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AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Punctuation Rules Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Which of the following corrects this mixed structure sentence?

''Because you want your writing to be the best it can be, is why you should avoid mixed structure sentences.''

Question 2 2.

What is the interrupting phrase in this sentence?

Bob and Rick, who both played soccer last year, have decided to try out again this year.

Question 3 3. What can you do to avoid allowing an interrupting phrase to cause disagreement with the subject and verb?

Question 4 4.

Where should a comma be placed in the following sentence?

She told her son to finish his homework yet he hasn't done it.

Question 5 5. Identify the most appropriate conjunction and the correct comma placement for the following sentence:

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Question 6 6. Why would you place a question mark(s) within a sentence?

Question 7 7. When quotation marks are involved, which of the following demonstrates the correct usage of a comma?

Question 8 8. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Question 9 9. Which sentence correctly uses your, yore, or you're?

Question 10 10.

Choose the best replacement for the underlined portion of the sentence.

For the treasurer, they considered Susan too committed to other activities and Mark (too absent-minded) before finally settling on Jodi.

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Question 11 11.

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 12 12. Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of punctuation?

Question 13 13. Which sentence uses the word 'accept' correctly?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an example where a comma is correctly used despite there not being any conjunction?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT the correct way to use the colon?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements is NOT true about exclamation marks?

Question 17 17. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Question 18 18. The question mark can also be called:

Question 19 19. An adjective is a way to write or speak:

Question 20 20.

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

We neither had money nor enough time to escape.

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Question 21 21.

Identify the grammatically correct version of this sentence:

She was not nice she did not share her Twinkie with me.

Question 22 22.

Choose the best replacement for the underlined portion of the sentence.

We asked our professor when he would hand our essays back we'd turned them in a month ago but he didn't seem to remember them at all.

Question 23 23.

Which of the following corrects the following mixed structure sentence?

''Although I need to go grocery shopping, but I don't have time.''

Question 24 24. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage with adjectives?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is the correct way to show possession with a plural noun ending in 's'?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT an example of an introductory word?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is the correct use of the apostrophe?

Question 28 28.

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 29 29. Which of the following is NOT an instance where we would typically want to use an exclamation point?

Question 30 30. Which sentence correctly uses to, too, or two?

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Punctuation Rules Chapter Exam Instructions

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