Sunday, April 19, 2009

Structure

1. Air blowing over a fairly warm sea _____ with moisture.

  1. the quick saturation
  2. quickly becomes saturated
  3. it becomes saturated quickly
  4. to saturate it quickly

2. A church built in the Gothic style _____ pointed arches.

  1. often has
  2. often having
  3. to have often
  4. it often has

3. The rings _____ are made of billions of chunks of ice.

  1. they circle Saturn
  2. are circling Saturn
  3. circle Saturn
  4. circling Saturn

4. The largest volcano _____ in the solar system is Olympus Mons, on Mars.

  1. found
  2. it is found
  3. is found
  4. finds

5. _____ is the scientific definition of work.

  1. A force moves an object
  2. For the moving force of an object
  3. A force moving an object
  4. A force is moving an object

6. _____ as money were certain kinds of cowries.

  1. The shells were most widely used
  2. Because of the wide use of shells
  3. The shells most widely used
  4. They used shells widely

7. A primitive, undersea ~animal~ resembling a garden cucumber _____.

  1. a sea cucumber is called
  2. is called a sea cucumber
  3. to call a sea cucumber
  4. calling a sea cucumber

8. Sails made of cloth tied onto timber supports _____ power early windmills.

  1. were used to
  2. the use of
  3. using
  4. they used

9. A single _____ through a magnetic field flies in a spiral path.

  1. moves an electron
  2. electron is moving
  3. electron moving
  4. electron moves

10. Immunity _____ from disease or from vaccination is called active immunity.

  1. is acquired
  2. acquired
  3. it is acquired
  4. acquires

11. The bony sword _____ the upper jaw of a swordfish makes up about one-third of its length.

  1. extending from
  2. it extends from
  3. extends from
  4. is extending from

12. _____ to the U. S. Supreme Court was Sandra Day O'Conner, in 1981.

  1. The woman had been appointed first\
  2. For the appointment of the first woman\
  3. The first ~woman appointed~\
  4. The first woman was appointed

13. Energy coming from the hot, molten rock inside the earth _____.

  1. geothermal energy
  2. the energy is geothermal
  3. to be geothermal energy
  4. is geothermal energy

14. The Mariana Trench, located within the Pacific Ocean, _____ on Earth.

  1. on the lowest point
  2. is the lowest point
  3. to lower the point
  4. the point is lowest

15. _____ from the sleep disorder narcolepsy is seized with sudden and irresistible attacks of sleep.

  1. For a person to suffer
  2. A person suffers
  3. A person is suffering
  4. A person suffering

Saturday, March 28, 2009

irregular verbs

IRREGULAR VERBS

1

arise

arose

arisen

2

awake

awoke

awoken

3

be

was/were

been

4

beat

beat

beaten

5

become

became

become

6

begin

began

begun

7

bend

bent

bent

8

bind

bound

bound

9

bite

bit

bitten

10

bleed

bled

bled

11

blow

blew

blown

12

break

broke

broken

13

breed

bred

bred

14

bring

brought

brought

15

broadcast

broadcast

broadcast

16

build

built

built

17

burn

burnt, burned

burnt, burned

18

buy

bought

bought

19

catch

caught

caught

20

choose

chose

chosen

21

cling

clung

clung

22

come

came

come

23

cost

cost,

cost

24

creep

crept

crept

25

cut

cut

cut

26

deal

dealt

dealt

27

dig

dug

dug

28

dive

dived; (us) dove

dived

29

do

did

done

30

draw

drew

drawn

31

dream

dreamt

dreamt

32

drink

drank

drunk

33

drive

drove

driven

34

eat

ate

eaten

35

fall

fell

fallen

36

feed

fed

fed

37

feel

felt

felt

38

fight

fought

fought

39

find

found

found

40

flee

fled

fled

41

fling

flung

flung

42

fly

flew

flown