Comp Blitz 5

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Comp Blitz 5

Quiz 5 for English Composition 1 & 2 BLITZ sessions.


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  • 1. 
    Could you stop by/bye/buy the store to by/bye/buy some cheese for me?
    • A. 

      By, bye

    • B. 

      Bye, buy

    • C. 

      Buy, by

    • D. 

      By, buy

    • E. 

      Bye, by

  • 2. 
    Is this a valid argument?I know the exam is graded based on performance, but you should give me an A. My cat has been sick, my car broke down, and I've had a cold, so it was really hard for me to study!
    • A. 

      No. People who have hard weeks are not entitled to A's.

    • B. 

      Yes. The professor is logically obligated to award the student an A.

  • 3. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?Wisdom and discernment are huge when it comes to politics.
    • A. 

      Wisdom and discernment are irrelevant to politics.

    • B. 

      "huge" is a poor word choice.

    • C. 

      Discernment should also be capitalized.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 4. 
    Identify the problems with this sentence?Using the word Christian as a label has a negative connotation in the present today and is not helpful to any Christian.
    • A. 

      Christian should be in quotations.

    • B. 

      "is not helpful to any Christian" is unnecessary.

    • C. 

      "present today" is redundant.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 5. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?About noon the sky darkened, a breeze sprang up, and a low rumble announces the approaching storm.
    • A. 

      "sprang up" should be "sprung up."

    • B. 

      "rumble" should be "rumbled."

    • C. 

      "announces" should be "announced."

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 6. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?I work on my math homework as I talked on the phone.
    • A. 

      "work" should be "worked."

    • B. 

      There should be a comma after math.

    • C. 

      "math homework" should be capitalized.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 7. 
    What’s wrong with this opening sentence?One thing I want to discuss is Elvis’ influence on Christian music.
    • A. 

      It is missing commas.

    • B. 

      It says too much.

    • C. 

      It is a weak opening.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 8. 
    Identify the problems with this cover page.
    • A. 

      The cover page shouldn't have a page number and the first initial doesn't belong in the header.

    • B. 

      The font is inappropriate for college writing.

    • C. 

      There is information missing and the layout is wrong.

    • D. 

      The date isn't formatted properly.

    • E. 

      Nothing.

  • 9. 
    What’s wrong with this sentence?That does not mean all of our information is wrong, but that there are only a few things we can know for certain.
    • A. 

      "all of our information" is awkwardly phrased.

    • B. 

      "there are only a few things" is awkwardly phrased.

    • C. 

      "we can know for certain" is awkwardly phrased.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 10. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?Through observing the natural world we have figured out how to harness the power of running water but we have not figured out why we are here.
    • A. 

      "Through observing the natural world" is awkwardly phrased.

    • B. 

      There should be a comma after "water."

    • C. 

      "harness the power of running water" is awkwardly phrased.

    • D. 

      Nothing.