English! - Help!

Can someone help me with these? My answer has a "***" next to it.

1.
What do you think the narrator of “The Gift of the Magi” considers as having real value? (1 point)

the protagonists' hard work
the protagonists' wisdom
the protagonists' possessions
the protagonists' love for each other***

2.
In the story “The Gift of the Magi,” which of the following is an example of allusion? (1 point)

the description of Della's hair as a "brown cascade"
the comparison between Della and the Queen of Sheba***
the apparent compassion for Della's and Jim's economic struggle
Jim's mention of the combs when he said, "But if you'll unwrap that package you may see why you had me going a while at first."

3.
In “Fabric of Their Lives,” what does the information about Annie Mae Young burning her quilts reveal about her personality? (1 point)

Young did not consider her quilts as art pieces.***
Young saw her quilts as something very private.
Young thought no one would appreciate African American quilts.
Young was pessimistic about her success as an artist.

4.
Summarize the author's intentions in writing "Fabric of Their Lives." (1 point)

Wallach wrote to convey—through the history of their quilting—the societal changes undergone by the African American women in the South, and how their history influenced the construction and design of the quilts.
Wallach wrote to express her sense of outrage at the poverty and lack of opportunity experienced by the African American women in the town of Gee's Bend, Alabama.
Wallach wrote to establish a historical record of the artform of African American quilts made in the South.***
Wallach wrote to give her support to the civil rights movement through eyewitness accounts and detailed descriptions of vernacular art.

5.
Interpret the common message contained in Marge Piercy's and Walt Whitman's poems. (1 point)

Manual "blue-collar" laborers have benefits not experienced by "white-collar" workers who only work intellectually.
Honest work is good for a person emotionally, physically, and mentally.
A peson's heritage is part of his or her values.
Useful objects and useful people share one thing in common: genuine need.***

6.
The poems in this unit express appreciation for (1 point)

the working class.
the value of work.***
true values.
the question of value.

7.
In Guy de Maupassant’s “The Necklace,” what opinion of Mme. Loisel emerges from the narrator’s descriptions of her thoughts and actions? (1 point)

Mme. Loisel is ungrateful and self-important.***
Mme. Loisel unjustly suffers for a small mistake.
Mme. Loisel is an unlucky woman who deserves better.
Mme. Loisel is a refined woman who is forced to lead a simple life.

8.
In their selections in this unit, O. Henry and Guy de Maupassant both employ situational irony. How do they use irony differently? (1 point)

O. Henry uses irony to highlight the love Jim and Della feel for each other, whereas Maupassant uses irony to emphasize the rewards of hard work.
O. Henry uses irony to surprise the reader in the foolishness of Jim and Della, while Maupassant uses irony to focus attention on the result of the Loisels' errors in judgment.***
O. Henry uses irony as a means of communicating the depths of the Youngs' love for one another, while Maupassant's use of irony communicates the needless suffering caused by the Loisels' pride.
The effect of O. Henry's use of irony is hilarious, while the effect of Maupassant's use of irony is tragic.

9.
Choose the best description of the tone in each selection from the unit. (1 point)

"The Gift of the Magi": ironic and condescending
"Fabric of Their Lives": admiring and appreciative
"To Be of Use": earnest and judgmental
"I Hear America Singing": honoring and lauding
"The Necklace": reproving and mocking

"The Gift of the Magi": witty and sardonic***
"Fabric of Their Lives": outraged and angry
"To Be of Use": earnest and enthusiastic
"I Hear America Singing": honoring and admonishing
"The Necklace": realistic and ironic

"The Gift of the Magi": ironic and compassionate
"Fabric of Their Lives": admiring and appreciative
"To Be of Use": enthusiastic and earnest
"I Hear America Singing": honoring and admiring
"The Necklace": realistic and ironic

"The Gift of the Magi": humorous and ironic
"Fabric of Their Lives": condescending and cold
"To Be of Use": persuasive and judgmental
"I Hear America Singing": passionate and cheerful
"The Necklace": ironic and sardonic

10.
Which of the following themes is NOT contained in “The Necklace”? (1 point)

Appearances are deceiving.
Hard work shapes a person's character.***
People should learn to appreciate what they have.
Envy makes people lose sight of what is really important.

Vocabulary and Grammar
11.
What is the meaning of meretricious as it is used in this sentence from “The Gift of the Magi”?

It was a platinum fob chain simple and chaste in design, properly proclaiming its vale by substance alone and not by meretricious ornamentation—as all good things should do. (1 point)

showy and vulgar***
fashionable and glitzy
low-quality and cheap
ridiculous and exaggerated

12.
Which vocabulary word completes this sentence CORRECTLY?

When Mr. Klein realized that his true identity was revealed, he found himself in an interesting _______________. (1 point)

adulation
parsimony
imputation
predicament***

13.
Which of the following sentences uses capitalization CORRECTLY? (1 point)

I just read O. Henry's short story “The gift of the Magi.”
I just read O. Henry's short Story “The gift of the Magi.”
I just read O. Henry's short story “The Gift of the Magi.”***
I just read O. Henry's short story “The Gift Of the Magi.”

14.
Which of the following sentences displays the CORRECT use of punctuation? (1 point)

Leonardo da Vinci, inventor, painter, and poet is considered a true genius.
Leonardo da Vinci (inventor, painter, and poet) is considered a true genius.
Leonardo da Vinci, inventor, painter, and poet, is considered a true genius.
Leonardo da Vinci—inventor, painter, and poet—is considered a true genius.***

15.
What connotation is attributed to the “parlor generals” in the following lines from “To Be of Use”?

[people] who are not parlor generals and field deserters / but move in a common rhythm / when the food must come in or the fire be put out. (1 point)

laziness***
brutality
patience
indifference

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  1. This looks like a test for Connections.

    1 and 2 -- right
    3 - 6 -- I don't know
    7 -- right
    8 -- wrong
    9 -- I don't know
    10 -- wrong

    The rest are right.

  2. 1,2,3,6,7,10,11,12,13,14,and 15 are correct.
    (4,5,8 and 9 I don't have)

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    posted by J.J
  3. are these right by any chance

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  4. 4 is a , 5 is b , 8 is c , and 9 is c. Just took it and got those 4 wrong

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    posted by jadore
  5. As of 12pm 5/17/2016
    In order from 1-15
    d
    b
    a
    a
    b
    b
    a
    b
    a
    b
    a
    d
    c
    d
    a

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    posted by MewMew
  6. MewMew is correct ^ thanks a ton!

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    posted by Gery
  7. yw cx

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    posted by MewMew
  8. MewMew is right! THanks! got 100% on the test

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    posted by KKPB123
  9. 2 of the answers are wrong

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  10. Number 8 and 9 are both c.

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    posted by *****
  11. Thanks

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  12. Thanks MewMew, I got 100%!!!!:)

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    posted by Kya
  13. omg! MewMew thank you! I got 100%! :D

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    posted by haylee
  14. Everyone is say they got a hundred but I am confused. 8 and 9 both look like they should C. For example problem 9 in The Gift of the Magi, the author is compassionate and ironic. He is not condescending? Yet, everyone is say they got a 100 with the answers b and a. Anyone have any clarifications on this

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    posted by Kimberly
  15. NO, KIMBERLY IS CORRECT. PLEASE BELIEVE ME. 8 AND 9 IS C. I JUST TOOK IT AND GOT 13/15!!!!!

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  16. Wrong, Mew is right. If your questions match this post

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    posted by Chan
  17. i just got 13/15! 8 and 9 should've been c.

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    posted by Helper
  18. I got 13/15

    8 IS B

    9 IS A

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  19. What has value quiz only!
    1.D
    2.B
    3.A
    4.A
    5.B
    6.B
    7.A
    8.C
    9.C
    10.B
    11.A
    12.D
    13.C
    14.D
    15.A
    15/15=100% correct(most recent quiz)

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  20. So which answers are correct?

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    posted by Jeff
  21. Carrick's answers are correct.

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  22. 8. is b surprise endings and 9 is a the necklace

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    posted by rose
  23. Some people have different tests, I listened to MewMew and got 100% So you're just gonna have to pick someone :)

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    posted by ally cat
  24. What alley cat said

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    posted by Bleh
  25. MewMew correct

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  26. Thx

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  27. the answers are correct if ur in normal english, not ap english. mew mew is correct for the 2017 folks

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    posted by yay
  28. for me 8 was c and 9 was C
    also for the essay question i wrote that the love the two characters had for each other caused them to give up what they treasured most.
    Hope this helps

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    posted by bruh
  29. It's different questions if you're in honors or not in honors

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    posted by Lala
  30. What Has Value? Quiz & Review:

    Multiple Choice:

    1. What do you think the narrator of "The Gift of the Magi" considers as having real value? - the protagonists' love each other

    2. In the story "The Gift of the Magi," which of the following is an example of allusion? - the comparison between Della's hair as a "brown cascade"

    3. In "Fabric of Their Lives," what does the information about Annie Mae Young burning her quilts reveal about her personality? - Young did not consider her quilts as art pieces.

    4. In "Fabric of Their Lives," Aronzia Pettway made quilts mostly to - remember her history

    5. Both Marge Piercy and Walt Whitman believe that - the value of things lies in making them

    6. The poems in this unit express appreciation for - the value of work

    7. In Guy de Maupassant's "The Necklace," what opinion of Mme. Loisel emerges from the narrator's description of her thoughts and actions? - Mme. Loisel is ridiculously self-important

    8. In their selections in this unit, O. Henry and Guy de Maupassant both employ - surprise endings

    9. Which of the following selections presents a tone comparable to that in O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi"? - "The Necklace"

    10. Which of the following themes is NOT contained in "The Necklace"? - Hard work shapes a person's character

    Vocabulary and Grammar:

    11. What is the meaning of meretricious as it is used in this sentence from "The Gift of the Magi"?

    It was a platinum fob chain simple and chaste in design, properly proclaiming its vale by substance alone and not by meretricious ornamentation--as all good things should do. - showy and vulgar

    12. Which vocabulary word completes this sentence CORRECTLY?

    When Mr. Klein realized that his true identity was revealed, he found himself in an interesting ______. - predicament

    13. Which of the following sentences uses capitalization CORRECTLY? - I just read O. Henry's short story "The Gift of the Magi."

    14. Which of the following sentences displays the CORRECT use of punctuation? - Leonardo da Vinci--inventor, painter, and poet--is considered a true genius.

    15. What connotation is attributed to the "parlor generals" in the following limes from "To Be of Use"?

    [people] who are not parlor generals and field deserters/ but move in a common rhythm / when the food must come in or the fire be put out. - laziness

    Easy 100% - Good Luck <3

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  31. Lucas are you sure you are right?

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    posted by PIe
  32. As of today, 5/24/2017 at 11 am, the correct answers for the HONORS English What Has Value? Review and Quiz are as follows.
    1. D
    2. B
    3. A
    4. A
    5. B
    6. B
    7. A
    8. C
    9. C
    10. B
    11. A
    12. D
    13. C
    14. D
    15. A

    I repeat these are for the HONORS English version. Not ap, not standard, HONORS.

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  33. mew mew is correct

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    posted by george
  34. mew mew is corredt

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    posted by mew mew
  35. Both MewMew and Carrick are correct.

    15/15(100%)

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    posted by Shadilay
  36. MewMew is correct

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    posted by Zolita
  37. Personification personified is 100% correct IF you're in HONORS English only

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    posted by Cool
  38. 8.B-Surprise endings
    9. A- "The Necklace"
    are the correct answers for those who are confused on these two questions but the rest of the answers that Carrick provided are Correct

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  39. These are for "What Has Value" Quiz Only :D Hope i helped and Thank You for using Jiskha! Have a Great Day!

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  40. 1.D
    2.B
    3.A
    4.A
    5.B
    6.B
    7.A
    8.B
    9.A
    10.B
    11.A
    12.D
    13.C
    14.D
    15.A
    Are the answers for Main Lesson Content.
    Lesson 6: What Has Value? Review and Quiz
    ENG 1B Unit 5: What Has Value?
    in 2018! have a great end of the school year everyone

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    posted by DingDong
  41. MewMew is 100% right
    I just did the Quiz and I got 15/15
    Thank you soo much @MewMew

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    posted by Nunia
  42. Mew Mew is 100% correct as of 5/7/2018 for non honors classes.
    1. D
    2. B
    3. A
    4. A
    5. B
    6. B
    7. A
    8. B
    9. A
    10. B
    11. A
    12. D
    13. C
    14. D
    15. A

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    posted by T
  43. MewMew was correct I picked C and C then got 13/15 it was B and A

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  44. IF YOU ARE IN HONORS ENGLISH:
    1. D
    2. B
    3. A
    4.A
    5.B
    6.B
    7.A
    8.C-HONORS ONLY
    9.C- HONORS ONLY
    10.B
    11.A
    12.D
    13.C
    14.D
    15.A

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    posted by Lyla
  45. mewmew is 100% correct for connexus, 15/15

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    posted by Jordan
  46. connexus users wildin

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    posted by shi
  47. For STANDARD English 9, MewMew is correct

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    posted by Person
  48. DONT TRUST MEW MEW!!!!!

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    posted by Wolfcat
  49. @shi
    Ikr ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    posted by Lol
  50. MewMew is 100% right!

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    posted by Cammie
  51. 9 is A and 8 is B. I just got everything right but those 2 use MewMew and Carrick to pass STANDARD ENGLISH 9 WHAT HAS A VALUE UNIT QUIZ 100%

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  52. mewmew is 100% right

  53. 1.) D 2.) B 3.) A 4.) A 5.) B 6.) B 7.) A 8.) D 9.) C 10.) D 11.) A

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    posted by Crystal
  54. The answers that MewMew provided, two of them, 8 and 9, are from a different test. That's what's causing the disruption. I just used MewMew's answers and got 100%, 8 and 9 on the test that MewMew answered are:

    8.) In their selections in this unit, O. Henry and Guy de Maupassant both employ
    A. Highly Imaginative Metaphors
    B. Surprise Endings
    C. Odd themes
    D. distinctively American settings

    9.) Which of the following selections presents a tone comparable to that in O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi”?
    A. "The Necklace"
    B. "I Hear America Singing"
    C. "To Be of Use"
    D. "Fabric of Their Lives"

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    posted by Zak
  55. Lyla is 100% correct for honors english at connexus

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  56. MewMew is correct.

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  57. the year is 2019 and as of now mewmew is correct for colorado connections.

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  58. Hahahah I go to Colorado connections academy too.... how awk who you be lol jk idk

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  59. mewmew is correct as of 2019. yeehaw

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  60. MewMew is correct! I got a 100% Thank you MewMew <3

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  61. Thanks mewmew you the goat bro

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    posted by Oof
  62. as of 5/17/2019, mewmew is correct for standard english. carrick is correct for honors english.

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  63. lyla is correct 100%

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    posted by jfmfjdj
  64. for honors course

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    posted by jfmfjdj
  65. mew mew is correct for connections academy. thanks a ton beotches

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  66. correct, mew mew.

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  67. Lesson 5: What Has Value? Review and Quiz
    English 9 Foundations B Unit 5: What has Value?

    1. D
    2. B
    3. A
    4. A
    5. B
    6. B
    7. A
    8. D
    9. C
    10. D
    11. A
    This is for kids that are in foundations class for English.

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  68. Thanks Lucas Dobre

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  69. MewMew is 100% correct for Connections Academy REGULAR English 9 as of 5/23/19

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    posted by E
  70. this whole thread is honestly hilarious....all us connections kids just tryna finish our quiz, and this whole mess it's turned into ahahaha. i'm doing honors right now, i'll post answers when im done :P

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    posted by lmao
  71. LMAO I Know right?

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    posted by Ruthie
  72. these answers are STILL correct for the quiz HONORS ONLY. to reiterate, 8 and 9 are C for HONORS. for foundations or standard, it WILL be different.
    1.D
    2.B
    3.A
    4.A
    5.B
    6.B
    7.A
    8.C
    9.C
    10.B
    11.A
    12.D
    13.C
    14.D
    15.A

    cmon guys, two more days, we've got this! finish strong!

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  73. ^those are correct for honors

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  74. 8 and 9 depend on your class :)

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    posted by Oh boi
  75. if this many students are cheating their is clearly something wrong with the school system.

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  76. Lesson 6: What Has Value? Review and Quiz
    English 9 B Unit 5: What Has Value?
    (connexus)
    mew mew is right if you have this test!!!!
    15/15 (100%)

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  77. mewmew is 100% correct!! ty

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    posted by aha
  78. d
    b
    a
    a
    b
    b
    a
    b
    a
    b
    a
    d
    c
    d
    a

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  79. Was MewMew going off of his quiz or the quiz question listed above bc mine dont match the ones listed above

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