Cern Language Arts Spring 2012 Final Exam Part 2

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 49

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Language Arts Quizzes & Trivia

A Test of Your Language Arts Knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Combine the two sentences below to make one sentence using a past participle modifier. (sentences most be proper and grammatically correct) Rose is nervous about passing her driving test. Rose drives extra carefully.
  • 2. 
    Combine the two sentences below to make on sentence using a past participle modifier. (sentences most be proper and grammatically correct) Hannif is getting better at spelling words correctly. He feels a sense of pride as he enters his first Spelling Bee.
  • 3. 
    Combine the two sentences below to make on sentence using an appositive. (sentences most be proper and grammatically correct) Ron is the best cook in town. Everyone expects Ron to win the Iron Chef contest.
  • 4. 
    Combine the two sentences below to make on sentence using an appositive. (sentences most be proper and grammatically correct) Keema is the considered to be very beautiful.  Keema's family wants her to enter the Miss Camden Pageant.
  • 5. 
    Combine the two sentences below to make on sentence using a Relative Clause. (sentences most be proper and grammatically correct) Ron has been accepted into Harvard. He studies harder than any of his classmates.
  • 6. 
    Combine the two sentences below to make on sentence using an appositive. (sentences most be proper and grammatically correct) Chevy is considered to be inferior to Japanese cars. They lack luxury and sophistication.
  • 7. 
    Misplaced Modifiers  Please Select the Most Correct Sentence.  A.Sitting on the top shelf of the refrigerator, Desmond saw Mom’s pristine birthday cake. B.Desmond, sitting on the top shelf of the refrigerator, saw Mom’s pristine birthday cake C.Sitting on the top shelf of the refrigerator, Mom’s pristine birthday cake caught Desmond’s attention.
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      A

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      B

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      C

  • 8. 
    Misplaced Modifiers  Please Select the Most Correct Sentence.  A.Loudly slurping the bowl of hot soup, Derrick’s impolite behavior annoyed the other diner patrons. B.As Derrick loudly slurped the bowl of hot soup, his impolite behavior annoyed the other diner patrons. C.Loudly slurping the hot soup, the other diner patrons were annoyed by Derrick’s impolite behavior.
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      A

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      B

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      C

  • 9. 
    Misplaced Modifiers  Please Select the Most Correct Sentence. A.Marking his score sheet with care, the hope this week was that Byron would pass his vocabulary quiz. B.Marking his score sheet with care, Byron hoped that this week he would pass his vocabulary quiz. C.Hoping that this week he would pass his vocabulary quiz, the score sheet was marked carefully by Byron.
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      A

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      C

  • 10. 
    Parallel Structure  Please Select the Most Correct Sentence. A.Alex looked everywhere for his math book—under the bed, on his desk, and he searched inside the refrigerator. B.Alex looked everywhere for his math book—viewing under the bed, searching on his desk, and inside the refrigerator. C.Alex looked everywhere for his math book—under the bed, on his desk, and inside the refrigerator.
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      A

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      B

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      C

  • 11. 
    Parallel Structure  Please Select the Most Correct Sentence. A.After giving Jeremy her phone number, Felicia had to tolerate his late night calls, stupid conversations, and requests for her math homework. B.After giving Jeremy her phone number, Felicia had to tolerate his late night calls, the fact that he carried on stupid conversations, and requests for her math homework. C.After giving Jeremy her phone number, Felicia had to tolerate being woken up late at night, having stupid conversations, and he constantly requested her math homework.
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      A

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      B

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      C

  • 12. 
    Parallel Structure  Please Select the Most Correct Answer. Karen wished Ray chewed with his mouth closed, for otherwise he was everything she wanted in a date; he was tall, intelligent, and __________. A.he looked good B.being good looking C.one handsome man to look at D.handsome
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      A

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  • 13. 
    Subject Verb Agreement    Please Select the Most Correct Answer. Jasmine and Rodney have decided to double the                                       A number of cupcakes that they are baking since                                                   B everyone love moist cake and chocolate frosting.                    C A.has B.is C.loves D.No change is necessary. 
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      A

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      B

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      D

  • 14. 
    Subject Verb Agreement    Please Select the Most Correct Answer. Tyrone, as well as his cousins, hope that Grandma                                                       A brings her famous brownies and peach pie that     B drip with generous scoops of vanilla ice cream.   C A.hopes B.bring C.drips D.No change is necessary.
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      A

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      D

  • 15. 
    Subject Verb Agreement    Please Select the Most Correct Answer. The scissors are sharp, so neither the cousins nor                        A Timmy is allowed to play with them, even when the             B boys needs to finish a school project.            C A.is B.are C.need D.No change is necessary.
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      A

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  • 16. 
    Punctuation      Please Select the Most Correct Answer. Before his calculus exam  Scott rubbed his lucky                                          A                 B rabbit’s foot and found his favorite pencil.                    C A.exam, Scott B.rubbed, his C.foot, and D.No change is necessary.
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      D

  • 17. 
    Punctuation      Please Select the Most Correct Answer.  During our picnic, we were tormented by                           A insects: ants swarming into the potato           B salad, bees buzzing by our ears, and a katydid          C jumping into Henry’s open mouth. A.picnic we B.insects; ants C.salad bees D.No change is necessary.
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  • 18. 
    Punctuation      Please Select the Most Correct Sentence.  A.Before you start painting the walls, you’ll need a drop cloth and a ladder. B.Before you start painting the walls you’ll need a drop cloth, and a ladder. C.Before you start painting the walls, youll need a drop cloth, and a ladder. 
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      A

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      C

  • 19. 
    Capitalization     Please Select the Most Correct Answer. Janelle will take Fundamentals of Biology next                                                 A semester; she hates Science classes but needs the                                         B credits to transfer to a university.                                            C A.fundamentals of biology B.science C.University D.No change is necessary.
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  • 20. 
    Capitalization     Please Select the Most Correct Answer. Dai is vietnamese, but she grew up in Puerto                    A Rico, where she attended cooking school; now                                                         B she is the head chef at the Cuban restaurant on                                                 C Orange Avenue. A.Vietnamese B.Cooking School C.cuban D.No change is necessary.
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  • 21. 
    Capitalization     Please Select the Most Correct Answer. Patrick visited the police station to see if someone                                        A had found Squeeze, his 9-foot albino python, but                                                                  B officer Rodriguez said that no reptiles had been     C recently caught. A.Police Station B.Python C.Officer D.No change is necessary.
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  • 22. 
    Misused Words      Please Select the Most Correct Answer. Maybe Gerald is caught in traffic, or he maybe      A                                                             B flirting with the cute cafeteria cashier. Either way, don’t accept any excuse for his tardiness.              C A.May be B.may be C.except D.No change is necessary.
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      A

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  • 23. 
    Misused Words      Please Select the Most Correct Answer.  Heed my advice, and don’t loss your receipt.                     A                        B The college bookstore will not accept any excuse                                                      C if you need to return those books. A.advise B.lose C.except D.No change is necessary.
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  • 24. 
    Misused Words      Please Select the Most Correct Answer. The heard of gazelle leaped through the air as           A                                      B the animals tried to elude the cheetah.                                    C A.herd B.threw C.allude D.No change is necessary.
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  • 25. 
    Write a quality introductory paragraph on the following subject:  "The Most Important Person in the World" Your introduction should include a Thesis Statement and must adhere to class writing specs.
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