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AP English: Grammar Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the superlative form of the adverb skillfully? When is the superlative form of an adverb or adjective used?

Question 2 2. When should you avoid using exclamation marks?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example where a comma is correctly used despite there not being any conjunction?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT the correct way to use the colon?

Question 5 5.

Where should the correlative conjunction either be placed in the following sentence?

He will go to college or enlist in the military.

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Question 6 6.

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 7 7. There are at least _____ prepositions in the English language.

Question 8 8.

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

Question 10 10.

Which word is the indirect object in the following sentence?

Darla gave Heath a Valentine's Day card.

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Question 11 11.

How many clauses appear in the sentence below?

When he woke up that morning, Joseph wondered about his chances at getting the job, but he shrugged off any doubts.

Question 12 12.

Identify the subject(s) of the following sentence:

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

Question 13 13. Which of the following sentences has multiple subjects?

Question 14 14. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

Question 15 15. How does a dependent clause differ from an independent clause?

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Question 16 16.

Select the coordinating conjunction that would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence:

I worked late last night, _____ I still have a lot to do today.

Question 17 17. What is the significance of an Oxford comma?

Question 18 18.

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

Question 20 20.

In the following sentence, identify the dangling modifier and why it is wrong.

Since getting that new job out of town, my gas bills have doubled and my car is falling apart.

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Question 21 21.

What is the object in the following sentence?

Maria raised her voice and sang sweetly.

Question 22 22.

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 23 23. Which of the following is an exclamation mark?

Question 24 24. The most important reason modifiers should be correctly placed in a sentence is that _____.

Question 25 25.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

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

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Question 26 26. Which of the following words is a noun?

Question 27 27.

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 28 28. Which of the following sentences has a plural subject pronoun and a plural object pronoun?

Question 29 29. Correctly place the commas around the non-essential clause:

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements is NOT true about exclamation marks?

AP English: Grammar Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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