Tutor profile: Isaac T.
Which of these questions is grammatically incorrect? A) Is this your jacket? B) Whose jacket is this? C) Is this jacket yours? D) Who's jacket is this?
Option C is grammatically incorrect, as the apostrophe mark in the word "who's" makes it a contraction of "who is."
Subject: US History
What is one reason why Europeans looked for new trade routes across the oceans? A) Goods made in the Americas were believed to be cheaper and better made. B) People in neighboring areas no longer needed any of the products that Europeans wanted to trade. C) European traders were hoping to find cheaper and shorter routes. D) European Kings and Queens no longer allowed trade along the old routes.
The correct answer is C, as travel by sea was typically a journey requiring many months of travel. Shorter trips saved time and money!
Please read the pair of sentences below, and then choose the best answer to the question or the best completion of the statement. The Midwest is experiencing its worst drought in fifteen years. Corn and soybean prices are expected to be very high this year. What does the second sentence do? A) It restates the idea found in the first. B) It states an effect. C) It gives an example. D) It analyzes the statement made in the first.
Option B is the correct choice here, as it implies the effects of the drought described in the first sentence. We can arrive at this answer by using context clues to aid in the process of elimination.
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