30 Aug 2012

Latihan STRUCTURE / TOEFL skill 6-8

Kemarin sudah dipelajari skill 6,7, dan 8:
Pada postingan kali ini berupa latihan (exercise) untuk mengukur sebagaimana pemahaman terhadap ke skill 6-8 yang telah dipelajari sebelumnya. 
Latihan untuk skill 6-8
Find out (temukan) terlebih dahulu yang mana subjek dan yang mana sebagai kata kerja (verb). Kemudian tentukan mana kalimat yang salah dan mana kalimat yang benar.

  1. Until the register makes a decision about your status, you must stay in an unclasified category.
  2. Or the bills can be paid by mail by the first of the month.
  3. The parents left a phone number with the baby-sitter in case of a problem with the children.
  4. The furniture will be delivered as soon it is paid for.
  5. Whenever you want to hold the meeting, we will schedule it.
  6. The government was overthrown in a revolution, the king has not returned to his homeland.
  7. Whereas most of the documents are complete, this form still needs to be notarized
  8. Trash will be collected in the morning, so you should put the trash cans out tonight.
  9. It is impossible for the airplane to take off while is snowing so hard.
  10. We did not go out to dinner even though I would have preferred not to cook.

Latihan TOEFL untuk skill 6-8.
Choose the best answer to complete the sentence (Silahkan pilih jawaban yang paling tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat).
1.      The president of the U.S. appoints the cabinet members, ______ appointments are subject  to Senate approval.
(A)        their
(B)        with their
(C)        because their
(D)        but their
2.    The prisoners were prevented form speaking to reporters because ______
(A)        not wanting the story in the papers.
(B)        the story in the papers the superintendent did not want
(C)        the public to hear the story
(D)        the superintendent did not want the story in the papers

3   Like Thomas Berger’s fictional character Little Big Man, Lauderdale managed to find himself where ______ of important events took place.
(A)        it was an extraordinary number
(B)        there was an extraordinary number
(C)        an extraordinary number
(D)        an extraordinary number existed
4.  ______ sucked ground water form below, some parts of the city have begun to sink as much as ten inches annually.
(A)        Pumps have
(B)        As pumps have
(C)        So pumps have
(D)        White pumps
5. Case studies are the target of much skepticism in the scientific community, ______ used extensively by numerous researches.
(A)        they are
(B)        are
(C)        yet they
(D)        yet they are

6. According to the hypothesis in the study, the monarchs pick up the magnetic field of the ______ migrate by following magnetic fields.
(A)        target monarchs
(B)        target since monarchs
(C)        target since monarchs are
(D)        target
7. ______ show the relations among neurons, they do not preclude the possibility that other aspects are important.
(A)        Neural theories
(B)        A neural theory
(C)        Although neural theories
(D)        However neural theories

8. ______ or refinanced, the lender will generally require setting up an escrow account to ensure the payment of property taxes and home owner’s insurance.
(A)        A home is
(B)        A home is bought
(C)        When a home
(D)        When a home is bought
9.  If ultraviolet radiation enters the Earth’s atmosphere, ______ generally blocked by the ozone concentrated in the atmosphere.
(A)        it
(B)        it is
(C)        so it is
(D)        then it
10. Among human chromosomes, the Y chromosome is unusual ______ most of the chromosome does not participate in meiotic recombination.
(A)        in
(B)        so
(C)        and
(D)        in that

Kunci jawaban:

Latihan untuk skill 1-5:
Correct: 1, 5, 7, & 8
Incorrect: 2 (unnecessary connector / konektor tak diperlukan), 3 (missing verb / gak ada kata kerjanya), 4 (incorrect connector), 6 (missing connector), 9 (missing subject), & 10 (incorect connector).
Seharusnya:
  1. Until the register makes a decision about your status, you must stay in an unclasified category.
  2. Or tThe bills can be paid by mail by the first of the month.
  3. The parents left a phone number with the baby-sitter in case of a problem occurred with the children.
  4. The furniture will be delivered as soon as it is paid for.
  5. Whenever you want to hold the meeting, we will schedule it.
  6. The government was overthrown in a revolution, so the king has not returned to his homeland.
  7. Whereas most of the documents are complete, this form still needs to be notarized
  8. Trash will be collected in the morning, so you should put the trash cans out tonight.
  9. It is impossible for the airplane to take off while it is snowing so hard.
  10. We did not go out to dinner eventhough even though I would have preferred not to cook.
Latihan TOEFL untuk skill 1-5: 
D, D, C, B, D, B, C, D, B, D

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