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Homework Help: grammar

Posted by lilman on Monday, May 14, 2012 at 12:34pm.

The heroes of the The Three Kingdoms can best be described as

disorganized.
fearful.
loyal to the emperor.
traitorous
Not sure


Identify the word or phrase that should be in italics: Riding the Orient Express toward Istanbul, Tom read the novels of Mark Twain. Orient Express (my choice)
Istanbul
Mark Twain
no error


Identify the word or phrase that should be in italics: He felt like a character in a Steven Spielberg movie as he listened to a Strauss waltz while eating spaghetti in the dining car.
Steven Spielberg
Strauss waltz
spaghetti
no error (my choice)


Identify the sentence that contains an error in punctuation or capitalization.
"Good morning," Ms. Roper said. "Please open your copies of The Hobbit to page 45."

"I've left my book at home, said Emily. "May I share with someone else?"
(my choice)

Ms. Roper handed out an article on J. R. R. Tolkien from Smithsonian magazine.

"I canít wait to read the rest of his books," said Rick.


Identify the choice that contains no errors in punctuation or use of italics.

Catherine asked, "Where are you going"?

"We're going to volunteer at the animal shelter," said Dan, "Do you want to come?"

"Do they have puppies there?" she asked. (my choice)

That song and "Feelin' Groovy" are both on the album Simon & Garfunkelís Greatest Hits.

"Of course. Did you think they had elephants?", Dan asked her.

Identify the error in apostrophe use: Pat's friend just called to ask if Tom's brother will be at Richards' birthday party.

Pat's
Tom's
Richards' (my choice)
no error

Identify the error in apostrophe use: Those dogs's owners have left them in their vet's kennel while they shop at Macy's.

dogs's (my choice)
vet's
Macy's
no error


Identify the incorrect word: Emma told Jim that his car is still in itís parking place next to our apartment.
his
itís
our
no error (my choice)

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