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1. In Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado,” the literary device of foreshadowing is used
when Montresor tells Fortunato
(1 point)
“You are a man to be missed.”
“A draught of this Medoc will defend us from the damps.”
“You were not to be found, and I was fearful of losing a bargain.”
“You are rich, respected, admired, beloved; you are happy as once I was.”
2. "The Most Dangerous Game" exposes the dark side of which of the following characters? (1 point)
Whitney and General Zaroff
Rainsford and Whitney
General Zaroff and Rainsford
Richard Connell and Ivan
3. Which poetic device is used in line 10 of Poe’s “The Raven,” “surcease of sorrow—sorrow for
the lost Lenore”?
(1 point)
assonance
repetition
alliteration
all of the above
4. "The Morning of June 28, 1948" reveals that Jackson's agent and the general public (1 point)
tried to censor the story.
loved the story.
disliked the story.
defended the story.
5. Which of the following best characterizes an unreliable narrator? (1 point)
embittered tone
detailed characterization
allusion to familiar events and people
unsupported and exaggerated statements
6. In which of the following resides the irony in the short stories “The Gift of the Magi” and “The
Necklace”?
(1 point)

The protagonists value objects more than people.
The protagonists want to escape their low social status.
The protagonists struggle for something that proves to be useless.
The protagonists learn to value hard work and loyalty instead of wealth.
7. Which of the following stock characters is not included in "The Lottery"? (1 point)
dutiful citizen
innocent child
jokester
civic leader
8. What is the main connotation of hard work in Marge Piercy’s poem “To Be of Use”? (1 point)
struggle and exhaustion
dignity and gratification
simplicity and usefulness
exploitation and rebellion
9. The laborers’ song in Walt Whitman’s “I Hear America Singing” is a symbol for (1 point)
the laborers’ everyday struggle.
the laborers’ fundamental unity.
the laborers’ need for redemption.
the laborers’ bitterness for their condition.
10. The tone of Marge Piercy’s and Walt Whitman’s poems can best be described as _______. (1 point)
ironic
hopeful
celebratory
contemplative
11. Which of the following statements with regard to Edgar Allan Poe’s poetry is not true? (1 point)
"The Cask of Amontillado" takes place during the carnival season in Italy.
Annabel Lee is a beloved dead maiden.
Poe's poems are known for the way in which they avoid conventional poetic techniques.
“The Raven” uses repetition to create a dramatic effect.
12. _____ is the repetition of a consonant sound or sounds at the beginning of a series of words. (1 point)
Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Consonance
Assonance
13. Which of the following shows the correct parenthetical citation from page 30 of an article in
the July 1999 issue of Starburst magazine called "I Robot," written by Melissa J. Perenson?
(1 point)
(I Robot 30)
(Starburst 30)
(Perenson 30)
("I Robot," Starburst 30)
14. Which statement best sums up the theme of Robert Frost’s poem “Mending Wall”? (1 point)
People who set up fences and walls are isolated and unkind.
Most social relationships are shallow and superficial.
For some people, good relationships depend on having clear boundaries.
True love can overcome any barrier.
15. Which phrase best describes the tone of Langston Hughes’s poem “Harlem II”? (1 point)
growing fear
uncontrolled rage
extreme happiness
deep bitterness
16. In the first half of “Delfino II: Diez in the Desert,” the mood is (1 point)
fearful.
regretful.
promising.
suspenseful.
17. Identify the sentence in which the italicized verb does NOT agree with its subject. (1 point)
Neither of the twins are interested in sports.
Both of them have many other activities.
One of their cousins is a professional hockey player.
Everyone enjoys watching him play.
18. Identify the sentence in which the italicized verb does NOT agree with its subject. (1 point)
The books on this table are all about ancient Rome.
Most of this document are written in Latin.
Nick and Barry are studying the history of weather forecasting.
There is nothing in these books about climate.
19. Identify the degree of comparison of the italicized word.
This new magazine about computers is very colorful.
(1 point)
positive
comparative
superlative
none of the above
20. Identify the degree of comparison of the italicized word.
The article on Web design is longer than the one on games.
(1 point)
positive
comparative
superlative
none of the above
21. Identify the word that has an error in capitalization.
Esther studied drama at Yale University.
(1 point)
drama
Yale
University
no error
22. Identify the word that has an error in capitalization.
During World war II, my aunt lived in Hollywood.
(1 point)
World
war
aunt
no error
23. Identify the INCORRECTLY punctuated sentence. (1 point)
Fred slipped on the ice, spraining his finger, and his wrist.
He cannot take part in the bowling tournament, but he is going anyway.
He can hand out tickets, organize teams, and keep scores.
Fred will lend his bowling ball and his team shirt to Caitlin.
24. Identify the INCORRECTLY punctuated sentence. (1 point)
This historic stone building is in need of renovation.
The door is hanging by its rusty iron hinge.
The lime, green walls have not been painted in fifty years.
The dark drafty rooms are not very inviting.
25. On a Works Cited page, which of the following should NOT be in italics? (1 point)
title of an essay
title of an book
title of a magazine
title of a play
26. Identify the correctly punctuated sentence in the group. (1 point)
Who borrowed Celeste biology books?
Who borrowed Celeste's biology books?
Who borrowed Celestes' biology books?
none of the above
27. Identify the correctly punctuated sentence in the group. (1 point)
The detective said Time is of the essence.
The detective said, "Time is of the essence."
The detective said "Time is of the essence".
none of the above
28. Choose the best answer for the following question.
What is the best topic sentence for an article about whether or not certain genes play a
favorable role in human evolution?
(1 point)
"Jumping genes," or transposable elements, are DNA sequences that have the ability to replicate and
move from one chromosome to another.
Nobel laureate Barbara McClintock first reported this phenomenon in 1951, but few other scientists
believed her findings at the time.
Jumping genes have the unsavory reputation of causing genetic mutation or cancerous cell growth.
Challenging the notion that jumping genes are "junk" genes, recent biological research suggests that
they may actually play a major role in evolution, including human evolution.
29. Identify the choice that best describes the underlined word or phrase.
Raoul’s sister, a golf pro, gave him basic instructions.
(1 point)
adjective phrase
appositive phrase
adverb phrase
infinitive phrase
30. Identify the choice that best describes the underlined word or phrase.
Pam agreed with some reluctance to chair the committee.
(1 point)
adjective phrase
appositive phrase
adverb phrase
infinitive phrase
31. Identify the choice that best describes the problem.
Holding her books, her purse, and two packages.
(1 point)
misplaced modifier
dangling modifier
phrase fragment
none of the above
32. Choose the term that best describes the underlined part of the sentence.
Tony realized that Maria was not going to show up.
(1 point)
independent clause
adjective clause
adverb clause
noun clause
33. Choose the term that best describes the underlined part of the sentence.
Gripping the rail, Lindsey stepped onto the ice.
(1 point)
independent clause
adjective clause
adverb clause
noun clause
34. Choose the term that best describes the underlined part of the sentence.
The basket that she is holding is made from palm fronds.
(1 point)
independent clause
adjective clause
adverb clause
noun clause
35. Identify the choice that best describes the sentence.
The Cause Club, which is acommunity service group, isholding a dance.
(1 point)
simple
compound
complex
compound-complex
36. Identify the choice that best describes the sentence.
Heather is in charge of decorations,and Enrique is bringing snacks.
(1 point)
simple
compound
complex
compound-complex
37. Identify the choice that best describes the sentence.
The price of admission is a can offood or a child’s toy.
(1 point)
simple
compound
complex
compound-complex
38. Which of the following parenthetical citations is placed and punctuated correctly? (1 point)
The only casualty on Lewis and Clark's trip died from appendicitis (Davis 104).
(Davis, 104) Kenneth Davis explains that the only casualty on Lewis and Clark's trip died from
appendicitis.
The only casualty on Lewis and Clark's trip died from appendicitis. (Davis 104)
The only casualty on Lewis and Clark's trip (Davis 104) died from appendicitis.
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39. A ____ includes all the works an author consulted but did not necessarily cite in the actual
report.
(1 point)
works cited page
bibliography
footnote
parenthetical citation
40. Which of the following is a specific word as opposed to a general word? (1 point)
mammal
praying mantis
reptile
amphibian
41. Choose the topic that best limits the broad subject, architecture. (1 point)
famous architects
historic building in Europe
modern architectural marvels
the history of the Golden Gate Bridge
Vocabulary
42. Use your knowledge of prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of the italicized word
in the sentence below.
The author mercifully decided to dignify the interviewer's silly queston with a response.
(1 point)
award
make worthy
misunderstand
ignore completely
43. Which of the following is the most negative connotation of the word inactive? (1 point)
lazy
unhurried
sedentary
unenergetic
44. Which of the following is the denotation of the word ambitious? (1 point)
power-hungry

driven and successful
determined to succeed
greedy and materialistic
45. Use context clues to determine the meaning of the italicized word in the sentence below.
An umpire should be impartial, showing no preference for either team.
(1 point)
biased
fair
focused
cold
46. Which prefix would you add to the noun Colonialism to make the word meaning "after the
period of Colonialism"?
(1 point)
postantepremid47. Which of the following would NOT always require a citation in a research paper? (1 point)
quotation of a phrase
quotation of a sentence
thesis statement
sentence paraphrased from a book

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  4. bruh you got a bighead sending all 47 i genuinely laughed as i realized i was scrolling for over 2 seconds to get to the answers list

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  7. anyone know #24?

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  9. Please someone do this test and give the answer's for it!!!!

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  10. 1. A
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    3. D
    4. C
    5. D
    6. C
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  12. The Anwsers above are correct for future testers for the questions above
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  14. Only connections

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  15. Are these actually all correct

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  16. YEEE which did you get wrong

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  17. Are these actually correct? I'm looking at the questions and some of them seem correct but some of them seem like the wrong answers. Maybe Connexus is mixing up the questions or somethin. Or maybe I am just being paranoid about trusting a semester exam to someone posting answers online ahaha

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  18. Are these answer all correct. if some are wrong which ones are wrong??

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  19. These are all correct. I got a 100%

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  20. Everything's right except, number 35 it's C

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