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1. The word “medium” in line 5 could be used to refer to
2. What is one of the fundamental principles of direct carving?
3. The word “dictates” in line 8 is closest in meaning to
4. How does direct carving differ from the nineteenth-century tradition of sculpture?
5. The word “witnessed” in line 23 is closest in meaning to
6. Where did Robert Laurent learn to carve?
7. The phrase “a break with” in line 30 is closest in meaning to
8. The piece titled The Priestess has all of the following characteristics
9. What does the passage mainly discuss?
10. The word “conserve” in line 3 is closest in meaning to
11. Ptarmigan keep warm in the winter by
12. The word “magnified” in line 6 is closest in meaning to
13. The author mentions kinglets in line 9 as an example of birds that
14. The word “forage” in line 12 is closest in meaning to
15. Which of the following statements about lesser and common kestrels is true?
16. The word “counteracted” in line 24 is closest in meaning to
17. Which of the following is NOT mentioned in the passage as an advantage derived by birds that huddle together while sleeping?
18. Which of the following is a disadvantage of communal roosts that is mentioned in the passage?
19. The word “they” in line 25 refers to
20. What does the passage mainly discuss?
21. The phrase “in season” in line 2 refers to
22. The word “prevent” in line 4 is closest in meaning to
23. During the 1860’s, canned food products were
24. It can be inferred that railroad refrigerator cars came into use
25. The word “them” in line 14 refers to
26. The word “fixture” in line 20 is closest in meaning to
27. The author implies that in the 1920’s and 1930’s home deliveries of ice
28. The word “nevertheless” in line 24 is closest in meaning to
29. Which of the following types of food preservation was NOT mentioned in the passage?
30. Which of the following statements is supported by the passage?
31. What does the passage mainly discuss?
32. The word “process” in line 10 refers to
33. Why are the photographs mentioned in line 16 referred to as an “experiment”?
34. Which of the following can be inferred about high-speed photography in the late 1800’s?
35. The word “rotates” in line 19 is closest in meaning to
36. According to the passage, a cat is able to right itself in midair because it is
37. The word “readily” in line 24 is closest in meaning to
38. How did scientists increase “the speed of their perceptions a thousandfold” (lines 25-26)?
39. What does the passage mainly discuss?
40. According to the passage, the population of the United States was first classified as rural or urban in
41. The word “distinguished” in line 3 is closest in meaning to
42. Prior to 1900, how many inhabitants would a town have to have before being defined as urban?
43. According to the passage, why did the Census Bureau revise the definition of urban in 1950?
44. The word “those” in line 9 refers to
45. The word “constituting” in line 16 is closest in meaning to
46. The word “which” in line 18 refers to a smaller
47. Which of the following is NOT true of an SMSA?
48. By 1970, what proportion of the population in the United States did NOT live in an SMSA?
49. The Census Bureau first used the term “SMSA” in
50. Where in the passage does the author mention names used by social scientists for an urban area?