English 109 Vocabulary Q 2 1-10

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Quarter 2 Vocabulary 1-10. Read carefully and think before you answer. Only your first attempt will be accepted. Take the quiz only once today.


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  • 1. 
    Parallelism 
    • A. 

      The art of writing or speaking effectively

    • B. 

      When you have grammatically equal sentence parts (words, phrase, clauses)

    • C. 

      Having the appearance of true belief

    • D. 

      To infer, deduce

  • 2. 
    Derive means 
    • A. 

      Appearing on every occasion

    • B. 

      Having the appearance of true belief

    • C. 

      The art of speaking or writing effectively

    • D. 

      To infer, deduce

  • 3. 
    Invariably means
    • A. 

      Appearing on every occasion

    • B. 

      Having the appearance of true belief

    • C. 

      The art of speaking or writing effectively

    • D. 

      To infer, deduce

  • 4. 
    The art of speaking or writing effectively is
    • A. 

      Invariably

    • B. 

      Plausible

    • C. 

      Rhetoric

    • D. 

      Preclude

  • 5. 
    When someone jumps on the bandwagon, she
    • A. 

      Has the appearance of true belief

    • B. 

      Is asking a question that does not require an answer

    • C. 

      Is joining a popular trend, faction, or cause

    • D. 

      Is preventing the occurrence of something

  • 6. 
    Something plausible
    • A. 

      Has the appearance of true belief

    • B. 

      Is asking a question that does not require an answer

    • C. 

      Is joining a popular trend, faction, or cause

    • D. 

      Is preventing the occurrence of something

  • 7. 
    A dash is punctuation that
    • A. 

      Does not emphasize parenthetical information

    • B. 

      Does emphasize parenthetical information

    • C. 

      Separates two independent clauses

    • D. 

      Indicates unnecessary information

  • 8. 
    To prevent the presence, existence, or occurrence of is to
    • A. 

      Preclude

    • B. 

      Ask a rhetorical question

    • C. 

      Jump on the bandwagon

    • D. 

      Derive information

  • 9. 
    A rhetorical question
    • A. 

      Is the art of effective writing and speaking

    • B. 

      Occurs on every occasion

    • C. 

      Has the appearance of being true but is often false

    • D. 

      Does not require an answer

  • 10. 
    If semicolons are used correctly in the following sentence, choose CORRECT.  If not, choose INCORRECT.If you want to learn to dance; try taking a free lesson, if you are serious about your goal; you should be successful.
    • A. 

      CORRECT

    • B. 

      INCORRECT

  • 11. 
    If semicolons are used correctly in the following sentence, choose CORRECT.  If not, choose INCORRECT.The recipe suggested by the TV chef was not; however, as good as my grandmother's recipe.
    • A. 

      CORRECT

    • B. 

      INCORRECT

  • 12. 
    If semicolons are used correctly in the following sentence, choose CORRECT.  If not, choose INCORRECT.My parents, who hadn't known anything about the party; Mrs. Smith, who  trusted me implicitly; and Jim Bell, a police officer with the juvenile services division, were all waiting for me when I got home.
    • A. 

      CORRECT

    • B. 

      INCORRECT

  • 13. 
    Copy and paste the sentence below. Add or change punctuation as needed. If a sentence is correct, type in Correct.Many educators are in favor of year-round school, they feel that students retain more information. 
  • 14. 
    Copy and paste the sentence below. Add or change punctuation as needed. If a sentence is correct, type in Correct.The route suggested by Map Quest was not, however, open to traffic that day.
  • 15. 
    Copy and paste the sentence below. Add or change punctuation as needed. If a sentence is correct, type in Correct.If you want to lose weight and keep it off, try a good diet, if you are serious about your goal, you should be successful.
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