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Quiz 4-29
Directions:Read each question below and do as directed. There are one hundred questions.
1-15:Click to select below each sentence whether the verb form in the sentence is transitive active, transitive passive, intransitive complete, or intransitive linking.
1.The sun is being covered by the clouds.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
2.Through the telescope, we observed the stars.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
3.Our sun is a star.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
4.Mars was observed last night.
(transitive active) (transitive passsive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
5.The moon is being eclipsed by the shadow of the earth.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
6.The earth rotates on its axis.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
7.The moon orbits the earth.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
8.Light energy is being created on the sun.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
9.Planets orbit the sun.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
10.Planets capture smaller moons.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
11.The United States is building a space station.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
12.The earth's moon is the earth's satellite.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
13.The space station is being built by many nations.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
14.Man has visited the earth's moon.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
15.The astronauts were propelled into space.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
16-20:Answer each question below.
16.Click to select the direct object of the verb:
The explorers off-loaded the supplies.
17.Click to select the indirect object of the verb:
The expedition leader gave us our maps.
18.Click to select the predicate noun:
We are the first explorers to see this region.
19.Click to select the predicate adjective:
The members of the expedition are rugged.
20.Click to select the noun that receives the action of the verb:
A meal of buffalo steak was being eaten by the hungry party.
21-46:Click to select the correct pronoun choice in each sentence below.
21.Is this letter for (he) (him)?
22.Mother will buy (we) (us) a book.
23.Did you ask (she) (her) for assistance?
24.Both documents were signed by (he) (him).
25.Have (they) (them) called home?
26.(We) (us) are leaving for California today.
27.Phillip and (I) (me) worked on the poster.
28.(We) (us) submitted the poster.
29.Tom said that (he) (him) would be on the committee.
30.These pictures were painted by (I) (me).
31.That book is not (my) (mine).
32.That girl is (she) (her).
33.This money is to be divided between you and (I) (me).
34.I would like you to call (they) (them) soon.
35.Did you give (we) (us) the package?
36.That was (I) (me) who called.
37.I believe that it was (she) (her).
38.Many of (we) (us) hope to return.
39.Jane and (she) (her) are going.
40.Please deliver this message to (he) (him).
41.Each person has agreed to bring (his or her) (their) materials.
42.Bill or Jack will represent (his) (their) classroom.
43.Every girl who participates will do (her) (their) best.
44.Everyone must be on (his or her) (their) best behavior.
45.Susan and sally are prepared to play (her) (their) instruments.
46.Neither Susan nor Sally are prepared to play (her) (their) instrument.
47-56:Read each sentence and click to select below each sentence whether the sentence is declarative, imperative, interrogative, or exclamatory.
47.How soon will it snow?
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
48.My, it is snowing outside!
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
49.Where shall we begin the story?
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
50.Stay in by the fire where it is warm.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
51.May I go outside?
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
52.A declarative sentence makes a statement.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
53.Does an interrogative sentence ask a question?
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
54.Place a period at the end of an imperative sentence.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
55.How exclamatory you are!
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
56.You bet I am!
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
57-100:Click to select the correct verb form for each sentence.
57.We (was) (were) at school.
58.They (need) (needs) a copy of my schedule.
59.She (know) (knows) my locker combination.
60.The plane (arrive) (arrives) at 9:00 A.M.
61.Several planes (arrive) (arrives) before noon.
62.They will (fly) (flies) home for the holidays.
63.He (fly) (flies) every year.
64.He (arise) (arises) at eight A.M.
65.A dog (growl) (growls) when frightened.
66.Dogs (growl) (growls) at strangers.
67.The pack of wolves (was) (were) moving to a new area.
68.The army (enlist) (enlists) high school graduates.
69.The committee (was) (were) appointed for one year.
70.The committee (was) (were) given their assignments.
71.The herd (is) (are) coming this way.
72.The mob usually (get) (gets) out of control.
73.A group of hunters (is) (are) going to attend.
74.The boat crew (practice) (practices) every day.
75.The swarm of bees (search) (searches) for a new hive.
76.The class (elect) (elects) its leaders.
77.Either Bill or Sally (is) (are) going.
78.Neither Bill nor Sally (desire) (desires) to go.
79.Bill and Sally (doesn't) (don't) want to go.
80.Bill and Sally (refuse) (refuses) to go.
81.John, along with his friends, (is) (are) going to attend.
82.Going to the conference (was) (were) John and his two friends.
83.Here (comes) (come) the bride and groom.
84.Where (was) (were) Brenda and the others when we needed their help.
85.Neither Ms. Jones nor the students (is) (are) going to the conference.
86.Either the students or Ms. Jones (decline) (declines) the invitation.
87.Each of the boys (knows) (know) his assignment.
88.Every person (expects) (expect) to win.
89.Anyone with a ticket (competes) (compete) for the jackpot.
90.Someone very special (is) (are) visiting the afternoon.
91.(Is) (Are) both Tom and Jerry coming?
92.Someone (has) (have) to stay home.
93.A few of my friends (is) (are) willing to come.
94.Everybody (wants) (want) to come.
95.(Is) (Are) everyone coming?
96.If I (was) (were) trying out for the play, I would succeed.
97.If the team (was) (were) winning games, the team would be selected.
98.If she (was) (were) wishing for our return, she would be disappointed.
99.If they (was) (were) expecting us to come, we should go.
100.I would wear my best suit if I (was) (were) going to the prom.