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Writing > Improving Sentences

Part or all of the following sentence is underlined; beneath the sentence are five ways of phrasing the underlined material. Select the option that produces the best sentence. If you think the original phrasing produces a better sentence than any of the alternatives, select choice A.  

When light from a distant source, such as the sun, it strikes a collection of water drops, such as rain, spray, or fog, a rainbow may appear.

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Hint

Ask yourself, “What event causes a rainbow to appear?”

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

Register Next Tests:
10/11 , 11/8

Sep
30
2014
5,822 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
Number Answered
Correct 3,818
Incorrect 2,004
65% correct

Writing > Improving Sentences

Part or all of the following sentence is underlined; beneath the sentence are five ways of phrasing the underlined material. Select the option that produces the best sentence. If you think the original phrasing produces a better sentence than any of the alternatives, select choice A.  

When light from a distant source, such as the sun, it strikes a collection of water drops, such as rain, spray, or fog, a rainbow may appear.

Answer Choices

Answer

Choice (D) is correct. It avoids the error of the original by removing the unnecessary pronoun “it.”