3rd Six Weeks Test 1 - English IV

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 34

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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

This test will cover grammar as well as "A Long Way Gone".


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    List the seven primary conjunctions - also known as FANBOYS.
  • 2. 
    Correct the following sentence:"Brutus missed his bus he had to ride a drooling mule to school."
  • 3. 
    Explain the problem with the pronoun-antecedent agreement in the following sentence."Each of the girls has lice in their hair."
  • 4. 
    In the book, there was an old man who said everyone should strive to be like the moon. What is the significance of his statement? Why do you believe Ishmael included that saying in his book?
  • 5. 
    Identify the pronoun in the following sentence: "Emily walked to the store where she bought a dozen apples."
    • A. 

      Emily

    • B. 

      Walked

    • C. 

      She

    • D. 

      Bought

  • 6. 
    Why should you NEVER end a sentence with a preposition?
    • A. 

      You don't have anything to locate.

    • B. 

      You just shouldn't.

    • C. 

      Sentences must end with a noun.

  • 7. 
    A preposition...
    • A. 

      Replaces a noun.

    • B. 

      Follows a noun.

    • C. 

      Tells the location of a noun/pronoun.

  • 8. 
    Choose the prepositional phrase in the following sentence:"The bee buzzed inside Vladimir's ear."
    • A. 

      Vladimir's ear

    • B. 

      Inside Vladimir's ear

    • C. 

      Buzzed inside

  • 9. 
    Choose the correct verb for in the sentence Either Bart or Verne (do, does) cartwheels on windowsills.
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Does

  • 10. 
    Choose the correct sentence structure with the appropriate pronoun-antecedent agreement for the following sentence."Both Amber and Iris hope to become wealthy after they sell thousands of their solar-powered nail files."
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      "Both Amber and Iris hope to become wealthy after they sell thousands of her solar-powered nail files."

    • C. 

      "Both Amber and Iris hope to become wealthy after they sell thousands of she solar-powered nail files."

  • 11. 
    Choose the correct sentence structure with the appropriate pronoun-antecedent agreement for the following sentence."Every one of the Boy Scouts gave their father a Popsicle stick tie for Father's Day."
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      "Every one of the Boy Scouts gave his father a Popsicle stick tie for Father's Day."

    • C. 

      "Every one of the Boy Scouts gave they father a Popsicle stick tie for Father's Day."

  • 12. 
    Choose the correct sentence structure with the appropriate pronoun-antecedent agreement for the following sentence."A child who sticks raisins up their nose often has difficulty breathing."
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      "A child who sticks raisins up his nose often has difficulty breathing."

    • C. 

      "A child who sticks raisins up his or her nose often has difficulty breathing."

  • 13. 
    Ishmael and his friends escaped death when the rebels first arrived in their home town because...
    • A. 

      They had gone to stay with Ishmael's grandmother in Mattru Jong.

    • B. 

      They hid in the jungle

    • C. 

      They had gone to another town for a talent show.

  • 14. 
    Ishmael is from what country in Africa?
    • A. 

      Sierra Leone

    • B. 

      South Africa

    • C. 

      Ghana

  • 15. 
    What is the reason for the war?
    • A. 

      Diamonds

    • B. 

      Politics

    • C. 

      Religion

  • 16. 
    What saved the boys' lives when they were brought before the chief at the small village?
    • A. 

      Another boy

    • B. 

      Rap

    • C. 

      Rap and another boy

  • 17. 
    How did Ishmael lose Junior?
    • A. 

      The rebels attacked and the boys separated.

    • B. 

      Junior was killed by the rebels.

    • C. 

      Junior decided to leave without Ishmael.

  • 18. 
    Choose the sentence that is correctly quotated. "Gertrude blurted "wilma said Heathcliff is in love with me!"
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Gertrude blurted, "Wilma said Heathcliff is in love with me!"

    • C. 

      Gertrude blurted, Wilma said, "Heathcliff is in love with me!"

  • 19. 
    Choose the sentence that is correctly quotated. "A duck with udders," muttered Cindy, "would be utterly ridiculus".
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      "A duck with udders muttered Cindy, "would be utterly ridiculous."

    • C. 

      "A duck with udders," muttered Cindy, "would be utterly ridiculous."

  • 20. 
    What should you never do when asking someone for something or presenting yourself to an unknown person?
    • A. 

      Use the word if

    • B. 

      Both

    • C. 

      Put yourself down

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