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Grammar quiz. Open-book quiz. ©azb NewsPlace.org/grammar2.html
Your grade is the number of initially correct answers. YOUR NAME:
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1. The 1957 yearbook, needs rebinding, is on the top shelf.
2. The book I am reading is on the table.
3. Amusingly, about grammar.
4, The agency exceeded budget.
5. The full text of the court decisions included in the book.
6. The council members or the mayor going to the conference.
[What would be a better sentence?]
7. Everyone on the men's basketball team has own locker.
8. If the council studies the plan today, may vote next week.
9. The Hair Salon announced that Betty Veritas will join staff.
10. She is one of the people who are out of touch with emotions.
11. The man entered the contest is very well known.
12. The woman the audience liked is an amateur.
13. Ben Vero, the audience liked, is an amateur.
Find one grammatical error in each item:
14. Rebecca Emmet was born on April 15, 1998 in an ambulance.
15. The capital city's mayor made a double edged remark.
16. She is a community-college transfer student, but he’s still at the community college.
17. The overwrought tired jury was dismissed.
18. Journalism strives for: accuracy and clarity.
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the number of initially correct answers.
Perfect score is 18. Your instructor will circle every error. Review and resubmit until perfect.
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