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4th Grade Language Advanced Practice Test 1



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 
 
Spelling High-frequency Words
 

 1. 

Which is spelled correctly?
a.
businesses
c.
busineses
b.
buziness
d.
businezeses
 

 2. 

Select the sentence with all words spelled correctly.
a.
Ann likes to read storys about partys.
c.
The funny monkeys played with the toys.
b.
The wifes made delicious loafs of bread.
d.
The branchs sank from the weight of the snow.
 

 3. 

Which sentence has the underlined word spelled correctly?
a.
I think a letter has been omited from that word.
c.
Sophia will flatten the clay with a rolling pin.
b.
Lisa benifited from the art lesson she took.
d.
I need to sharpin my pencil for the exam.
 

 4. 

Which is spelled correctly?
a.
anonymus
c.
anonymous
b.
anonimous
d.
anonimus
 

 5. 

Which word is spelled correctly?
a.
mispell
c.
critisize
b.
extrardinary
d.
recommend
 

 6. 

Basic Grammar and Usage—Use Adjective Forms—RIT 201-210
1. Allen has ______ homework than Amy, but Kathy has the _______ homework of all three.
Choose the best word pair to complete this sentence.
a.
least, less
c.
lesser, least
b.
less, lest
d.
less, least
 

 7. 

I used _______ eggs than Ellen did.
Choose the best word to complete the sentence.
a.
less
c.
most
b.
fewer
d.
greater
 

 8. 

Several older homes stood along the pleasant tree-lined block.
A                         B         C        D                E                           F
Which group of letters are adjectives?
a.
A, C, D
c.
B, E, F
b.
B, D, E
d.
A, E
 

 9. 

Which sentence is written correctly?
a.
This gift is large than that gift.
c.
There are less choices on the menu now.
b.
These are a better bargain than those.
d.
Her dog is biggest than his.
 

 10. 

Basic Grammar and Usage—Use Adverb Forms—RIT 201-210
1. Today, we went out and danced wildly in the hall.
Which word tells “how”?
a.
today
c.
out
b.
went
d.
wildly
 

 11. 

John earned the ________ highest grade on the test.
Choose the best word to complete the sentence.
a.
mostly
c.
very
b.
rather
d.
especially
 

 12. 

She is especially fond of that teddy bear.
What does “especially” mean in this sentence?
a.
rather
c.
extremely
b.
not
d.
sort of
 

 13. 

Basic Grammar and Usage—Use Basic Sentence Patterns—RIT 201-210
Which is a complete sentence?
a.
The money stolen from the largest bank in town.
c.
Two or three miles down the highway at the traffic light.
b.
The road leads to the state assembly building.
d.
Because she waited too long to call for help.
 

 14. 

Which sentence is incomplete?
a.
He arrived about 5:00.
c.
Only a part of the sentence.
b.
We should have left by now.
d.
The car was swerving.
 

 15. 

Which is a compound sentence?
a.
Ted and Louise are brother and sister.
c.
He and she are good friends.
b.
My sister will represent our club.
d.
Jane and Sharon sing, and they dance.
 

 16. 

The flower is fragrant.
Which is the basic English pattern of the sentence?
a.
noun-linking verb-adjective
c.
noun-verb-noun
b.
noun-linking verb-noun
d.
oun-verb-adverb
 

 17. 

Which two sentences have the same meaning?
A) In the kitchen the family was busy.
B) The family busied others in the kitchen.
C) The others busied the family in the kitchen.
D) The family was busy in the kitchen.
a.
B and C
c.
A and B
b.
A and D
d.
C and D
 

 18. 

While I was walking in the alley, ________________________________.
Which phrase will make this fragment a complete sentence?
a.
with my hands in my pockets.
c.
a black cat crossed my path.
b.
giggling to myself.
d.
on the way to the library.
 

 19. 

Which sentence is NOT a complete sentence?
a.
The dog ran across the road.
c.
In the community choir.
b.
My brother plays the trumpet.
d.
She is a good singer.
 

 20. 

The two main parts of a sentence are:
a.
subject and predicate
c.
subject and noun
b.
predicate and direct object
d.
object and verb phrase
 

 21. 

traveled to see the concert
What sentence part is needed to form a complete sentence?
a.
nothing, it is already complete
c.
an object for the main verb
b.
a subject for the main verb
d.
an adjective to complete the linking verb
 

 22. 

Basic Grammar and Usage—Use Irregular Verb Forms—RIT 201-210
Three weeks ago my dog ________ away.
Choose the best missing word.
a.
runs
c.
has run
b.
ran
d.
has ran
 

 23. 

Basic Grammar and Usage—Use Negative Forms Correctly—RIT 201-210
Which sentence is written correctly?
a.
She doesn’t have no money.
c.
She doesn’t have any money.
b.
She hasn’t no money.
d.
She never has no money.
 

 24. 

Which sentence is written in Standard English?
a.
Cecilia hasn’t no extra time this term.
c.
We didn’t tell Grant anything about the surprise.
b.
Holly will not show Cami none of her sketches.
d.
Don’t say nothing about the dance to Martin.
 

 25. 

________ ever ride your bicycle on that road.
Choose the best missing word to complete the sentence.
a.
Don’t
c.
Can’t
b.
Didn’t
d.
Wouldn’t
 

 26. 

Basic Grammar and Usage—Use Noun Forms—RIT 201-210
1. Which of the following is a plural noun?
a.
gorilla
c.
man
b.
fences
d.
dress
 



 
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