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  • 1. 

     Dr. Seuss, ..................................... was Theodore Seuss Geisel, wrote and illustrated delightfully humorous books for children.

    • A.

      His real name

    • B.

      Who had as his real name

    • C.

      Who had as his real name

    • D.

      Whose real name

    Correct Answer
    D. Whose real name
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "whose real name". This phrase is used to introduce additional information about Dr. Seuss, specifically his real name, Theodore Seuss Geisel. By using "whose", the sentence indicates that Dr. Seuss is the person being referred to and that his real name is being mentioned.

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  • 2. 

    ---------------------- American landscape architects was Hideo Sasaki

    • A.

      The most famous one of

    • B.

      One of the most famous

    • C.

      Of the one most famous

    • D.

      The one most famous of

    Correct Answer
    B. One of the most famous
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "One of the most famous." This answer correctly identifies Hideo Sasaki as being among the most renowned American landscape architects. The phrase "one of" indicates that there are multiple individuals who are famous in this field, and Hideo Sasaki is considered to be among them.

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  • 3. 

    Most young geese leave their nests at an early age, and young snow geese are...............................exception

    • A.

      Not

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      None

    • D.

      Never

    Correct Answer
    A. Not
    Explanation
    Young snow geese are not an exception to leaving their nests at an early age, just like most young geese. This means that they also leave their nests at an early age, making the statement true.

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  • 4. 

    Vancouver, British Columbia, has a temperate climate for a city situated...........................far north

    • A.

      As

    • B.

      So

    • C.

      Very

    • D.

      By

    Correct Answer
    B. So
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "so". This is because the word "so" is used to indicate the degree or extent of something, in this case, the temperate climate of Vancouver. It suggests that Vancouver has a temperate climate despite being situated far north.

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  • 5. 

    ------------------- in 1849, Manuel A. Alonso recorded the customs, language, and songs of the people of Puerto Rico in his poetry and prose.

    • A.

      Beginning

    • B.

      He began

    • C.

      Having begun

    • D.

      The beginning was

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Beginning
    C. Having begun
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Beginning,Having begun." This is because the sentence is describing Manuel A. Alonso's actions in the past. The word "beginning" is used to indicate the start of his recording of customs, language, and songs. "Having begun" is also a correct answer as it implies that Alonso started the recording process. Both options accurately convey the idea that Alonso initiated the recording of Puerto Rican customs, language, and songs.

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  • 6. 

    ----------------------- the sails of a distant ship are visible before the body of the ship.

    • A.

      The curve of the Earth makes

    • B.

      The Earth, in that it curves, makes

    • C.

      Because the curve of the Earth

    • D.

      Because of the curve of the Earth,

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The curve of the Earth makes
    D. Because of the curve of the Earth,
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Because of the curve of the Earth." The explanation for this answer is that the curvature of the Earth causes the sails of a distant ship to be visible before the body of the ship. As light travels in a straight line, the curvature of the Earth causes the ship to be hidden behind the horizon, but the taller sails can still be seen from a distance. This phenomenon is known as the Earth's curvature or the horizon effect.

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  • 7. 

    Printing ink is made.............................of a paste, which is applied to the printing surface with rollers.

    • A.

      To form

    • B.

      The form

    • C.

      In the form

    • D.

      So that is forms

    Correct Answer
    C. In the form
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in the form". This is because printing ink is made in the form of a paste, which is then applied to the printing surface with rollers.

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  • 8. 

    Although.............................cold climates, they can thrive in hot, dry climates as well.

    • A.

      Sheep adapted well

    • B.

      Well-adapted sheep

    • C.

      Sheep, well adapted to

    • D.

      Sheep are well adapted to

    Correct Answer
    D. Sheep are well adapted to
    Explanation
    Sheep are well adapted to survive in various climates, including both cold and hot, dry climates. This means that they have developed physiological and behavioral characteristics that allow them to thrive in these different environments.

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  • 9. 

           Not only........................as a shade tree, but it also produces wood used for boxes and furniture       

    • A.

      The linden tree is of value

    • B.

      The value of the linden tree is

    • C.

      Is the Linden tree valuable

    • D.

      The valuable Linden tree is used

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. The value of the linden tree is
    D. The valuable Linden tree is used
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "The value of the linden tree is" or "The valuable Linden tree is used". These answers correctly convey that the linden tree is valuable and has multiple uses. It is not only used as a shade tree but also for producing wood used in making boxes and furniture.

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  • 10. 

    ..................................one of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s many books about the American frontier is based on her own childhood experiences.

    • A.

      Except

    • B.

      All but

    • C.

      Without

    • D.

      Not any

    Correct Answer
    B. All but
    Explanation
    The correct option is "All but."

    The sentence would be: "All but one of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s many books about the American frontier is based on her own childhood experiences."

    This means that almost all of Laura Ingalls Wilder's books are based on her own childhood experiences, except for one.

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  • 11. 

    One of the first industries to be affected by the Industrial Revolution .........................................

    • A.

      Was the textile industry

    • B.

      The textile industry

    • C.

      In the textile industry

    • D.

      The textile industry was

    Correct Answer
    A. Was the textile industry
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Was the textile industry." This answer correctly states that the textile industry was one of the first industries to be affected by the Industrial Revolution. The Industrial Revolution brought about significant advancements in technology and machinery, which greatly impacted the textile industry. The invention of new machines like the spinning jenny and the power loom revolutionized the production of textiles, leading to increased efficiency and productivity. This had a profound impact on the textile industry and set the stage for further industrialization in other sectors.

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  • 12. 

    .........................................the outer rings of a gyroscope are turned or twisted, the gyroscope itself continues to spin in exactly the same position.

    • A.

      However

    • B.

      Somehow

    • C.

      Otherwise

    • D.

      No matter

    Correct Answer
    A. However
    Explanation
    The word "However" is the correct answer because it indicates a contrast or contradiction between two statements. In this context, it suggests that despite the outer rings of a gyroscope being turned or twisted, the gyroscope will still continue to spin in the same position. It emphasizes that the gyroscope's spinning motion remains unaffected regardless of any external manipulation.

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