ENGLU MIDTERM
  • 1. the label for any member of a category, In English, one never capitalizes.
A) Proper
B) Abstract
C) Concrete
D) Common
  • 2. the label for a specific member of a category
A) Common
B) Proper
C) Concrete
D) Abstract
  • 3. the name of a non-tangible thing, an idea
A) Abstract
B) Common
C) Proper
D) Concrete
  • 4. the name of something one can sense
A) Common
B) Proper
C) Abstract
D) Concrete
  • 5. the broad term naming all members of a group
A) Abstract
B) Specific
C) General
D) Collective
  • 6. the name of a particular member of a group
A) Collective
B) Abstract
C) Specific
D) General
  • 7. the name of a group, written as a common noun and in the singular
A) General
B) Collective
C) Abstract
D) Specific
  • 8. Nouns may be singular (referring to one) or plural (referring to more than one).
A) Collective nouns
B) Number of Nouns
C) Case of Nouns
D) Irregular plural nouns
  • 9. are nouns that do not become plural by adding -s or -es, as most nouns in the English language do.
A) Collective nouns
B) Irregular plural nouns
C) Case of Nouns
D) Number of Nouns
  • 10. may be singular or plural, but once one settles on a number, he must be consistent in using that number
A) Number of Nouns
B) Collective nouns
C) Irregular plural nouns
D) Case of Nouns
  • 11. Nouns and pronouns have case.Case is a category into which one puts a noun based on its function in the sentence.
A) Collective nouns
B) Number of Nouns
C) Irregular plural nouns
D) Case of Nouns
  • 12. is a word that refers to or takes the place of a noun.
A) Prounoun
B) Collective nouns
C) Irregular plural nouns
D) Case of Nouns
  • 13. are pronouns that refer to a specific person or thing in a sen- tence and can be divided into two groups: nominative and objective.
A) Personal
B) Intensive
C) Possessive
D) Reflixive
  • 14. are pronouns that show ownership; in other words, something belongs to someone else (my/mine, your/yours, his, her/hers, its, our/ours, their/theirs)
A) Possessive
B) Reflixive
C) Intensive
D) Personal
  • 15. are pronouns that are used to show that the subject of the sentence is receiving the action of the verb (myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, themselves).
A) Personal
B) Possessive
C) Reflixive
D) Intensive
  • 16. are pronouns that are used only to place emphasis on the subject and are not essential to the meaning of the sentence.(myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, themselves).
A) Reflixive
B) Possessive
C) Personal
D) Intensive
  • 17. are pronouns that are used to identify nouns and answer the question “which one?” (this, that, these, those)
A) Indefinite
B) Interrogative
C) Relative
D) Demonstative
  • 18. are pronouns that are used only in reference to a question (who, what, which, whom, whose).
A) Relative
B) Indefinite
C) Interrogative
D) Demonstative
  • 19. are pronouns that are used to connect clarifying infor- mation to nouns or other pronouns within a sentence (who, that, which, whom, whose, whoever, whichever, whomever, whatever).
A) Interrogative
B) Reciprocal
C) Demonstative
D) Relative
  • 20. are pronouns that are used in reference to a person or thing that is not specific or not known.(i.e. everyone, everybody, anyone, anybody, somebody, most, all, each every, some, none, one, few, both, many, several).
A) Interrogative
B) Indefinite
C) Reciprocal
D) Relative
  • 21. are pronouns that are used to refer to a mutual set of people (each other, each other’s, one another, one another’s). For example:
A) Indefinite
B) Relative
C) Reciprocal
D) Interrogative
  • 22. can act as the subject of a sentence (I, you, he, she, it, we, they).
A) Objective personal pronouns,
B) Shadow
C) Nominative personal pronouns
  • 23. on the other hand, act as objects of a sentence (me, you, him, her, it, us, them).
A) Shadow
B) Nominative personal pronouns
C) Objective personal pronouns,
  • 24. modifies a noun or pronoun by providing descriptive or specific detail. Unlike adverbs, adjectives do not modify verbs, other adjectives, or adverbs. Adjectives usually precede the noun or pronoun they modify.
A) Descriptive Adjectives
B) Adjectives
C) Proper Adjectives
D) Limiting Adjectives
  • 25. A descriptive adjective names a quality of the noun or pronoun that it modifies.
A) Interrogative Adjectives
B) Proper Adjectives
C) Limiting Adjectives
D) Descriptive Adjectives
  • 26. A proper adjective is derived from a proper noun.
A) Limiting Adjectives
B) Interrogative Adjectives
C) Proper Adjectives
D) Descriptive Adjectives
  • 27. A limiting adjective restricts the meaning of the word it modifies.
A) Coordinate Adjectives
B) Proper Adjectives
C) Limiting Adjectives
D) Interrogative Adjectives
  • 28. An interrogative adjective is used to ask a question.
A) Limiting Adjectives
B) Coordinate Adjectives
C) Proper Adjectives
D) Interrogative Adjectives
  • 29. A coordinate adjective consists of two or more adjectives separated by a comma instead of by a coordinating conjunction.
A) Limiting Adjectives
B) Proper Adjectives
C) Coordinate Adjectives
D) Interrogative Adjectives
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