Question 23: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word that follows from the other three in the position of primary stress in each of the questions:
Provide /prəˈvaɪd/ provide
Machine /məˈʃiːn/ machine
Lesson /ˈlesn/ lesson
Important /ɪmˈpɔːrtnt/ important
Option C has stress on syllable 1, the remaining options fall on syllable 2.