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Basics Practice Examination #1 ANNOTATED ANSWER KEY M Com 320 Words 1. Which of the following words is an adjective?* A real B really C reality D realness 2. Which of the following words is spelled correctly?* A recievable B seperation C cancelation D proceed 3. Which of the following words is spelled correctly?* A auxilary B harass C siezure D hinderance 4. Which of the following sentences incorporates correct word usage?* A I think the experimental drug effected affected his overall mood in a negative way. B The latest release is a complimentary complementary product to the KR4-338. C We had fewer people attend the city council meeting than I expected. D I think I’ll go lay lie down and take a quick nap. 5. Which of the following sentences incorporates correct word usage?* A We’ll pay the principal and interest on Loan #2289-775 by 1 July. B I think its it’s going to be a long time before we can expect a change in interest rates. C The new property-damage policy will ensure insure us for over $3 million. D The further farther we climbed up the trail, the more precarious the footing became. Sentence Basics For questions 6-15, mark A for simple sentences, B for complex sentences, C for compound sentences, and D for compound-complex sentences. 6. A After working for Kemper, I took a job with Allstate. 7. B Although we had a good time in Hartford, we didn’t find much genealogical information. 8. A We flew out of Salt Lake City and landed in London, feeling very tired after a long trip. 9. C After a short nap, we toured the BMW plant in Munich, and then we drove to the site of the 1972 Olympic games. 10. A The new deposit-box procedures , written by the consultant, are much clearer than the old ones written eight years ago. 11. B After I purchased the oil painting in San Francisco, I shipped it to Chicago and then hung it above the desk in my office. 12. D Although I couldn’t attend , I enjoyed reading your summary and I plan to attend the next meeting. 13. C I’m sorry to give you this bad news—you are being temporarily laid off this Friday. 14. C Our motel rooms —both first and second floors—are completely booked, but we can reserve a room for you in the motel next door. 15. B I ’d like to go with you on the next photography outing, although I don’t have a good camera. For questions 16-20, mark A for phrases, B for dependent clauses, and C for independent clauses.* 16. B Although you submitted the materials on time 17. A In spite of yesterday’s heavy snowfall 18. A To succeed in this class 19. C The road was blocked by the broken tree branch 20. A After running all that distance to catch the bus 6
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21. Which sentence best applies sentence-subject guidelines?* A Many people believe that it’s not what you know, but who you know that counts. [vague] B It’s going to be cloudy and rainy this weekend, so bring an umbrella. [vague] C There will be a shortage of seating, so we won’t be able to invite extra guests to the performance. [vague]
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