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Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test: Understanding Grammar Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Verbs may be _____ or a state of being.

Question 2 2.

How do you change this sentence from passive voice to active voice?

The bloody space battle was fought mostly by children.

Question 3 3.

Which is the correct pronoun to refer to the singular indefinite pronoun antecedent someone in the following sentence?

Someone at the party had lost _____ earring.

Question 4 4.

Identify the error in the following sentence that makes it unclear:

About how to succeed, many people ask me for advice, because I am a wealthy artist.

Question 5 5. Which of the prefixes listed means opposite?

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Question 6 6. Which noun requires that you add es to the end (and do nothing else) to make it plural?

Question 7 7. The suffix that means more is _____.

Question 8 8.

Identify the error in the following sentence that makes it unclear:

All of these mixed chocolates are delicious!

Question 9 9. First person point of view narration can reference the subject with which of the following pronouns?

Question 10 10. Which of the following indicates that a verb should be singular?

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Question 11 11.

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

The government levied taxes on _____ citizens.

Question 12 12. Adjectives _____ nouns.

Question 13 13. What does ''liberty'' mean?

Question 14 14.

Does the following sentence contain the correct verb?

The reason for my decisions is complicated.

Question 15 15. Homophones _____, while homographs _____.

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Question 16 16. One way to check that you have written a clear sentence is to:

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of homographs?

Question 18 18. Which of the following sentences is an example of third person point of view?

Question 19 19.

In the following sentence, how would you determine whether to use a singular or plural verb to complete the sentence?

Either my mother or my sisters _____ at the mall.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a singular indefinite pronoun?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a suggested way to make sure your sentences are clear and easy to understand?

Question 22 22. Third person narration can contain which of the following pronouns?

Question 23 23. Which of the following sentences has a synonym for 'inconsistent'?

Question 24 24. _____ are used to modify nouns or pronouns; while _____ provide details on verbs, adjectives, or adverbs.

Question 25 25. Which of the following plural nouns is spelled incorrectly?

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Question 26 26. There are _____ parts of speech in the English language.

Question 27 27. The root that means heat is _____.

Question 28 28.

Which word could be substituted for 'querulous' in the following sentence?

'The querulous child I babysit just won't stop bothering me until I let him play video games.'

Question 29 29.

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

There _____ a few problems with the new computer system.

Question 30 30. The root that means govern is _____.

Discover Health Occupations Readiness Test: Understanding Grammar Chapter Exam Instructions

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