Part III Reading Comprehension

Section A


26. F) dwells

27. B) chaos

28. J) mammal

29. H) fierce

30. D) declared

31. A) aggressive

32. M) remove

33. K) monitoring

34. E) dedicated

35. G) extinction



26. A) advances

27. I) otherwise

28. F) devising

29. J) predators

30. B) boundaries

31. G) elsewhere

32. K) primarily

33. M) spotted

34. D) currently

35. E) determine



26. F) grasp

27. C) evaluated

28. A) aptitude

29. E) filtering

30. M) significant

31. K) raising

32. O) typical

33. N) suffer

34. H) minimize

35. L) resist


Section C



46. B) Enjoy more leisure hours.

47. A) Take up many of the farmers’ routines.

48. B) Help farmers simplify their farming tasks and management.

49. D) Labor shortage is worsening.

50. A) More and more automated.



51. D) Common folks’ scientific knowledge can sway policy making.

52. B) Acquire a basic understanding of medical science.

53. A) It helps them to effectively popularize new scientific information.

54. C) It may give inaccurate or distorted information to the public.

55. D) Improve their communication skills.




46. B) The predictors of children’s academic success.

47. A) By attaching equal importance to all possible variables examined.

48. B) There are more children with attention difficulties than previously thought.

49. A) They do better academically.

50. C) social skills are playing a key role in children’s development.



51. C) It is not so obvious but has caused some concern.

52. D) It greatly improves research on human behavior.

53. B) It relies on lab observations and participants’ reports.

54. A) By helping them pin down their unusual behaviors.

55. B) They are increasingly focused on real-life situations.




46. B) They think math is a complex subject.

47. A) America is not doing as well as China.

48. B) Enable students to make practical use of basic math.

49. A) Make complex concepts easy to understand.

50. C) To broaden Americans’ perspectives on math.



51. B) It takes the lead in providing robotic care.

52. C) It does not have much direct contact with patients.

53. D) Facilitate communication between patients and doctors or family members.

54. A) It interacts with patients just like a human companion.

55. C) Robots will not make nurses redundant.