Language Arts Test Set 8

This Language Arts quiz is a part of our GED® test prep.

Answer all of the questions.

Do not leave any questions unanswered.

1. Identify the infinitive in this sentence:

When I got home from school I wanted to run straight to my computer.
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B.
C.
D.

Question 1 of 10

2. Choose the correct verb that agrees with the subject.

 Either you or Maria _____ late for class.
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B.

Question 2 of 10

3. Choose the correct prepositional phrase in this sentence below.

He left his shoes in the cupboard.
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B.

Question 3 of 10

4. Choose the correct verb that agrees with the subject.

Each of them _____ a good seat.
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B.

Question 4 of 10

5. The subject of a sentence must agree with the verb.

Either the teacher or the students ... here.
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B.
C.
D.

Question 5 of 10

6. Choose the correct prepositional phrase in this sentence below.

He has dug my petunias out of the garden.
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B.

Question 6 of 10

7. Which sentence uses a colon correctly?
  1. I ordered the following supplies: sugar, flour, eggs, and tea.
  2. I ordered: the following supplies sugar, flour, eggs, and tea.
A.
B.

Question 7 of 10

8. Which answer shows the correct use of a colon?

1. Jenny likes two out of the three boys in our class: Rod and Stanley.

2. Jenny likes two: out of the three boys in our class Rod and Stanley.
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B.
C.

Question 8 of 10

9. Choose the correct verb that agrees with the subject.

Neither of them _____ going to the show. 
A.
B.

Question 9 of 10

10. Choose the correct prepositional phrase in this sentence below.

I found him this morning running around my back yard.
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B.

Question 10 of 10


 

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GED Test Prep Tips

Taking practice tests is very important because they indicate what your knowledge gaps are. It’s important that you know what your weak points are so you can focus on learning these topics.

You can take these practice tests time and again until you understand the matter perfectly well.

Research has shown that students who take frequent practice tests get higher scores on the actual test.

Recent graduates have some good advice for you: don’t try to learn for all of the subtests at once.

You can take these subject tests one at a time. So prepare for one subject area, take that test, and move on to the next subject field.

When preparing for the test, the most common slipup is forgetting to block some time for learning.

Postponement and pretexts are your worst enemies. Please adopt a learning schedule and stick to it.

The second common mistake that leads to failing the test is the fact that students spend too much time on one question and end up not making it through the entire test.

 

Last Updated on August 18, 2020.

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