English

Her ______ display of tears at work did not impress her new boss, who felt she should try to control her emotions.

a. maudlin
b. meritorious
c. precarious
d. plausible
e. schematic
English

Because you simultaneously focus two eyes on an object, employing a sophisticated method of determining distance and perceiving depth, we call our vision binocular.

(A) you simultaneously focus two eyes on an object
(B) you simultaneously focus on an object by two eyes
(C) of our simultaneous focus on an object with two eyes
(D) of our simultaneously focusing on an object by two eyes
(E) we simultaneously focus two eyes on an object
English

Maureen’s three sisters, Molly, Shannon, and Patricia are all spending the summer at their grandmother’s beach house.

a. ;
b.
c. !
d. ,
e. none
English

The governor-elect was hounded by a group of ______ lobbyists and others hoping to gain favor with her administration.

a. facetious
b. abstruse
c. magnanimous
d. fawning
e. saccharine
English

I ……. go to see the doctor last week because I was very ill.

(a) must
(b) must to
(c) had to
English

The theory of the ——- of cultures argues that all societies with highly developed technologies will evolve similar social institutions.

(A) isolation
(B) aesthetics
(C) convergence
(D) fragmentation
(E) longevity
English

I must buy my dog a new license. If I don’t, I will have to pay a fine.

a. I must buy my dog a new license, and I will have to pay a fine.
b. I must buy my dog a new license; I will have to pay a fine.
c. Unless I buy my dog a new license, I will have to pay a fine.
d. I will have to pay a fine since I must buy my dog a new license.
English

Anderson’s callous habit of ——- the suggestions of his coworkers made him seem ——- to them.

(A) reviling . . amenable
(B) soliciting . . accessible
(C) revisiting . . cantankerous
(D) ignoring . . approachable
(E) deriding . . abhorrent
English

For tens of millions of years, a wide array of rhinoceros species, from small hippo-like forms and towering giants larger than elephants, existed in forests and grasslands across most of the landmasses of the world.

(A) and towering giants larger than elephants, existed
(B) and towering giants as large or larger than elephants, existing
(C) to towering giants larger than elephants, existing
(D) to towering giants larger than elephants, existed
(E) to towering giants as large or larger than elephants, existing
English

Outcomes Placement Test Package Placement Test Question 44

Do you want …….. the match tonight?

(a) watching
(b) watch
(c) to watch