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English 253 Quiz 1 Spring 2017-18

Multiple Choice
 
 
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The following is a __________sentence.

Whenever your computer hangs, press Ctrl+Alt+Del.
A.
Compound-Complex
B.
Simple
C.
Compound
D.
Complex
 

 2. 

The following is a __________sentence.

Connected to electricity, my phone began to recharge.
A.
Simple
B.
Compound-Complex
C.
Complex
D.
Compound
 

 3. 

Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
A.
Mr. Cready's ability, to say the wrong thing at the wrong time is I believe amazing.
B.
Mr. Cready's ability to say the wrong thing at the wrong time is I believe amazing.
C.
Mr. Cready's ability to say the wrong thing, at the wrong time is I believe amazing.
D.
Mr. Cready's ability to say the wrong thing at the wrong time, is I believe amazing.
 

 4. 

Since ________college, Peter has been looking for a job.
A.
he finishing
B.
finishing
C.
finished
D.
was finished
 

 5. 

Global warming -------many parts of the world.
A.
has affected
B.
which affected
C.
which affecting
D.
when affecting
 

 6. 

In the following compound-complex sentence, find the dependent clause.

As soon as I received the email sent by my manager, I replied, and saved it
A.
sent by my manager
B.
As soon as I received the email
C.
I received the email from my manager
D.
As soon as I received the email sent by my manager
 

 7. 

Which sentence is capitalized correctly?
A.
He is an engineer at Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait.
B.
He is an engineer at Al-Ahli bank of Kuwait.
C.
He is an Engineer at Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait.
D.
He is an engineer at Al-ahli bank of Kuwait.
 

 8. 

The following is a __________sentence.

I can leave the book with the librarian, or I can just drop it at your place if you like.
A.
Compound
B.
Compound-Complex
C.
Complex
D.
Simple
 

 9. 

The subject/s and the main verb/s of the following sentence are__________.

While the program is being installed, the computer needs to restart.
A.
program-computer-is being installed-needs to restart
B.
computer-needs
C.
program-computer-is installed-needs to
D.
program-computer-being installed-needs to restart
 

 10. 

Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
A.
To get admission to the college each student, has to apply three months in advance.
B.
To get admission to the college each student has to apply three months in advance.
C.
To get admission to the college, each student, has to apply three months in advance.
D.
To get admission to the college, each student has to apply three months in advance.
 

 11. 

Technology ____________ today won't be as modern in a decade.
A.
which made
B.
made
C.
makes
D.
which making
 

 12. 

The subject/s and the main verb/s of the following sentence are__________.

Opening the laptop, David heard a strange noise.
A.
the laptop-David-opening-heard
B.
laptop-David-opening-heard
C.
David-opening-heard
D.
David-heard
 

 13. 

The following is a __________sentence.

Although the library on this campus is small, it has so many useful resources.
A.
Compound
B.
Compound-Complex
C.
Complex
D.
Simple
 

 14. 

In the following compound-complex sentence, find the dependent clause.

If you do not shut down your computer when taking its battery off, you will run the risk of damaging your hard drive, and you might lose all your data.
A.
when taking its battery off
B.
and you might lose all your data
C.
If you do not shut down your computer when taking its battery off
D.
If you do not shut down your computer
 

 15. 

Soon after the ______________ the computer, students began to use it.
A.
technician had been repairing
B.
technician was repairing
C.
technician repairing
D.
technician repaired
 

 16. 

Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
A.
The computer lab is on building 2KH, Khaldiyah.
B.
The computer lab is on building 2KH Khaldiyah.
C.
The computer lab is on building 2KH, Khaldiyah
D.
The computer lab, is on building 2KH, Khaldiyah.
 

 17. 

While ---------data, I noticed some problems with them.
A.
I entering
B.
entering
C.
entered
D.
had entered
 

 18. 

The following is a __________sentence.

The computer in the corner is out of order.
A.
Compound
B.
Simple
C.
Compound-Complex
D.
Complex
 

 19. 

_______ adequate water, the chemical reaction produced more acid than expected..
A.
Lacking
B.
Lacked
C.
Because lacking
D.
When lacking
 

 20. 

Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
A.
I want to buy a heavy-duty solid, and light laptop.
B.
I want to buy a heavy-duty, solid, and light, laptop.
C.
I want to buy a heavy-duty, solid, and light laptop.
D.
I want to buy a heavy-duty solid and light laptop.
 



 
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