English 9 Practice Exam

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9th Grade English Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a synonym?
    • A. 

      A word having the opposite meaning of another word.

    • B. 

      Two or more words that have the same meaning.

    • C. 

      Words pronounced alike but spelled differently.

    • D. 

      Words spelt the same but have different meaning.

  • 2. 
    What is a homograph?
    • A. 

      A word having the opposite meaning of another word.

    • B. 

      Two or more words that have the same meaning.

    • C. 

      Words pronounced alike but spelled differently.

    • D. 

      Words spelt the same but have different meaning.

  • 3. 
    What is an antonym?
    • A. 

      A word having the opposite meaning of another word.

    • B. 

      Two or more words that have the same meaning.

    • C. 

      Words pronounced alike but spelled differently.

    • D. 

      Words spelt the same but have different meaning.

  • 4. 
    What is a homonym?
    • A. 

      A word having the opposite meaning of another word.

    • B. 

      Two or more words that have the same meaning.

    • C. 

      Words pronounced alike but spelled differently.

    • D. 

      Words spelt the same but have different meaning.

  • 5. 
    Decide whether the words are synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, or homographs:I couldn't bear to give my pet bear to a zoo!
    • A. 

      Synonyms

    • B. 

      Antonyms

    • C. 

      Homonyms

    • D. 

      Homographs

  • 6. 
    Decide whether the words are synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, or homographs:Irma thinks you are very well informed, but Shelly believes you don't know what you're talking about.
    • A. 

      Synonyms

    • B. 

      Antonyms

    • C. 

      Homonyms

    • D. 

      Homographs

  • 7. 
    Decide whether the words are synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, or homographs:Kerry gave a triumphant shout to celebrate our team's victorious record.
    • A. 

      Synonyms

    • B. 

      Antonyms

    • C. 

      Homonyms

    • D. 

      Homographs

  • 8. 
    Decide whether the words are synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, or homographs:Carlos refuses to buy any book written by that author.
    • A. 

      Synonyms

    • B. 

      Antonyms

    • C. 

      Homonyms

    • D. 

      Homographs

  • 9. 
    Decide whether to use it's or its:The bird has broken (it's, its) wing.
    • A. 

      It's

    • B. 

      Its

  • 10. 
    Decide whether to use it's or its:A dog knows (it's, its) owner by heart.
    • A. 

      It's

    • B. 

      Its

  • 11. 
    Decide where to use there, their, or they're.I think it's over ______.
    • A. 

      There

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      They're

  • 12. 
    Decide where to use there, their, or they're.Where do you think _______ going?
    • A. 

      There

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      They're

  • 13. 
    Decide where to use there, their, or they're.Those are ______ boots.
    • A. 

      There

    • B. 

      Their

    • C. 

      They're

  • 14. 
    Decide whether to use two, too, or to.Always try ___ do your best.
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Too

    • C. 

      To

  • 15. 
    Decide whether to use two, too, or to.We arrived ___ late.
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Too

    • C. 

      To

  • 16. 
    Decide whether to use two, too, or to.Point out the ___ movie stars to me.
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Too

    • C. 

      To

  • 17. 
    When should you use CAPITILAZATION?
    • A. 

      At the beginning of a sentence.

    • B. 

      At the end of a sentence.

    • C. 

      In the middle of a sentence.

  • 18. 
    Which sentence has no capitilization mistakes?
    • A. 

      Toronto is the capital city of Ontario.

    • B. 

      Calgary Secondary has many students.

    • C. 

      He was a Policeman in the R.C.M.P.

    • D. 

      All of the above have mistakes.

    • E. 

      None of the above have mistakes.

  • 19. 
    Which sentence has no capitilization mistakes?
    • A. 

      She asked him for directions to The Museam of Natural History.

    • B. 

      They all shouted, "Happy Birthday!"

    • C. 

      The sun shines so brightly here at Clearwater Lake.

    • D. 

      All of the above have mistakes.

    • E. 

      None of the above have mistakes.

  • 20. 
    Identify whether the following sentence contains a simile or a metaphor.The baby ws like an octopus, grabbing at all the cans on the grocery store shelves.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

  • 21. 
    Identify whether the following sentence contains a simile or a metaphor.The giant's steps were thunder as he ran toward Jack.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

  • 22. 
    Identify whether the following sentence contains a simile or a metaphor.Ted was as nervous as a cat with a long tail in a room full of porcelain.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

  • 23. 
    Which sentence needs a comma?
    • A. 

      I ran across the street quickly.

    • B. 

      Oh lordy! My mother fell down the stairs.

    • C. 

      Ms Dalbok, our librarian is shelving the new books now.

    • D. 

      Usually, I don't eat breakfast in the morning.

  • 24. 
    Which sentence needs 1 or more apostrophes?
    • A. 

      Didn't you just finish reading a science fiction book?

    • B. 

      Womens styles change too frequently to suit my father's budget.

    • C. 

      Did they say that this isn't a school day?

    • D. 

      Wasn't it theirs?

  • 25. 
    Fill in the blanks with the correct past tense.Mrs. Fritz_____ to the store with her dog.
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