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MTEL Adult Basic Education: Grammar & Mechanics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which sentence BEST defines an interjection?

Question 2 2. The adverb in this sentence -- Paul is a very good worker -- tells us that:

Question 3 3. Which of the following words should be capitalized?

Question 4 4. Which type of sentence shows strong emotion?

Question 5 5. Which of the following nouns is a proper noun?

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Question 6 6.

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

Jim and _____ went to school.

Question 7 7. What is defined as a sound, or set of sounds, that make a difference in the meaning of a language, but has no meaning on its own?

Question 8 8.

Where should a comma be placed in the following sentence?

She told her son to finish his homework yet he hasn't done it.

Question 9 9. Prepositional phrases can modify:

Question 10 10. Which of the following words is a noun?

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Question 11 11. What is defined as the smallest unit of sound that has meaning?

Question 12 12. Tense tells the reader:

Question 13 13. Which of the following sentences is NOT true?

Question 14 14. Which of these is an interjection that is independent of the main clause?

Question 15 15. The noun that ends a prepositional phrase is called the:

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Question 16 16. Writing that contains adjectives is important for:

Question 17 17.

Select the coordinating conjunction that would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence:

I worked late last night, _____ I still have a lot to do today.

Question 18 18.

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

Jorge has been working here longer than _____.

Question 19 19. A writer cannot randomly choose an interjection. They must decide to use the interjection that best conveys the tone or mood they want to express. Which sentence uses an appropriate interjection?

Question 20 20. As a general rule, use the suffix -able when _____, and -ible when _____.

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Question 21 21. A preposition is used in a group of words called a:

Question 22 22. An adjective is a way to write or speak:

Question 23 23.

Select the coordinating conjunction that would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence:

I've been cleaning the house all day, _____ I'm going to rest now.

Question 24 24. A verb that is joined with a helping verb is called :

Question 25 25.

'Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.' - H.G. Wells

What type of sentence is this famous quote?

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Question 26 26. Which is a Spanish loanword we use in present-day English?

Question 27 27. ''Clean up your room this minute!'' is an example of:

Question 28 28. Phonology is the

Question 29 29. Which is an imperative sentence?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is a subjective case pronoun?

MTEL Adult Basic Education: Grammar & Mechanics Chapter Exam Instructions

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