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SBA ELA - Grade 11: Spelling, Capitalization & Punctuation Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1.

Identify the grammatically correct version of this sentence:

She was not nice she did not share her Twinkie with me.

Question 2 2. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage when separating elements in a series?

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

Question 4 4. When should a question mark NOT be used in a sentence?

Question 5 5. When are exclamation marks NOT typically used in a sentence?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a common rule in spelling?

Question 7 7.

How could the following sentence be altered to be clearer?

Without help I would not finish this assignment.

Question 8 8.

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 9 9. Which of the following is FALSE about homonyms?

Question 10 10. Your classmate, Bryn, says that the spell check feature in his word processing application finds all errors and corrects the spelling for you. Is Bryn correct? Why or why not?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Question 12 12. When would you use brackets in your writing?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is an example of homographs?

Question 14 14. You should NOT use a question mark when:

Question 15 15.

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.

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Question 16 16. You are finished typing your paper and have run an initial spell check. What should you do next?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of an indirect question?

Question 18 18. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage with adjectives?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT an instance where we would typically want to use an exclamation point?

Question 20 20. When do you capitalize the pronoun ''I''?

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Question 21 21. When should you use a semicolon?

Question 22 22. Which title of the following novel is capitalized correctly?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. A semicolon can be used for all of the following EXCEPT to _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following words are homophones?

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Question 26 26. Correctly place the commas around the non-essential clause:

Question 27 27. Since there are several words that use similar sounds in the English language, what can help to distinguish them from one another?

Question 28 28. Homophones _____, while homographs _____.

Question 29 29. What are the ways apostrophes are used?

Question 30 30. When are apostrophes used?

SBA ELA - Grade 11: Spelling, Capitalization & 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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