Effective Writing Quiz

1. Choose the better sentence.

 A) We are no longer able to reconcile; therefore, attorneys will be used to effect the dissolution of our marriage.
 B) We have hired attorneys to help us with our divorce.

2. Choose the better sentence.

 A) Our boat capsized in the storm so we needed rescuing.
 B) The weather had adverse impacts on our boat resulting in the necessity to rescue us from the water.

3. Choose the better sentence.

 A) Our marriage ended in a divorce.
 B) We divorced.

4. Choose the better sentence.

 A) The girl threw the pie and it hit the boy's face.
 B) The boy was struck in the face by the pie as it flew from the girl's hand.

5. Choose the better sentence.

 A) Someone will most likely want to claim ownership of the new sports car.
 B) It was not likely that no one would want to claim ownership of the new sports car.


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