Reading for TOEFL

Reading for TOEFL – Annie Oakley

Questions 1 – 10 refer to the following passage. Annie Oakley, an intriguing figure in American entertainment, was a markswoman who starred in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, where she was often called “Little Sure Shot.” She was born in 1860 in Darke County, Ohio, and her original name was…

Reading for TOEFL – Cabildo

Questions 1-10 Refer to the following passage. The cabildo, which is Spanish for “mu-nicipal council,” was the fundamental unit of local government in colonial Span-ish America. Following a tradition going back to the Romans, the Spanish consid-ered the city to be of paramount impor-tance, with the surrounding country-side directly subordinate…

Soal Latihan TOEFL Reading Section (6)

Exquisite patterns and surface ornamentation were an integral part of the aesthetics of the late Victorian era. In America, these developments were incorporated into the themes of national expositions and artistic movements, as cottage industries grew and productivity in the decorative arts flourished. The last three decades of the 19th…

Soal Latihan TOEFL Reading Section (2)

Glass fibers are extremely strong; for their weight, they are stronger than steel. They are made by forcing molten glass through tiny holes called spinnerets. As many as four hundred spinnerets are placed together, and threads of glass much thinner than human hairs are drawn off at great speed-miles of…