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NES Essential Academic Skills Writing Subtest 2 (002): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. What paragraph should your thesis sentence be in for a five-paragraph essay?

Question 2 2.

Fill in the blank with a first-person pronoun.


_____ went to the agency looking for more work.

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Read the following passage and answer the questions below.

1. British humor is a type of comedy that has been around for centuries and still continues to this day. 2. It is self-deprecating in nature and deal with the idea of the absurdity that happens in your everyday life. 3. One early example of this type of humor appears in the play The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare. 4. Today, we can see this in various forms of media such as radio comedies, television, and in various forms of literature.

5. Two of the majorly aspects of British humor are puns and wordplay. 6. A good amount of the humor deals with how the jokes are delivered. 7. This means that a comedian has control over whether their joke will carry to the audience. 8. Many will deliver their jokes in a dry tone but with just the right amount of absurdity and surreal humor. 9.This quirky type of humor will draw many into the cleverness of the jokes. 10. It also can be considered very unappealing to many that experience the humor.

Question 3 3. Which of the following sentences contains an error in the subject-verb agreement?

Use this material to answer questions #3 through #5

Read the following passage and answer the questions below.

1. British humor is a type of comedy that has been around for centuries and still continues to this day. 2. It is self-deprecating in nature and deal with the idea of the absurdity that happens in your everyday life. 3. One early example of this type of humor appears in the play The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare. 4. Today, we can see this in various forms of media such as radio comedies, television, and in various forms of literature.

5. Two of the majorly aspects of British humor are puns and wordplay. 6. A good amount of the humor deals with how the jokes are delivered. 7. This means that a comedian has control over whether their joke will carry to the audience. 8. Many will deliver their jokes in a dry tone but with just the right amount of absurdity and surreal humor. 9.This quirky type of humor will draw many into the cleverness of the jokes. 10. It also can be considered very unappealing to many that experience the humor.

Question 4 4. Which sentence uses an adverb where it should use an adjective?

Use this material to answer questions #3 through #5

Read the following passage and answer the questions below.

1. British humor is a type of comedy that has been around for centuries and still continues to this day. 2. It is self-deprecating in nature and deal with the idea of the absurdity that happens in your everyday life. 3. One early example of this type of humor appears in the play The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare. 4. Today, we can see this in various forms of media such as radio comedies, television, and in various forms of literature.

5. Two of the majorly aspects of British humor are puns and wordplay. 6. A good amount of the humor deals with how the jokes are delivered. 7. This means that a comedian has control over whether their joke will carry to the audience. 8. Many will deliver their jokes in a dry tone but with just the right amount of absurdity and surreal humor. 9.This quirky type of humor will draw many into the cleverness of the jokes. 10. It also can be considered very unappealing to many that experience the humor.

Question 5 5. What is the purpose of the passage?

Question 6 6. What would be an example of an allusion?

Question 7 7. Which of the following phrases would be considered an idiom?

Question 8 8. What would be an antonym of the word morose?

Question 9 9. Which of the lists is an example of homophones?

Question 10 10. Out of the following verbs, which is considered a linking verb?

Question 11 11. What does the term logos mean?

Question 12 12. Which would be the correct way to use commas in the sentence?

Question 13 13. What would be the denotation of the word 'rose'?

Question 14 14. Find the word that does NOT have a suffix added to it.

Question 15 15. What is a synonym?

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