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English Morphology, Vocabulary & Grammar Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What parts of speech are often referred to as ''action words''?

Question 2 2. What is syntax? Choose the BEST definition.

Question 3 3. What can create mistakes with subject-verb agreement?

Question 4 4. What is important when choosing activities for a vocabulary lesson?

Question 5 5.

In the following sentence, which word serves as a definition of 'transient'?

'Her transient thoughts of quitting her dead-end job are fleeting, lasting only as long as the weekly meeting she abhors.'

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Question 6 6. When should an indefinite pronoun be treated as a singular noun?

Question 7 7. Semantics means:

Question 8 8. What does semantics determine?

Question 9 9. What type of morpheme is the suffix 'less' in the word 'thoughtless'?

Question 10 10. How do the words 'neither' and 'nor' function in a sentence?

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Question 11 11. Who were the first known people to inhabit the British Isles?

Question 12 12. How can teachers choose tier-two words for instruction?

Question 13 13. Which of the following best describes a collective noun?

Question 14 14. _____ are used to modify nouns or pronouns; while _____ provide details on verbs, adjectives, or adverbs.

Question 15 15. Stage ____ of punctuation development involves being able to use complex punctuation, and coincides with stage four of grammar development.

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Question 16 16. How can teachers choose a tier-three word?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the smallest unit of written language?

Question 18 18. Which word or term describes the subtle differences in meaning or shades of meaning we associate with words?

Question 19 19. Leslie speaks and writes in complex sentences, which means she is in stage ____ of grammar development.

Question 20 20. Which is a tier-one word?

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Question 21 21. When should you use 'if I were' instead of 'if I was'?

Question 22 22. Which is an imperative sentence?

Question 23 23. What should teachers consider when choosing vocabulary?

Question 24 24. Which one of the following parts of speech is used to interrupt flow in a sentence?

Question 25 25. Johan speaks in simple, grammatically correct sentences, like, 'Let's go.' and 'She came late.' Johan is in stage ____ of grammar development.

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Question 26 26. Why do we use the Latin alphabet to write in the Germanic language of English?

Question 27 27.

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 28 28. Name the correct number of morphemes in the following sentence: 'Take me to my village to die, surrounded by friends.'

Question 29 29. What language family is English classified as?

Question 30 30.

'Cheap posters' and 'economy hatchback car' are examples that define which word in the following sentence?

'Even though he says he likes ornate artwork, extravagant clothes, and immoderate cars, Tom is so frugal that he hangs cheap posters on his walls and drives an economy hatchback car.'

English Morphology, Vocabulary & Grammar Chapter Exam Instructions

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