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TOEFL Question

Read the following passage. Then fill in the diagram with the information that you read.
 
Antarctic Deserts
 
 
Antarctica is frigid area that covers 5.4 million square miles, ninety-eight percent of which is completely covered with ice. Because of its location on the globe, weather fronts rarely travel past the coastal regions. This explains why, on average, the continent receives less than four inches seem like a deluge. In addition, Antractica also boasts the highest average elevantion of any continent, which explains why the temperatures there are more frigid still than the North Pole. Unlike other montance desert (a desert in the mountains), it plays host to very few forms of life. This is due to the harsh weather conditions and lack of water sources.
 

misperception : an incorrect belief about something
constitute : to make up
biome : a major ecological community such as a desert or rain forest
expanse : a large stretch of land
frigid : extremely cold
deluge : a heavy flood

 
 
 
 
Q> The word it in the passage refers to
 
      (A) the North Pole
      (B) mountain
      (C) temperature
      (D) Antarctica
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A > (D)
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