Please these sentence and i hope you will explain which one is wrong

16. Boston isA. know as the Hub of the UniverseB. becauseC. it wasD. a great seaport in the 18th and 19th centuries.

17. Because computersA. are capable of storing, erasing and B. retrieve data C. easily their use is becomingD. more and more widespread.

18.A. Professors Andom IyassouB. won two Noble prizes one forC. economics 1982 andD. another in literature in 1992.

19. Mt Washington A. is over one mile B. height and C. has many picturesque waterfalls on D. its slopes.

20. A. The Liberty Tree,B. which was once located in an area of Boston now called the Combat Zone,C. is considered to be one of D. a symbols of the American Revolution.

21.A. Critics point out B. that windows 95 is not C. so efficient as the D. previous version.

22.A. Most journalistic web sitesB. still depend on print and tv storiesC. from a great deal of their content of the majority D. of their pages

23. Charlotte and Gautier, A. who are known B. as the Bobsy twinsC. don't actually look very muchD. the alike.

24. E-mailA. deliversB. at seconds messagesC. to any pointD. on the globe.

25.A. After making two double B. plays Wade BoggsC. hittingD. a grand slam for the Red Sox.

26. Air, liquid, and A. gaseous are the three classicalB. states of matter,C. but in this century, a fourth state: plasmaD. has been added.

27. IA. like toB. make sport on Thursday afternoons butC. it makes me D. tired on Friday mornings.

28. Hurricane MichaelA. that devastated Cape CodB. for the last twoC. dayD. has moved out to sea.

29. Alexander Graham Bell worked toA. aid andB. improving theC. hearing of the deaf and thisD. helped him when he invented the telephone.

30. Boston Baked Beans, a traditional dish of New England A. compose mainly B. of beans and mollases and of course baked C. in an oven D. for hours. 31

.A. The 1943 pulitzer prizeB. was won by Ester Forbes forC. its biography D. of Paul Revere.

32.A. Annual producing tons of cranberries, Massachusetts B. is one of the largest producersC. of this crop D. in the United States.

33. Edgar Allen PoeA. was bornB.at Boston, C. but he destested the city D. calling its inhbitants " Frog Ponders."

34. The National Seashore, with A. its magnificent dunes B. and often spectacular surfC. isD. locate on Cape Cod.

35.A. Early whaling harpoons, launched B. by hand from a rowboat, wereC.closely relatedD. about ancient javelins.

36. Almost A. a third of the students B. enrolled in Adult Education coursesC. took a course inD. computer.

37. Scrimshaw, the art of etching or carving on whale bone; A. has become increasingly B. rare and C. value since whaling has been forbiddenD. by the international community.

38.A. Before the game the Patriot football teamB. stayed at the Day's Inn C. next to the stadium prior to theD. game

39. Rollerblading A. has become increasingly popular in B. the city of Cambridge C. in recentD. years ago.

40. Most people A. who visit the Bay State preferB. eat in small cafes and restaurants C. than frequent franchised eateries D. like Papa Gino's or MacDonald's.

Can you perhaps tell us what you think the correct answers are, before we look at the others?

Best wishes, Clive
16: is known as (passive structure; active form: We know Boston as the Hub...)

17. storing, erasing and retrieving (These are parallel and should be in the same form.)

18. Professor Andom Iyassou ("Professor" is a title. If Andom Iyassou is one person, "professor" must be singular.)

19. one mile high (height is a noun; high is an adjective)

20. a symbol (tree is singular and a is singular, so symbol should be singular)

21. as efficient as (the conventional structure for a comparison. "so efficient as" could be used as follows: The software is not so efficient as to make the previous version obsolete.)

22. I suspect you made a mistake in copying this item. I would guess (C) "for a great deal of their content on the majority of their pages."

23. very much alike. (alike is not a noun; only nouns can be preceded by the.)

24. in seconds (we use in with expressions of time: in a few days, in a million years, in about an hour.)

25. Boggs hit a grand slam (making is used in the first part because it's the object of the preposition after, so it must be in noun [gerund?] form. The main clause is "Wade Boggs hit [past tense] a grand slam for the Red Sox.")

I don't have time to do more; perhaps someone else will finish...
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26. Gaseous ( but I didn't know the reason)
27.Make ( I think it should use Making )
31. Its
32.Annual( I think it should use Annualy )
33.At Boston
34.Locate ( It should use " Located " because passive)
35.About ( I think it should use in)
36.Computer(maybe it should use Computerization)
38.Before the game
39.Years ago
40.Eat(It should use "To eat")

Can Anyone rechecked again and explain the reason for me )


Buddhist-Accountant26. Gaseous ( but I didn't know the reason)
"Solid, liquid, and gas" are all nouns (and thus, parallel structures). "Gaseous" is an adjective.
Buddhist-Accountant27.Make ( I think it should use Making )
This looks like a Britishism to me, so I'm not sure. I think it could be either "making" or "to make".
Hurricane Michael that devastated Cape Cod for the last two days has moved out to sea.
AGB worked to aid and improve (equivalent to "to aid and to improve"). Hearing here is a noun meaning "auditory sense".
Yes. It should be composed.
Buddhist-Accountant31. Its
Yes. the possessive refers to Ester Forbes. Even if you don't know this is a woman (and thus, her is correct), prize winners are people, so its can't be correct.
Buddhist-Accountant32.Annual( I think it should use Annualy )
Buddhist-Accountant33.At Boston
Yes. It should be "in Boston"
Buddhist-Accountant34.Locate ( It should use " Located " because passive)
You got it.
Buddhist-Accountant35.About ( I think it should use in)
Partial credit. "...closely related to"
Buddhist-Accountant36.Computer(maybe it should use Computerization)
Partial credit again! "Computer use", "Computing", etc.
Yes! "rare and valuable" are both adjectives and parallel.
Buddhist-Accountant38.Before the game
Yes. Redundant because of "prior to the game" at the end.
Buddhist-Accountant39.Years ago
Yes. "in recent years".
Buddhist-Accountant40.Eat(It should use "To eat")
Right again.
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