SAT Questions and Answers Model Paper-3 Important Questions Section I

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SECTION – I

Time – 10 minutes

14 Questions

1. Besides publishing ten poetry collections for adults, Gary solo, who is writing numerous collections of short stories and novels for children?

(A) Solo, who is writing?

(B) Solo, the writer of

(C) Solo writing

(D) Solo has written

(E) Solo, in addition to writing

2. The oldest dated jigsaw puzzle, which was engraved in 1767 is a hand-colored map of the counties in England and Wales.

(A) Which was engraved

(B) When it was engraved

(C) Having engraved it

(D) Being engraved

(E) Since having been engraved

3. If you have done the necessary research, you will feel confident as to your statements if challenged.

(A) As to your statements if challenged

(B) If someone challenges your statements

(C) If challenged regarding statements made by you

(D) If there are challenged with your statements

(E) About your statements where someone challenges them

4. A squadron of newly trained, enthusiastic firefighters graduating each year from training academies to begin work in the nation՚s cities.

(A) A squadron of newly trained, enthusiastic firefighters graduating each year from training academies

(B) A squadron of newly trained, enthusiastic firefighters from training academies, each year they graduate

(C) When each year a squadron of newly trained, enthusiastic firefighters graduates from training academies

(D) Each year a squadron of newly trained, enthusiastic firefighters graduates from training academies

(E) A newly year trained, enthusiastic squadron of firefighters who graduates from training academies each year

5. Earth՚s days are slowly getting longer because the tidal effects of the moon՚s gravitational pull are constantly slowing Earth՚s rotation.

(A) The moon՚s gravitational pull are constantly slowing earth՚s rotation

(B) The moon՚s gravitational pull are constantly slow it, Earth՚s rotation

(C) The gravitational pull by the moon on Earth՚s rotating slow it constantly

(D) The gravitational pulling by the moon on Earth՚s rotation has been constantly slowing it

(E) The gravitational pull put forth by the moon on Earth՚s rotation is slow and constant

6. Once almost entirely devoted to pineapple production, tourists, who enjoy its mountain trails and nature preserves, are now attracted to the island of Lanai.

(A) Tourists, who enjoy its mountain trails and nature Preserves, are now attracted to the island of lanai.

(B) Mountain trails and nature Preserves are enjoyed by tourists now attracted with the island of Lanai.

(C) Mountain trails and nature Preserves are enjoyed by tourists, who are now attracted to the island of Lanai.

(D) It now attracts tourists, who enjoy the mountain trails and nature preserves on the island of Lanai.

(E) The island of Lanai now attracts tourists, who enjoy its mountain trails and preserves.

7. He was convinced that if property taxes would have rose any higher, he would have had to move to a different area.

(A) If property taxes would have rose

(B) If property taxes would rise

(C) If property taxes had risen

(D) Had Property taxes rose

(E) Were property taxes to rise?

8. With the Louisiana Purchase, the United States acquired a larger territory in area than if you combined Britain, France, Italy, German, Spain, and Portugal.

(A) Larger territory in area than if you combined Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, and Portugal.

(B) Larger territory in area than combining Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, and Portugal.

(C) Territory larger in area than if Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, and Portugal were combined.

(D) Territory larger in area than Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, and Portugal combined.

(E) Territory larger than if the area of Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, and Portugal combined.

9. Because consumers prefer to do their food shopping close to home, supermarket chains are now considering the revival of the small “comer” grocery store to serve individual neighborhoods and communities.

(A) Because consumers prefer to do their food shopping

(B) Due to consumers which prefer food shopping

(C) While consumers prefer shopping for their food

(D) The preference of the consumer for food shopping

(E) The reason that consumers prefer to go food shopping.

10. Scandinavian people have been sailing the seas throughout recorded history, their having crisscrossed half the world by the end of the Middle Ages.

(A) Scandinavian people have been sailing the seas throughout recorded history, their having crisscrossed half the world by the end of the Middle Ages.

(B) Scandinavian people have been sailing the seas throughout recorded history, had crisscrossed half the world by the end of the Middle Ages.

(C) Scandinavian people have been sailing the seas throughout recorded history, they crisscrossed half the world by the end of the Middle Ages.

(D) By the end of the Middle Ages, crisscrossing half the world, the Scandinavian people sailed the seas throughout recorded history.

(E) Scandinavian people have been sailing the seas throughout recorded history, half the world crisscrossed by the end of the middle Ages.

11. Equipment in both factories have now been upgraded, from which we can assume there will be no further disruptions of our production schedule.

(A) Have now been upgraded, from which we can assume

(B) Have now been upgraded, and we can assume

(C) Have now been upgraded, we can assume

(D) Have now been upgraded, so we can assume that

(E) Having now been upgraded, to where we can assume that

12. Playwright Arthur Miller was once assailed for this bleak portrayal of American cultural life, his plays now being regarded by most critics as vital and ultimately affirming masterpieces of American literature.

(A) His plays now being

(B) His plays are now

(C) His plays now

(D) But his plays are now

(E) But with his plays now being

13. The feelings attached to the word “king” varies widely with the history and political traditions of the people who use it.

(A) Varies widely with

(B) Varies widely in

(C) Vary widely with

(D) Vary widely as

(E) Vary widely to

14. After listening to the concerto՚s first movement, which sounded like a medley of every bas tune I had ever beard, the second movement surprised me with its beauty and originality.

(A) The second movement surprised me with its beauty and originality

(B) The second movement was surprisingly beautiful and original

(C) I was surprised by the beauty and originality of the second movement

(D) To my surprised, the second movement had beauty and originality

(E) The beauty and originality of the second movement surprised me

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