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Kumpulan soal dan jawaban Reading Comprehensions Test Part 4

Kumpulan soal dan jawaban Reading Comprehensions Test Part 4
Kumpulan soal dan jawaban Reading Comprehensions Test Part 4

Kali ini sanabila.com akan membahas tentang Kumpulan soal dan jawaban Reading Comprehensions TOEIC Test. Hal ini untuk menambah kemampuan dan melatih kebiasaan para peserta dalam menjawab pertanyaan-pertanyaan TOEIC. Terutama untuk menguji kemampuan Grammer dan Vocabulary anda. kumpulan soal ini juga dapat diperuntukkan untuk latihan dengan disesuaikan dengan tips dan trik yang sudah dibahas sebelumnya.
Pada kumpulan soal ini akan dibagi menjadi 5 (lima) bagian, yaitu :
  1. Kumpulan soal dan jawaban Reading Comprehensions TOEIC Test Part 1
  2. Kumpulan soal dan jawaban Reading Comprehensions TOEIC Test Part 2
  3. Kumpulan soal dan jawaban Reading Comprehensions TOEIC Test Part 3
  4. Kumpulan soal dan jawaban Reading Comprehensions TOEIC Test Part 4
  5. Kumpulan soal dan jawaban Reading Comprehensions TOEIC Test Part 5

Pada setiap bagian kumpulan soal tersebut akan ada 24-26 soal beserta jawaban.

Pada tes TOEIC yang sesungguhnya, Pada bagian test ini peserta akan menghadapi beberapa teks yang berupa surat, iklan, koran, artikel dll. Pada setiap teks akan mengandung 1-4 pertanyaan yang harus dijawab oleh peserta. Jumlah soal pada sesi ini adalah 40-48 soal. Peserta harus memahami dan mengerti maksud dan tujuan dari teks tersebut sebelum menjawab pertanyaan. 

Berikut ini adalah beberapa kumpulan soal dan jawaban yang ada pada salah satu bagian dari Reading Comprehension Pada tes TOEIC yaitu tes Reading Comprehensions part 4 yang terdiri dari soal no 78-103.

Questions 78-79 refer to the following letter.
William Henley
74 W Quarter Street
New Haven, CT 06501
Mr. Henley:
Thank you for your interest in McKinnon Industries. Your application for employment has been received by the Human Resources Department and will be forwarded to the division that you applied to for further review. Therefore, if you have any questions about your application, please contact the Engineering Department directly, not Human Resources. If one of the hiring managers expresses an interest in your skills, you will be contacted directly by a representative of that department. Please note that due to the number of inquiries that we receive, my department is not able to return any materials that you may have submitted as part of your application, including CVs, portfolios, and samples. Sincerely,
Roger Jackson, Human Resources Generalist
McKinnon Industries

Why is the company unable to return application materials to job applicants?
(A) The materials become property of the company once submitted.
(B) The company receives too many materials to return them all.
(C) The materials are sent to different departments within the company.
(D) The company needs the materials to make hiring decisions.
Which of the following is NOT true about Mr. Jackson?
(A) He will personally contact Mr. Henley with a job offer.
(B) He works in the Human Resources Department.
(C) He regularly receives applications for employment.
(D) He is unable to answer questions about an application status.

Questions 80-81 refer to the following webpage.
Making Your Profile at RealJobs.com Work for You
Congratulations! By creating a profile at RealJobs.com, you’ve taken the first step toward finding the job of your dreams. Now you’ll be able to search through over one million job listings in fifty major cities around the world. Here are some tips for getting the maximum benefits from the website, which has been specially designed to help you find a job you love.

  • Upload a current resume. It’s the only way that recruiters can see what skills you have to offer and contact you if they have a position that’s right for you.
  • Complete the preference page. Just log into your account and click on the “preference” tab at the top right side of the page. On this page, you’ll be able to enter the industries you’re interested in and the cities you’d prefer to work in.
  • Sign up for RealJobs.com’s monthly newsletter. Our newsletter will give you updates about the site and offer great tips for finding jobs.

Who is the webpage meant for?
(A) Web designers
(B) Job hunters
(C) Business executives
(D) Real estate agents
What is probably true about people who are contacted by recruiters?
(A) They posted their resumes on the website.
(B) They signed up for the monthly newsletter.
(C) They set their preferences on the website.
(D) They live in one of the preferred cities.

Questions 82-84 refer to the following Notice.
Notice of Suspension of Bus Service
To all users of the buses serving this stop: As of March 30, city bus service on the following lines will be suspended:

  • 34 to downtown
  • 35 from downtown
  • 56 to the airport
  • 57 from the airport

Riders from this neighborhood can access the downtown area on the 23 bus. The closest stop is on the corner of Maple Avenue, three blocks to the north. Special airport shuttles leave from the Fruitlands Shopping Mall, five blocks west of here, every 30 minutes throughout the day. City bus passes are valid on the airport shuttles.

What will happen on March 30?
(A) Buses will be added to some routes.
(B) Some bus routes will stop running.
(C) The cost of bus passes will increase.
(D) A new bus stop will be built.
What can bus riders do at the shopping mall?
(A) Buy a bus pass
(B) Catch the 23 bus
(C) Get a ride to the airport
(D) Take the bus to Maple Avenue
84. The word “access” in line 9 is closest in meaning to
(A) view
(B) return
(C) depart
(D) reach

Questions 85-87 refer to the following Letter.
Dear Editor,
For a long time, our city was without a public park that was clean and safe for families. Now, thanks to the City Parks and Recreation Department and our mayor, we have a beautiful city park that every citizen can enjoy. And this was done without great cost to our city. Some politicians suggested building a completely new park at a cost of millions of dollars. Instead, at a much smaller cost, the mayor wisely decided to clean up the city park that already existed.
The park was closed for nearly all of last year while the improvements were being made. The Parks and Recreation Department has done a beautiful job. They removed all the trash, planted gardens, and installed new playground equipment. The presence of police and the new lighting system have ensured the safety of citizens using the park. While the park has already been open for a month, a special celebration was held last week. There was a very large turnout.
The newly improved park is a point of pride for our city. I invite all citizens who have not yet seen it to visit it soon.
Nicholas Charles

Why did Mr. Charles write the letter?
(A) To praise the work done on the park
(B) To suggest building another park
(C) To complain about the cost of the park
(D) To invite people to a picnic in the park
How has the park been improved?
(A) It is bigger.
(B) It is cleaner and safer.
(C) It has more playgrounds.
(D) It has new fountains.
When was the park reopened?
(A) Last year
(B) A month ago
(C) Last week
(D) Yesterday

Questions 87-89 refer to the following article.
Lamp Sales Up
Wilson Manufacturers announced that sales of lamps, the company’s major product, increased dramatically during the final quarter of the year. Sales were up 15 percent from the preceding quarter and were 25 percent higher than during the same period of the preceding year. “Of course we normally expect higher sales during the holiday season,” said company spokesperson Amanda Randall. “But that doesn’t explain such a dramatic increase, especially when you compare the figures to last year’s holiday sales. This year’s sales are significantly higher.” Ms. Randall attributes the success to her company’s new approach to marketing. “We’ve put advertisements everywhere, and everyone is talking about them,” she said. The rise in popularity of the lamps has inspired other companies to jump on the bandwagon and manufacture a similar line of products. “We aren’t afraid of competitors,” said Ms. Randall. “We know we have a quality product. It’s the best in the market. Even though we may have higher pricing, people still know a genuine Wilson lamp when they see one.”

When did lamp sales go up?
(A) Sometime in the first six months of the year
(B) During the last three months of the year
(C) At the beginning of last year
(D) In the middle of last year
According to Ms. Randall, what caused sales to go up?
(A) The holiday season
(B) An advertising campaign
(C) Lack of competitors
(D) Improved manufacturing
What does Ms. Randall say about her company’s product?
(A) It is superior to other companies’ products.
(B) It costs less than other companies’ products.
(C) It has been selling well for several years.
(D) Its popularity will continue to increase.

Questions 90-92 refer to the following Instruction.
TX 9000 Owner’s Manual
Using Your New TX 9000

  • To ensure proper functioning, make sure the battery is fully charged before use. Attach the accompanying power cord and connect it to an electrical outlet for at least ten hours.
  • To make a call, press the power button and wait until you hearadial tone.Then dial the number.
  • Frequently used numbers may be stored. Press *1 and follow the instructions on the screen to store a number.
  • To retrieve your voicemail, press *9 and follow the recorded instructions.


  • Harsh detergents and coarse materials such as steel wool may scratch the surface of the TX 9000. Complete immersion in water may damage it permanently. Wipe gently with a damp cloth. A small amount of mild soap may be applied. Dry with a clean cloth or paper towel.
  • If the TX 9000 should cease to function, do not attempt to repair ityourself. Call a qualified technician.

What are these instructions for?
(C) A battery charger
(D) A dishwasher
(A) A CD player
(B) A telephone
The word “retrieve” in line 12 is closest in meaning to
(A) get
(B) send
(C) share
How should the TX 9000 be cleaned?
(A) By scrubbing it with steel wool
(B) By rubbing it softly with a cloth
(C) By pouring detergent into it
(D) By dipping it in water

Questions 94-96 refer to the following article.
Cotton is heading for a big slump as this year’s harvest swells supplies. Shortages that drove costs higher than ever before over the past five years are now easing up. As a result, by the end of September, prices had plunged 25 percent for the year and will probably drop even more before the end of December, according to figures reported by the National Cotton Producers Association. In the meantime, supplies have expanded, boosting inventories to higher levels than have been seen in at least five years. Cotton production is expanding and is expected to continue to do so. Last year’s price rise encouraged farmers to plant more, and successful methods of combating common diseases and pests have increased crop yields. The continuing spell of favorable weather has also been encouraging to cotton producers, many of whom were almost wiped out by the droughts of the past decade. The National Cotton Producers Association will release the final figures for this year’s harvest in its annual report, due out in January.
What does the article say about this year’s cotton prices?
(A) They have gone up.
(B) They have gone down.
(C) They will stay the same.
(D) They are expected to go up soon.
What has affected this year’s cotton supply?
(A) Increased production
(B) Poor weather conditions
(C) Decreased demand
(D) Devastation by disease
When will the yearly report on cotton production be available?
(A) At the beginning of the year
(B) At the end of the year
(C) In September
(D) Before December

Questions 97-100 refer to the following Memo.
To: Juan Gomez
From: Maria Johnson, Building Engineer
Date: 17 Jan. 20___
Re: Thermostat located in your office
It has come to our attention that the thermostat located in your office is frequently being turned off. Please be aware that although this thermostat is located in your office, it actually controls the temperature on the entire second floor. When it is turned off, it affects not only your office, but all the surrounding offices as well. We ask that you not touch the thermostat. The other secondfloor tenants are complaining about the lack of heat in their offices. If you wish to adjust the temperature in your office at any time, please speak with me or with one of my assistants. We would be happy to help you create an environment that is comfortable for you and your office staff, but please remember that we need to consider the comfort of everyone in the building. Thank you for your cooperation.

What is the problem?
(C) The other tenants want a thermostat.
(A) Someone keeps turning off the thermostat.
(B) There is no thermostat on the second floor.
The word "adjust" in paragraph 2, line 1 is closest in meaning to
(A) pay for
(B) change
(C) look at
(D) open
What should Mr. Gomez do?
(D) The second floor has enough heat.
(A) Change offices
(B) Turn off the heat
(C) Leave the thermostat alone
(D) Complain to the other tenants
When should the thermostat be turned off?
(A) In the evenings
(B) When it gets cold out
(C) Never
(D) When it gets hot

Questions 101-103 refer to the following Advertisment.
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Kleen-Kit is available at most shoe retail outlets and anywhere shoe-care products are sold.
Not convinced? Ask your local shoe dealer for a free trial sample or request one from our website. Your shoes will be sparkling white in no time!
What is this advertisement promoting? 159.
(A) White shoes
(B) Shoe cleaner
(C) Shoe repair
(D) Company supplies
How long does it take to use the kit?
(A) Two minutes
(B) Five minutes
(C) Seven minutes
(D) Ten minutes
What problem does the product solve?
(A) Improving Wright shoe sales
(B) Finishing first
(C) Staying handsome
(D) Keeping white shoes white

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Written by: Janji Mustawa
Sanabila, Updated at: 2/28/2017