Preparacion TOEFL page 382

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Pequeña evaluacion de preparacion para el TOEFL, page 382.

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Question 1

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It is important that the TOEFL Office ______ an applicant's registration.
Answer
  • will confirm
  • confirm
  • confirms
  • must confirm

Question 2

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Deserts are often formed ______ they are cut off from rain-bearing winds by the surrounding mountain ranges.
Answer
  • because
  • in spite of
  • so
  • due

Question 3

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______ that the English settled in Jamestown.
Answer
  • In 1607 that it was
  • That in 1607
  • Because in 1607
  • It was in 1607

Question 4

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Staying in a hotel costs ______ renting a room in a dormitory for a week.
Answer
  • twice more than
  • twice as much as
  • as much twice as
  • as much as twice

Question 5

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When friends insist on ______ expensive gifts, it makes most Americans uncomfortable.
Answer
  • them to accept
  • their accepting
  • they accepting
  • they accept

Question 6

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Gilbert Stuart is considered by most art critics ______ greatest portrait painter in the North American colonies.
Answer
  • that he was
  • as he was
  • who was the
  • the

Question 7

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As a safety measure, the detonator for a nuclear device may be made of ______, each of which is controlled by a different employee.
Answer
  • two equipments
  • two pieces of equipments
  • two pieces of equipment
  • two equipment pieces

Question 8

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An equilateral triangle is a triangle ______ and three angles of equal size.
Answer
  • that have three sides of equal lenght
  • it has three sides equally long
  • that has three sides of equal lenght
  • having three equal length sides in it

Question 9

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______ are found on the surface of the moon.
Answer
  • Craters and waterless seas that
  • When craters and waterless seas
  • Craters and waterless seas
  • Since craters and waterless seas

Question 10

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______ two waves pass a given point simultaneously, they will have no effect on each other's subsequent motion.
Answer
  • So that
  • They are
  • That
  • If

Question 11

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A child in the first grade tends to be ______ all of the other children in the class.
Answer
  • the same old to
  • the same age than
  • as old like
  • the same age as

Question 12

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The bird's egg is such an efficient structure for protecting the embryo inside ______ difficult for the hatchling to break
Answer
  • that is
  • that
  • and is
  • that it is

Question 13

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We had hopped ______ the game, but the other team played very well.
Answer
  • State University to win
  • that State University win
  • that State University would win
  • State University's winning

Question 14

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The artistic medium of clay is ______ that images have been found near the remains of fires from the last Ice Age.
Answer
  • so old
  • such an old
  • oldest
  • old

Question 15

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Unlike most Europeans, many Americans ______ a bowl of cereal for breakfast every day.
Answer
  • used to eating
  • are used to eat
  • are used to eating
  • use to eat

Question 16

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The Pickerel Frog, native to Southern Canada and the Eastern United States, should be avoided because their skin secretions are lethal to small animals and irritating to humans.
Answer
  • The
  • should be avoided
  • their
  • irritating

Question 17

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The most common form of treatment it is mass inoculation and chlorination of water sources.
Answer
  • The most common
  • of
  • it
  • water resources

Question 18

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: People with exceptionally high intelligence quotients may not be the best employees since they become bored of their work unless the job is constantly changing.
Answer
  • exceptionally
  • the best
  • bored of
  • changing

Question 19

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Neither the mathematics department nor the biology department at State University requires that the students must write a thesis in order to graduate with a master's degree.
Answer
  • nor
  • must write
  • to graduate
  • master's degree

Question 20

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The oxygen content of Mars is not sufficient enough to support life as we know it.
Answer
  • sufficient enough
  • to support
  • as
  • it

Question 21

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Students in the United States often support themselves by babysitting, working in restaurants, or they drive taxicabs.
Answer
  • often
  • themselves
  • by
  • they drive

Question 22

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Those of us who have a family history of heart disease should make yearly appointments with their doctors.
Answer
  • who
  • should make
  • yearly
  • their

Question 23

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Although federal support for basic research programs are much less than it was ten years ago, more funds are now available from the National Science Foundation.
Answer
  • for
  • are
  • much
  • it

Question 24

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Living in New York, apartments cost more to rent than they do in other, smaller cities.
Answer
  • Living
  • more
  • than
  • smaller

Question 25

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: This new model not only saves time but also energy by operating on two batteries instead of four.
Answer
  • This
  • energy
  • operating
  • instead

Question 26

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The government requires that a census be taken every ten years so accurate statistics may be compiled.
Answer
  • be taken
  • every ten years
  • so
  • may be compiled

Question 27

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: In 1975, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, the average life expectancy for people born during that year is 72.4 years.
Answer
  • according to
  • born
  • during
  • is

Question 28

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Traditionally, the flag is risen in the morning and taken down at night.
Answer
  • risen
  • in the morning
  • taken
  • at night

Question 29

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: When the silkworm gets throught to lay its eggs, it dies.
Answer
  • the silkworm
  • to lay
  • its
  • it dies

Question 30

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Frank Lloyd Wright has been acclaimed by colleagues as the greater of all modern architects.
Answer
  • has been acclaimed
  • by colleagues
  • as
  • the greater

Question 31

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Scientists had previously estimated that the Grand Canyon in Arizona is ten million years old; but now, by using a more modern dating method, they agree that the age is closer to six million years.
Answer
  • previously
  • is ten million
  • by using
  • six million years

Question 32

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The corals can be divided into three groups, two of which is extinct.
Answer
  • can be divided
  • groups
  • of which
  • is

Question 33

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Without alphabetical order, dictionaries would be impossibility to use.
Answer
  • dictionaries
  • be
  • impossibility
  • to use

Question 34

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Jane Addams had already established Hull House in Chicago and began her work in the Women's Suffrage Movement when she was awarded the Nobel prize for peace.
Answer
  • already
  • in Chicago
  • began
  • awarded

Question 35

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The extent to which an individual is a product of either heredity or environment cannot proven, but several theories have been proposed.
Answer
  • to which
  • cannot proven
  • several theories
  • have been

Question 36

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Although jogging is a good way to lose weight and improve one's physical condition, most doctors recommend that the potential jogger begin in a correct manner by getting a complete checkup.
Answer
  • jogging
  • most
  • in a correct manner
  • getting

Question 37

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The flag of the original first colonies may or may not have been made by Betsy Ross during the Revolution.
Answer
  • original first
  • have been made
  • by Betsy Ross
  • during the Revolution

Question 38

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Some conifers, that is, tree that have cones, are able to thrive on poor, thin soil.
Answer
  • Some
  • that is
  • tree
  • are

Question 39

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The Indians of the southwestern United States are famous for their beautiful art work, especially handmade jewelry cast from silver, carved from stones, or decorations with beads and feathers.
Answer
  • are
  • art work
  • especially
  • decorations

Question 40

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Because the solar tiles were very secure fastened, only a few became detached when the Space Shuttle reentered the earth's atmosphere.
Answer
  • secure fastened
  • a few
  • detached
  • the earth's atmosphere
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