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Conventions in 9th Grade Writing: Grammar: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

Question 2 2. A semicolon can be used for all of the following EXCEPT to _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following sentences is NOT grammatically correct?

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

Question 5 5.

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

Question 7 7.

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 8 8.

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 9 9.

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 10 10.

Why is business the only subject in the following sentence?

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

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Question 11 11. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 12 12. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

Question 13 13.

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 14 14.

Identify the grammatically correct version of this sentence:

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

Question 15 15.

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. '

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Question 16 16. Deciding whether the verb should be singular or plural in 'either/or' and 'neither/nor' sentence structures depends on whether:

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT an example of an introductory word?

Question 18 18. Which of the following indicates that a verb should be singular?

Question 19 19. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage when separating elements in a series?

Question 20 20. In the sentence, 'Sixty-five percent of the tulips in this field are white', the subject-verb agreement is:

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Question 21 21. Identify the most appropriate conjunction and the correct comma placement for the following sentence:

Question 22 22. A dependent clause...

Question 23 23. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 24 24.

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

Expensive cars should have a good sound system.

Question 25 25.

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.

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Question 26 26. Relative pronouns are:

Question 27 27.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

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

Question 28 28.

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

Question 30 30.

In the following sentence, identify the dangling modifier and why.

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

Conventions in 9th Grade Writing: Grammar: 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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