Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint Answer Key Item Correct Answer (A or B) Rationale 1. B The first sentence is a gender stereotype. Many nurses are women, but some nurses are men. 2. A The second sentence implies girls are not very good at math, which is a gender stereotype. In fact, many girls do quite well in math. 3. B The first sentence implies surprise at meeting a nice Muslim, which stereotypes people of the Islamic faith. 4. B The district attorney’s country of origin is not necessary to the meaning of the sentence. 5. A The child’s age explains why the counseling was necessary. 6. B The knowledge level of the person, not his or her age, is important. The first sentence implies only younger people are knowledgeable about technology. 7. A The child’s hearing impairment explains the need for special accommodations on the field trip. 8. B The first sentence implies all Japanese people eat raw fish and that eating raw fish is bad. 9.
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