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In human relations, the irritation threshold is the A. frequency of the annoying behavior. B. point at which a person notices something and becomes annoyed. C. length of time an annoying behavior continues. D. action that causes an annoyance.

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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

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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.

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5. Gerund phrases always end in –ing and are used as A. nouns. B. pronouns. C. adjectives. D. adverbs.

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Bile is considered to taste __________. a. sweet b. sour c. salty d. bitter

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After doing a close reading, why should you analyze the figurative language in a text? to reveal the author's background to reveal hidden meanings to understand characterization to understand the setting to understand the tone

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Gwendolyn Brooks’ work was directly influenced by __________.

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Which of the following sentences is written in the passive voice? a. The effects of cyanide are well known. b. They considered their options. c. Having left the building, Elvis never returned. d. I would not provoke that man if I were you.

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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

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The Greek view of criticism is different from the common everyday sense in which the word is used. True False

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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

Caroline Campbell

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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.

Karen Wright

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When a quoted statement is divided A) the writer has made an error. B) the reader is likely to be confused. C) the second part is not capitalized. D) the story is going to feel longer.

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The Victorian Era is known as an age of __________. technological advances prosperity social reform feminist ideals

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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.”

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What is the poetic term for rhythm?

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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.

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During the Great Indian Debate, what topics did the characters debate? education/cruelty/warfare/hospitality education/politeness/councils/hospitality labor/suffering/divine guidance/salvation labor/enlightenment/free will/salvation

Melissa Norris

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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.

Kyle Mckinney

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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

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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.

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Whom does Macbeth address at the banquet?

Victoria Fowler

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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.

Curtis Rhodes

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Which skill in the SQ4R method involves previewing the book's features and contests? A- survey B- recite C- record D- question

Kaitlin Dean

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Which of the major United States Regional dialects is spoken by the greatest number of people

Carlton Burgess

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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,

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A historian uses the comparative method to _____.

Theresa Perry

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What should be added when an adverb begins a sentence

Karen Wright

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Which stage of hexagonal writing helps you to decide whether you like a literary work?

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Which event was a major influence on kurt Vonnegut writing

Jeffrey Rodriguez

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Which would create a fast pace? (4 points) Frequent pauses Formal diction Lengthy sentences Repetition of words

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Five parts of active, critical listening

Jeffrey Rodriguez

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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.

Theresa Perry

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What does the prefix paleo- mean? false system ancient mind

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One way an author uses direct characterization is by telling the reader about the character through what the character says. what the narrator says. what the character does. what the narrator does.

Mindee Nelson

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Into what genre would you place a book of fairy tales? creative nonfiction poetry fantasy fiction historical fiction

Annie Barnes

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The study of word forms and their origins is known as _____. archaeology morphology aesthetics linguistics

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What is the best summary of this excerpt?

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Every __________ minutes, somebody dies on the road in the US. 7 9 11 16

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Which statement best describes the body paragraphs of an argumentative essay

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How does the author effectively describe the experience of watching an Elizabethan play

Zach Chandler

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Choose the word pair that would best complete this analogy. PHASE : STAGE :: answers cup : saucer photograph : picture car : bike gold : silver

Melissa Norris

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Which character is the antagonist in the play? Antigone Ismene Creon Chorus Leader

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__________ is what gives meaning to our senses. perception emotion motor ability personality

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When Tomas does not drink alcohol, he experiences tremors and shaking. He is experiencing?

Timothy Norman

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Read the haiku. In silent mid-night our old scarecrow topples down . . . weird hollow echo The effect of the diction in this haiku is to create a pleasing sound. foreboding tone. positive connotation. monotonous rhythm.

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What should be added when an adverb begins a sentence A comma B a semicolon C an exclamation mark Da period

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1. What's the most reasonable way to get the opinions of experts on any writing topic? A. Contact their publishers B. Contact them via email C. Do research at a library D. Call them and set up interviews

Eric Morgan

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