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Quiz for Chapter Fourteen

Student Self-Grading Multiple Choice

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1. Nouns, adverbs, and adjectives are parts of ________.

a) speech
b) writing
c) text
d) typing
e) script

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2. ________ are significant words in a sentence

a) Clauses
b) Phrases
c) Nouns and pronouns
d) Articles

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3. Relative pronouns introduce ________.

a) dependent clauses
b) independent clauses
c) dependent phrases
d) independent phrases

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4. Interrogative pronouns introduce ________.

a) individuals
b) people
c) questions
d) answers

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5. Linking verbs can connect subject and predicate in ________.

a) seven ways
b) six ways
c) two ways
d) three ways
e) None of the above

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6. Adjectives ________ nouns.

a) answer
b) modify
c) complement
d) question
e) None of the above

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7. Main verbs express ________.

a) action
b) condition
c) state of being
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

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8. Adjectives are usually placed ___________ a noun.

a) before
b) after
c) nowhere near
d) None of the above

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9. Modals are a form of ________.

a) noun
b) verb
c) adjective
d) adverb
e) None of the above

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10. A sentence fragment is ________.

a) an incomplete sentence
b) a fused sentence
c) a run-on sentence
d) All of the above

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Short Answer Questions

11. A personal ____________ refers to a person or a thing. In the possessive case, it can function as a(n) ____________. A(n) ____________ pronoun introduces questions and a(n) ____________ pronoun points to nouns.

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12. Adjectives modify ____________ while adverbs modify ____________, ____________, and ____________.

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13. Prepositions join both nouns and ____________ to a sentence and add information to the subject and ____________. Prepositions also introduce prepositional ____________.

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14. Types of sentence fragment include those that lack a subject or ____________, those with incomplete ____________ forms, and those that constitute ____________ clauses.

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15. ____________ clauses join independent clauses, while ____________ conjunctions and ____________ pronouns join ____________ and ____________ clauses.

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