AP English Language Syllabus Resource & Lesson Plans Final Exam

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Question 1 1. What should the margins of the paper be in CMS?

Question 2 2. How does a dependent clause differ from an independent clause?

Question 3 3.

If the following sentence is passive, make it active by choosing the most fitting answer below. If it's active, choose 'No change.'

The executive order had been sent by the President to the Joint Chiefs.

Question 4 4.

Select the coordinating conjunction that would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence:

I worked late last night, _____ I still have a lot to do today.

Question 5 5. To help yourself stay on track while writing a personal essay, it can be useful to _____.

Question 6 6. Which statement best describes what we can learn about themes from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet?

Question 7 7. Which answer choice correctly shows a magazine citation in APA format?

Question 8 8.

In the following sentence, identify the dangling modifier and why it is wrong.

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

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements is an example of writing with a passive voice?

Question 10 10. What two types of editing do we engage in when editing the work of others?

Question 11 11. When directly quoting a source with three or more authors for the first time, what should the in-text citation include?

Question 12 12. Catharsis is when literature provides an emotional experience that results in a sense of _____.

Question 13 13.

Indicate the metaphor in the following passage:

I realized it was Creole who held them all back … Up there, keeping the beat with his whole body, wailing on the fiddle, with his eyes half closed, he was listening to everything, but he was listening to Sonny. He was having a dialogue with Sonny. He wanted Sonny to leave the shoreline and strike out for deep water. - excerpt from 'Sonny's Blues' by James Baldwin

Question 14 14. Correctly place the commas around the non-essential clause:

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements about allegories is FALSE?

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