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  • Question 1
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    Q. (a)I never know what to do with my hands when I am giving a talk. (b)For instance, when I am making an oral report in history class, I have trouble with my hands. (c)Sometimes I put them behind me. (d)At other times I hide them in my pockets. (e)A good speaker does not pause very much while he is speaking. (f)Often I clasp my hands in front of me to keep them from shaking while I am speaking.
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    b
    c
    d
    e
  • Question 2
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    Q. •(a)It was really a perfect day. (b)It was a day that made everything seem beautiful. (c)The sun shone brightly, but it was not too hot. (d)The flowers seemed to open up wider in the lovely weather. (e)It was a day when the world seemed brighter and happier than usual. (f)In the winter I have to stay indoors so much that I like to be outdoors in the summer.
    answer choices
    f
    d
    e
    b
  • Question 3
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    Q. (a)Diamonds are the most valuable of the precious stones. (b)They were first discovered in India, probably around 500 B.C. (c)For a long time India was the only source of diamonds. (d)Later large diamond fields were discovered in Africa. (e)Many rubies and other precious stones come from Burma. (f)The largest and most perfect diamonds are so valuable that they are priceless. (g)Most of these stones are now
    held by museums and governments.
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    a
    g
    e
    f
  • Question 4
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    Q. •(a)Many of the vegetables we buy when we go to the supermarket are "naturalized Americans." (b)Originally they came from faraway places. (c)Tomatoes and the so-called Irish potatoes came from South America. (d)Cucumbers and eggplant originated in India. (e)Radishes came from China. (f)No one knows where apples and pears were first found, but scientists believe peaches came from China. (g)Peas, carrots, lettuce, and parsnips are also from Asia.
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    g
    f
    a
    e
  • Question 5
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    Q. •(a)Japan consists of a group of four large islands and hundreds of small ones. (b)The largest and most important island is Honshu, on which the six chief cities are situated. (c)The island of Shikoku, south of Honshu, is one of the chief rice-growing regions. (d)Kyushu is the most southerly of the large islands. (e)North of Honshu is Hokkaido, which is more thinly populated than the other large islands. (f)Spring and summer are usually very pleasant.
    answer choices
    d
    f
    e
    a
  • Question 6
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    Q. •(a)Ice cream is so common in our lives that we never think about how we came to have it. (b)Who first made ice cream? (c)It is thought that ice cream, like many other things, originated in China. (d)Some other inventions by the Chinese are gunpowder, paper, and silk cloth. (e)It is believed that a traveler brought the idea from China to Italy several centuries ago. (f)From Italy it spread to France and England, and later to the United States.
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    d
    f
    e
    b
  • Question 7
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    Q. •(a)The idea behind credit cards is that someone trusts us and believes that we will pay for something at a later date. (b)The use of credit in business is very old. (c)People have given other people credit for thousands of years in many different parts of the world. (d)The modern credit card, however, has been in use only since about 1950. (e)Many changes in business have taken place in recent years. (f)Now people use credit cards for food, lodging, goods and services of all kinds.
    answer choices
    c
    a
    d
    e
  • Question 8
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    Q. •(a)Today we depend on electricity more than we realize. (b)Electricity gives us light in darkness, warmth in winter, and coolness in summer. (c)It cooks our food and washes our clothes and dishes. (d)It helps us shave, sew, and clean the house. (e)Electricity gives us movies and television to entertain us in our free time. (f)Sometimes storms cut off the supply of electricity.
    answer choices
    f
    b
    e
    c
  • Question 9
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    Q. •(a)Most ants are hard workers. (b)They often work from six o'clock in the morning until ten o'clock at night. (c)Ants may live to be a year old, and some have been known to live six or seven years. (d)The tasks are divided among the ants so that each one has a certain amount of work to do. (e)We do not know how they decide what work each one should do.
    answer choices
    a
    b
    c
    d
  • Question 10
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    Q. •(a)Dr. Alexander Fleming was studying bacteria. (b)In his laboratory he was growing a certain kind of harmful bacteria in small dishes. (c)One morning he came to work as usual. (d)It was a beautiful fall morning. (e)He looked at his dishes of bacteria and noticed something unusual. (f)In one dish there was a greenish-blue mold.
    answer choices
    f
    e
    d
    c
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