quiz meeting 12

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

a.         They were both laboratory and literary alchemists.

b.         Base metals can be transmuted to gold by blending them with a substance more perfect than gold.

c.         Roger Bacon and St. Albertus Magnus wrote about alchemy

d.         Alchemy was the predecessor of modern chemistry.

2.         The word authentic in paragraph 2 could best be replaced by

a.         valuable

b.         genuine

c.         complete

d.         comprehensible

3.         According to the alchemists, what is the difference between base metals and gold?

a.         Perfection

b.         Chemical content

c.         Temperature

d.         Weight

4.         According to the passage, what is the “philosopher’s stone”?

a.         Lead that was mixed with gold

b.         An element that was never found

c.         Another name for alchemy

d.         A base metal

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

a.         scholarly

b.         secret

c.         foreign

d.         Precise

6.         Why did the early alchemists use the terns sun and moon?

a.         To keep the work secret

b.         To make the work more literary

c.         To attract philosophers

d.         To produce a written record

7.         Who were the first alchemists?

a.         Chemists

b.         Writer

c.         Artisans

d.         Linguists

8.         In paragraph 3, the author suggests that we know about the history of alchemy because

a.         the laboratory alchemists kept secret notes

b.         the literary alchemists recorded it in writing

c.         the mystical philosophers were not able to hide the secret of alchemy

d.         the historians were able to interpret the secret writings of the

alchemists

9.         Which of the following statements would the author most probably agree?

a.         Alchemy must be considered a complete failure.

b.         Some very important scientific discoveries were made by alchemists.

c.         Most educated people dismissed alchemy during the time that it was practiced.

d.         The literary alchemists were more important than the laboratory alchemists.

Quiz : STRUCTURE

Problem 85    Adjective with Verbs of the Senses

feel; look; smell; sound; taste

S         V (senses)          adjective

I                   felt                     bad         about the mistake

Incorrect:  Too meal tasted well.

Correct  :    Too meal tasted good.

Incorrect:  The music sounds sweetly and soothing.

Correct  :    The music sounds sweet and soothing.

Incorrect:  When he complained that the food tasted badly, the waiter took it back to the kitchen and brought him something else.

Correct  : When he complained that the food tasted bad, the waiter took it back to the kitchen and brought him something else.

Problem 86    Exact Similarity–the Same as and the Same

noun                          the same as                          noun

This coat              is               the same as                        that one

noun                                noun                             the same

This coat              and               that one         are           the same

noun (plural)                                                                      the same

These coats                     are                                            the same

Incorrect:        Is your book the same to mine?

Correct  :Is your book the same as  mine ?         or

Are your book and mine  the same?

Incorrect:        Are this picture and the one on your desk same?

Correct  :Are this picture and the one on your desk the same ?

or

Is this picture the same as on your desk?

Incorrect:        The teacher gave Martha a failing grade on her composition because it was the same  a composition he had already read.

Correct  :    The teacher gave Martha a failing grade on her composition because it was the same as composition he had already read.

or

Correct  : The teacher gave Martha a failing grade on her  composition because it

and a composition he had already read were the same.

Problem 87    General Similarity–Similar to and Similar

noun                          similar to                                noun

This coat              is               similar to                             that one

noun                                noun                              similar

This coat              and               that one         are            similar

noun (plural)                                                 similar

These coats                      are                      similar

Incorrect:       Cliff’s glasses are similar like yours, but his cost a       lot less.

Correct  :    Cliff’s glasses are similar to yours, but his cost a lot less.

or

Cliff’s glasses and yours are similar, but his cost a       lot less.

Incorrect:        That joke is similar as a joke that I heard.

Correct  :    That joke is similar to a joke that I heard.

Or

That joke and a joke that I heard are similar

.

Incorrect:        All of the other departments are similar this one.

Correct  :    All of the other departments are similar to this one .

or

All of the other departments and this one are similar.

Problem 88    General Similarity–Like and Alike

noun                                      like                              noun

This coat                  is                       like                            that one

noun                                      noun                          alike

This coat                and                   that one           are       alike

noun (plural)                                                                         alike

These coats                          are                               alike.

Incorrect:  Your recipe for chicken is like to a recipe that my mother has.

Correct: Your recipe for chicken is like a receipe that my mother has.                      or

Your recipe for chicken and a recipe that my mother has are alike.

Incorrect:  I want to buy some shoes same like the ones I have on.

Correct  : I want to buy some shoes like the ones I have on.

or

The shoes I want to buy and the shoes I have on are alike.

Incorrect:  Anthony and his brother don’t look like.

Correct  : Anthony doesn’t look like his brother.

or

Anthony and his brother don’t look alike.

Problem 89    Specific Similarity–Quality Nouns

noun          V             the same        noun (quality)           as        noun

She            is             the same                 age                    as                    John

Incorrect:  The gold chain that Edith saw is same weight as yours.

Correct  : The gold chain that Edith saw is the same weight as yours.

Incorrect:  Please cut my hair the same length like the style in this magazine.

Correct  : Lease cut my hair the same length as  the style in this magazine.

Incorrect:  Is this thread the same color the cloth?

Correct  : Is this thread the same color as  the cloth?

Problem 90    Specific Similarity–Quality Adjectives

noun        V               as        adjective (quality)         as                noun

She                 is                     as                       old                               as               John

Incorrect:  He is not as tall like his brother.

Correct  : He is not as tall as  his brother.

Incorrect:  The meat at the supermarket is not as expensive than the meat at a

butcher shop.

Correct  : The meat at the supermarket is not as expensive as the meat at a

butcher shop.

Incorrect:  College Station is not as big Austin.

Correct  : College Station is not as big as Austin.

Problem 91    General Difference –Different from and Different

noun  different from                                    noun

This coat                    is                     different from                                               that one

noun                                             noun                                           different

This coat                   and                       that one                   are               different

noun (plural)                                                                                    different

These coats                                 are                                        different

Incorrect:  Long distance telephone rates for daytime hours   are different than

rates for nighttime hours.

Correct  :Long distance telephone rates for daytime hours are different from rates for nighttime hours.

or

Long distance telephone rates for daytime hours and rates for nighttime hours are different.

Incorrect: A nursery school is different a day care center.

Correct  : A nursery school is different from a day care center.

or

A nursery school and a day care center are different.

Incorrect: The tour packages that we offer are different than most tours.

Correct  : The tour packages that we offer are different from most tours.

or

The tour packages that we offer and most tours are different.

Problem 92    General Difference –to Differ from

DIFFER                     from

This one                      differs                       from                            the rest

Incorrect:  The campus at State University different from that of City College.

Correct  :The campus at State University differs from that of City College.               Or

The campus at State University different from that of City College.

Incorrect: Jayne’s apartment is very differs from Bill’s even though they are

in the same building.

Correct  :Jayne’s apartment is very different from Bill’s even though they

are in the same building.

or

Jayne’s apartment differs from Bill’s even though they are in the

same building.

Incorrect:  Customs differ one region of the country to another.

Correct  :Customs differs from one region of the country to another.

or

Customs are different from one region of the country to another.

About Andrie Gozalie
Tuhan akan memberikan apa yang kamu inginkan, jika yang kamu inginkan adalah sesuatu yang Tuhan persiapkan untukmu

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: