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  • Question 1
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    Choose the correct sentence.

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    He knocked several times, no one came to the door

    He knocked several times no one came to the door.

    He knocked several times: no one came to the door.

    He knocked several times; no one came to the door.

  • Question 2
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    Choose the correct sentence.

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    This is what I ate for breakfast an apple and a bowl of cereal.

    This is what I ate for breakfast; an apple and a bowl of cereal.

    This is what I ate for breakfast: an apple and a bowl of cereal.

    This is what I ate for breakfast, an apple and a bowl of cereal.

  • Question 3
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    Choose the correct sentence.

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    My sister loves mysteries; my brother likes comics.

    My sister loves mysteries, my brother likes comics.

    My sister loves mysteries: my brother likes comics.

    My sister loves mysteries my brother likes comics.

  • Question 4
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    Choose the correct sentence.

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    Here is what you need to get at the supermarket bananas bread milk and biscuits.

    Here is what you need to get at the supermarket: bananas bread milk and biscuits.

    Here is what you need to get at the supermarket: bananas, bread, milk, and biscuits.

    Here is what you need to get at the supermarket; bananas bread milk and biscuits.

  • Question 5
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    The window was open I looked out over the empty fields.

    The window was open, I looked out over the empty fields.

    The window was open: I looked out over the empty fields.

    The window was open; I looked out over the empty fields.

  • Question 6
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    Choose the correct sentence.

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    Top Gear has three presenters Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond.

    Top Gear has three presenters: Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond.

    Top Gear has three presenters, Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond.

    Top Gear has three presenters; Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond.

  • Question 7
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    The dessert trolley featured several kinds of puddings bread and butter pudding and crumble and sticky toffee pudding.

    The dessert trolley featured several kinds of puddings: bread and butter pudding and crumble and sticky toffee pudding.

    The dessert trolley featured several kinds of puddings, bread and butter pudding and crumble and sticky toffee pudding.

    The dessert trolley featured several kinds of puddings; bread and butter pudding and crumble and sticky toffee pudding.

  • Question 8
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    I read "To Kill A Mockingbird;" my friend read "Of Mice and Men."

    I read "To Kill A Mockingbird," my friend read "Of Mice and Men."

    I read "To Kill A Mockingbird:" my friend read "Of Mice and Men."

    I read "To Kill A Mockingbird" my friend read "Of Mice and Men."

  • Question 9
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    The loudspeaker crackled; "The 5:30 p.m. flight to New York is now boarding."

    The loudspeaker crackled, "The 5:30 p.m. flight to New York is now boarding."

    The loudspeaker crackled: "The 5:30 p.m. flight to New York is now boarding."

    The loudspeaker crackled "The 5:30 p.m. flight to New York is now boarding."

  • Question 10
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    Mankind has only one thing left: hope.

    Mankind has only one thing left hope.

    Mankind has only one thing left, hope.

    Mankind has only one thing left; hope.

  • Question 11
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    While we were walking the dog after dinner; the moon rose.

    While we were walking the dog after dinner, the moon rose.

    While we were walking the dog after dinner: the moon rose.

    While we were walking the dog after dinner the moon rose.

  • Question 12
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    Swinging the door open quietly: the two police officers surprised a young burglar as he worked to disconnect the cable wire from the television set.

    Swinging the door open quietly the two police officers surprised a young burglar as he worked to disconnect the cable wire from the television set.

    Swinging the door open quietly, the two police officers surprised a young burglar; as he worked to disconnect the cable wire from the television set.

    Swinging the door open quietly, the two police officers surprised a young burglar as he worked to disconnect the cable wire from the television set.

  • Question 13
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    If you don't understand, please save your questions for the end of the presentation.

    If you don't understand; please save your questions for the end of the presentation.

    If you don't understand: please save your questions for the end of the presentation.

    If you don't understand please save your questions for the end of the presentation.

  • Question 14
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    Jack's best sport is basketball: his brother excels at football.

    Jack's best sport is basketball, his brother excels at football.

    Jack's best sport is basketball; his brother excels at football.

    Jack's best sport is basketball his brother excels at football.

  • Question 15
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    Kiran had a bad cold, consequently she won't be able to play in the game tonight.

    Kiran had a bad cold; consequently she won't be able to play in the game tonight.

    Kiran had a bad cold: consequently she won't be able to play in the game tonight.

    Kiran had a bad cold consequently she won't be able to play in the game tonight.

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