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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
35. A friend calls and says, “Before I pick you up to go to the grocery store, I have to cook breakfast, then shower, so I will see you when I’m done with those things.” When should you expect your friend to pick you up? A. After he showers B. After he goes to the grocery store C. As soon as he hangs up the phone D. Before breakfast A
39. He headed off to the track, where he hoped to make a fast dollar by betting on the races. Which of the following dictionary definitions corresponds with “fast” as used in the sentence above? A. Distinguished by rapid motion B. Having agile mental abilities C. Obtained with little effort D. Characterized by wild behavior C
41. I avoided him because he thought he had score to settle with me. What is the correct term for “score” A. A scratch or mark made on a surface B. An action that has a successful outcome C. A grudge that one holds against another D. The relevant facts related to a situation C
44. A gardener purchased lattice so she could train the grapevine along the side of the house. Define the term train A. To teach so as to make fit or qualified B. To direct the growth of C. To focus attention D. To motivate by discipline B
45. Cephalopoda Squids, Octopuses, Cuttlefish Gastropoda Snails, Sea slugs Pelecypoda Clams, mussels, oysters Which statement is correct? A. A pelecypoda is a type of Gastropoda B. An octopus is a type of squid C. Cephalopoda is more closely related to gastropoda than to pelecypoda D. Snails are more closely related to sea slugs than clams D
46. Which of the following sources will be most helpful for a writer who is trying to use a greater variety of words in an article? A. Encyclopedia B. Almanac C. Style guide D. Thesaurus D
47. When she noticed the dust on her running shoes, Jane realized she had become rather complacent about her fitness routine. Which of following is the closest in meaning to complacent as used above? A. Unconcerned B. Dissatisfied C. Confident D. worried A
. Which of the following is the best resource to use to find the definition of the word “vernacular”? a. An encyclopedia b. A dictionary c. A translator d. An almanac B
30. Which of the following statements represents an opinion? a. “The lake is fed by a freshwater stream, making the water cold.” b. “the lake is 47 feet deep at the deepest point.” c. “There are many native birds that nest around the lake.” d. “Fishing in the spring is more fun. D
A student is writing a paper and wants to know another word for “large.” Which of the following resources would be most useful for the student? a. English textbook b. Thesaurus c. Encyclopedia d. Almanac B
Using the letter string above, delete every second letter. Replace the remaining vowels with the letter O and add the letter S to the end of the string. Which of the following words can be made using the remaining letters? T O E R A P B H a. Beats b. Booths c. Bathes d. Boots D
Where would a student look to find out more information about historical weather predictions and weather patterns? a. History textbook b. Almanac c. Newspaper d. Atlas D
She spent the rest of the day at home after consuming food that was contaminated with Staphylococcus aureus at lunch. (Italics are used in the sentence above because the italicized words are) a. The scientific name of an organism b. Words that the reader may not know c. Intended to be emphasized by the author d. A proper title of an ingredient. A
Amber was distraught when she discovered that her wallet was missing from her purse. What is the meaning of “distraught” as used in the sentence above? a. Upset b. Confused c. Irate d. Embarrassed A
Today I had lunch with my friend. I called her yesterday and asked her to bring our high school yearbook to the restaurant. She forgot to bring it. After lunch, she promised to bring it to me in the morning. Based on the passage above, which of the following events occurred first? a. The narrator eats lunch with his friend b. The narrator’s friend promises to bring the yearbook in the morning c. The narrator’s friend forgets the yearbook d. The narrator asks his friend to bring the yearbook. D
Despite our entreaties, her objection to our plan stands. Which of the following definitions is correct for “stands” as used in the sentence above? a. Resists a hostile action b. Halts or comes to a stop c. Rises to an upright position d. Remains in effect D
Which of the following sources contains copyright information for a given book? a. Encyclopedia b. Table of contents c. Index d. Library online catalog D
The expedition finally arrived at the top of the mountain after days of ARDUOUS hiking Antonym for arduous? A. Dangerous B. Stimulating C. Exciting D. Easy D
Many islands are located in the mid-latitudes Define prefix mid? A. Higher B. Center C. Adjacent D. Lower B
As indicated in the findings, a scaled score of 240 points indicates a performance above the proficiency level. What is the genre for the sentence above? A. Research paper B. Novel C. Personal letter D. Sitcom A
Which of the following is the first step of the writing process? A. Preparing and outline B. Writing a draft C. Citing sources D. Writing a revision A
Which of the following options demonstrates correct sentence structure? A. You could lose your job, receive a bad rating, while being chronically late for work. B. If you are chronically late for work, you will receive a bad rating, furthermore, you could lose your job C. Chronic lateness for work can result in a poor rating or even loss of your employment D. Being chronically late for work is a bad thing, including losing your job or even getting a bad rating. C
Which of the following is most often the first sentence of a paragraph? A. Conclusion sentence B. Supporting sentence C. Topic sentence D. Transition sentence C
Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? A. How did one man’s name get on the list of womens’ names? B. How did one man’s name get on the list women’s names? C. How did one mans’ name get on the list women’s names? D. How did one mans’ name get on the list of womens’ names? B
Which of the following options demonstrates correct sentence structure? A. Poring over the books for hours’ they were to be sold tomorrow. B. The books were to be sold tomorrow, that’s why she spent hours poring over them C. She spent hours poring over the books because they were to be sold tomorrow D. Tomorrow, the books were to be sold, therefore, she spent hours poring over them. C
Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct? A. Originally written for children, readers of many generations have been amused by her book B. Originally written for children, she has amused many generations of readers with her book. C. Originally written for children, many generations of readers have amused by her book D. Originally written for children, her book has amused many generations of readers. D
____ satisfies my hunger after school. A. A sandwich and a few cookies B. A few cookies and sandwich C. A sandwich or a few cookies D. A few cookies or a sandwich D
It is best to listen intently, take notes vigorously, and show interest by your facial expression/ Antonym for vigorously A. Intensely B. Studiously C. Correctly D. Casually D
Because I was excited about the opportunity to baby-sit a __ bought her son to my house early on Saturday afternoon. A. Toddler; my best friend B. Toddler: my best friend C. Toddler, my best friend D. Toddler; my best friend C
Wagging his tail furiously, the dog enjoyed the morsels of steak slipped to him by the guests under the table. Which is misplaced above? A. Wagging his tail furiously B. Morsels of steak C. Slipped to him D. Under the table D
When I was a teenager; camping in the great outdoors with my sister was one of my favorite activities? What is the simple subject? A. I B. Camping C. Outdoors D. Sister B
. Which of the following is the meaning of the prefix ante? A. Against B. Before C. Above D. Within B
The first reports of the earthquake ___ greatly exaggerated in the news media. A. Is B. Was C. Were D. Has been C
Penicillin rarely kills bacteria it merely prevents them from multiplying A. Bacteria it B. Bacteria, it C. Bacteria; it D. Bacteria it, C
Which of the following words is spelled correctly? A. Receiveable B. Receivable C. Recieveable D. Recievable B
Clean hands and hair are essential to good grooming; ____, a person should also pay attention to the appearance of his clothes. A. Whereas B. However C. Subsequebtly D. Instead B
Based on an analysis of word structure, a “pandemic” is something that A. Affects all people B. Refers to Greek mythology C. Causes a disease D. Occurs in a specific area A
His coarse manners offended me, and I already regretted my decision to have him visit. Antonym for coarse A. Refined B. Crude C. Indiscriminating D. Volatile A
The inhabitants of the town believe that noise, smog, and traffic __ away tourists. A. Is driving B. Has driven C. Drives D. Drive D
11.1 when looking up definityion of "powerlifting" in a printed dictionary, which of the following sets of guide words could appear at the top of the page? A. practicable and pyrex B. psychoanalysis and public speaking. C. poseidon and poverty D. powdery and pox D
11.2 Which of the following part of speech would be included with a dictionary entry for the word "Neuromuscular"? A. noun B. verb C. adjective D. adverb C
11.3 Which of the following phrases helps to define the term "motor units"? A. Nerve cell and muscle fiber bundles B. Neuromuscular adaptations C. Electrical impulses D. Rate coding A
11.4 Which of the following phrases helps to define "neuromuscular adaptions"? A. Muscle fiber bundles tell them to contract. B. motor units work faster and simultaneously C. Stronger and faster nerve impulses D. Muscles react with greater force B
15.1 a nursing student is researching treatments for dry skin. which of the following is a primary source that the student could use to locate information about skin treatments? A, medical textbook B. medical encylopedia C. research done by doctors at the CDC D. a journal articel describing treatments studied by several doctors C
15.2 Which of the following is secondary source about baseball A. a documentary about the history of baseball B. a telegram sent by baseball legend babe ruth C. the sutobiography of pitcher dwight gooden D. the novel the art of fielding by chad harbach A
Which of the following is the meaning of inquistive as used in the sentence? Maya's inquisitive nature led her to answer her own questions as a research scientist. A. logical B. methodical C. curious D. careful A
Which of the following is a primarry source that is best to use when writing an article about the effort to convert a vacant lot into a community garden? A. an interview with local expert gardeners involved in the project B. an interview with local business owners who work near the vacant lot C. an article in the local newspaper about the effort to create a community garden D. A video clip on the local news reporting on a potential community garden A
Which of the following is the meaning of "cumulative"? The popularity of the new fidget widget has increased dramatically over the past 3 years, with cumulative sales topping more than 15 million units.. A. Carefully calculated B. Randomly figured C. Reduced in number D. Summed values of D
57.1 the explorers travelled across the desert, and it seemed that it's heat would stop their. 1. which of the following corrects an error in the sentence above? A. "desert should be dessert. B. "it's should be its. C. seemed should be seamed D. their should be theyre B
57.2 the explorers became thirstier and their vision blurred as they travelled further across the arid desert and tryed to make their way to the oasis. 2. which of the following corrects a misspelling in the sentence above? A. blurred should be blured B. thirstier should be thirstyer C. travelled should be traveled D. tryed should be tried D
57.3 which of the following is spelled correctly, showing an exception to a spelling rule? A. recieve B. beleive C. codeine D. feirce C
57.4 which of the following uses the double the consonant rule correctly? A. bleed to bleedding B. vomit to vomitted C. travel to travelled D. plow to plowwed C
58.1 which of the following is a correctly punctuated compound sentence? A. ive decided to run a 5k race; but running a long race requires training. B. I plan on taking two rest days per week and this will help me avoid injury C. ill run long distances on the weekend, and rest on the following day. D. running a 5k race would be a great accomplishment, and exercise will improve my health. D
58.2 which of the following uses correct punctuation for a quotation? A. a good laugh and a long run she said are the two best cures for anything. B. a good laugh and long run she said are the two best cures for anything C. a good laugh and a long run are the two best cures for anything she said D. a good laugh and a long run are the two best cures for anything she said. B
58.3 which of the following uses a correct punctuation pattern for a complex sentence? A. although i enjoy running i would never want to run a marathon B. although i enjoy running, i would never want to run a marathon C. although i enjoy running i would never want to run a marathon D. although i enjoy running i would never want to run, a marathon B
58.4 which sentence uses commas correctly to clarify the meanin of the sentence? A. in order to begin trainin as a long-distance runner u will need high-quality shoes sock & runnin clothes B. in order to being trainin as long-distance runner u wil need high quality shoes socks & runnin clothes C. in order to being trainin as a lnog distance runner u wil need high quality shoes socks & runnin clothes D. in order to begin trainin as long distance runner u wil need high quality shoes socks & runnin clothes A
the eager, enthusiastic child voiced his story with excitement. The simple subject is the noun ___. and the complete subject includes the articles and modifiers _____. the simple predicate is the verb ___, and the complete predicate includes the direct object ____ and the prepositional modifier _____ child, the eager, enthusiastic child, voiced, his story, with excitement
59.1 which of the following examples is a compound-complex sentence? A. the large amusement park was packed with people, and they had all come for the opening of a new roller coaster. B. although the weather forecast called for rain, people came to the park to ride the roller coaster. C. just as the roller coaster was about to open, the crowd looked to the cloudy sky. D. the sun came out and was surrounded by a rainbow that brought gasps of awe from the crowd. C
59.2 thinking about what you are grateful for is one of the keys to happiness. A. thinking B. is C. one D. keys A
59.3 which of the following is a dependent clause? A. swimming is a great form of exercise B. despite the fact that swimming can be difficult C. there are four main swimming strokes to learn. D. although it is time-consuming, everyone should learn to swim B
60.1 which of the following is a sentence fragment? A. go hike a glacier! B. according to many experts on Alaska C. Hiking is a great activity for your health. D. Maria loves to hike she also enjoys travel. B
60.2 Maria was unable to complete her 10-mile hike, ______ she had trained for several months. 2. Which transition word of phrase best completes the sentence? A. although B. in other words C. accordingly D. meanwhile A
60.3 maria loved to travel, and no advice about safety is going to keep her from taking a trek across alaska. 3. which grammar error appears in following sentence? A. inappropriate transition word choice B. tense disagreement C. poor diction D. ambiguous word choice B
60.4 which of the following words in the above sentence is an example of ambiguous language? A. navigating B. requires C. hikers D. things D
61.1 i think we can take advantage of our organizations vertical synergy to produce a quality proposal by EOD. 1. which of the following publications would most likely contain this sentence? A. business memo B. scientific journal C. novel D. motivational speech A
61.2 which of the followin sentences contains informal language? A. many people are unaware of the variety of ways they can enhance the privacy settings on their mobile devices B. a recent study found that usin a passcode is more secure than usin a swipe pattern to unlock a mobile phone C. write down ur 15 digit international mobile equipment identify (IMEI) in case ur phone is ever lost or stolen. D. having a phone case with bling may make ur phone a target for theft, so dont use too flossy of a cover D
61.3 which of following sentences would indicate that the setting is the Us in the 1920 A. many people were able to endure the blitz by the Germans during ww2. B. the film critics felt that the new actor was the bees knees, but the film itself was all wet C. u could feel the tension in the air as the gunslinger entered the room to confront his enemies. D. she was a cool cat who had a new hit that she was about to introduce at a gig in chicago. B
62.1 which of the following is an example of prewriting? A. citing sources B. brainstorming C. proofreading D. editing B
62.2 if all the following tasks are used in writing, which of the following would likely occur last? A. researching potential sources B. mapping possible topics and subtopics C. developing an organizational outline D. editing and prrofreading D
62.3 malik is writing a reseasrch paper on a national park near his home. he consulted several reliable sources, created an outline to plan his paper, wrote a rough draft, and then revised his draft. Which element of the writing process does malik need to add? A. citing sources B. adding an opposition C. developing a writing plan D. adding captions A
62.4 which of the following situations requires the inclusion of a citation?. A. the author is stating his or her own ideas. B. the author feels that the ideas described are important C. the author is describing a setting in a story D. the author is using a quotation from another person D
63.1 which of the following is a key part of a paragraph? A. sources B. topic sentence C. introductory phrase D. opposition B
63.2 Which of the following examples would most likely act as a transition sentence? A. when you tap on the screen to refocus, a sun icon appears B. manually tapping on the subject of your photo adjusts the focus of the camera and also adjusts the exposure C. another phone camera feature that can improve your photography is manually setting exposure times D. if you make the sun icon brighter, this will increase the light exposure of the photo. C
64.1 Julio decided to try a radical new approach to the stubborn, invasive weed in his yard. 1. which of the following best defines the word "radical" based on its use in the sentence? A. politically liberal B. progressive C. carefully planned D. complete and thorough D
64.2 in which of the following sentences does "current" mean "a flow of electricity"? A. the current carried the kayak downsteam B. before installing the ceiling fan, david turned off the current C. the air current tossed the leaves on the trees D. Bryan prefers to learn about current events by watching the news B
64.3 which of the following best defines the word "opaque" based on its use in the sentence? A. not transparent B. warmly glowing C. partially broken D. mostly visible A
64.4 which of the following best defines the word "plane" based on its use in the sentence?. A. model aircraft B. imaginary flat surface C. tool for working wood D. clearly visible C
65.1 in which of the following does the suffix create a word that has a different meaning from the root word? A. goodness B. demonstrated C. running D. writes A
65.2 based on an examination of the words parts, which of the following means to breathe too quickly or too much? A. hypoventilate B. hyperventilate C. superventilate D. interventilate B
65.3 Based on an examination of the word parts, which of the following means "to stop doing something" A. continuation B. continuous C. discontinue D. anticontinue C
65.4 using your knowledge of word parts which of the following means " the act of judging beforehand? A. judged B. judicious C. postjudgement D. prejudgement D
Q1 They're going to lead the group through the park because it's trails can be confusing. which of the following corrects a spelling error in the sentence? A. they're should be their B. lead should be led C though should be threw D. it's should be its D
Q2 which of the following words correctly follows the spelling rule to drop the final e? A. excitment B. moveable C likeness D. traceable B
Q3 which of the following plural words is spelled correctly? A. the plural of self is selfs B. the plural of dash is dashs C. the plural of elf is elves D. the plural of church is churchs C
Q4 which of the following corrects the punctuation error? A. the ice skater trained by lifting weights doing box jumps & stretching to increase flexibility B. the ice skater trained by lifting, weights doing, box jumps & stretching to increase flexibility C. the ice skater trained by lifting weights, doing box jumps, & stretching to increase flexibility D. the ice skater trained by lifting, weights doing, box jumps, & strtching to increase flexibility C
Q5 which of the following corrects the punctuation error? A. "The movie had an interesting plot." she said. "However, the lack of action made the movie seem too long." B. "The movie had an interesting plot," She said. "However, the lack of action made the movie seem too long." C. "The movie had an interesting plot, she said." "However, the lack of action made the movie see too long." D. "The movie had an interesting plot," she said. "However, the lack of action made the movie seem too long." D
Q6 which of the following is correct? A. Subir and Aisha wanted to play in the snow over the weekend, but the warm weather ruined their plans. B. Subir and Aisha wanted to play in the snow over the weekend, but the warm weather ruined their plans C. Subir and Aisha wanted to play in the snow over the weekend but. The warm weather ruined their plans D. Subir and Aisha wanted to play in the snow over the weekend, but, the warm weather ruined their plans. B
Q7 Running for at least twenty minutes three times per week is a great way to get exercise and to stay healthy. Which of the following is the simple subject of the sentence? A. running B. is C. way D. excerise A
Q8 which of the following is a complex sentence? A. we waited for more than two hours. B. Although the line was long, it moved rather quickly. C. The line was short for me, but it was much longer when I left. D. She looked for the shortest checkout line; she did not have much time to waste. B
Q9 That street runs parallel to main street on the other side of the park. Which word in the sentence modifies the simple subject? A. that B. parallel C. main D. other A
Q10. After she fell, Mikayla was sad because she realized she ripped her favorite jeans. Which of the following is a more precise word that could replace the word sad? A. unhappy B. terrified C. dismayed D. mournful C
Q11. Despite donating four boxes of old toys, Keegan still had alot of stuff in her room. Which of the following words from the sentence be revised to fix ambiguous language. A. boxes B. toys C. stuff D. room C
Q12 _____ she cooked and enjoyed a wonderful meal, Violet cleaned and put away the dishes. Which transition best completes the sentence? A. But B. After C. In addition D. Altogther B
Q13(1) My friends love to dance. (2) Gwendolyn is a professionally trained ballet dancer who is well versed in classical, neoclassical, and contemporary ballet. (3) Tim learned how to line dance, but he attended dance academy for several years. (4) Jarvis has groovy moves on the dance floor and loves to create his own music. (5) Marta is a member of her university's dance squad and the team just won a national tournament. Which sentence in the paragraph contains informal language? A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5 C
Q14 Which of the following sentences contain slang that would indicate that its context is the united states in the 1960s? A. Melissa and Suzanne carpooled together to get to work today. B. Shaquan and Janell had an exquisite dinner last night at the restaurant. C. Joseph and Jamal had a gas last night at the dance hall. D. Heidi and Frank are BFFs and are going to see a late movie tonight. C
Q15. Miguel was just assigned a research paper on pollution. He needs to think about different kinds of pollution to narrow his topic for his writing. Which of the following steps of the writing process is being used by Miguel? A. proofreading B. brainstorming C. editing D. revising B
Q16. Isabella is finishing an essay that has been through several rounds of revisions. Which of the following steps of the writing process should she complete next? A. brainstorming B. Writing C. planning D. proofreading D
Q17. Which of the following sentences would most likely act as a topic sentence? A. Giraffes are the tallest animals in the world. B. Great white sharks have about 300 teeth. C. Cheetahs can run at a speed of about 65-70 miles per hour. D. The tongue of a blue whale can weigh as much as an elephant. A
Q18. 1. Finally, my mother was able to drop me off at school, just before the bell rang. 2. We worked together to replace that flat with the spare tire that was in the trunk. 3. Then we had some more trouble as we discovered that my mother's car had a flat tire. 4. This morning, we woke up to realize that the storm overnight had knocked out the power at our house. Put in chronological order. A. 3,2,1,4 B. 3,4,1,2 C. 4,2,1,3 D. 4,3,2,1 D
Q19 Javier wants to CHART a career path for success, so he is meeting with his advisor this afternoon. Which of the following is the best synonym for CHART. A. plan B. graph C. rank D. draw A
Q20. The pond was used to retain excess water and often filled after large rainstorms. Which of the following best captures the meaning of retain? A. remember B. hold C. maintain D. Cherish B
Q21. My soccer team will CONTEND for the regional championship tonight. Which best captures the meaning of contend. A. debate B. compete C. declare D. cope B
Q22. Based on an examination of the word parts. which of the following means "to treat before or in advance."? A. retreat B. mistreat C. pretreat D. overtreat C
Q23. Based on an analysis of the word parts, which of the following means "swelling of the heart muscle"? A. amylase B. acanthocyte C. myocarditis D. hydrocephalus C
Q24. Stephon fell off his bike and injured his leg. When he went to the dr, the dr told him he suffered a hematoma and it would go down in a few days. What is the meaning of the word hematoma? A. a severed nerve causing loss of feeling B. swelling caused by localized bleeding C. a broken bone D. a severe laceration B
Q6. A gardener purchased lattice so she could train the grapevine along the side of the house. Which defines "train" A. to teach so as to make fit or qualified B. to direct the growth of C. to focus attention D. to motivate by discipline. B
Q7. a student is writing a research paper about the psychological effects of homework. which source should she consult for statistical date? A. an encyclopedia entry about the history of homework assignments B. An academic study about hours spent on homework each night. C. a blog detailing a fellow students experiences with homework D. a magazine article by a teacher about the importance of daily homework. B
Q17. a candidate i choosing between job offers 1, 2, 3, 4. Job 1 offers 2 weeks pain vaca per yr & partial health insurance. 2 offers 1 week paid vaca per yr & partial health insurance. 3 offers 2 weeks paid vaca per yr & full health insurance. 4 offers 2 weeks paid vaca per yr & full health insurance. Jobs 1 & 3 pay $5000 more than job 4. job 2 pays 7000 less than job 4. the best is? A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 C
Q18 1234321234 using the number string, replace every 1 with A, every 2 with B, every 3 with D, every 4 with E. For the letters that appear more than 2x delete the first instance. delete the first and last letter in the string, a replace the vowels with X. Which is correct? A. DBXBD B. BXBDX C. XDBXBD D. BDXDBX C
Q24When she noticed the dust on her running shoes, Jane realized she had become rather complacent about her fitness routine. What is the meaning of complacent? A. unconcerned B. dissatisfied C. confident D. worried A
Q29. A nursery has seven types of flowers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. Choose 5 to plant in the garden using the following guidelines: If 1 is chosen, type 5 cannot be. If 3 is chosen, 5 must be chosen. if 2 is chose then 6 must be chosen Which combination is correct? A. 2,3,4,5,6 B. 1,2,3,6,7 C. 2,3,4,5,7 D. 1,4,5,6,7 A
Q30. He headed off to the track, where he hoped to make a fast dollar by betting on the races. Which dictionary definitions defines fast? A. Distinguished by rapid motion B. Having agile mental abilities C. Obtained with little effort. D. Characterized by wild behavior. C
Q33. I avoided him because he though he had a score to settle with me. Which defines "score"? A. a scratch or mark made on a surface B. An action that has a successful outcome C. A grudge that one holds against another D. The relevant facts related to a situation C
Q40. A friend calls and says "Before I pick you up to go to the grocery store, I have to cook breakfast, then shower, so I will see you when I'm done with those two things." when should you expect your friend to pick you up? A. After he showers B. After he goes to the grocery store C. As soon as he hangs up the phone D. Before breakfast A
Q41. Which of the following sources will be most helpful for a writer who is trying to use a greater variety of words in an article. A. Encyclopedia B. Almanac C. Style guide D. Thesaurus D
Q1the director listens to everyones opinions. She makes up her own mind. She informs us of her decisions. Restate the passage? A.prior to makin up her own mind & informin us of her decision the director listens 2 everyones opinion B.Informin us of her decisions the director listens 2 everyones & makes up her own mind C.Since she makes up her own mind & informs us of her decision the director listens 2 everyones D.B4 listenin 2 everyone the director makes up her own mind & informs us of her decision A
Q2. ____ are a power of the executive branch of our government. A. vetos B. vetoes C. veto's D. Vetoes' B
Q3 He spoke' quickly and tried a new method to persuade ___ to concentrate on ways to improve my companys bottom line. A. me, he started B. me, He started C me; he started D. me; He started C
Q4 The chef complied a list that included these ____ butter, onions, peppers, and various spices. A. groceries: B. groceries, C. groceries; D. groceries A
Q5 The batter argued with the umpire ___ had celled him out. Which of the following pronouns correctly completes the sentence above? A. that B. whom C. which D. who D
Q6 accidents do not just ____ are usually caused by lack of attention. which of the following options correctly completes the sentence above? A. happen they B. happen, they C. happen: they D. happen: they C
Q7 Which of the following options is a complete sentence? A. Nominating me to serve as secretary of the club. B. Nominate me to serve as secretary of the club C. When I am nominated to serve as secretary of the club. D. To be nominated to serve as secretary of the club B
Q8 On our vacation, we explored ancient architectural ruins, viewed astonishing landscapes, and visited many truely historic sites. A. Ancient B. Viewed C. Truely D. Historic C
Q9 Even in the healthiest of diets, it is permissible to indulge ____ in a favorite dessert. Which option is the appropriate spelling of the word that completes the sentence above? A. occasionally B. ocasionally C. occassionally D. occasionaly A
Q10 A doctor or a nurse ___ always on duty. Which of the following verbs correctly completes the sentence above? A. are B. is C. were D. seem B
Q11 The class is nervous about ___ first exam. Which of the following options correctly completes the sentence above? A. they're B. there C. it's D. its D
Q12 Which of the following sentences would most likely be found in a letter to a friend? A. those involved will meet with you about appropriate protocol for delivery of the message B. There may be some confusion about the correct placement of the message C. We really don't think there should be a bunch of odds and ends just messing up the message. D. A message to finalize preparation and the agenda would benefit all concerned. D
Q13. Hi, I wanted to let you know that I can't make the meeting tomorrow. I know this inconvenient, but you'll do an awesome job on your own! Don't sweat it about the handouts. I'll email those to your assistant. See you soon! Which of the following is most likely audience for this passage? A. The president of a corporation B. A friend at a corporation C. A professor at a college D. a dean at a college B
Q14 Which of the following sentences in a research paper should include a citation? A. This paper summarizes key aspects of supplements to support the immune system. B. Numerous studies have been conducted to find ways to improve the immune system. C. Several clinics report cases of improved immune system responses. D. These results are conclusive of improved immune system, according to Dr.Smith's paper. D
Q15 Kelly is writing a research paper for class. She is keeping a list of the websites and authors from which she is gathering information to include in her paper. Which of the following elements of the writing process is kelly performing. A. preparing an outline B. writing a draft C. referencing sources D. writing a revision C
Q17 Soybean oil contains a high percentage of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Polyunsaturated fats are required for normal bodily functions. Dietitians recommend replacing saturated fats with polyunsaturated fatty acids. Which of the following sentences is the best topic sentence for the paragraph above? A. Soybeans are grown in many states. B. Soybeans are a good source for important fats. C. Soybean are a good source of nutritional fiber D. Soybeans are high in fat and should not be eaten. C
Q18 In the last six months, more than $5 million ___ spent in this ongoing political campaign. Which of the following options correctly completes the sentence above? A. are B. has been C. were D. have been B
Q19. Based on the two parts of the word "circumlocution," Which of the following definitions is correct? A. Meandering expedition B. Roundabout way of speaking C. Type of geometrical pattern D. Remote destination B
Q20. A can of chemicals has the word "Antidote" on the label providing information and directions. Which of the following is the definition of "antidote" in this context? A. An ingredient that is present in the chemicals B. A contraindication for the use of the chemicals C. An appropriate place to store the chemicals when not in use D. A substance that counteracts the effects of the chemicals. D
Q21 The patient was diagnosed as having dysesthesia. Which of the following defines the prefix dys-? A. pleasant reaction to touch B. painful reaction to touch C. normal reaction to touch D. no reaction to touch. B
Q22 the doctor's message was cryptic because of her poor handwriting. which is the meaning of the word "cryptic" A. rewritten B. Occult C. illegible D. terse C
Q23 He typically avoided the local theater because he found its productions to be banal interpretations of over-performed plays. Which is the meaning of the word banal? A. confusing B. Ostentatious C. Bland D. Practiced C
Q24 The doctor prescribed physical therapy so that the muscles in the athlete's injured leg would not atrophy while she was healing. Which of the following phrases is antonym for the word atrophy? A. Become infected B. Increase in size C. Weaken gradually D. injure through over-exertion B
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