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Can somebody check my answers? the one wit "<<<" are my anwers and can you tell me thee one I need to change and the on that can stay the same?, its due today

 

 1.     

I ___ in bed for several hours because I have such a bad headache.

      
am laying<<<
          
have lain
          
have laid
          
lay
          

 2.          

I cannot believe that employee ___ the chocolate candy in that sunny window.

      
lie
          
has lain<<<
          
is lying
          
had laid
           

 3.          

Because I did not want to damage the furniture, I ___ my drink on a coaster.

          
sit
          
set<<<
      

 4.     Question :     

The Olympic champions ___ their arms in victory.

              
are rising
          
have risen
          
have raised<<
          
rised
      
 
5.     
“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on ___ shoes.”

              
it’s
          
its<<<
      

 6.         

Tickets are really expensive when the ___ character is played by a famous actor.

              
principal<<
          
principle
      
 7.     
     

Which of the following contains a transitive verb?


In honor of Martin Luther King Day, many students volunteered in their communities.
          
The skater fell during the short program, but she continued despite the mistake.<<<
          
Athletes from both teams were jogging around the field for quite a while.
          
The actor accepted the role in the upcoming sequel to his blockbuster movie.
      

 8.         

When I got home, I showed my MOM the perfect score I received on my midterm exam. What is the function of the capitalized word in the sentence?

          
subject<<<
          
direct object
          
indirect object
          
object of the preposition
      
 9.     
The skater fell during the short program, but she continued despite the MISTAKE. What is the function of the capitalized word?

      
subject
          
direct object<<<
          
predicate nominative
          
object of the preposition
          

 10.     

Which of the following does NOT need to be corrected?

          
Steve and me are invited to the party.
          
Jack and we decided to run the lottery.<<<
          
The play was enjoyed by Stephanie and he.
          
My sister wanted to play with Buddy and I.
          

 11.     

Which of the following does NOT need to be edited?

          
Neither of the teachers could find their roll books.<<<
          
Either of the coaches could decide to renew their contract.
          
A person must be true to the values he holds dear.
          
No one should try to make someone abandon their beliefs.
          

 12.      

In the ___, that group enjoyed a popularity that was nearly unparalleled.

          
1960s
          
1960’s<<<
          
60’s
          
‘60’s
          

 13.      

Which of the following is punctuated correctly?

          
The following foods are high in Vitamin C; citrus fruits, peppers, tomatoes, and broccoli.
          
The following foods are high in Vitamin C: citrus fruits, peppers, tomatoes, and broccoli.
          
The fruits high in Vitamin C are: citrus fruits, peppers, tomatoes, and broccoli.<<<
          
There are many fruits high in Vitamin C; citrus fruits, peppers, tomatoes, and broccoli.
      

 14.     

Which of the following is punctuated correctly?

    
My brothers were born on September 17, 1949, December 7, 1951, and December 31, 1953.
          
My brothers were born on: September 17, 1949, December 7, 1951 and December 31, 1953.<<<
          
My brothers were born on September 17, 1949; December 7, 1951; and December 31, 1953.
          
My brothers were born on September 17, 1949: December 7, 1951: and December 31, 1953.
      

 15.      

Which of the following is punctuated correctly?

        
The new employee quit after a week, the pressure was too great for him.
          
The new employee quit; after a week the pressure was too great for him.
          
The new employee quit after a week; the pressure was too great for him.<<<
          
The new employee quit, after a week, the pressure was too great for him.
      
 16. :     

Which of the following is punctuated correctly?

              
Was it Shakespeare who said, Action is eloquence?
          
Was it Shakespeare who said, “Action is eloquence?”
          
Was it Shakespeare who said: “Action is eloquence.”
          
Was it Shakespeare who said, “Action is eloquence”?<<<
 

 17.     

Harper Lee won a Pulitzer Prize for her novel To Kill a Mockingbird.

Which of the following is true?

 :        
The title in the sentence above should be in quotation marks.<<<
          
The title should be in quotation marks or in italics.
          
The title should be underlined.
          
The title should be underlined and in italics.
      

 18.
The boy allowed a complete stranger to hold his money because the stranger said he could help.

Based on your knowledge of word parts, which word is best illustrated by this example?

          
infraction
          
trajectory<<<
          
credulity
          
contradiction    

 19.         

The mourners gathered together in the church to listen to the pastor’s words of hope.

Based on your knowledge of word parts, which word is best illustrated by this example?

        
congregation<<<
          
acrimony
          
abdication
          
indoctrination
    

 20.     

The witch spoke the cruel words and cast a spell on the lovely princess, cursed to die unless the prince could save her.

Based on your knowledge of word parts, which word is best illustrated by this example?

        
infraction
          
malediction<<<
          
credibility
          
finale
      

 21. :     

Rosa Parks refused to take a back seat and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. marched for civil rights years before Barack Obama became President of the United States.

Based on your knowledge of word parts, which word is best illustrated by this example?
        
precursors
          
confluences<<<
          
doctrines
          
credentials
          

 22.     

Which of the following does NOT contain an error in usage or punctuation?
 
        
Oprah Winfrey said, “Though I am grateful for the blessing of wealth, it hasnt changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. Im just wearing better shoes.”
          
Oprah Winfrey said “Though I am grateful for the blessing of wealth, it has’nt changed who I am: My feet are still on the ground. Im just wearing better shoes”.
          
Oprah Winfrey said, “Though I am grateful for the blessing of wealth, it hasn’t changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I’m just wearing better shoes.”<<<
          
Oprah Winfrey said, “Though I am grateful for the blessing of wealth, it hasn’t changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I’m just wearing better shoe’s.”
      

 23.  :     

Which of the following does NOT contain an error in usage or punctuation?
        
Francis Bacon repeated Alonso of Aragon when he said, “Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read”.<<<
          
Francis Bacon repeated Alonso of Aragon when he said: Age appears to be best in four things old wood best to burn:, old wine to drink: old friends to trust: and old authors to read”.
          
Francis Bacon repeated Alonso of Aragon when he said, “Age appears to be best in four things: old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.”
          
Francis Bacon repeated Alonso of Aragon; when he said, “age appears to be best in four things, old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read”.
      

 24.     

Which of the following does NOT contain an error in usage or punctuation?

              
Keith Chesterton Gilbert said, “An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered.”<<<
          
Keith Chesterton Gilbert said, “An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered”.
          
Keith Chesterton Gilbert said: “An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered, an adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered.”
          
Keith Chesterton Gilbert said, “An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered: an adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered”.
          

 25.         

Which of the following passages contains a good example of sensory imagery?

    
“The distant sound of a church clock is borne faintly on the wind. You question with yourself, half seriously, whether it has stolen to your waking ear from some gray tower, that stood within the precincts of your dream. While yet in suspense, another clock flings its heavy clang over the slumbering town, with so full and distinct a sound, and such a long murmur in the neighboring air, that you are certain it must proceed from the steeple at the nearest corner.”<<<
          
“She seemed to have an idea that if a person wanted brown paper he must be wanting to tie up parcels; which was the last thing I wanted to do; indeed, it is a thing which I have found to be beyond my mental capacity. Hence she dwelt very much on the varying qualities of toughness and endurance in the material. I explained to her that I only wanted to draw pictures on it…”
          
“It shall be my work this evening to prove to you that in thus voting, I not only committed no crime, but, instead, simply exercised my citizen's rights, guaranteed to me and all United States citizens by the National Constitution, beyond the power of any state to deny.”
          
“Its clientele, though fairly large, consists mostly of ‘regulars’ who occupy the same chair every evening and go there for conversation as much as for the beer.

If you are asked why you favour a particular public-house, it would seem natural to put the beer first, but the thing that most appeals to me about the ‘Moon Under Water’ is what people call its ‘atmosphere.’"
 
 26.         

If the teacher writes “ambiguous” on an essay, the writer needs to ___.
        
1-reorder information<<<
          
2-proofread sentences
          
3-revise wording
          
4-delete information
    

 27.    

“Friends and fellow citizens, I stand before you tonight under indictment for the alleged crime of having voted at the last presidential election, without having a lawful right to vote. It shall be my work this evening to prove to you that in thus voting, I not only committed no crime, but, instead, simply exercised my citizen's rights, guaranteed to me and all United States citizens by the National Constitution, beyond the power of any state to deny.” Susan B. Anthony “On Women’s Rights to Vote”

Which type of essay does this represent?

        
expository<<<
          
descriptive
          
persuasive
          
narrative
      

 28. :     

Spatial ordering is an effective method of organization for ___ essays.

              
expository<<<
          
narrative
          
persuasive
          
descriptive
    

 29.     

Rewrite the following to show rather than tell.


The crazy old woman felt bad. She sat on the bench and held her purse in her lap.
 
what I said
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The crazy old woman hung her head low in shame as she sat on the bench and solemnly held her purse in her lap

 30.     

Revise the following to show a personal style.


My best friends are funny. I laugh with them a lot.
 

what I said
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 My best friends make laugh all the time with them being so hilarious!

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