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  1. Answer B is correct. In the sentence, the word enamored means captivated. Therefore, answers A, C, and D are incorrect.
  2. Answer A is correct. In the sentence, the word obscures means conceals or hides. Answers C and D are incorrect because these words mean the opposite of obscures. Answer B is incorrect because undermines means to weaken or demoralize.
  3. Answer C is correct. In the sentence, the word countenance means expression. Answers A and B are incorrect because countenance does not mean presence or absence. Answer D is incorrect. Although the word countenance can mean to tolerate, that meaning is incorrect for the context in which the word is being used.
  4. Answer B is correct. In the sentence, the word heedless means without regard. Answer A is incorrect because heedless does not mean careful. Answers C and D are incorrect because they are antonyms for the word heedless.
  5. Answer A is correct. In the sentence, the word instill means inspire. Answers B, C, and D are incorrect because they are antonyms for the word instill.
  6. Answer C is correct. The main idea behind the passage is that we are all more closely connected than we think. Therefore, answers A, B, and D are incorrect.
  7. Answer A is correct. The main idea of the passage is that the scientific method of troubleshooting involves using the process of elimination. Therefore, answers B, C, and D are incorrect.
  8. Answer C is correct. The main idea behind the passage is that it is important to read to children. Therefore, answers A, B and D are incorrect.
  9. Answer B is correct. In the sentence, the word disconcerting means disturbing. Therefore, answers A, C, and D are incorrect.
  10. Answer A is correct. The main idea of the passage is the strength of the Australian economy. Therefore, answers B, C, and D are incorrect.
  11. Answer A is correct. The text organization begins with a statement about Australia’s emerging economy then identifies produce as a source of wealth. Transportation of the produce to local and overseas markets was a problem. The author presents a series of interrelated ideas that lead you to infer that refrigeration was the critical factor. Therefore, answers B, C, and D are incorrect.
  12. Answer C is correct. In the sentence, the word primary means main. Therefore, answers A, B, and D are incorrect.
  13. Answer E is correct. Edmund Barton was prime minister from 1901 to 1903. Therefore, answers A, B, C, and D are incorrect.
  14. Answer B is correct. The passage states that the Basic Wage Act was passed to address economic concerns. Therefore, answers A, C, and D are incorrect.
  15. Answer C is correct. The main idea of the passage is that several important men made significant contributions to Australia’s constitution. Therefore, answers A, B, and D are incorrect.
  16. Answer A is correct. The passage states that the Immigration Restriction Act was passed in 1901. Therefore, answers B, C, and D are incorrect.
  17. Answer D is correct. The main idea of the passage is that pioneer children did not lead easy lives. Answers A, B, and C are incorrect. These are supporting ideas.
  18. Answer A is correct. The best supporting detail within the passage is that pioneer children had to help build the homesteads along with doing daily chores. Therefore, answers B, C, and D are incorrect.
  19. Answer C is correct. The best summary for the third paragraph is that pioneer families cleared a piece of land and built a homestead. Children helped build the homestead as part of daily chores. Therefore, answers A, B, and D are incorrect.
  20. Answer D is correct. The word grueling means tough or difficult. Answers A, B, and C are incorrect. Easy and simple are antonyms for the word grueling.
  21. Answer D is correct. The passage clearly states that the Venetians signed a commercial treaty with the Saracens in 991. Therefore, answers A, B, C, and E are incorrect.
  22. Answer B is correct. In the passage, the word dissension also means conflict. Therefore, answers A, C, D, and E are incorrect. The word consent is an antonym for the word dissension.
  23. Answer A is correct. The passage clearly states that the Hungarians attacked Venice in 900. Therefore, answers B, C, D, and E are incorrect. The Saracens attacked Venice in the year 836.
  24. Answer E is correct. The Venetians organized Venice as a republic in the year 697. Therefore, answers A, B, C, and D are incorrect.
  25. Answer B is correct. The author implies that Tom was feeling sorry for himself through his choice of words. Therefore, answers A, C, and D are incorrect.
  26. Answer D is correct. In the first sentence, the word solicitously means attentively. Therefore, answers A, B, and C are incorrect.
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