A. We use the Internet or hear about it almost daily.B.However, there was a time when the Internet was known to just a network of scientists who used it as a means to communicate research information.C.They lived all over the world, the idea of calling on the phone was a major problem and a major expense.D.Faxing was a problem also if they wanted to keep their ideas secret.E.This group of international scientists needed a means to share their information with each other.
(6) In 1989, computer scientist Timothy Berners-Lee created a system that enabled an elite group of scientists to communicate with one another.(7) The original goal of the scientists is to share information that was number- and text-based.(8) This format was an easy procedure for the early computers and computer programs to use.
(9) Many other people were interested in this"new"exchange of information for a few reasons.(10) It was much cheaper than a long distance phone call or fax, and it provided some privacy.(11) Soon, others were experimenting with this new communication device.(12) Eventually, a group of people at the Massachusetts Institute of technology developed the World Wide Web.
(13) Changes that are made in computers and the way they communicate with each other provide the opportunity for the Web to evolve.(14) This evolution continue to change the way we allcommunicatewith each other, too.(15) To do more than just communicate today, the Web is used.(16) Its a valuable marketing and selling tool for businesses.(17) How interesting to think of the many new ways that this technology shaping our future. Sentence 17:How interesting to think of the many new ways that this technology shaping our future.
Which is the best way to write the underlined portion of sentence 17? If the original is the best way, choose optionA.
(A) A . Who was the first rodeo cowgirls? B . While some of the earliest cowgirls were products of the American West, where they learned their skills on a ranch or farm, others came from different backgrounds. C . One had emigrated from Norway, another was a hairdresser from New York, and still another learned to ride horses on a Georgia plantation. D . Attracted by the excitement, glory, and possible financial rewards, this first group of daredevil riders and ropers rose to prominence in the first half of the 1900s.
(B) E . Lucille Mulhall and Bertha Kalpernik were two of the first rodeo cowgirls.(6) As a teenager, Mulhall rode and put on a roping exhibition in a public celebration where Teddy Roosevelt was a guest.(7) During a visit to the Mulhall family’s ranch Roosevelt witnessed Lucille’s breathtaking ride on an outlaw horse.(8) Impressed by her skill and daring, Roosevelt later inviting Mulhall to lead the inaugural procession when he took office as president of the United States.(9) Kalpernik is believed to be the first cowgirl to ride a bucking horse in serious competition.(10) Around 1900, she rode 100 miles from Colorado to Wyoming to enter the previously all-male rodeo.(11) She won on a horse named Tombstone.(12) She rode him all the way back to Colorado! (13) Roy Rogers named his horse "Trigger" and Gene Autry, another famous singing cowboy, had ahorse named "Champ." (14) A year later, Kalpernik becomes the star performer in a Wild West show and continued competing in top rodeos held throughout the country.(15) As true pioneers those women and many others are part of the history and heritage of the West. Material adapted from Milt Riske.Those Magnificent Cowgirls:A History of the Rodeo Cowgirl.Cheyenne:Wyoming Publishing, 1983. Sentences 7:During a visit to the Mulhall family’s ranch Roosevelt witnessed Lucille’s breathtaking ride on an outlaw horse.
Which correction should be made to sentence 7? F . insert a comma after visit G . insert a comma after ranch H . change witnessed to having witnessed . change Lucille’s to Lucilles’ . insert a comma after ride
(A) A . When I was a child. B . A clergyman said that he read the comic strips in the daily paper every day. C . This amazed me because I believed that comics was for the young. D . I thought adults considered comics juvenile. E . "But no,"he said."Comic strips can give you an insight into the human condition the way people think and behave." (6) Today, most would agree that he will be right.(7) The wide range of topics treated in the daily comic strips doesn’t miss much about how people live their lives.
(8) A popular comic strip subject is family life.(9) Strips on the family range from stay-athome parenting with all its joys and trials to when the kids went to a restaurant with all the things that can go wrong there.(10) Some strips deal with sibling relationships.(11) Others explore adolescence and the stresses of children becoming more independent.(12) The humorous look at the role of husbands and wives in the family also makes for interesting reading.
(13) Pets have been playing an important role in comic strips.(14) Sometimes they are secondary to the human characters, the family dog, or rabbit, but sometimes it is the whole point of the strip.(15) Who can resist a cynical self-centered cat or a lolloping, brainless dog, especially if it gets the better of the humans?
(16) Comic strips allow people to laugh at themselves and their very human failings.(17) A little light is brought into our lives by them for a brief moment each day.(18) They are also a barometer of popular culture, telling what the social trends are and how some people regard them.(19) If the comic strips suddenly disappeared from the newspapers, society would lose a valuable piece of its culture. Sentence 9:Strips on the family range from stay-at-home parenting with all its joys and trials to when the kids went to a restaurant with all the things that can go wrong there. The most effective revision of sentence 9 would include which group of words? F . to taking the kids G . Joys and trials H . The kids went to . trials.To when . go wrong their
Sentence Our developer B & B Real Estate Corporation, has looked at the rental records and has noticed that the tenants have maintained a good credit history with Sunny Park.
Which correction should be made to sentence 5? A . insert a comma after developer B . change Corporation to corporation C . insert a comma after records D . change have maintained to has maintained E . insert a comma after history
Which sentence would be most effective if inserted at the beginning of paragraph D? A . Watering is always an issue. B . A lot of people collect rain water to water their gardens. C . As a result of dams, many rivers have been turned into massive lakes, providing water and recreation to numerous towns and cities. D . Water is regarded either as hard or soft depending on the mineral deposits found in the water. E . Water is a combination of two elements―oxygen and hydrogen.
Sentence 7:We buy our burlap from a regional manufacturer located several miles from the nursery.
Which revision should be made to the placement of sentence 7? A . remove sentence 7 B . begin a new paragraph with sentence 7 C . move sentence 7 to follow sentence 5 D . move sentence 7 to follow sentence 8 E . move sentence 7 to the end of paragraph A
— Exhibit -Sentence Van Gogh, in his paintings, and beliefs, was a champion of the lower classes.
Which correction should be made to sentence 3? A . remove the comma after Gogh B . remove the comma after paintings C . remove the comma after beliefs D . change beliefs to believes E . insert a comma after lower