Preparacion TOFL level9

Jorge  Silva Granados
Quiz by Jorge Silva Granados, updated more than 1 year ago
Jorge  Silva Granados
Created by Jorge Silva Granados over 6 years ago
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Pequeña evaluacion de preparacion para el TOEFL, nivel 9.

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Question 1

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__________ the hostages were set free, they were totally unnerved.
Answer
  • However
  • Whereas
  • Because
  • By the time

Question 2

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__________ was ever the same after that, neither for the victim nor for his family.
Answer
  • Anything
  • Everything
  • Whatever
  • Nothing

Question 3

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__________ government efforts, a quarter of American teenagers smoke.
Answer
  • Because of
  • In order to
  • Despite
  • In spite of the fact

Question 4

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As a result, the government decided to __________ on cigarette advertising directed at teenagers.
Answer
  • cracking down
  • cracked
  • crack down
  • be cracked

Question 5

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In an effort to reduce advertising directed at teenagers, the governmente has __________ the use of billboards for tobacco advertising.
Answer
  • proposed prohibiting
  • prohibite proposing
  • propose prohibited
  • prohibits

Question 6

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Although the tobacco companies deny that they're __________ circumvent the new rules, insiders believe that they still one step ahead of Uncle Sam.
Answer
  • to try to
  • trying to
  • try to
  • had tried to

Question 7

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While __________ across Europe last summer, I found the train system to be the most efficient and economical means of transportation.
Answer
  • travelled
  • to travel
  • travelling
  • to be travelling

Question 8

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Carlos Fuentes has published not only some best-selling novels __________ some thoug-provoking articles on the political situation in Mexico.
Answer
  • but he also written
  • also
  • but also
  • in addition to writing

Question 9

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Fat __________ for the energy from the food eaten in excess of need.
Answer
  • is the body's chief form of storage
  • is the body is storage
  • what is the chief form of storage
  • the body's is chief storage form

Question 10

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Not until several years after a war has ended __________ to feel the severe psychological damage it can cause.
Answer
  • do many of its veterans begin
  • many of its veterans begin
  • and many of its veterans begin
  • many of its veterans beginning

Question 11

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Astronomers rely on measurements of mass and brightness to determine __________.
Answer
  • how old is a star
  • is a star how old
  • a star is how old
  • how old a star is

Question 12

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__________ people to act recklessly, the color red is the one chosen for background decoration in most gambling casinos.
Answer
  • It is thought to cause
  • Thinking to cause
  • Thought to cause
  • To think about causing

Question 13

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Few U.S. presidents have enjoyed __________ did John F. Kennedy.
Answer
  • as much as popularity
  • as much popularity as
  • as much popularity
  • the most popularity

Question 14

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The overall strenght of a country's economy is __________ determines the value of its currency.
Answer
  • that
  • whose
  • what
  • it

Question 15

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__________ she had the means, she would have studied for her Master's degree.
Answer
  • If
  • Had
  • Hadn't
  • Although

Question 16

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: Painters of the expressionist school concetrated on themes of horror, fear, and violent.
Answer
  • school
  • themes
  • horror
  • violent

Question 17

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: Hepatitis is such a debilitating that one needs to rest for several weeks.
Answer
  • such a
  • one
  • to rest
  • several

Question 18

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: The recording equipment and their(1) carrying case were never put back in their(2) proper place after the concert.
Answer
  • recording
  • their(1)
  • put back
  • their(2)

Question 19

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: The Chivas will lose by either one or two goals depending of how they play.
Answer
  • lose
  • either
  • depending of
  • they play

Question 20

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: She is too tall that she has become an all-star basketball player in just two years.
Answer
  • too
  • has become
  • all-star
  • just

Question 21

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: Identical twins are like in many ways and are often difficult to tell apart
Answer
  • are like
  • are often
  • difficult
  • tell apart

Question 22

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: Juan is faster than anyone in the school right now.
Answer
  • faster than
  • anyone
  • in the
  • right now

Question 23

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: Tourist often have problems deciding where to go and how get there.
Answer
  • have
  • deciding
  • to go
  • how get

Question 24

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: Pablo's car is fancier than any car in the whole world.
Answer
  • Pablo's
  • fancier
  • any
  • whole

Question 25

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: Her skill as a typist is equal or exceeds that of her predecessor.
Answer
  • skill as
  • is equal
  • exceeds that
  • predecessor

Question 26

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: Some people claim that importing wine is superior to that of domestic wine.
Answer
  • Some
  • claim
  • importing
  • superior to that

Question 27

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: While walking home, the little girl was frightened for a noise.
Answer
  • While
  • walking
  • frightened
  • for

Question 28

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: The horse must have mate in the early fall since the foal was born in the late spring.
Answer
  • must have mate
  • early
  • since
  • was born

Question 29

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: We wouldn't mind her to being late if she had a valid excuse.
Answer
  • wouldn't
  • mind her
  • to being late
  • had

Question 30

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Find the wrong part based in english gramar: Your english teacher would really appreciate doing the homework.
Answer
  • Your
  • would really
  • appreciate doing
  • the homework
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