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PRACTICE 4

1. The giraffe uses its long neck feeding to pull down leaves and move aside
branches that are in the way..
(A) when
(B) is
(C) that it is
(D) was

2. The Wildlife Management Act of 1983 spelled out the basic rules that apply in the US
today but heavy punishments on poachers selling illegal furs.
(A) no
(B) include
(C) included no
(D) are including

3. Warmer temperatures led to changes in the ecology of Europe, the animal


population and methods of hunting.
(A) affecting
(B) and affected
(C) which affects
(D) effecting

4. Henry Ford was a Nazi sympathizer was well known, but that hardly stopped him from displaying an
astonishing ability as a businessman..
(A) That
(B) Because
(C) While
(D) Being

5. Perhaps we should think in terms of raising interest rates them, in consideration of the new reports about
inflation reported last June.
(A) then reducing
(B) and reduce
(C) although reduce
(D) rather than reducing

6. Martin Luther King Jr, after his father’s assassination, the mission of his fater to fight for the rights of blacks in
America and achieved some notable success in the 1970s.
(A) continued
(B) continuing
(C) and continues
(D) is continuing

7. The Blood Band Indian tribe supports the Montana operations on the reserve and, backed by casino profits, the
show piece of Winston-Salem.
(A) The Kootenay Band Tribe becoming
(B) While The Kootenay Band Tribe becomes
(C) Because The Kootenay Band Tribe became
(D) The Kootenay Band Tribe has become

8. There are two core requirement courses that must be passed to successfully gain credit for
the computer engineering course: software programming and .
(A) hardware designing
(B) another that is hardware designing.
(C) One is hardware designing.
(D) Also hardware designing.

9. Although he suffered from discrimination Martin Luther King a man who believed in reconciliation man and only
rarely a grudge during his Civil Rights movement.
(A) he carried
(B) did he carry
(C) when he carried
(D) that he carried

10. On most of automobile factories, the assembly line production is now computer guided for efficient
manufacturing and inventory control.
(A) even such age old techniques as
(B) when even such an age old
(C) even such an age old technique as
(D) even such an age old technique is

11. Neither the poor record of the management staff nor the high debt ratio of the firm
to have deterred the influx of investors.
(A) seem
(B) and seems
(C) but would seem
(D) seems

12. Laser eye surgeries, once considered risky and dangerous, that 90
percent of recipients can now expect to live more than a year after the operation.
(A) which are now so successful
(B) are now so successful
(C) they are now so successful
(D) is now so successful

13. The superior efficiency of solar energy houses reflects years of


experiment, research and refinement.
(A) over traditional electrically heated ones
(B) more than traditional electrically heated ones
(C) above traditional electrically heated ones
(D) instead of traditional electrically heated ones

14. In their quest to create a law abiding, clean and green society, the
Singaporean government the entire population under tight regulations.
(A) opens and keeps
(B) openly kept
(C) openly keeping
(D) openly keeps

15. the Internet’s speed and efficiency in sending mail electronically rather than by transport it has become more
popular among young people than traditional mail.
(A) Since
(B) As a consequence
(C) However
(D) Because of

16. It was once thought that Homer had never lived and that the poems ascribed to him
A B C
were of composing authorship.
D

17. Having seen the monster crossing the room and having heard the sound of his voice
A B
coming up the stairs, Frankenstein knew it was him at the door.
C D

18. It is important for this venture to be adequately capitalized and financed if a


A B C
satisfactory conclusion is to be achieved.
D

19. The magazine article published an article on how much time was he wasting and
A B
included an analysis of his chance of being an Alzheimer victim.
C D

20. It was mentioned in the e-mail that, beside two cars in Beverly Hills, a mansion in the
A B
country and several undeveloped plots of land were owned by the cult leader.
C D

21. The laws states that the IRS can conduct audits when necessary, paying no heed
A B
to neither the complaints they hear nor the financial records the client thinks are important.
C D

22. It is believed that the entire crew of the plane that impacted with another plane
A B
are dead and a press release to this effect will be forwarded to their families.
C D

23. Today’s announcement is definitley very bad news of Hanscom Air Force Base and
A B
the army’s Natick Research Lab and very promisimng news for the Knight Naval
C D
Air Station.
24. Despite political pressure from the major cattle industries, so far no single company
A
from today’s Singapore-based East European Banking Conglomerate including
B
its Asian affiliate organizations are registered with the institution.
C D

25. The company has a sales turnover of $97 million a year, invests a total $27 million a year in
A B
research and development and it plays a significant role in the local economy.
C D

26. Because of incredible pressure by his father, even as a child, John Stuart Mills was
A B
far faster than everyone at school at reading.
C D

27. The producer of the controversial film the Titanic had been surprised at the incredible
A B
interest shown which has resulted in the movie being screened by 103 countries
C D

28. *Toyota announced today that sales of vehicles to customers made in Japan had increased by
A B
10 percent over the last financial year while sales of American made vehicles had slumped.
C D

29. The bigger wage increase was achieved by the Teamsters during the Depression
A B
but the wage gain was a fraction of today’s average settlement
C D

30. Methods of building bridges vary but focus on preventing the planks from
A B
cracking and to keep them at their optimum state of stability.
C D

31. Many people have only quite recently began to appreciate the benefits of aspirin
A
not only in killing pain but improving the health condition of heart disease patients
B C
as well.
D

32. Other overwhelmingly supported proposal was to use gun checks to limit the
A B
number of gun purchases even though this would inevitably create opposition.
C D

33. Australian wheat, considered a great success, was derived from American, Russian and
A B
North African plants and is able to thrive where fewer plants live.
C D

34. In 1995, President Clinton doing more to cover up abuses in the White House than
A B
any of his predecessors, yet domestically he remained popular.
C D

35. The populace was so terrified of the tornado that however town she visited she found
A B C
villages deserted of inhabitants and livestock.
D

36. Encephalitis, an inflammatory of the brain, is also being studied by the medical staff of
A B
St Augustine and rumors of them achieving a cure have been reported in the news.
C D

37. Almost one half of those surveyed said that they usually never decided to vote on
A B C
election day or for other election because they felt they are not reperesented..
D

38. The discovery of the magnetron was largely made as the result of an accident
A B C
in his work to improve the magnetron, which involved a melted chocolate.
D

39. Unable to launch the political will for more funding of spacecraft explorations, NASA
A
have reluctantly decided to shelve their multi-million dollar plans and the idea of a manned
B C
Mars mission by 2010 will have to be scrapped.
D
40. The sextant was an useful instrument used by many to pinpoint their whereabouts at sea
A B C
before the advent of technology making it easier to plot your course.
D
Answer Keys (4)
1. A
2. C
3. A
4. A
5. D
6. A
7. D
8. A
9. B
10. C
11. A
12. B
13. A
14. D
15. D
16. D
17. D
18. C
19. B
20. B
21. D
22. C
23. B
24. D
25. C
26. D
27. B
28. A
29. A
30. C
31. A
32. A
33. C
34. A
35. C
36. A
37. D
38. A
39. B
40. A