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GED 155 English Exam Unit 3

NathanielZaleski

GED 155 English Exam Unit 3

 

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1. Though no vote ________ taken, each delegate and alternate ________ there.

a. was/was

b. was/were

c. were/was

d. were/were

 

2. Neither of the choices ________ attractive to the group of workers that ________ on strike.

 

a. are/is

b. is/are

c. is/is

d. are/are

 

3. Either Chris or the new employee ________ the mail before Dolores or Charles ________.

 

a. sort/arrives

b. sort/arrive

c. sorts/arrives

d. sorts/arrive

 

4. There ________ some men waiting for help, but the reason for their difficulties ________ unclear.

 

a. is/seems

b. is/seem

c. are/seems

d. are/seem

 

5. Identify the incorrect sentence.

 

a. Half of the people in the crowd are growing impatient.

b. Half of the students are absent.

c. Half of the milk were drunk by the children.

d. Half of the class is absent today.

 

6. Identify the incorrect sentence.

 

a. There is a good variety of mugs in the cabinet.

b. There are a good variety of mugs in the cabinet.

c. A number of glasses have been broken.

d. The number of broken glasses has increased.

 

7. Identify the incorrect sentence.

 

a. Each knife and fork have been cleaned and put away.

b. Each knife and fork has been cleaned and put away.

c. Some of the girl’s teeth are chipped.

d. None of the material is missing.

 

8. ________ Destiny or Caroline sent an RSVP to the invitation? We ________ everyone ________ it to Jake’s party.

 

a. Has/hope/make

b. Have/hopes/make

c. Have/hope/makes

d. Has/hopes/make

e. Has/hope/makes

 

9. These ________ of strategies work ________.

 

a. kind/well

b. kinds/good

c. kinds/well

d. kind/good

 

10. Does the hospital have ________ open position for ________ X-ray technician?

 

a. an/ an

b. an/a

c. a/an

d. a/a

 

11. He is ________ CPA and his sister is ________ MD.

 

a. a/a

b. an/a

c. an/an

d. a/an

 

12. Identify the correct sentence.

 

a. Please proceed slowly.

b. He knows English good.

c. She is real smart.

d. She listens good.

 

13. Identify the correct sentence.

 

a. The music sounds beautifully.

b. Run quick; otherwise, you will miss the bus.

c. I surely wish you would go.

d. The boss is more happier today.

 

14. Identify the incorrect sentence.

 

a. I hope you’ll treat him fair.

b. I can’t find it anywhere.

c. She speaks logically.

d. He appears calm.

 

15. Which of the following is not a coordinating conjunction?

 

a. nor

b. but

c. for

d. because

 

16. Which of the following is not considered to be a short introductory expression?

 

a. okay

b. yes

c. oh

d. well

 

17. Always use a comma before a coordinating conjunction.

 

a. True

b. False

 

18. Identify the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

a. Give me a call tomorrow, Veronica, when you get home, so we can discuss the details of the upcoming event.

b. Give me a call tomorrow, Veronica, when you get home so we can discuss the details of the upcoming event.

c. Give me a call tomorrow, Veronica when you get home, so we can discuss the details of the upcoming event.

 

19. Identify the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

a. In 1975, the Census Bureau showed that 193 million Americans were driving cars, trucks and recreational vehicles.

b. In 1975 the Census Bureau showed that 193 million Americans were driving cars, trucks, and recreational vehicles.

c. In 1975 the Census Bureau showed, that 193 million Americans, were driving cars, trucks, and recreational vehicles.

d. In 1975 the Census Bureau showed that 193 million Americans were driving cars trucks, and recreational vehicles.

 

20. Use ________ to set off the word sic, which indicates “as written” in a quotation.

 

a. parentheses

b. brackets

c. commas

d. apostrophes

 

21. Identify the sentence that is correctly punctuated.

 

a. When the police recover the lost merchandise—a diamond bracelet, they will notify you.

b. When the police recover the lost merchandise (a diamond bracelet), they will notify you.

c. When the police recover the lost merchandise–a diamond bracelet; they will notify you.

d. When the police recover the lost merchandise a diamond bracelet, they will notify you.

 

22. Identify the sentence that is correctly punctuated.

 

a. It is not always necessary; however, to check the entire set of books.

b. It is not always necessary, however; to check the entire set of books.

c. It is not always necessary, however, to check the entire set of books.

d. It is, not always, necessary, however, to check the entire set of books.

 

23. Identify the sentence that is correctly punctuated.

 

a. The chairman said, “Gentlemen may I ask to have the meeting postponed?”

b. The chairman said: “Gentlemen may I ask to have the meeting postponed?”

c. The chairman said, “Gentlemen, may I ask to have the meeting postponed?”

d. The Chairman said “Gentlemen may I ask, to have the meeting, postponed”?

 

24. Identify the sentence that is correctly punctuated.

 

a. Word Processing, PowerPoint, and Excel: those are the technology job requirements.

b. Word Processing, PowerPoint, and Excel, those are the technology job requirements.

c. Word Processing, PowerPoint, and Excel; those are the technology job requirements.

d. Word Processing, PowerPoint and Excel—those are the technology job requirements.

 

25. Identify the sentence that is correctly punctuated.

 

a. Ms. Blake asked me whether I would attend the conference?

b. Ms. Blake, asked me whether I would attend the conference.

c. Ms. Blake asked me whether I would attend the conference.

d. Ms. Blake, asked me, whether I would attend, the conference.

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