CUNY Assessment Test in Writing: Using Grammar Chapter Exam

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

Question 2 2. ''Clean up your room this minute!'' is an example of:

Question 3 3.

Choose the correct article to fill in the blank in the following sentence.

Marc knows how to ride _____ unicycle.

Question 4 4. A synonym for tired:

Question 5 5. A verb that is joined with a helping verb is called :

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Question 6 6. Adverbs are:

Question 7 7. Consulting a list of antonyms can help improve our _____.

Question 8 8. The adverb in this sentence -- Paul is a very good worker -- tells us that:

Question 9 9. The appropriate indefinite article to modify the noun 'gorilla' is:

Question 10 10. Identify the type of conjunction in the following sentence: Not only are you beautiful, but you are also intelligent.

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Question 11 11. Specific detail is a way of explaining:

Question 12 12.

Choose the correct article to fill in the blank in the following sentence.

I would like to order _____ slice of pizza.

Question 13 13.

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

Jim and _____ went to school.

Question 14 14.

Choose the correct article to fill in the blank in the following sentence.

I'll meet you by _____ front door of my house.

Question 15 15. A dictionary provides a list of _____ and _____ so that we can see both similar and different meanings to words.

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Question 16 16.

Choose the correct article to fill in the blank in the following sentence.

Have you ever seen _____ Atlantic Ocean?

Question 17 17.

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

After class, the principal talked to _____ and me.

Question 18 18. Consulting a list of synonyms can help us choose more _____ words in our writing.

Question 19 19. Writing that contains adjectives is important for:

Question 20 20. Adverbs that join together two phrases are called:

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Question 21 21. Which conjunction is used in pairs?

Question 22 22. A writer should use synonyms:

Question 23 23. Synonyms are important because:

Question 24 24. Relative clauses perform the following functions EXCEPT that _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following sentences about ice cream cakes is grammatically correct?

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Question 26 26. Identify the type of conjunction in the following sentence: If you leave the door open, the flies will get inside.

Question 27 27. A verb is _____.

Question 28 28. Tense tells the reader:

Question 29 29. If you are discussing the specific textbook that you need for your chemistry class with the salesperson at the bookstore, the appropriate article that you use to refer to that textbook is _____.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is an example of a coordinating conjunction?

CUNY Assessment Test in Writing: Using Grammar Chapter Exam Instructions

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