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					Grammar final sem. 1 review
  Is the following sentence active or
              passive voice?
One summer, about 1904, a camp
was rented by my father on a lake
in Maine, and we were taken there
for the month of August.
Passive
  Is the following sentence active or
              passive voice?
Ringworm was gotten from some
kittens, and Pond's Extract had to
be rubbed on our arms and legs
night and morning.
Passive
  Change the following sentence to
            active voice
A canoe was rolled over by my
father with all his clothes on.
            Answer

My father rolled over a canoe
while he had his clothes on.
  Change the following sentence to
            active voice
Outside of that, the vacation
was thought to be a success,
and from then on it was thought
that there was no place like that
lake in Maine.
            Answer

Outside of that, my family
thought the vacation was a
success, and from then on we
thought that there was no place
like that lake in Maine.
 Fix the following sentence by adding
   punctuation in the correct spot/s
We had chicken mashed
potatoes and corn for dinner.
            Answer

We had chicken, mashed
potatoes, and corn for dinner.
 Fix the following sentence by adding
   punctuation in the correct spot/s
During my summer vacation I
went to the beach my favorite
beach activities included
watersports swimming scuba
diving parasailing and jet skiing.
              Answer

During my summer vacation, I
went to the beach my favorite
beach activities included
watersports: swimming, scuba
diving, parasailing, and jet skiing.
 Fix the following sentence by adding
   punctuation in the correct spot/s
I told my friend who never has
to study to get good grades that
I have homework to do
therefore I must leave the party
early.
            Answer

I told my friend, who never has
to study to get good grades,
that I have homework to do;
therefore, I must leave the
party early.
 Fix the following sentence by adding
   punctuation in the correct spot/s
Jan my best friend cannot go to
the movies with us because she
has to watch her little sister.
             Answer

Jan, my best friend, cannot go
to the movies with us because
she has to watch her little sister.
 Fix the following sentence by adding
   punctuation in the correct spot/s
I want a cute brown puppy but
my mother won’t let me have
one because they are messy
smelly and noisy.
            Answer

I want a cute, brown puppy, but
my mother won’t let me have
one because they are messy,
smelly, and noisy.
Fix the following sentence by changing
       words that are incorrect.
Can you help me find there
shoes so they can go to the play
to?
            Answer

Can you help me find their
shoes so they can go to the play
too?
Fix the following sentence by changing
       words that are incorrect.
Your always losing things. Why
can’t you except your
responsibility two take care of
those kids?
             Answer

You’re always losing things.
Why can’t you accept your
responsibility to take care of
those kids?
Fix the following sentence by changing
       words that are incorrect.
Its because your not any help
except when you want to
except a reward.
            Answer

It’s because you’re not any help
except when you want to
accept a reward.
Is this sentence in parallel structure?

She likes reading the latest
novels and to listen to music.
Is this sentence in parallel structure?

No
Is this sentence in parallel structure?

When the weather outside is
cold and starting to get windy, I
like to be indoors.
Is this sentence in parallel structure?

No
Fix the following sentences so they are
          in parallel structure.
You will either listen to your
father, or negative results will
occur.
             Answer

You will either listen to your
father, or you will suffer the
negative results.
Fix the following sentences so they are
          in parallel structure.
The question at hand is whether
to incorporate student feedback
or complete reliance on the
opinions of professionals.
            Answer

The question at hand is whether
to incorporate student feedback
or to rely on the opinions of
professionals.
         Fix the following paragraph
       If your parents think today’s fashions are weird. They
should see the clothes people wore in the Middle Ages.
Patterns of floral or geometric shapes were popular, people
liked clothes that were half one color and half another. Pants
might have one green leg and one red leg. Furthermore,
people often wore heavy leather belts decorated with metal
and jewels. Because it was fashionable at the time. Shoes
had long toes that were padded to retain their shape, and
tights were made of velvet or silk, and clothes were lined in
fur. Besides the different types of clothing. People also wore
their clothing differently. Layering was the rage. The more
clothes a person could afford to wear. The wealthier that
person was. Current fashions a little boring in comparison.
         Fix the following paragraph
       If your parents think today’s fashions are weird, they
should see the clothes people wore in the Middle Ages.
Patterns of floral or geometric shapes were popular. People
liked clothes that were half one color and half another. Pants
might have one green leg and one red leg. Furthermore,
people often wore heavy leather belts decorated with metal
and jewels because it was fashionable at the time. Shoes had
long toes that were padded to retain their shape, tights were
made of velvet or silk, and clothes were lined in fur. Besides
the different types of clothing, people also wore their
clothing differently. Layering was the rage. The more clothes
a person could afford to wear, the wealthier that person was.
Current fashions are a little boring in comparison.

				
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