English

The rules of statistics say that it is possible for all the air in a room to move to one corner. This is extremely unlikely.

a. The rules of statistics say that it is possible for all the air in a room to move to one corner, or this is extremely unlikely.
b. The rules of statistics say that it is possible for all the air in a room to move to one corner, but this is extremely unlikely.
c. This is extremely unlikely in that the rules of statistics say that it is possible for all the air in a room to move to one corner.
d.  For all the air in a room to move to one corner, this is extremely unlikely, according to the rules of statistics saying that it is possible.
English

The ______ rumors did a great deal of damage even though they turned out to be false.

a. bemused
b. prosaic
c. apocryphal
d. ebullient
e. tantamount
English

A gale-force solar storm that hit the Earth on March 13, 1989, sent electrons arcing across power lines, railroad tracks, and expanses of iron-bearing rock in eastern Canada, where alarmed engineers tried but failed to keep the Hydro-Quebec power grid operating.

(A) tried but failed to keep
(B) tried but failed in their keeping
(C) had tried but were failing in keeping
(D) were trying but having failed to keep
(E) were trying but they had failed in keeping
English

Outcomes Placement Test Package Placement Test Question 26

I can’t hear you – it’s …….. noisy in here.

(a) too
(b) too much
(c) too many
English

Outcomes Placement Test Package Placement Test Question 2

Carl’s very …….. . He’s never late, and he never forgets to do things.

(a) reliable
(b) patient
(c) strict
English

True narcolepsy is the sudden and irresistible onset of sleep during waking hours. True narcolepsy is extremely dangerous.

a.  While true narcolepsy is the sudden and irresistible onset of sleep during waking hours and is extremely dangerous.
b. The sudden and irresistible onset of sleep during waking hours, which is true narcolepsy but extremely dangerous.
c. True narcolepsy is the sudden and irresistible onset of sleep during waking hours, yet narcolepsy is extremely dangerous.
d. True narcolepsy is the sudden and irresistible onset of sleep during waking hours, and it is extremely dangerous.
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

It is ……. book that I have ever read.

(a) funniest
(b) a funniest
(c) the funniest
English

Outcomes Placement Test Package Placement Test Question 6

Tomorrow’s a holiday, so we …….. go to work.

(a) have to
(b) mustn’t
(c) don’t have to
English

I may ……. able to come to your party if I have the time.

(a) be
(b) being
(c) being to