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Choose the meaning of the bold word for questions 1–4. 1. He had left school in junior high, ostensibly because his mother was ill. (“Delfino II: Diez in the Desert") (1 point)oddly surely fortunately supposedly 2. And I throbbed with a burning desire / To travel this immensity. (“Your World") (1 point)monstrosity vastness world infinity 3. [T]he Last Poets embodied black power. (“Hip-Hop Planet") (1 point)enabled exploded weakened personified 4. What happens to a dream deferred? (“Harlem II") (1 point)postponed hidden moved forgotten Identify the choice th

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    1. He had left school in junior high, ostensibly because his mother was ill. (“Delfino II: Diez in the Desert") (1 point) (0 pts) oddly (0 pts) surely (0 pts) fortunately (1 pt) supposedly 1 /1 point 2. And I throbbed with a burning desire / To travel this immensity. (“Your World") (1 point) (0 pts) monstrosity (1 pt) vastness (0 pts) world (0 pts) infinity 1 /1 point 3. [T]he Last Poets embodied black power. (“Hip-Hop Planet") (1 point) (0 pts) enabled (0 pts) exploded (0 pts) weakened (1 pt) personified 1 /1 point 4. What happens to a dream deferred? (“Harlem II") (1 point) (1 pt) postponed (0 pts) hidden (0 pts) moved (0 pts) forgotten 1 /1 point

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    5. The Statue of Liberty has stood for more than 100 years in New York Harbor. (1 point)adverb phrase adjective appositive phrase adverb 6. Frédéric Bartholdi, the sculptor, came up with the concept of a “mighty woman with a torch” as he sailed into the harbor. (1 point)infinitive appositive phrase adverb phrase adjective phrase 7. The huge statue was shipped in 214 separate cases, then assembled in New York. (1 point)adverb phrase adjective adjective phrase appositive phrase Identify the choice that best describes the underlined verb or verbal phrase for questions 8–10. 8. Bowling is the top participation sport in the U.S. today, with 53 million players. (1 point)gerund present participle participial phrase infinitive 9. One form of bowling, found in Scotland, involves heaving a ball at the pins and flopping down faceforward. (1 point)gerund phrase participial phrase adverb phrase none of the above 10. To score accurately, bowlers must learn what the terms spare, strike, and split mean. (1 point)infinitive phrase gerund phrase adverb phrase none of the above Identify the grammar problem in question 11. 11. A cool, pine-scented breeze. (1 point)misplaced modifier dangling modifier phrase fragment none of the above Identify the choice that best describes the underlined clause for questions 12–15. 12. Throughout history, birds have been considered important symbols and omens. (1 point)independent clause adjective clause adverb clause noun clause 13. In Europe, where winters are long and hard, cuckoos are considered a sign of spring. (1 point)independent clause adjective clause adverb clause noun clause 14. Many people believe that storks symbolize good luck and welcome stork nests on their chimneys. (1 point)independent clause adjective clause adverb clause noun clause 15. Doves, which are considered symbols of peace and beauty, are related to plain old pigeons. (1 point)independent clause adjective clause adverb clause noun clause 16. Which of the following sentences is punctuated CORRECTLY? (1 point)Were you aware, that Daylight Savings Time begins tomorrow? What most people do, is change their clocks in the morning, not the night before. How you choose to wake up tomorrow, is up to you. I hope that you do not oversleep, or we will be late for school. Identify the choice that best describes the sentences for questions 17–20. 17. Even before telescopes were invented, humans were interested in astronomy. (1 point)simple compound complex compound-complex This item has been reviewed and is scheduled to be updated. All students will receive full credit for any response to the following. 18. Galileo, the first astronomer to use a telescope, confirmed the theory that Earth and the planets circle the sun. (1 point)simple compound complex compound-complex 19. Halley’s comet should return in the year 2061. (1 point)simple compound complex compound-complex 20. When I arrived at the office, I found that the principal was out; apparently, he had contracted the same sickness as half the school. (1 point)simple compound complex compound-complex

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