Practice TOEFL Exercises 3


Choose the most appropriate options to complete the short reading articles.

Many over the counter medicine (1) ---- to help with common cold, to reduce the effects of its symptoms. Although some symptoms (2) ---- might require continued use of the medicine to go away, over the counter drugs should be sufficient (3) ---- most cases. (4) ---- the frequency of its occurrence, it is convenient and important to be able to use over the counter drugs. Those ---- suffer from a severe cold conditions might also want to see their doctor for stronger medicine.


1.
A) used
B) can be used
C) has used
D) was to use
E) is to use

2.
A) treated
B) treating
C) to be treating
D) having treated
E) to have treated

3.
A) to be treating
B) to be treated
C) for treating
D) to treat
E) treating

4.
A) In addition
B) Also
C) Although
D) Since
E) Because of

5.
A) where
B) what
C) who
D) which
E) of which


History, (6) ---- its broadest sense, is the story of humanity's past. It also refers (7) ---- the recording of that past. The (8) ---- sources of history include books, newspapers, printed documents, personal papers (9) ---- oral accounts. Historians use this material to form coherent narratives and uncover linked sequences and patterns in past events. (10) ---- histories are concerned with causality, that is, why certain outcomes happened as they did, and how they are linked to earlier events.


6.
A) in
B) at
C) of
D) as
E) on

7.
A) on
B) at
C) for
D) with
E) to

8.
A) subsequent
B) punctual
C) exciting
D) diverse
E) previous

9.
A) on account of
B) despite
C) due to
D) as well as
E) but for

10.
A) Much
B) Most
C) Every
D) Whole
E) Each

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