Grammar Review/Etc. Test (42
(If you are "exempt" and can prove it, skip 1-13.)
Part A (19 points) Copy and label #1. Simply answer
the questions for the rest.
1.(7) We beat a hasty retreat
from(prep) his lair.
2.noun : adjective : : verb : ________
3.________ = person, place, thing
4.________ = which one, what kind, how many about
5.________ = "guest noun"
6.________ = how or when or where you do something
7.am, is, are, was, were = ________(s)
8.All of the above are also forms of the word
9.a, an, the are all ________(s)
10.________ = connecting word
11.What is a junction?
12.________ = action word
13.Give an example of an interjection.
Part B (13 points)
14.Use the word "running" in three different
sentences; as a noun,
15.as a verb,
16.and as an adjective.
17.Turn decorate (v) into a noun by adding
18.Turn skeptic (n) into an adjective by
adding a suffix.
19. Give an example of a skeptic.
20.The word "hate" could be either a(n)
______ or a(n) ________.
Identify the part of speech of the underlined word.
21. The climb up Walton mountan
took us two hours.
22. This apartment complex can house
up to a thousand people.
23. The suddenly famous actor couldn't
take the pressure.
24. We ran very early in the morning.
25. "The early bird gets the worm."
Part C "The Other Foot" (10 points)
26. When Hattie thinks about "tearing down walls",
what do the walls represent?
27.(2) What does the last line of the story mean?
28.(3)Explain the "Bicycle Analogy" using a fictional
pair, Fred and Jed, and their great-great-grandfathers. Remember, it ends
with a question. The next two questions refer to this analogy.
29.(2) When we say that Willie wanted that bike
back, what do we mean?
30.(2)When we say that the bike's been blown up,
what do we mean?
Extra Credit: a) What does #25 mean? b) A word like
running (#14), that is a verb that sometimes acts as a noun is called
a _ _ _ _ _ _ . c) There is an egregious spelling error above. Find
it and fix it, get +1. Explain what egregious means, get +1 more.