Quiz : READING COMPREHENSION

 

 

1.   Which of the following are NOT shown in satellite photographs ?

      A.  The temperature of the oceans 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 oceans 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 do 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.