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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Grammar Questions

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Grade 6 Capitalization
Read the sentence:

aaron said, "i'm studying french, so i will be able to talk to my relatives from france."

Which words need to be capitalized?
  1. Aaron, I'm, French, I, France
  2. Aaron, I, France
  3. Aaron, I'm, I, France
  4. Aaron, I'm, France, French
Grade 6 Commas
Which sentence uses commas correctly?
  1. John Keats the great, English Romantic, poet said that "a thing of beauty is a joy forever."
  2. John Keats, the great English Romantic, poet said that "a thing of beauty is a joy forever."
  3. John Keats the great English Romantic poet, said that "a thing of beauty is a joy forever."
  4. John Keats, the great English Romantic poet, said that "a thing of beauty is a joy forever."
Grade 6 Root Words
What does the prefix dis- mean?
  1. not or opposite of
  2. again
  3. too much
  4. earlier or before
Grade 6 Capitalization
Which sentence uses capital letters correctly?
  1. This afternoon, you and I will play basketball with Kathleen in pixley.
  2. This afternoon, you and I will play basketball with Kathleen in Pixley.
  3. This afternoon, you and i will play basketball with Kathleen in pixley.
  4. This afternoon, you and I will play basketball with kathleen in pixley.
Grade 6 Prefixes
Grade 6 Phrases and Clauses
Grade 6 Prefixes
The prefix mis- means which of the following?
  1. too much
  2. wrongly
  3. again
  4. middle
Grade 6 Types of Sentences
Which sentence is complex?
  1. Before scientists invented telescopes, the moon was a mystery.
  2. The viewer looked into the special machine.
  3. Trained bears were the star of the film.
  4. People in earlier days wrote letters or sent telegrams.
Grade 6 Tenses
The main verb in the following sentence is in what tense?

I will eat all of the bacon.
  1. Present Tense
  2. Past Tense
  3. Future Tense
  4. Progressive Tense
  5. Calm down, you are too tense.
Grade 6 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.3, L.6.3, L.6.3a
Which option correctly combines the following two simple sentences to create a compound sentence?

Marisol plays the harp.
She is not very good.
  1. Marisol plays the harp, but she is not very good.
  2. Marisol is not very good at playing the harp.
  3. When she plays the harp, Marisol is not very good.
  4. Although she is not very good, Marisol plays the harp.
Grade 6 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.6.4, L.6.4b
Knowing the meaning of the prefix mis- helps you know that misaltered means:
  1. alter again
  2. to alter now
  3. the most altered
  4. to alter wrongly
Grade 6 Types of Sentences
Which sentence is complex?
  1. Paris is an old city, but Rome is even more ancient.
  2. You can see paintings or go to the opera.
  3. The Navajo, and the Iroquois are Native Americans.
  4. It is possible to see the earth rise over the horizon if you are standing on the moon.
Grade 6 Combining Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.3, L.6.3, L.6.3a
Which is the BEST way to combine the following sentences?

Chandra bought the puzzle. She wrapped the puzzle.
  1. Chandra bought the puzzle, and wrapped the puzzle.
  2. Chandra bought and wrapped the puzzle.
  3. Chandra wrapped the puzzle after she bought the puzzle.
  4. Wrapping the puzzle, Chandra bought it.
Grade 6 Types of Sentences CCSS: CCRA.L.3, L.6.3, L.6.3a
Which sentence is a simple sentence?
  1. We like to eat cheese.
  2. We like to eat cheese, although some cheeses are disgusting.
  3. In the mornings, we like to eat cheese on our eggs and toast.
  4. In the mornings, before we go to school, we like to eat cheese.
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