MAP 6th Grade Language Arts : Understanding and Editing for Mechanics

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the sentence that is punctuated correctly. 

Possible Answers:

Come downstairs Molly for dinner

Molly, come downstairs for dinner. 

Come downstairs for dinner Molly

Molly come downstairs for dinner

Correct answer:

Molly, come downstairs for dinner. 

Explanation:

The correct answer is, Molly, come downstairs for dinner. 

Each of these sentences are addressing "Molly". When you address someone in a sentence, their name has to be set off with a comma or commas. Outlined below are the corrections for the incorrect answers:

Molly, come downstairs for dinner. 

Come downstairs for dinner, Molly.

Come downstairs, Molly, for dinner

Example Question #2 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

shalow 

predict 

visable 

calory 

Correct answer:

predict 

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "predict". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

calory  calorie  

shalow  shallow  

visable  visible  

Example Question #3 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

skeleton 

pervent 

remidy 

diamiter 

Correct answer:

skeleton 

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "skeleton". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

diamiter  diameter  

remidy  remedy  

pervent  prevent  

Example Question #4 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

singuler 

visible 

beond 

balince 

Correct answer:

visible 

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "visible". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

balince  balance  

beond  beyond 

singuler  singular  

Example Question #5 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the word that is spelled correctly. 

Possible Answers:

feild 

achieve 

salery 

aford 

Correct answer:

achieve 

Explanation:

The word that is spelled correctly is "achieve". The incorrectly spelled words and the corrections are as follows:

salery  salary  

feild  field 

aford  afford  

Example Question #5 : Understanding And Editing For Mechanics

Select the sentence that is punctuated correctly. 

Possible Answers:

Alison, will you answer the door?

Answer the door Alison! 

Will you answer the door Alison?

Alison will you answer the door?

Correct answer:

Alison, will you answer the door?

Explanation:

The correct answer is, Alison, will you answer the door?

Each of these sentences are addressing "Alison". When you address someone in a sentence, their name has to be set off with a comma or commas. Outlined below are the corrections for the incorrect answers:

Will you answer the door, Alison?

Alison, will you answer the door?

Answer the door, Alison! 

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