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Example test questions

Example test questions

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Published by James Jackson
Sample test questions from the Government's new spelling and grammar tests introduced by Michael Gove
Sample test questions from the Government's new spelling and grammar tests introduced by Michael Gove

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Published by: James Jackson on Sep 19, 2013
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Questions asked in the punctuation andgrammar part o the test included:
1 Copy the sentence below. Add any missingull stops or capital letters.
it went into the water and made a terrible splash
2 Which preposition would be best to completeboth sentences?
The boy took a sandwich _______ his lunchbox.The postcard was _______ my uncle. with besidenearrom
3 The sentence below has two capital lettersmissing.
yesterday, we went to see our riend, rita.Circle the two letters that should be capitals.Explain why each o these letters should be acapital.
4 Which sentence contains two verbs?
Tick one.The lambs played happily.The cows sleep in the feld.The puppies growl and bark.The horses eat grass and hay.
 5 Which word or phrase is best to complete thesentence below?
_________, we missed the bus and had to walkhome in the rain.UnortunateUnortunatesMost unortunateUnortunately
6 My mum promised she would help me withmy homework.
Use a contraction to replace the underlined words.My mum promised ____________________________ helpme with my homework.
7 Show where the missing question mark should go.
“How are you eeling today” asked the nurse.
8 Tick one to show the pair o pronouns thatcompletes the sentence below.
The tins o beans were on such a high shel that__________ had to ask someone to help ____________.he himshe histhey ourhim them
9 Circle the correct orm o the verb in eachset o brackets
.( creeps / creep )The cheetah ______________ ater its prey.( produces / produce )Skunks ______________ a very smelly spray thatrepels most predators.( protects / protect )The mother bear ______________ her young.
10 Circle all the adverbs in the sentence below
Close the windows frmly and securely lock thedoor.
11 Circle the connective in the sentence below.
We had to hurry because the bus was about toleave.

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