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1. Traveling down the road of life.
a. sentence structure is correct
b. the subject is missing
c. the predicate is missing
d. the sentence contains a nound and no verb

B

2. Erick ran in the race.
a. sentence structure is correct
b. the subject is missing
c. the predicate is missing
d. the sentence doesn't express a complete thought

A

3. Roger and Regina stopped working and ran to help the injured child.
a. sentence structure is correct
b. sentence contains a simple subject and a compound predicate
c. sentence contains a compound subject and a simple predicate
d. sentence contains a compound subject and a compound predicate

D

4. Mr.Watts and his wife attended a banquet dinner at the fancy hotel.
a. sentence structure is correct
b. sentence contains a simple subject and a compound predicate
c. sentence contains a compound subject and a simple predicate
d. sentence contains a compound subject and a compound predicate

C

5. The speedy roller coaster at Bush Garden zoomed around the corner and down the steep incline.
a. "The speedy roller coaster" is the complete subject
b. "The speedy roller coaster at Bush Garden" is the complete subject
c. "Roller Coaster" is the complete subject
d. "Zoomed around the corner and down the steep incline" is the complete subject.

B

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    You're on a roll! All are correct.

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    6. Go get the dog out of the neighbor's yard.
    a. sentence structure is incorrect
    b. sentence is an interrogative sentence
    c. sentence is an imperative sentence, and the subject is "you understood"
    d. sentence contains no subject

    C

    7. When are you going to the mall?
    a. "When are you" is the complete subject
    b. "You going to the mall" is the complete subject
    c. "When" is the complete subject
    d. "You" is the complete subject

    D

    8. There is your book.
    a. sentence structure is incorrect
    b. "There" is the simple subject and "is" is the simple predicate
    c. "Book" is the simple subject and "is" is the simple predicate
    d. "Your" is the simple subject and "there" is the simple predicate

    C

    9. Eric and Nicole wash the dishes.
    a. sentence structure is correct
    b. "Eric and Nicole" are the plural subjects and "wash" is a plural verb. "Wash" should be changed to "washes" in order to make the subject and verb agree
    c. A verb usually agrees with its subject in number
    d. sentence needs a helping verb

    A

    10. Where is your book about the test taking skills?
    a. "Where" is the simple subject and "is" is the simple predicate
    b. "The test taking skills" is the simple subject and "is" is the simple predicate
    c. "Skills" is the simple subject and "is" is the simple predicate
    d. none of the above apply

    D

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    All right.

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    11. A donut or a cookie make a good snack to have in the afternoon.
    a. sentence structure is correct
    b. singular subjects joined BY or OR nor take a singular verb. (make should be changed to makes)
    c. compound subjects joined by AND usually require a plural verb. (make should be changed to makes)
    d. none of the above apply

    B

    12. Collective nouns can be either singular or plural
    a. if they refer to a group as a unit, they are plural
    b. if they refer to the individuals within the groups, they are singular
    c. both A&B
    d. none of the above apply

    D
    (my text said 'if they refer to a group as a unit, they are singular. if they refer to the individuals within the groups, they are plural)

    13. Some indefinite pronouns are always plural and require plural verbs. select these pronouns.
    a. both, any
    b. most, several
    c. both A&B
    d. neither A nor B

    i'm a little confused on this one.
    here's what my text says:
    'some indefinite pronouns are always plural and require plural versb. : both, many, several few, others.
    'some indefinite pronouns can be either singular or plural, depending upon their usage in sentences. if the pronoun refers to one person or thing, it is singular and requires a singular verb. if it refers to more than one person or hting, it is plural and requires a plural verb. : all, none, any, some, more, most, enough.

    14. Some indefinite pronouns are always plural and require plural versbs. select these pronouns.
    a. both,most, several
    b. everyone, everybody, any, several
    c. somebody, someone, both, most
    d. anybody, nobody, many, most

    A
    again, i'm confused on this...refer to the same paragraph as above frommy text

    15. Because most teenagers watch too much television, their creativity level has dropped.
    a. this is a declarative sentence
    b. this is an imperative sentence
    c. this is an interrogative sentence
    d. this is an axclamatory sentence

    A

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    16. How do we get teenagers to see the importance of responsibility?
    a. this is a declarative sentence
    b. this is an imperative sentence
    c. this is an interrogative sentence
    d. this is an exclamatory sentence

    C

    17. Put your clothes away and make your bed.
    a. this is a declarative sentence
    b. this is an imperative sentence
    c. this is an interrogative sentence
    d. this is an exclamatory sentence

    B

    18. Your room is a mess!
    a. this is a declarative sentence
    b. this is an imperative sentence
    c. this is an interrogative sentence
    d. this is an exclamatory sentence

    D

    19. The snow fell all night and stranded many travelers.
    a. this is a simple sentence
    b. this is a compound sentence
    c. this is a complex sentence
    d. this is a compound-complex sentence

    A

    20. The snow fell all night, and many travelers had to make alternate travel plans.
    a. this is a simple sentence
    b. this is a compound sentence
    c. this is a complex sentence
    d. this is a compound-complex sentence

    B

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    13. B

    All the rest are correct. :-)

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