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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which is the best paraphrase of the following sentence?
    Deserts cover one fifth of the surface of the Earth. 
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    Deserts cover one fifth of the Earth.
    One fifth of the Earth's surface is desert.
    Deserts cover one fifth of the Earth.
    Deserts cover more than half of the Earth's surface.
  • Question 2
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    Q. What is the best paraphrase of the following sentence?
    A type of shark called a shortfin mako can leap 20 feet above the surface of the water.
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    A shark can leap 20 feet out of the water, it is called a shortfin mako. 
    The shortfin mako shark can jump above the surface of water.
    A shortfin mako is a kind of shark that can leap 20 feet out of the water. 
    A shortfin mako can jump 20 feet above the surface of the water.
  • Question 3
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    Q. What is the best paraphrase of the following sentence?
    Brazil is the largest country in South America and Suriname is the smallest. 
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    The biggest country in South America is Brazil, while the tiniest is Suriname.
    Suriname and Brazil the largest and smallest countries in Brazil.
    The largest country is Brazil and the smallest country is Suriname, and they are both countries in Brazil.
    The two countries of Brazil and Suriname are two countries in Brazil.
  • Question 4
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    Q. Choose the sentence that BEST paraphrases this sentence:

    A high school student usually has summer reading assignments.
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    A high school student always has homework assignments in the summer.
    It is common for students in high school to have summer reading assignments.
    Usually school aged students have summer reading assignments.
    Most summer school students have high school reading to do.
  • Question 5
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    Q. Choose the BEST paraphrase of this sentence:
    Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, has been an important market and trading place for hundreds of years.
    (World Book Illustrated Atlas page 103)
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    Tashkent and Uzbekistan are important places to trade hundreds of things in the market.
    The Uzbekistan capital city of Tashkent has been a major market and trading place for centuries.
    For hundreds of years, Tashkent has been the capital of Uzbekistan and trading places now is important for the market.
    Uzbekistan is a popular place for markets and for hundreds of years Tashkent has been trading its capital goods.
  • Question 6
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    Q.  Choose the BEST paraphrase of this text: 

    Lionel Messi earns a whopping $39.6 million a year for playing striker for La Liga's Barcelona team.
    (Scholastic Book of World Records 2011 page 99)
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    Lionel Messi earns a whopping $39.6 million a year for playing striker for La Liga's Barcelona team.
    According to Scholastic Book of World Records 2011, I think it is great that soccer player Lionel Messi earns a whopping $39.6 million a year for playing striker for La Liga's Barcelona team!
    Soccer player Lionel Messi earns a whopping $39.6 million a year for playing soccer as striker/winger for La Liga's Barcelona team. Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain.
    According to Scholastic Book of World Records 2011, soccer player Lionel Messi makes over $39 million dollars annually. This impressive salary is from his work as a striker for La Liga's Barcelona team (page 99).
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which is the best paraphrase of the following sentence?
    Dragonflies have six legs, but they can’t walk. 
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    Dragonflies have six legs but cannot walk, and I think that this is odd.
    Dragonflies have six legs.
    Although Dragonflies have six legs, they cannot walk at all.
     Even though they have six legs, dragonflies can’t walk. 
  • Question 8
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    Q. Which is the best paraphrase of the following sentence?
    Dragonflies have six legs, but they can’t walk. 
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    Dragonflies have six legs but cannot walk, and I think that this is odd.
    Dragonflies have six legs.
    Although Dragonflies have six legs, they cannot walk at all.
     Even though they have six legs, dragonflies can’t walk. 
  • Question 9
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    Q. Choose the BEST paraphrase of these sentences:
    Rugby football is the most popular sport in New Zealand. Most villages, towns, and districts have their own teams.
    (World Book Atlas page 212)
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    Of all sports played in New Zealand, rugby football is the most popular. Most areas even have their own teams.
    Rugby and football are the most popular sports in the area of New Zealand. Every village, town, and district has teams.
    New Zealand sports include rugby football in most districts, villages, and towns.
    Most villages, districts, and towns in New Zealand love rugby football and popular sports.
  • Question 10
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    Q.  Choose the BEST paraphrase of this text: 
    The giant rafflesia, also known as "the stinking corpse lily" has blossoms that can reach three feet in diameter and weigh up to twenty five pounds. The flowers give off a smell similar to rotting meat.
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    The stinking corpse lily, also known as the giant rafflesia has blossoms. They can get pretty big and the blossoms stink.
    A flower with the nickname "the stinking corpse lily" produces an odor like rotting meat. The real name of this huge flower that can weigh as much as twenty five pounds is the giant rafflesia.
    The giant rafflesia, also known as "the stinking corpse lily" has blossoms that can reach three feet in diameter and weigh up to twenty five pounds. The flowers give off a smell similar to rotting meat.
    There are flowers give off a smell similar to rotting meat. The giant rafflesia, also known as "the stinking corpse lily" has blossoms that can reach three feet in diameter and weigh up to twenty five pounds.
  • Question 11
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    Q. Paraphrase the phrase by putting it into your own words: beside my father
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    next to my dad
    along my father 
    beside the man
    beside my father
  • Question 12
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    Q. Paraphrase the phrase by putting it into your own words: remove your headphones
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    remove your headphones
    remove your earbuds
    take out your earbuds
    leave your headphones in
  • Question 13
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    Q. Paraphrase the phrase by putting it into your own words: something unexpected
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    something expected
    something unexpected
    something unpredicted
    something deliberate
  • Question 14
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    Q. Paraphrase the phrase by putting it into your own words: harmless to pets
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    nontoxic to animals
    harmful to animals
    damaging to dogs
    painless to pets
  • Question 15
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    Q. Paraphrase the phrase by putting it into your own words: a wonderful aroma
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    a terrible stench
    an odor wonderful
    a wonderful aroma
    a pleasant scent
  • Question 16
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    Q. Paraphrase the phrase by putting it into your own words: the lonely girl
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    the lonely girl
    the unsocial girl
    the isolated young woman
    the happy girl
  • Question 17
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    Q. Paraphrase the phrase by putting it into your own words: a kind young man
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    a kind young man
    a nice young man
    a considerate boy
    a kind boy
  • Question 18
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    Q. Paraphrase the phrase by putting it into your own words: defeat our opponent
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    defeat our opponent
    win your opponent
    beat our rivals
    win our enemies
  • Question 19
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    How could you paraphrase the following sentence: "Moby, the orange robot, is best friends with a boy named Tim."

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    Moby, the orange robot, is best friends with a man named Tim.

    Tim is best friends with an orange robot named Moby.

    Moby is an orange robot.

    Tim and Moby are friends.

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    What is the best synonym for "paraphrase?"

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    Restate

    Copy

    Plagairize

    Invent

  • Question 21
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    Choose the option that paraphrases the statement the best. Make sure that the idea/fact doesn’t change.


    1. However hard he tries, he’ll never again enjoy the confidence of the country as a whole.

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    Apparently he is quite confident that he does enjoy the respect of most people in the country.

    So long as he tries, there’s every chance that he will gain the support of the whole country.

    No matter what he does, he’ll never recover the trust of the country as a whole.

    If only he’d try a little harder, he would gain the respect of the whole country.

  • Question 22
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    The more time I spend with him the more I realize that he really is a remarkable man.

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    As I get to know him better it becomes more apparent that he’s really an outstanding person.

    It’s really worth spending time on getting to know a wonderful person like that.

    It was a long time before I really understood that he’s actually a very fascinating person.

    The really fantastic thing about him is that I still feel there’s a lot more to him than I know.

  • Question 23
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    You should get some professional advice if you’re thinking about changing the system radically.

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    My professional advice to you is to avoid any major changes in the system.

    Don’t make any radical changes in the scheme; that’s my advice to you.

    It would be very unprofessional behavior if you were to make any major changes in the system.

    If you’re considering major alterations in procedures, I suggest you consult an expert.

  • Question 24
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    As Jane and I are going to Antalya by car, why don’t you join us?

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    Will you come to Antalya with Jane and me if we decide to take the car?

    How about going to Antalya with Jane and me since we’re taking the car?

    Why don’t you want to go to Antalya by car with Jane and me?

    Haven’t you decided to go to Antalya by car with Jane and me?

  • Question 25
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    We have to postpone going on holiday until mom completely gets over her illness.

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    As mom was ill, we couldn’t leave on holiday and had to wait until she recovered.

    I don’t think it’s a good idea to go on holiday before mom gets over her illness completely.

    For a thorough recovery, mom has to put off going on holiday until later.

    We can’t go on holiday before mom has fully recovered her health.

  • Question 26
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    10. Try to avoid confusing the students by making too complicated explanations.

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    In order not to cause confusion among the students, your explanations should be fairly simple

    The more complicated the explanations, the more confused the students get.

    The complexity of your explanations usually causes confusion among the students.

    Most of the students get easily confused if the explanations are not clear enough.

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    10. Try to avoid confusing the students by making too complicated explanations.

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    In order not to cause confusion among the students, your explanations should be fairly simple

    The more complicated the explanations, the more confused the students get.

    The complexity of your explanations usually causes confusion among the students.

    Most of the students get easily confused if the explanations are not clear enough.

  • Question 28
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    11. Usually people treat you in accordance with how you treat them.

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    If a person behaves in certain way to you, you ought to react accordingly

    Your attitude towards people generally determines their attitude towards you.

    Your handling of people is usually reflected in their opinion of you.

    You should treat people in the way you wish them to treat you.

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