Directions: You will see single and double reading passages followed by several questions. Each question has four answers. Choose the best answer question and fill in the corresponding oval on your answer sheet.

THE ADVANTAGE THAT MADE US #1 IN ASIA

YES! Please send me your student travel catalog.

ExperienceWe have the most experience in overseas travel: 67 years of discovering the best sights and events, the best hotels and restaurants, the best staff here and aboard - all priced for student's budget.

PopularityMore students choose our Out to Asia trips than any other.

ReferencesWe stand by our reputation. We'll give you the names of past participants so you can get a firsthand impression.

SavingsWe can pass greater volume discounts, so your dollars will buy you more.

Member, Association of World Travel organizations

Why should someone choose Out to Asia?

THE ADVANTAGE THAT MADE US #1 IN ASIA

YES! Please send me your student travel catalog.

ExperienceWe have the most experience in overseas travel: 67 years of discovering the best sights and events, the best hotels and restaurants, the best staff here and aboard - all priced for student's budget.

PopularityMore students choose our Out to Asia trips than any other.

ReferencesWe stand by our reputation. We'll give you the names of past participants so you can get a firsthand impression.

SavingsWe can pass greater volume discounts, so your dollars will buy you more.

Member, Association of World Travel organizations

Who is offered as a reference?

THE ADVANTAGE THAT MADE US #1 IN ASIA

YES! Please send me your student travel catalog.

ExperienceWe have the most experience in overseas travel: 67 years of discovering the best sights and events, the best hotels and restaurants, the best staff here and aboard - all priced for student's budget.

PopularityMore students choose our Out to Asia trips than any other.

ReferencesWe stand by our reputation. We'll give you the names of past participants so you can get a firsthand impression.

SavingsWe can pass greater volume discounts, so your dollars will buy you more.

Member, Association of World Travel organizations

What describes the cost of Out to Asia tours?

LOW AIRFARES

New York            Berlin                    $349

New York            San Francisco     $239

New York            Bombay               $699

Washington        Rome                   $575

San Francisco    Paris                    $735

All flights make at least one stop with a change

of aircraft. These prices available only on a two-week

advance purchase. Alterations made after ticketing will be

subject to $25 fee. No refunds.
If you go from New York to Berlin, what happens?

LOW AIRFARES

New York            Berlin                    $349

New York            San Francisco     $239

New York            Bombay               $699

Washington        Rome                   $575

San Francisco    Paris                    $735

All flights make at least one stop with a change

of aircraft. These prices available only on a two-week

advance purchase. Alterations made after ticketing will be

subject to $25 fee. No refunds.
How early do you have to purchase your ticket to get the lowest fare?

LOW AIRFARES

New York            Berlin                    $349

New York            San Francisco     $239

New York            Bombay               $699

Washington        Rome                   $575

San Francisco    Paris                    $735

All flights make at least one stop with a change

of aircraft. These prices available only on a two-week

advance purchase. Alterations made after ticketing will be

subject to $25 fee. No refunds.
If you want to change your ticket, what to you have to do?

How Does Micnoland Signature Pursuit Help You?

Micnoland Signature Pursuit is a web-based service that provides improved tracking and delivery information.

These features can help streamline your billing tasks, iumprove customer service, and control costs.

Micnoland offers you

Proof of Delivery (POD) with signature image,

Full delivery address, and

Reference number information.

Micnoland saves you time and is easy to use because

USP Signature Tracking is always available - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week;

Web access to POD is faster and more efficient than phone, fax, or email; and

Printable POD saves the user the $2 POD request fee.
What is signature Pursuit?
 

How Does Micnoland Signature Pursuit Help You?

Micnoland Signature Pursuit is a web-based service that provides improved tracking and delivery information.

These features can help streamline your billing tasks, iumprove customer service, and control costs.

Micnoland offers you

Proof of Delivery (POD) with signature image,

Full delivery address, and

Reference number information.

Micnoland saves you time and is easy to use because

USP Signature Tracking is always available - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week;

Web access to POD is faster and more efficient than phone, fax, or email; and

Printable POD saves the user the $2 POD request fee.
The word streamline in paragraph 1, line 2, is closet in meaning to
 

How Does Micnoland Signature Pursuit Help You?

Micnoland Signature Pursuit is a web-based service that provides improved tracking and delivery information.

These features can help streamline your billing tasks, iumprove customer service, and control costs.

Micnoland offers you

Proof of Delivery (POD) with signature image,

Full delivery address, and

Reference number information.

Micnoland saves you time and is easy to use because

USP Signature Tracking is always available - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week;

Web access to POD is faster and more efficient than phone, fax, or email; and

Printable POD saves the user the $2 POD request fee.
What information can you get from Micnoland?

How Does Micnoland Signature Pursuit Help You?

Micnoland Signature Pursuit is a web-based service that provides improved tracking and delivery information.

These features can help streamline your billing tasks, iumprove customer service, and control costs.

Micnoland offers you

Proof of Delivery (POD) with signature image,

Full delivery address, and

Reference number information.

Micnoland saves you time and is easy to use because

USP Signature Tracking is always available - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week;

Web access to POD is faster and more efficient than phone, fax, or email; and

Printable POD saves the user the $2 POD request fee.
What is NOT a benefit of using Signature Pursuit?
 
Delicious Foods Corporation said it will raise prices an average of 3 percent for 19 different brands of jams and jellies. This is the second  increase in eight months. The company attributes this recent rise to higher fruit prices resulting from the drought last spring.

Delicious Foods Corporation products with the higher prices will appear on supermarket shelves early next month. Other companies are expected to follow the lead of Delicious Foods and raise prices on their canned fruit and vegetable products before the end of the year. Consumers should expect their pocketbooks to take a big hit throughout the winter.

"We can only hope that the weather will improve in the next growing season," said Louella Pearson, president of the Consumer United group. "If not, and if prices continue to rise, some families will really suffer, she added.
On what foods have prices already risen?
Delicious Foods Corporation said it will raise prices an average of 3 percent for 19 different brands of jams and jellies. This is the second  increase in eight months. The company attributes this recent rise to higher fruit prices resulting from the drought last spring.

Delicious Foods Corporation products with the higher prices will appear on supermarket shelves early next month. Other companies are expected to follow the lead of Delicious Foods and raise prices on their canned fruit and vegetable products before the end of the year. Consumers should expect their pocketbooks to take a big hit throughout the winter.

"We can only hope that the weather will improve in the next growing season," said Louella Pearson, president of the Consumer United group. "If not, and if prices continue to rise, some families will really suffer, she added.
How many price increases has Delicious Foods recently made?
Delicious Foods Corporation said it will raise prices an average of 3 percent for 19 different brands of jams and jellies. This is the second  increase in eight months. The company attributes this recent rise to higher fruit prices resulting from the drought last spring.

Delicious Foods Corporation products with the higher prices will appear on supermarket shelves early next month. Other companies are expected to follow the lead of Delicious Foods and raise prices on their canned fruit and vegetable products before the end of the year. Consumers should expect their pocketbooks to take a big hit throughout the winter.

"We can only hope that the weather will improve in the next growing season," said Louella Pearson, president of the Consumer United group. "If not, and if prices continue to rise, some families will really suffer, she added.
Why has the price of fruits risen?
Delicious Foods Corporation said it will raise prices an average of 3 percent for 19 different brands of jams and jellies. This is the second  increase in eight months. The company attributes this recent rise to higher fruit prices resulting from the drought last spring.

Delicious Foods Corporation products with the higher prices will appear on supermarket shelves early next month. Other companies are expected to follow the lead of Delicious Foods and raise prices on their canned fruit and vegetable products before the end of the year. Consumers should expect their pocketbooks to take a big hit throughout the winter.

"We can only hope that the weather will improve in the next growing season," said Louella Pearson, president of the Consumer United group. "If not, and if prices continue to rise, some families will really suffer, she added.
What will happen next month?

CARLYLE DEPARTMENT

would like to thank its customers!

More than 14,000 satisfied  customers from across the city

visit Carlyle Department Store every week.

Because of our valued customers, Carlyle has maintained

a steady profit margin during the current recession.

As a special thank-you we at Carlyle announce the following offer: The first 100 customers

who spend $1,000 in 10-day period beginning tomorrow, October 10, will receive a 10% discount on their next purchase over$100.

Come shop at Carlyle and see why thousands

of satisfied customers keep coming back.

What is the present state of the economy?

CARLYLE DEPARTMENT

would like to thank its customers!

More than 14,000 satisfied  customers from across the city

visit Carlyle Department Store every week.

Because of our valued customers, Carlyle has maintained

a steady profit margin during the current recession.

As a special thank-you we at Carlyle announce the following offer: The first 100 customers

who spend $1,000 in 10-day period beginning tomorrow, October 10, will receive a 10% discount on their next purchase over$100.

Come shop at Carlyle and see why thousands

of satisfied customers keep coming back.

What is being offered?
If you want to advance in your career, you will have to make some careful decisions about which jobs you take. Evaluate a job offer for the value it has to your career. You may have to make some sacrifices. at first. You may have to move to a different region or even to a different country to take a job that is right for you. You may have to work late hours, at least temporarily. You might even have  to take a lower salary for a job that offers you the experience that you need. But you should never accept a job if it is not related to your career goals.

Accepting a job that is not within your career path will not give you the training or experience you need or want. You will find yourself frustrated in such a position and consequently, you will not perform you best. This will have an effect on the people around you, who will feel as if you are not acting as part of team. Therefore, the best advice to follow is think carefully before accepting any position and make sure that the job you accept is the job you want have.
What is the most significant factor in evaluating a job?
If you want to advance in your career, you will have to make some careful decisions about which jobs you take. Evaluate a job offer for the value it has to your career. You may have to make some sacrifices. at first. You may have to move to a different region or even to a different country to take a job that is right for you. You may have to work late hours, at least temporarily. You might even have  to take a lower salary for a job that offers you the experience that you need. But you should never accept a job if it is not related to your career goals.

Accepting a job that is not within your career path will not give you the training or experience you need or want. You will find yourself frustrated in such a position and consequently, you will not perform you best. This will have an effect on the people around you, who will feel as if you are not acting as part of team. Therefore, the best advice to follow is think carefully before accepting any position and make sure that the job you accept is the job you want have.
Which of the following is NOT mentioned as a possible sacrifice?
If you want to advance in your career, you will have to make some careful decisions about which jobs you take. Evaluate a job offer for the value it has to your career. You may have to make some sacrifices. at first. You may have to move to a different region or even to a different country to take a job that is right for you. You may have to work late hours, at least temporarily. You might even have  to take a lower salary for a job that offers you the experience that you need. But you should never accept a job if it is not related to your career goals.

Accepting a job that is not within your career path will not give you the training or experience you need or want. You will find yourself frustrated in such a position and consequently, you will not perform you best. This will have an effect on the people around you, who will feel as if you are not acting as part of team. Therefore, the best advice to follow is think carefully before accepting any position and make sure that the job you accept is the job you want have.
What kind of job should you never accept?
If you want to advance in your career, you will have to make some careful decisions about which jobs you take. Evaluate a job offer for the value it has to your career. You may have to make some sacrifices. at first. You may have to move to a different region or even to a different country to take a job that is right for you. You may have to work late hours, at least temporarily. You might even have  to take a lower salary for a job that offers you the experience that you need. But you should never accept a job if it is not related to your career goals.

Accepting a job that is not within your career path will not give you the training or experience you need or want. You will find yourself frustrated in such a position and consequently, you will not perform you best. This will have an effect on the people around you, who will feel as if you are not acting as part of team. Therefore, the best advice to follow is think carefully before accepting any position and make sure that the job you accept is the job you want have.
What is wrong with taking a job outside your career path?

Palmer Lowers

285 Hamilton Boulevard

Springfield

Providing our guests with excellent service since 1925

Room Type and Daily Rate (tax not included)

1 Double $186.00 per night

Number of Guests 2

Arrival Date 4/25                    Departure 4/28

Arrival time 5:00 P.M.           Confirmation Number 24-0726

Check-in time is after 3:00 P.M.

Check-out time is 1:00 P.M.

Reservations will be held until 9:00 P.m.

Guest Name Mr. and Mrs. R. Wolf

What is this form for?

Palmer Lowers

285 Hamilton Boulevard

Springfield

Providing our guests with excellent service since 1925

Room Type and Daily Rate (tax not included)

1 Double $186.00 per night

Number of Guests 2

Arrival Date 4/25                    Departure 4/28

Arrival time 5:00 P.M.           Confirmation Number 24-0726

Check-in time is after 3:00 P.M.

Check-out time is 1:00 P.M.

Reservations will be held until 9:00 P.m.

Guest Name Mr. and Mrs. R. Wolf

How many rooms do Mr. and Mrs. Wolf have?

Palmer Lowers

285 Hamilton Boulevard

Springfield

Providing our guests with excellent service since 1925

Room Type and Daily Rate (tax not included)

1 Double $186.00 per night

Number of Guests 2

Arrival Date 4/25                    Departure 4/28

Arrival time 5:00 P.M.           Confirmation Number 24-0726

Check-in time is after 3:00 P.M.

Check-out time is 1:00 P.M.

Reservations will be held until 9:00 P.m.

Guest Name Mr. and Mrs. R. Wolf

What will be added to the daily rate?
 
MEMORANDUM

To: All personnel being transferred to the Sydney office

From: A.

Re: Preparation for Sydney transfer

Every day my inbox is full of messages concerning this move. Rather than responding to each of you individually, I am forwarding this memo to all you Please read and follow the instructions below carefully. Do not omit any steps, and please do not ask me these questions again.

Pack all items in and on your desk in boxes.

Label all boxes clearly with your name and company ID number.

Notify maintenance to clean your desk so it will be ready for the next occupant.

Retrieve and delete all messages in your voicemail box.

Change the outgoing message in your voicemail to notify clients of your transfer.

Provide the network manager with you old password and computer ID number.

Notify clients by e-mail of your new location and phone number.

Packing supplies are available for your use. Please ask Ms.Kimbly for any supplies you need. Also, please be aware that the entire packing-up process must be completed by January 25.

Thank you for your cooperation.
Why was this memo written?

 
MEMORANDUM

To: All personnel being transferred to the Sydney office

From: A.

Re: Preparation for Sydney transfer

Every day my inbox is full of messages concerning this move. Rather than responding to each of you individually, I am forwarding this memo to all you Please read and follow the instructions below carefully. Do not omit any steps, and please do not ask me these questions again.

Pack all items in and on your desk in boxes.

Label all boxes clearly with your name and company ID number.

Notify maintenance to clean your desk so it will be ready for the next occupant.

Retrieve and delete all messages in your voicemail box.

Change the outgoing message in your voicemail to notify clients of your transfer.

Provide the network manager with you old password and computer ID number.

Notify clients by e-mail of your new location and phone number.

Packing supplies are available for your use. Please ask Ms.Kimbly for any supplies you need. Also, please be aware that the entire packing-up process must be completed by January 25.

Thank you for your cooperation.
The word omit in paragraph 1, line 3, is closet in meaning to
MEMORANDUM

To: All personnel being transferred to the Sydney office

From: A.

Re: Preparation for Sydney transfer

Every day my inbox is full of messages concerning this move. Rather than responding to each of you individually, I am forwarding this memo to all you Please read and follow the instructions below carefully. Do not omit any steps, and please do not ask me these questions again.

Pack all items in and on your desk in boxes.

Label all boxes clearly with your name and company ID number.

Notify maintenance to clean your desk so it will be ready for the next occupant.

Retrieve and delete all messages in your voicemail box.

Change the outgoing message in your voicemail to notify clients of your transfer.

Provide the network manager with you old password and computer ID number.

Notify clients by e-mail of your new location and phone number.

Packing supplies are available for your use. Please ask Ms.Kimbly for any supplies you need. Also, please be aware that the entire packing-up process must be completed by January 25.

Thank you for your cooperation.
What should each employee pack?
MEMORANDUM

To: All personnel being transferred to the Sydney office

From: A.

Re: Preparation for Sydney transfer

Every day my inbox is full of messages concerning this move. Rather than responding to each of you individually, I am forwarding this memo to all you Please read and follow the instructions below carefully. Do not omit any steps, and please do not ask me these questions again.

Pack all items in and on your desk in boxes.

Label all boxes clearly with your name and company ID number.

Notify maintenance to clean your desk so it will be ready for the next occupant.

Retrieve and delete all messages in your voicemail box.

Change the outgoing message in your voicemail to notify clients of your transfer.

Provide the network manager with you old password and computer ID number.

Notify clients by e-mail of your new location and phone number.

Packing supplies are available for your use. Please ask Ms.Kimbly for any supplies you need. Also, please be aware that the entire packing-up process must be completed by January 25.

Thank you for your cooperation.
What should each employee do for the person who will occupy desk next?
MEMORANDUM

To: All personnel being transferred to the Sydney office

From: A.

Re: Preparation for Sydney transfer

Every day my inbox is full of messages concerning this move. Rather than responding to each of you individually, I am forwarding this memo to all you Please read and follow the instructions below carefully. Do not omit any steps, and please do not ask me these questions again.

Pack all items in and on your desk in boxes.

Label all boxes clearly with your name and company ID number.

Notify maintenance to clean your desk so it will be ready for the next occupant.

Retrieve and delete all messages in your voicemail box.

Change the outgoing message in your voicemail to notify clients of your transfer.

Provide the network manager with you old password and computer ID number.

Notify clients by e-mail of your new location and phone number.

Packing supplies are available for your use. Please ask Ms.Kimbly for any supplies you need. Also, please be aware that the entire packing-up process must be completed by January 25.

Thank you for your cooperation.
What should each employee give to the network manager?