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DGP, Adjectives and Sentence Parts


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  • 1. 

    Superman is _______ than a speeding bullet!

    • A.

      Fastest

    • B.

      Faster

    • C.

      Mose fast

    • D.

      Fast

    Correct Answer
    B. Faster
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "faster" because it is used to compare the speed of Superman to a speeding bullet. It implies that Superman is quicker or has a higher velocity than the bullet.

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  • 2. 

    Air pollution is __________ in large cities than in the suburbs.

    • A.

      Bad

    • B.

      Worse

    • C.

      Worser

    • D.

      Worst

    Correct Answer
    B. Worse
    Explanation
    The given question is comparing the level of air pollution in large cities to that in the suburbs. The word "worse" is the correct answer because it indicates a higher degree of air pollution in large cities compared to the suburbs.

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  • 3. 

    Pluto is the ______________ planet.

    • A.

      Little

    • B.

      Small

    • C.

      Smaller

    • D.

      Smallest

    Correct Answer
    D. Smallest
    Explanation
    Pluto is referred to as the "smallest" planet because it is the smallest in size compared to other planets in our solar system. While it was previously classified as the ninth planet, it was redefined as a "dwarf planet" due to its size and characteristics.

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  • 4. 

    Paul Bunyan had ______ huge appetite.

    • A.

      And

    • B.

      A

    • C.

      An

    Correct Answer
    B. A
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a" because "a" is used before words that begin with a consonant sound. In this case, "huge" begins with the consonant sound "h," so "a" is the appropriate article to use.

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  • 5. 

    Many of the _____________ tall tales are about the weather.

    • A.

      Funnier

    • B.

      More funny

    • C.

      Funniest

    • D.

      Most funny

    Correct Answer
    C. Funniest
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "funniest" because it is the superlative form of the adjective "funny." Since the sentence is comparing tall tales about the weather, the word "funniest" suggests that these tall tales are the most humorous or entertaining among all the tall tales about the weather.

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  • 6. 

    In the sentence  we gave haley four red balloons on valentines day,  what is the subject?

    Correct Answer
    we
    Explanation
    The subject of a sentence is the noun or pronoun that performs the action or is being described in the sentence. In this sentence, "we" is the subject because it is the pronoun that refers to the person or people who gave the four red balloons on Valentine's Day. The subject is the one who is performing the action of giving the balloons.

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  • 7. 

    In the sentence  we gave haley four red balloons on valentines day,  what is the verb?

    Correct Answer
    gave
    Explanation
    The verb in the sentence "we gave Haley four red balloons on Valentine's Day" is "gave." The verb "gave" indicates the action of giving something to someone, which is what the subject "we" did to the object "Haley" in this sentence.

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  • 8. 

    In the sentence  we gave haley four red balloons on valentines day,  what is the prepositional phrase?

    Correct Answer
    on valentines day
    Explanation
    The prepositional phrase in the sentence is "on valentines day". It functions as an adverbial phrase, providing information about when the action of giving Haley four red balloons took place. The preposition "on" indicates the specific day, which is Valentine's Day.

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  • 9. 

    In the sentence  we gave haley four red balloons on valentines day, what is the direct object?

    Correct Answer
    balloons
    Explanation
    The direct object in a sentence is the noun or pronoun that receives the action of the verb. In this sentence, the verb is "gave" and the noun that receives the action of giving is "balloons." Therefore, "balloons" is the direct object.

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  • 10. 

    Rewrite the sentence  we gave haley four red balloons on valentines day  to include all capitalization and punctuation.

    Correct Answer
    We gave Haley four red balloons on Valentine's Day.
    Explanation
    The sentence is rewritten with correct capitalization and punctuation, including the capitalization of the names "Haley" and "Valentine's Day," as well as the use of apostrophe in "Valentine's Day."

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  • 11. 

    __________ kind of deadly spider lives in the jungles of South America.

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      These

    • C.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    A. This
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "This" because the sentence is referring to a singular noun, "kind," which requires the singular pronoun "this."

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  • 12. 

    The glass bulbs of ________ hourglass contain grains of sand.

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      An

    • C.

      And

    Correct Answer
    B. An
    Explanation
    The word "hourglass" starts with a vowel sound, so the correct article to use before it is "an" instead of "a".

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  • 13. 

    _____________ old white dresses are bridal gowns from the 1920s.

    • A.

      Them

    • B.

      These

    • C.

      They

    Correct Answer
    B. These
    Explanation
    The word "these" is the correct answer because it refers to a specific group of old white dresses, which are the bridal gowns from the 1920s. The word "them" is a pronoun used to refer to objects or people that have already been mentioned, but there is no previous mention of the dresses. The word "they" is also a pronoun, but it is used to refer to a group of people or things, not specifically the dresses. Therefore, "these" is the most appropriate choice to refer to the specific group of dresses mentioned in the sentence.

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  • 14. 

    What is the predicate adjective in the sentence "The spoiled milk tasted sour."

    Correct Answer
    sour
    Explanation
    In the sentence "The spoiled milk tasted sour," the word "sour" is the predicate adjective. It describes the subject "milk" and tells us how it tasted. The verb "tasted" is linking the subject with the predicate adjective, indicating that the milk had a sour taste.

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  • 15. 

     In the sentence "The spoiled milk tasted sour,"  which word is sour modifying?

    Correct Answer
    milk
    Explanation
    In the sentence, "The spoiled milk tasted sour," the word "sour" is modifying the word "milk." This means that the milk has a sour taste.

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  • 16. 

    What is the predicate adjective in the following sentence:  Puppies are helpless at birth.

    Correct Answer
    helpless
    Explanation
    In the sentence "Puppies are helpless at birth," the predicate adjective is "helpless." A predicate adjective is an adjective that follows a linking verb (in this case, "are") and describes the subject (in this case, "puppies"). The adjective "helpless" describes the state or condition of the puppies at birth, indicating that they are unable to care for themselves.

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  • 17. 

    What is predicate part of the following sentence:  Puppies are helpless at birth.

    Correct Answer
    are helpless at birth
    Explanation
    The predicate part of a sentence includes the verb and any other words or phrases that provide information about the subject. In this sentence, "are helpless at birth" is the predicate. "Are" is the verb and "helpless at birth" is the predicate adjective phrase that describes the subject "puppies."

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  • 18. 

    What is the subject of the following sentence:  Puppies are helpless at birth.

    Correct Answer
    puppies
    Explanation
    The subject of the sentence "Puppies are helpless at birth" is "puppies". This is because the subject is the noun or noun phrase that performs the action or is being described in the sentence. In this case, "puppies" is the noun that the sentence is talking about, as it is being described as "helpless at birth".

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  • 19. 

    What is the prepositional phrase in the following sentence:  Puppies are helpless at birth.

    Correct Answer
    at birth
    Explanation
    The prepositional phrase in the sentence "Puppies are helpless at birth" is "at birth." This phrase is indicating the time or event when the puppies are helpless, which is their birth.

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  • 20. 

    Helpless is modifying which word in the following sentence:  Puppies are helpless at birth.

    Correct Answer
    puppies
    Explanation
    The word "helpless" is modifying the noun "puppies" in the sentence. It is describing the state or condition of the puppies at birth, indicating that they are unable to care for themselves and rely on others for their needs.

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