Conventions in Writing - Grammar: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Identify the grammatically correct version of this sentence:

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

Question 2 2.

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 3 3.

Why is business the only subject in the following sentence?

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

Question 4 4. Correctly place the commas around the non-essential clause:

Question 5 5. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

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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.

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 8 8.

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 9 9.

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

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Question 11 11. Which of the following pronouns must ALWAYS be paired with a plural verb?

Question 12 12. Which of the following sentences is written correctly?

Question 13 13.

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

Expensive cars should have a good sound system.

Question 14 14. Which of the following correctly lists the coordinating conjunctions?

Question 15 15.

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.

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Question 16 16. Relative pronouns are:

Question 17 17.

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

All of the people on my street have a nice yard.

Question 18 18. Which of the following sentences has a plural subject pronoun and a plural object pronoun?

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

Question 20 20. How does a dependent clause differ from an independent clause?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Question 22 22.

Which word would make the following sentence grammatically correct?

'Students should check with their teachers before you leave the classroom.'

Question 23 23. Deciding whether the verb should be singular or plural in 'either/or' and 'neither/nor' sentence structures depends on whether:

Question 24 24. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage when separating elements in a series?

Question 25 25. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

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Question 26 26.

Identify the verb or verbs in the following sentence:

The brazen criminal shot his way through the police barricade.

Question 27 27. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 28 28. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 29 29. When quotation marks are involved, which of the following demonstrates the correct usage of a comma?

Question 30 30. In the sentence, 'Sixty-five percent of the tulips in this field are white', the subject-verb agreement is:

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