english10exam.txt

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Things to study for the English 10 exam. Part 1.
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  1. What is a common noun?
    Names any one of a group of persons, places, things or ideas.
  2. What is a proper noun?
    Names a particular person, place, thing or idea. Generally proper nouns are capitalized.
  3. woman

    common or proper?
    common
  4. event

    form of speech?
    common noun.
  5. Michelle Kwan

    Type of speech?
    Proper noun.
  6. What is a concrete noun?
    Names a person, place, or thing that can be perceived by one or more of the senses.
  7. What is an abstract noun?
    Names an idea, a feeling, a quality, or a characteristic.
  8. Garlic

    Type of speech?
    Concrete noun (uses more than one of the five senses)
  9. self-confidence

    Type of speech?
    Abstract noun (a quality/characterisic)
  10. What is a collective noun?
    Names a group.
  11. What is a compound noun?
    Consists of two or more words that together name a person, place, thing, or idea.
  12. audience

    Type of speech?
    collective noun (names a group)
  13. herd

    Type of speech?
    Collective noun (names a group)
  14. sidewalk

    Type of speech?
    Compound noun (consists of two or more words that name a thing)
  15. attorney general

    Type of speech?
    Compound noun (consists of two or more words that together name a person)
  16. republicans, sometimes known as members of the Grand Old Party, use an elephant as their symbol.

    republicans is a...
    common noun.
  17. What is a Pronoun?
    A word used in place of one or more nouns or pronouns.
  18. Examples of a pronoun:

    Angelo borrowed a hammer and some nails. He will return them tomorrow.
    The pronoun he takes the place of the noun Angelo. The pronoun them takes place of the nouns hammer and nails.

    (Antecedent: Angel; Hammer and nails.)
  19. Example of a pronoun...

    Several of the students have entered the essay contest because they are extremely interested in the topic.
    The pronoun they takes the place of the pronoun several.

    (Antecedent: Several)
  20. What is an antecedent?
    The word that a pronoun stands for.
  21. What is a personal pronoun?
    Refers to the one speaking (first person), the one spoken to (second person), or the one spoken about (third person).
  22. Which type of personal pronoun does the following set of words fall into?

    I, me, my, mine, we, us, our, ours.
    First Person.
  23. Which type of personal pronoun does the following set of words fall into?

    you, your, yours.
    Second Person.
  24. Which type of personal pronoun does the following set of words fall into?

    he, him, his, she, her, hers, it, its, they, them, their, theirs.
    Third Person.
  25. What is a reflexive pronoun?
    Refers to the subject of a sentence and functions as a complement or as an object of the preposition.
  26. What is an intensive pronoun?
    Emphasizes its antecedent.
  27. Kimoko wrote a note to herself.

    Identify the part of speech in which herself belongs.
    Reflexive pronoun- Because it refers to the subject of the sentence and functions as an object of the preposition.

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