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Quiz Meeting 3 (OCEANOGRAPHY)

01 Jan

Quiz : READING COMPREHENSION

Main idea of first paragraph :
Oceanographers help us gain a better understanding of how our oceans
Main idea of second  paragraph :
The term submarine most commonly refers to large crewed autonomous vessels; however, historically or more casually
Main idea of third  paragraph :
experimental submarines
Main idea of fourth  paragraph :
Submarines can work at greater depths than are survivable or practical for human divers

1.  Which of the following are NOT shown in satellite photographs ?
A.  The temperature of the ocean’s surface
B.  Cloud formation over the ocean
C.  A model of the ocean’s movements
      D.  The location of sea ice

2.  With which topic is the passage primarily concerned ?
A.  Technological advances in oceanography
      B.  Communication among divers
C.  Direct observation of the ocean floor
D.  Undersea vehicles

4.  The word sluggish in paragraph 1 is closet in meaning to?
A.  nervous  B.  confuse  C.  slow moving  D.  very week

5.  Divers have had problems in communicating underwater because ?
A.  the pressure affected their speech organs
      B.  the vehicles they used have not been perfected
C.  they did not pronounce clearly
D.  the water destroyed their speech organs

6. This passage suggests that the successful exploration of the ocean depends upon ?
A.  vehicles as well as divers
    B.  radios that divers use to communicate
C.  controlling currents and the weather
D.  the limitations of diving equipment

7. Undersea vehicles ?
A.  are too small for a man to fit inside
B.  are very slow to respond
C.  have the same limitations that divers have
D.  make direct observations of the ocean floor

8.  THE word cruise in the paragraph 1 could best be replaced by ?
A.  travel at a constant speed
    B.  function without problems
C.  stay in communication
D.  remain still

9.  How is radio-equipped buoy operated ?
A.  By operators inside the vehicle in the part underwater
B.  By operators outside the vehicle on a ship
C.  By operators outside the vehicle on a diving  platform
D.  By operators outside the vehicle on a laboratory on shore

10.  Which of the following are NOT shown in satellite  photographs ?
A. The temperature of the ocean’s surface
B. Cloud formation over the ocean
  C. A model of the ocean’s movements
      D. The location of sea ice

Quiz : STRUCTURE SECTION

Problem 16 Causative MAKE

S                  MAKE            someone        verb word
His mother      made    him             take      his medicine.

S            MAKE        something        verb word
I            made        the machine              work

Incorrect:  Are you going to make your daughter to work part time in the store this summer?
Correct  :  Are you going to make your daughter work  part time in the store this summer

Incorrect:  I can’t seem to make this dishwasher running.
Correct  :  I can’t seem to make this dishwasher run . .

Incorrect: Pasty makes everyone doing his share around the house
Correct  :  Pasty makes everyone his share around the house.

Problem 17    Causative GET

S      GET    someone    infinitive
Let’s      get        Ralph          to go        with us.
S        GET    something  participle
Let’s      get        our car          fixed        first.

Incorrect:  Let’s get some of our money exchange for dollars.
Correct  :  Let’s get some of our money exchanged  for dollars.

Incorrect:  Nora got her mother’s wedding dress to alter so that it fit perfectly.
Correct  :  Nora got her mother’s wedding dress altered  so that it fit perfectly.

Incorrect:  We will have to get someone fixing the phone right away.
Correct  :  We will have to get someone to fix  the phone right away.

Problem 18     Causative HAVE

S           HAVE        someone        verb word
My English teacher        had                  us                  give        oral reports.

S            HAVE        something          participle
I      want to have        this book              renewed,        please

Incorrect:  They had their lawyer to change their wills.
Correct  :  They had their lawyer change  their wills.

Incorrect:  I like the way you had the beautician done your hair.
Correct  :  I like the way you had the beautician do  your hair.

Incorrect:  We are going to have our car fix before we go to Toronto.
Correct  :  We are going to have our car fixed before we go to Toronto.

Problem 19     Causative LET

S             LET      someone      verb word
His mother       let             him             go       to school.

S      LET               something      verb word
I      am letting        this machine              cool

Incorrect:  Would you let us the borrow your notes?
Correct  :  Would you let us borrow  your notes?

Incorrect:  Larry is so good-hearted, he lets people took advance of him.
Correct  :  Larry is so good-hearted, he lets people take  advance of him.

Incorrect:  Don’t let that brothers you.
Correct  :  Don’t let that brother you.

Problem 20     Causative HELP

Remember that HELP can be used as a causative. In a causative, a person does not perform an action directly. With HELP, a person assists another person to do it.

S       HELP          someone        verb word/infinitive
He     is helping         me                          type                   my paper
He     is helping          me                        to type                   my paper

Incorrect:  My teacher helped me getting this job.
Correct  :  My teacher helped me get this job.
or
My teacher helped me to get this job.
Incorrect:  Bob said that he would help our finding the place.
Correct  :  Bob said that he would help us find the place.
or
Bob said that he would help us to find the place.

Incorrect:  This book should help you understanding the lecture.
Correct  :  This book should help you understand  the lecture.
or
This book should help you understand  the lecture.
This book should help you to understand  the lecture.

 
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Posted by on January 1, 2012 in English for IT

 

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