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where does the commas go in this sentence? Lanie is as you probably know the best doctor in the practice. lanie is, as you probably know, the best doctor in the practice.
where does the comma go in this sentence? Last night 400 people waited on line for the new star wars film. Last night, 400 people waited on line for the new star wars film.
Where does the commas go in this sentence? Buenos Aires, Argentina, is known for its nightlife. Buenos Aires, Argentina, is known for its nightlife.
where does the commas go in this sentence? i need to pick up grapes apples and bananas at the grocery store. I need to pick up grapes, apples, and bananas at the grocery store
The colon goes where in this sentence? I need to pick up three items at the grocery store grapes, apples, and bananas. I need to pick up three items at the grocery store: grapes, apples, and bananas.
The colon goes where in this sentence? The reason I couldn't take my usual vacation this summer is simple lack of money. The reason I couldn't take my usual vacation this summer is simple: lack of money.
correct? a."It's not easy to write well," she declared. "Atleast, not if that guys memoir is any indication!" b."It's not easy to write well," she declared, "Atleast, not if that guys memoir is any indication!" a
where does the commas go in this sentence? "I've always wanted to go to Greece" Jana said sighing. "I've always wanted to go to Greece," Jana said, sighing.
where does the comma go in this sentence? Anjali said "It's only 10 degrees outside! No wonder I'm freezing." Anjali said, "It's only 10 degrees outside! No wonder I'm freezing."
what end mark will this sentence have? a. She thought my joke was hilarious! b. She thought my joke was hilarious. c. She thought my joke was hilarious? B
conjoin the two sentences with the word but We planned to meet at 6. There was traffic We planned to meet at 6, but there was traffic.
where would the comma go in this sentence? Of course I can make it tomorrow. Of course, I can make it tomorrow.
what is the subject in this sentence? The tiny kitten curled into a ball. kitten
what is the verb in this sentence? The tiny kitten curled into a ball. curled
what is the dependent clause of this sentence? Although the tiny kitten slept the entire day, at night she was ready for food. Although the tiny kitten slept the entire day
what is the independent clause of this sentence? Although the tiny kitten slept the entire day, at night she was ready for food. at night she was ready
what is the phrase of this sentence? Although the tiny kitten slept the entire day, at night she was ready for food. for food
what is the subject of this sentence? The excited hostess filled the room with balloons and streamers for the party. the excited hostess
what is the predicate of this sentence? The excited hostess filled the room with balloons and streamers for the party. filled the room with balloons and streamers for the party.
What is the simple subject of this sentence? The excited hostess filled the room with balloons and streamers for the party. hostess
What is the simple predicate of this sentence? The excited hostess filled the room with balloons and streamers for the party. filled
What is the direct object of this sentence? The excited hostess filled the room with balloons and streamers for the party. the room
What is the indirect of this sentence? The excited hostess filled the room with balloons and streamers for the party. the party
What is the subject of this sentence? The brawny lumberjack swung his ax with awful force. lumberjack
What is the verb of this sentence? The brawny lumberjack swung his ax with awful force. swung
What is the object of this sentence? The brawny lumberjack swung his ax with awful force. ax
What is the prepositional phase in this sentence? The brawny lumberjack swung his ax with awful force. with awful force
What is the preposition in this sentence? The brawny lumberjack swung his ax with awful force. with
Which is a simple sentence? a.The man who wore a checked tie b.The man somewhat out of place C.The man in the blue pin-stripped suit & checked tie looked out of place d.The man in the blue pin-striped suit looked out of place b/c of his checked tie C
The flustered man watched as the train pulled out of the station. what is the simple subject? A. man B. the flustered man C. watched D. train A
The test was ridiculously easy and the entire class got every question right. What part of speech is "ridiculously" used? A. verb B. interjection C. Adjective D. Adverb D
The Cherry tomatoes in our back yard garden are finally ready to be picked. What is the prepositional phase? A. The cherry tomatoes B. ready to be picked C. in our backyard garden D. finally ready C
What is missing in this sentence? Abandoned for many years. No subject
What is the transition word in this sentence? The beach was mostly rocks instead of sand, and consequently we decided to leave. consequently
What is the transition word in this sentence? We waited for hours, and suddenly we heard an owl hooting in the distance. suddenly
Which gives the most formal signal? a. we had the most wonderful time! b. the party was awesome! c. do you want to hang out later? d. it was enjoyable, but I'm up for something more! A
Which of the following prefixes should be added to a word root to indicate something that is inside something else? A. sub B. Anti C. dys D. intra D
Based on an examination of the word parts, which of the following means "within the heart"? A. intravenous B. intracardiac C. intervenal D. hypercardiac B
If you know that "cutaneous" refers to skin, which of the following prefixes would you add to make a word that means "under the skin"? A. sub B. supra c. inter D. hypo A
In which of the following words does the suffix create a word different from the root version? A.Staircases B. Answered C. Hopless D.Correcting C
David regained consciousness after he was knocked our for a minute. What is the meaning of the word "consciousness" in the sentence above? A. The state of being alive B. The state if being awake C. The state of being curious D. The state of being scared B
I truly believe that one cup of coffee a day is neither too much nor too little caffeine for me, but exactly the right amount. Which of the following words is misspelled in the sentence above? A. caffiene B. Truly C. Neither D. Exactly A
Which of the following is the plural of the word chief? A. chiefs B. Chieves C. Chievs D. Chiefes A
The shear number of people in the audience overwhelmed the actress as she peeled through the curtain before scene one. A. The homograph "peeked" should be "peaked." B. The homograph "through" should be "threw" C. The homophone "shear" should be "sheer" D. The homophone "scene" should be "Seen" C
Which of the following sentences contains a homophone? A. He was never going to be allowed into that exclusive party. B. That is not really an accurate description of the event. C. She sat in a garden chair by the side of the lawn. D. That restaurant makes the best grilled cheese sandwiches. A
Which of the following words is an exception to a common spelling rule? A. neither B. vein C. flying D. coping A
Which of the following is a correctly punctuated compound sentence? A. it took Desiree 5 years; but she finally completed her microbiology dissertation. B. The pianist decided to play something dramatic, and soulful C. I love all kinds of scented candles, and yesterday I found one that smells like licorice. D. The cat sat curled up in the sunshine and when the sun set he finally walked away. C
Which of the following examples is the correct way punctuating this quotation. A. "Im not going to spoil my appetite, said Philip, as he pushed the plate of cookies away." B. "Im not going to spoil my appetite" said phillip, as he pushed the plate of cookies away. C. "Im not going to spoil my appetite," said Philip, "as he pushed the plate of cookies away." D. "Im not going to spoil my appetite," said Philip, as he pushed the plate of cookies away. D
Here's what I'd like you to bring tomorrow __ two dozen cupcakes, a carton of milk, and a party of napkins. Which of the following marks best completes the sentence? A . ; B. . C. : D. , C
I's really time for me to leave, and yet there are still so many things I'd like to do; next year I think, I'll spend an extra week. Which punctuation mark is used incorrectly in the sentence above? A. The comma after the word "think" B. The semicolon after the word "do" C. The apostrophe in the word "it's" D. The comma after the word "and" A
Which of the followin sentences is punctuated correctly? A. 1 of my fav places to visit is San Francisco California, and I'll never forget my trip there from June 2011. B. 1 of my fav places to visit is San Francisco, California and I'll never forget my trip there from June 2011. C. 1 of my fav places to visit is San Francisco, California, and I'll never forget my trip there from June 2011. D. 1 of my fav places to visit is San Francisco, California, and I'll never forget my trip there from June 2011. C
Which of the following examples is a compound-complex sentence? A. we sat down in our seats, and almost immediately the stage lights came up. B. Although we didn't realize we were exactly on time, the minute we sat down the play started. C. Just at the very moment we sat down, the stage lights came up, and the first actor stepped onstage. D. The first actor stepped on stage right when we got to our seats C
The thesis of this paper will be on the development of an experiment designed to detect flaws in how a fold ball is hit. Sometimes it can be hit perfectly, but sometime it can be a bust. Which is correct? A. Writer is a professional in business environment B. Writer is a researcher writing for a scientific journal C. Writer is a college student writing a first draft of a paper D. Writer is an author of literature C
When miss Emily Grierson dies, our whole town went to her funeral: the men through a sort of respectful affection for a fallen monument, the women mostly out of curiosity to see the inside of her house, which no one save an manservant -a combined gardener and cook-had seen in at least ten years. Which is correct? A.Writer is professional in a business environment B.Writer is a researcher writing for a scientific journal C.Writer is college student writing first draft D.Writer is an author of literature D
You're in a difficult class. You're a bit frustrated and the instructor is intimidating and, at time, difficult to approach. She has assigned a research paper, which you are nervous about. You make an appointment to stay after class to discuss it with her. What is the type of language use? A. Text message B. Colloquial language C. Formal language D. Email after skipping the appointment C
As Vice president, I am asking that each member of the committee identify the possibility of purchasing six terminals linked to a single file server. Indicate to me if you feel this request is feasible for the DPD program, which will have deadlines moved up to match the competition. What type of writing is this? A. Literary B. professional C. Scientific D. Colloquial B
If you were trying to come up with an idea for a group presentation, which of the following would be a good first step? A. interview possible sources B. Brainstorm interesting topics and ideas C. develop an organized outline of the topic D. Ensure proper citations B
If the choices below were part of an outline, which one would be the first level of the outline, or the main point? A. Division over slavery B State rights versus federal rights C. the election of Abraham Lincoln D. Causes of the Civil War D
Regarding the revision process, which of the following is true A. It must always follow the writing process B. Mind mapping is an important part of the process C. It should involve copy editing and proofreading D. It must involve the feedback of friends, family, or colleagues C
You are writing a paper for your basic anatomy class and are unsure how you should cite your sources. What should you do? A. look for a citation style online and use that one B. Find out from your professor exactly how the citations are expected to look C. Use the citation style you used in other science classes D. Alternate different citation styles, assuming that one will be correct B
Which of the following sentences makes the best topic sentence? A. Ultimately, you'll find that getting it just right can be surprisingly satisfying B. Cooking requires a number of different skills that can be learned and practiced. C. One of the first things you'll need as a chef is a good set of well sharpened knives D. Of course, it can take a while to get the hang of chopping vegetables efficiently. B
Which of the following examples would most likely act as a transition sentence? A. you will have an instructor and a syllabus, with a list of the books you will need to read B. taking a course online is in many ways similar to taking a course in a traditional classroom setting C. youll even have class discussions and one-on-one meetings with your professor. D. However, online students often work entirely from home, Which is just one part of what makes online learning different. D
put in order 1.Jenner had observed that milkmaids whod contracted cowpox which was a disease didnt later catch smallpox 2.Jenner concluded that contractin cowpox somehow made people immune to smallpox 3. 100's of years smallpox was 1 of the most devastatin diseases in Europe until edward jenner created a vaccine in 1796 4.Jenner tested his theory by inoculatin a boy 1st w/ cowpox & then, a couple months later, w/ smallpox, which the boy didnot contract A. 4,3,1,2 B. 4,3,2,1 C.3,1,2,4 D. 3,4,2,1 C
Which of the following is irrelevant in a paragraph composed of these sentences A. I had been doing yoga at least 3 times a week for the past year. B. At first, I walked and ran, though really it was more walking than running. C. I had never run a 5k race before, but i decided to try, and gave myself six weeks to train for it D. Each day, i was able to run a bit further and a bit faster A
What place is more info needed? Makin pizza dough from scratch is a lot easier than u think. 1st, u need to start w/ water & yeast. A.Mix the water & yeast together & then stir in some olive oil. then add flour & salt, which wil result in a kindof rough dough B. Wen the 2 pieces of dough have risen youre ready to make pizza. Then u add w.e toppins, cheese, & sauce u like C. Thats all u need to no bout makin dough from scratch D. then turn the dough out on a floured surface & knead it for atleast 5 mins B
What is the meaning of the word "imperceptibly" It was snowing slightly, almost imperceptibly, as we stated on our walk. A. just barely B. Aggressively C. eagerly D. artfully A
What is the meaning of the word "multifarious" I know there are multifarious accounts of this story; I have tracked down many versions online. A. complicated B. Homogenous C. Numerous D. Irregular C
What is the meaning of the word "undercurrent" Though we were thrilled that monica just got hired for her dream job, there was an undercurrent of sadness at her goodbye party. A. proclamation B. Justificatino C. threat D. hint D
What is the meaning of the word "monitor" The huge box that was delivered to my office contained a monitor, a mouse, and a keyboard A. a flat screen B. An instrument used to observe things C. a raised section of roof D. a loudspeaker A
Which sentence does "furiously" mean "frantically" A. she turned to him furiously after he revealed her secret. B. he sawed furiously at the root until his arm began to ache C. the flood waters rushed furiously though the town. the birds wings flapped furiously when it was put into its cage D
R.2.4.1 1. which of the following sets of guide words would appear at the top of a printed dictionary page containing the word "aptitude"? A. anesthetize and anthology B. Appalachian and aviator C. allergic and apology D. area and army B. Appalachian and aviator
R.2.6.1 U R readin reference letters for a candidate seeking employ. Based on author's purpose, a reference letter from which is most accurate for skills and ability for job? A.prev employer B.advisor at univ C.sup @ volunt org D.longtime fam friend A
R.2.7.1 Which identifies y the passage includes italicized print In his most recent work (ital Free Popcorn Under the Bleachers! Mr.Andrews offers readers a acc of his childhood, growin up as the youngest of 8 A.ad B.subheadin C.footnote D.Book Title D
R.3.1.1 which is a primary source doc? A.textbook w/ oril photos directly from photojournalists B.Diaries of WWII prisoners of war C.Diary entries of WWII prisoners of war printed in a newspaper D.newspaper retellin 1 town's history w/ violent acts B. Diaries of WWII prisoners of war
R.3.1.2 Which is generally true regardin primary source docs? A.ancient artifacts like handmade weapons & told r always prim source B. doc is wholly prim source doc or not C. textboks always use prim source doc D. Prim source only refer to print doc A. ancient artifacts like handmade weapons & told r always prim source
R.3.3.1 Which are ways in which both print and non print sources express themes? A. repetition and prominence B. Camera angles C. lighting D. length of the work A. repetition and prominence
R.3.3.2 2. Which is true about themes? A. typically occur only once within a print source B. only exist print media C. reveal info bout a specific culture or time period D. diff artists or authors treatments of single theme should not be compared C. reveal info bout a specific culture or time period
E.1.1.1 he had a compound in the desert, the shear size of which made it seam like a whole country. Which describes an error? A.homograph desert should be dessert B.homophone shear should be sheer C.homograph seam be seem D. homophone whole be hole B
E.1.1.2 He found it inconceivable that his partner had leapt to the wrong conclusion regarding the capital they had alloted to the project. 2. Which of the following words is misspelled? A.inconceivable B.leapt C.capital D.alloted D
E.1.3.2 2. Optimizing the time you spend enjoying life is the key to happiness. Which of the following is the simple subject in the sentence above? A. Optimizing B. time C. you D. life A
E.2.1.1 His daughter was an intrepid traveler,& no amt of coaxin is goin to keep her from takin that cruise to Antarctica Which describes the grammar prob? A.Inappropriate transition word choice B.Tense iss C.Poor diction D.Ambiguous word choice B
E.2.1.2 He was thoroughly disappointed in his performance, he ledged to redouble his efforts in his training regimen. Which transition words/ phrases is most appropriate A. although B. in other words C. accordingly D. meanwhile C
E.2.2.1 think we can certainly take advantage of some organizational synergy and increase our CAPEX rate if we approve this project. 1. Which is the likely medium? A.Business memo B.Scientific journal C.Novel D.Motivational speech A
2.settin in the US 1920s? A.Rationin made lives difficult we were dedicated to the war B.he’d get his hooch wen he had a few extra clams to spend C.clang of his ridin spurs be4 pushin the door D.She was a hep cat who had the latest vinyl B
E.2.3.1 Which of the following situations requires the inclusion of a citation? A. the author made up the info B. the author wants to emphasize the info C. the author is giving an opinion D. the author is quoting a source D
E.2.3.2 all the following taskes r used in writing, which would likely occur first? A.interviewing potential sources B.Brainstorming interesting topics and organization C.developing an organizational outline D.Ensuring proper citations B
E.3.2.1 1. In which of the following words does the suffix create a word different from the root version? A. Handful B. Defended C. Hiding D. Runs A
E.3.2.2 2. Based on an examination of the word parts, which of the following means “slow heart rate”? A. Bradycardia B. Bradypnea C. Tachycardia D. Tachypnea A
1. It occurred to me, a little too late, that leaving knifes on the counter with intrepid children around was a dangerous oversight. 1 . which of the followlin is misspelled in the sentence? a. occurred b. knifes c. intrepid d. oversight B
3. Cooking delicious meals literally requires you to be worth your salt. Which of the following is the complete predicate in the sentence? a. Cooking b. Cooking delicious meals c. requires d. Iiterall D
5. Which of the following nouns is written in the correct plural form? a. data b. crisises c. formula D. mooses A
8. Wow, I can't believe he's strutting with so much swag after being rejected so harshly. Which of the following words from the sentence is slang? a. Wow B. can't c. swag d. harshly C
10. The young girl felt the sting of unfairness at being-as she felt-framed by her little brother. to. Which of the following is the best synonym for "framed" as used in the sentence? a. Incriminated b. Conceived c. Constructed D. Uttered A
11. Apparently I needed my mornin coffee cuz I was bein obtuse despite my best efforts to grasp the concepts we covered in class that mornin Which is an appropriate synonym for "obtuse" ? A. Blunt B. Uncomprehending c. Insensitlve D. Crass B
12. The ignoble manner in which our stepmother treated us was unfair and made us feel like we were nothing to her. Which best captures the meaning of "ignoble" as used in the sentence? A. SarCaStiC B. Impatient c. Demeaning d. Manipulative C
13. Which of the following words is an exception to a common spelling rule? A. Batted B. Lives c. Albeit d. Believe C
14. Our parents gave us an ultimatum_ Do exactly as they instructed or spend the rest of the summer grounded. t+. Which of the following punctuation marks best completes the sentence? A. . B. , c. ; D. : D
15. The goat was incredibly agile as it scampered along the ridge. is. Which of the following parts of speech is "incredibly" as used in the sentence? A. Verb B. Adverb c. Adjective d. Interjection B
17. Which of the following examples is a complete sentence? a. Believe it. B. On the topic of 1ove. c. Whether you want it or not. d. Despite my best effort A
20. Which of the following phrases follows the rules of capitalization? a. Professor Hopping b. Thanksgiving day c. uncle Larry D. Northern Canada A
22. Which of the following prefixes should be added to a word function to indicate something that is not functioning well? A. anti- B. dys- C. non- D. sub- B
23. Based on an analysis of the word parts, which of the following means "water on the brain')? a. Hypercephalus b. Hydrocephalus c. Hypomania d. Hypnomania B
24. pt made an appointment w/ a cosmetic surgeon to discuss a rhinoplasty In the sentence, the prefix rhino- in the word "rhinoplasty" indicates that? a. Eyes b. Chin c. Forehead D. Nose D
1.which of the followin contains a homophone? a.each evenin the woman walked alone on the path b.as water is heated up it slowly expands c.by sunday they were ready to raze the old buildin & every1 gathered to watch d.the previous tenant was a teach C
2. which of the following words is written correctly in its plural form? a. halves b. prooves c. razores d. chieves A
which is the simple subject? Every morning, 2 friends walked half mile together to school. a. every mornin b. half mile c. friends d. school C
4. please dont take it personally. which part of speech is personally? a. article b. adjective c. verb d. adverb D
5. which is an incomplete sentence? a. watch out b. in the rose garden out back c. i guess its true d. it would take about 3 weeks B
6. donna is an excellent nurse but her pt find her bedside manner churlish and unpleasant. churlish means? a. weak b. incompetent c. tricky d. rude D
7. constantly talking about your problems at work will only exacerbate them, which im sure you dont want. exacerbate means? a. diminish b. worsen c. rectify d. settle B
8. which of the following word pairs does the noun become a verb when the suffix is added? a. biology, biologist b. apology, apologize c. happy, happily d. mineral, mineralogy B
9. which of the following words mean abnormality of movement? a. dyskinesia b. hyperkinesia c. akinesia d. hypokinesia A
which means above the kidney? a. interrenal b. subrenal c. intrarenal d. suprarenal D
10. in which of the following words does the suffix make the root word an adjective? a. created b. pointing c. childlike d. suburbanite C
R.2.1.1. Which of the following is a factual statement? A.Obesity is caused by inappropriate eating habits. B.Obese people do not have willpower. C.One in three adolescents is obese. D.Obese people just need to lose weigh C
12. At a school field trip to the zoo, Laura wanted to visit as many animals as she could. She 1st stopped at the lion, Then, she saw the elephant after stopping to see the giraffe. Finally, she spotted the otter playing in the water. What animal did she see second? A. giraffe B. elephant C. otter D. lion A
14. Earl decided to go to the party at his friends Cat's house. He put on his jacket and then went to start his car. His car moved slowly, but it got earl to the party. Which of the following words from the above passage is a signal word that indicated the order of events. A. slowly B. then C. decided D. put B
if you are reading a complex text and you come to a word you do not know, which of the following should you do? A. Guess as the meaning based on the context B. write it down and look up the meaning after finishing the reading? C. skip the word so you can continue reading. D. write it down, but forget about the word after reading. b
it has often been assumed that man has chosen domestication animals and plants having extraordinary inherent tendency to vary, and likewise to withstand diverse climates. define diverse? A. simple B. turbulent C. different D. dry C
which of the following describes a key point? A. it rephrases the controlling idea. B. it is the main idea the author is expressing about the topic C. it provides support for the controlling idea D. it provides a digression from the topic. c
which of the following is true about rephrasing a complex text? A. the reader should skin the text to rephrase the gist of it. B. the reader should simplify the idea using his or her own words C. The reader should capture all the repetition from the text in the rephrasing. D. The reader should use the same level of vocabulary as used in the text. b
Meteors are fascinating and even dangerous because although they can teach us more about other plants, they can also cause harm to space situations. Which 1 of the following would be an acceptable key point or supportive statement to the controlling idea above? A. meteors rule B. Meteors might disappear someday. C. a meteor is a piece of stone in space D. Meteor detection satellites are used to anticipate the damage that meteor showers can wreak on space stations. d
Which of the followin is a key point that supports the controllin idea below? Taxonomists cannot conclusively define the obvious diff butterflies & moths A. there probably is not a good way to classify butterflies & moths B. Butterflies & moths r part of the class of insects in the order lepidoptera C. many species of butterflies & moths use camouflage to hide from theirpredators D. butterflies & moths usually have distinctly diff antenna; however, there are some w/ antennaethat resemble those of moths D`
Houston the most populous city in Texas has had long and interesting history. Key point? A. republic of texas was founded in 1936, 9 yrs b4 congress admitted Texas to the US B. Houston is the 4th populous city in the US C. This city named for General Sam Houston was 1 of the original capitals of the republic of texas & its location of the 1st cemetery in the state known as founders memorial cemetery D. History of Houston is quite interesting , the fact that it is the most populous city in texas C
The earliest toothbrushes were made of sticks, twigs, feathers , and quills. Key point for? A. Teeth can be damaged by usin an incorrect brushing technique B. Toothpaste is used in conjunction with toothbrushes to increase their effectiveness C. The earliest chew sticks used for toothbrushes were discovered in 3500 BC D. Humans have been using some form of toothbrush for thousands of years. D
Do u need more excitement in ur life? Come experience the thrills of exploraland! Ride the rides, play the games, & explore new lands. U can journey to uncharted territories right in ur own backyard at our new adventure-themed amusement park. For more info visit (webiste) What is main purpose of advertisment? A, to inform B. to persuade C. Entertain D. express feeling B
Which of the following statements contains a stereotype? A. ice cream is better than cake B. road construction is annoying when it closes the roads C. Cats are meaner than dogs D. injuries from motorcycle accidents increase when riders do not wear helmets. C
In 15 days these pests will have been removed from the apartment complex and taken to a wildlife center. Which words from the sentence has a connotative meaning? A. complex B. removed C. pests D. wildlife C
Ella ___ her essay to make sure that there were no grammatical errors? Which word logically completes the sentence above? A. antagonized B. Scutinized C. plagiarized D. summarized B
If no dictionary is available, which of the following would be the best resource to use when finding the definition of "gradient"? A. a resource on the poetic use of images and words B. a resource on the origin of words C. a resource on the evolution of world languages D. a resource on the inclusion of culture in languages. B
Driving while drunk is extremely dangerous, and ___ it is illegal. Which transitional phrases correctly completes the sentence above? A. formerly B. soon C. on the other hand D. furthermore D
Which of the following is a primary source for a paper about the first female anesthesiologist? A. notes the anesthesiologist took as she was going to medical school B. an online encyclopedia entry about the anesthesiologist C. a magazine article written on the anniversary of the anesthesiologist's graduation D. a journal article studying her influence on women in anesthesiology. A
Which of the following is an example of a secondary sources? A. the notes of a doctor who practiced during an influenza epidemic B. journal entries of pt who spent 2 weeks quarantined during an influenza outbreak C. a textbook summarizing eyewitness accounts of an influenza epidemic D. Photographs in a museum exhibit about a world famous influenza outbreak C
Which of the following themes can be considered a universal theme? A. the struggles of the working class B. the importance of capitalism C. the quest for knowledge D. the loneliness of middle age C
An individual is creating an argument that high school education should be mandatory. Which supports this argument? A. Job listings on websites indicate that, to even get a job that pays min wage, a person needs a high school diploma B. if all high school students were automatically enrolled in college, more people would be able to have better paying jobs. C. bout 25% of high school freshman fail to graduate from HS. D. since 2008 HS dropout rates for Hispanic students have been cut in half A
Which of the following describes the process of synthesizing data? A. Coming up with the initial question to guide research B. using the resources to discover new questions about a topic C. sorting information into categories for further exploration D. organizing information from various sources and interpreting it in a meaningful way. D
Which of the following groups of data would be best expressed in a pie chart? A. the amount of time an employee spends working alone, in a group, and in one-on-one meetings during the workday B. a company's sales over the current year and the previous year C. a pt cholesterol results from each month of a year D. The tuition increases in a private school over a period of 10 years A
Mrs. walker took a survey of how many boys like to readbooks vs how many girls like to readbooks, she wanted to know who likes to read more boys or girls. She gathered info for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. she wants info for the individual grades and as a whole. What kind of graphic representation should Mrs. walker use? A. map showing the classrooms of each grade B. bar graph C. pie graph D. illustration B
Which of the following words are signal words for sequential ordering? A. today, yesterday, later, now, last year B. Always, rarely, often, never, seldom C. First, second, next, last, then, finally D. All year, all season, all day, since, one day C
Pit bulls are often portrayed as a dangerous breed of dog. But statistics show that they are no more likely to be more dangerous than most other dogs. This is an example of? stereotype
I was bitten by a pit bull once. It scared me to death! Pit bulls are extremely dangerous and they should be banned from living in the suburbs. This is an example of? bias
You have been asked to read an essay for your class. it contains a thesis statement and many supporting details. The thesis is arguable, and you are not completely convinced by end of the essay. Most likely, the essay is which of the following? A. Narrative B. Expository C. Persuasive D. Descriptive C
Your class is divided into two groups to give arguments on opposing sides on the pros and cons o the death penalty. The in-class debate can most be compared to which of the following types of essay? A. narrative B. Expository C. Persuasive D. Descriptive C
Researchers need to examine the facts ____ they need to develop a hypothesis. In the sentence above, which of the following transitional expression best fits in the blank? A. by comparison B. and C. however D. for example B
Which of the following transitional expressions would work best to indicate a passage of time? A. and B. therefore C.meanwhile D. for instance C
The Dalmatian's coat is a mix of licorice pieces on a white background. This is an example of Metaphor
The Dalmatian's coat looks like licorice pieces on whipping cream. This is an example of? Simile
Paddington the bear hopped on the train to his new home. This is an example of? Personification
What word's are the connotation to A and B. A. Hairy 1. Soft/cute B. Furry 2. Beastly A-2 B-1
Jenny wants to express her true devotion to her boyfriend. Which is the best form of text for her to use? A. a persuasive letter B. An advertisement stating her desire to spend the rest of her life with him C. a poem that she has written herself D. A short story about a couple who meets and lives happily ever after. C
Today I saw a rainbow over the lake. The colors were vibrant, and each individual color was very distinct from the one next to it. this is an example of what kind of point of view. first person
Today she saw a rainbow over the lake. She said the colors were vibrant, and each color was very distinct from the one next to it. second person
What is the heading/ title of this? Recipe for Blueberry Scones Shopping list flour, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla, blueberries Preparation over 350, grease cookie sheet Recipe for Blueberry Scones
What is the subheading of this? Recipe for Blueberry Scones Shopping list flour, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla, blueberries Preparation over 350, grease cookie sheet Shopping list, Preperation
Marvin is writing a guide to the national park in his city. He wants to include as much info as possible on 2 page, front and back. Which text features he might consider in order to inform w/o overwhelming. A.Divide his text into 4 columns, 1 for each direction: north, south, east, west B. Use headings & subheadings to organize his info as well as a map & legend of the parks and features. C. Use footnotes to give greater detail about the maps. D. Use columns on one side with all text & map on 2nd side B
Which of the following is a primary source document? A. a magazine article describing the life of a doctor in the civil war B. a textbook containing photographs from the war front of the civil war C. journal of a civil war doctor D. Journal entries of a civil war doctor excerpted in an online news article. C
Which of the following is generally true regarding primary source documents? A. ancient paintings are most always considered primary sources. B. primary sources only refer to objects that you can hold C. a document can only be a primary source or a secondary source D. newspapers only rely on primary source documents for their stories. A
would a gravestone be an example of a primary source material? why or why not? A. no there is more than one degree of separation between a gravestone and a viewer. B. yes gravestones are objects that you can touch, which is part of the definition of a primary source document C. No gravestones cannot be traced to any particular time period D. Yes a gravestone is a firsthand document or objected created at a particular time. D
what can you predict this article will be about based on the title "In Towering Redwood Trees, an Abundance of Tiny, Unseen Life"? A. Microscopic life is slowly leading to the destruction of giant redwood trees. B. we can never truly know what grows on giant redwood trees C. Many different microscopic plants and/or animals grow on giant redwood trees D. There is proof that giant redwoods are the largest trees on earth. C
Which of the following would be considered an universal theme? A. the strength of isolation B. Not trusting strangers C. coming of age D, rebelling against society. C
In what ways do both print and nonprint sources express themes? A. length of the work B. lighthearted approaches C. Camera angles D. Prominence D
which of the following is true about themes? A. they can be understood across all cultures B. they can reveal information about a specific culture C. they are usually the first thing you notice about a work of art D. they are more likely to be found in print media B
How might a film treat the theme of powelessness in a way that a book or painting might not? A. a film could treat the theme of powerlessness more seriously B. could use camera angles to highlight powerlessness C. could demonstrate powerlessness through a longer running time. D. uses actors who can actually demonstrate their powerlessness B
why might 2 different visual artists express the theme of mother hood differently? A. the theme of motherhood is a particularly serious one B. visual art is the most powerful way to express a theme C. visual artists are unable to express universal themes as well as other artists D. not every artist interprets motherhood the same way D
Which of the following is a good argument statement? A. reality TV is enjoyed equally by both men and women B. An american family is generally considered to be the first reality tv show C. the danger of reality tv is that it can promote stereotypes D. the only thing that really gets my family to come together is our favorite reality TV show. C
An argument is made that children should not be given allowances. Which of the following statements offered as evidence would be considered irrelevant? A. fifty years ago, giving children allowances of a quarter a week was common B. children given allowances tend to show less incentive to work in the future. C. parents often give their children an allowance without discussing how to manage their funds D. children retain more info when they are taught about finances in school A
If you were looking for info on the history of hospitals in the US, why would it be useful to seek multiple data sources? A. library media specialists would not be able to help you with this type research B. topic is historical and information will be difficult to find C. so that you can have different perspective in order to form an understanding of the material D. so that you can have enough time to complete your research C
which of the following data would be best expressed on a pie chart? A. the amount of snow received over a year month by month B. the test scores of a practice test and a retest of two different classes C. the population growth in a city over a period of ten years D. what portion of persons week is spent on reading, watching tv, and using a computer. D
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