Remedial English Test Series 25

Remedial English Test Series 25

Identify  the ONE mistake in each line and make corrections    (1 mark for each correct answer. Total score   ___   

01 It’s a sign of a healthy democracy that the President-elect who will takes office in just 10 days is cruelly panned
02 as Donald Trump was at the Golden Globes. It seem Trump may face the most criticism from America’s liberals,
03 from where large chunks of Hollywoods creative brains emerge. By standards of criticism of a public persona,
04 that too someone who will soon be “leader of the free world”, Meryl Streep’s take down of Trump was fierce.
05 Her searing thrust at one of America’s most divisive figure, whose campaign managed to step on the toes of just
06 about everyones, was a sensational critique of Candidate Trump. Streep, one of Hollywood’s most
07 distinguished actresses, who received the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award, mince no words in
08 attack  the man seen as a bully while imitating a disabled reporter. “Those liberal movie people,” Trump said
09 contemptuous  in response to the speech he only heard about. At stake is the power of the press to hold the
10 powerful to account, which is probable  what will suffer most in Washington’s new avatar given Trump’s
11 inclination to blame the media for negative  projecting his activities. A taste of cinematic exaggeration was seen
12 as actor Hugh Laurie accepted his award “on behalf of psychopath  billionaires everywhere”. Whether Trump
13 will be able to take office without bring  in the baggage of the bitter campaign is a million-dollar question.
14 Hollywood painted Trump in his most villain  colours, but what engenders hope is that nothing is ever as bad as the
15 worst-case scenario: that President Trump may be unrecognise from Candidate Trump (The Asian Age 10 Jan 17.)

 

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01 It’s a sign of a healthy democracy that the President-elect who will take office in just 10 days is cruelly panned
02 as Donald Trump was at the Golden Globes. It seems Trump may face the most criticism from America’s liberals,
03 from where large chunks of Hollywood’s creative brains emerge. By standards of criticism of a public persona,
04 that too someone who will soon be “leader of the free world”, Meryl Streep’s taking down of Trump was fierce.
05 Her searing thrust at one of America’s most divisive figures, whose campaign managed to step on the toes of just
06 about everyone, was a sensational critique of Candidate Trump. Streep, one of Hollywood’s most
07 distinguished actresses, who received the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award, minced no words in
08 attacking the man seen as a bully while imitating a disabled reporter. “Those liberal movie people,” Trump said
09 contemptuously in response to the speech he only heard about. At stake is the power of the press to hold the
10 powerful to account, which is probably what will suffer most in Washington’s new avatar given Trump’s
11 inclination to blame the media for negatively projecting his activities. A taste of cinematic exaggeration was seen
12 as actor Hugh Laurie accepted his award “on behalf of psychopathic billionaires everywhere”. Whether Trump
13 will be able to take office without bringing in the baggage of the bitter campaign is a million-dollar question.
14 Hollywood painted Trump in his most villainous colours, but what engenders hope is that nothing is ever as bad as the
15 worst-case scenario: that President Trump may be unrecognisable from Candidate Trump (The Asian Age 10 Jan 17.