TOEIC Reading Comprehension Test 4
Ride in Style! Save $15 off a weekly rental or get a free weekend day with this coupon!Johnson’s
Motors is offering you the chance to rent a quality vehicle at an all-time low price. Rent any
vehicle from an Intermediate through a Sport Utility Vehicle, and you can get one weekend day
free or save $15 on a weekly rental when you present this coupon at any participating Johnson’s
Motors Rental Car location in the US.
To take advantage of this offer, call your travel consultant or the Rental Car Specialists at 1-800226-7985. Coupon #MUJ8745. Rental must begin by 6/30/05.
An advance reservation is required. Subject to complete Terms and Conditions.
To view complete terms and conditions, log on to www.johnsons_rental.co or call 1-800-2267986 to request a brochure. Subject to approval, eligibility restrictions apply.
35 Sunny Dales
June 25, 2005
Re: Coupon #MUJ8745
I recently applied for the above coupon, the details of which ran in the national press earlier this
month. I am a 35-year-old with a clean driving, no traffic violation, a perfect credit record, and no
criminal background. However, when I tried to apply for this rental offer, I was treated like a
I object strongly to the fact that I was fingerprinted and my prints were run through police
records. All I wanted to do was to take advantage of a $15 rental discount. I had heard that
Johnson’s Motors operates according to very strict guidelines, but this is ridiculous. Furthermore,
my application was rejected with no explanation other than, “Sorry, you do not fit our rental
criteria”. I cannot begin to imagine who you do rent cars to.
I will be warning all my friends and acquaintances against using Johnson’s Motors.
1. What is this advertisement for?
A. A special deal on a rental vehicle
B. A special offer for a car purchase
C. A special offer for a weekend in a hotel
D. A special travel offer
2. Which of the following is required?
A. You must rent by the end of October
B. You must present your driver’s license and a major credit card
C. You must reserve a vehicle ahead of time
D You must rent by the end of November
3. When is it possible to receive on day’s free rental?
A. Every day
B. Monday through Friday
C. Saturday or Sunday
D. Only on Fridays
4. What happened to Matthew Jernsted?
A. He had his car stolen
B. His application for a rental car was rejected
C. He received the wrong kind of car
D. He got a flat tire
5. How does Matthew Jernsted feel about Johnson’s Motors?
A. They have unreasonably high standards
B. They have low-quality vehicles
C. They are a governmental agency
D. They are helpful and pleasant
ARTIST EARNINGS 2005 This table shows the total number of artists who were full-year,
full-time earners in the year before the 2005 census and shows median earnings in 2004, by
Worked full time, full year, 2004
Number Med. Earnings Number Med. Earnings
6. According to the table, which of the following occupations is most lucrative?
7. Which of the following statements can you conclude from this table?
A. There are more women artists than men
B. Equal numbers of men and women become Announcers
C. Musicians make more than painters
D. In these professions, men earn more than women
8. Which occupation appears to be the least common?
D. Musician and composer
9. Which of the following statements is true?
A. Female authors earned more than male announcers
B. Female photographers earn more than female painters
C. There are more male dancers than female dancers
D. Female designers earn more than male announcers
1.A 2.C 3.C 4.B 5.A 6.A 7.D 8.B 9. A