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  • 1. 

    The flying display attracted about 50,000_______ despite the rain. 

    • A.

      Public

    • B.

      Assistants

    • C.

      Spectators

    • D.

      Audience

    Correct Answer
    C. Spectators
    Explanation
    The flying display attracted about 50,000 spectators despite the rain. This means that despite the unfavorable weather conditions, a large number of people still attended the flying display as spectators.

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  • 2. 

    During the musical, the _____ clapped at the end of every single song. 

    • A.

      Audience

    • B.

      Spectators

    • C.

      Public

    • D.

      Attendants

    Correct Answer
    A. Audience
    Explanation
    The word "audience" refers to a group of people who gather to watch a performance or event. In this context, during the musical, the "audience" is the most appropriate term to describe the people who were present and clapped at the end of every song. The other options, such as "spectators," "public," and "attendants," do not specifically refer to the group of people who were watching the musical.

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  • 3. 

    That play was much better on the ______ than in the film version.

    • A.

      Theatre

    • B.

      Play

    • C.

      Scene

    • D.

      Stage

    Correct Answer
    D. Stage
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "stage" because the sentence is comparing the quality of the play in two different versions - the live performance in the theater and the film adaptation. The word "stage" refers to the area where the play is performed live, indicating that the play was better in the theater than in the film version.

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  • 4. 

    Vera is thinking of pursuing a ________ in the music industry. 

    • A.

      Work

    • B.

      Job

    • C.

      Career

    • D.

      Position

    Correct Answer
    C. Career
    Explanation
    The question is asking about what Vera is thinking of pursuing in the music industry. The word "career" is the most suitable option as it refers to a long-term profession or occupation that someone chooses to specialize in. This implies that Vera is considering a long-term commitment and growth in the music industry, rather than just a temporary job or position.

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  • 5. 

    British actress Amanda Haslett gave a superb _____ as Lady Macbeth at the Globe Theater last night.

    • A.

      Play

    • B.

      Act

    • C.

      Performance

    • D.

      Acting

    Correct Answer
    C. Performance
    Explanation
    Amanda Haslett's portrayal of Lady Macbeth at the Globe Theater last night was excellent, indicating that she delivered a remarkable performance.

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  • 6. 

    _____ Eva wanted to purse a career in acting, she couldn't find a job. 

    • A.

      Despite

    • B.

      While

    • C.

      Although

    • D.

      However

    Correct Answer
    C. Although
    Explanation
    Although Eva wanted to pursue a career in acting, she couldn't find a job. This suggests that there was a contradiction or obstacle in Eva's desire to pursue acting and her inability to find a job in that field. The word "although" is used to introduce a contrast or contradiction between two ideas, making it an appropriate choice to connect Eva's aspirations with her job search struggles.

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  • 7. 

    ______  not being very talented, she became a highly successful Hollywood star. 

    • A.

      Despite

    • B.

      Even though

    • C.

      While

    • D.

      Whereas

    Correct Answer
    A. Despite
    Explanation
    Despite her lack of talent, she managed to become a highly successful Hollywood star. This implies that her success was achieved despite the fact that she was not very talented.

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  • 8. 

    They spent millions on the film. ________, not many were interested in going to see it. 

    • A.

      Despite

    • B.

      Although

    • C.

      However

    • D.

      Whereas

    Correct Answer
    C. However
    Explanation
    The phrase "However, not many were interested in going to see it" suggests that despite the fact that millions were spent on the film, the number of people interested in watching it was low. The word "however" is used to contrast the expected outcome (many people being interested in the film) with the actual outcome (few people being interested).

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  • 9. 

    I prefer watching documentaries, _______ my brother prefers soap operas. 

    • A.

      Although

    • B.

      Despite

    • C.

      Whereas

    • D.

      However

    Correct Answer
    C. Whereas
    Explanation
    The word "whereas" is used to contrast two different ideas or preferences. In this case, it indicates that the speaker prefers watching documentaries while their brother prefers soap operas. The use of "whereas" highlights the difference between the two preferences.

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  • 10. 

    Although it was dangerous, she went swimming. THE  In spite _____________ she went swimming

    Correct Answer
    of the danger
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "of the danger". This phrase indicates that despite the potential risks involved, she still chose to go swimming. It highlights her determination or disregard for the danger and emphasizes her decision to engage in the activity regardless.

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  • 11. 

    The theater was full, despite the high price of the tickets. EXPENSIVE Although _________ , the theater was full.

    Correct Answer
    the tickets were expensive
    Explanation
    The word "despite" indicates that there was an expectation that the theater would not be full because of the high price of the tickets. However, the fact that the theater was still full suggests that the high price did not deter people from attending. Therefore, the correct answer is "the tickets were expensive."

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  • 12. 

    Although he felt ill, he went to work. DESPITE He went to work _______ well. 

    Correct Answer
    despite not feeling
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "despite not feeling". This is because the word "despite" is used to show contrast or contradiction. In this sentence, it is indicating that despite the person feeling ill, they still went to work. The phrase "not feeling" further emphasizes the contrast between their illness and their decision to go to work.

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  • 13. 

    She enjoys her job in spite of her low salary. EVEN She find her enjoyable _________ low.

    Correct Answer
    even though her salary is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "even though her salary is." This phrase is used to show contrast or contradiction between two ideas. In this case, it indicates that despite having a low salary, she still finds her job enjoyable.

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