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Korean Reading Comprehension Practice (Difficulty ★★★☆☆) #21

Practice #21 (Difficulty ★★★☆☆)

Read the following passage carefully and answer the following questions.

올 해 부터는 많은 것들이 달라집니다.
[ol hae bu-teo-neun man-eun geot-deul-i dal-la-jip-ni-da.]
작년에 비해 공휴일이 삼 일 많습니다.
[jak-nyeon-e bi-hae gong-hyu-il-i sam il man-seup-ni-da.]
한국의 공휴일은 비교적 많습니다.
[o wol-e i-teul deo man-a-jyeot-seup-ni-da.]
그리고, 지하철 요금이 삼백원 올랐습니다.
[geu-ri-go, ji-ha-cheol yo-geum-i sam-baek-won ol-lat-seup-ni-da.]
사년만에 처음 올랐습니다.
[sa-nyeon-man-e cheo-eum ol-lat-seup-ni-da.]
지하철 보다, 버스를 이용하는 사람이 많습니다.
[ji-ha-cheol bo-da, beo-seu-reul i-yong-ha-neun sa-ram-i man-seup-ni-da.]
버스 요금은 지하철보다 낮습니다.
[beo-seu yo-geum-eun ji-ha-cheol-bo-da nat-seup-ni-da.]
버스는 저녁 열두시가 되면 운행이 끝납니다.
[beo-seu-neun jeo-nyeok yeol-du-shi-ga doe-myeon un-haeng-i kkeut-nap-ni-da.]
택시는 언제나 이용 할 수 있습니다.
[taek-shi-neun eon-je-na i-yong hal su it-seup-ni-da.]
학생들은 버스나 지하철을 많이 이용합니다.
[hak-saeng-deul-eun beo-seu-na ji-ha-cheol-eul man-i i-yong-hap-ni-da.]
회사원은 택시를 많이 이용합니다.
[hoe-sa-won-eun taek-shi-reul man-i i-yong-hap-ni-da.]
한국의 대중교통은 굉장히 편리합니다.
[han-guk-eui dae-jung-gyo-tong-eun goeng-jang-hi pyeon-ri-hap-ni-da .]

Question 1.
According to the passage, when are many changes going to take place?
1. This Year 2. Next Year 3. Next Century 4. Next Month 5. Next Decade

Question 2.
According to the passage, there is more of THIS compared to last year.
1. Holidays 2. Public Schools 3. Drug Stores 4. Restaurants 5. Baseball Stadiums

Question 3.
True or False…? There are relatively many holidays in Korea.
1. True 2. False

Question 4.
According to the passage, what else changed?
1. Average Age 2. Tuition 3. Text Book Price 4. Insurance Fee 5. Subway Fare

Question 5.
According to the passage, it’s the first increase in…
1. Three Months 2. Five Months 3. Four Years 4. Ten Years 5. Two Decades

Question 6.
True or False…? There are more people taking bus than subway.
1. True 2. False

Question 7.
True or False…? Bus fare is lower than subway fare.
1. True 2. False

Question 8.
According to the passage, bus service ends at…
1. 10:00 p.m. 2. 11:00 p.m. 3. 0:00 a.m. 4. 2:00 a.m. 5. 4:00 a.m.

Question 9.
True or False…? You can use taxi service anytime you want.
1. True 2. False

Question 10.
True or False…? Students take bicycles the most.
1. True 2. False

Question 11.
According to the passage, who takes taxi a lot?
1. Students 2. Parents 3. Teachers 4. Businessmen 5. Foreigners

Question 12.
True or False…? The speaker thinks the public transportation in Korea is convenient.
1. True 2. False

ANSWER

(1) 1 (2) 1 (3) 1 (4) 5 (5) 3 (6) 1 (7) 1 (8) 3 (9) 1 (10) 2 (11) 4 (12) 1

TRANSLATION

올 해 부터는 많은 것들이 달라집니다.
Lots of things will change starting this year.

작년에 비해 공휴일이 삼 일 많습니다.
Compare to last year, there are three more public holidays.

한국의 공휴일은 비교적 많습니다.
Relatively, there are many public holidays in Korea.

그리고, 지하철 요금이 삼백원 올랐습니다.
And, the subway fare has increased by three hundred won.

사년만에 처음 올랐습니다.
It’s the first increase in four years.

지하철 보다, 버스를 이용하는 사람이 많습니다.
There are more people using bus than subway.

버스 요금은 지하철보다 낮습니다.
Bus fare is lower than subway.

버스는 저녁 열두시가 되면 운행이 끝납니다.
Bus service ends at twelve at night.

택시는 언제나 이용 할 수 있습니다.
You can use taxi anytime.

학생들은 버스나 지하철을 많이 이용합니다.
Students use bus or subway more.

회사원은 택시를 많이 이용합니다.
Office workers use taxi more.

한국의 대중교통은 굉장히 편리합니다.
Public transportation in Korea is very convenient.


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