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National Grammar Day Quiz

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Grade 6
English Language Arts
Common Core

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Grade 6
English Language Arts
Common Core

L.6.1

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  • Q1
    What is this punctuation symbol called?
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    colon
    parentheses
    semicolon
    apostrophe
    20s
    L.6.1
  • Q2
    Which word in this sentence is an ADVERB? Sarah danced elegantly on stage.
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    danced
    elegantly
    on
    Sarah
    20s
    L.6.1
  • Q3
    In which of these sentences is the apostrophe used CORRECTLY?
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    Truthfully, its not worth worrying about Tom's mistakes'.
    Truthfully, it's not worth worrying about Toms mistakes.
    Truthfully, it's not worth worrying about Tom's mistakes.
    Truthfully, its not worth worrying about Toms' mistakes.
    20s
    L.6.1
  • Q4
    Which one of these is NOT the correct collective noun for the animals referred to?
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    a gaggle of geese
    a murder of crows
    a pride of lions
    a pack of chickens
    20s
    L.6.1
  • Q5
    A noun that does not become plural by adding "-s" or "-es" to its end is known as an _____________________-.
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    abnormal plural noun
    irregular plural noun
    strange plural noun
    inconsistent plural noun
    20s
    L.6.1
  • Q6
    Which one of these is NOT a pronoun?
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    she
    themselves
    I
    person
    20s
    L.6.1
  • Q7
    Fill in the blank with the correct word: ____ did I lend my sweater to?
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    Who
    Whom
    Why
    How
    20s
    L.6.1
  • Q8
    In which of these sentences is capitalization correctly used?
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    I visited Europe last summer with my mother and thoroughly enjoyed it!
    I visited europe last Summer with my Mother and thoroughly enjoyed it!
    I visited Europe last Summer with my mother and thoroughly enjoyed it!
    i visited Europe last summer with my Mother and thoroughly enjoyed it!
    20s
    L.6.1
  • Q9
    In which of these sentences is the dialogue punctuated correctly?
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    "I don't care" she said, "I never did".
    "I don’t care," she said, "I never did."
    "I don't care," she said "I never did".
    "I don't care." she said "I never did."
    20s
    L.6.1
  • Q10
    Which word in this sentence is a PREPOSITION? A lengthy search revealed that Timmy the dog was stuck in some bushes.
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    in
    was
    lengthy
    some
    20s
    L.6.1
  • Q11
    Fill in the blanks with the correct words: After all, __(1)__ is no limit to what __(2)__ capable of.
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    (1) there, (2) their
    (1) their, (2) their
    (1) there, (2) they’re
    (1) their, (2) they're
    20s
    L.6.1
  • Q12
    Which one of these is NOT an adjective?
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    excellent
    fantastic
    blast
    Parisian
    20s
    L.6.1

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