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AP Orange Sheet quiz February 26
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  • Question 1
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    The primary purpose of the first paragraph (lines 1-26) is to

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    inspire students to enter scientific professions

    argue that certain animal groups are becoming extinct

    call attention to the decline of a significant field of study

    explain the relationship between different scientific disciplines

  • Question 2
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    The author mentions "glass blowing and harpsichords manufacture" (lines 7-8) to suggest that taxonomy is

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    a field characterized by antiquated practices

    an art that is extremely difficult to master

    a profession practiced by relatively few people

    an area of expertise with various practical applications

  • Question 3
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    In the context of lines 19-22, the words "one is retired" are best described as

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    a detail that makes a critical situation even more precarious

    a fact that us puzzling to the author and other biologists

    a claim that is of equal concern to scientists and the general public

    an excuse for outdated designs for research projects

    an aside that undermines the point about taxonomy that is being made

  • Question 4
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    The author cites a Chinese saying (lines 44-46) to emphasize

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    contrast between Eastern and Western science

    intricacy of the relationships that unite living beings

    necessity of using scientific knowledge in a responsible manner

    importance of taxonomy as a field of study

    danger of postponing biological research

  • Question 5
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    The third paragraph (lines 47-61) serves which of the following functions?

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    It explains the results of a controversial study.

    It compares examples that illustrate a point.

    It explores social and historical contexts.

    It speculates about potential improvement.

  • Question 6
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    The author uses the word "obscure" in line 48 to mean

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    ambiguous

    incomprehensible

    not well known

    uncertain

    unusually small

  • Question 7
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    What evidence is the passage presents the tone as concerned, yet hopeful?

  • Question 8
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    One important purpose of the passage is to

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    urge the public to contribute money to a proposed taxonomy project

    argue that the public should focus on identifying and saving a few key species

    suggest that ecological conservation is a beneficial enterprise

    question why some species are better protected than others

  • Question 9
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    The primary rhetorical strategy in the passage is the

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    exemplification of key concepts and ideas

    narration of stories and use of personal references

    description of research methodologies

    comparison and contrast of differing viewpoints

  • Question 10
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    In the passage, italics are used to highlight

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    citations from different authorities

    ideas that scientists consider outdated

    the hypotheses that the author challenges

    trends that the author has encouraged

    the major points of the author's argument

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