Quizzes: ACT/New SAT Drill 3

For each of the following questions, select the best version of the underlined portion of the sentence.

1) Which of the following would NOT be an acceptable alternative to the underlined portion?

Bees are active pollinators. They are credited with helping a variety of fruits, nuts and other

commercial crops flourish.

 
2) Many people believe that airplanes are a major source of air pollution, in reality they are

responsible for only a small percentage of harmful emissions.

 
3) Because of rapid technological advances, the world that people inhabit today is very

different from that of a few thousand years ago.

 
4) Trees, which brighten streets and delight both children and adults, play a crucial role in

most city's environmental infrastructures. 

 
5) Roald Amundsen, who becomes the first person to reach both the North Pole and South

Poles, trained as a doctor before he decided to pursue a life at sea.

 
6) Restoration architects are creating block molds with 3-D printers, these have proven to be

faster and cheaper than any other method of block creation.
7) Airports are busy, chaotic spaces, with planes jockeying for runway space as passengers

file through seeming endless lines and terminals.

 
8) Because the use of digital recorders is now widespread, most of the manufacturers that

once produced other kinds of recording devices have chose to shift they’re focus elsewhere.

 
9) Skylab, a space station launched and (1) operated by NASA was the United States' first

space station. It orbited the Earth from 1973 to (2)1979, and included a workshop, a solar

observatory, and other systems.

 
10) Skylab, a space station launched and (1) operated by NASA was the United States' first

space station. It orbited the Earth from 1973 to (2)1979 and included a workshop, a solar

observatory, and other systems.