Posts Tagged ‘ ISEE ’

Wednesday’s Writing Tip

Is that a real word? Have you ever had a conversation where the person you are speaking with throws in a word that you have never heard before? The English language has morphed over the years, slang terms used as …

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Thursday’s Thrilling Tidbit

Did a missing comma kill a King? In 1308, King Edward II of England married Princess Isabella of France ( who at the time was 12 years old). King Edward had no interest in the young Isabella and at an …

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Saturday’s SSAT/ISEE Question

The following sentence contains either a single error or no error at all. Select the underlined part of the sentence that must be changed to make the sentence correct. If there is no error, select option E. Long (A) one …

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Saturday’s SSAT / ISEE Question

Choose the word that when inserted in the sentence best fits the meaning of the sentence. To Judith, traveling was ____________ ; her sister, however, looked upon each trip as an ___________ experience. A) confusing…unnerving B) joyous…exciting C) exhilarating…interminable D) …

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Saturday’s ISEE / SSAT Question

Find the word that most closely matches the word with the capital letters. FLING: A) rotate B) hurl C) arouse D) pound E) defy

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Sunday’s SSAT / ISEE Question

Choose the word or set of words that, when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.   The accident left Tom not so much incapacitated as ______________: he was left weak, but the …

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Saturday’s SAT Question

The following sentence either contains a single error or no error at all. If the sentence contains an error, select the underlined part that must be changed to make the sentence correct. If the sentence contains no error, select choice …

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Sunday’s SAT Question

Medieval kingdoms did not become constitutional republics overnight; on the contrary, the change was ____________. A) unpopular B) unexpected C) advantageous D) sufficient E) gradual To locate the answer, click on Answers to Daily Questions under the Categories listed on …

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Thursday’s Fascinating Fact

The Origins of Some Very Familiar Symbols ! – To most of us this is a regular exclamation point. To the Roman Empire the symbol was meant to resemble a pen over a dot denoting the surprise or joy at …

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Wednesday’s Writing: Inspirational Quotations

We’ve all seen them before: inspirational quotations. They frequent prominent areas on people’s Facebook and Myspace profiles. They appear on daily quickwrite questions and are used by friends and families to give an uplifting word to one another. So how …

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