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Odd Sentence : Coherence in a Reading Passage


# Passage 1 #

(I) Biologists have made various studies of living organisms. (II) First of all, they have classified them on the basis of their structure. (III) They have divided them into two classes, the single-celled organisms and the many-celled organisms. (IV) In almost all plants and animals, the individual cells have different functions. (V) For instance, bacteria and algae are single-celled, while insects, fish and flowering plants are many-celled.

1) Which sentence in the passage is different in meaning?
A. I
B. II
C. III
D. IV
E. V


# Passage 2 #

(I) Cyclones are constantly recurring fact of life in Bangladesh. (II) But the one that hit the country on 29 April 1991 was the worst for a decade. (III) However, controlling the flow of water can reduce the risks of floods. (IV) Within hours, 130.000 people were dead and four million people were homeless. (V) Conditions were so bad that, only a week after the cyclone, many felt that the dead, not the living, were the fortunate ones.

2) Which sentence in the passage is different in meaning?

A. I
B. II
C. III
D. IV
E. V


# Passage 3 #

(I) It is common for a liquid to turn into a vapour when heated. (II) It is less common for a solid substance to turn directly into a vapour without ever going through a liquid stage. (III) The best known example of this latter process is solid carbondioxide, which has the appearance of cloudy ice. (IV) When this is heated, it doesn't turn into liquid but to gas. (V) Indeed, nuclear reactions involving certain substances are highly complex and unpredictable.

3) Which sentence in the passage is different in meaning?

A. I
B. II
C. III
D. IV
E. V


# Passage 4 #

(I) In the universe, hydrogen is apparently the most abundant of all the elements. (II For instance, analysis of the light emitted by stars indicates that most stars are predominantly hydrogen. (III) Molecular hydrogen is the lightest of all gases. (IV) Similarly, of the sun's mass, approximately 90 % is hydrogen. (V) However, hydrogen is much less abundant on the earth.


4) Which sentence in the passage is different in meaning?

A. I
B. II
C. III
D. IV
E. V




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