March, 2014

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Section 1: Which sentence uses the correct capitalization for common and proper nouns? (Questions 1-5).
1- "sally, what time does the movie start?" my mother asked.
A- "Sally, what time does the movie start?" My mother asked.
B- "sally, what time does the movie start?" My Mother asked.
C- "Sally, what time does the movie start?" my Mother asked.
D- "Sally, what time does the movie start?" my mother asked.
2- harry houdini was a famous magician who hailed from europe.
A- Harry houdini was a famous magician who hailed from europe.
B- Harry Houdini was a famous magician who hailed from europe.
C- Harry Houdini was a famous magician who hailed from Europe.
D- Harry houdini was a famous magician who hailed from Europe.
3- the smith family moved to grant boulevard in new york
A- The Smith family moved to grant Boulevard in New York.
B- The Smith family moved to Grant Boulevard in New York.
C- The Smith family moved to grant boulevard in New York.
D- the Smith family moved to Grant Boulevard in New York.
4- we enjoyed eating the salmon caught in the atlantic ocean
A- We enjoyed eating the salmon caught in the Atlantic Ocean.
B- we enjoyed eating the salmon caught in the Atlantic ocean.
C- We enjoyed eating the salmon caught in the atlantic Ocean.
D- We enjoyed eating the salmon caught in the atlantic ocea.
5- our family enjoyed hiking in rocky mountain national park
A- Our family enjoyed hiking in rocky mountain national park.
B- Our family enjoyed hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park.
C- Our family enjoyed hiking in Rocky Mountain national Park.
D- Our family enjoyed hiking in Rocky Mountain National park.
Section 2: Which sentence uses possessives correctly? (Questions 6-10).
6- It was a wonderful opportunity to attend the movie festival at the citys new movie theater.
A- It was a wonderful opportunity to attend the movie festival at the citys' new movie theater.
B- It was a wonderful opportunity to attend the movie festival at the city's new movie theater.
C- It was a wonderful opportunity to atted the movie festival at the city's new movie' theater.
D- It was a wonderful opportunity to attend the movie festival at the citys new movie theater.
7- The cold weather days really impacted the childrens schooling.
A- The cold weather day's really impacted the children's schooling.
B- The cold weather days really impacted the childrens' schooling.
C- The cold weather days' really impacted the childrens' schooling.
D- The cold weather days really impacted the children's schooling.
8- My boyfriends car had comfortable seats.
A- My boyfriend's car had comfortable seats.
B- My boyfriends' car had comfortable seats.
C- My boyfriend's car had comfortable seat's.
D- My boyfirend's car had comfortable seats'.
9- The grocery store sold my grandmothers vegetables.
A- The grocery store sold my grandmother's vegetables'.
B- The grocery store sold my grandmothers' vegetables.
C- The grocery store sold my grandmothers vegetable's.
D- The grocery store sold my grandmother's vegetables.
10- The dogs owner trained the puppies to stay in the yard.
A- The dogs owner trained the dog to stay in the yard.
B- The dog's owner trained the dog to stay in the yard.
C- The dogs' owner trained the dog' to stay in the yard.
D- The dog's owner trained the dog to stay in the yard.'
Section 3: Which sentence has the correct comma use? (Questions 11-15).
11- The television show was filmed in Hollywood California.
A- The television show was filmed in, Hollywood, California.
B- The television show was filmed in Hollywood California.
C- The television show, was filmed, in Hollywood, California.
D- The television show was filmed in Hollywood, California.
12- My son really enjoyed his birthday party the games and the cake.
A- My son really enjoyed his birthday party, the games, and the cake.
B- My son really enjoyed his birthday party the games, and the cake.
C- My son really enjoyed his birthday party, the games and, the cake.
D- My son really enjoyed his birthday party, the, games and the cake.
13- It was interesting to read about large cities like New York City New York.
A- It was interesting to read about large cities, like New York City, New York.
B- It was interesting to read about large cities like New York City New York.
C- It was interesting to read about large cities like New York City, New York.
D- It was interesting to read about large cities like New York, City New York.
14- The doctor's job was to check his height weight and blood pressure.
A- The doctor's job was to check his height, weight, and blood pressure.
B- The doctor's job was to check his height weight, and blood pressure.
C- The doctor's job was to check his height weight and blood pressure.
D- The doctor's job was to check his height, weight, and blood, pressure.
15- The weather reported the coldest temperatures of the seaon on Friday February 15th.
A- The weatherman reported the coldest temperatures of the season on Friday, February 15th.
B- The weatherman reported the coldest temperatures of the season, on Friday, February 15th.
C- The weatherman reported the coldest temperatures, of the season, on Friday, February 15th.
D- The weatherman reported the coldest temperatures of the season on Friday February 15th.
Section 4: Choose the sentence which correctly uses the subject to control the number of the verb form (Questions 16-20).
16- Each of the __________ soft enough for us.
A- Each of the sofas are soft enough for us.
B- Each of the sofas is soft enough for us.
C- Each of the sofa are soft enough for us.
D- Each of the sofa is soft enough for us.
17- A swarm of __________ coming toward us.
A- A swarm of bees are coming toward us.
B- A swarm of bee are coming toward us.
C- A swarm of bee is coming toward us.
D- A swarm of bees is coming toward us.
18- The men in the __________organized a basketball league.
A- The men in the office has organized a basketball league.
B- The men in the offices has organized a basketball league.
C- The men in the office have organized a basketball league.
D- The men in the office is organized a basketball league.
19- The President, as well as his cabinet, __________ in the crime.
A- The President, as well as his cabinet, have been pardoned in the crime.
B- The President, as well as his cabinet, has been pardoned in the crime.
C- The President, as well as his cabinet, has been pardon in the crime.
D- The President, as well as his cabinet, have been pardon in the crime.
20- The children of today __________ the hope of tomorrow.
A- The children of today are the hope of tomorrow.
B- The children of today is the hope of tomorrow.
C- The children of today was the hope of tomorrow.
D- The children of today has the hope of tomorrow.
Section 5: Pick the correct word based on the quantity or individual units represented by the indefinite pronoun. (Questions 21-25).
21- This year, some of the yellow apples have worms in _____ cores.
A- its
B- his
C- hers
D- their
22- Neither of the ads had any major point to _____.
A- them
B- it
C- theirs
D- theres
23- Each of the chairs has lost _____ cushion.
A- its
B- itís
C- their
D- theirs
24- Everybody raised _____ voice in song.
A- his
B- her
C- his or her
D- his and hers
25- Some of the cereal has kept _____ freshness.
A- itís
B- its
C- their
D- theirs