English

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  1. Credulous means:
    A. gullible
    B. finances
    C. credibility
    D. celebrity
    A. gullible
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Because of his credulous nature, they took advantage of him and tricked him time and time again.
    What is the simple subject of this sentence:
    A. they
    B. time
    C. nature
    D. him
    A. they
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Which sentence is written correctly?
    A. Due to the time-sensitive nature of the request the lawyer faxed the document to the judge.
    B. Due to the time-sensitive nature of the request, the lawyer faxed the document to the judge.
    C. Due to the time-sensitive nature of the request: the lawyer had faxed the document to the judge.
    D. Due to the time-sensitive nature, the lawyer had faxed the document to the judge.
    B. Due to the time-sensitive nature of the request, the lawyer faxed the document to the judge.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The cler absconded with the company's payroll.
    This is a(n)_________sentence.
    A. imperative
    B. declarative
    C. interrogative
    D. exclamatory
    B. declarative
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  5. What is the simple predicate of this sentence?
    A. with the company's payroll
    B. the clerk
    C. absconded
    D. absconded with the company's payroll
    C. absconded
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. absconded means:
    A. retreated
    B. expired
    C. invested
    D. fled
    D. fled
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. which of the sentence below is most clear and correct?
    A. six weeks old, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert found the puppies.
    B. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert found the puppies at the age of six weeks.
    C. The puppies were found by Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert when they were six weeks old.
    D. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert found the puppies when they were six weeks old.
    D. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert found the puppies when they were six weeks old.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. The PTA held_____annual fundraiser.
    A. its
    B. their
    C. there
    D. it's
    B. their
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. The door swung open. We spun around. We saw Kyle Adams. He staggered into the room
    To improve sentence fluency, how could you state the infomation above in a single sentence?
    A. As he staggered in the room, we saw Kyle Adams and the door swung open; then we spun around.
    B. When the door swung open, we saw Kyle Adams as he staggered into the room.
    C. We saw Kyle Adams as the door swung open and he staggered into the room, as we spun around.
    D. When the door swung open and we saw Kyle Adams, he staggered into the room as we spun around.
    B. When the door swung open, we saw Kyle Adams as he staggered into the room.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. She worked hard to perpetrate the memory of her mother's good deeds.
    What is the error in this sentence?
    A. mother's
    B. memory
    C. perpetrate
    D. worked
    C. perpetrate
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. The rapacity of our vile, disgusting, and depicable stepfather was not sagisfied until he had taken all that we had.
    Which words are redundant in the sentence above?
    A. rapacity, despicable
    B. digusting, despicable
    C. vile, disgusting
    D. rapacity, vile
    C. vile, digusting
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Rapacity means:
    A. guilt.
    B. greed.
    C. reparation
    D. dissatifaction.
    B. greed.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Which sentence is the clearest?
    A. Written by your supervisor, there is a letter in your post office box.
    B. There is a letter written in your post office box by your supervisor.
    C. There is a letter in your post office box written by your supervisor.
    D. By your supervisor, a letter is written in your post office box.
    C. There is a letter in your post office box written by your supervisor.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Which phrase is misplaced in the sentence below?
    Jennifer mailed a sympathey card to the family of the dead man in a hurry.
    A. to the relatives
    B. Jennifer mailed a sympathy card
    C. in a hurry
    D. of the dead man
    C. in a hurry
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Johanna________broke the ceramic vase.
    A. on accident
    B.accidently
    C. addidentally
    D. acidentily
    C. addidentally
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. The veternarian stood__________as Tyrone and Misha looked at_______dog in the cage.
    A. stationery, they're
    B. stationery, their
    C. stationary, their
    D. stationary, they're
    C. stationary, their
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Yesterday, Mia
    A. arrived late.
    B. arrives late.
    C. will arrive late.
    D. will have arrived late.
    A. arrived late.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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