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Ali : Pia, have you seen the ad? They're looking for a new editor for the school magazine. It's on the notice board. Why don't you apply?
Pia : __________________________
Ali : Oh, well if that's how you feel .... I just thought you were perfect for the job.

A
Why should I? They're not going to get anyone like me. Let them ask me themselves.
B
I don't think I will. Being an editor takes a lot of time and energy. I'm not sure I can spare either right now.
C
You bet, I will. You're not the first, you know. Everyone, including the teachers, has been asking me to apply.
D
I am afraid not. I do not deem this an appropriate moment to take on such an onerous responsibility.
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49._____

A
big me up
B
brag me up
C
look me up
D
bring me up
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Which choice most effectively conveys the main topic of the paragraph that starts at [1]?

A
One of the foremost of the philosophical movements in Greece was Epicureanism.
B
Of course, philosophers in other parts of the world also developed many great insights.
C
These schools often argued with one another, each claiming to have the best doctrine.
D
Many of these philosophers held positions that Greek society considered unpopular and controversial.
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Which choice provides the best evidence for the answer to the previous question?

A
Lines 10-13 ("Many...peers")
B
Lines 22-23 ("People...own")
C
Lines 31-32 ("Research...perspectives")
D
Lines 44-47 ("Although...unfounded")
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