Senin, 27 Mei 2013

Exercise 2

Exercise 2

Name : Benny Apriandy
Class : 4EA02
NPM : 11209952

1. Nobody know when the process of glass-making was invented.
A B C D
Wrong answer is A. know
Reason : Nobody is a singular subject. the sentence know should be followed by s / es.
• The correct sentence is Nobody knows when the process of glass-making was invented.

2. The languages of the world presents a vast array of structural
A B
similarities and differences.
C D
Wrong answer is A. presents
Reason : The languages is a plural subject. so that the sentence presents should not be followed by s / es.
• The correct sentence is The languages of the world present a vast array of structural similarities and differences.

3. The rise of multinationals have resulted in a great deal of legal ambiguity
A B
because multinationals can operate in so many jurisdictions.
C D
Wrong answer is A. have
Reason : The rise is a plural subject. The rise can be changed to "it" as an auxiliary verb. so have changed using tobe has Because (she / he / it)} has , (i/ you/they/we)} have.
• The correct sentence is The rise of multinationals has resulted in a great deal of legal ambiguity because multinationals can operate in so many jurisdictions.

4. All of the east-west interstate highways in the United States has even
A
numbers,while north-south interstate highways are odd-numbered.
B C D
Wrong answer is A. has
Reason : All of the east-west interstate highways is a plural subject. All of the east-west interstate highways in the United States can be changed to "They" as an auxiliary verb. so has changed using tobe have Because (i/ you/they/we)} have, (she / he / it)} has.
• The correct sentence is All of the east-west interstate highways in the United States have even numbers,while north-south interstate highways are odd-numbered.

5. When a massive star in the large Magellanic Cloud exploded in 1987, a wave of
A B
neutrinos were defected on Earth.
C D
Wrong answer is C. were
Reason : a wave of neutrinos is a singular subject, so were must follow with was the one of auxiliary verb for singular subject.
• The correct sentence is When a massive star in the large Magellanic Cloud exploded in 1987, a wave of neutrinos was defected on Earth.

6. Every open space in the targeted area that has grass and a few bushes
A B
are occupied by the white-crowned sparrow.
C D
Wrong answer is C. are
Reason : every open space is a singular subject. so are must be followed by is, not are.
The correct sentence is Every open space in the targeted area that has grass and a few bushes is occupied by the white-crowned sparrow.

7. Krakatoa is remembered as the volcano that put so much ash into the
A B
air that sunsets around the world was affected for two years afterward.
C D
Wrong answer is B. put
Reason : krakatoa is a singular subject. the sentence put should be followed by s / es.
The correct sentence is Krakatoa is remembered as the volcano that puts so much ash into the air that sunsets around the world was affected for two years afterward.

8. The term “Yankee” was originally a nickname for people from New
A
England, but now anyone from the United States are referred to as a
B C D
Yankee.
Wrong answer is B. are
Reason : Anyone is singular subject. so are must be followed by is, not are.
The correct sentence is The term “Yankee” was originally a nickname for people from New England, but now anyone from the United States is referred to as a Yankee.

9. A network of small arteries,mostly sandwiched between the skin and the
A
underlying muscles, supply blood to the face and scalp
B C D
Wrong answer is C. supply
Reason : The underlying is singular subject. so the sentences supply must be followed by s/es.
• The correct sentence is A network of small arteries,mostly sandwiched between the skin and the underlying muscles, supplies blood to the face and scalp.

10. Mesquite is a small tree in the Southwest who can withstand the severest
A B C D
drought.
Wrong answer is D. withstand
• Reason : Mesquite is a singular subject. So, the sentence withstand must be followed by s/es.
• The correct sentence is Mesquite is a small tree in the Southwest who can withstands the severest drought.

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