TOEIC Test 12 - Incomplete Sentences

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TOEIC Test 12 - Incomplete Sentences - Quiz

The Incomplete Sentences section forms part of the Reading Skills section of the TOEIC test. In this quiz you will be able to practice this reading skill. You will see a sentence with a missing word. You will be presented with four choices of words or phrases to complete the sentence. You must choose the best option to make the sentence grammatically correct.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    As __________ on the telephone, all production will cease by the 21st of the month.

    • A.

      Said

    • B.

      Spoken

    • C.

      Discussed

    • D.

      We spoke

    Correct Answer
    C. Discussed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "discussed". This is because the sentence is referring to a conversation or communication that has taken place on the telephone. The word "discussed" implies that there was a detailed conversation or exchange of ideas, which led to the decision that all production will cease by the 21st of the month.

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  • 2. 

    Everyone on the team felt that it was a _______________ meeting.

    • A.

      Productive

    • B.

      Effective

    • C.

      Usual

    • D.

      Unproductive

    Correct Answer
    A. Productive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "productive" because everyone on the team felt that the meeting was successful in achieving its goals and objectives. The meeting likely resulted in progress being made, tasks being accomplished, and ideas being shared and discussed. It was a meeting where meaningful work was accomplished, leading to a sense of productivity among the team members.

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  • 3. 

    The printer on the third floor is broken and will be fixed on Thursday. In the ________ please use the printer on the fourth floor.

    • A.

      Waiting

    • B.

      Meanwhile

    • C.

      Meantime

    • D.

      Wait

    Correct Answer
    C. Meantime
    Explanation
    The word "meantime" is the correct answer because it is used to refer to the period of time between two events or actions. In this context, it suggests that while the printer on the third floor is being fixed, people should use the printer on the fourth floor.

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  • 4. 

    Feel __________ to contact me if you have any questions.

    • A.

      Happy

    • B.

      Okay

    • C.

      Free

    • D.

      Welcome

    Correct Answer
    C. Free
    Explanation
    The word "free" is the correct answer because it is the most appropriate word to complete the sentence. The phrase "Feel free to contact me" is a common expression used to encourage someone to reach out without hesitation or restraint. It implies that there are no restrictions or obligations in contacting the person.

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  • 5. 

    You should always look both ways before _________ the road.

    • A.

      Cross

    • B.

      Walking

    • C.

      Crossing

    • D.

      Walking cross

    Correct Answer
    C. Crossing
    Explanation
    When crossing the road, it is important to look both ways to ensure that it is safe to proceed. This involves checking for any oncoming vehicles from both directions before stepping onto the road. By doing so, you can minimize the risk of being hit by a car or any other potential accidents. Therefore, the correct answer is "crossing."

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  • 6. 

    The company has shown a profit _____ the last 12 years.

    • A.

      During

    • B.

      For

    • C.

      Since

    • D.

      From

    Correct Answer
    B. For
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "for". This preposition is used to indicate the duration of time in which the company has shown a profit. It implies that the company has been profitable continuously over the past 12 years.

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  • 7. 

    You need to send the package to _______ by Thursday.

    • A.

      They

    • B.

      Theirs

    • C.

      Them

    • D.

      He

    Correct Answer
    C. Them
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "them" because it is the objective pronoun used to refer to a group of people. In this sentence, "them" is used to indicate that the package needs to be sent to a specific group of individuals.

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  • 8. 

    Customer assistance promised me that they would ____________ the problem and get back to me.

    • A.

      Look up

    • B.

      Look down

    • C.

      Look into

    • D.

      Look onto

    Correct Answer
    C. Look into
    Explanation
    The phrase "look into" means to investigate or examine a problem or situation. In this context, the customer assistance promised to investigate the problem and provide a solution or response. Therefore, "look into" is the correct answer.

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  • 9. 

    Could you please __________ the next candidate to come in?

    • A.

      Ask

    • B.

      Require

    • C.

      Request

    • D.

      Assist

    Correct Answer
    A. Ask
    Explanation
    The word "ask" is the most appropriate choice in this context because it conveys a polite and direct request for the next candidate to come in. "Require" implies a more authoritative and mandatory tone, which may not be suitable in this situation. "Request" is also a valid option, but it carries a slightly more formal tone compared to "ask." "Assist" does not fit the context as it suggests providing help or support, rather than requesting someone's presence.

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  • 10. 

    Sheila wil be replacing Cindy while she is on maternity _______.

    • A.

      Vacation

    • B.

      Holiday

    • C.

      Time

    • D.

      Leave

    Correct Answer
    D. Leave
    Explanation
    Sheila will be replacing Cindy while she is on maternity leave.

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