NEW exercise

1. Andy Warhol was —— in the Pop Art movement who was known for his multi-image silk-screen paintings.

(A) that one of a leading figure (B) a leading figure (C) leading figures (D) who leads figures

2. Even with vast research, there is still a great deal that is —— known about the workings

of the human brain.

(A) neither (B) none (C) no (D) not

3. —— the United States consists of many different immigrant groups, many sociologists

believe there is a distinct national character.

(A) In spite of (B) Despite (C) Even though (D) Whether

4. Typically —— in meadows or damp woods and bloom in the spring.

(A) wild violets grow (B) wild violets growth (C) growing wild violets (D) the growth of wild violets

5. The art works of Madlyn-Ann Woolwich are characterized by strong, dark colors and fine

attention to patterns of light —— the viewer’s eye.

(A) that attract (B) when attracted (C) which attraction (D) attract to

6. A grass-eating, river-dwelling mammal, the hippopotamus —— to the pig.

(A) being related (B) is related (C) relate (D) relating

7. Woodrow Wilson —— as governor of New Jersey before he was elected President of the United States in 1912.

(A) to have served (B) who has served (C) serving (D) served

8. —— fish in Great Salt Lake, but its waters do contain small brine shrimp.

(A) Why no (B) No (C) Not only (D) There are no

9. An etude is a short musical composition written especially —— a particular technique.

(A) enable students practicing (B) enables students practicing (C) enable students to practice (D) to enable students to practice

10. Seldom —— games been of practical use in playing real games.

(A) theories of mathematics

(B) theorized as mathematics

(C) has the mathematical theory of

(D) the mathematical theory has

11. The city of Kalamazoo, Michigan, derives its name from a Native American word —–

“bubbling springs.”

(A) meant (B) meaning (C) that it meant (D) whose meaning

12. Jet propulsion involves —— of air and fuel, which forms a powerful exhaust.

(A) a mixture of ignited (B) to ignite a mixture (C) a mixture of igniting

(D) the ignition of a mixture

13. Salt is manufactured in quantities that exceed those of most ——– other commercial


(A) of all not (B) not if all are (C) are not all (D) if not all

14. The United States consists of fifty states, ——- has its own government.

(A) each of which (B) each they (C) they each (D) each of

15. Though smaller than our solar system, a quasar, which looks like an ordinary star, emits

more light —— galaxy.

(A) than an entire (B) entirely as (C) that the entire (D) entirely than

16. People usually wear clothing why two basic purposes — warmth and decoration.

17. In 1890 Kate Hurd-Mead became medical director of the Bryn Mawr School for girls,

one of a first schools in the United States to initiate a preventive health program.

18. Superior to all others woods for shipbuilding, teak is also used for furniture, flooring, and

general construction.

19. Weather is the transitory expression of climate that can change great from day to day or

season to season.

20. Archaeological investigations indicate that control of fire is an extremely old technical

attainment, though the time, place, and mode of his origin may never be learned.

21. Paul Revere designing the metal plates on which the first paper money in the United

States was printed.

22. It was after shortly microscopes were introduced at the beginning of the seventeenth

century that microorganisms were actually sighted.

23. Until the 1840’s, practically the only pioneers who had ventured to the western United

States were trappers and a little explorers.

24. Medical research indicates but large amounts of histamines can be responsible for colds,

hay fever, and other respiratory reactions.

25.Yttrium is a silvery, metallic element used in the made of red phosphors for television picture.

26. Tropical forests exists close the equator, where both high temperatures and
abundant rainfall occur year-round.
27. The ease with which houseplants can grown causes them to be popular among
amateur horticulturists.

28. According to classical musical tradition, the term “sonata” is given to those
works are written for solo piano or for a solo wind or stringed instrument.
29. Precisely because photographs are produced by mechanical devices, a camera’s
images now seem to some artists the perfect means for expression the modern era.
30. The discovery of the magnetic effects of coils made possible to measure an
electric current.
31. Since the 1950’s the city of Baltimore has financed several major programs of
urban renew, including rebuilding the Inner Harbor.

32. Paintings of a religious, ceremonial, or history character tend to elevate their subjects above the level of ordinary existence.
33. For at least 4,000 years, Native American artists adorned rocks, cliff walls, and caves in

the American Southwest with an amazing various of symbolic figures.

34. Animal researchers have identified many behavioral patterns associated with selection a

place to live, avoiding predators, and finding food.

35. Average world temperatures have risen on half a degree Celsius since the mid-nineteenth


36. The plan connected the Hudson River with Lake Erie by a canal was first proposed in the

late eighteenth century.

37. Why certain plants contain alkaloids remains a mystery, although botanists have

formulated a number of theory to explain it.

38. Dimness of light will not harm the eyes any more than taking a photograph in dimly light

can harm a camera.

39. Contemporary film directors, some of them write the scripts for, act in, and even produce

their own motion pictures, are thereby assuming even more control of their art.

40. Petroleum it is composed of a complex mixture of hydrogen and carbon.

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