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1. What modifies a noun?  It describes the quality, state or action that a noun refers
to?

An adjective
An verb
An pronoun
An adverb


2. What is a word like AND, BUT, WHEN, OR, etc., which connects words, phrases or
clauses?

A adverb
A noun
A conjunction
A
preposition


3. What is a kind of abbreviation? It is a word formed by taking letters from a phrase
that is too long to use comfortably.

An adverb
An conjunction
An rhyme
An acronym


4. What is a word used to refer to people, animals, objects, substances, states,
events and feelings?

A noun
A verb
A adjective
A conjunction


5. What is a word or short phrase used in speech to gain attention, to exclaim,
protest or command? Can be used to show emotion such as surprise or shock.

An abbreviation
A pronoun
An interjection
A verb


6. What is a word that modifies the meaning of a Verb?

An adverb
An conjunction
An noun
An adjective


7. What are used at the beginning of a Sentence and for a Proper Noun?

Bold letters
Italic letters
Capital letters
Vowel


8. A phrase which has a meaning that is commonly understood by speakers of the
language, but whose meaning is often different from the normal meaning of the words is called an?

Idiom
Jargon
Metonymy
Slang


9. When words at the end of lines of poetry have the same sound so that they work
together to produce an effect, the poem has a?

satire
prose
Alliteration
rhyme


10. What is a word that substitutes a noun or noun phrase?

A adjective
A pronoun
A adverb
A conjuntion


11. What is the form of a verb, pronoun, noun, etc., used when talking or writing
about something of which there as more than one?

The adverb
The plural
The adjective
The preposition


12. A word that has been shortened is?

an abbreviation
a symbol
a letter
a capital letter


13. This pronoun refers to specific persons or things - I, me, you, he, she, it, we,
they, them, etc.

Possessive
Reflexive
Demonstrative
Personal


14. This pronoun indicates ownership - my, mine, hers, theirs, his, its, ours, etc.

Reflexive
Possessive
Demonstrative
Personal


15. This pronoun refers to the subject of the sentence or clause in which they
appear. They end in -self or –selves: myself, yourself, themselves, oneself, herself,
himself.

Reflexive
Possessive 
Demonstrative
Personal


16. This pronoun does not refer to specific nouns, although they may refer to
identifiable persons or things - all, another, anybody, both, each, either, everything,
few, many, most, neither, none, no one, nothing, one, some, something, etc.

Reflexive
Indefinite
Demonstrative
Personal


17. This pronoun identifies or points to specific nouns - this, that, these, those.

Reflexive
Demonstrative
Indefinite
Personal


18. This pronoun is used to ask questions - who, which, what.

Interrogative
Personal
Demonstrative
Reflexive


19. This pronoun introduces dependent clauses and "relate" the dependent clause to the rest of the sentence - who, which, that, what, whoever, whichever, whatever.

Relative
Interrogative
Demonstrative
Reflexive


20. This pronoun refers to individual parts of a plural antecedent - each other, one
another.

Relative
Personal
Demonstrative
Reciprocal