B Eng - Lang Use

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  • 1. 
    It is best to listen intently, take notes vigorously and show interest by your facial expression.Which of the following words is an antonym for "vigorously" as used in the sentence above? 
    • A. 

      Intensely

    • B. 

      Studiously

    • C. 

      Correctly

    • D. 

      Casually

  • 2. 
    The Academy Awards or Oscar, is a ceremony that honors achievements in American film. The Oscars offer awards in such categories as Best Actor, Best Picture, And Best Director. Earning an Oscar is considered by many to be the highest accomplishment possible in making motion picture. Many think that the Academy Awards selection process is biased and outdated and needs to expand its focus to a more diverse array of films. The ceremony itself is rich in tradition and known for its extravagance. The Academy Awards mark a night of celebration in the film industry, and its broadcast is enjoyed by families around the world who love the magic of movies. 
    • A. 

      Many think that the Academy Awards selection process is biased and outdated and needs to expand its focus to a more diverse array of films

    • B. 

      The ceremony itself is rich in tradition and known for its extravagance

    • C. 

      Earning an Oscar is considered by may to be the highest accomplishment possible in making motion pictures

    • D. 

      The Academy/Awards mark a night of celebration in the film industry and its broadcast is enjoyed by families around the world who love the magic of movies

  • 3. 
    Which of the following words is spelled correctly? 
    • A. 

      Receiveable

    • B. 

      Receivable

    • C. 

      Recievable

    • D. 

      Recievable

  • 4. 
    Which of the following options demonstrates correct sentence structure? 
    • A. 

      Poring over the books for hours; they were to be sold tomorrow

    • B. 

      The books were to sold tomorrow, that's why she spent hours poring over the

    • C. 

      She spent hours poring over the books because they were to be sold tomorrow

    • D. 

      Tomorrow, the books were to be sold, therefore, she spent hours poring over them

  • 5. 
    Clean hands and hair are essential to good grooming; _____ a person should also pay attention to the appearancewhich of the following words is most appropriate to complete the sentence above
    • A. 

      Whereas

    • B. 

      However

    • C. 

      Subsequently

    • D. 

      Instead

  • 6. 
    Penicillin rarely kills bacteria it  merely prevents them from multiplying.Which of the following correctly punctuates the underlined portion of the sentence above
    • A. 

      Bacteria it

    • B. 

      Bacteria, it

    • C. 

      Bacteria; it

    • D. 

      Bacteria it,

  • 7. 
    The expedition finally arrived at he top of the mountain after days of arduous hiking. Which of the following words is  antonym for "arduous" as used in the sentence above
    • A. 

      Dangerous

    • B. 

      Stimulating

    • C. 

      Exciting

    • D. 

      Easy

  • 8. 
    Which of the following sentences is pronounced correctly? 
    • A. 

      How did one man's name get on the list of womens' names?

    • B. 

      How did one man's name get on the list of women's names?

    • C. 

      How did one mans' name get on the list of women's names?

    • D. 

      How did on mans' name get on the list of womens' names?

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the meaning of the prefix ante?
    • A. 

      Against

    • B. 

      Before

    • C. 

      Above

    • D. 

      Within

  • 10. 
    Because I was excited about the opportunity to baby-sit a ______ brought her son to my house early on Saturday afternoon.Which of the following options correctly completes the passage above? 
    • A. 

      Toddler; My best friend

    • B. 

      Toddler: My best friend

    • C. 

      Toddler, my best friend

    • D. 

      Toddler; my best friend

  • 11. 
    Which of the following sentences would be appropriate in a description passage about zoos? 
    • A. 

      The children run laughing to the petting zoo, ready to snatch up crumbs to feed the soft, cuddly sheep

    • B. 

      The practice of breeding wolves in zoos for eventual release led to a 15% increase in the wolf population in the wind

    • C. 

      This Saturday only, enjoy 50% off zoo admissions to celebrate Earth Day

    • D. 

      I think that the government should give more money to zoos to support environmental education

  • 12. 
    ________ satisfies my hunger after school .Which of the following options correctly completes the sentence above? 
    • A. 

      A sandwich and a few cookies

    • B. 

      A few cookies and a sandwich

    • C. 

      A sandwich or a few cookies

    • D. 

      A few cookies or a sandwich

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is most often the first sentence of a paragraph?
    • A. 

      Conclusion sentence

    • B. 

      Supporting sentence

    • C. 

      Topic sentence

    • D. 

      Transition sentence

  • 14. 
    As indicated in the findings, a scale score o 240 points indicates a performance above the proficiency level.Which of the following is the likely genre for the sentence above? 
    • A. 

      Research Paper

    • B. 

      Novel

    • C. 

      Personal letter

    • D. 

      Sitcom

  • 15. 
    Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct? 
    • A. 

      Originally written for children, readers of many generations have been amused by her book

    • B. 

      Originally written for children, she has amused many generations of readers with her book

    • C. 

      Originally written for children, man generations of reader have been amused by her boo

    • D. 

      Originally written for children, her book has amused many generations of readers

  • 16. 
    Wagging his tail furiously, the dog enjoyed the morsels of steak slipped to him by the guests under the table.Which of the following is misplaced in the sentence above? 
    • A. 

      Wagging his tail furiously

    • B. 

      Morsels of steak

    • C. 

      Slipped to him

    • D. 

      Under the table

  • 17. 
    His coarse manners offended me, and I already regretted my decision to have him visit.Which of the following words in an antonym for " coarse" as used in the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Refined

    • B. 

      Crude

    • C. 

      Indiscriminating

    • D. 

      Volatile

  • 18. 
    Many islands are located in the mid-century.Which of the following defines the prefix mid-as used in the word mid-latitudes in the sentence above? 
    • A. 

      Higher

    • B. 

      Center

    • C. 

      Adjacent

    • D. 

      Lower

  • 19. 
    The first reports of the earthquake________ greatly exaggerated in the new media.Which of the following verbs correctly completes the sentence above? 
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Was

    • C. 

      Were

    • D. 

      Has been

  • 20. 
    When I was a teenager, camping in the great outdoors with my sister was one of my favorite activities.Which of the following words is the simple subject of the sentence above? 
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      Camping

    • C. 

      Outdoors

    • D. 

      Sister

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is the first step of the writing response
    • A. 

      Preparing an outline

    • B. 

      Writing a draft

    • C. 

      Citing sources

    • D. 

      Writing a revision

  • 22. 
    Based on an analysis of the word structure, a "pandemic" is something that
    • A. 

      Affects all people

    • B. 

      Refers to Greek mythology

    • C. 

      Causes a disease

    • D. 

      Occurs in a specific area

  • 23. 
    Which of the following options demonstrates correct sentence structure? 
    • A. 

      You could lose your job, receive a bad rating, while being chronically late for work

    • B. 

      If you are chronically late for work, you will receive a bad rating, furthurmore, you could lose your job

    • C. 

      Chronic lateness for work can result in a poor rating or even a loss of your employment

    • D. 

      Being chronically late for work is a bad thing, including losing your job or even getting a bad rating

  • 24. 
    Inhabitants of the town believed that noise, small, and traffic ________ away tourists.Which of the following predicates correctly completes the sentence above
    • A. 

      Drive

    • B. 

      Walk

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Scooter