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ACT English: Organization Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Which of the following corrects the following mixed structure sentence?

''Although I need to go grocery shopping, but I don't have time.''

Question 2 2. Despite being a very competent engineer, Robin's nervousness makes her perform poorly in job interviews.

Question 3 3.

Which of the following corrects this mixed structure sentence?

''Because you want your writing to be the best it can be, is why you should avoid mixed structure sentences.''

Question 4 4.

How do you change this sentence from passive voice to active voice?

The bloody space battle was fought mostly by children.

Question 5 5. Which of the following list of words are transitional words?

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Question 6 6.

Identify the error in the following sentence that makes it unclear:

All of these mixed chocolates are delicious!

Question 7 7. Which of the phrases below includes the use of a modifier?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a suggested way to make sure your sentences are clear and easy to understand?

Question 9 9. How should you answer paragraph organization questions?

Question 10 10. A paragraph organization question will NOT test you on…

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Question 11 11. We found my lost ticket backtracking through the parking lot to look for it.

Question 12 12. How does a sentence fragment create confusion for the reader?

Question 13 13.

How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?

''The instructor she taught us how to punctuate sentences correctly.''

Question 14 14. One way to check that you have written a clear sentence is to:

Question 15 15. Citing its health benefits, jogging was my brother's exercise of choice.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of a mixed structure sentence?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements is an example of writing with a passive voice?

Question 18 18.

Identify the error in the following sentence that makes it unclear:

About how to succeed, many people ask me for advice, because I am a wealthy artist.

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is NOT a way to improve sentence structure?

Question 20 20.
[1] I got my first taste of travel abroad the summer after my sophomore year of high school. [2] My dad announced that we were going to Singapore for vacation!

The author would like to connect Sentence 1 to Sentence 2. Which of the following revisions to the portion 'high school. My dad announced' would be most effective?

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Question 21 21.

Choose the best replacement for the underlined portion of the sentence:

Pulling my USB drive out of the computer, I hoped that the virus hadn't gotten into it yet.

Question 22 22. A rusted lump of iron, I didn't think the find looked like anything special, but the archaeologists were very excited.

Question 23 23.

How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?

''From looking at the textbook helped me understand my mistakes.''

Question 24 24.
[1] I was so excited I could barely pack. [2] That all changed the summer after my sophomore year of high school. [3] My dad announced that we were going to Singapore for vacation! [4] Today I've been all over the world, but until I was 15 I had never left the United States.

What is the most logical order for these sentences?

Question 25 25.
[1] To prepare for the trip, I badgered all my friends with questions about international travel. [2] At the end of June, when the new passport finally came, I was so excited that I slept with it under my pillow for good luck. [3] In May, when I had to get my picture taken for my passport, we all went together and went out for ice cream afterward to celebrate.

What would be the best way to deal with sentence 2?

ACT English: Organization Chapter Exam Instructions

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