1.
In the class room, Steve was using a lot of derogatory words.

What was Steve doing?
A He was using unusually sophisticated words for his age
B He was putting people down, calling them negative things
C He was giving compliments and being reassuring
D He was cursing and using a lot of foul language





2.
Roger knew it was imperative, that his train to London would arrive on time.

What is said about the train?
A It couldn't possibly arrive on time
B It was absolutely necessary that it would arrive on time
C It didn't matter if it arrived on time
D It only arrived on time on rare occasions





3.
When the police arrived at the crime scene, a witness reported that he had seen a juvenile fleeing from the scene.

Who had been seen leaving the scene?
A An old person
B A thief
C A young person
D An immigrant





4.
When Stephen returned to his childhood house, 20 years later, he saw that it was derelict.

What is said about the house?
A Someone was still living in the house
B It was gone, from having been torn down
C The house was up for sale
D It was run down, and no one lived in it





5.
Due to the prevailing snow fall, John is forced to stay at home.

Why must John stay at home?
A Because of the current snow fall
B Because of the possible snow fall
C Because of the earlier snow fall
D Because of the coming snow fall





6.
When Mary came back home, she saw John sitting in the sofa contemplating about something.

What was John doing?
A He was reading about something
B He was happy about something
C He was upset about something
D He was thinking about something





7.
At night, John's headaches would usually exacerbate.

What are we told about John's headaches?
A They got better at night
B They got worse at night
C They remained constant at night
D They disappeared completely at night





8.
Greg's knowledge about monkeys was profound.

What is said about Greg and monkeys?
A He had deep knowledge about them
B He had almost no knowledge about them
C He was being dishonest about what he knew
D His knowledge was just a rumour





9.
To Emma, the idea of buying the house was tantalizing.

What is said about how Emma felt?
A She felt the idea was out of reach
B She felt the idea was stupid
C She felt tempted by the idea
D She felt anxiety about the whole thing





10.
Anna finds her life very whimsical.

What does Anna think about her life?
A It is boring
B It is unpredictable
C It is straightforward
D It is depressing





11.
Jane and her husband finally reconciled.

What did the couple do?
A The went into therapy
B They got divorced
C They got married
D They became friends again





12.
When the doctor examined Phil, she noticed a substantial loss of hearing in his right ear.

What is said about Phil's hearing?
A It has worsened a lot
B It has gotten better
C The loss is hardly noticable
D It has gotten slighty better





13.
While Brigitte was cooking dinner, the snowing outside ensued.

What is said about the snow fall?
A It decreased
B It stopped
C It increased
D It kept on





14.
There's a great diversity of people living in NewYork.

What is stated?
A A lot of people live in New York
B Many different kinds of people live in New York
C People are spread out over a big area of New York
D People live very close to eachother in New York





15.
8 years ago, when Jane was just a little girl, she met the contemporary president and gave him a flower.

What is said about the president?
A He was just president for a short period
B He is still the president
C He was the president of that time
D He is the current president before he got elected





16.
Anna has a lof of interests in the realm of science.

What is said about Anna?
A She has interests in the area of science
B She is interested in exposing science for what it really is
C She has invested money in a science project
D She fancies scientists





17.
Harry's opinion was that all politicians were a bunch of hypocrites.

What did politicians do according to Harry?
A They were dumb and uneducated
B They pretended and said things that weren't true
C They were corrupt and thieving
D They were selfish and uninterested in other people





18.
Paul intervened when he saw two guys fighting.

What did Paul do??
A He took actions to stop the fight
B He paused for a while, to watch the fight
C He hurried to get away from the fight
D He took a different route, to avoid the fight





19.
After John had lost the first set of the tennis match, his father came over to commiserate with him.

What did his father do?
A He and John discussed the game
B He told John how he should improve his game
C He dealt with John by punishing him
D He expressed his sympathy over John's loss





20.
For John, joining the secret club, entailed that he had to wear womens' clothes.

What is said?
A Joining the club meant that he had to wear womens' clothes
B John had heard that people in the club wore womens' clothes
C People in the club liked to wear womens' clothes
D There were only women in the secret club





FACIT

1B 2B 3C
4D 5A 6D
7B 8A 9C
10B 11D 12A
13D 14B 15C
16A 17B 18A
19D 20A