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Sentence Structure & Mechanics: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

We neither had money nor enough time to escape.

Question 2 2.

Select the coordinating conjunction that would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence:

I worked late last night, _____ I still have a lot to do today.

Question 3 3.

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.

Question 4 4.

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 5 5.

Identify the subject(s) of the following sentence:

He didn't know the mob boss paid off the cop.

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Question 6 6.

Which of the following corrects the following mixed structure sentence?

''Although I need to go grocery shopping, but I don't have time.''

Question 7 7.

Which of the following corrects this mixed structure sentence?

''Because you want your writing to be the best it can be, is why you should avoid mixed structure sentences.''

Question 8 8.

Identify the verb or verbs in the following sentence:

The brazen criminal shot his way through the police barricade.

Question 9 9.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

He sat down at the table expecting to order, eat, and be enjoying his meal alone.

Question 10 10. What is another name for group nouns?

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Question 11 11.

Where should a comma be placed in the following sentence?

She told her son to finish his homework yet he hasn't done it.

Question 12 12.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Clint didn't talk much he just stared you down with cold, dead eyes.

Question 13 13. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 14 14.

Where should the correlative conjunction either be placed in the following sentence?

He will go to college or enlist in the military.

Question 15 15.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

A cool breeze was blowing across the lake, the birds were singing, and the sun was out.

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Question 16 16.

How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?

''From looking at the textbook helped me understand my mistakes.''

Question 17 17.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

Stopping a zombie with a sword is better than a gun, if you separate its head from its shoulders.

Question 18 18. Deciding whether the verb should be singular or plural in 'either/or' and 'neither/nor' sentence structures depends on whether:

Question 19 19.

How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?

''The instructor she taught us how to punctuate sentences correctly.''

Question 20 20. Which of the following sentences is written correctly?

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Question 21 21.

Why is business the only subject in the following sentence?

The business with the casino owner and the oil tycoon was shady.

Question 22 22. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 23 23.

Identify the verb or verbs in the following sentence:

She poured a drink for herself and took a very long sip.

Question 24 24. In the sentence, 'Sixty-five percent of the tulips in this field are white', the subject-verb agreement is:

Question 25 25.

Select the coordinating conjunction that would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence:

I've been cleaning the house all day, _____ I'm going to rest now.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an example of a mixed structure sentence?

Question 27 27.

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

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

Question 30 30.

Check the parallelism of the following sentence. Choose the answer that best corrects the problem.

Although he enjoyed running and to play baseball, he decided to try out for volleyball instead.

Sentence Structure & Mechanics: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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