SAT Writing - Standard English Grammar: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A semicolon can be used for all of the following EXCEPT to _____.

Question 2 2. Which sentence is in parallel structure?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT an example of an introductory word?

Question 4 4.

In the following example, which word is the adverb and what is its purpose?


The events in the movie are mostly true.

Question 5 5. Which sentence shows IMPROPER agreement based on number?

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Question 6 6.

Which of the choices below is NOT a good way to fix the following sentence?

Jones is a terrific agent she is the best marksman we have.

Question 7 7.

Which word in this sentence is not parallel?

When we arrive in Florida, Mike wants to swim with the dolphins, to surf in the ocean and water-skiing.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT the correct way to use the colon?

Question 9 9. What is sentence structure?

Question 10 10. What must an adverb modify?

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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. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage with adjectives?

Question 13 13. Which sentence shows the proper use of an adverb?

Question 14 14.

In the following sentence, identify the phrases that correctly modify the word 'sheep.'

Startled by the explosion, the sheep began racing around the pen, ignoring the crowds.

Question 15 15.

Does the following sentence contain the correct verb?

The reason for my decisions is complicated.

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Question 16 16.

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 17 17. Identify the most appropriate conjunction and the correct comma placement for the following sentence:

Question 18 18. How are the comparative forms of most adjectives and adverbs formed?

Question 19 19. What part of speech is the word 'quick'?

Question 20 20. Which sentence shows proper subject verb agreement?

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Question 21 21.

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

Either my sister or my brother _____ my math textbook.

Question 22 22.

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

All of the dogs at the animal shelter have to wear a collar.

Question 23 23. Which one of these is a dependent clause?

Question 24 24.

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

Everyone _____ at the carnival.

Question 25 25.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Most of the movies I like don't have a lot of explosions, sometimes I like horror movies though.

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Question 26 26. When quotation marks are involved, which of the following demonstrates the correct usage of a comma?

Question 27 27. Which sentence shows proper subject verb agreement?

Question 28 28.

What is a problem with the following sentence?

Looking for his favorite pair of glasses.

Question 29 29. What is a conjunction?

Question 30 30.

Choose the best replacement for the underlined portion:

Marc wanted to adopt a small dog, his roommate insisted that they get a big one to defend the apartment in case someone broke in.

SAT Writing - Standard English Grammar: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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