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Elements of Grammar: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The most important reason modifiers should be correctly placed in a sentence is that _____.

Question 2 2.

What type of verb is looked in the following sentence?

The new bride looked very happy.

Question 3 3.

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

All of the dogs at the animal shelter have to wear a collar.

Question 4 4.

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

Marco and I left the field after the game.

Question 5 5.

Which word or words in the following sentence make up the complete predicate?

My younger brother ran his first marathon yesterday.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following nouns is a common noun?

Question 7 7.

Identify the simple subject in the following sentence:

The quiz had ten questions.

Question 8 8.

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

I think that either my cousins or your husband will bring ________ sound system to the party.

Question 9 9.

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

I heard that _____ car is in the shop.

Question 10 10.

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

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

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Question 11 11.

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

I have talked to your teachers and your bosses, and ________ said that you've been doing a great job.

Question 12 12.

Which word or words in the following sentence make up the complete predicate?

My biology teacher announced the date of the next test.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a correct sentence featuring a present participle?

Question 14 14.

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 15 15. Which singular noun requires that you add an es to the end to make it plural?

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Question 16 16.

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

The kids you're looking for are _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following words is a common noun identifying a person?

Question 18 18.

Identify the auxiliary/helping verb(s) in the following sentence.

After my trip, I will have been to five different countries.

Question 19 19.

Identify the complete subject in the following sentence:

The red truck had a flat tire.

Question 20 20. Choose the sentence that contains a faulty collective ownership error.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following pronouns is an objective case pronoun?

Question 22 22.

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 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 choices is the correct possessive pronoun to fill in the blank in the following sentence?

_____ daughter is five years old.

Question 25 25.

Which word would make the following sentence grammatically correct?

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

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Question 26 26.

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

The government levied taxes on _____ citizens.

Question 27 27. Which noun requires that you add es to the end (and do nothing else) to make it plural?

Question 28 28.

In the following sentence, identify the dangling modifier and why it is wrong.

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

Question 29 29.

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

Expensive cars should have a good sound system.

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements is true about infinitive phrases?

Elements of Grammar: Help and Review 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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