The TOEFL Test: Grammar Quiz!

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The TOEFL Test: Grammar Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    The Cubists were concerned with how__________a given subject from different points of view simultaneously.
    • A. 

      Represented

    • B. 

      Do the represent

    • C. 

      To represent

    • D. 

      Representing

  • 2. 
    Sometimes__________to place physics and chemistry into separate categories.
    • A. 

      Difficult

    • B. 

      Is difficult

    • C. 

      It is difficult

    • D. 

      That it is difficult

  • 3. 
    Martha Graham, __________, has run her own dance company for half a century.
    • A. 

      Is the great modern choreographer

    • B. 

      One of the great modern choreographers

    • C. 

      That the great modern choreographers

    • D. 

      The modern choreographers were great

  • 4. 
    Long before children are able to speak or understand a language, __________communicate through facial expressions and by making noises.
    • A. 

      However

    • B. 

      They

    • C. 

      Futhermore

    • D. 

      Who

  • 5. 
    The seating of musicians in an orchestra is arranged __________to produce the desired blend of sounds from the various musical sections .  
    • A. 

      the conductor of

    • B. 

      From the conductor

    • C. 

      The conductor and

    • D. 

      By the conductor

  • 6. 
    The worldwide race to develop an affordable synthetic fuel has so far consumed billions of dollars and __________ few results.
    • A. 

      Yielded

    • B. 

      Yielding

    • C. 

      Yield ha

    • D. 

      Has a yield of

  • 7. 
    Experiments in the photography of moving objects __________ in both the United States and Europe well before 1900.
    • A. 

      Have been conducting

    • B. 

      Were conducting

    • C. 

      Had been conducted

    • D. 

      Being conducted

  • 8. 
    The University of Georgia, __________ in 1785, was the first state supported university in the United States.
    • A. 

      Chartered

    • B. 

      Was chartered

    • C. 

      It was chartered

    • D. 

      To be charted

  • 9. 
    Thanks to modern irrigation, crops now grow abundantly in areas where once __________ cacti and sagebrush could live.
    • A. 

      Nor

    • B. 

      Not the

    • C. 

      None other

    • D. 

      Nothing but

  • 10. 
     __________, in the late 1800’s, some libraries had to keep as many as twenty to thirty copies of each of Mary Jane Holmes’s books on hand.  
    • A. 

      Inventories showing

    • B. 

      That show inventories

    • C. 

      Inventories show that

    • D. 

      Showing the inventories

  • 11. 
    The scholarly interest in perception stems largely from questions about the sources and validity of what __________.
    • A. 

      It is known as human knowledge

    • B. 

      Is known as human knowledge

    • C. 

      Known human knowledge

    • D. 

      Is human knowledge known

  • 12. 
    Because of the Aleuts’ constant exposure to cold weather, they have long recognized __________ .
    • A. 

      And body needs to be fat

    • B. 

      Body needs the fat

    • C. 

      How fat the body needs

    • D. 

      The body’s need for fat

  • 13. 
    Almost all economists agree __________ by trading with one another.
    • A. 

      Nations that are gained

    • B. 

      Nations they gain

    • C. 

      Gaining nations

    • D. 

      That nations gain

  • 14. 
    The development of mechanical timepieces spurred the search for __________ with which to regulate them.
    • A. 

      More accurate than sundials

    • B. 

      More accurate sundials

    • C. 

      Sundials more accurately

    • D. 

      more accurately than sundials

  • 15. 
    Anthropology is a science __________anthropologists use a rigorous set of methods and techniques to document observations that can be checked by others.  
    • A. 

      In that

    • B. 

      That in

    • C. 

      That

    • D. 

      In

  • 16. 
    A liquid is similar to a gas because has molecules are not fixed to each other in any specific way.  
    • A. 

      Similar

    • B. 

      Has

    • C. 

      Each other

    • D. 

      Way

  • 17. 
    The Conestoga wagon, used for to carry heavy loads over long distances, originated around 1725 in a region of Pennsylvania occupied by the Conestoga Indians.  
    • A. 

      To carry

    • B. 

      Over

    • C. 

      Originated

    • D. 

      Occupied

  • 18. 
    Providence, Rhode Island, is a busy manufacturing city and seaport, as well the state capital.  
    • A. 

      Busy

    • B. 

      City

    • C. 

      As well the

    • D. 

      Capital

  • 19. 
    The young of most bird species are totally dependence on parental care after hatching.  
    • A. 

      Species

    • B. 

      Dependence

    • C. 

      Parental

    • D. 

      Hatching

  • 20. 
    During most of this century, A. Philip Randolph struggled for Black rights in the United States and becomes an important figure in the labor movement.  
    • A. 

      During

    • B. 

      Rights

    • C. 

      Becomes

    • D. 

      Figure

  • 21. 
    It has been calculated that the Earth’s circumference around the equator is over forty longer miles than the circumference around the two poles.    
    • A. 

      Has been

    • B. 

      Around

    • C. 

      Over

    • D. 

      Longer miles

  • 22. 
    A fish must constantly to gulp water in order to keep a current flowing through its delicate gills.  
    • A. 

      To gulp

    • B. 

      Flowing

    • C. 

      Its

    • D. 

      Delicate

  • 23. 
    Maria Martinez, a Pueblo Indian, rediscovered the ancient art of Pueblo black pottery A and, by teaching the process to family and friends, develop a lucrative business.  
    • A. 

      Rediscovered

    • B. 

      By teaching

    • C. 

      Process

    • D. 

      Develop

  • 24. 
    Muscular motion is caused by the stimulate of specific nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.  
    • A. 

      Motion

    • B. 

      Stimulate

    • C. 

      Specific

    • D. 

      Brain

  • 25. 
    The first libraries in the North American colonies was established in Massachusetts in the year 1638.  
    • A. 

      Libraries

    • B. 

      Colonies

    • C. 

      Established

    • D. 

      The year

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