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Quiz meeting 13

27 Des

Meeting 13Quiz  :

Reading Comprehension

1. Which of the following is the main topic of the passage?

A. The reasons why the Wright brothers succeeded  in manned flight.

B.   The advantage of the internal combustion engine in the Wright brothers’experiments

.C.   The Wright brothers’ experience as pilots.

D.   The importance of gliders to the development of airplanes.

2. The word cited in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to which of the following?

A.   disregarded B.   mentioned C.   considered D.   proven

3. The word incessantly in the paragraph 1 could best be replaced by which of the following?

A. confidently B. intelligently C. constantly D. optimistically

4. What kind of experience did the Wright brothers have that distinguished them from their competitor?

A.   They were geniuses.             B.   They were gilder pilots. C.   They were engineers. D.   They were inventors.

5. Why does the author suggest that the experiments with the wind tunnel were important?

A. Because they allowed the Wright brothers to decrease the  weight of their airplane to acceptable limits

B   Because they resulted in a three-axis control for their airplane

C.   Because they were important in the refinement of the wings for their airplane

D. Because they used the data to improve the engine for their airplane

6. The word they in the paragraph 3 refers to

A. the Wright brothers B. aircraft C. engines D. attempts

7. The word doomed in paragraph 4 is closest in meaning to

A. destined to fail B. difficult to achieve C. taking a risk D. not well planned

8. In paragraph 4, the author suggests that the steam engines used in earlier aircraft had failed because

A. They were too small to power a large plane.

B. They were too light to generate enough power.

C. They did not have internal combustion power.

D. They did not have enough power to lift their  own weight

9. The passage discusses all of the following reasons that the Wright brothers succeeded EXCEPT

A.They worked very well together.

B. They both had practical experience building other aircraft.

C. They made extensive tests before they completed the design.

D. They were well funded.

10. The passage discusses all of the following reasons that the Wright brothers succeeded EXCEPT

A. They worked very well together.

B. They both had practical experience building  other aircraft.

C. They made extensive tests before they completed the design.

D. They were well funded

Quiz : Structure

Problem 93 Comparative Estimates–Multiple Numbers much multiple   as  many   as  Fresh fruit costs    twice      as  much as   canned fruit      We have     half         as   many   as   we need
Incorrect:Bob found a job that paid as much twice as he made working at the library.Correct  :Bob found a job that paid ___________ he made working at the library
Incorrect:The price was very reasonable; I would gladly have paid three times more than he asked.Correct  :The price was very reasonable; I would gladly have paid ______________he asked.
Incorrect:We didn’t buy the car because they wanted as much twice as it was worth.Correct  : We didn’t buy the car because they  wanted  ___________ it was worth.

Problem 94 Comparative Estimates   –More Than  andLess Than  more than number

Steve has more than a thousand coins in his collection less than  numberAndy has less than  a dozen coin in his pocket
Incorrect: The main library has more as one million volumes.Correct   :  The main library has ____________ volumes.
Incorrect: A new shopping center on the north side will have five hundred shopsmore than.Correct   :  A new shopping center on the north side will have ___________ shops.
Incorrect: There are most than fifty students in the lab, but only two computers.Correct   : There are _________ students in the lab,but only two computers

Problem 95 Comparative Estimates–As Many As
as many as numberWe should have   as many as  five hundred      applications
Incorrect: The children can see as much as twenty-five baby animals in the nursery at the zoo.Correct  :The children can see ____________ baby  animals in the nursery at the zoo.
Incorrect: Many as ten planes have sat in line waiting to take off. Correct  :_____________ ten planes have sat in line waiting to take off.
Incorrect: State University offers as much as two hundred major fields of study.Correct  :State University offers ______________ major  fields of study.

Problem 96 Degrees of Comparison–Comparative Adjectives
more (less) adjective (two + syllables) adjective –er (one syllable) adjective –er (two + syllables  ending in –y)         thanAn essay test is       more difficult           than an objective testAn essay test is             harder than an objective testAn essay test is              easier than an objective
Incorrect: Ellen has been more happy lately than she was when she first came.Correct  : Ellen has been ______ lately _____ she was when she  first came.
Incorrect: The book for my engineering course are expensive the books for my othercourses.Correct  : The book for my engineering course are _____________ the books for my other courses.
Incorrect: The climate here is more milder than that of New England.Correct  :The climate here is _______ that of New England.

Problem 97 Degrees of Comparison–Superlative Adjectives

most (least) adjective (two + syllables) adjective –est (one syllable) e adjective –est (two + syllables  ending in –er) An essay test is   the most difficult An essay test is   the    hardest An essay test is   the    trickiest
Incorrect: Of all the candidates, Alex is probably the less qualified.Correct  :Of all the candidates, Alex is probably ______________.
Incorrect: Although there are a number of interesting findings, a most significantresults are in the abstract.Correct  :Although there are a number of interesting __________________ results are in the abstract.
Incorrect: In my opinion, the more beautiful place in Oregon is Mount Hood.Correct  : In my opinion, ____________________ place in Oregon is Mount Hood.

 
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