English

In such a small office setting, the office manager found he had ______ responsibilities that required knowledge in a variety of different topics.

a. heedless
b. complementary
c. mutual
d. manifold
e. correlative
English

If you will not do your work of your own ______, I have no choice but to penalize you if it is not done on time.

a. predilection
b. coercion
c. excursion
d. volition
e. infusion
English

Plato believed that boys and girls should be given an equal education. This idea is rarely mentioned in textbooks.

a. Plato believed that boys and girls should be given an equal education, where this idea is rarely mentioned in textbooks.
b. Plato believed that boys and girls should be given an equal education, an idea that is rarely mentioned in textbooks.
c. Believing that boys and girls should be given an equal education, Plato’s idea is rarely mentioned in textbooks.
d. Plato believed that boys and girls should be given an equal education, whereupon this idea is rarely mentioned in textbooks.
English

He thought they would all share the cost of the meal but unfortunately he ……. up paying for everybody.

(a) end
(b) ended
(c) finish
(d) finished
English

Prince Phillip had to choose: marry the woman he loved and ______ his right to the throne, or marry Lady Fiona and inherit the crown.

a. reprimand
b. upbraid
c. abdicate
d. winnow
e. extol
English

The new shopping mall has 200 stores. The new shopping mall doesn’t have a pet shop.

a. The new shopping mall has 200 stores; however, it doesn’t have a pet shop.
b. Instead of a pet shop, the new shopping mall has 200 stores.
c. With 200 stores, the new shopping mall doesn’t have a pet shop.
d. The new shopping mall has 200 stores, and it doesn’t have a pet shop.
English

Some people believe fairy tales are merely children’s stories. Some people believe fairy tales carry important psychological truths for adults.

a. When some believe they carry important psychological truths for adults, some people believe fairy tales are merely children’s stories.
b. Some people believe fairy tales are merely children’s stories, whereupon some believe they carry important psychological truths for adults.
c. Because some believe fairy tales carry important psychological truths for adults, some people believe fairy tales are merely children’s stories.
d. Some people believe fairy tales are merely children’s stories, yet some believe they carry important psychological truths for adults.
English

I had the ______ experience of sitting next to an over-talkative passenger on my flight home from Brussels.

a. satisfactory
b. commendable
c. galling
d. acceptable
e. acute
English

__________ our low annual fee, you will receive a 20% discount if you sign up this week.

a. Because
b. While
c. In spite of
d. In addition to
English

Outcomes Placement Test Package Placement Test Question 4

Not until the 1980s …….. for the average person to own a computer.

(a) it was possible
(b) was it possible
(c) was possible