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English Conventions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Does the following sentence contain the correct verb?

The reason for my decisions is complicated.

Question 2 2.

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

Everyone _____ at the carnival.

Question 3 3. An example of formal register in writing would be:

Question 4 4. Formal registers are often used to create a tone of objective _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following sentences does NOT contain a prepositional phrase?

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Question 6 6. How can identifying phrases help you in your writing?

Question 7 7. Which is NOT an example of a compound-complex sentence?

Question 8 8. A compound-complex sentence combines

Question 9 9. Which sentence is a declarative one?

Question 10 10. Which type of sentence shows strong emotion?

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Question 11 11. Choose the statement that best explains the relationship between grammar and mechanics.

Question 12 12. Choose the standard pattern of word order in English.

Question 13 13. Which sentence has an appositive that is restrictive?

Question 14 14. Which sentence has a nonrestrictive appositive?

Question 15 15. Which of the following refers to appealing to the reader's senses through descriptive language?

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Question 16 16. Which of these uses a concrete object, event, or character to stand for an abstract idea?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a common rule in spelling?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a technique for improving your spelling?

Question 19 19.

Which tense is the verb will have finished in the following sentence?

I will have finished my homework by the time my roommate gets home.

Question 20 20.

Choose the past perfect tense form of the verb to finish that would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence:

I _____ three loads of laundry by the time I had to leave.

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Question 21 21. What are the two types of run-on sentences?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a compound sentence?

Question 23 23. One of the best ways to remember a word's correct spelling is to consider:

Question 24 24. One of the most common reasons for misspelling words is because of:

Question 25 25. Independent clauses have

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Question 26 26. A simple sentence has

Question 27 27. When do you have a run-on sentence?

Question 28 28. Which of the following makes it easier to catch errors when editing for mechanics?

Question 29 29. Which one of the following parts of speech is used to interrupt flow in a sentence?

Question 30 30. _____ are used to modify nouns or pronouns; while _____ provide details on verbs, adjectives, or adverbs.

English Conventions Chapter Exam Instructions

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