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30 Minutes - 40 QuestionsDirections: In the four passages that are on your Test Booklet, certain words and phrases are underlined and numbered. On the computer,. You will find alternatives for each underlined part. You are to choose the one that best expresses the idea, makes the statement appropriate for standard written English, or is worded most consistently with the style and tone of the passage as a whole. If you think the orginal version is best, choose "NO CHANGE. "You will also find questions about a section of the passage, or about the passage as a whole. These questions do not refer to an underlined portion of the passage, but rather are identified by a number or numbers in a box. Sometimes, the paragraph or the sentences of a paragraph will be numbered and referred to


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The writer is considering deleting the phrase "in one form or another" from the preceding sentence. If the writer makes this deletion, the sentence will primarily lose:
    • A. 

      A modifying phrase describing the variety of readers who may encounter the tomato each day.

    • B. 

      A transition to the next sentence describing various forms of the tomato readers may encounter daily.

    • C. 

      A phrase that narrows the topic to two basic forms of the tomato that will be familiar to readers.

    • D. 

      Nothing at all, because the phrase serves no purpose in this sentence.

  • 2. 
    SELECT THE RIGHT WORD
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      However,

    • C. 

      For example,

    • D. 

      A result,

  • 3. 
    SELECT THE RIGHT WORD
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Or

    • C. 

      Of

    • D. 

      And

  • 4. 
    SELECT THE RIGHT WORD
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Originate. Although

    • C. 

      Originate, although

    • D. 

      Originate; although

  • 5. 
    SELECT THE RIGHT WORD
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Brang

    • C. 

      Had brang

    • D. 

      Bring

  • 6. 
    SELECT THE RIGHT WORD
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      It was before long

    • C. 

      It was not long before

    • D. 

      Before it was not long

  • 7. 
    SELECT THE RIGHT WORD
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Names

    • C. 

      Ways

    • D. 

      OMIT the underlined word.

  • 8. 
    SELECT THE RIGHT WORD
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Because

    • C. 

      Actually

    • D. 

      Although

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