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Number of Question – 10                                                                    Timing – 10 Min

 

 

 

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Vivien Thomas, who had no formal medical training, in struggling against overwhelming odds, he became a cardiac surgeon and eventually to receive an honorary doctorate from Johns Hopkins University.

a) who had no formal medical training, in struggling against overwhelming odds, he became

b) having had no formal medical training, in struggling against overwhelming odds to become

c) who, having no formal medical training, he struggled against overwhelming odds in becoming

d) who, having had no formal medical training and struggled against overwhelming odds, became

e) who had no formal medical training, struggled against overwhelming odds to become

 

The yield of natural gas from Norway’s Troil gas field is expected to increase annually until the year 2005 and then to stabilize at six billion cubic feet a day, which will allow such an extraction rate at least for 50 years’ production.

a) 2005 and then to stabilize at six billion cubic feet a day, which will allow such an extraction rate at least for

b) 2005 and then to stabilize at six billion cubic feet a day, an extraction rate that will allow at least

c) 2005 and then stabilizing at six billion cubic feet a day, with such an extraction rate at the least allowing

d) 2005, then stabilizing at six billion cubic feet a day, allowing such an extraction rate for at least

e) 2005, then stabilizing at six billion cubic feet a day, which will allow such an extraction rate for at least

 

In archaeology, there must be a balance between explanation of the value and workings of archaeology, revealing the mysteries of past and present cultures, and to promote respect for archaeological sites.

a) between explanation of the value and workings of archaeology, revealing the mysteries of past and present cultures, and to promote

b) among explaining the value and workings of archaeology, revealing the mysteries of past and present cultures, and promoting

c) between explaining the value and workings of archaeology, revealing the mysteries of past and present cultures, and when promoting

d) among explaining the value and workings of archaeology, the revelation of the mysteries of past and present cultures, and to promote

e) between explaining archaeology’s value and workings, in the revealing the mysteries of past and present cultures, and in promoting

 

According to a 1996 survey by the National Association of College an University Business Officers, more than three times as many independent institutions of higher education charge tuition and fees of under $8,000 a year than those that charge over $16,000.

a) than those that charge

b) than are charging

c) than to charge

d) as charge

e) as those charging

 

Nobody knows exactly how many languages there are in the world, partly because of the difficulty of distinguishing between a language and the sub-languages or dialects within it, but those who have tried to count typically have found about five thousand.

a) and the sub-languages or dialects within it, but those who have tried to count typically have found

b) and the sub-languages or dialects within them, with those who have tried counting typically finding

c) and the sub-languages or dialects within it, but those who have tried counting it typically find

d) or the sub-languages or dialects within them, but those who tried to count them typically found

e) or the sub-languages or dialects within them, with those who have tried to count typically finding

 

Unlike most severance packages, which require workers to stay until the last day scheduled to collect, workers at the automobile company are eligible for its severance package even if they find a new job before they are terminated.

a) the last day scheduled to collect, workers at the automobile company are eligible for its severance package

b) the last day they are scheduled to collect, workers are eligible for it at the automobile company’s severance package

c) their last scheduled day to collect, the automobile company offers its severance package to workers.

d) their last scheduled day in order to collect, the automobile company’s severance package is available to workers.

e) the last day that they are scheduled to collect, the automobile company’s severance package is available to workers.

 

Studying the fruit fly, a household nuisance but a time-honored experimental subject, has enabled the secrets of how embryos develop to begin to be unraveled by scientists.

a) Studying the fruit fly, a household nuisance but a time-honored experimental subject, has enabled the secrets of how embryos develop to begin to be unraveled by scientists.

b) By the study of the fruit fly, a household nuisance and also a time-honored experimental subject, it was possible for the secrets of how embryos develop to begin to be unraveled by scientists.

c) By studying a household nuisance but a time-honored experimental subject, the fruit fly enabled scientist to begin to unravel the secrets of how embryos develop.

d) By studying the fruit fly, a household nuisance and also a time-honored experimental subject, the secrets of how embryos develop are beginning to be unraveled by scientist.

e) The study of the fruit fly, a household nuisance but a time-honored experimental subject, has enabled scientist to begin to unravel the secrets of how embryos develop.

 

The Industrial Revolution, making it possible to mass-produce manufactured goods, was marked by their use of new machines, new energy sources, and new basic materials.

a) making it possible to mass-produce manufactured goods, was marked by their use of

b) making possible the mass production of manufactured goods, marked by the use of

c) which made it possible that manufactured goods were mass-produced, was marked by their using

d) which made possible the mass-production of manufactured goods, was marked by the use of

e) which made the mass production of manufactured goods possible and was marked by using

 

In January 1994 an oil barge ran aground off the coast of San Juan, Puerto Rico, leaking its cargo of 750000 gallons into the ocean, while causing the pollution of the city’s beaches.

a) leaking its cargo of 750000 gallons into the ocean, while causing the pollution of

b) with its cargo of its cargo of 750000 gallons leaking into the ocean, and it polluted

c) and its cargo of its cargo of 750000 gallons leaked into the ocean, polluting

d) while it leaked its cargo of 750000 gallons into the ocean and caused the pollution of

e) so that its cargo of 750000 gallons leaked into the ocean, and they were polluting

 

Japan’s abundant rainfall and the typically mild temperature throughout most of the country have produced a lush vegetation cover and, despite the mountainous terrain and generally poor soils, it has made possible the raising of a variety of crops.

a) it has made possible the raising of

b) has made possible fro them to raise

c) have made it possible to raise

d) have made it possible for raising

e) thus making it possible for them to raise