{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

GRAMMAR QUIZ - 8 “Very” “really” and...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
GRAMMAR QUIZ PART 1: SENTENCE BOUNDARIES 1. A _____________________ lacks either a subject, a verb or a complete thought. 2. If only a comma is present where two sentences join, then you have a ______________. 3. List the coordinating conjunctions (FAN BOYS) 4. Fused sentences are also called _________________. 5. Is the following sentence a fused sentence? Yes or No (circle one) There are many lights on the christmas tree the orange ones are my favorite. 6. Does the following contain a sentence fragment? Yes or No (circle one) Her car broke down yesterday night. She will get it fixed in the morning. PART 2: MATTERS OF STYLE (TRUE OR FALSE) 7. _____ One way to achieve conciseness is to avoid unnecessary intensifiers.
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 8. _____ “Very”, “really”, and “extrememely” are examples of prepositional phrases. 9. _____ ‘Appropriate Language’ suits its subject and audience. 10. _____ Formal language uses slang and pretentious words. 11. _____ The use of masculine pronouns is acceptable in an essay. 12. _____ Specific language reduces the chance that your readers will misunderstand what you have written. 13. _____ A cliché is an expression that has been used so frequently that it has lost its ability to affect readers. 14. _____ Clichés should be avoided in formal writing. 15. _____ “Lady lawyer”, “male nurse”, and “career girl” are examples of patronizing terms....
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online