TOEFL Reading Practice


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Which of the following is TRUE of passages on the TOEFL Reading section?

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Consider the following paragraph:

(1) Another common antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria is C. Difficile. (2) Patients often contract C. Difficile infections while in the hospital for something completely unrelated, and in the past decade, scientists have identified several strains that are resistant to common antibiotics. (3) Left untreated, C. Difficile infection can be fatal. (4)

You are going to insert the following sentence into this paragraph:

Salmonella is one familiar bacterial disease with several antibiotic-resistant strains.

Where should it go?


Consider the following sentence:

The great danger of overusing antibiotic drugs is the increasing problem of drug-resistant infections.

The word 'great' in this sentence most nearly means:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can assist you in preparing for and practicing the TOEFL reading test. In these assessments, you will be quizzed on how the TOEFL reading test questions are presented and solve sample practice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Objectives of this quiz and worksheet include the following:

  • Identify the reading level of the test passage
  • Correct sentence placement in a passage
  • Recognize word meaning and usage in a sentence
  • Understand which question types are on the test

Skills Practiced

The skills tested in this quiz and worksheet include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on TOEFL practice
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve reading practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about proper sentence structure and word usage on the TOEFL reading test

Additional Learning

To learn more about TOEFL reading test passage, review the related lesson called TOEFL Reading Practice. This lesson explains the following:

  • How the TOEFL reading test is comprised
  • What reading comprehension skills are tested
  • Examples of questions about the TOEFL reading test passage