Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Compilation of Past Muet SpeakingTest Questions.Theme : Crime and Security

2. Theme : Crime & Security
As members of the Neighbourhood Watch, you and your friends are concerned about the increase in the number of petty crimes (handbag snatching, stealing of shoes, breaking into cars) in your neighbourhood. You suggest one reason for this increase.
A. In your opinion, the rise in petty crimes is caused by the increase in the number of drug addicts. Give reasons to support your opinionB. The increase in the number of illegal immigrants C. The lack of interest shown by the public D. The increase in the number of unemployed (Discuss which one of the following reasons is the main cause for the increase in petty crimes)
As a result of the increasing number of petty crimes, the shopping complex in your town would like to introduce various security measures. The management has invited shoppers to make recommendations so that the shopping complex would be a safer place for all.
A. You recommend that the management install hidden cameras. Explain how this can prevent petty crimes. B. Make spot checks on suspicious characters C. Employ more security guards D. Do not allow shoppers to bring in bags (Discuss which of the following is the best way to prevent petty crimes in shopping complexes)
Some of your friends often work late at night and have to take the public transport to go home. Suggest one safety measure that they can take to protect themselves from possible danger.
A.  You advise them not to travel alone. B. To carry their mobile phones at all times C.
To learn self-defence techniques D. To carry objects that can help them defend
themselves. (Discuss which of the following would be the best safety measure to take)
Lately there have been several break-ins and vandalism on your school premises. There is a great need to improve security. Your School Board welcomes suggestions from anyone. You would like to recommend a security measure.
A. You feel that the school authorities should employ security guards for the school. Justify your opinion. B. Install an alarm system  C. Install grills on all doors & windows D. Get police to make regular patrols (Discuss which is the most effective measure to improve security in school)
There has been an increase in burglaries in your neighbourhood and the residents are very worried about their safety. A committee has been set up to look into this matter. As a member of the committee, suggest ways to make the neighbourhood a safer place.
A. You suggest the residents improve the safety features of the neighbourhood. Give reasons for your suggestion. B. A police officer be invited to talk on security measures C. Residents be taught how to defend themselves against intruders. D. “Rukun Tetangga” teams be set up to patrol the neighbourhood at night. (Discuss which one of the following suggestions would be most effective to make your neighbourhood a safer place.)

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