【非選題】IV. Test Design 20%
Please adapt the following passage into a five-blank cloze test with answers
Casino owners guard reports of revenue, but it might be safe to guess that boxing
clearly has been good for them. Depending on arrangements of seats, Dark Diamond can fill
between 1,800 to 2,800 seats on a fight night. “First-class boxing matches have had a
positive impact on casino revenue,” is all marketing gurus at the casino will admit to. “We
don’t give out details on dollars,” Gino Panini, Head of Marketing at Dark Diamond,
acknowledges, “but I can say boxing is not a nickel-and-dime operation for us.”
Food, wine, and gambling also increase during boxing contests, although Panini won’t
give specifics about that, either. “There’s a solid impact on fight nights,” he says.
Boxing can increasingly be found in southwestern casinos as well as the outdoor
casinos located on Indian reservations, like the one owned by the Seminole Indian Tribe.
However, the brightest spotlights and largest crowds are reserved for the 185,000-square-foot
Dark Diamond Casino, near Red Valley, home to more than a dozen title fights in the last
From its first fight card in the spring of 2003, Dark Diamond Casino officials have
done their best to emphasize the concept of first-class fights and have earned the respect of
fight followers all across the nation. They may keep their lips sealed about the earnings, but
it looks like the future is wide open for the boxing-casino partnership.
Please design five reading questions with answers based on the following passage