GACE Middle Grades ELA: Parts of Speech Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Identify the subject(s) of the following sentence:

He didn't know the mob boss paid off the cop.

Question 2 2.

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

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

Question 3 3.

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

The organization will revise _____ bylaws.

Question 4 4.

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

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Question 6 6. To make the word key plural, you must

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

Question 8 8.

What type of verb is looked in the following sentence?

The new bride looked very happy.

Question 9 9. Which of the following plural nouns is spelled incorrectly?

Question 10 10.

In the following sentence, _____ is the subject noun and _____ is the verb.

'The two girls, as they stroll past the park, hear the faint sound of church bells chiming the hour.'

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Question 11 11. Which of the following examples represents the comparative form of the adjective good?

Question 12 12.

Identify the simple subject in the following sentence:

The quiz had ten questions.

Question 13 13.

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

The government levied taxes on _____ citizens.

Question 14 14.

In the following example, which word is the adverb and what is its purpose?


The events in the movie are mostly true.

Question 15 15.

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

Jim and _____ went to school.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 17 17.

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

_____ coming to dinner tonight?

Question 18 18.

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

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

Question 19 19. Which of the following words is a noun?

Question 20 20.

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

Jorge has been working here longer than _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following sentences has a plural subject pronoun and a plural object pronoun?

Question 22 22.

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

_____ going to be there by 5:30.

Question 23 23.

Identify the error in the following sentence:

Every parent should take good care of their children.

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. Relative pronouns are:

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Question 26 26. Which of the following pronouns must ALWAYS be paired with a plural verb?

Question 27 27.

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 28 28.

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 29 29. To make the word Monday plural, you must

Question 30 30. Which of the following is a singular indefinite pronoun?

GACE Middle Grades ELA: Parts of Speech Chapter Exam Instructions

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