AP English: Grammar Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

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

Question 2 2.

Which pronouns are found in the following sentence?

'I kept telling her that we would go back for Elmo, but I knew we had left him behind. '

Question 3 3.

Consider this sentence:

Alvin studied for his test after going swimming.

Which of the following words from that sentence is a noun?

Question 4 4. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 5 5.

'People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining.' - Stephen Hawking

What type of sentence is this famous quote?

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Question 6 6.

Identify the subject(s) of the following sentence:

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

Question 7 7. A semicolon can be used for all of the following EXCEPT to _____.

Question 8 8.

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

Jorge has been working here longer than _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage with adjectives?

Question 10 10.

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.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is an exclamation mark?

Question 13 13. Which of the following pronouns must ALWAYS be paired with a plural verb?

Question 14 14.

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 15 15.

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.

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Question 16 16. To correct faulty collective ownership, a writer should look for wording that suggests group ownership and _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following examples represents the comparative form of the adjective good?

Question 18 18.

Where should a comma be placed in the following sentence?

He will be in his office or at his house this afternoon.

Question 19 19.

Identify the grammatically correct version of this sentence:

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

Question 20 20. A preposition is used in a group of words called a:

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Question 21 21.

What type of verb is looked in the following sentence?

The kitten looked at its toy.

Question 22 22.

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

Question 24 24. Which of the following nouns is a proper noun?

Question 25 25. Deciding whether the verb should be singular or plural in 'either/or' and 'neither/nor' sentence structures depends on whether:

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Question 26 26.

'Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.' - H.G. Wells

What type of sentence is this famous quote?

Question 27 27. Which of the following sentences has multiple subjects?

Question 28 28. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a subjective case pronoun?

Question 30 30. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage when separating elements in a series?

AP English: Grammar Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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