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Comprehensive 1

  1. Select the sentence free of errors of any kind in AP style for print copy. Time references should be as if the story were being written today for publication in tomorrow morning’s newspaper.
      a. The club’s adviser, the Rev. Sue Holt of Little Rock, Ark., spent $2,000 during her vacation in the East last summer.
      b. The clubs advisor, Reverend Sue Holt of Little Rock Arkansas spent two thousand dollars during her vacation in the East last Summer.
      c. The club’s advisor, Rev. Sue Holt of Little Rock, AK, spend $2 thousand during her vacation in the east last Summer.
      d. The clubs adviser, the Reverend Sue Holt of Little Rock, Ark., spend $2,000 during her vacation in the east last Summer.
  2. Select the sentence free of errors of any kind in AP style for print copy. Time references should be as if the story were being written today for publication in tomorrow morning’s newspaper.
      a. Irregardless of the cost, James Hazard Sr., a realtor in East Lansing michigan agreed to help the Vice-President win 60% of the delegates.
      b. Irregardless of the cost, James Hazard Senior, a realtor in east Lansing, MI, agreed to help the vice-president win sixty percent of the delegates.
      c. Regardless of the cost, James Hazard, Senior, a realtor in East Lansing, Michigan, agreed to help the vice president win sixty % of the delegates.
      d. Regardless of the cost, James Hazard Sr., a real estate agent in East Lansing, Mich., agreed to help the vice president win 60 percent of the delegates.
  3. Select the sentence free of errors of any kind in AP style for print copy. Time references should be as if the story were being written today for publication in tomorrow morning’s newspaper.
      a. On Tuesday August 13 the thirty two year old woman, a Journalism Professor in Ore. donated 5000 dollars to the democratic party.
      b. On August 13, the thirty-two-year-old woman, a journalism Professor in Oregon, donated $5 thousand to the Democratic Party.
      c. On Tuesday, the 32-year-old woman, a journalism professor in Oregon, donated $5,000 to the Democratic Party.
      d. On Tuesday, the 32-year-old woman, a Journalism professor in Oregon, donated five thousand dollars to the Democratic party.
  4. Select the sentence free of errors of any kind in AP style for print copy. Time references should be as if the story were being written today for publication in tomorrow morning’s newspaper.
      a. 23 persons, all employes of the Federal Government, will attend the program, scheduled for 7:00 pm Tuesday December 18 in Oshkosh, Wisc.
      b. 23 people, all employees of the Federal Government, will attend the program scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
      c. Twenty-three people, all employees of the federal government, will attend the program, scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 18 in Oshkosh, Wis.
      d. Twenty-three persons, all employees of the Federal government, will attend the program scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Dec. 18 in Oshkosh, Wis.
  5. Select the sentence free of errors of any kind in AP style for print copy. Time references should be as if the story were being written today for publication in tomorrow morning’s newspaper.
      a. His number one candidate, Dist. Atty. Lisa Diaz of 87 North Roosevelt Dr. complained that only seven percent of the F.B.I. agents are women.
      b. His No.1 candidate, District Attorney Lisa Diaz of 87 N. Roosevelt Drive, complained that only 7 percent of the FBI agents are women.
      c. His No. One candidate, Dist. Attny. Lisa Diaz of 87 N. Roosevelt Drive, complained that only seven % of the F-B-I agents are woment.
      d. His No. 1 candidate District Attorney Lisa Diaz of 87 North Roosevelt Dr. complained that only 7% of the FBI agents are women.
  6. Select the sentence free of errors of any kind in AP style for print copy. Time references should be as if the story were being written today for publication in tomorrow morning’s newspaper.
      a. Both Time magazine and the Chicago Tribune reported that James R. Bughi, a presidential candidate, spent $42 million last fall.
      b. Both “Time Magazine” and “The Chicago Tribune” reported that James R Bughi, a presidential candidate, spent $42,000,000 dollars last fall.
      c. Both “Time” magazine and the Chicago “Tribune” reported that James R Bughi a presidential candidate spent $42 million last fall.
      d. Both Time magazine and the “Chicago Tribune” reported that James R. Bughi, a presidential candidate, spent 42 million dollars last fall.
  7. Select the sentence free of errors of any kind in AP style for print copy. Time references should be as if the story were being written today for publication in tomorrow morning’s newspaper.
      a. 37 students in the philosophy class taught by Prof. Carlos Alicea finished the book entitled “American Outrage” before December 12.
      b. 37 students in the Philosophy class taught by Professor Carlos Alicea finished the book entitled American Outrage before December 12th.
      c. Thirty-seven students in the Philosophy class taught by professor Carlos Alicea finished the book titled American outrage before Dec. twelfth.
      d. Thirty-seven students in the philosophy class taught by professor Carlos Alicea finished the book titled “American Outrage” before Dec. 12.
  8. Select the sentence free of errors of any kind in AP style for print copy. Time references should be as if the story were being written today for publication in tomorrow morning’s newspaper.
      a. The girl, age 19, received a broken arm when her ford van overturned 3 times while traveling 80 mph on interstate 80 near Des Moines, Ia.
      b. The woman, 19, suffered a broken arm when her van overturned three times while traveling 80 mph on Interstate 80 near Des Moines, Iowa.
      c. The girl, age nineteen, received a broken arm when her Ford van overturned 3 times while traveling eighty mph on Int. 80 near Des Moines, IA.
      d. The woman, age 19, suffered a broken arm when her Ford van overturned three times while traveling 80 miles per hour on I-80 near Des Moines, Iowa.
  9. Select the sentence free of errors of any kind in AP style for print copy. Time references should be as if the story were being written today for publication in tomorrow morning’s newspaper.
      a. Dr. Maria Chavez, the mayor of San Antonio, Texas, said the vice president and first lady will speak to the sophomores next winter.
      b. Doctor Maria Chavez, the Mayor of San Antonio Texas said the vice-president and first lady will speak to the Sophomores next Winter.
      c. Doctor Maria Chaves, the mayor of San Antonia, TX said the Vice-President and the First Lady will speak to Sophomores next winter.
      d. Dr. Maria Chavez, the Mayor of San Antonio, Tex.., said the Vice-President and the first lady will speak to sophomores next Winter.
  10. Select the sentence free of errors of any kind in AP style for print copy. Time references should be as if the story were being written today for publication in tomorrow morning’s newspaper.
      a. During the 2000s, Lynita Wong, now a sgt. in the US army, studied english, history, french, and sociology at 3 colleges in the south.
      b. During the 2000's, Lynita Wong, now a sergeant in the US Army, studied English, history, french and Sociology at three colleges in the south.
      c. During the 2000's, Lynita Wong, now a sgt. in the U.S. Army, studied english, History, French, and sociology at 3 colleges in the South.
      d. During the 2000s, Lynita Wong, now a sergeant in the U.S. Army, studied English, history, French and sociology at three colleges in the South.
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