Writing Practice Test 1

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. Identify the subject complement of the following sentence.

 

This knapsack seems awfully heavy.
A.
B.
C.
D.

Question 1 of 10

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

 

Our team will be difficult to beat.
A.
B.

Question 2 of 10

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

Question 3 of 10

4. Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

If only he _______ more skillful, he would make a good football player.
A.
B.
C.

Question 4 of 10

5. Choose the correct quantifier for the next sentence.

 

The children didn't want ….. candy.
A.
B.

Question 5 of 10

6. Is the following sentence written in active or passive voice?

 

Many discoveries were made by the Egyptians.
A.
B.

Question 6 of 10

7. Choose the correct word to complete the sentence.

 

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

Question 7 of 10

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

 

The kicker scored a field goal before halftime.
A.
B.

Question 8 of 10

9. Fix the parallel structure of the following sentence:

 

Mary likes hiking, swimming, and to ride a bicycle.
A.
B.

Question 9 of 10

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

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.

Reading is a process of finding meaning in a text. Writers use many ways to convey the meaning of words and concepts. Some are overt and some are subtle. These clues include definitions, examples, descriptions, illustrations, clarification, parenthetical notes, comparison, and elaboration.

Last Updated on September 9, 2020