HESI Grammar practice

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HESI Grammar practice
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  1. _______ the best friends to have.
    Their 
    There 
    They're
    They is
    They're
  2. ___________ went to the movies last weekend.
    A.) She and I
    B)  She and me
    C.) Her and I
    D.) Her and Me
    She & I
  3. The student felt that the final exam was _________ than the mid term.

    A.) Hardest
    B.) Most Hard
    c.)Harder
    d.) More Hard

     
    Harder
  4. The child has always been afraid of __________ to the dentist.

    A.)to go
    B.)going
    C.)have gone
    d.)go 
    going
  5. I want ______ to win the trophy.

    a.)she
    b.)her 
    c.)hers 
    d.)herself
    her
  6. They have lived in an apartment __________ they arrived in Chicago.

    a.)for 
    b.)from 
    c.)since 
    d.)during
    since
  7. he had to choose _________ 6 ties for the interview.

    between 
    from 
    before 
    among
    among (?)
  8. When will you be able to go to dinner with ___________?


    me
     myself 
    ourselves 
    Me
  9. I am going ______________ my workout now.

    to doing 
    doing
     to do
     be doing 
    to do
  10. She chose ___________ blue and purple for her nail color.
    among
     through
     between
     of 
    between
  11. Among versus  Between
    • Use among to show a relationship involving more than two
    • Use between to show a relationship involving two
  12. Amount versus number
    • Amount is used when referring to things in bulk
    • (The nurse had a huge amount of paperwork)
    • Number is used when referring to individual countable units. 
    • (The nurse had a number of charts to complete)
  13. good versus well
  14. Good vs Well
    good is an adjective. Use good before nouns (He did a good job) and after linking verbs (she smells good)

    well is usually an adverb. (She plays softball well.) Well is used as an adjective only when describing someones health ( She is getting well)
  15. Noun
    is a word or group of words that names a person, place or thing.
  16. common noun
    is the general, no the particular name of a person place or thing

    (nurse, hospital, syringe)
  17. Proper noun
    • official name of a person, place or thing
    • (Fred, Paris, Washington, University)
    • Proper nouns are always capitilized
  18. Abstract Noun
    • name of a quality or general idea
    • (persistence, democracy)
  19. Collective noun
    • represents a group of persons, animals ot things
    • (family, flock, furniture)
  20. pronoun & antecedent

    The students wanted their test paper graded and returned to them in a timely manner
    • is a word that takes place of a noun, another pronoun, or group of words acting as a noun.
    • The word or groups of word which a pronoun refers to is called the antecedent

    • students is the antecedent
    • their & them are pronouns

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