Tuesday, January 11
Sample Question #2
The following is a sample question from my upcoming TOEFL text Scoring Strategies for the TOEFL iBT - A Compete Guide to TOEFL Success.
Nobody would disagree that violent video games are designed with killing in mind, just like no would disagree that problem-solution scenarios in which an anti-hero blasts his way to freedom reinforce detrimental behavior in adolescents.
Q. Which of the following sentences best restates the essential information in the highlighted sentence? Incorrect choices will change the meaning and omit important information.
a) Everybody would agree that video games are about killing and that the actions of the anti-hero have a negative influence on young viewers.
b) Nobody would disagree that video games are about death and destruction and that children love to watch the behavior of anti-heroes.
c) Adolescents prefer to watch violent video games, a fact nobody would disagree with.
d) Some would disagree that violent video games are designed with killing in mind and that heroes are a bad influence on adolescent viewers.
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