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Answer Key Life 4 UNIT 8

Unit8/2

1. the flamingos
2. the picture, the shape
3. pictures that may be fake
4. the photo
5. the photographer
6. the flamingos

8a/2

1. Nitrogen / oxygen / atmosphere


2. butterflies / flies / insects
3. Radiation
4. Ants / beetles
5. stem
6. Particles
7. Predators / species
8. spikes

8a/4

1. F
2. T
3. T
4. T
5. F
6. T

8a/5

1. The result of particles in the Earth's atmosphere colliding with each other.
2. To keep their eggs away from predators like ants on the ground.
3. They attract them by looking like something elselike water drops, for example.

8a/6

1. b
2. a
3. c
4. d
8a/7

1. must be man-made; must be projecting, might have a religious significance


2. might be a painting, might be protecting the ball, must have a reason
3. can't be true, must use

8a/9

1. c
2. d
3. b
4. a

8a/10

1. look
2. looks like
3. looks as though
4. look
5. look like
6. look

8b/1

1. ancient
2. period
3. prehistoric
4. century
5. sacred
6. society

8b/2

1. enormous drawings on the ground


2. Nazca desert in Peru
3. the biggest is 650 feet across
4. geometric shapes and animals
5. hundreds, covering 200 square miles
6. 2,000 years old
7. by removing stones from on top of the ground

8b/4

1. in the late 19205


2. an astronomical calendar; ancient Inca roads or irrigation systems; landing strips for
aliens
3. Because Peru was so dry that the emergence of water from the ground seemed
sacred,
4. The Nazca lines may have been part of a long tradition of ceremonial activities
connected to water and religious beliefs.

8b/7

1. 3, 4, 8
2. 2, 5, 6
3. 1, 7

8b/8

1. We know that water can't have been easy to find.


2. It's possible that the rivers might have dried up.
3. There's no doubt that the lines must have been very important.
4. Perhaps the lines may have had a religious significance.
5. It couldn't have been logical that the animal drawings were roads.
6. Obviously the animals must have lived in the region.
7. One possibility is that the Nazca people could have used simple tools.
8. It seems clear that people must have maintained the lines carefully.

8c/1

a. Earhart ran out of fuel and crashed in the Pacific Ocean. (official theory)
b. Earhart could have landed on a different island called Nikumaroro, and
subsequently died since the island is uninhabited.
c. Earhart was captured while on a secret mission to the Japanese-controlled Marshall
islands in the North Pacific and eventually returned to the US with a new identity.

8c/2

1. She crashed on Nikumarono


2. DNA testing
3. That Earhart crashed on Nikumaroro

8c/3

1. He is funding the project.


2. There is no sample of her hair available.
3. Human DNA is 99% alike, so they need a reasonable amount to prove anything.

8c/4
1. funding
2. reveal
3. archive
4. ensure
5. assumption
6. profile
7. identical
8. log

8c/5

1. claims/theories
2. human
3. envelopes
4. obtain a sample of Earhart's DNA

8c/6

1. F
2. O
3. O
4. F
5. O
6. F

8d/1

1. b
2. a
3. b

8d/2

1. Story 1: 1 Sheep are reflecting the sun back into the atmosphere because they are
white.
2 No 3 April 1st
2. Story 2: 1 blue 20-euro bills are forged.
2 Yes 3 April 1 1st
3. Story 3: 1 Gas prices have gone down 50 the girl has filled her dads , car with gas
but it's a diesel car.

2 Yes 3 April 1st

8d/3
a. 9
b. 5
c. 6
d. 8
e. 1
f. 3
g. 7
h. 4
i. 2

8e/1

1. It is a true story

8e/2/a

1. a woman cut a cable and Armenias internet


2. an elderly Georgian woman
3. Georgia / Armenia

8e/2/b

1. she was digging for metal


2. Armenia lost Internet; damage was detected; security responded; woman was
arrested
3. Georgia provides 90% of Armenia's Internet; the population is 3.2 million

8e/2/c

1. The main events are in chronological sequence. Background information is inserted


after the main event.

8e/3/a

1. accidentally: by mistake
2. immediately: at once
3. unfortunately: by bad luck
4. apparently: it seems that
5. temporarily: for a short time

8e/3/b

1. Quickly
2.
3. amazingly
4. Rapidly
5. sadly
6. Slowly

8e/3/c

1. Internet services were gradually restored across the region.


2. This could go after "... temporarily affected."
3. Hopefully, the police will release the woman because of her age.
4. This could go after "... three years in prison."

8f/3

1. driving, hiking in the rain forest, hoicking bees, working with a bet:, putting his
hand in a beehive

8f/4

1. over 30 years all over the world


2. in the rain forests of Panama
3. over 300 species
4. The "killer bee" has better skills and is using up the resources needed by native
bees.
5. pollinate plants and provide food
6. all sorts of places, from top of trees to underground holes
7. to improve honey production of native bees
8. the bees escaped and spread across the continent

8f/5

1. T
2. F
3. F
4. T
5. T
6. T
7. F
8. F

Review8/1

1. b, e
2. a, f
3. c, d
a. must
b. cant
c. might have
d. cant have
e. might
f. must

Review8/4

1. nitrogen / oxygen
2. ants / butterflies
3. ancient / prehistoric
4. theories / facts

Review8/6

1. youre kidding me; no way; youre pulling my leg; that cant be right; you cant be
serious; are you sure?

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