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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Grammar Questions

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Grade 9 :: Conjunction by Nsb97
What is a conjunction?
  1. A person place or thing
  2. A movement or action
  3. A word that connects a sentence
Grade 9 :: Parts of Speech by MollyMoore
Used in the place of a noun.
  1. adjective
  2. adverb
  3. pronoun
  4. verb
Grade 9 :: Conjunction by DSnamor
Finish the sentence. Coordinating conjunctions...
  1. are the generalists of the modifier family.
  2. join two phrases or clauses that are not of equal importance.
  3. join words and groups of words of equal importance.
Grade 9 :: Sentence Structure by DSnamor
A sentence with two or more independent, or main clauses with two ideas of equal importance
is called a
  1. complex sentence
  2. compound sentence
  3. coodinating conjunction
Grade 9 :: Sentence Structure by DSnamor
A sentence with one independent clause and one or more dependent, or subordinate, clauses is called a:
  1. complex sentence
  2. subordinating conjunction
  3. relative pronoun
Grade 9 :: Verbs by DSnamor
Finish the sentence. A helping verb...
  1. can act as more than one part of speech.
  2. helps a main verb to express action or state of being.
  3. is used to show how a noun or pronoun is related to other words in the sentence.
Grade 9 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by carriemcclung
Acu, as in "acupuncture" means TO PIERCE.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 9 :: Sentence Structure by Chrismeyer
In the following sentence, what is the function of the prepositional phrase?

The claws of the eagle were sharp.
  1. It functions as a pronoun.
  2. It functions as an adjective.
  3. It functions as an adverb.
  4. It functions as an infinitive.
Grade 9 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by carriemcclung
Which root(s) means "hearing"
  1. acou
  2. acr
  3. acro
  4. acid
  5. ab
Grade 9 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by carriemcclung
Which root means "to move"?
  1. acro
  2. act
  3. abil
  4. acu
  5. ad
Grade 9 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by carriemcclung
Which root(s) means "off/away from or apart"?
  1. ab
  2. abil
  3. abs
  4. acer
Grade 9 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by carriemcclung
The root "acro" as in "acrobat" means UPPER/TOP.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 9 :: Prefixes and Suffixes by Nicole8705
'Un' is a:
  1. prefix
  2. suffix
  3. root
Grade 9 :: Capitalization and Punctuation by carolynporter
Select the sentence with correctly used commas.
  1. Will your dad drive us to the museum, or shall we take a bus?
  2. Will your dad, drive us to the museum or, shall we take a bus?
  3. Will your dad drive us to the museum or, shall we take bus?
Grade 9 :: Grammar by JulianaO
Which of the following is a run-on sentence?
  1. You can use soap to clean the kitchen counter, but bleach is better.
  2. Hamburgers should be eaten well-done, because cooking kills bacteria.
  3. It's important to store food properly and to keep preparation areas clean.
  4. Bacteria in food can cause illness you should take care to store food properly.
Grade 9 :: Grammar by DSnamor
Pronouns and antecedents have to agree. Which contains pronouns and antecedents that agree?
  1. Each student must sit in their assigned seat.
  2. Humankind has his own flaws.
  3. Each student must sit in his or her assigned seat.
Grade 9 :: Grammar by JulianaO
Which of the following is a dependent clause?
  1. If the weather is still nice
  2. That's the most spectacular view of all
  3. You'll want to take pictures
  4. You will reach the city of Asheville later
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