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  • 1. 
    Where do we get our water from?
    • A. 

      NEWater, Linggui reservoir, Desalinated water

    • B. 

      NEWater, Kranji, Paya Lebar reservoir, Desalinated water

    • C. 

      NEWater, Batam, Marina Barrage, Kranji Reservoir

    • D. 

      NEWater, Linggui reservoir, Batam, Marina Barrage

  • 2. 
    Which countries have been affected by the Zika virus?
    • A. 

      Brazil, Canada, Thailand, Philippines

    • B. 

      Brazil, Zimbabwe, The United States, Mexico

    • C. 

      Brazil, The United States, Mexico, Thailand

    • D. 

      Brazil, Philippines, Columbia, Dubai

  • 3. 
    The Zika virus is spread by mosquito, sexual intercourse and pregnancy. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The terrorists responsible for the Paris attacks were all living within the European Union. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Match the most precise paraphrased response to "Without question, there will be a need for common languages, as standardisation allows growth in software and in people."
    • A. 

      Common languages are essential if we are to progress.

    • B. 

      Common languages would undeniably be important if we wish to develop our welfare system and citizens.

    • C. 

      Common languages are undeniably essential if we are to develop individual capacity and technology.

    • D. 

      Common languages are undoubtedly necessary if we wish to improve our workforce and technology.

  • 6. 
    The fact that companies in Singapore gives out Performance Bonus and that employees are promoted based on their abilities, show that we are a [BLANK] society. 
  • 7. 
    Which of the following statements uses Pathos as a mode of persuasion?
    • A. 

      Communication technology is a very powerful tool that can unite people as it allows us to keep in contact with those who may be physically distanced from us.

    • B. 

      Communication technology, according to experts at IBM, has the potential to change our lives.

    • C. 

      Many experts unreservedly believe that communication technology is a very powerful tool that can unite people and save many lives.

    • D. 

      Communication technology is a very powerful tool that would save many lives, particularly those who are disadvantaged.

  • 8. 
    30% of our workforce is made up of foreigners. This is reflective of our [BLANK] society. 
  • 9. 
    'We will always need fossil fuel.' Is this statement true, at least in the foreseeable future?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What does this advertisement suggest about Singapore society in the past and how it has changed?
  • 11. 
    Identify the best Topic Sentence for this question: discuss the claim that in the modern world people should care more about international than national issues.
    • A. 

      National issues are important because they concern the specific needs of the community.

    • B. 

      In such a competitive global climate, international issues are important because this knowledge will help us establish good relationships with other countries and trade partners.

    • C. 

      In such a competitive global climate, national issues are more relevant than international ones simply because we need to play up our uniqueness in order to gain an upper hand.

    • D. 

      International issues are not important if the country has more pressing needs that must be addressed.

  • 12. 
    Who are the claimants in the South China Sea conflict?
  • 13. 
    Question: 'Parents are mainly responsible for their children's success and and failure in life.' Comment.Topic Sentence: Parents have the right to decide what is best for their children when [BLANK].
  • 14. 
    Children, [BLANK] parents are more financially endowed, would have an advantage in giving their children a head start.  (who, whom or whose)
  • 15. 
    Americans seem to know [BLANK] they wish to vote for. (who, whom, whose)
  • 16. 
    The person [BLANK] has more resources will likely gain an advantage even in a meritocratic system. (who, whom, whose)
  • 17. 
    Every name is called a [BLANK],As field and fountain, street and town.In place of a noun the [BLANK] stands,As he and she can clap their hands. The [BLANK] describes a thing,As magic wand or bridal ring.The [BLANK] means action, something done, To read and write, and jump and run.How things are done the [BLANK] tell,As quickly, slowly, badly, well.The [BLANK] shows relation,As in the street or at the station.[BLANK] join in many ways,Sentences, words or phrase and phrase.The [BLANK] cries out "Hark!I need an exclamation mark!"Through poetry, we learn how eachof these make up THE PARTS OF SPEECH. Source: www.happychild.org.uk
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