1st Six Weeks Cumulative English Test

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 142

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Cumulative Test Quizzes & Trivia

A quick review of key concepts for the test scheduled at the end of the six weeks' grading period.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A ___ shows action or a state of being. 
    • A. 

      A. adjective

    • B. 

      B. adverb

    • C. 

      C. pronoun

    • D. 

      D. verb

  • 2. 
    A(n) ____ is a modifier for nouns and pronouns. 
    • A. 

      A. adjective

    • B. 

      B. adverb

    • C. 

      C. noun

    • D. 

      D. preposition

  • 3. 
    A(n) _____ is an outburst of emotion. 
    • A. 

      A. adverb

    • B. 

      B. conjunction

    • C. 

      C. interjection

    • D. 

      D. pronoun

  • 4. 
    A ___ is a person, place, thing, or idea. 
    • A. 

      A. conjunction

    • B. 

      B. interjection

    • C. 

      C. noun

    • D. 

      D. pronoun

  • 5. 
    A ___ joins words, clauses, and phrases in a sentence. 
    • A. 

      A. adverb

    • B. 

      B. conjunction

    • C. 

      C. interjection

    • D. 

      D. verb

  • 6. 
    A(n) ____ is a modifier of adjectives and verbs. 
    • A. 

      A. adjective

    • B. 

      B. adverb

    • C. 

      C. conjunction

    • D. 

      D. noun

  • 7. 
    Identify the part of speech of the underlined word in the following sentence. My son drank some Tropicana Berry Punch with dinner. 
    • A. 

      A. adjective

    • B. 

      B. conjunction

    • C. 

      C. noun

    • D. 

      D. verb

  • 8. 
    Identify the part of speech of the underlined word in the following sentence. Mama gave the money to me
    • A. 

      A. adverb

    • B. 

      B. noun

    • C. 

      C. preposition

    • D. 

      D. pronoun

  • 9. 
    Identify the part of speech of the underlined word in the following sentence. We listened to some old U2 albums last night. 
    • A. 

      A. adjective

    • B. 

      B. conjunction

    • C. 

      C. noun

    • D. 

      D. preposition

  • 10. 
    Identify the part of speech of the underlined word in the following sentence. The mountains are a lovely vacation destination for our family each year. 
    • A. 

      A. conjunction

    • B. 

      B. interjection

    • C. 

      C. noun

    • D. 

      D. preposition

  • 11. 
    What is true about non-count nouns? 
    • A. 

      A. They are the same as count nouns.

    • B. 

      B. They cannot be made plural.

    • C. 

      C. You can add a number in front of them.

    • D. 

      D. How am I supposed to know this?

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is the non-count noun? 
    • A. 

      A. painting

    • B. 

      B. thunder

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is a non-count noun? 
    • A. 

      A. astronomy

    • B. 

      B. star

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is a non-count noun? 
    • A. 

      A. Mrs. Johnson

    • B. 

      B. teacher

  • 15. 
    What sentence structure has one independent clause? 
    • A. 

      A. complex

    • B. 

      B. compound

    • C. 

      C. simple

  • 16. 
    Which sentence structure has two independent clauses, a coordinating conjunction, and a comma? 
    • A. 

      A. complex

    • B. 

      B. compound

    • C. 

      C. simple

  • 17. 
    Which sentence structure has one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses? 
    • A. 

      A. complex

    • B. 

      B. compound

    • C. 

      C. simple

  • 18. 
    Identify the sentence structure. Cats hunt birds in my front yard. 
    • A. 

      A. complex

    • B. 

      B. compound

    • C. 

      C. simple

  • 19. 
    Identify the sentence structure. Mr. Whiskers and Miss Mittens must hunt for sport because I feed them regular meals each day. 
    • A. 

      A. complex

    • B. 

      B. compound

    • C. 

      C. simple

  • 20. 
    Identify the sentence strucuture. A fierce Chihuahua named Monster chased Mr. Whiskers from the yard, and I saw Mr. Whiskers run up the neighbor's tree. 
    • A. 

      A. complex

    • B. 

      B. compound

    • C. 

      C. simple

  • 21. 
    A dependent clause has a subject and verb and makes sense on its own. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A preposition can have a verb or adjective as its object. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    A song's title and a novel's title are punctuated the same way—with quotation marks and underlining. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A prepositional phrase has at least two words in it. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Identify the sentence structure of the following sentence. Use the version attribute to define the HTML standard version that you followed when composing the document (Musciano and Kennedy 46). 
    • A. 

      A. complex

    • B. 

      B. compound

    • C. 

      C. simple