December 7, 2011 Leave a comment
Quiz : READING COMPREHENSION
1. With which of the following topics in the passage primarily concerned?
A. Local research and harmful effects of fertilizer
B. Advantages and disadvantages of liquid fertilizer
C. A formula for the production of fertilizer
D. Content, form, and effects of fertilizer
2. The word essential in the paragraph 1 could best be replaced by which of the following?
A. limited B. preferred
C. anticipated D. required
3. Which of the following has the smallest percentage content in the formula 4-8-2?
A. Nitrogen B. Phosphorus
C. Acid D. Potash
4. What is the percentage of nitrogen in a 5-8-7 formula fertilizer?
A. 3 percent B. 5 percent
C. 7 percent D. 8 percent
5. The word designate in the paragraph 2 could best be replaced by
A. Modify B. specify
C. Limit D. increase
6. Which of the following statements about fertilizer is true?
A. Powders are more popular than ever.
B. Solids are difficult to store.
C. Liquids are increasing in popularity.
D. Chemical granules are difficult to apply.
7. The word they in the paragraph 2 refers to
A. Powder B. solids
C. Liquids D. fertilizer
8. The word convenient in paragraph 2 is closest in meaning to
A. Effective B. plentiful
C. easy to use D. heap to produce
Quiz : Structure Section
Problem 16 Causative MAKE
S MAKE someone verb word
His mother made him take his medicine.
S MAKE something verb word
I made the machine work
Incorrect: Are you going to make your daughter to work part time in the store this summer?
Correct : Are you going to make your daughter work part time in the store this summer
Incorrect: I can’t seem to make this dishwasher running.
Correct : I can’t seem to make this dishwasher run .
Incorrect: Pasty makes everyone doing his share around the house
Correct : Pasty makes everyone do his share around the house.
Problem 17 Causative GET
S GET someone infinitive
Let’s get Ralph to go with us.
S GET something participle
Let’s get our car fixed first.
Incorrect: Let’s get some of our money exchange for dollars.
Correct : Let’s get some of our money exchanged for dollars.
Incorrect: Nora got her mother’s wedding dress to alter so that it fit perfectly.
Correct : Nora got her mother’s wedding dress altered so that it fit perfectly.
Incorrect: We will have to get someone fixing the phone right away.
Correct : We will have to get someone to fix the phone right away.
Problem 18 Causative HAVE
S HAVE someone verb word
My English teacher had us give oral reports.
S HAVE something participle
I want to have this book renewed, please
ncorrect: They had their lawyer to change their wills.
Correct : They had their lawyer change their wills.
Incorrect: I like the way you had the beautician done your hair.
Correct : I like the way you had the beautician do your hair.
Incorrect: We are going to have our car fix before we go to Toronto.
Correct : We are going to have our car fixed before we go to Toronto.
Problem 19 Causative LET
S LET someone verb word
His mother let him go to school.
S LET something verb word
I am letting this machine cool
Incorrect: Would you let us the borrow your notes?
Correct : Would you let us borrow your notes?
Incorrect: Larry is so good-hearted, he lets people took advance of him.
Correct : Larry is so good-hearted, he lets people take advance of him.
Incorrect: Don’t let that brothers you.
Correct : Don’t let that brother you.
Problem 20 Causative HELP
Remember that HELP can be used as a causative. In a causative, a person does not perform an action directly. With HELP, a person assists another person to do it.
S HELP someone verb word/infinitive
He is helping me type my paper
He is helping me to type my paper
Incorrect: My teacher helped me getting this job.
Correct : My teacher helped me get this job.
My teacher helped me to get this job.
Incorrect: Bob said that he would help our finding the place.
Correct : Bob said that he would help us find the place.
Bob said that he would help us to find the place.
Incorrect: This book should help you understanding the lecture.
Correct : This book should help you understand the lecture.
This book should help you understand the lecture
This book should help you to understand the lecture.