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English Grammar English Grammar 101
M odule 4 Self-Test
 
Exercise 4-30
Directions:Read each question below and do as directed. The answer to each sentence may include more than one word or phrase. There are seventy-five questions.
1-10:Click to select below each sentence whether the verb form in the sentence is transitive active, transitive passive, intransitive complete, or intransitive linking.
1.I fly often.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
2.Flying is a great experience.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
3.A passenger must purchase a ticket.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
4.Seats will be assigned by the airline.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
5.Flight attendants direct the passengers.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
6.Seatbelts must be fastened.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
7.With engines roaring, the plane accelerated down the runway.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
8.Flying above the ground, the pilot retracted the landing gear.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
9.Drinks are being served by the flight attendants.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
10.Landing is a breath-taking moment.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
11-15:Answer each question below.
11.Click to select the direct object of the verb:
The ground crew off-loads the baggage.
12.Click to select the indirect object of the verb:
The gate attendant gave us our boarding pass.
13.Click to select the predicate noun:
We are first-class passengers.
14.Click to select the predicate adjective:
The flight attendant was nice.
15.Click to select the noun that receives the action of the verb:
The dinner meal was being eaten at thirty-five thousand feet above the earth.
16-20:Click to select the correct pronoun choice in each sentence below.
16.(They) (Them) are world travelers.
17.We often ask (she) (her) for advice.
18.Please give (she) (her) the ticket.
19.Allee and (I) (me) are flying to London.
20.That bag is not (my) (mine).
21-30:Read each sentence and click to select below each sentence whether the sentence is declarative, imperative, interrogative, or exclamatory.
21.What a lovely party!
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
22.Yesterday was a beautiful day.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
23.Did you see the colorful forest?
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
24.Take the mountain road.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
25.How fortunate we are!
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
26.Winter will soon be here.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
27.Are you ready for the cold?
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
28.Button up your overcoat.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
29.Be quiet!
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
30.She is an obstinate person.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
31-75:Click to select the correct verb form for each sentence.
31.We (was) (were) at school.
32.They (need) (needs) a copy of my schedule.
33.She (know) (knows) my locker combination.
34.The plane (arrive) (arrives) at 9:00 A.M.
35.Several planes (arrive) (arrives) before noon.
36.They will (fly) (flies) home for the holidays.
37.He (fly) (flies) every year.
38.He (arise) (arises) at eight A.M.
39.A dog (growl) (growls) when frightened.
40.Dogs (growl) (growls) at strangers.
41.The pack of wolves (was) (were) moving to a new area.
42.The army (enlist) (enlists) high school graduates.
43.The committee (was) (were) appointed for one year.
44.The committee (was) (were) given their assignments.
45.The herd (is) (are) coming this way.
46.The mob usually (get) (gets) out of control.
47.A group of hunters (is) (are) going to attend.
48.The boat crew (practice) (practices) every day.
49.The swarm of bees (search) (searches) for a new hive.
50.The class (elect) (elects) its leaders.
51.Either Bill or Sally (is) (are) going.
52.Neither Bill nor Sally (desire) (desires) to go.
53.Bill and Sally (doesn't) (don't) want to go.
54.Bill and Sally (refuse) (refuses) to go.
55.John, along with his friends, (is) (are) going to attend.
56.Going to the conference (was) (were) John and his two friends.
57.Here (comes) (come) the bride and groom.
58.Where (was) (were) Brenda and the others when we needed their help.
59.Neither Ms. Jones nor the students (is) (are) going to the conference.
60.Either the students or Ms. Jones (decline) (declines) the invitation.
61.Each of the boys (knows) (know) his assignment.
62.Every person (expects) (expect) to win.
63.Anyone with a ticket (competes) (compete) for the jackpot.
64.Someone very special (is) (are) visiting the afternoon.
65.Several of my friends (desires) (desire) to come.
66.(Is) (Are) both Tom and Jerry coming?
67.Someone (has) (have) to stay home.
68.A few of my friends (is) (are) willing to come.
69.Everybody (wants) (want) to come.
70.(Is) (Are) everyone coming?
71.If I (was) (were) trying out for the team, I would succeed.
72.If the team (was) (were) winning games, the team would be selected.
73.If she (was) (were) wishing for our return, she would be disappointed.
74.If they (was) (were) expecting us to come, we should go.
75.I would wear my best suit if I (was) (were) going to the wedding.