English Essay

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1. Sentence (i) has been shortened in sentence (ii) by using a(n) _______. (i) She likes a location that is in the sun. (ii) She likes a sunny location. A. adjective B. connective C. phrase D. prefix 2. Which of the following is correct in regard to the use of formal English? A. Formal English is used more frequently in speaking than in writing. B. Contractions are considered acceptable in any document. C. In formal business correspondence, it's best keep the language impersonal. D. In formal English, we use words to say precisely what we mean. 3. Which sentence contains both an adverb and a conjunction? A. Don't imagine you can't do as you wish. B. Do you want the shrimp or the crab? C. Lucille was a kind person, but she hated people who spread rumors. D. Lawson crept silently up the stairs, but couldn't still his heartbeat. 4. Which of the following sentences has a compound predicate? A. She raced along the path to beat him to the beach. B. She washed the shells and dried them in the sun. C. She placed the shells in a plastic bag while he dried himself off. D. While he swam, she collected shells. 5. Which one of the following sentences contains two ideas joined by a connecting word? A. Mike ran after the bus. B. Tina arrived at work earlier than usual. C. Frank went fishing on Saturday he caught many fish. D. Sally lives with her parents, although she could afford her own apartment. 6. Which sentence contains a prepositional phrase? A. They tried, although they didn't expect to win. B. Running all the way, he got there early. C. With the proper help, they'll complete the project early. D. They sang it, and sang it again. 7. Which of these is a run-on sentence? A. I thought about what he'd said soon I realized he was right. B. You and I and the whole team will go. C. I went home and ate and ate. D. Before lunch, I played

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