1st Quarter 5th ELA TEST
  • 1. Which sentence uses correct punctuation?
A) "Where is my cereal!" Tina asked her mother?
B) "Where is my cereal?" Tina asked her mother.
C) "Where is my cereal" Tina asked her mother?
D) "Where is my cereal." Tina asked her mother!
  • 2. According to the source listing, "Pyramids" is the: Lesko, Leonard H. "Pyramids." The World Book Encyclopedia, 2001.
A) The name of a magazine.
B) An entry in an encyclopedia.
C) The Title of a book.
D) The author's last name.
  • 3. greta was a German foreign exchange student who stayed with my family and me during july of last summer. Which words in the sentence above should be capitalized?
A) greta, foreign
B) greta, july, summer
C) greta, july, summer
D) greta, july
  • 4. Which of the following sentences is written correctly?
A) At christmas time, Aunt Hattie gives us caramel-coated popcorn balls?
B) At Christmas time, Aunt Hattie gives us caramel-coated popcorn balls.
C) At Christmas time, Aunt Hattie gives us Caramel-Coated popcorn balls.
D) At Christmas time aunt Hattie gives us caramel-coated popcorn balls.
  • 5. The gentle knock on the door was too quiet to be heard over the roaring music. Which word is an adjective from the sentence above?
A) gentle
B) door
C) heard
D) music
  • 6. Which sentence below has correct capitalization?
A) On Saturday, Grandma Jackie is taking me to the library.
B) On saturday, grandma Jackie is taking me to the library.
C) On Saturday, Grandma Jackie is taking me to the Library.
D) On Saturday, grandma Jackie is taking me to the library.
  • 7. Select the best words to make the sentence clear and precise. To enter the Guinness Book of World Records, Josh ate _______ of strawberries.
A) a lot
B) a large amount
C) ten pounds
D) a big bag
  • 8. Frank said, "my favorite musician is Michael Bolton." What error can be found in the sentence above?
A) Capitalize the word my.
B) Change the word is to are.
C) Put the period outside the quotation marks.
D) Take out the comma after the word said.
  • 9. The pile of leaves Samayra and Joaquin raked in two hours seemed like only a drop in the bucket compared to what was left. However, the thought of earning some money kept them going. What does the phrase a drop in the bucket mean?
A) a very little part of something large or whole
B) when something is only slightly wet or damp
C) the amount of something that will fit in a bucket
D) the time it takes to complete a small task
  • 10. Which sentence is an example of an imperative sentence?
A) A person who gets too cold has what is known as hypothermiza.
B) Take this rescue class to be prepared.
C) Hooray! We've got a pulse!
D) Why did Tilly begin to bark?
  • 11. Which sentence is an example of an interrogative sentence?
A) Why did Tilly begin to bark?
B) Hooray! We've got a pulse!
C) A person who gets too cold has what is known as hypothermia.
D) Take this rescue class to be prepared.
  • 12. Which sentence is an example of an exclamatory sentence?
A) A person who gets too cold has what is known as hypothermia.
B) Hooray! We've got a pulse!
C) Take this rescue class to be prepared.
D) Why did Tilly begin to bark?
  • 13. What is the complete subject in the sentence below? A tornado's shape is like a funnel.
A) A tornado's shape
B) A tornado's shape is
C) funnel
D) shape
  • 14. What is the complete predicate in the sentence below? They are unpredictable in their movements.
A) are unpredictable in their movements.
B) They are
C) in their movements
D) They
  • 15. What is the simple subject in the sentence below? Settlers feared the awful twister.
A) Settlers
B) awful twister
C) feared
D) twister
  • 16. What is the independent clause in this sentence: Deerskin made soft, warm clothing after it was tanned.
A) Deerskin made soft,
B) after it was tanned
C) Deerskin made soft, warm clothing
D) warm clothing after it was tanned.
  • 17. What is the dependent clause in this sentence: Artists might carve bone if the weather is bad.
A) the weather
B) Artists might carve
C) none of the above
D) if the weather was bad
  • 18. Which sentence is a compound sentence?
A) The fans live for the crack of the bat.
B) Many Americans love the game of baseball.
C) When one team wins four games, it wins the World Series.
D) The bleachers of ball parks fill, and fans cheer their favorite teams.
  • 19. Which group of words represent proper nouns?
A) Mississippi River
B) Children, Town, State
C) Pikes, Wood Ties, Sledgehammers
D) Schools, Teacher, Classroom
  • 20. What are the common nouns in the following sentence? The author has written an exciting novel, Gift of a Watermelon Pickle.
A) author, Gift of a Watermelon Pickle
B) The, Gift of a Watermelon, Pickle
C) written, novel
D) author, novel
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