SAT Questions and Answers Model Paper-7 Important Questions Section I

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SECTION – I

Time – 10 minutes

14 Questions

1. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson learned French so that she could study medicine at the Sorbonne in Paris; in 1870 her degree was received, she returned to practice medicine in Britain.

(A) Her degree was received, she

(B) Her degree was received by her who

(C) She received her degree and

(D) She received her degree,

(E) Receiving her degree,

2. The foundation planning to bring together scholars and industrial experts to evaluate new approaches to manufacturing and trade efficiency.

(A) The foundation planning

(B) The foundation is planning

(C) The foundation, which plans

(D) Planning for the foundation

(E) As planned, the foundation

3. Recalling how difficult it is to park a car at the airport, our decision was taking the train.

(A) Our decision was taking the train

(B) Our decision was to take the train

(C) We decided to take the train

(D) Taking the train is what we decided to do

(E) it was our decision to take the train

4. The Australian apple moth had never been seen in the continental United States before last February, when one has been found by a scientist in California.

(A) When one has been

(B) When one was

(C) One was been

(D) One has been

(E) And when one was

5. The recent discovery that microbes can survive in extremely hostile environments on Earth have fueled speculation by some scientists that life may exist under similarly harsh conditions on other planets.

(A) Have fueled

(B) Fueling

(C) Have been fueling

(D) Has fueled

(E) Having fueled

6. A rapid transit system, though often costly, can be a practical solution to growing urban traffic congestion.

(A) Though often costly

(B) While it is often being costly

(C) Often in spite of their costliness

(D) Even though they often cost a lot

(E) Although it often has a lot of cost

7. Agreeing upon it be beforehand, the new municipal budget passed with little opposition when it was put before the city council.

(A) Agreeing upon it be beforehand,

(B) They agreed upon it beforehand, therefore

(C) It being agreed upon beforehand, so

(D) Having been agreed upon beforehand,

(E) Due to agreeing upon it beforehand,

8. Whereas the participating candidates described the debate as vigorous, to some members of the audience it seemed downright hostile.

(A) To some members of the audience it seemed

(B) But to some members of the audience it seemed

(C) And it seemed to some members of the audience

(D) And seeming to some members of the audience

(E) Seeming to some members of the audience

9. Running outdoors burns about five percent more calories than if you are running on a treadmill, in part this is because there is greater wind resistance outdoors.

(A) If you are running on a treadmill, in part this is because there is

(B) If you are run on a treadmill, in part because of the

(C) When running on a treadmill, in part because of the

(D) Running on a treadmill, which is in part because of the

(E) Running on a treadmill, in part because there is

10. Played with a soccer ball and peach baskets, the first basketball game took place in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts, with William Chase scoring the only point.

(A) Took place in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts, with William Chase scoring the only point

(B) Took place in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts and William Chase scoring the only point

(C) Was held in Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1891, William Chase scored the only point

(D) Was held in Springfield, Massachusetts and, scoring the only point, was William Chase in 1891

(E) Was in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts with the only point that was scored by William Chase

11. I had never encountered such arrogance before, I did not know how to react.

(A) I had never encountered

(B) I never encountered

(C) Never had I encountered

(D) Never having encountered

(E) Never did I encountered

12. Tornadoes form when large air masses of different temperatures collide, which results from either a change in the direction or the speed of the wind.

(A) Collide, which results from either a change in

(B) Collide, resulting either from a change in

(C) Collide as the result of a change in either

(D) Have collided either as the result of a change in

(E) Colliding results from either a change to

13. Speaking about her meteoric rise from the mail room to the boardroom, the audience was captivated by the executive՚s description of her long career.

(A) The audience was captivated by the executive՚s

(B) The audience were captive to the executive՚s

(C) Captivating the audience with the executive՚s

(D) The executive who captivated the audience by her

(E) The executive captivated the audience with her

14. Hubble՚s law has great significance not only because it describes the expansion of the universe, it can also be used to calculate the age of the cosmos.

(A) Universe, it can also

(B) Universe, but it can

(C) Universe, but it also can

(D) Universe but also because it can

(E) Universe but because it also can