April 16, 2014

Homework Help: english

Posted by nanna on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 8:32pm.

This question is based on the following paragraph.
(1) It was December 7, 1941. (2) The freighter Florentine, 320 miles northeast of the Hawaiian Island of
Hilo was lumbering along at about 15 knots when the garbled message came in over the radio: (3) "Attack
on Pearl Harbor; this is not a drill!" (4) With the message burned into his mind, First Mate Lovett all but
ran up the ladder to the bridge. (5) "Pearl harbor," he choked out, "It's been attacked!" (6) Turning away
from the ship's compass, Captain Steele looked at Lovett with narrowed eyes but made no reply. (7)
"Should we change course, Skipper?" Lovett blurted. (8) Steele looked back at the ship's compass but still
had nothing to say. (9) Lovett was beginning to feel frantic. (10) In measured tones he said, "The message
said, This is no drill. Should we still make for Kodiak?"
4. Which sentence contains a proper noun that should be capitalized?
A. Sentence 7
B. Sentence 2
C. Sentence 5
D. Sentence 4

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