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     Question 1a of 25 ( 3 Historical context 1069225 )
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     Question:    Which aspect of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein most clearly indicates that the Industrial Revolution influenced the story?
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A.    Frankenstein decides to abandon his belief in the ancient philosophers.    
B.    Frankenstein feels guilty for allowing Justine to be wrongfully convicted.    
C.    Characters cling to their faith in God and deny the newer scientific revelations.    
D.    Recent scientific breakthroughs inspire Frankenstein to study the nature of life.    


 

     Question 1b of 25 ( 3 Historical context 1069226 )
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     Question:    Which aspect of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein most clearly indicates that Romanticism influenced the story?
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A.    Frankenstein looks upon his monstrous creation with horror and disgust.    
B.    Natural philosophy is what drives Frankenstein's fate and future.    
C.    Frankenstein compares his home life of nature, books, and love to his madness.    
D.    Frankenstein is undisturbed by reality as he seeks to discover the secret of life.    

 

 

     Question 1c of 25 ( 3 Historical context 1069227 )
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     Question:    Which aspect of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein most clearly shows a Gothic influence in the story?
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A.    The novel begins with a series of letters written by a British explorer of the Arctic.    
B.    Frankenstein suffers mental torture from his guilt while his monster tortures others for vengeance.    
C.    The monster demands a life of peaceful existence in South America with a companion.    
D.    Justine is wrongfully accused and convicted for the death of another character, William.    

 

     Question 2a of 25 ( 3 Historical context 1069236 )
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     Question:    Read the following passage from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein:
Who shall conceive the horrors of my secret toil, as I dabbled among the unhallowed damps of the grave, or tortured the living animal to animate the lifeless clay? My limbs now tremble and my eyes swim with the remembrance; but then a resistless and almost frantic impulse urged me forward; I seemed to have lost all soul or sensation but for this one pursuit.
Which common notion from the historical context surrounding Frankenstein does this excerpt most clearly show?
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A.    Enlightenment thinking included the idea that science would solve all the world's problems within a few centuries.    
B.    Scientists were willing to do anything to further their pursuit of knowledge.    
C.    The Romantics rejected rationalism and emphasized creativity and natural emotions.    
D.    Science and reason interfered with long-held beliefs about government and society.    


 

     Question 2b of 25 ( 3 Historical context 1069237 )
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     Question:    Read the following passage from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein:
After days and nights of incredible labor and fatigue, I succeeded in discovering the cause of generation and life; nay, more, I became myself capable of bestowing animation upon lifeless matter.

The astonishment which I had at first experienced on this discovery soon gave place to delight and rapture.
Which common notion from the historical context surrounding Frankenstein does this excerpt most clearly show?
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A.    Scientists were willing to interfere with the natural order that was ordained by God, becoming god-like in their explorations.    
B.    Enlightenment thinking promoted learning and advanced education for the betterment of human life.    
C.    Some doctors were unscrupulous, selling false medicinal remedies and experimenting at the risk of their patients.    
D.    The Romantics de-emphasized the influence of reason, and instead emphasized human emotion.    

 

     Question 2c of 25 ( 3 Historical context 1069238 )
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     Question:    Read the following passage from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein:
But these philosophers whose hands seem only made to dabble in dirt and their eyes to pore over the microscope or crucible, have indeed performed miracles. They penetrate into the recesses of nature, and show how she works in her hiding-places. They ascend into the heavens; they have discovered how the blood circulates, and the nature of the air we breathe. They have acquired new and almost unlimited powers . . .
Which common notion from the historical context surrounding Frankenstein does this excerpt most clearly show?
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A.    Horror and suspense, haunted forests, and castles were common settings in the Gothic literature of the day.    
B.    Scientists stepped into the domain of religion, presuming to discover and recreate the essence of life itself.    
C.    The Industrial Revolution brought about the scientific method, leading to more scientific quests.    
D.    The Romantic period brought about an appreciation for beauty in opposition to the intellectual quest for reason.    

 

     Question 3a of 25 ( 3 Gothic 1069239 )
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     Question:    Read the following passage from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein:
I saw how the fine form of man was degraded and wasted; . . . I saw how the worm inherited the wonders of the eye and brain.
Which element of Gothic literature is most evident in this excerpt from Frankenstein?
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A.    Psychological terror    
B.    An emphasis on death and decay    
C.    A spooky setting    
D.    Physical terror    


     Question 3b of 25 ( 3 Gothic 1069240 )
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     Question:    Read the following passage from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein:
"The child still struggled and loaded me with epithets which carried despair to my heart: I grasped his throat to silence him and in a moment he lay dead at my feet. I gazed on my victim, and my heart swelled with exultation and hellish triumph: clapping my hands, I exclaimed, 'I too, can create desolation: my enemy is not impregnable; this death will carry despair to him, and a thousand other miseries shall torment and destroy him.' . . ."
Which element of Gothic literature is most evident in this excerpt from Frankenstein?
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A.    A grim setting    
B.    Physical terror    
C.    A motif of death    
D.    Psychological terror    

     
     Question 3c of 25 ( 3 Gothic 1069241 )
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     Question:    Read the following passage from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein:
I had desired it with an ardor that far exceeded moderation; but now that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart, Unable to endure the aspect of the being I had created, I rushed out of the room, and continued a long time traversing my bed-chamber, unable to compose my mind to sleep.
Which element of Gothic literature is most evident in this excerpt from Frankenstein?
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A.    Physical terror    
B.    The specter of death    
C.    A dark, ruinous setting    
D.    Psychological terror    

 

     Question 4a of 25 ( 3 Monstrous theme 1069242 )
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     Question:    Read the following excerpt from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in which the monster tells his story:
[I]t was a portrait of a most lovely woman. In spite of my malignity it softened and attracted me. For a few moments I gazed with delight on her dark eyes, fringed by deep lashes, and her lovely lips; but presently my rage returned: I remembered that I was forever deprived of the delights that such beautiful creatures could bestow . . .
Which phrase from the passage best supports the theme that monstrous appearances can be deceiving?
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A.    it softened and attracted me    
B.    beautiful creatures could bestow    
C.    fringed by deep lashes    
D.    portrait of a most lovely woman    

 

     Question 4b of 25 ( 3 Monstrous theme 1069243 )
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     Question:    Read the following excerpt from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in which the monster tells his story:
"You are in the wrong," replied the fiend; "and, instead of threatening, I consent to reason with you. I am malicious because I am miserable; am I not shunned and hated by all mankind? You, my creator, would tear me to pieces, and triumph; remember that, and tell me why I should pity man more than man pities me? . . ."
Which phrase from the passage best supports the theme that monstrous appearances can be deceiving?
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A.    hated by all mankind    
B.    am I not shunned    
C.    consent to reason    
D.    I am malicious    

     

     Question 4c of 25 ( 3 Monstrous theme 1069244 )
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     Question:    Read the following excerpt from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in which the monster tells his story:
I demand a creature of another sex, but as hideous as myself; the gratification is small, but it is all that I can receive, and it shall content me. It is true, we shall be monsters, cut off from all the world; but on that account we shall be more attached to one another. Our lives will not be happy, but they will be harmless, and free from the misery I now feel.
Which phrase from the passage best supports the theme that monstrous appearances can be deceiving?
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A.    we shall be monsters    
B.    demand a creature    
C.    hideous as myself    
D.    harmless, and free    

     

     Question 5a of 25 ( 3 Monstrous themes 1069245 )
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     Question:    Read the following excerpt from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, which is narrated by Dr. Frankenstein:
But I am a blasted tree; the bolt has entered my soul: and I felt then that I should survive to exhibit, what I shall soon cease to be, — a miserable spectacle of wrecked humanity, pitiable to others, and abhorrent to myself.
Which phrase from the passage best supports the theme that humans possess the ability to be monstrous?
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A.    pitiable to others    
B.    shall soon cease to be    
C.    spectacle of wrecked humanity    
D.    bolt has entered my soul    

 

     Question 5b of 25 ( 3 Monstrous themes 1069246 )
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     Question:    Read the following excerpt from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, which is narrated by Dr. Frankenstein:
[B]ut now, for the first time the wickedness of my promise burst upon me; I shuddered to think that future ages might curse me as their pest, whose selfishness had not hesitated to buy its own peace at the price, perhaps, of the existence of the whole human race.
Which phrase from the passage best supports the theme that humans possess the ability to be monstrous?
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A.    shuddered to think    
B.    whole human race    
C.    peace at the price    
D.    wickedness of my promise    

     

     Question 5c of 25 ( 3 Monstrous themes 1069247 )
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     Question:    Read the following excerpt from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, which is narrated by Dr. Frankenstein:
Yet, at the idea that the fiend should live and be triumphant, my rage and vengeance returned, and, like a mighty tide, overwhelmed every other feeling. After a slight repose, during which the spirits of the dead hovered round, and instigated me to toil and revenge, I prepared for my journey.
Which phrase from the passage best supports the theme that humans possess the ability to be monstrous?
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A.    my rage and vengeance    
B.    that the fiend should live    
C.    instigated me to toil    
D.    spirits of the dead hovered    

     

     Question 6a of 25 ( 3 Theme 1069248 )
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     Question:    Which of the following two themes are most developed in Frankenstein?
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A.    The cost of selfishness and the need for gentleness    
B.    The pursuit of technology and the loss of humanity    
C.    The discovery of nature and the power of happiness    
D.    The meaninglessness of beauty and the joy of friendship    

     

     Question 6b of 25 ( 3 Theme 1069249 )
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     Question:    Which of the following two themes are most developed in Frankenstein?
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A.    The curse of isolationism and the beauty of nature    
B.    The pursuit of excellence and the power of truth    
C.    Selfish pursuit and revenge as a consequence of grief    
D.    The vanity of pride and the power of relationships    

     

     Question 6c of 25 ( 3 Theme 1069250 )
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     Question:    Which of the following two themes are most developed in Frankenstein?
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A.    The sorrow of death and the joy of new life    
B.    The price of greed and the determination of conquest    
C.    Psychological torture and the desire for aesthetics    
D.    The need for companionship and the consequences of revenge    

     

     Question 7a of 25 ( 4 Speech structure 1069254 )
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     Question:    Read the following excerpt from Winston Churchill's "Their Finest Hour" speech presented during World War II:
I am not reciting these facts for the purpose of recrimination. That I judge to be utterly futile and even harmful. We cannot afford it. . . . Now I put all this aside. I put it on the shelf, from which the historians, when they have time, will select their documents to tell their stories. We have to think of the future and not of the past.
What is most likely the intended effect of beginning the speech this way?
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A.    The audience will be convinced to focus on hope for the future.    
B.    The audience will conclude that Churchill doesn't want to discuss failure.    
C.    The audience will view Churchill as a proud leader, unwilling to accept failure.    
D.    The audience will realize that assigning blame is for children.    

     

     Question 7b of 25 ( 4 Speech structure 1069255 )
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     Question:    Read the following excerpt from Winston Churchill's "Their Finest Hour" speech presented during World War II:
Of this, I am quite sure, that if we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future. Therefore, I cannot accept the drawing of any distinctions between Members of the present Government. It was formed at a moment of crisis in order to unite all the Parties and all sections of opinion. It has received the almost unanimous support of both Houses of Parliament. Its Members are going to stand together, and, subject to the authority of the House of Commons, we are going to govern the country and fight the war.
What is most likely the intended effect of beginning the speech this way?
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A.    The audience will perceive the government as strong and united.    
B.    The audience will decide to be subject to authority of the House of Commons.    
C.    The audience will realize that past mistakes of the government led to the war.    
D.    The audience will be convinced that Churchill will accept criticism.    

 

     Question 7c of 25 ( 4 Speech structure 1069256 )
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     Question:    Read the following excerpt from Winston Churchill's "Their Finest Hour" speech presented during World War II:
The disastrous military events which have happened during the past fortnight have not come to me with any sense of surprise. Indeed, I indicated a fortnight ago as clearly as I could to the House that the worst possibilities were open; and I made it perfectly clear then that whatever happened in France would make no difference to the resolve of Britain and the British Empire to fight on, "if necessary for years, if necessary alone."
What is most likely the intended effect of beginning the speech this way?
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A.    The audience will be convinced that the battle in France was unfortunate, but it really does not matter to Churchill.    
B.    The audience will gain a clear understanding of the wisdom and resolve of their leader to see the conflict to an end.    
C.    The audience will decide Churchill is stubbornly fastened to his decision, even if people will be harmed.    
D.    The audience will blame Churchill for knowing how bad things were for two weeks and not taking action to prevent it.    

     

     Question 8a of 25 ( 4 Structure 1069257 )
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     Question:    Read the following excerpt from the closing of Winston Churchill's "Their Finest Hour" speech presented during World War II:
[W]e in this Island and in the British Empire will never lose our sense of comradeship with the French people. If we are now called upon to endure what they have been suffering, we shall emulate their courage, and if final victory rewards our toils they shall share the gains, aye, and freedom shall be restored to all.
What is most likely the intended effect of ending the speech this way?
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A.    The audience members will view their country's defeats as necessary evils.    
B.    The audience members will understand their duty to endure suffering like the French did.    
C.    The audience members will realize that they are comrades with all Europeans.    
D.    The audience members will be inspired to hope for victory and protect their allies.    

     

     Question 8b of 25 ( 4 Structure 1069258 )
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     Question:    Read the following excerpt from the closing of Winston Churchill's "Their Finest Hour" speech presented during World War II:
What General Weygand called the Battle of France is over. I expect that the Battle of Britain is about to begin. Upon this battle depends the survival of Christian civilization. Upon it depends our own British life, and the long continuity of our institutions and our Empire. The whole fury and might of the enemy must very soon be turned on us. Hitler knows that he will have to break us in this Island or lose the war.
What is most likely the intended effect of ending the speech this way?
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A.    The audience will be convinced to fight a guerrilla war against Germany should it invade Great Britain.    
B.    The audience will be prepared for the worst for the sake of life and country.    
C.    The audience will be provoked to fear by the idea of the evil Hitler will unleash upon them.    
D.    The audience will be discouraged by the idea of its civilization being destroyed.    


     Question 8c of 25 ( 4 Structure 1069259 )
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     Question:    Read the following excerpt from the closing of Winston Churchill's "Their Finest Hour" speech presented during World War II:
But if we fail, then the whole world, including the United States, including all that we have known and cared for, will sink into the abyss of a new Dark Age made more sinister, and perhaps more protracted, by the lights of perverted science. Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, "This was their finest hour."
What is most likely the intended effect of ending the speech this way?
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A.    The audience will despair because it will realize that it is living in a new Dark Age.    
B.    The audience will believe that the perversion of science is the culprit behind the world's woes.    
C.    The audience will see that it must have courage because the stakes are high for the whole world.    
D.    The audience will decide to protest the war efforts, bringing the dark abyss to a conclusion.    

     

     Question 9a of 25 ( 5 Emphasis and tone 1069260 )
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     Question:    Which sentence most accurately evaluates the spoken tone of Churchill's "Their Finest Hour"?
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A.    Churchill's tone sounds depressed despite his words calling for determined duty.    
B.    Churchill's bold tone encourages everyone to stand up and be counted.    
C.    Churchill's sarcasm makes it appear that he's daring Germany to attack.    
D.    Churchill's emphasis on Britain's inflexible resolve makes victory seem like a foregone conclusion.    

     

     Question 9b of 25 ( 5 Emphasis and tone 1069261 )
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     Question:    Which sentence most accurately evaluates the spoken tone of Churchill's "Their Finest Hour"?
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A.    Churchill's surprised tone makes him seem as if he is caught off-guard.    
B.    Churchill's tone comes across as unmotivated and is not likely to inspire the audience.    
C.    Churchill's cautious approach lends credibility to the idea that Britain will be victorious.    
D.    Churchill's emphasis on carrying on the war challenges the British to fight bravely.    

 

     Question 9c of 25 ( 5 Emphasis and tone 1069262 )
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     Question:    Which sentence most accurately evaluates the spoken tone of Churchill's "Their Finest Hour"?
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A.    Churchill's defensive tone makes it appear that other leaders have questioned his leadership.    
B.    Churchill's lack of enthusiasm makes it seem as if he is uninterested in the outcome of the war.    
C.    Churchill's honesty about consulting Britain's colonial governments reinforces his credibility.    
D.    Churchill's confident tone will inspire other nations to fight alongside Great Britain.    

     
     Question 10a of 25 ( 3 Propaganda 1069265 )
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     Question:    Which of the following excerpts from Joseph Stalin's 1941 radio broadcast would best be classified as incendiary?
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A.    All our work must be immediately reconstructed on a war footing . . .    
B.    [T]his peace treaty does not infringe . . . on the territorial integrity, independence and honor of the peace-loving State.    
C.    [T]he non-aggression pact between Germany and the USSR is precisely such a pact.    
D.    [Germany] has lost politically by exposing herself in the eyes of the entire world as a bloodthirsty aggressor.    

     
     Question 10b of 25 ( 3 Propaganda 1069266 )
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     Question:    Which of the following excerpts from Joseph Stalin's 1941 radio broadcast would best be classified as incendiary?
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A.    [T]he chief virtue of the Soviet people must be courage, valor, fearlessness in struggle.    
B.    [O]ur country has come to death grips with its most malicious and most perfidious enemy — German fascism.    
C.    Collective farmers must drive off all their cattle and turn over their grain to the safe keeping of the state authorities.    
D.    We must organize all-round assistance to the Red Army, insure powerful reinforcements for its ranks.    

     
     Question 10c of 25 ( 3 Propaganda 1069267 )
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     Question:    Which of the following excerpts from Joseph Stalin's 1941 radio broadcast would best be classified as incendiary?
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A.    Is it really true that the German Fascist troops are invincible?    
B.    The enemy is crafty, unscrupulous, experienced in deception.    
C.    We must reckon with all this and not fall victims to provocation.    
D.    Men of the Red Army are displaying unexampled valor.    

     

     Question 11a of 25 ( 4 Evidence 1069269 )
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     Question:    Read the following passage from Joseph Stalin's radio broadcast shortly after Germany invaded the USSR in 1941:
Non-aggression pacts are pacts of peace between two States. It was such a pact that Germany proposed to us in 1939. Could the Soviet Government have declined such a proposal? I think that not a single peace-loving state could decline a peace treaty with a neighboring state even though the latter was headed by such fiends and cannibals as Hitler and Ribbertrop.
Which argument is most clearly developed by the rhetoric used in the passage?
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A.    Germany's leaders cannot be trusted.    
B.    Russia signed a peace treaty with Germany.    
C.    Russia should have joined forces with the Allies.    
D.    Germany's army is not invincible.    

 

     Question 11b of 25 ( 4 Evidence 1069270 )
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     Question:    Read the following passage from Joseph Stalin's radio broadcast shortly after Germany invaded the USSR in 1941:
Collective farmers must drive off all their cattle and turn over their grain to the safekeeping of the State authorities for transportation to the rear. All valuable property including non-ferrous metals, grain and fuel which cannot be withdrawn must without fail be destroyed. In areas occupied by the enemy, Guerilla units, mounted and foot, must be formed, diversionist groups must be
organized . . .
Which argument is most clearly developed by the rhetoric used in the passage?
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A.    Seniors and teenagers will be conscripted to service.    
B.    Nothing of value will be overtaken by Germany.    
C.    Germany's army doesn't have similar resources as Russia.    
D.    Stalin is confident that German occupation is inevitable.    

 

     Question 11c of 25 ( 4 Evidence 1069271 )
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     Question:    Read the following passage from Joseph Stalin's radio broadcast shortly after Germany invaded the USSR in 1941:
Such popular levies must be raised in every city which is in danger of an enemy invasion, all the working people must be roused to defend our freedom, our honor, our country — in our patriotic war against German fascism.

In order to insure a rapid mobilization of all forces of the peoples of the USSR, and to repulse the enemy who treacherously attacked our country, a State Committee of Defense has been formed in whose hands the entire power of the State has been vested.
Which argument is most clearly developed by the rhetoric used in the passage?
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A.    Russia will commandeer the nation's resources to ensure defense.    
B.    Russia is confident that its democratic government will overcome fascism.    
C.    The working people of Russia have to be awakened from their peaceful slumber.    
D.    Russia may be forced to yield its power to Germany in the near future.    

     

     Question 12a of 25 ( 4 Analyze approach 1069272 )
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     Question Type:    Multiple Choice
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     Question:    Read the following excerpts from two speeches given by Franklin D. Roosevelt at the onset of America's entrance into World War II in 1941. The first speech was given to Congress and the second was a radio address to the nation:
1. I believe that I interpret the will of the Congress and of the people when I assert that we will not only defend ourselves to the uttermost, but will make it very certain that this form of treachery shall never again endanger us.

2. We are now in this war. We are all in it — all the way. Every single man, woman and child is a partner in the most tremendous undertaking of our American history. We must share together the bad news and the good news, the defeats and the victories — the changing fortunes of war.
Which most accurately describes a major difference in the emphasis between the two speeches?
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A.    Unlike Speech #1, Speech #2 uses language that blames Japan for acting deceitfully.    
B.    Both speeches employ logos to make the point that war is inevitable.    
C.    Unlike Speech #1, Speech #2 emphasizes the need to unify for a common cause.    
D.    Unlike Speech #2, Speech #1 uses pathos to highlight the need to fight back.    

     

     Question 12b of 25 ( 4 Analyze approach 1069273 )
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     Question:    Read the following excerpts from two speeches given by Franklin D. Roosevelt at the onset of America's entrance into World War II in 1941. The first one was given to Congress and the second one was a radio address to the nation:
1. As Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy, I have directed that all measures be taken for our defense. But always will our whole nation remember the character of the onslaught against us. . . . [T]he American people in their righteous might will win through to absolute victory.

2. And in the difficult hours of this day — through dark days that may be yet to come — we will know that the vast majority of the members of the human race are on our side. Many of them are fighting with us. All of them are praying for us. But, in representing our cause, we represent theirs as well — our hope and their hope for liberty under God.
Which most accurately describes a major difference in the emphasis between the two speeches?
          Choice    Feedback
A.    Both speeches pronounce a dark, uncertain future for the United States.    
B.    Unlike Speech #1, Speech #2 employs logos to indicate that war is necessary.    
C.    Unlike Speech #1, Speech #2 uses emotional language to remind Americans that they are not alone.    
D.    Speech #1 conveys a less certain tone concerning future victory than Speech #2.    


 

     Question 12c of 25 ( 4 Analyze approach 1069274 )
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     Question Type:    Multiple Choice
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     Question:    Read the following excerpts from two speeches given by Franklin D. Roosevelt at the onset of America's entrance into World War II in 1941. The first one was given to Congress and the second one was a radio address to the nation:
1. With confidence in our armed forces, with the unbounding determination of our people, we will gain the inevitable triumph — so help us God.

2. We are now in the midst of a war, not for conquest, not for vengeance, but for a world in which this nation, and all that this nation represents, will be safe for our children.
Which most accurately describes a major difference in the emphasis between the two speeches?
          Choice    Feedback
A.    Unlike Speech #1, Speech #2 stirs up fear to muster support.    
B.    Unlike Speech #2, Speech #1 relies on FDR's integrity to persuade Americans.    
C.    Unlike Speech #2, Speech #1 promises perseverance to gain victory.    
D.    Both speeches use hyperbole to inflate the need for war with Japan.    

 

     Question 13a of 25 ( 4 Style 1069276 )
     Maximum Attempts:    1
     Question Type:    Multiple Choice
     Maximum Score:    2
     Question:    Read the following excerpt from Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Address to the Nation:
The attack yesterday on the Hawaiian islands has caused severe damage to American naval and military forces. I regret to tell you that very many American lives have been lost. In addition, American ships have been reported torpedoed on the high seas between San Francisco and Honolulu.

Yesterday, the Japanese government also launched an attack against Malaya. 

Last night, Japanese forces attacked Hong Kong. 

Last night, Japanese forces attacked Guam.
Which sentence most accurately evaluates the rhetoric of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's speech?
          Choice    Feedback
A.    The president relies on repetition to ensure that his listeners do not forget t

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Exam: Semester Wrap-Up Question 1a of 25 ( 3 Historical context 1069225 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Which aspect of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein most clearly indicates that the Industrial Revolution influenced the story? Choice Feedback A. Frankenstein decides to abandon his belief in the ancient philosophers. B. Frankenstein feels guilty for allowing Justine to be wrongfully convicted. C. Characters cling to their faith in God and deny the newer scientific revelations. D. Recent scientific breakthroughs inspire Frankenstein to study the nature of life. Question 1b of 25 ( 3 Historical context 1069226 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Which aspect of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein most clearly indicates that Romanticism influenced the story? Choice Feedback A. Frankenstein looks upon his monstrous creation with horror and disgust. B. Natural philosophy is what drives Frankenstein's fate and future. C. Frankenstein compares his home life of nature, books, and love to his madness. D. Frankenstein is undisturbed by reality as he seeks to discover the secret of life. Question 1c of 25 ( 3 Historical context 1069227 ) Maximum Attempts: 1 Question Type: Multiple Choice Maximum Score: 2 Question: Which aspect of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein most clearly shows a Gothic influence in the story? Choice Feedback A. The novel begins with a series of letters written by a British explorer of the Arctic. B. Frankenstein suffers mental torture from his guilt while his monster tortures others for vengeance. C. The monster demands a life of peaceful existence in South America with a companion. D. Justine is wrongfully accused and convicted for the death of ...
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