MAP 8th Grade Language Arts : Understanding and Editing for Mechanics

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Example Question #1 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

begining 

outrageous

acess

acuracy 

Correct answer:

outrageous

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "outrageous". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

begining   beginning   

acuracy   accuracy  

acess    access   

Example Question #2 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

unatural 

miracle

pervention

symetrical 

Correct answer:

miracle

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "miracle". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

unatural  unnatural  

pervention  prevention 

symetrical  symmetrical  

Example Question #3 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

iritate 

suspicious

artacle 

teliscope

Correct answer:

suspicious

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "suspicious". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

artacle  article  

iritate  irritate 

teliscope  telescope  

Example Question #4 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

persistent

disipline

bizare

eventully

Correct answer:

persistent

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "persistent". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

disipline  discipline  

eventully  eventually 

bizare  bizarre  

Example Question #5 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

automaticly

trampoleene

utensils

ambulence

Correct answer:

utensils

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "utensils". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

automaticly  automatically  

ambulence  ambulance 

trampoleene  trampoline  

Example Question #6 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

consert 

invaed

overatted

solemn

Correct answer:

solemn

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "solemn". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

invaed  invade  

overatted  overrated 

consert  concert  

Example Question #7 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select a word that could replace the underlined word, without changing the meaning of the provided sentence. 

Matt was fearful about his first day at the new high school. 

Possible Answers:

confident 

anxious 

encouraged 

excited

Correct answer:

anxious 

Explanation:

In order to avoid changing the meaning of the sentence, we need to replace the underlined word with a synonym. 

Both "fearful" and "anxious" mean to be scared. 

"Excited", "confident", and "encouraged" are all antonyms of scared, they mean to feel comfortable or happy. 

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