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1. Roger had just walked into his office and that was when he was told that his plan
had finally been approved.
(A) and that was when he was told
(B) and then he learned
(C) when it was learned by him
(D) and then they told him
(E) when he learned
2. Rilke, the great German poet, could not continue his search for angelic spirits until
he can rely on a strength greater than his own.
(A) can rely on a strength greater than his own
(B) could rely on a strength greater than his own
(C) would be able to rely on a strength greater than his own
(D) can rely on a strength greater than his strength
(E) could rely on a strength greater than his strength
3. At Versailles after the First World War, the Allies believed they had drafted a
treaty that would have ensured permanent peace.
(A) would have ensured permanent peace
(B) would ensure permanent peace
(C) had ensured permanent peace

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(D) will ensure permanent peace


(E) ensures permanent peace
4. No sooner had Andrea del Sarto traveled to France to work for the French king
but his wife persuaded him to return to Italy.
(A) but his wife persuaded him to return
(B) but his wife had him persuaded into returning
(C) than he was persuaded by his wife that he will return
(D) but he was persuaded by his wife into returning
(E) than his wife persuaded him to return
5. As I entered the Pantheon, a building that has existed in Rome since ancient times,
my brother is turning to me to whisper that the great rotunda of the Pantheon was a
haven of peace and harmony.
(A) is turning to me to whisper
(B) turned to me and whispered
(C) turns to me and is whispering
(D) turns and also whispers to me
(E) would turn and whisper to me
6. Isolated by the sea, the aboriginal peoples of Australia had developed a unique
culture long before the arrival of Europeans.
(A) had developed a unique culture
(B) had a unique culture and it developed
(C) having developed a unique culture
(D) have a unique culture, it developed

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(E) have a unique culture; development was


7. No matter where they came from or what their previous lifestyle is, the refugees
were grateful
A B C D
for having been granted political asylum in the United States. No error
E
8. Conflicts between land developers and conservationists have repeatedly arose,
causing
A B
Congress to reconsider legislation that prohibits building within habitats of endangered
species.
C D
No error
E
9. Surely one of the most far-reaching changes in the nineteenth century will be the
change from
A B
working at home to working in the factory. No error
C D E
10. Fourteen years after the Galileo space probe was launched from the space shuttle
Atlantis, the
A
mission was purposely ended when the Galileo disintegrates in the dense atmosphere of
the planet

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B C D
Jupiter. No error
E
11. Because he is absent when his rivals voted against his proposal, Selby is worried
about
A B C D
missing future meetings of the board of directors. No error
E
12. Next Monday a committee chosen by the school board met to review the final list
of
A B C
applicants for the position of principle at the new high school. No error
D E
13. Because the flood has made the bridge inaccessible to automobiles and pedestrians
alike, we
A B
had rented a small boat to reach the island. No error
C D E
14. Undoubtedly, more voters in the urban areas will have voted for Julia Morton if
she had taken
A B C
a less conservative stand on zoning codes than she did. No error
D E

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15. In the early days of the steam locomotive, compassionate engineers would
sometimes
A B
have thrown coal overboard in poor neighborhoods. No error
C D E
16. Unfortunately, the opening of the new library complex, previously scheduled for
next
A B
September would be delayed for several months because of construction difficulties.
No error
C D E
17. She claimed that the "representational" actor is having to imitate a character's
behavior,
A B
whereas the "presentational" actor attempted to reveal human behavior through
C D
self-understanding. No error
E
18. For the past hundred years or more, Yellowstone National Park was a kind of
sociological
A B
laboratory in which North Americans have been exploring the meaning of the nationalpark
C D

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concept. No error
E
19. Just when those who were watching from the sidelines feared the worst, the
athletes
A B
themselves are the most confident. No error
C D E
20. Before he sprained his back, Morgan spends much of his leisure time engaged in
outdoor
A B C
sports, particularly hiking and canoeing. No error
D E
21. Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu has disproved a widely accepted theory of physics when she
A B
showed that identical nuclear particles do not always act alike. No error
C D E
22. Many admire Louisa May Alcott for her detailed descriptions of nineteenth-century
A
domestic life in novels such as Little Women, but few have read the lurid thrillers she
B C
writes early in her career. No error
D E

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23. Because the flood has made the bridge inaccessible to automobiles and pedestrians
alike,
A B
we had rented a small boat to reach the island. No error
C D E
24. The three volumes of memories by Wole Soyinka begin with his childhood in a
Nigerian village and culminate with his years at the University of Ibadan, one of the best
universities in West Africa.
(A) begin with his childhood in a Nigerian village and culminate
(B) that begin with his childhood in a Nigerian village and culminate
(C) have begun with his childhood in a Nigerian village and culminating
(D) beginning wih his childhood in a Nigerian village and culminating
(E) are begun as a child in a Nigerian village and culminate
25. Jerome often referred to art history textbooks while he was sculpting; whenever
he learned a
A B
new method in art class, he seeks out the work of sculptors who had used it in the
past.
C D
No error.
E
26. One subject of Felipe Alfaus second novel, published more than 40 years after it
has been
A B C

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written, is the illusory nature of the passage of time. No error.


D E
27. Mr. Lee and his grandchildren practiced traditional Chinese calligraphy together so
that the children would be knowing an art cherished by earlier generations of their family.
(A) would be knowing
(B) would know
(C) will know
(D) were known to
(E) will be knowing
28. Samuel Adams was by no means the first American to espouse the democratic
cause, but he has been the first who conceived the party machinery that made it
practical.
(A) has been the first who conceived
(B) had been the first who conceived
(C) was the first having conceived
(D) was the first to conceive
(E) having been the first to conceive
29. When the news spread how new goldfields were discovered in Nome, Alaska,
thousands abandoned Dawson, the site of the previous gold rush.
(A) how new goldfields were discovered
(B) how there was discovery of new goldfields
(C) about new goldfields, which they discovered
(D) about new goldfields, and they were discovered

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(E) about new goldfields that had been discovered


30. At the age of seventy-one, legendary country music artist Johnny Cash
astonished his A B
fans by performing a song that the rock group Nine Inch Nails originally has recorded.
C D
No error
E
1-5: EBBEB 6-10: ACABC 11-15: ABCAC 16-20: CABDA
21-25: ADCAC 26-30: CBDED

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