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DIRECTIONS
Read the introduction and the passage that follows. Then read each question and mark the circle next to the correct answer.

COMPOSITION

    D Writing & Composition

    D Writing & Composition


REVISING AND EDITING

    D Writing & Composition

    D Writing & Composition

    D Writing & Composition


1  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 5?

A   Delete the comma after Charles
B   Change you're to your
C   Insert quotation marks after the period
D   Make no change

2  What is the BEST way to rewrite the ideas in sentence 9

F   Schulz eventually finished the course, but he didnít get a job as an artist right away. Because he was drafted to fight in World War II.
G  Schulz eventually finished the course. But didnít get a job as an artist right away and was drafted to fight in World War II.
H  Schulz eventually finished the course and didnít get a job as an artist right away while he was drafted to fight in World War II.
J   Schulz eventually finished the course, but because he was drafted to fight in World War II, he didnít get a job as an artist right away.

3  What transition word or phrase should be added to the beginning of sentence 13??

A   In fact,
B   Nevertheless
C   In comparison,
D   Consequently,

4  What revision, if any, is needed in sentence 15?

F   It featured two characters, they were Shermy and Charlie Brown.
G  It featured two characters, Shermy and Charlie Brown.
H  It featured two characters. Shermy and Charlie Brown.
J   No revision is needed.

5  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 16?

A   Change became to becomes
B   Change focus to focuss
C   Change Schulzs to Schulz's
D   Make no change

6  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 17?

F   Change was selected to were selected
G  Change appeer to appear
H  Change it to he
J   Make no change

7  The meaning of sentence 19 can be improved by changing them to ó

A   it
B   newspapers
C   his job
D   Peanuts cartoons

8  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 20?

F   Change passed to past
G  Change evolve to evolving
H  Change most popularest to most popular
J   Make no change

9  Which sentence does NOT belong in this report?

A   Sentence 2
B   Sentence 8
C   Sentence 11
D   Sentence 18


DIRECTIONS
Read the introduction and the passage that follows. Then read each question and mark the circle next to the correct answer.

Revising and Editing

    D Editing & Revising

    D Editing & Revising


10  What change should be made in sentence 1?

F   Change began to begin
G  Insert it was after volcano
H  Change mountains to Mountains
J   Make no change

11  What revision, if any, is needed in sentence 3?

A   Although a volcano had not erupted in the continental United States in decades, the geologists warned people that this was about to change.
B   The geologists warned people that a volcano had not erupted in the continental United States in decades. Since this was about to change.
C   A volcano had not erupted in the continental United States in decades because the geologists warned people that this was about to change.
D   No revision is needed.

12  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 4?

F   Insert a comma after May 18
G  Change happened to hapened
H  Change erupted to erupts
J   Make no change

13  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 9?

A   Change took to taken
B   Delete the comma after water
C   Change sweeped to swept
D   Make no change

14  What transition word or phrase should replace the words In conclusion at the beginning of sentence 12?

F   For example,
G  Then
H  In other words,
J   As a result,

15  What is the BEST way to combine sentences 16 and 17?

A   Millions of seeds have blown in from surrounding forests and into the region.
B   Millions of seeds from surrounding forests have blown into the region.
C   Millions of seeds have blown into the region, they have come from surrounding forests.
D   Millions of seeds have blown into the region and surrounding forests.

16  What is the BEST way to rewrite the ideas in sentence 19?

F   Elk, large animals that leave droppings containing seeds and vital nutrients, have returned to the area.
G  Elk have returned to the area they are large animals that leave droppings containing seeds and vital nutrients.
H  Elk have returned to the area. To leave droppings containing seeds and vital nutrients.
J   Elk, or large animals, have returned to the area, and they leave droppings. Containing seeds and vital nutrients.


DIRECTIONS
Read the introduction and the passage that follows. Then read each question and mark the circle next to the correct answer.

Revising and Editing

    D Editing & Revising

    D Editing & Revising


17  What change, if any, is needed in sentence 3?

A   Change hadn't to had'nt
B   Change came to come
C   Change the question mark to a period
D   Make no change

18  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 5?

F   Change They're to Their
G  Insert a comma after meeting
H  Change she to they
J   Make no change

19  What is the BEST way to combine sentences 11 and 12?

A   At lunch I want to spend time talking with my friends.
B   At lunch I want to spend time with my friends, we talk.
C   At lunch I want to spend time with my friends, although we talk.
D   At lunch I want to spend time with my friends who talk.

20  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 15?

F   Change are to is
G  Change exciting to exiting
H  Change the period to a question mark
J   Make no change

21  What revision, if any, is needed in sentence 17?

A   As the meeting continued, the student council members became more and more enthusiastic. About the idea of lunchtime entertainment.
B   As the meeting continued, the student council members became more and more enthusiastic about the idea of lunchtime entertainment.
C   As the meeting continued, the student council members became more and more enthusiastic about it. The idea of lunchtime entertainment.
D   No revision is needed.

22  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 20?

F   Change and to that
G  Change later to latter
H  Change speakers to speaker's
J   Make no change

23  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 27?

A   Change they to he
B   Change get to gets
C   Change them to their
D   Make no change


DIRECTIONS
Read the introduction and the passage that follows. Then read each question and mark the circle next to the correct answer.

Revising and Editing

    D Editing & Revising

    D Editing & Revising

24  What is the BEST way to rewrite the ideas in sentence 4?

F   A few years ago she was trying to create artificial hands and fingers that could hold small items, such as coffee cups and pencils.
G  A few years ago she was trying to create artificial hands and to create artificial fingers. That could hold small items, such as coffee cups and pencils.
H  A few years ago she was trying to create artificial hands and artificial fingers that could hold small items. Such as coffee cups and pencils.
J   A few years ago she was trying to create artificial hands and to create artificial fingers, these could hold small items, such as coffee cups and pencils.

25  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 5?

A   Insert a semicolon after knuckles
B   Change them to it
C   Change position to possition
D   Make no change

26  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 7?

F   Change the second she to her
G  Change friends to friend's
H  Change have played to had played
J   Make no change

27  What revision, if any, is needed in sentence 11?

A   Bahor studied the doll. Discovering that its knee joints could be moved just as the joints in peopleís fingers move.
B   Bahor studied the doll she discovered that its knee joints could be moved just as the joints in peopleís fingers move.
C   Bahor studied the doll and discovered that its knee joints could be moved. Just as the joints in peopleís fingers move.
D   No revision is needed.

28  To support the ideas in the third paragraph (sentences 11Ė17), which sentence could be added after sentence 13?

F   She then used the joints in some of the new prostheses she was working on.
G  After gathering them, she would take the knee joints out of them.
H  Bahor claims she never even played with Barbies as a child.
J   Barbie was first introduced to the public in 1959.

29  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 15?

A   Insert they after prostheses
B   Change remarkably to remarkibly
C   Change good to well
D   Make no change

30  What change should be made in sentence 17?

F   Change It's to Its
G  Change imagine to imagining
H  Change people's to peoples
J   Change lifes to lives

31  Which sentence does NOT belong in this paper?

A   Sentence 1
B   Sentence 9
C   Sentence 10
D   Sentence 12


    D Editing & Revising

    D Editing & Revising


32  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 2?

F   Change used to using
G  Change technical to technology
H  Insert a comma after ship
J   Make no change

33  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 3?

A   Change visitors to visitor's
B   Change your to his
C   Change residents to resedints
D   Make no change

34  What change should be made in sentence 4?

F   Change closely to closest
G  Change the first they to he
H  Change what to that
J   Change seen to saw

35  What change should be made in sentence 8?

A   Change spacecrafts to spacecraft's
B   Change detected to detecting
C   Delete the comma after creatures
D   Change were speaking to was speaking

36  What change should be made in sentence 11?

F   Change was to is
G  Change clearly to clearley
H  Change curiouser to more curious
J   Change two to too

37  Which sentence could be added after sentence 14 to support the ideas in the fourth paragraph (sentences 14Ė19)?

A   Because it was large and open, Four-Legs guided Two-Legs there.
B   I enjoy taking my dog for long walks on the weekends, too.
C   The spacecraft was big enough to hold three creatures, but Cam was alone.
D   Cam had previously identified it as a place that earthlings called a park.

38  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 17?

F   Change hurried to hurryed
G  Insert a comma after group
H  Change his to our
J   Make no change

39  What is the BEST way to combine sentences 21 and 22?

A   Two-Legs then served food that Four-Legs seemed to find pleasing.
B   Two-Legs then served food, Four-Legs seemed to find it pleasing.
C   Two-Legs then served food and seemed to find it pleasing to Four-Legs.
D   Two-Legs then served pleasing food that Four-Legs seemed to find.

40  What change, if any, should be made in sentence 25?

F   Insert it after decided
G  Change his to their
H  Change the question mark to a period
J   Make no change

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