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Practice Test

Directions: Read and answer each question even if you don't know the answer. Attempt to figure out what the best answer is, using some of the hints presented during the instruction.


True / False

  1. The government protects consumers because lobbyists fought for this protection.
    True False
  2. Alcohol is not a depressant.
    True False
  3. The word "steep" (Answer each of the three parts true or false.)
    • is not usually used as a verb.
      True False
    • is not used as a verb.
      True False
    • is used as a verb.
      True False
  4. All birds fly.
    True False

True False Section Answers
  1. The government protects consumers because lobbyists fought for this protection. False is the correct answer. Review Strategy 1.
  2. Alcohol is not a depressant. False is the correct answer. Review Strategy 1, 3 and 4.
  3. The word "steep" (Answer each of the three parts true or false.)
  4. a. is not usually used as a verb. True is the correct answer. Review Strategy 2.
    b. is not used as a verb. False is the correct answer. Review Strategy 2.
    c. is used as a verb. True is the correct answer. Review Strategy 2.

  5. All birds fly. False is the correct answer. Review Strategy 2.

 



Multiple Choice

  1. Milk is considered an excellent food because
    • milk tastes very good to many people.
    • milk is relatively cheap considering that it is a superior food product.
    • milk contains many vitamins and minerals.
    • milk is used in the preparation of a variety of food products.
  2. Silver is used to make
    • knives and forks.
    • jewelry.
    • film for photography.
    • all of the above.
  3. If an individual dies without a will, it is called
    • the principle of primogeniture.
    • dying intestate.
    • testamentary freedom.
    • illegal.
  4. Match the titles with the correct descriptions.
  5. a. Planting a sloping field alternately with rows of corn, then rows of wheat, then rows of corn, etc.

    clean farming contour farming crop farming green manuring strip cropping

    b. Plowing a crop under instead of harvesting it.

    clean farming contour farming crop farming green manuring strip cropping

    c. Removing brush and weeds along the fence between the fields.

    clean farming contour farming crop farming green manuring strip cropping

    d. Planting around a hillside in level rows instead of planting up and down the hill.

    clean farming contour farming crop farming green manuring strip cropping

    e. Planting a field one year with wheat, the second with oats, the third year with alfalfa, the fourth year with corn.

    clean farming contour farming crop farming green manuring strip cropping

Multiple Choice Section Answers
  1. Milk is considered an excellent food because
  2. a. milk tastes very good to many people.
    b. milk is relatively cheap considering that it is a superior food product.
    c. milk contains many vitamins and minerals. (correct answer)
    d. milk is used in the preparation of a variety of food products.

  3. Silver is used to make

    a. knives and forks.
    b. jewelry.
    c. film for photography.
    d. all of the above. (correct answer)

  4. If an individual dies without a will, it is called
  5. a. the principle of primogeniture.
    b. dying intestate. (correct answer)
    c. testamentary freedom.
    d. illegal.

  6. Match the titles with the correct descriptions.
  7. a. Planting a sloping field alternately with rows of corn, then rows of wheat, then rows of corn, etc.

    clean farming contour farming crop farming green manuring strip cropping

    b. Plowing a crop under instead of harvesting it.

    clean farming contour farming crop farming green manuring strip cropping

    c. Removing brush and weeds along the fence between the fields.

    clean farming contour farming crop farming green manuring strip cropping

    d. Planting around a hillside in level rows instead of planting up and down the hill.

    clean farming contour farming crop farming green manuring strip cropping

    e. Planting a field one year with wheat, the second with oats, the third year with alfalfa, the fourth year with corn.

    clean farming contour farming crop farming green manuring strip cropping

 



Essay

1. Whate do these key words mean?

trace:
prove:
outline:

2. Try to predict what key word a professor will use by examining her notes:

Strengths of American industry

mobility of labor force
flexible labor costs
favorable energy costs
largest market in the world
greater scope for entrepreneurial action

New Drug Bill

deals with producers/smugglers election year bill
provides education/treatment poorly written
identifies federal overseeing lots of fluff
unconstitutional will have little impact

Essay Section Answers

Answers to Key Words Definitions:

trace: to follow the development, process, or history of something

prove: demonstrate to be a fact; to establish as true

outline: systematic listing of important points


Answers to Predicting Key Words:

Strengths of American Industry: Key words could be enumerate; summarize

New drug bill: Key words could be analyze; compare; evaluate