Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks from 31 to 35.
Education is more important today than ever before. It helps people acquire the skills they need for such everyday (31)........ as reading a newspaper or managing their money. It also gives them the specialized training they may need to prepare for a job or career. For example, a person must meet certain educational requirements and obtain a (32).......... or certificate before he can practice law or medicine. Many fields, like computer operation or police work, require satisfactory completion of special training courses.
Education is also important (33).......... it helps people get more out of life. It increases their knowledge and understanding of the world. It helps them acquire the skills that make life more interesting and enjoyable, such as the skills needed to participate in a sport, paint a picture, or play a musical instrument. Such education becomes (34)......... important as people gain more and more leisure time.
Education also helps people adjust to change. This habit has become necessary because social changes today take place with increasing speed and affect the lives of more and more people. Education can help a person understand these changes and provide him (35)......... the skills for adjusting to them.
Question 31. A. actions B. activities C. works D. jobs