33 Multiple Choice Questions - English

Dec 3rd, 2015
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1.  The only acceptable way to divide words at the end of a line is ________.


a.  to let the computer decide

b.  before the last three letters

c.  between syllables

d.  after the first three letters


2.  Never divide ________.


a.  the last word on a page

b.  a word less than two syllables

c.  a contraction

d.  All of the above.


3.  A ________ is always placed after a closing quotation mark.


a.  semicolon or comma

b.  semicolon or colon

c.  period or question mark

d.  period or comma


4.  Identify the correct sentence.


a.  The Joneses’ factories’ are all over the world.

b.  The Joneses factory’s are all over the world.

c.  The Joneses’ factories are all over the world.

d.  The Jonese’s factories are all over the world.


5.  Identify the correct sentence.


a.  Wilma does’nt have too much trouble distinguishing between “their, there, and theyre.”

b.  Wilma doesn’t have to much trouble distinguishing between their, there, and they’re.

c.  Wilma doesn’t have too much trouble distinguishing between their, there, and they’re.

d.  None of the above.


6.  Identify the correct sentence.


a.  Have you read William Blake’s poem “London” from Songs of Innocence and Experience?

b.  Have you read William Blake’s poem “london” from Songs of Innocence and Experience?

c.  Have you read William Blake’s poem London from Songs of Innocence and Experience?

d.  Have you read William Blake’s poem “London” from “Songs of Innocence and Experience”?


7.  Identify the correct sentence.


a.  In order to assess you’re level of improvement in the course, you need to take both the pre- test and the post-test.

b.  In order to assess your level of improvement in the course, you need to take both the pre- test and the post-test.

c.  In order to assess your level of improvement in the course, you need to take both the pretest and the posttest.

d.  In order to assess your level of improvement in the course, you need to take both the pre test and the post test.


8.  Identify the correct sentence.


a.  The mother took her three-year-old daughter to the zoo to see the monkeys.

b.  The mother took her three year old daughter to the zoo to see the monkeys.

c.  The little girl was only three-years-old when she saw the monkeys at the zoo.

d.  None of the above.


9.  Identify the correct sentence.


a.  My friend Arlene called and asked me “if I would pick her up when her car broke down on the highway?”

b.  My friend Arlene called and asked me “if I would pick her up” when her car broke down on the highway.

c.  My friend Arlene called and said, “My car broke down on the highway. Can you pick me up?”

d.  My friend Arlene called asking “My car broke down on the highway. Can you pick me up”?


10.  An appeals court ordered the money returned, however, the IRS didn’t comply.


a.  properly constructed sentence

b.  misplaced part

c.  lacks parallel parts

d.  dangler

e.  comma splice


11.  When packing the order yesterday, one important item was omitted.


a.  properly constructed sentence

b.  comma splice

c.  misplaced

d.  lacks parallel parts

e.  dangler


12. Noah Webster supported himself through sales of his spelling book over 100 million copies of the book were sold.


a.  properly constructed sentence

b.  run-on

c.  misplaced parts

d.  dangler

e.  choppy


13. To keep your files in order, the filing rules must be learned.


a.  properly constructed sentence

b.  lacks parallel parts

c.  fragment

d.  misplaced part

e.  dangler


14.  A child was injured yesterday by a bus on the way home from school.


a.  properly constructed sentence

b.  run-on

c.  misplaced part

d.  lacks parallel parts

e.  dangler


15.  Choose the sentence that is written in active voice.


a.  The math problems were given to the students.

b.  The students were taking a math test.

c.  The math test was given by the instructor.

d.  The math test grades were given to the students.


16.  Choose the sentence that is written in active voice.


a.  The prognosis was given by Dr. House.

b.  The patient was given a prognosis by Dr. House.

c.  Dr. House gave the prognosis to the patient.

d.  The prognosis was given a prognosis by Dr. House to the patient.


17.  Choose the sentence that is written in active voice.


a.  The paper is being written by the student.

b.  The student is writing the paper.

c.  In the English class, the paper is being written by the student.

d.  None of the above.


18.  Choose the sentence that is written in active voice.


a.  The book will be published next year.

b.  Next year the book will be published.

c.  Pearson will publish the book next year.

d.  The book was published.


19.  Which of the following statements is not true?


a.  Always capitalize professional and relationship titles.

b.  Capitalize professional titles when they precede people’s names.

c.  Do not capitalize relationship titles when they are used for general reference.

d.  All of the above is true.


20.  Which of the following should not be capitalized?


a.  days of the week

b.  seasons

c.  names of holidays

d.  months of the year


21.  Identify the correct sentence.


a.  I am taking 3 classes in the Fall at University of Florida.

b.  I am taking three classes in the fall at Univ. of Florida.

c.  I am taking three classes in the fall at University of Florida.

d.  I am taking 3 class in the Fall at Univ. of FL.


22.  Identify the correct sentence.


a.  Please pick me up at five p.m. at night after work.

b.  Please pick me up at 5:00 p.m. after work.

c.  Please pick me up at 5 p.m. after work.

d.  Please pick-me-up at five pm after work.


23.  Identify the correct sentence.


a.  I needed 3 tspns of vanilla extract for homemade cookies.

b.  I needed 3 teaspoons of Vanilla Extract for homemade cookies.

c.  I needed three tspns of vanilla extract for homemade cookies.

d.  I needed 3 teaspoons of vanilla extract for homemade cookies.


24.  Identify the correct sentence.


a.  Come see me in Room 210 after class for 30 mins.

b.  Come see me in Room 210 after class for 30 minutes.

c.  Come see me in Rm. 210 after class for thirty minutes.

d.  Come see me in Room 210 after class for thirty minutes.


25.  Identify the correct sentence.


a.  The National Sales Meeting (NSM) will be held at the Marriott Hotel this year.

b.  The National Sales Meeting (NSM) will be held at the Marriott hotel this year.

c.  The NSM will be held at the Marriott Hotel this year.

d.  THe NSM wil be held at the MH this year.


26. Neither of the choices ________ attractive to the group of workers that ________ on strike.


a. are/is

b. is/are

c. is/is


d. are/are


27.  Identify the incorrect sentence.


a. There is a good variety of mugs in the cabinet.

b. There are a good variety of mugs in the cabinet.

c. A number of glasses have been broken.

d. The number of broken glasses has increased.


28. Identify the incorrect sentence.


a. Each knife and fork have been cleaned and put away.

b. Each knife and fork has been cleaned and put away.

c. Some of the girl’s teeth are chipped.

d. None of the material is missing.


29. These ________ of strategies work ________.


a. kind/well  

b. kinds/good  

c. kinds/well  

d. kind/good


30.  Which of the following is not considered to be a short introductory expression?


a. okay 

b. yes 

c. oh 

d. well


31.  Identify the sentence that is punctuated correctly.


a. In 1975, the Census Bureau showed that 193 million Americans were driving cars, trucks and recreational vehicles.

b. In 1975 the Census Bureau showed that 193 million Americans were driving cars, trucks, and recreational vehicles.

c. In 1975 the Census Bureau showed, that 193 million Americans, were driving cars, trucks, and recreational vehicles.

d. In 1975 the Census Bureau showed that 193 million Americans were driving cars trucks, and recreational vehicles.


32. Use ________ to set off the word sic, which indicates “as written” in a quotation.


a. parentheses

b. brackets

c. commas

d. apostrophes


33. Identify the sentence that is correctly punctuated.


a. Word Processing, PowerPoint, and Excel: those are the technology job requirements.

b. Word Processing, PowerPoint, and Excel, those are the technology job requirements.

c. Word Processing, PowerPoint, and Excel; those are the technology job requirements.

d. Word Processing, PowerPoint and Excel—those are the technology job requirements.


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