HiSET: Language Facility Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

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

Although he enjoyed running and to play baseball, he decided to try out for volleyball instead.

Question 2 2. If you decide to vary your sentence structure by using other words to replace nouns, which strategy will you be using?

Question 3 3. In the sentence, 'Sixty-five percent of the tulips in this field are white', the subject-verb agreement is:

Question 4 4. When a sentence is written in active voice...

Question 5 5. Deciding whether the verb should be singular or plural in 'either/or' and 'neither/nor' sentence structures depends on whether:

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Question 6 6. One way to check that you have written a clear sentence is to:

Question 7 7.

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

A cool breeze was blowing across the lake, the birds were singing, and the sun was out.

Question 8 8.

Identify the subject(s) of the following sentence:

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

Question 9 9. Identify what is wrong with the following sentence: 'We swam in the ocean, then our wet clothes were dried out by the hot sun.'

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements is NOT a way to improve sentence structure?

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Question 11 11.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

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

Question 12 12.

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

He sat down at the table expecting to order, eat, and be enjoying his meal alone.

Question 13 13. Which of the following sentences is written correctly?

Question 14 14.

Identify the error in the following sentence that makes it unclear:

All of these mixed chocolates are delicious!

Question 15 15. Which of the following correctly lists the coordinating conjunctions?

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Question 16 16. Why might a writer want to complete the introductory paragraph after the body paragraphs?

Question 17 17. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 18 18.

Which of the following corrects this mixed structure sentence?

''Because you want your writing to be the best it can be, is why you should avoid mixed structure sentences.''

Question 19 19. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 20 20. The mood shows...

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Question 21 21. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 22 22.

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

Stopping a zombie with a sword is better than a gun, if you separate its head from its shoulders.

Question 23 23.

Choose the option that corrects the following faulty collective ownership error.

Expensive cars should have a good sound system.

Question 24 24. Choose the sentence that contains a faulty collective ownership error.

Question 25 25.

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

We neither had money nor enough time to escape.

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Question 26 26. All of the following are complex sentences EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. Which of the following is an example of a mixed structure sentence?

Question 28 28. Identify the problem with this sentence: 'If I were rich, I will buy a giant mansion.'

Question 29 29.

Identify the error in the following sentence that makes it unclear:

About how to succeed, many people ask me for advice, because I am a wealthy artist.

Question 30 30. Which of the following sentences has multiple subjects?

HiSET: Language Facility 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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