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Republic of the Philippines

Region I
PANGASINAN DIVISION II
SAN JACINTO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
San Jacinto, Pangasinan

READING AND WRITING SKILLS


QUIZ # 2

Name __________________________ Score __________


Section: _________________________ Date ___________

Directions: The following sentences contain redundant words or phrases. Rewrite each to
eliminate redundancy.

1. Jeffrey and James decided to return again for a second time to the old ancient house.

2. It is usually his custom to visit the houses of the affluent rich.

3. The group wanted to climb up to the very summit at the top of the mountain.

4. Thanks to their joint collaboration the archeologists found the handwritten manuscript in the
destroyed ruins of the monastery.

5. The missiles are able to hit their intended targets accurately with precise precision.

6. The amount of money available was not sufficient enough.

7. The missile attack was an unexpected surprise.

8. The blue vase was completely and totally unique.

9. The wall was marred by a small, tiny speck of paint.

10. Last Thursday, the Chief of Police deviated from his regular, usual routine.

11. The vote was completely and totally unanimous.

12. She had written the autobiography of her own life.

13. He saw the building burning down with his own eyes.

14. Michael and his friends decided to cooperate together on their project.

15. If all of us cooperate together, we will succeed.

Prepared by:

VIRGILIO R. BIAGTAN
SHS Teacher II