Language Arts Final Exam

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Language Arts Final Exam

Warrior Academy Spring 2011


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     WRITING A LETTER: You will type a letter of apology to a friend below. The friend can be imaginary. Before you type think about:  To Whom are you writing? How did you hurt your friend?  What will you say to your friend? How will you avoid this in the future? Remember to include: indentions, punctuation, the date, greeting, body, closing, and signature. Your letter should be at least two paragraphs !
  • 2. 
    Which sentence is a simple sentence?
    • A. 

      The sounds were coming from the pine tree near the fence

    • B. 

      He stood still, and he listened to chirping and the flutter of wings

    • C. 

      As he came out the back door, Leroy saw a flash of wings

    • D. 

      When he looked up, Leroy counted a flock of twenty red birds.

  • 3. 
    What type of sentence is the one below? Look what that clown is wearing!
    • A. 

      Exclamatory

    • B. 

      Declarative

    • C. 

      Imperative

    • D. 

      Interrogative

  • 4. 
    Which two words are the subject and predicate of the sentence below? Many people visit the King Center in Atlanta, Georgia, during the school year.
    • A. 

      People visit

    • B. 

      King Center

    • C. 

      During school

    • D. 

      Atlanta Georgia

  • 5. 
    Which change should be made to the sentence below?                  Al raised his hand in English class and asked, "is the author we are reading about from the southern part of Alabama?"
    • A. 

      Use a small e in English

    • B. 

      Use a capital C in class

    • C. 

      Use a capital I in is

    • D. 

      Use a small a in Alabama

  • 6. 
    Which sentence has only the simple predicate underlined? A. Last night the orchestra gave a concert in the auditorium. B. The orchestra members tuned their instruments. C. The conductor walked on stage and bowed to the audience. D. I enjoyed listening to the music.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 7. 
    Why should you write an outline before beginning to write a letter or report?
    • A. 

      To check for spelling errors

    • B. 

      To help organize thoughts and information

    • C. 

      To check for grammar and usage mistakes

    • D. 

      To find out how many pages long the letter or report will be

  • 8. 
    Cynthia needs to find out some basic information about raccoons. Where should she look?
    • A. 

      An encyclopedia

    • B. 

      A periodical or magazine

    • C. 

      An almanac

    • D. 

      A thesaurus

  • 9. 
    Which word is the subject of the sentence below?             Carmen gave Lucy a stuffed animal for her birthday.
    • A. 

      Carmen

    • B. 

      Lucy

    • C. 

      Animal

    • D. 

      Birthday

  • 10. 
    Which word in the sentence below should be changed?      The brightly star twinkled in the night sky.
    • A. 

      Brightly to bright

    • B. 

      Twinkled to twinkling

    • C. 

      Night to nightly

    • D. 

      Sky to skies

  • 11. 
    Which one is a complete sentence?
    • A. 

      Smiled every morning when Jennie gets up.

    • B. 

      Every morning ehrn Jennie smiling gets up.

    • C. 

      Every morning when Jennie gets up, she smiles.

    • D. 

      Every morning when Jennie gets up smiles.

  • 12. 
    What does the underlined word they mean in the passage below?      After the rain, the air smelled sweet. Drops of water hung from the leaves of trees. The streets were shiny and wet. The cars splashed water as they went by.
    • A. 

      Streets

    • B. 

      Cars

    • C. 

      Drops

    • D. 

      Water

  • 13. 
    Use the paragraph below for question 13. 1 Paul Revere was a famous American during the Revolutionary War.  2 He was an active member of the Sons of Liberty. 3 Washington was a famous American. 4 Perhaps Revere is most known for his ride to warn the people of Lexington and Concord that the British were coming. Which sentence does NOT belong in the paragraph above?
    • A. 

      Sentence 1

    • B. 

      Sentence 2

    • C. 

      Sentence 3

    • D. 

      Sentence 4

  • 14. 
    Riley is writing a paper about fruit flies. What would be the BEST heading for her to look under?
    • A. 

      Flying plants

    • B. 

      Flying animals

    • C. 

      Flying creatures

    • D. 

      Flying insects

  • 15. 
    Which change should be made in order to correct the sentence below? There are all kind of fun games for kids to do after school.
    • A. 

      Change kids to kid

    • B. 

      Change are to is

    • C. 

      Change kind to kinds

    • D. 

      Change games to game

  • 16. 
    Which word in the sentence below is the action word? Danielle sent Denise to the bakery for a dozen chocolate donuts.
    • A. 

      Danielle

    • B. 

      Sent

    • C. 

      Bakery

    • D. 

      Dozen

  • 17. 
    What is the structure of the sentence below? Mike enjoys peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, but he has no idea of the peanut's history.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compund

    • C. 

      Fragment

    • D. 

      Run-on

  • 18. 
    Which sentence has quotation marks that are misplaced?
    • A. 

      Mr. Smith said, "Don't forget to feed the fish."

    • B. 

      "Would you like to share my snack?" asked James.

    • C. 

      "The water is hot! cried Alex."

    • D. 

      Mr. Johnson asked, "Would you please pass the water?"

  • 19. 
    Which word should be replaced in the sentence below? Ted saw a beautiful jet plain fly overhead.
    • A. 

      Saw

    • B. 

      Beautiful

    • C. 

      Plain

    • D. 

      Overhead

  • 20. 
    Which sentence has the correct subject and verb ?
    • A. 

      She were late for dinner.

    • B. 

      He sing very well.

    • C. 

      There is two minutes left.

    • D. 

      The hats are made of straw

  • 21. 
    Sasha wants to know how much rain fell in Washington this week. What is the BEST place to llok for this information?
    • A. 

      A dictionary

    • B. 

      An encyclopedia

    • C. 

      An atlas

    • D. 

      The Internet

  • 22. 
    In the sentence below, which words should be capitalized? Mr. E. F. payne runs a paint and wallpaper store in cody, georgia.
    • A. 

      Payne, cody, georgia

    • B. 

      Payne, paint, store

    • C. 

      Store, cody, georgia

    • D. 

      Paint, wallpaper, store

  • 23. 
    Which word BEST fills in the blank in the sentence below?                                   Karen has a new pen. She used ________________ at school today.
    • A. 

      Them

    • B. 

      It

    • C. 

      Theirs

    • D. 

      These

  • 24. 
    ___________________ means having a feeling that something is wrong or disturbing,
    • A. 

      Frayed

    • B. 

      Suspicious

    • C. 

      Sensation

  • 25. 
    _____________________ means unraveled or coming apart.
    • A. 

      Suspicious

    • B. 

      Frayed

    • C. 

      Debris

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