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Question 1 In the sentence He quietly opened the door and went to the back seat, He is a/an a. noun b. pronoun c. adverb d.

Question 1    
     In the sentence He quietly opened the door and went to the back seat, He is a/an
  a. noun    
  b. pronoun    
  c. adverb    
  d. adjective    
  
Question 2    
     In the sentence He quietly opened the door and went to the back seat, quietly is a/an
  a. preposition    
  b. conjunction    
  c. adverb    
  d. adjective    
Question 3    
     In the sentence He quietly opened the door and went to the back seat, opened is a/an
  a. noun    
  b. pronoun    
  c. adverb    
  d. verb    
Question 4    
     What type of sentence is the following? (End punctuation has been omitted.) Mr. Rodman asked if anyone else was interested in tickets for the afternoon sports event
  a. command    
  b. statement    
  c. question    
  d. fragment    
Question 5    
     What type of sentence is the following? (End punctuation has been omitted.) Before the error could be detected in any of the printout copies
  a. command    
  b. statement    
  c. question    
  d. fragment    
Question 6    
     This is the first year in which profits exceeded _______________.
  a. loss    
  b. losses    
  c. loss's    
Question 7    
     Employees at the _____________ main office were being transferred.
  a. companies'    
  b. companys'    
  c. company's    
Question 8    
     Registration for evening classes went __________.
  a. smooth    
  b. smoothly    
Question 9    
    The warranty expires after a ____________ time.
  a. year's    
  b. years'    
  c. years    
Question 10    
     Kathy said that she felt _____________ about missing the retirement celebration.
  a. bad    
  b. badly    
Question 11    
     Two ______________ speeches were exceptionally long.
  a. candidate's    
  b. candidates'    
  c. candidates    
Question 12    
     It sounds _________ the company may be reducing the sales staff in the near future.
  a. like    
  b. as if    
Question 13    
     At Datatech each ___________ personnel record is available for him or her to inspect.
  a. employee's    
  b. employees    
  c. employees'    
Question 14    
     Seated ________ Mrs. Normandy is the sales manager.
  a. beside    
  b. besides    
Question 15    
     No one would dispute that the student task force and ________ achievements have been significant.
  a. its    
  b. it's    
  c. its'    
Question 16    
     Michael and ____________ expect to be given new assignments.
  a. I    
  b. me    
  c. myself    
Question 17    
     If you are willing to ____________ responsibility, many employment opportunities are available.
  a. accept    
  b. except    
Question 18    
     ___________ is the office with carpeting.
  a. Our's    
  b. Ours    
Question 19    
     Time on the network must be divided equitably _________ students, employees, and faculty.
  a. between    
  b. among    
Question 20    
     It must be the ______________ home that is being repainted.
  a. Lopez'    
  b. Lopez's    
  c. Lopezes'    
  d. Lopezes    
Question 21    
     Your _______ signature must be affixed.
  a. boss's    
  b. bosses    
  c. bosses'    
  d. boss    
Question 22    
     Our candidate will be ___________ the committee selects.
  a. whoever    
  b. whomever    
Question 23    
     _______ do you think will be our next mayor?
  a. Who    
  b. Whom    
Question 24    
     All investors expect a share of the profit to be returned to ______________.
  a. him or her    
  b. them    
Question 25    
     Each of the employees was given ____________ own company manual describing standard procedures.
  a. their    
  b. his    
  c. his or her    
Question 26    
     The sleek design and the superb engineering of the latest van ___________ it appealing to a wide range of customers.
  a. make    
  b. makes    
Question 27    
     Our summary of the points in this report __________ contained in our cover letter.
  a. is    
  b. are    
Question 28    
     The delivery service serves 2,000 employees in 45 departments and had _____ daily pickups.
  a. 4    
  b. four    
Question 29    
     The manager, as well as two sales representatives, _______ prepared to call on the customer personally.
  a. is    
  b. are    
Question 30    
     ___________ for sending the gift.
  a. Thankyou    
  b. Thank-you    
  c. Thank you    
Question 31    
     We appreciate very much _________ writing the letter of introduction.
  a. his    
  b. him  
Question 32    
     Are you sure ________ luggage can't be located?
  a. they're    
  b. there    
  c. their    
Question 33    
     Can you try _________ see if the figures will be available later this month?
  a. and    
  b. to    
Question 34    
     We were surprised to learn that __________ champagne was being served with the brunch.
  a. complementary    
  b. complimentary    
Question 35    
     Lisa __________ hardly begun to speak when she was interrupted.
  a. had    
  b. hadn't    
Question 36    
     Their warehouse has been moved to __________ Avenue.
  a. Fifth    
  b. 5th    
Question 37    
     General Motors and its employees reached ________ understanding regarding employee benefits.
  a. a    
  b. an    
Question 38    
     The meeting will be held on June __________.
  a. 9    
  b. 9th    
  c. Ninth    
Question 39    
     Mr. Salazar said I could _________ worked last weekend.
  a. of    
  b. have    
Question 40    
     We will be visiting the _________ of Portland.
  a. City    
  b. city    
Question 41    
     Send the proposal to our ____________, Dr. Thompson.
  a. director of research    
  b. Director of Research    
  c. Director of research    
Question 42    
     The meeting will begin at ___________ a.m.
  a. 9:00    
  b. 9    
  c. nine    
Question 43    
     The bill was for ___________.
  a. twenty-five dollars    
  b. 25 dollars    
  c. $25    
  d. $25 dollars    
Question 44    
     This information must be kept strictly between you and __________.
  a. I    
  b. me    
  c. myself    
Question 45    
     Because the sales letter was ________ long, it had to be rewritten.
  a. too    
  b. to    
  c. two    
Question 46    
     Two of the _________ contained the same error.
  a. bills of lading    
  b. bill of ladings    
  c. bill's of lading    
Question 47    
     That business was established in the early __________.
  a. 2000's    
  b. 2000s    
Question 48    
     Revenues this year are expected to exceed ____________.
  a. $1,500,000    
  b. $1.5 million    
  c. $1.5 million dollars    
Question 49    
     My ______________ apartment is quiet.
  a. aunt's and uncle's    
  b. aunt and uncles    
  c. aunt and uncle's    
  d. aunts and uncles    
Question 50    
     The alarm had ___________ so often in the past that no one responded to it last night.
  a. rang    
  b. rung    
Question 51    
     An excellent, comprehensive benefits package is now available to ___________ employees.
  a. us    
  b. we    
Question 52    
     The movie we saw last night was _________ good.
  a. real    
  b. really    
Question 53    
     Mr. Robbins asked everyone except Frank and _____ to participate in the program.
  a. he    
  b. him    
Question 54    
     Always answer the telephone with the phrase "This is __________."
  a. her    
  b. she    
Question 55    
     Do any of the applicants have better qualifications than ___________?
  a. she    
  b. her  
Question 56    
     If I ___________ you, I would cancel the order immediately.
  a. was    
  b. were    
Question 57    
     The Federal Trade Commission, made up of five appointed members, uses _______ influence to protect consumers.
  a. its    
  b. it's    
  c. its'    
  d. their    
Question 58    
     The stationery that I ordered was totally different _______ the stationery that we delivered today.
  a. from    
  b. than    
Question 59    
     Either Ms. Purvis or Ms. Novak will be happy to help you in any way _____ can.
  a. she    
  b. they    
Question 60    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. We are pleased with the sample software you sent, and expect to be placing an order for several programs within the next two month.    
  b. We are pleased with the sample software you sent and expect to be placing an order for several programs within the next two months.    
  c. We are pleased with the sample software you sent; and expect to be placing an order for several programs within the next two months.    
Question 61    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. You may be offered a position in our Tampa branch; or you may be assigned to our Atlanta office.    
  b. You may be offered a position in our Tampa branch or you may be assigned to our Atlanta office.    
  c. You may be offered a position in our Tampa branch, or you may be assigned to our Atlanta office.    
Question 62    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. Jamal lived in Dayton, Ohio before moving to Trenton, New Jersey.    
  b. Jamal lived in Dayton, Ohio, before moving to Trenton, New Jersey.    
  c. Jamal lived in Dayton, Ohio before moving to Trenton New Jersey.    
Question 63    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. We can, as a matter of fact, promise you the lowest auto insurance rates in the state.    
  b. We can as a matter of fact, promise you the lowest auto insurance rates in the state.    
  c. We can, as a matter of fact; promise you the lowest auto insurance rates in the state.    
Question 64    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. Jones, Popham, and McCabe: these are the authors of our book.    
  b. Jones, Popham, and McCabe; these are the authors of our book.    
  c. Jones, Popham, and McCabe--these are the authors of our book.    
Question 65    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. We would be delighted to have you examine the proposal, when you come to our office next month.    
  b. We would be delighted to have you examine the proposal when you come to our office next month.    
  c. We would be delighted, to have you examine the proposal, when you come to our office next month.    
Question 66    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. When you e-mailed me last week you requested our latest market projections.    
  b. When you e-mailed me last week, you requested our latest market projections.    
  c. When you e-mailed me last week; you requested our latest market projections.    
Question 67    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. Joyce Kinsman, Ph.D., has agreed to be the speaker at our next meeting.    
  b. Joyce Kinsman Ph.D. has agreed to be the speaker at our next meeting.    
  c. Joyce Kinsman, Ph.D. has agreed to be the speaker at our next meeting.  
Question 68    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. In 2006 additional employees were hired to work in our Sarasota office.    
  b. In 2006, additional employees were hired to work in our Sarasota office.    
  c. In 2006 additional employees, were hired to work in our Sarasota office.  
Question 69    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. I believe Mr. Winston, not Ms. Simon, is the accountant who called you.    
  b. I believe Mr. Winston, not Ms. Simon is the accountant who called you.    
  c. I believe Mr. Winston not Ms. Simon is the accountant who called you.    
Question 70    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. I plan to travel to Geneva Switzerland, Athens Greece, and Rome Italy next summer.    
  b. I plan to travel to Geneva, Switzerland, Athens, Greece, and Rome, Italy next summer.    
  c. I plan to travel to Geneva, Switzerland; Athens, Greece; and Rome, Italy, next summer.    
Question 71    
     In the sentence He quietly opened the door and went to the back seat, door is a/an
  a. noun    
  b. pronoun    
  c. adverb    
  d. verb    
Question 72    
     In the sentence He quietly opened the door and went to the back seat, and is a/an
  a. conjunction    
  b. preposition    
  c. adverb    
  d. adjective    
Question 73    
     In the sentence He quietly opened the door and went to the back seat, went is a/an
  a. conjunction    
  b. preposition    
  c. adverb    
  d. verb    
Question 74    
     In the sentence He quietly opened the door and went to the back seat, to is a/an
  a. noun    
  b. pronoun    
  c. conjunction    
  d. preposition    
Question 75    
     Somebody forgot ________ coat.
  a. their    
  b. his or her    
Question 76    
     In the sentence He quietly opened the door and went to the back seat, the is a/an
  a. conjunction    
  b. adjective    
  c. adverb    
  d. preposition    
Question 77    
     Neither the supervisor nor the members of the crew could find ______________ instructions for the job.
  a. his    
  b. their    
  c. its    
  d. his or her    
Question 78    
     In the sentence He quietly opened the door and went to the back seat, back is a/an
  a. conjunction    
  b. adjective    
  c. adverb    
  d. preposition    
Question 79    
     Today's newspaper is _____ with the other papers in the stack by the wall.
  a. laying    
  b. lying    
Question 80    
     In the sentence He quietly opened the door and went to the back seat, seat is a/an
  a. noun    
  b. pronoun    
  c. adjective    
  d. preposition    
Question 81    
     Every student, every faculty member, and every administrator ________ asked to provide input for the survey.
  a. was    
  b. were    
Question 82    
     What type of sentence is the following? (End punctuation has been omitted.) Charges for each user are based on actual network time
  a. command    
  b. statement    
  c. question    
  d. fragment    
Question 83    
     It appears that _________ of these products will meet our rigid specifications.
  a. any one    
  b. anyone    
Question 84    
     What type of sentence is the following? (End punctuation has been omitted.) Which explains why some users had greater charges than other users in distant locations
  a. command    
  b. statement    
  c. question    
  d. fragment    
Question 85    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. Business owners, who want to expand their markets, must consider advertising.    
  b. Business owners who want to expand their markets, must consider advertising.    
  c. Business owners who want to expand their markets must consider advertising.    
Question 86    
     Some of the preparation for these programs _______ already taken place.
  a. has    
  b. have    
Question 87    
     What type of sentence is the following? (End punctuation has been omitted.) Send for a booklet describing this comprehensive service soon
  a. command    
  b. statement    
  c. question    
  d. fragment    
Question 88    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. Our prices are reasonable; consequently we have a large-volume business.    
  b. Our prices are reasonable; consequently, we have a large-volume business.    
  c. Our prices are reasonable, consequently we have a large-volume business.    
Question 89    
     A committee of concerned citizens __________ meeting regularly to develop environmental guidelines.
  a. is    
  b. are    
Question 90    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. Your order was received today, your parts will be shipped tomorrow.    
  b. Your order was received today your parts will be shipped tomorrow.    
  c. Your order was received today; your parts will be shipped tomorrow.    
Question 91    
     If there are no _____________ questions about the matter, we will move on to other business.
  a. further    
  b. farther    
Question 92    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. We collected many signatures; then, we submitted the petition.    
  b. We collected many signatures; then we submitted the petition.    
  c. We collected many signatures, then we submitted the petition.    
Question 93    
     Susan hoped that she had done ________ on the test.
  a. good    
  b. well    
Question 94    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. To service increasing numbers of policyholders, 21st Century Insurance implemented a computer network.    
  b. To service increasing numbers of policyholders; 21st Century Insurance implemented a computer network.    
  c. To service increasing numbers of policyholders, 21st Century Insurance, implemented a computer network.    
Question 95    
     I would _____________ like to acquire this software for my computer.
  a. sure    
  b. surely    
Question 96    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. Before you send the proposal, be sure to check the budget figures.    
  b. Before you send the proposal; be sure to check the budget figures.    
  c. Before you send the proposal be sure to check the budget figures.    
Question 97    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. Susie Truong who is the new account representative, has been given a desk in the adjoining office.    
  b. Susie Truong, who is the new account representative, has been given a desk in the adjoining office.    
  c. Susie Truong, who is the new account representative; has been given a desk in the adjoining office.    
Question 98    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. We do not forget our customers after they have made purchases from us.    
  b. We do not forget our customers, after they have made purchases from us.    
  c. We do not forget, our customers, after they have made purchases from us.    
Question 99    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. Copier price bids have been received from Canon, Xerox, and IBM.    
  b. Copier price bids have been received from: Canon, Xerox, and IBM.    
  c. Copier price bids have been received from--Canon, Xerox and, IBM.    
Question 100    
     Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  a. Models are available in the following colors: smoke, caramel, and gold.    
  b. Models are available in the following colors--smoke, caramel, and gold.    
  c. Models are available in the following colors; smoke, caramel, and gold.    

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