TOEFL - Reading Comprehension - Test 45
In this section you will find a number of tests based on the fifth part of the Test Of English for International Communication.
For each question you will see an incomplete sentence. Four words or phrases, marked A-D are given beneath each sentence. You are to choose the one word or phrase that best completes the sentence.
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15 The bias of the common man is easy to understand: he is never much interested in foreign affairs; feelings incline him to favor his own government against the governments of foreigners; and in cases of international conflict, he is ready to sacrifice his self-interest for what the government assures him to be the common good. The persistent 20 bias of intellectuals, on the other hand requires some explaining.
B. That intellectuals are biased.
C. That intellectuals do not easily accept their country's foreign policy.
D. That intellectuals follow the same line as other people regarding foreign policy.
B. When they become enthusiastic about the common people.
C. When they become emotional.
D. When their country is in danger.
B. At times most citizens think their country's foreign policy is acceptable.
C. A very small majority of intellectuals might approve of their country's foreign policy.
D. Quite often a majority of intellectuals did not approve of their country's foreign policy.
B. He is prepared to fight to defend his government in times of conflict.
C. He usually supports his own government against other governments.
D. He accepts the need to make sacrifices in times of war.
B. The biases of intellectuals.
C. A comparison of the biases of the common man and the intellectual.
D. How the common man might sacrifice his self-interest.