Reading/Literature

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Literature Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    How could the following sentence best be rewritten? I like to ski, to surf, and sailing.
    • A. 

      I like to ski, to surf, and to sail.

    • B. 

      I like to ski, surfing, and sailing.

    • C. 

      I like to ski, to surf, and to be sailing.

    • D. 

      Leave as is.

  • 2. 
    Read this sentence: The palace guards were looking for her, or she feared for her life. In this sentence, the word or does NOT correctly link ideas. Which of these should be used instead?
    • A. 

      But

    • B. 

      Still

    • C. 

      So

    • D. 

      After

  • 3. 
    Read this sentence: You can count on my best friend Grace--she is a rock to hold on to in times of trouble. The author uses a metaphor to illustrate Grace is a 
    • A. 

      Steady person

    • B. 

      Hard person

    • C. 

      Troubled person

    • D. 

      Friendly person

  • 4. 
    Read this sentence: My Aunt Helen painted a picture of her husband and daughter, having taken art lessons. What is the correct way to write this sentence?
    • A. 

      My Aunt Helen painted a picture, having taken art lessons, of her husband and daughter.

    • B. 

      Having taken art lessons, my Aunt Helen painted a picture of her husband and daughter.

    • C. 

      My Aunt Helen painted a picture of her husband, having taken art lessons, and daughter.

    • D. 

      Leave as is.

  • 5. 
    Read this sentence: After Lashawn began to study harder, she noticed that her grades went up. What is the most accurate replacement for the underlined words in this sentence?
    • A. 

      Hardened

    • B. 

      Decreased

    • C. 

      Grew

    • D. 

      Improved

  • 6. 
    Read this sentence: Marks aunt lives in Washington, and his Sister lives in Atlanta. How should this sentence be written to reflect the corect use of punctuation and capitalization?
    • A. 

      Mark's aunt lives in Washington, and his Sister lives in Atlanta.

    • B. 

      Marks aunt lives in Washington, and his sister lives in Atlanta.

    • C. 

      Mark's Aunt lives in Washington, and his sister lives in Atlanta.

    • D. 

      Mark's aunt lives in Washington, and his sister lives in Atlanta.