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SECTION – E

Time – 25 minutes

35 Questions

1. In some countries much of the food that is produced never comes to market because it is consumed locally or are exchanging for other goods.

(A) Are exchanging

(B) Exchange

(C) Exchanged

(D) Had exchanged

(E) Were exchanging

2. Every august, Cody and Ally vacation in Hiawatha national Forest. Where they enjoy hiking, fishing, and to camp with their friends.

(A) Where they enjoy hiking, fishing, and to camp

(B) Where they enjoy hiking, fishing, and camping

(C) Where they enjoy to hike, fish, and camp

(D) Which they enjoy to hike, fish, and camp at

(E) They enjoy hiking, fishing, and camping there

3. Messenger ribonucleic acid, of mRNA, carries the chemical instruction that living cells need to produce protein molecules.

(A) Carries the chemical instruction that living cells need

(B) It carries the chemical instruction, and living cells need these

(C) The chemical instruction carried by it are needed by living cells

(D) Carrying the chemical instruction that living cells need

(E) Which carries the chemical instructions needed by living cells

4. In the nineteenth century was when astronomers used the newly developed spectroscope to gather information about the chemical composition and motions of celestial objects.

(A) Century was when astronomers used the newly developed spectroscope to gather

(B) Century was when the newly developed spectroscope was used by astronomers gathering

(C) Century, when astronomers using the newly designed spectroscope gathered

(D) Century astronomers used the newly developed spectroscope to gather

(E) Century astronomers who used the newly developed spectroscope for gathering

5. Advertised specials that are located in the front of the store tempt shoppers to stop, the best buys are often found in less prominent spots.

(A) The best buys are often found in less prominent spots

(B) It is best buys that are often found where they are less prominent

(C) But the best buys are often found in less prominent spots

(D) And the best buys are found less prominently

(E) In spite of this, the best buys are found to be less prominent

6. Scientists have derived a glue from a natural adhesive made by rock-clinging mollusks, it could provide an environmentally friendly alternative t current wood-building materials.

(A) Scientist have derived a glue from a natural adhesive made by rock-clinging mollusks, it could provide

(B) Scientists who have derived from a natural adhesive made by rock-clinging mollusks a glue that could provide

(C) A glue that scientists have derived from a natural adhesive made by rock-clinging mollusks could provide

(D) A glue, which scientists have derived from a natural adhesive made by rock-clinging mollusks, possibly providing

(E) It is possible that a glue, which scientists derived from a natural adhesive made by rock-clinging mollusks, providing

7. With their unconventional topics and their unsparing treatment of the king of characters often ignored by mainstream fiction, R. Crumb’s graphic novels are generally considered classics of the genre.

(A) R. Crumb’s graphic novels are generally considered

(B) R. Crumb has written graphic novels that are generally considered

(C) The graphic novels of R. Crumb generally considered

(D) People generally consider the graphic novels of R. crumb

(E) People generally consider that R. crumb’s graphic novels are

8. In Alaska, and ground is riddled with ice wedges, many quite ancient, caused by the cold earth cracks and the cracks fill with water.

(A) By the cold earth cracks

(B) By the cold earth cracking

(C) When the cold earth cracks

(D) Where they cracks the cold earth

(E) Through the cold earth cracking

9. To attempt a comprehensive mapping of the human genome is undertaking an extremely ambitious project.

(A) Genome is undertaking

(B) Genome is to undertake

(C) Genome undertakes

(D) Genome, it undertakes

(E) Genome, thus undertaking

10. There is at special relationship between a conductor and the members of an orchestra, When at its best can be creative and at its worst, destabilizing.

(A) When at its best can be creative and at its worst, destabilizing

(B) When at their best can be creative and at their worst, destabilizing

(C) Who at best is creative and at worst, destabilizing

(D) Which at its best can be creative and at its worst, destabilizing

(E) While at their best is creative and at their worst is destabilizing

11. The director valued the actor not so much for his broad commercial appeal but because he approached every role with passion and intelligence.

(A) But because he approached every role with passion and intelligence

(B) But because of his approaching every role with passion and intelligence

(C) But for being passionate and intelligent in approaching every role

(D) As for him approaching every role passionately and intelligently

(E) As for his passionate and intelligent in approach every role

12. tying his horse to the hitching post, the cowboy dusted off his boots and off his hat. the horse to shake its mane and move around .

13. Having completed a course in art appreciation. Maureen and able to judge the paintings in the Museum of Modern Art than we had .

14. Because ecotours support conservation efforts and of ecological they environmentally sensitive travelers.

15. The the innovative and reclusive sculptor Marisol Escobar attracted considerable attention 1960s, the public craved artistic novelty and critics the personal lives of artists.

16. The night before the playoffs, the coach advised her players to eat a balanced dinner, to relax , and , and plenty of rest.

17. If , a hundred – year – old violin will it did when it was first made.

18. The first Asian American governor in the United States, George Ariyoshi of Hawaii longer of his predecessors when he retired office in 1986.

19. Lost for and presumed , the portrait of the nineteenth-century writer stored in the museum basement.

20. In the back of the textbook a list of words that can be by those of English.

21. In Gee’s Bend, Alabama, quilts outdoors on sunny spring days, attracting local quilters who enjoy display of one another’s

22. After all in the family made television debut, situation comedies began social issues.

23. recipes for iced tea late-nineteenth-century cookbooks, the drink did not until the 1904 World’s Fair.

24. At the of competitive chess, players are one another’s strategies that they read their opponents’ minds; the result is play.

25. In addition to a theoretical understanding of disease, medical students must have experience patients if diagnose illnesses accurately.

26. Most of the book this old house mildew, and if you pick up, you will find that the spine and rotted.

27. Someone who uses a personal computer only work processing and sending e-mail buy the model available on the market.

28. the fact that cooking vegetables generally to vitamin loss, the nutritional value of raw tomatoes actually that have been thoroughly cooked.

29. Quincy took Dan to Derek’s home that five years before Derek again.

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Questions 30-35 refer to the following passage.

(1) Today many people take for granted that they can communicate easily, almost instantaneously, with nearly anyone anywhere in the world.

(2) For most of human history, however, long-distance communication was slow and laborious.

(3) It was only with the advent of the steamship and the telegraph in the mid-nineteenth century that the place of global communication began to quicken dramatically.

(4) Advances in communication and travel have continued to make the world a much smaller place.

(5) The invention of the steamship expedited travel tremendously.

(6) In the 1770s it took from five to eight months to sail from England to India.

(7) A European writing a letter to someone in India usually had to wait two years for a response.

(8) By 1870 the voyage to India by steamship had been shortened to three weeks, and correspondents could expect answers to their letters in less than two months – a long time by modern standards, but shorter than anyone would have dreamed a century earlier.

(9) Beginning in the 1840s, telegraph wires were strung throughout the eastern United States and Western Europe.

(10) In the 1860s, cables laid across the ocean floor allowed them to transmit encoded messages between continents.

(11) In June of 1870 the chairman of the Eastern Telegraph Company was able to send a telegram from London to Bombay – and receive an answer in just 4 minutes and 22 seconds.

(12) Today you can send an e-mail even faster – in seconds, in fact,

(13) Deeply impressed with this demonstration, one contemporary remarked that the inventions of the telegraph and steamship marked the beginning of “the annihilation of time and space”.

30. In context, which of the following phrases would most appropriately be inserted at the beginning of sentence 4?

(A) For instance,

(B) Since that time,

(C) Nonetheless,

(D) After all,

(E) Incidentally,

31. In context, which of the following is the best way to revise the underlined portion of sentences 6 and 7 (reproduced below)?

In the 1770s it took from five to eight months to sail from England to India. A European writing a letter to someone in India usually had to wait two years for a response.

(A) Consequently, in the 1770s it took from five to eight months to sail from England to India, and a

(B) Transportation is another example: in the 1770s it took five to eight months to sail from England to India, so that a

(C) In the 1770s, when it took from five to eight months to sail from England to India, a

(D) As early as the 1770s, sailing from England to India took five to eight months, whereas a

(E) By the 1770s, however, sailing from England to India took five to eight months, while a

32. The transition between the second and third paragraphs would be most improved by inserting which of the following sentences immediately before sentence 9 at the beginning of paragraph 3?

(A) The telegraph had an even more profound impact on global communications.

(B) The widespread use of the telegraph was made possible by the invention of the electric battery around 1800.

(C) On land the steam locomotive made travel much more efficient in the latter part of the nineteenth century.

(D) Before the invention of the telegraph, people traveled on horseback to transmit messages across great distances of land.

(E) Samuel Morse had studied painting in England and become a successful artist before he developed the world’s first practical telegraph.

34. In context, which of the following is the best to insert at the beginning of sentence 11 (reproduced below)?

In June of 1870 the chairman of the Eastern Telegraph Company was able to send a telegram from London to Bombay – and receive an answer in just 4 minutes and 22 seconds.

(A) Still, these elaborate preparations do not fully explain how

(B) So efficient was this new mode of communication that

(C) It came as no surprise when

(D) Unlike in previous cases,

(E) Despite so many setbacks,

35. In context, which is the best way to deal with sentence 12 (reproduced below)?

Today you can send an e – mail even faster – in seconds, in fact.

(A) Change “Today” to “In modern times”.

(B) Change “you” to “everyone”.

(C) Change the dash (----) to a comma (,).

(D) Place it after sentence 1.

(E) Delete it from the passage.

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