TOEIC、TOEFL対策テスト : Vol.27


The government said Friday it will set up a task force to discuss agricultural reforms as it seeks out more free-trade agreements with other economies.

The Cabinet of Prime Minister Naoto Kan agreed to have the panel ( A ) measures to improve the ( B ) and competitiveness in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries industries.

The move highlights efforts to reassure farmers they won't be harmed by an influx of cheap imports if Japan opens its markets by easing tariffs under trade-liberalization initiatives, including the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership.
 (ソース:ネット The Japan Times ONLINE ; Saturday, November 27, 2010)

1. In this article, "a task force" is expressed in other phrase. What is it?

2. Choose the appropriate word for( A ).
   a. explored b. exploring c. explore   

3. Choose the appropriate word for( B ).
   a. product b. productivity c. production   

4. The word "influx" is closest in meaning to
   a. inflow b. increase c. surge