Grammar Friday

In the questions below, choose the correct answer. (If you’re getting this by email, click on the Grammar Friday headline above to take the quiz.)

In the following sentence, select the group of words that is the independent clause: The doctor was worried that Charlie was putting on too much weight.



In which sentence below is the past tense of the verb rendered incorrectly?





A group of birds of any type is generically known collectively as a flock. Individual species, however, often have more colorful words to describe the group. Three of the examples below use the correct collective noun. Identify the one that doesn't.





Select the word below that correctly fills in the blank in this sentence: A mediator is a(n) ______________________ party who helps people work out their differences.





 

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