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  1. English

    Which statement is true about nonfiction? A. Nonfiction deals with imaginary people and made-up events. B. Short stories are examples of nonfiction. C. Nonfiction is intended only for entertainment. D. Nonfiction can contain facts, opinions, and ideas. D?

    asked on May 28, 2016
  2. English

    Why did the nightly knocking at the temple finally stop in “Old Man of the Temple” by R. K. Narayan? A. The narrator helped the old man find his way to his wife. B. They drove the old man out of town, so he wouldn’t bother the temple anymore. C. The

    asked on May 7, 2016
  3. English

    Odysseus is an example of what kind of character? A. epic hero B. tragic hero C. static character D. secondary character B?

    asked on May 24, 2016
  4. American history

    How has globalization affected jobs in industrialized nations? A. Many manufacturing jobs have moved to less developed nations. B. Most of the jobs in service industries have moved to less developed nations. C. Pay for factory jobs has increased sharply as

    asked on April 26, 2016
  5. English

    Essays, articles, and speeches are all works of nonfiction. Which of the following is an accurate statement about the authors of nonfiction? A. They are always real people. B. Their style is always full of figurative language. C. They usually focus on

    asked on May 8, 2016
  6. physics

    A substance has a melting point of 800ºC and a boiling point of 1465ºC. The substance is most likely A. water. B. hydrogen. C. gold. D. table salt. D?

    asked on August 9, 2016
  7. English

    The words hum and ham are examples of which sound device? A. onomatopoeia B. consonance C. assonance D. alliteration A?

    asked on May 21, 2016
  8. English

    In “Summer,” the word buzzin is an example of which of the following sound devices? A. alliteration B. assonance C. onomatopoeia D. consonance C?

    asked on May 19, 2016
  9. physics

    Which of the following conversion factors would you use to change 18 meters to kilometers? A. 1000 m/1 km B. 1 km/1000 m C. 100 m/1 km D. 1 km/100 m A?

    asked on August 4, 2016
  10. English

    “It’s about the ball, the bat, and the mitt./ Ball hits bat, or it hits mitt.” This is an example of which sound device? A. metaphor B. personification C. assonance D. consonance B?

    asked on May 19, 2016
  11. English

    In “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant, what is the result of Mathilde visiting her rich friend? A. She returned home energized from the visit. B. She wept, feeling regret for her situation. C. She harassed her husband to go make more money. D. She

    asked on May 7, 2016
  12. Vocabulary

    Extrovert and Self-conscious A. Synonyms B. Antonyms C. Neither B is wrong so I hope its C. am I correct?

    asked on June 2, 2016
  13. English

    Based on reading the excerpt from Silent Spring by Rachel Carson, what can you conclude was the author’s purpose? A. to entertain B. to inform C. to persuade D. to analyze B?

    asked on May 2, 2016
  14. English

    Read the following lines from the Odyssey: In the next land we found were Cyclopes, giants, louts, without a law to bless them. By implication, what cultural value in ancient Greece is Odysseus emphasizing in this passage? A. physical strength B. civilized

    asked on May 27, 2016
  15. English

    Which of these values relates most closely to the element of “playing together” in Dean Smith's philosophy? A. determination B. trust C. courage D. mastery of fundamentals B?

    asked on May 27, 2016
  16. English

    “The days are nouns; touch them/ The hands are churches that worship the world.” This quote shows what figurative language? A. simile B. metaphor C. rhyme D. repetition B?

    asked on May 19, 2016
  17. physics

    If the relationship between the manipulated variable and the responding variable is an inverse proportion, what will a line graph of this relationship look like? A. a straight line B. a curved line C. a jagged line D. none of the above B?

    asked on August 4, 2016
  18. English

    The following quote from “Pecos Bill” is an example of what type of figurative language? “Bill glanced up at the cyclone and the quiet smile on his face faded into a frown. He saw that the cyclone was angry. Very, very angry indeed.” A.

    asked on May 24, 2016
  19. English

    Which sound device does this phrase demonstrate? cruel cackles of crazed crones A. consonance B. assonance C. alliteration D. onomatopoeia C?

    asked on May 29, 2016
  20. English

    “I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong The carpenter singing his as he measures his plank or beam,” This quote from “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman

    asked on May 19, 2016
  21. Vocabulary

    As I walked past the bakery, the sweet, rich aroma of pastries floated through the air and tickled my nose. A. Malapropism B. Antithesis C. Irony D. Imagery D?

    asked on June 4, 2016
  22. English

    “Talk” by Harold Courlander and George Herzog is an example of what writing style? A. personal narrative B. persuasive speech C. exposition D. folk tale D?

    asked on May 8, 2016
  23. physics

    If a material contains three elements but not joined in a fixed proportion, it is a(an) A. mixture. B. compound. C. atom. D. none of the above D?

    asked on August 7, 2016
  24. English

    “Ten thousand saw I at a glance,/ Tossing their heads in sprightly dance./ The waves beside them danced; but they/ Outdid the sparkling waves in glee;” This quote is an example of what figurative language? A. metaphor B. simile C. paradox D.

    asked on May 19, 2016
  25. English

    The following quote from “An Ancient Gesture” is an example of what literary element? “I thought, as I wiped my eyes on the corner of my apron: Penelope did this too. And more than once: you can’t keep weaving all day And undoing it all through the

    asked on May 24, 2016
  26. English

    “Ball goes in (thwack) to mitt,/ and goes out (thwack) back to mitt.” This is an example of which sound device? A. onomatopoeia B. assonance C. consonance D. alliteration A?

    asked on May 19, 2016
  27. English

    In "The Odyssey", which of the following is involved in Penelope's deception of the suitors? A. a death shroud for Laertes B. a lengthy dispute over land C. a precious ring D. a great bow A?

    asked on May 24, 2016
  28. English

    In “Dream Deferred,” the lines “Or crust and sugar over— / like a syrupy sweet?” are an example of which kind of figurative language? A. simile B. metaphor C. personification D. paradox B?

    asked on May 19, 2016
  29. English

    The primary subject of “The Raven” is which of the following? A. a tormented dream B. a mysterious journey C. a grieving man D. a dead woman confused between C and D. but I hope its C. am I correct?

    asked on May 19, 2016
  30. English

    “Pecos Bill” is an example of what type of story? A. Epic Tale B. Tall Tale C. Myth D. Legend B?

    asked on May 24, 2016
  31. English

    What is the main purpose of a humorous essay? A. to inform B. to explain C. to persuade D. to entertain D?

    asked on May 28, 2016
  32. English

    “…you spoke Spanish formal as your father, the judge without a courtroom.” This quote shows what figurative language? A. metaphor B. simile C. personification D. onomatopoeia B?

    asked on May 19, 2016
  33. English

    Based on what you know of the events of the story “The Cask of Amontillado,” Fortunato’s name in this story is an example of what literary element? A. irony B. characterization C. foreshadowing D. suspense A?

    asked on May 2, 2016
  34. Vocabulary

    Converting Terminology via computers. A. Cryptography B. Technology C. Geometry D. Geology A?

    asked on June 3, 2016
  35. English

    Based on reading “Desiderata” and knowing that this word means “the items you needed for an archive to make it useful,” what can you conclude was the author’s purpose in writing this story? A. to inform B. to justify C. to recommend D. to

    asked on May 2, 2016
  36. English

    From “The Carolina Way” what is the following quote an example of? “ I made them understand that our plan would fall apart if they didn’t take care of one another: set screens; play team defense; box out; pass to the open man.” A. cultural

    asked on May 24, 2016
  37. Vocabulary

    Extrovert and Self-conscious A. Synonyms B. Antonyms C. Neither B?

    asked on June 1, 2016
  38. English

    Which statement is always true of fiction? A. Essays and biographies are examples of fiction. B. Fiction tells about real people and events. C. Examples of fiction include short stories and novels. D. Conflict is not an element of fiction. C?

    asked on May 28, 2016
  39. English

    Which of the following is the best paraphrase of the line, “What happens to a dream deferred?” A. Putting off a dream can be disappointing, even dangerous. B. Some dreams must be put off. C. What happens when a dream is not realized? D. What happens

    asked on May 19, 2016
  40. English

    Literary Analysis: Author’s Voice Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I’ve come to terms with my dreaminess, my absent-mindedness—well, okay, my ditziness! Why do I characterize myself this way? A few examples might make this

    asked on May 2, 2016
  41. English

    What is the meaning of the bold print word in the following quote? “That spiritual and physical oneness we all share with this common homeland explains the depth of the pain we all carried in our hearts as we saw our country tear itself apart in terrible

    asked on May 27, 2016
  42. English

    “Give me a place to stand, Archimedes said, “and I can move the world.” These words show which figurative language? A. paradox B. satire C. simile D. metaphor D?

    asked on May 19, 2016
  43. English

    Is the following an example of a simile, metaphor, paradox, or personification? An angry sky loomed overhead. A. simile B. paradox C. metaphor D. personification D?

    asked on May 19, 2016
  44. English

    Literary Analysis: Plot Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I smiled to myself as I remembered the game that made me a star ten years ago . . . The rain was pouring down as I stepped out onto the football field. It was the last game

    asked on May 1, 2016
  45. American history

    Instead of using investments as a tool of U.S. foreign policy, Wilson’s “moral diplomacy” hoped to promote U.S. interests by A. supporting the social and national well-being of Latin American nations. B. establishing religious leaders in positions of

    asked on April 26, 2016
  46. Vocabulary

    He is such a good singer. His talent is unparalyzed by any other. A. Antithesis B. Alliteration C. Personification D. Malapropism D?

    asked on June 4, 2016
  47. English

    “Her round face looked darker, and the gentleness of her eyes, the thin, arching eyebrows, seemed weary. I brushed the few strands of gray, brittle hair from her face; she managed to smile at me… Yet when she spoke, and her voice hesitated, cracked,

    asked on May 7, 2016
  48. English

    What is the meaning of the bold print word in the following quote? “A sandwich and a cup of coffee, and then off to violin land, where all is sweetness and delicacy and harmony, and there are no red-headed clients to vex us with their conundrums.” A.

    asked on May 24, 2016
  49. English

    Which of the following is an example of an emotional appeal? A. Many organizations have offered recommendations. B. It will have global impact in the near future. C. It will be the greatest environmental tragedy. D. More than 90 percent of the scientists

    asked on May 1, 2016
  50. Vocabulary

    A line horizontally drawn from the center of the circle. A. Axiom B. Vertex C. Circumference D. Radius D?

    asked on June 3, 2016
  51. English

    Which of the following statements about a subordinate clause is correct? A. There must be at least one subordinate clause in every compound sentence. B. A subordinate clause cannot stand by itself as a sentence. C. A subordinate clause must always have a

    asked on May 24, 2016
  52. English

    Is the following an example of a simile, metaphor, paradox, or personification? Her novel was a passport to adventure. A. simile B. metaphor C. paradox D. personification B?

    asked on May 19, 2016
  53. English

    Which of the following correctly defines blank verse? A. poetry with no structure or rhyme B. a type of long poem often used for plays C. a type of rhymed poetry Shakespeare uses throughout his plays D. unrhymed verse written in iambic pentameter D?

    asked on May 29, 2016
  54. English

    From “The Carolina Way” what is the following quote an example of? “ I made them understand that our plan would fall apart if they didn’t take care of one another: set screens; play team defense; box out; pass to the open man.” A. cultural

    asked on May 25, 2016
  55. English

    How does Holmes solve the mystery in “The Red-headed League”? A. carefully and scientifically B. playfully C. cheerlessly D. eagerly and enthusiastically A?

    asked on May 25, 2016
  56. English

    “One day, as I scanned the sandy expanse of Northern Africa, I couldn’t find any of the familiar landmarks—colorful outcroppings of rocks in Chad, irrigated patches of the Sahara. Then I realized they were obscured by a huge dust storm, a cloud of

    asked on May 10, 2016
  57. English

    Which statement best describes the plot of “The Giant’s House” by Elizabeth McCracken? A. A boy and a librarian fall in love while searching for answers to the boy’s struggle of suffering from gigantism. B. A librarian and a boy suffering from

    asked on May 2, 2016
  58. English

    Which of the following terms identifies the type of poem “The Raven” is? A. narrative B. epic C. lyric D. dramatic A?

    asked on May 19, 2016
  59. English

    “When Gradnmama died at 83 our whole household held its breath. She had promised us a sign of her leaving, final proof that her present life had ended well.” Based on the introductory line from “The Jade Peony” by Wayson Choy, what is the point of

    asked on May 7, 2016
  60. Vocabulary

    My teacher talked for an hour about the uselessness of long speeches. A. Idiom B. Simile C. Irony D. Metaphor D?

    asked on June 4, 2016
  61. English

    “When Gradnmama died at 83 our whole household held its breath. She had promised us a sign of her leaving, final proof that her present life had ended well.” Based on the introductory line from “The Jade Peony” by Wayson Choy, what is the point of

    asked on May 7, 2016
  62. Vocabulary

    Class or Rank A. Application B. Stratification C. Secularization D. Resolution B?

    asked on June 2, 2016
  63. English

    Read the following speech by Romeo in Act II, Scene ii. O, speak again, bright angel! For thou art As glorious to this night, being o'er my head, As is a wingèd messenger of heaven Unto the white-upturnèd wond'ring eyes Of mortals that fall back to gaze

    asked on May 29, 2016
  64. English

    In “There Is No Word for Goodbye,” whom does the speaker address? A. her daughter B. her mother C. the reader D. her aunt D?

    asked on May 19, 2016
  65. Vocabulary

    Merciful and Relentless A. Synonyms B. Antonyms C. Neither

    asked on June 1, 2016
  66. English

    Read the following passage from “Three Skeleton Key”: The rats of the sea are fierce…. Large, strong, and intelligent, clannish and seawise, able to put the best of mariners to shame with their knowledge of the sea, their uncanny ability to foretell

    asked on May 27, 2016
  67. English

    Who is the speaker in “Siren Song”? A. one of the men whom the Sirens threaten to destroy B. Homer C. one of the Sirens D. Odysseus C?

    asked on May 24, 2016
  68. English

    Which of the following is a technique of satire used by Wilde in The Importance of Being Earnest? A. giving information about his characters in a direct, straightforward way B. ridiculously exaggerating the importance people such as Gwendolen place on a

    asked on May 29, 2016
  69. English

    Which of the following would be the most effective evidence? A. the results of a scientific study B. the author’s thoughts and concerns C. a summary of the public’s opinions D. an ethically compelling argument A?

    asked on May 28, 2016
  70. English

    How is an autobiography, such as A White House Diary, different from a biography? A. It tells about the writer's life. B. It tells about the life of a real person. C. It tells about a fictional character. D. There is no difference. A?

    asked on May 28, 2016
  71. chemistry

    How many significant figures are in the measurement 603.040 g? A. 3 B. 4 C. 5 D. 6 C?

    asked on June 5, 2016
  72. Vocabulary

    A large group of homes A. Development B. Technology C. Communication D. Statistics B?

    asked on June 2, 2016
  73. Vocabulary

    Determine whether the definition below is denotative or connotative. duplicity: the state or quality of having two elements or parts; being twofold or double. A. connotative B. denotative B?

    asked on June 2, 2016
  74. English

    Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear

    asked on May 28, 2016
  75. English

    “The real world is riddled with people who have never learned to carry their own skis…” What does this quote from “Carry Your Own Skis” mean? A. A lot of people who go skiing don’t know how to carry their own skis. B. A lot of people in the

    asked on May 10, 2016
  76. chemistry

    Which of the following is not a part of the scientific method? A. hypothesizing B. experimenting C. observing D. proving D?

    asked on June 5, 2016
  77. Chemistry

    A student estimated a mass to be 250 g but, upon carefully measuring it, found the value to be 240 g. What is the percent error of the estimated mass if the measured value is the accepted one? A. 4.2% B. 4.0% C. -4.2% D. -4.0% D?

    asked on June 5, 2016
  78. Vocabulary

    Acceptance, Perception and Conclusion A. Customs B. Beliefs C. Traditions D. Rituals B?

    asked on June 3, 2016
  79. English

    In “The Red-Headed League,” what type of character is Sherlock Holmes? A. protagonist B. antagonist C. flat D. secondary A?

    asked on May 24, 2016
  80. Vocabulary

    Prolific and Trivial A. Synonyms B. Antonyms C. Neither C is wrong so I think its B. am I correct?

    asked on June 2, 2016
  81. English

    Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear

    asked on May 29, 2016
  82. English

    How does Holmes solve the mystery in “The Red-headed League”? A. carefully and scientifically B. playfully C. cheerlessly D. eagerly and enthusiastically A?

    asked on May 24, 2016
  83. Vocabulary

    The _______ definition of gloomy is dismal or depressing. A. connotative B. denotative A?

    asked on June 2, 2016
  84. English

    Literary Analysis: Author’s Voice Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. I’ve come to terms with my dreaminess, my absent-mindedness—well, okay, my ditziness! Why do I characterize myself this way? A few examples might make this

    asked on May 1, 2016
  85. physics

    Water is a compound because it A. cannot be broken down into simpler substances. B. always has two hydrogen atoms for each oxygen atom. C. is made of water atoms joined together. D. both a and b A is wrong so is it D?

    asked on August 7, 2016
  86. English

    Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear

    asked on May 1, 2016
  87. physics

    If the mass of a material is 102 grams and the volume of the material is 21 cm3, what would the density of the material be?

    asked on August 4, 2016
  88. English

    Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear

    asked on May 29, 2016
  89. Chemistry

    Which symbol correctly represents an element (D) whose atoms contain 15 protons and 20 neutrons? A. 20/15 D B. 15/20 D C. 35/15 D D. 15/35 D C?

    asked on June 7, 2016
  90. Vocabulary

    When someone needs help, I try to lend a hand. A. Alliteration B. Antithesis C. Idiom D. Imagery C?

    asked on June 4, 2016
  91. Vocabulary

    Dormant and Recessive A. Synonyms B. Antonyms C. Neither B is wrong so I hope its A. am I correct?

    asked on June 2, 2016
  92. English

    Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear

    asked on May 28, 2016
  93. English

    Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear

    asked on May 7, 2016
  94. physics

    At a pressure 48 kPa, the gas in a cylinder has a volume of 15 liters. Assuming temperature remains the same, if the volume of the gas is decreased to 8 liters, what is the new pressure?

    asked on August 10, 2016
  95. Vocabulary

    Substances that can be separated and found on a periodic table. A. Compounds B. Elements C. Molecules S D. Solids V?

    asked on June 3, 2016
  96. English

    Which of the following is a technique of satire used by Wilde in The Importance of Being Earnest? A. giving information about his characters in a direct, straightforward way B. ridiculously exaggerating the importance people such as Gwendolen place on a

    asked on May 29, 2016
  97. English

    Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear

    asked on May 29, 2016
  98. English

    Literary Analysis: Character and Characterization Read the selection. Then, answer the questions that follow. People who don’t know Harry tend to underestimate him. They cast a skeptical eye on his typical outfit: ragged jeans and shirts that bear

    asked on May 1, 2016
  99. physics

    If the mass of a material is 95 grams and the volume of the material is 14 cm3, what would the density of the material be? 6.785 g/cm3?

    asked on August 5, 2016
  100. Chemistry

    Which of the following statements is not consistent with the results obtained in Rutherford’s gold foil experiment? A. The nucleus of an atom is positively charged. B. The nucleus of an atom contains almost all the mass of the atom. C. Atoms are composed

    asked on June 7, 2016

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