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Comprehensive English: Overview & Practice Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which statement best describes what we can learn about themes from Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is NOT a way to improve sentence structure?

Question 3 3. Which of the following words is a common noun identifying a person?

Question 4 4.

Consider the following paragraph:

I always vote for the National Party candidate in gubernatorial elections. This year, Sally Smith is the National Party candidate for governor, so I will vote for Sally Smith for governor this year.

Which type of reasoning is displayed in this paragraph?

Question 5 5.

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

Either folk songs or country songs are my favorite types of music because of _______ good rhythms.

Question 6 6.

Which is the correct pronoun to refer to the antecedent actor in the following sentence?

The actor forgot _____ lines in the middle of the play.

Question 7 7.

'Cheap posters' and 'economy hatchback car' are examples that define which word in the following sentence?

'Even though he says he likes ornate artwork, extravagant clothes, and immoderate cars, Tom is so frugal that he hangs cheap posters on his walls and drives an economy hatchback car.'

Question 8 8. Tom is guiding a group of his students through a big picture reading of Romeo and Juliet. Which of the scenarios below should NOT be included as part of this guided reading?

Question 9 9. Why might someone write an elegy?

Question 10 10. Common purposes in academic writing include:

Question 11 11. True or False: The teacher is always the intended audience for a paper.

Question 12 12. What transition would you incorporate to indicate to readers they are nearing the end of a written piece?

Question 13 13. Why is visualization important?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT an example of a reliable source for an academic essay?

Question 15 15. What changes, if any, should be made to the following sentence to make it active voice? The winning home run was hit by the worst player on the team.

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