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The average person falls asleep in seven minutes, but I couldn’t sleep, not after hours, and it made my boots lighter to be around his things, and to touch stuff that he had touched, and to make the hangers hang a little straighter, even though I knew it didn’t matter. How does the narration affect Oskar’s credibility in this excerpt? His insomnia renders him sleep deprived and confused. His efforts to soothe himself render him earnest and genuine. His obsessive straightening makes him seem unstable. His hopeless resignation makes him seem desperate.


The correct answer is B) his efforts to soothe himself rendered him earnest and genuine.

The narrator affects Oskar’s credibility in the excerpt in that his efforts to soothe himself rendered him earnest and genuine.

The passage is an excerpt of the novel “Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close”, written by Jonathan Safran Foer in 2005. In the story, the narrator is Oskar Shell, a 9-year-old boy. In the story, Oskar finds a key that belonged to his father that was killed in the terrible incidents of the September 11 terrorists attacks in the World Trade Center, in New York. So, regarding the excerpt, the narrator affects Oskar’s credibility in that his efforts to soothe himself rendered him earnest and genuine.

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A homeowner plans to hang a wallpaper on one wall of a bedroom that is 10-feet long. If a strip of the wallpaper is 20inches wide and strips are hung vertically, how many strips of wallpapers will the homeowner require?



A homeowner plans to hang a wallpaper on one wall of a bedroom that is 10-feet long. If a strip of the wallpaper is 20inches wide and strips are hung vertically, how many strips of wallpapers will the homeowner require?

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He would hang out no signals, he would take notice of none. He knew that a yearning glance fell upon him, now and then, through a film of tears, but he refused recognition of it. Based on the information about Tom’s aunt provided in these lines from the excerpt, it is clear that Tom’s aunt is crying and looking at him hopefully Tom is yelling at his aunt and making her feel bad Tom’s aunt is yelling at him and making him feel bad Tom is crying and looking at his aunt hopefully



He would hang out no signals, he would take notice of none. He knew that a yearning glance fell upon him, now and then, through a film of tears, but he refused recognition of it. Based on the information about Tom’s aunt provided in these lines from the excerpt, it is clear that Tom’s aunt is crying and looking at him hopefully Tom is yelling at his aunt and making her feel bad Tom’s aunt is yelling at him and making him feel bad Tom is crying and looking at his aunt hopefully

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Please help! I need an A 1.Yo entro en la __________ telefónica para usar el teléfono. 2.Yo ____ el número con los botones. 3.En español,”to tell longer pieces of information” es ______________ 4.Yo hablo con EL __________ para hacer la llamada de larga distancia. 5.En español, “to hang up” el auricular es ________________.


Name: Soy (your name). [I am ____]

Age: Tengo (age in numbers in Spanish) años. [I have ___ years. -a bit odd, but that’s how it’s said.]

Description 1: Soy (you could ethnicity, or a personality description/physical description?). {americano (American), comico (funny), alto/a (tall), bajo/a (short)} (I am _____)

Description 2: Estoy (you could use a physical condition). {enfermo/a (sick), cansado/a (tired)} (I am ___)

Feelings: Estoy (emotion). {bien, triste, mal, más-o-menos, etc.} [I am_____]

Something you like: Me gusta (something- a sport maybe, or an infinitive (to run, to sing)). {béisbol, baloncesto, correr, cantar} (I like __)

If you don’t understand ser vs estar, you can use this website: http://www.drlemon.com/Grammar/servsestar.html

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Why did the British hang Nathan Hale? He gave false information to British generals. He became a traitor to the British and used his knowledge of Britain’s weaknesses to help the Americans. He was spying on the British for the Americans. He was assisting the Native Americans to help fight the British.


Question 6 (1 point)

What is the correct order of the basic election process for a candidate?

primary election, campaign, general election

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Question 1 (1 point)

Interest groups can hire ____ to influence government decision makers.

lobbyists

Question 2 (1 point)

The means of mass communication such as television, radio, newspapers, and the internet, are collectively known as the ____.

media

Question 3 (1 point)

The United States has a ____ system of political parties.

two party

Question 4 (1 point)

Carrie generally supports more conservative ideas such a less government regulation, private healthcare, and the economy should be left to the free market. Which political party would she probably join?

Republican

Question 5 (1 point)

This type of election determines who will run in the general election in November.

primary election

Question 6 (1 point)

What is the correct order of the basic election process for a candidate?

primary election, campaign, general election

Question 7 (1 point)

The indirect method of electing the president is known as the ____.

electoral college

Question 8 (1 point)

Cheryl was ceremonially nominated for President by her political party at a huge gathering. Cheryl was most likely nominated by ____.

national party convention

Question 9 (1 point)

After the general election, presidential candidates will ___ .

wait for the final vote from the electoral college

Question 10 (1 point)

Susie tends to have liberal beliefs and thinks that the government should have an active part in our lives. She  believes that the government should tax the rich more, provide healthcare, and relax the current policy on illegal immigrants. Susie is most likely a member of which political party?

Democratic

Question 11 (1 point)

Sierra often studies articles on the internet to check for updates on political candidates. Sierra is completing which important responsibility?

staying informed of current issues

Question 12 (1 point)

Jack just turned eighteen and turned in his selective service papers. Jack is fulfilling his duty to ____.

register for military service

Question 13 (1 point)

The Republican Party generally takes a more ____ approach to politics and does not like a lot of government involvement.

conservative

Question 14 (1 point)

Which statement best describes the development of political parties throughout United States history?

Over time people became divided on issues and political parties developed in the United States. There have generally been two main political parties, but their ideals, platforms, and names have changed through time.

Question 15 (1 point)

Which of the following correctly describes the Federal Election Commission (FEC)?

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is the independent regulatory agency charged with administering and enforcing the federal campaign finance law.

Question 16 (1 point)

Why does the federal government require disclosure of campaign spending?

Disclosure of campaign spending makes the government and public aware of where all money is going and makes it harder for corrupt spending to occur.

Question 17 (1 point)

Which Amendment to the Constitution expanded voting rights to women?

19th Amendment

Question 18 (1 point)

Which statement best describes the differences in civic duties and civic responsibilities?

A civic duty is required by law, while a civic responsibility is a good thing to do for society.

Question 19 (1 point)

Which of the following best describes the purpose of the 26th Amendment to the Constitution?

lowered the voting age from 21 to 18

Question 20 (1 point)

Which phrase below best describes the meaning of the phrase, “I pledge Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America…” from the Pledge of Allegiance?

I give my loyalty to the United States