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  • Question 1
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    A special talent or skill; ability to do something easily

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    capacity

    scam

    trace

    knack

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    to come out

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    emerge

    skeptic

    knack

    trace

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    earnest or emphatic in dwelling upon, maintaining, or demanding something; persistent

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    capacity

    scam

    skeptic

    insistent

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    (v.) to bring into existence; to be the cause of

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    generate

    capacity

    confer

    insistent

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    (v.) to consult, talk over, exchange opinions; to present as a gift, favor, or honor

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    emerge

    confer

    generate

    knack

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    Ability to contain, absorb, receive and hold

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    insistent

    skeptic

    capacity

    knack

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    one who doubts

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    trace

    emerge

    capacity

    skeptic

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    an attempt to trick someone, usually with the intention of stealing money or private information

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    knack

    trace

    scam

    capacity

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    a very small amount

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    trace

    knack

    scam

    emerge

  • Question 10
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    What is the significance of the flashback in the plot of “Loser”?

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    It suggests that the boy’s ability to find things is related to his loss.

    It explains why the boy plays basketball instead of going swimming.

    It implies that the boy owes money to the community for raising him.

    It makes the boy’s character seem related to supernatural occurrences.

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    In “Loser,” why does the boy want to call Leonard son?

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    It is what people call boys who are much younger than they are.

    It reflects his longing to connect emotionally with another person.

    It is how he has always thought of the child in his mind.

    It reflects the way his father spoke to him when he was younger.

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    How does the author of “Loser” develop the character of the young man?

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    The author gives us a complete description of the young man’s appearance and details about how he lives.

    The author goes into detail about the young man’s relationship with all the other characters in the story.

    The author shows that the young man is a normal person by pointing out that he likes basketball and drives a car.

    The author uses the young man’s feelings and the reactions of others to call attention to his loneliness.

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    How did the society find out about the young man’s talent?

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    By finding his car keys

    By finding a hairbrush

    By climbing a tree so fast

    By losing his parents

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    The orphan had a .................. for finding lost things.

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    Scam

    Knack

    Skeptic

    Resistant

  • Question 15
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    People reacted two ways to the young man’s skills

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    Happy and sad

    Loving and haters

    Appreciative and skeptics

    Believers and appreciative

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    “Night approached and the sky seemed to grow and deepen in the darkness” is an example of

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    Simile

    Hyperbole

    Personification

    Metaphor

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    "She thanked the young man a thousand times" is an example of

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    alliteration

    simile

    personification

    hyperbole

  • Question 18
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    When the young man left what he was doing and went to save the boy, it proved he was

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    careless about the game he would play

    caring for others more than himself

    not stable at all

    free to help anybody

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    "The woman's voice was too run with tears to respond", how could you know that the woman was in hysterics.

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    by thoughts

    by effect on others

    by speech

    by looks and actions

  • Question 20
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    Q. Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
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    We decided to eat at Olive Garden my favorite restaurant.
    We decided to eat at, Olive Garden, my favorite restaurant.
    We decided to eat at Olive Garden, my favorite restaurant.
    We decided, to eat, at Olive Garden my favorite restaurant.
  • Question 21
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    Q. What is the appositive(s) phrase?
    Roald Dahl, a famous children's author, wrote many of his books in pencil on yellow legal pads.
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    Roald Dahl
    a famous children's author
    wrote many of his books
    yellow legal pads
  • Question 22
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    Q. What is the appositive(s) phrase?
    The female kingfisher, a large-headed bird that lives near the water, is known for its bright plumage.
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    female kingfisher
    bright plumage
    large-headed bird
    a large-headed bird that lives near the water
  • Question 23
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    Choose the correctly punctuated sentence.

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    Luther a huge Labrador retriever was his favorite dog.

    Luther, a huge Labrador retriever, was his favorite dog.

    Luther, a huge Labrador retriever was his favorite dog.

    Luther, a huge, Labrador retriever, was his favorite dog.

  • Question 24
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    Choose the correctly punctuated sentence.

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    The tree an old oak managed to survive the heavy wind-storm with gusts to 80 miles per hour.

    The tree, an old oak, managed to survive the heavy wind-storm with gusts to 80 miles per hour.

    The tree an old oak, managed to survive the heavy wind-storm with gusts to 80 miles per hour.

    The tree, an old oak managed to survive the heavy wind-storm with gusts to 80 miles per hour.

  • Question 25
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    Choose the correctly punctuated sentence.

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    My daughter who was her class valedictorian will attend UVA.

    My daughter, who was her class valedictorian, will attend UVA.

    My daughter who was her class valedictorian, will attend UVA.

    My daughter, who was her class valedictorian will attend UVA.

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