Marine Corps Institute

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8011A Basic Grammar And Composition

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1. Identify the part of speech of the italicized word in the following sentence: The only NCOs who are authorized to carry a sword are Marine NCOs.

(A) Adjective
(B) Noun ccccccccccccccccccccc
(C) Adverb
(D) Preposition
(E) Conjunction
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2. Nouns, pronouns, and verbs share these characteristics:

(A) voice, tense
(B) person, voice
(C) person, number ccccccccccccccccccccc
(D) number, mood
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Matching: Select the function that best describes that part of speech.

3. Noun

(A) Predicating
(B) Naming ccccccccccccccccccccc
(C) Modifying
(D) Connecting
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Matching: Select the function that best describes that part of speech.

4.
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Matching: Select the type of phrase that identifies the phrase.

For two counts

(A) Absolute phrase
(B) Verb phrase
(C) Adjective phrase ccccccccccccccccccccc
(D) Adverb phrase
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25. Matching: Select the type of phrase that identifies the phrase.

To the flagstaff

(A) Absolute phrase
(B) Adverb phrase
(C) Verb phrase
(D) Adjective phrase ccccccccccccccccccccc
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26. Matching: Select the type of phrase that identifies the phrase.

Slowly lowered

(A) Absolute phrase
(B) Adverb phrase ccccccccccccccccccccc
(C) Verb phrase
(D) Adjective phrase
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27. A phrase is a group of words that relate to each other and

(A) makes sense by itself.
(B) does not contain a related subject and predicate. ccccccccccccccccccccc
(C) contains a related subject and predicate.
(D) does not make sense by itself and contains a related subject and predicate.
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28. How, that, what, whether, and why are signals of the beginning of

(A) an adjective clause.
(B) an adverb clause.
(C) a restrictive clause.
(D) a noun clause. ccccccccccccccccccccc
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29. A nonrestrictive clause

(A) is essential to the meaning and is set off with commas.
(B) is not essential to the meaning and is not set off with commas.
(C) is not essential to the meaning and is set off with commas. ccccccccccccccccccccc
(D) is essential to the meaning and is not set off with commas.
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30. Matching: Select the grammatical

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