TOEFL Skill 0105 Review

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Choose the letter of the word or group of words that best completes the sentence.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The North Platter River _______ from Wyoming into Nebraska.

    • A.

      It flowed

    • B.

      Flows

    • C.

      Flowing

    • D.

      With flowing water

    Correct Answer
    B. Flows
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "flows". This is because the sentence is referring to a present action, indicating that the North Platter River is currently flowing from Wyoming into Nebraska.

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  • 2. 

    _______Biloxi received its name from a Sioux word meaning "first people."

    • A.

      The city of

    • B.

      Located in

    • C.

      It is in

    • D.

      The tour included

    Correct Answer
    A. The city of
    Explanation
    Biloxi received its name from a Sioux word meaning "first people."

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  • 3. 

    A pride of lions _______up to forty lions, including one to three males, several females, and cubs.

    • A.

      Can contain

    • B.

      It contains

    • C.

      Contain

    • D.

      Containing

    Correct Answer
    A. Can contain
    Explanation
    The phrase "can contain" is the correct answer because it accurately describes the possibility of a pride of lions having up to forty lions. The word "can" indicates the potential or ability for this to occur, while "contain" implies that the pride of lions has the capacity to hold or include that number of lions.

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  • 4. 

    _______tea plant are small and white.

    • A.

      The

    • B.

      On the

    • C.

      Having flowers the

    • D.

      The flowers of the

    Correct Answer
    D. The flowers of the
    Explanation
    the tea plant are small and white.

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  • 5. 

    The tetracuclines, _______antibiotics, are used to treat infections.

    • A.

      Are a family of

    • B.

      Being a family

    • C.

      A family of

    • D.

      Their family is

    Correct Answer
    C. A family of
    Explanation
    The tetracyclines are a group of antibiotics that are used to treat infections. They belong to the same family of antibiotics, which means that they share similar properties and mechanisms of action. This classification helps to categorize and understand their use in treating various types of infections.

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  • 6. 

    Any possible academic assistance from taking stimulants _______marginal at best

    • A.

      It is

    • B.

      There is

    • C.

      Is

    • D.

      As

    Correct Answer
    C. Is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because the sentence is referring to the academic assistance from taking stimulants, which is a singular noun. Therefore, the verb "is" should be used to agree with the singular subject.

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  • 7. 

    Henry Adams, born in Boston, _______famous as a historian and novelist.

    • A.

      Became

    • B.

      And became

    • C.

      He was

    • D.

      And he became

    Correct Answer
    A. Became
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "became." This is because the sentence is discussing the transformation of Henry Adams from being unknown to becoming famous as a historian and novelist. The word "became" accurately conveys this transition in his status and recognition.

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  • 8. 

    The major cause _______ the pull of the Moon on the Earth.

    • A.

      The ocean tides are

    • B.

      Of ocean tides is

    • C.

      Of the tides in the ocean

    • D.

      The oceans´ tides

    Correct Answer
    B. Of ocean tides is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "of ocean tides is." This answer correctly identifies the cause of the ocean tides as being the pull of the Moon on the Earth. The phrase "of ocean tides is" indicates that the cause being referred to is the pull of the Moon on the Earth.

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  • 9. 

    Still a novelty in the late nineteenth century, _______ limited to the rich.

    • A.

      Was

    • B.

      Was photography

    • C.

      It was photography

    • D.

      Photography was

    Correct Answer
    D. Photography was
    Explanation
    In the late nineteenth century, photography was still a novelty and it was limited to the rich. This suggests that photography was not widely accessible or affordable at that time, and only the wealthy could afford to engage in this new technology.

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  • 10. 

    A computerized map of the freeways using information gathered by sensors embedded in the pavement _______ on a local cable channel during rush hours.

    • A.

      Airs

    • B.

      Airing

    • C.

      Air

    • D.

      To air

    Correct Answer
    A. Airs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "airs". In this context, "airs" is used as a verb and means to broadcast or transmit. The computerized map of the freeways, which gathers information from sensors in the pavement, is being broadcasted or transmitted on a local cable channel during rush hours.

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