Verbal.19 - Verbal-Q1 A mixture of poems and short fiction...

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Verbal: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q1: A mixture of poems and short fiction, Jean Toomer’s Cane has been called one of the three best novels ever written by Black Americans—the others being Richard Wright, author of Native Son , and Ralph Ellison, author of Invisible Man . A. Black Americans—the others being Richard Wright, author of Native Son , and Ralph Ellison, author of Invisible Man B. Black Americans—including Native Son by Richard Wright and Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison C. a Black American—including Richard Wright, author of Native Son , and Ralph Ellison, author of Invisible Man D. a Black American—the others being Richard Wright, author of Native Son , and Ralph Ellison, author of Invisible Man E. a Black American—the others being Richard Wright’s Native Son and Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man Answer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q2: In an attempt to produce premium oysters, a firm in Scotland has developed a prototype of a submersible oyster farm, sitting below the surface of the ocean, and it provides ideal conditions for the mollusks’ growth. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q3: Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last year, and as mobile phones are increasingly common, many people now using their mobile phones to make calls across a wide region at night and on weekends, when numerous wireless companies provide unlimited airtime for a relatively small monthly fee. 1
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phones are increasingly common, many people are ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q4 to Q7: By the sixteenth century, the Incas of South America ruled an empire that extended along the Pacific coast and Line Andean highlands from what is now (5) Ecuador to central Chile. While most of the Incas were self-sufficient agriculturists, the inhabitants of the highland basins above 9,000 feet were constrained by the kinds of crops they (10) could cultivate. Whereas 95 percent of the principal Andean food crops can be cultivated below 3,000 feet, only 20 percent reproduce readily above 9,000 feet. Given this unequal (15) resource distribution, highland Incas needed access to the products of lower, warmer climatic zones in order to enlarge the variety and quantity of their foodstuffs. In most of the prein- (20)
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