AEG Review for EXAM #2
PRACTICE FOR EXAM #2 Cumulative, though focused on CHAPTERS 4-7 in your book
I. Write the pattern number of the following sentences and then diagram each.
1. ___ An apple or an orange is a good breakfast.
2. ____When does your brother leave for his vacation in Rome?
3. ____ Imagine a sunrise on a beach with waves and white sand
4. ____ Kacie, my niece, bosses around the other children at her daycare.
II. Punctuate the following sentences properly. Then diagram each on notebook paper:
5. Unless we can pay off our loans we will be in debt for a long time.
6. Whoever is responsible for the good deed must step forward.
7. The tour continued even though the lead singer had broken his arm.
8. The owners left for vacation happily yet Spot their dog stared sadly at the front door.
9. Spot who was usually a good dog destroyed the house that day while the cat watched.
10. The garbage collectors staged a strike thus my trash sat at the curb for an entire week.
11. Once you are settled into your house you should buy a dog or a cat.
12. If you still consider him a friend you must not have heard what he said.
13. Sam called Mary whom he would later ask to the prom the most intelligent girl he knew.
14. The vitamins he takes are wherever he left them yesterday.
III. Correct ALL errors in the sentences below:
15. The main character, Huck Finn, sure is a riot.
16. His boat is more fast than the pirates’ boat, though the pirates have a more unique masthead.
17. Of the two pies I’ve baked this fall, the strawberry-rhubarb is the best.
18. Though he was just sick on Tuesday the day I first called, today he is feeling good.
19. She was dead serious on the phone last night.
IV. Write sentences as directed below, and build off of the italicized clauses below:
The phone rang. She answered it.
20. A compound sentence containing a coordinating conjunction. UNDERLINE the coordinating conjunction.
21. A compound sentence containing a conjunctive adverb. UNDERLINE the conjunctive adverb.
22. A complex sentence that contains an adverb clause. UNDERLINE the adverb clause.
23. A compound-complex sentence. IDENTIFY each clause as INDEPENDENT OR DEPENDENT.
24. A complex sentence containing a relative clause. UNDERLINE the relative clause.