English

Beginning in 1285, various commissions were set up in London for addressing the problem of coal smoke, of which complainants said had “infected and corrupted” the air.

(A) for addressing the problem of coal smoke, of
(B) by addressing the coal smoke problem,
(C) to address the problem of coal smoke,
(D) to address the problem of coal smoke, of
(E) to address the coal smoke problem,
English

Can anyone give me ……. please because I have just fallen over?

(a) hand
(b) a hand
(c) the hand
English

Outcomes Placement Test Package Placement Test Question 5

Jan …….. her arm on a hot iron.

(a) broke
(b) burned
(c) sprained
English

Outcomes Placement Test Package Placement Test Question 23

23 …….. feeling OK? You don’t look very well.

(a) Do you
(b) You are
(c) Are you
English

When your train arrives, I’ll ……. you from the station.

(a) take
(b) bring
(c) fetch
(d) remove
English

Using detailed observations made by ancient astronomers in China, Korea, and Japan to ——- data collected by modern instruments, scientists can ——- precisely when a particular star exploded.

(A) contradict . . speculate
(B) replace . . disregard
(C) simulate . . investigate
(D) disseminate . . measure
(E) complement . . establish
English

Outcomes Placement Test Package Placement Test Question 16

I wish I …….. have an exam tomorrow!

(a) don’t
(b) didn’t
(c) won’t
English

Created in October, 1972, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, which enacted a host of regulations affecting a wide range of goods, from overly flammable attresses to unhealthy aerosol sprays to fireworks.

(A) the Consumer Product Safety Commission, which enacted a host of regulations affecting a wide range of goods
(B) the Consumer Product Safety Commission enacted a host of regulations affecting a wide range of goods
(C) a host of regulations affecting a wide range of goods enacted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission
(D) a host of regulations enacted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, which affected a wide range of goods
(E) when a host of regulations affecting a wide range of goods was enacted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission
English

The former cult-film director ——- his original audience by making films that appealed instead to the general public.

(A) enchanted
(B) moved
(C) glorified
(D) disappointed
(E) influenced
English

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A. D. 79 sent a column of tephra—dust, smoke, and pumice—nearly seventeen miles into the air so that it covered the city of Pompeii with over eight feet of pumice.

(A) so that it
(B) and so
(C) and
(D) and they
(E) so that they