1. Introduction
    So after having practiced が vs は it's time for some more particle practice fun including も this time. In order to make this more organized and structured, I have provided explanation from reference books for each one of the answers. Answers in green are correct and answers in red are incorrect. Incorrect answers are revisited with new information.
    #1 to 5
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    #1:「は」 tells us what is being talked about in the sentence
    #2:「が」follows an interrogative pronoun or noun phrase.

    #3:「は」 allows us to redefine or clarify some or all of the context before stating new/important information
    #4: Marking something as the subject using 「が」 classifies it as new/important information, giving it emphasis

    #5: Marking something as the subject using 「が」 classifies it as new/important. information, giving it emphasis
    Correction:
    #3: Marking something as the subject using 「が」 classifies it as new/important information, giving it emphasis.
    #4:「も」indicates that two subjects are the same or of the same kind.
    #6 to 10
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    #6: topic followed by a comment about that topic
    #7: 「も」 indicates a similar quality between two things, 「が」often follows a noun that is modified by an adjective.
    #8: topic followed by a comment about that topic
    #9: 「は」 tells us what is being talked about in the sentence
    #10: topic followed by a comment about that topic

    Wow, perfect sore, awesome!
    #11 to 14:
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    #11: 「も」 indicates a similar quality between two things, sentences with intransitive verbs usually have subjects which are followed by 「が」
    #12:
    (1) 「は」 allows us to redefine or clarify some or all of the context before stating new/important information
    (2) topic followed by a comment about that topic
    (3) 「は」 allows us to redefine or clarify some or all of the context before stating new/important information.

    #13: (1) & (2): topic followed by a comment about that topic
    #14: (1) & (2): topic followed by a comment about that topic
    Correction
    #12:
    (1) は: ok
    (2) は: this is the one I got wrong: "In a negative sentence, 「は」usually indicates a comparison, emphasis or choice". It's a comparison with yesterday which was snowing. Easy to miss this one, had to infer what the first も implied in #11.
    (3) が: ok
    #14:
    (1)「も」. I got this one wrong. The only explanation I can find is that it's considered that #11 and #14 are connected, which makes 「も」possible.
    (2) ok
    #15 to 17:
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    #15: (1) 「も」indicates that two subjects are the same or of the same kind (2) indicates the existence of something.
    #16: (1)「も」indicates that two subjects are the same or of the same kind (2) 「は」as a topic marker in a negative sentence.

    #17: 「は」topic followed by a comment about that topic
    Correction
    #15: (1) I got this one wrong. This is a stupid mistake as I misremembered that #14 was  今日 not きのう.
    #16: (1) I got this one wrong. I thought that since it was also about yesterday も was required there. (2)Ok
    (2) ok
    #18 to 22
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    #18: 「は」topic followed by a comment about that topic
    #19: 「も」indicates that two subjects are the same or of the same kind
    #20: 「は」indicates a contrast between two topics (#19 vs #20)
    #21: 「は」as a topic marker in a negative sentence
    #22: 「も」indicates an addition
    Correction
    #18: Stupid mistake. I should've gotten that one. It was easy as #17 is related to #18.
    #20: I thought we were refocusing the topic here but it seems も had precedence here to imply inclusion.
    #22: I understood that sentence as: "What else is (also) blue?". I was suppose to go with: 「が」to indicate the existence of something.
    #23 to 25:
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    #23: 「は」topic followed by a comment about that topic
    #24: 「も」indicates an addition
    #25: 「が」is preceded by an interrogative pronoun

    Correction
    #23: Stupid mistake, I missed the "too" of the translation. If I had seen it, I would've gotten it.
    #26 to 28:
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    #26: 「は」topic followed by a comment about that topic
    #27: (1) 「は」topic followed by a comment about that topic (2) 「が」is preceded by an interrogative pronoun
    #28: (1) 「は」topic followed by a comment about that topic (2) 「も」lists two or more things in a similar category (3) 「も」lists two or more things in a similar category

    Correction
    #26: I guess this is the case of 「が」which follows a noun that is modified by an adjective.
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    #29: (1) & (2): 「も」lists two or more things in a similar category (3): 「が」to express need, ability or opinion.
    #30: (1) 「は」topic followed by a comment about that topic (2) & (3): 「も」lists two or more things in a similar category
    Correction
    #30:
    (1) Ok
    (2) I missed the 「と」there which already expressed inclusion so 「も」wasn't necessary. The right answer was 「が」as in a typical 「は+が」construction
    (3) The right answer is 「は」but I don't know why. I guess it's a refocus of sentence topic.
    Conclusion
    This time I got 18/30, 60%. There are at least 3 wrong answers I could've gotten if I had taken more time to carefully read. Also, there were three different particles in this one so I guess it's understandable.

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  1. Toritoribe
    Why don't you post this in the forum? You would be able to get responses there. I'm afraid to say this, but you are satisfied with your misunderstandings in this blog just because the answer is correct, as same as in your other blogs so far. I can point out those misunderstandings in the forum.
    You might think that you will get those things someday and it's better to do many exercises now, but there are things you should grasp before moving on to the next, just like the functions of particles or the modifying clause, which you still did misinterpretations in your blogs.
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