SAT Questions and Answers Model Paper-6 Important Questions Section D

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Section - D

Time - 25 minutes

35 Questions

1. The Women՚s Media Group recently launching an intern program in an effort to encourage minority women to think about careers in publishing and electronic media.

(A) The Women՚s Media Group recently launching an intern program

(B) The Women՚s Media Group recently world launch an intern program

(C) Recently launching an intern program, the Women՚s Media Group

(D) The Women՚s Media Group recently launched an intern Program

(E) An intern program recently launched by the Women՚s Media Group

2. Bears in Yosemite National Park have been known to break into cars for food, candy, or even toothpaste, since such is the case, most campers heed posted warnings about the animals.

(A) Toothpaste, since such is the case, most campers heed posted warnings about the animals

(B) Toothpaste, with most campers therefore heeding posted warnings about the animals

(C) Toothpaste, most campers heed posted warnings about the animals as a result

(D) Toothpaste; and most campers heed posted warnings about the animals because of that

(E) Toothpaste; therefore, most campers heed posted warnings about the animals

3. The annual National Concrete Conae Competition attracts teams of engineering students having designed conoes that promote the versatility of concrete.

(A) Having designed

(B) Who have designed

(C) For designing

(D) To be designed

(E) And they designed

4. Anna Freud adapted classical psychoanalytic technique to the treatment of young children, being Sigmund Freud՚s daughter.

(A) Anna Freud adapted classical psychoanalytic technique to the treatment of young children, being Sigmund Freud՚s daughter.

(B) Anna Freud adapted classical psychoanalytic technique to the treatment of young children, and she was Sigmund Freud՚s daughter.

(C) Anna Freud, who as Sigmund Freud՚s daughter adapted classical psychoanalytic technique to the treatment of young children.

(D) Being Anna Freud, who as Sigmund Freud՚s daughter adapted classical psychoanalytic technique to the treatment of young children.

(E) Anna Freud, Sigmund Freud՚s daughter, adapted classical psychoanalytic technique to the treatment of young children.

5. Mindful of the growing popularity of backyard compost piles among home gardeners, experts warn that adding meat, dairy products, or cooking grease to compost will attract vermin.

(A) Experts warn that adding meat, dairy products, or cooking grease to compost will

(B) Adding meat, dairy products, or cooking grease to compost, this is what experts warn will

(C) And with warnings from experts that adding meat, dairy products, or cooking grease to compost will

(D) Warnings from experts concerning the addition of meat, dairy products, or cooking grease to compost will

(E) Experts warning that adding meat, dairy products, or cooking grease to compost would

6. Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of an independent India, was a foe of colonialism, an advocate of civil disobedience, and a master of political oratory.

(A) Was a foe of colonialism, an advocate of civil disobedience, and a master of?

(B) Was a foe of colonialism, an advocate of civil disobedience, and mastering?

(C) Was a foe of colonialism, advocated civil disobedience, and a master of?

(D) Was a foe of colonialism, an advocate of civil disobedience, and he mastered of

(E) Fought colonialism, was an advocate of civil disobedience, mastering

7. Strong wind, it having swept almost unchecked over great distances, is a prime component of grassland climate.

(A) It having swept almost unchecked over great distances,

(B) Sweeping almost unchecked over great distances,

(C) Being almost unchecked, will sweep over great distances, for it

(D) With almost unchecked sweeping over great distances,

(E) Swept over great distances and almost unchecked,

8. Although she wrote 2,000 years ago, the Roman poet Suplicia is still being read; her poems are available in English translation in a number of anthologies.

(A) Read; her poems are

(B) Read, her poems are

(C) Read; her poems being

(D) Read: her poems are being

(E) Read, yet her poems are

9. The apparently chaotic images in certain types of contemporary painting strike many viewers as both confusing but delightfully original.

(A) But

(B) But also

(C) Yet

(D) And as

(E) And

10. The director՚s insistence that there be adequate sage lighting and professionally installed backdrops in the theater was not obstinate but a determination to provide a safe work environment for the actors and stage crew.

(A) Was not obstinate but a determination

(B) Was not obstinate but a determined

(C) Was not because of obstinate, he was determination

(D) Resulted not from obstinacy, but he was determination

(E) Resulted not from obstinacy but from a determination

11. Researchers have found that large fish are most likely to contain high levels of mercury than small fish.

(A) Are most likely to contain high levels of mercury than small fish

(B) Are more likely to contain high levels of mercury compared to small fish

(C) Are more likely than small fish to contain high levels of mercury

(D) Compared with small fish most likely contain high levels of mercury

(E) More likely contain higher levels of mercury than in small fish

12. at Harvard Observatory classifying stars, Antonia Maury one of the first astronomers a spectroscopic binary star discovery of Beta Aurigae in 1889.

13. Before steamships started crossing the North Atlantic in the early nineteenth century, the best way Europe and America on sailing ships “packets.”

14. The algebra teachers do not have students memorize formulas and equations; they their students also the underlying mathematical concepts.

15. three common approaches to writing music, composers generally instrumental improvisation the congenial.

16. the most dangerous environmental threats that we face “compu-garbage,” the non-biodegradable and waste resulting from the improper obsolete personal computers.

17. the trees, yesterday՚s late afternoon sun shadows the bedroom wall.

18. sampling the grapes, the six that the homegrown produce than .

19. recent history, people have energy wastefully, but supplies of essential fuels are becoming , environmentalists are urging people to change .

20. the guide led us through the exhibit of ancient Russian icons, she interspersed explanations of the objects her encounters with Russian art, a unique personal dimension to the tour.

21. The region the northwest corner of Greenland, the northern tip of Labrador, and the Mackenzie Delta the islands the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

22. Because traffic was , Jim arrived ten minutes late his job interview even though he had all the way the bus stop.

23. adults, male golden silk spiders in webs of making but rather in webs female spiders.

24. Mr. Hanson demonstrated latest cell phone, the time in color-coded numerals when .

25. At a time interest in twentieth-century classical music on the verge , the avant-garde compositions of the 1960s and 1970s to retain their popularity.

26. A powerful equal rights, Belva Lockwood twice a candidate for president long before the Nineteenth Amendment allowed vote.

27. Persistent use of antibacterial soaps in homes bacteria and harmful ones to develop strains.

28. Annual visitors new York city՚s central park ten times

29. To insist that a person means whatever to mean is often the intention and the words of the poet.

Questions 30 - 35 refer of the following passage.

(1) The decade after 1937 saw considerable growth in the African American press in the United States.

(2) Traditionally, African American newspapers had been distributed only through the mail and at newsstands in a few large cities.

(3) However, in 1938 Leroy Brannic founded a newspaper distributorship, the Great Eastern news corporation, in New York City, with outlets in cities throughout the country.

(4) It was controlled and operated put African Americans.

(5) Brannic՚s company put African American newspapers into wide circulation across the country. (6) Though viewed as a modern means of mass communication, newspapers in fact date back to ancient Rome.

(7) Increased circulation brought more income with which African American publishers could improve production.

(8) The Scott Syndicate in Atlanta, Georgia, was mass-producing 32 different newspaper by the mid-1940s.

(9) Syndication offered the advantages of shared news, features, and printing, each paper still maintaining contact with its local community through a small staff employed there.

(10) Salaries rose, and while the older, self-made men retained ownership of the newspapers.

(11) College-educated reporters began to join newspaper staffs.

(12) Coverage expanded.

(13) Some of the more successful papers could support their own foreign correspondents.

(14) Increased use of photography in the newspapers, made possible by the purchase of expensive printing equipment, meant more work and better salaries for African American photographers.

30. In order to maintain a logical flow of ideas, which of the following sentences should be omitted from the passage?

(A) Sentence 3

(B) Sentence 6

(C) Sentence 9

(D) Sentence 12

(E) Sentence 13

31. In context, which of the following is the best revision of the underlined portion of sentence 4 and 5 (reproduced below) ?

It was controlled and operated entirely by African Americans. Brannic՚s company put African American newspaper into wide circulation across the country.

(A) It was controlled and operated entirely by African Americans, and Brannic՚s company

(B) It was controlled and operated entirely by African Americans, though Brannic՚s company

(C) Being controlled and operated entirely by African Americans, it was Brannic՚s company that

(D) Controlled and operated entirely by African Americans, Brannic՚s company

(E) Brannic՚s company, which was controlled and operated entirely by African Americans, has

32. In context, which of the following is best placed at the beginning of sentence 8 (reproduced below) ?

The Scott syndicate in Atlanta, Georgia, was mass-producing 32 different newspapers by the mid-1940s.

(A) Unexpectedly, then,

(B) For example, one company,

(C) Nevertheless,

(D) In short,

(E) On the other hand,

33. In context, which is the best version of the underlined portion of sentence 9 (reproduced below) ?

Syndication offered the advantages of shared news, features, and printing, each paper still maintaining contact with its local community through a small staff employed there.

(A) Printing, and their papers still maintained

(B) Printing; instead, each paper still maintained

(C) Printing, while allowing each paper to maintain

(D) Printing, though each paper maintains

(E) Printings; each paper will still maintain

34. In context, what is the best way to deal with sentence 10 (reproduced below) ?

Salaries rose, and while the older, self-made men retained ownership of the newspapers.

(A) Insert the word “had” immediately before “retained” .

(B) Connect it to sentence 11 with a comma, changing “newspapers. College-educated” to

(C) Switch it with sentence 11.

(D) Place it immediately before sentence 7.

(E) Change “while” to “yet” .

35. In context, which is the best place to put the following sentence?

Syndication also created financial prosperity and new career opportunities for African Americans.

(A) Immediately before sentence 2

(B) Immediately before sentence 5

(C) Immediately before sentence 7

(D) Immediately before sentence 8

(E) Immediately before sentence 10

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