English Literature And Grammar, Grades 6th-7th

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English Literature And Grammar, Grades 6th-7th - Quiz

The first test of the semester, over Nouns, Compound nouns -single, hyphenated, separate words, common and proper nouns, pronouns and their antecedents, personal pronouns, singular and plural, 1st, second, and 3rd person. , demonstrative pronouns. Also, over the short story "Water" by Helen Keller, basic points of the story, and vocabulary. "How to write a poem about the sky" "I'll tell you how the sun rose". -vocabulary words, "Be Like the Bird" and "Stage Fright". Vocabulary, about the authors.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Tell a story about a time in which you had "Stage Fright".
  • 2. 
    What is a Noun?
    • A. 

      Person

    • B. 

      Place

    • C. 

      Thing

    • D. 

      Idea

    • E. 

      All of the Abover

  • 3. 
    The Noun "Father-in-Law" is what kind of compound noun?
    • A. 

      Single word compound noun

    • B. 

      Separate words compound noun

    • C. 

      Hyphenated words compound noun

  • 4. 
    "city" is a common noun. Which of these examples if a proper noun?
    • A. 

      Cat

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      Mop

    • D. 

      Singer

  • 5. 
    What is a pronoun's purpose?
    • A. 

      To replace a verb

    • B. 

      To replace an adjective

    • C. 

      To replace an article

    • D. 

      To take the place of a noun.

  • 6. 
    Find the antecedent of the pronoun in this sentence:"Florida is popular because it has a warm climate."
    • A. 

      It

    • B. 

      Climate

    • C. 

      Florida

    • D. 

      Warm

    • E. 

      Has

  • 7. 
    Find the pronoun in this sentence:"Marie said she would visit on Tuesday"
    • A. 

      Marie

    • B. 

      Tuesday

    • C. 

      She

    • D. 

      Visit

    • E. 

      Said

  • 8. 
    List all four of the 1st person, singular pronouns.
  • 9. 
    List the three 2nd person, singular pronouns
  • 10. 
    List all four 3rd person, plural pronouns.
  • 11. 
    List one of the 1st person, plural pronouns.
  • 12. 
    In the sentence, "I read that lenses could beam light downwards", what is the personal pronoun?
  • 13. 
    The personal pronoun "we" is which kind of personal pronoun?
    • A. 

      2nd person, singular

    • B. 

      3rd person, plural

    • C. 

      1st person, singular

    • D. 

      1st person, plural

    • E. 

      3rd person, singular

  • 14. 
    What is the purpose of a demonstrative pronoun?
  • 15. 
    Which of these is a demonstrative pronoun?
    • A. 

      My

    • B. 

      This

    • C. 

      When

    • D. 

      Tomorrow

  • 16. 
    In the short story , "Water" by Helen Heller, what is the name of her teacher?
    • A. 

      Miss Mary

    • B. 

      Mrs. Yvonne

    • C. 

      Annie Sullivan

    • D. 

      Mrs. Keller

  • 17. 
    Which of these are among Helen Keller's disabilities as a child?
    • A. 

      Deafness

    • B. 

      Paralysis

    • C. 

      Blindness

    • D. 

      Both a and c

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Which of these moments is the climax of the story?
    • A. 

      When Helen meets her new teacher for the first time.

    • B. 

      When Helen breaks the doll.

    • C. 

      When Helen walks outside for the first time.

    • D. 

      When Helen feels the water running on her hand and knows it has a name.

  • 19. 
    Did Helen Keller ever learn to speak?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

  • 20. 
    What did Helen do immediately after coming back into the house after the water situation?
    • A. 

      Try to put the doll back together

    • B. 

      Apologize to her parents for being very bad.

    • C. 

      Ask her teacher for some more water.

  • 21. 
    Who wrote the poem "I'll tell you how the Sun rose---"?
    • A. 

      Arthur Miller

    • B. 

      Miss Kaighla!

    • C. 

      Dwight Eisenhower

    • D. 

      Emily Dickinson

  • 22. 
    In the poem "I'll tell you how the Sun rose---", what "untied their bonnets?"
    • A. 

      Little girls

    • B. 

      The hills

    • C. 

      The steeples

    • D. 

      The squirrels

  • 23. 
    Who wrote the poem, "Be Like the Bird"?
    • A. 

      Mark Twain

    • B. 

      Elizabeth I

    • C. 

      William Shakespeare

    • D. 

      Victor Hugo

  • 24. 
    Why does the bird sing, according to the author of "Be Like the Bird"?
  • 25. 
    In the speech, "Stage Fright", why is the author able to relate to people who are giving their first speech?
    • A. 

      He is blind.

    • B. 

      He has a speech impediment.

    • C. 

      He remembers his first speech and how scary it was.

    • D. 

      He can't relate.

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