Tenth meeting

 

Main idea in the first paragraph is characteristic of acacia

Main idea in the second paragraph is how many species of acacias

Main idea in the third paragraph is The Acacia’s unusual custom of blossoming

 

1.         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

2.         How many species of Acacia grow well in the southern United States?

A.  Five hundred                  C.  Twelve

B.  Three hundred               D.  Three

3.         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

4.         The word these in paragraph 2 refers to?

A.  United States                  C.  species

B.  varieties                           D.  trees and shrubs

 

5.         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

6.         In paragraph 2, the word flat most nearly means ?

A.  smooth     B.  pretty         C.  pointed                 D.  Short

7.         The word showy in paragraph 2 could best be replaced by ?

A.   strange     B.  elaborate       C.  Huge        D.  Fragile

8.         Which of the following Acacias has the least colorful blossoms?

A.  Bailey Acacia                                  C.  Silver Wattle

B.  Sidney Golden Wattle                  D.  Black Acacia

9.         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

10.       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 go  swimming

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 strong enough to get out of bed in a few days.

 

Incorrect:        Billy isn’t enough old to enlist in the army.

Correct  :        Billy isn’t old 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 good 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 fast-food 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 fast-food 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 (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 the other 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 ervisas.

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.