Chapter 22 (Using Modifiers Correctly) Chapter Review + Answers

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Holt Elements of Language: Sixth Course (Grade 12), Chapter 22 (Using Modifiers Correctly)  

Chapter Review +  Answers 

Forms and Uses of Adjectives and Adverbs; Comparison

Chapter Review

A. Selecting Modifiers to Complete Sentences

For each of the following sentences, select the correct modifier from the pair given in parentheses.



1.suddenly 
2.cheerful 
3.proudly 
4.smooth 
5.carefully

B. Revising Sentences to Correct Errors in the Use of Troublesome Modifiers

Most of the following sentences contain at least one error in the standard, formal use of modifiers. Identify each incorrect modifier, and then give the correct form. If the sentence is already correct, write C.

6. badly 
7. really 
8. C 
9. slowly 
10. really well 

C. Using Modifiers Correctly

Most of the following sentences contain errors in the use of comparisons and modifiers. Rewrite each incorrect sentence to correct the error. If a sentence is already correct, write C.

11. larger
12. other 
13. wonderful 
14. delete the word more more
15. better 
16. C 
17. more 
18. C 
19. best 
20. else 

D. Correcting Unclear and Nonstandard Comparisons

Most of the following sentences contain unclear or informal comparisons. Rewrite each sentence, following the rules of standard, formal English and making sure the comparisons are clear. If a sentence is already correct, write C.



21. uncle’s did 
22. C 
23. we have been acquainted with 
24. else 
25. [absolute adjectives]

E. Proofreading a Paragraph for Correct Use of Modifiers

Most of the sentences in the following paragraph contain errors in standard, formal use of modifiers. Rewrite the paragraph to correct the errors. If a sentence is already correct, write C.



26. other 
27. peaceful 
28. slowly 
29. most 
30. really 
31. steadily 
32. C 
33. other 
34. carefully 
35. bad 


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