Quiz 1 Grammar

 

Quiz Name: Quiz 1 (Grammar)

Current Date: July 20, 2018

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1. Teddy correctly (inferred, implied) from Chloe’s frantic signals that he meant to (imply, infer) that she should get off the train tracks.


2. My grandfather left most of his money to a home for wayward dentists; the rest went directly to my daughter and (I, me, myself).


3. I gave your car keys to the woman (who, whom) you recently sued.


4. She spent the next six months looking for someone as (different than, different from) Richard as possible.


5. Her story (composes, comprises) many bizarre episodes, each (composed of, comprised of) moments more sordid than the last.


6. Daddy Pig was begging for disaster when he (set, sat) his new TV on a rickety table, (lay, laid) a glass of milk on the TV, and left the cat alone in the room.


7. The machete, (that, which) he’d almost left back at camp, turned out to be critical when Jimmy was faced with jungle growth (which, that) was too dense to get through on his own.


8. Suzy and a man with a large sheepdog (live, lives) in the apartment above mine


9. To win my love you must meet one simple (criteria, criterion): absolute perfection.


10. I’ll give your car keys to (whoever, whomever) asks for them.


11. The insects are no longer (lying, laying) on the table because every one of them has fallen onto the carpet.


12. I wish I (was, were) skydiving in the Andes alone with you.


13. It’s (he, him) who left the laundry out in the rain.


14. Either Danny or Emily (is, are) staying up all night to finish the project.


15. We surprised George and (she, her) with a gala anniversary bash.


16. Either Pedro or the guys in the billing department (is, are) going on an emergency coffee run.


17. Danny kept a (respectful, respective) distance from the bears and the wolves, (that, which) eventually retreated to their respective dens


18. I’m going to sell the house and become a cowpoke (irregardless, regardless) of what you say.


19. Peppa foolishly spent four hours (laying, lying) by the pool and now looks like a radish. lying


20. My wife and (I, me, myself) have tickets to the submarine races tonight.


21. I want that pastry so (bad, badly) that I can almost taste it.


22. Only Rebecca and the man in the black hat (is, are) doing the tango.


23. Each of those revolting insects (belong, belongs) to an endangered species.


24. The motion of the ship had little (affect, effect) on her, but the sudden appearance of her ex-husband on deck (affected, effected) her dramatically.


25. We stared (incredibly, incredulously) at the (incredible, incredulous) spectacle of Lulu dancing on the table.



 


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