English 2 Midterm Exam

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English Midterm Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the sentence below: Every day I brush my teeth twice.
    • A. 

      Complete Sentence

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 2. 
    Identify the sentence below: In the mailbox are 2 letters for you.
    • A. 

      Complete Sentence

    • B. 

      Fragments

  • 3. 
    Identify the sentence below: The sky was all dark with clouds.
    • A. 

      Complete Sentence

    • B. 

      Fragments

  • 4. 
    Identify the sentence below: Computer time at 1:00
    • A. 

      Complete Sentence

    • B. 

      Fragments

  • 5. 
    Identify the sentence below: Fell off his bike and broke his leg
    • A. 

      Complete Sentence

    • B. 

      Fragments

  • 6. 
    Which of the words below is Archaic?
    • A. 

      Shall

    • B. 

      Thy

    • C. 

      Yours

    • D. 

      Mine

  • 7. 
    Which of the words below is colloquialism? 
    • A. 

      Texting

    • B. 

      Messaging

    • C. 

      Calling

    • D. 

      Petting

  • 8. 
    Which of the words below is obsolete?
    • A. 

      Sepulcher

    • B. 

      Remote

    • C. 

      Stone

    • D. 

      Archer

  • 9. 
    Which of the words / phrase below is an idiom?
    • A. 

      Good boy

    • B. 

      Good Dog

    • C. 

      Good Job

    • D. 

      Good Samaritan

  • 10. 
    Which of the words below is a jargon?
    • A. 

      Port Hole

    • B. 

      Jacket

    • C. 

      Door

    • D. 

      Wall

  • 11. 
    Do you want to come to the playground with us?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 12. 
    Mandy was so happy she skipped down the street.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 13. 
    We hung shiny decorations on our Christmas tree.
    • A. 

      Verb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Noun

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 14. 
    Carlos can run faster than anyone in our school.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 15. 
    Please get me a bunch of ripe bananas when you go to the store.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 16. 
    Jalen's dad sings loudly in the shower.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 17. 
    Alex choked on his food because he ate so fast.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 18. 
    Did you finish your homework yet?
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 19. 
    We're having pizza for dinner tonight.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 20. 
    Emily has to clean her messy room before she goes out.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adjective

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 21. 
    Buster was a puny dog. He couldn't even scare the cat that lived next door. What is the dictionary meaning of the word puny in the sentence above? 
    • A. 

      Small

    • B. 

      Large

    • C. 

      Noisy

    • D. 

      Heavy

  • 22. 
    Helen was guarded about her private life. She did not like to give anyone details about herself. What does the word guarded suggest about Helen in the sentence above? 
    • A. 

      She was excited about her life.

    • B. 

      She does not care about her life.

    • C. 

      She is protective over her life.

    • D. 

      She is bored with her life.

  • 23. 
    Jackie screamed and pulled her hand away from the scalding water. Her hand was bright red and hurting. What does the word scalding suggest about the water in the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Icily cold

    • B. 

      Painfully hot

    • C. 

      Amazingly cold

    • D. 

      Pretty warm

  • 24. 
    Mark was sick of receiving a dozen annoying e-mails with jokes from Sally every day. He dashed off a sloppy reply letting her know that he wasn't allowed to receive silly e-mails at school. What does the word "sick" suggest Mark was feeling as it is used in the first sentence of this story?
    • A. 

      Fed up with

    • B. 

      Nauseous

    • C. 

      Full

    • D. 

      Bored

  • 25. 
    Dale kept telling his mother the matter was grave. They had to report the person that hit their car today. What is the dictionary meaning of the word grave in the sentence above?
    • A. 

      Curious

    • B. 

      Boring

    • C. 

      Unusual

    • D. 

      Serious