English

Choosing a small, fuel-efficient car is a ______ purchase for a recent college graduate.

a. corrupt
b. tedious
c. unhallowed
d. sardonic
e. judicious
English

Outcomes Placement Test Package Placement Test Question 43

In the 1960s, computers were …….. expensive that ordinary people couldn’t afford them.

(a) so
(b) such
(c) too
English

You’ve been making so much noise with your music that people at the far end of the road can ……. you.

(a) listen to
(b) listening to
(c) hear
(d) hearing
English

Outcomes Placement Test Package Placement Test Question 18

When I first moved to Hong Kong, life in a different country was very strange, but now I’m used …….. here.

(a) living
(b) to live
(c) to living
English

In a society that abhors ——-, the nonconformist is persistently ——-.

(A) creativity . . glorified
(B) rebelliousness . . suppressed
(C) insurgency . . heeded
(D) smugness . . persecuted
(E) stagnation . . denigrated
English

His suit of armor made the knight ______ to his enemy’s attack, and he was able to escape safely to his castle.

a. vulnerable
b. churlish
c. invulnerable
d. static
e. imprudent
English

I want you to tell me the ……. truth.

(a) all
(b) exact
(c) real
(d) whole
English

There has been much interest in dreams throughout the ages. The empirical, scientific study of dreams is relatively new.

a. Despite much interest in dreams throughout the ages, the empirical, scientific study of dreams being relatively new.
b. There has been much interest in dreams throughout the ages, yet the empirical, scientific study of dreams is relatively new.
c. While much interest in dreams throughout the ages, although the empirical, scientific study of dreams is relatively new.
d. There has been much interest in dreams throughout the ages, for the empirical, scientific study of dreams is relatively new.
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

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