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HiSET: Grammar Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a subjective case pronoun?

Question 2 2. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

Question 3 3.

Which word or words in the following sentence make up the complete subject?

Jane is working on her science project today.

Question 4 4.

Choose the correct article to fill in the blank in the following sentence.

Have you ever seen _____ Atlantic Ocean?

Question 5 5. 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.

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Question 6 6.

If the following sentence is passive, make it active by choosing the most fitting answer below. If it's active, choose 'No change.'

The executive order had been sent by the President to the Joint Chiefs.

Question 7 7. Which of the following sentences about Gary is grammatically correct?

Question 8 8.

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 9 9.

Determine if the following sentence contains an incorrect modifier.

After falling from a ladder, the firefighter was rushed to the emergency room in a taxi and given blood before surgery.

Question 10 10.

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 11 11.

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.

Question 12 12. Which of the following words is a common noun identifying a person?

Question 13 13.

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 14 14.

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

After class, the principal talked to _____ and me.

Question 15 15. What changes, if any, should be made to the following sentence to make it active voice? If you liked it, then you should have put a ring on it.

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Question 16 16. What is the superlative form of the adverb skillfully? When is the superlative form of an adverb or adjective used?

Question 17 17.

In the following sentence, identify the misplaced modifier and why it doesn't work.

The Senator nearly spoke for two hours about the somewhat unfair tax increase before the committee tiredly voted on the motion.

Question 18 18.

Which word or words in the following sentence make up the complete predicate?

My younger brother ran his first marathon yesterday.

Question 19 19.

Identify the error in the following sentence:

The lawyers held private meetings with all of their clients.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a singular indefinite pronoun?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following sentences about ice cream cakes is grammatically correct?

Question 22 22.

Choose the correct article to fill in the blank in the following sentence.

I would like to order _____ slice of pizza.

Question 23 23.

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

Either folk songs or country songs are my favorite types of music because of _______ good rhythms.

Question 24 24. Which of the following nouns is a common noun?

Question 25 25.

If the following sentence is passive, make it active by choosing the most fitting answer below. If it's active, choose 'No change.'

The terrorist cell will be handled by Mr. Bond.

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Question 26 26.

What type of verb is looked in the following sentence?

The new bride looked very happy.

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements is true about infinitive phrases?

Question 28 28.

Identify the error in the following sentence:

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

Question 29 29.

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

The kids you're looking for are _____.

Question 30 30.

Identify the subject in the following sentence:

Biology is the exam that I'll study for first.

HiSET: Grammar Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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