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47. It can be reasonably inferred from the passage that cochlear and retinal implants (A) look a long lime to become approved by the Food and Drug Administration. (B) attempt to recreate the sensations experienced by the average person.
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(C) allow the user to see or hear just as well as someone who does not need these implants. (D) are as safe and effective as laser eye surgery. 48. Which choice provides the best evidence for the answer to the previous question? 49. As used in line 27, “exploit” most nearly means 50. Information provided by the passage suggests that electrical stimulation of the nervous system 51. Which choice provides the best evidence for the answer to the previous question? (A) Lines 34-37 (“Another ... control”) (B) Lines 44-46 (“Experimental... well”) (C) Lines 54-56 (“Appropriate ... task”) (D) Lines 58-60 (“Some work ... user”) 52. Based on information from the passage and graphic, which of the following best describes how a cochlear implant works?
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Writing and Language Test 35 MINUTES, 44 QUESTIONS Turn to Section 2 of your answer sheet to answer the questions in this section. ______________________________________________________________________________________ DIRECTIONS Each passage below is accompanied by a number of questions. For some questions, you will consider how the passage might be revised to improve the expression of ideas. For other questions, you will consider how the passage might be edited to correct errors in sentence structure, usage, or punctuation. A passage or a question may be accompanied by one or more graphics (such as a table or graph) that you will consider as you make revising and editing decisions. Some questions will direct you to an underlined portion of a passage. Other questions will direct you to a location in a passage or ask you to think about the passage as a whole. After reading each passage, choose the answer to each question that most effectively improves the quality of writing in the passage or that makes the passage conform to the conventions of standard written English. Many questions include a “NO CHANGE” option. Choose that option if you think the best choice is to leave the relevant portion of the passage as it is. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Questions 1-11 are bases on the following passage and supplementary material. All of a Sudden: The Avalanche The mountain air is still. The 1 ge n tl e , ca ll of a ch i ck a d e e rings out into the clear evening. If there were any people on the mountain, they would certainly be able to see their breath—it’s January, and it’s cold. Just a few hours ago, a snowstorm raged over the rocks and trees of northern Colorado, leaving fourteen inches of new snow over the mountain pass. This new snow settled on top of the 2 s n owpa c k the r est of the s now and i ce from dozens of ear l ier s t or m s and fl u rries a d ding new pressure to the already tenuous connection between a layer of ice and snow about eight feet down. Suddenly, the snow below 3 give out. It breaks off from the icy layer underneath it and immediately starts pulling all the snow on top of it down the mountain. The early evening stillness is 4 toppled . This is a slab avalanche, beginning 1.
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