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Question 1

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The consistency of protoplasm and that of glue __________.
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  • they are alike
  • are similar to
  • are similar
  • the same

Question 2

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The lights and appliances in most homes use alternating current __________.
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  • instead direct current
  • instead of direct current
  • that instead direct current
  • for direct current instead

Question 3

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When Franklin Roosevelt decided to run for a fourth term, the opposition said that he was __________.
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  • so old
  • too old
  • oldest
  • very older

Question 4

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The decomposition of microscopic animals at the bottom of the sea results in an accumulation of __________ in porous rocks.
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  • the oil
  • oil
  • an oil
  • oils

Question 5

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The U.S. postal service policy for check approval includes a requirement that two pieces of identification __________.
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  • must present
  • presented
  • be presented
  • for presentation

Question 6

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Nerve impulses __________ to the brain at a speed of about one hundred yards per second.
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  • sending sensations
  • to send sensations
  • send sensations
  • sensations

Question 7

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Although exact statistics vary because of political changes, __________ separate nation states are included in the official lists at any one time.
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  • more than two hundred
  • as much as two hundred
  • many as two hundred
  • most that two hundred

Question 8

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________ owe much of their success as a group to their unusual powers of migration.
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  • That birds
  • A bird
  • The bird
  • Birds

Question 9

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Research in the work place reveals that people work for many reasons __________.
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  • money beside
  • money besides
  • beside money
  • besides money

Question 10

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Seals can __________ because they have a thick layer of blubber under their fur.
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  • keep them warm
  • keep themselves warm
  • they keep warm
  • keep their warm

Question 11

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Both liquids and gases flow freely from a container because they have __________.
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  • not definite shape
  • none definite shape
  • nothing definite shape
  • no definite shape

Question 12

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One of Shaw's __________, Pygmalion, was the story that formed the basis for the musical play My Fair Lady.
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  • greatest work
  • greatest works
  • the greatest work
  • the greatest works

Question 13

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Although the scientific community had hoped that the field of transplantation __________, the shortage of organ donors has curtailed research.
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  • progress
  • had progressed
  • would progress
  • progressing

Question 14

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The seed heads of teasel plants raise the nap on coarse tweed cloth __________ than do the machine tools invented to replace them.
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  • more efficiently
  • efficiently
  • more efficient
  • most efficient

Question 15

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__________ unknown quantities is the task of algebra.
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  • To found
  • Find
  • The find
  • Finding

Question 16

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The yearly path of the sun around heavens __________.
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  • is known as the ecliptic
  • know as the ecliptic
  • it is known to be ecliptic
  • knowing as the ecliptic

Question 17

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A dolphin __________ a porpoise in that it has a longer nose.
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  • different
  • differs
  • different than
  • differs from

Question 18

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__________ like MacDonalds and Kentucky Fried Chicken have used franchising to extend their sales internationally.
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  • Chain's restaurants
  • Chains restaurants
  • Chain restaurant
  • Chain restaurants

Question 19

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Uranus is just __________ to be seen on a clear night with the naked eye.
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  • bright enough
  • enough brightly
  • as enough bright
  • bright as enough

Question 20

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Before Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, many people died __________.
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  • infected with simple bacteria
  • from simple bacterial infections
  • infections were simple bacteria
  • infecting of simple bacteria

Question 21

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That most natural time units are not simple multiples of each other __________ in constructing a calendar
Answer
  • it is a primary problem
  • is a primary problem
  • a primary problem is
  • a primary problem

Question 22

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An abstract painter and a pioneer of Surrealism, __________ and symbolic images.
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  • Miró's works are characterized by bright colors
  • the works of Miró are characterized by bright colors
  • Miró is famous for works characterized by bright colors
  • bright colors characterize the works of Miró

Question 23

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__________ the plow is being displaced by new techniques that protect the land and promise more abundant crops.
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  • As a whole
  • Wholly
  • On a whole
  • The whole

Question 24

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In excess of 80 percent of the UN's budget is used __________ the economic development of member nations.
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  • support
  • supporting
  • the support
  • to support

Question 25

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The bacteria in milk is destroyed when __________ to at least 62°C.
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  • it be heated
  • it heated
  • it is heated
  • it will be heated

Question 26

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In order for people who spoke different languages to engage in trade __________, they often developed a simplified language called pidgin.
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  • with each the other
  • with each to the other
  • with each another
  • with each other

Question 27

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The two main __________ are permanent magnets and electromagnets.
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  • kinds of magnets
  • kind of magnets
  • kind magnets
  • kinds magnets

Question 28

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The Supreme Court does not hear a case unless __________, except those involving foreign ambassadors.
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  • a trial
  • already tried
  • it already trying
  • it has already been tried

Question 29

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According to a recent survey, __________ doctors do not have a personal physician.
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  • a large amount of
  • large amount of
  • a large number of
  • large number of

Question 30

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There are many beautifully preserved historic buildings __________.
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  • in Beacon Street in Boston
  • in Beacon Street at Boston
  • on Beacon Street in Boston
  • at Beacon Street on Boston

Question 31

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The prime rate is the rate of interest that a bank will charge when it borrows money to its best clients.
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  • charge
  • it
  • borrows
  • its

Question 32

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar When a pregnant woman smokes, the blood supply to the uterus is affected, reduction oxygen to the fetus
Answer
  • smokes
  • blood supply
  • affected
  • reduction

Question 33

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar The area where a microchip is manufactured must be the most cleanest environment possible.
Answer
  • where
  • a microchip
  • be
  • the most cleanest

Question 34

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Before his death in 1943, in an effort to encourage less dependence on one crop by the South, George Washington Carver is responsible for developing hundreds of industrial uses for peanuts and sweet potatoes.
Answer
  • in 1943
  • less dependence
  • is responsible
  • uses for peanuts and sweet potatoes

Question 35

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Sodium, usually a metal, and chlorine, usually a gas, they react to form the solid sodium chloride, or table salt.
Answer
  • Sodium
  • they
  • to form
  • table salt

Question 36

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Mathematics is such important field and serves so many of the sciences that it is a prerequisite for studying every scientific discipline.
Answer
  • is
  • such important
  • that it is
  • for studying

Question 37

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Studies of job satisfaction are ureliable because there is so many variables and because the admission of dissatisfaction may be viewed as a personal failure.
Answer
  • there is
  • so many
  • because
  • may be viewed

Question 38

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Champlain founded a base at Port Royal in 1605, and builds a fort at Quebec three years later
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  • founded
  • in 1605
  • builds
  • at Quebec

Question 39

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: A calorie is the quantity of heat required to rise one gallon of water one degree centigrade at one atmospheric pressure.
Answer
  • A calorie
  • is
  • required
  • to rise

Question 40

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Natural gas often occurs both together with petroleum in the minute pores of rocks such as sandstone and limestone.
Answer
  • occurs
  • both together
  • in
  • such as

Question 41

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: There is no limit to the diversity to be finding in the cultures of people throughout the world
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  • no limit
  • be finding
  • cultures
  • people

Question 42

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Sloths spend most of its time hanging upside down from trees and feeding on leaves and fruit.
Answer
  • most
  • its time
  • feeding
  • fruit

Question 43

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Although blood lets a residue in urine and stool samples, it cannot always be detected without the aid of a microscope.
Answer
  • blood
  • lets
  • it cannot
  • be detected

Question 44

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The native people in the Americas were referred to as Indians because, according to the believe at the time, Christopher Columbus had reached the East Indies.
Answer
  • referred
  • according to
  • believe at
  • had reached

Question 45

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: A barometer is a device with a sealed metal chamber designed to reading the changes in the pressure of air in the atmosphere.
Answer
  • A barometer
  • sealed
  • reading
  • of air in

Question 46

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Cotton fiber, like other vegetable fibers, are composed mostly of cellulose.
Answer
  • like
  • other
  • are composed
  • mostly

Question 47

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Almost all life depends to chemical reactions with oxygen to produce energy.
Answer
  • Almost all
  • depends to
  • to produce
  • energy

Question 48

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: It may be argued that modern presidents have far great responsabilities than their predecessors did.
Answer
  • argued
  • great
  • their
  • did

Question 49

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The audible range of frequencies for human beings usually lays between 20 and 20,000 Hz.
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  • for human
  • usually
  • lays
  • between

Question 50

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Many grasshoppers can produce sounds by rub their hind legs against their wings.
Answer
  • Many
  • produce
  • sounds
  • rub

Question 51

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was not only a poet and an author but also presided the modern language department at Harvard University for more than eighteen years.
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  • also
  • presided
  • for
  • more

Question 52

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Some importan characteristics of the Baroque style was a renewed interest in ornamentation and a powerful use of both light and shade.
Answer
  • was
  • a renewed interest
  • use
  • and

Question 53

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The understanding electricity depends on a knowledge of atoms and the subatomic particles of which they are composed.
Answer
  • The understanding
  • depends on
  • they
  • are composed

Question 54

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: If England had not imposed a tax on tea two hundred and twenty years ago, will the United States have remained part of the British Commonwealth?
Answer
  • If
  • imposed
  • ago
  • will

Question 55

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Scientific fish farming, known as aquaculture, has existed for more than 4000 years, but scientists who make research in this field are only recently providing the kind of information that growers need to increase production.
Answer
  • known as
  • more than
  • make
  • increase

Question 56

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The concept of lift in aerodynamics refers to the relationship among the increased speed of air over the top of a wing and the higher pressure of the slower air underneath.
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  • refers to
  • among
  • increased
  • the slower air

Question 57

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The Greek historian Herodotus reported that one hundred thousand men are employed for twenty years to build the Great Pyramid at Gizeh.
Answer
  • are
  • for
  • to build
  • at Gizeh

Question 58

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: New synthetic materials have improved the construction of artificial body parts by provide both the power and the range of action for a natural limb.
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  • have
  • the construction
  • body parts
  • provide

Question 59

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The Cabinet consists of secretaries of departments, who report to the president, give him advice, and helping him make decisions.
Answer
  • consists of
  • who
  • helping
  • make

Question 60

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Each of the Intelsat satellites remain in a fixed position from which they relay radio signals to more than seventy earth stations.
Answer
  • remain
  • fixed
  • more than
  • earth stations
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