short english quiz

1.

(04.03 LC)

If you are unsure of the meaning of a word within a text, which of these strategies should you apply? (5 points)


2.

(04.03 LC)

Which type of context clue provides the meaning of a word directly in a sentence? (5 points)



3.

(04.03 MC)

Which word best describes Michelle Obama’s tone in this statement? (10 points)

“We as parents are our children’s first and best role models, and this is particularly true when it comes to their health. We can’t lie around on the couch eating French fries and candy bars, and expect our kids to eat carrots and run around the block. But too often, that’s exactly what we’re doing.”



4.

(04.03 MC)

What is the meaning of the word “resigned” in this statement from “Anti-Federalist Paper No. 84”? (10 points)

Others are not necessary to be resigned in order to attain the end for which government is instituted; these therefore ought not to be given up.



5.

(04.03 MC)

What is the meaning of the word “sentiments” in this statement from “Anti-Federalist Paper No. 84”? (10 points)

If we may collect the sentiments of the people of America, from their own most solemn declarations, they hold this truth as self-evident, that all men are by nature free.



6.

(04.03 LC)

What type of context clue would help someone determine the meaning of “sufficient” in this statement from “Anti-Federalist Paper No. 84”? (5 points)

So much, however, must be given, as will be sufficient to enable those to whom the administration of the government is committed, to establish laws for the promoting the happiness of the community, and to carry those laws into effect. But it is not necessary, for this purpose, that individuals should relinquish all their natural rights.



7.

(04.03 MC)

How is the word “nature” used differently in these two sentences? Use the complete passage to support your answer. (15 points)

“If we may collect the sentiments of the people of America, from their own most solemn declarations, they hold this truth as self-evident, that all men are by nature free.”

“Some are of such a nature that they cannot be surrendered.”


8.

(04.03 HC)

How might Congressman Steve King respond to “Brutus'” statements on natural rights? Answer in a minimum of three complete sentences using supporting evidence from the lesson. (20 points)


9.

(04.03 HC)

Compare Sarah Palin’s view of government involvement in addressing obesity issues with Congressman Tim Huelskamp’s view. Use supporting evidence from the lesson to support your comparison. Your response should be a minimum of three complete sentences. (20 points)

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