Test 10 Reading TOEIC

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  • 1. 

    1. ___________ the second half of the twentieth century there was a two-fold increase in deaths AIDS worldwide.    

    • A.

      While

    • B.

      During

    • C.

      After

    • D.

      Following

    Correct Answer
    B. During
    Explanation
    During the second half of the twentieth century, there was a two-fold increase in deaths due to AIDS worldwide. This means that the increase in deaths occurred within that specific time period.

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  • 2. 

    2. ___________, he wasn't able to make it to the plenary session on time because he hadn't expected the traffic congestion.  

    • A.

      Regrettable

    • B.

      Regretful

    • C.

      Rerettably

    • D.

      Regretfully

    Correct Answer
    D. Regretfully
    Explanation
    The word "regretfully" is the correct answer because it is an adverb that describes the manner in which he was not able to make it to the plenary session on time. It implies that he feels regret or disappointment about not being able to arrive on time due to the unexpected traffic congestion.

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  • 3. 

    At the banquet you will be served with a variety of gourmet foods and your __________ of vegetables before entree.  

    • A.

      Option

    • B.

      Chioice

    • C.

      Subtitude

    • D.

      Alternative

    Correct Answer
    B. Chioice
    Explanation
    At the banquet, you will be served with a variety of gourmet foods and your "choice" of vegetables before the entree. This means that you will have the opportunity to select the vegetables that you prefer from a range of options.

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  • 4. 

    Unlike other department stores, most specialty stores handle only one line of merchandise __________ a number of closely related items.

    • A.

      Either

    • B.

      Or

    • C.

      Some

    • D.

      Instead

    Correct Answer
    B. Or
    Explanation
    Most specialty stores handle only one line of merchandise or a number of closely related items. This means that they either focus on a specific type of product or offer a variety of closely related products. The word "or" in the sentence indicates that there is a choice between the two options.

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  • 5. 

    Further help is available __________ request, so you don't have to worry about purchasing cutting-edge equipment.

    • A.

      As soon as

    • B.

      To

    • C.

      Upon

    • D.

      Until

    Correct Answer
    C. Upon
    Explanation
    The word "upon" is the correct answer because it fits grammatically and contextually in the sentence. It suggests that further help is available immediately or right after a certain event or action. The word "upon" indicates a sense of immediacy or promptness, which aligns with the idea that there is no need to worry about purchasing cutting-edge equipment because help will be available right away.

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  • 6. 

    _________ the mayor's intention can be well justified, he can hardly avoid the criticism that he should have been more careful before jumping the gun.

    • A.

      Even though

    • B.

      Depite

    • C.

      Nevertheless

    • D.

      Despite of

    Correct Answer
    A. Even though
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Even though". This phrase is used to introduce a contrast or concession in a sentence. In this context, it suggests that despite the mayor's intention being justifiable, he will still face criticism for not being more careful.

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  • 7. 

    The earrings on display at the museum can fetch hundreds and thousands of dollars because they are hundreds of years old and made __________ gold.

    • A.

      With

    • B.

      In

    • C.

      Of

    • D.

      From

    Correct Answer
    C. Of
    Explanation
    The earrings on display at the museum can fetch hundreds and thousands of dollars because they are hundreds of years old and made of gold. The phrase "made of gold" indicates that the earrings are composed of gold, which is a valuable and precious metal. This suggests that the earrings have intrinsic value due to their material composition, making them highly sought after by collectors and potentially worth a significant amount of money.

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