AP Style: E, F, G

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AP style: E, F, G


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  • 1. 

    Which is correct in the middle of a sentence?

    • A.

      E-mail

    • B.

      E-mail

    • C.

      Email

    • D.

      Email

    Correct Answer
    D. Email
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "email" because it is the standard spelling for electronic mail and is commonly used in the middle of a sentence. It is a widely accepted term and does not require any special formatting or punctuation.

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  • 2. 

    Which is correct?

    • A.

      Farenheit

    • B.

      Farhenheit

    • C.

      Fahrenheit

    • D.

      Farrenheit

    • E.

      Farheneit

    Correct Answer
    C. Fahrenheit
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Fahrenheit."

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  • 3. 

    When someone moves into a country, he/she:

    • A.

      Immigrates

    • B.

      Emigrates

    • C.

      Imigrates

    • D.

      Emmigrates

    Correct Answer
    A. Immigrates
    Explanation
    When someone moves into a country, they immigrate. Immigration refers to the act of coming to live permanently in a foreign country. This is the correct term to describe the action of moving into a country. The other options, emigrates, imigrates, and emmigrates, are incorrect spellings or variations of the word immigrates.

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  • 4. 

    FAA stands for:

    • A.

      Federal Aviation Administration

    • B.

      Federal Aviation Authority

    • C.

      Federal Aviation Agency

    • D.

      Federal Aviation Alert

    • E.

      Federal Aviation Autonomy

    Correct Answer
    A. Federal Aviation Administration
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Federal Aviation Administration" because FAA is the acronym for this organization. The term "administration" is commonly used to refer to a government agency or department responsible for overseeing and regulating a specific industry or sector. In this case, the Federal Aviation Administration is the regulatory body responsible for the safety and efficiency of civil aviation within the United States.

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  • 5. 

    FBI stands for:

    • A.

      Florida Bureau of the Interior

    • B.

      Federal Bureau of the Interior

    • C.

      Federal Bureau of Insurance

    • D.

      Federal Bureau of Investigation

    Correct Answer
    D. Federal Bureau of Investigation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Federal Bureau of Investigation" because the FBI is a federal law enforcement agency in the United States that is responsible for investigating and enforcing federal laws. It is not related to Florida, the interior, or insurance.

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  • 6. 

    FCC stands for:

    • A.

      Federal Command Center

    • B.

      Federal Commission of Counties

    • C.

      Federal Court of Consolidation

    • D.

      Federal Claims Court

    • E.

      Federal Communications Commission

    Correct Answer
    E. Federal Communications Commission
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Federal Communications Commission. The FCC is an independent agency of the United States government that regulates interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable. It is responsible for ensuring that these communication systems operate efficiently and effectively, promoting competition, and protecting consumers.

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  • 7. 

    FDIC stands for:

    • A.

      Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

    • B.

      Federal Detention Inmate Center

    • C.

      Federal Department of Insurance Corrections

    • D.

      Federal Department to Increase Communication

    • E.

      Federal Division of Inmate Centers

    Correct Answer
    A. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
    Explanation
    FDIC stands for Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. This organization is responsible for insuring deposits in banks and thrift institutions. It was created to provide stability and public confidence in the banking system by protecting depositors against the loss of their deposits in case of bank failures. The FDIC also supervises and regulates financial institutions to ensure their safety and soundness.

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  • 8. 

    FEMA stands for:

    • A.

      Federal Emergency Management Administration

    • B.

      Federal Emergency Management Agency

    • C.

      Federal Emergency Management Authority

    • D.

      Full Emergency Management Accreditation

    Correct Answer
    B. Federal Emergency Management Agency
    Explanation
    FEMA stands for Federal Emergency Management Agency. This agency is responsible for coordinating and responding to emergencies and disasters in the United States. They provide assistance and support to individuals and communities affected by disasters, as well as work to prevent and mitigate the impacts of future disasters. The term "agency" is commonly used to refer to a government organization or department, which aligns with FEMA's role as a federal government agency.

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  • 9. 

    FTC stands for:

    • A.

      Federal Trade Commission

    • B.

      Federal Trade Center

    • C.

      Food and Trade Center

    • D.

      Federal Tax Center

    • E.

      Federal Toxicology Center

    Correct Answer
    A. Federal Trade Commission
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Federal Trade Commission." The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is a government agency in the United States that is responsible for promoting consumer protection and preventing anti-competitive business practices. It enforces various federal laws related to consumer rights, fair competition, and business regulations.

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  • 10. 

    FDA stands for:

    • A.

      Federal Drug Administration

    • B.

      Federal Drug Authority

    • C.

      Food and Drug Authority

    • D.

      Food and Drug Administration

    • E.

      Federal Department of Administrations

    Correct Answer
    D. Food and Drug Administration
    Explanation
    FDA stands for Food and Drug Administration. This agency is responsible for protecting and promoting public health by regulating food, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, and other products. The FDA ensures the safety and effectiveness of these products and also provides information to the public regarding their proper use.

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  • 11. 

    GAO stands for:

    • A.

      Georgia Alliance of Organizations

    • B.

      Grand Association of Organizations

    • C.

      Government Authority of Organizations

    • D.

      Government Accountability Organization

    • E.

      Government Accountability Office

    Correct Answer
    E. Government Accountability Office
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Government Accountability Office. The GAO is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government that provides auditing, evaluation, and investigative services for Congress. It assists Congress in overseeing the federal government and ensuring accountability, transparency, and efficiency in government operations.

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  • 12. 

    GOP stands for:

    • A.

      Grand Organization of Parties

    • B.

      Grand Old Party

    • C.

      Grand Organization of Platforms

    • D.

      Government Organization of Platforms

    • E.

      Government Office of Platforms

    Correct Answer
    B. Grand Old Party
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Grand Old Party". GOP is a commonly used acronym for the Republican Party in the United States. It originated in the 1870s and is still widely used today to refer to the party. The term "Grand Old Party" is a nickname for the Republican Party and is often used in political discussions and media.

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  • 13. 

    GMT stands for:

    • A.

      Greenich Mean Time

    • B.

      Greenwich Mean Time

    • C.

      Greenwhich Mean Time

    • D.

      Government Monitoring of Time

    • E.

      Government Mediation of Temperature

    Correct Answer
    B. Greenwich Mean Time
    Explanation
    GMT stands for Greenwich Mean Time, which is a time standard used internationally. It is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London. It is used as a reference point for timekeeping and is commonly used in aviation, navigation, and weather forecasting.

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  • 14. 

    GDP stands for:

    • A.

      Gross domestic project

    • B.

      Government direction of projects

    • C.

      Great domesticity project

    • D.

      Government domesticity project

    • E.

      Gross domestic product

    Correct Answer
    E. Gross domestic product
    Explanation
    GDP stands for Gross Domestic Product, which is a measure of the total value of goods and services produced within a country's borders in a specific time period. It is used to gauge the economic health and size of a country's economy. This measure includes both consumer and government spending, investments, and exports minus imports. It is an important indicator for policymakers, economists, and investors to understand and analyze the performance and growth of an economy.

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  • 15. 

    "I bombed the test." This statement is most likely:

    • A.

      Literal

    • B.

      Figurative

    Correct Answer
    B. Figurative
    Explanation
    The statement "I bombed the test" is most likely figurative because it suggests that the person did very poorly on the test, rather than actually exploding or causing any physical damage. This is a common figurative expression used to convey a strong sense of failure or disappointment in an exaggerated way.

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  • 16. 

    There are ________ people here than I expected.

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    A. Fewer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "fewer". This is because "fewer" is used when referring to countable nouns, such as people, while "less" is used when referring to uncountable nouns, such as water or time. Since the sentence is referring to the number of people, "fewer" is the appropriate word to use.

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  • 17. 

    He flaunted/flouted the rule:

    • A.

      Flaunted

    • B.

      Flouted

    Correct Answer
    B. Flouted
  • 18. 

    He flaunted/flouted his disregard for the rule:

    • A.

      Flaunted

    • B.

      Flouted

    Correct Answer
    A. Flaunted
    Explanation
    The word "flaunted" means to display something ostentatiously or show off. In this context, it suggests that the person openly displayed their disregard for the rule, possibly in a boastful or attention-seeking manner. On the other hand, "flouted" means to openly defy or disregard a rule or law. While both words convey a similar idea, "flaunted" implies a more intentional and showy behavior, whereas "flouted" simply suggests defiance without necessarily drawing attention to it. Given the context of the sentence, "flaunted" is the more appropriate choice.

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  • 19. 

    Which is correct:

    • A.

      Flouresent

    • B.

      Flourescent

    • C.

      Fluorescent

    • D.

      Fluoresent

    • E.

      Florescent

    Correct Answer
    C. Fluorescent
    Explanation
    The correct spelling is "fluorescent." This is the correct answer because it is the only option that matches the correct spelling of the word. The other options have misspellings or variations of the word that do not match the standard spelling.

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  • 20. 

    Steps were taken to ensure/insure accuracy:

    • A.

      Ensure

    • B.

      Insure

    Correct Answer
    A. Ensure
    Explanation
    The word "ensure" means to make certain or guarantee something, while "insure" refers to protecting against financial loss or providing insurance coverage. In the given context, the phrase "steps were taken to ensure accuracy" implies that measures were implemented to guarantee or make certain the accuracy of something. Therefore, the correct answer is "ensure".

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  • 21. 

    The man pulled out a ____ to measure the wire size.

    • A.

      Gage

    • B.

      Gauge

    • C.

      Gauge

    Correct Answer
    B. Gauge
    Explanation
    The word "gauge" is the correct answer because it is a noun that refers to a tool used for measuring the size or dimensions of something, such as a wire. The context of the sentence suggests that the man used this tool to measure the wire size.

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  • 22. 

    Which is correct:

    • A.

      Flouresent

    • B.

      Flourescent

    • C.

      Fluorescent

    • D.

      Fluoresent

    • E.

      Florescent

    Correct Answer
    C. Fluorescent
    Explanation
    The correct spelling is "fluorescent." This is the correct answer because it is the only option that follows the standard spelling rules for the word. The other options, such as "flouresent" or "fluoresent," do not follow the correct spelling conventions. Therefore, "fluorescent" is the correct spelling of the word.

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