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1 •In photosynthesis, energy from the sun is
A. changed to chemical energy
B. conducted from the xylem to the leaves of green plants
C. not necessary to the process
D. released one to one for each molecule of carbon dioxide used
2 • The word stored in paragraph 2 is closest in meaning to
A. retained B. converted C. discovered D. specified
3 • Besides the manufacturer of food for plants, what is
another benefit of photosynthesis?
A. It produces solar energy
B. It diffuses additional carbon dioxide into the air
C. It maintains a balance of gases in the atmosphere
D. It removes harmful gases from the air
4 • Which of the following is NOT true of the oxygen used in
A. Oxygen is absorbed by the roots
B. Oxygen is the product of photosynthesis
C. Oxygen is used in respiration
D. Oxygen is released into the atmosphere through the leaves
5 • Which title best expresses the ideas in this passage?
A. A Chemical Equation
B. The Process of Photosynthesis
C. The Parts of Vascular Plants
D. The Production of Sugar
6. The word their in paragraph 2 refers to
A. radiant energy and chemical energy
B. carbon dioxide and water
D. complex substances
7. The word successively in paragraph 2 is closest in meaning to
A. with effort B. in a sequence C. Slowly D. carefully
Problem 103: Place – Between and Among
Incorrect: The choice is between a vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry ice cream cone.
Correct : The choice is among a vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry ice cream cone.
Incorrect: Rick and his wife can usually solve their problems among them.
Correct : Rick and his wife can usually solve their problems between them.
Incorrect: Profits are divided between the stockholders of the corporation.
Correct : Profits are divided among the stockholders of the corporation.
Incorrect: The votes were evenly divided among the Democratic candidate and
the Republican Candidate.
Correct : The votes were evenly divided between the Democratic candidate and the Republican Candidate.
Incorrect: The property was divided equally among his son and daughter.
Correct : The property was divided equally between his son and daughter.
Problem 104: Place – In, On and At
Incorrect: Cliff can live on Yellowstone National Park because he is a park ranger.
Correct : Cliff can live in Yellowstone National Park because he is a park ranger.
Incorrect: Is domino’s Pizza in Tenth Street?
Correct : Is domino’s Pizza on Tenth Street?
Incorrect: The apartments at the Hudson River are more expensive than the ones across the street.
Correct : The apartments on the Hudson River are more expensive than the ones across the street.
Incorrect: We are going to stay overnight on Chicago.
Correct : We are going to stay overnight in Chicago.
Incorrect: Let’s take our vacation in the coast instead of in the mountains.
Correct : Let’s take our vacation at the coast instead of in the mountains.
Problem 105: Time – In, On and At
Incorrect: I would rather take classes on the afternoon.
Correct : I would rather take classes in the afternoon.
Incorrect: Gloria has a part-time job in the night.
Correct : Gloria has a part-time job at night.
Incorrect: The rainy season begins on July.
Correct : The rainy season begins in July.
Incorrect: The graduation is in May 20.
Correct : The graduation is in May 20.
Incorrect: We came to the United States on 1997.
Correct. : We came to the United States in 1997