English 4 Midterm

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This is a 100 points exam with 30 questions. This exam is time limitted and can be taken only once. Answer as directed. Warning: Do not hit enter key or else you will go back to the beginning and your time will end resulting to zero result.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.  The majority to the news is about violence or scandal.
    • A. 

      The

    • B. 

      To

    • C. 

      News

    • D. 

      Violence

  • 2. 
    Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect. Takeshi swimmed one hundred laps in the pool yesterday.
    • A. 

      Swimmed

    • B. 

      Hundred

    • C. 

      In

    • D. 

      Yesterday

  • 3. 
    Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect. When our vacation, we plan to spend three days scuba diving.
    • A. 

      When

    • B. 

      Plan

    • C. 

      Days

    • D. 

      Diving

  • 4. 
    Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect. Mr. Feinauer does not take critical of his work very well
    • A. 

      Does

    • B. 

      Critical

    • C. 

      His

    • D. 

      Well

  • 5. 
    Select the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect. Mr. Olsen is telephoning a American Red Cross for help. 
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      A

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      For

  • 6. 
    Date:       May 16, 1998 To:          Megan Fallerman From:      Steven Roberts Subject:   Staff Meeting Please be prepared to give your presentation on the monthly sales figures at our upcoming staff meeting. In addition to the accurate accounting of expenditures for the monthly sales, be ready to discuss possible reasons for fluctuations as well as possible trends in future customer spending. Thank you. Question: The main focus of the presentation will be ______________. 
    • A. 

      Monthly expenditures

    • B. 

      Monthly salary figures

    • C. 

      Monthly sales figures

    • D. 

      Staff meeting presentations

  • 7. 
    Date:       May 16, 1998 To:          Megan Fallerman From:      Steven Roberts Subject:   Staff Meeting Please be prepared to give your presentation on the monthly sales figures at our upcoming staff meeting. In addition to the accurate accounting of expenditures for the monthly sales, be ready to discuss possible reasons for fluctuations as well as possible trends in future customer spending. Thank you. Question: Who will give the presentation?
    • A. 

      The company president

    • B. 

      Megan Fallerman

    • C. 

      Steven Roberts

    • D. 

      Future customers

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      The captain with a big muscles.

    • B. 

      The blue collared guy.

    • C. 

      Running is the oval.

    • D. 

      Join us.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      The Marine engineering students.

    • B. 

      The Guard who killed the robbers.

    • C. 

      A deadly weapon.

    • D. 

      She will dock at exactly 10:00 PM in the evening.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Come with us.

    • B. 

      I love you.

    • C. 

      She is cute.

    • D. 

      The white haired woman.

  • 11. 
    The man with a long ladder.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Complete sentence

  • 12. 
    Down  the winding road of prosperity.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Complete Sentence

  • 13. 
    Clean the floor.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Complete Sentence

  • 14. 
    English subject is easy.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Complete Sentence

  • 15. 
    She took my heart away.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Complete Sentence

  • 16. 
    ___________. In the communication process, we refer this person as the one who has the idea.
  • 17. 
    ____________. In communication process, we refer this as the vessel or carrier of information.
  • 18. 
    _________. In the communication process, we refer this as the process of interpreting information.
  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Technical writing is more than a grammar.

    • B. 

      Experts don't have all the answers.

    • C. 

      Don't pad your writing.

    • D. 

      Technical writing is a skill.

  • 20. 
    The following are rules to be followed in technical writing except one. Which statement is it?
    • A. 

      Get to the point

    • B. 

      Use technical words only

    • C. 

      Omit deadwords

    • D. 

      Keep paragraphs short

  • 21. 
    Captain Vargas is writing a letter to Mr. Cruz who is the owner of Man to Man Laundry Shop. In his letter, he only used simple words so that it could be understood easily. What principle of technical writing is applied in this scenario?
    • A. 

      Know the subject Matter

    • B. 

      Show Courtesy when you write

    • C. 

      Adopt your language and terminologies depending on your reader.

    • D. 

      Use Formal English only.

  • 22. 
    Per students should do their responsibilities. How would you revise the statement above?
    • A. 

      Students should do their responsibilities.

    • B. 

      Every students should do their responsibilities.

    • C. 

      Per students should do their share.

    • D. 

      All should do their responsibilities.

  • 23. 
    In compliance to your request, we are sending 10 boxes of chocolates. How would you revise the statement above?
    • A. 

      As instructed, we are sending 10 boxes of chocolates

    • B. 

      As requested, we are sending 10 boxes of chocolates

    • C. 

      We are sending 10 boxes of chocolates in compliance to your request.

    • D. 

      In compliance to your request, we are sending chocolates

  • 24. 
    Man to Man shipping lines is pleased to seve you at all times. How would you revise the statement above?
    • A. 

      Man to Man shipping lines is pleased to serve you always.

    • B. 

      Man to Man shipping line is pleased to serve you most of the time.

    • C. 

      Man to Man shipping line is pleased to serve you.

    • D. 

      Man to Man shipping line is pleased to service you.

  • 25. 
    The boat will arrive in due time.
    • A. 

      In due time, the boat will arrive.

    • B. 

      The boat will arrive at the exact time

    • C. 

      The boat will arrive at 2:00 PM

    • D. 

      The boat will arrive soon.

  • 26. 
    Transform the sentence below into its active voice: The captain has been murdered by Mr. Churvabells.
  • 27. 
    Transform the sentence below into its active voice: The exam was prepared by Mr. Patalinghug.
  • 28. 
    Transform the sentence below into its active voice: The Dean's office has been renovated by my uncle.
  • 29. 
    Transform the sentence below into its active voice: Mr. Gripo was hired by Man to Man shipping lines.
  • 30. 
    Transform the sentence below into its active voice: The whole class has been punished by the teacher.