Grammar Test 2
Correct all grammar, punctuation, capitalization, spelling, usage errors. (1 pt. a piece for each error)
1. Joan Collins scorning the critics of her latest attempt at nuptial bliss was gladdened by the attitude of Tara her eldest daughter who congratulated her mother's new husband who is two years her junior.
7. While laying underneath the dinning room table, Philip seen the build up of animal dander, and consequently he understood it was time to get his air ducts cleaned by his cousin, who had helped him before, and had just gotten out of prison.
Correct the following passive voice constructions. [3 pts. each] (Be careful to keep the same tense as the original!)
Correct the following error(s) with run-ons and fragments.[3 pts each]
11. Originally, yabusame archers competed as a form of prayer, and those who missed their clay or wooden targets were obliged to commit suicide, but the practice went out of date in the 12th century after emperors realized they were losing too many skilled warriors.
12. Careful to measure the shower stall before he used it, Jon-Jon, the two-ton gorilla, wedged himself into the space and lathered up, however, he had forgotten to bring along his favorite towel with the picture of Betty Boop on it.
Write a sentence which includes the following parts of speech: 1) a restrictive relative clause 2) noun clause 3) passive voice [5 pts.: 1 pt for the noun clause; 2pts. for the restricitive relative clause; 2 pts. for the passive voice]