Comp Blitz 8

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Comp Blitz 8

Quiz 8 for English Composition 1 & 2 BLITZ sessions.


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  • 1. 
    Please give these books to/too/two John.
    • A. 

      To

    • B. 

      Too

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A and C

  • 2. 
    Is this a valid argument?Grading this exam on a curve would be the most fair thing to do. After all, classes go more smoothly when the students and the professor are getting along well.
    • A. 

      No. Fairness has nothing to do with classes going smoothly.

    • B. 

      Yes. Grading on a curve is always fair.

  • 3. 
    Identify the problems with this sentence?He stresses that we be involved in government, and promoting our values.
    • A. 

      "stresses" should be "stressed."

    • B. 

      "we be involved" is awkward.

    • C. 

      "promoting" is not consistent with the verb tense of the rest of the sentence.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 4. 
    Identify the problems with this sentence.The driver opens up the hood, then jumped back as steam billows out.
    • A. 

      "opens" should be "opened."

    • B. 

      "steam" should be "steams."

    • C. 

      "billows" should be "billowed."

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 5. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?Last fall I took English Comp. 1; now I am taking English Comp. 2.
    • A. 

      "took should be "take."

    • B. 

      "now I am taking" should be "now I took."

    • C. 

      "Comp." should not be capitalized.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 6. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?Politics is a field of study that has a lot of controversy of whether a Christian should or should not be a part of. 
    • A. 

      "Politics is a field of study" is awkwardly phrased.

    • B. 

      "that has a lot of controversy of whether" is awkwardly phrased.

    • C. 

      It is a run-on sentence.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 7. 
    Where does the footnote number go after a quote?
    • A. 

      Immediately after the last word, before the punctuation and quotation mark.

    • B. 

      In between the punctuation and the closing quotation mark.

    • C. 

      Two spaces to the right of the closing quotation mark.

    • D. 

      Immediately after the closing quotation mark.

    • E. 

      You don't have to footnote direct quotes.

  • 8. 
    What’s wrong with this sentence?The second possibility introduces new information which would otherwise be beyond man’s ability to gather from nature.
    • A. 

      There should not be an apostrophe after "man."

    • B. 

      It is a run-on sentence.

    • C. 

      There should be a comma after "information."

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 9. 
    Identify the problems with this sentence?Again Syncretists and Natural Religions solely rely on General Revelation for their information while Christians use Special Revelation to interpret General Revelation.
    • A. 

      There should be a comma after "Again."

    • B. 

      There should be a comma after "Syncretists."

    • C. 

      There should be a comma after "Religions."

    • D. 

      There should be a comma after "information."

    • E. 

      There should be a comma after "Special Revelation."