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Upper Level ISEE Prep Guide (2nd Edition) - Known Errors
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Question #ErrorCorrection (If Any)Author's Note
Addressed in 3rd edition
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44514Incorrect Answer and Answer ChoiceAnswer choice D should be "tangible" and Answer choice D should be the correct answer for PALPABLEPlease consider question 14 as an EXP (experimental) question that does not count towards your score. Instead, count question 19 (currently marked as EXP) as a regular question that counts towards your score.yes
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45736Deleted and not replaced during reformat of testRefer to Author's notePlease consider question 36 as an EXP (experimental) question that does not count towards your score. Instead, count question 32 (currently marked as EXP) as a regular question that counts towards your score.yes
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6Missing word"second edition OF our"yes
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8Extra "just"?"Don't just practice one type of question just once"yes
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10Extra word"Then you will obviously have a less stressful of a time"yes
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21Missing comma"The larger the school the more likely it.."yes
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21Missing word"Wandering eyes suggest that you are not paying attention to or DON'T care about.."yes
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23Improper punctuationExample parent response question #1 needs colon changed to question markyes
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41Missing word(s)"You may choose to your favorite news website.."yes
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61Missing comma"Where and when would you travel(,) and why?"yes
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66Capitilization consistency"20 Synonym Questions and 20 Sentence Completion Questions"yes
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66Incorrect word definition list means "to make a series of words or names"As a verb, "list" can also mean "to lean to one side or tilt" (specifically in terms of a boat leaning to one side).yes
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72Incorrect word definition adulterate means "to make something impure or weaker by adding something of poor quality" In the same sense, defacing or marring something makes it impure. "The activist adulterated the painting by throwing yellow paint on it."yes
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150MisspellingQuestion #6: "...told his young apprentice she was ready..."yes
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151Missing commaQuestion #18: "The more ___ the wood," yes
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159PluralsQuestion #12: ""...calls for several ____ buildings to..."yes
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164-165Font colorFont color for example passages is too lightAnswer choices are lighted out to help the process of only reading the questions and ignoring the answers. A note has been made in the 3rd edition.yes
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167CapitalizationQuestion #1/Answer choice D: "The author hates..."yes
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172Extra spaceQuestion #1 / Answer choice C: ""...something human would be a more..."yes
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172Italics Passage 2 / Line 1: The Origin of Species should be italicizedCharles Darwin is writing about the idea of the Origin of the Species. It is not referring to his work.yes
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180Comma neededPassage 1/ Line 8: "In literature, nationality..."yes
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180Comma neededPassage 1 / Line 17: "...ancestors of English literature, "Beowulf" is scarcely..."yes
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193Apostrophe not neededQuestion 1 / Answer choice C: "...why no one should travel to The Dalles"yes
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193Apostrophe not neededQuestion 4 / Answer choice B: "the story of the Dalles relates..."yes
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206Formatting error?Passage 14 / Line 47: "An image of a Lyrae.."It's α Lyræ, which is the name of a staryes
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214CapitalizationGrades 6-8 / 4th bullet point: "Understand and use ratios..."yes
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240Missing answer choicesISEE Practice / Question #1
It's a quantitative comparison question, which follows A) Column A is bigger, B) Column B is bigger, C) The values are equal, and D) Not enough information to answer the question
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244Wrong word?"Multiplied to 10"Changed wording in 3rd editionyes
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270Wrong word"combinations ARE used"yes
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272Missing word"probability deals WITH the likelihood"yes
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318Parenthesis placementQuestion #1: "...between points (7,-14) and (-4,11)yes
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4202Typo2. ON the number line below... "one" needs to become "on"yes
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42313Confusing wording
Change "average grade of each 1st grade classroom"
to "average scores of each 1st grade classroom", or something else...
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The answer key has a different question than the text book
Will address with updates to 3rd editionyes
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5318Answer not exact36*pi=113.097 (book says 113. 04)
36*3.14 = 113.04. Students aren't allowed a calculator on the ISEE, thus the answer choice was found using the approximation of 3.14 for pi
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53521Poor wording"How many WHOLE cubes.."yes
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5629Duplicate answersChoices B & D are the sameyes
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64618Missing parenthesis Add parenthesisyes
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70010Wrong Answer Choice
Answer Choice C is listed as correct but D is right. D is explained as right in the explanation.
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