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: Anggara Satria Pramono : 1601267913 : 01PET Task for GSLC English Entrant (G1372)

Please do the following for GSLC assignment: 1. Answer the questions of Reading Passage: Animal Congregation & Chromium Compounds (pg. 18–19). Camouflage & Post-It® Notes (pg. 27–29). Animal Congregation & Chromium Compounds (pg. 18–19).

PASSAGE ONE (Questions 1–4)
Animal Congregation Many types of animals combine the advantages of family association with those conferred by membership in still larger groups. Bees congregate in hives; some fish move in schools; ants gather in mounds; wolves live in packs; deer associate in herds. The main advantage of membership in a mass community is the safety that it provides. A large group of prey may be easier for a predator to find at any given point than is a small one, and a predator may think twice before taking on such a group; if a predator does decide to challenge a large group, it may merely encounter a confusing mass of moving bodies and possibly may not succeed in its primary goal. 1. The word “those” in the passage refers to: (B) A. types B. animals C. advantages D. groups 2. The word “it” in line 4 refers to: (B) A. advantage B. membership

a paint must protect the surface to which it is applied and be easy to apply in a thin. The word “one” in the passage refers to: (B) A. or pigments. and as a result they are widely used as coloring agents. The other. The word “it” in line 7 refers to: (A) A. group B. the surface D. in paints. pigments 6.C. group C. When applied. is the liquid into which the pigment is blended. chromium compounds B. All paints consist of two parts. these solvents evaporate. leaving deposits of pigment on the surface. mass D. uniform coat . a pleasing color B. community D. coloring agents D. The binder used in some paints is made from oily solvents such as those derived from petroleum resources. predator B. The word “it” in paragraph 1 refers to: (C) A. a paint C. brightly colored hues C. point 4. predator D. uniform coat. One is a powder of solid particles that is the source of the color and the opaqueness and is known as the pigment. prey C. In addition to having a pleasing color. goal PASSAGE TWO (Questions 5–9) Chromium Compounds Most chromium compounds have brightly colored hues. The word “they” in paragraph 1 refers to: (A) A. a thin. 5. called the binder. safety 3.

Which of the sentences below best expresses the essential information in the first highlighted sentence in the passage? Incorrect choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information. 1. and the process reverses itself in the springtime. (A) A. powder B. pigment 9. liquid D. paint C. Opposite conditions in summer and in winter necessitate different protective coloration for Arctic animals. and the white coat naturally blends in with the landscape of the frozen wintertime tundra. the source D. The word “that” in paragraph 2 refers to: (B) A. it sports a brownishgray coat in the summer. deposits of pigment Camouflage & Post-It® Notes (pg. a powder B. the summer and winter landscapes there are so diverse that a single protective coloring scheme would. .7. which then turns white as cold weather sets in. oily solvents C. petroleum resources D. some paints B. The Arctic fox is a clear-cut example of this phenomenon. However. The word “which” in paragraph 2 refers to: (D) A. of course. many of the inhabitants of the Arctic tundra change their camouflage twice a year. The word “those” in paragraph 2 refers to: (B) A. the color 8. 27–29). Thus. prove ineffective in one season or the other. solid particles C. PASSAGE ONE (Questions 1–2) Camouflage Camouflage is one of the most effective ways for animals to avoid attack in the treeless Arctic. Its brownish-gray coat blends in with the barren tundra landscape in the months without snow.

the colleague made his comments on the paper attached to the returned the report. Which of the sentences below best expresses the essential information in the second highlighted sentence in the passage? Incorrect choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information. Another use was found when the product was attached to a report that was to be sent to a colleague with a request for comments on the report. A final attempt was then made in the city of Boise to introduce the product. It is a phenomenon that the coat of the Arctic fox turns white in the springtime and gray in the fall. B. provided it did not get dirty. a single protective coloring scheme effectively protects them during summer and winter months. protective coloring schemes are ineffective in the treeless Arctic. was developed. while innovative. One suggestion was that it could be applied to a piece of paper to use as a bookmark that would stay in place in a book. For many animals. 2.B. The Arctic fox demonstrates that protective coloration can change during different seasons. (D) A. The Artic fox is unusual in that the color of its coat changes for no reason. C. Sales of this innovative product in test cities were less than stellar. Employees at 3M were asked if they could think of a use for a weak adhesive which. When the . It was decided within the company that there would be a test launch of the product in 1977 in four American cities. In a single season. The coloration of the summer and winter landscapes in the Arctic fails to protect the Arctic tundra. and one particularly weak adhesive. In this attempt. was also quite unfamiliar. D. could be reused. The Arctic fox lives in an environment that is brownish-gray in the summer and white in the winter. The idea for Post-It Notes was born. D. most likely because the product. Researchers at 3M were working on developing different types of adhesives. PASSAGE TWO (Questions 3–6) Post-It® Notes Post-It® Notes were invented in the 1970s at the 3M company in Minnesota quite by accident. C. 3M salesmen gave demonstrations of the product in offices throughout Boise and gave away free samples of the product. a compound of acrylate copolymer microspheres.

a huge percentage of the office workers. . having noted how useful the simple little product could be. C. One unexpectedly–discovered use for the adhesive was in sending and receiving notes attached to documents. and sizes– have been developed. A note was attached to a report asking for suggestions for uses of one of 3M’s products. (B) A. (C) A. Numerous weak adhesives resulted from a program to develop the strongest adhesive of all. Of the many adhesives that were being developed at 3M. The new product did not sell well because potential customers did not understand it. Which of the sentences below best expresses the essential information in the first highlighted sentence in paragraph 1? Incorrect choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information. D. 4. B. The 3M Company suggested applying for a patent on the product in a report prepared by a colleague. The 3M Company was unfamiliar with the process of using test cities to introduce innovative products. Researches at 3M spent many years trying to develop a really weak adhesive. were interested in purchasing it. C. Which of the following sentences below best expresses the essential information in the first highlighted sentence in paragraph 2? Incorrect choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information. Researches were assigned to develop different types of uses for acrylate copolymer microspheres. C. A colleague who developed the new product kept notes with suggestions by other workers. 3. D. Which of the sentences below best expresses the essential information in the second highlighted sentence in paragraph 1? Incorrect choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information. 3M came to understand the huge potential of this new product. (D) A. B. Over time. B. 5. and over the next few decades more than 400 varieties of Post-It products–in different colors. shapes. Sales of the product soared even though the product was quite unfamiliar to most customers. one was not a particularly strong adhesive.salesmen returned a week later to the offices where the product had been demonstrated and given away.

I sleep on a different bed with my roommate. Which of the following sentences below best expresses the essential information in the second highlighted sentence in paragraph 2? Incorrect choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information. I toast bread. 2. She is the best sister you could ask for. Me and My Family My name is Angga. (A) A. I play games on my woody table and also do some home works. is the most supportive person I know. initially creating numerous varieties to make it successful. I read books while I’m going to sleep. my mum. She will sharing story with me even if she doesn’t enjoy it. C. Write about You and Your Family in 300-350 words. She is always telling me how much she loves and misses me. The iPhone 4S I have is white. Once I saw a beautiful sunrise. the company understood that the product was not innovative though. Even if she is exhausted and I want something. 6. and chocolate. . My dad.3–inch MacBook Pro. B. I want to buy the 5 one that is black. She would do anything to see me smile. no matter what it is. I live at Binus Square in Jakarta. The company immediately understood the potential of the product and began to develop it further. she will do it. D. even if it includes dying. He supports me in everything I do.D. takes me out to places she doesn’t want to go. My sister. My favorite toast is made with butter. sugar. he is a kind person. like supporting and looking after me. The company worked overtime to develop its new product. Ida Nursanty. I have four wonderful peoples in my family. and a 13. My dad buys me lots of toys and games. The company initially introduced 400 varieties of the product and then watched for decades as sales improved. Firstly. After selling the product for a while. Agus Pramono. I’m going to buy iPhone 5 because I only have one iPhone which is the iPhone 4S. I love it and don’t get it very often. She cleans up after me. I look out to the outside and see bright blue sky. They will do anything for me. cooks the best food for me with the most awesome herbs and spices. Riska Ayu. It took some time for the company to understand how important its new product was and how many variations were possible. My family is the best for many reasons.

I am so happy to have a family like this. but we are tossing around the idea. She takes me to the cinemas. I will miss them in every single second I’m in here. I love change.. which can sometimes be a problem. . I don’t mind moving so much. I think I may get ill. She also lends me lots of his stuff. I have the best family I could ask for. If we decide to list it. the thought of going through the selling process makes me break out in hives. they’re the best. I love our house. Even when they are now in a very long distance with me. They’re perfect. I will no doubt need pharmaceutical intervention to be able to deal with having a house “show ready” all day everyday for months with strangers traipsing through my space. she always buys me something no matter how mush it is.. or need to be medicated for this one… We are contemplating to selling our house in Pekanbaru. Please pray for my sanity. My young sister. invites me to her favorite places. We have sold 2 houses before and they were both nothing short of miracles. the Local Shows and many more places she and I love. We have never had to have a realtor or list a house or even really show our house. I have poured my heart and soul into it for the last couple year. When she does take me out. because they love me.which I learn. This is why I love my family. My dad plays tennis and golfs and gives me and my family lots of surprises after winning golf tournaments. Miss do you have any positive spins on selling? Anyone looking or do you know someone who’s looking for a house in our area? That would be a perfect solution to my dilemma :) Oh what to do. Indah Permata Sari.