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Each item below offers a choice, in a pull-down menu, of three connectives for expressing an additive relationship. For each numbered item, select the connective that best fits in the sentence (or pair of sentences). After you select a connective, an answer box at the bottom of the page will give you feedback.

1. I try to read the New York Times the Washington Post every day.
Moreover: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN
As well as: CORRECT! I try to read the New York Times as well as the Washington Post every day.
Equally: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

2. My older sister is a member of the town Planning Board   serving as secretary to the Soccer Club.
Besides: CORRECT! My older sister is a member of the town Planning Board besides serving as secretary to the Soccer Club.
As well as: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Second: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

3. It's not a good idea to spend all your time studying.  ,  you don't want to ignore your studies altogether.
In addition to: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
First: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Equally: CORRECT! Its not a good idea to spend all your time studying. Equally, you dont want to ignore your studies altogether.

4. The Learning Center can be a good place to hang out and meet friends. , you can actually get some work done there.
In addition to: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
As well as: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Furthermore: CORRECT! The Learning Center can be a good place to hang out and meet friends. Furthermore, you can actually get some work done there.

5. becoming a vegetarian, my son has joined the Democratic Party.
Also: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
In addition to: CORRECT! In addition to becoming a vegetarian, my son has joined the Democratic Party.
As well as: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

6. There are several reasons for taking a year off before going to college. You can get a job and earn some money for tuition; second, you can get some experience in the real world; and  you can get a better idea of what you want to major in.
Third: CORRECT! There are several reasons for taking a year off before going to college. You can get a job and earn some money for tuition; second, you can get some experience in the real world; and third, you can get a better idea of what you want to major in.
And: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Equally: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

7. George Bush was Governor of Texas being owner of the Texas Rangers baseball team before he ran for president.
Besides: CORRECT! George Bush was Governor of Texas besides being owner of the Texas Rangers baseball team before he ran for president.
Moreover: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN
Similarly: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN

8. After my little accident last month, my mother nor my father will lend me a car.
Either: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN..
Neither: CORRECT! After my little accident last month, neither my mother nor my father will lend me a car.
Both: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

9. All freshmen need to register before the end of the week. , requests for financial aid are due by next Tuesday.
Also: CORRECT! All freshmen need to register before the end of the week. Also, requests for financial aid are due by next Tuesday.
As well as: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Equally: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.

10. California has great natural resources some of the best jobs in the world.
Furthermore: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Similarly: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
In addition to: CORRECT! California has great natural resources in addition to some of the best jobs in the world.

11. I'm too tired to finish this project tonight. ,  my calculator battery just died.
As well as: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.
Besides: CORRECT! Im too tired to finish this project tonight. Besides, my calculator battery just died.
In addition to: INCORRECT. TRY AGAIN.