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Question 1 of 14
The word ‘accumulate’ in the passage is closest in meaning toCorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 14
According to paragraph 1, which of the following is true about petroleum formation?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 14
In paragraphs 1 and 2, the author’s primary purpose is toCorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 14
Which of the sentences below best expresses the essential information in the highlighted sentence in paragraph 2?
Incorrect choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information.CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 14
The word ‘adjacent’ in the passage is closest in meaning toCorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 14
Which of the following can be inferred from paragraph 3 about gushers?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 14
Which of the following strategies for oil exploration is described in paragraph 4?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 14
What does the development of the Alaskan oil field mentioned in paragraph 4 demonstrate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 14
The word ‘sloping’ in the passage is closest in meaning toCorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 14
According to paragraph 5, the decision to drill for oil depends on all of the following factors EXCEPTCorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 14
The word ‘foul’ in the passage is closest in meaning toCorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 14
In paragraph 6, the author’s primary purpose is toCorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 14
Look at the four squares that indicate where the following sentence can be
added to the passage.
Unless something acts to halt this migration, these natural resources will eventually reach the surface.
Where would the sentence best fit?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 14
Directions: 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.
Click on 3 answer choices below.
‘Petroleum’ is a broad term that includes both crude oil and natural gas.CorrectIncorrect