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Unformatted text preview: ENGLISH OFFICE 1 READING FOR SCIENCE ENGLISH OFFICE TOEFL,KPDS,ÜDS COURSES Bornova Metro Durağı 0232 374 66 15 –0505 714 78 29 ENGLISH OFFICE 2 INDEX PART I……………………………………………….1-39 PART II…………………………………………… 40-72 PART III………………………………………… 73-109 ENGLISH OFFICE 3 Computers should never have acquired the exalted status they now have. Fascinating and invaluable as they are, even the most advanced have less brain power than a three - year-old. They do, however, score on single -mindedness. The three-year-old uses his brain not only to think but also to do tasks like seeing, hearing and running about, which need incredibly rapid and sophisticated electro -mechanical interactions - we too run on electricity. But the computer just sits there and sends spac ecraft to the moon or re- organises the world banking system, which is very much easier. That's why man’s dream of robot servants is still a long way off. 1. The main point made by the passage is that the human brain ____ . A) is much inferior to any known co mputer B) is infinitely more complex and powerful than any computer C) reaches its maximum efficiency at the age of three D) is not as complicated and mysterious as has usually been thought E) has been entirely reproduced in computer form 2. It is explained in the passage that the efficiency of the computer ____ A) will soon make it possible for man to be served by robots B) depends on the speed with which the data are fed C) can best be appreciated in the decision making positions D) is the result of its being concentrated on o ne task at a time E) depends upon sophisticated electro -mechanical interactions 3. The author feels that computers ____ . A) are becoming unaffordable as they get more advanced B) have contributed immensely to the improvement of living standards C) have been unnecessarily overrated D) will be a major force behind all future progress E) are capable of doing all the tasks the human brain performs even more efficiently ENGLISH OFFICE 4 Many substances, whether man -made or natural, can cause harm to man or the environment. Some of these reach the environment in waste streams; however, emission limits and environmental quality standards can, in some instances, reduce the amounts released. But some other substances cannot be controlled in this way because they are released, not in industrial waste streams, but through the use or disposal of products which contain them. In many cases these substances pose little or no threat if the product containing them is used and disposed of properly. The right way to deal with them is usually through controls over their supply, use and disposal....
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READING4SCIENCE - ENGLISH OFFICE 1 READING FOR SCIENCE...

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