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Question 79:What role does the underlined word play in the sentence below?“That was a very disappointing game,” Otts said.Type:Multiple ChoicePoints Awarded:1Question 80:Focus on hyphens: Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?Type:Multiple ChoicePoints Awarded:1Question 81:What is wrong with the following news story excerpt?The top of the eighth lasted 35 minutes andseven seconds. Before recording a single out, five Rangers pitchers threw 34 pitches to seven Yankees batters and the Yankees turned a seemingly insurmountable 5-1 deficit into a definitivelyinsurmountable 6-5 lead.Type:Multiple ChoicePoints Awarded:1
Comma problemQuestion 82:Choose the correct word from the word pair in the sentence below.“I live by the (principle, principal) that hard work and honesty are the only values worth holding on to,” Garber told the crowd.Type:Multiple ChoicePoints Awarded:1Question 83:Clauses can be independent or dependent. A dependent clause can act like a noun, an adjective or an adverb. A clause is underlined in the sentence below. Identify what type of clause it is.Type:Multiple ChoicePoints Awarded:1Question 84:What role does the underlined word play in the sentence below?"We are excited to introduce DVD playersfor U.S. consumers," said Rhonda Patterson, vice president of marketing.Type:Multiple ChoicePoints Awarded:1Question 85:Read the sentence below and decide if there is a comma problem. If you decide there is a problem, choose where a comma should be added or where a comma should be taken out.The 68-year-old Sinclair was swept away when the hurricane sent water barreling through his house, picked him up off his front porch and dropped him a block away.Type:Multiple ChoicePoints Awarded:1