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Quiz meeting 14

27 Des

Meeting 14 Quiz:

Reading Comprehension

1. Which of the following is the most appropriate title for the passage?

A. Banking B.   The Federal Reserve System C. The Board of Governors  D.        Monetary Policies

2. The word overseeing in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to

A.   supervising C.  financing B.  maintaining D.  stimulating

3. The word confirmed in the paragraph 1 could best be replaced by

A. modified C.  examined B.   considered D.  approved
4. According to the passage, the principal responsibility of the Federal Reserve System is

A.   to borrow money B.   to regulate monetary policies C.  to print government securities D.  to appoint the Board of Governors

5. The word securities in the paragraph 2 is intended to mean

A. debs B.  bonds C.  protection D.  confidence

6. What happen when the Federal Reserve provides too little money?

A.   Demand for loans increases. B.   Unemployment slows down. C. Interest rates go up D. Business expand

7. In paragraph 2, the author suggests that inflation is caused by

A. high unemployment rates B. too much money in the economy C. very high fuel prices  D. a limited supply of goods

8. What does the author mean by the statement However, in practice, the Federal Reserve does not stray from the financial policies established by the executive branch of the government?

A.   The Fed more powerful than the executive branch of the government.

B.        The policies of the Fed and of the executive branch of the government are not the                         same.

C. The Fed tends to follow the policies of the executive branch of the government.

D. The Fed reports to the executive branch of the government.

 

9. All of the following statements could be included in summary of the passage EXCEPT:

A. The Federal Reserve is an independent agency of the United  States government.

B.       The Federal Reserve controls the flow of money and credit by buying and selling                        government securities.

C. The Federal Reserve issues new coins and currency to banks. 

D. The Federal Reserve receives its yearly budget from Congress.

Quiz : Structure

Problem 98 Degrees of Comparison–Irregular   Adjectives    Comparative–     Superlative–Adjective    to compare two     to compare three or more bad worse the worst far farther the farthest further the furthest good better the best little less the least many more the most much more the most
irregularcomparative     thanThis ice cream is       better     than the other brands irregularsuperlative This ice cream is      the best of all
Incorrect:  These photographs are very good, but that one is the better of all.Correct  :hese photographs are very good, but that one is ______ of all.

Incorrect:   Please give me much sugar than you did last time.Correct  : Please give me ________ sugar than you did last time.
Incorrect:   This composition is more good than your last one.Correct  : This composition is _______ good than your last one.

Problem 99 Degrees of Comparison–Comparative Adverbs

more adverb (two + syllables)                              (less) adverb (two + syllables) adverb –er (one syllable)      thanWe finished the test                more rapidly         than   Mark          We finished the test         less rapidly         than   Mark          We finished the test              faster                than   Mark  the most adverb (two + syllables)the least adverb (two + syllables) adverb –est (one syllable) We finished the test             the most rapidly         of all          We finished the test             the least rapidly         of allWe finished the test                 the fastest
Incorrect:  The students in Dr. Neal’s class complained the most bitter about the grading system.Correct  :  The students in Dr. Neal’s class complained __________ about the grading system.
Incorrect:   I wish we could see each other more frequenter.Correct  : I wish we could see each other ____________.
Incorrect:   He drives more fast than she does.Correct  : He drives _________ she does.

Problem 100  Double Comparative

CAUSE RESULTThe comparative   S       V       the  comparative        S          VThe   more     you  review, the     easier     the patterns        will be
Incorrect:  The less one earns, the lesser one must pay in income taxes.Correct  :________ one earns, _________ one must pay in income taxes.
Incorrect:  The louder he shouted, less he convinced anyone.Correct  :_________ he shouted, ________ he convinced anyone.
Incorrect:  The more you practice speaking, the well you will do it.Correct  :__________ you practice speaking, __________you will do it.

Problem101  Illogic Comparatives–General Similarity  and Difference

noun (singular)     different from thatFootball in the U.S.is    different  from that   in other countriesnoun (plural)                  different  from    those     The rules      are       different  from  those    of soccer
Incorrect:   The English that is spoken in Canada is similar to the United States.Correct  : The English that is spoken in Canada is __________ the United States.
Incorrect:   Drugstores here are not like at home.Correct  : Drugstores here are not ___________ at home.
Incorrect:   The time in New York City differs here hours from Los Angeles.Correct  : The time in New York City differs here hours _________ of Los Angeles.

Problem 102  Illogical Comparatives–Degrees

more + adjective noun (singular)            adjective –er     than thatThe climate in the North  is    more severe      than  that of the SouthThe climate in the North  is      colder     than that of the South more + adjective noun (plural)        adjective –er       than   thoseThe prices   are    more expensive       than   those   of the SouthThe prices    are higher            than   those  of the South
Incorrect:   The audience is much larger than last year’s concert.Correct  : The audience is much larger__________ of last year’s concert.
Incorrect:   The rooms in the front are much noisier than the back.Correct  : The rooms in the front are much _____________ in the back.
Incorrect:   The interest on savings account at City Bank are higher than Bank Plus.Correct  : The interest on savings account at City Bank are _____________ of Bank Plus.

 
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