FREE OOPT Grammar Questions and Answers

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Which of the following statements is not grammatically correct?

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Another way to phrase the question is: "To whom does this jacket belong?"", so we're discussing possession. "Who's" is an abbreviation of "who is". The right form is seen above.

Which of the following statements are grammatically correct?

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In this situation, we require an adverb to modify the adjective "independent". The appropriate adverb form is "financially".

Which one of the following is grammatically correct?

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In this statement, the verb must agree with the subject. The verb in "Mark and Anne" is in the third person plural form.

Which word in the sentence below is grammatically incorrect? I'd rather rather go to Costa Rica then to Florida for vacation.

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In this scenario, we are comparing two separate things. We know this for certain because of the term "rather". We should use "than" instead of "then". The right form is seen above.

Select the most appropriate word to finish the statement. The ant returned immediately to ________ house.

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In this situation, the residence belongs to the ant, thus we must state ownership. It is a contraction, yet it indicates ownership.

Which of the following statements is not grammatically correct?

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When we use a participial phrase, we must ensure that it is close to the word it modifies. In this situation, the erroneous statement indicates that the veggies were planting seeds throughout the summer. The right form is seen above.

We always ______ before the exam.

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Both the subject and verb must agree. The present tense form is "we study", the past tense is "we studied", and the future tense is "we will study."

In her spare time, Grace loves __________, reading, and trying new recipes.

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When writing and speaking, we should be aware of parallel structures. Dance should be in the gerund (-ing) form, just like the other two verbs on the list.

What sort of phrase does the following statement contain? JK, my boyfriend, is a great man!

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JK (just kidding) and BF (boyfriend) are often used codes while messaging or emailing with buddies.

I was really craving ice cream, ____ I went to the supermarket and purchased some.

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Although each choice is a conjunction, only "so" (meaning consequently) makes logical sense in this context.

Which word in the following sentence is an adverb. Brian carefully arranged the eggs on the wooden table.

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We know that cautiously is an adverb because it modifies, or provides additional information about, the verb. It addresses the question, "How did Brian arrange the eggs?".

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