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ACT English - Grammar and Usage: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Neither of my parents know I can time travel; I keep it a very strict secret.

Question 2 2. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 3 3.

Which pronoun or pronouns would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence?

Every child in the class finished all of _____ homework.

Question 4 4. In the sentence, 'Sixty-five percent of the tulips in this field are white', the subject-verb agreement is:

Question 5 5. The detective and his assistant Steve got to work on the case right away, and he found an important clue hidden in the third floor bathroom.

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Question 6 6.

Which of the following correctly identifies the subjective and objective pronouns found in the following sentence?

'Run away from the hooded monks with the giant swords?' he asked. 'You don't have to tell me twice.'

Question 7 7.

There's one incorrect preposition in this sentence. Pick the phrase that contains it:

At the beginning of our camping trip, we arrived into the lodge, where our hosts were already waiting with maps and plenty of advice.

Question 8 8. What is another name for group nouns?

Question 9 9. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 10 10.

Choose the option that corrects the following faulty collective ownership error.

All of the people on my street have a nice yard.

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Question 11 11. Why is a separable phrasal verb called separable?

Question 12 12.

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

These clothes are really old and dirty.

Question 13 13.

Pick the best replacement for the underlined portion of this sentence:

Either guests must carry a GPS device; alternately, they sign a waiver to show that they understand the dangers of going into the wilderness without a way to find them in an emergency.

Question 14 14.

Identify the verb or verbs in the following sentence:

She poured a drink for herself and took a very long sip.

Question 15 15.

Identify the type of idiom or phrasal verb used in the sentence that follows:

Albert was surprised he didn't pass out from the blood loss; apparently, he really was becoming a werewolf.

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Question 16 16.

Which pronoun would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence?

I think that either your husband or my cousins will bring ________ sound system to the party.

Question 17 17. What is the superlative form of the adverb skillfully? When is the superlative form of an adverb or adjective used?

Question 18 18. Deciding whether the verb should be singular or plural in 'either/or' and 'neither/nor' sentence structures depends on whether:

Question 19 19. Allen took apart the old radiator quickly but careful.

Question 20 20.

Why is the following sentence an idiom?

Magali was excited about the opportunities she would have if she made it into Harvard but was careful not to put the cart before the horse.

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Question 21 21. Relative clauses perform the following functions EXCEPT that _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following sentences about ice cream cakes is grammatically correct?

Question 23 23. Over the past few months, making friends with a girl my age who lived in the court of William and Mary.

Question 24 24. The investigators required each student to carry their school ID at all times.

Question 25 25. Choose the sentence that contains a faulty collective ownership error.

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Question 26 26.

In the following sentence, _____ is the subject noun and _____ is the verb.

'The two girls, as they stroll past the park, hear the faint sound of church bells chiming the hour.'

Question 27 27.

Pick the phrase that contains a preposition error:

We set out with unrealistic expectations of idyllic weather and endless sunny afternoons of travel, expectations that were quickly shattered from the first three-day storm front.

Question 28 28.

Why is business the only subject in the following sentence?

The business with the casino owner and the oil tycoon was shady.

Question 29 29.

Identify the subject(s) of the following sentence:

He didn't know the mob boss paid off the cop.

Question 30 30. Which of the following examples represents the comparative form of the adjective good?

ACT English - Grammar and Usage: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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