Question 27 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points) [LC] Read the sentence below and answer the following question: He never did his work, so he was the bane of the complicated project.

phantasmagoric armorial trophies which rattled as I strode, were but matters to which, or to such as which, I had been accustomed from my infancy—while I hesitated not to acknowledge how familiar was all this—I still wondered to find how unfamiliar were the fancies which ordinary images were stirring up. On one of the staircases, I met the physician of the family. His countenance, I thought, wore a mingled expression of low cunning and perplexity. He accosted me with trepidation and passed on. The valet now threw open a door and ushered me into the presence of his master.

Based on the mood and tone of this excerpt, what will most likely continue to develop as The Fall of the House of Usher unfolds?


 

Question 23 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

[MC]

Read the sentence below and answer the following question:

Shara must have really enjoyed her surprise party because she seemed as happy as a clam the entire evening.

In this sentence, happy as a clam means which of the following?


 

Question 24 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

[MC]

Which of the following reflects a tone appropriate for an audience that includes readers who disagree with your position?


 

Question 25 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

[MC]

Read the sentence below and answer the following question:

The students’ response to the pep-rally announcement was one of disregard and lack of interest.

Which of the following replacements for disregard would make the student’s response more negative?


 

Question 26 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

[LC]

Read the sentence below and answer the following question:

Despite requests from their teacher, the students would not desist in making paper airplanes.

What does desist mean?


 

Question 27 (Multiple Choice Worth 5 points)

[LC]

Read the sentence below and answer the following question:

He never did his work, so he was the bane of the complicated project.