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down while the fire fighters were away fighting another fire a Zeugma b from MATH FRESHMAN at Horace Greeley High School

28 .   “ In Europe , we gave the cold shoulder to De Gaulle , and now he gives the warm hand to Mao Tse-tung . ” ( Richard Nixon , 36 . For their final assignment , the class had to build a dancing robot .
a . Antecedent
b. Colloquial / Colloquialism
c . Connotation
d . Imagery
36 .   For their final assignment , the class had to build a dancing robot .
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37 .   Based on the fact that the door was unlocked , we believe that the killer was someone known to the victim .
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21 .   " Once again , the heart of America is heavy . The spirit of America weeps for a tragedy that denies the very meaning of our land . " ( Lyndon Baines Johnson )
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22 .   “ Can anyone look at our reduced standing in the world today and say , ‘ Let 's have four more years of this ’ ? Ronald Reagan .
a . Situational Irony
b . Rhetorical Question
c . Puns
d . Personification
29 .   “ The night is bleeding like a cut .” ( Bono )
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38 .   “ The data is perfectly clear : this investment has consistently turned a profit year - over - year , even in spite of market declines in other areas . ”
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30 .   “ She exhausted both her audience and her repertoire .”
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39 .   In Henry IV , Part I , Prince Hal calls the large character of Falstaff “ this sanguine coward , this bedpresser , this horseback breaker , this huge hill of flesh . ”
a . Ambiguity
b . Connotation
c . Homily
d . Invective
23 .   “ It rained for four years , eleven months , and two days . ” ( Gabriel Garcia Marquez , One Hundred Years of Solitude )
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31 .   The fire department burned down while the fire fighters were away fighting another fire .
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24 .   “ This plan means that one generation pays for another . Now that ’s just dandy .” 40 . Her eyes were lasers boring holes through me . a . Generic Conventions b . Caricature c. Aphorism d . Invective ( Huey P. Long )
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40 .   Her eyes were lasers boring holes through me .
a . Generic Conventions
b . Caricature
c . Aphorism
d . Invective
32 .   “ A breeze blew through the room , blue curtains in at one end and out the other … twisting them up toward the frosted wedding - cake of a ceiling , and then rippled over the wine - colored rug , making a shadow on it …. ” – F. Scott 41 . In George Orwell ’s Animal Farm , the pigs act out a dystopian society demonstrating the brutality and dishonesty of the Soviet communist system .
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41 .   In George Orwell ’ s Animal Farm , the pigs act out a dystopian society demonstrating the brutality and dishonesty of the Soviet communist system .
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25 .   Isaac Asimov might begin an essay on progress by writing , “ Ah , Mr. Einstein , you would be pleased to see how far we have progressed in science . ”
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33 .   In Romeo and Juliet the audience knows that Juliet is n’t truly dead , but Romeo does not .
a . Synesthesia
b . Situational Irony
c . Puns
d . Dramatic Irony
26 .   Jumbo shrimp are delicious .
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42 .   I arrived at the San Diego airport after a long , bumpy ride and multiple delays .
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27 .   “ Art is a form of lying in order to tell the truth .” ( Pablo Picasso )
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34 .   “ It is n’t very serious . I have this tiny little tumor on the brain . ” ( Catcher in the Rye )
a . Metaphor
b . Litotes
c . Dramatic Irony
d . Antanaclasis Sentence
43 .   The Mona Lisa is best known for her mysterious smile .
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35 .   “ Snap , crackle , pop !” ( Rice Krispies commercial )
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44 .   “ " If his years as a Marine taught him anything , it ’s that caution is the best policy in this sort of situation . "
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53 .   A knife is a utensil used to cut .
a . Connotation
b . Denotation
c . Diction
d . Genre
61 .   “ Last week I saw a woman flayed , and you will hardly believe how much it altered her person for the worse .”
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62 .   “ Gatsby believed in the green light , the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us . It eluded us then , but that ’s no matter — tomorrow we will run faster , stretch out our arms farther .”
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54 .   “ The Koeberg Nuclear Power Station , Africa ’s only nuclear power plant , was inaugurated in 1984 by the apartheid regime and is the major source of electricity for the Western Cape ’s 4.5 million population . "
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45 .   “ Each of us saw her duck ”
a . Ambiguity
b . Antecedent
c . Aphorism
d . Genre
46 .   “ I started attending tutoring so that I could raise my grades ”
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63 .   The green light in Gatsby represents the hopes and dreams of Gatsby , the future and a guiding light through the darkness .
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55 .   The use of the word “ plump ” has different associative meanings than the use of the word “ fat ” though they could both be used in conjunction with the same situation .
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47 .   “ Y’all ai n’t from around here , are ya ? ”
a . Allusion
b . Aphorism
c. Colloquial / Colloquialism
d . Mood
64 .   So the prince and princess lived happily ever after , but elsewhere , fighting continued .
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48 .   Saying “ earthly remains ” rather than “ corpse ”
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56 .   " You slowly walk down the hall and as you come to a door you stop . "
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65 .   Tim slammed the door . He walked upstairs and read a note from Shay . He kicked her trash can and started crying . He knew now that she was never going to forgive him .
a . First Person
b . Second Person
c . Third Person Limited Omniscient
d . Third Person Omniscient
49 .   After a long day of shopping with Marissa and Jane , we went home . 57 . All men are mortal - > Socrates is a man -> Socrates is mortal .
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50 .   Shakespeare ’s Sonnet 18 : “ Shall I compare thee to a summer ’s day ? Thou art more lovely and more temperate . ”
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58 .   All men are mortal - > Socrates is a man 66 . Tim was mad at Shay . He blamed her . -> Socrates is mortal .
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66 .   Tim was mad at Shay . He blamed her . Shay knew Tim would be mad , but she wanted to live her life . Chelsea just watched all of the drama with an amused look on her face as she contemplated the dangers of teenage romance .
a . First Person
b . Second Person
c . Third Person Limited Omniscient
d . Third Person Omniscient
59 .   In “ The Great Gatsby ” there are repeated events where cars are being driven recklessly .
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51 .   “ Getting politicians to agree is like herding cats . ”
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67 .   I like to buy apples when I go to the store . 52 . “ A lie told often enough becomes the truth .” - Vladimir Lenin
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52 .   “ A lie told often enough becomes the truth . ” -Vladimir Lenin
a . Aphorism
b . Imagery
c . Inference/Infer
d . Mood
60 .   I went to the store with my friend . The clerk greeted us . We bought candy and left .
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68 .   `` These movies are popular because they make so much money . They make a lot of money because people like them . People like them because they are so popular . ``
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75 .   During a press conference , a political candidate is asked a pointed , specific question about some potentially illegal fund - raising activity . Instead of answering the allegations , the candidate gives a rousing speech thanking all of his financial supporters
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81 .   Candidate A claims that Candidate B can not possibly be an advocate for the working people because he enjoys the opera more than professional wrestling .
a . Ad Hominem
b . False Authority
c . Red Herring
d . Straw Man People like them because they are so popular . "
a . Begging the Question
b . Faulty Analogies
c . Hasty Generalizations
d . Non-Sequitur
82 .   " How can the police ticket me for speeding ? I see cops speeding all the time . ”
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69 .   " The rain came down so hard that Jennifer actually called me . "
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76 .   The debate over drink machines centers around cost and choice . Opponents of the new drink machines bring up their location as an important issue .
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70 .   " Eating five candy bars and drinking two sodas before a test helps me get better grades . I did that and got an A on my last test in history . "
a . Bandwagon Appeals
b . Hasty Generalizations
c . Post Hoc
d . Red
77 .   `` Either we go to Panama City for the whole week of Spring Break , or we don ’ t go anywhere at all . ``
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83 .   A scheme of parallel structure that occurs when the parallel elements are similar not only in grammatical structure but also in length ( number of words or even number of syllables ) . 84 . Deliberate omission of conjunctions between a series of words , phrases , or clauses . 85 . Deliberate use of many conjunctions . 86 . The juxtaposition of contrasting ideas , often in parallel structure . 87 . Repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginning of the following clause . 88 . Substitution of some attributive or suggestive word for what is actually meant . Not a part of the whole . 89 . Repetition of the same word or group of words at the ends of successive phrases . 90 . Repetition of the same word or groups of words at the beginnings of successive phrases . 91 . The principle of grammar that demands that equivalent things be set forth in coordinate grammatical structures . 92 . Repetition of the same word or words at both beginning and ending of a phrase , clause , or sentence . 93 . Repetition of words derived from the same root . 94 . Repetition of words , in successive clauses , in reverse grammatical order . 95 . Reversal of grammatical structures in successive phrases or clauses using antithesis rather than repetition . 96 . Figure of speech in which a part stands for the whole . 71 . Forcing students to attend cultural events is like herding cattle to slaughter . The students stampede in to the event where they are systematically ‘ put to sleep ’ by the program . "
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71 .   Forcing students to attend cultural events is like herding cattle to slaughter . The students stampede in to the event where they are systematically ‘ put to sleep ’ by the program . ``
a . Equivocation
b . Faulty Analogies
c . Post Hoc
d . Slippery Slope
78 .   " If we force public elementary school pupils to wear uniforms , eventually we will require middle school students to wear uniforms . If we require middle school students to wear uniforms , high school requirements are n’t far off . Eventually even college students who attend state - funded , public universities will be forced to wear uniforms . "
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72 .   Concluding that all fraternities are party houses because you have seen three parties at one fraternity is a __ _ _ _ ______.
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79 .   " Fifty million Elvis fans ca n’t be wrong ! ”
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73 .   " Winthrop should pave the lot behind Dinkins . Besides , I can never find a parking space on campus anyway . "
a . Equivocation
b . Straw Man
c . Post Hoc
d . Red Herring
80 .   A popular sports star may know a lot about football , but very little about shaving cream . His expertise on the playing field does not qualify him to intelligently discuss the benefits of aloe .
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74 .   When representing himself in court , a defendant said " I have told the truth , and I have always heard that the truth would set me free . "
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down while the fire fighters were away fighting another fire. a.Zeugma b.Situational Irony c.Oxymorond.Metaphor
32.“A breeze blew through the room, blue curtains in at one end and out the other…twisting them up toward the frosted wedding-cakeof a ceiling, and then rippled over the wine-colored rug, making a shadow on it….” –F. Scott In George Orwell’s Animal Farm, the pigs act out a dystopian society demonstrating the brutality and dishonesty of the Soviet communist system.
33.In Romeo and Juliet the audience knowsthat Juliet isn’t truly dead, but Romeo does not.
34.“It isn’t very serious. I have this tiny littletumoron the brain.” (Catcher in the Rye)
35.Snap, crackle, pop!” (Rice Krispies commercial)a.Simileb.Paradoxc.Onomatopoeia d.Metaphor
36.For theirfinal assignment, the classhad to build a dancing robot.
37.Based on the factthat the door was unlocked, we believethat the killer was someone known to the victim.
38.“The data is perfectly clear: this investment has consistently turned a profit year-over-year, even in spite of market declines in other areas.”
39.In Henry IV, Part I, Prince Hal calls the large character of Falstaff “this sanguinecoward, this bedpresser, this horseback breaker, this huge hill of flesh.”a.Ambiguityb.Connotationc.Homily d.Invective
40.Her eyes were lasers boring holes through me. a.Generic Conventionsb.Caricaturec.Aphorismd.Invective41.In George Orwell’s Animal Farm, the pigs act out a dystopian society demonstrating the brutality and dishonesty of the Soviet communist system.
42.I arrived at the San Diego airportafter a long, bumpy ride and multiple delays.
43.The Mona Lisa is best knownfor her mysterious smile. a.Allusionb.Colloquial/Colloquialismc.Denotationd.Diction
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44.“"If his years as a Marinetaught him anything, it’s that caution is the best policy in this sort of situation."
45.“Each of us saw her duck
46.“I started attending tutoring so that I could raise my grades
47.Y’allain’t from around here, are ya?”a.Allusionb.Aphorismc.Colloquial/Colloquialismd.Mood
48.Saying “earthly remains” rather than “corpse”
Sentence49.After a long day of shopping with Marissa and Jane, we went home.

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