choose the best one to complete the statement. best one to complete the statement.correct sentences directions:the following sentences have some faults and correct them.
1、which of the following sentences has punctuation error? a、the alarm clock sounded, the students got up quickly. b、the alarm clock sounded; the students got up quick. c、the alarm clock sounded. the students got up quickly. d、when the alarm clock sounded, the students got up quickly.
2、an introductory paragraph should arouse the reader’s interest and __________ the main idea of the essay. a、ignore b、introduce c、develop d、emphasize
3、which of the following sentences contains a dangling modifier? a、coming up the hall, i heard the clock struck 10. b、while wendy was driving on greenwood avenue yesterday afternoon, a tree began to fall toward her car. c、when i was ten, my grandfather died. d、none of the above.
4、which one is not used as a transition word to give examples? a、for instance b、such as c、likewise d、namely
5、while making a good sentence, the principles do not contain __________. a、variety b、coherence c、unity d、duality
6、“__________” is a compound sentence. a、her mother would remind her. b、the rain fell for a week; therefore, every street in the city was flooded. c、because the rain fell for a week, every street in the city was flooded. d、she wanted to make sure that her mother wasn’t watching.
7、__________ is the core sentence of a paragraph. a、topic sentence b、the first sentence c、supporting sentence d、concluding sentence
8、in order to keep a paragraph coherent, we often use the organizational patterns: __________. 1) time order 2) space order 3) order of importance 4)order of generality a、1), 2), and 3) b、1), 2), and 4) c、2), 3), and 4) d、1), 2), 3), and 4)
9、greatly agitated, i rushed to the apartment and tried the door, __________ to find it locked. a、only b、just c、hence d、thus
10、as i’ll be away for at least a year, i’d appreciate __________ from you now and then telling me how everyone is getting along. a、hearing b、to hear c、to be hearing d、having heard