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Homework Help: Pratical English

Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 10:44pm.

Can someone check over my answers please.


1. Which sentence contains a helping verb?

A. A small snake slithered across the yard.

B. I walked to the movie theater.

C. Sophia will be taking swimming lessons for the first time.

D. The group of small children startled the ducklings.


2.)Which part of speech is not appropriate in formal writing, but often used in daily conversation?


A. Interjection

B. Preposition

C. Adverb

D. Conjunction


3.)A noun that completes an action is called a/an


A. complement.

B. subject.

C. predicate.

D. object.


4.)In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word.
Large fish swim swiftly in the sea.


A. Noun

B. Adverb

C. Adjective

D. Pronoun


5.)In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word.
Thousands of years ago, fish were caught in nets and traps.


A. Pronoun

B. Conjunction

C. Verb

D. Preposition


6.)Which of the following nouns is properly capitalized?


A. Telephone

B. Frame

C. orlando

D. Congress


7.) Which sentence contains a verb in the simple past tense?


A. She had obeyed her father.

B. She obeys her father.

C. She has obeyed her father.

D. She obeyed her father.


8.)Choose the sentence that contains an adjectival prepositional phrase.


A. The shoe store across the street recently opened.

B. The dog ran around the table.

C. The tired campers rested underneath the tent.

D. The game begins within an hour.


9.)The following sentence is in what tense?
Laura has given donations to the local food bank.


A. Present

B. Present perfect

C. Past perfect

D. Past


10.)In which sentence is race used as a noun?


A. Tom will race with four other boys.

B. Don't race the motor when you're starting the car.

C. Tom won the race.

D. If you race across town, you'll be on time.


11.)Which of these pronouns is third person plural posessive?


A. Theirs

B. Who

C. That

D. They


12.)Select the antecedent of the pronoun in the following sentence.
The strikers will return to work when the union representatives have completed their negotiations.


A. work

B. negotiations

C. strikers

D. representatives


13.)The noun to which a pronoun refers is called the ________ of the pronoun.


A. object

B. modifier

C. antecedent

D. dependent


14.)In the following sentence, what is the subject complement?
My neighbor is a newspaper reporter.


A. Neighbor

B. Reporter

C. My

D. Newspaper







15.)In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word.
Large fish swim swiftly in the sea.


A. Noun

B. Adjective

C. Verb

D. Adverb

1.)c
2.)a
3.)b
4.)c
5.)d
6.)d
7.)d
8.)a
9.)b
10.)c
11.)a
12.)d
13.)c
14.)b
15.)d

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