Question 34: Read the following passage and mark the
letter A, B, C, or D to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each
of the numbered blanks from 31 to 35.
School exams are, generally
speaking, the first kind of tests we take. They find out (31) ______ much
knowledge we have gained. But do they really show how intelligent we are?
After all, isn't it a fact that some people who are very successful
academically don't have any common sense?
is the speed at which we can understand and react to new situations and it is
usually tested by logic puzzles. (32) ______ scientists are now preparing
advanced computer technology that will be able to “read” our brains, for the
present, tests are still the most popular ways of measuring intelligence.
person's IQ is his intelligence (33) ______ it is measured by a special test
The most common IQ tests are run by Mensa, an organization that was founded in
England in 1946. By 1976 it had 1,300 m.embers in Britain. Today there are
44,000 in Britain and 100,000 worldwide, (34) ______ the US.
taking the tests are judged in relation to an average score of 100, and those
(35) ______score over l48 are entitled to join Mensa. This works out at 2% of