Directions: Choose the best item to complete the missing part.
Police Chief Tom Boggs informed the Sutherlin City Council this week that a
pest-removal company has trapped and removed 788 rats __46__. An exterminator
will be brought in to poison any __47__.
The council declared the property a nuisance in early March and __48__ from
Douglas County to proceed with the extermination efforts.
Jerry Wilson, owner of The Relocator pest-removal company, will inspect the
house in a few months to make sure the rats __49__.
Neighbors at __50__ say the smell has improved since March, __51__ flies are a
__52__, Mary Pirkey, told the council the house needs __53__. But the chief told
her the owner of the house has rights, too.
- 1. in a house infested 2. from an infested house
- out of a house being infested 4. away from an infesting house
- 1. remaining rodents 2. rodents remained
- remained rodents 4. rodents remain
- 1. subsequent permission received
- received subsequently permission
- received permission subsequent
- subsequently received permission
- 1. have not returned 2. had not returned
- would not return 4. might not return
- 1. this week’s council meeting
- the council’s meeting in this week
- a council’s meeting for the week
- a meeting of this week’s council
- 1. so 2. or
- but 4. for
- 1. Neighbors 2. Any neighbor
- One neighbor 4. Some neighbors
- 1. burn down 2. to burn down
- being burned down 4. to be burned down
Fossils are a faithful recording of __54__, an accurate imprint of the past. __55__,
imagine a prehistoric fish swimming around in the sea a few million years ago. One
day, the fish dies __56__ its body sinks down to the water bottom, where it becomes
buried in soft mud.
__57__ time passes, the flesh decays and __58__. An imprint of the skeleton stays
in the mud, even after the skeleton itself disintegrates. Many years pass. The mud with
__59__ gradually hardens and turns to stone under the pressure of the rock layers that
have subsequently built up on __60__.
- 1. animals and dead plants 2. dead animals and plants
- animals and plants dead 4. animals’ death and plants
- 1. First 2. Next
- In conclusion 4. For example
- 1. if 2. unless
- and 4. because
- 1. As 2. Until
- Once 4. Before
- 1. the skeleton only is left 2. only the skeleton is left
- the skeleton is only left 4. the skeleton is left only
- 1. an imprint is fish 2. fishy imprints
- the fish’s imprint 4. the imprint fish
- 1. its top 2. top of it
- top of its 4. a top of it