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27. In paragraph 1, the author makes the point thatCorrectIncorrect
28. Which statement best describes step migration?CorrectIncorrect
29. The word impel in paragraph 3 is closest in meaning toCorrectIncorrect
30. All of the following are identified as conditions that may push people to move away from their place of origin EXCEPTCorrectIncorrect
31. Which sentence below best expresses the essential information in the highlighted sentence in paragraph 3? Incorrect choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information.CorrectIncorrect
32. The word vague in paragraph 3 is closest in meaning toCorrectIncorrect
33. It can be inferred from paragraph 3 thatCorrectIncorrect
34. What is the main purpose of paragraph 4?CorrectIncorrect
35. In stating in paragraph 4 that the growing urban populations worldwide are composed of people who have cut themselves off from their roots, the author means that these peopleCorrectIncorrect
36. Paragraph 5 supports which of the following statements about migration?CorrectIncorrect
37. The word strife in paragraph 6 is closest in meaning toCorrectIncorrect
38. In paragraph 6, the author provides two examples to illustrate thatCorrectIncorrect
39. Look at the four squares, A , B , C and D ,
which indicate where the following sentence could be added to the passage. Where would the sentence best fit?
Consequently, the majority of migrants move only a short distance.
People migrate from source to destination in well–defined streams. A Many migration streams actually consist of a series of stages, a phenomenon known as step migration. For example, a peasant family from the countryside is likely to move first to a village, then to a nearby town, later to a city, and finally to a metropolis—the capital or the largest city in the region. B The intensity of a migration stream depends on such factors as the physical distance and the degree of difference between the source and the destination. It also depends on the flow of information from the destination back to the source. C People are likely to have more complete and accurate information about nearby places than about places that are farther away. DCorrectIncorrect
40. An introductory sentence for a brief summary of the passage is provided below. Complete the summary by selecting the THREE answer choices that express the most important ideas in the passage. Some sentences do not belong in the summary because they express ideas that are not presented in the passage or are minor ideas in the passage. This question is worth 2 points.
Humans migrate on a variety of geographic scales and for several reasons.CorrectIncorrect