Seventh Grade: Chapter 15

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7th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know the difference between a subordinate and an independent clause? Do you know what an adjective clause is? Or an adverb clause?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The teacher who created this quiz isn't sure how the students will respond to it.
    • A. 

      "who created this quiz" is an adjective clause.

    • B. 

      "who created this quiz" is an adverb clause.

    • C. 

      "who created this quiz" is an independent clause.

  • 2. 
    After selling his minature walrus collection Albert decided to start a real walrus collection.
    • A. 

      This sentence has no errors.

    • B. 

      The sentence should read: "After selling his minature walrus collection, Albert decided to start a real walrus collection."

    • C. 

      The sentence should read: "After selling his minature walrus collection; Albert decided to start a real walrus collection."

  • 3. 
    In the bitter snowstorm, Mildred found time to practice her ninja moves with Florence.
    • A. 

      The independent clause here is: In the bitter snowstorm.

    • B. 

      The independent clause here is: Mildred found time to practice her ninja moves with Florence.

  • 4. 
    To his close friends, Freddy confided his secret; he really was James Bond.
    • A. 

      This sentence is a simple sentence.

    • B. 

      This sentence is a complex sentence.

    • C. 

      This sentence is a compound sentence.

    • D. 

      This sentence is a compound-complex sentence.

  • 5. 
    Emily Dickinson, who wrote "I'm Nobody," didn't appear to like frogs.
    • A. 

      This is a simple sentence.

    • B. 

      The predicate of this sentence is "to write."

    • C. 

      The predicate of this sentence is "wrote."

    • D. 

      This sentence contains an adjective clause.

  • 6. 
    I cleaned the entire house last weekend; however, Aunt Matilda refused to compensate me for it.Note:  There are two correct answers for this question.
    • A. 

      This sentence contains a conjunctive adverb -- however.

    • B. 

      This sentence contains the subordinate conjunction -- however.

    • C. 

      This sentence contains the coordinating conjunction -- however.

    • D. 

      Compensate means to give payment.

    • E. 

      Compensate means to give approval.

  • 7. 
    Bob washed the cow, and Mary dried it.Note:  There are two answers for this question.
    • A. 

      This is a simple sentence.

    • B. 

      This is a compound sentence.

    • C. 

      This is a complex sentence.

    • D. 

      This sentence contains a subordinated conjunction.

    • E. 

      This sentence contains a coordinating conjunction.

  • 8. 
    Identify the sentence that is a complex sentence.
    • A. 

      We laughed all night at the silly antics of my little brother and his crazy friends.

    • B. 

      Something is seriously wrong with Bob; he is talking to his English book again.

    • C. 

      Bob washed the cow, and Mary dried it, but we still can't figure out why.

    • D. 

      After we went to the farm park in fourth grade, Mary has collected stuffed cows, and Bob has collected rakes.

    • E. 

      I need new friends who aren't so odd.

  • 9. 
    (I just thought this was a cool picture)But the question is:  how do you properly punctuate the conjunctive adverb in the following sentence:Bob brought his surfboard to Lake Grapevine even so he wasn't prepared for the waves.
    • A. 

      Bob brought his surfboard to Lake Grapevine, even so, he wasn't prepared for the waves.

    • B. 

      Bob brought his surfboard to Lake Grapevine; even so he wasn't prepared for the waves.

    • C. 

      Bob brought his surfboard to Lake Grapevine, even so he wasn't prepared for the waves.

    • D. 

      Bob brought his surfboard to Lake Grapevine; even so, he wasn't prepared for the waves.

    • E. 

      Bob brought his surfboard to Lake Grapevine; even; so he wasn't prepared for the waves.