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Homework Help: Urgent Language Arts~!

Posted by Gabby on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 9:41pm.

10.
In the following sentence, "Abraham Lincoln was a widely admired politician,” which statement is correct? (1 point)

Add a hyphen between widely and admired.
Add a hyphen between admired and politician.
Add a hyphen between Lincoln and was.
No hyphen is needed.

11.
In which of the following cases are quotation marks not necessary? (1 point)

to enclose the title of a song
to enclose an indirect quotation
to enclose parts of a divided quote
to enclose a word-for-word quotation

12.
In the following sentence, where is a colon needed?

There are three candidates Barbara, Ursula, and Kendra. (1 point)

after candidates
after are
after Barbara
after and

13.
Where is a semicolon needed to fix the following run-on sentence?

He ordered soup I ordered a sandwich. (1 point)

between ordered and soup
between I and ordered
between soup and I
between ordered and a

14.
Which of the following compound words is spelled incorrectly? (1 point)

earthquake
filmaker
cheesecloth
copywriter

15.
Which of the following is an example of an acronym? (1 point)

FAQ
Mrs.
Ave.
don't

16.
Borrowed words are a result of (1 point)

children not knowing the correct word to use.
language becoming more technical.
contact between two cultures.
misspellings of foreign words.

17.
The original meaning of the word awesome is "inspiring great admiration or fear." Which of the following is the best synonym of the word as it is used most commonly today? (1 point)

great
scary
okay
fancy

18.
The word telephone comes from the French words télé-, meaning “far" and phone, meaning "sound." Which of the following words does not derive from the word phone? (1 point)

microphone
phonics
headphones
phony

My Answers:
10)A
11)C
12)A
13)C
14)B
15)A
16)C
17)A
18)D

Are these correct Ms. Sue???

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