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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Grammar Questions

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Grade 9 Commas
Which sentence uses commas correctly?
  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 a bus?
  4. Will your dad, drive us to the museum, or shall we take a bus?
Grade 9 Colons and Semicolons CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2a
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. You'll need to turn left on Cedar it's the third house on the right.
  2. You'll need to turn left on Cedar; it's the third house on the right.
  3. You'll need to turn left on; Cedar it's the third house on the right.
  4. You'll need to turn left on Cedar it's the; third house on the right.
Grade 9 Fragments and Run-ons
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 Colons and Semicolons CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2a
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. Recent sites of the Olympic Games include Athens, Greece Salt Lake City, Utah; Sydney, Australia; and Nagano, Japan.
  2. Recent sites of the Olympic Games include Athens, Greece Salt Lake City, Utah Sydney, Australia; and Nagano, Japan.
  3. Recent sites of the Olympic Games include Athens, Greece; Salt Lake City, Utah; Sydney, Australia; and Nagano, Japan.
  4. Recent sites of the Olympic Games include Athens, Greece Salt Lake City, Utah Sydney, Australia and Nagano, Japan.
Grade 9 Types of Sentences
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. coordinating conjunction.
  4. correlative conjunction.
Grade 9 Fragments and Run-ons
Which sentence is not a complete thought?
  1. Beautiful shoes on my feet.
  2. Shoes protect your feet from sharp objects.
Grade 9 Phrases and Clauses
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
Grade 9 Subject-Verb Agreement
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