Literature

Choose the meaning of the bold word for questions 1–4.
1. He had left school in junior high, "ostensibly" because his mother was ill. (“Delfino II: Diez in the Desert") (1 point)
oddly
surely
fortunately
supposedly *
2. And I throbbed with a burning desire / To travel this "immensity". (“Your World") (1 point)
monstrosity
vastness *
world
infinity
3. [T]he Last Poets "embodied" black power. (“Hip-Hop Planet") (1 point)
enabled
exploded
weakened
personified*
4. What happens to a dream "deferred"? (“Harlem II") (1 point)
postponed
hidden *
moved
forgotten
Identify the choice that best describes the underlined word or phrase for questions 5–7.
5. The Statue of Liberty has stood for more than 100 years in New York Harbor. (1 point)
adverb phrase
adjective
appositive phrase
adverb *
6. Frédéric Bartholdi, the sculptor, came up with the concept of a “mighty woman with a torch” as he sailed into the harbor. (1 point)
infinitive
appositive phrase
adverb phrase
adjective phrase*
7. The huge statue was shipped in 214 separate cases, then assembled in New York. (1 point)
adverb phrase
adjective *
adjective phrase
appositive phrase
Identify the choice that best describes the underlined verb or verbal phrase for questions 8–10.
8. Bowling is the top participation sport in the U.S. today, with 53 million players. (1 point)
gerund
present participle
participial phrase*
infinitive
9. One form of bowling, found in Scotland, involves heaving a ball at the pins and flopping down faceforward. (1 point)
gerund phrase *
participial phrase
adverb phrase
none of the above
10. To score accurately, bowlers must learn what the terms spare, strike, and split mean. (1 point)
infinitive phrase
gerund phrase
adverb phrase *
none of the above
Identify the grammar problem in question 11.
11. A cool, pine-scented breeze. (1 point)
misplaced modifier
dangling modifier
phrase fragment
none of the above*
Identify the choice that best describes the underlined clause for questions 12–15.
12. Throughout history, birds have been considered important symbols and omens. (1 point)
independent clause
adjective clause
adverb clause *
noun clause
13. In Europe, where winters are long and hard, cuckoos are considered a sign of spring. (1 point)
independent clause
adjective clause *
adverb clause
noun clause
14. Many people believe that storks symbolize good luck and welcome stork nests on their chimneys. (1 point)
independent clause*
adjective clause
adverb clause
noun clause
15. Doves, which are considered symbols of peace and beauty, are related to plain old pigeons. (1 point)
independent clause
adjective clause*
adverb clause
noun clause
16. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? (1 point)
Were you aware, that Daylight Savings Time begins tomorrow?
What most people do, is change their clocks in the morning, not the night before.
How you choose to wake up tomorrow, is up to you. *
I hope that you do not oversleep, or we will be late for school.
Identify the choice that best describes the sentences for questions 17–19.
17. Even before telescopes were invented, humans were interested in astronomy. (1 point)
simple *
compound
complex
compound-complex
This item has been reviewed and is scheduled to be updated. All students will receive full credit for any response to the following.
18. Galileo, the first astronomer to use a telescope, confirmed the theory that the earth and planets circle the sun. (1 point)
simple *
compound
complex
compound-complex
19. Halley’s comet should return in the year 2061. (1 point)
simple
compound
complex *
compound-complex

Am I wrong on any of these? k Thanks!

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  1. 4 is wrong.
    5 - 15 -- nothing is underlined or marked.
    16 - 19 are wrong.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. The right answers are
    A
    B
    D
    A
    D
    B
    A
    A
    B
    A
    C
    A
    B
    D
    B
    D
    C
    C
    A
    100%

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  3. Hes wrong answers are:

    d
    b
    d
    a
    a
    b
    a
    a
    b
    a
    c
    a
    b
    d
    b
    d
    c
    a
    d

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  4. AHHH is correct for honors

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  5. 1. D
    2. B
    3. D
    4. A
    5. A
    6. B
    7. A
    8. A
    9. B
    10. A
    11. C
    12. A
    13. B
    14. D
    15. B
    16. D
    17. C
    18. A

    This is NOT for honors, these answers are 100% correct. I just took the quiz

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  6. If you are honors go with AHHH

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  7. 1.D
    2.B
    3.D
    4.A
    5.A
    6.B
    7.A
    8.A
    9.B
    10.A
    11.C
    12.A
    13.B
    14.D
    15.B
    16.D
    17.C
    18.C
    19.A

    AHHH was right except the last two ! i got a 89 but its alright!

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  8. pp 100% correct

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  9. Number 18 is compound complex, the marathon one. and then it is A and D for the last two

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  10. @Cheese :3 is correct for Pearson Connexus users ONLY

    1. D
    2. B
    3. D
    4. A
    5. A
    6. B
    7. A
    8. A
    9. B
    10. A
    11. C
    12. A
    13. B
    14. D
    15. B
    16. D
    17. C
    18. A

    I repeat, NOT Honors, only Pearson Connexus Users

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  11. @MeNoGoodAtSpelling is right but ONLY for Pearson Connexus users.

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  12. yea thx MeNoGoodAtSpelling got 100 and Cheese:3 for the help

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  13. T A S T E T H E D R Y N E S S OF O N E T H O U S A D S U N S M O R T A L S

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  14. I sEe PiNk FaIrIeS 🤪

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  15. so i’m just normal english 9 do i go with cheeses answers

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  16. i just submitted it with cheeses answers and got 100%. if you are not honors go with cheese

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  17. Cheese is still correct for non-honors

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  18. cheese:3 is right

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  19. Cheese is correct for honors as well :)

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  20. So I’m honors who’s do I go with ?? AHH or someone else.....

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  21. Okay just submitted and got a 100% (19/19)! I’m in honors and go with AHHH they are correct!!

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  22. Cheese :3 is still correct for non-honor students!!!!

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  23. ahhh is right for honors i got 1000

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  24. MeNoGoodAtSpelling is all right except for the last one. Got a 94 but ill take it! Thanks!

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  25. Hey Y'all, it's me, it's your boi 🧂SaltyTears!😭
    Back at it again BABY!
    For my assignment, I also had a practice test, so here are the answers to that my sweet tears!🥰

    1. Have you ever seen the lights downtown during the holidays they are amazing.
    B) Run-on sentence

    2.Our neighborhood looks really pretty in the wintertime. When the snow is falling and everything is quiet.
    A) Sentence fragment

    3. Dad doesn't like winter, he hates shoveling snow.
    B) Run-on sentence

    4. I don't like shoveling snow either. Although it is good exercise.
    A) Sentence fragment

    5. Since we have had so much snow this winter, I'm really looking forward to spring.
    C) Correct as is

    Hope this helps ya'll! Have a good rest of your day my sweet tears!🤗
    (this is for honors Idk if it's going to be different for everyone)

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  26. cheesy wasn’t all the way right for me but it’s fine since it was only two incorrect but here are the correct answers for my quiz

    1. d (supposedly)
    2. b (vastness)
    3. d (personified)
    4. a (postponed)
    5. a (adverb phrase)
    6. b (appositive phrase)
    7. a (adverb phrase)
    8. a (gerund)
    9. b (participial phrase)
    10. a (infinitive phrase)
    11. c (phrase fragment)
    12. a (independent clause)
    13. b (adjective clause)
    14. d (noun clause)
    15. b (adjective clause)
    16. d (i hope that you do not oversleep, or we will be late for school.)
    17. c (complex)
    18. c (complex)
    19. a (simple)

    100% !! <33

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  27. John Quinones is right

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  28. Um i have 20 questions and I don't know which are different...

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  29. U1L8: Language Focus: Transitions and Organization
    1 - D, supposedly
    2 - B, vastness
    3 - D, personified
    4 - A, postponed
    5 - A, adverb phrase
    6 - B, appositive phrase
    7 - A, adverb phrase
    8 - A, gerund
    9 - B, participial phrase
    10 - A, infinitive phrase
    11 - C, phrase fragment
    12 - A, independent clause
    13 - B, adjective clause
    14 - D, noun clause
    15 - B, adjective clause
    16 - D, I hope that you do not oversleep, or we will be late for school.
    17 - C, complex
    18 - D, compound-complex
    19 - A, simple
    20 - D, compound-complex

    I don't remember which class i'm in and i'm too lazy to check but here are the answers for those with 20 questions. Good luck, darlings!

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  30. John Quinones is correct execpt that
    18. A (simple)
    19. D (compound-complex)

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  31. AHHH is still 100% correct for honnors

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  32. @MeNoGoodAtSpelling
    is 100% correct!!!!!!!
    Let's Go Connexus!!!!

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  33. AHHH is still right 9th graders!

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  34. If you're in honors go with AHHH.

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  35. John Quiñones is 100 correct i took this a couple of weeks ago so ty.

    I'm in hon

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  36. Cheese is correct

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  37. right ya'll

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  38. AHHH is still correct for honors

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  39. CHEESE IS 100% CORRECT

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  40. @darkpipler is completly wrong i got 5/18 :/

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  41. girl is lying

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  42. 1. d (supposedly)
    2. b (vastness)
    3. d (personified)
    4. a (postponed)
    5. a (adverb phrase)
    6. b (appositive phrase)
    7. a (adverb phrase)
    8. a (gerund)
    9. b (participial phrase)
    10. a (infinitive phrase)
    11. c (phrase fragment)
    12. a (independent clause)
    13. b (adjective clause)
    14. d (noun clause)
    15. b (adjective clause)
    16. d (i hope that you do not oversleep, or we will be late for school.)
    17. c (complex)
    18. c (complex)
    19. a (simple)

    100% !! <33

    REPOST OF JOHN's

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  43. 1. Have you ever seen the
    lights
    downtown during the holidays they are amazing.
    B) Run-on sentence

    2.Our neighborhood looks really pretty in the wintertime. When the snow is falling and everything is quiet.
    A) Sentence fragment

    3. Dad doesn't like winter, he hates shoveling snow.
    B) Run-on sentence

    4. I don't like shoveling snow either. Although it is good exercise.
    A) Sentence fragment

    5. Since we have had so much snow this winter, I'm really looking forward to spring.
    C) Correct as is

    REPOST OF SALTY TEARS

    I do not take honors and this was still 100% for me

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  44. Jonas Hernandez is correct

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