21. He the public phone for 25 minutes. It’s time he A. has used, hanged B. has been using, hung, up. C. will use, hangs D. used, hung 22. He his teeth when the phone A brushed, was ringing B. was brushing, rang , so he couldn’t answer it. C. will brush, rings D. brushes, is ringing continued. . . LEI 0036 INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE 23. After the clown his face, he A. has painted, put B. is painting, puts on his big red nose. C. painted, had put D. had painted, put 24. He stepping on her toes as they A. keeps, danced C. is keeping, dancing B. kept, were dancing D. will keep, are dancing 25. Either Lina or her cousin a complete collection of Rod Stewart’s albums. A. is B. are C. has D. do 26. What ‘allies’ mean? A. are B. is C. do D. does 27. Danny, with all his friends, early. A. is B. were C. does D. do 28 Neither the men nor the women working. A. is B. were C. does D. do 28. The farmer, as well his wife, bad. A. look, was unhappy. I think the news they received ‘ B. looks, were C. look, were D. looks, was 29. Bala has watched the movie twice. character. A. Then he can’t recall the name ofthe lead B. As a result C. Firstly D. Yet 30. The policeman went ahead and tested that he was not drunk. A. in spite of B. in addition to his breath for alcohol his protestations C. however D. nevertheless 31. “Nothing more boring than listening to Dad tell how difficult times when he was young,” moaned Johan. A. are, were B. is, were C. have, does D. does, have 32. “ were you at 10.30 last night?” the Inspector asked the suspect. A. Who B. Where C. Why D. When 33. To are you addressing the long speech? A. whom B. whose C. who D. which 34. instructions was it to re—arrange the furniture? A. Which B. Whom C. Whose D. Who (4) continued. . . RP DECEMBER 2000 DECEMBER 2000 (7 C. doesn’t she D. does she 36. Someone left the li ght on in the bedroom the whol A. don’t someone 9 B. didn’t they \ e night through, . D. did they C. do someone 37. Wash all the pots and pans, ? A. don’t you B. do you C. will you D. won’t you 38. I look forward you again soon. A. to see B. to seeing C. seeing D. seen .3 J 9. by the display in the window of th A. Attracting, taken B. Attracted, to take e shop, she went C. To attract, taking D. Attracting, to take a closer look. 40. “I must remember A. to write, to pay B. writing, to pay a cheque for the furniture,” Mr. Calder said. C. write, pay D. written, paying 41. The pungent her breath. A. smell, causing, to hold B. smelling, caused, holding of the durian fruits drifted through the entire room, Marina C. smells, to cause, hold D. smelly, cause, held 42. Would you rather things over before you A. thinking, making C. to think, making B. think, make D. thought, to make up your mind? 43. His ankle prevented him from A. to sprain, play B. sprain, played hockey. C. sprained, playing D. sprains, plays 44. The long skirt to fit the short actress. A. will alter B. has altered C. to be altered D. has been altered 45. The frightened housewife to hand over her thick gold chain when the thief threatened her with a weapon. A. forced B. was forced C. would force D. will be forced 46. The news by Mohamed Rezuan. A. will be read B. reads C. being read D. had read 47. The bad singer off the stage by the furious audience. A. booed B. was being booed C. would boo D. was booed continued. . . RP LEI 0036 INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE DECEMBER 2000 48. The announcement in four languages: Bahasa Malaysia, English, Mandarin and Tamil. A. makes B. had been made C. would make D. has made 49. She heard that every participant A. were given a specially designed T—shirt. B. to have given C. would be given D. would give 50. First, the paper in two. A. has folded B. is folded C. would fold D. will fold 51. The old building down. A. may tear B. may be tearing C. may be torn D. tom 52. Something will have about his bad habit. A. to do B. doing C. to have done D. to be done 53. The wrecked car away. A. is being towed B. is towing C. had towed D. has towed 54. The student’s work is illegible. A. write B. writes C. wrote D. written 55. The needs some repairs. A. roof ofthe house B. house’s roof C. house roof D. houses’ roof Section 2: VOCABULARY (25 marks) Instruction : Questions 56 -80 are incom four choices given, A, B, C or D. Then, 56. The soldier was praised for his heroic deed. A. condemned B. reward C. cowardly D. brave 5 7. I was by my best friend into si A. destroyed B. deceived gning an illegal document. C. demented D. designed 58. The attackers have the city. A. praised B. besieged C. multiplied D. amazed 59. There is no known for this strange disease. A. vindication B. tribulation C. medication D. nomination 60. The old man his youth when he was a misc hievous and happy boy. A. decided B. collected C. wanted D. recollected 5 continued...... RP LEI 0036 INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE DECEMBER 2000 61. Coffee and tea are that pregnant women usually avoid. A. barrages B. bothers C. beverages D. bases 62. The ex—students prefer to meet A. annually B. perenially , once a year, in their former school. C. placidly D. willingly 63. The hostile witness was A. tolerate B. reluctant D. penetrate 64. Examination hits most il l—prepared students before the exam day. A. avarice B. prepare C. summons D. anxiety 65. The principal rebuked the students for being . A. triumphant. B. chaotic C. good D amazing 66. It is C. sufficient D. ok 67. The unruly crowd when the police arrived. A. dispersed B. distressed C. distanced D. differed 68. The Minister thanked the committee for the a that was given . A. insistent B. existence C. assistance D. persistent 69. Many Indian women have won international beauty titles. A. beautify B. beautiful C. beautified D. beauties 70. That famous author is for writing stories for children. A. ill—known B. unknown C. falsely known D. well known 71. Lucy was lucky that her friends were there to her on her grandmother’s death. A. council B. counsel C console D. consul 72 Land mines used in many countries as part of war strateg1es has many people. A cried B. cradled C. crippled D. crinkled 73. The 19905 was a ' ps and downs for many Asian countries. A. annual B. biennial C. decade D. century 74. Many people in the rural areas are of schooling. A. illegitimate B. illegible C. illicit because they have never received any form D. illiterate continued. . RP LEI 0036 INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE DECEMBER 2000 75. Many Singaporeans opportunities. A. emigrate to Canada and Australia for better economic B. denigrate C immigrate D segregate 76. Hercules was an in Greek mythology who had to perform n1ne dangerous tasks A. mature B mortal C. immature D immortal 77. You can at playing the guitar if you practise daily A better B challenge C improve D flourish 78 You must be careful when you hold that vase It is ver A. faulty B fragile C. flaky D. frilly 79. That is my . He is my sister’s son. A. cousin B. niece C. nephew D. sibling 80. The loud noise the baby. A. shook B. tickled C rocked D startled 82 or carried them off as slaves. The people lived in villa ge communities under the protection of a lord or manor. This became known as the feudal system. Peasants became 83 noblemen. The peasants worked 0 y way, was a terrible called a felon. 7 continued...... RP LEI 0036 B fights C havoc D. struggles 82 A. dwellers B victims C residents D. inhabitants 83. A. lords B. subjects D. spouses B. In accordance to C. In case of D. In spite of 85 A. weapon B. word C. hand D. oath 86 A criminal B. rogue C. warrior D. villain 87. A. However B. Also C. Even D. Though 88. A. joy and laughter C. filth and disease B. quarrels and fights D. greed and dishonesty 89. A unarmed B. unpolluted C. uncultivated D. unhygenic B. perished C. rebelled D. seperated N now that it has because one of the most ‘93 to protect wild . If that is the case then why are D. well known continued...... LEl 0036 lNTENSlVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE DECEMBER 2000 92. A. funny B. silly C. strange D. quite interesting 93. A. adoption of new laws C. use of heavier fines B. passing of strict laws D. quite interesting 94. A. exposed to danger C. decreasing at certain times B. forced to migrate D. threatened with migration 95. A. education C. civilization B. scientific progress D. national development 96. A. burnt B. congested C. destroyed D. transferred 97 A. perish B. fade away C. disappear D. stay behind 98. A. seal B. reduce C. close up D. destroy completely 99 A. control B. domination C. a living D. supremacy 100. A. sad B. good C. strange D. interesting Passage A Rugby union, surfing, ballro sports vying for a place in the 2004 sports director Gilbert Felli said a ‘ ' board meeting in Sydney in February. Rugby which was played at the 1900, 1908, 1920, the logical first choice as ' 9 continued . . . . .. RP LE1 0036 INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE e Olympics,’ he said “We Wlll probably not remove anything for 2004, but for 2008 ” 101. The 2004 Olympics will be held in A. Athens B. Paris C. London D. Sydney 102. According to the passage the word arguing means A. quarreling B. in disagreement C. discussing D. deciding 103. The argument among the sport’s leaders were over the A. venue of the rugby game C. choice of the rugby game B. rules of the rugby game D. size of the team A. it is not widely practised in all t B. it is difficult tojustify C. it is a dangerous sport D. not every participating country has the sea and the waves. 105. At present the following stateme A. there are 28 sports in the B. there are 296 events in the Olympics C. there are 10 000 competitors in the Olympics D. 75 participating countries in the Olympics nts are true about the 01 ympics except Olympics Passage 2. The Old Man by the Sidewalk By the sidewalk the old man sat Barefooted and clothed in rags He shaded his eyes with an old filthy hat His only companions were dogs and cats He heard unseen footsteps pass him by He begged for pity long denied His younger days were lived in vain For the rest he lived in shame He felt the hunger and the pain He felt so weak he could faint Then a coin fell into his tin He felt for the coin and grinned 10 RP continued .... .. LEI 0036 INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE With misty eyes he ate his meal That his stomach could be filled He missed his mother who loved him de The love he rejected for regretful tears A. He was begging C. He was watchin B. He was waiting for his friend D. He was sleeping r when he was young when he was young D. he couldn’t remember where h 109. Why did the old man cry? A. He was hungry C. No one pitied him B. He was poor l 10. The lesson that we can learn fr A. if we waste our life whe B. people do not show mu C. we must love our moth D. nobody cares about us om this poem is that ch sympathy to beggars. ers while they are still alive. when we are poor. Passage 3 As the only boy in the family, Norman occupied an honoured sisters doted on him from the day he was born. When Norman reached six months swallow enough to satisfy his hunger. ll RP DECEMBER 2000 31‘ g the people passing by. D. dumb e lived when he was young D. He missed his mother n we are young we will live to regret it. place. His two continued .... .. LEI 0036 INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE “Mrs. Rogers,” the neurologist said, or do much of anything else that requires m uneducated for all but the simplest tasks.” Shattered by the dia ' and Molly could hear their mother’s sobbing and the gentl console her. DECEMBER 2000 “I’m afraid your son will never walk or talk, uscle control. He will be retarded and someone older than her years. She was le to accept Norman’s handicap. “Mum,” she said one day, “ljust don’t believe what the doctor said about Norman. Jo and I see a spark in his eyes. You can’t give up on him. Her won’t have a chanceifyou do.” Molly’s words forced Mrs. Rogers to gather all her fighting spirit. She called a family council around the kitchen table. “When the two of you were little, your father and I read to you a lot. We felt it would stimulate your minds and help teach you language. I think we should do the same for Norman. Adapted from Reader’s Digest. I l 1. Why was Norman’s behaviour puzzling during the day? A. At six months he still woke up several times for night feeds. B. He was not moving at all at six months. C. He could not make any noise at six months. D. His mother was concerned about him. I 12. Norman woke up so often at night because A. his tongue muscles were weak C. he was hungry B. he could not swallow well D. the vermis had not developed 1 13. How did Mrs. Rogers feel when she first heard that her son would be retarded? A. Very upset B. Exhausted C. Destroyed D. Tired 1 14. Who was the most coura geous to face Norman’s handicap? A. Molly B. Jody C. Mrs. Rogers D. Norman himself I 15. What did Mrs. Rogers and her family do A. They gathered their fightng Spirit. B. They called a family council. C. They did not believe the doctor. D. They read to him. to help Norman to overcome his handicap? Passage 4 , one of the major authors of American f1 inlude novels, travel narratives, short stories, sketches and ess ays. 12 continued. .. RP LEI 0036 INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE DECEMBER 2000 But the tragedy struck. Daughter, Susy, ' ' Olivia and five years later, his youngest daughte Twain continued to write, but his works disease at 75 on April 21 1910. 1 16. Mark Twain had worked as the following EXCEPT as a A. teacher B. publisher C. river pilot D. journalist l 17. Mark Twain married at the age of A. 35 B. 36 C. 34 D. 37 l 18. The Adventures of Tom Sa wyer was written by Mark Twain when he was in A. Hannibal B. Mississippi C. Hartford D. England 1 19. Which of the following statement is NOT true? A. Huck and Jim were runaways B. Jim was a negro. C. Mark Twain was unsuccessful in publishing. D. Mark Twain was a very educated man. 120. What was the greatest tragedy in Mark Twain’s life? A. The American Civil War B. The death of his wife and daughters C. The end of his piloting career D. Becoming a bankrupt 13 continued...... RP RP LEl 0036 INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE DECEMBER 2000 Section 5: WRITING (50 marks) Instruction: Choose one question a nd write an academic composition of 350 words in the booklet provided. 1. Many of Earth’s animals are extinct or endangered. Give reasons for this and suggest ways to arrest the further endangerment of animals. your views on co— why you agree or disagree. 5. To be successful in studies at university level, intelligence alone is not enough, a student must have certain other qualities. What are these qualities? Discuss. 14 continued...... v-QII-wn . MULTIMEDIA UNIVERSITY MULTIPLE CHOICE ANSWER SHEET TABLE NO: STUDENT ID NAME: SUBJECT: SUBJECT CODE: LECTURER: GROUP(IF APPLICABLE): VENUE: EXAMINATION: FHJkkAJN... >19 How 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. (A) (B) (C) (D) 31- (A) (B) 32. 33. 34. 35. 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