TOEFL EXERCISE (Skill 1-3)

Each color of word is representatives the option.

Pink (A) , Blue (B) , Red (C) , Purple (D).

1.  Nobody know when the process of glass-making was invented

The incorrect word :  know (A)

The reason :  Nobody is certain word (grammatically singular) that must agrees with singular verb.

The correct sentence :  Nobody knows when the process of glass-making was invented.

 

2.  The languages of the world presents a vast array of structural similarities and differences.

The incorrect word :  presents (A)

The reason :  The languages is a plural subject that must agree with plural verb.

The correct sentence :  The languages of the world present a vast array of structural similarities and differences.

 

3.  The rise of multinationals have resulted in a great deal of legal ambiguity because multinationals can operate in so many jurisdictions.

The incorrect word : have (A)

The reason :  The rise is a singular subject that must be followed by the auxiliary verb for the singular subject.

The correct sentence :  The rise of multinationals has returned in a great deal of legal ambiguity because multinationals can operate in so many jurisdictions.

 

4.  All of the east-west interstate highways in the United States has even numbers, while north-south interstate highways are odd-numbered.

The incorrect word :  has (A)

The reason :  All of the east-west interstate highways is a plural subject that must be followed by the auxiliary verb for the plural subject.

The correct sentence :  All of the east-west interstate highways in the United States have even numbers, while north-south interstate highways are odd-numbered.

 

5.  When a massive star in the large Magellanic Cloud exploded in 1987, a wave of neutrinos were detected on Earth.

The incorrect word :  were (C)

The reason :  A wave of neutrinos is singular subject that must be followed by the auxiliary verb for the singular subject.

The correct sentence :  When a massive star in the large Magellanic Cloud exploded in 1987, a wave of neutrinos was detected on Earth.

 

6.  Every open space in the targeted area that has grass and a few bushes are occupied by the white-crowned sparrow.

The incorrect word :  are (C)

The reason :  Every open space is certain word (grammatically singular) that must agrees with singular verb.

The correct sentence :  Every open space in the targeted area that has grass and a few bushes is occupied by the white-crowned sparrow.

 

7.  Krakatoa is remembered as the volcano that put so much ash into the air that sunsets around the world was affected for two years afterward.

The incorrect word :  put (B)

The reason :  Krakatoa is a singular subject that must agrees with singular verb.

The correct sentence :  Krakatoa is remembered as the volcano that puts so much ash into the air that sunsets around the world was affected for two years afterward.

 

8.  The term “Yankee” was originally a nickname for people form New England, but now anyone from the United States are referred to as a Yankee.

The incorrect word :  are (B)

The reason :  Anyone is certain word (grammatically singular) that must agrees with singular verb.

The correct sentence :  The term “Yankee” was originally a nickname for people form New England, but now anyone from the United States is referred to as a Yankee.

 

9.  A network of small arteries, mostly sandwiched between the skin and the underlying muscles, supply blood to the face and scalp.

The incorrect word :  supply (C)

The reason :  A network of small arteries is a singular subject that must agrees with singular verb.

The correct sentence :  A network of small arteries, mostly sandwiched between the skin and the underlying muscles, supplies blood to the face and scalp.

 

10.  Mesquite is a small tree in the Southwest who can withstand the severest drought.

The incorrect word :  withstand (D)

The reason :  Mesquite is a singular subject that must agrees with singular verb.

The correct sentence :  Mesquite is a small tree in the Southwest who can withstands the severest drought.

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