How can you focus your search for information and use your research time wisely? A. do looping to choose the topic for your research paper B. try webbing to arrive at a manageable topic for your research paper C. follow a research plan to gather details about your topic
What is the best way to revise the sentence so that the punctuation is correct? The phone call from the admissions office made me happy. The phone call from the admissions office, made me happy. The phone call (from the admissions office) made me happy. The phone call—from the admissions office—made me happy.
5. Gerund phrases always end in –ing and are used as A. nouns. B. pronouns. C. adjectives. D. adverbs.
In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word. Thousands of years ago, fish were caught in nets ‘and‘ traps. A. Linking verb B. Preposition C. Pronoun D. Conjunction
The Greek view of criticism is different from the common everyday sense in which the word is used. True False
The first step in using time more efficiently is A. limiting recreational activities. B. developing a plan. C. getting to bed earlier. D. studying how successful people use time
Which component is necessary to create an effective and debatable thesis statement? A. Anecdotes that capture the reader’s interest and persuade them to accept the argument B. A specific claim about a particular subject that must be proved with evidence C. A description of a particular subject that will help readers understand the topic. D. Quotes from experts that can be used as evidence to support the argument.
The Victorian Era is known as an age of __________. technological advances prosperity social reform feminist ideals
Based on the prefix, the word “extricate” most likely means “to rule a situation.” “without interest in a situation.” “to get out of a situation.” “filled with interest in a situation.”
Which of the following should you do to make your argument effective? Compare the opposite side's views to something unpleasant. Include only general details the audience will understand. Use specific details to refute the opposite side's views. Appeal strongly to the emotions of your audience.
In which of the following sentences is the word its used correctly? A. The problem with the lawn mower is that its old. B. Its easy to learn to play the guitar, if you're willing to practice. C. When trying to catch fish, its important to be patient. D. The monster reared its head at the tourists.
Who developed a critique of women's role as a "domestic goddess" in The Feminine Mystique? a. Alan Reisman b. J.D. Salinger c. Gloria Steinem d.Betty Friedan
Reargument was largely devoted to the circumstances surrounding the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment in 1868. The Supreme Court studies the Fourteenth Amendment to determine the primary authors of the document. whether its intent has been compromised. how it has been interpreted in each state. whether it needs to be repealed.
A playwright's use of meter helps the audience by: a. providing a chance for the audience to laugh and relieve tension. b. explaining elements of the plot that may have been difficult to understand. c. educating the audience about events that happened before the play began. d. grabbing the audience's attention and making the play easier to follow.
Which skill in the SQ4R method involves previewing the book's features and contests? A- survey B- recite C- record D- question
1. Which of the following words best describes the author's view of humanity in "A Contribution to Statistics"? altruistic optimistic pessimistic realistic 2. Which of the following lines from “A Contribution to Statistics” best supports the theme of lost virtues? “those who always know better - fifty two” “able to admire without envy - eighteen” “taking only things from life - thirty “mortal - a hundred out of a hundred. Thus far this figure remains unchanged.”
Which line from the excerpt supports the conclusion that Odysseus cares for his men? A.They fell in, soon enough, with Lotus-Eaters, B.offering the sweet Lotus to our friends— C.they longed to stay forever, browsing on D.I drove them, all three wailing, to the ships,
Which scenario best exhibits the relationship between frustration and aggression? A. Bob quit his job despite having a loving family. B. Bob hugged his kids despite being fired from his job. C. Bob yelled at his kids despite receiving a bonus from his boss when he exceeded his monthly sales numbers. D. Bob yelled at his kids after his boss blamed him when the company lost its largest sales account, even though Bob wasn't responsible for the account.
Which would create a fast pace? (4 points) Frequent pauses Formal diction Lengthy sentences Repetition of words
Which statement about social networking sites is false? Your personal information is protected from identity theft. Business and social profiles should be kept separate. Your privacy settings need to be updated regularly. It is wise to be prudent when posting photos.
Into what genre would you place a book of fairy tales? creative nonfiction poetry fantasy fiction historical fiction
The study of word forms and their origins is known as _____. archaeology morphology aesthetics linguistics
Choose the word pair that would best complete this analogy. PHASE : STAGE :: answers cup : saucer photograph : picture car : bike gold : silver
What should be added when an adverb begins a sentence A comma B a semicolon C an exclamation mark Da period