Advanced English Reading Quiz

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Here, we have come to this "Advanced English Reading Quiz" for you. English is a fun language to learn. It has different words with different meanings and uses. Do you think that you have the ability to read a paragraph/sentence that has missing words and fill in with the appropriate words? Try out this fun test and find out. All the best to you and give your best! Let us go!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Something simple, like taking another route to work at (7)_____ once a week, is seen as encouraging confidence in the face of uncertainty.

    Explanation
    Taking another route to work at least once a week is seen as encouraging confidence in the face of uncertainty. This means that by occasionally changing the route to work, individuals are able to adapt and navigate through unfamiliar situations, which in turn helps to build confidence in dealing with uncertainty.

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  • 2. 

    Various commentators have (3) ____ forward suggestions for coping with change on a personal level.

    Explanation
    The word "PUT" is the correct answer because it fits grammatically and contextually in the sentence. The sentence is discussing suggestions for coping with change on a personal level, and "put" is a verb that can be used to suggest taking action or implementing strategies. Therefore, it is a suitable word to fill the blank and complete the sentence.

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  • 3. 

    Many societies have experienced (1) ____ rapid change in the early years of the 21st century that life can feel very daunting.

    Explanation
    The word "such" is used to refer to a degree or extent of something. In this context, it is used to emphasize the magnitude or intensity of the rapid change that many societies have experienced in the early years of the 21st century. The word "such" helps convey the idea that the pace and scale of change have been significant, making life feel daunting for many people.

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  • 4. 

    (8)_____ the simplicity of these ideas, they nevertheless help prepare people mentally to manage major change if necessary.

    Explanation
    The word "despite" is used to show contrast or opposition. In this context, it is indicating that even though the ideas mentioned are simple, they still serve the purpose of mentally preparing people to handle significant change if needed. The use of "despite" highlights the unexpected or contradictory nature of the situation, emphasizing the importance of these ideas despite their simplicity.

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  • 5. 

    The last I can offer __ my gold chain.

    Explanation
    The sentence is incomplete and lacks context, making it difficult to provide a specific explanation. However, based on the given answer "is," it suggests that the person can only offer their gold chain as a final or last option. The word "is" implies that the gold chain is the only remaining item or solution available for the person to offer.

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  • 6. 

    One suggestion involves thinking of three solutions to a problem, rather (4)_____ two.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "THAN" because it is used to make a comparison between two things or ideas. In this context, it suggests that thinking of three solutions is preferable or better than thinking of only two solutions.

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  • 7. 

    Apparently, many people faced (5)_____ change respond by considering two possible courses of action, but invariably tend to reject both of these.

    Explanation
    Many people faced with change respond by considering two possible courses of action, but invariably tend to reject both of these. This suggests that they are not choosing one specific course of action, but rather responding to the change in a way that involves considering both options and ultimately rejecting both. The word "with" indicates that they are responding in conjunction with considering the two courses of action, while the word "by" suggests that they are responding through the act of rejecting both options.

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  • 8. 

    Various people have (3) ____ this subject for higher studies.

    Explanation
    The sentence is discussing the subject that various people have chosen for higher studies. The word "chosen" fits grammatically and contextually as the past participle form of the verb "choose." It indicates that these people have made a decision to select a particular subject for their higher studies.

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  • 9. 

    Many societies have experienced such rapid change in the early years of the 21st century that life can feel very daunting (2) ____ times.

  • 10. 

    Something simple,(6)_____ taking another route to work.

    Explanation
    The word "LIKE" is the correct answer because it is the appropriate preposition to complete the sentence. The sentence suggests that the subject is doing something simple, which is "taking another route to work." The preposition "LIKE" is commonly used to compare actions or behaviors, indicating that the subject is doing something similar to taking another route to work.

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Jonathan Olliffe |English teaching
Jonathan is an English teacher, offering online conversation classes. He's also the creator of "Free Native Teacher," providing valuable language learning resources.

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