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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. I wear red socks they are the best kind.
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    wear red socks are
    wear; red socks, they are
    wear red socks. They are
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. The music festival was expensive and in the middle of nowhere, therefore we didn't go.
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    nowhere and, therefore we
    nowhere, therefore, we
    nowhere; therefore, we
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Like a bull seeing red Barney charged at the opposing players.
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    bull, seeing red
    bull seeing red, 
    bull, seeing red,
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. The Byzantines dominated the Mediterranean world because they possessed the secret of Greek Fire, an ancient superweapon. 
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    Fire was an
    Fire, it was an
    Fire, and an
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. On the morning, of December 24, 1814 that the Treaty of Ghent was signed.
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    On the morning, of December 24, 1814,
    On the morning of December 24, 1814 that
    On the morning of December 24, 1814,
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. David Bowie was born, on January 8, 1947, twelve years to the day after Elvis Presley.
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    born on January 8, 1947,
    born on, January 8 1947,
    born on, January 8, 1947
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Which is NOT a complete sentence?
    answer choices
    The restaurant opens for lunch at 11:30 am.
    When waiting for the bus.
    The businessman wore a suit every day.
    When you go to sleep, remember to say your prayers.
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Because all my friends are married, I often go out by myself. 
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    married I
    married, so I
    married, is the reason I
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Harold used to be an opera singer, sometimes, he can be persuaded to sing at parties.
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    singer, sometimes he
    singer; sometimes, he
    singer, sometimes; he
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Course evaluation forms are very important, for you to advance the students have to like you.
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    important, for you to advance, the
    important; for you to advance, the
    important, for you to advance; the
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.  Down the street from the college, I attend, the Save-U Laundromat is always open, and someone is always there. 
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    college, I attend
    college I attend,
    college I attend
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Imagining all these people, it is that I know they remain there even after I have left.
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    It being that I imagine all these people, they 
    Imagining all these people, they 
    I imagine that all these people 
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Even as a child, Williams loved to prepare food, and as a young adult, he refined his cooking skills at the acclaimed Culinary Institute of America.
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    his cooking skills were refined
    his skill in cooking was refined
     the refinement of his cooking skills occurred
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. In 1989, he came up with his idea for a line of Southern-inspired cuisine, a time when there were no convenience foods designed for African American consumers. 
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
     He came up with his idea for a line of Southern-inspired cuisine in 1989, 
    He came up in 1989, with his idea for a line of Southern-inspired cuisine, 
    The idea came to him in 1989, that a line of Southern-inspired cuisine should be marketed, 
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Not all viruses however, straighten themselves out. 
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    viruses; however, 
    viruses, however 
    viruses, however, 
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. During the early morning hours of October 28, 1965, engineers stationed 630 feet above the ground made careful measurements for the day's work.
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    1965, and engineers
    1965. Engineers
    1965; engineers
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Architect Eero Saarinen, who created the design that symbolized the memorial's theme of St. Louis as the "Gateway to the West." 
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    Saarinen, creator of 
    Saarinen created
    Saarinen creating
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.  By late morning, the crowd cheered as, welded to the two legs of the arch, the final section was hoisted up.
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    as the crowd cheered, the final section was hoisted up and welded to the two legs of the arch.
    as the crowd cheered, welded to the two legs of the arch, the final section was hoisted up.
    the final section was hoisted up as the crowd cheered and welded to the two legs of the arch.
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The dog lost ______ collar.

    answer choices

    its

    it's

    its'

    it

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. We are going to ______ party.
    answer choices
    they're
    there
    their
    thier
  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q. We are going over______ to eat lunch.
    answer choices
    they're
    there
    their
    thier
  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q. Correct the following:
    My sisters wedding is next week.
    answer choices
    My sisters' wedding is next week.
    My sister's wedding is next week.
    My sisters wedding is next week.
    My sisters's wedding is next week
  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q. Correct this sentence:
    Tesss car is the craziest I've ever seen.
    answer choices
    Tess's
    Tess'
    Tesss
    Tess'ss
  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q. When storyteller Mary Carter Smith practices her art and everybody listens.
    answer choices
    No change
    Smith, practices her art
    Smith, practices her art,
    Smith practices her art,
  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q. He said your going to Kim's house.
    answer choices
    No change
    yo'ure
    you're
    youre
  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q. Today, Smith's repertoire is so vast that she could speak consecutively for twelve hours straight without running out of material.
    answer choices
    No change
    continuously nonstop
    perpetually 
    OMIT the red portion.
  • Question 27
    30 seconds
    Q. Who's home is this?
    answer choices
    No change
    Whos
    Whose
    Whos'e
  • Question 28
    30 seconds
    Q. The next morning, using twigs, for kindling she starts a small blaze in the firebox, located directly below the main chamber.
    answer choices
    No change
    morning, using twigs for kindling,
    morning, using twigs for kindling;
    morning using twigs, for kindling,
  • Question 29
    30 seconds
    Q. Soon after I arrived, my aunt said she had a gift for me.

    Which of the alternatives to the red portion would NOT be acceptable?
    answer choices
    Not long
    A short time
    As soon
    Shortly
  • Question 30
    30 seconds
    Q. My aunt said that she would have checked with my parents, who each agreed that if I wanted to take responsibility for Rosie, I could take her home with me.
    answer choices
    No change
    had checked
    would check
    must check
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