Toefl Primary Step 2 - Practice Test #2 - Reading

9/29/2019 2:17:00 PM
Đề thi thử gồm 36 câu, theo đúng cấu trúc bài thi Reading của Toefl Primary Step 2.

It is a piece of steel that can stick to metal objects and make them move toward it. What is it?

  • Plastic
  • A magnet
  • A glass

You say this when an object is not hard, firm, or stiff but is easy to press. A pillow is an example. What adjective is it?

  • Rough
  • Round
  • Soft

This is an expression of taste. A lemon tastes this way. When you put it in your mouth, you feel a sharp tangy taste. What is it?

  • Sweet
  • Spicy
  • Sour

It is a cooking tool. You use it when you turn over food such as pancakes in a pan. It has a thin flat metal plate with a long handle. What is it? 

  • Turner
  • Ladle
  • Tongs

It is a sport in which players use bows and arrows to shoot the target. What is it?

  • Boxing
  • Golf
  • Archery

It is a type of aircraft. It has large metal blades on top that turn around very quickly to make it fly. What is it? 

  • Helicopter
  • Ambulance
  • Scooter

It is an animal with a long thin body. It doesn't have any legs and it sometimes can take a poisonous bite. What animal is it?

  • Eagle
  • Raccoon
  • Snake

You say this when you eat some food that is very pleasant and tasty. What is it? 

  • Disgusting
  • Yucky
  • Delicious

This is an act of talking to someone about something. People do this every day to verbally greet each other, ask questions or deliver messages. What is it?

  • Reading
  • Writting
  • Speaking

Read the business card. Answer the questions.

What is the man's last name?

  • Manager
  • Tom
  • Kurr

Where does Tom work?

  • Supermarket
  • Bakery
  • Car dealership

What information is indicated on the business card?

  • Tom's home address
  • Tom's favorite bread
  • Tom's job title

When is the bakery open for business?

  • 8 a.m on weekdays
  • 10 a.m on Saturdays
  • 4 p.m on Wednesdays

Read the letter. Answer the questions.

Dear Leona, 

     I am sorry about the argument we had yesterday. I was under a lot of stress, and I wasn't thoughtful enough to consider your idea. I really didn't mean to yell at you. I feel bad for hurting your feelings. I am very sorry, and I hope you will forgive me. Can we be friends again?

     I look forward to hearing from you soon. 

Your friend,


 Why did Robin write to Leona?

  • To ask her for forgiveness
  • To tell her that he was right from the beginning
  • To tell her that he is still upset

What does Robin want?

  • He wants to be friends with Leona again.
  • He wants to talk more about the argument.
  • He doesn't want to be friends with Leona anymore.

Read the letter. Answer the questions.

Dear Paula, 

How are you? I hope you are enjoying your summer vacation. I am going on a trip with my family for a week, so I probably won't be able to write to you for 10 days. We are going to Hawaii, and I am going to learn how to surf there. I will show you some photos when I come back. Take care.

Talk to you later. 

Your friend,


Where is Jessica going?

  • San Francisco
  • Chicago
  • Hawaii

What is Jessica going to do there?

  • Learn English
  • Learn how to surf
  • Learn how to take photos

Read about the safety rules in the science lab. Answer the questions.

1. Learn the steps of the experiment first. Make sure you know how to use the equipment. Ask the teacher any questions you have before you start your experiment. 

2. Make sure to keep the area clean. 

3. When you see that something has spilled or gotten broken, or if one of your group members becomes injured, report it to the teacher immediately. 

4. Wear safety goggles and gloves at all times when it is necessary. Protecting your eyes and skin is very important during an experiment. If you get any substance on your skin, wash it off with clean water.

5. Do not eat or drink during an experiment.

6. Be careful when you touch electric cords or equipment.

7. Clean up after the experiment. Put things in the right place. Wipe off your table and wash your hands. 

When you get any substance on your skin, you must _____.

  • leave it
  • wash it off
  • wipe it on your pants

During an experiment, you must not _____.

  • eat or drink
  • listen to the teacher
  • keep the area clean

If any accident happens, you should _____.

  • ignore it
  • report it to the teacher
  • continue working on your experiment

Read the story about Pat and her pet turtle. Answer the questions.

     Pat has a pet turtle, Jasper. She loves it very much. She feeds it every morning and washes the fishbowl twice a week. She likes looking at it moving slowly. Sometimes she puts it on the floor and taps its shell with a finger, and then it hides its head and legs under the shell.

    One day, Pat came home after school, and she called out to her pet turtle while she was walking into her room.

    "Jasper, I'm home." When Pat walked into the room, she didn't see her pet turtle in the fishbowl. She quickly ran down to the kitchen.

    "Mom, have you seen Jasper? It's not in the fishbowl," Pat said in a crying tone.

    "No, I haven't seen it. Oh! Mrs. Williams visited me this morning with her grandson. I showed him your pet turtle, but I don't think he took it." Then Pat's mom called Mrs. Williams and asked whether she had seen Pat's turtle after her grandson was playing with it. Unfortunately, the answer was no. Pat felt very sad and stayed in her room quietly. Her mom told her she would buy her a new turtle, but she wanted Jasper.

     That evening, Pat didn't say anything during supper. When she was about to go to bed, her mom yelled in the bathroom. "Pat, I found Jasper!" Pat instantly got up and ran to the bathroom. Jasper was under the mat. Nobody knew why it was there, but Pat and her mom were glad to find it. "I'm so glad to find you. I will never lose you again. Please don't let Mrs. Williams' grandson play with my Jasper ever again, Mom!" Pat said to her mom. "OK, I won't. I'm sorry, dear," her mom replied with a sorry look on her face. 

What does Pat NOT do for her pet turtle?

  • Wash its fishbowl
  • Feed it
  • Go for a walk in the park

When does Pat's pet turtle hide its head and legs under the shell?

  • When Pat tells it to do so
  • When Pat taps its shell
  • When it is fed

Why was Pat sad after school?

  • She thought she had lost her pet turtle.
  • She had too much homework to do.
  • She had an argument with her friend.

Where was Pat's pet turtle?

  • In the kitchen
  • In the bathroom
  • In the bedroom

Read a story about Ricky and John. Answer the questions.

     Ricky and John like science. They especially like it when they have a science experiment in school. One day, Ricky and John went down to the lab for a new experiment. "I wonder what we will do today," Ricky said. "OK, everyone. Before we begin our experiment, please put on your safety goggles and gloves. Please review the safety manual on the wall one more time," the science teacher said.

     "Ouch!" John cried out loud.

     "What's wrong?" Ricky asked.

     "I don't know. I dropped a little bit of this red substance on my arm, and it stings," John replied.

     "Wash it with clean water first, and I will call the teacher." Then Ricky yelled out to find the teacher and explained what was going on. The teacher quickly took John to the nurse's office, and the nurse took care of John.

     "You followed the safety manual very well," the science teacher told Ricky.

     John went back to the classroom that afternoon. "Thank you, Ricky, for helping me. I feel alright now," John said to Ricky.

     "I'm glad you are alright, but you must remember that the science lab can be dangerous, so you should be more careful during an experiment," Ricky said. 

What do Ricky and John like to do?

  • Play musical instruments
  • Do science experiments
  • Go to the nurse's office

What happened to John?

  • He got hurt during the experiment.
  • He failed his science exam.
  • He skipped science class.

What did Ricky do to help John?

  • He took John to the hospital.
  • He called the teacher for help.
  • He lied to the science teacher.

What does Ricky think about doing scientific experiments in the lab?

  • It can be dangerous.
  • It's boring.
  • It's a waste of time.

Read about Bill. Answer the questions.

     Bill likes to play tricks on people. One day, he was in his brother's room and found a notebook on his bed.

     "I'm going to hide it somewhere and give it back to him when he promises to share his cookies with me," Bill said to himself and hid it under the couch, but he forgot about it after supper that evening.

     The next morning, Bill's brother, David, went to school without knowing that Bill had hidden his notebook. Unfortunately, he got detention in school for not bringing his notebook that he was supposed to hand in for his assignment. That day, he came home late from detention.

     "Why were you late, David?" His mother asked when he walked into the house.

     "I lost my notebook that I did my homework in, and my teacher didn't believe that I had done my homework, so I got detention," David said in an upset voice. Bill heard what had happened to his brother at school, and he felt sorry.

     "I have something to tell you, David. I'm really sorry. I thought it would be fun to hide your notebook, but then I forgot to give it back to you. Can you please forgive me?" said Bill.

     "It's not right to take others' belongings without asking. If you do that one more time, I will be very mad at you," said David in an angry voice.

     "I won't do it again. I promise," said Bill. 

What did Bill do?

  • He hid his brother's notebook.
  • He did his homework.
  • He had cookies.

What happened to David?

  • He got an A on his homework.
  • He bought a new notebook.
  • He was punished at school.

How did David feel about detention?

  • silly
  • angry
  • scary

What did Bill promise David?

  • Not to take his brother's stuff
  • To always share cookies with him
  • To help his brother with his homework

Read the text. Answer the questions.

     When you walk downtown or visit tourist attractions, you can often see a group of tourists listening carefully to their guide. Tourism interpretation guides guide tourists and introduce the historical background of a place or an artifact. They not only have to study foreign languages but also have to learn all about the places and things they need to introduce. They need to be good at storytelling so they can attract the tourists' attention. They should also be good at communicating with others. They have to be prepared to answer all kinds of questions. In order to become a tourism interpretation guide, it is best to major in something related to tourism or languages and pass the tourism interpretation guide exam. 

What do tourism interpretation guides need for their job?

  • Language skills
  • Cooking skills
  • Shopping skills

What is a requirement for becoming a tourism interpretation guide?

  • pass the aircraft controller exam
  • pass the tourism interpretation guide exam
  • pass the medical exam

Read the text. Answer the questions.

     When you injure your body, you will see different types of skin injuries: bruises, cuts, and burns. Your skin turns red or purple when you bump into something hard. A bruise appears when blood vessels in the skin are broken. If you break layers of your skin, you will probably get a cut. When your blood vessels are cut, the blood will come out and thicken to make a scab over your cut. When you touch something extremely hot or cold by accident, you get a burn. It gives you pain, redness and swelling, and if it becomes serious, you will see a blister or even experience temporary numbness. 

What is a type of skin injuries?

  • Headaches
  • Cuts
  • Stomachaches

What is a symptom of a burn?

  • A runny nose
  • Redness
  • Unable to see things clearly