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Quiz meeting 9

27 Des

Meeting 9Quiz :

Reading Comprehension Section

 

1.  What does this passage mainly discuss?
A. Precipitation                  C. New York State
B. Snowfall                                 D. A general formula

2. Which of the following is another word that is often used in place of precipitation?
A. Humidity
B. Wetness
C. Rainfall
D. Rain-snow

3.   The term precipitation include
A.  only rainfall                         C. rain, snow, and humidity
B.  rain, hail, and snow   D. rain, hail, and humidity

4.  What is the average of annual rainfall in inches in the United States?
A.  Thirty-six inches      C. Forty inches
B.  Thirty-eight inches         D. Forty-two inches

5.  If a state has 40 inches of snow in a year, by how much does this increase the annual precipitation?
A.  By two feet                        C. By four feet
B.  By four inches            D. By 40 inches

6. If a state has 40 inches of snow in a year, by how much does this increase the annual precipitation?
A. By two feet                   C. By four feet
B. By four inches                 D. By 40 inches

7.  The phrase proximity to in paragraph 2 is closest in meaning to
A.  communication with     C. nearness to
B.  dependence on                 D. similarity to

8.  Where is the annual precipitation highest?
A.  The Atlantic Coast         C. The Gulf of Mexico
B.  The Great Lakes               D. The Pacific Coast

9.  Which of the following was NOT mentioned as a factor in determining the amount of precipitation that an area will receive?
A.  Mountains
B.  Latitude
C.  The sea
D.  Wind

10.  The word substantially in paragraph 2 could best be replaced by
A.  fundamentally         C. completely
B.  slightly                               D. Apparently

11. The word that in the paragraph 2 refers to
A.  Decreases                        C. areas
B.  precipitation             D. mountain ranges


few                     non (count)              Few            reference books              may be check out
little               non (noncount)
Before he came to the U.S., he had done little traveling

Incorrect: My brother used to help me a lot,but now he gives me few advice.
Correct : My brother used to help me a lot, but now he gives me little advice.

Incorrect: He had to balance his account very carefully because he had few money.
Correct : He had to balance his account very carefully because he had little money.

Problem 68 Much and Many

many                                                               noun (count–plural
There are                       many television programs for children on Saturday
much                                noun (noncount)
We don’t have              much information

Incorrect: How much years have you been living in Texas?
Correct : How many years have you been living in Texas?

Incorrect: He always has much problems with his teeth.
Correct : He always has many problems with his teeth.

Incorrect: I think that there is too many violence on TV.
Correct : I think that there is too much violence on TV.

Problem 69 A Little and Little

A Few and Few
a little
little                    noun (noncount)
We have                      a little                           time
We have                         little                           time
a few
few                    noun (count–plural)
We made                     a few                           mistakes
We made                       few                            mistakes

Incorrect: There are few tickets left for the concert.
Correct : There are a few tickets left for the concert.
(some)

Incorrect: A few people in my apartment building are friendly.
Correct : few people in my apartment building are friendly.(not many)

Problem 70 Only a Few and Only a Little

only          a few         noun (count–plural)
Only         a few                     dollars                     have been budgeted for supplies
Only a little            noun (noncount)
We have                      only a little               homework for Monday

Incorrect: We will need only a few food for the picnic.
Correct : We will need only a little food for the picnic.

Incorrect: Only few people were at the reception
Correct : only a few people were at the reception.

Problem 71 : A Large (Small) Number of and a large (Small) Amount of large

A number of
small            noun (count–plural)
A large              number of                   students  from other countries attend State University large
A amount of
small                                                  noun (noncount)
A small amount of      rain      is expected tomorrow

Incorrect: The lab has a large number of equipment.
Correct : The lab has a large amount of equipment.

Problem 72 Almost All of the and Most of the

almost all (of the)
most all (of the)         noun (count–plural)       verb (plural)
Almost all (of the)        trees in our yard              are oaks
Most (of the)                               trees                          are oaks
almost all (of the)
most all (of the)              noun (noncount)        verb (singular)
Almost all (of the)       art by R. C. Gorman        is expensive
Most (of the)                  art by R. C. Gorman        is expensive

incorrect: Most of the teachers at State University care about their students’ progress.
Correct : almost all of the teachers at State University care about their students’ progress.
or
Almost all teachers at State University care about their students’ progress.
or
Most of the teachers at State University care about their students’ progress.
or
Most teachers at State University care about their students’ progress

 
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