Basics Practice Exam 1 KEY (Jessica)2

Basics Practice Exam 1 KEY (Jessica)2 - Basics Practice...

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Basics Practice Examination #1 M Com 320 (With Explanations Jessica/Laura Edits) Words 1. Which of the following words is an adjective? A real B really adverb C reality noun D realness Not a word 2. Which of the following words is spelled correctly? A recievable receivable B seperation separation C cancelation cancellation [ Cancellation is more modern and popular] D proceed 3. Which of the following words is spelled correctly? (p161) A auxilary auxiliary B harass C siezure seizure D hinderance hindrance 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. (p161) B The latest release is a complimentary complementary product to the KR4-338. (p161) 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. (p162) 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. (p162) C The new property-damage policy will ensure insure us for over $3 million. (p161) D The further farther we climbed up the trail, the more precarious the footing became. (p162) Sentence Basics For questions 7-16, 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. ] indep. A 7. B [ Although we had a good time in Hartford ] dep. , [ we didn’t find much genealogical information. ] ind. B 8. A [ We flew out of Salt Lake City and landed in London, ] ind. feeling very tired after a long trip. A 9. C After a short nap, [ we toured the BMW plant in Munich, ] ind. [ and then we drove to the site of the 1972 Olympic games. ] ind. C 10. A [ The new deposit-box procedures , written by the consultant, are much clearer than the old ones written eight years ago. ] ind A 11. B [ After I purchased the oil painting in San Francisco, ] dep [ I shipped it to Chicago and then hung it above the desk in my office. ] ind B 12. D [ Although I couldn’t attend , ]dep [ I enjoyed reading your summary ]ind and [ I plan to attend the next meeting. ]ind D 13. C [ I ’m sorry to give you this bad news ]ind [ you are being temporarily laid off this Friday. ] ind C 14. C [ Our motel rooms —both first and second floors—are completely booked, ]ind but [ we can reserve a room for you in the motel next door. ]ind C 15. B [ I ’d like to go with you on the next photography outing, ]ind [ although I don’t have a good camera. ]dep B For questions 17-21, mark A for phrases, B for dependent clauses, and C for independent clauses. (p163) 16. B Although you submitted the materials on time B 17. A In spite of yesterday’s heavy snowfall A 18. A To succeed in this class A 19. C The road was blocked by the broken tree branch C
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