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Eliminating Redundancy and Wordiness

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  • 1. Multiple Choice
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    The sentence below is an example of a


    "The energetic pre-school teacher asked the students to circle around the room."

    correct sentence.

    wordy sentence.

    redundant sentence.

  • 2. Multiple Choice
    45 seconds
    1 pt

    What word/s should be removed to correct the redundant sentence below?


    "The police reached the scene of the accident and began the investigation."

    police

    of the accident

    began

    investigation

  • 3. Multiple Choice
    45 seconds
    1 pt

    What word/s should be removed to correct the redundant sentence below?


    "The nationwide poll showed that only 41 percent of the population support the bill."

    nationwide

    poll

    support

    the bill

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