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Fill in the Blank Grammar Quiz (Grade 9)

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Fill in the Blank Grammar Quiz

1. 
Using your knowledge of the rules of grammar, complete the following quote.

“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the                   (do not). Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the                   (will not).                    to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child.                        can be.” - Shel Silverstein
2. 
Using your knowledge of the rules of grammar, fill in the blanks in the following quote using the words in parentheses to help you:

"You're braver than you believe,                       (to be strong) than you seem and smarter               you think." - Winnie-The-Pooh
3. 
Use your knowledge of the rules of grammar to fill in the blanks in the quote below. Use the words in parentheses to help you.

"Alice was beginning to get very tired of                     (to sit) by her sister on the bank, and of                   (to do) nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, "and what is the use of a book,"                     (to think) Alice 'without pictures or conversation?'" - Alice in Wonderland
4. 
Use your knowledge of the rules of grammar to fill in the blank in the quote below. Use the words in parentheses to guide you.

"The Mole had been                     (to work) very hard all the morning, spring-cleaning his little home."
5. 
Use your knowledge of the rules of grammar to fill in the blanks in the quote below.

"Chug,               , chug.               , puff, puff. Ding-dong,                         ." - The Little Engine that Could
6. 
Use your knowledge of the rules of grammar to fill in the blanks in the quote below. Use the words in parentheses to guide you.

"It was seven o'clock of a very warm evening in the Seeonee hills when Father Wolf woke up from his day's rest,                          (to scratch) himself,                   (to yawn), and spread out his paws one after the other to get rid of the sleepy feeling in their tips." - The Jungle Book
7. 
Use your knowledge of the rules of grammar to fill in the blank in the quote below. Use the words in parentheses to help.

"Squire Trelawney, Dr Livesey, and the rest of these gentlemen having asked me to write down the whole particulars about Treasure Island, from the beginning to the end,                     (to keep) nothing back but the bearings of the island, and that only because there is still treasure not yet lifted..." - Treasure Island
8. 
Use your knowledge of the rules of grammar to fill in the blanks in the quote below. Use the words in parentheses to help.

"It was so glorious out in the country; it              (to be) summer; the cornfields were yellow, the oats                (to be) green, the hay had been put up in stacks in the green meadows, and the stork went about on his long red legs, and chattered Egyptian, for this was the language he                             (to learn past perfect) from his good mother." - The Ugly Duckling
9. 
Using your knowledge of the rules of grammar, fill in the blanks in the quote below. Use the parentheses to help you.

"My mother                 (to drive) me to the airport with the windows rolled down. It was seventy-five degrees in Phoenix, the sky a perfect, cloudless blue. I             (to be) wearing my favorite shirt - sleeveless, white eyelet lace; I was wearing it as a farewell gesture. My carry-on item             (to be) a parka." - Twilight
10. 
Using your knowledge of the rules of grammar, fill in the blanks in the quote below.

"Dorothy lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies, with Uncle Henry, who was a farmer, and Aunt Em,                           the farmer's wife."
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