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Homework Help: Grammer questions check

Posted by Jessica on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at 8:15am.

Would some one please check and see if I am correct

1.Identify the location or locations where apostrophe errors occur:
"Put the clothes over they're (A)," he said. "That is where they're (B) going."
_XX_Only A
__Only B
__A and B
__No error

2.Identify the location or locations where apostrophe errors occur:
When the dog knocked over it's (A) bowl, the little girl claimed that the dog wasn't (B) her's (C).
__Only A
__Only B
_XX_Only C
__A and C

3.Which portion of this sentence followed by a letter is not parallel?
The company president inspired his employees (A), charmed the press (B), and redefined his company's strategic plan (C).
__A
_XX_B
__C
__No error There is no error, all of these are used in the past-tense, so they are all correct.

4.Which portion of this sentence followed by a letter is not parallel?
The clown juggles (A), makes balloon animals (B), and will paint faces (C).
__A
_XX_B
__C
__No error

5.Which portion of this sentence followed by a letter is not parallel?
The retired fireman liked fishing (A), to hunt (B), and watching basketball on television (C).
_XX_A
__B B is wrong, it is not used in the past-tense, while both A and C are.
__C
__No error

6.Choose the correct verb tenses required in the following sentence.
Whenever I __ to the grocery, I always ___ for fresh produce.
__ went/looked
_XX_ went/look
__ go/looked
__ had gone/look

7.Choose the appropriate irregular verb form in the following sentence.
In light of recent developments, the company president ___ his position.
__ rethink
__ rethinked
_XX_ rethought
__ rethoughted

8.Choose the appropriate irregular verb form in the following sentence.
I was surprised by how successful Janice ____.
__ become
__ becomed
_XX_ became
__ had became

9.Choose the appropriate irregular verb form in the following sentence.
In retrospect, Jason shouldn't have taken that important business call right after he'd been ___.
__ awake
__ awaked
_XX_ awakened
__ awaken

Choose the answer that completes each sentence correctly.

10.Investing in pure research ___ yields no immediate profit, can be hard to justify when a company is in financial difficulties.
__ who
_XX_ which
__ , which
__ that

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