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  1. Since Kelly became a supervisor. She has worked extra hours. (1)
    Since Kelly became a supervisor, she has worked extra hours. (1)
  2. When I study for a test or when I am up late trying to get homework done. I sometimes forget to set my alarm. (1)
    When I study for a test or when I am up late trying to get homework done, I sometimes forget to set my alarm. (1)
  3. The instructor requested to see the student’s identification card. Even though the student presented it at the last class. (1)
    The instructor requested to see the student’s identification card, even though the student presented it at the last class. (1)
  4. We like to go to the beach we like to stay all day. (2)
    We like to go to the beach; we like to stay all day. (2)
  5. On vacation Carol went to see a show and a museum exhibit she was pleased with both events. (2)
    On vacation Carol went to see a show and a museum exhibit; she was pleased with both events. (2)
  6. Our office recycles paper, and we recycle ink cartridges. (2 and 3)
    Our office recycles paper, and we recycle ink cartridges. (2 and 3)

    Sentence is correct!!
  7. Judy likes to read, she also likes to write. (3)
    Judy likes to read; she also likes to write. (3)
  8. Kevin’s company has an office in Los Angeles, however, the company is looking to open a satellite office in San Diego. (3)
    Kevin’s company has an office in Los Angeles; however, the company is looking to open a satellite office in San Diego. (3)
  9. My family recycles newspapers and aluminum because it helps the environment. (15)
    My family recycles newspapers and aluminum because recycling helps the environment. (15)
  10. The students were all up late studying, but they still all did poorly on the test. That is a problem. (15)
    The students were all up late studying, but they still all did poorly on the test. The poor results are a problem. (15)
  11. Since parking was a problem, shuttles were provided around campus.

    A. Dangling or misplaced modifier
    B. Lack or parallel structure
    C. Redundancies
    D. Use of passive instead of active voice
    E. Fillers
    D. Use of passive instead of active voice
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Using a number of creative marketing techniques, the ad was finally finished.

    A. Fillers
    B. Redundancies
    C. Use of passive instead of active voice
    D. Dangling or misplaced modifier
    E. Lack or parallel structure
    D. Dangling or misplaced modifier
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. There are several techniques you can use to improve your test scores.

    A. Fillers
    B. Redundancies
    C. Use of passive instead of active voice
    D. Dangling or misplaced modifier
    E. Lack or parallel structure
    A. Fillers "There are" is the filler
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. The market for industrial goods includes manufacturers, contractors, wholesalers, and those concerned with the retail function.

    A. Lack or parallel structure
    B. Fillers
    C. Dangling or misplaced modifier
    D. Redundancies
    E. Use of passive instead of active voice
    A. Lack or parallel structure
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Lourdes arranged the programs according to chronological dates and the end result was that she developed a well-organized process that required little alteration or change.

    A. Dangling or misplaced modifier
    B. Lack or parallel structure
    C. Redundancies
    D. Fillers
    E. Use of passive instead of active voice
    C. Redundancies
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Susan, Patricia, and myself went to the party. (9 / 12)
    Susan, Patricia, and I went to the party. (9 / 12)
  17. We were glad to see that Marci and her were there. (9)
    We were glad to see that Marci and she were there. (9)
  18. Tom was thankful that Bob and him were able to help. (9)
    Tom was thankful that Bob and he were able to help. (9)
  19. Please send the report to Tim and I. (10)
    Please send the report to Tim and me. (10)
  20. The coach asked Elizabeth and she to play a different position. (10)
    The coach asked Elizabeth and her to play a different position. (10)
  21. Just between you and I, Elizabeth played better in the new position. (10)
    Just between you and me, Elizabeth played better in the new position. (10)
  22. All of the papers were incorrect except your’s. (11)
    All of the papers were incorrect except yours. (11)
  23. The paper and it’s message were inappropriate. (11)
    The paper and its message were inappropriate. (11)
  24. Gina and himself went to the party. (9 / 12).
    Gina and he went to the party. (9 / 12)
  25. Gina gave me the money to buy the gift. Give the change back to herself. (10 / 12)
    Gina gave me the money to buy the gift. Give the change back to her. (10 / 12)
  26. Whom did you say called? (13)
    Who did you say called? (13)
  27. Give the report back to whomever wrote it. (13)
    Give the report back to whoever wrote it. (13)
  28. Katherine, whom I think is a better writer, offered to write the memo for our team. (13)
    Katherine, who I think is a better writer, offered to write the memo for our team. (13)
  29. You ordered the sandwich for who? (13)
    You ordered the sandwich for whom? (13)
  30. One of the girls said they were tired. (14)
    One of the girls said she was tired. (14)
  31. Each of the male players had their head shaved before the game. (14)
    Each of the male players had his head shaved before the game. (14)
  32. Every employee should have their picture ID retaken by Friday. (14)
    Every employee should have his or her picture ID retaken by Friday. (14)
  33. When Nathan come to class, he know what chapters were going to be covered. (16)
    When Nathan came to class, he knew what chapters were going to be covered. (16)
  34. If he had come earlier, we could have saw the video. (16)
    If he had come earlier, we could have seen the video. (16)
  35. I knew the answer to the question; I wish I knew it yesterday. (16)
    I knew the answer to the question; I wish I had known it yesterday. (16)
  36. If I was you, I would attend the workshop. (17)
    If I were you, I would attend the workshop. (17)
  37. Sometimes Sam wishes he was the president of the club. (17)
    Sometimes Sam wishes he were the president of the club. (17)
  38. He acts as though he was in charge of the club. (17)
    He acts as though he were in charge of the club. (17)
  39. If I were to blame, I accept the consequences. (17)
    If I was to blame, I accept the consequences. (17)
  40. The reports, even though the presentation was remarkable, has errors. (18)
    The reports, even though the presentation was remarkable, have errors. (18)
  41. The list of departments are published on the company’s website. (18)
    The list of departments is published on the company’s website. (18)
  42. Playing tennis and swimming is good exercise. (19)
    Playing tennis and swimming are good exercise. (19)
  43. Jim and his neighbor is going to the ball game. (19)
    Jim and his neighbor are going to the ball game. (19)
  44. Neither the boys nor Kyle are going to the ball game. (20)
    Neither the boys nor Kyle is going to the ball game. (20)
  45. Either the lawyer or the clients is going to the press conference. (20)
    Either the lawyer or the clients are going to the press conference. (20)
  46. Anyone in both offices are allowed to attend the party. (21)
    Anyone in both offices is allowed to attend the party. (21)
  47. Each of the students are going to present during class. (21)
    Each of the students is going to present during class. (21)
  48. The committee agree to host the convention. (22)
    The committee agrees to host the convention. (22)
  49. The jury is having difficulty reaching a verdict. (22)
    The jury are having difficulty reaching a verdict. (22)
  50. Susan, Patricia, and I did good on the test. (23)
    Susan, Patricia, and I did well on the test. (23)
  51. We were in a hurry and completed the work quick. (23)
    We were in a hurry and completed the work quickly. (23)
  52. Sometimes it is difficult to not take constructive criticism personal. (23)
    Sometimes it is difficult to not take constructive criticism personally. (23)
  53. The report contained many easy to read charts and graphs. (24)
    The report contained many easy-to-read charts and graphs. (24)
  54. Patti was very hungry, so she took the larger piece of cake. (24)
    Patti was very hungry, so she took the largest piece of cake. (24)
  55. I appreciate you writing the memo for me. (27)
    I appreciate your writing the memo for me. (27)
  56. Him preparing the information was helpful. (27)
    His preparing the information was helpful. (27)
  57. The three-by-three writing process consists of pre-writing, writing and revising. (28)
    The three-by-three writing process consists of pre-writing, writing, and revising. (28)
  58. We made a sundae using mint chocolate chip, vanilla, chocolate and coffee ice cream. (28)
    We made a sundae using mint chocolate chip, vanilla, chocolate, and coffee ice cream. (28)
  59. If you are going to be late please call and let me know. (30)
    If you are going to be late, please call and let me know. (30)
  60. As expected the election results were positive. (30)
    As expected, the election results were positive. (30)
  61. In the fall, we will register for an accounting class. (30)
    In the fall we will register for an accounting class. (30)
  62. In the spring of next year we will register for a management class. (30)
    In the spring of next year, we will register for a management class. (30)
  63. With over 40,000 employment web sites it’s hard to know where to look to find the best information. (30)
    With over 40,000 employment web sites, it’s hard to know where to look to find the best information. (30)
  64. Bad news is generally disappointing and negative feelings can result. (29)
    Bad news is generally disappointing, and negative feelings can result. (29)
  65. For our research paper we read a good article titled “The Chinese Puzzles” and we also read a good book about the history of China. (29)
    For our research paper we read a good article titled “The Chinese Puzzles”, and we also read a good book about the history of China. (29)
  66. On November 1, 2005 and will start a series of lectures on oral presentations. (33)
    On November 1, 2005, and will start a series of lectures on oral presentations. (33)
  67. Please send a transcript of the meeting to Cathy Williams 2005 Metera Avenue Philadelphia PA 17045. (33)
    Please send a transcript of the meeting to Cathy Williams, 2005 Metera Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 17045. (33)
  68. Bill will visit a client in Las Vegas Nevada and Phoenix Arizona. (33)
    Bill will visit a client in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Phoenix, Arizona. (33)
  69. Sam Slade CPA, is going to attend one of the meetings. (33)
    Sam Slade, CPA, is going to attend one of the meetings. (33)
  70. In one year’s time the state’s population will grow by over 200000 people. (33)
    In one year’s time the state’s population will grow by over 200,000 people. (33)
  71. Business letters despite the enormous popularity of e-mail must still be written when a permanent record is necessary. (31)
    Business letters, despite the enormous popularity of e-mail, must still be written when a permanent record is necessary. (31)
  72. Bob was late nevertheless the lecture started on time. (31)
    Bob was late, nevertheless, the lecture started on time. (31)
  73. The presentation by the way was completed on time. (31)
    The presentation, by the way, was completed on time. (31)
  74. Tim and Steve who both have their master’s degrees like to give oral presentations. (31)
    Tim and Steve, who both have their master’s degrees, like to give oral presentations. (31)
  75. Carol Brander not Carol Craven will be the presenter. (31)
    Carol Brander, not Carol Craven, will be the presenter. (31)
  76. We went to the beach, and the mountains on the same day. (34)
    We went to the beach and the mountains on the same day. (34)
  77. The primary purpose of reports, is to answer questions, and solve problems systematically. (34)
    The primary purpose of reports is to answer questions, and solve problems systematically. (34)
  78. Persuasion requires learning about your audience, and analyzing why it might resist your goal. (34)
    Persuasion requires learning about your audience and analyzing why it might resist your goal. (34)
  79. Learning writing concepts is easy, applying these concepts can be difficult. (35)
    Learning writing concepts is easy; applying these concepts can be difficult. (35)
  80. Informational reports emphasize facts, analytical reports, however, emphasize reasoning and conclusions. (35)
    Informational reports emphasize facts; analytical reports, however, emphasize reasoning and conclusions. (35)
  81. Reports are a fact of life in American business, consequently, business writers must learn to prepare them. (35)
    Reports are a fact of life in American business; consequently, business writers must learn to prepare them. (35)
  82. Please send a copy of the report to our offices in Boston, Massachusetts, Orlando, Florida, and Atlanta, Georgia. (36)
    Please send a copy of the report to our offices in Boston, Massachusetts; Orlando, Florida; and Atlanta, Georgia. (36)
  83. The following people attended the meeting: Paul Jones, Accounting, Matthew Farrell, Marketing, and Katherine Cassidy, Client Relations. (36)
    The following people attended the meeting: Paul Jones, Accounting; Matthew Farrell, Marketing; and Katherine Cassidy, Client Relations. (36)
  84. They discussed many topics including: the company picnic and the vacation policy. (37)
    They discussed many topics including the company picnic and the vacation policy. (37)
  85. To help receivers anticipate and comprehend ideas, two techniques are helpful, parallelism, which involves balanced writing, and graphic highlights, which make points visible. (37)
    To help receivers anticipate and comprehend ideas, two techniques are helpful: parallelism, which involves balanced writing, and graphic highlights, which make points visible. (37)
  86. The report was written by: Tom Barnes, Katie Harris, and Sylvia Heinsman. (37)
    The report was written by Tom Barnes, Katie Harris, and Sylvia Heinsman. (37)
  87. Jim will graduate within one years time. (38)
    Jim will graduate within one year's time. (38)
  88. He was searching for some information and found it in the companys archived files. (38)
    He was searching for some information and found it in the company's archived files. (38)
  89. All of the womens shoes were on sale. (38)
    All of the women's shoes were on sale. (38)
  90. All of us who read Carolines report thought it was well prepared. (38)
    All of us who read Caroline's report thought it was well prepared. (38)
  91. A list of all of our customers names and addresses is needed in order to complete the mailing. (39)
    A list of all of our customers' names and addresses is needed in order to complete the mailing. (39)
  92. Five of the teams presentations went over the allotted time. (39)
    Five of the teams' presentations went over the allotted time. (39)
  93. The bosses car is a new model Lexus. (39)
    The boss's car is a new model Lexus. (39)
  94. Would you please fax me a copy of the letter? (40)
    Would you please fax me a copy of the letter. (40)
  95. Tim works for Garber Inc.. (40)
    Tim works for Garber Inc. (40)
  96. The meeting will end promptly at 5:30 p.m.. (40)
    The meeting will end promptly at 5:30 p.m. (40)
  97. The meetings are generally informative, don’t you think. (41)
    The meetings are generally informative, don’t you think? (41)
  98. Is the instructor allowing late adds to the class. (41)
    Is the instructor allowing late adds to the class? (41)
  99. Our new promotion, said the marketing director, will cost over $250,000. (44)
    "Our new promotion," said the marketing director, "will cost over $250,000." (44)
  100. The marketing director said “that he was optimistic about the campaign results.” (44)
    The marketing director said that he was optimistic about the campaign results. (44)
  101. Many news correspondents now have Web blogs. (44)
    Many news correspondents now have Web "blogs." (44)
  102. I recently read an article titled The Evolution of Language. (44)
    I recently read an article titled "The Evolution of Language." (44)
  103. During the summer and fall we like to hike in Yosemite national park. (45)
    During the summer and fall we like to hike in Yosemite National Park. (45)
  104. George went to the Federal Building in downtown Los Angeles to get the immigration forms. (45)
    George went to the federal building in downtown Los Angeles to get the immigration forms. (45)
  105. Kara’s favorite salad dressing is italian vinaigrette. (45)
    Kara’s favorite salad dressing is Italian vinaigrette. (45)
  106. Since Kirby’s major is in business, he attends the college of business administration at California State university, Long Beach. (45)
    Since Kirby’s major is in business, he attends the College of Business Administration at California State University, Long Beach. (45)
  107. Previously Kirby attended a Community College in Cerritos. (45)
    Previously Kirby attended a community college in Cerritos. (45)
  108. In the spring the college will offer 23 sections of IS301 business communication. (46)
    In the spring the college will offer 23 sections of IS301 Business Communication. (46)
  109. Professor McPherson teaches Business Communication. (46)
    Professor McPherson teaches business communication. (46)
  110. Carolyn is enrolled in marketing 101 and spanish. (45 / 46)
    Carolyn is enrolled in Marketing 101 and Spanish. (45 / 46)
  111. Tim has a bachelor of science business administration and his Master’s degree. (46)
    Tim has a Bachelor of Science Business Administration and his master’s degree. (46)
  112. The guest speaker was vice president Howard from Castle Corporation. (47)
    The guest speaker was Vice President Howard from Castle Corporation. (47)
  113. When you visit the university, stop by and say hello to professor Andrews. (47)
    When you visit the university, stop by and say hello to Professor Andrews. (47)
  114. The Marketing Director, Bill Freeman, will not be at the meeting. (47)
    The marketing director, Bill Freeman, will not be at the meeting. (47)
  115. George Kaplan, President of Kaplan Enterprises, is a dynamic speaker. (47)
    George Kaplan, president of Kaplan Enterprises, is a dynamic speaker. (47)
  116. Send the package to Susan Farrell, marketing director, Kaplan Enterprises, 20 Park Place, Orlando, FL 30051. (47)
    Send the package to Susan Farrell, Marketing Director, Kaplan Enterprises, 20 Park Place, Orlando, FL 30051. (47)
  117. The Accounting Manager, the Personnel Director, and the Vice President met to discuss the issue. (47)
    The accounting manager, the personnel director, and the vice president met to discuss the issue. (47)
  118. The class was reading to Kill a Mockingbird. (49)
    The class was reading To Kill a Mockingbird. (49)
  119. We all enjoyed reading the article titled “Planning a Trip is Half the fun.” (49)
    We all enjoyed reading the article titled “Planning a Trip Is Half the Fun.” (49)
  120. Please check the advice given on the careerbuilder web site. (49)
    Please check the advice given on the Careerbuilder Web site. (49)
  121. We often visit the museum located on the East side of the river. (50)
    We often visit the museum located on the east side of the river. (50)
  122. Jim, who is originally from the south, loves the weather changes he experiences living in the northeast. (50)
    Jim, who is originally from the South, loves the weather changes he experiences living in the Northeast. (50)
  123. Jim used to live in South Georgia. (50)
    Jim used to live in south Georgia. (50)
  124. Our human resource department provides many services on our company’s Intranet. (48)
    Our Human Resource Department provides many services on our company’s Intranet. (48)
  125. Many Information Systems Departments have an employee help desk which handles technical problems. (48)
    Many information systems departments have an employee help desk which handles technical problems. (48)
  126. The Sony job advertisement indicated that résumés should be sent to the personnel department. (48)
    The Sony job advertisement indicated that résumés should be sent to the Personnel Department. (48)
  127. Dave was trying to decide whether to buy an Apple Computer or a Dell Computer. (51)
    Dave was trying to decide whether to buy an Apple computer or a Dell computer. (51)
  128. Tim enjoys drinking Starbucks Coffee. (51)
    Tim enjoys drinking Starbucks coffee. (51)
  129. The workshop will be held in room 224. (52)
    The workshop will be held in Room 224. (52)
  130. Please complete form 67-A and submit it with your refund request letter. (52)
    Please complete Form 67-A and submit it with your refund request letter. (52)
  131. Cory included figure 2.1 in his report because it effectively supported his conclusions. (52)
    Cory included Figure 2.1 in his report because it effectively supported his conclusions. (52)
  132. Kimberly arrived on American Airlines flight 29 at gate 16.
    Kimberly arrived on American Airlines Flight 29 at Gate 16.
  133. We reviewed 5 chapters in 2 weeks. (53)
    We reviewed five chapters in two weeks. (53)
  134. There are 16 sales representatives in 4 offices. (53 and 54)
    There are 16 sales representatives in four offices. (53 and 54)
  135. 20 people attended the reception. (53)
    Twenty people attended the reception. (53)
  136. There were twelve people waiting in line. (54)
    There were 12 people waiting in line. (54)
  137. The shoes cost 32 dollars. (55)
    The shoes cost $32. (55)
  138. We attended the September 12th workshop at the library. (55)
    We attended the September 12 workshop at the library. (55)
  139. The workshop started at 10 AM. (55)
    The workshop started at 10 a.m. (55)
  140. There was another workshop at three PM. (55)
    There was another workshop at 3 p.m. (55)
  141. Over ten percent of the people who attended were late. (55)
    Over 10 percent of the people who attended were late. (55)
  142. The company contributed one million dollars to the relief effort. (56)
    The company contributed $1 million to the relief effort. (56)
  143. Only ½ of the members attended the special meeting. (56)
    Only half of the members attended the special meeting. (56)

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