Related Questions

Online Tutors To Help You

Online Tutors To Help You

Posted in English

Read the passage. (1) Our community museum and school district enjoyed an exercise in teamwork last year. (2) Museum staff members, students, and teachers all worked together to create a history exhibit about the Jazz Age, or the 1920s. (3) Students in American history classes especially enjoyed the project because they were studying the 1920s during the time in which they helped prepare the exhibit. (4) Both the museum and the school district were pleased with the results of their collaboration. (5) They have agreed to work together in the future to create other exhibits. Which is the most effective way to vary the sentences in the passage? Combine sentences 1 and 2. Lengthen sentence 3 by adding detail to it. Begin sentences with different parts of speech. Invert sentences by putting verbs before subjects. Read the passage. (1) The first skateboard was constructed of old roller-skate wheels attached to a piece of wood. (2) Improvements were made to the skateboard in 1959. (3) The year that the first commercially made skateboard appeared. (4) Soon after, skateboarding began to grow in popularity. (5) In 1963, skateboard manufacturers formed the first professional skateboarding team. (6) That same year, the first organized skateboard competition took place, in California. Which is the most effective way to correct the fragment in sentence 3? Attach the fragment to sentence 4. Insert the helping verb had before the verb appeared. Attach the fragment to sentence 2. Insert the phrase in the United States to the end of the fragment. Read the passage. (1) Most Americans know that “Uncle Sam” is a nickname for the United States; however, few Americans know how the name originated. (2) Some historians believe the name comes from a nineteenth-century businessman from New York. (3) His real name was Samuel Wilson. (4) His neighbors called him Uncle Sam. (5) During the War of 1812, he won a government contract. (6) He was to supply beef to U.S. soldiers. (7) The beef was packed in barrels labeled “U.S.” to show that they belonged to the U.S. government. (8) Soldiers from New York saw the barrels. (9) They jokingly said “U.S.” stood for Uncle Sam Wilson. (10) The joke spread. (11) Soon, soldiers began using the nickname Uncle Sam to refer to the United States. (12) Civilians also began using the nickname Uncle Sam to refer to the United States. (13) In 1961, Congress passed a resolution. (14) The resolution recognized Samuel Wilson as the original Uncle Sam. Which is the most effective way to combine sentences (13) and (14)? Congress, in 1961, passing a resolution recognized Samuel Wilson as the original Uncle Sam. In 1961, Congress passed a resolution recognizing Samuel Wilson as the original Uncle Sam. Recognizing Samuel Wilson as the original Uncle Sam in 1961, Congress passed a resolution.

Please login to view the answer

Online Tutors To Help You

Online Tutors To Help You

Online Tutors To Help You

Online Tutors To Help You

Posted in English

(LC) Select the correct inference of the given passage from “The Cask of Amontillado”: (4 points) I continued, as was my wont, to smile in his face, and he did not perceive that my smile now was at the thought of his immolation. The narrator wishes to reveal his hatred for his victim. The narrator continues to smile at his victim. The narrator has plotted his revenge in secret. The narrator is a friendly person to all. 2. (MC) Select the correct inference of the given passage from “The Cask of Amontillado”: (4 points) Let us go, nevertheless. The cold is merely nothing. Amontillado! You have been imposed upon. And as for Luchesi, he cannot distinguish Sherry from Amontillado. Luchesi does not know wines as well as Fortunato. Montresor does not want to bother Fortunato. Fortunato thinks himself to be a better connoisseur of wines than Luchesi. It is too cold to go anywhere. 3. (MC) Select the correct inference of the given passage from “The Cask of Amontillado”: (4 points) “Indeed, it is very damp. Once more let me implore you to return. No? Then I must positively leave you. But I must first render you all the little attentions in my power.” “The Amontillado!” ejaculated my friend, not yet recovered from his astonishment. The narrator knows he will abandon Fortunato in the vaults. The narrator is concerned about the dampness of the vaults. The narrator wants to convince Fortunato to leave the vaults. The narrator will make sure Fortunato is comfortable in the vaults. 4. (MC) Select the correct inference of the given passage from “The Cask of Amontillado”: (4 points) “These vaults,” he said, “are extensive.” “The Montresors,” I replied, “were a great and numerous family.” “I forget your arms.” “A huge human foot d’or, in a field azure; the foot crushes a serpent rampant whose fangs are imbedded in the heel.” “And the motto?” “Nemo me impune lacessit.” “Good!” he said. Fortunato likes the Montresor family motto. Fortunato is forgetful. Fortunato is jealous. Fortunato does not respect Montresor or his family. 5. (MC) Select the correct inference of the given passage from “The Cask of Amontillado”: (4 points) “He! he! he!—he! he! he!—yes, the Amontillado. But is it not getting late? Will not they be awaiting us at the palazzo, the Lady Fortunato and the rest? Let us be gone.” “Yes,” I said, “let us be gone.” The narrator intends to free Fortunato from the vault. The narrator and Fortunato are worried about the late hour. Fortunato will never leave the vaults again. Fortunato is still concerned about the Amontillado.

Please login to view the answer

Online Tutors To Help You

Online Tutors To Help You

Online Tutors To Help You

Posted in English

1. Read the passage. (1) Every summer, I visit my grandparents’ farm in Iowa. (2) When I am there, I help with some of the chores, such as weeding the vegetable garden and milking the cows. (3) I do not spend all my time working, however. (4) When the weather is good, I get together with some of the teenagers who live in the area, and we spend the day doing outdoor activities. (5) We play baseball, go swimming, and have picnics. (6) The days we go horseback riding are the best of all. (7) I love the feel of the wind in my hair, and I enjoy looking at the beautiful scenery. Which is the most effective way to invert sentence (6) in order to vary sentence patterns? Best of all are the days we go horseback riding. Best of all, some days we go horseback riding. Horseback riding days are the best of all. 2. Which sentence has an elliptical adverb clause with an understood word or words? As we travel higher than does the sea level, the boiling point of water drops. Mythl alcohol boils at a lower temperature than water. Water turns into ice when the temperature is lowered to 32°F. 3. My friend Cheri won a medal. She earned the title “Athlete of the Games”. Which sentence correctly combines the two sentences into a sentence with a compound verb? Cheri, my friend, won a medal for being “Athlete of the Games”. My friend Cheri won a medal, and she earned the title “Athlete of the Games”. My friend Cheri won a medal and earned the title “Athlete of the Games”. Winning a medal, my friend Cheri earned the title “Athlete of the Games”. 4. Which sentence is punctuated correctly? Buffalo grass seed: prefers warm soil temperatures; plant the seed during the hottest months of summer. Buffalo grass seed prefers warm soil temperatures: Plant the seed during the hottest months of summer. Buffalo grass seed prefers warm soil temperatures, plant the seed during the hottest months of summer.

Please login to view the answer

Online Tutors To Help You