GEM Practice Test 1 & Practice Test 2

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GEM Practice Test 1 & Practice Test 2
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  1. Many students have cell phones, consequently cell phones ring during class.

    (A) Sentence is correct
    (B) Comma splice (comma joining clauses inappropriately)
    (C) Fused sentence (run-on)
    (D) Sentence fragment
    (E) Faulty pronoun reference
    (B) Comma splice (comma joining clauses inappropriately)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Our customer service representatives are trained in handling difficult problems, conflict resolution, and proper business etiquette.  This explains our strengths.

    (A) Faulty pronoun reference
    (B) Fused sentence (run-on)
    (C) Sentence fragment
    (D) Sentence is correct
    (E) Comma splice (comma joining clauses inappropriately)
    (A) Faulty pronoun reference
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Many of the investors who were looking for other options for money  management.

    (A) Faulty pronoun reference
    (B) Fused sentence (run-on)
    (C) Sentence fragment
    (D) Sentence is correct
    (E) Comma splice (comma joining clauses inappropriately)
    (C) Sentence fragment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Many of the investors who were looking for other options for money  management.

    (A) Comma splice (comma joining clauses inappropriately)
    (B) Faulty pronoun reference
    (C) Sentence is correct
    (D) Fused sentence (run-on)
    (E) Sentence fragment
    (E) Sentence fragment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Joan likes to go to Seal Beach she walks on the pier every day.

    (A) Sentence is correct
    (B) Comma splice (comma joining clauses inappropriately)
    (C) Fused sentence (run-on)
    (D) Faulty pronoun reference
    (E) Sentence fragment
    (C) Fused sentence (run-on)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Disney World operates in Orlando, Euro Disney serves Paris.

    (A) Faulty pronoun reference
    (B) Sentence fragment
    (C) Comma splice (comma joining clauses inappropriately)
    (D) Fused sentence (run-on)
    (E) Sentence is correct
    (C) Comma splice (comma joining clauses inappropriately)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Membership in the organization is voluntary; contributions and grants are the only means of support.  This makes it difficult to continue a high level of support. 

    (A) Sentence fragment
    (B) Faulty pronoun reference
    (C) Sentence is correct
    (D) Comma splice (comma joining clauses inappropriately)
    (E) Fused sentence (run-on)
    (B) Faulty pronoun reference
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. If I (a) were (b) was you, I would take the job.
    (a) were
  9. If I (a) was (b) were to blame, I accept the consequences.
    (a) was
  10. Sometimes I wish I (a) was (b) were in San Francisco.
    (b) were
  11. You should have (a) took (b) taken the train to avoid the traffic.
    (b) taken
  12. The package (a) came (b) come yesterday.
    (a) came
  13. The company’s full list of departments (a) was (b) were published online.
    (a) was
  14. Sitting on the bench outside the locker room (a) was (b) were happy fans and enthusiastic parents.
    (b) were
  15. The CEO and his assistant (a) have (b) has met with the upset buyers.
    (a) have
  16. Elaine or her brothers (a) is (b) are picking up the supplies.
    (b) are
  17. Either the children or their mother (a) are (b) is home.
    (b) is
  18. Each of the players (a) has (b) have a practice jersey.
    (a) has
  19. The Finance Committee members (a) is (b) are split on the issue whether to make the risky, but potentially profitable, investment.
    (b) are
  20. The group of players, coaches, and fans (a) is (b) are booking a charter flight.
    (a) is
  21. Five years (a) is (b) are the period of the loan.
    (a) is
  22. Please order supplies for (a) he and I (b) him and I (c) him and me.
    (c) him and me
  23. (a) Jane and he (b) Jane and him are going to the beach.
    (a) Jane and he
  24. As Kim and her boyfriend were walking down the street, (a) she and Bob (b) her and Bob found the lost kitten.
    (a) she and Bob
  25. That shirt is (a) her’s (b) hers.
    (b) hers
  26. The puppy and (a) its (b) it’s mother were adorable.
    (a) its
  27. One of the girls lost (a) her (b) their new backpack.
    (a) her
  28. Every employee may have (a) his or her (b) their tuition reimbursed.
    (a) his or her
  29. Andrew said he did (a) well (b) good on the exam.
    (a) well
  30. The boss told Maria not to take the criticism (a) personal (b) personally.
    (b) personally
  31. Follow the (a) step-by-step (b) step by step instructions to construct the bookshelves.
    (a) step-by-step
  32. The (a) newly-passed (b) newly passed legislation will affect taxes in Texas and California.
    (b) newly passed
  33. The newly-implemented procedures were difficult to understand.

    A. Commas or semicolons
    B. Number expression (word or figure form)
    C. Capitalization
    D. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    D. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. U.S. sales dropped 4 percent but net income fell 8.8 percent.

    A. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    B. Capitalization
    C. Commas or semicolons
    D. Number expression (word or figure form)
    C. Commas or semicolons
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. The list price was 480 dollars; however, the sale price was 40 percent less.

    A. Number expression (word or figure form)
    B. Capitalization
    C. Commas or semicolons
    D. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    A. Number expression (word or figure form)
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  36. The Marketing Director and Marketing Manager were both out of the office.

    A. Capitalization
    B. Commas or semicolons
    C. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    D. Number expression (word or figure form)
    A. Capitalization
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  37. All experts agreed, the American and french wines were excellent.

    A. Number expression (word or figure form)
    B. Capitalization
    C. Commas or semicolons
    D. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    B. Capitalization
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  38. The committee selected three potential sites: Boston, Massachusetts, Albany, New York, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    A. Commas or semicolons
    B. Capitalization
    C. Number expression (word or figure form)
    D. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    A. Commas or semicolons
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. Our three-year-old Dell Laptop is still running well.

    A. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    B. Commas or semicolons
    C. Number expression (word or figure form)
    D. Capitalization
    D. Capitalization
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. Would you please send the invoice with your payment?

    A. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    B. Commas or semicolons
    C. Capitalization
    D. Number expression (word or figure form)
    A. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. In the not to distant past we knew very little about nanotechnology.

    A. Capitalization
    B. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    C. Number expression (word or figure form)
    D. Commas or semicolons
    B. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. We ate some of the pastries, salads and appetizers; however, we avoided the desserts.

    A. Commas or semicolons
    B. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    C. Capitalization
    D. Number expression (word or figure form)
    A. Commas or semicolons
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  43. Francis lives in the Pacific northwest.

    A. Number expression (word or figure form)
    B. Commas or semicolons
    C. Capitalization
    D. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    C. Capitalization
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  44. Michaels book was titled “How to Live on the Edge: A Guide to Mountain Climbing.”

    A. Commas or semicolons
    B. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    C. Number expression (word or figure form)
    D. Capitalization
    B. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  45. Professor McWilliams will teach accounting 300 next semester.

    A. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    B. Commas or semicolons
    C. Capitalization
    D. Number expression (word or figure form)
    C. Capitalization
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  46. We will be visiting Nashville, Memphis and Chattanooga.

    A. Commas or semicolons
    B. Number expression (word or figure form)
    C. Capitalization
    D. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    A. Commas or semicolons
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  47. Conference attendees came from all over the U.S., including: Orlando, Florida, Boston, Massachusetts, and Columbus, Ohio.

    A. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    B. Capitalization
    C. Commas or semicolons
    D. Number expression (word or figure form)
    C. Commas or semicolons
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  48. Learning communication strategies is easy, using these strategies can be difficult.

    A. Commas or semicolons
    B. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    C. Number expression (word or figure form)
    D. Capitalization
    A. Commas or semicolons
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  49. So we can plan appropriately please give me a call before Friday so we can discuss the details of the meeting.

    A. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    B. Commas or semicolons
    C. Number expression (word or figure form)
    D. Capitalization
    B. Commas or semicolons
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  50. September 12, 2007 is the expiration date.

    A. Number expression (word or figure form)
    B. Capitalization
    C. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    D. Commas or semicolons
    D. Commas or semicolons
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  51. Over one thousand people are expected at the conference

    A. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    B. Capitalization
    C. Number expression (word or figure form)
    D. Commas or semicolons
    C. Number expression (word or figure form)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  52. Most of the slides are done, aren’t they.

    A. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    B. Number expression (word or figure form)
    C. Commas or semicolons
    D. Capitalization
    A. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  53. The students who are all seniors and who are all accounting majors will be giving the presentation.

    A. Number expression (word or figure form)
    B. Capitalization
    C. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    D. Commas or semicolons
    D. Commas or semicolons
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  54. We will be handing out 6 gift cards as prizes.

    A. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    B. Capitalization
    C. Number expression (word or figure form)
    D. Commas or semicolons
    C. Number expression (word or figure form)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  55. 100 people were selected at random to participate in the survey.

    A. Commas or semicolons
    B. Capitalization
    C. Punctuation other than commas or semicolons (including colons, hyphens, question marks and apostrophes)
    D. Number expression (word or figure form)
    D. Number expression (word or figure form)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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