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Ohio Assessments ELA: Grammar & Punctuation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an example of a mixed structure sentence?

Question 2 2.

Choose the best replacement for the underlined portion of the sentence.

I asked Samantha how she managed to fit so many extracurricular activities into her schedule she was in art club, book club, and marching band, and she explained her system of time management.

Question 3 3. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Question 4 4.

Choose the best replacement for the underlined portion of the sentence.

We asked our professor when he would hand our essays back we'd turned them in a month ago but he didn't seem to remember them at all.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is the correct use of the apostrophe?

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Question 6 6. Why would you place a question mark(s) within a sentence?

Question 7 7.

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 8 8. A semicolon can be used for all of the following EXCEPT to _____.

Question 9 9. What can you do to avoid allowing an interrupting phrase to cause disagreement with the subject and verb?

Question 10 10. Which sentence correctly uses to, too, or two?

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Question 11 11.

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 12 12. Which of the following is NOT an instance where we would typically want to use an exclamation point?

Question 13 13. Which of the following demonstrates proper capitalization?

Question 14 14. When would you use brackets in your writing?

Question 15 15. When are exclamation marks NOT typically used in a sentence?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is the correct way to show possession with a plural noun ending in 's'?

Question 17 17. Which sentence correctly uses their, there, or they're?

Question 18 18.

Which of the following corrects the following mixed structure sentence?

''Although I need to go grocery shopping, but I don't have time.''

Question 19 19. Which of the following sentences does NOT use a hyphen correctly?

Question 20 20. All of the following are examples of nonwords EXCEPT _____.

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Question 21 21.

Choose the best replacement for the underlined portion of the sentence.

I went during office hours to ask the teacher about Monday's lecture I was confused about the relationship between the Marian reforms and the fall of the Republic but he wasn't there.

Question 22 22. Ricardo is adding quoted language from a source to his research paper. He wants to omit part of the sentence he is adding. Which of the following should Ricardo put in place of the omitted words in the quote?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an example of an indirect question?

Question 24 24.

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 25 25.

Choose the best replacement for the underlined portion of the sentence.

For the treasurer, they considered Susan too committed to other activities and Mark (too absent-minded) before finally settling on Jodi.

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Question 26 26. Which sentence uses the word 'accept' correctly?

Question 27 27. What is the proper way to contract the possessive form of 'it'?

Question 28 28. What are the ways apostrophes are used?

Question 29 29. What is subject-verb agreement?

Question 30 30. How would you express the plural possessive of the word 'child'?

Ohio Assessments ELA: Grammar & Punctuation 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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