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4th Grade Language Proficient Practice Test 11



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

 1. 

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Which words in the list should be capitalized?
a.
car, corvette, ford, toyota
c.
buick, corvette, ford, toyota
b.
car, buick, vehicle, corvette
d.
buick, vehicle, ford, toyota
 

 2. 

Which sentence is capitalized correctly?
a.
I’m taking english and math at the junior college in my community.
c.
I’m taking English and math at the Junior College in my community.
b.
I’m taking English and Math at the junior college in my community.
d.
I’m taking English and math at the junior college in my community.
 

 3. 

Which sentence is capitalized correctly?
a.
If you travel east on 17th Street you’ll find the location of the new store.
c.
She lives on the North side of town.
b.
People who live in the south enjoy warm weather during all twelve months.
d.
Hikers like to climb mountains in the Western United States.
 

 4. 

Mrs. Smith teaches French class at the high school.
Which word from this sentence is a proper noun?
a.
Mrs. Smith
c.
class
b.
French
d.
high school
 

 5. 

Capitalization—Use Beginning Capitalization--RIT 201 - 210
Read the following letter.
1-dear Susan,
2- Please meet me after school to take
3- your test.
4- sincerely, Mrs. Jones
Which lines need corrections?
a.
1, 2, 3
c.
1
b.
1, 2
d.
1, 4
 

 6. 

Read the sentence.
the team is going to Washington D.C.
Which word in the sentence is not capitalized correctly?
a.
the
c.
going
b.
team
d.
Washington
 

 7. 

Which of the following sentences is written correctly?
a.
Mrs. Land asked, “who remembered their pencils?”
c.
“call me when you get home,” said Jody.
b.
“I need to walk the dog,” Dad told me.
d.
She said, “how are you today?”
 

 8. 

Which of the following must always be capitalized?
a.
first word of a sentence
c.
third word of a sentence
b.
the word “doctor”
d.
the word “river”
 

 9. 

Which of the following is written incorrectly?
a.
“Hi,” said Jenny.
c.
“I’m great,” said Jenny.
b.
Tory answered, “how are you doing?”
d.
Tory said, “Do you want to walk to school?”
 

 10. 

my mother asked, “do you want to go to Hawaii this spring?”
Which words in the sentence are capitalized incorrectly?
a.
my, Hawaii
c.
my, Hawaii, do
b.
my, spring
d.
my, do
 

 11. 

Which sentence below is capitalized correctly?
a.
Tina said, “i’m reading about california.”
c.
Larry said, “I’m reading about Texas.”
b.
Rob said, “i’m reading about florida.”
d.
tony said, “I’m reading about nevada.”
 

 12. 

A) Whenever I have time, I go and ride my bike. B) I’ll ask my mom, “will you come with
me?” C) she usually stops what she’s doing to take a Bike ride. D) it’s a lot of fun.
Which sentence above uses capitalization correctly?
a.
a
c.
c
b.
b
d.
d
 

 13. 

Which of the following letter closings is written correctly?
a.
yours Truly,
c.
Yours truly,
b.
Sincerely Yours,
d.
sincerely yours,
 

 14. 

Composing and Writing Process—Drafting and Revising Skills—RIT 201-210
1.
The terrifying dog growled menacingly at me as I slowly backed up toward the crumbling building.
Which is another way to write this sentence?
a.
I slowly crumbled toward the menacing building as the slow dog terrified me.
c.
I slowly backed up toward the crumbling building as the terrifying dog growled menacingly at me.
b.
The crumbling dog terrified me slowly as I backed up toward the menacing building.
d.
The terrified dog menaced me slowly as I crumbled toward the growling building.
 

 15. 

Which is best way to describe a hurricane destroying beach houses?
a.
The hurricane blew softly across the beach.
c.
The storm flew in and freshened the air around the beach houses.
b.
The hurricane gusts tore the beach houses to pieces.
d.
The hurricane flitted through open windows like a soft melody.
 

 16. 

It all started when I left school on the last day of the year. When I got home, the minivan was packed, and mom and dad were waiting for me. We stopped at McDonald’s on our way out of town.
Choose the best title for this passage.
a.
When My Little Brother Was Born
c.
My Summer Trip
b.
The Best Christmas Present Ever
d.
A Great Christmas Break
 

 17. 

You are writing a story for young children about their first trip to the dentist.
Which group of words is appropriate for your story?
a.
gum disease, loss of teeth, root canal
c.
friendly dentist, happy teeth, tooth fairy
b.
brush, floss, prevention
d.
expense, anesthesia, pain
 

 18. 

Begin by mixing pancake mix and water. _____________ beat the mixture into a smooth batter. Next, heat the griddle. Pour a small amount of the batter onto the heated surface. Flip the pancakes once as they cook. ____________ enjoy your breakfast.
Choose the correctly ordered pair that best completes the paragraph.
a.
Then, First
c.
Later, Next
b.
Finally, First
d.
Then, Finally
 

 19. 

You are writing a sports story. You want it to show the excitement of the game. How
would you best describe the events to make them sound exciting?
a.
Slowly, the disappointed home crowd moved out of the stadium and into the parking lot.
c.
With reckless abandon, Jake Lee pounded into the Tiger defense, carrying line backers in to the end zone for the game-winning score.
b.
Bernie Jones ran for seventy-three yards on sixteen carries.
d.
The Bearcat defense intercepted the Pirate quarterback twice.
 

 20. 

Unless I study hard, _____________________________________________.
Select the best way to complete the above sentence.
a.
I won’t understand the principles of the math theory.
c.
because the principles of the math theory are hard to understand.
b.
understanding the principles of the math theory.
d.
the principles of the math theory are understanding.
 



 
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