Exam Practice - Reading Comprehension
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by Wai-ming Iris LAI
| 6 Questions
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What is the genre of the text?
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When the writer says ‘take such parties seriously’ in entry 1, she means the cherry blossom celebration is _____________ for Japanese companies.
A an important event
B an annoying thing
C a rare moment
D a busy time

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What does the phrase ‘nearly had a heart attack’ in entry 2 mean?
A Dad had heart diseases.
B Dad’s heart felt painful.
C Dad was shocked.
D Dad was kind-hearted.
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What does the word ‘latest’ in entry 2 mean?
A outdated
B very cheap
C late at night
D most up-to-date
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What does the writer mean when she says ‘you mustn’t mind getting wet all over!’ in entry 3?
A The riders will get past a waterfall.
B All riders get wet on Splash Mountain.
C It was raining during the ride.
D The writer forgot her raincoat.
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Look at the word ‘clear’ in entry 4. Now look at the dictionary meaning for ‘clear’ below. Which meaning is the most suitable for the word in the entry?
A easy to understand, e.g. Are these instructions clear enough?
B obvious and leaving no doubt, e.g. She won the election by a clear majority.
C knowing everything with no problem, e.g. I am not clear what to do.
D with no cloud and mist, e.g. On a clear day, you can see the habour from here.
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