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7th Grade Summer Review Quiz (Grade 7)

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7th Grade Summer Review Quiz

1. 
The cat walked down the street.

In the sentence above, what is the simple subject?
  1. The cat
  2. walked down the street
  3. cat
  4. walked
 
2. 
Which of the following sentences contains imagery?
  1. I told Charlie I had a lot of homework to do.
  2. "It was nice to see you again," Jacob said.
  3. I opened my eyes and looked around.
  4. I could hear the waves crashing against the rocks somewhere nearby.
3. 
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
  1. At the beginning of every class students are supposed to sharpen their pencils and be ready for the lesson.
  2. At the beginning of every class, students are supposed to sharpen their pencils, and be ready for the lesson.
  3. At the beginning of every class students are supposed to sharpen their pencils, and be ready for the lesson.
  4. At the beginning of every class, students are supposed to sharpen their pencils and be ready for the lesson.
 
4. 
The sentences below are examples of which type of sentence?

Be quiet during Ms. Stringer's class.
Please give me another slice of watermelon.
Quentin, please update your Facebook page.
  1. declarative
  2. exclamatory
  3. imperative
  4. interrogative
5. 
Which are examples of collective nouns?
  1. audience, crew, family, team
  2. him, his, her, she, we
  3. dog, cat, elephant, rat, coupon
  4. both a and b
 
6. 
The weather today is gooder than it was yesterday.
The word GOODER should be changed to:
  1. more good
  2. best
  3. better
  4. no change
7. 
Identify the figurative language in the following line of poetry:
“The tropical storm slept for two days.”
  1. personification
  2. simile
  3. idiom
  4. metaphor
 
8. 
The rain was pouring loud on the roof.

The words POURING LOUD should be changed to:
  1. pouring loudly
  2. loud pouring
  3. pouring loudness
  4. no change
9. 
Which of the following is not an example of an allusion?
  1. She transformed her backyard to look like the Garden of Eden.
  2. His wife was his Achilles' heel.
  3. He lies so much, I'm surprised his nose doesn't grow like Pinnochio's.
  4. We'll miss him so much because he was the best dog ever.
 
10. 
Identify the figurative language in the following line of poetry:
"His feet were as big as boots."
  1. personification
  2. idiom
  3. simile
  4. metaphor
11. 
Choose the adverb clause in the sentence.

Sasha went to the mall after she finished her homework.
  1. Sasha went to the mall
  2. after she finished her homework
  3. went to the mall
  4. finished her homework
 
12. 
The Slim-O-Matic will cause you to lose pounds and inches from your body in one month. This amazing machine helps you to exercise correctly and provides an easy video to show you the proper way to exercise. Send $75.99 and begin exercising today.

The author's purpose is to:
  1. Persuade
  2. Inform
  3. Entertain
  4. Describe
13. 
David drove to the grocery store to buy some milk.

What are the subject and predicate of this sentence?
  1. David, drove
  2. grocery, store
  3. David, milk
  4. store, buy
 
14. 
Which of the following is an example of a title that would be written for the purpose of persuading?
  1. The Art of Fencing
  2. Why Soccer in America will Never be the Top Sport.
  3. How to Divide Fractions
  4. Speaking Conversational Chinese
15. 
Given how hard the test was, the                all did very well.
  1. student
  2. student's
  3. students'
  4. students
 
16. 
What is the subordinating clause in the sentence below?

While the children slept, their parents decorated for the party.
  1. While the children
  2. their parents decorated
  3. While the children slept
  4. their parents decorated for the party
17. 
The two independent clauses in a compound sentence are connected by
  1. a transition word.
  2. a verb.
  3. a conjunction.
  4. a common denominator.
 
18. 
What does PINNACLE mean in the following phrase?

As an Olympic track and field runner I feel I reached my career PINNACLE in my early 30's, but my personal pinnacle after I had children at 35.
  1. the fastest
  2. the lowest point
  3. the highest point
  4. spiritual evolution
19. 
What part of a story is the author's feelings                                                          simply refers to how the author feels towards the subject, or towards something. You will know what the author’s                             is implying by the words he uses.                            is shown through the author's word choice.
While                             , refers to the feeling of the atmosphere the author is describing. It is what the author makes you feel when you read his writings. You can read a sentence, and feel sad, happy or angry.
  1. mood; tone;tone;mood; mood
  2. tone; mood; tone; tone; mood
  3. mood; mood; mood; mood; tone
  4. tone; tone; tone; tone; mood
 
20. 
Themes can be found in all genres. Movies also have themes. The book The Lion King was made into a movie. In both the book and in the movie, a possible theme might be:
  1. Simba is brave
  2. Good triumphs over evil
  3. Scar is evil
  4. Payback
21. 
Read the sentences below.

John looks sleepy this morning. Why is he so tired? He had forgotten that he had a big report to write for his social studies class. The report is due today, and John had wanted to give his best effort to the assignment. With his deadline approaching, he had burned the midnight oil.

What does the idiom BURN THE MIDNIGHT OIL mean?
  1. Rested to little
  2. Worked too late at night
  3. Wasted a lot of energy
  4. Stressed out over assignments
 
22. 
This pronoun is used to begin a question (what, which, who, whom, whose)
  1. subjective pronoun
  2. demonstrative pronoun
  3. intensive pronoun
  4. interrogative pronoun
23. 
The cat walked down the street.

In the sentence above, what is the complete predicate?
  1. The cat
  2. walked
  3. cat
  4. walked down the street
 
24. 
What part of the following sentence is an INDEPENDENT CLAUSE, also known as the main clause?

Until you eat your supper, there will be no dessert for you!
  1. there will be no dessert for you
  2. until you eat your supper
  3. until you eat
  4. there will be no
25. 
Which of the following is not an example of a pun?
  1. I'm feeling under the weather.
  2. We're punstoppable when it comes to puns.
  3. The worst page in the dictionary full of disgrace, disgust, dishonesty. and disingenuous synonyms..
  4. My hair is highlighted because some strands are more important than others.
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