(jmrv) Grammar Test- Part II

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(jmrv) Grammar Test- Part II

Teacher: Ms. Joyce M. Rivera-Vallejo


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • Directions: Define what is a simple sentence. Answer in complete sentences.
     
  • 2. 
    • Directions: Define what is a compound sentence. Answer in complete sentences.
  • 3. 
    • Directions: Define what is a complex sentence. Answer in complete sentences.
  • 4. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct subordinating conjunction.
    ................................we left late, we still got there in time.
    • A. 

      A. although

    • B. 

      B. In spite of

    • C. 

      C. Since

  • 5. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct subordinating conjunction.
    It was a great evening,......................the terrible flood.
    • A. 

      A. Even though

    • B. 

      B. Furthermore

    • C. 

      D. despite

  • 6. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct subordinating conjunction.
    They had a good holiday ; ................., they had a good memory.
    • A. 

      A. whereas

    • B. 

      B. moreover

    • C. 

      C. therefore

  • 7. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct subordinating conjunction.
    They had an unpleasant experience ______ she was staying in Ate Nene’s room.       
    • A. 

      But

    • B. 

      Because

    • C. 

      While

  • 8. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct subordinating conjunction.
    We think the car is too expensive.  .........................., Jim bought it. 
    • A. 

      A. despite

    • B. 

      B. though

    • C. 

      C. nevertheless

  • 9. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct subordinating conjunction.
    My cousin owns the factory in town.  He ................runs the restaurant near the park.
    • A. 

      C. also

    • B. 

      A. thus

    • C. 

      B. however

  • 10. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct subordinating conjunction.
    It has been very busy during this week.  At the weekend, ......................., it was rather quiet and peaceful.
    • A. 

      A. however

    • B. 

      B. consequently

    • C. 

      C. so

  • 11. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct subordinating conjunction.
    My car broke down; ....................., I had to tow it to the nearest garage.
    • A. 

      However

    • B. 

      Moreover

    • C. 

      Consequently

  • 12. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct subordinating conjunction.
    Tom didn't say where he was going.............................worry his wife.
    • A. 

      Because

    • B. 

      In spite of

    • C. 

      In order not to

  • 13. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct subordinating conjunction.
    There was a tragic car crash.  ......................, nobody was injured.
    • A. 

      However

    • B. 

      Moreover

    • C. 

      But

  • 14. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct subordinating conjunction.
    Jane spent most of her free time in the library ................she could not find a quiet place to study at home.
    • A. 

      So long as

    • B. 

      Since

    • C. 

      provided that

  • 15. 
    • Directions:  Choose the correct type of sentence (Simple, Compound, or Complex)
    Barbara and Joanne whispered and giggled all night.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

  • 16. 
    •  Directions:  Choose the correct type of sentence (Simple, Compound, or Complex)
     John went to school today, but James remained at home.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

  • 17. 
    • Directions:  Choose the correct type of sentence (Simple, Compound, or Complex)
    We decided to go fishing and camp out at the lake.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

  • 18. 
    • Directions:  Choose the correct type of sentence (Simple, Compound, or Complex)
    Since we had only gone a mile from camp, we decided to return before dark.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

  • 19. 
    • Directions:  Choose the correct type of sentence (Simple, Compound, or Complex)
    Regan turned on the computer, and Jordan searched for turtles online.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

  • 20. 
    After the tornado hit, my house was completed destroyed.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

  • 21. 
    • Directions:  Choose the correct type of sentence (Simple, Compound, or Complex)
     Roberto played football, yet Mahalia went shopping.
    • A. 

      Simple Sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

  • 22. 
    • Directions:  Choose the correct type of sentence (Simple, Compound, or Complex)
    The teacher walked into the classroom, greeted the students, and took attendance.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

  • 23. 
    • Directions:  Choose the correct type of sentence (Simple, Compound, or Complex)
    Kingston is the capital of Jamaica, but Half-Way-Tree is the capital of Kingston.
    • A. 

      Simple Sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

  • 24. 
    • Directions:  Choose the correct type of sentence (Simple, Compound, or Complex)
    Although Mexico has the better football team, they lost.
    • A. 

      Simple Sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

  • 25. 
    • Directions: Explain what is a clause AND define the different types of clauses learned in class. Answer in complete sentences.
  • 26. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct kind of clause (independent or subordinate) for the underlined group of words.
    Jason took a nap before he left for his friend's house.
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Subordinate

    • C. 

      I'm not sure

  • 27. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct kind of clause (independent or subordinate) for the underlined group of words.
    You can keep your privileges as long as we continue to see progress.
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Subordinate

    • C. 

      I'm not sure

  • 28. 
    Directions: Choose the correct kind of clause (independent or subordinate) for the underlined group of words.Although you may disagree, I still say Sheila is the best person for the job.
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Subordinate

    • C. 

      I'm not sure

  • 29. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct kind of clause (independent or subordinate) for the underlined group of words.
    There would be less tension between them if they could just see eye to eye.
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Subordinate

    • C. 

      I'm not sure

  • 30. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct kind of clause (independent or subordinate) for the underlined group of words.
    I'm bringing my homework along even though we don't plan to stay long.
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Subordinate

    • C. 

      I'm not sure

  • 31. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct kind of clause (independent or subordinate) for the underlined group of words.
    In order that we may be respectful of the presenters, please turn off your cell phones.
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Subordinate

    • C. 

      I'm not sure

  • 32. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct kind of clause (independent or subordinate) for the underlined group of words.
    I knew this was going to be an exciting game when Andrew took his first swing.
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Subordinate

    • C. 

      I'm not sure

  • 33. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct kind of clause (independent or subordinate) for the underlined group of words.
    Before you go, would you please be sure to clean up the mess you make?
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Subordinate

    • C. 

      I'm not sure

  • 34. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct kind of clause (independent or subordinate) for the underlined group of words.
    It seemed like only yesterday that I was here playing tag with my friends Julie and Laurie
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Subordinate

    • C. 

      I'm not sure

  • 35. 
    • Directions: Choose the correct kind of clause (independent or subordinate) for the underlined group of words.
    Since she was only just around the corner, Paula decided to walk to the store instead of driving.
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Subordinate

    • C. 

      I'm not sure