Structure and Written Expressions 8

Problem 63

  1. Painters of the early twentieth century who were known primarily for they colorful landscapes, theĀ Group of Seven changed is name to the Canadian Group of Painters in 1993.

*KEY : They is incorrect, the correct is their

  1. The gray scale, a progressive series of shades ranging from black to white, is used in computer graphics —- detail to graphical images.
    (A) added
    (B) to add
    (C) are added
    (D) and add

*KEY : B (to add)

Problem 64

  1. The cork oak tree has a layer of cork several inches thickness that can be stripped every ten years.

*KEY : Thickness is incorrect, the correct is thick

  1. …. skeleton of an insect is on the outside of its body.
    (A) Its
    (B) That the
    (C) There is a
    (D) The

*KEY : D (the)

Problem 65

  1. For a seagoing, cargo-carrying sailing vessels, the clipper ship was remarkably fast.

*KEY : Vessels is incorrect, the correct is vessel

  1. By —- excluding competition from an industry, governments have often created public service monopolies.
    (A) they adopt laws
    (B) laws are adopted
    (C) adopting laws
    (D) having laws adopt

*KEY : C (adopting laws)

Problem 66

  1. Diamond is the hardest known substance, so diamonds can be cut only by another.

*KEY : Another is incorrect, the correct is other

  1. Cholesterol is present in large quantities in the nervous system, where —- compound of myelin.
    (A) it a
    (B) a
    (C) being a
    (D) it is a

*KEY : D (it is a)

Problem 67

  1. Alaska became the forty-ninth state in 1959, and Hawaii became the fiftieth state lately that year.

*KEY : Lately is incorrect, the correct is later

  1. To break thick ice, an icebreaker boat moves fast enough to ride up on the ice, —- under its weight.
    (A) so then breaks
    (B) when breaks it
    (C) which then breaks
    (D) for which then breaks

*KEY : C (which then breaks)


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