1. _____ first settled the Hawaiian Islands between A.D. 300 and 750.
A. The Polynesians
B. The Polynesians arrived
C. Because of the Polynesians
D. It was the Polynesians

Soal ini membutuhkan subjek. Maka kita ambil opsi A.

2. In 1066, a bright comet_____ in the sky attracted much attention.
A. was appearing
B. appears
C. it appeared
D. appearing

Soal ini membutuhkan extra verb aktif, karena satu klausa dan main verb sudah ada (attracted).
Ambil opsi D. appearing.

3. In some daguerreotype cameras, _____ through a hole in the back of the box.
A. the object’s view
B. the object was viewed
C. from the view of the object
D. viewed the object

Soal ini membutuhkan subject dan main verb.
Subject dan main verb pasif lampau ada di opsi B.

4. In the Stone Age, stone tools _____ with other rock materials.
A. polishing
B. they polished
C. for polish
D. were polished

Soal ini membutuhkan main verb jamak, pasif dan lampau, jadi ambil opsi D. were polished.

5. The first steamship to cross the Atlantic _____ Savannah, in 1819.
A. was the
B. it was the
C. the
D. in it the

Soal ini membutuhkan main verb dan artikel. Jadi ambil opsi A yang berisikan main verb (was) dan artikel (the).

6. The Earth’s plates meet each other at cracks in the Earth_____ faults.
A. were called
B. calls
C. called
D. it was called

Soal ini membutuhkan extra verb karena satu klausa dan main verb sudah ada (meet).
Ambil opsi extra verb pasif yang ada di opsi C. called

7. The first plant-like organisms probably_____ in the sea, perhaps three billion years ago.
A. life
B. living
C. lived
D. it was living

Soal ini membutuhkan main verb V2 (lampau). Dengan demikian, ambil opsi C. lived.

8. In male pattern baldness, ______ strongly influences the degree of hair loss.
A. heredity
B. inherited
C. inherits
D. heredity has

Soal ini membutuhkan subjek tunggal karena ada main verb tunggal influences.
Subjek tunggal murni ada di opsi A. heredity

9. In Watch the Skies, Curtis Peebles ______ attempt to explain America’s belief in flying saucers.
A. makes a fascinating
B. making a fascinating
C. fascination with making
D. fascination made a

Soal ini membutuhkan main verb tunggal present simple karena subjek tunggal Curtis peebles, dan nama buku “Watch the Skies” menyiratkan present simple.
Ambil opsi A yang berisikan main verb tunggal present simple. (makes)

10. The irregular coastline of ______ a succession of bays and inlets, with the hook of the Cape Cod peninsula in the southeast.
A. Massachusetts
B. Massachusetts is
C. Massachusetts it is
D. Massachusetts on

Soal ini membutuhkan noun dan main verb jadi jelas ambil opsi B.