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2020 PT 5 Grammar

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SECTION 2 Time – 30 minutes 39 Questions 6.

2020 PT 5 | Grammar Some African plants that have been treatment for centuries for common ailments locally are now used in Western medicine as well.
(A) plants that have been treatment for centuries for common

1.

Constrained by the small amounts typically available to them for study, the analysis of pheromones in the laboratory attempted by scientists is often frustrated.
(A) the analysis of pheromones in the laboratory attempted by

ailments locally
(B) plants, by which common ailments were treated locally for

centuries,
(C) plants, while for centuries treating common ailments locally, (D) plants used locally for centuries to treat common ailments (E) plants, which has been used locally in treating common

scientists is often frustrated
(B) analyzing pheromones in the laboratory, this often frustrates

ailments for centuries,

the attempts of scientists (C) scientists are often frustrated in their attempts to analyze pheromones in the laboratory (D) scientists attempting to analyze pheromones, they are often frustrating (E) scientists who attempt to analyze pheromones in the laboratory often becoming frustrated

7.

Restaurant patrons in the 1990s ordered more vegetarian dishes than the 1970s and 1980s. ordered more vegetarian dishes than have ordered vegetarian dishes more than did ordered vegetarian dishes more than the foods of ordered more vegetarian dishes than with the restaurant patrons in (E) ordered more vegetarian dishes than did restaurant patrons in
(A) (B) (C) (D)

2.

The wings of birds and bats are modified front limbs, but being unlike birds, bat wings do not contain hollow bones.
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

being unlike birds, bat wings by being unlike birds, bats’ wings bats’ wings, unlike birds’ wings, bats’ wings, and unlike birds’ wings. bat wings are unlike bird wings.

8.

No one will diminish the reputation of our school like Mr. Bruce’s departure.
(A) No one will diminish the reputation of our school like Mr.

3.

The blue whale has a long, streamlined body and its head making up almost one-fourth of their total body length.
(A) its head making up almost one-fourth of their total body (B) (C) (D) (E)

Bruce’s departure.
(B) No one will diminish the reputation of our school like Mr.

Bruce’s departure will.
(C) Mr. Bruce’s departure will diminish the reputation of our

length almost one-fourth of their total body length being made up by their heads almost one-fourth of the total length of its body is its head a head that makes up almost one-fourth of its total body length a head making up almost one-fourth of the total length of their bodies

school like none other.
(D) The reputation of our school will be diminished by Mr.

Bruce’s departure more than any.
(E) Nothing will diminish the reputation of our school as much

as Mr. Bruce’s departure will.

9.

Every building within a twenty-mile radius of the downtown business district had an interruption in their electric service during the ice storm.
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

4.

The National Academy of Sciences undertook its first rigorous study of global warming in the late 1970s, this was a time when climate modeling was still in its infancy.
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

this was a time it was a time a time it being a time being

had an interruption in their electric service had its electric service interrupted had their electric service interrupted that interrupted the electric service that had its electric service interrupted

10. Of the many deserts in the United States, Arizona’s strangely beautiful Painted Desert is more colorful. 5. Although she never learned to read or write, Sojourner Truth was a charismatic speaker who advocated both the abolition of slavery and the advancement of women’s rights.
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E) (A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

Truth was a charismatic speaker who advocated both Truth was a charismatic speaker and both and advocate of Truth was a charismatic speaker, both advocating Truth, a charismatic speaker who advocated both Truth, who was a charismatic speaker and advocated both

strangely beautiful Painted Desert is more Painted Desert, which is strangely beautiful, is the more strangely beautiful Painted Desert is the most strange, beautiful Painted Desert is more Painted Desert is strangely beautiful, plus most

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2020 PT 5 | Grammar (C) as Harvey is oblivious to her departure and jabbered on (D) while Harvey, who was oblivious to her departure, is jabbering on (E) Harvey being oblivious to her departure, was jabbering on

11. It was more likely a physical illness than a sudden loss of inspiration that prevented Schubert to complete his Eighth Symphony.
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

Schubert to complete his Eighth Symphony Schubert’s having completed his Eighth Symphony Schubert from completing his Eighth Symphony the completing of his Eighth Symphony by Schubert his Eighth Symphony being completed by Schubert

17. Initiated in 1975, sandhill cranes must unwittingly cooperate in the conservationists’ project to raise endangered whooping crane chicks. (A) sandhill cranes must unwittingly cooperate in the conservationists’ project to raise (B) sandhill cranes’ unwitting cooperation is required in the conservationists’ project to raise (C) the conservationists’ project requires the unwitting cooperation of sandhill cranes in raising (D) the conservationists require that sandhill cranes unwittingly cooperate in their project of raising (E) the conservationists require sandhill cranes cooperate unwittingly in their project to raise

12. In 1905, while still a clerk at the Swiss Patent Office, four articles written by Albert Einstein laid the foundation of modern physics.
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

four articles written by Albert Einstein laid four articles were written by Albert Einstein, laying four articles that Albert Einstein wrote laid Albert Einstein wrote four articles that laid Albert Einstein wrote four articles, they laid

13. If you had kept your experiences in mind, they will often help you to make better-informed decisions.
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

had kept your experiences could have kept your experiences keep your experiences can keep what you experience could keep what you experience

18. When Dr. Park presented an abridged version of his paper at the conference, several tantalizing theories about the origins of life on earth were introduced, but these were not fully developed by him. (A) several tantalizing theories about the origins of life on earth were introduced, but these were not fully developed by him (B) he introduced several tantalizing theories about the origins of life on earth but they had not been fully developed (C) several tantalizing theories about the origins of life on earth were introduced by him and not fully developed (D) several tantalizing theories about the origins of life on earth were introduced, but he did not fully develop these (E) he introduced, but did not fully develop, several tantalizing theories about the origins of life on earth

14. Though heavily dependent on the government for business and information, universities supply the space research center with talent, but it is a corporation independent of both. (A) information, universities supply the space research center with talent, but it is a corporation (B) information, universities supply the space research center with talent, while it remains a corporation (C) information while universities supply the space research center with talent, as a corporation it remains (D) information and supplied with talent by the universities, the corporation remains as a space research center (E) information and supplied with talent by the universities, the space research center is a corporation.

19. These days, business and social life are conducted at a pace that prompts people to send e-mails or make phone calls to colleagues and friends rather than letters.
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

rather than instead of rather than write instead of to write rather than written

15. The difference between the couple is that one is smart; the other, less smart. (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) one is smart; the other, less smart. of one being smart, the other is less smart one is smart; the other being less smart one is smart, although the other is more less smart of a smart one and one that is less smart 20. Although far more eloquent a speaker, the incumbent made fewer concrete proposals in his campaign speech than the challenger did in hers.
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

Although far more eloquent a speaker He was far more eloquent speaker In contrast to being far more eloquent as a speaker Despite him being a far more eloquent speaker As a speaker he was more eloquent

16. When Sandra felt she could endure Harvey’s banter no longer, she faded into the crowd, while Harvey, oblivious to her departure, jabbered on. (A) while Harvey, oblivious to her departure, jabbered on (B) Harvey, oblivious to her departure, jabbered on

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2020 PT 5 | Grammar Even though comedy can convey profound messages about humankind, tragedy has usually been taken more serious
B C

Customer surveys revealing that a major concern of airline passengers, almost as important as arriving safely and on
B C

time, is receiving accurate information from the airlines
D

than comedy. No error
D E

No error
E

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A B

Although the work schedule had been as meticulously
A

Calcium, whose role in metabolism is not yet fully understood by nutritionists, appear to stoke the body’s
C

prepared as it was suppose to be, the completion of the job
B C

was delayed by the unexpected resignations of several
D

fat-burning furnace when consumed daily
D

workers. No error
E

in recommended amounts. No error
E

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In the Indian Ocean off the eastern coast of Africa lies
A B

Neither the catalog of the exhibit nor the museum guide
A

Madagascar and the Seychelles, which were created and
C

explained the technical aspects of Picasso’s paintings
B

preserved by continental shifts. No error
D E

thoroughly enough to satisfy inquisitive art students.
C D

No error
E

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The discovery of the ruins of two theaters built during
A

Shakespeare’s time have delighted archaeologists and
B C

Because the Silver Key restaurant draws such large crowds,
A

literary scholars alike. No error
D E

employees there are extremely busy and seldom have a
B

chance to sit and rest his or her feet. No error
C D E

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Although none of the students had heard of it before,
A

the theory to which the physics lecturer inferred is
B C

Unlike the case with Andrea, who was tired after working
A B

one commonly accepted by eminent scholars. No error
D E

all weekend, I wanted to go to the state capitol building
C

to hear the governor’s speech. No error
D E

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A round robin is where each team must compete against
A B C

every other team. No error
D E

Members of the debate team, determined to hone their skills
A

in argumentation, have been practicing each day and
B C

competing on every possible occasion. No error
D E

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Although the ports have the facilities to handle grain
A

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cargoes, the roads have been almost totally destroyed by the
B C

war, and it makes distribution of the grain difficult.
D

Not carefully watching the clock, there was not enough time
A B

No error
E

for the teacher to explain clearly the assignment
C D

for the following week. No error
E

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2020 PT 5 | Grammar 37. In order to develop the final paragraph (sentences 10-13), the writer should
(A) elaborate on Equiano’s changing views on slavery (B) quote an expert on the differences between the slave trade in

Questions 35-39 refer to the following passage.

(1) The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equano, or Gustavus Vassa, the Africa, published in England in 1789, is important for historical and literary reasons. (2) It is an eighteenthcentury travelogue. (3) The narrative vividly describes the author’s adventures in the British Royal Navy and on merchant ships. (4) The book is equally important, however, because it combines spiritual autobiography, which they were reading widely at the time, and slave narrative, which some say Equiano invented. (5) In this book, Equiano traces his spiritual growth from his kidnapping at age 12 to his work with abolitionists. (6) His religious faith figures prominently in his autobiography. (7) For instance, after his capture, Equiano found himself in an often unjust and cruel world. (8) Many would have become corrupted. (9) He sought to become a man of virtue instead of that. (10) As a slave narrative, Equiano’s book moves from slavery to escape to freedom. (11) At first, Equiano accepted slavery, though not its cruelty and injustice. (12) He simply accepted the views of the time. (13) Accordingly, as he traveled and observed the world, Equiano learned to criticize slavery.

England and that in other countries
(C) provide details of the various places to which Equiano

traveled
(D) discuss other examples of travel writing in the eighteenth

century
(E) explain what conditions were on board British ships when

Equiano was a seaman

38. Where should the following sentence be added? In general, spiritual autobiographies describe how individuals achieve a sort of moral awakening.
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

Before sentence 1 Before sentence 5 Before sentence 8 After sentence 10 After sentence 13

39. Which word should replace “Accordingly” in sentence 13? Accordingly, as he traveled and observed the world, Equiano learned to criticize slavery.

35. In context, which of the following revisions is necessary in sentence 4 (reproduced below)? The book is equally important, however, because it combines spiritual autobiography, which they were reading widely at the time, and slave narrative, which some say Equiano invented.
(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

(A) (B) (C) (D) (E)

Consequently However Likewise Next Thereafter

Change “however” to “that is”. Delete “, however,”. Change “they were reading widely” to “was popular”. Change “at the time” to “then”. Delete “which some say Equiano invented”.

36. In context, which of the following is the best way to revise and combine sentences 8 and 9 (reproduced below)? Many would have become corrupted. He sought to become a man of virtue instead of that.
(A) Many become corrupted; however, he seeks to become a

man of virtue.
(B) Many would have become corrupted, but Equiano became a

man of virtue instead.
(C) Seeking to become a virtuous man instead of becoming

corrupted, Equiano does what many would not.
(D) A virtuous man was what Equiano sought to become

instead; many become corrupted.
(E) Becoming a man of virtue was what he was seeking;

although, many other people would become corrupted.

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