3.2: Practice Questions
Difficulty Level: At Grade
Created by: CK12
Directions: For this section, solve each problem and decide which is the best of the choices given. You may use any available space for scratchwork.

(Improving Sentences) — Jewelry is an accessory used by members of all classes including watches, necklaces and earrings.
 Jewelry is an accessory used by members of all classes including watches, necklaces and earrings.
 Jewelry, including watches, necklaces and earrings, is an accessory used by members of all classes.
 Jewelry, including watches, necklaces and earrings, are an accessory used by members of all classes.
 Jewelry is accessorized by members of all classes including watches, necklaces and earrings.
 Jewelry is an accessory used by members of all classes which includes watches, necklaces and wearing earrings.

(Identifying Errors) \begin{align*}&\text{After the brilliant team} \ \underline{\text{that}} \ \text{developed the atomic bomb for the United States}\\
& \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \quad \text{A} \\
& \text{government finished testing and realized the} \ \underline{\text{apocalyptic}} \ \text{consequences of} \ \underline{\text{use}},\\
& \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \text{B} \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \quad \ \ \text{C}\\
& \text{each member of the team felt remorseful and} \ \underline{\text{adamant}} \ \text{urged the government}\\
& \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \quad \text{D}\\
& \text{to reach peace.} \ \underline{\text{No error.}}\\
& \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \text{E}\end{align*}
After the brilliant team that−−−− developed the atomic bomb for the United StatesAgovernment finished testing and realized the apocalyptic−−−−−−−−− consequences of use−−−,B Ceach member of the team felt remorseful and adamant−−−−−−− urged the governmentDto reach peace. No error.−−−−−−−E  that
 apocalyptic
 use
 adamant
 No error

(Identifying Errors) \begin{align*}& \underline{\text{Its}} \ \text{very important to read and absorb the stories of classic dramas} \
\underline{\text{written by}} \ \text{the}\\
& \text{A} \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \quad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \text{B}\\
& \text{ Greek and English} \ \underline{\text{playwrights}} \ \text{for the universal} \ \underline{\text{messages of}}\ \text{humanity and ambition.} \ \\
& \qquad \qquad \quad \qquad \qquad \qquad \text{C} \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \ \text{D}\\
& \underline{\text{No error.}}\\
& \quad \ \text{E} \end{align*}
Its−− very important to read and absorb the stories of classic dramas written by−−−−−−−− theAB Greek and English playwrights−−−−−−−−−− for the universal messages of−−−−−−−−− humanity and ambition. C DNo error.−−−−−−− E  Its
 written by
 playwrights
 messages of
 No error

(Improving Sentences) — Fraternities are a great way to make friends and learn important lessons of loyalty and compassion.
 are a great way to make friends and
 is a great way to make friends and
 will have been a great way to make friends and
 will be a great way to make friends and
 is a great way to make friends however

(Improving Sentences) — Sports commentators often provide informative and witty insight during games that enhance the sportswatching experience.
 enhance the sportswatching experience.
 enhance the experience.
 enhances the sportswatching experience.
 enhances the sportswatching experience for fans.
 have enhanced the sportswatching experiences for fans.

(Improving Sentences) — Since the work force is becoming increasingly competitive in light of technological advances and outsourcing, therefore, it is even more basic for students to complete high school and attain at least a bachelor’s degree.
 therefore, it is even more basic for students to complete high school and attain at least a bachelor’s degree.
 moreover, it is even more basic for students to complete high school and attain at least a bachelor’s degree.
 but, it is even more basic for students to complete high school and attain at least a bachelor’s degree.
 so it is even more basic for students to complete high school and attain at least a bachelor’s degree.
 it is even more basic for students to complete high school and attain at least a bachelor’s degree.

(Improving Sentences) — Plenty of high school students spend their time involved in the community by working with peers, young children and also helping senior citizens.
 spend their time involved in the community by working with peers, young children and also helping senior citizens.
 spend his time involved in the community by working with peers, young children and also helping senior citizens.
 spend one’s time involved in the community by working with peers, young children and also helping senior citizens.d.
 spend their time involved in the community by working with peers, young children and senior citizens.
 spend their time involving in the community by working with peers, young children and also helping senior citizens.

(Identifying Errors) \begin{align*}& \text{It is} \ \underline{\text{ineffective}} \ \text{for high school} \ \underline{\text{administration}} \ \text{to make policy without even asking for}\\
& \qquad \qquad \text{A} \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \text{B} \\
& \underline{\text{student}} \ \text{input; banning flip flops and enforcing strict dress codes}\\
& \quad \ \text{C}\\
& \underline{\text{has}} \ \text{merit but there must be a happy medium in school policy.} \ \underline{\text{No error.}}\\
& \ \ \text{D} \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \text{E}\end{align*}
It is ineffective−−−−−−−− for high school administration−−−−−−−−−−−− to make policy without even asking forABstudent−−−−−− input; banning flip flops and enforcing strict dress codes Chas−−− merit but there must be a happy medium in school policy. No error.−−−−−−− DE  ineffective
 administration
 student
 has
 No error

(Identifying Errors) \begin{align*}& \text{The young and ambitious writer} \ \underline{\text{whom}} \ \text{the students} \ \underline{\text{chose}} \ \text{to be their commencement}\\
& \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \quad \text{A} \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \ \text{B}\\
& \text{speaker proved to be a} \ \underline{\text{knowledgeable and inspiring}} \ \text{orator on}\ \underline{\text{graduation}} \ \text{day.}\\
& \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \quad \text{C} \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \qquad \quad \qquad \ \ \text{D} \\
& \underline{\text{No error.}}\\
& \qquad \text{E}\end{align*}
The young and ambitious writer whom−−−−− the students chose−−−−− to be their commencementA Bspeaker proved to be a knowledgeable and inspiring−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−− orator on graduation−−−−−−−−− day.C DNo error.−−−−−−−E  whom
 chose
 knowledgeable and inspiring
 graduation
 No error

(Improving Sentences) — McCarthyism was an ideology and an applied pursuit that arose in the middle of the twentieth century and targeted communists in the United States state department.
 McCarthyism was an ideology and an applied pursuit that arose in the middle of the twentieth century and targeted communists in the United States state department.
 McCarthyism was an ideology, an applied pursuit that arose in the middle of the twentieth century, targeted communists in the United States state department.
 McCarthyism was an ideology and an applied pursuit that arose in the middle of the twentieth century and targeted Communists in the United States state department.
 McCarthyism will be an ideology and an applied pursuit that arose in the middle of the twentieth century and targeted communists in the United States State Department.
 McCarthyism was an ideology and an applied pursuit that arose in the middle of the twentieth century and targeted communists in the United States State Department.
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