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Which phrase in the following sentences is NOT concise: All things considered, Connecticut's woodland are in better shape now than ever before.
a) Than ever before b) Connecticut's woodlands c) All things considered d) better shape now
What are the three common ways to find the main idea in a paragraph?
a) Read the first, middle and last sentences b) Look in the index, the glossary and the table of contents c) REad the first and last sentences or make an inference d)
What's the main idea in the following: New trade routes passed through lands occupied by the Soninke. People called their chiefs ghana. The land became known as Ghana.Chiefs taxed goods that traveled the land. By the 8th cent. trade made Ghana rich.
a) The land came to be known as Ghana. b) By the 8th cent. trade made Ghana rich. c) New trade routes passed through lands occupied by Soninke d) The tribal chiefs taxed the goods
Which phrase is not concise in the following: The fear that exists among many people that we are losing our woodlands is uncalled for.
a) that exists b) many c) our woodlands d) are losing
Which phrase is NOT concise in the following: Woodlands have grown in area because of the fact that fact that farmers have abandoned their fields.
a) because farmers b) have grown c) in area d) because of the fact that
Which phrase is NOT concise in the following: All things considered, Connecticut's woodlands are in better shape now than ever bfore.
a) better shape b) than ever c) before d) all things considered
Which phrase is NOT concise in the following:As a matter of fact, there are more woodlands in Connecticut now than there were in 1898.
a) as a matter of fact b) now than c) there were d) more woodlands
Which phrase is NOT concise in the following: As far as I'm concerned, ther is no need for further protection of woodlands.
a) further b) as far as I'm concerned c) there is d) no need
Which phrase is NOT concise in the following: This is because there are fewer farmers at the present time.
a) This is because b) fewer farmers c) at the present time d) are fewer
Which phrase is NOT concise in the following: Major forest areas are coming back by means of natural processes.
a) natural processes b) major c) by means of d) coming back
Which phrase is NOT concise in the following: Our woodlands are coming back by virtue of the fact that our eceonomy has shifted its emphasis.
a) has shifted b) its emphasis c) by virtue of the fact that d) our woodlands
Which phrase is NOT concise in the following: Due to the fact that their habitats are being restored, forest creatures are also re-establishing their population bases.
a) their population b) due to the fact that c) being restored d) are also
Which phrase is NOT concise in the following: The era in which we must aggressively defent our woodlands has, for all intents and purposes, passed.
a) for all intents and purposes b) aggressively defend c) in which d) uncalled for
Which phrase is NOT concise in the following: For the most part, people's suspicions are based on a misunderstanding of the facts.
a) for the most part b) are bases on c) a misunderstanding d) people's suspicions
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