1.Typical of the grassland dwellers of the continent is the American antelope, orpronghorn.
2.Of the millions who saw Haley’s comet in 1986, how many people will live longenough to see it return in the twenty-first century.
3.Anthropologists have discovered that fear, happiness, sadness, and surprise areuniversally reflected in facial expressions.
4.Because of its irritating effect on humans, the use of phenol as a generalantiseptic has been largely discontinued.
5.In group to remain in existence, a profit-making organization must, in the longrun, produce something consumers consider useful or desirable.
6.The greater the population there is in a locality, the greater the need thereis for water, transportation, and disposal of refuse.
7.It is more difficult to write simply, directly, and effectively than to employflowery but vague expressions that only obscure one’s meaning.
8.With modern offices becoming more mechanized, designers are attempting topersonalize them with warmer, less severe interiors.
9.The difference between libel and slander is that libel is printed while slanderis spoken.
10.The knee is the joints where the thigh bone meets the large bone of the lowerleg.
11.Acids are chemical compounds that, in water solution, have a sharp taste, a corrosiveaction on metals, and the ability to turn certain blue vegetable dyes red.
12.Billie Holiday’s reputation as a great jazz-blues singer rests on her abilityto give emotional depth to her songs.
13.Essentially, a theory is an abstract, symbolic representation of what isconceived to be reality.
14.Long before children are able to speak or understand a language, theycommunicate through facial expressions and by making noises.
15.Thanks to modern irrigation, crops now grow abundantly in areas where oncenothing but cacti and sagebrush could live.
16.The development of mechanical timepieces spurred the search for more accuratesundials with which to regulate them.
17.Anthropology is a science in that anthropologists use a rigorous set of methodsand techniques to document observations that can be checked by others.
18.Fungi are important in the process of decay, which returns ingredients to thesoil, enhances soil fertility, and decomposes animal debris.
19.When it is struck, a tuning fork produces an almost pure tone, retaining itspitch over a long period of time.
20.Although pecans are most plentiful in the southeastern part of the UnitedStates, they are found as far north as Ohio and Illinois.
21.Eliminating problems by transferring the blame to others is often calledscape-goating.
22.The chief foods eaten in any country depend largely on what grows best in itsclimate and soil.
23.Over a very large number of trials, the probability of an event’s occurring isequal to the probability that it will not occur.
24.Most substance contract when they freeze so that the density of a substance’ssolid is higher than the density of its liquid.
25.The mechanism by which brain cells store memories is not clearly understood.
26.By the middle of the twentieth century, painters and sculptors in the UnitedStates had begun to exert a great worldwide influence over art.
27.In the eastern part of New Jersey lies the city of Elizabeth, a major shippingand manufacturing center.
28.Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman medical doctor in the United States,founded the New York Infirmary, an institution that has always had a completelyfemale medical staff.
29.Alexander Graham Bell once told his family that he would rather be rememberedas a teacher of the deaf than as the inventor of the telephone.
29.Alexander Graham Bell曾告诉家人，他更愿意让后人记住他是聋子的老师，而非电话的发明者。
30.Because its leaves remain green long after being picked, rosemary becameassociated with the idea of remembrance.
31.Although apparently rigid, bones exhibit a degree of elasticity that enablesthe skeleton to withstand considerable impact.
32.That xenon could not FORM chemical compounds was once believed by scientists.
33.Research into the dynamics of storms is directed toward improving the abilityto predict these events and thus to minimize damage and avoid loss of life.
34.The elimination of inflation would ensure that the amount of money used inrepaying a loan would have the same value as the amount of money borrowed.
35.Futurism, an early twentieth-century movement in art, rejected all traditionsand attempted to glorify contemporary life by emphasizing the machine andmotion.
36.One of the wildest and most inaccessible parts of the United States is theEverglades where wildlife is abundant and largely protected.
37.Lucretia Mott’s influence was so significant that she has been credited by someauthorities as the originator of feminism in the United States.
38.The activities of the international marketing researcher are frequently muchbroader than those of the domestic marketer.
39.The continental divide refers to an imaginary line in the North American Rockies that divides the waters flowing into the Atlantic Ocean from thoseflowing into the Pacific.
40.Studies of the gravity field of the Earth indicate that its crust and mantleyield when unusual weight is placed on them.
41.The annual worth of Utah’s manufacturing is greater than that of its mining andfarming combined.
42.The wallflower is so called because its weak stems often grow on walls andalong stony cliffs for support.
43.It is the interaction between people, rather than the events that occur intheir lives, that is the main focus of social psychology.
44.No social crusade aroused Elizabeth Williams’ enthusiasm more than theexpansion of educational facilities for immigrants to the United States.
45.Quails typically have short rounded wings that enable them to spring into fullflight instantly when disturbed in their hiding places.
46.According to anthropologists, the earliest ancestors of humans that stoodupright resembled chimpanzees facially, with sloping foreheads and protrudingbrows.
47.Not until 1866 was the fully successful transatlantic cable finally laid.
48.In his writing, John Crowe Ransom describes what he considers the spiritualbarrenness of society brought about by science and technology.
48.John Crowe Ransom在他的著作中描述了他认为是由科学技术给社会带来的精神贫困。
49.Children with parents whose guidance is firm, consistent, and rational areinclined to possess high levels of self-confidence.
50.The ancient Hopewell people of North America probably cultivated corn and othercrops, but hunting and gathering were still of critical importance in theireconomy.