Mixed ESL Exercise With Readings 7


Questions 1-5

California ( ) ---- on the west coast of the United States is by far ( ) ---- populous state in the U.S., as well as the most physically diverse, with the highest and the lowest points. The state has ( ) ---- beautiful natural features, ( ) ---- an expansive central valley, tall mountains, hot deserts, and hundreds of miles of scenic coastline. If California were an independent nation, it ( ) ---- the sixth largest economy in the world after the U.S., Japan, Germany, Britain and France.

1.
having located
located
locating
to have located
to have been located
2.
more
most
the more
the most
mostly
3.
vaguely
steeply
strikingly
intentionally
objectively
4.
as well
moreover
including
in addition
but for
5.
would have
should have
could have had
used to have
may have


Questions 6-10

Edison was the genius inventor of the electrical age, a man ( ) ---- hundreds of inventions made him a public giant in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Among Edison's most famous inventions are the light bulb, and the phonograph; he also helped refine and develop ( ) ---- inventions like motion pictures and the typewriter. By the end of his life Edison ( ) ---- 1093 patents. He is ( ) ---- known for his work with electricity and credited ( ) --- his statement, "Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety nine percent perspiration."

6.
who
whose
that
of which
where
7.
another
the other
the others
other
others
8.
was registered
has registered
had registered
is registered
will have registered
9.
artificially
subsequently
particularly
reluctantly
crucially
10.
by
with
for
on
at

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