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Quiz Meeting 13

Meeting 13
Quiz :Reading Comprehension

Which of the following is the main topic of the passage?
A. The reasons why the Wright brothers succeeded in manned flight.
B. The advantage of the internal combustion engine in the Wright brothers’experiments.
C. The Wright brothers’ experience as pilots.
D. The importance of gliders to the development of airplanes.
The word cited in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to which of the following?
A. disregarded
B. mentioned
C. considered
D. proven
The word incessantly in the paragraph 1 could best be replaced by which of the following?
A. confidently
B. intelligently
C. constantly
D. optimistically

What kind of experience did the Wright brothers have that distinguished them from their competitor?
A. They were geniuses.
B. They were gilder pilots.
C. They were engineers.
D. They were inventors.
Why does the author suggest that the experiments with the wind tunnel were important?
Because they allowed the Wright brothers to decrease the weight of their airplane to acceptable limits
B Because they resulted in a three-axis control for their airplane
C. Because they were important in the refinement of the wings for their airplane
D. Because they used the data to improve the engine for their airplane
The word they in the paragraph 3 refers to
A. the Wright brothers
B. aircraft
C. engines
D. attempts
The word doomed in paragraph 4 is closest in meaning to
A. destined to fail
B. difficult to achieve
C. taking a risk
D. not well planned

In paragraph 4, the author suggests that the steam engines used in earlier aircraft had failed because
A. They were too small to power a large plane.
B. They were too light to generate enough power.
C. They did not have internal combustion power.
D. They did not have enough power to lift their own weight.
The passage discusses all of the following reasons that the Wright brothers succeeded EXCEPT
A. They worked very well together.
B. They both had practical experience building other aircraft.
C. They made extensive tests before they completed the design.
D. They were well funded.
The passage discusses all of the following reasons that the Wright brothers succeeded EXCEPT
A. They worked very well together.
B. They both had practical experience building other aircraft.
C. They made extensive tests before they completed the design.
D. They were well funded
Quiz : Structure
Problem 93 Comparative Estimates–Multiple Numbers
much
multiple as many as
Fresh fruit costs twice as much as canned fruit
We have half as many as we need
Incorrect:Bob found a job that paid as much twice as he made working at the library.
Correct :Bob found a job that paid twice as much as he made working at the library
Incorrect:The price was very reasonable; I would gladly have paid three times more than he asked.
Correct :The price was very reasonable; I would gladly have paid three times as much as he asked.
Incorrect:We didn’t buy the car because they wanted as much twice as it was worth.
Correct : We didn’t buy the car because they wanted twice as much as it was worth.

Problem 94 Comparative Estimates –More Than andLess Than more than number
Steve has more than a thousand coins in his collection
less than number
Andy has less than a dozen coin in his pocket
Incorrect: The main library has more as one million volumes.
Correct : The main library has more than one million volumes.

Incorrect: A new shopping center on the north side will have five hundred shopsmore than.
Correct : A new shopping center on the north side will have more than five hundred shops.

Incorrect: There are most than fifty students in the lab, but only two computers.
Correct : There are more than fifty students in the lab,but only two computers
Problem 95 Comparative Estimates–As Many As
as many as number
We should have as many as five hundred applications
Incorrect: The children can see as much as twenty-five baby animals in the nursery at the zoo.
Correct :The children can see as many as twenty-five baby animals in the nursery at the zoo.
Incorrect: Many as ten planes have sat in line waiting to take off.
Correct : As many as ten planes have sat in line waiting to take off.
Incorrect: State University offers as much as two hundred major fields of study.
Correct :State University offers as many as two hundred major fields of study.
Problem 96 Degrees of Comparison–Comparative Adjectives
more (less) adjective (two + syllables)
adjective –er (one syllable)
adjective –er
(two + syllables
ending in –y) than
An essay test is more difficult than an objective test
An essay test is harder than an objective test
An essay test is easier than an objective
Incorrect: Ellen has been more happy lately than she was when she first came.
Correct : Ellen has been ___ happier___ lately __than___ she was when she first came.
Incorrect: The book for my engineering course are expensive the books for my othercourses.
Correct : The book for my engineering course are more expensive than the books for my other courses.
Incorrect: The climate here is more milder than that of New England.
Correct :The climate here is milder than that of New England.

Problem 97 Degrees of Comparison–Superlative Adjectives
most (least) adjective (two + syllables)
adjective –est (one syllable)
e adjective –est (two + syllables
ending in –er)
An essay test is the most difficult
An essay test is the hardest
An essay test is the trickiest

Incorrect: Of all the candidates, Alex is probably the less qualified.
Correct :Of all the candidates, Alex is probably the least qualified.

Incorrect: Although there are a number of interesting findings, a most significantresults are in the abstract.
Correct :Although there are a number of interesting findings,the most significant results are in the abstract.

Incorrect: In my opinion, the more beautiful place in Oregon is Mount Hood.
Correct : In my opinion, the most beautiful place in Oregon is Mount Hood.

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Quiz Meeting 12

Meeting 12
Quiz :Reading Comprehension

1. Which of the following is the main point of the passage?
A. They were both laboratory and literary alchemists.
B. Base metals can be transmuted to gold by blending them with a
substance more perfect than gold .
C. Roger Bacon and St. Albertus Magnus wrote about alchemy
D. Alchemy was the predecessor of modern chemistry.

2. The word authentic in paragraph 2 could best be replaced by
A. valuable
B. genuine
C. complete
D. comprehensible

3. According to the alchemists, what is the difference between base metals and gold?
A. Perfection
B. Chemical content
C. Temperature
D. Weight

4. According to the passage, what is the “philosopher’s stone”?
A. Lead that was mixed with gold
B. An element that was never found
C. Another name for alchemy
D. A base metal
5. The word crypticin paragraph 3 could best be replaced by which of the following?
A.scholarly
B. secret
C. foreign
D. Precise
6. Why did the early alchemists use the ternssun and moon?
A. To keep the work secret
B. To make the work more literary
C. To attract philosophers
D. To produce a written record
7. Who were the first alchemists?
A.Chemists
B. Writer
C. Artisans
D. Linguists
8. In paragraph 3, the author suggests that we know about the history of alchemy because
A. the laboratory alchemists kept secret notes
B. the literary alchemists recorded it in writing
C. the mystical philosophers were not able to hide the secret of alchemy
D. the historians were able to interpret the secret writings of the
alchemists
9. Which of the following statements would the author most probably agree?
A. Alchemy must be considered a complete failure.
B. Some very important scientific discoveries were made by alchemists.
C. Most educated people dismissed alchemy during the time that it was
practiced.
D. The literary alchemists were more important than the laboratory alchemists.

Quiz : Structure
Problem 85 Adjective with Verbs of the Senses
feel; look; smell; sound; taste
S V (senses) adjective
I felt bad about the mistake

Incorrect: Too meal tasted well.
Correct : Too meal tasted__good___.
Incorrect: The music sounds sweetly and soothing.
Correct : he music ___sounds sweet_____and soothing.
Incorrect: When he complained that the food tasted badly, the waiter took it back to the kitchen and brought him something else.
Correct : When he complained that the food___tasted bad_____, the waiter took it back to the kitchen and brought him something else.
Problem 86 Exact Similarity–the Same as and the Same
noun the same as noun
This coat is the same as that one
noun noun the same
This coat and that one are the same
noun (plural) the same
These coats are the same

Incorrect: Is your book the same to mine?
Correct : Is your book __the same as mine_________?
or
Are your book and mine __the same____?

Incorrect: Are this picture and the one on your desk same?
Correct : Are this picture and the one on your desk __the same____?
or
Is this picture ___the same as the one_________ on your desk?
Incorrect: The teacher gave Martha a failing grade on her composition because it was the same a composition he had already read.
Correct : The teacher gave Martha a failing grade on her composition because it was __the same as a composition______ he had already read.
or
Correct : The teacher gave Martha a failing grade on her composition because it and a composition he had already read were __the same_____.
Problem 87 General Similarity–Similar to and Similar
noun similar to noun
This coat is similar to that one
noun noun similar
This coat and that one are similar
noun (plural) similar
These coats are similar
Incorrect: Cliff’s glasses are similar like yours, but his cost a lot less.
Correct : Cliff’s glasses are ___similar to yours_____, but his cost a lot less.
or
Cliff’s glasses and yours are ___similar_____, but his cost a lot less.
Incorrect: That joke is similar as a joke that I heard.
Correct : That joke is ___similar to a joke____ that I heard.
or
That joke and a joke that I heard are__similar___.
Incorrect: All of the other departments are similar this one.
Correct : All of the other departments are ___similar to this one_______.
or
All of the other departments and this one are______similar____
Problem 88 General Similarity–Like and Alike
noun like noun
This coat is like that one
noun noun alike
This coat and that one are alike
noun (plural) alike
These coats are alike
Incorrect: Your recipe for chicken is like to a recipe that my mother has.
Correct: Your recipe for chicken is _like a recipe_______ that my mother has.
or
Your recipe for chicken and a recipe that my mother has are __alike___.
Incorrect: I want to buy some shoes same like the ones I have on.
Correct : I want to buy some shoes __like the ones_____ I have on.
or
The shoes I want to buy and the shoes I have on are __alike___.
Incorrect: Anthony and his brother don’t look like.
Correct : Anthony doesn’t look ___like the brother______.
or
Anthony and his brother don’t look ___alike______.
Problem 89 Specific Similarity–Quality Nouns
noun V the same noun (quality) as noun
She is the same age as John
Incorrect: The gold chain that Edith saw is same weight as yours.
Correct : The gold chain that Edith saw is ___the same weight as______ yours.
Incorrect: Please cut my hair the same length like the style in this magazine.
Correct : Lease cut my hair __the same lenght as_________ the style in this magazine.
Incorrect: Is this thread the same color the cloth?
Correct : Is this thread _____the same color as ________ the cloth?
Problem 90 Specific Similarity–Quality Adjectives
noun V as adjective (quality) as noun
She is as old as John
Incorrect: He is not as tall like his brother.
Correct : He is not ___as tall as_____ his brother.
Incorrect: The meat at the supermarket is not as expensive than the meat at a butcher shop.
Correct : The meat at the supermarket is not ___as exspensive as________ the meat at a butcher shop.
Incorrect: College Station is not as big Austin.
Correct : College Station is not ____as big as_____ Austin.
Problem 91 General Difference –Different from and Different
noun different from noun
This coat is different from that one
noun noun different
This coat and that one are different
noun (plural) different
These coats are different
Incorrect: Long distance telephone rates for daytime hours are different thanrates for nighttime hours.
Correct : Long distance telephone rates for daytime hours are ______diffrent from rates________ for nighttime hours.
or
Long distance telephone rates for daytime hours and rates for nighttime hours are ___different_______.
Incorrect: A nursery school is different a day care center.
Correct : A nursery school is _______different from a day care center___.
or
A nursery school and a day care center are____diffrent____.
Incorrect: The tour packages that we offer are different than most tours.
Correct : The tour packages that we offer are ________diffrent from most tours______________.
or
The tour packages that we offer and most tours are ____diffrent______.
Problem 92 General Difference –to Differ from
DIFFER from
This one differs from the rest
Incorrect: The campus at State University different from that of City College.
Correct : The campus at State University ___differs from____ that of City College.
or
The campus at State University ____is diffrenet from_________that of City College.
Incorrect: Jayne’s apartment is very differs from Bill’s even though they are in the same building.
Correct : Jayne’s apartment is very ___diffrent from______ Bill’s even though they are in the same building.
or
Jayne’s apartment _____differs from____ Bill’s even though they are in the same building.
Incorrect: Customs differ one region of the country to another.
Correct : Customs ____differ from_____ one region of the country to another.
or
Customs _____are different from______ one region of the country to another.

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Quiz Meeting 14

Meeting 14
Quiz: Reading Comprehension

Which of the following is the most appropriate title for the passage?
A. Banking
B. The Federal Reserve System
C. The Board of Governors
D. Monetary Policies

The word overseeing in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to
A. supervising C. financing
B. maintaining D. stimulating

The word confirmed in the paragraph 1 could best be replaced by
A. modified C. examined
B. considered D. approved

According to the passage, the principal responsibility of the Federal Reserve System is
A. to borrow money
B. to regulate monetary policies
C. to print government securities
D. to appoint the Board of Governors

The word securities in the paragraph 2 is intended to mean
A. debs B. bonds C. protection D. confidence

What happen when the Federal Reserve provides too little money?
A. Demand for loans increases.
B. Unemployment slows down.
C. Interest rates go up
D. Business expand

In paragraph 2, the author suggests that inflation is caused by
A. high unemployment rates
B. too much money in the economy
C. very high fuel prices
D. a limited supply of goods

What does the author mean by the statement However, in practice, the Federal Reserve does not stray from the financial policies established by the executive branch of the government?
A. The Fed more powerful than the executive branch of the government.
B. The policies of the Fed and of the executive branch of the government are not the
same.
C. The Fed tends to follow the policies of the executive branch of the government.
D. The Fed reports to the executive branch of the government.

All of the following statements could be included in summary of the passage EXCEPT:
A. The Federal Reserve is an independent agency of the United States government.
B. The Federal Reserve controls the flow of money and credit by buying and selling
government securities.
C. The Federal Reserve issues new coins and currency to banks.
D. The Federal Reserve receives its yearly budget from Congress.

Quiz : Structure

Problem 98 Degrees of Comparison–Irregular Adjectives
Comparative– Superlative–
Adjective to compare two to compare three or more

bad worse the worst
far farther the farthest
further the furthest
good better the best
little less the least
many more the most
much more the most

irregular
comparative than
This ice cream is better than the other brands
irregular
superlative
This ice cream is the best of all

Incorrect: These photographs are very good, but that one is the better of all.
Correct :These photographs are very good, but that one is the best of all.

Incorrect: Please give me much sugar than you did last time.
Correct : Please give me more sugar than you did last time.

Incorrect: This composition is more good than your last one.
Correct : This composition is better good than your last one.

Problem 99 Degrees of Comparison–Comparative Adverbs

more adverb (two + syllables)
(less) adverb (two + syllables)
adverb –er (one syllable) than
We finished the test more rapidly than Mark
We finished the test less rapidly than Mark
We finished the test faster than Mark
the most adverb (two + syllables)
the least adverb (two + syllables)
adverb –est (one syllable)
We finished the test the most rapidly of all
We finished the test the least rapidly of all
We finished the test the fastest

Incorrect: The students in Dr. Neal’s class complained the most bitter about the grading system.
Correct : The students in Dr. Neal’s class complained __________ about the grading system.

Incorrect: I wish we could see each other more frequenter.
Correct : I wish we could see each other ____________.

Incorrect: He drives more fast than she does.
Correct : He drives _________ she does.

Problem 100 Double Comparative

CAUSE RESULT
The comparative S V the comparative S V
The more you review, the easier the patterns will be

Incorrect: The less one earns, the lesser one must pay in income taxes.
Correct :________ one earns, _________ one must pay in income taxes.

Incorrect: The louder he shouted, less he convinced anyone.
Correct :_________ he shouted, ________ he convinced anyone.

Incorrect: The more you practice speaking, the well you will do it.
Correct :__________ you practice speaking, __________you will do it.

Problem101 Illogic Comparatives–General Similarity and Difference

noun (singular) different from that
Football in the U.S.is different from that in other countries
noun (plural) different from those
The rules are different from those of soccer

Incorrect: The English that is spoken in Canada is similar to the United States.
Correct : The English that is spoken in Canada is __________ the United States.

Incorrect: Drugstores here are not like at home.
Correct : Drugstores here are not ___________ at home.

Incorrect: The time in New York City differs here hours from Los Angeles.
Correct : The time in New York City differs here hours _________ of Los Angeles.

Problem 102 Illogical Comparatives–Degrees

more + adjective
noun (singular) adjective –er than that
The climate in the North is more severe than that of the South
The climate in the North is colder than that of the South
more + adjective
noun (plural) adjective –er than those
The prices are more expensive than those of the South
The prices are higher than those of the South

Incorrect: The audience is much larger than last year’s concert.
Correct : The audience is much larger__________ of last year’s concert.

Incorrect: The rooms in the front are much noisier than the back.
Correct : The rooms in the front are much _____________ in the back.

Incorrect: The interest on savings account at City Bank are higher than Bank Plus.
Correct : The interest on savings account at City Bank are _____________ of Bank Plus.

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Quiz Meeting 10

Meeting 10
Quiz: Reading Comprehension

With which of the following topics in the passage primarily concerned?
A. The Black Acacia
B. Characteristic and varieties of the Acacia
C. Australian varieties of the Acacia
D. The use of Acacia wood in ornamental furniture

How many species of Acacia grow well in the southern United States?
A. Five hundred C. Twelve
B. Three hundred D. Three

The word thrive paragraph 2 is closest in meaning to which of the following?
A. grow well C. were planted
B. are found D. can live

The word these in paragraph 2 refers to?
A. United States C. species
B. varieties D. trees and shrubs

According to this passage, the Silver Wattle ?
A.is squat and bushy
B. has unobtrusive blossoms.
C. is taller than the Bailey Acacia
D. is used for making furniture

In paragraph 2, the word flat most nearly means ?
A. smooth B. pretty C. pointed D. Short

The word showy in paragraph 2 could best be replaced by ?
strange W C. Huge D. Fragile

Which of the following Acacias has the least colorful blossoms?
A. Bailey Acacia C. Silver Wattle
B. Sidney Golden Wattle D. Black Acacia

Which of the following would most probably be made from a Black Acacia tree?
A. A flower arrangement
B. A table
C. A pie
D. Paper

When do Acacia trees bloom in Australia?
A. February B. Summer
C. August D. Spring

Quiz : Structure
Problem 73 Sufficiency – Enough with Nouns
noun (count–plural)
noun (noncount)
We have enough tickets
We have enough time

noun (count–plural)
noun (noncount)
We have tickets enough
We have time enough
or
There aren’t carsenough for all of us to go.

Incorrect: Do we have hamburgers enough as for the party?
Correct : Do we have enough hamburgers for the party?
or
Do we have hamburgers enough for the party?

Incorrect: Virginia doesn’t have the enough information to make a
decision.
Correct : Virginia doesn’t have enough information to make a decision.
or
Virginia doesn’t have information enough to make a decision.

Incorrect: I need to buy a lamp because I don’t have enough the light in my room.
Correct : I need to buy a lamp because I don’t have enough light in my room.
or
I need to buy a lamp because I don’t have light enough in my room.

Problem 74 Sufficiency – Enough with Adjectives

S V adjective enough infinitive
It is warm enough to go swimming

S V not adjective enough infinitive
It is not warm enough to go swimming

Incorrect: He should be as strong enough to get out of bed in a few days.
Correct : He should be strong enough to get out of bed in a few days.

Incorrect: Billy isn’t enough old to enlist in the army.
Correct : Billy isn’t old enough to enlist in the army.
Incorrect: His score on the exam was enough good to qualify him for a graduate program.
Correct : His score on the exam was good enough to qualify him for a graduate program.
Problem 75 Consecutive Order – One, Another, the Other
1 2
one count noun(singular) another count noun (singular)
One movie start at five, another movie starts at seven, and

3
the other count noun (singular)
the other movie starts at nine

1 2 3
One count noun(singular) another the other
One bus leaves at two, another at six, and the other at ten
Incorrect: Of the three busiest vacation areas in the United States, one is Disney World, one another is New York City, and the other is Washington D.C.
Correct : Of the three busiest vacation areas in the United States, one (area) is Disney World, one another (area) is New York City, and the other (area) is Washington D.C.
Incorrect: There are three major restaurant chains near the campus that specialize in fast-food hamburgers: one is McDonald’s, another is Wendy’s, and the another one is Burger King.
Correct : There are three major restaurant chains near the campus that specialize in fast-food hamburgers: one (restaurant) is McDonald’s, one (restaurant) is Wendy’s, and the other one is Burger King.
Incorrect: One English proficiency test is the TOEFL and other is Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency.
Correct : one English proficiency test is the TOEFL and the other (test) is Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency.

Problem 76 Consecutive Order – Some, Other, the Other Some, Others, the Others (the Rest)

1 2
Some count noun(plural) other count noun(plural)
Some houses are for rent, other houses are for sale, and

3
the other
the rest of the count noun (plural)

the other houses are empty
the rest of the

1 2
Some count noun (plural) others
Some schools are universities, others are colleges, and
Some schools are universities, others are colleges, and

3
the others
the rest
the others are junior colleges
the rest are junior colleges
Incorrect: Some people finish a bachelor’s degree in four years and take five years.
Correct :Some people finish a bachelor’s degree in four years and other people take five years.
Incorrect: Some of the home computer models on sale have 1.5GB, other models have 2.5GB, and the rest of models have 4GB hard drives.
Correct :Some of the home computer models on sale have 1.5GB, other model have 2.5GB, and the rest of the models have 4GB hard drives.
Incorrect: Some applicants want student visas, other applicants want resident visas, and the others applicants want tourist visas.
Correct :want student visas, applicants want resident visas, and the other want tourist visas.other
Problem 77 Numerical Order
the ordinal number count noun(singular)
I am outlining the sixth chapter in my notebook

count noun(singular) cardinal number
I am outlining chapter six in my notebook

Incorrect: Your tickets are for gate the tenth, section B.
Correct : Your tickets are for____gate ten____, section B.

Incorrect: Look in volume second of the Modern Medical Dictionary.
Correct : Look ____in the second volume_______of the Modern Medical Dictionary.
or
Look in _____volume two_____of the Modern Medical Dictionary.

Incorrect: The New York-Washington train is arriving on track the fourth.
Correct : The New York-Washington train is arriving on______track four______.

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Quiz Meeting 11

Meeting 11
Quiz :Reading Comprehension

According to this passage, what is another name for organic architecture?
A. Natural architecture
B. Aesthetic architecture
C. Principle architecture
D. Varied architecture

The word ultimately in paragraph 1 could best be replaced by
A. formulate C. supposedly
B. eventually D. Obviously

The word upheld paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to
A .invalidated
B. disputed
C. promoted
D. perceived

The following examples are all representative of natural architecture EXCEPT
A. a bank that is built to look like a Greek temple
B. a bank built so that the location is important to the structure
C. a bank that is built to conform to the colors of the natural surroundings
D. a bank that is built to be functional rather than beautiful

Why does the author compare an organic architect to a sculptor?
A. To emphasize aesthetics
B. To give an example of natural principles
C. To make a point about the development of geometry
D. To demonstrate the importance of style

The word obscured paragraph 3 is closest in meaning to
A. difficult to see
B. in high demand
C. not very attractive
D. mutually beneficial

With which of the following statements would the author most probably agree?
A. Form follows function
B. Function follows form
C. Function is not important to form
D. Form and function are one

Which of the following statements best describes the architect’s view of nature?
A. Nature should be conquered.
B. Nature should not be considered.
C. Nature should be respected
D. Nature should be improved.

Quiz : Structure

Problem 78 Nouns that function as Adjectives

noun noun
All of us are foreign language teachers

Incorrect: I forgot their telephone’s number.
Correct : I forgot their_____telephone number______.

Incorrect: There is a sale at the at the shoes store.
Correct : There is a sale at the at the___soes store_____.

Incorrect: Put the mail on the hall’s table.
Correct : Put the mail on the__hall table_____.

Problem 79 Hyphenated Adjectives

A adjective – adjective noun
Agriculture 420 is a five – hour class
a adjective – adjective – adjective noun
A sixty – year – old employee may retire

Incorrect: Can you make change for a twenty-dollars bill?
Correct :Can you make change for a twenty-dollar bill?

Incorrect: A two-doors car is cheaper than a four-doors model.
Correct :A two-door car is cheaper than .a four-door model

Incorrect: I have to write a one-thousand-words paper this weekend.
Correct :I have to write a one-thousand-word paper this weekend.

Problem 80 Adjectives Ending in –edand –ing

–ed adjective (by someone or something)
The audience is thrilled (by the concert)
–ed adjective (to someone or something)
The concert is thrilling (to the audience)

Incorrect: What an interested idea!
Correct : What an interesting idea!
(We are interested)

Incorrect: Drug abuse is increasing at an alarmed rate.

Correct : Drug abuse is increasing at an alarming rate.
(We are alarmed)

Incorrect: The petition has been signed by concerning citizens
Correct : The petition has been signed by concerned citizens.

Problem 81 Cause-and-Result –So

CAUSE RESULT
adverb
S V so adjective that S V
She got up so late that she missed her bus
The music was so loud that we couldn’t talk

Incorrect: We arrived so late as Professor Baker had already called the roll.
Correct :We arrived so late that Professor Baker had already called the roll.

Incorrect: He drives so fast as no one likes to ride with him.
Correct :He drives so fast that no one likes to ride with him.

Incorrect: Preparing frozen foods is too easy that anyone can do it.
Correct: Preparing frozen foods is so easy that anyone can do it.

Problem 82 Cause-and-Result–Such

CAUSE RESULT
S V such a adjective count noun (singular) that S V
It was such a hot day that we went out
Or
S V such adjective a count noun (singular) that S V
It was so ho a day that we went out

CAUSE RESULT
count noun (singular)
noun
S V such adjective (noncount) that S V
These are such long assignments that I can’t finish them
This is such good news that I will call them

Incorrect: We had so a small lunch that I am hungry already.
Correct : We had such a small lunch that I am hungry already.
or
We had so small a lunch that I am hungry already.

Incorrect: That so many advances have been made in so short time is the most valid agreement for retaining the research unit.
Correct : That so many advances have been made in such a short time is the most valid agreement or retaining the research unit.
or
That so many advances have been made in so
short a time is the most valid agreement for retaining the research unit.

Incorrect: It is so nice weather that I would like to go to the beach.
Correct : It is such nice weather that I would like to go to the beach.

Problem 83 Emphasis –Too

CAUSE RESULT
too adjective infinitive
The tea is too hot to drink

Incorrect: This brand is too expensive for buy.
Correct : This brand is too expensive to buy.

Incorrect: He always plays his stereo so loud (to enjoy).
Correct : He always plays his stereo too loud (to enjoy).

Incorrect: He is too cold go swimming.
Correct : He is too cold to go swimming.

Problem 84 Emphasis–Very

very adjective
This tea is very hot

Incorrect: New York is so big, and I am not used to it.
Correct : New York is very big, and I am not used to it.

Incorrect: Last month we had a too high electric bill.
Correct :Last month we had a very high electric bill.

Incorrect: Darlene says that the courts are so lenient.
Correct : Darlene says that the courts are very lenient.

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Quiz Meeting 9

Quiz : Reading Comprehension

What does this passage mainly discuss?
A.Precipitation C. New York State
B. Snowfall D. A general formula
Which of the following is another word that is often used in place of precipitation?
A. Humidity B. Wetness C. Rainfall D. Rain-snow
The term precipitation include
A. only rainfall C. rain, snow, and humidity
B. rain, hail, and snow D. rain, hail, and humidity
What is the average of annual rainfall in inches in the United States?
A. Thirty-six inches C. Forty inches
B. Thirty-eight inches D. Forty-two inches
If a state has 40 inches of snow in a year, by how much does this increase the annual precipitation?
A. By two feet C. By four feet
B. By four inches D. By 40 inches
If a state has 40 inches of snow in a year, by how much does this increase the annual precipitation?
A. By two feet C. By four feet
B. By four inches D. By 40 inches
The phrase proximity to in paragraph 2 is closest in meaning to
A. communication with C. nearness to
B. dependence on D. similarity to
Where is the annual precipitation highest?
A. The Atlantic Coast C. The Gulf of Mexico
B. The Great Lakes D. The Pacific Coast
Which of the following was NOT mentioned as a factor in determining the amount of precipitation that an area will receive?
A. Mountains B.latitude C. The sea D. Wind
The word substantially in paragraph 2 could best be replaced by
A. fundamentally C. completely
B. slightly D. Apparently
The word that in the paragraph 2 refers to
A. Decreases C. areas
B. precipitation D. mountain ranges

Correct : My brother used to help me a lot, but now he gives me __little advice_______.
Incorrect: He had to balance his account very carefully because he had few
money.
Correct : He had to balance his account very carefully because he had___little money____.
Problem 68 Much and Many

many noun (count–plural
There are many television programs for children on Saturday

much noun (noncount)
We don’t have much information

Incorrect: How much years have you been living in Texas?
Correct : How ___many years_________have you been living in Texas?

Incorrect: He always has much problems with his teeth.
Correct : He always has _____many problems__________ with his teeth.

Incorrect: I think that there is too many violence on TV.
Correct : I think that there is too ______much violence_______ on TV.

Problem 69 A Little and Little
A Few and Few
a little
little noun (noncount)
We have a little time
We have little time

a few
few noun (count–plural)
We made a few mistakes
We made few mistakes

Incorrect: There are few tickets left for the concert.
Correct : There are __a few tikets_________ left for the concert.
(some)

Incorrect: A few people in my apartment building are friendly.
Correct : _____a few people______in my apartment building are friendly.(not many)

Problem 70 Only a Few and Only a Little

only a few noun (count–plural)
Only a few dollars have been budgeted for supplies

Only a little noun (noncount)
We have only a little homework for Monday

Incorrect: We will need only a few food for the picnic.
Correct : We will need ______a little food________for the picnic.

Incorrect: Only few people were at the reception
Correct : ____only little people_________ were at the reception.

Problem 71 : A Large (Small) Number of and a large (Small) Amount of

large
A number of
small noun (count–plural)
A large number of students from other countries attend State University

large
A amount of
small noun (noncount)
A small amount of rain is expected tomorrow

Incorrect: The lab has a large number of equipment.
Correct : The lab has ______a large amount of_______ equipment.

Problem 72 Almost All of the and Most of the

almost all (of the)
most all (of the) noun (count–plural) verb (plural)
Almost all (of the) trees in our yard are oaks
Most (of the) trees are oaks
almost all (of the)
most all (of the) noun (noncount) verb (singular)
Almost all (of the) art by R. C. Gorman is expensive
Most (of the) art by R. C. Gorman is expensive

incorrect: Most of the teachers at State University care about their students’
progress.
Correct : ______almost of the teachers___________ at State University care about their students’
progress.
or
Almost all teacher__________ at State University care about their students’ progress.
or
______most of the teacher _________ at State University care about their students’ progress.
or
_______most the teacher_________ at State University care about their students’ progress.

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Quiz Meeting 8

Quiz : Reading Comprehension Section
1. With what topics is the passage primarily concerned?
A. Colonies of protozoans
B. Mastigophora
C. Motility in protozoans
D. Characteristic of protozoans
2. The word mimute in paragraph 1 could best be replaced by
A. very common C. very old
B. very fast D. very small
3. What is protoplasm?
A. A class of protozoan
B. The substance that forms the cell of a protozoan
C. A primitive animal similar to a protozoan
D. An animal that develop from a protozoan
4. What is the purpose of the large nucleus in the Ciliata?
A. It generates the other nucleus.
B. It contains the genetic code for the small nucleus.
C. It regulates growth.
D. It reproduces itself.
5. What does the author mean by the statement They are fantastically diverse, but three major groups may be identified on the basis of their motility?
A. The three major groups are unique in that they all move in the same manner.
B. Everything we know about the protozoans is tied into their manner of movement.
C. The manner of movement is critical when classifying the three major groups of protozoan.
D. Mobility in the protozoan is insignificant.
6. To which class of protozoans do the amoebae belong?
A. Mastigophora
B. Ciliata
C. Sarcodina
D. Motility
7. What is the purpose of the large nucleus in the Ciliata?
A. It generates the other nucleus.
B. It contains the genetic code for the small nucleus.
C. It regulates growth.
D. It reproduces itself.
8. Why are protozoans classified as animals?
A. They do not live on simple organic compounds.
B. They collect in colonies.
C. They respond uniformly to outside stimulate.
D. They may have more than one cell.
9. The word they in paragraph 3 refers to
A. protozoans C. investigations
B. microscope D. Colonies
10. Which of the following statements is NOT true of protozoans?
A. There are approximately 40,000 species.
B. They are the most primitive forms of animal life.
C. They have a large cell and a smaller cell.
D. They are difficult to observe.

Quiz Structure

Problem 62 Determiner–A and An

A consonant sound
A foreign student must have an I-20 form

A vowel sound
An international student must have an I-20 form

Incorrect : Chemistry 100H is a honors section.
correct : Chemistry 100H is ___an hours _____ section.

Incorrect : Let’s just wait an year or two before we get married.
Correct : Let’s just wait a ___a year ___ or two before we get married.

Incorrect : I’ll call you back in a hour.
correct : I’ll call you back in ___an hour___.

Problem 63 Noncount Nouns with Qualifying Phrases with –The

The noncount nouns Qualifying Phrases
The art of the Middle Ages is on display

Incorrect: Science of genetic engineering is not very old.
Correct : _____the sceience of genetic engineering__________ is not very old.

Incorrect: History of this area is interesting.
Correct : _______the history of this area_________ is interesting.

Incorrect: Work of many people made the project a success .
Correct : _____the work of many people______________ made the project a success.

Problem 64 Meaning All

all noun (noncount) verb (singular)
Ǿ
All art is interesting
Art is interesting
all noun (count-plural) verb (plural)
Ǿ
All trees prevent erosion
Trees prevent erosion

Incorrect: I like the music.
Correct : I like _____music_______.
(all music)

Incorrect: The mathematics is easy for me.
Correct : _____mathematics________ is easy for me.
(all mathematics)

Incorrect: Professor Collins is an expert in the microbiology.
Correct : Professor Collins is an expert in _____microbiology_________.
(all microbiology)

Problem 65 No Meaning Not Any

noun (count singular) verb (singular)
no noun (count plural) verb (plural)
No tree grows above the tree line
No trees grow above the tree line
no noun (noncount) verb (singular)
No art is on display today

Incorrect : We have not a file under the name Wagner.
Correct : We have ___no file____ under the name Wagner.

Incorrect : None of cheating will be tolerated.
Correct : _____no cheating_______ will be tolerated.

Incorrect : Bill told me that he has none friends.
Correct : Bill told me that he has _____no friends_______.

Problem 66 One of the and Some of the

one of the noun (count plural) verb (singular)
One of the trees is dead
some of the noun (count plural) verb (plural)
Some of the trees are dead
some of the noun (count plural) verb (plural)
Some of the art is in the museum

Incorrect : One of my friends are in the hospital.
Correct : ________one of my friends is_______ in the hospital.

Incorrect : You should save some of the moneys.
Correct : You should save ________some of the money___________.

Incorrect : One of the best reason to eat vegetables is to add fiber to your diet.
Correct : ___one of the _____ best __reasons____ to eat vegetables is to add fiber to your diet.

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