TOEFL - Reading Comprehension - Test 17
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 In the 1920s, the four-string tenor banjo made a remarkable comeback, as banjo bands became popular in schools and clubs from coast to coast. Again in the 1960s there was a renewed interest in folk and country music that brought the banjo back into the forefront of American 20 music. It's an American instrument that continues to live on.
B. the development of an American instrument
C. the life of a banjo
D. changes in music in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
B. folk and country music
C. minstrel shows
B. southern states
C. southern musical theaters
D. bands common in the South
B. It was famous in the production of bluegrass music.
C. It had an unfretted string.
D. It was a tenor banjo.
B. It should be in a museum.
C. It should be used more.
D. It must be kept alive.