Answer Explanations to Previously Released ACT 2020 English Test
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Passage 1: Mystery Paper Sculptor
Question 1, “intricately.” The answer is “NO CHANGE.”
This question falls under the category of “Production of Writing.” More specifically, this question tests your understanding of the purpose and emphasis of word choice.
(1. )This question asks for which word best emphasizes the complexity of the sculptures. The options are “impressively,” “terrifically,” “superbly,” and “no change” from intricately.
(2. )The words “impressively” and “superbly” would indicate that the sculptures are well made and admired. However, they do not indicate anything about the complexity of the sculptures.
(3.) The word “terrifically” would indicate that the sculptures are crafted with great intensity, but it doesn’t describe how complex the sculptures are
(4.) The word “intricately” describes the complicated and detailed manner of the sculptures, which emphasizes the complexity of the structures. The correct answer is “NO CHANGE.”
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