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Partly as a result of Proposition 13, which severely limits property tax

Partly as a result of Proposition 13, which severely limits property tax increases, California has come more and more to rely on personal income taxes for its revenues; income taxes have increased from 18 percent of the state's general fund in 1962 to 48 percent by 2002. A) have increased from 18 pe...


Although various eighteenth and nineteenth-century American poets

Although various eighteenth and nineteenth-century American poets had professed an interest in Native American poetry and had pretended to imitate Native American forms in their own works, until almost 1900,scholars and critics did not begin seriously to study traditional Native American poetry in n...


Created in 1945 to reduce poverty and stabilize foreign currency markets

Created in 1945 to reduce poverty and stabilize foreign currency markets, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund have, according to some critics, continually struggled to meet the expectations of their major shareholders—a group comprising many of the world’s rich nations—but neglected t...


With the patience of its customers and with its network

HIDE TIMER STATISTICS With the patience of its customers and with its network strained to the breaking point, the on-line service company announced a series of new initiatives trying to relieve the congestion that has led to at least four class-action lawsuits and thousands of complaints from frustr...


From the bark of the paper birch tree the Menomini crafted a canoe

From the bark of the paper birch tree the Menomini crafted a canoe about twenty feet long and two feet wide, with small ribs and rails of cedar, which could carry four persons or eight hundred pounds of baggage so light that a person could easily portage it around impeding rapids. (A) baggage so lig...


Although she was considered among her contemporaries

Although she was considered among her contemporaries to be the better poet than her husband, later Elizabeth Barrett Browning was overshadowed by his success. (A) Although she was considered among her contemporaries to be the better poet than her husband, later Elizabeth Barrett Browning was oversh...

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Thu Oct 01, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Although she was considered among her contemporaries
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Next month, state wildlife officials are scheduled

Next month, state wildlife officials are scheduled to take over the job of increasing the wolf population in the federally designated recovery area, the number of which will however ultimately be dictated by the number of prey in the area. (A) area, the number of which will however (B) area; the siz...

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Thu Oct 01, 2020 10:13 am
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Topic: Next month, state wildlife officials are scheduled
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Thelonious Monk, who was a jazz pianist and composer

Thelonious Monk, who was a jazz pianist and composer, produced a body of work both rooted in the stride-piano tradition of Willie (The Lion) Smith and Duke Ellington, yet in many ways he stood apart from the mainstream jazz repertory. (A) Thelonious Monk, who was a jazz pianist and composer, produc...

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Thu Oct 01, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Thelonious Monk, who was a jazz pianist and composer
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A long-term study of some 1,000 physicians indicates

A long-term study of some 1,000 physicians indicates that the more coffee these doctors drank, the more they had a likelihood of coronary disease. (A) more they had a likelihood of coronary disease (B) more was their likelihood of having coronary disease (C) more they would have a likelihood to have...

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Thu Oct 01, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: A long-term study of some 1,000 physicians indicates
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In 1995 Richard Stallman, a well-known critic

In 1995 Richard Stallman, a well-known critic of the patent system, testified in Patent Office hearings that, to test the system, a colleague of his had managed to win a patent for one of Kirchhoff's laws, an observation about electric current first made in 1845 and now included in virtually every t...

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Thu Oct 01, 2020 10:09 am
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Topic: In 1995 Richard Stallman, a well-known critic
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To attract the most talented workers

To attract the most talented workers, some companies are offering a wider range of benefits, letting employees pick those most important to them. (A) benefits, letting employees pick those most important to them (B) benefits, letting employees pick the most important of them to themselves (C) benefi...

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Thu Oct 01, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: To attract the most talented workers
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Scientists have recently found evidence that black holes

Scientists have recently found evidence that black holes—regions of space in which matter is so concentrated and the pull of gravity so powerful that nothing, not even light, can emerge from them—probably exist at the core of nearly all galaxies and the mass of each black hole is proportional to its...


Originally developed for detecting air pollutants, a technique

Originally developed for detecting air pollutants, a technique called proton-induced x-ray emission, which can quickly analyze the chemical elements in almost any substance without destroying it, is finding uses in medicine, archaeology, and criminology. (A) Originally developed for detecting air po...


Michelangelo, it is believed, had made his sculpture of David

Michelangelo, it is believed, had made his sculpture of David using an eight-inch plaster model that was recently discovered after being lost for nearly 300 years. A) Michelangelo, it is believed, had made his sculpture of David using an eight-inch plaster model that was recently discovered after be...