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FTCE General Knowledge Test (GK) (826): English Language Skills Subtest Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects an error in the bold portion(s). If no error exists, choose ''No change is necessary.''
The end-of-year sale is scheduled to begin in December, and (A) it is going to be the biggest sale of the year. (B)Its timed to coincide with the opening of a new store on the other side of town, and the store manager has scheduled a full day of activities for (C)their grand opening as well.

Question 2 2.

DIRECTIONS: Read the question and choose the best response.
Which of the following is a subjective case pronoun?

Question 3 3.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects an error in the bold portion(s). If no error exists, choose 'No change is necessary.'
''Most of our friends (A) agree that the quality of life in small towns is (B) healthier than (C) big cities.''

Question 4 4.

DIRECTIONS: Read the question and choose the best response.
What are pronouns?

Question 5 5.

DIRECTIONS: Read the question and choose the best response.
What is the function of an adverb?

Question 6 6. DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects an error in the bold portion(s). If no error exists, choose 'No change is necessary.'
(A) I picked a handful of berries and added (B) them to my cereal bowl to liven (C) this up a little.

Question 7 7.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects an error in the bold portion(s). If no error exists, choose 'No change is necessary.'
Ken was having trouble hearing his podcast over the talking in the room, so he turned his headphones up (A)louder. Ken's friend was able to hear the sound coming out of his headphones, so he began to talk even (B)more loud. When Ken heard this, he turned his volume up even (C)higher than before to block out the sound.

Use this material to answer question #8

(1) To write an effective essay, you should begin by analyzing the essay prompt. It is important to understand the requirements of the essay before you begin.

(2) Next, you should create a strong thesis statement.

(3) Outline your essay so that you know the structure you will be following.

(4) Finish your essay with a strong conclusion.

(5) When you are finished, be sure to edit for grammar and spelling.

Question 8 8.

DIRECTIONS: Read the entire passage carefully and then answer the question.
What is the best placement for this sentence in the paragraph?
Write a topic sentence for each paragraph of your essay.

Use this material to answer question #9

(1) Alfred Nobel was born in 1833 in Stockholm, Sweden.

(2) In 1850 he moved to Paris to study chemistry, and then he moved to the US.

(3) By the end of the war he moved back to Sweden and began experimenting with chemicals and explosives.

(4) In 1867 he patented dynamite, a safer-to-handle mixture of explosives.

(5) He later set aside part of his estate to establish the Nobel prizes.

Question 9 9.

DIRECTIONS: Read the entire passage carefully and then answer the question.
What is the best placement for this sentence to add to the clarity of this paragraph?
After four years he moved back to Russia to work in his father's factory to make military equipment.

Use this material to answer question #10

(1) Daniel Boone grew up on a farm in Pennsylvania with 11 brothers and sisters.

(2) He was chopping wood by the age of 5, and by the age of 10 he was taking care of the cows.

(3) He soon learned to hunt small game and track animals in the woods.

(4) He learned about trapping and hunting.

(5) At the age of 13, Daniel got his first rifle and he became the main hunter for his family.

Question 10 10.

DIRECTIONS: Read the entire passage carefully and then answer the question.
What is the best placement for this sentence to add to the clarity of this paragraph?
Daniel soon became friends with the Delaware indians.

Question 11 11.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects an error in the bold portion(s). If no error exists, choose 'No change is necessary.'
We gathered around the fireplace to listen to Susan as she read ''the fall of the house of Usher'' by Poe.

Question 12 12.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects an error in the bold portion(s). If no error exists, choose 'No change is necessary.'
Lacey slid further to the left on the couch to (A)accomodate her growing puppy. She began to wonder if choosing a large breed dog was a mistake, and it (B)occurred to her that it wasn't her choice to begin with. Her young daughter was snuggled up with the puppy, and they had (C)definitely formed a strong bond already.

Question 13 13.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects an error in the sentence.
My favorite desserts are: cake, ice cream, and pie.

Question 14 14.

DIRECTIONS: Read the sentence and choose the best answer to fill in the blanks.
Homophones _____, while homographs _____.

Question 15 15. DIRECTIONS: Read the question and choose the best response.
Which sentence uses the word ''discrete'' correctly?

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FTCE General Knowledge Test (GK) (826): English Language Skills Subtest Practice & Study Guide Final Free Practice Test Instructions

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