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Language and Culture Quiz

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  • Grammar

    1. Which part of the following sentence contains an error?

    a) The three boys b) studied very hardly c) for the entrance exam. d) no error

     
     
  • Writing

    2. This is the third paragraph of a 5-paragraph essay. Which sentence is the topic sentence?

    a) Although the greatest effect of women’s liberation occurred in the home, that is not the only place women established new roles. b) The work place changed radically in the last half of the last century. c) From 1950 to 2000, the number of women working outside the home more than tripled. d) The types of jobs women could take expanded from maid, secretary, nurse, or school teacher to include engineer, architect, lawyer, and business executive. e) While women hold fewer of these high-paying jobs than men do, the workplace is changing to be more welcoming to women.

     
     
  • Research Paper

    3. Which of the sentences in the same paragraph should include a citation to the original source of information?
    a) Although the greatest effect of women’s liberation occurred in the home, that is not the only place women established new roles. b) The work place changed radically in the last half of the last century. c) From 1950 to 2000, the number of women working outside the home more than tripled. d) The types of jobs women could take expanded from maid, secretary, nurse, or school teacher to include engineer, architect, lawyer, and business executive. e) While women hold fewer of these high-paying jobs than men do, the workplace is changing to be more welcoming to women.

     
     
  • Culture

    4. The United States of America is a multicultural country. This is due to:
    1. the immense size of the United States.
    2. the variety of countries from which Americans have immigrated.
    3. both.
     
  • Literature

    Match the following methods of fiction to their descriptions.
    5. plot          a) the underlying idea of the story
    6. setting     b) the series of events in the story
    7. theme      c) the time, place, and social situation of the story

     
     
  • Linfield College

    8. Linfield College will help you find a friendship family if you want one.
    True or False

     
     
  • 9. International students may be required to take English Language and Culture Program (ELCP) classes. How many ELCP credits apply toward graduation?

    1. 5
    2. 8
    3. 24
    4. 45

     
     
  • 10. To receive discounted tuition in the ELCP program, students must take primarily ELCP courses and no more than ______ regular courses?

    1. 3
    2. 4
    3. 5
    4. 6

     
     

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