VERBAL.6 - Verbal Section-Q1 Unlike the conviction held by...

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Verbal Section ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Q1: Unlike the conviction held by many of her colleagues that genes were relatively simple and static , Barbara McClintock adhered to her own more complicated ideas about how genes might operate, and in 1983, at the age of 81, was awarded a Nobel Prize for her discovery that the genes in corn are capable of moving from one chromosomal site to another. A. Unlike the conviction held by many of her colleagues that genes were relatively simple and static B. Although many of her colleagues were of the conviction of genes being relatively simple and static C. Contrary to many of her colleagues being convinced that genes were relatively simple and static D. Even though many of her colleagues were convinced that genes were relatively simple and static E. Even with many of her colleagues convinced of genes being relatively simple and static Answer: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Q2: For protection from the summer sun, the Mojave lived in open-sided, flat-topped dwellings known as shades, each a roof of poles and arrowweed supported by posts set in a rectangle. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Q3: Spanish poet Juan Ramón Jiménez, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1956, so embarrassed in his later years by what he considered the excessive sentiment in the poems in his first two collections, he destroyed every copy he could find. 1
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----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Q4 to Q6: The idea that equipping homes with electrical appliances and other “modern” household technologies Line would eliminate drudgery, save labor (5) time, and increase leisure for women who were full-time home workers remained largely unchallenged until the women’s movement of the 1970’s spawned the groundbreaking and (10) influential works of sociologist Joann Vanek and historian Ruth Cowan. Vanek analyzed 40 years of time- use surveys conducted by home economists to argue that electrical (15) appliances and other modern house- hold technologies reduced the effort required to perform specific tasks, but ownership of these appliances did not correlate with less time spent on (20) housework by full-time home workers.
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