Each of the following sentences contains an error of some kind. Read each sentence and select
the option that correctly identifies its error.
1. David was known for belching; and telling inappropriate jokes in public.
Charles A. Lindbergh p- Test
Charles A. Lindbergh is remembered as the first person to make a nonstop solo flight across the
Atlantic, in 1927. This feat, performed when Lindbergh was only 25 years old, assured him a lifetime
of fame and public attention.
"Old woman," grumbled the burly white man who had just heard Sojourner Truth speak, "do you
think your talk about slavery does any good? I don't care any more for your talk than I do for the bite
of a flea."
The tall, imposing black woman turne
The first person in the group starts off by naming anything that is geographical. It could be a city,
state, country, river, lake, or any proper geographical term. For example, the person might say,
"Boston." The second
Always read the meter dials from the right to the left. This procedure is much easier, especially if any
of the dial hands are near the zero mark. If the meter has two dials, and one is smaller than the other,
then it is not imperativ
The village of Vestmannaeyjar, in the far northern country of Iceland, is as bright
and clean and up-to-date as any American or Canadian suburb. It is located on the
island of Heimaey, just off the mainland. One January night in 1973, however,
The passage indicates that Muir liked to climb rocky cliffs as a child, and that when he was 11 years
old, his family moved to the United States (A). Muir Woods was established (B) in 1908; Muir, born
in 1838, was 11 years old in 1849,
When using a metal file, always remember to bear down on the forward stroke only. On the return
stroke, lift the file clear of the surface to avoid dulling the instrument's teeth. Only when working on
very soft metals is it advisable to drag the file's te
Reading Assignment 1
In 1892, the Sierra Club was formed. In 1908, an area of coastal redwood trees north of San
Francisco was established as Muir Woods National Monument. In the Sierra Nevada Mountains, a
walking trail from Yosemite Valley to Mount Whitn
The Galapagos Islands are in the Pacific Ocean, off the western coast of South America. They are a
rocky, lonely spot, but they are also one of the most unusual places in the world. One reason is that
they are the home of some of the last giant