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Quiz Meeting 10 ( ACACIA )

01 Jan

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 ?
A. strange B. elaborate 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 goswimming
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 _________to get out of bed in a few days.
Incorrect: Billy isn’t enough old to enlist in the army.
Correct : Billy isn’t strong 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 old 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 fastfood
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 fastfood
hamburgers: one (restaurant) is McDonald’s, another (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 one (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 models_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 :Some applicants want student visas, other applicants want resident visas, and the other applicants want tourist visas.
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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