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Unformatted text preview: lead, in turn, to differences in migratory habits. The wildebeests follow, in their migration, the pattern of local rainfall. The other species do likewise. But when a new area is fueled by rain, the mammals migrate toward it in a set order to exploit it. The larger, less fastidious feeders, the zebras, move in first; the choosier, smaller wildebeests come later; and the smallest species of all, Thomson’s gazelle, arrives last. The later species all depend on the preparations of the earlier one, for the actions of the zebra alter the vegetation to suit the stomachs of the wildebeest, topi, and gazelle. 10. The word fastidious in the passage is closest in meaning to ○rapid ○determined ○flexible ○demanding 11. According to paragraph 4, which of the following mammals exhibits a feeding behavior that is beneficial to the other herbivores that share the same habitat? ○Topi ○Zebra ○Wildebeest ○Gazelle 12. According to the passage, which of the following is true of wildebeests? ○They eat more stem matter than zebras do. ○They are able to digest large food particles if the food is of a high quality. ○They tend to choose feeding areas in which the vegetation has been worn down. ○They are likely to choose low­quality food to eat in periods when the quantity of rainfall is low. Paragraph 4: The differences in feeding preferences lead, in turn, to differences in migratory habits. ■ The wildebeests follow, in their migration, the pattern of local rainfall. ■ The other species do likewise. ■ But when a new area is fueled by rain, the mammals migrate toward it in a set order to exploit it. ■ The larger, less fastidious feeders, the zebras, move in first; the choosier, smaller wildebeests come later; and the smallest species of all, Thomson’s gazelle, arrives last. The later species all depend on the preparations of the earlier one, for the actions of the zebra alter the vegetation to suit the stomachs of the wildebeest, topi, and gazelle. 13. Look at the four squares [■] that indicate where the following sentence could be added to the passage. The sequence in which they migrate correlates with their body size. Where would the sentence best fit? 14. Directions: An introductory sentence for a brief summary of the passage is provided below. Complete the summary by selecting the THREE answer choices that express the most important ideas in the passage. Some sentences do not belong in the summary because they express ideas that are not presented in the passage or are minor ideas in the passage. This question is worth 2 points. 287 Mail@liuwenyong.com 在在在在在在 www.liuwenyong.com 在在在在在在在在在在在在在在在,在在在在在在在在在在 East African herbivores, though they all live in the same environment, have a range of feeding preferences. ● ● ● Answer Choices ○The survival of East African mammals depends more than anything else on the quantity of highly nutritious fruits that they are able to find. ○A herbivore’s size and metabolic rate affect the kinds of food and the quantities of food it needs to eat. ○Zebras and wildebeests rarely compete for the same food resources in the sa...
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