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Practice Test – Language (RLA) set 8

These questions are written by our English Language guru and are similar to the GED Test. Each question has five answer choices. Choose the best answer for each question.

 

Question 1 of 22

1.

What can you do about a service done badly

(A)

 (1) If you get a service which isn’t carried out using reasonable care and skill, you may be entitled to do something about it. (2) For example, you may be able to get the trader to put things right or get a discount. (3) When you get a service carried out, such as a repair or having something made for you, consumer law gives you the right to have the service carried out with reasonable care and skill.

 (B)

Telling the trader you're not happy with the service

(4) If you think the service has not been carried out with reasonable care and skill you should tell the trader straight away. (5) If you wait too long to complain you could be seen as accepting the faults and it will be more difficult for you to complain later on. (6) You should list the problems in writing, especially if there are lots of them. (7) If you are dealing with a shop or business, you may need to speak to the manager or director to sort the problem out. (8) Large shops or businesses may have a customer service department or manager.

 (C)

Getting a discount

(9) If the problem is minor and you don't want to have it put right, one could just ask the trader to give you a discount on the price. (10) You should suggest a figure and see if the trader agrees. (11) You may need to ask an expert's opinion to work out how much discount you should ask for.

(D)

Getting the trader to put things right

(12) You should usually give the trader a chance to put things right. (13) You need to show you have been reasonable in case you have to go to court. (14) Some traders may not agree to put the problem right, or you might not want to, for example if the work is of a very poor standard or is unsafe.

Sentence 9: If the problem is minor and you don't want to have it put right, one could just ask the trader to give you a discount on the price.Which is the best way to write the underlined portion of this sentence? If the original is the best way, choose option (1).
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 1 of 22

Question 2 of 22

2. The use of endnotes can _______________ the meaning of a paper and create difficulty for potential ______________.
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B.
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D.
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Question 2 of 22

Question 3 of 22

3.

What can you do about a service done badly

 

(A)

 

 (1) If you get a service which isn’t carried out using reasonable care and skill, you may be entitled to do something about it. (2) For example, you may be able to get the trader to put things right or get a discount. (3) When you get a service carried out, such as a repair or having something made for you, consumer law gives you the right to have the service carried out with reasonable care and skill.

 

(B)

 

Telling the trader you're not happy with the service

 

(4) If you think the service has not been carried out with reasonable care and skill you should tell the trader straight away. (5) If you wait too long to complain you could be seen as accepting the faults and it will be more difficult for you to complain later on. (6) You should list the problems in writing, especially if there are lots of them. (7) If you are dealing with a shop or business, you may need to speak to the manager or director to sort the problem out. (8) Large shops or businesses may have a customer service department or manager.

 

(C)

 

Getting a discount

 

(9) If the problem is minor and you don't want to have it put right, one could just ask the trader to give you a discount on the price. (10) You should suggest a figure and see if the trader agrees. (11) You may need to ask an expert's opinion to work out how much discount you should ask for.

 

(D)

 

Getting the trader to put things right

 

(12) You should usually give the trader a chance to put things right. (13) You need to show you have been reasonable in case you have to go to court. (14) Some traders may not agree to put the problem right, or you might not want to, for example if the work is of a very poor standard or is unsafe.

Sentence 14:  Some traders may not agree to put the problem right, or you might not want to, for example if the work is of a very poor standard or is unsafe.The most effective revision of Sentence 14 would include which group of words?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 3 of 22

Question 4 of 22

4.

For Tourist Guides

(A)

(1) T-GuIDE seeks to inform professional tourist guides about the requirements of visitors with learning difficulties - children, young people and adults - and how they can be engaged and informed in a guided tour. (2) Experiences from practice can be shared in the 'Forum' pages of the website and we welcome questions and comments from guides who are interested in contributing to the discussion. (3) Many tourist guides may not have considered the possibility of guiding people with learning difficulties. (4) Our team is here to share your concerns and developing a better understanding of what 'inclusive' guiding can be and how to offer this service for visitors of all abilities.

(B)

(5) The T-GuIDE project will create a manual and training course for professional tourist guides which will be tested in live tours. (6) In 2015 the course will be offered to the members of FEG - the European Federation of Tourist Guides, whose expert trainers are members of the project team. (7) Other guides will also have the opportunity to take the course.

(C)

For Visitors

(8) T-GuIDE aims to enable all visitors, regardless of an intellectual or learning difficulty, to have an enriching and meaningful tourism experience by taking part in a professionally guided tour. (9) We are working with families and support organisations to identify requirements and create suitable tools and methods for involving visitors with learning difficulties or other intellectual difficulties in guided tours. (10) In the Themes and Resources pages of this site you will find information about good practices, research studies and links to other sources of information which the project team uses to develop the T-GuIDE Manual. (11) Visitors may also find these resources useful. (12) We also welcome any reference materials that families and support organisations have found helpful.

Sentence 4: Our team is here to share your concerns and developing a better understanding of what 'inclusive' guiding can be and how to offer this service for visitors of all abilities.   Which is the best way to write the underlined portion of this sentence? If the original is the best way, choose option (1).
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 4 of 22

Question 5 of 22

5.

For Tourist Guides

(A)

(1) T-GuIDE seeks to inform professional tourist guides about the requirements of visitors with learning difficulties - children, young people and adults - and how they can be engaged and informed in a guided tour. (2) Experiences from practice can be shared in the 'Forum' pages of the website and we welcome questions and comments from guides who are interested in contributing to the discussion. (3) Many tourist guides may not have considered the possibility of guiding people with learning difficulties. (4) Our team is here to share your concerns and developing a better understanding of what 'inclusive' guiding can be and how to offer this service for visitors of all abilities.

(B)

(5) The T-GuIDE project will create a manual and training course for professional tourist guides which will be tested in live tours. (6) In 2015 the course will be offered to the members of FEG - the European Federation of Tourist Guides, whose expert trainers are members of the project team. (7) Other guides will also have the opportunity to take the course.

(C)

For Visitors

(8) T-GuIDE aims to enable all visitors, regardless of an intellectual or learning difficulty, to have an enriching and meaningful tourism experience by taking part in a professionally guided tour. (9) We are working with families and support organisations to identify requirements and create suitable tools and methods for involving visitors with learning difficulties or other intellectual difficulties in guided tours. (10) In the Themes and Resources pages of this site you will find information about good practices, research studies and links to other sources of information which the project team uses to develop the T-GuIDE Manual. (11) Visitors may also find these resources useful. (12) We also welcome any reference materials that families and support organisations have found helpful.

Sentence 8:  T-GuIDE aims to enable all visitors, regardless of an intellectual or learning difficulty, to have an enriching and meaningful tourism experience by taking part in a professionally guided tour.If you rewrote Sentence 8 beginning with

No matter what their intellectual or learning difficulty isThe next words should be
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 5 of 22

Question 6 of 22

6.

For Tourist Guides

 

(A)

 

(1) T-GuIDE seeks to inform professional tourist guides about the requirements of visitors with learning difficulties - children, young people and adults - and how they can be engaged and informed in a guided tour. (2) Experiences from practice can be shared in the 'Forum' pages of the website and we welcome questions and comments from guides who are interested in contributing to the discussion. (3) Many tourist guides may not have considered the possibility of guiding people with learning difficulties. (4) Our team is here to share your concerns and developing a better understanding of what 'inclusive' guiding can be and how to offer this service for visitors of all abilities.

 

(B)

 

(5) The T-GuIDE project will create a manual and training course for professional tourist guides which will be tested in live tours. (6) In 2015 the course will be offered to the members of FEG - the European Federation of Tourist Guides, whose expert trainers are members of the project team. (7) Other guides will also have the opportunity to take the course.

 

(C)

For Visitors

 

(8) T-GuIDE aims to enable all visitors, regardless of an intellectual or learning difficulty, to have an enriching and meaningful tourism experience by taking part in a professionally guided tour. (9) We are working with families and support organisations to identify requirements and create suitable tools and methods for involving visitors with learning difficulties or other intellectual difficulties in guided tours. (10) In the Themes and Resources pages of this site you will find information about good practices, research studies and links to other sources of information which the project team uses to develop the T-GuIDE Manual. (11) Visitors may also find these resources useful. (12) We also welcome any reference materials that families and support organisations have found helpful.

Which sentence would be most effective at the beginning of paragraph A?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 6 of 22

Question 7 of 22

7.

For Tourist Guides

 

(A)

 

(1) T-GuIDE seeks to inform professional tourist guides about the requirements of visitors with learning difficulties - children, young people and adults - and how they can be engaged and informed in a guided tour. (2) Experiences from practice can be shared in the 'Forum' pages of the website and we welcome questions and comments from guides who are interested in contributing to the discussion. (3) Many tourist guides may not have considered the possibility of guiding people with learning difficulties. (4) Our team is here to share your concerns and developing a better understanding of what 'inclusive' guiding can be and how to offer this service for visitors of all abilities.

 

(B)

 

(5) The T-GuIDE project will create a manual and training course for professional tourist guides which will be tested in live tours. (6) In 2015 the course will be offered to the members of FEG - the European Federation of Tourist Guides, whose expert trainers are members of the project team. (7) Other guides will also have the opportunity to take the course.

 

(C)

For Visitors

 

(8) T-GuIDE aims to enable all visitors, regardless of an intellectual or learning difficulty, to have an enriching and meaningful tourism experience by taking part in a professionally guided tour. (9) We are working with families and support organisations to identify requirements and create suitable tools and methods for involving visitors with learning difficulties or other intellectual difficulties in guided tours. (10) In the Themes and Resources pages of this site you will find information about good practices, research studies and links to other sources of information which the project team uses to develop the T-GuIDE Manual. (11) Visitors may also find these resources useful. (12) We also welcome any reference materials that families and support organisations have found helpful.

Sentence 10: In the Themes and Resources pages of this site you will find information about good practices, research studies and links to other sources of information which the project team uses to develop the T-GuIDE Manual.

Which is the best way to write the underlined portion of this sentence? If the original is the best way, choose option (1).

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 7 of 22

Question 8 of 22

8.

John Richardson
45 Rowland Avenue

West Covina, CA

May 15th 2013

George Steele

Northern Electric Inc.

1275 W 124th Ave, Westminster, CO 80234

Dear Mr. Steele,

 (A)

 (1) I am writing to apply for the programmer position advertised in the Times Union. (2) As requested I am enclosing a completed job application, my certification, my resume and three references.

 (B)

 (3) The opportunity presented in this listing is very interesting, and I believe that my strong technical experience and education will make me a very competitive candidate for this position. (4) The key strengths that I possess for success in this position include:

        • (5) I have successfully designed, developed, and supported live use applications
        • (6) I strive for continued excellence
        • (7) I provide exceptional contributions to customer service for all customers

 (C)

 (8) With a BS degree in Computer Programming, I have a full understanding of the full life cycle of a software development project. (9) I also have experience in learning and excelling at new technologies as needed.

 (D)

 (10) Please see my resume for additional information on my experience. (11) I can be reached anytime via email at john.richardson@yahoo.com or my cell phone, 909-578-3468.

 (E)

 (12) Thank you for your time and consideration. (13) I look forward to discussing with you this employment opportunity.

 Sincerely,

 John Richardson

Sentence 2: As requested I am enclosing a completed job application, my certification, my resume and three references.Which correction should be made to Sentence 2?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 8 of 22

Question 9 of 22

9.

John Richardson
45 Rowland Avenue

West Covina, CA

May 15th 2013

George Steele

Northern Electric Inc.

1275 W 124th Ave, Westminster, CO 80234

Dear Mr. Steele,

 (A)

 (1) I am writing to apply for the programmer position advertised in the Times Union. (2) As requested I am enclosing a completed job application, my certification, my resume and three references.

 (B)

 (3) The opportunity presented in this listing is very interesting, and I believe that my strong technical experience and education will make me a very competitive candidate for this position. (4) The key strengths that I possess for success in this position include:

      • (5) I have successfully designed, developed, and supported live use applications
      • (6) I strive for continued excellence
      • (7) I provide exceptional contributions to customer service for all customers

       (C)

       (8) With a BS degree in Computer Programming, I have a full understanding of the full life cycle of a software development project. (9) I also have experience in learning and excelling at new technologies as needed.

       (D)

       (10) Please see my resume for additional information on my experience. (11) I can be reached anytime via email at john.richardson@yahoo.com or my cell phone, 909-578-3468.

       (E)

       (12) Thank you for your time and consideration. (13) I look forward to discussing with you this employment opportunity.

       Sincerely,

       John Richardson

      Sentence 8: With a BS degree in Computer Programming, I have a full understanding of the full life cycle of a software development project.

      If you rewrote Sentence 8 beginning with

      I am versed in the full life cycle of a software development project

       The next words should be

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 9 of 22

Question 10 of 22

10.

John Richardson
45 Rowland Avenue

West Covina, CA

May 15th 2013

George Steele

Northern Electric Inc.

1275 W 124th Ave, Westminster, CO 80234

Dear Mr. Steele,

 (A)

 (1) I am writing to apply for the programmer position advertised in the Times Union. (2) As requested I am enclosing a completed job application, my certification, my resume and three references.

 (B)

 (3) The opportunity presented in this listing is very interesting, and I believe that my strong technical experience and education will make me a very competitive candidate for this position. (4) The key strengths that I possess for success in this position include:

      • (5) I have successfully designed, developed, and supported live use applications
      • (6) I strive for continued excellence
      • (7) I provide exceptional contributions to customer service for all customers

       (C)

       (8) With a BS degree in Computer Programming, I have a full understanding of the full life cycle of a software development project. (9) I also have experience in learning and excelling at new technologies as needed.

       (D)

       (10) Please see my resume for additional information on my experience. (11) I can be reached anytime via email at john.richardson@yahoo.com or my cell phone, 909-578-3468.

       (E)

       (12) Thank you for your time and consideration. (13) I look forward to discussing with you this employment opportunity.

       Sincerely,

       John Richardson

      Sentence 9: I also have experience in learning and excelling at new technologies as needed.Which correction should be made to Sentence 9?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 10 of 22

Question 11 of 22

11.

 

John Richardson
45 Rowland Avenue

 

West Covina, CA

 

May 15th 2013

 

George Steele

 

Northern Electric Inc.

 

1275 W 124th Ave, Westminster, CO 80234

 

Dear Mr. Steele,

 

 (A)

 

 (1) I am writing to apply for the programmer position advertised in the Times Union. (2) As requested I am enclosing a completed job application, my certification, my resume and three references.

 

 (B)

 

 (3) The opportunity presented in this listing is very interesting, and I believe that my strong technical experience and education will make me a very competitive candidate for this position. (4) The key strengths that I possess for success in this position include:

      • (5) I have successfully designed, developed, and supported live use applications
 

 
    • (6) I strive for continued excellence
 

 

 
    • (7) I provide exceptional contributions to customer service for all customers
 

 

 

 

 (C)

 

 (8) With a BS degree in Computer Programming, I have a full understanding of the full life cycle of a software development project. (9) I also have experience in learning and excelling at new technologies as needed.

 

 (D)

 

 (10) Please see my resume for additional information on my experience. (11) I can be reached anytime via email at john.richardson@yahoo.com or my cell phone, 909-578-3468.

 

 (E)

 

 (12) Thank you for your time and consideration. (13) I look forward to discussing with you this employment opportunity.

 

 Sincerely,

 

 John Richardson

Sentence 11: I can be reached anytime via email at: john.richardson@yahoo.com or my cell phone, 909-578-3468.Which correction should be made to Sentence 11?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 11 of 22

Question 12 of 22

12.

TO: Kelly Anderson, Marketing Executive

FROM: Jonathon Fitzgerald, Market Research Assistant

DATE: June 14, 2007

SUBJECT: Fall Clothes Line Promotion

 (1) Market research and analysis show that the proposed advertising media for the new fall lines need to be reprioritized and changed. (2) Focus groups found us that we need to update our advertising efforts to align with modern styles and taste. (3) No longer are young adults interested in sitcoms as they watch reality televisions shows. (4) Also, it is become increasingly important to use the internet as a tool to communicate with our target audience to show our dominance in the clothing industry. (5) Shifting our efforts from our other media sources, such as radio and magazine to these popular internet sites, will more effectively promote our product sales. (6) Young adults are spending more and more time on the internet and downloading music, and communicating and researching for homework and less and less time reading paper magazines and listening to the radio. (7) As the trend for cultural icons to goes digital, so must our marketing plans.

Sentence 1: Market research and analysis show that the proposed advertising media for the new fall lines need to be reprioritized and changed.

If you rewrote sentence 1 beginning with

In prior years, market research and analysis

the next two words should be

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 12 of 22

Question 13 of 22

13.

 TO: Kelly Anderson, Marketing Executive

FROM: Jonathon Fitzgerald, Market Research Assistant

DATE: June 14, 2007

SUBJECT: Fall Clothes Line Promotion

 (1) Market research and analysis show that the proposed advertising media for the new fall lines need to be reprioritized and changed. (2) Focus groups found us that we need to update our advertising efforts to align with modern styles and taste. (3) No longer are young adults interested in sitcoms as they watch reality televisions shows. (4) Also, it is become increasingly important to use the internet as a tool to communicate with our target audience to show our dominance in the clothing industry. (5) Shifting our efforts from our other media sources, such as radio and magazine to these popular internet sites, will more effectively promote our product sales. (6) Young adults are spending more and more time on the internet and downloading music, and communicating and researching for homework and less and less time reading paper magazines and listening to the radio. (7) As the trend for cultural icons to goes digital, so must our marketing plans.

Sentence 3: No longer are young adults interested in sitcoms as they watch reality televisions shows.

Which is the best way to write the underlined portion of the sentence?

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 13 of 22

Question 14 of 22

14.

 TO: Kelly Anderson, Marketing Executive


FROM: Jonathon Fitzgerald, Market Research Assistant


DATE: June 14, 2007


SUBJECT: Fall Clothes Line Promotion


 (1) Market research and analysis show that the proposed advertising media for the new fall lines need to be reprioritized and changed. (2) Focus groups found us that we need to update our advertising efforts to align with modern styles and taste. (3) No longer are young adults interested in sitcoms as they watch reality televisions shows. (4) Also, it is become increasingly important to use the internet as a tool to communicate with our target audience to show our dominance in the clothing industry. (5) Shifting our efforts from our other media sources, such as radio and magazine to these popular internet sites, will more effectively promote our product sales. (6) Young adults are spending more and more time on the internet and downloading music, and communicating and researching for homework and less and less time reading paper magazines and listening to the radio. (7) As the trend for cultural icons to goes digital, so must our marketing plans.



Sentence 2: Focus groups found us that we need to update our advertising efforts to align with modern styles and taste.


 Which word would best replace ‘found’ in sentence 2?

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 14 of 22

Question 15 of 22

15.

 TO: Kelly Anderson, Marketing Executive

FROM: Jonathon Fitzgerald, Market Research Assistant

DATE: June 14, 2007

SUBJECT: Fall Clothes Line Promotion

 (1) Market research and analysis show that the proposed advertising media for the new fall lines need to be reprioritized and changed. (2) Focus groups found us that we need to update our advertising efforts to align with modern styles and taste. (3) No longer are young adults interested in sitcoms as they watch reality televisions shows. (4) Also, it is become increasingly important to use the internet as a tool to communicate with our target audience to show our dominance in the clothing industry. (5) Shifting our efforts from our other media sources, such as radio and magazine to these popular internet sites, will more effectively promote our product sales. (6) Young adults are spending more and more time on the internet and downloading music, and communicating and researching for homework and less and less time reading paper magazines and listening to the radio. (7) As the trend for cultural icons to goes digital, so must our marketing plans.

Sentence 6: Young adults are spending more and more time on the internet and downloading music, and communicating and researching for homework and less and less time reading paper magazines and listening to the radio.

 Which is the best way to write the underlined portion of this sentence? If the original is the best way, choose option (1).
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 15 of 22

Question 16 of 22

16.

 TO: Kelly Anderson, Marketing Executive

FROM: Jonathon Fitzgerald, Market Research Assistant

DATE: June 14, 2007

SUBJECT: Fall Clothes Line Promotion

 (1) Market research and analysis show that the proposed advertising media for the new fall lines need to be reprioritized and changed. (2) Focus groups found us that we need to update our advertising efforts to align with modern styles and taste. (3) No longer are young adults interested in sitcoms as they watch reality televisions shows. (4) Also, it is become increasingly important to use the internet as a tool to communicate with our target audience to show our dominance in the clothing industry. (5) Shifting our efforts from our other media sources, such as radio and magazine to these popular internet sites, will more effectively promote our product sales. (6) Young adults are spending more and more time on the internet and downloading music, and communicating and researching for homework and less and less time reading paper magazines and listening to the radio. (7) As the trend for cultural icons to goes digital, so must our marketing plans.

Sentence 5: Shifting our efforts from our other media sources, such as radio and magazine to these popular internet sites, will more effectively promote our product sales.

Which is the best way to write the underlined portion of this sentence? If the original is the best way, choose option (1).

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 16 of 22

Question 17 of 22

17.

 TO: Kelly Anderson, Marketing Executive

FROM: Jonathon Fitzgerald, Market Research Assistant

DATE: June 14, 2007

SUBJECT: Fall Clothes Line Promotion

 (1) Market research and analysis show that the proposed advertising media for the new fall lines need to be reprioritized and changed. (2) Focus groups found us that we need to update our advertising efforts to align with modern styles and taste. (3) No longer are young adults interested in sitcoms as they watch reality televisions shows. (4) Also, it is become increasingly important to use the internet as a tool to communicate with our target audience to show our dominance in the clothing industry. (5) Shifting our efforts from our other media sources, such as radio and magazine to these popular internet sites, will more effectively promote our product sales. (6) Young adults are spending more and more time on the internet and downloading music, and communicating and researching for homework and less and less time reading paper magazines and listening to the radio. (7) As the trend for cultural icons to goes digital, so must our marketing plans.

Sentence 7: As the trend for cultural icons to goes digital, so must our marketing plans.

 Which correction should be made to sentence 7?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 17 of 22

Question 18 of 22

18.

 TO: Kelly Anderson, Marketing Executive


FROM: Jonathon Fitzgerald, Market Research Assistant


DATE: June 14, 2007


SUBJECT: Fall Clothes Line Promotion


 (1) Market research and analysis show that the proposed advertising media for the new fall lines need to be reprioritized and changed. (2) Focus groups found us that we need to update our advertising efforts to align with modern styles and taste. (3) No longer are young adults interested in sitcoms as they watch reality televisions shows. (4) Also, it is become increasingly important to use the internet as a tool to communicate with our target audience to show our dominance in the clothing industry. (5) Shifting our efforts from our other media sources, such as radio and magazine to these popular internet sites, will more effectively promote our product sales. (6) Young adults are spending more and more time on the internet and downloading music, and communicating and researching for homework and less and less time reading paper magazines and listening to the radio. (7) As the trend for cultural icons to goes digital, so must our marketing plans.



Sentence 4: Also it is become increasingly important to use the internet as a tool to communicate with our target audience to show our dominance in the clothing industry.

Which is the best way to write the underlined portion of this sentence? If the original is the best way, choose option (1).
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 18 of 22

Question 19 of 22

19.  

History of Rice in Thailand

(1) Rice is the main export of Thailand, especially the white jasmine rice 105. (2) Thailand has large number of rice varieties, including 3,500 kinds with different characters, and 5 kinds of wild rice cultivates. (3) In each region of the country there are different rice seed types. (4) Their use depends on weather, atmosphere, and topography.

(5) The northern region has both low lands and high lands. (6) The farmers’ usual crop is non-glutinous rice such as Niew Sun Pah Tong rice seeds. (7) This rice is naturally protected from leaf disease; the paddy has a brown color. (8) The northeastern region has a large area, where farmers can cultivate about 36 million square meters of rice. (9) Although most of them are plains and dry areas, they can grow the white jasmine rice 105 which is the most famous Thai rice. (10) The white jasmine rice was developed in Chonburi province first and after that, it was grown in many areas in the country but the rice from this region has a high quality, because it's softer, whiter and more fragrant. (11) This rice can resist: drought, acidic soil, and alkaline soil.

Sentence 3: In each region of the country there are different rice seed types.

 If you rewrote sentence 3 beginning asEach region of the country ___ different seed typesthe best word to fill the space would be
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 19 of 22

Question 20 of 22

20.  

History of Rice in Thailand

(1) Rice is the main export of Thailand, especially the white jasmine rice 105. (2) Thailand has large number of rice varieties, including 3,500 kinds with different characters, and 5 kinds of wild rice cultivates. (3) In each region of the country there are different rice seed types. (4) Their use depends on weather, atmosphere, and topography.

(5) The northern region has both low lands and high lands. (6) The farmers’ usual crop is non-glutinous ricesuch as Niew Sun Pah Tong rice seeds. (7) This rice is naturally protected from leaf disease; the paddy has a brown color. (8) The northeastern region has a large area, where farmers can cultivate about 36 million square meters of rice. (9) Although most of them are plains and dry areas, they can grow the white jasmine rice 105 which is the most famous Thai rice. (10) The white jasmine rice was developed in Chonburi province first and after that it was grown in many areas in the country but the rice from this region has a high quality, because it's softer, whiter and more fragrant. (11) This rice can resist: drought; acidic soil; and alkaline soil.

Sentence 4: Their use depends on weather, atmosphere, and topography

 What is a term for the comma following atmosphere in sentence 4?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Question 20 of 22

Question 21 of 22

21.  

History of Rice in Thailand

(1) Rice is the main export of Thailand, especially the white jasmine rice 105. (2) Thailand has large number of rice varieties, including 3,500 kinds with different characters, and 5 kinds of wild rice cultivates. (3) In each region of the country there are different rice seed types. (4) Their use depends on weather, atmosphere, and topography.

(5) The northern region has both low lands and high lands. (6) The farmers’ usual crop is non-glutinous ricesuch as Niew Sun Pah Tong rice seeds. (7) This rice is naturally protected from leaf disease; the paddy has a brown color. (8) The northeastern region has a large area, where farmers can cultivate about 36 million square meters of rice. (9) Although most of them are plains and dry areas, they can grow the white jasmine rice 105 which is the most famous Thai rice. (10) The white jasmine rice was developed in Chonburi province first and after that it was grown in many areas in the country but the rice from this region has a high quality, because it's softer, whiter and more fragrant. (11) This rice can resist: drought; acidic soil; and alkaline soil.

Sentence 8: The northeastern region has a large area were farmers can cultivate about 36 million square meters of rice.

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History of Rice in Thailand

(1) Rice is the main export of Thailand, especially the white jasmine rice 105. (2) Thailand has large number of rice varieties, including 3,500 kinds with different characters, and 5 kinds of wild rice cultivates. (3) In each region of the country there are different rice seed types. (4) Their use depends on weather, atmosphere, and topography.

(5) The northern region has both low lands and high lands. (6) The farmers’ usual crop is non-glutinous ricesuch as Niew Sun Pah Tong rice seeds. (7) This rice is naturally protected from leaf disease; the paddy has a brown color. (8) The northeastern region has a large area, where farmers can cultivate about 36 million square meters of rice. (9) Although most of them are plains and dry areas, they can grow the white jasmine rice 105 which is the most famous Thai rice. (10) The white jasmine rice was developed in Chonburi province first and after that it was grown in many areas in the country but the rice from this region has a high quality, because it's softer, whiter and more fragrant. (11) This rice can resist: drought; acidic soil; and alkaline soil.

Sentence 11: This rice can resist: drought; acidic soil; and alkaline soil.

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