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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Grammar Questions

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Grade 8 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.8.2b
Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?
  1. Everyone has special skills some people use them very well.
  2. Everyone has special skills; some people use them very well.
  3. Everyone has special skills and, some people use them very well.
  4. Everyone has special skills; and, some people use them very well.
Grade 8 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1b
Which of the following best describes active voice?
  1. The subject receives the action
  2. There is no punctuation
  3. The subject performs the action
  4. There is only one subject
Grade 8 Sentence Structure CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.8.2
Choose the correctly punctuated sentence:
  1. Vacuuming the living room, has always been my favorite chore.
  2. Vacuuming the entire house takes hours.
  3. The subject of vacuuming carpet correctly, has always interested me.
  4. When my mother returned home she told me that she loves vacuuming too.
Grade 8 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1b
Which of the following is passive?
  1. Eww!
  2. That bird house was made by my dad.
  3. Or should I?
  4. Houses, paper, and trees.
Grade 8 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1b
Which of the following is active?
  1. James threw the ball.
  2. The cake was baked by my aunt.
  3. Sweets, candies, and goodies.
  4. Have you eaten that yet?
Grade 8 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.8.4b
Grade 8 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1, L.8.1a
Which one of these sentences has an infinitive phrase?
  1. He wanted beans.
  2. They went to study math.
  3. She went to the market.
  4. They ran from the park.
Grade 8 Adverbs

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An adverb:
  1. takes the place of a noun
  2. is always in beginning of the sentence
  3. is a word that modifies a noun
  4. a word that modifies a verb, adjective, or other adverb
Grade 8 Grammar CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.8.1b
Which of the following best describes passive voice?
  1. There is no capitalization
  2. The subject has no vowels
  3. The subject recevies the action
  4. There is no action
Grade 8 Adverbs CCSS: CCRA.L.1

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Grade 8 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which choice correctly punctuates and capitalizes the words in the following sentence?

st patricks day comes once a year
  1. St. Patricks day comes once a year.
  2. St. Patrick's Day comes once a year.
  3. St Patricks Day comes once a year.
  4. st patrick's day comes once a year!
Grade 8 Commas CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.8.2, L.8.2a
Where do you insert the commas in the following sentence?

My doctor who I've been seeing since I was born is going to retire.
  1. After "My doctor"
  2. Before "Since I was born"
  3. Around "who I've been since since I was born"
  4. Before "is going to retire"
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