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Elements of 9th Grade Grammar: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Please identify what 'Marco and I' is in the following sentence:

Marco and I left the field after the game.

Question 2 2.

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 3 3.

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

Every child in the class finished all of _____ homework.

Question 4 4.

Which of the following choices is the correct contraction to fill in the blank in the following sentence?

_____ coming to dinner tonight?

Question 5 5.

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

The kids you're looking for are _____.

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Question 6 6.

Which word would make the following sentence grammatically correct?

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

Question 7 7. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 8 8.

Identify the subject in the following sentence:

Biology is the exam that I'll study for first.

Question 9 9.

Fill in the blank in the following sentence with the pronoun that is correctly paired with the collective noun antecedent.

The government offers benefits for many of _____ citizens.

Question 10 10. Which of the following plural nouns is spelled incorrectly?

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Question 11 11.

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 12 12.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

He sat down at the table expecting to order, eat, and be enjoying his meal alone.

Question 13 13.

Identify the error in the following sentence:

A good parent should take care of their children.

Question 14 14.

Please identify what 'The angry driver' is in the following sentence:

The angry driver leaned on his car horn.

Question 15 15.

Fill in the blank in the following sentence with the pronoun that is correctly paired with the collective noun antecedent.

Sara's cheerleading team is raising funds for _____ annual retreat.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following pronouns is an objective case pronoun?

Question 17 17. Which noun requires that you add es to the end (and do nothing else) to make it plural?

Question 18 18. What is the superlative form of the adverb skillfully? When is the superlative form of an adverb or adjective used?

Question 19 19. Which of the following pronouns must ALWAYS be paired with a plural verb?

Question 20 20.

What type of verb is looked in the following sentence?

The kitten looked at its toy.

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Question 21 21. The most important reason modifiers should be correctly placed in a sentence is that _____.

Question 22 22.

Identify the verb or verbs in the following sentence:

The brazen criminal shot his way through the police barricade.

Question 23 23.

Why is business the only subject in the following sentence?

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

Question 24 24. Which of the following words is a common noun identifying a person?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a singular indefinite pronoun?

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Question 26 26.

In the following sentence, what is the antecedent to which the pronoun she refers?

My mother made all of her own clothes, and she did a very good job of it.

Question 27 27.

Fill in the blank in the following sentence with the verb that correctly agrees with the collective noun subject.

The class _____ preparing for graduation in June.

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

Question 29 29. In the sentence, 'Sixty-five percent of the tulips in this field are white', the subject-verb agreement is:

Question 30 30.

Which pronouns are present in the following sentence?

She said, 'Gosh, Darren, it is almost like you don't know the first thing about human sacrifice!'

Elements of 9th Grade 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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