1. The little boy became drowsy as the day tu

1. The little boy became drowsy as the day tu

1. The little boy became drowsy as the day turned into night. The word drowsy means a. Activeb. Desperatec. Energeticd. Tired2. In the following sentence, identify the dependent clause: Squid ink is the common ingredient, and it must be used in the dish, if the contestant is to win the Iron Chef America competition. a. Squid ink is the common ingredientb. It must be used in the dishc. if the contestant is to win the Iron Chef competition3. Please refer to Story A1 and answer the following question. Which of the following words would best fit into the blank in the final sentence of the passage? a. Scapegoatb. Heroc. Leaderd. Victim4. Please refer to Story A1 and answer the following question. Based on the description of the settling of the novel Sulam which of the following adjectives would most likely describe the behavior of many of its residents? a. Furtiveb. Suspiciousc. Unkemptd. Eccentric5. Select the item that is a sentence fragment. a. Purdue offers many majors in engineering.b. Coach Dietz exemplified this behavior by walking off the field in the middle of a game.c. Which is why we believe the proposed amendments should be passed.d. I need to find a new roomate.6. Please refer to Story A3 and answer the following question. The sighting of the pony-rider is told from which viewpoint? a. A person sitting on a porchb. A passenger inside a stagecoachc. A passenger in a hot air balloond. A person picnicking7. Select the item that is a complete sentence. a. Such as electrical, chemical, and industrial engineering.b. Leaving her team at a time when we needed her.c. Because the one I have now isnt working out too well.d. The current city policy on housing is incomplete as it stands.8. The people watched with awe as the eagle flew above them. The word awe means a. Angerb. Calmc. Terrord. Wonder9. Please refer to Story A3 and answer the following question. Which of the following is not supported by the passage? a. The mail was strapped in a pouch under the riders thighs.b. The rider rode great distances to deliver the mail.c. People did not care about the Pony Express rider.d. Usually eighty pony riders were in the saddle at any given time10. Verb tense is a characteristic that tells the reader or listener a. The time period the verb is describingb. Clues to the meaning of the verbc. The action that the subject is doingd. The action that is being done to the subject11. The point of view in which the author knows what every character is thinking at all times is called a. First personb. Third person limitedc. Third person omniscientd. None of the above12. Please refer to Story A3 and answer the following question. Based on the tone of the passage, which of the following words best describes the authors attitude toward the Pony Express rider? a. Indifferenceb. Fearc. Bewildermentd. Excitement13. Select the item that is a sentence fragment. a. Purdue offers many majors in engineering.b. Coach Dietz exemplified this behavior by walking off the field in the middle of a game.c. Which is why we believe the proposed amendments should be passed.d. I need to find a new roommate.14. One function that a topic sentence does NOT perform is a. It states one of the main points in the discussionb. It tells the reader what the paragraph is aboutc. It has two parts: topic and point of the essay.d. It helps the writer write the paragraph by controlling what is put into it


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