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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Waiting, by the back door,

    • C. 

      Waiting by the back door,

    • D. 

      Waiting by the back door

  • 2. 
    Passage I A Microscope in the Kitchen I grew up with buckets, shovels, and nets waiting by the back door; hip-waders hanging in the closet; tide table charts covering the refrigerator door; and a microscope was sitting on the kitchen table.Having studied, my mother is a marine biologist. Our household might have been described as uncooperative. Our meals weren’t always served in the expected order of breakfast, lunch, and supper. Everything was subservient to the disposal of the tides. When the tide was low, Mom could be found down on the mudflats. When the tide was high, she would be standing on the inlet bridge with her plankton net.  
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Would sit

    • C. 

      Sitting

    • D. 

      Sat

  • 3. 
    Passage I A Microscope in the Kitchen I grew up with buckets, shovels, and nets waiting by the back door; hip-waders hanging in the closet; tide table charts covering the refrigerator door; and a microscope was sitting on the kitchen table.Having studied, my mother is a marine biologist. Our household might have been described as uncooperative. Our meals weren’t always served in the expected order of breakfast, lunch, and supper. Everything was subservient to the disposal of the tides. When the tide was low, Mom could be found down on the mudflats. When the tide was high, she would be standing on the inlet bridge with her plankton net.  
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      As my mother's interest is science, she is

    • C. 

      My mother's occupation is that of

    • D. 

      My mother is

  • 4. 
    Passage I A Microscope in the Kitchen I grew up with buckets, shovels, and nets waiting by the back door; hip-waders hanging in the closet; tide table charts covering the refrigerator door; and a microscope was sitting on the kitchen table.Having studied, my mother is a marine biologist. Our household might have been described as uncooperative. Our meals weren’t always served in the expected order of breakfast, lunch, and supper. Everything was subservient to the disposal of the tides. When the tide was low, Mom could be found down on the mudflats. When the tide was high, she would be standing on the inlet bridge with her plankton net.  Which choice would most effectively introduce the rest of this paragraph?
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      There seemed to be no explanation for why Mom ran our household the way she did.

    • C. 

      Our household didn't run according to a typical schedule.

    • D. 

      Mom ran our household in a most spectacular manner.

  • 5. 
    Passage I A Microscope in the Kitchen I grew up with buckets, shovels, and nets waiting by the back door; hip-waders hanging in the closet; tide table charts covering the refrigerator door; and a microscope was sitting on the kitchen table.Having studied, my mother is a marine biologist. Our household might have been described as uncooperative. Our meals weren’t always served in the expected order of breakfast, lunch, and supper. Everything was subservient to the disposal of the tides. When the tide was low, Mom could be found down on the mudflats. When the tide was high, she would be standing on the inlet bridge with her plankton net.  
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Was defenseless in the face of

    • C. 

      Depended on

    • D. 

      Trusted in

  • 6. 
    1.       A car averages 27 miles per gallon. If gas costs $4.04 per gallon, which of the following is closest to how much the gas would cost for this car to travel 2,727 typical miles?
    • A. 

      $44.44

    • B. 

      $109.08

    • C. 

      $118.8

    • D. 

      $408.04

    • E. 

      $444.40

  • 7. 
    1.       When x = 3 and y = 5, by how much does the value of 3x2 – 2yexceed the value of 2x2 – 3y ?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      20

    • E. 

      50

  • 8. 
    1.       What is the value of x when 2x + 3 = 3x – 4 ?
    • A. 

      -7

    • B. 

      - 1/5

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      1/5

    • E. 

      7

  • 9. 
    1.       What is the greatest common factor of 42, 126, and 210 ?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      21

    • E. 

      42

  • 10. 
    1.       Sales for a business were 3 million dollars more the second year than the first, and sales for the third year were double the sales for the second year. If sales for the third year were 38 million dollars, what were sales, in millions of dollars, for the first year?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      17.5

    • C. 

      20.5

    • D. 

      22

    • E. 

      35

  • 11. 
    1.       Points ABC, and D are on a line such that B is between A andC, and C is between B and D. The distance from A to B is 6 units. The distance from B to C is twice the distance from A to B, and the distance from C to D is twice the distance from B to C. What is the distance, in units, from the midpoint of BC to the midpoint of CD ?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      9

    • E. 

      6

  • 12. 
    1.       Which of the following statements must be true whenever nab, and c are positive integers such that n < ac > a, and b > c ?
    • A. 

      A < n

    • B. 

      B-n > a-n

    • C. 

      B < n

    • D. 

      N+b = a+c

    • E. 

      2n > a+b

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      3.0

    • B. 

      3.4

    • C. 

      3.6

    • D. 

      3.7

    • E. 

      Cannot be determined from the given information

  • 14. 
    Passage II   The Andean Panpipe Whether its bright and jaunty or haunting and melancholic, the music of the Andes highlands has a mellow sound unique in the musical world. The instrument responsible for this sound is the antara, or Andean panpipe, known for the hollow-sounding, breathy notes it creates. The antara has its origins in the Incan civilization, once the more richer and more powerful empire in South America.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      They're

    • C. 

      It's

    • D. 

      Its'

  • 15. 
    Passage II   The Andean Panpipe Whether its bright and jaunty or haunting and melancholic, the music of the Andes highlands has a mellow sound unique in the musical world. The instrument responsible for this sound is the antara, or Andean panpipe, known for the hollow-sounding, breathy notes it creates. The antara has its origins in the Incan civilization, once the more richer and more powerful empire in South America.  
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      One of the richest and most

    • C. 

      The richest and most

    • D. 

      The richer and more