Directions: A word or phrase is missing in each of the sentences below. Four answer choices are given below each sentence. Select the best answer to complete the sentence. choose the letter (A), (B), (C), or (D) .and give me explanations.
No. 101 Customer reviews indicate that many modern mobile devices are often unnecessarily ------- .
The best answer to complete the sentence is (D) complicated.
Explanation: The sentence says that many modern mobile devices are often unnecessarily complicated, meaning they have too many features or functions that make them difficult to use or understand. The word "complicated" is an adjective that describes the devices, while the other options are verb forms that do not fit the context of the sentence.
No. 102 Jamal Nawzad has received top performance reviews ------- he joined the sales department two years ago.
The best answer to complete the sentence is (C) since.
Explanation: The sentence says that Jamal Nawzad has received top performance reviews since he joined the sales department two years ago, meaning that he has been getting positive evaluations for his work starting from the time he joined the department. The word "since" indicates a starting point in time, which fits the context of the sentence. The other options do not convey the same meaning of starting from a specific point in time.
No. 103 Gyeon Corporation’s continuing education policy states that ------- learning new skills enhances creativity and focus. (A) regular (B) regularity (C) regulate (D) regularly
The best answer to complete the sentence is (D) regularly.
Explanation: The sentence mentions that the continuing education policy states that "learning new skills enhances creativity and focus." The word "regularly" is used to describe the frequency with which employees are encouraged to learn new skills and enhance their creativity and focus. The use of "regularly" fits with the context of a continuing education policy and is the best option to complete the sentence.
No. 104 Among ------- recognized at the company awards ceremony were senior business analyst Natalie Obi and sales associate Peter Comeau. (A) who (B) whose (C) they (D) those
The correct answer is (D) those. The sentence is saying that some people were recognized at the company awards ceremony, and the word "those" refers to those people. "Those" is the best fit to complete the sentence because it refers to the people who were recognized and links them to the event (the company awards ceremony).
No. 105 All clothing sold in Develyn’s Boutique is made from natural materials and contains no ------- dyes. (A) immediate (B) synthetic (C) reasonable (D) assumed
No. 105 All clothing sold in Develyn’s Boutique is made from natural materials and contains no synthetic dyes.
The correct word to fill in the blank is (B) synthetic. The sentence mentions that the clothing sold at Develyn's Boutique is made from natural materials and free of synthetic dyes. Synthetic refers to something that is artificial and not occurring naturally, so it fits in the context of the sentence.