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23 Nov 2005, 04:33

10. What does the passage mainly discuss?
(A) Educational changes in Canadian society
(B) Canada during the Second World War
(C) Population trends in postwar Canada
(D) Standards of living in Canada
(E) None of the above

11. According to the passage, when did Canada's baby boom begin?
(A) In the decade after 1911
(B) After 1945
(C) During the depression of the 1930's
(D) In 1966
(E) B and E

12. The word "five" in line 3 refers to
(B) years
(D) marriages
(E) centuries

13. The word "surging" in line 4 is closest in meaning to
(A) new
(B) extra
(C) accelerating
(D) surprising
(E) out of control

14. The author suggests that in Canada during the1950's
(A) the urban population decreased rapidly
(B) fewer people married
(C) economic conditions were poor
(D) the birth rate was very high
(E) an epidemic wiped out a large percentage of the population

15. The word "trend" in line 11 is closest in meaning to
(A) tendency
(B) aim
(C) growth
(D) directive
(E) in style

16. The word "peak" in line 14 is closest in meaning to
(A) pointed
(B) dismal
(C) mountain
(D) maximum
(E) ripe

17. When was the birth rate in Canada at its lowest postwar level?
(A) 1966
(B) 1957
(C) 1956
(D) 1951
(E) None of the above

18. The author mentions all of the following as causes of declines in population growth after 1957 EXCEPT
(A) people being better educated
(B) people getting married earlier
(C) better standards of living
(E) Both A and C

19. It can be inferred from the passage that before the Industrial Revolution
(A) families were larger
(B) population statistics were unreliable
(E) the greatest immigration wave hit Canada
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24 Nov 2005, 01:04
10. (C)
11. (B)
12. (A)
13. (C)
14. (D)
15. (A)
16. (D)
17. (A)
18. (B)
19. (A)
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28 Nov 2005, 12:59
i got

10 c
11 b
12 a
13 c
14 d
15 a
16 d
17 a
18 a
19 d
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