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Practice Essay: Prehistoric Creatures

Question Sample G

In the early 1990s encyclopedia stated unequivocally that multifarious, HUGE ancestral elephants, termed mammoths, had become extince at the termination of the Ice Age. These Predators such as enourmous saber-toothed tigers and ferocious lions, prevailed at the edge of a vast ice sheet, on which thse gargantuan creatures began to impinge on to the mammoths' northern habitat. The tremendous mammoths were called behemoths, or jumbo or lofty but never attenuated.

Questions to G?

1. Could three words in passage G suggest the formidable size of the ancestral elephants?

Yes or No? You tell us.

2. Does unequivocal mean it is a word taken in only one way?

1) Yes 2) Yes and No 3) No 4) Why or Why not?

3. Can you define formidable? WHy or why not?

4. Can a football player who attacks an offensive lineman ever impinge on a member of the opposing team who plays against a stout defensive lineman.

Answer - Yes. Ask demarcus ware.

ELISSA SOMMERFIELD is a Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate from the University of Texas at Austin with an MA in English from SMU. She taught English at SMU and in the Dallas County Community College District. For under 30 years, she has conducted classes in SAT and ACT preparation as well as in graduate school exam instruction and study skills. Additionally, she has tutored extensively in most academic areas, the ISEE, the composition of school entrance essays, and editing books. She has served as an SAT and educational consultant for 29 Texas school districts and has authored four books on SATs plus, with Frances Bailey Wood, co-authored and revised one on how to study efficiently. An educational consultant, as well as graduate school, college, and boarding school counselor, she is a member of Independent Educational Consultants Association and Texas Association for College Admissions Counselors. Sommerfield actively maintains her Certified Educational Planner designation and at UT was a Phi Beta Kappa in her junior year.

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