Sunday, May 26, 2019

Quiz: John Keats and Small Business Owners

Dashes Quiz (90%) 1. Hinduismthis is the major religion of Indiadeveloped over a period of many centuries. (B) 2. Ferrets can be delightful petswhen they want to be. (B) 3. You have two choices, he was told to fight and die or to live the life of a coward. (C) 4. Mayonnaise contains three thingsegg yolks, veggie oil, and vinegar. (A) 5. There were only two men who could match his strength and skillHercules and Achilles. (A) 6. Dont forget these ingredients in the wedding cake maven cup of patience, a spoonful of consideration, and a dash of forgiveness. A) 7. The baseball strike has caused all of usespecially the die-hard fansto re-examine our priorities. (C) 8. From seashells, the natives made beautiful necklaces, bracelets, and earringseven entire lines of jewelry. (B) 9. Joses resume was palatialhe started work as a cashier in a computer store, advanced to manager, and eventually became a consultant for IBM. (C) 10. The Springfield orchestra ought to win the disceptationtheir violin section is the best in the state. (C) 11. Ramona didnt knowhow could she? -that Alexis was already at the party. (B) 12. Grasping for an explanation, Sergei only managed to say, Im really sorry, scarcely. (B) 13. Two years after being told by her boss that she did not have what it takes, Sonia had become a stockbrokerand a millionaire. (A) 14. City politiciansif not all politiciansshould unload more time talking with small business owners. (C) 15. Many musicians who play the oboe also playthe English horn and oboe damoredouble-reed instruments whose ranges are slightly lower. (A) 16.The dangers of the diseaseits resistance to penicillin, its ability to avoid detection, and its transmissibilityshould not be underestimated. (B) 17. The piano is an easy instrument to playbut a difficult one to play well. (C) 18. The computer has launched entire corporationseven empiressince its inception in the earlier part of the twentieth century. (B) 19. The hardships Ludwig van Beethoven had to overcome were considerableseveral handicapped brothers and sisters, an abusive father, and the loss of his hearing at age twenty-nine. B) 20. Star Trek, The Twilight Zone, and The Outer Limitshe used to watch these shows into the early morning hours. (C) Quotation label (95%) 1. Show me your friends, my grandfather used to say, and Ill tell you what I think of you. (B) 2. On the first day of my romanticistic Poetry class, the teacher stunned us by announcing, I will now recite the just about beautiful poem in the English language, Ode on a Grecian Urn, by the English Romantic poet John Keats. (B) 3.In her review of the film Mississippi Burning, Pauline Kael wrote, Alan Parker likes to operate in a wildly dramatic universe of his own creation. (C) 4. Once upon a midnight dreary, objet dart I pondered, weak and weary is the first line of Poes poem The Raven. (B) 5. One of the most famous newspaper headlines is 38 Who Saw Murder Didnt Call the Police. (C) 6. On the top ic of effort, P. D. James wrote, God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest. (C) 7. In his inaugural address, John F.Kennedy said, Ask not what your landed estate can do for you ask what you can do for your country. (B) 8. Joan said, I could swear it was Mary Queen of Scots who proclaimed, In my end is my beginning. (A) 9. You may prefer the Beatles birdcall Yesterday, but Let It Be is my favorite. (C) 10. In his lecture on dreams and mythology, Joseph Campbell wrote, Dream is the personalized myth, myth the depersonalized dream. (A) 11. There is no taking trout with dry breeches, said Miguel de Cervantes when shaping effort. C) 12. You can hear the physicist Stephen Hawkings voice on the Pink Floyd song Keep Talking, said Rebecca. (B) 13. For your essay on Meso-American cultures, please consider the article City of the Gods. (C) 14. George said, I was so shocked to hear Mrs. Edwards say, Lets tango beneath the moonlight that I stepped on my prom dat es foot. (A) 15. My friend Tom Jansen nervously read the newspaper headline, Floods Force Dutch to Flee as Battered Dikes Begin to Fail. (C) 16.My English teacher said, Yogi Berra was grammatically incorrect when he said, It aint over til its over, but he surely was right. (A) 17. Perhaps the most famous of all Star Trek episodes is The City on the Edge of Forever, which starred Joan Collins as a visionary social worker. (B) 18. Dan Quayle Was Right, by Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, appeared in the magazine The Atlantic Monthly in 1993. (C) 19. The words discrete and discreet are homonyms they sound the same but have different meanings. (A) 20. Most Americans slangt

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