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SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: Verbs & Adverbs Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Which pronoun could correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence?

The kids you're looking for are _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 3 3. Which of the following examples represents the comparative form of the adjective good?

Question 4 4. Deciding whether the verb should be singular or plural in 'either/or' and 'neither/nor' sentence structures depends on whether:

Question 5 5.

What word is the object in this sentence?

Swimming is the best sport.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following pronouns must ALWAYS be paired with a plural verb?

Question 7 7. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 8 8.

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


The events in the movie are mostly true.

Question 9 9. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 10 10. How are the comparative forms of most adjectives and adverbs formed?

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Question 11 11.

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

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a correct sentence featuring a present participle?

Question 14 14.

Which word or words in the following sentence make up the complete predicate?

My biology teacher announced the date of the next test.

Question 15 15. Which is an example of a verb?

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Question 16 16. 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?

Question 17 17. What is another name for group nouns?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is true about infinitive phrases?

Question 19 19.

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

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Question 21 21.

What type of verb is looked in the following sentence?

The kitten looked at its toy.

Question 22 22.

What type of verb is looked in the following sentence?

The new bride looked very happy.

Question 23 23. Which of the following verb forms is a past participle?

Question 24 24.

Why is 'these' a demonstrative adjective in the following sentence?

These clothes are really old and dirty.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a correct sentence featuring an infinitive?

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Question 26 26.

Which word or words in the following sentence make up the simple subject?

The new English teacher was thoroughly prepared for class.

Question 27 27.

What type of verb is was in the following sentence?

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

Question 28 28.

Which word or words in the following sentence make up the complete predicate?

My younger brother ran his first marathon yesterday.

Question 29 29.

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 30 30. Which can be the function of a gerund?

SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: Verbs & Adverbs Chapter Exam Instructions

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