280. The Anasazi settlements at Chaco Canyon were …

The Anasazi settlements at Chaco Canyon were built on a spectacular scale with more than 75 carefully engineered structures, of up to 600 rooms each, were connected by a complex regional system of roads. A. with more than 75 carefully engineered structures, of up to 600 rooms each, were B. with more than 75 carefully … Continue reading 280. The Anasazi settlements at Chaco Canyon were …

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275. The computer company’s present troubles are a…

The computer company’s present troubles are a result of technological stagnation, marketing missteps, and managerial blunders so that several attempts to revise corporate strategies have failed to correct it. A. so that several attempts to revise corporate strategies have failed to correct it B. so that several attempts at revising corporate strategies have failed to … Continue reading 275. The computer company’s present troubles are a…

274. Bluegrass musician Bill Monroe, whose repertory, …

Bluegrass musician Bill Monroe, whose repertory, views on musical collaboration, and vocal style were influential on generations of bluegrass artists, was also an inspiration to many musicians, that included Elvis Presley and Jerry Garcia, whose music differed significantly from his own. (A) were influential on generations of bluegrass artists, was also an inspiration to many … Continue reading 274. Bluegrass musician Bill Monroe, whose repertory, …

273. The computer company has announced that it …

The computer company has announced that it will purchase the color-printing division of a rival company for $950 million, which is part of a deal that will make it the largest manufacturer in the office color-printing market. (A) million, which is part of a deal that will make (B) million, a part of a deal … Continue reading 273. The computer company has announced that it …

272. After suffering $2 billion in losses and 25,000 …

After suffering $2 billion in losses and 25,000 layoffs, the nation’s semiconductor industry, which makes chips that run everything from computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have made a long-awaited recovery. (A) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have (B) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears having (C) computers, spy satellites, … Continue reading 272. After suffering $2 billion in losses and 25,000 …

261. The bank holds $3 billion in loans that are seriously delinquent …

The bank holds $3 billion in loans that are seriously delinquent or in such trouble that they do not expect payments when due. (A) they do not expect payments when (B) it does not expect payments when it is (C) it does not expect payments to be made when they are (D) payments are not … Continue reading 261. The bank holds $3 billion in loans that are seriously delinquent …

256. Analysts blamed May’s sluggish retail sales on unexciting …

Analysts blamed May's sluggish retail sales on unexciting merchandise as well as the weather, colder and wetter than was usual in some regions, which slowed sales of barbecue grills and lawn furniture. A. colder and wetter than was usual in some regions, which slowed B. which was colder and wetter than usual in some regions, … Continue reading 256. Analysts blamed May’s sluggish retail sales on unexciting …

255. The computer company reported strong second-quarter …

The computer company reported strong second-quarter earnings that surpassed Wall Street’s estimates and announced the first in a series of price cuts intended to increase sales further. A) The computer company reported strong second-quarter earnings that surpassed Wall Street’s estimates and announced the first in a series of price cuts intended to increase sales further. … Continue reading 255. The computer company reported strong second-quarter …

253. Under high pressure and intense heat, graphite, the most stable …

Under high pressure and intense heat, graphite, the most stable form of pure carbon, changes into the substance commonly referred to as diamond and remaining this way whether or not the heat and pressure are removed. (A) remaining this way whether or not (B) remaining like that even as (C) remaining as such whether or … Continue reading 253. Under high pressure and intense heat, graphite, the most stable …

252. Many kitchens today are equipped with high-speed electrical …

Many kitchens today are equipped with high-speed electrical gadgets, such as blenders and food processors, which are able to inflict as serious injuries as those caused by an industrial wood-planing machine. (A) which are able to inflict as serious injuries as those (B) which can inflict serious injuries such as those (C) inflicting injuries as … Continue reading 252. Many kitchens today are equipped with high-speed electrical …