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ACT English - Sentence Structure: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

We neither had money nor enough time to escape.

Question 2 2. Whether or not a dog is aggressive has more to do with training than breed, some pit bulls are gentle and some miniature poodles will attack everything they see.

Question 3 3. The black rhino, one of the world's most endangered species, with only a few thousand left in the wild.

Question 4 4. After they went to the concert: Ashley and Pete went out for pancakes.

Question 5 5.

What is a problem with the following sentence?

Looking for his favorite pair of glasses.

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Question 6 6. Words and phrases that help carry a thought from one idea to the next are referred to as _____.

Question 7 7.

Students can take advantage of a discounted bus fare if you show a valid University ID.

(as it is now)

Question 8 8. The most important reason modifiers should be correctly placed in a sentence is that _____.

Question 9 9. Hannah glared down at her schedule, the train was late and she had a meeting to get to.

Question 10 10. How can writers prepare readers for new ideas?

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Question 11 11.

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 12 12.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

Although he enjoyed running and to play baseball, he decided to try out for volleyball instead.

Question 13 13. How does a dependent clause differ from an independent clause?

Question 14 14.

Marley borrowed my history textbook; she hasn't given it back yet.

Which of the following revisions would NOT be acceptable?

Question 15 15. When thinking of a way to ensure the body paragraphs of your essay flow together, _____.

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Question 16 16.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

Stopping a zombie with a sword is better than a gun, if you separate its head from its shoulders.

Question 17 17. Which of the following effectively utilizes a transition?

Question 18 18.

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 19 19. Minzy wanted to get some more Q-tips, cotton balls, and she also needed nail polish remover.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is the correct way to write the underlined portion of this question? We all went to the pool, Jose didn't want to go, but Pat talked him into it.

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Question 21 21. A dependent clause...

Question 22 22. Which of the following sentences is written correctly?

Question 23 23.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

He sat down at the table expecting to order, eat, and be enjoying his meal alone.

Question 24 24.

Which of the choices below is NOT a good way to fix the following sentence?

Jones is a terrific agent she is the best marksman we have.

Question 25 25. Which of the following sentences is NOT grammatically correct?

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Question 26 26.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

A cool breeze was blowing across the lake, the birds were singing, and the sun was out.

Question 27 27.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Most of the movies I like don't have a lot of explosions, sometimes I like horror movies though.

Question 28 28. When driving a truck, one has to be very aware of where your blind spots are.

Question 29 29.

In the following sentence, identify the phrases that correctly modify the word 'sheep.'

Startled by the explosion, the sheep began racing around the pen, ignoring the crowds.

Question 30 30.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Clint didn't talk much he just stared you down with cold, dead eyes.

ACT English - Sentence Structure: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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