Phrases And Punctuation Grammar Practice Test

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Phrase Quizzes & Trivia

Grammar Covers and tests on the whole system and structure of a language of English. General knowledge and following the rules of the system are tested. Also tested is the proper use of the following: clauses, phrases, and punctuation, syntax word order.


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  • 1. 
    Directions: The next 20 questions require that you combine the two separate sentences with appropriate punctuation or conjunctive word. Select the most appropriate option. If no correct answer is available, select ‘none’ as your answer.      Example:    The left back tire of the truck is flat. The car windshield is cracked.    Revised:    The left back tire of the truck is flat and the windshield is cracked.
  • 2. 
    The first compact microwave ovens were sold in 1960. Everybody didn’t use them until the 1980’s.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 3. 
    For centuries people ate with their hands. A change finally occurred in the 1100’s when people used utensils.
    • A. 

      comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 4. 
    My mom went to the grocery store. She forgot her purse.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 5. 
    My apartment has 2 bedrooms. My apartment has 1 ½ bathrooms.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 6. 
    My daughter is having a birthday party. My daughter is 5 yrs old today.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 7. 
    I would like to go to the movies. My car does not work.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 8. 
    I have a computer. I have a printer.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 9. 
    I would either like the blue car. I would like the red car.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 10. 
    I am wearing my jacket today. It is very cold outside.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 11. 
    I am a male. I weigh 185 pounds.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 12. 
    Birds fly in the air. Birds have wings.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 13. 
    I will always remember September 11. It was a very tragic day.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 14. 
    I was young and immature. Now I am older and wise.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 15. 
    I have 3 boys. I have 2 girls.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 16. 
    I would like new furniture. My old furniture is falling apart.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 17. 
    The sky is blue. There are no clouds in the sky.
    • A. 

      comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 18. 
    At the light you take a left. At the store you take a right.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 19. 
    I wake up every morning. I get ready for work.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 20. 
    I wanted to go outside and play. Unfortunately it is raining.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 21. 
    I am either going to college. I am going to a technical institute.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      But

    • E. 

      Because

  • 22. 
    Directions: The next 20 questions require that you determine each word or words where capitalization belong or do not belong. Choose an appropriate answer or answers. There may be more than one correct answer. Select all that apply. NOTE: Capitalization  Always Capitalize people, places, things, titles, holidays, months, days of the week, historic events, and documents.   Example of Proper Capitalization: Presents and food are always expected for Christmas. I can’t wait for Thanksgiving; it’s in November of every year.
  • 23. 
    My friends went to a Concert last monday on Labor day and had a good time.
    • A. 

      A. monday

    • B. 

      B. Monday

    • C. 

      C. concert

    • D. 

      d. Day

    • E. 

      E. Friends

  • 24. 
    Thomas Jefferson wrote the declaration of independence for our Country and he was the Governor of Virginia.
    • A. 

      a. Declaration

    • B. 

      B. country

    • C. 

      C. virginia

    • D. 

      D. governor

    • E. 

      E. Independence

  • 25. 
    If you take interstate 10 and travel  East , you will see katy mills , one of the Largest malls in texas.
    • A. 

      A. Interstate

    • B. 

      B. east

    • C. 

      C. Katy Mills

    • D. 

      D. largest

    • E. 

      Texas

  • 26. 
    The ceiling of the sistine chapel in rome contains a painting 133 feet long and 45 feet        wide.                                         
    • A. 

      A. sistine

    • B. 

      B. Sistine

    • C. 

      C. Painting

    • D. 

      D. Chapel

    • E. 

      Rome

  • 27. 
    I went to College in San fransisco, california.
    • A. 

      A. fransisco

    • B. 

      B. college

    • C. 

      C. California

    • D. 

      D. Went

    • E. 

      E. Fransisco

  • 28. 
    Jesus christ is the son of god.
    • A. 

      A. Christ

    • B. 

      B. Son

    • C. 

      C. God

    • D. 

      D. IS

    • E. 

      E. The

  • 29. 
    The houston zoo is a wonderful place for Children.
    • A. 

      A. Zoo

    • B. 

      B. Wonderful

    • C. 

      C. Place

    • D. 

      D. children

    • E. 

      E. Houston

  • 30. 
    Neil armstrong was the first astronaut to walk on the Moon.
    • A. 

      A. First

    • B. 

      b. moon

    • C. 

      C. Astronaut

    • D. 

      D. Moon

    • E. 

      E. Armstrong

  • 31. 
    George washington’s portrait is on the one dollar Bill.
    • A. 

      A. Portrait

    • B. 

      B. washington’s

    • C. 

      C. bill

    • D. 

      D. Washington

    • E. 

      E. Dollar

  • 32. 
    The United States of america is located in North america.
    • A. 

      A. united

    • B. 

      B. located

    • C. 

      C. America

    • D. 

      D. In

    • E. 

      E. America

  • 33. 
    Daniel and mary went to the store to buy Groceries and will be Back shortly.
    • A. 

      A. Mary

    • B. 

      B. Store

    • C. 

      C. groceries

    • D. 

      D. back

    • E. 

      E. Will

  • 34. 
    Moses, Richard, and Sammy are brothers who like Playing baseball.                          
    • A. 

      A. sammy

    • B. 

      B. Richard

    • C. 

      C. playing

    • D. 

      D. baseball

    • E. 

      E. Baseball

  • 35. 
    Hawaii has Some of the Most beautiful beaches on the earth.
    • A. 

      A. some

    • B. 

      B. Beautiful

    • C. 

      C. Earth

    • D. 

      D. most

    • E. 

      E. Beaches

  • 36. 
    Johnson Space center is located in Houston, tx.
    • A. 

      A. space

    • B. 

      B. Center

    • C. 

      C. is

    • D. 

      D. tx

    • E. 

      E. TX

  • 37. 
    Richard and i have been Co-Workers for about 10 years.                                       
    • A. 

      A. richard

    • B. 

      B. co-workers

    • C. 

      C. Years

    • D. 

      D. I

    • E. 

      E. Richard

  • 38. 
    When I graduate, I would Like to Go to San Jacinto College.
    • A. 

      A. Graduate

    • B. 

      B. like

    • C. 

      C. go

    • D. 

      D. College

    • E. 

      E. college

  • 39. 
    I really enjoy Watching my Children play outside; it reminded Me of when I was a child.
    • A. 

      A. play

    • B. 

      B. watching

    • C. 

      C. Outside

    • D. 

      D. children

    • E. 

      E. me

  • 40. 
    I like reading books at the library; it is very relaxing For me.                                    
    • A. 

      A. reading

    • B. 

      B. Books

    • C. 

      C. Library

    • D. 

      D. for

    • E. 

      E. me

  • 41. 
    Sammy, Michael, Debbie, Charles, Frances, & yolanda are going to the movies Tonight.
    • A. 

      A. Michael

    • B. 

      B. Debbie

    • C. 

      C. Yolanda

    • D. 

      D. Movies

    • E. 

      E. tonight

  • 42. 
    Directions: The next 10 questions require that you identify each noun(s) and/or verb(s) in each sentence. There may be more than one correct answer. Select all answers that apply.   NOTE: Noun- a person, place, thing or idea Verb – A form of action   Example: I enjoy eating (VERB) at the café (NOUN) on Broadway Street(NOUN).
  • 43. 
    91.  Life is full of choices, so I must learn to make good ones.
    • A. 

      D. learn

    • B. 

      C. none

    • C. 

      B. choices

    • D. 

      A. life

    • E. 

      E. make

  • 44. 
    Trust in the Lord with all of your heart. Do not depend on your own understanding.
    • A. 

      A. Lord

    • B. 

      b. heart

    • C. 

      C. depend

    • D. 

      D. understanding

    • E. 

      E. trust

  • 45. 
    Seek his will in all you do and he will direct your paths.
    • A. 

      A. in

    • B. 

      B. do

    • C. 

      C. seek

    • D. 

      D. his

    • E. 

      E. direct

  • 46. 
    Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom. Instead, fear the Lord and turn your back on evil.                            
    • A. 

      A. impressed

    • B. 

      B. don’t

    • C. 

      C. fear

    • D. 

      D. Lord

    • E. 

      E. turn

  • 47. 
    A house is built by wisdom and becomes strong through good sense.
    • A. 

      A. becomes

    • B. 

      B. is

    • C. 

      C. house

    • D. 

      D. built

    • E. 

      E. and

  • 48. 
    True humility and fear of the Lord lead to riches, honor, and long life.
    • A. 

      A. fear

    • B. 

      B. Lord

    • C. 

      C. lead

    • D. 

      D. life

    • E. 

      E. riches

  • 49. 
    The Lord preserves knowledge, but he ruins the plans of the deceitful.
    • A. 

      A. ruins

    • B. 

      b. plans

    • C. 

      c. Lord

    • D. 

      D. knowledge

    • E. 

      E. preserves

  • 50. 
    94.  He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases. He fills my life with good things.
    • A. 

      A. diseases

    • B. 

      b. he

    • C. 

      C. forgives

    • D. 

      D. fills

    • E. 

      E. heals

  • 51. 
    The Lord is my strength and my salvation; in him I will trust.
    • A. 

      A. Lord

    • B. 

      B. salvation

    • C. 

      C. strength

    • D. 

      D. trust

    • E. 

      E. him

  • 52. 
    Jesus Christ said, “ In this world you will have trouble: but be of good cheer, I have overcome the World.”
    • A. 

      A. Jesus

    • B. 

      B. cheer

    • C. 

      C. trouble

    • D. 

      D. world

    • E. 

      E. be