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Example Question #1 : Map 8th Grade Language Arts

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

acuracy 

begining 

outrageous

acess

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 : Map 8th Grade Language Arts

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

symetrical 

unatural 

pervention

miracle

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 : Map 8th Grade Language Arts

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

teliscope

iritate 

suspicious

artacle 

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 #1 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

eventully

disipline

persistent

bizare

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 : Map 8th Grade Language Arts

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

trampoleene

automaticly

ambulence

utensils

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 #2 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

invaed

solemn

consert 

overatted

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 #3 : 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 

excited

encouraged 

anxious 

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. 

Example Question #1 : Understand And Edit For Grammar

Select the correct pronoun to fill in the blank for the following sentence. 

The newscaster has a very calm voice, __________ is easy to listen to. 

Possible Answers:

he or she

you

they

it 

Correct answer:

he or she

Explanation:

This sentence is talking about one newscaster. We know this from the phrase "The newscaster". Because we are talking about one person the pronoun should either be "he" or "she". 

If we were talking about more than one newscaster, "they" would have been the correct answer. 

You would not refer to a person as "it". If we were talking directly to the newscaster, we could use the pronoun "you", but this sentence is not talking to the newscaster, it's talking about the newscaster.  

Example Question #2 : Understand And Edit For Grammar

Select the correct pronoun to fill in the blank for the following sentence. 

To be successful, a really good realtor should provide the buyer with all the information and __________ should be easy to work with. 

Possible Answers:

it

they

he or she 

you

Correct answer:

he or she 

Explanation:

This sentence is talking about one realtor. We know this from the phrase "a really good realtor". Because we are talking about one person the pronoun should either be "he" or "she". 

If we were talking about more than one realtor, "they" would have been the correct answer. 

You would not refer to a person as "it". If we were talking directly to the realtor, we could use the pronoun "you", but this sentence is not talking to the realtor, it's talking about a realtor. 

Example Question #3 : Understand And Edit For Grammar

Select the correct pronoun to fill in the blank for the following sentence. 

The family was excited to go on vacation, __________ arrived at the airport hours before the plane's departure time. 

Possible Answers:

he or she

it 

they

them

Correct answer:

they

Explanation:

This sentence is talking about a family. A family is more than one person. Because we are talking about more than one person the pronoun should be "they".  

If we were talking about just one person, or one person in a family, we would use "he" or "she". 

You would not refer to a family as "it". If we were talking directly to the family, we could use the pronoun "they", but this sentence is not talking to the family, it's talking about the family.  

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