Communication Arts 1

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Communication Arts 1 - Quiz

This is a grammar quiz for freshmen college students.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Jennifer baked for weeks before the holidays.

    • A.

      V-S

    • B.

      S-V-DO

    • C.

      S-V

    • D.

      S-V-SC

    Correct Answer
    C. S-V
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Jennifer baked for weeks before the holidays" follows the subject-verb (S-V) sentence structure. "Jennifer" is the subject and "baked" is the verb.

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  • 2. 

    Brad looks very handsome in his new sweater.

    • A.

      S-V

    • B.

      S-V-DO

    • C.

      S-V-SC

    • D.

      S-V-DO-OC

    Correct Answer
    C. S-V-SC
    Explanation
    The sentence "Brad looks very handsome in his new sweater" follows the subject-verb-complement (S-V-SC) sentence structure. The subject is "Brad," the verb is "looks," and the complement is "very handsome in his new sweater." The complement describes or renames the subject and completes the meaning of the sentence.

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  • 3. 

    There was a strange sound coming from the cellar.

    • A.

      V-S

    • B.

      S-V

    • C.

      S-V-IO-DO

    • D.

      S-V-DO-OC

    Correct Answer
    D. S-V-DO-OC
    Explanation
    The given correct answer "S-V-DO-OC" stands for Subject-Verb-Direct Object-Objective Complement. In this sentence, "there" is the subject, "was" is the verb, "a strange sound" is the direct object, and "coming from the cellar" is the objective complement. The objective complement further describes or renames the direct object. Therefore, the sentence structure is "There was a strange sound (direct object) coming from the cellar (objective complement)."

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  • 4. 

    A jockey rides racehorses until he gets too old or too heavy.

    • A.

      V-S

    • B.

      S-V-DO

    • C.

      S-V-SC

    • D.

      S-V-IO-DO

    Correct Answer
    B. S-V-DO
    Explanation
    The given correct answer "S-V-DO" represents the sentence structure of the given statement. In this sentence, the subject "jockey" performs the action "rides" on the direct object "racehorses." The sentence does not include any indirect objects or subject complements.

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  • 5. 

    Aunt Tilly gave Marty some cookies

    • A.

      S-V

    • B.

      S-V-DO

    • C.

      S-V-SC

    • D.

      S-V-IO-DO

    Correct Answer
    D. S-V-IO-DO
    Explanation
    The sentence "Aunt Tilly gave Marty some cookies" follows the pattern of Subject-Verb-Indirect Object-Direct Object. Aunt Tilly is the subject, "gave" is the verb, Marty is the indirect object, and "some cookies" is the direct object. This pattern indicates that Aunt Tilly performed the action of giving, Marty is the recipient of the action, and the cookies are what was given.

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  • 6. 

    The teacher called Robbie class clown.

    • A.

      V-S

    • B.

      S-V

    • C.

      S-V-DO

    • D.

      S-V-DO-OC

    Correct Answer
    D. S-V-DO-OC
    Explanation
    The given sentence "The teacher called Robbie class clown" follows the sentence structure of subject-verb-direct object-object complement. "The teacher" is the subject, "called" is the verb, "Robbie" is the direct object, and "class clown" is the object complement that renames or describes the direct object.

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  • 7. 

    Marlene had gone to the concert, but left early.

    • A.

      S-V

    • B.

      S-V-IO-DO

    • C.

      S-V-SC

    • D.

      S-V-DO

    Correct Answer
    A. S-V
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Marlene had gone to the concert, but left early" follows the subject-verb (S-V) structure. Marlene is the subject, and "had gone" is the verb phrase indicating the past action of going to the concert. The sentence does not include an indirect object (IO) or a direct object (DO), nor does it have a subject complement (SC). Therefore, the correct answer is S-V.

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  • 8. 

    Sam paints portraits, not walls!

    • A.

      V-S

    • B.

      S-V-DO

    • C.

      S-V-IO-DO

    • D.

      S-V-SC

    Correct Answer
    B. S-V-DO
    Explanation
    The given correct answer "S-V-DO" indicates that Sam performs the action of painting (subject-verb) and the direct object of his painting is portraits. This answer suggests that Sam specifically paints portraits and not walls, emphasizing his focus on creating artworks rather than engaging in general wall painting activities.

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  • 9. 

    There is no future in making cassette tapes anymore.

    • A.

      S-V

    • B.

      V-S

    • C.

      S-V-IO-DO

    • D.

      S-V-DO-OC

    Correct Answer
    A. S-V
    Explanation
    The given sentence "There is no future in making cassette tapes anymore" follows the subject-verb (S-V) structure. "There" is the subject and "is" is the verb. The phrase "no future in making cassette tapes anymore" acts as the predicate, indicating that there is no potential or possibility for success or advancement in the act of making cassette tapes.

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  • 10. 

    Enumerate the 8 parts of speech.

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