Quiz : READING COMPREHENSION

STRUCTURE SECTION

 

 

1.         With which of the following topics in the passage primarily concerned?

A.        Local research and harmful effects of fertilizer

B.        Advantages and disadvantages of liquid fertilizer

C.        A formula for the production of fertilizer

D.        Content, form, and effects of fertilizer

 

2.         The word essential in the paragraph 1 could best be replaced by which of the following?

A.        limited                         B.   preferred

C.        anticipated                  D.   required

 

3.         Which of the following has the smallest percentage content in the formula 4-8-2?

A.        Nitrogen                      B.        Phosphorus

C.        Acid                            D.        Potash

 

4.         What is the percentage of nitrogen in a 5-8-7 formula fertilizer?

A.        3 percent                     B.        5 percent

C.        7 percent                     D.        8 percent

 

5.         The word designate in the paragraph 2 could best be replaced by

A.        Modify                        B.        specify

C.        Limit                           D.         increase

6.         Which of the following statements about fertilizer is true?

A.        Powders are more popular than ever.

B.        Solids are difficult to store.

C.        Liquids are increasing in popularity.

D.  Chemical granules are difficult to apply.

 

7.         The word they in the paragraph 2 refers to

A.        Powder                       B.        solids

C.        Liquids                        D.        fertilizer

 

8.         The word convenient in paragraph 2 is closest in        meaning to

A.        Effective                     B.   plentiful

C.        easy to use                  D.   heap to produce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Problem 21 Factual Conditionals–Absolute, Scientific Results

 

            CONDITION                                                       RESULT

    If               S                   V (present) ,             S                V (present)

    If         a catalyst               is used    ,      the reaction          occurs        more rapidly

Or

CONDITION                                                            RESULT

    If           S              V (present) ,           S              will       verb word

   If     a catalyst           is used     ,  the reaction     will           occur         more rapidly

 

 

Incorrect:  If orange blossoms are exposed to very cold temperatures, they withered and died.

Correct  :  if orange blossoms are exposed to very cold temperatures, they wither and die.

or

If orange blossoms are exposed to very cold temperatures, they will wither and die.

 

Incorrect: If the trajectory of a satellite will be slightly off at lunch, it will get worse as the flight                    progresses.

Correct  :  if the trajectory of a satellite is slightly off at lunch, it gets worse as the flight progresses.                                                                                or

If the trajectory of a satellite is slightly off at lunch,it will get worse as the flight                              progresses.

 

 

 

Incorrect: If light strikes a rough surface, it diffused.

Correct  :  if light strikes a rough surface,it diffuse.

or

If light strikes a rough surface,it will diffuse.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Problem 22 Factual Conditionals – Probable Results

for the Future

 

will

            can

If          S          V (present)     ,     S       may      verb word

                               If         we     find her address  ,    we      will           write          her

 

will

  can

S         may       verb word       if         S          V (present)

   We       will         write her       if        we                 find         her address

 

 

Incorrect:  We will wait if you wanted to go

Correct  :  we will wait if you want  to go

or

If you want  to go, we will wait.

 

Incorrect:  If you listen to the questions carefully, you answer them easily.

Correct  :  if you listen to the questions carefully, you will answer them easily.

or

You will answer them easily if you listen to the questions carefully.

 

 

 

Incorrect: If we finished our work a little early today, we’ll attend the lecture at the art museum.

Correct  : if we finish our work a little early today, we’ll attend the lecture at the art museum.

or

We’ll attend the lecture at the art museum if we finish our work a little early today.