WEST Middle Level Humanities: Syntax & Sentence Structure Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Calvin went to Chicago by airplane, and Audra traveled to the city by train. This is an example of a compound sentence because:

Question 2 2.

How can the following mixed structure sentence be corrected?

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

Question 3 3.

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

Question 5 5. Which of the following sentences has multiple subjects?

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Question 6 6. Why might a writer want to complete the introductory paragraph after the body paragraphs?

Question 7 7. Which of the following correctly lists the coordinating conjunctions?

Question 8 8. Which of the following sentences has an INCORRECT subject-verb agreement?

Question 9 9.

Consider the following passage:

The team from Chicago barely made it into the finals. The top-ranked team was the clear favorite to beat the team from Chicago, but somehow the team from Chicago won.

Which of the following pronouns could you use to replace an instance of 'the team from Chicago,' in the second sentence to minimize repetition?

Question 10 10.

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

All of the people on my street have a nice yard.

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Question 11 11. Which action listed below is NOT a strategy for varying sentence structure?

Question 12 12. Choose the sentence that contains a faulty collective ownership error.

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

Question 14 14.

Which of the following corrects the following mixed structure sentence?

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

Question 15 15. Deciding whether the verb should be singular or plural in 'either/or' and 'neither/nor' sentence structures depends on whether:

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Question 16 16.

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 17 17.

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

All of these mixed chocolates are delicious!

Question 18 18. What is another name for group nouns?

Question 19 19. An effective transitional sentence _____.

Question 20 20.

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.

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Question 21 21.

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

Expensive cars should have a good sound system.

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a suggested way to make sure your sentences are clear and easy to understand?

Question 23 23. Which of the following transitional words can be used to indicate a contrasting idea?

Question 24 24.

Identify the subject(s) of the following sentence:

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

Question 25 25.

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.'

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Question 26 26. How does a writer know if the paragraph is well-developed?

Question 27 27.

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 28 28. Which of the following indicates that a verb should be singular?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is an example of a compound-complex sentence?

Question 30 30. Which of the phrases below includes the use of a modifier?

WEST Middle Level Humanities: Syntax & Sentence Structure Chapter Exam Instructions

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