8.3 Revise the following sentences to eliminate unnecessary state-of-being and auxiliary verbs.
8.11 The test was on the Civil War.
8.12 I had hoped to find my necklace by the swimming pool.
8.13 We would run twice around the track during our lunch break.
8.14 If you want to be eating ice cream, let's go get some.
8.15 I had had the flu, but now I am being healthy with what I eat.