English Composition 2 Final Exam

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English Composition 2 Final Exam

English Composition 2 Final Exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I will not accept/except late work in this class, accept/except in the case of death in the immediate family.
    • A. 

      Accept, accept

    • B. 

      Accept, except

    • C. 

      Except, accept

    • D. 

      Except, except

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    Whatʼs wrong with this sentence?"In todayʼs culture Christianity has created its own sterile sub-culture."
    • A. 

      A comma should go after Christianity.

    • B. 

      Culture should be capitalized.

    • C. 

      A comma should go after culture.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 3. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?"My roommate said her philosophy class was hard, and the one I'm in is hard, too. All philosophy classes must be hard!"
    • A. 

      Philosophy isn't hard.

    • B. 

      There was not enough evidence to support that conclusion.

    • C. 

      The evidence is invalid.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 4. 
    That movie had really cool special affects/effects.
    • A. 

      Affects.

    • B. 

      Effects.

    • C. 

      Neither.

    • D. 

      Either.

  • 5. 
    What's wrong with this block quote?
    • A. 

      It is indented too far in.

    • B. 

      It should not be in quotations.

    • C. 

      It should not be single spaced.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 6. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?In its purist form, Christendom takes laws and power into its own hands without Christ’s guidance.
    • A. 

      Purist is not used correctly.

    • B. 

      It is a run-on sentence.

    • C. 

      "Its" should be "it's."

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 7. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?Until the government is ran by the Prince of Peace, there will be problems.
    • A. 

      "Prince of Peace" should not be capitalized.

    • B. 

      "Problems" should be "problem's."

    • C. 

      Ran is past-tense.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 8. 
    What's wrong with this opening sentence?Since the dawn of time man has wondered whether toast always lands butter side down.
    • A. 

      It is a vague and inaccurate statement.

    • B. 

      Dawn of time should be capitalized.

    • C. 

      Toast should be toasts.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 9. 
    If an assignment requires a 300-600 word count, how many words should be in the body of the paper?
    • A. 

      250.

    • B. 

      300, including the cover page and bibliography.

    • C. 

      Between 300 and 600 words, not counting the cover page or bibliography.

    • D. 

      601.

    • E. 

      700.

  • 10. 
    Do all non-original words and/or ideas have to have a footnote and a bibliographical entry?
    • A. 

      Footnote, yes. Bibliography, no.

    • B. 

      Footnote, no. Bibliography, yes.

    • C. 

      Yes, both.

    • D. 

      No, neither.

  • 11. 
    There were to/too/two many books to/too/two read and not enough time to read them.
    • A. 

      To, too

    • B. 

      Too, to

    • C. 

      Two, too

    • D. 

      To, two

    • E. 

      Two, to

  • 12. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?The seriousness of a punishment should match the seriousness of the crime. Right now, the punishment for drunk driving may simply be a fine. But drunk driving is a very serious crime that can kill innocent people. So the death penalty should be the punishment for drunk driving.
    • A. 

      It makes drunk driving more serious than it is.

    • B. 

      It assumes the innocence of humanity.

    • C. 

      It makes the death penalty seem like the only proper punishment.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 13. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?President Jones raised taxes, and then the rate of violent crime went up. Jones is responsible for the rise in crime.
    • A. 

      Should be "rised taxes"

    • B. 

      Unsupported connection between the raising of taxes and the crime rate.

    • C. 

      Comma should come after Jones.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 14. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?Animal experimentation reduces our respect for life. If we don't respect life, we are likely to be more and more tolerant of violent acts like war and murder. Soon our society will become a battlefield in which everyone constantly fears for their lives. It will be the end of civilization. To prevent this terrible consequence, we should make animal experimentation illegal right now.
    • A. 

      Animal experimentation does not actually lead to war or murder.

    • B. 

      "To prevent this terrible consequence" should come after "right now."

    • C. 

      Civilization should be capitalized.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 15. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?Guns are like hammers--they're both tools with metal parts that could be used to kill someone. And yet, it would be ridiculous to restrict the purchase of hammers--so restrictions on purchasing guns are equally ridiculous.
    • A. 

      There should not be a comma after yet.

    • B. 

      The similarities between guns and hammers do not have anything to do with the main concern of gun safety.

    • C. 

      Ridiculous is not used properly.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 16. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?We should abolish the death penalty. Many respected people, such as actor Guy Handsome, have publicly stated their opposition to it.
    • A. 

      Actor should be capitalized.

    • B. 

      "Abolish" is not used properly.

    • C. 

      Mr. Handsome's opinion does not necessarily make something true.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 17. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?Aside from Carter’s pacifist reasoning behind not believing a Christian should be involved in government, and most likely law enforcement, separation from culture does not make sense for two reasons.
    • A. 

      Run-on sentence.

    • B. 

      Pacifist should be capitalized.

    • C. 

      Sense should be since.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 18. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?Jerusalem is representing the neighborhood in which the Disciples and Apostles lived.
    • A. 

      "is representing" should be represents.

    • B. 

      Neighborhood should be capitalized.

    • C. 

      A comma should come after Jerusalem.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 19. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?The movement of the Holy Spirit is not a force that can be controlled and that is something hard to promote.
    • A. 

      "the Holy Spirit is not a force" is awkward.

    • B. 

      "is not a force that can be controlled" is awkward.

    • C. 

      "and that is something hard to promote." is awkward.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 20. 
    What’s wrong with this sentence?Then he said, “Please return my laptop”.
    • A. 

      "he" should be capitalized.

    • B. 

      The period is on the wrong side of the quotation mark.

    • C. 

      There should not be a comma after said.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 21. 
    Its/It’s getting late.
    • A. 

      Its

    • B. 

      It's

    • C. 

      Its'

    • D. 

      Either

    • E. 

      Neither

  • 22. 
    I took my car to the shop on my lunch brake/break to get the brakes/breaks fixed.
    • A. 

      Brake, brakes

    • B. 

      Break, breaks

    • C. 

      Break, brakes

    • D. 

      Brake, breaks

  • 23. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?Gay marriages are just immoral. 70% of Americans think so!
    • A. 

      Marriages should be capitalized.

    • B. 

      There should be an apostrophe at the end of American.

    • C. 

      Popular opinion doesn't determine morality.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 24. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?The idea of Christians not becoming politicians is not an unreasonable argument.
    • A. 

      Politicians should be capitalized.

    • B. 

      It is awkwardly phrased.

    • C. 

      There should be an apostrophe after Christian.

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 25. 
    What's wrong with this sentence?They used to go to the deli but now they goes to eat fast food.
    • A. 

      "fast food" should be capitalized.

    • B. 

      "goes" should be "go."

    • C. 

      "deli" should be capitalized.

    • D. 

      Nothing.