320 Rev.PracExamReasons

320 Rev.PracExamReasons - MComm 320 Grammar Basics Practice...

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MComm 320 Grammar Basics Practice Exam #1 Answers/Citations/Explanations (per Sister Rockwood) (updated 2/12/11) Question Answer Citation Explanation 1 A p. 160 adjectives modify nouns (e.g., the real deal) 2 D p. 161 receivable, separation, cancellations spelled incorrectly [Note: proceed, separation, and cancellation no longer appear on the spelling list in the text] 3 B p. 161 auxiliary, seizure, hindrance spelled incorrectly [Note: seizure and hindrance no longer appear on the spelling list in the text] 4 C p. 161/162 affected = verb meaning to influence complementary = complete lie = when people recline 5 A p. 161/162 it’s = use to mean “it is” insure = refers to insurance coverage farther = refers to distance Note: P = phrase IC = independent clause DC = dependent clause 6 A p. 163/165 After working with Kemper = P (simple) I took a job with Allstate = IC 7 B p. 163/165 Although we had a good time in Hartford = DC (complex) w e didn’t find much genealogical information = IC 8 A p. 163/165 We flew out of Salt Lake City and landed in London = IC (simple) feeling very tired after a long trip = P 9 C p. 163/165 After a short nap = P (compound) we toured the BMW plan in Munich = IC and then we drove to the site of the 1972 Olympic games = IC 10 A p. 163/165 The new deposit-box procedures . . . are much (simple) clearer than the old ones written eight years ago = IC written by the consultant = P 1
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11 B p. 163/165 After I purchased the oil painting in San Francisco = DC (complex) I shipped it to Chicago = IC and then hung it above the desk in my office = P 12 D p. 163/165 Although I couldn’t attend = DC (compound- I enjoyed reading your summary = IC complex) I plan to attend the next meeting = IC 13 C pg. 163/165 I’m sorry to give you this bad news = IC (compound) y ou are being temporarily laid off this Friday = IC 14 C p. 163/165 Our motel rooms . . . are completely booked = IC (compound) both first and second floors = P we can reserve a room for you in the motel next door = IC 15 B p. 163/165 I’d like to go with you on the next photography outing = IC (complex) although I don’t have a good camera = DC 16 B p. 163/165 Although you submitted the materials on time (DC) 17 A p. 163/165 In spite of yesterday’s heavy snowfall (P) 18 A p. 163/165 To succeed in this class (P) 19 C p. 163/165 The road was blocked by the broken tree branch (IC) 20 A p. 163/165 After running all that distance to catch the bus 21 D p. 165 A: Many people believe that its [vague subject] B: It’s [vague subject] C: There will [vague subject] 22 A p. 165/166 B: Passive voice C: It is [vague subject] D: There is [vague subject] 23 C p. 166 A: the student is the object of the action and the subject B: the car is the object of the action and the subject D: Clint is the object of the action and the subject 2
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24 A p. 166 A: passive okay to de-emphasize the actor B: emphasis should be on Tony Park C: passive should have been used for a criticism D: the trip is both the object of the action and the subject
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course MCOMM 320 taught by Professor Rockwood during the Winter '07 term at BYU.

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320 Rev.PracExamReasons - MComm 320 Grammar Basics Practice...

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