Revising Writing Chapter Exam

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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Question 1 1. What rule makes the spelling of quiz to quizzes correct?

Question 2 2. What is an exception to the I before E, except after C rule?

Question 3 3. How would you spell the past tense of acquit?

Question 4 4. How would you add an -ly suffix to possible?

Question 5 5. How would you spell the past tense of prefer?

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Question 6 6.

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

Everyone _____ at the carnival.

Question 7 7.

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

Either my sister or my brother _____ my math textbook.

Question 8 8.

Does the following sentence contain the correct verb?

The reason for my decisions is complicated.

Question 9 9.

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 10 10.

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

There _____ a few problems with the new computer system.

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Question 11 11. Which best defines the meaning of a fragment?

Question 12 12. How can I correct a fragment?

Question 13 13. Which example is a complete sentence?

Question 14 14. What is another way to correct a fragment?

Question 15 15. What two parts must be in every complete sentence?

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Question 16 16.

Look at the run-on sentence and the correction. Which method was used to fix the sentence?

Run-on: The farmer came home with a new dog his dog was very upset.

Correction: When the farmer came home with a new dog, his dog was very upset.

Question 17 17.

Read the run-on sentence and the correction. Which method was used to fix this sentence?

Run-on: Jake has a pet turtle the turtle's name is Franklin.

Correction: Jake has a pet turtle named Franklin.

Question 18 18. What is a run-on sentence?

Question 19 19. Find the compound sentence.

Question 20 20. Which of these choices is a run-on sentence?

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Question 21 21. If you were correcting a friend's paper, how would you point out that a word required capitalization?

Question 22 22. What proofreading symbol is often used to indicate a punctuation mistake?

Question 23 23. If by accident, two words didn't have the correct spacing between them, which of the following characters would be used to show the writer the mistake?

Question 24 24. What proofreading mark is used to point out that a new paragraph needs to be started?

Question 25 25. What is the loosely drawn line with a loop in it used to indicate?

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Question 26 26. What part of speech is the word 'quick'?

Question 27 27. Which sentence shows the proper use of an adverb?

Question 28 28. What must an adverb modify?

Question 29 29. Which sentence shows proper subject verb agreement?

Question 30 30. What part of speech must an adjective modify?

Revising Writing 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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