Appendix H - COM 150 15 A The mayor and the council members...

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Axia College Material Appendix H Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint Answer Form Enter the correct answer for each item by typing either a or b in the second column. Provide an explanation for each choice in the Rationale column. The boxes expand to accommodate your text. Item Correct Answer (a or b) Rationale 1. A The subject and verb both agree in this sentence. To me, have makes the sentence a past tense. 2. B The verb and the subject are both plural. 3. A Both the subject and the verb are plural. 4. A Become does not change with tense. 5. A If you were to use the word took you would not use the word have. It is either they have taken or they took. 6. B Laid is past tense. 7. B I am is the present tense. 8. B The verb tense matches in this sentence. 9. A If B were correct it would say the Egyptians had built… 10. B Students is the pronoun in this sentence. 11. A Patients is the pronoun in this sentence. 12. B The pronoun and antecedent agree. 13. A I would not lump “presenters” in as a collective noun. 14. B The pronoun and antecedent agree in this sentence.
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Unformatted text preview: COM 150 15. A The mayor and the council members are separate entities. Not to mention that neither title implies a male sex. 16. B Anyone is an indefinite noun but “the game” is singular. 17. B Each is an indefinite noun but “applicants” is plural. 18. A The subject of the sentences is the brother. 19. B Honestly, I know that this is the right answer but according to the CWE the answer should be A. The verb in this sentence is “send” both Bob and his friend are the subject of the verb and that should mean that the case is subjective which would mean the answer is A. In other words, I am confused 20. A “My best friend and I” both of those are “going” (verb) to Hawaii. 21. A Subject compliment. 22. B Whom is the direct object in this sentence. 23. A The pronoun, Jon Bon Jovi, is followed by a noun, singer/actor. 24. B “It” is a vague pronoun. 25. A Sentence B does not specify what “this” is describing. COM 150...
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Appendix H - COM 150 15 A The mayor and the council members...

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