Chapter 16 Adjectives and Adverbs Test Review

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CHAPTER 16
ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS
Test Review
Recognizing Adjectives and the Words They Modify
1) Underline the adjective(s), excluding articles. 2) Draw an arrow to the word
each modifies. 3) If the adjective is proper or compound, write C or P by it.
1.
In modern society, most dogs are owned as family pets.
2.
The German shepherd is excellent as a guard dog.
3.
My good friend has both an Irish setter and a Scottish terrier.
4.
A mixed-breed dog is suitable for other people.
5.
Humane societies and rescue groups often offer free dogs to good
homes.
Recognizing Adjectives and the Words They Modify ANSWERS
1) Underline the adjective(s), excluding articles. 2) Draw an arrow to the word
each modifies. 3) If the adjective is proper or compound, write C or P by it.
1.
In modern society, most dogs are owned as family pets.
2.
The German shepherd is excellent as a guard dog.
P
3.
My good friend has both an Irish setter and a Scottish terrier.
P
4.
P
A mixed-breed dog is suitable for other people.
C
5.
Humane societies and rescue groups often offer free dogs to good
homes.
Identifying Pronouns Used as Adjectives
1) If the underlined word functions as a pronoun, write pronoun on the line. 2) If
the word functions as an adjective, write adjective on the line and write the
word it modifies.
1.
2.
3.
4.
“Have you already looked at those?” asked Jacob. _______________
Sara did not think a Newfoundland would be happy in her small
backyard. _______________
Sara looked at a Basset hound, wondering about its personality.
_______________
“That is a Newfoundland,” said Jacob, “commonly known as a Newfie.”
_______________
Identifying Pronouns Used as Adjectives
ANSWERS
1) If the underlined word functions as a pronoun, write pronoun on the line. 2) If
the word functions as an adjective, write adjective on the line and write the
word it modifies.
1.
2.
3.
4.
“Have you already looked at those?” asked Jacob. Pronoun
Sara did not think a Newfoundland would be happy in her small
backyard. Adjective, backyard
Sara looked at a Basset hound, wondering about its personality.
Adjective, personality
“That is a Newfoundland,” said Jacob, “commonly known as a Newfie.”
Pronoun
Recognizing Adverbs and the Words They Modify
1) Underline the adverb(s). 2) Draw an arrow to the word each adverb
modifies.
1.
A more active puppy enthusiastically wags its tail.
2.
A less lively puppy behaves more timidly.
3.
Puppies usually will play vigorously for some time and then nap.
4.
Puppies learn certain behaviors easily and instinctively.
5.
These foods are mainly produced from wheat, barley, rice, or soy meal.
Recognizing Adverbs and the Words They Modify
ANSWERS
1) Underline the adverb(s). 2) Draw an arrow to the word each adverb
modifies.
1.
A more active puppy enthusiastically wags its tail.
2.
A less lively puppy behaves more timidly.
3.
Puppies usually will play vigorously for some time and then nap.
4.
Puppies learn certain behaviors easily and instinctively.
5.
These foods are mainly produced from wheat, barley, rice, or soy meal.
Distinguishing Between Adjectives and Adverbs
1) Write whether the underlined word in each sentence functions as an
adjuective or an adverb.
1.
If you are planning a late dinner, take your puppy for a walk first.
__________
2.
Your puppy will be happier if you get home early. __________
3.
Give your puppy a chance to run fast. __________
4.
Take your puppy out for a fast walk. __________
Distinguishing Between Adjectives and Adverbs
ANSWERS
1) Write whether the underlined word in each sentence functions as an
adjuective or an adverb.
1.
If you are planning a late dinner, take your puppy for a walk first.
Adjective
2.
Your puppy will be happier if you get home early. Adverb
3.
Give your puppy a chance to run fast. Adverb
4.
Take your puppy out for a fast walk. Adjective
Standardized Test Practice
1) Look for mistakes in the sentences. 2) When you find a mistake, circle the
letter of the line containing the mistake.
A.
If a dog makes a mistake,
A.
After the first round of shots,
B.
it must be punished
B.
a dog’s annually booster shots
C.
immediate and appropriate.
C.
D.
(No mistake)
D.
include everything except
rabies shots.
(No mistake)
Standardized Test Practice
ANSWERS
1) Look for mistakes in the sentences. 2) When you find a mistake, circle the
letter of the line containing the mistake.
A.
If a dog makes a mistake,
A.
After the first round of shots,
B.
it must be punished
B.
a dog’s annually booster shots
C.
immediate and appropriate.
C.
D.
(No mistake)
D.
include everything except
rabies shots.
(No mistake)
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