TOEFL - Reading Comprehension - Test 21
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.
Click on the 'View Answers' tab to see the correct answers.
20 Egg producers claim that their product has been portrayed unfairly. They cite scientific studies to back up their claim. And, in fact, studies on the relationship between eggs and human cholesterol levels have brought mixed results. It may be that it is not the type of egg that is the main determinant of cholesterol but the person who 25 is eating the eggs. Some people may be more sensitive to cholesterol derived from food than other people. In fact, there is evidence that certain dietary fats stimulate the body's production of blood cholesterol. Consequently, while it still makes sense to limit one's intake of eggs, even designer eggs, it seems that doing this without regulating 30 dietary fat will probably not help reduce the blood cholesterol level.
B. to convince people to eat "designer" eggs and egg substitutes
C. to persuade people that eggs are unhealthy and should not be eaten
D. to introduce the idea that dietary fat increases the blood cholesterol level
B. rise gently
C. hesitate unexpectantly
D. bounce uncertainly
D. canola oil
B. in fact
C. a little
D. a lot
B. decreased production
C. increasing price
D. a shrinking market
B. The results are inconclusive.
C. The results are a composite of things.
D. The results are mingled together.
B. increasing egg intake and fat intake
C. increasing egg intake but not fat intake
D. decreasing egg intake and fat intake