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									Diagnostic Test A


This test is designed to help your instructor identify your English skills strengths and weaknesses. Note
that the entire test should take approximately 45 minutes, so do not spend too much time on any one
item. You will be able to view a record of your results once you have completed the test.



Part 1

Directions: Fill in the circle beside the word that best completes the sentence.

EXAMPLE: Although Mr. Washington is a __________ man and could do anything he chooses, he
works from home in order to care for his children.

A. talented

B. ambitious

C. strong

D. unhappy

E. disgruntled



1. In the northeastern United States, brightly colored leaves __________ the landscape every fall.

A. dot

B. reflect

C. capture

D. entice

E. enchant



2. An eyewitness to the homicide identified the __________ during a lineup at the police station.

A. burglar

B. fugitive

C. suspect
D. convict

E. perp



3. After the traffic light turned green, the schoolchildren began to walk __________ the street.

A. up

B. over

C. along

D. across

E. to



4. While hiking __________ Mt. Hood, a dangerous eleven-thousand-foot mountain, several Eagle
Scouts became lost.

A. under

B. on

C. over

D. against

E. behind



5. Computer programmers write __________ instructions for the computer so that it will follow our
commands.

A. explicit

B. legitimate

C. perspicacious

D. equivocal

E. ambiguous
6. A consumer who buys a personal digital assistant (PDA) should __________ its quality, cost, and
capabilities.

A. undertake

B. cerebrate

C. criticize

D. consider

E. opine



7. Entrepreneurs must be __________ because the marketplace is highly competitive.

A. gentle

B. amateurish

C. aggressive

D. entrepreneurial

E. expensive



8. When I was eighteen, I made an __________ decision to parachute over a lake on a windy day.

A. idealistic

B. irrelevant

C. unrealistic

D. impetuous

E. obvious



Part 2

Directions: Some of the following sentences may contain errors in spelling, punctuation,
capitalization, or style. Locations of possible errors are underlined. If there is an error in the
sentence, fill in the circle that corresponds to the letter of the underlined error. If there is no
error, fill in the circle next to the statement “no error.”
Note: No sentence contains more than one error.

EXAMPLE: Adolecence is the period of life from puberty to maturity terminating legally at the age of
majority.

A. Adolecence

B. puberty

C. terminating

D. majority

E. no error



9. Some scientists are interested in the relationship between coincidental phenomena and factual events
while other scientists are interested strictly in reality.

A. coincidental

B. phenomena

C. factual

D. strictly

E. no error



10. The persistent doctor, who was supposed to remove my appendix, allmost operated on the patient
who occupied the room adjacent to mine.

A. persistent

B. allmost

C. occupied

D. adjacent

E. no error



11. Many people think that students who apply to Ivy League colleges are privileged, yet on occassion,
someone from an underprivileged background has the knowledge and experience to be accepted.
A. privileged

B. occassion

C. knowledge

D. accepted

E. no error



12. Shakespeare identified seven ages of man: infantcy, schoolboy, lover, soldier, justice, pantaloon,
and second childhood.

A. identified

B. infantcy

C. soldier

D. childhood

E. no error



13. 221 students will graduate tomorrow from the prestigious Yale University, founded in Branford,
Connecticut, in 1701.

A. 221

B. graduate

C. prestigious

D. founded

E. no error



14. San Diego is a thriving metropolis located about twenty miles North of the Mexican border.

A. metropolis

B. North

C. Mexican
D. border

E. no error



15. Most visitors’ favorite time to go to Disneyland isn’t the winter; it’s the spring.

A. visitors’

B. isn’t

C. winter;

D. it’s

E. no error



16. The United States is home to millions of Americans born in the States, and it is home to immigrants
from Cuba, Nigeria, Germany, and many other countries.

A. States

B. Cuba

C. Nigeria

D. Germany

E. no error



17. The company managers must decide which of their employees to send as troubleshooters to their
overseas plant.

A. company

B. of their

C. troubleshooters

D. overseas

E. no error
18. The faculty must decide which student they choose to send to the Future Leaders of America
conference that is held annually at a local university.

A. they choose

B. conference

C. annually

D. university

E. no error



19. Body-building exercises when performed with weights, can be a gratifying experience for those who
wish to change their inactive lifestyles. If you want to change your lifestyle, call your local gym, spa, or
health club and ask about an introductory class.

A. exercises (no punctuation)

B. weights,

C. lifestyle,

D. club (no punctuation)

E. no error



20. Bicycling, an aerobic activity, can be a stimulating sport for those who enjoy vigorous exercise,
clean air, and outdoor activity.

A. Bicycling,

B. activity,

C. exercise,

D. clean air,

E. no error



Part 3

Directions: Fill in the circle beside the word that best completes the sentence.
EXAMPLE: The passengers on flight 202 __________ as the aircraft made an emergency landing on a
narrow strip of land surrounded by forest.

A. competed

B. threatened

C. panicked

D. ate

E. hallucinated



21. The history professor required his students to memorize a __________ amount of information to
pass the course.

A. palpable

B. corporeal

C. proximate

D. substantial

E. momentous



22. Using a computer mouse successfully requires sliding the mouse __________ a rubberized mat until
the pointer on the screen is positioned over the desired word or image.

A. alongside

B. over

C. before

D. under

E. beside



23. Many of the tourists had never seen New York before__ so they did not know what to expect from
their short stay there.

A. , (comma)
B. ; (semicolon)

C. . (period)

D. : (colon)

E. no punctuation



24. In Star Trek, both Captain Kirk and Spock served aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise. __________
staff included Chief Medical Officer McCoy and Communications Officer Uhura.

A. Their

B. They are

C. There

D. They’re

E. Thier



25. Pierre, in spite of pressure from his friends, prefers classical music. __________ both principled
and stubborn.

A. They are

B. He is

C. Their

D. There

E. It is



26. The president, along with many senators, __________ the tax cut.

A. opposes

B. are opposing

C. oppose

D. have opposed
E. are opposed to



27. This morning, my grandmother said to me, “Son, you need to study hard and __________ quick.”

A. thought

B. will think

C. think

D. to have thought

E. be thinking



28. Everyone, including me, __________ to live a long and happy life.

A. desire

B. is desiring

C. desires

D. desiring

E. will desire



29. After three weeks of hospital food, I found the fresh homemade bread absolutely__________.

A. filling

B. delicious

C. stale

D. resinous

E. purifying



30. After camping along the Colorado River for a week, I looked forward to returning to my old,
__________ mattress.

A. intolerable
B. impermeable

C. extravagant

D. pretentious

E. lumpy



Directions: Fill in the circle beside the letter that corresponds to the best version of the sentence.

31. Working to achieve a goal or experience success and self-discipline.

A. Working to achieve a goal or experience success and self-discipline.

B. Working to achieve a goal or experience success requires self-discipline.

C. Working to achieve a goal or experience successful and disciplined.

D. Working to achieve a goal or to experience successful self-discipline.

E. Working to achieve a goal or to experience self-discipline.



32. Officials denied the public to the details of the crime until the coroner had completed his
investigation.

A. Officials denied the public to the details of the crime until the coroner had completed his investigation

B. The public access to the details of the crime until the coroner had completed his investigation.

C. Officials denied the public access to the details of the crime until the coroner had completed his
investigation.

D. Official and public access to the details of the crime until the coroner had completed his investigation.

E. Officials denied public to the details of the crime until the coroner had completed his investigation.



33. The beach remained closed temporarily until the oil company cleaned up the spill.

A. The beach remained closed temporarily until the oil company cleaned up the spill.

B. Temporarily, the beach remained closed until the oil company cleaned up the spill.

C. The beach remained and closed until the oil company cleaned up the spill.
D. Remaining closed temporarily, until the oil company cleaned up the spill.

E. The beach temporarily remained closed until the oil company cleaned up the spill.



34. All homeowners must pay the increasing cost of maintaining a home, and utilities, insurance and auto
care.

A. All homeowners must pay the increasing cost of maintaining a home, and utilities, insurance, and auto
care.

B. All homeowners must pay the increasing cost of maintaining a home, along with the rising cost of
utilities, insurance, and auto care.

C. All homeowners must pay the increasing and maintaining of a home, along with the rising of utilities,
insurance, and auto care.

D. All homeowners must pay the increasing home costs of maintaining and rising cost of utilities,
insurance, and auto care.

E. All homeowners must pay the increasing cost of maintaining a home and utilities, insurance, and auto
care.



35. Every year, more of our forests are destroyed by logging companies that supply building materials to
people around the world.

A. Every year, more of our forests are destroyed by logging companies that supply building materials to
people around the world.

B. Every year, more of our forests are destroyed for people around the world by logging companies
that supply building materials.

C. Supplying building materials, every year, more of our forests are destroyed around the world by
logging companies.

D. Around the world, every year, more of our forests are destroyed for people by logging companies.

E. Logging companies every year around the world destroy forests for people.



36. Suburban sprawl leads to farmland being covered with parking lots and buildings soon, farmers will
not be able to produce enough food to feed us.

A. Suburban sprawl leads to farmland being covered with parking lots and buildings soon, farmers will
not be able to produce enough food to feed us.

B. Suburban sprawl leads to farmland being covered with parking lots and buildings: soon, farmers will
not be able to produce enough food to feed us.

C. Suburban sprawl leads to farmland being covered with parking lots and buildings; soon farmers will
not be able to produce enough food to feed us.

D. Suburban sprawl leads to farmland being covered with parking lots and buildings, soon, farmers will
not be able to produce enough food to feed us.

E. Suburban sprawl leads to farmland being covered; with parking lots and buildings, soon, farmers will
not be able to produce enough food to feed us.



37. Fortunately, many young people who lack education, vocational skills, or employment can
participate in training programs to gain the skills they need.A. Fortunately, many young people who lack
education, vocational skills, or employment can participate in training programs to gain the skills they
need.

B. Fortunately, many young people who lack educating, vocational skills, or employment can participate
in training programs to gain the skills they need.

C. Fortunately, many young people who lack education, vocational skills or having a job can participate
in training programs to gain the skills they need.

D. Fortunately, many young people who lack to be educated, vocational skills or having a job can
participate in training programs to gain the skills they need.

E. Fortunately, many young people who lack education, getting vocational skills or having a job can
participate in training programs to gain the skills they need.



Directions: Fill in the circle beside the letter that corresponds to the best completion of the
sentence or paragraph. If there are numbered sentence choices, fill in the circle beside the letter
that corresponds to the best order for the sentences.

38. Over the years, various names for girls and boys have been popular. __________, in the 1940s,
the top three names for girls were Mary, Betty, and Dorothy __________ the most often chosen names
for boys were Robert, James, and John. __________ the 1970s, a change had occurred. Then, the
most popular names were Jennifer, Lisa, and Kimberly for girls and Michael, David, and John for boys.

A. First, but, In

B. For example, except, By
C. For example, while, By

D. In addition, but, For example,

E. Furthermore, and, While



39. Astrology is the study of the positions of the sun, moon, stars, and planets. The positions of these
heavenly bodies at people’s birth and during their lifetime are thought to determine their personalities
and futures. Until the 1500s, astrology and astronomy were both considered sciences, but with the
discoveries of Copernicus and Galileo, astrology became discredited. Today, however, millions of
people throughout the world continue to believe in astrology and use it to predict things about their
health, work, love affairs, and death. ________________________

A. What could be more exciting than predicting the future?

B. Astrology, though, isn’t very reliable.

C. They believe that knowing their stars’ positions in the heavens can help them improve their lives.

D. It’s not our stars’ faults when we make a mistake.

E. Getting a personalized horoscope is too expensive.



40. Smallpox is a contagious and often deadly virus. It is transmitted when an infected person coughs or
sneezes and passes virus-laden droplets into the air to be breathed in by another person. __________
someone is infected, the patient has a 12-day incubation period with fever, pain, and fatigue.
__________ a few days, a red rash appears on the face, hands, and feet. The rash ______________
develops into pus-filled pimples. __________, the pimples dry up and become scabs. If the patient
survives, he or she may suffer from serious side effects.

A. If, During, then, in addition

B. After, By, moreover, nevertheless

C. When, After, eventually, Finally

D. If, Next, slowly, Then

E. When, During, on the other hand, Lastly



41. Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medical procedure which involves inserting needles into various
places in the body. ________________________ ________________________ When an
acupuncturist inserts needles into the place where the organ and energy line meet, normal flow is
restored.

(1) The medical theory behind acupuncture is that internal organs have points that are connected to lines
of energy in the body.

(2) When this flow of energy is disrupted, disease or pain results.

(3) Needles are made of steel today.

(4) Chinese doctors treat heart disease and other diseases with acupuncture.

(5) In China, archeologists have found needles more than four thousand years old.

A. 1, 2

B. 2, 1

C. 3, 5

D. 4, 2

E. 3, 4



42. A woman who is a candidate for in vitro fertilization has her hormone levels monitored to determine
when she is about to ovulate. She is then admitted to the hospital and the egg is collected in the
following way: a small cut is made in her abdomen, a metal tube containing an optical arrangement that
allows the surgeon to see the ovaries and a narrow tube (called a micropipette) are inserted through the
cut, and the egg is removed shortly before it would normally be released from the ovary.
________________________.

A. The woman is ready to go home within a day, at most.

B. Women should consider the costs, risks, and success rate of such an intensive procedure.

C. The embryo is then picked up with another fine tube, inserted through the woman’s cervix, and
flushed into the uterus.

D. However, we can deduce the procedures from animal experimentation and the brief published
accounts about three egg babies.

E. But we do not know whether this happened with the mothers of the three “test-tube” babies that
have been born.
43. Do-it-yourself projects are more popular today than ever before. One of the easiest, cheapest, and
most satisfying of these projects is repainting a room. ________________________
________________________ ________________________ ________________________
________________________ At the store, tell the clerk what the square footage of your room is and
what color you’ve selected.

(1) Before you begin, you need to select a color that goes well with your furniture and overall style.

(2) Next, you should measure the amount of wall space in the room, being careful to subtract footage
for windows and doors.

(3) To help you with this, most paint stores provide paper strips showing what colors they have
available.

(4) Now you are ready to purchase the paint and other supplies.

(5) If you will need two coats, double the estimated square footage.

A. 2, 1, 3, 5, 4

B. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

C. 1, 3, 4, 5, 2

D. 1, 3, 2, 5, 4

E. 1, 2, 4, 5, 3



44. An ancient medication originally derived from the bark of a willow tree, aspirin has long been known
to have beneficial effects on health. ________________________ ________________________
________________________ ________________________ Best of all, this wonder drug can be
purchased over the counter for a few cents a pill and seems to have better and more lasting effects than
many prescription medications.

(1) How does aspirin do this?

(2) It is primarily used to reduce pain, fever, and inflammation.

(3) It destroys an enzyme necessary to the production of prostaglandins, which are substances released
by cells when they are damaged by disease or injury.

(4) More recently, it has been prescribed to prevent strokes and heart attacks.

A. 2, 1, 4, 3

B. 1, 2, 3, 4
C. 2, 4, 1, 3

D. 3, 2, 4, 1

E. 4, 1, 2, 3



Part 4

Directions: Read the following passage. Choose an answer for each blank by selecting the word
that makes the best sense and filling in the circle next to that word’s letter.

You can write. If (45) __________ can read this text, (46) __________ have the potential to (47)
__________ a writer. There is (48) __________ mysterious about the process (49) __________
writing, and writers are (50) __________ born with any special (51) __________. A writer is simply
(52) __________ who notices things in (53) __________ world, explores ideas on (54) __________,
and cares about the (55) __________ that other people receive (56) __________ or her written
words.



45.

A. you

B. one

C. he

D. they

E. I



46.

A. I

B. we

C. they

D. you

E. readers
47.

A. see

B. hear

C. become

D. develop

E. read



48.

A. much

B. everything

C. plenty

D. no

E. nothing



49.

A. for

B. in

C. concerning

D. on

E. of



50.

A. often

B. not

C. nowhere
D. usually

E. infrequently



51.

A. talent

B. disability

C. disingenuousness

D. tricks

E. ease



52.

A. they

B. someone

C. no one

D. he

E. she



53.

A. a

B. any

C. the

D. their

E. his



54.
A. philosophy

B. print

C. writing

D. paper

E. subjects



55.

A. things

B. process

C. way

D. cost

E. words



56.

A. money

B. ideas

C. spoken

D. reading

E. his



Part 5

Directions: Fill in the circle next to the letter that corresponds to the best version of the
sentence.

EXAMPLE: The garden snake slithered under the lawn.

A. The garden snake slithered beyond the lawn.

B. The garden snake slithered across the lawn.
C. The garden snake slithered above the lawn.

D. The garden snake slithered behind the lawn.

E. The garden snake slithered between the lawn.



57. The math and English teachers were drinking coffee together outdoors when the thunderstorm
struck, driving her under the table.

A. The math and English teachers were drinking coffee together outdoors when the thunderstorm
struck, driving her under the table.

B. The math and English teachers were drinking coffee together outdoors when the thunderstorm struck,
causing her to dive under the table.

C. The two teachers were drinking coffee together outdoors then the thunderstorm struck, causing him
to dive under the table.

D. The math and English teachers were drinking coffee together outdoors when the thunderstorm
struck, driving them under the table.

E. The two teachers were drinking coffee together outdoors when the thunderstorm struck, they went
under the table.



58. American farmers constantly assess how Congress may affect their profits.

A. American farmers constantly assess how Congress may affect their profits.

B. American farmers constantly assess how Congress impacts their profits.

C. American farmers constantly assess the affect that Congress has on their profits.

D. American farmers constantly assess how their profits are affected by Congress.

E. American farmers constantly assess what Congress’ impact may be on their profits.



59. During the monologue about the foreign ambassador, the comedian made fun of his frequent slips of
the tongue.

A. During the monologue about the foreign ambassador, the comedian made fun of his frequent slips of
the tongue.

B. During the comedian’s monologue, the foreign ambassador made frequent funny slips of the tongue.
C. During the monologue about the foreign ambassador, the comedian made fun of his frequent slipping
tongue.

D. During the monologue about the foreign ambassador, the comedian poked fun at his frequent slips of
the tongue.

E. During the monologue about the foreign ambassador, the comedian made fun of the foreigner’s
frequent slips of the tongue.



60. During the Vietnam War, many soldiers died without fully understanding the political reasons for
their presence in an unfriendly country.

A. During the Vietnam War, many soldiers died without fully understanding the political reasons for their
presence in an unfriendly country.

B. During the Vietnam War, many soldiers died without fully understanding the political reasons for their
presence over in an unfriendly country.

C. During the Vietnam War, many soldiers died without fully understanding the political reasons for their
presence between an unfriendly country.

D. During the Vietnam War, many soldiers died without fully understanding the political reasons for their
presence throughout an unfriendly country.

E. During the Vietnam War, many soldiers died without fully understanding the political reasons for their
presence before an unfriendly country.



61. The book that I have wanted to read for weeks still sits over the shelf.

A. The book that I have wanted to read for weeks still sits over the shelf.

B. The book that I have wanted to read for weeks still sits on the shelf.

C. The book that I have wanted to read for weeks still sits below the shelf.

D. The book that I have wanted to read for weeks still sits within the shelf.

E. The book that I have wanted to read for weeks still sits into the shelf.



62. The people of the United States does not wish to go to war with hostile countries headed by
fanatics.
A. The people of the United States does not wish to go to war with hostile countries headed by fanatics.

B. The people of the United States does not wish to be going to war with hostile countries headed by
fanatics.

C. The people of the United States do not wish going to war with hostile countries headed by fanatics.

D. The people of the United States do not wish to go to war with hostile countries headed by fanatics.

E. The people of the United State doesn’t wish to go to war with hostile countries headed by fanatics.



63. Even though the captain believed the storm would not affect the ship’s crossing, the possibility of
any storm always made him more cautious.

A. Even though the captain believed the storm would not affect the ship’s crossing, the possibility of any
storm always made him more cautious.

B. Even though the captain believed the storm would not affect the ship’s crossing, the possibility of any
storm always have made him more cautious.

C. Even though the captain believed the storm would not affect the ship’s crossing, the possibility of any
storm always will make him more cautious.

D. Even though the captain believed the storm would not affect the ship’s crossing, the possibility of any
storm always will have made him more cautious.

E. Even though the captain believed the storm would not affect the ship’s crossing, the possibility of any
storm always make him more cautious.



64. A teacher’s responsibility is to educate, a student’s responsibility is to learn.

A. A teacher’s responsibility is to educate, a student’s responsibility is to learn.

B. A teacher’s responsibility is to educate; a student’s responsibility is to learn.

C. A teacher’s responsibility is to educate and a student’s responsibility is to learn.

D. A teacher’s responsibility is to educate: a student’s responsibility is to learn.

E. A teacher’s responsibility is to educate a student’s responsibility is to learn.



65. My bicycle tire is flat; therefore, I will walk to my friend’s house.
A. My bicycle tire is flat; therefore, I will walk to my friend’s house.

B. My bicycle tire is flat, therefore, I will walk to my friend’s house.

C. My bicycle tire is flat therefore, I will walk to my friend’s house.

D. My bicycle tire is flat: therefore, I will walk to my friend’s house.

E. My bicycle tire is flat, therefore; I will walk to my friend’s house.



66. Even though the electricians’ union threatened to strike, the utility company would not sign the new
labor contract.

A. Even though the electricians’ union threatened to strike, the utility company would not sign the new
labor contract.

B. Even though the electricians’ union threatened to strike the utility company, would not sign the new
labor contract.

C. Even though the electricians’ union threatened to strike the utility company would not sign the new
labor contract.

D. Even though, the electricians’ union threatened to strike, the utility company would not sign the new
labor contract.

E. Even though the electricians’ union, threatened to strike, the utility company would not sign the new
labor contract.



67. As a direct result of the fire. Four buildings were condemned because they were unsafe.

A. As a direct result of the fire. Four buildings were condemned because they were unsafe.

B. As a direct result of the fire: four buildings were condemned because they were unsafe.

C. As a direct result of the fire four buildings were condemned because they were unsafe.

D. As a direct result of the fire, four buildings were condemned because they were unsafe.

E. As a direct result of the fire; four buildings were condemned because they were unsafe.



68. On Black Monday, the stock market crashed many investors lost huge amounts of money.

A. On Black Monday, the stock market crashed many investors lost huge amounts of money.
B. On Black Monday, the stock market crashed, and many investors lost huge amounts of money.

C. On Black Monday, the stock market crashed, many investors lost huge amounts of money.

D. On Black Monday, the stock market crashed—many investors lost huge amounts of money.

E. On Black Monday, the stock market crashed . . . many investors lost huge amounts of money.



69. As a suburbanite, a built-in swimming pool and a two-car garage seem like necessities to me.

A. As a suburbanite, a built-in swimming pool and a two-car garage seem like necessities to me.

B. A built-in swimming pool and a two-car garage seem like necessities, being raised in the suburbs.

C. To those raised in the suburbs, a built-in swimming pool and a two-car garage seem like necessities.

D. Raised in the suburbs, a built-in swimming pool and a two-car garage seem like necessities.

E. Raised in the suburbs, a built-in swimming pool and a two-car garage seem like necessities to me.



70. Driving through southern Texas, the country music from my car radio entertained me.

A. Driving through southern Texas the country music from my car radio entertained me.

B. The country music from my car radio, driving through southern Texas, entertained me.

C. The country music, from my car radio, entertained me: driving through southern Texas.

D. As I drove through southern Texas, the country music from my car radio entertained me.

E. Driving through southern Texas, the country music from my car radio entertained me.



71. The gopher ate the squash from the only limited supply of vegetables in the garden.

A. The gopher ate the squash from the only limited supply of vegetables in the garden.

B. The only gopher ate the squash from the limited supply of vegetables in the garden.

C. The gopher ate the squash from the limited supply of vegetables in the only garden.

D. From the limited supply of vegetables in the garden, the gopher ate only the squash.

E. From the limited supply of vegetables in the garden only, the gopher ate the squash.
72. The librarian announced that all fines on overdue books will be tripled last week.

A. The librarian announced that all fines on overdue books will be tripled last week.

B. The librarian announced last week that all fines on overdue books will be tripled.

C. The librarian last week announced that all fines on overdue books will be tripled.

D. The librarian announced that all fines on overdue books are going to be tripled last week.

E. The librarian announced that all fines on overdue books, last week, will be tripled.



73. While most doctors’ main concern is providing quality health care for their patients, some care only
about making money, becoming famous, and being called “Doctor.”

A. While most doctors’ main concern is providing quality health care for their patients, some care only
about making money, becoming famous, and being called “Doctor.”

B. While most doctors’ main concern is providing quality health care for their patients, some care only
about money, becoming famous, and people having to call them “Doctor.”

C. While most doctors’ main concern is providing quality health care for their patients, some care only
about getting money, famous, and called “Doctor.”

D. While most doctors’ main concern is providing quality health care for their patients, some care only
about the acquiring of money, fame and called “Doctor.”

E. While most doctors’ main concern is providing quality health care for their patients, some care only
about obtaining money, to become famous and be called “Doctor.”



74. Glowing with pride, Sasha’s mother presented her daughter with a bouquet after the performance.

A. Glowing with pride, Sasha’s mother presented her daughter with a bouquet after the performance.

B. Sasha’s mother presented her daughter, glowing with pride, with a bouquet after the performance.

C. Sasha’s mother presented her daughter with a bouquet, and glowed with pride after the
performance.

D. Sasha’s mother presented her daughter with a bouquet, glowing with pride, after the performance.

E. After the performance, Sasha’s mother presented her daughter glowing with pride.

								
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