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ENG 101 Module 1 SLP Quiz Latest-Trident

ENG 101 Module 1 SLP Quiz Latest-Trident

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ENG 101 Module 1 SLP Quiz Latest-Trident

Question 1 (2 points)

Unsaved Click here to read the passage before answering the question. Which term in the passage includes a formal definition?

Question 1 options:

  • “herbicide-resistant super-weeds” (paragraph 6)
  • “nutritional value” (paragraph 5)
  • “genetically modified organisms” (paragraphs 1 and 2)
  • “processed foods” (paragraphs 3 and 4)

Question 2 (2 points)

Click here to read the passage before answering the question.

Read this sentence from paragraph 2 of the passage.

“For example, corn is vulnerable to certain kinds of worms that eat and destroy the corn stalks.”

Which type of definition does the author create by including this sentence about “genetically modified organisms”?

Question 2 options:

  • an extended definition
  • an informal definition
  • a formal definition
  • a dictionary definition

Question 3 (2 points)

Click here to read the passage before answering the question.

Read this sentence from paragraph 3 of the passage.

“In the United States, between 87% and 95% of the four most common crops used in processed foods contain GMOs: soy, canola, sugar beets, and corn.”

How do you know this sentence contains objective language?

Question 3 options:

  • It estimates percentages.
  • It provides names. It focuses on facts.
  • It states an opinion.

Question 4 (2 points)

Read this sentence from paragraph 6 of the passage.

“The possibility also exists that all this interbreeding could lead to new strains of herbicide-resistant super-weeds.”

Which words tell the reader that this sentence contains subjective language?

Question 4 options:

  • also exists
  • could lead
  • this interbreeding
  • new strains

Question 5 (2 points)

Read this sentence from paragraph 2 of the passage.

“Other plants, such as tomatoes, have been genetically altered in a similar fashion, to remain fresher longer.”

What is the denotative meaning of the word fashion as it is used in the sentence?

Question 5 options:

  • a manner of doing something
  • a particular kind of person or object
  • a trendy style
  • a prevailing custom

Question 6 (2 points)

Read this sentence from paragraph 5 of the passage.

“Like most innovations, genetically modified foods are not without controversy.”

Which of the following best replaces the word innovations in this sentence?

Question 6 options:

  • nutrients
  • pesticides
  • discoveries
  • plants

Question 7 (2 points)

Use these dictionary entries to answer the question.

sum (root word): take [Latin]

-er (suffix): a person or thing that does something

What does the word consumer mean in this sentence from paragraph 7 of the passage?

“Because of these concerns, many consumers want to know if the food they eat contains GMOs.”

Question 7 options:

  • an object of monetary value
  • a person who eats or uses something
  • a label added to products
  • a person who sells food

Question 8 (2 points)

Read this sentence from paragraph 8 of the passage.

“The table below illustrates these issues.”

What type of sentence is this?

Question 8 options:

  • compound
  • compound-complex
  • complex
  • simple

Question 9 (2 points)

Read this sentence.

The family did not realize that there was a wrinkle in their plan until they found themselves in a rainstorm without any shelter.

What is the connotative meaning of the word wrinkle as it is used in the sentence?

Question 9 options:

  • problem
  • crease
  • fold
  • trick

Question 10 (2 points)

Read this sentence.

Opponents of labeling defend GMOs, but proponents are skeptical.

What type of sentence is this?

Question 10 options:

  • compound-complex
  • complex
  • compound
  • simple

Question 11 (2 points)

Read this sentence.

Genetic modification makes pest-resistant corn, but genetically modified corn may be unhealthy.

What type of sentence is this?

Question 11 options:

  • complex
  • compound-complex
  • compound
  • simple

Question 12 (2 points)

Which of the following is a compound-complex sentence?

Question 12 options:

  • My mother is not in favor of mandatory labeling, but my sister supports mandatory labeling.
  • Unlike my mother, I don’t care to get involved in the GMO controversy.
  • Although my father is not an activist, I have become involved in the GMO controversy, but I remain respectful of my father’s position.
  • My mother and my sister are on opposite sides of the controversy, but I have chosen to stay out of it.

Question 13 (2 points)

Which sentence uses commas correctly?

Question 13 options:

  • We toured an organic, farm, a conventional, farm, a food processing plant, and a grocery store.
  • We toured, an organic farm a conventional farm, a food processing plant and a grocery store.
  • We toured an organic farm, a conventional farm, a food processing plant, and a grocery store.
  • We toured, an organic farm, a conventional farm, a food processing plant, and a grocery store.

Question 14 (2 points)

Which sentence uses commas correctly?

Question 14 options:

  • The bread label lists, carbohydrates proteins, fats and sugars.
  • The bread label lists carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and sugars.
  • The bread label, lists carbohydrates, proteins, fats and sugars.
  • The bread label lists, carbohydrates proteins, fats, and sugars.

Question 15 (2 points)

For which writing situation would it be appropriate to use third-person point of view?

Question 15 options:

  • a pamphlet that gives instructions for a self-guided tour of Washington, D. C.
  • a journal entry about a class trip to Washington, D. C.
  • a biography of a former United States president
  • a letter from a student to the president of the United States