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Directions: This section measures your ability to lớn read and understand written English similar lớn that which one may expect in a college or university setting. Read each passage và answer the questions based on what is stated or implied in the passage. Circle or mark the correct answer in the book or write it on a separate piece of paper.
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Bees, classified into lớn over 10,000 species, are insects found in almost every part of the world except the northernmost và southernmost regions. One commonly known species is the honeybee, the only bee that produces honey & wax. Humans use the wax in making candles, lipsticks, & other products, and they use the honey as a food. While gathering the nectar and pollen with which they make honey, bees are simultaneously helping lớn fertilize the flowers on which they l&. Many fruits & vegetables would not survive if bees did not carry the pollen from blossom lớn blossom.
Bees live in a structured environment and social structure within a hive, which is a nest with storage space for the honey. The different types of bees each perform a quality function. The worker bee carries nectar to lớn the hive in a special stomach called a honey stomach. Other workers make beeswax & shape it into a honeycomb, which is a waterproof mass of six-sided compartments, or cells. The queen lays eggs in completed cells. As the workers build more cells, the queen lays more eggs.
All workers, like the queen, are female, but the workers are smaller than the queen. The male honeybees are called drones; they do no work và cannot sting. They are developed from unfertilized eggs, and their only job is khổng lồ impregnate a queen. The queen must be fertilized in order lớn lay worker eggs. During the season when less honey is available & the drone is of no further use, the workers bloông chồng the drones from eating thehoney so that they will starve sầu lớn death.
a nest. The passage states: Bees live in a structured environment & social structure within a hive, which is a nest with storage space for the honey.
mates with the queen & has no other purpose. The author states: The male honeybees are called drones . . . their only job is lớn impregnate a queen.
workers. This is clearly stated in the passage in the sentence: The worker bee carries nectar to lớn the hive sầu in a special stomach called a honey stomach.
They pollinate fruit và vegetable plants. The reading passage states that when bees carry pollen from one plant lớn the next, they fertilize the flowers.
it is made of honey. The author states the honeycomb is made of wax, has six-sided compartments, và is waterproof.
Antarctica. The first sentence of the passage states that bees can be found in every part of the world except the northernmost và southernmost areas.
pliable. The passage states that workers make beeswax & shape it into a honeycomb. If it can be shaped, it is pliable, or easy khổng lồ mold.
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