TOEIC Practice Trivia Test

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Check out our 'TOEIC Practice Trivia Test' to check how proficient you are in the English language. Also, you can improve your English skills with this quiz. The TOEIC program is a global standard test designed to assess the English language required in professional and everyday life. If you are preparing for this exam, you can begin your assessment from this quiz. Here, you have to choose the correct words or phrases to complete the sentences. Let's see how easily you can do so. Best of luck, dear!.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    All the orders got _________ on schedule.

    • A.

      Delivering

    • B.

      delivered

    • C.

      To deliver

    • D.

      To be deliver

    Correct Answer
    B. delivered
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "delivered" because it is the past tense form of the verb "deliver". Since the sentence is referring to completed actions in the past, "delivered" is the appropriate choice.

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  • 2. 

    The company expects to see ___________ breakeven and a 15 cent a share loss in the second quarter.

    • A.

      More than

    • B.

      Approximately

    • C.

      More or less

    • D.

      Somewhere between

    Correct Answer
    D. Somewhere between
    Explanation
    The phrase "somewhere between" suggests that the company's breakeven point is not expected to be exact, but rather falls within a range. This indicates that the company may not reach breakeven exactly, but will be close to it. Additionally, the phrase implies that the company is projected to incur a loss of 15 cents per share in the second quarter.

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  • 3. 

    The flight arrives __________ Tokyo in three hours.

    • A.

      Into

    • B.

      In

    • C.

      At

    • D.

      On

    Correct Answer
    B. In
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in". This preposition is used to indicate the arrival of the flight in Tokyo within a time frame of three hours.

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  • 4. 

    He is excited about the new promotion and looking forward to ________ more responsibilities.

    • A.

      Taking on

    • B.

      Take on

    • C.

      Taking in

    • D.

      Getting up

    Correct Answer
    B. Take on
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "take on". In this context, "take on" means to accept or assume responsibilities. The sentence suggests that the person is enthusiastic about their new promotion and is eager to handle additional tasks or duties.

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  • 5. 

    While the stock ________ the staff worked in the evenings.

    • A.

      Has been checked

    • B.

      Was checked

    • C.

      Was checked

    • D.

      Was being checked

    Correct Answer
    D. Was being checked
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "was being checked." This is because the sentence is in the past tense and the action of checking the stock was ongoing at the same time the staff worked in the evenings. The phrase "was being checked" indicates an ongoing action in the past.

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  • 6. 

    The report showed that overall prices are up 3.1 percent _________ 12 months.

    • A.

      Since the last

    • B.

      During the last

    • C.

      In the following

    • D.

      Periodically over

    Correct Answer
    B. During the last
    Explanation
    The report showed that overall prices are up 3.1 percent during the last 12 months. This means that over the course of the past 12 months, prices have increased by 3.1 percent.

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  • 7. 

    The new service was expected to be a success; __________ very few customers upgraded their accounts.

    • A.

      Yet

    • B.

      Although

    • C.

      just

    • D.

      Moreover

    Correct Answer
    A. Yet
    Explanation
    The phrase "yet" is used to contrast two ideas or statements. In this case, it is used to show a contradiction between the expectation of the new service being a success and the fact that very few customers upgraded their accounts. It implies that despite the high expectations, the outcome was different.

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  • 8. 

    Strong exports ___________ in driving first-quarter growth, rising 35 percent from a year earlier.

    • A.

      Played a big role

    • B.

      Played a hand

    • C.

      Effectively

    • D.

      Instrumental

    Correct Answer
    A. Played a big role
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "played a big role". This phrase suggests that strong exports had a significant impact on driving first-quarter growth, as they increased by 35 percent from a year earlier. This implies that the success of exports was a major factor in contributing to the overall growth during that period.

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  • 9. 

    The software developers __________ investigated the latest problem.

    • A.

      Are just

    • B.

      still

    • C.

      Have yet

    • D.

      Have already

    Correct Answer
    D. Have already
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have already" because it indicates that the software developers have already taken action and conducted an investigation into the latest problem. This suggests that they have already completed the investigation and potentially found a solution or identified the cause of the problem.

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  • 10. 

    First quarter revenue _________ $45.1 billion from $44.7 billion a year earlier.

    • A.

      Increased

    • B.

      Declined from

    • C.

      Expanded at

    • D.

      Rose to

    Correct Answer
    D. Rose to
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "rose to". This answer indicates that the first quarter revenue increased from $44.7 billion to $45.1 billion, suggesting a positive growth in revenue during that period.

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  • 11. 

    The executives pointed to immigration __________ the biggest drivers of the domestic market.

    • A.

      Rather than

    • B.

      as one of

    • C.

      As leading

    • D.

      Resulting in

    Correct Answer
    B. as one of
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "as one of". This is because the phrase "as one of" is used to indicate that immigration is one of the biggest drivers of the domestic market, suggesting that there may be other factors as well.

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  • 12. 

    Property taxes ________ about 40 percent of the overall tax revenue the state collects.

    • A.

      Make

    • B.

      Account for

    • C.

      are at least

    • D.

      Are raised by

    Correct Answer
    A. Make
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "make." In this context, "make" means to constitute or contribute to something. Therefore, the sentence is stating that property taxes constitute or contribute to about 40 percent of the overall tax revenue the state collects.

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  • 13. 

    My line manager wants the meeting __________ immediately.

    • A.

      arrange

    • B.

      Arranged

    • C.

      Be arranged

    • D.

      To arrange

    Correct Answer
    B. Arranged
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "arranged" because it is the past tense form of the verb "arrange." In this sentence, the line manager wants the meeting to be organized or scheduled in the immediate future. Therefore, the correct form of the verb to use is "arranged."

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  • 14. 

    ________ the end of year results were published, the managers got their bonuses.

    • A.

      When

    • B.

      Because

    • C.

      While

    • D.

      If

    Correct Answer
    A. When
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "When". This is because "When" indicates a specific time or condition, in this case, the end of year results being published. The sentence suggests that the managers received their bonuses at the same time or immediately after the results were published.

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  • 15. 

    Commercial builders downplayed __________ a bust in the superheated housing market.

    • A.

      The concern of

    • B.

      Concerning

    • C.

      Concerned that

    • D.

      Concerns about

    Correct Answer
    D. Concerns about
    Explanation
    Commercial builders downplayed concerns about a bust in the superheated housing market. This means that the builders did not give much importance or attention to the worries or fears about a potential collapse or failure in the housing market. They may have dismissed or disregarded these concerns, possibly to maintain confidence or to promote their own interests in the market.

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