english unit 1 quiz 3 essay

An affix added to the end of words is a
suffix
A Latin or Greek basic word element to which affixes are added is a
root
A word formed from the initials of several words (ex: NATO) is called a(n)
acronym
The sentence whose subject is the subject of the whole paragraph is the _____.
topic sentence
The predicate of the topic sentence, which indicates what will be said about the topic, is called the _____.
controlling idea
When a paragraph is made up of sentences in logical order and smooth transitions, it is said to have
coherence
A group of words that does not express a complete thought is called a _____.
sentence fragment
The sentence below is an example of a _______.

Carrying an umbrella, the dog walked beside his master.
dangling modifier
A pronoun should agree with its antecedent in _____.
person, number, and gender
Any student who misspelled any word on _____ paper was given an F.
his
No parent thinks that _____ child is ordinary.
his
Sometimes an entering college student is shocked to find that _____ been assigned a roommate.
he has
Between you and _____ there should be no secrets.
me
Neither George nor Tom _____ to bed before 9:00.
goes
Identify the problem in the parentheses element in the sentence below.

The party was (very nice).
vague language
Identify the problem in the parentheses element in the sentence below.

The book was (interesting).
vague language
Identify the problem in the parentheses element in the sentence below.

He (sacked out) hours ago.
slang
Identify the problem in the parentheses element in the sentence below.

She was( white as a sheet.)
trite expression

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