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The word ‘accumulate’ (highlighted in yellow) in the passage is closest in meaning to
According to paragraph 1, which of the following is true about petroleum formation?
In paragraphs 1 and 2, the author’s primary purpose is to
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.
The word ‘adjacent’ (highlighted in yellow) in the passage is closest in meaning to
Which of the following can be inferred from paragraph 3 about gushers?
Which of the following strategies for oil exploration is described in paragraph 4?
What does the development of the Alaskan oil field mentioned in paragraph 4 demonstrate?
The word ‘sloping’ (highlighted in yellow) in the passage is closest in meaning to
According to paragraph 5, the decision to drill for oil depends on all of the following factors EXCEPT
The word ‘foul’ (highlighted in yellow) in the passage is closest in meaning to
In paragraph 6, the author’s primary purpose is to
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Unless something acts to halt this migration, these natural resources will eventually reach the surface.
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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.
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‘Petroleum’ is a broad term that includes both crude oil and natural gas.