SAT Section 8 - Group 5

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  • 1. 
    The Amazon River carries more water than the water carried in any of the world’s other rivers.    
    • A. 

      The water carried in any of the world’s other rivers

    • B. 

      The water elsewhere in the world’s rivers

    • C. 

      Any other river in the world

    • D. 

      All rivers in the world

    • E. 

      Any of the world’s rivers elsewhere

  • 2. 
    The owners of stadiums that bear the names of now bankrupt companies have a problem what to do about the names.    
    • A. 

      What to do about the names

    • B. 

      What they should do about the names

    • C. 

      Deciding what to do about those names

    • D. 

      To decide as to whether the names should stay

    • E. 

      Should they change those names or not

  • 3. 
    During the Fourth of July weekend in 1947, about six million people crowded onto the beach and into the amusements at Coney Island, “America’s Playground,” in Brooklyn, New York.
    • A. 

      During the Fourth of July weekend in 1947,

    • B. 

      It was the Fourth of July weekend in 1947 that

    • C. 

      The Fourth of July weekend that occurred in 1947 was when

    • D. 

      The Fourth of July weekend in 1947,

    • E. 

      Occurring in 1947

  • 4. 
    Because fiscal problems will force some cities to lay off firefighters, and so the state legislature must decide whether to provide those cities with financial aid.
    • A. 

      Firefighters, and so

    • B. 

      Firefighters is a matter

    • C. 

      Firefighters,

    • D. 

      Firefighters; then

    • E. 

      Firefighters; this is a problem

  • 5. 
    A recently published history of comic books reveal that Batman was begun as an experiment but became an institution.  
    • A. 

      Recently published history of comic books reveal that Batman was begun as an experiment

    • B. 

      Recently published history of comic books reveals that Batman began as an experiment

    • C. 

      Recent published history of comic books revealed that Batman, who began as an experiment

    • D. 

      History of comic books, recently published, revealing Batman first began as an experiment

    • E. 

      History of comic books having been recently published, it reveals how Batman began as an experiment

  • 6. 
    A discovery in New Jersey actually contributed to the early economic development of America and, in 1714, a worker uncovered a green rock containing copper.
    • A. 

      America and, in 1714, a worker uncovered

    • B. 

      America when, in 1714, a worker uncovered

    • C. 

      America, thus, in 1714, a worker uncovered

    • D. 

      America, that being a worker in 1714 uncovering

    • E. 

      America, it was in 1714 a worker uncovered

  • 7. 
    Selected as an astronaut by NASA in 1990, over 719 hours in space were spent by Dr. Ellen Ochoa on three flights by 2001.
    • A. 

      Over 719 hours in space were spent by Dr. Ellen Ochoa on three flights by 2001

    • B. 

      By 2001, and on three flights, Dr. Ellen Ochoa spent over 719 hours in space

    • C. 

      Three flights and 719 hours were spent by Dr. Ellen Ochoa in space by 2001

    • D. 

      Dr. Ellen Ochoa, by 2001 spending over 719 hours in space on three flights

    • E. 

      Dr. Ellen Ochoa had spent over 719 hours in space on three flights by 2001

  • 8. 
    The old maxim “Let the buyer beware” suggests that as a buyer we are responsible for inspecting merchandise for flaws before paying for it.
    • A. 

      As a buyer we are responsible

    • B. 

      As a buyer it is their responsibility

    • C. 

      The buyer is the responsible one

    • D. 

      Buyers are responsible

    • E. 

      Buyers are to be the ones responsible

  • 9. 
    The same analysts who once favored public-opinion polls now see them as hampering representative government.
    • A. 

      The same analysts who once favored public opinion polls now see them

    • B. 

      The same analysts which were once in favor of public-opinion polls now have come to see them

    • C. 

      Public-opinion polls, once favored by analysts, but now seen by these same analysts

    • D. 

      As for favoring public-opinion polls, the same analysts now see them

    • E. 

      Analysts once were in favor of public-opinion polls, which these same analysts now see

  • 10. 
    Sante Fe is one of the oldest cities in the United States, its adobe architecture, spectacular setting, and clear, radiant light have long made it a magnet for artists.
    • A. 

      Santa Fe is one of the oldest cities in the United States, its

    • B. 

      Santa Fe, which is one of the oldest cities in the United States, its

    • C. 

      Santa Fe, which is one of the oldest cities in the United States, has

    • D. 

      Santa Fe is one of the oldest cities in the United States; its

    • E. 

      Santa Fe, one of the oldest cities in the United States, and its

  • 11. 
    Dime novels, known in nineteenth-century England as “penny dreadfuls,” flourished because increased mechanization of printing and increased literacy rates made production of large numbers of these books profitable.
    • A. 

      And increased literacy rates made

    • B. 

      With increased literacy rates also made

    • C. 

      And also literacy rates increase and made

    • D. 

      As well as increased literacy rates, making

    • E. 

      And literacy rates increased, making

  • 12. 
    Frequently on tour, a band called the Chieftains revered internationally as spirited performers of traditional Irish music.
    • A. 

      Revered internationally as spirited performers

    • B. 

      Revered internationally and they are spirited performers

    • C. 

      Is revered internationally for its spirited performances

    • D. 

      Is revered internationally as giving spirited performances

    • E. 

      Are revered internationally as being spirited performers

  • 13. 
    Psychologists advise that before making any major changes in your life, a person needs to focus on one’s goals.
    • A. 

      Your life, a person needs to focus on one’s goals

    • B. 

      Their life, a person needs to focus on their goals

    • C. 

      Their lives, focus on the goals

    • D. 

      One’s life, you should focus on your goals

    • E. 

      Their lives, people should focus on their goals

  • 14. 
    Some beaches are frequently contaminated by untreated sewage that flows into the ocean, which can last for several days.
    • A. 

      Ocean, which can last for several days

    • B. 

      Ocean that can last for several days

    • C. 

      Ocean, it can last for several days

    • D. 

      Ocean, while contamination can last several days

    • E. 

      Ocean; the contamination can last for several days