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September 16, 2014

Homework Help: Grammar and Composition

Posted by y912f on Friday, October 16, 2009 at 2:57pm.

1. John and Nicole washes the dishes
a. sentence structure is correct
b. "Washes" should be changed to "wash" 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

B

2. A kitten or a puppy make a good pet for children
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

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

C

4. Our vacation to Niagra Falls was awesome.
a. this is a declarative sentence
b. this is an imperative sentence
c. this is an interrogative sentence
d. this is an exclamatory sentence

A

5. Where did you go on vacation?
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

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