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Which of the Phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below should replace the phrases printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct. 

 

They claim that their employees are highly committing and disciplined.

A) Have been highly committed B) Have high commitments
C) Are highly committed D) No correction required

Answer:   C) Are highly committed



Explanation:

As per the rule of adverb, the adverb is followed by the third form of verb.

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Which word in the dictionary is spelled incorrectly?

Answer

Incorrectly is the only word which is spelled incorrectly in the dictionary.

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Callous is the opposite of

A) emotionally hardened B) insensitive
C) sympathetic D) Unkind
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) sympathetic

Explanation:

A callous person is insensitive or emotionally hardened.

 

Hence, Callous is the opposite of Sympathetic, kind hearted, sensitive, nice,...

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Commissioned - Antonym

A) Instruct B) Empower
C) Nominate D) Dismiss
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Dismiss

Explanation:

Commissioned means Authority granted for a particular action or function.

 

Here, in the given options Dismiss is the only word which is opposite in meaning to commissioned.

 

Hence, Antonym of  Commissioned is Dismiss.

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Which sentence contains both an adverb and a conjunction?

A) Adam crept silently up the stairs, but couldn't slow his heartbeat. B) The storm caused flooding as predicted.
C) Sneha was a kind person, but she hated people who spread rumors. D) Do you want the shrimp or the crab?
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Adam crept silently up the stairs, but couldn't slow his heartbeat.

Explanation:

The sentence which contains both an adverb and a conjunction is "Adam crept silently up the stairs, but couldn't slow his heartbeat."

 

Here, Adverb - Silently and Conjunction - But.

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What is one way to appeal to ethos?

A) By referencing trusted sources B) By starting with a specific argument
C) By creating a repetitive pattern D) By choosing descriptive nouns
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) By creating a repetitive pattern

Explanation:

The Three Rhetorical Appeals is an argument made by Aristotle in which he states that there are three elements to the art of persuasion: ethos, pathos and logos.

 

Ethos is the ethical appeal, which intends to persuade the audience of the author's credibility/character.

Pathos is the emotional appeal, which intends to persuade the audience by appealing to their emotions.

Logos is the logical appeal, which intends to persuade the audience using reason and logic.

 

In order to make an ethos, or ethical appeal, convince the audience that you are a reliable, intelligent and can be trusted. Here is how you can achieve this:

1. Provide personal experience or know someone whose experience can relate to what you are talking about

2. Use detailed and recent research in your argument

3. Use professional and appropriate vocabulary

4. Avoid sounding overly emotional

5. Only use first person when talking about personal experience; otherwise, write in third person.

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Which term is a type of detail?

A) chronology B) prose
C) style D) statistic
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) chronology

Explanation:

In chronology, the sequence of events from the latest to the oldest events or vice versa is laid. In this case, the details of how a particular event or place or thought developed through time is detailed in a chronology. 

 

Hence, the term chronology is a type of detail.

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Tract of land used for raising crops or livestock.

A) A field B) A farm
C) Both A & B D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Both A & B

Explanation:

A tract of land used for raising crops or livestockcan be called a field or a farm.

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Which phrase breaks the rule of parallel structure?

Answer

Parallel structure means using the same pattern of words to show that two or more ideas have the same level of importance and to help the reader comprehend what is being written.. This can happen at the word, phrase, or clause level. The usual way to join parallel structures is with the use of coordinating conjunctions such as "and" or "or."

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