conjunction

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1. The following sentence contains which type of conjunction?
He is not only a great player but also an exceptional coach.
A. Correlative
B. Subordinating
C. Coordinating
D. Phrasal

2. Which of the following sentences contains an indefinite pronoun?
A. Her car’s battery died because she left the lights on.
B. The flowers, which were just planted, need watering.
C. This is Mary’s necklace.
D. The team congratulated one another on a job well done.

3. Which kind of adjective is used most frequently in ordinary speech or writing?
A. Common
B. Demonstrative
C. Article
D. Proper

4. Which word in this sentence is an example of a comparative degree adjective?
My new alarm clock was much louder than my old one.
A. Alarm
B. Much
C. One
D. Louder

5. Which word in this sentence is an example of a collective noun?
A flock of Canada geese flew over the barn, honking loudly.
A. flock
B. loudly
C. barn
D. Canada

6. What type of punctuation is most commonly used with interjections?
A. Period
B. Apostrophe
C. Exclamation mark
D. Question mark

7. What is the purpose of an adjective?
A. To modify a noun
B. To replace a noun
C. To modify a verb
D. To change a verb tense

8. Which part of speech is not appropriate in formal writing, but often used in daily conversation?
A. Preposition
B. Conjunction
C. Interjection
D. Adverb
9. According to pronunciation guides in the dictionary, what letter is regarded as both a vowel and a consonant?
A. B
B. E
C. O
D. Y

10. “What” and “who” are examples of _______ pronouns.
A. indefinite
B. personal
C. relative
D. interrogative

11. In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word.
Large fish swim swiftly in the sea.
A. Pronoun
B. Adverb
C. Noun
D. Adjective

12. Which of the following sentences has a helping verb?
A. Her brother paddled the canoe.
B. She swam across the lake.
C. She had rested on the dock.
D. He went home late.

13. Which verb tense indicates continuing action?
A. Past perfect
B. Present
C. Future
D. Progressive

14. In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word.
Thousands of years ago, fish were caught in nets and traps.
A. Verb
B. Pronoun
C. Conjunction
D. Preposition

15. Which sentence contains a verb in the simple past tense?
A. She obeyed her father.
B. She had obeyed her father.
C. She obeys her father.
D. She has obeyed her father.

16. Choose the sentence that contains an adjectival prepositional phrase.
A. The dog ran around the table.
B. The game begins within an hour.
C. The shoe store across the street recently opened.
D. The tired campers rested underneath the tent.

17. Which word in this sentence is an example of an abstract noun?
Henry decided he would dedicate the rest of his life to the pursuit of justice.
A. justice
B. pursuit
C. dedicate
D. Henry

18. “This,” “that,” “these,” and “those” are examples of what type of adjectives?
A. Indefinite
B. Demonstrative
C. Singular
D. Interrogative

19. In the following sentence, which word is an adverb used to modify a verb?
The young girl sadly spoke of her grandfather.
A. Spoke
B. Grandfather
C. Sadly
D. Girl
20. In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word.
Thousands of years ago, fish were caught in nets and traps.
A. Conjunction
B. Linking verb
C. Preposition
D. Pronoun