Tuesday, April 5, 2011

MUET Listening Practice/Test: Part 2- Practice 11 (Phuket Vegeterian Festival)

For questions 9 and 10, complete the sentences using the letters A –F from the list below.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
                  A    were opera artistes
                  B    were strict vegetarians
                  C    worked in the tin mines
                  D    carried the sacred cargo
                  E    ate non – vegetarian food
                  F     participated in a procession

9. The first Chinese settlers in Phuket …………………………………..

10. On the seventh night of the ninth month the people ……………….

For question 11, 12, 13 and 14 circle the correct answer:

11. The People of Kathu embraced ritual vegetarianism because

                  A.   it promotes hygiene
                  B.   it honours the emperor gods
                  C.   they believe it can keep sickness at bay

12.  How long does the festival last?

                  A.   7 nights
                  B.   8 nights
                  C.   9 nights

13. If one intends to participate in the festival, one should do the following except

                  A.   refrain from killing animals
                  B.   refrain from being involved in prostitution
                  C.   keep to a vegetarian diet for at least 2 days

14. The speaker’s main intention is to

                  A.   share his experience
                  B.   persuade people to travel
                  C.   provide an introduction to vegetarianism

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