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  1. Mastering the Georgia CRCT Practice Test

  2. 1. Which word in the sentence is an abstract noun? • Poets often like to talk about beauty when they describe trees, animals, and mountains. • Poets • beauty • trees • mountains

  3. 1. Which word in the sentence is an abstract noun? • Poets often like to talk about beauty when they describe trees, animals, and mountains. • Poets • beauty • trees • mountains

  4. 2. Which word in the sentence is a personal pronoun? • Tracy has spotted quite a few redbirds in the backyard because she keeps a tray of seeds and fruits on the deck. • Tracy • few • she • tray

  5. 2. Which word in the sentence is a personal pronoun? • Tracy has spotted quite a few redbirds in the backyard because she keeps a tray of seeds and fruits on the deck. • Tracy • few • she • tray

  6. 3. Which word in the sentence is a proper adjective? • Showing thoroughbred dogs, such as English bulldogs, in large stadiums has become a popular pastime. • thoroughbred • English • large • popular

  7. 3. Which word in the sentence is a proper adjective? • Showing thoroughbred dogs, such as English bulldogs, in large stadiums has become a popular pastime. • thoroughbred • English • large • popular

  8. 4. Which sentence below contains a transitive verb? • The teacher is very happy with the results of the spelling test. • There were twenty entries in the computer division of the science fair. • Reading science fiction is almost an obsession with my uncle. • Good fences make good neighbors.

  9. 4. Which sentence below contains a transitive verb? • The teacher is very happy with the results of the spelling test. • There were twenty entries in the computer division of the science fair. • Reading science fiction is almost an obsession with my uncle. • Good fences make good neighbors. (sub, pred=what?)

  10. 5. Which word in the sentence is a helping verb? • The natives are very knowledgeable about herbs, and they have helped us with many medicines. • are • knowledgeable • have • helped

  11. 5. Which word in the sentence is a helping verb? • The natives are very knowledgeable about herbs, and they have helped us with many medicines. • are • knowledgeable • have • helped

  12. 6. Which word in the sentence is an adverb? • We ran quickly to the pool and began the difficult test of swimming ten laps. • ran • quickly • difficult • ten

  13. 6. Which word in the sentence is an adverb? • We ran quickly to the pool and began the difficult test of swimming ten laps. • ran • quickly • difficult • ten

  14. 7. Which word in the sentence should be capitalized? • Jose was born twelve years ago at a downtown hospital in Atlanta, georgia. • twelve • downtown • hospital • georgia

  15. 7. Which word in the sentence should be capitalized? • Jose was born twelve years ago at a downtown hospital in Atlanta, georgia. • twelve • downtown • hospital • georgia

  16. 8. Which word in the sentence is a coordinating conjunction? • Excellence and determination are hallmarks of a successful academic career. • and • are • of • a

  17. 8. Which word in the sentence is a coordinating conjunction? • Excellence and determination are hallmarks of a successful academic career. • and • are • of • a

  18. 9. Which word in the sentence should be capitalized? • The New York City marathon is a famous race that my mother is training for this summer. • marathon • race • mother • summer

  19. 9. Which word in the sentence should be capitalized? • The New York City marathon is a famous race that my mother is training for this summer. • marathon • race • mother • summer

  20. 10. What part of the sentence is the underlined word? • Geographers organize information about each country of the world. • subject • verb • direct object • predicate noun

  21. 10. What part of the sentence is the underlined word? • Geographers organize information about each country of the world. • subject • verb • direct object • predicate noun

  22. 11. Which group of words below is a simple sentence? • Many different cultures exist in the United States, and each brings its own benefits to our society. • The English language has many thousands of words from other languages. • Although we may know a word comes from another language, we may not know its root meaning. • Talking about words and learning new idioms.

  23. 11. Which group of word below is a simple sentence? • Many different cultures exist in the United States, and each brings its own benefits to our society. (compound) • The English language has many thousands of words from other languages. • Although we may know a word comes from another language, we may not know its root meaning. (complex) • Talking about words and learning new idioms. (fragment)

  24. 12. What punctuation needs to be inserted in the sentence? • The northeastern United States has a dense population and that means many people live very closely together. • A semicolon after United States • A colon after United States • A comma after population • A semicolon after population

  25. 12. What punctuation needs to be inserted in the sentence? • The northeastern United States has a dense population and that means many people live very closely together. • A semicolon after United States • A colon after United States • A comma after population • A semicolon after population

  26. 13. Which word in the sentence is misspelled? • There were over twenty babys in the hospital nursery. • there • twenty • babys • nursery

  27. 13. Which word in the sentence is misspelled? • There were over twenty babys in the hospital nursery. • there • twenty • babys • nursery

  28. 14. What part of the sentence is the underlined word? New Hampshire is a state in the northeastern region of the United States. • subject • simple predicate • direct object • predicate noun

  29. 14. What part of the sentence is the underlined word? New Hampshire is a state in the northeastern region of the United States. • subject • simple predicate • direct object • predicate noun

  30. 15. What punctuation needs to be inserted in the sentence? Tyrone please bring your gym bag and books to the school office. • A semicolon after Tyrone • A comma after Tyrone • A comma after bag • A semicolon after bag

  31. 15. What punctuation needs to be inserted in the sentence? Tyrone please bring your gym bag and books to the school office. • A semicolon after Tyrone • A comma after Tyrone • A comma after bag • A semicolon after bag Tyrone is a noun in direct address

  32. 16. A narrative paragraph does which of the following? • It describes with vivid detail. • It informs or explains something. • It persuades the reader to a particular point of view. • It tells a story.

  33. 16. A narrative paragraph does which of the following? • It describes with vivid detail. (descriptive) • It informs or explains something. (expository) • It persuades the reader to a particular point of view. (persuasive) D) It tells a story. (narrative)

  34. 17.Which organizational pattern does this passage use? Janna stopped her bike in front of the store, She padlocked the tire to the bike rack. She walked in and looked around. Right away, she saw pretty picture frames. One of these will make a nice birthday gift for Tammy, she thought. She bought the frame, put it in her backpack, and started for home.

  35. 17. Which organizational pattern does this passage use? • Chronological • Cause-effect • Compare/ contrast • Question/ Answer

  36. 17. Which organizational pattern does this passage use? • Chronological • Cause-effect • Compare/ contrast • Question/ Answer

  37. 18. Which word best fills in the blank? • Katie’s Xbox can only play games. ____________, my PS2 can play games and DVD’s. • Even though • In addition • However • Because

  38. 18. Which word best fills in the blank? • Katie’s Xbox can only play games. ____________, my PS2 can play games and DVD’s. • Even though • In addition • However • Because

  39. 19. Which sentence does not relate to the rest of the paragraph and should be removed? • 1. The hunter trailed the lion. 2.(A) The jungle path was thick. 3. The hunter could barely see ahead. 4. (B) Then, he heard a low growl. 5. (C) Afraid of the hungry lion, the villagers had hired the hunter. 6. He listened carefully and pointed his riffle in the direction of the sound. 7. (D)He fired twice… and then heard a roar and rustling that got farther and farther away. 8. The lion has escaped.

  40. 19. Which sentence does not relate to the rest of the paragraph and should be removed? • 1. The hunter trailed the lion. 2.(A) The jungle path was thick. 3. The hunter could barely see ahead. 4. (B) Then, he heard a low growl. 5. (C) Afraid of the hungry lion, the villagers had hired the hunter. 6. He listened carefully and pointed his riffle in the direction of the sound. 7. (D)He fired twice… and then heard a roar and rustling that got farther and farther away. 8. The lion has escaped.

  41. 20. Which sentence would be the best closing sentence in the paragraph? • Cell phones are everywhere today. In the last twenty years, they have become something many people can afford and want to have. In some countries, there are more cell phones than there are people. In the United States, fifty percent of children have cell phones.

  42. 20. Which sentence would be the best closing sentence in the paragraph? • Cell phones cannot be used in some places • The first cell phone was invented in the 1940’s. • Cell phones were once a luxury, but now it seems that none of us can live without them. • Not all cell phones get the same reception, which mostly depends on the service provider.

  43. 20. Which sentence would be the best closing sentence in the paragraph? • Cell phones cannot be used in some places • The first cell phone was invented in the 1940’s. • Cell phones were once a luxury, but now it seems that none of us can live without them. • Not all cell phones get the same reception, which mostly depends on the service provider.

  44. 21. Which sentence is the topic sentence of the paragraph? • 1. The Taino Indians lived on islands in the Caribbean. 2. Although they no longer exist, the Taino were an important tribe. 3. They invented a universal language. 4. They also were good sailors and fishermen. 5. After Spanish settlers came in 1508, the number of Tainos dropped due to disease and fighting the Spanish. 6. By 1544, there were only 60 Tainos remaining. 7. Soon, they were gone too.

  45. 21. Which sentence is the topic sentence of the paragraph? A) 2. Although they no longer exist, the Taino were an important tribe. B) 3. They invented a universal language. C) 5. After Spanish settlers came in 1508, the number of Tainos dropped due to disease and fighting the Spanish. D) 6. By 1544, there were only 60 Tainos remaining.

  46. 21. Which sentence is the topic sentence of the paragraph? A) 2. Although they no longer exist, the Taino were an important tribe. B) 3. They invented a universal language. C) 5. After Spanish settlers came in 1508, the number of Tainos dropped due to disease and fighting the Spanish. D) 6. By 1544, there were only 60 Tainos remaining.

  47. 22. Which sentence would make the BEST topic sentence for this paragraph? • To let your parents know that you are ready for a pet, you need to show them. First, be sure to do the chores you have been asked to do. Then, do something extra that you have not been asked to do. After demonstrating that you are responsible, you also have to tell them. Write down why you want a pet and what you would do to take care of it. It may not be easy, but if you are prepared, you will be convincing.

  48. 22. Which sentence would make the BEST topic sentence for this paragraph? • Deciding whether you want a pet is not always the easiest thing to do. • It takes careful planning and logic to convince your parents that you can take care of a pet. • Before you get a pet, be sure to consider how your life will change once it is in the house. • A pet take lots of time and attention, so you need to make a real commitment.

  49. 22. Which sentence would make the BEST topic sentence for this paragraph? • Deciding whether you want a pet is not always the easiest thing to do. • It takes careful planning and logic to convince your parents that you can take care of a pet. • Before you get a pet, be sure to consider how your life will change once it is in the house. • A pet take lots of time and attention, so you need to make a real commitment.

  50. 23. What is the main idea of the paragraph? • Having a model railroad can be really fun. Some people like true models. This means they have a scale that looks like a real-life railroad in miniature. Others have toy trains that run on a layout they create from imagination. There can be made-up towns, hills, rivers, and so on. Either way, it’s exciting to build a track, add all the scenery, and then watch the train run through it.