TOEFL Writing: Grammar and Usage Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following sentences about Gary is grammatically correct?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT an element of good diction?

Question 3 3. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 4 4.

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

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Question 6 6. Unity of content and form means _____

Question 7 7. A dependent clause...

Question 8 8. What changes, if any, should be made to the following sentence to make it active voice? The winning home run was hit by the worst player on the team.

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

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Question 11 11.

Identify the subject(s) of the following sentence:

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

Question 12 12.

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 13 13. 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 14 14. When brainstorming ideas for your paper, _____.

Question 15 15. When you only have fifteen minutes, how would you go about brainstorming ideas for a position paper on a controversial topic?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Question 17 17. One of the things that is NOT important when it comes to writing well is _____

Question 18 18. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

Question 19 19.

Identify the verb or verbs in the following sentence:

The brazen criminal shot his way through the police barricade.

Question 20 20. If you can't come up with an original idea while writing an essay _____

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Question 21 21. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 22 22. Which of the following best describes the 100 rule?

Question 23 23.

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 24 24.

Identify the error in the following sentence that makes it unclear:

All of these mixed chocolates are delicious!

Question 25 25. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

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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. When thinking of a way to ensure the body paragraphs of your essay flow together, _____.

Question 28 28. When brainstorming on your own, which of the following should you do?

Question 29 29. Amelia is writing an essay on the pros and cons of pet ownership and has just finished the first two steps of brainstorming. Which of the products below demonstrate the best brainstorming method regarding the pros and cons of owning a pet?

Question 30 30.

Identify the grammatically correct version of this sentence:

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

TOEFL Writing: Grammar and Usage Chapter Exam Instructions

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