English 7th Grade Exam Practice

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following sentences contains a prepositional phrase?
    • A. 

      I don't know where they went.

    • B. 

      There was a dark stain on my shirt.

    • C. 

      Only the best teams make the tournament.

    • D. 

      Whenever we get hungry, we also get grumpy.


  • 2. 
    Which of the following sentences uses commas correctly?
    • A. 

      We took books, games, and food, with us.

    • B. 

      Whatever was on sale, was a real bargain.

    • C. 

      I really wish, Uncle Tito, that you'd come visit.


  • 3. 
    Which of the following sentences is written correctly?
    • A. 

      Avi has many good books, but my favorite is "Something Upstairs."

    • B. 

      Please read Chapter 5, Life in the Midwest.

    • C. 

      Who starred in the movie Jerry McGuire?

    • D. 

      One of my favorite short stories is The Last Leaf.


  • 4. 
    Which of the following sentences is written correctly?
    • A. 

      The poem, written by a senior, is called a "heartbreak."

    • B. 

      Linda dreams of flying on the "Concorde" someday.

    • C. 

      "The HIstory of English" was a fascinating television series.

    • D. 

      Her first book was called sleep Late, and it was recently published.


  • 5. 
    At first, digging the hole was fun.  With each thrust of the shovel, I could see progress.  However, before long my back hurt really badly; and I longed for the day to end.Which of the following phrases adds more vivid language to replace the phrase "hurt really badly"?
    • A. 

      Was seriously bothering me

    • B. 

      Was becoming increasingly sore

    • C. 

      Screamed in agony for me to stop

    • D. 

      Hurt more with every passing minute


  • 6. 
    Which of the following sentences contains an error in pronoun/antecedent agreement?
    • A. 

      Somebody left their suitcase on the steps of the building.

    • B. 

      The cheering fans threw their confetti pieces in the air when the team scored the final touchdown.

    • C. 

      Did every girl give her approval of the final plans for the dance?

    • D. 

      Either Spencer or Derek will have his house key with him.


  • 7. 
    Which of the following choices is a complex sentence?
    • A. 

      Erica's high level of skill came from many hours of practice.

    • B. 

      Erica had to invest many hours of practice and then she could achieve a high level of skill.

    • C. 

      Erica had to invest many hours of practice because she wanted to achieve a hight level of skill.

    • D. 

      Erica did not enjoy the ;many hours of practice, but they were necessary for her to achieve a high level of skill.


  • 8. 
    Which of the following sentences is written correctly?
    • A. 

      On the Friday after New Year's day, we drove two hundred miles to grandmother's house in Lexington, Kentucky.

    • B. 

      On the friday after New Year's Day, we drove two hundred miles to grandmother's house in Lexington, Kentucky.

    • C. 

      On the Friday after New Year's Day, we drove two hundred miles to Grandmother's house in Lexington, Kentucky.

    • D. 

      On the Friday after New Year's Day, we drove two hundred mils to Grandmother's house in Lexington, Kentucky.


  • 9. 
    Which of the following words is spelled correctly?
    • A. 

      Milege

    • B. 

      Expectant

    • C. 

      Oversite

    • D. 

      Aknowledge


  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a compound complex sentence?
    • A. 

      Lamar decided to sell the horse that he bought from Mr. Sanchez, but Lamar later regretted the decision.

    • B. 

      Mary and Faith worked on the project; however, they did not complete their work, which is a disappointment to us.

    • C. 

      Enrico and Javon stayed behind to clean up after the part; consequently, they were paid generously by the teacher.

    • D. 

      The students who completed their assignments early were dismissed, but they were required to return to class when everyone else finished.


  • 11. 
    Which one of the following sentences presents information in a compound sentence?
    • A. 

      Absorbed in the intricacies of his business for several days, he all but forgot to comb.

    • B. 

      The boy was curious about the commotion, and he, too, came to gaze into the mirror.

    • C. 

      As she lay in bed later, waiting for sleep and gazing out the window, she stared up at the bright new moon.

    • D. 

      It wasn't long, though, before the young farmer was in town and consumed with other things.


  • 12. 
    Which of the following sentences does NOT use a correlative conjunction correctly?
    • A. 

      Neither Jane nor Elena knew the correct answer.

    • B. 

      The teacher said that we were either to write an essay or to produce a poster about the poem.

    • C. 

      Not only did I read the assignment, but also I read extra articles on the subject.

    • D. 

      Lorena and Louisa completed their assignments but left them at home.


  • 13. 
    Which of the following sentences does NOT use a collective noun?
    • A. 

      The flock of chickens was startled by the pack of dogs.

    • B. 

      The baseball team has been working frnticallyto raise funds for new uniforms.

    • C. 

      The new school was built after the voters passed the bond issue.

    • D. 

      The hikers tired not to disturb the herd of cows gazing in the meadow.


  • 14. 
    Which of the following sentences uses abstract nouns?
    • A. 

      Jessica nad Jay often discuss their different strategies for studying science.

    • B. 

      Intelligence, wit, and patience make a good combination.

    • C. 

      Carlos and Maria, who lives two miles away, make frequent walks to the store.

    • D. 

      The bird, butterfly and bee, though very different, all posses the ability to fly.


  • 15. 
    Which of the following does not use the emphatic form of a verb?
    • A. 

      Terry did return the shirts that did not fit after trying them on.

    • B. 

      The principal does not require that each student have a signed permission slip before leaving school.

    • C. 

      My parents do the yard work early each Saturday morning.

    • D. 

      The shrub do need trimming after the long winter.


  • 16. 
    Which type of sentence is shown below?The baby duckling slowly swam behind its mother.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Complex

    • C. 

      Compound

    • D. 

      Compound-complex


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