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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Grammar Questions

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Grade 10 Nouns
Grade 10 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.9-10.1, L.9-10.1a
Grade 10 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2b
Grade 10 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2
It was enough to feel like she had finally accepted us but we still had to do our best to earn her trust.

Choose the BEST way to correct the sentence.
  1. It was enough to feel like she had finally accepted us, but we still had to do our best to earn her trust.
  2. It was enough to feel like she had finally accepted us we still had to do our best to earn her trust.
  3. It was enough to feel like she had finally accepted us, or we still had to do our best to earn her trust.
  4. No error.
Grade 10 Commas CCSS: L.9-10.2
Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.
  1. She finished her work, and then took a long lunch.
  2. She finished her work, and then, took a long lunch.
  3. She finished her work and then took a long lunch.
Grade 10 Colons and Semicolons CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2a
“By my soul, I can neither eat, drink, nor sleep; nor, what's still worse, love any woman in the world but her.” - Clarissa

In the quote above, the semicolon is used to:
  1. Connect two independent clauses
  2. Connect clauses with a coordinating conjunction
  3. Separate elements in a series
  4. None of the above
Grade 10 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.9-10.1, L.9-10.1a
Carlos not only missed his one-year anniversary with Adrianna                                          .
  1. but he also forgot his mother's birthday
  2. but also forgot his mother's birthday
  3. but also forgetting his mother's birthday
Grade 10 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.9-10.1, L.9-10.1a
Grade 10 Types of Sentences
Classify which type of sentence this is:

This new laptop has already crashed twice, and I have no idea why.
  1. Simple Sentence
  2. Compound Sentence
  3. Complex Sentence
  4. Compound-Complex Sentence
  5. None of the above
Grade 10 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2a
Correct the run-on sentence.

Our solar system has nine major planets only one is known to have intelligent life.
  1. Our solar system has nine major planets, only one is known to have intelligent life.
  2. Our solar system has nine major planets only one, is known to have intelligent life.
  3. Our solar system has nine major planets; only one is known to have intelligent life.
  4. No error.
Grade 10 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2a
Correct the run-on sentence.

Nowadays he takes an interest in the community moreover he gives tickets to sick kids.
  1. Nowadays; he takes an interest in the community moreover he gives tickets to sick kids.
  2. Nowadays he takes an interest in the community, moreover he gives tickets to sick kids.
  3. Nowadays he takes an interest in the community; moreover, he gives tickets to sick kids.
  4. No error.
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