SAMPLE -TOEIC

READING TEST (1-4)

Two major investors ______ the resignation of the luxury good’s CEO, Jeffrey Whitman. On Monday, hedge fund Friedman & Cole’s released a statement saying that they believe Mr. Whitman is responsible for the company’s $1.2 billion loss.

 

A   B   C   D  

A. called off

B. is calling

C. have called for

D. will call up

Soon after, in an interview with Biz Channel’s Evening News, GMT Mutual Funds’ CEO Roger Barrister said that “Jeffrey was not just wrong but ______. He should’ve known where this curve was heading, and he should’ve assigned people fully capable to stop it.”

 

A   B   C   D  

A. negating

B. negotiant

C. negligible

D. negligent

But Halston’s Chairman, John P. Kirby, has reiterated that he fully supports the CEO. “Loss is a reality in business. The fact is the company has never performed better with _____ at the helm. ” he said to reporters outside his office. Analysts predict that Friday’s annual board meeting will be a contentious one.

 

A   B   C   D  

A. somebody

B. anybody else

C. no one in particular

D. someone new

READ ABOVE 3 ARTICLE. According to the investors quoted in the article, why should Mr. Whitman resign?

 

A   B   C   D  

A. He is suspected of illegal activities.

B. He is culpable in the company’s billion dollar loss.

C. He bankrupted the company.

D. He did not comply with their demands.

LISTENING TEST (5-10)

Question 5 and 6.

Directions: You will hear some short talks given by a single speaker. You will be asked to answer two questions about what the speaker says in each short talk. Select the best response to each question and mark the letter (A), (B), (C) on your answer sheet.

 

  B   C   [Answer]

 

  B   C   [Answer]

Question 7 and 8.

Directions: You will hear some conversations between two people. You will be asked to answer two questions about what the speakers say in conversation. Select the best response to each question and mark the letter (A), (B), (C), or (D) on your answer sheet. 


Why is John feeling tired?

 

A   B   C   D   [Answer]

A. He partied all night long.

B. He worked all night long.

C. He may be sick.

D. He woke up too early.

What did Susan offer John?

 

A   B   C   D  

A. Some breakfast.

B. A cup of tea.

C. A cup of coffee.

D. A hug.

Question 9 and 10.

Directions: For each question in this part, you will hear four statements about a picture in your test book. When you hear the statements, you must select the one statement that best describes what you see in the picture. Then find the number of the question on your answer sheet and mark your answer.

 

 

  B   C   D   [Answer]

 

 

  B   C   D   [Answer]