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business english reading comprehension tests

TOPIC: Lockheed Martin gets extra funding to build jets

STEP 1 - Read the following article: READING COMPREHENSION ARTICLE 7

STEP 2 - Answer these questions (choose the best answer):

1. What will be the total cost of building all the planes that the article mentions?
  Almost $400 million
  Almost $240 million
  Almost $400 billion

2. What is one of the technical issues mentioned in the article?
  There's a problem with the glass.
  There's a problem with the pilot's helmet.
  There's a problem with faulty readings.

3. How many other countries will share in the development costs of the airplanes?

4. The changes on the airplanes will focus on _____________.
  both software and hardware

5. How does this program compare to the Pentagon's other weapons programs?
  It is more classified.
  It is more expensive.
  It costs less than the other ones.

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