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ACT English Practice: Style

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

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From the date of its first humble beginnings, Eric's magazine has grown to a nationally-recognized publication.

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1. Over the years, Eric has covered topics that range over as diverse a spectrum as shoe color, cufflinks, and fabric for formal suits.

2.

While the magazine primarily focuses on younger men, Eric also publishes content aimed at a more mature audience.

What is the best way to deal with the underlined portion of the sentence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will test you on your knowledge of writing concisely by eliminating word clutter and redundancies. You'll need to pick out the appropriate word choice in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to review:

  • Removing word redundancy
  • Writing concisely
  • Using correct synonyms
  • Reducing word clutter
  • Writing clearly

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz combo will allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Making connections- use your knowledge of style to understand how redundancy occurs in writing
  • Knowledge application- use your vocabulary to write effective sentences utilizing the correct words
  • Information recall- access your knowledge of style to avoid writing unclearly

Additional Learning

To learn more about writing clearly, review the accompanying lesson on Style in ACT English. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know how to eliminate redundant words or phrases in text
  • Understand how to write using the correct tone
  • Avoid the use of ambiguity when writing
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