TRIK JITU MENGERJAKAN SOAL TOEFL (WRITTEN EXPRESSION)DAN JAWABANYA
1.The price of silver rose to $50.05 per troy ounce in January 1980 and then fell to
a b c
$10.80 two month later.
2.Most polar seals retreat to open water during the winter,but a few types have learn to
a b c
survive on and under the ice all year round. (learned)
3.More than half of all stars is in binary or multiple-star systems.
a b c(are) d
4.The harpsichord is the most complex and most large of all the plucked keyboard
instruments. a b c(largest) d
5.United States forces won the city of Los Angeles in 1847 during the Mexican War and
a b c
gain all of California in the same year.
6.During fermentation,complex carbohydrates are converted to another chemicals by the
a b c(other)
action of enzymes produced by molds,yeasts,or bacteria.
7.The surface of Mars is very complex and consists of a mixture of
flat deserts,craters,volanoes,and mountainous.
8.Hardwood comes from broad-leaved deciduous trees,those that lose theirs leaves in
winter. a b c d(their)
9.The Washington quarter was first minting by the U.S.government in 1932 on the 200th
a b c(minted)
anniversary of George Washington’s birth.
10.W.Somerset Maugham’s best-known novel,Of Human Bondage,is a partially
fictionalized account of a unhappy youth.
c(of an) d
11.The Conggressional Medal of Honor,instituted at the height of the Civil War,is today a
a b (the)
highest decoration for gallantry in the United States.
12.High blood pressure results from either an increased output of blood from the heart
and an increased resistance to its flow through tiny branches of the arteries.
13.When the U.S. government’s library was burned by the British in 1814,former
a b c
President Thomas Jefferson donated 6,487 of their own books to start the present-day
Library of Congress. d(his)
14.James A.Garfield has become the twentieth president of the United States in 1881 and
was assassinated later in that year.
15.Mambas,poisonous African snakes that come from th same family as cobras,possess an
a b c
extreme potent venom.
16.Not until the discovery of Pluto’s moon Charon was many of the characteristics of the
a b c
Pluo evident. (Charon were)
17.Scorpions,which are normally lone,have developed a cautious mating ritual because they
are not immune to their own poison.
18.The diameter of the Sun is more than one hundred times greater than the Earth.
a b c d(that of the)
19.In the mid-18th century,American,Russian,and Canadian hunters on the Pasific coast of
North America annihilated almost the sea otter in order to collect the pelts.
c (almost annihilated) d
20.Pat Garrett,who shot and killed Billy the Kid on July 14,1881,later did his living as a
Texas Ranger. a b c(made) d
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