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Take Your Daughter to Work Day

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Read the following passage, which contains some underlined or numbered words or phrases. Each of the answer choices contains alternatives for the underlines; choose the one that fits best grammatically or stylistically. If you think the original is the best answer, choose Choice ‘A’, or NO CHANGE.

Questions about specific parts of the passage or about the passage as a whole are identified by numbers only, not underlines. These will be associated with specific questions.

Dealt a Bad Hand

Created for Albert.io. September 2014

(5) On “Take Your Daughter to Work Day,” my father took me to the casino where he worked as a card dealer, wisps of cigarette smoke swirling about, fluorescent lights covering nearly every inch of the ceiling.

A

NO CHANGE

B

On “Take Your Daughter to Work Day,” my father took me to the casino where he worked as a card dealer. Wisps of cigarette smoke swirled about, fluorescent lights covering nearly every inch of the ceiling.

C

On “Take Your Daughter to Work Day,” my father took me to the casino where he worked as a card dealer; wisps of cigarette smoke swirling about, fluorescent lights covering nearly every inch of the ceiling.

D

On “Take Your Daughter to Work Day,” my father took me to the casino where he worked as a card dealer, wisps of cigarette smoke swirled about and fluorescent lights covered nearly every inch of the ceiling.