PASSAGE ONE
1. In the last sentence, the "I" referred to in "I won't wait" is

1. intelligence.
2. a machine.
3. a man.
4. time.


PASSAGE ONE
2. Man is servant to the machine in

1. business.
2. the work force.
3. automation.
4. the mass production line.


PASSAGE ONE
3. With which of the following statements would the author agree?

1. Automation and the mass production line work equally well.
2. Neither automation nor the mass production line works
well.
3. Automation is more flexible than the mass production line.
4. The mass production line is more flexible than automation.


PASSAGE ONE
4. Which of the following does the author primarily use in this passage?

1. comparison-contrast
2. narration
3. specific examples
4. personal experience


PASSAGE ONE
5. This passage fails to mention the

1. definition of the mass production line.
2. shortcomings of automation.
3. advantages of automation.
4. shortcomings of the mass production line.



PASSAGE TWO
6. The primary purpose of this passage is to explain

1. the nature of medieval warfare.
2. the politics and culture of medieval England.
3. the significance of the Norman Conquest.
4. the strengths and weaknesses of William the Conqueror.


PASSAGE TWO
7. As used in the passage, furious means

1. angry.
2. distressing.
3. noisy.
4. violent.


PASSAGE TWO
8. As used in the passage, sobriquet means

1. honor.
2. victory.
3. nickname.
4. reward.


PASSAGE TWO
9. "The island kingdom" (line 31) is

1. England.
2. Hastings.
3. Normandy.
4. Scandinavia.


PASSAGE TWO
10. It is implied in the passage that the Norman Conquest had results that

1. advanced the civilization of England.
2. restored England to her rightful place in the Roman Empire.
3. turned England into a militaristic nation.
4. unified church and state in England.


PASSAGE THREE
11. The primary purpose of the passage is to explain

1. how we see in three dimensions.
2. the difference between Western and primitive cultures.
3. the use of 3-D paintings.
4. why your eyes are three inches apart.


PASSAGE THREE
12. As used in the passage, stereoptic means

1. reversed.
2. three-dimensional.
3. monocular.
4. upside-down.


PASSAGE THREE
13. 3-D vision would be most useful in looking at which of the following?

1. a distant mountain range
2. a flower arrangement
3. clouds
4. paintings


PASSAGE THREE
14. The author mentions cultural differences in perception to support his point that

1. bigger means nearer.
2. fancy eyework is second nature.
3. we get mixed signals from paintings.
4. perception is learned.


PASSAGE THREE
15. The language used in this passage can best be described as

1. argumentative.
2. humorous.
3. impersonal.
4. informal.

PASSAGE FOUR

16. The underlined word constituent refers to

1. a judge specializing in constitutional law.
2. an opponent running for political office.
3. an ordinary citizen serving on a jury.
4. a person represented by an elected official.


PASSAGE FOUR
17. The underlined phrase suffice it most nearly means

1. it is better.
2. it is enough.
3. it is inexact.
4. it is unfair.


PASSAGE FOUR
18. In line 24, "them" refers to

1. the canons of Judicial Conduct.
2. judges in Georgia.
3. political commitments.
4. political supporters.


PASSAGE FOUR
19. What is meant by the statement that observing the candidates for the Supreme Court of Georgia "was a sight bordering on the ridiculous"?

1. The judges looked silly wearing campaign buttons and shaking hands.
2. The judges were behaving in an undignified manner.
3. The judges were openly violating the Canons of Judicial Conduct.
4. The candidates were obviously not qualified to be judges.


PASSAGE FOUR
20. It is implied that a judge is not likely to be re-elected if he

1. attends professional meetings.
2. follows the Canons of Judicial Conduct.
3. lets a committee campaign for him.
4. makes campaign promises.


PASSAGE FOUR
21. The passage most likely appeared in

1. chapter about the judicial system in a political science textbook.
2. The Canons of Judicial Conduct.
3. an editorial column of a newspaper.
4. a novel about Southern politics.


PASSAGE FIVE
22. The statement, "I pounded and clawed and scraped, . . ." in paragraph one is meant to be

1. academic.
2. analytical.
3. factual.
4. figurative.


PASSAGE FIVE
23. The narrator's attitude toward Polly can best be described as

1. condescending.
2. indifferent.
3. loving.
4. sympathetic.


PASSAGE FIVE
24. It can be inferred that the narrator is most concerned with

1. himself.
2. his children.
3. his mansions.
4. Polly.


PASSAGE FIVE
25. On the sixth night the narrator wants his relationship with Polly to change to one that is

1. academic.
2. logical.
3. romantic.
4. spiritual.


PASSAGE FIVE
26. From the narrator's point of view at the end of the passage, how well had Polly learned what he taught her?

1. just right
2. not at all
3. not well enough
4. too well


PASSAGE FIVE
27. The outcome of the story is an example of which of the following literary devices?

1. irony
2. overstatement
3. propaganda
4. simile



PASSAGE SIX
28. As used in the passage, vie most nearly means

1. ask.
2. compete.
3. prepare.
4. provide.

PASSAGE SIX
29. The primary purpose of this passage is to describe

1. business expansion of urban areas.
2. Moon Walk in New Orleans.
3. the causes of urban decay.
4. the renewal of waterfront areas.

PASSAGE SIX
30. The overall impression of Moon Walk conveyed in the first paragraph is that it is

1. crowded.
2. large.
3. pleasant.
4. noisy.

PASSAGE SIX
31. The author implies that successful renewal of a waterfront area requires that

1. both public and private interests be considered.
2. designs like that of Moon Walk be used.
3. technological changes in transportation be made.
4. historical monuments be preserved.

PASSAGE SIX
32. Between World War II and the 1970's, waterfronts became

1. centers for water-borne commerce.
2. commercial and recreational centers.
3. sites of urban decay.
4. the focus of revitalization efforts.

PASSAGE SIX
33. Which word or phrase could be used instead of "while" (line 34)?

1. although
2. as long as
3. in the meantime
4. until

PASSAGE SIX
34. As used in the passage, rendered means

1. delivered.
2. made.
3. restored.
4. surrendered.

PASSAGE SIX
35. In line 48, "this condition" refers to

1. technological change.
2. urban decay.
3. urban pride.
4. waterfront commerce.



PASSAGE SEVEN
36. The primary purpose of the passage is to describe

1. a new archaeological discovery about the Vikings.
2. a new tourist attraction.
3. the intimate details of Viking life.
4. the process of archaeological research.


PASSAGE SEVEN
37. As used in the passage ravaging means

1. destructive.
2. hungry.
3. thirsty.
4. traveling.


PASSAGE SEVEN
38. The Viking settlement was discovered by

1. archaeologists looking for a settlement.
2. builders reconstructing Jorvik.
3. tourists looking for buried objects.
4. workers leveling parts of a city.


PASSAGE SEVEN
39. According to the passage, the Vikings are best characterized as

1. democratic.
2. sophisticated.
3. violent.
4. uncivilized.


PASSAGE SEVEN
40. About how long ago did the Vikings come to York?

1. 100 years ago
2. 1000 years ago
3. 10,000 years ago
4. 30,000 years ago


PASSAGE SEVEN
41. In the last paragraph, the word "they" refers to the

1. archaeologists.
2. English.
3. tourists.
4. Vikings.


PASSAGE SEVEN
42. Which of the following does the author primarily use to support his view of the Vikings?

1. analogy
2. comparison and contrast
3. examples
4. personal experience



PASSAGE EIGHT
43. In general, the reviewer's reaction to "Collected Prose" is

1. favorable.
2. mixed.
3. neutral.
4. unfavorable.


PASSAGE EIGHT
44. It is implied in the passage that Bishop's recognition as a writer will

1. decrease because she is no longer writing.
2. decrease because she is read mainly by other writers.
3. increase because her writing is good.
4. increase because the reputations of writers always increase after they die.


PASSAGE EIGHT
45. Bishop is known primarily for her

1. memoirs.
2. poems.
3. diaries.
4. short stories.


PASSAGE EIGHT
46. Limpid , underlined in the passage, means

1. boring.
2. clear.
3. depressing.
4. weak.


PASSAGE EIGHT
47. The reviewer's primary purpose for mentioning specific examples of Bishop's work in the second paragraph is to show that

1. Bishop had an interesting life.
2. "Collected Prose" is a companion volume to "Collected Poems."
3. Bishop started her career at a correspondence school.
4. Bishop's stories and memoirs have similar characteristics.


PASSAGE EIGHT
48. Which of the following could be a fact rather than an opinion?

1. Bishop is admired by other writers.
2. Bishop's stories are a delight to read.
3. "Efforts of Affection" achieves the emotional resonance of a finely wrought short story.
4. Bishop's stories are justly celebrated.




PASSAGE NINE
49. As used in the passage, pronounced most nearly means

1. marked.
2. outspoken.
3. recited.
4. uttered.


PASSAGE NINE
50. Which of the following best describes the author's attitude toward low voter turnout?

1. alarmed
2. undisturbed
3. guilty
4. worried


PASSAGE NINE
51. The underlined word upbraided means

1. criticized.
2. punished.
3. recognized.
4. rewarded.


PASSAGE NINE
52. The author mentions the voter turnout in some other countries to show that

1. high turnout is not necessarily a sign of democracy.
2. voter turnout in the U.S. is low.
3. the U.S. is less democratic than some other countries.
4. we take democracy for granted by not voting.


PASSAGE NINE
53. According to the passage, which of the following is the main reason for low voter turnout in national elections?

1. ignorance of the issues
2. lack of education
3. lack of interest in politics
4. shift in political focus


PASSAGE TEN
54. Which of the following statements is an opinion and could NOT be a fact?

1. Political analysts attempt to determine why people don't vote.
2. Many Americans don't vote in elections.
3. The voter turnout is high in North Korea.
4. We should not feel guilty about not voting.