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11. To compose strong, compelling sentences, avoid using
A.short, simple sentences.
B. forms of the verb to be.
C. dependent clauses.
D. clauses as modifies.
12. which of the following sentences uses concrete language?
a. jerry saw that glass was really dirty.
b. danny's Labrador retriever eagerly chase tennis balls.
c. when i saw susan, she was reading a book.
d. i met cathy at a store on a street near the bridge.
13.whitch of the following is a simple sentence?
a. i went to the airport, but i was too late to meet them.
b. i got to the airport late because the traffic was so terrible.
c. when i realized i was too late, i called david's cell phone and made arraignments to meet them in town.
d. Karen and david arrived at the airport at 3:35 p.m. and took a taxi to the hotel.
14. which of the following sentences contains a dependent clause?
a. jared eagerly climbed into the boxing ring; he was on his back and out for the count in less than ten seconds.
b. the red sports car that was parked under the tree belongs to alan.
c. kicking and leaping, the three deer behaved like rambunctious rabbits.
d. please clear the table and wash the dishes.
15.which of the following sentences uses parallelism effectively?
A. the red sox fans screamed, yelled and were applauding wildly.
b. the large plant-eating dinosaurs were quite slow, rather stupid, and extremely hungry.
c.laura spent all her time gardening and arranging flowers, when she wasn't in a she store to shop.
d. the reporter was good because it was factual and offered many details.
16.which statement about sentence length in a written piece is true?
A short sentences tend o move ideas quickly
b. in spite of their name, compound-complex sentences are usually shorter than compound or complex sentences.
c.varying sentence types has no appreciable effect on relative lengths.
d.regardless of the sentence type, the audience tends to read at its own pace.
17. which of the following sentences contain one or more strong, active verbs?
a. it was believed by some that Conrad's father had been a war hero.
b. the phone directory was hastily searched by Conrad.
C. Conrad trembled with anxiety and anticipation as he pressed denise's doorbell
d. having been away in London for two years, Conrad was happy to see denise.
18. which of the following is a evaluation tool using questions and answers that lead to effective strategies?
A graphic organizer
19.nathan argues that each paragraph in a narrative should support the author's thesis. nan says that paragraphs in a narrative should illuminate some part of the action. which one is correct?
20. A passive verb is the better choice if you wish to
a. establish a casual tone
b. emphasize the subject
c. deemphasize the subject
d. establish a formal tone