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  1. E


  2. To get off a horse one dismounts from it. To get off a ship one disembarks.

    A) Has the opposite meaning. To get on a train, one boards.

  3. C


  4. Dorsal and ventral are adjectives which refer to the back and front of an animal's body. They are opposites, so in this connection, retreating (going away from) and advancing (coming towards) are also opposite actions. All other choices are synonyms in nature.

  5. D


  6. The Kushites, after conquering Egypt around 725 B.C. laid the foundation of the oldest and greatest black African civilization which lasted for about one thousand years. Line #37

  7. C


  8. The Arabs may not have brought gold and ivory from their land but bartered these with the north Africans in lieu of cloth and wheat.

    A. Incorrect. Cloth was a commodity produced in north Africa.
    B. Incorrect. Wheat was produced in north Africa.
    D & E Incorrect.- The Arabs captured black slaves.

  9. A

  10. Greeks and the Phoenicians invaded Africa after 1000 B.C. and founded colonies on the Mediterranean Coast. Lines # 12-16

  11. D


  12. The Kushites, a black society, conquered Egypt and founded a civilization which continued for one thousand years.

    A) The Affrican continent is still around today.
    B) The Roman republic and empire lasted about 1000 years but this was not mentioned in the passage.
    C) Muslim influence still exist today.
    E) The duration of the arab invasion was not discussed, only the time at which it began.

  13. E


  14. The colonizers marked their own territories, disregarding the aborigines - the Africans. They divided the continent among themselves.

    A & C Incorrect.
    B. Incorrect. Only northern Africa was conquered by the Arabs about the year 700.
    D. Incorrect. Before the Christian missionaries came to Africa, Islam had already established a stronghold there.

  15. C


  16. It was the Portuguese who found that the slave trade was more profitable since slaves were in demand in the Americas. Lines #48-57

  17. C


  18. Basically, the passage gives us a working knowledge of African history: how the African civilization came into being and how the different parts of the continent were colonized by the whites etc.

    A. Incorrect.
    B. Incorrect. The topic is just a part of the passage.
    D. Incorrect. The topic is just a part of the passage.
    E. Incorrect. Nothing of the sort has been mentioned.

  19. A

  20. The colonizers had their eyes on nothing but the immense natural reserves which the African continent stocked.

    B. Incorrect. An attitude of friendship doesn’t lead to domination.
    C. Incorrect. Trade was a part of their plan but the colonizers wanted the profits only for themselves.
    D. Incorrect.
    E. Incorrect. Religion was a part of the goal of every colonizer but it was not necessarily the foremost intention.

  21. E

  22. It was the Portuguese who had set up ports on the African Coast in the 1400s. Lines #42-45

    A. Incorrect. The British set up their trading posts in the 1600s.
    B & D Incorrect. The French set up trading posts in the 1600s.
    C. Incorrect. Germans tried their luck only in the 19th century.

  23. B
  24. After several invasions, Egypt gradually became weaker and at this juncture the Kushites took the opportunity to conquer Egypt. They founded the oldest and greatest black African civilization. Lines # 16-17

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Index

Test 4
Section 1 : Verbal Reasoning
Section 2 : Mathematical Reasoning
Section 3 : Verbal Reasoning
Section 4 : Mathematical Reasoning
Section 5 : Reading Comprehension
Section 6 : Mathematical Reasoning
Section 7 : Verbal Reasoning
Answer Key To Test 1

Answer Explanation To Test 4
Section 1 : Verbal Reasoning
Section 2 : Mathematical Reasoning
Section 3 : Verbal Reasoning
Section 4 : Mathematical Reasoning
Section 5 : Reading Comprehension
Section 6 : Mathematical Reasoning
Section 7 : Verbal Reasoning

Part I

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