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Sunday, August 16, 2009

Rationale Cloze: Exercise

Researchers from the National University of Singapore plan to form a company that develops and markets drugs derived from snake venom.

According __________ (9) Professor R. Manjunatha from the Department of Biological Sciences, the anti-clotting protein derived from the venom of the rough-scaled snake ___________ (10) as long term ____________ (11) for patients suffering from coronary heart disease ___________ (12) stroke. The venom can effectively __________ (13) down the formation of thrombin – an enzyme that ___________ (14) blood to clot. To make drugs, the useful proteins in snake venom are identified and ___________ (15) from the toxic elements that bring harm to humans.

9. A. to B. by C. of D. from
10. A. are used B. was used C. can be used D. has been used
11. A. medication B. medicated C. medicine
12. A. or B. but C. and D. as well
13. A. slow B. slows C. slowed D. slowing
14. A. cause B. causes C. caused D. is causing
15. A. separate B. separated C. separating

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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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