so you fancy yourself as the next Mulder, Scully or, going back a bit, Kevin
Costner in The Untouchables. To find out if you’ve got the right stuff just
answer the questions below and keep a note of your answers.
Question 1 Have you taken anabolic
steroids since 1991?
2 At a diner, Joe ordered three doughnuts and a cup of coffee and was
charged $2.25. Stella ordered two doughnuts and a cup of coffee and was charged
is the price of two doughnuts?
3 A recent study suggests that advertisements in medical journals often
contain misleading information about the effectiveness and safety of new
prescription drugs. The study’s authors concluded that the adverts could lead
doctors to prescribe inappropriate drugs to their patients. Which of the
following, if true, would most strengthen that conclusion?
Adverts for new drugs are an important source of revenue for medical journals
B Editors of medical journals often can’t evaluate claims made for new drugs in
C Doctors rely on the ads as a source of information about new drugs
D Adverts for new drugs are usually less accurate than medical journal articles
evaluating these new drugs
E The Food and Drug Administration reviews adverts for drugs only after they’ve
4 Have your parents ever been a member of the Communist Party?
5 How can the following sentence be most clearly and concisely written: “Nathanael
West’s first novel, The Dream Of Life Of Balso Snell was written during a stay
in Paris and published when the author was 28."
Choose one of these options
Nathanael West’s first novel, The Dream Of Life Of Balso Snell was written
during a stay in Paris and was published when the author
B Nathanael West’s first novel, The Dream Of Life Of Balso Snell, written while
he was staying in Paris was published when the author…
C Nathanael West’s The Dream Of Life Of Balso Snell, his first novel, was
written while the author was staying in Paris and published when he…
D Nathanael West wrote his first novel, The Dream Of Life Of Balso Snell,
during a stay in Paris and published it when he…
E When Nathanael West was staying in Paris, he wrote his first novel, The Dream
Of Life Of Balso Snell, publishing it when he…
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