Grammar and Composition

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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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    6. Tell me about your 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

    B

    7. The rain poured into the river and flooded the nearby community.
    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

    8. The rain fell, and the river flooded.
    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

    9. After the rain fell, the river flooded the community.
    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

    C

    10. After the rain fell, the river flooded the community, and many residents had to move to higher ground.
    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

    D

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    All are correct. :-)

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    The first answer is "B". Hoped this helps!

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