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For each underlined group of words, choose the letter of the correct revision.

On a quiet Sunday in a cabin on the slopes of the volcano kilauea(1)\overset{(1)}{\underline{\text{Sunday in a cabin on the slopes of the volcano kilauea}}}, the first things Sonny Ching saw when he woke up were the trophies(2)\overset{(2)}{\underline{\text{Sonny Ching saw when he woke up were the trophies}}}. His students had won both the women's and the men's competition in the annual Merrie monarch Festival(3)\overset{(3)}{\underline{\text{Merrie monarch Festival}}} hula competition. The festival, a celebration of traditional Hawaiian culture, is named for the last Hawaiian king, king david kalakaua(4)\overset{(4)}{\underline{\text{king david kalakaua}}}, who worked to preserve his people's rich heritage of music and dance. It is held in the city of Hilo, on the island of hawaii(5)\overset{(5)}{\underline{\text{Hilo, on the island of hawaii}}} in the state of Hawaii. Each Spring(6)\overset{(6)}{\underline{\text{in the state of Hawaii. Each Spring}}}, at the festival, groups of dancers compete and are rated by judges, but as the 19951995 miss aloha hula(7)\overset{(7)}{\underline{\text{miss aloha hula}}}, Tracy Vaughan, said, " I didn’t come here to win. I came to show how much i love the hula(8)\overset{(8)}{\underline{\text{I didn't come here to win. I came to show how much i love the hula}}}." Before the competition, dancers honor the ancient fire Goddess Pele and her sisters(9)\overset{(9)}{\underline{\text{Goddess Pele and her sisters}}}. "Hula is the language of the heart," the king once said. "And therefore the heartbeat of the Hawaiian people(10)\overset{(10)}{\underline{\text{the king once said. "And therefore the heartbeat of the Hawaiian people}}}."

A. State of Hawaii

B. each spring

C. Each spring

D. Correct as is

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Read the following passage. On a separate sheet of paper, explain why each underlined word or phrase is capitalized.

Read the following passage. On a separate sheet of paper, explain why each underlined word or phrase is capitalized.

Who is Punxsutawney Phil? Does Groundhog Day\underline{\text{Groundhog Day}} ring a bell? Punxsutawney Phil is the official groundhog weather prognosticator who makes an appearance once a year on Gobbler’s Knob\underline{\text{Gobbler's Knob}} in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania\underline{\text{Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania}}. The official celebration is traced back to February 2,1886\underline{\text{February 2,1886}}, when Clymer Freas wrote in the Punxsutawney  Spirit\underline{\text{Punxsutawney~ Spirit}}, " Today\underline{\text{Today}} is Groundhog Day and up to the time of going to press the beast has not seen its shadow. "Groundhog Day is rooted in a tradition associated with the holiday of Candlemas\underline{\text{Candlemas}}. On February 22, halfway through winter, people would wait for the sun to come out. If the day turned out to be sunny, they would expect six more weeks of wintry weather.

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It is the name of a holiday.

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