Prejudices

 

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  1. Question 12.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. Everyone in the fraternity have his own set of prejudices.
    2. Everyone in the fraternity has his own set of prejudices.
  2. Question 22.5 PointsThe following sentence is a run-on (comma splice). Circle the option (A or B) that corrects the underlined error.Yamile has difficulties getting to her 8 a.m. English class on time, she always watches too many late night movies.
    1. …time because she…
    2. …time for she…
  3. Question 32.5 PointsSelect the item (a or b) that is not a fragment.
    1. Maria wasn’t watching her plate of barbecue very carefully.
    2. As Maria wasn’t watching her plate of barbecue very carefully.
  4. Question 42.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. Everybody needs support when the care becomes difficult.
    2. Everybody need support when the care becomes difficult.
  5. Question 52.5 PointsThe following sentence is a run-on (comma splice). Circle the option (A or B) that corrects the underlined error.Mark searched the nearly empty refrigerator for a midnight snack, his only choices were milk and grape jelly.
    1. …snack; and his…
    2. …snack, and his…
  6. Question 62.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. Each of the rowers take her turn at rowing.
    2. Each of the rowers takes her turn at rowing.
  7. Question 72.5 PointsThe following sentence is a run-on (comma splice). Circle the option (A or B) that corrects the underlined error.Lorna did not last long in Mr. Wolcott’s busy office, her long fingernails made accurate typing impossible.
    1. …office her…
    2. …office. Her…
  8. Question 82.5 PointsSelect the item (a or b) that is not a fragment.
    1. Each morning when Helene is fixing her hair in the bathroom.
    2. Each morning Helen fixes her hair in the bathroom.
  9. Question 92.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. Some of the parents has the patience to raise them.
    2. Some of the parents have the patience to raise them
  10. Question 102.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. There are many activities we can do to help as well.
    2. There is many activities we can do to help as well.
  11. Question 112.5 PointsThe following sentence is a run-on (fused sentences). Circle the option (A or B) that corrects (fixes) the error.Riding the bike hurts my knees I prefer walking.
    1. by adding ;when between knees and I
    2. by adding ,so between knees and I
  12. Question 122.5 PointsThe parts of an essay are
    1. Introductory paragraph
    2. Body: supporting paragraphs
    3. Concluding paragraph
    4. All of the above
  13. Question 132.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. All of the parents in the group looks forward to the meetings.
    2. All of the parents in the group look forward to the meetings.
  14. Question 142.5 PointsSelect the item (a or b) that is not a fragment.
    1. After David saw the tiny balance on his ATM receipt, he realized that his meals for the next week would consist of cheap food.
    2. After David saw the tiny balance on his ATM receipt and realized that his meals for the next week would consist of cheap food.
  15. Question 152.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. Both of my friends and my sister are raising their children without partners.
    2. Both of my friends and my sister is raising their children without partners.
  16. Question 162.5 PointsThe following sentence is a run-on (fused sentences). Circle the option (A or B) that corrects (fixes) the error.The ability to write a good essay is essential you need to take writing intensive English classes.
    1. by writing Because before The, changing The to lower case, and adding a comma (,) after essential.
    2. by adding because after essential
  17. Question 172.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. Here is the documents you requested.
    2. Here are the documents you requested.
  18. Question 182.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. My sister or my mother discuss ways they can team up for my niece’s benefit.
    2. My sister or my mother discusses ways they can team up for my niece’s benefit.
  19. Question 192.5 PointsSelect the item (a or b) that is not a fragment.
    1. Ever since Andre peeked at Melissa’s paper during the biology exam.
    2. Andre peeked at Melissa’s paper during the biology exam.
  20. Question 202.5 PointsA traditional essay has
    1. three paragraphs
    2. seven paragraphs
    3. five paragraphs
    4. six paragraphs
  21. Question 212.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. Children certainly presents a challenge to first-time parents.
    2. Children certainly present a challenge to first-time parents.
  22. Question 222.5 PointsWhen we use transitional words in an essay, we are guiding our readers throughout our ideas and writing.
    1. True
    2. False
  23. Question 232.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. Either my mother or my sister go to a single parents’ group every Tuesday night.
    2. Either my mother or my sister goes to a single parents’ group every Tuesday night
  24. Question 242.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. Either the man or his wife knows the truth of the matter.
    2. Either the man or his wife know the truth of the matter.
  25. Question 252.5 PointsThe following sentence is a run-on (fused sentences). Circle the option (A or B) that corrects (fixes) the error.My friend in jail is not a dangerous criminal he is an undercover agent.
    1. by adding a comma (,) after criminal
    2. by adding a period (.) after criminal and writing he with capital letter.
  26. Question 262.5 PointsSelect the item (a or b) that is not a fragment.
    1. James opened the door of his cluttered refrigerator.
    2. James, opening his cluttered refrigerator.
  27. Question 272.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. My mother, who lives nearby, help my sister occasionally on a Friday night.
    2. My mother, who lives nearby, helps my sister occasionally on a Friday night.
  28. Question 282.5 PointsIn the introductory paragraph, you will include
    1. some supporting details
    2. only one supporting detail
    3. your point, or thesis
    4. a conclusion
  29. Question 292.5 PointsThe following sentence is a run-on (comma splice). Circle the option (A or B) that corrects the underlined error.Sherian refuses to let her kids have a puppy, she is convinced that dogs are just big germs.
    1. …puppy; she…
    2. …puppy she…
  30. Question 302.5 PointsSelect the item (a or b) that is not a fragment.
    1. As Alex squeezed down the narrow row of chairs, his heavy book bag bumped the large soda perched on a desk.
    2. As Alex squeezed down the narrow row of chairs, bumping the large soda perched on a desk with his heavy book bag.
  31. Question 312.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. On the wall were several posters.
    2. On the wall was several posters.
  32. Question 322.5 PointsThe following sentence is a run-on (comma splice). Circle the option (A or B) that corrects the underlined error.My cat Buster is always tipping over the garbage can, he searches through the trash for
    1. …can, and he…
    2. …can and he…
  33. Question 332.5 PointsSelect the item (a or b) that is not a fragment.
    1. Mrs. Neal loves chocolate cake. But couldn’t accept the slice that her student Michael offered.
    2. Mrs. Neal loves chocolate cake, but she couldn’t accept the slice that her student Michael offered.
  34. Question 342.5 PointsThe scratch outline is a plan or blueprint to help you achieve a unified, supported, well-organized essay.
    1. True
    2. False
  35. Question 352.5 PointsThe following sentence is a run-on (fused sentences). Circle the option (A or B) that corrects (fixes) the error.Peggy is a writing instructor she knows how to write a brilliant essay.
    1. by adding and between instructor and she
    2. by adding ;therefore, between instructor and she
  36. Question 362.5 PointsSelect the item (a or b) that is not a fragment.
    1. Baked beans and potato salad onto Maria’s new sandals.
    2. Baked beans and potato salad slid onto Maria’s new sandals.
  37. Question 372.5 PointsThe following sentence is a run-on (fused sentences). Circle the option (A or B) that corrects (fixes) the error.The anatomy test was not very hard Joann got an A.
    1. by adding a semicolon (;) between hard and Joann.
    2. by adding a comma (,) between hard and Joann.
  38. Question 382.5 PointsSelect the item (a or b) that is not a fragment.
    1. Circling the parking lot, Dominique searched for an empty space close to the mall entrance.
    2. Circling the parking lot, when Dominique searched for an empty space close to the mall entrance.
  39. Question 392.5 PointsSelect the sentence (A or B) that contains subject-verb agreement.
    1. Two of my friends and my sister are single mothers.
    2. Two of my friends and my sister is single mothers.
  40. Question 402.5 PointsSelect the item (a or b) that is not a fragment.
    1. Smiling with satisfaction, when Michelle typed the last sentence of her research paper.
    2. Smiling with satisfaction, Michelle typed the last sentence of her research paper.