Mock Test: Reading Multiple-choice, Choose Single Answer – 04

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Reading Multiple-choice, Choose Single Answer - 04

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As the earth rotates, a sequence of two high tides, separated by two low tides, is produced each day. Twice in each lunar month, when the sun, moon, and earth are directly aligned, with the moon between the earth and the sun (at new moon) or on the opposite side of the earth from the sun (at full moon), the sun and the moon exert their gravitational force in an additive fashion. Higher high tides and lower low tides are produced. These are called spring tides. At two positions 90 degrees in between, the gravitational forces of the moon and sun tend to counteract each other. These are called neap tides.

Q. Which of the following most accurately summarizes the opinion of the author in the text?

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It is generally believed that the Second World War began on September 1, 1939 with the invasion of Poland by Germany. Some histamines link it to the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War on July 7 1937, According to AJP Taylor, two wars were fought simultaneously; the Sino-Japanese War in East Asia and a Second European War in Europe and her colonies. These two wars merged in 1941 resulting in a single global armed conflict that continued till 1945. There is not a single universally agreed upon date of the end of the Second World War either, It is believed that the conflict ended with the armistice of August 14, 1945, popularly known as the Victory over Japan Day (VJ Day), a few days before the formal surrender of Japan on September 2, 1945 According to some European Historians, it ended as early as on May 8, 1945 known as the Victory in Europe Day (VE Day).

 

The main purpose of the text is....

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Despite the fact that too much fat can be harmful moderate fat intake is actually essential to the maintenance of good health, At least two teaspoons of fat per day is needed In order for the digestive system to absorb vitamins A D, E, and K, which are fat soluble. Some types of fat actually help to reduce harmful cholesterol levels, Polyunsaturated fats such as com, soybean, and sesame oil and monounsaturated fats like chicken fat and olive oil, seem to lower blood cholesterol, while saturated fats-those found in red meat, dairy products, and tropical oils - seem to raise the level of the kind of cholesterol that accumulates as plaque on arterial walls.

 

Which of the following most accurately summarizes the opinion of the author in the text?

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There is indeed no such thing as "the" scientific method, A scientist uses a very great variety of exploratory stratagems and although a scientist has a certain address to his problems- a certain way of going about things that is more likely to bring success than the groping of an amateur- houses no procedure of discovery that can be logically scripted, According to Poppers methodology, every recognition of a truth is preceded by an imaginative preconception of what the truth might be by hypotheses such as William Wheel first called "happy guesses.

 

What main point Is the author trying to make?

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Civilization is not inimical to health and long life. In fact, the contrary is true for as the people advance they learn to master the forces of nature and with these forces under control they are able to lead better, healthier lives; but if they become too soft and luxurious, there is decay of moral and physical fiber. Civilization is favorable to long life so long as the people are moderate and live simply, but when it degenerates to sensuous softness, individual and racial deterioration ensue, Too generous a supply of food, too little physical activity and packed food are some of the luxuries which are generally introduced with civilization.

 

Which of the following most accurately summarizes the opinion of the author in the text?

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