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PRACTICE 5

1. When World War I broke out in 1914, The Becton Dickinson Company ---- importing
German elastic bandages and start making then in the USA.
(A) had stopped
(B) had to stop
(C) stopped
(D) was stopped

2. The Olympic marathon distance ---- in the ancient times to honor a messenger who ran from
Marathon to Athens to deliver vital news and then died.
(A) established
(B) was established
(C) establishing
(D) which established

3. According to legend, coffee beans ---- in the town of Kaffa.


(A) first discovered
(B) were first discovered
(C) discovered first
(D) have first discovered

4. Tomatoes became a permanent part of American culture when they were ----
(A) focus of health fad
(B) the focus of a health fad
(C) health fad focus
(D) health focus

5. The Hope Diamond is probably the most famous jewel in the Western world and it carries
with it ----
(A) the most one famous curses
(B) the famous curses
(C) one of the most famous curses
(D) the most of famous curses

6. Chimpanzees, apes, orangutans and a few other primates laugh, but ----
(A) another animals also laugh
(B) so other animals do.
(C) no other animals do.
(D) also do other animals laugh

7. At the beginning of the 20th century, people made coffee ---- a cloth bag full of coffee grounds
into boiling water.
(A) to dump
(B) by dumping
(C) dumping at
(D) that is dump
8. The forerunner of modern computers called the “analytical engine” ---- of a mathematical
engineer named George Babbage.
(A) which was brainchild
(B) was brainchilded in
(C) brainchild
(D) was the brainchild

9. In 1950, aspirin earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records ----.
(A) in the world’s best selling painkiller.
(B) in the world as a best selling painkiller.
(C) as the world’s best-selling painkiller.
(D) of the world’s best selling painkiller.

10. For the first time in 70 years, ---- aspirin’s potential beyond reducing pain, fever and
inflammation.
(A) researchers were beginning to understand
(B) researchers begin understanding
(C) researcher’s understanding of
(D) researchers began their understanding

11. The typical elephant herd --- adult females and the young of both sexes.
(A) that is made up
(B) is made of
(C) is made
(D) is made up of

12. According to the fireworks industry’s own estimates, ---- by 4 th of July fireworks as were
killed in the Revolutionary War.
(A) as many people have been killed
(B) that many people killed
(C) many people were killed
(D) who people have killed

13. In the summer of 1974, a film producer named Allan Carr saw Grease on Broadway and ----
the next day to see if the film rights were still available.
(A) was so impressed that he called
(B) impressed so much he called
(C) so much so impressed he called
(D) was much impressed that he called

14. The use of the word “new” is restricted by regulation, so an advertiser ---- certain
requirements.
(A) can always use it in
(B) can use it and meet
(C) can’t make sure whether it meets
(D) can’t just use it without meeting
15. The incredible thing about telephones ---- across the continents, but that you can recognize
the other person’s voice.
(A) is not that people can instantly talk to each other
(B) is that people can talk instantly to each other
(C) is it provides instant talking to each other
(D) is it allows people to talk instantly

16. The greatest natural wonder in the state of Arizona is their Grand Canyon, a sight to behold
A B C D
people.

17. Far more people reside in California than in other any state.
A B C D

18. Venus being much more nearer to the sun than the Earth is far hotter and exposed to ultra
A B C D
violet light.

19. Because of the rising temperature levels recorded, scientists are advocating the production of
A B C
cars who will run on electric energy.
D

20. Scientist are discovering that there is a biological component to gaining weight at an early
A B C D
age.

21. The dolphin, while not as mechanical than humans, show higher forms of intelligence in the
A B C D
field of predicting emotions and intentions.

22. Not only do coral reefs provide a rich home for sea life, they also serve as importantly
A B C D
sources of medicine for humans.

23. Though universities are government funded institutions, they are large supported through
A B C
revenues from sporting events such as basketball.
D

24. The rivers in Colorado are filled of trout that can sometimes weigh up to 15 pounds.
A B C D

25. The poems of Margaret Atwood are noting for their biting satire and amusing prose, which
A B C
she has used to promote social equality.
D

26. Many churches settle for a symbolic sprinkling of holy water at baptism, but Baptists insist
A B C D
full immersion.
27. Avalanches are one of the greatest hazards facing winter travellers in mountains.
A B C D

28. The American patent system, provided for in the Constitution, was designed to encourage the
A B
creation and use new technology.
C D

29. Prolonged fasting is an extremely effective, though not necessary desirable, way to lose
A B C D
weight in a hurry.

30. Although the yoga we know today are practiced mainly for its health benefits, it is rooted in
A B C D
Hindu religious principles some 5,000 years old.

31. Massage after a workout has been shown to reduce the waste products that built up in
A B C D
muscles after exercise and cause cramping and discomfort.

32. Today, of our 6 billion population, nearly 1 billion adults cannot read -- and two-thirds of
A B C
they are women.
D

33. Certain herbs and teas contain special properties that is a natural antagonists against colds.
A B C D
34. Beauty consultants believe in certain herbal formulas have restorative powers that can help
A B C
smooth skin affected by cellulite.
D

35. Nowaday, consumers have become wary of cows or chickens whose growth has been
A B C D
enhanced by hormones and of produce that may have pesticide residues.

36. Many people mistakenly believe that the specialty of Plastic Surgery takes its name
A B
from the use of silicone an other manmade materials such as plastic to achieve
C D
reconstructive goals.

37. The term plastic surgery come from the Greek word plastikos which means to mold
A B C
or to give form.
D

38. Cosmetic procedures are operations done purely to enhancing the appearance of body
A B
parts which fall within the normal range of appearance and function.
C D
39. Banking originate in Ancient Mesopotamia where the royal palaces and temples
A
provided secure places for the safe-keeping of grain and other commodities.
B C D

40. Pluto is so much far from the sun that it can be described as a black desert.
A B C D
Section Two

1. B
2. B
3. B
4. B
5. C
6. C
7. B
8. D
9. C
10. A
11. D
12. A
13. A
14. D
15. A
16. C
17. D
18. B
19. D
20. A
21. B
22. D
23. B
24. B
25. B
26. D
27. D
28. D
29. C
30. B
31. D
32. D
33. C
34. A
35. A
36. D
37. A
38. B
39. A
40. A

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