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TOEFL-GMAT PREP: EXCLUDING THE ODD SENTENCE -2

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# Passage 1 #

(I) Symbolism is the bridge between Romanticism and Modernism and its use provides a basis of continuity. (II) Romantic writers mostly used symbols drawn from nature or from mythology. (III) Modern writers tend to use less obvious symbols. (IV) Rhyme is rarely used in modern poetry. (V) In one modern novel a bar of soap, for instance, has great symbolic force.

1. Which of the numbered sentences can be excluded from the passage above?

a) I
b) II
c) III
d) IV
e) V


# Passage 2 #

(I) The declaration of Human Rights gives great emphasis to education. (II) After all, the declaration shows how near the world is to being ideal. (III) This is natural as advances in the cause of freedom and of social rights depend very largely on education. (IV) Indeed, educators must accept a major share of the responsibility for shaping a society's attitudes towards Human Rights. (V) If they do not do so, the document will remain ineffective.

2. Which of the numbered sentences can be excluded from the passage above?

a) I
b) II
c) III
d) IV
e) V


# Passage 3 #

(I) A potential weakness of committees is their tendency to make compromise decisions. (II) Their plans, too, are often middle-of-the-road plans. (III) Nevertheless, most high-level decisions are now being taken by individuals. (IV) In other words, these are the sort of plans that nobody actually opposes. (V) Nobody really believes in them either, so actually they are not of much use.


3. Which of the numbered sentences can be excluded from the passage above?

a) I
b) II
c) III
d) IV
e) V


# Passage 4 #

(I) Many people find that libraries provide an excellent environment for serious study. (II) Even so the young in particular find background music is essential. (III) They offer the necessary quietness and the right atmosphere. (IV) The presence of others working there is also a bonus psychologically. (V) Their main drawback is that they close at fixed hours.

4. Which of the numbered sentences can be excluded from the passage above?

a) I
b) II
c) III
d) IV
e) V


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