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5 years ago
A popular but false belief is called a __________________.
 
  Fill in the blank(s) with correct word



Ques. 2

Your ear for language
 
  a) will always give you the right answer.
  b) is helpful but will sometimes mislead you.
  c) only applies to nonstandard English.
  d) cannot be trusted.



Ques. 3

Your textbook mentions the use of the word irregardless in a scholarly book about General Sherman to illustrate that
 
  a) people in the South have trouble with standard English.
  b) everyone makes grammar mistakes.
  c) grammar rules change over time.
  d) the author was not well-educated.



Ques. 4

The best way to improve as a writer is to
 
  a) be your own worst critic.
  b) avoid writing when possible.
  c) learn everything about language before writing.
  d) practice writing even if you make mistakes.



Ques. 5

The first aim of any writer is
 
  a) to impress.
  b) to be correct.
  c) to communicate.
  d) to enjoy writing.



Ques. 6

Standard English is seen and heard
 
  a) rarely.
  b) every day on TV and in magazines.
  c) only in literature or on PBS.
  d) only by people who are highly educated.



Ques. 7

Standard English is used by
 
  a) people in England, not America.
  b) grammarians only.
  c) students who learn English in another country.
  d) everyone who speaks and understands English.



Ques. 8

A spoonerism is
 
  a) a part of speech.
  b) a type of mistake.
  c) a problem for ESL students, not native speakers.
  d) a slang word.



Ques. 9

Which of the following is true about good writing?
 
  a) It is direct and clear.
  b) It has long words and sentences.
  c) It is not about personal experiences.
  d) It is completely different from talking.
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5 years ago
(Answer to Q. 1)  myth

(Answer to Q. 2)  b

(Answer to Q. 3)  b

(Answer to Q. 4)  d

(Answer to Q. 5)  c

(Answer to Q. 6)  b

(Answer to Q. 7)  d

(Answer to Q. 8)  b

(Answer to Q. 9)  a
dcrone Author
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5 years ago
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5 years ago
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