Comprehensive English: Help and Review Final Exam

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Question 1 1.

Which of the following choices is the correct possessive pronoun to fill in the blank in the following sentence?

The teacher told me that the choice was _____.

Question 2 2.

Which of the following best describes the tone of this passage:

He gritted his teeth and clenched his fist. He didn't think he could take the sound of the construction crew across the street anymore. The sounds of jackhammers and hammering were driving him insane.

Question 3 3. What are four very common types of multiple-choice questions used for literature?

Question 4 4.

Determine if the following sentence contains an incorrect modifier.

After falling from a ladder, the firefighter was rushed to the emergency room in a taxi and given blood before surgery.

Question 5 5. In 'Harry Potter', Professor Snape's first name, Severus, means serious, strict, and severe. The character of Professor Snape is also serious and strict. This is an example of which of the following?

Question 6 6. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage with adjectives?

Question 7 7. In examining author style and language, what is it that you need to already have a working knowledge of?

Question 8 8.

Which is the correct pronoun to refer to the singular indefinite pronoun antecedent someone in the following sentence?

Someone at the party had lost _____ earring.

Question 9 9.

In the following sentence, identify the misplaced modifier and why it doesn't work.

The Senator nearly spoke for two hours about the somewhat unfair tax increase before the committee tiredly voted on the motion.

Question 10 10. What is mood?

Question 11 11.

Why is 'these' a demonstrative adjective in the following sentence?

These clothes are really old and dirty.

Question 12 12.

Identify the auxiliary/helping verb(s) in the following sentence.

I would have gone to class, but I was sick.

Question 13 13. The main goal of a descriptive essay is to:

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT included in the general rules of self-editing?

Question 15 15. Which is the best phrasing to let the reader know that important information is coming up?

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