English Olympiad Grammar Worksheet-39

The complete course of grammar Worksheet-39

 

  1. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

A. The college athlete achieved her dream at last the attention of professional scouts!

B. The college athlete achieved her dream at last - the attention of professional scouts!

C. The college athlete achieved her dream at last. the attention of professional scouts!

D. The college athlete achieved her dream at last [the attention of professional scouts!]

 

  1. What is the best way to punctuate the following sentence?

A. Our labours in life-learning, earning, and yearning-are also our reasons for living.

B. Our labors in life, learning, earning, and yearning) are also our reasons for living.

C. Our labors in life - learning, earning, and yearning; are also our reasons for living.

D. Our labors in life learning, earning, and yearning are also our reasons for living.

 

  1. What is the best way to punctuate the following sentence?

A. The class was comprised of thirty two students.

B. The class was comprised of thirty - two students.

C. The class was comprised (of thirty_two students).

D. The class was comprised of thirty-two students.

 

  1. Pick out the correct parts of speech.

An_____ is a word that is used to modify a noun or pronoun.

A. article                                         B. adjective

C. proper adjective                       D. adverb

 

  1. Which word is the antecedent for the pronoun she?

Kim looked as though she had seen a ghost.

A. she                  B. Kim                C. ghost              D. seen

 

  1. What part of speech is the word "beautiful" in the following sentence:

The beautiful horse jumped over the fence.

A. noun              B. verb                C. pronoun        D. adjective

 

  1. If a word modifies a verb or an adjective, it is this part of speech:

If you aren't sure whether a word is an adjective or an adverb, ask yourself what it modifies.

A. verb                B. adverb           C. preposition   D. adjective

 

  1. What is the best way to punctuate the following quote?

A. In this episode of C.S.I. her character says, "Give me some bling, gaudy jewelery."

B. In this episode of C.S.I. her character, says "Give me some bling." (gaudy jewelery),

C. In this episode of C.S.I. her, character says "Give me some bling - gaudy jewelery"!

D. In, this, episode of C.S.I. her character says "Give me some bling - gaudy jewelery".

 

  1. A_____ is a group of words that looks like a sentence but does not contain both a subject and a verb or does not express a complete thought.

A. hot dog                                      B. Falcon player

C. sentence fragment                  D. predicate

 

  1. The given words are examples of:

girl, writer, county, language, city

A. proper nouns                            B. civilized nouns

C. common nouns                        D. central nouns

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

  2. C

  3. D

  4. B

  5. B

  6. D

  7. B

  8. A

  9. C

  10. C