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9th Grade English: Homework Help Resource Final Exam

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Question 1 1. What is George Eliot's real name?

Question 2 2. Which of the following does NOT describe a theme?

Question 3 3.

Which tense is the verb have met in the following sentence?

I have met many interesting people in my classes.

Question 4 4. Which Steinbeck's novel includes significant Biblical imagery, particularly references to Cain and Abel?

Question 5 5.

What is a problem with the following sentence?

Looking for his favorite pair of glasses.

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Question 6 6. What does the swamp symbolize in 'The Devil and Tom Walker' by Washington Irving?

Question 7 7. Which of the following are signs of manliness?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is the greatest value of using an alphanumeric outline?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is the title of one of Spenser's famous sonnet cycles?

Question 10 10.

Which word would make the following sentence grammatically correct?

'Students should check with their teachers before you leave the classroom.'

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Question 11 11. The initials CMS stands for:

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a correct sentence featuring a present participle?

Question 13 13. The fact that the devil is an actual character in 'The Devil and Tom Walker' by Washington Irving represents what type of Romantic characteristic?

Question 14 14. How are the comparative forms of most adjectives and adverbs formed?

Question 15 15. How did Longfellow change Paul Revere's story in order to transform the historical Revere into an appropriate hero for his poem?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a motif from Sense and Sensibility?

Question 17 17. Around what time was the King James Version of the Bible compiled?

Question 18 18. Which of the following sentences has multiple subjects?

Question 19 19. All of the following are reasons citations and bibliographies are important, EXCEPT:

Question 20 20.

In the following example, which word is the adverb and what is its purpose?


The events in the movie are mostly true.

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Question 21 21.

Which word or words in the following sentence make up the complete predicate?

My biology teacher announced the date of the next test.

Question 22 22. What is the greatest benefit of using an outline to draft an essay?

Question 23 23. Harry caught sight of Seamus's eye and Seamus winked. This quote from 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' is an example of what kind of narration?

Question 24 24. In early Greek literature, poetic form, stock phrases, and redundant epithets are all signs that

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a symbol of death that appears in The Scarlet Ibis?

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Question 26 26. The most critical element of an essay is its _____.

Question 27 27. In The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving, who is likely the Headless Horseman?

Question 28 28. In 'Harry Potter', Professor Snape's first name, Severus, means serious, strict, and severe. The character of Professor Snape is also serious and strict. This is an example of:

Question 29 29. Which of the following is likely the most popular form of dramatic comedy?

Question 30 30. In both APA or MLA format, what information regarding publication date is needed in the reference page?

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Question 31 31. Which statement best describes what we can learn about themes from Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'?

Question 32 32.

In the following sentence, identify the dangling modifier and why.

Since getting that new job out of town, my gas bills have doubled and my car is falling apart.

Question 33 33. As you work on editing and improving the content of an essay that you've written, which of the following considerations is NOT important?

Question 34 34. First person point of view narration can reference the subject with which of the following pronouns?

Question 35 35. Which of the following is an example where a comma is correctly used despite there not being any conjunction?

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Question 36 36. Her mother is a monster is an example of a(n) _____.

Question 37 37. What is the significance of an Oxford comma?

Question 38 38.

In the following sentence, identify the misplaced modifier and why.

The Senator nearly spoke for two hours about the somewhat unfair tax increase before the committee tiredly voted on the motion.

Question 39 39. How did the style and content of Irving's writing relate to those of the American literary formats that preceded him?

Question 40 40. Using double negatives in a sentence such as It's not unlikely that I will have chocolate for lunch is an example of _____.

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Question 41 41.

Which verb would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence?

Either my sister or my brother _____ my math textbook.

Question 42 42. Which of the following is NOT helpful in identifying mood and tone?

Question 43 43. Which of the following is the correct way of citing a revised book?

Question 44 44. Why is use of the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) preferred by those who use APA style citations?

Question 45 45. What is tone?

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Question 46 46.

The following quote from 'Wuthering Heights' uses which literary device?

Linton's looks and movements were very languid, and his form extremely slight; but there was a grace in his manner that mitigated these defects, and rendered him not unpleasing.

Question 47 47. George Bernard Shaw is famously identified under what umbrella of political beliefs?

Question 48 48. Which of the following nouns is a proper noun?

Question 49 49. Having difficulty getting a job because you don't have work experience, but not being able to get work experience without a previous job is an example of a(n) _____.

Question 50 50. Why is it important to consult a recent MLA style guide before you begin formatting your paper?

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