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5.C
6.B


5.The origin of the words shut and out is Old English. During the 1800s, the two words were combined to take on the baseball meaning, a game in which one side does not score. What is the most likely meaning of the word shutout in the story The Shutout?

A.to dismiss
B.to keep from scoring
C.to suspend
D.to exclude



6.Which of the following places events in chronological order?

A.formation of Negro Leagues, invention of baseball, Civil War
B.invention of baseball, Civil War, formation of Negro Leagues
C.invention of baseball, formation of Negro Leagues, Civil War

  • Language Art (Please Check) - ,

    For #5, have you looked up "shutout"? If you had, you wouldn't still be guessing.

    http://www.dictionary.com

  • Language Art (Please Check) - ,

    Actually A is correct for 5.
    As for 6, C is the correct answer. Baseball is quite an early sport.

    Good Luck, Best regards,
    ~Will

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