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Mixed Grammar Practice (Grade 5)

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Mixed Grammar Practice

1. 
Choose the correct word to fill in the blank.

You shouldn't do it like that; do it                way.
  1. this
  2. that
  3. these
  4. those
2. 
Choose the correct word to fill in the blank.

Take one of                books from the pile.
  1. this
  2. those
  3. these
3. 
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. It is now eleven o'clock, so it is time for our lunch.
  2. Motorcycles may be fun; but they are also very dangerous.
  3. Solving mysteries is fun: Some police officers are very good at solving them.
  4. Stand up and look, Our team is about to score!
4. 
Which is the BEST way to combine the following sentences?

Paint spilled on the floor. Kevin spent the morning cleaning up the spilled paint.
  1. Kevin spilled paint on the floor; spent the morning cleaning the floor.
  2. Paint spilled on the floor, Kevin spent the morning cleaning up the spilled paint.
  3. Kevin spilled paint on the floor; spent the morning cleaning up the paint.
  4. Kevin spent the morning cleaning up the spilled paint on the floor.
5. 
Which word in the following sentence is a conjunction?

Since Haley was late for class, she had to complete her work during recess.
  1. Since
  2. her
  3. to
  4. she
6. 
Which sentence is a compound sentence?
  1. Jonathan got a cart and went into the grocery store.
  2. The store had apples, pears, and oranges on sale.
  3. The store had peanuts and walnuts on sale, but they were sold out of peanuts.
  4. After he paid for his groceries, he had very little money left!
7. 
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 a puzzle.
  3. Chandra wrapped the puzzle after she bought the puzzle.
  4. Wrapping the puzzle, Chandra bought it.
8. 
The evidence suggests that mankind is polluting the Earth.

What change, if any, should be made in the sentence above?
  1. Change evidence to evidance
  2. Add quotation marks before The and after Earth.
  3. Add a comma after mankind
  4. Make no change
9. 
What kinds of words can an adverb modify?



10. 
Choose the correct word to fill in the blank.

That               is going up to the second floor of the Empire State Building.
  1. elevature
  2. elevator
  3. elevatur
  4. elevayture
11. 
Choose the correct word to fill in the blank.

There are three               schools in our town.
  1. elementary
  2. elmentary
  3. elementury
  4. elamentary
12. 
A pronoun can replace a noun or another pronoun.
  1. True
  2. False
13. 
Choose the correct word to fill in the blank.

Please don't leave               clothes on the floor.
  1. no
  2. none
  3. any
14. 
Interjections always end with an exclamation point.
  1. True
  2. False
15. 
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. Those trees is losing their leaves.
  2. Those tree are losing their leaves.
  3. Those trees are losing their leaves.
16. 
Which sentence is NOT a complete thought?
  1. The Declaration of Independence was written in 1776.
  2. The 13 colonies wanted to be free of British rule.
  3. And fought for independence in the American Revolutionary War.
  4. George Washington was the commander of the colonial army.
17. 
Choose the correct conjunction to fill in the blank.

                I was tired, I managed to finish my homework late at night.
  1. Although
  2. But
  3. Yet
  4. However
18. 
The title of a book or movie is underlined.
  1. True
  2. False
19. 
Choose the correct words to fill in the blanks.

My family                       Honduras. We                       been in the United States for five years.
  1. is come from / have
  2. comes from / have
  3. coming from / has
  4. comes from / has
20. 
The coach and the carpenter ARE friends.

In the sentence above, what part of speech is the capitalized word?
  1. verb
  2. adjective
  3. preposition
  4. conjunction
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