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Sunday, July 26, 2009

Rationale Cloze 3

Read the following passage and then fill in the numbered blanks with the answer.

What makes a housing area attractive? A quiet, (1) and clean environment would be many residents' answer. The (2) of a housing area also depends to a large extent on the (3) found in it. Trees lining the roadsides (4) welcome shade from the hot sun. However, (5) the large-scale felling of the trees at the roadside is unavoidable. This is done when there is a need to (6) roads. Knowing the value of trees in preserving the environment, Municipal Boards have made it necessary for residents to obtain permission before trees with a diameter of more than 0.3 metres can be cut down.

Another factor which spoils the beauty of housing estate is development. With setting up of more businesses, the tranquillityof the housing estate is badly affected (7) traffic increases. With this, comes noise and air pollution.

1. A. good-planned B. well-planned C. nice-planned D. best-planned
2. A. attractiveness B. attraction C. attractive D. attracted
3. A. green B. grass C. greens D. greenery
4. A. provide B. provides C. providing D. will provide
5. A. many times B. much time C. sometimes D. anytime
6. A. broaded B. enlarge C. expand D. widen
7. A. while B. when C. with D. as

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Collection of SPM English Language Question Papers

2005
Terengganu Trial [Paper 1]

2007
Johor Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2] [Answers], Melaka Trial 2007 [Paper 1] [Paper 2], TIMES [Paper 1] [Paper 2] SPB [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2008

Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2],
Trial
MRSM Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], SBP Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kelantan Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kedah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Johor Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Perlis Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sabah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sarawak Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Melaka Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2009

Terengganu TOV [Paper 1] [Paper 2] Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
Melaka Trial , Johor Trial , Sabah Trial , Kedah Trial , Perlis Trial , Times , SBP , Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

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