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Making the Grade 1Ce: Chapter 13

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the 'Submit my answers' button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) kg
b) IMF
c) CUPE
d) USW

Question 2:


a) CUPE
b) SEATO
c) CBC
d) CSIS

Question 3:


a) to show possession and to indicate that a word is plural when working with acronyms and abbreviations.
b) to show possession and to indicate that letters have been left out of a word.
c) to indicate that a word is plural when working with acronyms and abbreviations and to indicate that letters have been left out of a word.
d) to indicate that letters have been left out of a word and to show that a word has been adapted into English from another language (usually French).

Question 4:


a) wouldn't
b) womens'
c) dogs'
d) twas

Question 5:


a) animals'
b) Jones'
c) our's
d) tomato's

Question 6:


a) I'm going to the hockey game with my mother.
b) Are you going to the hockey game with Mother and me?
c) He asked me, 'Are you going to the hockey game?'
d) I told him that we wanted to go but couldn?t get tickets until the Spring.

Question 7:


a) to introduce a list of items
b) to introduce a quotation
c) to separate an example from the statement that introduces it
d) to join two independent clauses

Question 8:


a) However he had wanted to go to Vancouver, for a long time.
b) Would it be okay with you, Rahul if we have bannock for breakfast?
c) He woke up late, and he decided to skip breakfast altogether.
d) He was hungry, therefore by the time we sat down to dinner.

Question 9:


a) Juliet says, 'O Romeo,? wherefore art thou Romeo?'
b) So Romeo would?retain that dear perfection which he owes.?'
c) ?What?s in a name?'
d) Romeo, doff thy name, and?take all myself.'

Question 10:


a) The poutine cost $4.95, so I left a small tip.
b) 24 students were called into the dean?s office for academic infractions.
c) The recommended daily dose of vitamin D for Canadian adults is 600IU per day.
d) I left only two doughnuts in the box.