Why did the author write the passage A to outline the ways immigration has been

Why did the author write the passage a to outline the

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22. Why did the author write the passage? (A) to outline the ways immigration has been restricted(B) to emphasize the impact of migrants from Europe(C) to explain and give examples of the concept of a “melting pot”(D) to summarize the main features of immigration 23. According to the passage, which ancestry predominated at the time of the first census? 24. The word “ancestry” in line 5 is closest in meaning to 25. The word “their” in line 5 refers to which of the following 26. Which of the following is true, according to the passage? (A) a quota system was in place from 1908(B) a peak period of immigration was in the late 1800s and early 1900s(C) slaves were not counted in the first census(D) only those who paid taxes were included in the first census 94
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TOEFL Reading Comprehension 27. The number of immigrants taken in over the 100 years to 1915 was 28. The word “concept” in line 16 is closest in meaning to 29. The word “virtually” in line 21 is closest in meaning to 30. Which of the following is NOT true about immigrants (A) they were subjected to an official quota in the Immigration Act from 1924(B) during the 1900s immigrants numbered 1 percent of the total population(C) settlers of Hispanic origin arrived centuries before those from Europe(D) numbers began to be limited from 1921 31. Which of the following can be inferred from the passage Questions 32-40 Lin e (5) (10) (15) (20) Considered the most influential architect of his time, Frank Lloyd Wright (1867- 1959) was born in the small rural community of Richland Center, Wisconsin. He entered the University of Wisconsin at the age of 15 as a special student, studying engineering because the school had no course in architecture. At the age of 20 he then went to work as a draughtsman in Chicago in order to learn the traditional, classical language of architecture. After marrying into a wealthy business family at the age of 21, Wright set up house in an exclusive neighborhood in Chicago, and after a few years of working for a number of architectural firms, set up his own architectural office. For twenty years he brought up a family of six children upstairs, and ran a thriving architectural practice of twelve or so draughtsmen downstairs. Here, in an idyllic American suburb, with giant oaks, sprawling lawns, and no fences, Wright built some sixty rambling homes by the year 1900. He became the leader of a style known as the “Prairie” school -
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