Writing Questions 1-6

1. Design patents for the stapler, a

standard fixture in modern offices

and classrooms, was awarded to

several different people on both

sides of the Atlantic in the

mid-1860s.  No error

2. It seems clear that, in this age

of free agency and huge contracts,

loyalty to a team or its fans is often

outweighed by an athlete’s desire

of earning more moneyNo error

3. The creation of an attractive

and healthy garden requires

planning the layout, gathering

useful information, removing

weeds, and to water and fertilize

when necessary.  No error

4. Many people say they would

welcome the opportunity to travel

into space, but how many would be

willing to endure the training and

risks involved?  No error

5. The commuter train rushed past

Andrea and I so quickly that we

barely had time to look up from our

magazines and see it go by.

No error

6. Since we have become so

dependent on computers and other

electronic devices that we almost

lose our ability to function when

they’re not working.  No error

 

(Excerpted from Writing Rules!)

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