TAILIEUCHUNG - Cracking the toefl ibt part 11

Tham khảo tài liệu 'cracking the toefl ibt part 11', ngoại ngữ, toefl - ielts - toeic phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả | Some nations particularly those whose colors and emblems date back several hundred years have different flags for different official uses. For example the flag of Poland is a simple rectangle with a white upper half and red lower half. The colors themselves have been associated with Polish nationalism since the 1700s. They originated as the colors of the Piast family which during its rule displayed a crest bearing a white eagle on a red field. Homage is paid to the Piast Dynasty in the Polish ensign the flag officially used at sea. Unlike the familiar plain flag flown on land the ensign has a red shield with a white eagle centered on its upper white stripe. 1. Paragraph 1 of the passage describes the design of the typical flag as A unfamiliar to people from other countries B likely to change as technology improves C suited to many different uses D older than the country it represents 2. The word mfOanzsd in the passage is closest in meaning to A publicized B colored C made brighter D made smaller 3. The word primitive in the passage is closest in meaning to A ancient B unsophisticated C identifiable D replaceable 4 The word they in the passage refers to A grains B people C elements D harvests 5 The earliest ancestors of the flag were associated with divine power because A they were flown as high in the sky as people could reach B they were woven from valuable field grasses C they moved with the wind D tribes that flew them always won battles READING PRACTICE DRILLS 163 6. The word in the passage is closest in meaning to A create B respect C attach D blow 7. Which of the sentences below best expresses the essential information in the boldfaced sentence in the passage Incorrect answer choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information. A Despite the obvious similarities between the two ancient flutters developed very slowly and indirectly into modern flags. B Despite the widespread use of modern flags flutters in the ancient style are .

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