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Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)

1. What is a "metablog"? Answers: A highly personal, if not confessional, blog A blog about metal A blog devoted to explaining "metas" 0A blog about blogging 2. There's little need to copy text before trying to publish it to the web because you rarely lose the text at the time of publication. Answers: True [...]

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English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)

1. Complete the following sentence by choosing the correct homophone from the options below. Oscar, who did not possess a discerning __________, preferred hotdogs to steak. Answers: palette pallet palate 2. Choose the word or phrase that is most nearly a synonym for the word in CAPITAL LETTERS in the following sentence. It seems we've [...]

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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)

1. Choose the word that best corresponds with the definition given below. v. To issue a vehement verbal attack; to denounce explosively Answers: Vituperative Litigant Fulminate Exhume 2. Choose the word or phrase that is most nearly a synonym for the word in CAPITAL LETTERS in the following sentence. The soldier’s EXEMPLARY conduct did not [...]

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English Spelling Test (UK Version)

1. Complete the following sentence by choosing the correct spelling of the missing word. After my grandfather was diagnosed with chronic_________, he moved to Spain. Answers: Neumonia Penumonia Pneumonia Pnuemonia 2. Identify the misspelt word in the list below. Answers: Indivisible Irresistable Indispensable Irresponsible 3. Choose the correct spelling of the word from the options [...]

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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)

1. Identify the misspelled word in the list below. Answers: Pageant Poignant Plummage Priggish 2. Choose the correct spelling of the word from the options below. Answers: Persue Parsue Persou Pursue 3. Complete the following sentence by choosing the correct spelling of the missing word. The judge granted the reluctant witness complete ____________ from prosecution [...]

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Creative Writing Test – Non-fiction (UK Version)

1. What is 'iambic pentameter'? Answers: The five beats at the end of a five-line stanza A traditional form of rising meter consisting of lines of five iambic feet (i.e., ten syllables total) All Shakespearean-style poetry Christopher Marlowe's 'heroic line' a and d 2. What is the greatest potential hazard of putting your creative writing [...]

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Creative Writing Test – Non-fiction (U.S. Version)

1. Making journal entries at a specific time of day can help a writer discipline him or herself to maintain a diary or journal with some regularity. Answers: True False 2. What is "iambic pentameter"? Answers: The five beats at the end of a five-line stanza A traditional form of rising meter consisting of lines [...]

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Creative Writing Test – Fiction (UK Version)

1. A good novel or novella often has __________ points of view. Answers: one or more five ten half a dozen from different genders 2. In fiction writing, 'foreshadowing' is a term for __________________. Answers: the shadows that lurk in the back of a character's mind the clues in the narrative that give an indication [...]

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