MUET 2018 Session 1 – Paper 1 Listening

Part 1 

For question 1 to 3, write your answer in NOT MORE THAN THREE WORDS.

1. Reading and telling stories to her children inspired Dr Nora Ahmad to ________________________.

2. Dr Nora Ahmad loves the Harry Potter series because the ________________________.

3. The host of the talk show likes watching the movies but he prefers ________________________.

For question 4 to 6, write your answer in NOT MORE THAN FIVE WORDS.

For question 7 and 8, circle the correct answer.

7. Once you have completed the draft of the book, you should

  1. edit your own work
  2. find a publisher yourself
  3. get experts to comment on your work

8. Dr Nora Ahmad thinks that the greatest challenge in writing is

  1. following a strict timetable
  2. having demanding career
  3. living with a difficult spouse

Part 2

For question 9 and 10, choose one letter A to F from the box below to complete each sentence.

A     manages mood

B     stimulates visual images

C     improves clarity

D     helps information retention

E     recalls past memories

F     influences wellbeing

9. A familiar song ____.

10. Music can help us told our attention because it _____.

For question 11 to 14, circle the correct answer.

11. Music benefits Alzhemier’s patient because it

  1. improves test scores
  2. enhances the memory
  3. encourages better listening

12. Learning is motivated with the assistance of

  1. reflective music
  2. instrumental music
  3. upbeat popular music

13. In the Learning Through Journey activity,

  1. parents play reflective music
  2. teachers play the role of parents
  3. children describes an imaginary journey

14. According to the speaker, the activity most preferred by kinds is the

  1. Tie Tunes to Tasks
  2. Fuse Audio with Visual
  3. Learning Through Journey

Part 3

For question 15 to 20, write your answer in NOT MORE THAN FIVE WORDS.

15. Scrapbooks may include newspaper articles, pictures and _______________________________________________________________.

16. Older people keep scrapbooks to preserve the memories of an event such as __________________________________________________________________.

17. One advantage of having boomerang kids is parents __________________________________________________________________________.

18. The Department of Innovation and Skills suggests that parents should make their children _______________________________________________________.

19. The level of spiciness of chillies depend on _____________________________________________________________________________.

20. Mild chillies grown in dry conditions will _____________________________________________________________________________.

—–End of Questions—–

Suggested answers

  1. write children’s books.
  2. books are exciting
  3. reading the books
  4. expand background knowledge
  5. brainstorming / deciding age group of readers / imagining how the story develop / imagining how the characters develop
  6. a writing timetable 
  7. A
  8. A
  9. E
  10. B
  11. B
  12. C
  13. A
  14. A
  15. tickets and postcards
  16. 20th wedding anniversary / first child’s birth / first grandchild’s birthday
  17. feel closer to their children / no longer feel lonely
  18. to do their washing / do their own ironing
  19. their exposure to water
  20. produce more seeds

—–End of Suggested Answers—–



With more than 10 years of working experiences, I find myself to be a dynamic person who adapts to the changes of working environment. Even though I am multitasking, I do not consider myself as an expert in the niche of what I do. Nevertheless, I believe I have a fair amount of knowledge that many people might find very useful.

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