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Outcomes Placement Test Package Placement Test Question 35

“It leaves from Platform 2 at 4.15.” The speaker is talking about …….. .

(a) an airline flight
(b) a train
(c) a taxi
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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.
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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
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When your train arrives, I’ll ……. you from the station.

(a) take
(b) bring
(c) fetch
(d) remove
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In 1990, the Fish and Wildlife Service has placed the northern spotted owl on the threatened species list, a native of Pacific Northwest forests.

(A) the Fish and Wildlife Service has placed the northern spotted owl on the threatened species list, a native of Pacific Northwest forests
(B) the Fish and Wildlife Service placed the northern spotted owl, a native of Pacific Northwest forests, on the threatened species list
(C) a native of Pacific Northwest forests, the Fish and Wildlife Service placed the northern spotted owl on the threatened species list
(D) the northern spotted owl has been placed on the threatened species list by the Fish and Wildlife Service, which is a native of Pacific Northwest forests
(E) the northern spotted owl, a native of pacific Northwest forests, placed on the threatened species list by the Fish and Wildlife Service
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To survive, the people now known as Paleo-Indians had to be resourceful and resilient, able to survive only if they develop hunting and gathering techniques suited to their changing environments.

(A) able to survive only if they develop
(B) able to survive only by developing
(C) their ability to survive only by developing
(D) that they are able to survive only by developing
(E) that they were able to survive only if they develop
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Choose the sentence that is NOT correctly written or that is unclear. If all sentences are correct, choose answer d.

a. Katya and I were in the same pottery class.
b. The weather was nicer today than it was yesterday
c. The grapes cost more than the melon does.
d. No mistakes.
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Many people find Stanley Jordan’s music not only entertaining but also ——-; listening to it helps them to relax and to ——- the tensions they feel at the end of a trying day.

(A) soothing . . heighten
(B) therapeutic . . alleviate
(C) sweet . . underscore
(D) exhausting . . relieve
(E) interesting . . activate
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My neighbor is deathly afraid of dogs; ___________, I never let my Golden Retriever, Sandy, outside without a leash.

a. moreover
b. yet
c. mainly
d. consequently
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I could ……. bought that car but I didn’t have enough money to pay for the petrol.

(a) had
(b) have
(c) have to