TOEFL - Reading Comprehension - Test 44
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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Comprehensiveness has been a corollary of the American decision to educate the mass of the nation's children and youth, without systematically 10 winnowing out the academically less qualified. Providing education for such a heterogeneous group of students has necessarily involved taking account of various levels of intelligence, various career aspirations, various interests, and various levels of social experiences.
Comprehensiveness in education has not implied fragmentation in the school's curriculum. Instead, it has affirmed that schools must provide options that reflect the diversity of interests and abilities of their students, while still concentrating on the fundamental learning skills."
B. Comprehensive education.
C. High school education.
D. Public education.
B. It should be strict.
C. It should be well-defined.
D. It should gradually eliminate the less qualified.
B. It is opposed.
C. It is similar.
D. It is less effective.
B. Financial background.
C. Career aims.
B. Brought education to the mass of children and youth.
C. Caused fragmentation.
D. Made schools provide choices for students.