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May 27, 2016

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English
Which of the following is the best substitute for the word emit in this sentence: “The heart monitor machine was set to emit regular beeps”? A. send out B. register C. calculate D. sustain Maybe D?
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Mads

English
Which word is CLOSEST in meaning to profundity? A. clarity B. harmony C. depth D. zeal I think C.
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Mads

English
First, identify the gerund in the sentence below. Then, replace the gerund with the infinitive of the same verb. Type the infinitive form of the verb in the space provided. Debbie loved watching the skaters glide around the rink.
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Jae

English
Does any one know the answers to Lesson 1: Introducing the Big Question's assessment?
Friday, January 29, 2016 by Gratuitous Human

English
I need a thematic statement from the 3rd and 4th acts of The Crucible. I am having a hard time coming up with one though. A thematic statement is structured like this; Topic + what it says about the human condition, motivation, and/or human behavior. The theme statement cannot...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by MarthaDog

english
Why should you don't live your life in fear of terrorism?
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Boberto

English
Identify the adverb what it modifies and whether the word it modifies is a verb, adjective, or adverb What about these two? The two teenagers climb high in order to cut branches that might suddenly fall on a house or a wire. adverb suddenly describes fall verb high describes ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kelley

English
Find the complete predicate and the verb or verb phrase, 1. Carl lifted the lid of the pot. Lifted is the verb Lifted the lid of the pot is the Complete predicate Is this right?
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kayla

English
1. Odysseus makes a sacrifice to sovereign death and pale Persephone what does this background tell you about Hades? 2. the painting illustrates the descent of Ulysses (Odysseus)into the underworld. how has the artist distinguished between Ulysses and the dead? 3. do you think...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Angelina

English
Crossing the Sea A verdant rain forest rises out of the ocean to snow-capped peaks. Powerful fiords snake their way into glacial valleys. Rivers roar and meadows blossom. Many consider the land of New Zealand to be among the most beautiful places on Earth for centuries that ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

english
I have to identify the adverb, what is modifies, and identify if the modified word is an adverb, adjective, or verb. They work very carefully when they are up in the tops of trees. Adverb very describes adverb carefully? adverb carefully describes verb work? and. They became ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kelley

English
Within minutes, they had their equipment packed. They were off! Combined sentence: Within minutes, they had their equipment packed and were off! Does the combined sentence use a compound subject, compound verb, or compound object?
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Anonymous

English
Crossing the Sea A verdant rain forest rises out of the ocean to snow-capped peaks. Powerful fiords snake their way into glacial valleys. Rivers roar and meadows blossom. Many consider the land of New Zealand to be among the most beautiful places on Earth for centuries that ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which literary device is used in the following sentence? "Ira was sitting in the shade because it was over ninety degrees in the sun, which beat down with a fierce vengeance." a. simile b. metaphor*** c. alliteration d. personification
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
The Excuse Dear Ms. Sachs, Please excuse Nan's absence from school yesterday, April 15. When she woke up in the morning, she had a raised bump on her arm. The bump was red and nearly the size of a quarter. Although Nan claimed the bump did not itch or hurt, I became very ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which line from the poem "Birches" best develops it's nostalgic tone? a. "And so I dream of going back to be."*** b. "When I see birches bend to left and right" c. "Where your face burns and tickles with the cobwebs" d. "Soon ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Spring is like a perhaps hand (which comes carefully out of Nowhere) arranging a window, into which people look (while people stare arranging and changing placing carefully there a strange thing and a known thing here) and changing everything carefully spring is like a perhaps...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
The date, time, and location of a local robbery would most likely be included in a. a feature article. b. an editorial article. c. a hard news article.*** d. a letter to the editor.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

Social Studies
1. Which statement best explains why the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 was important to the development of the United States? It created new taxes on imported goods. It resulted in immigration from France to the United States. It doubled the size of the country. It encouraged ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Lili

English
Which of the following graphics would add the most relevant information to "The deadliest Tsunami in History"? a. a graph showing depth of the sea floor at several affected locations b. a photograph of a man who escaped to high ground c. an illustration showing how a...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which of these details from James Thurber’s short story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” is an example of indirect characterization of the title character? a. Walter worries that his wife will be upset if he forgets anything on her shopping list. b. Walter ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Identify the part of speech for the CAPITALIZED phrase. The birds CHIRPED loudly every morning before sunrise. a. action verb*** b. helping verb c. linking verb d. none of the above
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Identify the part of speech for the CAPITALIZED phrase. The novel Huck Finn is set along the banks of the MISSISSIPPI RIVER. a. proper noun*** b. common noun c. collective noun d. compound noun
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Identify the choice that best describes the problem. To run a four-minute mile, excellent physical condition is important. a. phrase fragment b. dangling modifier*** c. run-on sentence d. misplaced modifier
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

Social Studies
1. Which statement best explains why the Louisiana Purchase of 1803 was important to the development of the United States? It created new taxes on imported goods. It resulted in immigration from France to the United States. It doubled the size of the country. It encouraged ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Anonymoose

English
Choose the term that describes the following phrase. Kris was anxious (about her new job) a. infinitive phrase b. adverb phrase c. adjective phrase d. appositive phrase***
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Choose the term that describes the CAPITALIZED phrase. Raoul’s sister, A GOLF PRO, gave him basic instructions. a. adjective phrase b. appositive phrase*** c. adverb phrase d. infinitive phrase
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Identify the most vivid verb in the following sentence. Donald is glad that he gave the tickets to Erin, because she shrieked with surprise when he did so. a. is b. gave c. shrieked*** d. did
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Kaai97

maths literacy, economics, business studies, tourism, English, Afrikaans, L.O
I don't know what to study after grade 12 or where to study I don't have a career choices can someone please help me
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Bruce

English
Sandy's throw to first base was short the grey-blue ocean stretched out before him. dianna gave George a cold shoulder at the party assist me with Identify the sentence parts by putting the red abbreviations to their correct locations. Put parentheses around the ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Sherrill

english
In the following sentence, what kind of phrase is " to play basketball"? "Porpoises have been to play basketball." a. prepositional b. participial c. infinitive d. gerund My guess is b.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by jada

English
I'm doing a compare paper on Julius Caesar and Abraham Lincoln. Will anyone PLEASE give me 9-10 thing comparing them. I need some really good ones, that I may have not thought of. Thank you!
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by Mads

English
In the movie "Like Stars on Earth," we can see the names 'Nikumbh' and ' Awasthi.' They are main characters in the Indian movie. How do you pronounce the two names? Do you pronounce 'bh' in Nikumbh'?
Thursday, January 28, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. In "The Scarlet Ibis" which character trait of the narrator most leads to his regret at the death of his brother? a. generosity b. creativity c. cruelty d. pride*** 2. Cause - There is a concern about global warming and the damage it is doing to the environment. ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which of the following is a complete sentence? a. Starting at four o'clock. b. The theater where rehearsals take place. c. Stage hands, props, and lighting crew. d. Hannah memorized her lines.***
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Choose the term that best describes the quoted phrase. "He read the book" that his aunt had recommended. a. noun clause b. adverb clause c. independent clause*** d. subordinate clause
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Gripping the rail, "Lindsey stepped onto the ice". A. independent clause*** B. adjective clause C. adverb clause D. noun clause
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
The basket "that she is holding" is made from palm fronds. A. independent clause B. adjective clause*** C. adverb clause D. noun clause
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which of the following topics is the clearest example of the informative purpose? A. a short essay describing a recent trip to New Zealand*** B. a eulogy for a deceased friend C. a glowing movie review D. a dialogue between two char
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
What would be the least effective detail for a description about amusement park? a. Children sip lemonade and munch on popcorn. b. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the entrance gate. c. All nine of the roller coasters have been tested for safety and comfort.*** d. ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Cause - There is a concern about global warming and the damage it is doing to the environment. Effect - ??????? Which of the following belong in the "Effect" row? a. Solar panels help to harness the energy from the sun and convert it into electricity. b. Geothermal ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which of the following sentences best reflects chronological order? a. George Washington Carver became known for his research on plant biology. b. He attended Simpson College from 1890, and enrolled in Iowa State Agricultural College the following year.*** c. Carver discovered...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Choose the term that describes the sentence shown. I was thinking about meeting Susan for dinner and then we could go shopping. a. compound*** b. simple c. complex d. compound-complex
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Choose the term that describes the type of sentence shown. The Cause Club, which is a community service group, is holding a dance. a. simple*** b. compound c. complex d. compound-complex
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Choose the term that describes the type of sentence shown. The price of admission is a can of food or a child's toy. a. simple*** b. compound c. complex d. compound-complex
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
In "The Scarlet Ibis" which character trait of the narrator most leads to his regret at the death of his brother? a. generosity b. creativity c. cruelty d. pride***
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
In Frost's poem "Mending Wall," the lines "I see him there,/ Bringing a stone grasped firmly by the top/ In each hand, like an old-stone savage armed" uses which poetic device? a. simile*** b. metaphor c. alliteration d. personification
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

math
In a freshman class of 3500 students at a particular college, 20000 are taking either a history of English class their first semester. Of these 2000 students, 1300 are taking both a history class and an English class, and 375 are taking only a history class. Draw a Venn ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by John

English
I have to add er to firefight. Is it firefighter or firefightter? Why I know is firefighter but I have to explain why? Help please
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Ioanna

English
Construct an author cataogue card.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Godwin

English
In James Hurst’s short story “The Scarlet Ibis,” who or what does the delicate red bird symbolize? a. the narrator b. the narrator’s brother Doodle*** c. the inevitability of death d. the fragility of family relationships
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
There is nothing I want to do and too much that has to be done and momma's in the bedroom with the door closed The final lines of this excerpt are repeated three times throughout the poem "Hanging Fire." Which theme do they convey? a. anxiety about growing up*** ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
"What are you crying for?" asked Daddy, but I couldn't answer. They didn't know that I did it for myself; that pride, whose slave I was, spoke to me louder than all their voices, and that Doodle walked only because I was ashamed of having a crippled brother. ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which of the following best describes the setting of Maya Angelou's "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"? a. The girls often held hands and no longer bothered to speak to the lower students. b. Parents who could afford it had ordered new shoes and ready-made clothes...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
"I thought myself pretty smart at many things, like holding my breath, running, jumping, or climbing vines in Old Woman Swamp, and I wanted more than anything else someone to race to Horsehead Landing, someone to box with, and someone to perch in the top fork of the great...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
A narrator who uses pronouns such as he, she, and they and knows all of the characters’ thoughts and actions is a. first person b. second person c. third person limited d. third person omniscient***
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Kaai97

English
What is formal schooling
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Anonymous

English
He is surprised when he sees paintings in Ishaan's room. -------------------- What does "Ishaan's room" modify? Does it modify "paintings"? Is he in Ishaan's room and does he see the paintings? Or he is not in Ishaan's room. He just sees ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. They are no use. 2. They are of no use. 3. They are useless. ----------------- <They refers to a plural form of a thing.> Which ones are correct? Are they all the same and grammatical?
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. He became a president when he was 48 years old. 2. He became the president when he was 48 years old. 3. He became president when he was 48 years old. 4. He became President when he was 48 years old. 5. He became the President when he was 48 years old. 6. He became a ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
1. I couldn't swim at all when I was young. 2. I couldn't swim at all because I was young. (Are both grammatical? Which one is better?) --------------------------- 3. My pencil is longer than you. 4. My pencil is longer than your pencil. 5. My pencil is longer than ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by rfvv

English
Which sentence best reveals the writer's beliefs about the impact of beavers on Chilean ecology? A. Therefore, officials decided that there was only one thing to do: eradicate all of the beavers. B. This idea seemed cruel to some people. C. If they are successful, they ...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by Kaai97

SS 1 QUESTION PLZ HELP
5.how do Canada's native people intend to preserve their cultures? A. by coming independent nations B. by moving away from reserves*** C. by working with existing governments D. by using English on the street signs in their communities
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by mary

english
what are transitive verbs
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by kaitlin ada

english help please!!
What is the meaning of the word "relevant" as it is used in the following sentence? Props may not be relevant to a motivational speaker, but they certainly are for actors. Detailed Appropiate Irate Difficult to use is it b
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by Oscar

english help please!!
Which of the following sentences uses the word "synthesize" correctly? - I was so tired I feared that I might synthesize, which would be dangerous. -The Internet company was known for its excellent ability to synthesize. - The Coast Guard had to rescue the family ...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by Oscar

english help please!!
Read the following excerpt. The journalist spent a year researching the foreign government's sanctions. Finally, it was time to synthesize all of the relevant information that he had learned. His editor asked him to write a comprehensive article for the first piece in the ...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by Oscar

English
Use your knowledge of prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence below. The fire alarm bell rang at (irregular) intervals throughout the day. a. constant*** b. predictable c. highly inconvenient d. following no set pattern
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Use your knowledge of prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence below. The fire alarm bell rang at (irregular) intervals throughout the day. a. constant b. predictable*** c. highly inconvenient d. following no set pattern
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by Kaai97

English
Which suffix would you add to the word contemplate to make it an adjective? A. -ive*** B. -ance C. -ion D. -ate
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by Kaai97

English
The single second it takes a human to swat is more than enough time for the average fly to think, act, and dodge the attack. _____, studies by scientists have found a fly's brain can process information faster than nearly any living creature. Which transitional phrase ...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by Kaai97

English
What is the secret to reaching someone with words? Which of the poems—"Concrete Mixers," "The City Is So Big," or "Harlem Night Song"—best uses words to create a vision or an idea of the city for you? In a paragraph, state your opinion ...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by Anon

English
Which of the following correctly compares the reactions of the mother and father in "Loyalites?" a. Mother was excited, and father was nervous b. Father was relieved, and mother was nervous c. Father was happy, and mother was neutral d. Mother was neutral, and father...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by Jada

english
Identify the infinitive phrase and its use. The scientists tried learn from his experiments.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by jennifer

english
Identify the italicized phrase. Charmed by the gracious manner, the producer offered her a contract.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by jennifer

english
which is a synonym for stoke as it is used in line 131 for the excerpt from the odyssey part I
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by Anonymous

english
How the pronoun reference became faulty? 1. Jake told his brother he ought to get out and enjoy the fresh air. 2. Heidi told her mother that she should learn to type. 3. I scored twenty points because I was very good at it. 4. Gus told Jerome that he was an expert marksman. 5...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by pitch

English
what is the effect of the worm on the rose
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by pakhi

World history
William BlackstoneL I believe in The U.S. and other countries patterned their laws on the laws contained in the commentaries, allowing the U.S. to adopt the english "common law". Correct?
Monday, January 25, 2016 by Boberto

English
How many sentences should a short essay have? I need to write a short essay for my world history class...I'm in 10th grade btw
Monday, January 25, 2016 by WillWork4Help

english
The deer which come to the salt lick, stay all summer.
Monday, January 25, 2016 by jennifer

English Language Arts
My Teacher Wanted Us To Write a Paragraph on The similarities and differences of the legacy of snowflake Bentley and no grumption........I Don't Know What are the similarities and differences between both!Can you help me?
Monday, January 25, 2016 by Jayleene

English
Which of the following meanings of the vocabulary word broached is used in the following excerpt from Orpheus and Eurydice? In vain, Orpheus tried to follow his bride. But this time the Underworld was firmly closed to him. No other mortal had (BROACHED) it once, and certainly ...
Sunday, January 24, 2016 by GummyBears16

English
help and check please . If got wrong help please. My answers have * by it Choose the meaning of the bold words in questions 1-6 1. Men hold me/ FORMIDABLE for GUILE in peace and war: / this fame has gone abroad to the sky’s rim. (from the Odyssey, Part I) (1 point) ...
Sunday, January 24, 2016 by Hi

English
1.Which of the following excerpts from Orpheus and Eurydice is an example of hyperbole? A. even the ice hard heart of hades melted B. the music he played tore at the hearts of everone who followed. C persephone her face veiled by the shadows of that terrible place I think it&#...
Sunday, January 24, 2016 by GummyBears

History,geography,maths literacy,english,life orientation,life sciences,and setswana
I have finished my matric so i don't know which career path should i follow.. Can i be able to be a soldier with this subjects?
Sunday, January 24, 2016 by Ogomoditse

Social Studies/English
Words describing Midewin Thank you!
Sunday, January 24, 2016 by Emily

English
What doors are open to you that may not have been open to generations before us,and why might it be difficult to face these doors
Sunday, January 24, 2016 by Judy

english p3
Essay draft with mind map Topic:A great surprise
Sunday, January 24, 2016 by Desree

maths literacy,life science, tourism,geography,English, Afrikaans,L.O
what career path should i take with these subjects
Sunday, January 24, 2016 by Ashler

english
can anybody can write a creative story not bookish easy on the topic honesty is the best policy
Saturday, January 23, 2016 by nida

English & Composition
I need help with writing a topic sentence that briefly but accurately takes into context the quote below. This is a long quote so its difficult to make a topic sentence that deems appropriate in the sense of Allusion D. Topic Sentence Three (Allusion) : Primary Evidence (...
Saturday, January 23, 2016 by Jamie

English assignment
How do I start off an essay about racial inequality?
Saturday, January 23, 2016 by Anonymous

English
I am given this topic to write an essay on..."Do we overprotect our young people or is our young people becoming prematurely tough?" but I have no idea what to write and how to start.
Saturday, January 23, 2016 by Crayoron

English
Help!!!! I need a sample of English formal letter. immediate plzzzzz
Saturday, January 23, 2016 by Ali

English
Choose the meaning of the bold words in questions 1-6 1. Men hold me/ FORMIDABLE for GUILE in peace and war: / this fame has gone abroad to the sky’s rim. (from the Odyssey, Part I) (1 point)ancient; agility intricate; courage awesome; cunning incredible; knowledge 2. All...
Friday, January 22, 2016 by Hi

english
Write a poem on I have a big dream?
Friday, January 22, 2016 by dream

english
Where can I find scholarly articles/journals about Islamophobia? Thank you!
Friday, January 22, 2016 by Janet

ONE english question???
12. Read the following lines from the poem "Africa." Impetuous son that tree young and strong That tree there In splendid loveliness amidst white and faded flowers That is Africa your Africa That grows again patiently obstinately And its fruit gradually acquires The ...
Friday, January 22, 2016 by Anonymous

English (Please, Help!)
I am clueless as to what the following question's answer is. The Puritans founded Harvard College at Newtowne in 1636. Three years later, they renamed the city of Cambridge to honor the British city where many of the colonists had studied. What does this fact reveal about ...
Friday, January 22, 2016 by Victoria

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