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Read the passage from The Rámáyan of Válmíki. His brother, fell before his feet, And cried, "Thy claim all men allow: O come, our lord and king be thou." But Ráma nobly chose to be Observant of his sire’s decree. He placed his sandals in his hand A pledge that he would rule the land: And bade his brother turn again. Then Bharat, finding prayer was vain, The sandals took and went away; Nor in Ayodhyá would he stay. But turned to Nandigráma, where He ruled the realm with watchful care, Still longing eagerly to learn Tidings of Ráma’s safe return. Bharat is characterized as a(n) ______ king. A. ineffective B. envious C. reluctant D. spineless
What type of chart would be the best way to represent the data below? Type of species Critically endangered (%) Endangered or vulnerable (%) Plants 13 70 Invertebrates 0 35 Freshwater fish 9 37 Amphibians 7 30 Reptiles 5 28 Birds 0 12 Mammals 2 21 bar graph pie chart line graph scatter plot
Read the excerpt for Act III of Hamlet. Hamlet: Thus conscience does make cowards of us all; and thus the native hue of resolution is sicklied o’er with the pale cast of thought, and enterprises of great pith and moment with the regard their current turn awry, and lose the name of action. Which phrase from the excerpt almost adds a tone of self-loathing to the speech?
Read the excerpt from Hamlet. Based on the context of the excerpt, the best definition of larded is A. “demanding.” B. “complaining.” C. “edited.” D. “filled.”
Which excerpt best states the central idea of the third paragraph of The Dark Game? 1. most . . . spies of the Civil War were amateurs 2. spying was . . . easy for both sides 3. . . . the chances of getting caught were low 4. as the war progressed . . . some spies were caught and executed
Read the excerpt from Spencer's narrative. As we waited for our new football coach to enter the locker room, we all secretly wondered what he would be like. Would he be tough but fair? Would he be demanding but understanding? Would he motivate us before each game with a rousing speech the way Coach Jackson always had? These thoughts were abruptly interrupted when our new coach entered the locker room, stood before us, and commanded our attention. "He" was a "she"! Our new coach was a female? Stunned, my mouth gaping, I barely heard what she said to the team next. Which element of a personal narrative would be best for Spencer to include next? a.a paragraph that clearly establishes the narrative’s point of view b.engaging dialogue that tells the reader what the coach says to the team c.a thoughtful reflection that explains what the coach teaches Spencer d.detailed descriptions of each player’s reaction to the new coach
Read the paragraph from a personal narrative. 1 It may have seemed like an ordinary day to everyone else, but to me, it couldn't have been further from it. 2 Today was my first day working as a waitress at Pete's Pizza Haven, and I could not have been more excited. 3 In fact, I was so excited that I rushed to get ready much faster than I typically do. 4 "I'm ready to go!" I shouted, bouncing down the stairs and flying into the kitchen, where my mom was making breakfast. 5 "I have so much to learn and don't want to be late," I declared for emphasis. 6 My mom just grinned and placed a steaming plate of eggs before me. Which best revises sentence 3 to make it more precise? A) I had so many grand plans in my head for the money I would soon be making, and I hurried to get ready as quickly as I could. B) With visions of trendy clothes and piles of spending money dancing pirouettes in my brain, I took a shower and got dressed in record time. C) As I rushed to shower and be ready on time, I thought about all the different things I could do with the money I would soon be making. D) Because I was so nervous, I could not stop thinking about my new job even as I rushed to shower and get ready faster than I ever had.
Which body part would most likely be affected by the improper application of a compression wrap? tendons ligaments bones tissues
What event begins the play? (The tempest) A) A wedding celebration B) A princes coronation C) A shipwreck D) A secret meeting
Many countries use GDP per capita to compare the _____ in different countries. A: quality of life B: prices of goods C: distribution of wealth
Read the excerpt from Ernest Hemingway’s “Soldier's Home.” His father was in the real estate business and always wanted the car to be at his command when he required it to take clients out into the country to show them a piece of farm property. The car always stood outside the First National Bank building where his father had an office on the second floor. Now, after the war, it was still the same car. Nothing was changed in the town except that the young girls had grown up. How does Hemingway’s description of the town as unchanged impact the readers’ perception of Krebs? It emphasizes that while the town has remained the same, Krebs has changed. It illustrates that Krebs despises the town he grew up in because it is boring. It demonstrates that Krebs views himself as similar to the other soldiers from his town. It reveals that Krebs is jealous of those who were able to stay in town and avoid the war.
How does Douglass use tone to effectively convey his message in "What the Black Man Wants"? Douglass uses a passionate tone to strengthen the logical arguments he makes about universal suffrage. Douglass uses an angry tone to convey the idea that the black man is bitter about the absence of universal suffrage. Douglass uses a sorrowful tone to elicit sympathy and guilt in hopes of achieving universal suffrage. Douglass uses a threatening tone to issue the inflexible demands he has prepared about universal suffrage.