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Two Boys

ACTEN-IX1NEQ

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.

Mind Over Matter

Created for Albert.io. September 2014

(5) Peeking out the window, two boys my own age were playing soccer, their well-built bodies and graceful movements screaming “superstar.”

A

NO CHANGE

B

Peeking out the window, two boys my own age I saw playing soccer

C

Peeking out the window, I saw two boys my own age were playing soccer

D

Peeking out the window, I saw two boys my own age was playing soccer