SAT Questions and Answers Model Paper-4 Important Questions Section E

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Section - E

Time - 25 minutes

35 Questions

1. Economics is when you study the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

(A) When you study

(B) What you study about

(C) Your studying of

(D) Doing a study on

(E) The study of

2. Whenever Umberto sang in the shower, his voice rings throughout the house.

(A) Rings

(B) Is ringing

(C) Would ring

(D) Ringing

(E) Has ring

3. To prepare for Tet, the Vietnamese Lunar New year celebration, families clean their homes, buy new clothing, and their debts are paid.

(A) Clean their homes, buy new clothing, and their debts are paid

(B) Clean their homes, they buy new clothing, and their debts are paid

(C) Clean their homes and buy new clothing, also their debts are paid

(D) Clean their homes, but new clothing, and they pay their debts

(E) Clean their homes, buy new clothing, and pay their debts

4. Fermentation is caused by yeast, which turns sugar and starch into alcohol and carbon dioxide.

(A) Which turns sugar and starch

(B) It turns sugar and starch

(C) By it turning sugar and starch

(D) As sugar and starch turns

(E) Sugar and starch are turned

5. Many of the ships used by oceanographic institutions are small vessels that have outlived the purpose which they have been built for originally.

(A) Vessels that have outlived the purpose which they have been built for originally

(B) Vessels that have outlived their original purpose

(C) Vessels and these had outlived their original purpose in being built

(D) Vessels, having outlived their original purpose

(E) Vessels, they have outlived the purpose for which they were originally built

6. A slender, razor-toothed hunter that can grow to more than three feet long, the populations of other fish, amphibians, and even waterfowl can be devastated by the northern pike.

(A) The population of other fish, amphibians, and even waterfowl can be devastated by the northern pike

(B) The population of other fish, amphibians, and even waterfowl that were devastated by the northern pike

(C) Other fish, amphibians, and even waterfowl populations are devastated by the northern pike

(D) The northern pike, devastating populations of other fish, amphibians, and even waterfowl

(E) The northern pike can devastate the populations of other fish, amphibians, and even waterfowl

7. Since civilization began, some cities have been built according to a deliberate plan, whereas others have developed naturally.

(A) Some cities have been built

(B) Some cities being built

(C) Cities that have been built

(D) There has been cities built

(E) They have built some cities

8. The investors wanted to know did the company make a profit in the last quarter of the previous year.

(A) Did the company make?

(B) Has the company made

(C) Had the company made

(D) If the company has made

(E) Whether the company had made

9. New data showing that Saturn՚s rings were probably orbiting that planet billions of years ago overturning scientists՚ earlier belief that the rings are only about 100 million year old?

(A) New data showing that Saturn՚s rings were probably orbiting the planet billions of years ago, overturning

(B) New data show that Saturn՚s rings probably orbiting the planet billions of years ago, overturning

(C) New data that show that Saturn՚s rings probably orbited the planet billions of years ago, overturning

(D) New data that show that Saturn՚s rings probably orbited the planet billions of years ago, and overturn

(E) Having shown that Saturn՚s rings were probably orbiting the planet billions of year ago, new data that overturn

10. My father insists that before buying a used car, have it thoroughly inspected mechanic.

(A) Buying a used car, have it

(B) Buying a used car, it is

(C) Buying a used car, I have it

(D) I buy a used car to have it

(E) I buy a used car having it

11. August Wilson՚s Pittsburgh Cycle consists of ten plays, nine of which are set in Pittsburgh՚s Hill district, an African American neighborhood, and each of which is set in a different decade of the twentieth century.

(A) Nine of which are set in Pittsburgh՚s hill district, an African American neighborhood, and each of which is set

(B) Nine of them are set in Pittsburgh՚s Hill District, an African American neighborhood, and each one of them are set

(C) Nine of them being set in Pittsburgh՚s Hill District, an African American neighborhood, and each one of them is set

(D) Nine of the plays set in Pittsburgh՚s Hill District, an African American neighborhood, and the settings of each one is

(E) Nine set in Pittsburgh՚s Hill District, an African American neighborhood, and each have their setting

12. to cutting hair, barbers in Europe the middle Ages had the special functions performing surgery and teeth.

13. We initially remove all of the old furniture from the storage area, we decided against doing so because it too much time.

14. time zones were standardized in the united states, each railway station to keep several clocks, the time of day a different railroad company.

15. the tourist on a restricted budget, the publisher of the guidebook inexpensive hotels.

16. After the rehearsal, the pianist felt out and wanted .

17. Grapes, mangoes, and oranges are widely delicious fruits, the banana that is shown by many surveys to be the fruit in the world.

18. A study by two marketing professors that the best way for a newspaper profits to spend more of budget on improving news coverage.

19. The governor favored the new laws the state to save ten million dollars.

20. One way in which orchestra bells the xylophone is that the bells tones the xylophone does.

21. for decades and the use of pesticides, the bald eagle, snowy-feathered head and white tail, making a comeback.

22. Poets during the Romantic period felt to emotions poets of the Victorian period.

23. The the governor new industry to the rural area to low cost of living.

24. the senator՚s speeches, which were by the large crowds came to see him, addressed including health care and global warming.

25. This biography, with quotations from unnamed sources, as blatant of character assassination I have ever seen.

26. that small fish cluster together by a predator in order to confuse and themselves from harm.

27. an emblem of humanitarian aid, the Red Crystal is, the Red Cross and the Red Crescent, entirely religious connotation.

28. the election of Henry Cisneros San Antonio in 1981, no major city in the United States a mayor .

29. French mountain honey from linden blossoms, which are “lime blossoms,” a citrus flavor.

Questions 30 – 35 refer to the following passage.

(1) When people describe me as “determined” or “tenacious,” I know they really mean that I am a truly stubborn person.

(2) I first recognize that I am a very stubborn person when I was in grade school and wanted to be able to judge like my big brother.

(3) He taught himself to juggle and by the age of six could juggle three balls perfectly.

(4) My brother went in for juggling, as though he had been born with exceptional eye – hand coordination.

(5) I, on the other hand, seemingly had no natural juggling ability.

(6) But I wouldn՚t give up.

(7) I practiced endlessly, and slowly I began to get better.

(8) Juggling just didn՚t come easily to me the way it had to my brother.

(9) Eventually my stubbornness paid off.

(10) Throughout my life, though, I have been criticized for this very quality.

(11) I am aware that what I see as determination, they sometimes see as a lack of realism.

(12) My high school friends, for instance, thought I was overly optimistic because I was determined that I would someday play guitar in a rock band.

(13) They recognized, as I did, that I was a mediocre guitarist.

(14) I almost came to believe that may goal was unrealistic, but I wouldn՚t give up.

(15) In the end, my improvement was modest, and I never did join a band, but I don՚t regret my efforts.

(16) Nevertheless, I can play a few songs, which is more than my brother can do.

30. In context, which is the best version of the underlined portion of sentence 2 (reproduced below) ?

I first recognize that I am a very stubborn person when I was In grade school and wanted to be able to juggle like my big brother

(A) (As it is now)

(B) In fact, I first recognize that I am a very stubborn person

(C) I first recognize that he was a very stubborn person

(D) I first recognized this trait in myself

(E) The first time I recognize it is

31. In context, which of the following would best replace “went in for” in sentence 4?

(A) Had a talent for

(B) Has what it takes for

(C) Has been good it

(D) Would be good at

(E) Will have a knack for

32. In context, which would be best to do with sentence 8 (reproduced below) ?

Juggling just didn՚t come easily to me the way it had to my brother.

(A) Leave it as it is.

(B) Make it the first sentence of the passage.

(C) Insert it immediately after sentence 5.

(D) Delete “easily” .

(E) Change “my brother” to “him” .

33. In context, which revision would most improve sentence 11 (reproduced below) ?

I am aware that what I see as determination, they sometimes see as a lack of realism.

(A) Change “I am aware” to “I notice” .

(B) Change “what I see” to “the quality that I know” .

(C) Change “they” to “other people” .

(D) Delete “sometimes” .

(E) Add “in me” after “realism” .

34. In context which of the following is the best revision of the underlined portion of sentence 16 (reproduced below) ?

Nevertheless, I can play a few songs, which is more than my brother can do.

(A) Even still, I can

(B) At least I can

(C) He can, nevertheless

(D) They can at least

(E) However, I can

35. In context, which would be the best place to insert the following sentence?

I took guitar lessons and practiced day and night.

(A) After sentence 4

(B) After sentence 7

(C) After sentence 10

(D) After sentence 14

(E) After sentence 15