English Grammar Quiz: Incorrect Written Expression

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Choose the INCORRECT underlined words or phrases.


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  • 1. 
    Ceramics can be harder, light, and more resistant to heat than metals.
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Resistant

    • C. 

      Heat

    • D. 

      Metal

  • 2. 
    .Not everyone realizes that the most largest organ of the human body is the skin.
    • A. 

      Not everyone

    • B. 

      That

    • C. 

      Most largest

    • D. 

      Human

  • 3. 
    Mold is extremely destruction to books in a library.
    • A. 

      Extremely

    • B. 

      Destruction

    • C. 

      Books

    • D. 

      A library

  • 4. 
    Sidney Lanier achieved fame both as a poet or as a symphony musician.
    • A. 

      Achieved

    • B. 

      As

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      Musician

  • 5. 
    The horses used play polo are not of any special breed or of any definite size.
    • A. 

      Horses

    • B. 

      Play

    • C. 

      Special

    • D. 

      Definite

  • 6. 
    A tapestry consists of a foundation weave, called the warp, which across are passed different colored threads, called the weft, forming decorative patterns.
    • A. 

      Consists

    • B. 

      Which across

    • C. 

      Colored

    • D. 

      Patterns

  • 7. 
    The works of early American woodcarvers had many artistic qualities, but these craftsmen probably did not think of them as artists.
    • A. 

      Works

    • B. 

      Many

    • C. 

      Did not

    • D. 

      Them  

  • 8. 
    Perhaps mankind's first important musical influence were the songs of birds.
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Musical

    • C. 

      Were

    • D. 

      Birds

  • 9. 
    The techniques of science and magic are quite different, but their basic aims-to understand and control nature-they are very similar.
    • A. 

      Magic

    • B. 

      Different

    • C. 

      To understand

    • D. 

      They are  

  • 10. 
    It was in a cave near Magdalena, New Mexico, when the oldest known ears of were discovered.
    • A. 

      When

    • B. 

      Oldest

    • C. 

      Known

    • D. 

      Discovered

  • 11. 
    The fossil remains of much extinct mammals have been found in the tar pits at  Rancho La Brea in Los Angeles.
    • A. 

      Much

    • B. 

      Mammals

    • C. 

      Found

    • D. 

      In

  • 12. 
    Sharks can detect minute electrical discharges coming from its prey.
    • A. 

      Can detect

    • B. 

      Electrical

    • C. 

      Coming

    • D. 

      Its  

  • 13. 
    A dark nebula consists of a cloud of interstellar dust enough dense to obscure the stars beyond it.
    • A. 

      A cloud of

    • B. 

      Enough dense

    • C. 

      Obscure

    • D. 

      Beyond

  • 14. 
    Commercially honey is heated and filtered in order to stabilize and clarify it.
    • A. 

      Commercially

    • B. 

      Filtered

    • C. 

      Stabilize

    • D. 

      It

  • 15. 
    The various parts of the body require so different surgical skills that many surgical specialties have developed.
    • A. 

      Various

    • B. 

      So

    • C. 

      Surgical

    • D. 

      Many

  • 16. 
    One reason birds have been so successful is because of their able to escape from danger quickly.
    • A. 

      Have been

    • B. 

      Because

    • C. 

      Able

    • D. 

      Quickly

  • 17. 
    The wood of the rosewood tree is used to do fine musical instruments.
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Is used

    • C. 

      Do

    • D. 

      Musical

  • 18. 
    Chemical engineering is based on the principles of physics, chemists, and mathematics.
    • A. 

      On

    • B. 

      Principles

    • C. 

      Chemists

    • D. 

      Mathematics

  • 19. 
    Ballet performers must be believable actors and actresses as well as experts dancers.
    • A. 

      Must be

    • B. 

      Actors

    • C. 

      As well

    • D. 

      Experts  

  • 20. 
    Venus, the second planet from the Sun, is exactly almost the same size as the Earth.
    • A. 

      The second

    • B. 

      From

    • C. 

      Exactly almost

    • D. 

      Same size

  • 21. 
    P T. Barnum opened his own circus in 1871 and become the most famous showman of his time.
    • A. 

      His own

    • B. 

      Become

    • C. 

      Most famous

    • D. 

      Time

  • 22. 
    The way a child plays with other children reveals a lots about the child's emotional development.
    • A. 

      Plays with

    • B. 

      A lots

    • C. 

      The child's

    • D. 

      Development

  • 23. 
    Sheep have been   domesticated for over 5,000 years ago.
    • A. 

      Have been

    • B. 

      Domesticated

    • C. 

      Over

    • D. 

      Years ago  

  • 24. 
    Chemical compounds with barium, cobalt, and strontium are responsible to many of the vivid colors in fireworks.
    • A. 

      With

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      To

    • D. 

      Colors

  • 25. 
    Duke University in North Carolina has an outstanding collecting of documents concerning Southern history.
    • A. 

      Has

    • B. 

      Collecting

    • C. 

      Concerning

    • D. 

      History