Axia College Material
Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint
Enter the correct answer for each item by typing A or B in the second column. Provide an explanation for each choice in the Rationale column. The boxes expand to accommodate the text.
| Correct Answer(A or B)
| “her name” assumes female.
| “because I’m a girl” implies all girls aren’t good at math
| A infers the expectation that Muslims are not nice
| Cuban American is not necessary to the context of the sentence
| Sentence states fact
| A implies all younger people know more about technology
| I felt that the “hearing impaired” information is needed to decide the accommodations needed
| A assumes that because of the last name, raw fish will be served. Makes general cultural assumption
| Second sentence of A is a fragment. It needs a conjunction and a reference to who or what “never found out”.
| Sentence A is a fragment and has no subject
| B should have a period after “ankles”.
| A uses a semi-colon to join 2 closely related ideas
| Rule is words ending in y preceded by a consonant, change the y to an i and add es
| “Commitment” is spelled incorrectly in sentence A
| University is part of the proper name of the school
| Days of the week, months, and holidays need to be capitalized; “McDonalds” is a proper noun (place) and needs to be capitalized
| Apostrophe is needed in “It’s” to indicate the missing letter (It is).
| Rule is add an apostrophe and an s to show the possessive case of plural nouns that do not end in s or es
| Add an apostrophe s to form the possessive case of “Robinson”, a singular noun. For “ours’”, the rule is add only an apostrophe if adding the additional s after the apostrophe would make the word difficult to pronounce
| A semicolon...
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