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1. Consider this quote: "In each of these historical instances . . . mistrust led to misunderstanding, which led to armed conflict." The ellipsis in this quote is appropriate if
A. the omission is longer than 10 words.
B. the meaning and spirit of the quote is retained.
C. it stands for the omission of only a single word.
D. the omitted words express the bias of the person quoted.
C?

2. Select the sentence in which a word has been italicized incorrectly.
A. He was an avant garde poet who lived hard and died young.
B. According to an article in today's Washington Post, Senator Giles will resign.
C. Funding for the NASA space program has been cut in recent years.
D. Her favorite Broadway musical is South Pacific.
B?

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    1. I disagree.

    2. Which words are italicized?

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    2. these re the italicized words
    A. avant garde
    B. Washington Post
    C. NASA
    D. South Pacific

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    2. is also wrong

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    nasa

  • ENGLISH -

      Consider this quote: "In each of these historical instances . . . mistrust led to misunderstanding, which led to armed conflict." The ellipsis in this quote is appropriate if
        
      A. the meaning and spirit of the quote is retained.
      B. it stands for the omission of only a single word.
      C. the omission is longer than 10 words.
      D. the omitted words express the bias of the person quoted.

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