Writing Practice Test Set 2

Each question has a few answer choices. Choose the best answer for each question. At the end of the quiz, you will see your results.

1. Which subordinating conjunction best completes the following sentence?

 

You can have two muffins ____________ you are hungry.
A.
B.
C.

Question 1 of 10

2. The mayor, together with his two brothers, ... going to be indicted for accepting bribes.
A.
B.

Question 2 of 10

3. Even though they both sound correct in a sentence, “were” and “was” are not interchangeable. In the blanks, choose either “were” or “was”. Remember: “were” is the subjunctive verb and “was” is indicative.

 

I would pass out if I ________________ to meet a celebrity.
A.
B.

Question 3 of 10

4. Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

Who will be coming along with Tim and _______?
A.
B.

Question 4 of 10

5. Make the necessary corrections to the following sentence.

 

dat girl should of studied if shed hopped to pass the test over the epic poem the iliad
A.
B.
C.
D.

Question 5 of 10

6. Choose the correct sentence. Pay attention to qualifiers and determiners.
A.
B.

Question 6 of 10

7. Read the statement. Choose the correct answer to tell if it is a fact or an opinion.

 

The football game was lots of fun yesterday.
A.
B.

Question 7 of 10

8. Even though they both sound correct in a sentence, “were” and “was” are not interchangeable. In the blanks, choose either “were” or “was”. Remember: “were” is the subjunctive verb and “was” is indicative.

 

He ________________ on that television show for seven years.
A.
B.

Question 8 of 10

9. I will pick it up now ____________ I forget it later.
A.
B.
C.

Question 9 of 10

10. Which word is the best choice for the subordinating clause?

 

... Henry wanted to join the Army, he had to take a series of tests.
A.
B.
C.
D.

Question 10 of 10


 

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This quick quiz gives you practice in identifying correct and incorrect usage of standard English grammar and reading comprehension. You can identify your weaknesses and strong points. Clear explanations of each correct answer are also provided at the end of the quiz.

This practice test also helps you with improving your reading strategies.

As students progress through school, they are asked to read increasingly complex informational and graphical texts in their courses. The ability to understand and use the information in these texts is key to a student’s success in learning.

Reading is a thinking process. Effective readers know that when they read, what they read is supposed to make sense.

Last Updated on November 20, 2020