English 10 Final Examination—Practice Test

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English 10 Final Examination—Practice Test

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Date_____________________________

Instructor_________________________

A. Parts of Speech. Above each of the underlined words indicate whether it is a noun (N), pronoun (Pro), verb (V), adjective (Adj), adverb (Adv), preposition (Prep), or conjunction (Conj). One (1) point each.

1. As a young reader, he enjoyed comic books and magazines.

2. The Emancipation Proclamation called for the release of slaves in 1863.

3. Charlie Chaplin was born in the slums of London, and his family struggled to survive.

4. Most of the students in my history class do not listen carefully.

5. My favorite TV show, Survivor, continues to be very popular with many
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Write a sentence that opens with a subordinate clause followed by a main clause.

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24. Write a sentence that contains two main clauses.

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25. Write a sentence that contains two main clauses and one subordinate clause.

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E. Verbal (Participial and Infinitive) and Appositive Phrases. Follow the instructions below. Use punctuation where appropriate. Each sentence is worth two (2) points.

26. Write a sentence that opens with a verbal phrase. Underline the verbal phrase.

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27. Write a sentence that includes an appositive phrase. Underline the appositive phrase.

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F. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers. Underline and then correct any misplaced or dangling modifiers in the following sentences. Do nothing if the sentence is correct. Each sentence is worth two

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