Test 4A -- If you're exempt from the AWs,
skip the first 15.
The rubric gives the _________ for grading
your projects. a) tradition b) element c) emphasis
d) criteria e) concentrate
One of the goals of the US Constitution is
to "...________ the general welfare..." of the people. a) approximate
b) framework c) institute d) despite e) promote
The _____ of your project should be to show
your knowledge of the book. a) criteria b) framework
c) emphasis d) adequate e) dimension
We need to know the __________(s) of your
room, so we know how much paint to buy. a) criteria b)
dimension c) emphasis d) emerge e) tradition
Her cat was her __________ companion; he
never left her side. a) promote b) constant c) hence
d) tradition e) adequate
Many people ____________ money with happiness.
a) emphasis b) promote c) attribute d) dimension
When you pronounce this word, make sure to
put the _____ on the first syllable. a) framework b) emphasis
c) criteria d) approximate e) attribute
It hasn't been long enough since the new
homework policy was ______(ed) to see if it works yet. a) confer
b) promote c) emphasis d) attribute e) institute
The band went on tour to ____ their new album.
a) emphasis b) contrast c) emerge d) promote e)
Don't work it out exactly, just try to _____
an answer. a) approximate b) equate c) concentrate
d) promote e) institute
Since the poison was so _____(ed), it only
took a tiny bit to kill. a) equate b) emphasis c)
attribute d) promote e) concentrate
With all the changes in her life, the one
________________ was her friend Sydney, who was always there for her.
a) promote b) element c) constant d) attribute
Her _______ of life is, "Live, and let live."
a) criteria b) philosophy c) attribute d) tradition
He _______(ed) his success to listening to
his seventh grade English teacher. a) promote b) contrast
c) institute d) concentrate e) attribute
If you don't wear _____ clothing, you will
get cold. a) attribute b) concentrate c) element
d) adequate e) constant
All Ponyboy could see were the __________(s)
between his life and Cherry's. a) attribute b) framework
c) tradition d) contrast e) dimension
His lab is on the cutting edge of ___________(ing)
technology. a) emerge b) hence c) tradition
d) equate e) contrast
You will thank me, three years __________.
a) promote b) hence c) emerge d) approximate e)
The airline investigators tried to ____________________
the cause of the crash from the wreckage, but they could never be sure
exactly what happened. a) concentrate b) approximate
c) adequate d) contrast e) emerge
After Christmas break, this class will feature
an increased _______________ on writing. a) philosophy
b) emphasis c) element d) criteria e) dimension
Pink Sheet (p55, 56)
______ never use an apostrophe. a)
possessive nouns b) possessive pronouns c) contractions
d) All of the above sometimes use an apostrophe.
____ never been a problem for a rat to find
____ nest a) It's/its
b) Its/it's c) Its/its d) It's/its
_____ book is this? a) Whose
b) Who's c) Who'se
The maple tree lost __ leaves. a) their
b) they're c) there d) it's e) its
The word there is an example of a
possessive pronoun. a) True
_____ a shame you can't figure this one out.
a) Its b) It's
_____(s) always use apostrophes.
a) contractions b) possessive pronouns c) pronouns d) nouns
The word _____ can stand alone without a
a) my b) mine c) your'n
Over _____ is the place where _____ ancestors
first landed. a) they're/there
b) their/there c) there/they're d) there/their e) they're/their
You're is an example of a possessive
a) True. b) False.
Martian Chronicles -- "The Off Season" Part
What happens to the Martians in the ship
Sam shoots up? a) They turn into brittle "leaves" and bones.
b) They turn into smoke and flame. c) They collapse in a heap.
d) They die just like humans. e) None of the above.
Sam faces consequences for killing some of
the Martians. a) True b) False
About how many Martians are left?
a) a couple of thousand b) a handful c) almost a thousand
d) about a hundred and fifty e) They don't know.
What message did the Martians finally give
to Sam? a) That he owns half of Mars. b) That he should get ready for
a surprise. c) That the Martians are leaving. d) All of the above. e) None
of the above.
What does Sam think will happen that night?
a) The Earth will explode. b) That he will get a message from Earth.
c) That thousands of people will be arriving. d) That People from
town will be here soon to help him. e) None of the above.
Why does Elma keep looking at the sky after
the Martians give Sam the message? a) She's watching for the rockets
she thinks are coming. b) She's thinking that her suspicion
about war on Earth might be right. c) She watching for the Martians
to leave. d) She thought she saw a rocket landing. e) All of
Could Elma really see if the Earth caught
fire? a) Yes. b) No.
When Elma says "Gotta be ready, yes, sir,"
(p143) she is... a) foreshadowing.
b) referring to the conflict of the story c) using a metaphor.
d) using a simile e) being ironic.
Why is the story called "The Off Season"?
a) Sam is a little "off." b) It's not the time of year for hot dogs.
c) The Martians only come around sometimes. d) The rockets only come
from Earth sometimes. e) None of the above.
2000 : Hong Kong reverts to China :: ________
: U.S. bolts from England a) 1941 b) 1876 c) 1879
d) 1776 e) 1976