Each passage below is accompanied by a number of questions. For some questions, you will consider how the passage might be revised to improve the expression of ideas. For other questions, you will consider how the passage might be edited to correct errors in sentence structure, usage, or punctuation. A passage or a question may be accompanied by one or more graphics (such as a table or graph) that you will consider as you make revising and editing decisions.

Some questions will direct you to an underlined portion of a passage. Other questions will direct you to a location in a passage or ask you to think about the passage as a whole.

After reading each passage, choose the answer to each question that most effectively improves the quality of writing in the passage or that makes the passage conform to the conventions of standard written English. Many questions include a “NO CHANGE” option. Choose that option if you think the best choice is to leave the relevant portion of the passage as it is.

Study Set Content:
21- Question

For number 19 at the passage:

Select the Correct Answer:
22- Question

For number 20 at the passage:

The writer wants to complete the sentence with a third example of a detail Kingman uses to create his majestic city skylines. Which choice best accomplishes this goal?

Select the Correct Answer:
exquisitely lettered street and storefront signs.
other details that help define Kingman’s urban landscapes.
enormous ships docking at busy urban ports.
23- Question

For number 21 at the passage:

Which choice most effectively combines the sentences at the underlined portion?

Select the Correct Answer:
internationally, and Kingman also garnered
B internationally; from exhibiting, he garnered
internationally but garnered
internationally, garnering
24- Question

For number 22 at the passage:

The writer wants to conclude the passage with a sentence that emphasizes an enduring legacy of Kingman’s work. Which choice would best accomplish this goal?

Select the Correct Answer:
Although Kingman’s work might not be as famous as that of some other watercolor painters, such as Georgia O’Keeffe and Edward Hopper, it is well regarded by many people.
Since Kingman’s death in 2000, museums across the United States and in China have continued to ensure that his now-iconic landscapes remain available for the public to enjoy.
The urban landscapes depicted in Kingman’s body of work are a testament to aptness of the name chosen for Kingman when he was just a boy.
Kingman’s work was but one example of a long-lasting tradition refreshed by an innovative artist with a new perspective.
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