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Diction review for Language Arts Midterm(from diction test) Test

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5 Written Questions

5 Matching Questions

  1. led
  2. already
  3. capital
  4. fare
  5. compliment
  1. a I am always glad to hear the compliment/complement, "Mrs. Fields, my child was so well prepared for high school."
  2. b I was unaware that you had all ready/already ordered tickets; now we have an extra pair.
  3. c The seeing eye dog carefully led/lead his blind master across the busy street and up onto the high curb.
  4. d The capital/capitol of Georgia is my hometown Atlanta.
  5. e The fair/fare one must pay for entry to an IMAX movie can be pretty costly.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. If we neglect minor/miner problems, they will grow into big problems.
  2. I recently bought a new red dress and am now hunting for a pair of red shoes to compliment/complement my dress.
  3. Coming down the isle/aisle of the dark theater required some careful stepping.
  4. Your snack brake/break comes around 10:00 AM at Davis.
  5. Some people look much older than they are simply because they have born/borne so many worries and cares for so long.

5 True/False Questions

  1. courseIf one uses coarse/course language in the halls of Davis, they will most likely recieve a demerit or at least a stern lecture.


  2. islesOf all water resorts, I most enjoy sailing in the Caribbean aisles/isles.


  3. altogetherThe noise in here is altogether/ all together excessive.


  4. counselI have a problem that I cannot solve; thus, I need your consul/counsel council ,please.


  5. wholeThe hole/whole eight grade recently had two field trips!


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