Grammar and Usage Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

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

Either my husband or my brother will volunteer ______ time for the project.

Question 2 2.

Why is 'these' a demonstrative adjective in the following sentence?

These clothes are really old and dirty.

Question 3 3. Which of the following demonstrative pronouns are plural?

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. Adjectives describe:

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Question 6 6. Modifiers improve writing by:

Question 7 7. Which of the following sentences is written correctly?

Question 8 8.

Which word would make the following sentence grammatically correct?

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

Question 9 9.

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

Every child in the class finished all of _____ homework.

Question 10 10.

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

_____ coming to dinner tonight?

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Question 11 11.

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

Any person who visits the park should clean up all of _____ trash.

Question 12 12. Which of the following sentences has a plural subject pronoun and a plural object pronoun?

Question 13 13. What is subject-verb agreement?

Question 14 14.

Identify the error in the following sentence:

All government representatives must keep in contact with his or her constituents.

Question 15 15.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Clint didn't talk much he just stared you down with cold, dead eyes.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following sentences about Gary is grammatically correct?

Question 17 17. Adverbs may modify:

Question 18 18. What is another name for group nouns?

Question 19 19.

Identify the error in the following sentence:

The lawyers held private meetings with all of their clients.

Question 20 20.

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.

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Question 21 21.

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 22 22.

Which of the choices below is NOT a good way to fix the following sentence?

Jones is a terrific agent she is the best marksman we have.

Question 23 23. Which of the following indicates that a verb should be singular?

Question 24 24.

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 25 25.

Which is the correct pronoun to refer to the antecedent actor in the following sentence?

The actor forgot _____ lines in the middle of the play.

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Question 26 26. Deciding whether the verb should be singular or plural in 'either/or' and 'neither/nor' sentence structures depends on whether:

Question 27 27. How are the comparative forms of most adjectives and adverbs formed?

Question 28 28. In the sentence, 'Sixty-five percent of the tulips in this field are white', the subject-verb agreement is:

Question 29 29. What can you do to avoid allowing an interrupting phrase to cause disagreement with the subject and verb?

Question 30 30.

What is the subject in this sentence?

Bob and Rick, who both played soccer last year, have decided to try out again this year.

Grammar and Usage Chapter Exam Instructions

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