Nouns & Pronouns (TOEIC - MS. Le Thao)

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  • 1. 

    The .........of magazine subscribers prefer to look at the pictures that are about a great deal of fashion and celebrities.

    • A.

      Majority

    • B.

      Most

    • C.

      Summary

    • D.

      Addition

    Correct Answer
    A. Majority
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "majority" because it indicates that most or the largest number of magazine subscribers prefer to look at the pictures that are about fashion and celebrities.

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  • 2. 

    We need to get necessary funds from the Office of Management and Budget so that a complete ............of the facility can be done.

    • A.

      Renovation

    • B.

      Renovate

    • C.

      Renovated

    • D.

      Renovates

    Correct Answer
    A. Renovation
    Explanation
    The sentence is discussing the need for funds from the Office of Management and Budget in order to conduct a complete "renovation" of the facility. The word "renovation" is a noun that refers to the process of improving or repairing a building or space. Therefore, it is the most appropriate word to use in this context.

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  • 3. 

    There are three experienced clerical ........who are working in our branch office.

    • A.

      Works

    • B.

      Work

    • C.

      Workers

    • D.

      Worked

    Correct Answer
    C. Workers
    Explanation
    The word "clerical" is used as an adjective to describe the type of workers. Since "workers" is a noun that refers to people who work, it is the most appropriate choice to complete the sentence.

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  • 4. 

    Government offices will be closed on July 4, 2005, in ...........of Independence Day.

    • A.

      Observably

    • B.

      Observatory

    • C.

      Observe

    • D.

      Observance

    Correct Answer
    D. Observance
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "observance". This is because the sentence is discussing the closure of government offices on July 4, 2005, in recognition or celebration of Independence Day. "Observance" refers to the act of observing or honoring a particular event or occasion, which fits the context of the sentence.

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  • 5. 

    The .......was temporarily out of order because of short circuit, so many people had to walk up the stairs instead.

    • A.

      Escalate

    • B.

      Escalator

    • C.

      Escalation

    • D.

      Escalating

    Correct Answer
    C. Escalation
    Explanation
    The word "escalator" refers to a moving staircase, which is not applicable in this context. The word "escalate" means to increase or intensify, which does not fit the sentence. The word "escalating" is the present participle form of "escalate" and does not make sense in the sentence. The word "escalation" refers to the act of increasing or intensifying, which fits the sentence perfectly as it explains why people had to walk up the stairs instead of using the escalator.

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  • 6. 

    All employees must remember that the equipment should not be used for non-work-related .........

    • A.

      Purposes

    • B.

      Purpose

    • C.

      Purposely

    • D.

      Purposely

    Correct Answer
    A. Purposes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "purposes" because it is the plural form of the word "purpose" and matches the context of the sentence. The sentence is stating that employees should not use the equipment for non-work-related activities, indicating that there may be multiple activities or reasons that are considered non-work-related. Therefore, "purposes" is the appropriate word choice.

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  • 7. 

    It is generally expected that the incumbent president will be nominated for another five-year______.

    • A.

      Terminal

    • B.

      Terminology

    • C.

      Term

    • D.

      Termed

    Correct Answer
    C. Term
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "term." In the given sentence, it is mentioned that the incumbent president will be nominated for another five-year. The word "term" refers to a fixed period of time during which someone holds a particular position or office. Therefore, it is generally expected that the incumbent president will be nominated for another five-year term.

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  • 8. 

    Author Ken Yabuki wrote a magazine article based on _____recent visit to Iceland.

    • A.

      He

    • B.

      His

    • C.

      Him

    • D.

      Himself

    Correct Answer
    B. His
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "his" because the pronoun should agree with the noun it is referring to. In this case, the noun is "Author Ken Yabuki," so the correct possessive pronoun to use is "his" to indicate that the magazine article is based on his recent visit to Iceland.

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  • 9. 

    Remove all items from your desk in preparation for the office reorganization, but do not attempt to move heavy furniture by______ .

    • A.

      Yourself

    • B.

      Yours

    • C.

      Your

    • D.

      You

    Correct Answer
    A. Yourself
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "yourself" because the sentence is instructing the person to remove all items from their desk in preparation for the office reorganization. However, it also specifically states not to attempt to move heavy furniture by yourself, indicating that assistance should be sought for moving heavy furniture.

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  • 10. 

    Because of ____extremely focused customer bases, small business owners can often respond quickly to new economic trends.

    • A.

      They

    • B.

      Their

    • C.

      Theirs

    • D.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    B. Their
    Explanation
    Because of their extremely focused customer bases, small business owners can often respond quickly to new economic trends.

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  • 11. 

    We hope to send _______tax documents to you by the end of this week.

    • A.

      You

    • B.

      Your

    • C.

      Yours

    • D.

      Yourself

    Correct Answer
    B. Your
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "your" because it is used as a possessive pronoun to show that the tax documents belong to the person being addressed. In this sentence, "your" indicates that the tax documents will be sent specifically to the person being spoken to.

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  • 12. 

    If you have any questions about Maxiel Corporations’ service, please visit........... Web site.

    • A.

      We

    • B.

      Us

    • C.

      Our

    • D.

      Ourselves

    Correct Answer
    C. Our
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "our" because it is used as a possessive pronoun to indicate that the website belongs to Maxiel Corporation.

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  • 13. 

    Most of the findings and testimonies ______ are written on those documents were tempered with by the police.

    • A.

      These

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      Those

    • D.

      They

    Correct Answer
    B. That
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "that". In the sentence, "that" is used as a pronoun to refer back to the "findings and testimonies" mentioned earlier in the sentence. It indicates that the findings and testimonies were tempered with by the police. The pronoun "that" is used to specify a particular group of documents and is more appropriate in this context than "these", "those", or "they".

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