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For questions 17–19, refer to the passage below:

Albert Einstein, a world-famous mathematician was born in Bavaria in 1879. He acquired Swiss nationality in 1901 and he began working at the Swiss patent office the next year. Einstein was however also publishing papers in physics. He became famous for his theories of relativity and won the 1921 Nobel Prize for physics. To educate others about his theories Einstein held some teaching positions. These positions were in SwitzerlandPrague and Germany. After Hitler’s rise to power Einstein came to the United States. He lectured at Princeton University in Princeton NJ. This brilliant creative man became a U.S. citizen in 1940.

Directions: Choose the best way to write the underlined words given in the question. If an underlined part contains no error, choose d.
17.
was however also (1 point)

was, however, also
was however, also
was, however also
no error

18.
theories Einstein (1 point)

theories, Einstein
theories, Einstein,
theories Einstein,
no error

19.
brilliant creative (1 point)

brilliant, creative
brilliant, creative,
brilliant creative,
no error

For questions 20–22, refer to the passage below:

On February 12 1908 a difficult automobile race was in progress. Six cars left New York for Paris in a route that included the United States, Japan, Russia, Poland, Germany and part of France Met by blizzards and other dangers the racers nevertheless kept on. The German entry reached Paris five months later, and the American entry followed Although the German car came in first, it was given a penalty. As a result of this decision the American car won. The car a Thomas Flyer had gone 13,400 miles in 168 days.

Directions: Choose the best way to write the underlined words given in the question. If an underlined part contains no error, choose d.
20.
blizzards and other dangers (1 point)

blizzards, and other dangers,
blizzards, and other dangers
blizzards and other dangers,
no error

21.
racers nevertheless kept (1 point)

racers, nevertheless, kept
racers nevertheless, kept
racers, nevertheless kept
no error

22.
result of this decision (1 point)

result, of this decision,
result, of this decision
result of this decision,
no error

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  1. I'll be glad to check your answers.

  2. my answers
    b
    a
    d
    b
    b
    c

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  3. Am i right

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  4. 17. b >> No
    18. a >> Yes
    19. d >> No
    20. b >> No
    21. b >> No
    22. c >> Yes

  5. Can you please give me the correct answers please i need to put this in right now.

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  6. 17 c
    19 b
    20 a
    21c

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  7. nevermind i will just put it in

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  8. I'm sorry you didn't take the time and effort to study the use of commas.

  9. Ms. sue please don't be like a jerk

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