Com/150 Comprehensive Grammar Checkpoint Answer Form

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Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint Answer Form

Enter the correct answer for each item by typing either a or b in the second column. Provide an explanation for each choice in the Rationale column. The boxes expand to accommodate your text.

Item| Correct Answer(a or b)| Rationale|
1.| A| The object of the preposition is singular so I chose the answer with a singular verb| 2.| B| The subject in this sentence is plural so I chose a plural verb.| 3.| A| I chose to go with a plural verb since the noun was a collective noun.| 4.| A| I chose “has become” because it is past tense and “has became” makes no since in this sentence.| 5.| A| I chose “have taken” because it is past tense and “ have took” makes no since in this sentence.| 6.| A| I chose “ I laid my book on the table” over “ I lay my book on the table” because “laid” is past| 7.| B| In this sentence, I chose “I am interested” over “I was interested” because the sentence is in present tense, and saying “I was” would have made the sentence past tense.| 8.| A| I chose to go with answer A because “have” puts it into past tense.| 9.| A| I chose A because “Have built” implies that they are still around. (present tense)| 10.| A| I chose A, because It is the “students” who have the assignments.| 11.| A| I chose A because it is the “doctors” who would need to schedule more time for the patients.| 12.| B| I chose B because “vehicle” is singular and so the pronoun should be singular as well. | 13.| B| I chose B because “presenters” is plural so therefore the possessive must be “their”.| 14.| B| “A video game” is singular, so therefore it’s pronoun must be singular. | 15.| A| “Council members” is plural therefore “their” is plural as well. | 16.| B| The word “anyone” is singular, so it needs a singular pronoun such as “he” or “she”| 17.| A| |In speaking about “each of the applicants” the pronoun needs to be singular as in “he or she” | 18.| A...
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