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Textos Similares al TOEFL

Aquí encontrarás algunos textos similares a los que vendrán en el examen TOEFL (sección de comprensión de lectura) para ayudarte a estudiar. Así sabras que esperar durante el examen.

(1)Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers
and goods by way of wheeled vehicles running on rail tracks.
In contrast to road transport, where vehicles merely run on a
prepared surface, rail vehicles are also directionally guided by
(5)the tracks they run on. Track usually consists of steel rails installed
on sleepers/ties and ballast, on which the rolling stock, usually
fitted with metal wheels, moves. However, other variations are
also possible, such as slab track where the rails are fastened to
a concrete foundation resting on a prepared subsurface.


What is the main idea of the passage?

  1. The importance of railroads in modern history.
  2. The uses of railroads.
  3. What railroads are.
  4. A comparison between railroads and cars.

On line 7, the word 'fitted' means:

  1. Filled with.
  2. Made of.
  3. Similar to.
  4. Working like.