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1. The following sentence is grammatically incorrect:



The findings from the study completed thirty years ago agrees
with the results of our more recent experiment.



How would you best describe the nature of the
grammatical error? (Points : 1)

      The sentence is not
complete
     
The sentence is a run-on
sentence
     
The subject does not agree with the
verb
     
It is unclear which noun the pronoun
modifies





2. The following sentence is grammatically incorrect:



Many online learners have jobs and families, but they are
motivated.



How would you best describe the nature of the
grammatical error? (Points : 1)
     
The sentence is not
complete
     
This is a run-on sentence
     
The subject does not agree with the
verb
     
It is unclear which noun the pronoun
modifies






3. The following sentence is grammatically incorrect:



Where the lack of a natural predator in Yellowstone National
Park has resulted in the overpopulation of bison, deer, and elk.



How would you best describe the nature of the
grammatical error? (Points : 1)
     
The sentence is not
complete
     
This is a run-on sentence
     
The subject does not agree with the
verb
     
It is unclear which noun the pronoun
modifies






4. The following sentence is grammatically incorrect:



Online classes give learners a lot of flexibility in when and
where assignments are completed it is important to keep track of deadlines in
order not to fall behind.



How would you best describe the
nature of the grammatical error? (Points : 1)
     
The sentence is not
complete
     
This is a run-on sentence
     
The subject does not agree with the
verb
     
It is unclear which noun the pronoun
modifies






5. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
Lillian, with all of her training partners, runs
around the track.
     
Lillian, with her training partner, run around
the track.
     
Lillian, with all of her training partners, run
around the track.






6. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
Anyone is able to play on the town basketball
team.
     
The boys is able to play on the town basketball
team.
     
Anyone are able to play on the town basketball
team.






7. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
Neither the designer nor the homeowner likes the
color orange.
     
Neither the designers nor the homeowners likes
the color orange.
     
Neither the designer nor the homeowner like the
color orange.






8. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
If Jillian wants to buy a new car, you will have
to save the money.
     
If Jillian wants to buy a new car, she will have
to save the money.
     
If she wants to buy a new car, you will have to
save the money.






9. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
Since Lucy and Emily can’t get along, she will
have to be put into separate groups.
     
Since Lucy and Emily can’t get along, we will
have to be put into separate groups.
     
Since Lucy and Emily can’t get along, they will
have to be put into separate groups.






10. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
Anybody can serve on the committee, as long as
his children go to the school.
     
Anybody can serve on the committee, as long as
her children go to the school.
     
Anybody can serve on the committee, as long as
their children go to the school.






11. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
The students given scholarships by the
administrators went to the wrong building, so we gave them better
directions.
     
The students given scholarships by the
administrators went to the wrong building, so we gave him better
directions.
     
The students given scholarships by the
administrators went to the wrong building, so we gave the students better
directions.






12. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
Due to low participation in the election, he
believes that all citizens should be required to vote.
     
Due to low participation in the election,
Senator Davis believes that all citizens should be required to
vote.
     
Due to low participation in the election, she
believes that all citizens should be required to vote.






13. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below.
 (Points : 1)
     
In the book it says that the primary mission of
colleges and universities should be preparing students for the
workforce.
     
In the book the author says that the primary
mission of colleges and universities should be preparing students for the
workforce.
     
In the book they say that the primary mission of
colleges and universities should be in preparing students for the
workforce.






14. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
Because they could not endorse either candidate,
large numbers of people did not vote in the election.
     
Because they could not endorse either candidate.
Large numbers of people did not vote in the election.
     
Large numbers of people did not vote in the
election. Because they could not endorse either
candidate.






15. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
The State Senator drafted a bill. Believing that
tobacco and tobacco products should be illegal.
     
Believing that tobacco and tobacco products
should be illegal. The State Senator drafted a bill.
     
Believing that tobacco and tobacco products
should be illegal, the State Senator drafted a bill.






16. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
Students should be allowed to bring all
technologies into the classroom. Except for mobile
phones.
     
Students should be allowed to bring all
technologies, except for mobile phones, into the
classroom.
     
Except for mobile phones. Students should be
allowed to bring all technologies into the classroom.






17. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
The zoo protects endangered animals. But also
confines them in restricted spaces for public viewing.
     
The zoo protects endangered animals. And
confines them in restricted spaces for public viewing.
     
The zoo protects endangered animals, but it also
confines them in restricted spaces for public viewing.






18. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
Many colleges and universities require
standardized test scores the administrators feel these scores accurately reflect
student ability.
     
Many colleges and universities require
standardized test scores because the administrators feel these scores accurately
reflect student ability.
     
Many colleges and universities require
standardized test scores, because the administrators feel these scores
accurately reflect student ability.






19. Please choose the sentence that is free from
punctuation errors. (Points : 1)
     
Doctors are spending too much time doing
paperwork and not enough time seeing patients.
     
Doctors are spending too much time doing
paperwork, and not enough time seeing patients.
     
Doctors, are spending too much time doing
paperwork, and not enough time seeing patients.






20. Please choose the sentence that is free from
punctuation errors. (Points : 1)
     
Reality shows depict the worst of human nature
so they should be replaced with better programming.
     
Reality shows depict the worst of human nature,
so they should be replaced with better programming.
     
Reality shows depict the worst of human nature,
so they should be replaced with better, programming.






21. Please choose the sentence that is free from
punctuation errors. (Points : 1)
     
Although Tice and Bannister’s research
illustrated that most procrastinators actually do perform better under pressure;
other studies document the negative effects of
procrastination.
     
Recent research suggests that the current
understanding of procrastination, and its causes may be too
simple.
     
Stephen Steel, a noted scholar in the field of
psychology, states that procrastination is most frequently viewed
negatively.
     
The word procrastination is derived from
Latin terms; meaning to postpone, to delay, and to put off until
tomorrow.






22. Please choose the sentence that is free from
punctuation errors. (Points : 1)
     
Because a four leaved clover is hard to find, it
is considered a good luck symbol.
     
Because a four leaved clover is hard to find it
is considered a good luck symbol.
     
Because a four leaved clover is hard to find it
is considered a good, luck symbol.






23. Please choose the sentence that is free from
punctuation errors. (Points : 1)
     
An acorn is thought to symbolize prosperity,
youthfulness, power, and luck.
     
An acorn is thought to symbolize prosperity,
youthfulness, power and luck.
     
An acorn is thought to symbolize prosperity
youthfulness power and luck.






24. Please choose the sentence that is free from
punctuation errors: (Points : 1)
     
Wedding photography, which is dedicated to
capturing traditional moments in creative ways, is a specialized
field.
     
Wedding photography which is dedicated to
capturing traditional moments in creative ways is a specialized
field.
     
Wedding photography, which is dedicated to
capturing traditional moments in creative ways is a specialized
field.






25. Please choose the sentence that is free from
punctuation errors from the options below.
 (Points : 1)
     
Some students could not download the mobile
application, the rush of traffic crashed the site.
     
The students rushed to download the mobile
application; it was designed to help them keep track of deadlines in their
classes.
     
Some students use only the mobile application
other students use it in combination with a paper
calendar.






26. Please choose the sentence that is free from
punctuation errors from the options below.
 (Points : 1)
     
By redesigning web pages for hand-held devices
and planning for mobile application development; the institution seeks to help
learners.
     
By redesigning web pages for hand-held devices
and planning for mobile application development. The institution seeks to help
learners.
     
By redesigning web pages for hand-held devices
and planning for mobile application development, the institution seeks to help
learners.






27. Please choose the sentence that is free from
punctuation errors from the options below. (Points : 1)
     
The students’ wanted to use their mobile phones
in the classroom, but the faculty member had a “no cell phone”
policy.
     
The instructor’s mobile application allows
students to receive notification of new discussion postings on their
devices.
     
Cell phones’ have many uses both inside and
outside the classroom.






28. Please select the most appropriate answer to fill in
the blank in the sentence:


Over the past few years, there has
been a noticeable difference in the amount of ______ with computers.
(Points
: 1)
     
households’
     
household’s
     
households






29. Please select the most appropriate answer to fill in
the blank in the sentence:


Both _____ computers were purchased
with special academic pricing.
(Points : 1)
     
students’
     
student’s
     
students






30. Please select the most appropriate answer to fill in
the blank in the sentence:


______ design makes the mobile
application easy for students to use and download.
(Points : 1)
     
Its
     
It’s
     
It is






31. Please select the most appropriate answer to fill in
the blank in the sentence:


In 2003, over
half of all American households could boast of having _____ own computer.

(Points : 1)
     
its
     
it’s
     
it is






32. Please select the most appropriate answer to fill in
the blank in the sentence:


Most Americans have numerous
_____ in their homes or cars.
(Points : 1)
     
DVD’s
     
DVDs






33. Keeping style in mind, please select the correct
sentence from the options below. (Points : 1)
     
Adults return to college in order to make a
career change, advance in their current career or gain additional career
flexibility.
     
Exercising good time management skills, keeping
track of deadlines and computer skills are all important to the success of an
online learner.
     
Before logging into their first day of classes,
successful online learners organize their workspace, view technical requirements
and they check the textbook.






34. Keeping style in mind, please select the correct
sentence from the options below. (Points : 1)
     
While at the zoo, the children saw a zebra,
giraffe and an emu.
     
She saw a car, bicycle and a motorcycle ignore
the stop sign.
     
Hungry from not having eaten all day, he ordered
lunch, dinner and dessert.






35. Keeping style in mind, please select the correct
sentence from the options below. (Points : 1)
     
Samuel enjoyed racing his motorcycle, joking
with his friends and a good game of golf.
     
Before she could leave the house, Suzanne had to
search for her keys, pocketbook and shoes.
     
The minute school let out, the children ran down
the street, swinging their book-bags and shouted for joy.






36. Keeping style in mind, please select the correct
sentence from the options below. (Points : 1)
     
It is easier to cook a meal from scratch than
getting a restaurant reservation on Valentine’s Day.
     
Refusing to answer the question is not the same
as telling the truth.
     
The houses in the rural area are smaller than
the inner city.






37. Keeping style in mind, please select the correct
sentence from the options below. (Points : 1)
     
Henry’s room is much cleaner than
Tyler.
     
A cheap car that works is better than not
working.
     
Writing is more interesting than
cleaning.






38. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
Before transferring to Ashford University, the
local community college had been their institution of record for
years.
     
The instructor projected the images that he had
taken while in Greece on a large screen.
     
The student finally decided to submit her
assignment, tired after a long night in front of the
computer.






39. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
While texting, your eyes are off the road for an
average of five seconds.
     
Your eyes are off the road for an average of
five seconds while texting.
     
While you are texting, your eyes are off the
road for an average of five seconds.






40. Please select the correct sentence from the options
below. (Points : 1)
     
Having finished the essay, the television was
turned on.
     
The argument remains unclear, even after
studying the initial data.
     
Before the student enrolled in the course, she
set up a quiet study space in a corner of the bedroom.






41. Please select the word from the options below:



The unexpected March snowstorm had _______ the freshly planted
crops.
(Points : 1)
     
freeze
     
froze
     
frozen






42. Please select the correct word from the options below:



Although the instructor ______ clearly, the audience still had
trouble hearing her.
(Points : 1)
     
speak
     
speaked
     
spoke






43. Please select the correct word from the options below:



Sally ______ to go shopping before starting her homework.
(Points : 1)
     
decides
     
decided






44. Please select the correct word from the options below:



Regardless of whether you have studied or not, you need to _____
the test.
(Points : 1)
     
took
     
take
     
had taken






45. Please select the correct word from the options below:



If the audience ________ down when asked, the band would have
started playing on time.
(Points : 1)
     
sits
     
sat
     
had sat






46. Please identify the most important idea in the
sentence:


Although assessment helps teachers create
individualized instruction, it also can unfairly pigeon hole some learners who
do not test well.
(Points : 1)
     
Assessment can be
beneficial
     
Assessment can be
detrimental
     
Both ideas are equally
important






47. Please identify the most important idea in the
sentence:


Texting while driving can be as dangerous as driving
while drunk, and the practice is prevalent among teenagers
. (Points : 1)
     
Texting while driving is
dangerous
     
Teenagers tend to text and
drive
     
Both ideas are equally
important






48. Please identify the most important idea in the
sentence:


Although the drought regulations were in effect
throughout the county, residents frequently watered their lawns anyway, and they
neglected to use rain barrels.
(Points : 1)
     
Drought regulations were in
effect
     
Residents watered lawns
     
Residents neglected to use rain
barrels
     
Residents watered lawns and neglected to use
rain barrels






49. Please identify the main idea in the sentence:



Mary cleaned the house while Susan slept in late. (Points :
1)
     
Mary cleaned the house
     
Susan slept in late
     
Both ideas are equally
important






50. Please identify the main idea in the sentence:



The student passed the test because she took careful notes on
the text and studied hard.
(Points : 1)
     
The student passed the
test
     
The student took careful notes on the
text
     
The student studied hard
     
All ideas are equally
important







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