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Grammar, Parts of Speech & Sentence Construction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following sentences uses a modal auxiliary verb?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is true of modal auxiliary verbs?

Question 3 3. Which of these is a mode of linguistic analysis that identifies the relationships between sentence elements through processes or rules of gradual cognitive recognition?

Question 4 4. Which term identifies the form of a sentence that's seen or heard?

Question 5 5. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

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Question 6 6.

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.'

Question 7 7. An adjective tells us what something or someone is:

Question 8 8. An adjective is a word that describes a:

Question 9 9.

Which choice contains the past tense form of the verb to experience that would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence?

I _____ a lot of great things on my trip abroad last summer.

Question 10 10.

Identify which verb in the following sentences represents an erroneous shift in verb tense.

I started working when I was sixteen. My first job was at a car wash, where I worked at the cash register. Meeting my coworkers is the best part of the job. I made a lot of good friends at that job.

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Question 11 11. Typically, what negative verb do you use in a question tag when the statement begins with 'I am...'?

Question 12 12. What is the correct structure of a sentence that includes a question tag?

Question 13 13. Choose the most correct statement regarding parallel structure in a series of items.

Question 14 14.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

We neither had money nor enough time to escape.

Question 15 15. What is a determiner?

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Question 16 16. Which one of these words is NOT a determiner?

Question 17 17. Prepositional phrases provide necessary _____ to sentences.

Question 18 18. The noun that ends a prepositional phrase is called the:

Question 19 19. Phrasal verbs are verbs that contain _____.

Question 20 20. Some phrasal verbs can be separated, which means what?

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Question 21 21. Modal adverbs say something about possibility, obligation, or _____.

Question 22 22. Modal adverbs are never used in the form of a _____.

Question 23 23. The relative pronoun acts as the _____ of the relative clause.

Question 24 24. A relative pronoun is a type of pronoun that can stand alone or _____.

Question 25 25. In grammar, what is meant by the term agreement?

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Question 26 26. Pronouns replace _____, and _____ are the nouns that are replaced.

Question 27 27. If you are trying to determine whether a sentence has been written in passive or active voice, what should you consider first?

Question 28 28. What changes, if any, should be made to the following sentence to make it active voice? The winning home run was hit by the worst player on the team.

Question 29 29.

Does the following sentence contain the correct verb?

The reason for my decisions is complicated.

Question 30 30.

In the following sentence, how would you determine whether to use a singular or plural verb to complete the sentence?

Either my mother or my sisters _____ at the mall.

Grammar, Parts of Speech & Sentence Construction Chapter Exam Instructions

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