Preparacion TOEFL page 342

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Question 1

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Based on the premise that light was composed of color, the Impressionists came to the conclusion __________ not really black.
Answer
  • wich was that shadows
  • was shadows which
  • were shadows
  • that shadows were

Question 2

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__________ a parliamentary system, the prime minister must be appointed on the basis of the distribution of power in the parliament.
Answer
  • The considered
  • To be considered
  • Considering
  • Considers

Question 3

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__________ of the play "Mourning Becomes Electra" introduces the cast of characters and hints at the plot.
Answer
  • The act first
  • Act one
  • Act first
  • First act

Question 4

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As soon as __________ with an acid, salt, and sometimes water, is formed.
Answer
  • a base will react
  • a base reacts
  • a base is reacting
  • the reaction of a base

Question 5

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The internal Revenue Service __________ their tax forms by April 15 every year.
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  • makes all Americans file
  • makes all Americans to file
  • makes the filing of all Americans
  • makes all Americans filing

Question 6

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Although one of his ships succeeded in sailing all the way back to Spain past the Cape of Good Hope, Magellan never completed the first circumnavigation of the world, and __________.
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  • most of his crew didn't too
  • neither most of his crew did
  • neither did most of his crew
  • most of his crew didn't also

Question 7

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To answer accurately is more important than __________.
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  • a quick finish
  • to finish quickly
  • finishing quickly
  • you finish quickly

Question 8

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Weathering __________ the action whereby surface rock is disintegrated or decomposed.
Answer
  • it is
  • is that
  • is
  • being

Question 9

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A telephone recording tells callers __________.
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  • what time the movie starts
  • what time starts the movie
  • what time does the movie start
  • the movie starts what time

Question 10

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The people of Western Canada have been considering __________ themselves from the rest of the provinces.
Answer
  • to separate
  • separated
  • separate
  • separating

Question 11

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It costs about sixty dollars to have a tooth __________.
Answer
  • filling
  • to fill
  • filled
  • fill

Question 12

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Not until a student has mastered algebra __________ the principles of geometry, trigonometry, and physics.
Answer
  • he can begin to understand
  • can he begin to understand
  • he begins to understand
  • begins to understand

Question 13

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Although Margaret Mead had several assistants during her long investigations of Samoa, the bulk of the research was done by __________ alone.
Answer
  • herself
  • she
  • her
  • hers

Question 14

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__________ war correspondent, Hemingway used his experiences for some of his most powerful novels.
Answer
  • But a
  • It is a
  • While
  • A

Question 15

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Thirty-eight national sites are known as parks, another eighty-two as monuments, and __________.
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  • the another one hundred seventy-eight as historical sites
  • the other one hundred seventy-eight as historical sites
  • seventy-eight plus one hundred more as historical sites
  • as historical sites one hundred seventy-eight

Question 16

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Interest in automatic data processing has grown rapid since the first large calculators were introduced in 1950.
Answer
  • in automatic
  • grown
  • rapid
  • since

Question 17

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Vaslav Nijinsky achieved world recognition as both a dancer as well as a choreographer.
Answer
  • achieved
  • as both
  • a dancer
  • as well as

Question 18

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Airports must be located near to major population centers for the advantage of air transportation to be retained.
Answer
  • be located
  • near to
  • air transportation
  • to be retained

Question 19

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: It is said that Einstein felt very badly about the application of his theories to the creation of weapons of war.
Answer
  • It is said
  • very
  • badly
  • to the creation

Question 20

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The plants that they belong to the family of ferns are quite varied in their size and structure.
Answer
  • that they
  • belong to
  • are quite
  • in their

Question 21

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Despite of the increase in air fares, most people still prefer to travel by plane.
Answer
  • Despite of
  • still
  • prefer
  • to travel

Question 22

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: All of we students must have an identification card in order to check books out of the library.
Answer
  • we students
  • must have
  • out
  • of the library

Question 23

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Columbus Day is celebrated on the twelve of October because on that day in 1492, Christopher Columbus first landed in the Americas.
Answer
  • is celebrated
  • on the
  • twelve
  • because

Question 24

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: One of the most influence newspapers in the U.S. is "The New York Times" which is widely distributed throughout the world.
Answer
  • the most
  • influence
  • is "The New York Times"
  • widely distributed

Question 25

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: An unexpected raise in the cost of living as well as a decline in employment opportunities has resulted in the rapid creation by Congress of new government programs for the unemployed.
Answer
  • raise
  • as well as
  • resulted in
  • the rapid

Question 26

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It is imperative that a graduate student maintains a grade point average of "B" in his major field.
Answer
  • It is
  • maintains
  • of "B"
  • his major

Question 27

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Coastal and inland waters are inhabited not only by fish but also by such sea creature as shrimps and clams.
Answer
  • are inhabited
  • not only
  • such
  • sea creature

Question 28

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Economists have tried to discourage the use of the phrase "uderdeveloped nation" and ecouraging the more accurate phrase "developing nation" in order to suggest an ongoing process.
Answer
  • to discourage
  • the use
  • ecouraging
  • the more

Question 29

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: A gas like propane will combination with water molecules in a saline solution to form a solid called a hydrate.
Answer
  • like
  • combination
  • to form
  • called

Question 30

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Although it cannot be proven, presumable the expansion of the universe will slow down as it approaches a critical radius.
Answer
  • it cannot
  • be proven
  • presumable
  • it approaches

Question 31

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Regardless of your teaching method, the objective of any conversation class should be for the students to practice speaking words.
Answer
  • Regardless of
  • should be
  • to practice
  • speaking

Question 32

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: A City University professor reported that he discovers a vaccine that has been 80 percent effective in reducing the instances of tooth decay among small children.
Answer
  • discovers
  • that
  • in reducing
  • among

Question 33

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: American baseball teams, once the only contenders for the world championship, are now being challenged by either Japanese teams and Venezuelan teams.
Answer
  • once
  • being
  • by
  • either

Question 34

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: When they have been frightened, as, for example, by an electrical storm, dairy cows may refuse giving milk.
Answer
  • have been
  • frightened
  • by an
  • giving

Question 35

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Miami, Florida is among the few cities in the United States that has been awarded official status as bilingual municipalties.
Answer
  • among
  • that
  • has been awarded
  • as bilingual

Question 36

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: No other quality is more important for a scientist to acquire as to observe carefully.
Answer
  • No other
  • for
  • as
  • carefully

Question 37

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: After the police had tried unsuccessfully to determine to who the car belonged, they towed it into the station.
Answer
  • the police
  • unsuccessfully
  • who
  • it

Question 38

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: Fertilizers are used primarily to enrich soil and increasing yield.
Answer
  • are used
  • primarily
  • soil
  • increasing

Question 39

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: If the ozone gases of the atmosphere did not filter out the ultraviolet rays of the sun, life as we know it would not have evolved on earth.
Answer
  • did not filter out
  • as we
  • know it
  • on earth

Question 40

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Find the wrong part based in English grammar: The regulation requires that everyone who holds a nonimmigrant visa reports an address to the federal government in January of each year.
Answer
  • who
  • holds
  • reports
  • an address
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