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English 11 Test
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What does Caliban say in lines 1 & 2 about his current situation?
He is enslaved by a tyrant
Whom does Caliban compare to a jesting monkey in line 4?
For what purpose does Caliban seek Stephano's help lines 10-12
To get revenge on Prospero for enslaving him
When the Caliban refers to Trinculo as "this thing" line 13, the word thing conveys
an insulting connotation
Stephano and Trinculo most likely refer to Caliban as a monster because he
seems alien or not fully human
What does Stephano imply he will do to Tinculo lines 26-29
In lines 26-29 passage, Stephano compares
Tinculo to a piece of dried cod
Why does Caliban stress in line 51 the importance of seizing Prospero's books before killing him?
To eliminate Prospero's powers of sorcery
Why are Stephano and Trinculo uneasy lines 89-92?
They hear Ariel's music but cannot see him
Based on lines 95-103, the reader can infer what about Caliban?
He knows things about the island that the others do not
What is the effect of the alliteration in lines 96-97?
It gives the description a musical quality
What statement best summarizes Caliban's attitude toward the island?
It is mysterious but full of wonder
Based on its context in line 7 of "The Tempest", the word supplant most likely means
The modern equivalent of the word prithee in line 41 of "The Tempest" most likely would be
The word sot in line 52 of "The Tempest" most likely means
In editing, combining sentences 1 & 2 using a colon would be an effective way to
eliminate an unnecessary dependent clause
Which revision combines sentences 3 & 4 using a dependent clause?
Some students enroll in classes that cram a full-year's load into a six-week course.
The phrase "or are enrolled unwillingly" in sentence 5 is an effective uses of the passive voice because it
focuses the attention on the unwillingness of the receiver
Which revision of sentence 10 changes the verb from passive to active voice?
They plagiarize materials found on the Internet
Which suggestion offers an effect way to shorten and tighten paragraph 2?
Convert sentences 8-11 into a list and attach the list to sentence 7 using a colon.
Which sentences in paragraph 3 contain one or more dependent clauses?
12 & 16
Which sentence uses a colon to correctly introduce examples that support a statement?
What grammatical error occurs in sentence 19?
The colon is preceded by a fragment
Which revision corrects the error in sentence 19 using a dependent clause?
Increasingly, parents are saying that enough is enough
Which sentence in paragraph 4 is in the passive voice?
Which revision improves sentence 28 by switching from passive to active voice?
They do not, however, address the problem completely
Which revision combines sentences 29 & 30 using a dependent clause?
Until a permanent solution to the problem is found, students will continue to be burdened by the pressures placed on them
Which statement best paraphrases the central idea of the first paragraph of "Common Sense"?
The time has come to unit for independence
In paragraph 2 of "Common Sense", the allusion to the events of April 19 supports Paine's argument by reminding readers that
negotiations have broken down and fighting has already begun
The main point Paine makes in paragraph 4 of "Common Sense" is that
the colonies have the resources to thrive independently of Great Britain
Paine's purpose in paragraphs 5 & 6 is to argue that Great Britain's protection of the American colonies is motivated by
the pursuit of its own self interests
What tone is conveyed in the first four sentences of paragraph 8 in "Common Sense"?
angry and accusatory
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