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Strategy for Usage/Mechanics Questions on the ACT English

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

I ordered garlic bread, spaghetti and meatballs, spinach, and orange juice.

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1. Pablo, whom I met last year, lived on Pine Street and goes to my high school.

2. My dog, who has a lot of toys, ignore his toys and just chews my shoes.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Usage and mechanics questions are typically about grammar and punctuation. This quiz/worksheet combo will help prepare you to answer them. You will be assessed on your ability to read and correct sample passages.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Writing
  • Grammar
  • Methods for identifying usage and mechanics questions
  • ACT English test

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related grammar lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of usage and mechanics
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve usage and mechanics practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding usage and mechanics and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding usage and mechanics
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about usage and mechanics

Additional Learning

To learn more about grammar, review the accompanying lesson on Usage/Mechanics Strategy for ACT English. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the format of the ACT English
  • Differentiate types of questions
  • Learn how to find the right answer
  • Test grammatical skill
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