Sample EPT with Answers Part 1

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SAMPLE ENGLISH PROFICIENCY EXAM ANSWER KEY
A. LISTENING
PART I: NOTE TAKING (LISTENING COMPREHENSION)
(Underlined words / phrases are the key ones that will be graded)
1. Why did she leave her secure job as a travel agent and go to Africa?
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She had been / was FEELING RESTLESS.
She wanted to SEE THE REAL WORLD / NOT ONLY TOURISTIC PLACES.
2. What kind of things did she do after she applied for volunteer work in Africa?
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She had an INTERVIEW locally
She did some aptitude TESTS.
She took a TRAINING WEEKEND in London.
3. How was her relationship with the local people?
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The men were VERY POLITE BUT KEPT THEIR DISTANCE.
The women INVITED HER TO MEALS.
They showed her HOW THEY WOVE.
They showed her how they DYED MATERIAL TO MAKE CLOTHES.
They READ MAGAZINES together.
4. What kind of differences did she find when she returned to England?
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She found SUPERMARKETS OVERWHELMING.
There was ENORMOUS CHOICE OF FOOD.
The TRAFFIC disturbed her.
She had to MOVE FROM CITY TO COUNTRY.
She had to MOVE FROM FLAT TO A SMALL COTTAGE.
5. What kind of work is she doing at the moment?
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She didn’t want to work in SOMEONE ELSE’S OFFICE.
She set up her OWN BUSINESS.
She RUNS IT FROM HOME.
She deals in AFRICAN FURNITURE.
She brought SOME SOUVENIRS.
6. How does she contribute to the organization that sent her to Africa?
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She ORGANIZES EVENTS.
She RAISES FUNDS.
She GIVES TALKS about her experience.
She ENCOURAGES OTHER PEOPLE to go.
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PART II: WHILE LISTENING.
1) Studying geography helps us to understand:
 the effects of different processes on the _SURFACE_ of the Earth

 the dynamic between _ENVIRONMENT_ and population

2) Two main branches of study are
 physical features

 human lifestyles and their _IMPACT_

3) Specific study areas of geography are biophysical, topographic, _POLITICAL, SOCIAL,
ECONOMIC, HISTORICAL_ and _URBAN, HISTORICAL_ (Write only two)
4) Key point of geography helps is to help us understand our surroundings and the _PROBLEMS_
related.
5) What do geographers do?

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
find data – e.g conduct censuses, collect information in the form of _IMAGES_ using
computer and satellite technology
analyse data – identify patterns e.g _CAUSE AND EFFECT_
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6) Geographers publish findings in form of maps, which
 are easy to carry

 provide a great _REFERENCE_ when collected into an atlas

 show physical features of large and small areas
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7) A two-dimensional (2D) map will always have some ____ and it is hard to avoid.
a) description
b) direction
c) distortion
8) Aerial photos, which are taken from very high above ground, do not show____.
a) widespread diseases
b) traffic density
c) sea and ocean beds
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B. READING. Text I. BILINGUALISM IN CHILDREN
PART I: COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS.
1) For more than _A HUNDRED YEARS_, books and articles were wrong about the intelligence of
bilingual children.
2) For approximately 40 years, there was a mistaken belief that children who spoke two languages
were _MENTALLY CONFUSED / BEHIND MONOLINGUAL CHILDREN_.
3) It was commonly thought that people with a single _(WELL-DEVELOPED) LANGUAGE _
were more effective thinkers.
4) The word ‘this’ Paragraph 3, Line 4 refers to _ SHOWING A SLIGHT SUPERIORITY IN IQ
TESTS (COMPARED WITH MONOLINGUALS) __.
5) The word ‘pour out’ in Paragraph 6, Line 5 probably means ____.
a) deny instantly
b) say accidentally
c) give so many
d)
hurt
purposefully
6) Which of the following summarizes the text best?
a) IQ tests need to be redesigned for more accurate conclusions.
b) The belief that monolinguals are superior to bilinguals has been proved wrong.
c) Social class is a significant factor in comparing monolinguals and bilinguals.
d) People have recently becomemore aware of the advantages of being bilingual.
7) Which of the following is not mentioned in the text?
a) Bilinguals tend to answer open ended questions in various ways.
b) People with two well-developed languages focus on meaning more than sound.
c) Imagination is believed to improve language abilites at early ages.
d) A monolingual is likely to be slower in learning to read.
Text II. THE ROMANTIC POETS
Poet
PART II: Fill in the blanks with a word or a phrase.
Date of Birth
Education
Byron
1788
Cambridge
University
Shelley
1792
Eton and Oxford
University
Wordsworth
1770
went on a journey around Meditarrenean,
came to love 1)_ _GREECE__ .
some people disapproved of his 2)
(COLOURFUL) LIFESTYLE_ and the
beliefs he held.
became more accepted when he changed
his 3)_ _POLITICAL VIEWS___.
his output was smaller than the Romantic
Coleridge
1772
bright scholar
poets’, left the Wordsworths due
4)_ FAILING HEALTH_.
to
Keats
1795
qualified as a
surgeon
left England fora change
5)_ CLIMATE_ .
of
According to the writer, the Romantic poets left us with the
7)_ _IMAGINATION__.
ideas of 6) _INDIVIDUALISIM_
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C. USE OF ENGLISH. Part 1: Multiple Cloze
1.
a. conducted
b. carried
c. experienced
d. made
2.
a. which
b. that
c. it
d. those
3.
a. suggestions
b. celebrations
c. indications
d. recommendations
4.
a. when
b. who
c. whose
d. what
5.
a. to base
b. basing
c. base
d. based
6.
a. was
b. has been
c. is
d. will be
7.
a. done
b. made
c. had
d. shown
8.
a. even if
b. as long as
c. unless
d. until
9.
a. much better
b. much best
c. more better
d. a lot of better
b. cope with
c. take up
d. bring up
10. a. come up with
Part II: Gapped Text
Insert the following phrases or clauses (A-H) into the text (1-5)
A) Where additional information is asked for 4
B) However, those days are gone 1
C) In addition, those are still true
D) This is much better 5
E) This is so good
F) which would include special skills within their subject area 2
G) that would contain specific abilities
H) To do this 3
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