Comprehension: Examination Atmosphere
Title: Examination Atmosphere
Text: New Oxford Secondary English Course for SSS 2 pages 167-168
Read the passage carefully and answer the questions on it.
(a) Because the students were concentrating on their academic work.
(b) To achieve success
(c) He had been reading on empty stomach for three days.
(d) His mates thought he was pretending.
(e) The students monitored the movements of their teachers so as to get information on the marking of their scripts
(g) (i) Compound sentence
(ii) – The results were released – main clause
– I was one of those who came off with flying colours – main clause
(h) (i) mounting – increasing
(ii) compliments – greetings, good wishes
(iii) an abrupt – a sudden
(iv) swotting – studying, reading
(v) resuscitate – revive
(vi) eventually – finally, at last