Pre-test Eng 200

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Writing Skills Quizzes & Trivia

General survey quiz on writing skills for ENG 200 


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mr. Tate is very ill and needs to _____ down before we leave for the auditorium.
    • A. 

      Lay

    • B. 

      Lie

    • C. 

      Laid

    • D. 

      Lying

  • 2. 
    The class members all _____ their hands to volunteer to help him carry his books.
    • A. 

      Rose

    • B. 

      Raise

    • C. 

      Raised

    • D. 

      Risen

  • 3. 
    Which one is correct? 
    • A. 

      The robin appeared to have broken its wing.

    • B. 

      The robin appeared to have broke its wing.

    • C. 

      The robin appeared to have break its wing.

  • 4. 
    Then I attended Morris Junior High. A junior high that was a bad experience.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Okay

  • 5. 
    Within each group, a wide range of features to choose from. It was difficult to distinguish between them.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Okay

  • 6. 
    As Christmas grows near, I find myself looking back into my childhood days at fun-filled times of snowball fights. To think about this makes me happy.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Okay

  • 7. 
    Select the best version of the underlined part of the sentence.  The first choice is the same as the original sentence.  If you think the original sentence is best, choose the first answer.The baby was obviously getting too hot, then Sam did what he could to cool her.
    • A. 

      Hot, then Sam did

    • B. 

      Hot. Sam did

    • C. 

      Hot; Sam, therefore, did

    • D. 

      Hot; Sam, trying to do

  • 8. 
    Select the best version of the underlined part of the sentence.  The first choice is the same as the original sentence.  If you think the original sentence is best, choose the first answer. Knocked sideways, the statue looked as if it would fall.
    • A. 

      Knocked sideways, the statue looked

    • B. 

      The statue was knocked sideways, looked

    • C. 

      The statue looked knocked sideways

    • D. 

      The statue, looking knocked sideways

  • 9. 
    ______ shall I say is calling?.
    • A. 

      Who

    • B. 

      Whom

    • C. 

      Whose

    • D. 

      Who's

  • 10. 
    ___ hour ago we met ___ history teacher.
    • A. 

      A / an

    • B. 

      A / a

    • C. 

      An / a

    • D. 

      An / an

  • 11. 
    Sentences can be broken down into:.
    • A. 

      Periods

    • B. 

      Predicates

    • C. 

      Objects

    • D. 

      Clauses

  • 12. 
    Charles and ___ are attending the conference.meImyselfmine
    • A. 

      Me

    • B. 

      I

    • C. 

      Myself

    • D. 

      mine

  • 13. 
    Love, courage, and childhood are examples of:
    • A. 

      Proper nouns

    • B. 

      Abstract nouns

    • C. 

      Relative nouns

    • D. 

      Countable nouns

  • 14. 
    The other boys or Henry ____ to blame.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Were

    • D. 

      Will

  • 15. 
    Below  are all coordinating conjunctions, except:for
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      Yet

    • C. 

      From

    • D. 

      But