I have 40 grammar & or writing questions that I need an expert to answer. I have already done all the work and I have my answers. I would just like to compare mine with an expert. If and when I accept your answers I will be tipping an additional $5.00 to $10.00. Thank you so much for your time! 1. Which one of the following items is a complete sentence? A. The receptionist who was away last week. B. The receptionist returning to work today. C. The receptionist returns today. D. The receptionist who was away last week and returns to work. 2. What if anything is wrong with the following sentence? Since I no longer maintain an office downtown for working on this kind of project. A. Dangler B. Misplaced part C. Properly constructed sentence D. Fragment 3. Which one of the following sentences is a comma splice? A. While the lawyer prepared the case her assistant checked the report she found no mistakes. B. Because all the members were early the meeting got underway ahead of schedule. C. Dr. Matheson speaking as head of the hospital’s medical council. D. The secretary handed the report to the supervisor he read it quickly. 4. What if anything is wrong with the following sentence? Noah Webster supported himself through sales of his spelling book over 100 million copies of the book were sold. A. Properly constructed sentence B. Run-on C. Dangler D. Misplaced part 5. Identify the grammatical error in the following sentence? Helen went to work Bob went home. A. This sentence is a fragment. B. This sentence is a dangler. C. This sentence contains a comma splice. D. This sentence lacks parallel parts. 6. What if anything is wrong with the following sentence? Noah Webster author of the original Webster’s Dictionary believed that a dictionary should contain more than the definitions of words: therefore he included their etymologies as well. A. Comma splice B. Dangler C. Run-on D. Properly constructed sentence. 7. What if anything is wrong with the following sentence? The new drug proved to be highly effective it has no side effects. A. Comma splice B. Properly constructed sentence C. Lacks parallel parts D. Has unclear pronoun. 8. What if anything is wrong with the following sentence? Do you see the pretty girl standing next to the car with the red boots on? A. Run-on B. Misplaced part C. Properly constructed sentence D. Fragment 9. Which one of the following sentences contains parallel parts? A. In the business world you must write clearly and with conciseness. B. I would rather drive a car than ride a bike. C. Joan is a member of the internal audit committee a team leader and plays on the company softball team. D. The seminar speaker’s talk was motivating and challenged us. 10. What if anything is wrong with the following sentence? Do you advise me to go to college or that I should get a job after high school? A. Run-on B. Misplaced part C. Lacks parallel parts D. Properly constructed sentence 11. What if anything is wrong with the following sentence? To be fit you should get enough sleep exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet. A. Properly constructed sentence B. Comma splice C. Lacks parallel parts D. Unclear pronoun 12. What if anything is wrong with the following sentence? Carmen is tall slender and a woman of great beauty. A. Comma splice B. Dangler C. Properly constructed D. Lacks parallel parts 13. Examine the following sentence and choose the appropriate description. This material has been tested by our engineers and they like it. A. Both clauses are in active voice. B. Both clauses are in passive voice. C. The first clause is active; the second clause is passive. D. The first clause is passive: the second clause is active. 14. Examine the following sentence and choose the appropriate description. Your machine has been repaired and it will be returned to you today. A. Both clauses are in active voice B. Both clauses are in passive voice. C. The first clause is active; the second clause is passive. D. The first clause is passive: the second clause is active. 15. Which one of the following sentences contains active voice? A. The compositions were corrected by the teacher. B. The patient’s C-Ray was read by the radiologist. C. Too many mistakes were found in this document. D. The supervisor announced the new work schedule. 16. What if anything is wrong with the following sentence? Being unable to type the letter the boss fired me. A. Properly constructed sentence B. Comma splice C. Dangler D. Fragment 17. What if anything is wrong with the following sentence? Arriving at the circus early seats could be selected near the center ring. A. Lacks parallel parts B. Properly constructed sentence C. Dangler D. Comma Splice 18. Which one of the following sentences contains a dangling modifier? A. Sitting on the windowsill the geraniums got lots of sunshine. B. Before going home this account must be audited. C. Jogging quickly around the track Janice was becoming breathless. D. To get the best results follow the directions on the label closely. 19. When you construct a bulleted list you should: A. Being with an ing word B. Begin with a command verb C. Make the items parallel in form. D. Mix bullet types to attract attention to crucial points. 20. Proofreading is a process that: A. All writers should do. B. You don’t need to do if you are a good writer C. Only inexperienced writers need to do. D. You can only do for yourself. 21. The Governor spoke from the steps of the ________ about the ________ of the strike. A. Capitol affects B. Capital affects C. Capitol effects D. Capital effects 22. I cannot _________ your report as valid unless you __________more evidence. A. Accept site B. Except site C. Accept cite D. Except cite 23. The City __________voted to pay for both the __________and the interest. A. Council principal B. Counsel principal C. Council principle D. Counsel principle 24. All things considered ________not a bad day since ________ is excellent. A. Its moral B. It’s morale C. Its morale D. It’s moral 25. Don’t __________ rights to citizenship. A. Wave your B. Wave you’re C. Waive you’re D. Waive your 26. I’ll __________ a plan based on your __________. A. Devise advise B. Device advice C. Device advise D. Devise advice 27. Which one of the following sentences has a preposition-related error? A. There was a fight between the two men. B. The Cerritos Center is near my office. C. They gave a party for Mary and me. D. The report was sent to everyone except her. 28. Which one of the following sentences is grammatically correct? A. She should of typed the report. B. Would you get a pencil off her? C. The new salesclerk waited on me. D. They had to wait for John and I. 29. A business letter is usually written on __________letterhead and signed in _______ ink. The body paragraphs are __________-spaced. A. White blue double B. White or off-white blue or black single C. White black single or double D. White or off-white blue single or double 30. Which one of the following entries is an example of correct form for a date on an American business letter? A. 2 June 2001 B. June 2 01 C. 6/2/01 D. June 2 2001 31. Which one of the following salutations is not suitable for a business letter? A. Dear Ladies and Gentlemen: B. Dear Mr. Johnson: C. Dear Credit Department: D. Dear Director of Operations: 32. Which one of the following elements is always included in a well-written business letter? A. Handwritten signature B. Attention Line C. Postscript D. Identification initials 33. When signing a business letter you should: A. Include the professional or courtesy title by which you wish to be address. B. Omit your job title to avoid appearing pretentious. C. Spell out your full name if you go by a gender-neutral name sauch as Chris or Pat. D. Sign only you initials for the sake of brevity. 34. A bc notation is typed: A. On the original and the copies. B. On the original only. C. Pm the copies only. D. Without a name after it. 35. The most frequently used business letter style(s) is/are the __________ style(s). A. Block and modified block. B. Simplified C. Modified block D. Block and simplified 36. Which one of the following statements about writing business letters is true? A. If you forget one of the crucial points of your letter provide the information in a postscript. B. Respectfully yours is usually the most appropriate complimentary close for business correspondence. C. If the professional title and gender of your recipient are unknown the courtesy title Mr/s. is the safest way to begin the inside address and salutation. D. Block style gives your letter a contemporary appearance and it is fast to key. 37. An e-mail should: A. Includee all perttinent topics to avoid sending many separate messages. B. Convery a large part of its message through the use of abbreviations and emoticons. C. Include an inside address and a businesslike salutation and complimentary close just like a paper letter. D. Preferably be about one topic which should be summed up in the subject line. 38. Which one of the following examples illustrates the style of language appropriate for modern business letters? A. Appreciating your patronage we remain. B. If I can be of service kindly advise. C. This company sincerely regrets. D. We’re sorry about the mistake. 39. It is absolutely essential that each and every package be square in shape. The preceding sentence is an example of business writing that is: A. Positive B. Negative C. Too formal D. redundant 40. Which one of the following statements about paragraphing in business letters is most accurate? A. The opening paragraph should cut to the chase and demand immediate action from the reader. B. The first and last paragraphs are often the longest and most detailed. C. The closing paragraph should suggest a specific action. D. Longer body paragraphs are more inviting for readers to sink their teeth into.
Which of the following is not true about capsules and slime layers? A) They consist of secreted material lying outside of the bacterial cell wall. B) They can prevent desiccation of bacteria cells. C) They are required for bacteria to grow normally in culture. D) They help bacteria resist phagocytosis by macrophages.
How does a bacterium control the direction of swimming? A) The length of the flagellum acts as a rudder to steer the bacterium. B) The speed of rotation is faster when the bacterium is headed the correct way. C) The bacterium can stop and spin until it is pointed the correct way. D) The bacterium does not control the direction of its swimming.
A 12 year old boy presents with acute onset of sore throat fever to 38.9 degrees C and painful anterior cervical lymphadenopathy. On exam the pharynx is red and swollen and the tonsils are covered with yellow-white exudate. The child also has halitosis. Which of the following non-suppurative complications are of concern? A. Sinusitis B. Acute rheumatic fever alone C. Acute glomerulonephritis alone D. Acute rheumatic fever and acute glomerulonephritis E. Scarlet fever alone
All of the following statements about the M-protein of Group A Streptococci are correct EXCEPT: A. The amino terminal portion (distal portion) is variable accounting for over 80 distinct serotypes. B. M proteins allow streptococci to resist phagocytosis. C. Antibodies to M protein confer type-specific immunity. D. M protein is the major virulence factor of Group A streptococci. E. M protein is the major constituent of the capsule of Group A streptococci.
Which of the following statements about Group B streptococci (Streptococcus agalactiae) is not correct? A. They are important causes of toxic strep syndrome. B. They are frequent colonizers of the female genital tract. C. Screening for this pathogen during pregnancy has reduced the incidence of neonatal sepsis. D. These organisms are b-hemolytic. E. They are important causes of urinary tract infections and bacteremia in elderly and diabetic adults.
What is the O antigen of Enterobacteriaceae? A. Cell surface polysaccharide B. A channel controlling substance taken into the organism. C. A flagellar protein D. A peptidoglycan matrix important for cellular rigidity E. Cell wall lipopolysaccharide
Which of the following statements about the 23-valent pneumococcal vaccine is not correct? A. It is a protein-conjugated polysaccharide vaccine. B. It is poorly immunogenic in young children and immunocompromised hosts. C. It is routinely recommended for immune competent adults and children >2 yrs. of age at risk for serious pneumococcal disease. D. It protects against the major serotypes of pneumococci causing infection. E. An adult with asplenia would be a candidate for this vaccine.
R factors: A. Are small plasmids which encode resistance to only one type of antibiotic B. Contain plasmid elements (replication origins incompatibility determinants etc.) that were widespread in the pre-antibiotic era C. Represent genetically engineered cloning vectors which have escaped into pathogenic bacteria D. All of the above are correct
Which of the following is not one of Koch’s postulates? A. The organism is regularly found in lesions of the disease B. The organism can be isolated from diseased tissues in pure culture on artificial media C. Inoculation of this pure culture produces a similar disease in experimental animals D. Treatment of the disease with a broad spectrum oral antimicrobial dependably eradicates the organism and cures the disease