ENGL 101 Grammar Test 1

ENGL 101 Grammar Test 1 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.” Tying up loose ends before leaving for college Kaitlyn planned a meeting with her high school Choral teacher, Mrs. Coleman. Kaitlyn had never cared about school very much until that teacher inspired her to work harder, and Kaitlyn was going to miss her.
  2. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  3. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  4. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  5. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”Looking through the microscope, Leroy spotted something he had never seen before. Nestled among hundreds of normal cells, a strangely shaped cell suggested his experiment had been successful.
  6. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”
    Although I didn’t want to go I put on a smile and attended the flute concert. I needed to go because my brother was playing.
  7. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”Without an expert’s guidance we never would have found the clearing on top of Afton Mountain. After many years walking these paths, he knew just where the woods would part.
  8. The following sentence may have an ERROR in the use of commas. If it does, choose the revision that corrects the error. If it does not have an error, choose “Correct as is.”You’ll be convinced that miracles exist once you hear her testimony.
  9. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  10. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both the sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”Marco’s grandfather, Pappa, was always happy to see Marco although Pappa was often tired from working all day. Unless it was raining, Marco and Pappa would head straight to the backyard to do some gardening.
  11. The following sentence may have an ERROR in the use of commas. If it does, choose the revision that corrects the error. If it does not have an error, choose “Correct as is.”Unable to make such a decision alone Frank asked Larry for help.
  12. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  13. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  14. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”Coleman had been studying cancer for decades, when she discovered the negative impact of ultraviolet light on humans. As soon as she made her discovery, she contacted local politicians to urge them to ban tanning beds.
  15. The following sentence may have an ERROR in the use of commas. If it does, choose the revision that corrects the error. If it does not have an error, choose “Correct as is.”Steven Spielberg’s movie, 1941, is often overlooked in summaries of the director’s work.
  16. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  17. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”Jeremiah eagerly watched the baseball game, until it was time for dinner. As soon as his father announced that his famous lasagna was ready, Jeremiah bolted to the table.
  18. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”In Hawaii, where it is locally called lilikoi, passion fruit comes in purple and yellow varieties. Often plentiful at farmers’ markets the fruit is rarely sold in grocery stores.
  19. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  20. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both the sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”Whenever Jackson thought back on the time spent farming with his grandfather, he was happy. He always knew that he would have his own farm, wherever he lived.
  21. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”
  22. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  23. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”Many years ago, my parents planted a small seedling in the front yard. Growing taller every year, the large tree now shades our entire house.
  24. The following sentence may have an ERROR in the use of commas. If it does, choose the revision that corrects the error. If it does not have an error, choose “Correct as is.”Although 6-wicket croquet is popular in England it hasn’t caught on in the United States.
  25. The following sentence may have an ERROR in the use of commas. If it does, choose the revision that corrects the error. If it does not have an error, choose “Correct as is.”The test results will not be considered official until the last doctor has reviewed the labs.

Set 2

  1. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  2. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  3. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  4. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”Never one to try new things my sister surprised everyone by selling her house and moving to Europe. According to my mother, she is happier there than she has ever been.
  5. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  6. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”Tying up loose ends before leaving for college Kaitlyn planned a meeting with her high school Choral teacher, Mrs. Coleman. Kaitlyn had never cared about school very much until that teacher inspired her to work harder, and Kaitlyn was going to miss her.
  7. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both the sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”When he moved into his new house, Marco began preparing for his garden. Even though he would have to wait until next year to plant he was eager to get started.
  8. The following sentence may have an ERROR in the use of commas. If it does, choose the revision that corrects the error. If it does not have an error, choose “Correct as is.”Steven Spielberg’s movie, 1941, is often overlooked in summaries of the director’s work.
  9. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”Without an expert’s guidance we never would have found the clearing on top of Afton Mountain. After many years walking these paths, he knew just where the woods would part.
  10. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”Opting for the cheap diner rather than the fancy restaurant the food critic settled into a well-worn booth. Although everything looked appetizing, the chicken special caught his eye.
  11. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both the sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”Marco and Pappa would work in the garden until Marco’s mother, Rose, came to pick up Marco. When Rose arrived Marco would give her one of the roses from Pappa’s rosebushes.
  12. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  13. The following sentence may have an ERROR in the use of commas. If it does, choose the revision that corrects the error. If it does not have an error, choose “Correct as is.”The Betty Ford Center offers treatment and education to people who are dependent on alcohol and other drugs.
  14. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  15. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  16. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  17. The following sentence may have an ERROR in the use of commas. If it does, choose the revision that corrects the error. If it does not have an error, choose “Correct as is.”
    Sequoia National Park which is named for its massive Sequoia trees lies just inside Tulare County, California.
  18. The following sentence may have an ERROR in the use of commas. If it does, choose the revision that corrects the error. If it does not have an error, choose “Correct as is.”Arches National Park in Utah, where many western movies have been filmed, is filled with many natural stone arches.
  19. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  20. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  21. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  22. The following sentence may have an ERROR in the use of commas. If it does, choose the revision that corrects the error. If it does not have an error, choose “Correct as is.”An effective treatment for the condition is aromatherapy the use of therapeutic plant extracts and essential oils to achieve wellness.
  23. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
  24. Choose the sentence that shows an ERROR in the use of a comma. If both the sentences are correct, choose “Both sentences are correct.”Whenever Jackson thought back on the time spent farming with his grandfather, he was happy. He always knew that he would have his own farm, wherever he lived.
  25. Choose the sentence that shows the CORRECT use of commas.
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