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PLACE Elementary Education: Verbs, Tenses & Agreement Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Choose the past perfect tense form of the verb to finish that would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence:

I _____ three loads of laundry by the time I had to leave.

Question 2 2.

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 3 3.

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

Either my sister or my brother _____ my math textbook.

Question 4 4.

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.

Question 5 5. Which of the following indicates that a verb should be singular?

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Question 6 6. Deciding whether the verb should be singular or plural in 'either/or' and 'neither/nor' sentence structures depends on whether:

Question 7 7.

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

There _____ a few problems with the new computer system.

Question 8 8.

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

Everyone _____ at the carnival.

Question 9 9.

What type of verb is was in the following sentence?

The valedictorian's mother was very proud of her son.

Question 10 10. 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 11 11.

Identify the auxiliary/helping verb(s) in the following sentence.

I would have gone to class, but I was sick.

Question 12 12. What is another name for group nouns?

Question 13 13.

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 14 14. 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.

Question 15 15. Consider the following sentence: I was jolted back to life by electrocuting myself with a car battery. Other than the fact you would not want to try it, how is this thought best expressed using an active voice?

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Question 16 16.

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.

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

Question 18 18. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

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

Question 20 20.

What type of verb is looked in the following sentence?

The kitten looked at its toy.

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Question 21 21. In the sentence, 'Sixty-five percent of the tulips in this field are white', the subject-verb agreement is:

Question 22 22.

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 23 23.

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 24 24.

Does the following sentence contain the correct verb?

The reason for my decisions is complicated.

Question 25 25.

Which tense is the verb have met in the following sentence?

I have met many interesting people in my classes.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following pronouns must ALWAYS be paired with a plural verb?

Question 27 27.

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 28 28.

What type of verb is looked in the following sentence?

The new bride looked very happy.

Question 29 29. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 30 30.

Identify the auxiliary/helping verb(s) in the following sentence.

After my trip, I will have been to five different countries.

PLACE Elementary Education: Verbs, Tenses & Agreement 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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