Which sentence contains an unnecessary shift in verb tense? When you leave the house, grab a sweater. Every day we eat lunch at noon and sit at the same table. Lee noticed a problem and alerts a teacher. Carol read the book and summarized its major points.
When writing, you can most effectively use a dash to A. add a formal touch to a sentence. B. get the reader's attention. C. replace an exclamation point. D. replace a semicolon.
Four major topics written about in nonfiction _____. ideas biography or autobiography personal experiences fantasy humor fables
What type of character illustrate many of the traits associated with his or her stereotype A. Protagonist B. Individual C. Representatives D. Antagonist
Which sentences contain correctly punctuated nonrestrictive modifiers? Check all that apply. My brother, John, is my favorite of all my brothers. My oldest sister, Maria, is a pilot. My two best friends, Tory and Monica, met me at the movies. The book, Robinson Crusoe, is a classic. Bulldogs, which I love, are the cutest!
Choose the sentence that uses proper in-text citations according to the MLA Handbook. Brown stated that breakfast is: the most important meal of the day. Brown stated that breakfast is "the most important meal of the day." Brown 107 Brown stated that breakfast is "the most important meal of the day" (107). Brown stated that breakfast is "the most important meal of the day" (Brown 107).
Fermentation is another name for ______ ______. A. Aerobic respiration B. Anaerobic respiration C. Cellular respiration
Which sentence contains a redundancy? A) We have three problems with the test: its length, its timing, and its content. B) Greg likes to give examples when explaining a concept. C) The colorful flag waved in the evening breeze. D) It was his usual custom to wash his hands before each meal.
Which of the following is not one of the steps to developing a working thesis statement? Write an essay. Do preliminary reading. Draft a statement. Change or refine the statement.
Which statement is true of travel narratives and traditional fiction narratives? Setting is descriptive in travel narratives but plain in traditional fiction narratives. Point of view is important in travel narratives but unimportant in traditional fiction narratives. Travel narratives are always longer than traditional fiction narratives. Characters are less important in travel narratives than in traditional fiction narratives.
Which of the following sentences contains a verb in the subjunctive mood? A. If it rains, we can move the party inside. B. If you were taller, you could try out for the basketball team. C. Do you believe that the Jackson's are moving to Alaska. D. We were going to cook dinner but decided to eat out instead.
Which production of Shakespeare's The Tempest is most clearly an interpretation? A. One that portrays Prospero as sympathetic toward Caliban B. One that includes characteristics of tragedy, comedy, and romance C. One that portrays Antonio as power-hungry and thoughtless D. One that portrays Caliban as both a man and a monster
Poetry in the Romantic style reflects a concern for all of the following EXCEPT: a. all life forms b. the common person c. the problems caused by cities and crowds d. religion
What theme does this passage best support? Mr. Hyde has an unusual appearance. Appearances shape people’s opinions. People are too concerned with their appearances.
Which of the following is a complex sentence that contains a dependent adverbial clause? A. Mark expects the photo to arrive on Tuesday. B. Mark expects the photo to arrive late. C. Mark expects the photo to arrive when the letter arrives. D. Mark expects the photo to arrive in damaged condition.
Read the passage below and answer the question. The far and the near, the home counties and the back, the rich and the poor, will suffer or rejoice alike. The above statement is an example of Thomas Paine using which rhetorical technique? simile metaphor parallelism personification
Which of the following is a tentative answer to a question? theory scientific law conclusion hypothesis
Which statement about round characters is true? Round characters are dynamic, with multifaceted traits developed in their story lines. Round characters are the minor characters of a plot. Round characters are less important to the plot of a literary work. Round characters are static.
ANSWER NOW PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Which word would be least likely to appear in a speech supporting astronauts? courage consumerism honor duty
Which word or word phrase most clearly has a negative connotation A. Find B. Detect C. Snoop D. Perceive
What is the main purpose of Horatio’s speech? to describe to the audience the location of the castle and kingdom to help the audience better understand Horatio’s character to inform the audience of the events leading up to this point to explain to the audience how the former king died and became a ghost
Identify the verbal and its function in the sentence: I would rather be sleeping! (5 points) It is a gerund functioning as a noun. It is a gerund functioning as a verb. It is an infinitive functioning as a noun. It is an infinitive functioning as a verb. Verbal : sleeping
Which theme does the story of Cupid and Psyche convey? You must be humble before you can achieve your greatest goals. If you are patient, faithful, and pure, good things will come to you. Have faith in those you love and don't let others tempt you into betraying the one you love. Beauty is a curse, and those who are vain will be brought down.
Choose the sentence that best describes the overlap between argumentative and persuasive texts. Both text types always recognize the existence of opposing opinions. Both text types force the reader to adopt the author’s viewpoint. Both text types use rhetorical techniques to support a particular viewpoint. Both text types use bias and persuasive techniques to sway the audience.
Which of the following is the most important consideration when planning your budget? A. Budget for expected events before unexpected expenses. B. Budget for your needs before your wants. C. Budget for unexpected events in before expected expenses. D. Budget for fixed expenses before flexible expenses.
Central idea: Utopians strive to make gold and silver less valuable. Which statement provides a critique of the central idea? A. The Utopians use gold to make chains and earrings for enslaved people. B. To show their disinterest in gold, Utopians drink from earthen cups. C. It is a waste to use gold for everyday purposes, because it is hard to find. D. Thomas More wrote during a time when gold was highly valued.
Which statement best describes how this plot event shapes Claudius? A.Laertes’s arrival renders Claudius remorseful and contrite. B.Laertes’s popular support increases Claudius’s insecurities. C.Laertes’s chaotic entrance makes Claudius become violent. D.Laertes’s demands prompt Claudius to change his politics.