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business english mcq-Which of the following combine with main verbs to indicate time, possibility, and other kin




Question;Question 1 of 20;5.0 Points;Which of the following combine with main;verbs to indicate time, possibility, and other kinds of meaning?;A. conjunctions;B. modifiers;C. pronouns;D. helping verbs;Question 2 of 20;5.0 Points;Other than examples, a good way to;provide detail in your paragraphs would be to __________.;A. restate the topic sentence;B. restate the thesis;C. use transitional words;D. use comparisons;Question 3 of 20;5.0 Points;The main purpose of a transition is to;A. conclude a thought;B. indicate doubt;C. add emphasis;D. link ideas;Question 4 of 20;5.0 Points;The word run is what part of speech?;A. verb;B. adjective;C. noun;D. all of the above;Question 5 of 20;5.0 Points;Identify the part of speech or the form;of a part of speech in the underlined portion of the sentence. Hurricane;Katrina was the costliest hurricane in US history.;A. noun;B. verb;C. adjective;D. adverb;Question 6 of 20;5.0 Points;Choose the correct ending for the;sentence, considering verb tense and avoiding passive voice: Kareem is so good;at word games that he __________.;A. wins every time he plays;B. won every time he plays;C. used to win every time;D. never wins;Question 7 of 20;5.0 Points;Have, has, and had are examples of what?;A. helping verbs;B. being verbs;C. adverbs;D. action verbs;Question 8 of 20;5.0 Points;Which of the following is a complex sentence?;A. She was invited to the party, but;she had already made other plans.;B. He wasn?t hungry because he had a;late lunch.;C. The dog followed her around the;apartment all day long.;D. Initially, the conference seemed;unimportant, but he was glad he attended.;Question 9 of 20;5.0 Points;The etymology of a word tells you its;A. origins and history;B. part of speech;C. pronunciation;D. usage label;Question 10 of 20;5.0 Points;An effective body paragraph contains;A. charts, graphs, tables and;footnotes;B. a thesis statement, topics;examples and references;C. an introduction, thesis, support;and conclusion;D. direction, unity, coherence and;support;Question 11 of 20;5.0 Points;Which of the following is a compound;sentence?;A. After it began to rain, he could;not find his umbrella.;B. They met after work for a game of;tennis.;C. She liked her neighbors, but she;rarely saw them.;D. The afternoon meeting extended into;the evening hours.;Question 12 of 20;5.0 Points;Which of the following is a simple;sentence?;A. The store opened early and closed;late to celebrate its annual sale.;B. She left home on time, but she;still arrived late due to traffic.;C. After he compared the prices and;features, he purchased the less expensive model.;D. She could not attend the wedding;but she sent the bride and groom a gift.;Question 13 of 20;5.0 Points;Choose the version of the sentence below;that has correctly placed modifiers.;A. Coughing and sputtering, Alan;steered the old car to the side of the road.;B. The old car was coughing and;sputtering as Alan steered it to the side of the road.;C. The car Alan was driving coughed;and sputtered as he steering it down the road.;D. The coughing and sputtering car;Alan was driving steered down the road.;Question 14 of 20;5.0 Points;A detailed, paragraph-long example is;called a/an __________.;A. extended example;B. transitional example;C. vague example;D. direct example;Question 15 of 20;5.0 Points;Two sentences joined together with a;coordinating conjunction and a comma form a __________.;A. compound sentence;B. complex sentence;C. comma splice;D. run-on;Question 16 of 20;5.0 Points;A body paragraph in an essay is one that;A. expounds upon the thesis of the;essay;B. brings closure to the piece;C. features footnoted information;D. introduces the ideas that will be;covered in the essay;Question 17 of 20;5.0 Points;A(n) __________ names a person, place;thing, or idea.;A. noun;B. verb;C. adjective;D. pronoun;Question 18 of 20;5.0 Points;In order to have a complete sentence;you need a __________.;A. subject and verb;B. subject, verb, and a complete;thought;C. subject, verb, and a prepositional;phrase;D. subject, verb, and a dependent;clause;Question 19 of 20;5.0 Points;A sentence that consists of two or more;main clauses and no subordinate clause is a __________.;A. compound sentence;B. compound-complex sentence;C. complex sentence;D. simple sentence;Question 20 of 20;5.0 Points;If a thesis statement lists multiple;supporting points, topic sentences __________.;A. are not used;B. follow the same order;C. do not offer direction;D. only address the first point


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