TOEIC Test Part 5 Test 2

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  • 1. 

    101. Our office security door is scheduled to _______ this week so all staff members are required to return their security cards to the front desk.

    • A. 

      (A) replace

    • B. 

      (B) replaced

    • C. 

      (C) being replaced

    • D. 

      (D) be replaced

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) be replaced
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (D) be replaced. This is because the sentence is in the passive voice and requires the use of the infinitive form "to be replaced". The sentence is stating that the security door is scheduled to be replaced, so all staff members need to return their security cards.

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  • 2. 

    102. The post office will be closed at 5p.m. on Thursday  ______ holiday weekend.

    • A. 

      (A) since

    • B. 

      (B) due to

    • C. 

      (C) while

    • D. 

      (D) as if

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) due to
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (B) due to. This is because "due to" is used to indicate the cause or reason for something, and in this case, the post office will be closed at 5p.m. on Thursday due to the holiday weekend.

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  • 3. 

    103. As we were running short of time, we forced Mr. Owens, the chief technician in charge, to stay and work late by ______.

    • A. 

      (A) he

    • B. 

      (B) him

    • C. 

      (C) his

    • D. 

      (D) himself

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) himself
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (D) himself. In this sentence, the phrase "to stay and work late" requires a reflexive pronoun to refer back to the subject "Mr. Owens." The reflexive pronoun "himself" is used to show that Mr. Owens was forced to stay and work late by his own actions or volition.

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  • 4. 

    104. If Tom Green officially resigns, Jeff Salas, the president and CEO of the company, is expected to appoint Adam Lopez to ______ Tom Green.

    • A. 

      (A) deposit

    • B. 

      (B) predict

    • C. 

      (C) operate

    • D. 

      (D) succeed

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) succeed
    Explanation
    If Tom Green officially resigns, Jeff Salas, the president and CEO of the company, is expected to appoint Adam Lopez to take over the position or role that Tom Green had. Therefore, the correct answer is (D) succeed.

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  • 5. 

    105. The company’s share price has _______ doubled since June.

    • A. 

      (A) ever

    • B. 

      (B) much more

    • C. 

      (C) more than

    • D. 

      (D) even more

    Correct Answer
    C. (C) more than
    Explanation
    The phrase "more than" indicates a significant increase in the company's share price. It suggests that the share price has increased by a large margin, more than just doubling. This implies that the company's share price has experienced substantial growth since June.

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  • 6. 

    106. The company spokesperson said that the company has reported a drop in net income for five _______ quarters.

    • A. 

      (A) constant

    • B. 

      (B) following

    • C. 

      (C) consecutive

    • D. 

      (D) immediate

    Correct Answer
    C. (C) consecutive
    Explanation
    The use of the phrase "for five _______ quarters" suggests that the company has experienced a consistent decline in net income for a continuous period of time. The word "consecutive" means following one after another without interruption, which accurately describes the situation described in the sentence. Therefore, the correct answer is (C) consecutive.

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  • 7. 

    107. LCG Corp. is involved in the manufacture, sale, and _______ of its own home appliances items.

    • A. 

      (A) repetition

    • B. 

      (B) exception

    • C. 

      (C) distribution

    • D. 

      (D) solution

    Correct Answer
    C. (C) distribution
    Explanation
    LCG Corp. is involved in the manufacture, sale, and distribution of its own home appliances items. This means that the company is responsible for getting its products from the manufacturing facilities to the customers. Distribution involves activities such as warehousing, transportation, and logistics to ensure that the products reach the intended market efficiently and effectively.

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  • 8. 

    108. Follow _______ steps listed on the first page of the manual and your username does not have to be the same as your website address.

    • A. 

      (A) most of

    • B. 

      (B) all

    • C. 

      (C) much

    • D. 

      (D) almost

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) all
    Explanation
    The word "all" is the correct answer because it implies that every step listed on the first page of the manual should be followed. It emphasizes the importance of following each and every step in order to achieve the desired outcome, which is the ability to have a username that is not the same as the website address.

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  • 9. 

    109. To stay with local people and gain practical experience, Volunteer helpers work an average of 4 hours per day _______ food and accommodation.

    • A. 

      (A) in exchange for

    • B. 

      (B) exchanging of

    • C. 

      (C) with exchange

    • D. 

      (D) exchanges

    Correct Answer
    A. (A) in exchange for
    Explanation
    Volunteer helpers work an average of 4 hours per day in exchange for food and accommodation. This means that they provide their services and assistance to the local people in return for receiving meals and a place to stay.

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  • 10. 

    110. Due to the students with nut allergies, when bringing shared food to school, please _______ from bringing food that contains nuts of any kind.

    • A. 

      (A) result

    • B. 

      (B) benefit

    • C. 

      (C) refrain

    • D. 

      (D) succeed (D) succeed (D) succeed (D) succeed (D) succeed

    Correct Answer
    C. (C) refrain
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (C) refrain. This is because the sentence is requesting that students do not bring food containing nuts to school. "Refrain" means to avoid or abstain from doing something, which fits the context of the sentence. The other options, "result," "benefit," and "succeed," do not make sense in this context.

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  • 11. 

    111. The discounted _______ for the Auto Show are valid for admission on weekdays from February 2 to 10.

    • A. 

      (A) tickets

    • B. 

      (B) ticketing

    • C. 

      (C) ticketed

    • D. 

      (D) ticket

    Correct Answer
    A. (A) tickets
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "tickets" because the sentence is referring to a discounted offer for the Auto Show, which implies that multiple tickets are being offered at a reduced price. Therefore, the plural form of the word "ticket" is needed.

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  • 12. 

    112. We, at HTL are _______ that the new project of the company will succeed.

    • A. 

      (A) convincing

    • B. 

      (B) convinces

    • C. 

      (C) convinced

    • D. 

      (D) convincement

    Correct Answer
    C. (C) convinced
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (C) convinced. The sentence is in the present tense, so the verb form should also be in the present tense. "Convinced" is the correct present tense form of the verb "convince" to match with the subject "we".

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  • 13. 

    113. The new video game “Super Junior” will be released ________ three weeks.

    • A. 

      (A) by

    • B. 

      (B) with

    • C. 

      (C) from

    • D. 

      (D) in

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) in
    Explanation
    The preposition "in" is used to indicate a specific point or period of time. In this case, "in" is used to indicate that the release of the new video game "Super Junior" will happen within a period of three weeks.

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  • 14. 

    114. The following companies have indicated that they will be _______ new products at their booth for this year’s event.

    • A. 

      (A) introduce

    • B. 

      (B) introducing

    • C. 

      (C) introduced

    • D. 

      (D) introduces

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) introducing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (B) introducing. The sentence is in the future tense, indicating that the companies will be doing something in the future. "Introducing" is the correct form of the verb to use in this context.

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  • 15. 

    115. The supervisor _______ advised his staff to attend the monthly staff development seminar.

    • A. 

      (A) he

    • B. 

      (B) him

    • C. 

      (C) his

    • D. 

      (D) himself

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) himself
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (D) himself. In this sentence, the supervisor is the subject and is the one doing the advising. Therefore, the pronoun "himself" is used to refer back to the supervisor.

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  • 16. 

    116. If you pay on a cash basis, you can take advantage _______ a 5 percent discount.

    • A. 

      (A) on

    • B. 

      (B) with

    • C. 

      (C) from

    • D. 

      (D) of

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) of
    Explanation
    The correct preposition to use in this sentence is "of". The phrase "take advantage of" means to benefit or profit from something. In this case, the cash basis payment allows the person to benefit from a 5 percent discount. Therefore, the correct answer is (D) of.

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  • 17. 

    117. Every effort is _______ to solve the problems we are experiencing at the moment.

    • A. 

      (A) make

    • B. 

      (B) making

    • C. 

      (C) being made

    • D. 

      (D) makes

    Correct Answer
    C. (C) being made
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (C) being made. This is the correct answer because the sentence is in the passive voice, indicating that someone is performing the action of making efforts to solve the problems. "Being made" is the correct form of the verb to match the passive voice construction.

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  • 18. 

    118. International Cooperative Nursery School will be closed for the _______ of the week.

    • A. 

      (A) remaining

    • B. 

      B) remainder

    • C. 

      (C) remained

    • D. 

      (D) remain

    Correct Answer
    A. (A) remaining
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (A) remaining. This is because the sentence is referring to the closure of the International Cooperative Nursery School for the rest of the week. "Remaining" is the correct form of the verb to indicate that the closure will continue for the remaining days of the week.

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  • 19. 

    119. The school’s educational philosophy is based on the premise that children learn _______ hands-on involvement with activities which they are motivated to learn.

    • A. 

      (A) through

    • B. 

      (B) by

    • C. 

      (C) for

    • D. 

      (D) since

    Correct Answer
    A. (A) through
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (A) through. This is because the sentence is describing how children learn, and "through" indicates the means or method by which they learn. In this case, it is through hands-on involvement with activities that they are motivated to learn.

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  • 20. 

    120. The study is subject to a thorough review by specialists in the field ________ the publication.

    • A. 

      (A) in fact

    • B. 

      (B) former

    • C. 

      (C) prior to

    • D. 

      (D) wherever

    Correct Answer
    C. (C) prior to
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (C) prior to. This means that the study needs to undergo a thorough review by specialists in the field before it can be published. The phrase "prior to" indicates that the review needs to happen before the publication.

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  • 21. 

    121. _____ of the people in this interview wanted to disclose their name so I could not tape the interview or take pictures for this reason.

    • A. 

      (A) None

    • B. 

      (B) Anyone

    • C. 

      (C) Whoever

    • D. 

      (D) Something (D) Something (D) Something (D) Something D) Something

    Correct Answer
    A. (A) None
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (A) None. This is because the sentence states that "none of the people in this interview wanted to disclose their name." This means that no one wanted to disclose their name, so the interviewer could not tape the interview or take pictures.

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  • 22. 

    122. Children will only be admitted into the concert stadium _______ accompanied by an adult.

    • A. 

      (A) unless

    • B. 

      (B) now that

    • C. 

      (C) since

    • D. 

      (D) if

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) if
    Explanation
    Children will only be admitted into the concert stadium if accompanied by an adult. This means that children can enter the stadium only when they have an adult accompanying them. The word "if" indicates a condition that must be met for the children to be admitted.

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  • 23. 

    123. Those attending the seminar next week need to contact Ms. Simpson to _______  flight arrangements.

    • A. 

      (A) discuss about

    • B. 

      (B) talk

    • C. 

      (C) talk to

    • D. 

      (D) talk about

    Correct Answer
    A. (A) discuss about
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (A) discuss about. The verb "discuss" is followed by the preposition "about" when referring to a topic or subject. In this case, the sentence is talking about discussing flight arrangements, so the correct preposition to use is "about."

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  • 24. 

    124. Governor Carcieri Asked who was in _______ during the snowstorm in his absence.

    • A. 

      (A) appreciation

    • B. 

      (B) charge

    • C. 

      (C) description

    • D. 

      (D) apologies

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) charge
    Explanation
    Governor Carcieri asked who was in charge during the snowstorm in his absence. This means that he wanted to know who was responsible or in control of the situation while he was not there.

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  • 25. 

    125. In August 2007 the Post Office began an _______ program selling the plus Zip Code extension to businesses.

    • A. 

      (A) experiment

    • B. 

      (B) experimental

    • C. 

      (C) experiments

    • D. 

      (D) experimented

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) experimental
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (B) experimental. The sentence is referring to a program that the Post Office began in August 2007, which suggests that it was a new and untested program at that time. The word "experimental" is the adjective form that best describes a program that is being tried out or tested. Therefore, (B) is the most appropriate answer.

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  • 26. 

    126. Absenteeism is the habit of _______ being away from work or school, usually without a good reason.

    • A. 

      (A) frequent

    • B. 

      (B) frequently

    • C. 

      (C) frequency

    • D. 

      (D) frequented

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) frequently
    Explanation
    Absenteeism is the habit of frequently being away from work or school, usually without a good reason. This means that the person is consistently and repeatedly absent from their responsibilities without a valid explanation. The word "frequently" is an adverb that accurately describes the habit of being absent.

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  • 27. 

    127. NeonHorizon is a small web design company based in Milton Keynes, which specializes in clear and to the _______ websites for small businesses.

    • A. 

      (A) grade

    • B. 

      (B) feet

    • C. 

      (C) point

    • D. 

      (D) spot

    Correct Answer
    C. (C) point
    Explanation
    NeonHorizon is a small web design company that focuses on creating clear and concise websites for small businesses. The word "point" fits well in the context of the sentence as it suggests that NeonHorizon aims to create websites that are straightforward and easy to navigate, getting straight to the main message or purpose of the business. This aligns with the idea of "clear and to the point" websites, making option (C) the correct answer.

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  • 28. 

    128. By the time the technicians discovered the computer problems, most of the important files _______.

    • A. 

      (A) had been disappeared

    • B. 

      (B) will have disappeared

    • C. 

      (C) disappear

    • D. 

      (D) had disappeared

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) had disappeared
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (D) had disappeared. This is because the sentence is in the past perfect tense, indicating that the action of the important files disappearing had already occurred before the technicians discovered the computer problems. The past perfect tense is formed by using "had" + past participle of the verb.

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  • 29. 

    129. 90 percent of the respondents said they would undertake the research and development projects as _______ in order to strengthen productivity.

    • A. 

      (A) plan

    • B. 

      (B) planning

    • C. 

      (C) planned

    • D. 

      (D) plans

    Correct Answer
    C. (C) planned
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (C) planned. In the sentence, "as" is used to introduce the purpose or reason for undertaking the research and development projects. The word "planned" is the past participle form of the verb "plan," which is used to describe an action that has been decided and organized in advance. Therefore, "planned" is the appropriate form of the verb to show that the respondents have already made the decision to undertake the projects.

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  • 30. 

    130. The company has launched an internal inquiry into the disappearance of a computer disk thought to contain highly _______ client information.

    • A. 

      (A) sensitive

    • B. 

      (B) courteous

    • C. 

      (C) affordable

    • D. 

      (D) competitive

    Correct Answer
    A. (A) sensitive
    Explanation
    The company has launched an internal inquiry into the disappearance of a computer disk thought to contain highly sensitive client information. This means that the information on the disk is confidential and needs to be handled with care. The company wants to investigate the situation to ensure that the sensitive client information is not compromised or misused.

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  • 31. 

    131. The on- campus stationery is entirely run by students under the _______ of a few faculty members.

    • A. 

      (A) attendance

    • B. 

      (B) sight

    • C. 

      (C) provision

    • D. 

      (D) supervision

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) supervision
    Explanation
    The on-campus stationery is operated by students, but they are overseen or supervised by a few faculty members. This means that the faculty members are responsible for ensuring that the stationery is running smoothly and effectively.

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  • 32. 

    132. _______ a low-price policy, we will offer competitive prices and quality services to the customers.

    • A. 

      (A) According to

    • B. 

      (B) Further

    • C. 

      (C) Instead

    • D. 

      (D) However

    Correct Answer
    A. (A) According to
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (A) According to. This is because the phrase "According to" is commonly used to introduce a policy or a plan that will be followed. In this case, the sentence is stating that by following a low-price policy, the company will offer competitive prices and quality services to the customers.

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  • 33. 

    133. Our agency has been _______ with the responsibility of gathering all pertinent information.

    • A. 

      (A) appointed

    • B. 

      (B) hired

    • C. 

      (C) obligated

    • D. 

      (D) charged

    Correct Answer
    D. (D) charged
    Explanation
    The word "charged" in this context means that our agency has been given the task or duty of gathering all pertinent information. This implies that there is a sense of responsibility and accountability associated with this task. The word "appointed" suggests that our agency has been chosen for this role, but it does not convey the same level of responsibility. "Hired" implies a contractual agreement, but it does not necessarily imply the specific task of gathering information. "Obligated" also implies a sense of responsibility, but it does not specifically indicate the task of gathering information. Therefore, "charged" is the most appropriate word to describe the agency's role in this context.

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  • 34. 

    134. The audience thanked her with six standing ovations, which was _______ remarkable considering that the concert was nearly canceled.

    • A. 

      (A) most of

    • B. 

      (B) all the more

    • C. 

      (C) many more

    • D. 

      (D) too much

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) all the more
    Explanation
    The phrase "all the more" is used to emphasize the degree or extent of something, in this case, the remarkableness of the audience's gratitude. The sentence suggests that the concert being nearly canceled makes the six standing ovations even more remarkable.

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  • 35. 

    135. The company always sends invoices ________  from the book orders unless requested otherwise by the buyer.

    • A. 

      (A) jointly

    • B. 

      (B) separately

    • C. 

      (C) diversely

    • D. 

      (D) partially

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) separately
    Explanation
    The company always sends invoices separately from the book orders unless requested otherwise by the buyer. This means that the invoices are not included with the book orders by default, but are sent as separate documents. This allows the buyer to easily keep track of the invoices and ensures that they are not overlooked or misplaced.

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  • 36. 

    136. CHJ`s affiliates this year dropped to 64 from 97 as it _______ sold or merged some operations.

    • A. 

      (A) both

    • B. 

      (B) either

    • C. 

      (C) and

    • D. 

      (D) or

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) either
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (B) either. This is because the sentence states that CHJ's affiliates dropped to 64 from 97, indicating that some operations were sold or merged. The word "either" is used to suggest that both selling and merging operations could have led to the decrease in the number of affiliates.

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  • 37. 

    138. _______ we had done for the last six months was a great achievement and an important step for SAT Committee members.

    • A. 

      (A) that

    • B. 

      (B) what

    • C. 

      (C) when

    • D. 

      (D) where

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) what
    Explanation
    The word "what" is the correct answer because it is used to introduce a noun clause that functions as the object of the verb "had done." The sentence is saying that the actions or activities that the SAT Committee members had done for the last six months were a great achievement and an important step.

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  • 38. 

    139. Google said it planned to notify users _______ access had been restricted on certain search terms.

    • A. 

      (A) when

    • B. 

      (B) what

    • C. 

      (C) which

    • D. 

      (D) where

    Correct Answer
    A. (A) when
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (A) when. This is because the sentence is discussing Google's plan to notify users about something, and the word "when" is used to indicate the timing of this notification. The other options (B) what, (C) which, and (D) where do not fit grammatically or contextually in the sentence.

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  • 39. 

    137. Recent economic indicators suggest _______ private spending, slowly recovering from a two-year slump, is gaining momentum.

    • A. 

      (A) for

    • B. 

      (B) that

    • C. 

      (C) what

    • D. 

      (D) how

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) that
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (B) that. This is because "that" is used to introduce a clause that provides additional information or explanation about the subject of the sentence. In this case, the clause "private spending, slowly recovering from a two-year slump, is gaining momentum" provides additional information about recent economic indicators. Therefore, "that" is the most appropriate word to use in this context.

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  • 40. 

      140. The negotiations have been delayed due to differences on _______ to publicize the negotiations.

    • A. 

      (A) that

    • B. 

      (B) whether or not

    • C. 

      (C) because

    • D. 

      (D) if

    Correct Answer
    B. (B) whether or not
    Explanation
    The correct answer is (B) whether or not. This is because the sentence is discussing differences on how to publicize the negotiations, indicating that there is a choice or decision to be made. "Whether or not" is a phrase that introduces a choice or alternative, making it the most appropriate option in this context.

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