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Title: Grammar Gumshoe: Twenty Questions


1
Grammar Gumshoe Twenty Questions
  • Subject CRCT
  • 7th Grade Language Arts

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Twenty Questions
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Which is a compound sentence? A. Anthony, his
sister Alexia, and two of her friends went to the
football game together. B. The game was very
close, and, unfortunately, our team was behind at
halftime. C. At the end of the fourth quarter,
Patrick ran the ball down the field for a
touchdown. D. The celebration after the game
lasted late into the night.
  • B) The game was very close, and, unfortunately,
    our team was behind at halftime.

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2. What is the BEST way to combine the
sentences? It rained yesterday. The plants in
the garden look better this morning. A. It
rained yesterday, but the plants in the garden
look better this morning. B. So it rained
yesterday, the plants in the garden look better
this morning. C. Because it rained yesterday,
the plants in the garden look better this
morning. D. Although it rained yesterday, the
plants in the garden look better this morning.
  • C) Because it rained yesterday, the plants in the
    garden look better this morning.

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3. My friend's are all going to get tickets for
The Wizard of Oz. Which answer shows the correct
revision of the sentence? A. My friend's are all
going to get ticket's for The Wizard of Oz. B.
My friend's are all going to get ticket's for The
Wizard Of Oz. C. My friends are all going to
get tickets for The Wizard Of Oz. D. My friends
are all going to get tickets for The Wizard of
Oz.
  • D) My friends are all going to get tickets for
    The Wizard of Oz. re.

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How does Tyra expect me to get my chores
completed if she keeps talking to me. What
should be done to correct the sentence? A. Put a
semicolon after the word me. B. Put a question
mark at the end of the sentence. C. Put a comma
between the words completed and if. D. Put an
exclamation mark at the end of the sentence. e
your first question here.
  • B) Put a question mark at the end of the
    sentence.

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What is the BEST way to correct the
sentence?     In autumn the forest opens its
closet, trees can put on their colorful clothes.
A. In autumn the forest opens its closet, so
trees can put on their colorful clothes. B. In
autumn the forest opens its closet, but trees can
put on their colorful clothes. C. In autumn the
forest opens its closet, because trees can put on
their colorful clothes. D. In autumn the forest
opens its closet, although trees can put on their
colorful clothes. pe your first question here.
  • A) In autumn the forest opens its closet, so
    trees can put on their colorful clothes.

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6. What is the BEST way to combine the three
sentences? I forgot to say. I went camping. I
went camping in the Great Smoky Mountains. A. I
forgot to say, I went camping, in the Great Smoky
Mountains. B. I forgot to say that I went
camping in the Great Smoky Mountains. C. I
forgot to say in the Great Smoky Mountains that I
went camping. D. In the Great Smoky Mountains,
I forgot to say that I went camping. our first
question here.
  • B) I forgot to say that I went camping in the
    Great Smoky Mountains.

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7. Which is the proper way to punctuate the
sentence below?      She said, I'm going to the
post office and the library. A. "She said," I'm
going to the post office and the library. B.
She said, I'm going to the post office and the
library." C. "She said, I'm going to the post
office and the library." D. She said, "I'm
going to the post office and the library."
  • D) She said, "I'm going to the post office and
    the library."

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8. Which is a run-on sentence? A. That baby
wants to be barefoot all the time his mother lets
him, too. B. Science fiction books are probably
my favorite, although I also like mysteries. C.
Ballet is not just for women after all, there
are many men who are professional dancers. D.
The most interesting part of my vacation was
seeing the ocean for the first time and going
swimming in it.
  • A) That baby wants to be barefoot all the time
    his mother lets him, too.

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9. Which is a fragment? A. My all-time favorite
movie is Star Wars. B. From 1145 to 1215,
Mrs. Ross and her class. C. Do you prefer
pepperoni pizza or mushroom pizza? D. Sam and
Laura are best friends and next-door neighbors.
  • B) From 1145 to 1215, Mrs. Ross and her class.

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10.      His name is Alan Phillip Jackson, but
his friends call him A P Jackson. Which
punctuation change should be made to the sentence
above? A. Put a colon before Alan. B. Put a
comma after him. C. Put periods after the A and
P. D. Put Alan Phillip Jackson in quotation
marks.
  • C) Put periods after the A and P.

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11. Which is the best choice to fill in the blank
in the sentence below? Neither police officers
nor postal workers __________ a raise this
year. A. is receiving B. are receiving C.
has received D. receives
  • B) are receiving

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12.      I agree completely nevertheless, we
need to exercise caution. What type of sentence
is shown above? A. simple B. complex C.
compound D. compound-complex
  • C) compound

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13. Which group of words is a sentence
fragment? A. The streetlight shines brightly on
the road at night. B. Because the powerful
waves crash against the beach. C. The green and
yellow parakeet sang softly in its cage. D.
Since the rain had stopped, the children ran
outside to play.
  • B) Because the powerful waves crash against the
    beach.

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14.      We ___________ the bus for three hours
before we got to the first stop of the trip.
Which answer choice correctly completes the
sentence? A. ride B. will ride C. had
ridden D. will have ridden
  • C) had ridden

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15. Which sentence shows correct usage of
commas? A. In fact she did not have, her
homework. B. In fact, she did not have, her
homework. C. In fact, she did not have her
homework. D. In fact she did not, have her
homework.
  • C) In fact, she did not have her homework.

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16.      He will have done all of the yard work
by late afternoon. What verb tense is used in
this sentence? A. present B. future C.
present perfect D. future perfect
  • D) future perfect

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17. A semicolon is used A. in place of a
question mark. B. when creating a list of
single words. C. to separate two or more
dependent clauses that have the same basic idea.
D. to separate two independent clauses or
sentences closely related in meaning.
  • D) to separate two independent clauses or
    sentences closely related in meaning.

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18. The word stalk is a homonym because it A. is
sometimes spelled incorrectly. B. rhymes with
other words. C. can have two meanings. D. is
a verb.
  • C) can have two meanings.

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19.      My mother made a list of things that she
needed and gave ________ to my father. Which
word correctly completes the sentence? A. it
B. each C. those D. these
  • A) it

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Type Which sentence is written correctly? A.
Molly went to Washington last summer to meet the
president of the United States. B. Molly went
to Washington last Summer to meet the president
of the United States. C. Molly went to
Washington last summer to meet the President of
the United States. D. Molly went to Washington
last Summer to meet the President of the United
States. your first question here.
  • C) Molly went to Washington last summer to meet
    the President of the United States.
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