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1. Which of the following choices provides the most relevant introduction to the sentence that follows?

Considered one of the most popular Western songs of all time, "Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie" is actually an adaptation of an old sea song called "The Sailor's Grave."

  • A. [NO CHANGE]
  • B. A favorite song of mine,
  • C. Often recorded by radio artists,
  • D. Although a watery origin may seem strange for aWestern song,

2. Which of the following choices most effectively combines the two underlined sentences below?

Alan Dinehart was an American actor and director who initially studied to be a priest. He entered the film industry and eventually appeared in over eighty-eight films.

  • A. Alan Dinehart was an American actor and director who initially studied to be a priest, who entered the film industry, and eventually appeared in over eight-eight films.
  • B. Alan Dinehart was an American actor and director who initially studied to be a priest, but entered the film industry instead, eventually appearing in over eighty-eight films.
  • C. Entering the film industry, Alan Dinehart was an American actor and director who initially studied to be a priest, and eventually appeared in over eighty-eight films.
  • D. Alan Dinehart, entering the film industry, an American actor and director, initially studied to be a priest, and eventually appeared in over eight-eight films.

3. Which of the following choices provides the most relevant and specific supporting examples for the following sentence?

A "rake angle" is a measurement used to describe the sharpness or dullness of edges or points when making tools that have cutting edges or chiseling points.

  • A. [NO CHANGE]
  • B. to use in various applications
  • C. such as chisels, blades, and saws
  • D. for industrial purposes

4. Which of the following choices provides the most relevant and vivid sensory details for the following sentence?

The mountains of northern Scotland, while often cold and dangerous for inexperienced hikers, are also filled with sweeping sunlit glens and the sweet smell of native wildflowers.

  • A. [NO CHANGE]
  • B. interesting areas, charming weather, and beautiful sights.
  • C. many native plants and animals to observe.
  • D. excellent places to hike alone or in a group.

5. Which of the following choices most effectively transitions between the two underlined sentences below?

Debra Sina is a monastery located in the highlands of Eritrea, a country in the Horn of Africa. This monastery is the site of an annual pilgrimage in June of each year.

  • A. Debra Sina, located in Eritrea, a country in the Horn of Africa, in the highlands, is the site of an annual pilgrimage in June of each year, and is a monastery.
  • B. Located in the highlands of Eritrea, a country in the Horn of Africa, Debra Sina is a monastery and the site of an annual pilgrimage in June of each year.
  • C. The monastery Debra Sina, the site of an annual pilgrimage each June, is located in the highlands of a country in the Horn of Africa, which is Eritrea.
  • D. Debra Sina is a monastery located in the highlands of Eritrea, a country in the Horn of Africa, and is the site of an annual pilgrimage each June.

6. Which of the following choices provides the most relevant and effective conclusion to the following sentence?

Romania is perhaps the only former Soviet country that is attempting to remedy the illegal appropriation of factories, homes, and business through the foundation of a national joint-stock company that helps reimburse the original owners for their stolen property.

  • A. [NO CHANGE]
  • B. was founded in 2005 and is called "Fondul Proprietetea."
  • C. has more than 150,000 individual shareholders across the nation.
  • D. is unprecedented among nations that were once held under Communist governments.

7. Which of the following choices provides the most specific and vivid description of the colors of the Hawaiian sunset in the following sentence?

The Hawaiian sunset is famed for its colors, which are generally quite vivid, and has been commemorated in song by no less a luminary than Elvis Presley himself.

  • A. [NO CHANGE]
  • B. which range from azure blue to ripe-lemon yellow
  • C. which can be spectacularly amazing
  • D. which contain a variety of hues due to rare trace elements in the atmosphere

8. Which of the following choices provides the most effective and specific supporting details for the following sentence?

So-called "Grid computing" is a computer network in which each computer shares its resources, rather than keeping each computer isolated from every other computer in the system.

  • A. [NO CHANGE]
  • B. resources and links with
  • C. resources - such as processing power, data storage, and memory - with
  • D. resources - any physical or virtual component of limited availability - with