7.31.Because the hospital emergency room was clearly _____, the patients in the waiting room knew they would not see the doctors
for a long time.
(A) unwarranted (B) overpriced (C) misinterpreted (D) understaffed
11.35.Many animals use odors for identification, __________, sexual attraction, alarm, and a variety of other purposes.
(A) The territorial marking (B) they mark territory
(C) territorial marking (D) mark territory
12.36. Laissez faire is a French phrase that means “to let alone.” The idea was that the government should not try to manage the
economy. Instead, the government should let things alone, __________ the market itself to create a balance.
(A) allow (B) allowing (C) allowed (D) to allow
13.37.Transfer of information takes place __________ in some way to the material that was originally learned.
(A) only if the new material is similar (B) when is the new material similar
(C) only with similar new material (D) so the similar new material
14.38.Just as the French people rebelled against the old regime in politics, so romantic writers rebelled against the old regime in
culture. They _____ traditional ways of writing and began to celebrate nature, the individual, and the emotions.
(A) reimbursed (B) rejoiced (C) rejuvenated (D) rejected
15.39.When a whip is snapped, it makes a loud cracking sound. Whips can accelerate to a speed of more than 700 miles per hour. At
that speed a whip can break that sound barrier.
In this passage, the word accelerate means _____.
(A) maintain (B) speed up (C) go slower (D) exceed
16.40.How do pilots avoid collisions with other planes in the air? The sky is mapped into highways just like the land is. Signals are
sent up from control towers to mark these skyways.
In this passage, the word collisions means _____.
(A) interference (B) insects (C) crashes (D) skyline
17.41.Dingoes are wild dogs in Australia. No one knows how they got there. The people who moved to the area long ago might have
had dogs. Dingoes may be descendants of these dogs.
In this passage, the word descendants means _____.
(A) details (B) parents (C) breed (D) offspring
18.42.Deer are the only animals with bones sticking out of their heads. Some animals have horns, but horns aren’t bones. They are
more like fingernails. Deer have true bones. Every year two new bones grow from the top of a deer’s head. At first the bones
are soft and covered with skin. Later the skin dries up. The deer rubs off the skin. The bones get hard. The deer uses these
horns for fighting.
The passage mainly tells __________.
(A) what deer like to use for fighting
(B) how deer grow bones out of their heads
(C) which animals have horns on their heads
(D) why deer have fingernails