Lesson 16 Grammar Test

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  • 1. 

    What does Sp. mean in this dictionary entry?       sombrero (Sp., hat) a tall hat made of felt or straw

    • A.

      Spelling

    • B.

      Spring

    • C.

      Split

    • D.

      Spanish

    Correct Answer
    D. Spanish
    Explanation
    In this dictionary entry, "Sp." is an abbreviation for "Spanish". It indicates that the word "sombrero" is of Spanish origin or is used in the Spanish language.

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  • 2. 

    What does Fr. mean in this dictionary entry?      croissant (Fr., roll) a flaky crescent-shaped roll

    • A.

      Frankfurt

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      French

    • D.

      Phrase

    Correct Answer
    C. French
    Explanation
    The abbreviation "Fr." in this dictionary entry stands for French. It indicates that the word "croissant" originated from the French language.

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  • 3. 

    Which word best completes this sentence?      During a political _____, a candidate travels a great deal and gives many speeches.

    • A.

      Abode

    • B.

      Depot

    • C.

      Campaign

    • D.

      Siesta

    Correct Answer
    C. Campaign
    Explanation
    During a political campaign, a candidate travels a great deal and gives many speeches. A campaign refers to a series of planned activities and efforts undertaken by a candidate to promote their candidacy and gain support from the public. It involves traveling to different locations and delivering speeches to connect with voters and convey their message. The word "campaign" fits perfectly in the sentence as it accurately describes the context of a political candidate's activities during an election period.

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  • 4. 

    Which word best completes this sentence?      When Shandra visited the aquarium, she saw a _____ swimming in one of the large tanks.

    • A.

      Beret

    • B.

      Barracuda

    • C.

      Plateau

    • D.

      Cargo

    Correct Answer
    B. Barracuda
    Explanation
    The sentence states that Shandra visited the aquarium and saw something swimming in one of the large tanks. Out of the given options, "barracuda" is the most suitable word to complete the sentence as it is a type of fish that is commonly found in aquariums and can be seen swimming in tanks. The other options, such as "beret," "plateau," and "cargo," do not make sense in the context of the sentence.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following is an adjective in this sentence?      The toddler happily pulled a red wagon along the sidewalk.

    • A.

      Toddler

    • B.

      Pulled

    • C.

      Red

    • D.

      Happily

    Correct Answer
    C. Red
    Explanation
    In the sentence, "The toddler happily pulled a red wagon along the sidewalk," the word "red" is an adjective. It describes the type or color of the wagon.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is an adjective in this sentence?      That girl really loves apples.

    • A.

      That

    • B.

      Girl

    • C.

      Apples

    • D.

      Loves

    Correct Answer
    A. That
    Explanation
    In the given sentence, "That" is the adjective. It is used to describe the noun "girl" by specifying which girl is being referred to.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following best completes this sentence?      This is the _____ spaghetti I've ever tasted!

    • A.

      Goodest

    • B.

      More good

    • C.

      Best

    • D.

      Bestest

    Correct Answer
    C. Best
    Explanation
    The word "best" is the most appropriate choice to complete the sentence. It is the superlative form of the adjective "good," indicating the highest level of quality or excellence. The sentence expresses that the spaghetti is of the highest quality the speaker has ever tasted. The other options, such as "goodest," "more good," and "bestest," are not grammatically correct or commonly used comparative forms of "good."

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following best completes this sentence?      The house became _____ after everyone went to sleep.

    • A.

      Quieter

    • B.

      Most quieter

    • C.

      More quieter

    • D.

      Most quietest

    Correct Answer
    A. Quieter
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "quieter" because it is the comparative form of the adjective "quiet." It is used to compare two things, indicating that the house became less noisy when everyone went to sleep. The other options are incorrect because "most quieter" and "more quieter" use incorrect forms of comparison, and "most quietest" uses a redundant superlative form.

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  • 9. 

    Write a sentence with 1 proper noun, past-tense action verb, adjective (color), preposition past.

  • 10. 

    Write a sentence with the pronoun we, past-tense action verb, adjective (number), preposition down.

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