Quiz 1 lane 462-2010.docx

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  1. 1. PRACTICUM: LANE 462 2010 QUIZ 1 PRACTICUM IN LANGUAGE SUMMER 2010 Choose the best revisions of the following sentences? 1. “What makes the situation worse is that as a young person, the only jobs available are usually boring or unpleasant.” a. What makes the situation worse is that because you are a young person, the only jobs available are boring or unpleasant. b. Usually, the jobs available to young people are boring or unpleasant, which makes the situation worse. c. Worsening the situation, the jobs available to young people are usually boring or unpleasant. d. Boring and unpleasant jobs available to young people make the situation worse. e. Worsening the situation, available jobs are boring and unpleasant. 2. “Picking up of garbage was not only disgusting, it was also exhausting.” a. Picking up garbage was not only disgusting; it was also exhausting. b. Picking up garbage was not only exhausting, it was also disgusting. c. Picking up garbage wasn't only exhausting, it was also disgusting. d. Picking up garbage was disgusting and exhausting. e. Picking up garbage is disgusting and exhausting. 3. Sweating from the high temperatures, the customers complained the food was not warm enough, while I served them standing between the warming ovens and the steam table. a. While I sweated from the high temperatures, the customers complained that the food was not warm enough while I served them standing between the warming ovens and the steam table. b. While I stood between the warming ovens and the steam table on the serving line and sweated, the customers complained the food was not warm enough. c. The customers complained the food was not warm enough, sweating from the high temperatures of the serving line standing between the warming ovens and the steam table. d. The warming ovens and the steam table surrounded the serving line where I stood, and so I sweated, but the customers complained the food was not warm enough. e. I sweated while the customers complained. Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar Page 1 of 4
  2. 2. PRACTICUM: LANE 462 2010 QUIZ 1 Which of the following is the best way to revise the underlined portions of the sentences so that the two sentences are combined into one? 4. Spilled drinks made the seats and floors sticky. Popcorn that was dropped and stepped on became a mushy pulp. a. the seats and floors sticky, and popcorn b. the seats and floors sticky and popcorn c. the seats and floors sticky; popcorn d. the seats and floors sticky; but popcorn e. the seats and floors is sticky; however, popcorn 5. I was constantly being threatened with losing my job, and the customers have been the rudest people I ever met. a. are the rudest people b. are being the rudest people c. had been the rudest people d. were among the most rude e. were the rudest people Which of the following would best replace But at the beginning of the following sentence? 6. But it was the rude customers that made the job unpleasant. a. Now b. However c. And d. There e. Again Select the correct error. No sentence contains more than one error. If No Error exists, then select (e). 7. (a)It was the (b)worse storm (c)that the inhabitants of the island (d)could remember. a. It b. worse c. that d. could e. no error Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar Page 2 of 4
  3. 3. PRACTICUM: LANE 462 2010 QUIZ 1 8. He had no interest (a)toward music, art, or the theater, (b) since his time (c)was spent (d)in making money. a. toward b. since c. was spent d. in making e. no error Identify the type of errors in the following sentences: 9. The teacher identified the troublemakers, in her classroom. a. Capitalization b. Punctuation c. Spelling d. Grammar 10. Was the patient's mind lucid during the evaluation. a. Capitalization b. Punctuation c. Spelling d. Grammar 11. The bachalor never married. Most people thought it was because of misogyny. a. Capitalization b. Punctuation c. Spelling d. Grammar Fill in the space with the right word: 12. Critical thinking is a “…………….. of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or gathered by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication as a guide to belief and action.” 13. Without critical thinking, a person may ………… to conclusion. 14. Without critical thinking, a person may have a …………….. life in which he/she may never solve his problems. 15. A well cultivated critical thinker raises vital ……………… and problems clearly and precisely Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar Page 3 of 4
  4. 4. PRACTICUM: LANE 462 2010 QUIZ 1 TRUE or FALSE: 16. All reasoning has a skill. 17. A critical thinker has more sudden way in dealing with problems. 18. The intellectual roots of critical thinking are as new as its etymology 19. Socrates established the importance of asking deep questions that probeprofoundly into thinking before we accept ideas as worthy of belief. 20. Evaluation is a critical thinking skill. Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar Page 4 of 4

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