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Which choice most effectively conveys the main topic of the paragraph that starts at [1]?

A
One of the foremost of the philosophical movements in Greece was Epicureanism.
B
Of course, philosophers in other parts of the world also developed many great insights.
C
These schools often argued with one another, each claiming to have the best doctrine.
D
Many of these philosophers held positions that Greek society considered unpopular and controversial.
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Which choice provides the best evidence for the answer to the previous question?

A
Lines 10-13 ("Many...peers")
B
Lines 22-23 ("People...own")
C
Lines 31-32 ("Research...perspectives")
D
Lines 44-47 ("Although...unfounded")
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Which choice provides the best evidence for the answer to the previous question?

A
Lines 53-55 ("Perhaps...consideration")
B
Lines 55-60 ("According...relationship")
C
Lines 63-65 ("As...consideration")
D
Lines 75-78 ("In...relations")
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The main purpose of the passage is to

A
Emphasize the value of a tradition
B
Stress the urgency of an issue
C
Highlight the severity of social divisions
D
Question the feasibility of an undertaking
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According to the passage, Woolf chooses the setting of the bridge because it

A
Is conductive to a mood of fanciful reflection
B
Provides a good view of the procession of the sons of educated men
C
Is within sight of historic episodes to which she alludes
D
Is symbolic of the legacy of past and present sons of educated men.
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The authors use the word "backbone" in lines 3 and 39 to indicate that

A
Only very long chains of DNA can be taken from an organisms with a spinal column
B
The main structure of a chain in a DNA molecule is composed of repeating units
C
A chain in a DNA molecule consists entirely of phosphate groups or of sugars
D
Nitrogenous bases form the main structural unit of DNA
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Woolf characterizes the questions in lines 53-57 ("For we . . . men") as both

A
Controversial and threatening
B
Weighty and unasnwerable
C
Momentous and pressing
D
Provocative and mysterious
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The central claim of the passage is that

A
Educated women face a decision about how to engage with existing institutions
B
Women can have positions of influence in English society only if they give up some of their traditional roles
C
The male monopoly on power in English society has had grave and continuing effects
D
The entry of educated women into positions of power traditionally held by men will transform those positions
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The graph following the passage offers evidence that gift-givers base their predictions of how much a gift will be appreciated on

A
The appreciation level of the gift-recipients
B
The monetary value of the gift
C
Their own desires for the gifts they purchase
D
Their relationship with the gift-recipients
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