General Education Equivalency Diploma
Remedial ENGLISH Test


    1. Syntax is?
  1. a topical index
  2. a stylistic codex
  3. a manual for editing transposed spreadsheets
  4. a governmental levy on recreation
    2. An example of a personal pronoun is?
  1. selfish
  2. private
  3. individual
  4. egocentric
    3. This poem: "roses are red, violets are blue, sugar is sweet, and so are you." is an example of?
  1. lurid limerick
  2. iambic-pentameter
  3. jejune octoroon
  4. nescient quadriplegic
    4. A gerund is?
  1. a preposition acting as an ostensible article
  2. a contraction imitating an androgynous acronym
  3. a direct-object pretending to be a conjunction
  4. a predicate-adjective acting-out
    5. A dangling-participle is?
  1. a compound metathetical contradiction
  2. the adverbial form of an adjective
  3. the nominative form of the indefinite-article
  4. post-coital genitalia
    6. The pluperfect tense of the plural pronoun is?
  1. anxiety
  2. frustration
  3. inhibition
  4. reaction formation
    7. Conjugation is?
  1. defined-subject assemblage
  2. trans-congregational miscegenation
  3. illegal outside of marriage
  4. unsafe without prophylaxis
    8. An example of a split-infinitive is?
  1. hither and yon
  2. both near and far
  3. almost too far
  4. not far enough
    9. A diphthong is?
  1. a lyrical ampersand
  2. jerk, nerd, or unpopular person
  3. a dissected digraph
  4. undulating sandals
    10. A sheet of paper consists of a 'front' and 'back'; which sides are technically labeled?
  1. upside / downside
  2. right-side / wrong-side
  3. frontward / backward
  4. leaf-version / leaf-rectum
    11. A quire consists of a gathering or collection of?
  1. petition marked signatures
  2. a-cappella chorale
  3. leaves and mulch
  4. bedsheets or linens
    12. A typographic font is?
  1. disregard for conventions
  2. phlegmatic stereotype
  3. assumed or feigned typical behavior
  4. a semiotic manifestation augmented by diacriticals
    13. A spelling vocabulary is a collection of?
  1. orthographic glyphs
  2. dictatorial lexemes
  3. speculative anagrams
  4. hyperbolic symptoms and antidotes
    14. The science of semantics concerns the study of?
  1. interpretive quibbles and detailed iota
  2. the history of symbolic logic
  3. the meaning of linguini and spaghetti
  4. seminal discharge and smegma
    15. Alliteration is defined as?
  1. elaborate elisions
  2. erudite expositions
  3. excruciating enunciation
  4. extrinsic etymologies
    16. Rhetoric consists of?
  1. phonetic syllables
  2. grammatical verbosity
  3. idiomatic neologisms
  4. alphanumeric aesthetics
    17. A metaphor may be defined as?
  1. an elegy
  2. an allegory
  3. a simile
  4. a metaphysical conundrum
    18. The parts of speech are?
  1. gestures, words, and pauses
  2. beginning, middle or body, and conclusion or end
  3. presenting posture, projection, and pronunciation
  4. lips, tongue, palate, throat, and nasal cavity
    19. The seventeen-syllable haiku is?
  1. a ritualized proposition by Oriental prostitutes
  2. a powerful Asian off-road racer
  3. a subtle computer game involving three levels
  4. a Far-Eastern hail, salute, or greeting
    20. A colloquialism is?
  1. an orthodox chautauqua
  2. a pattern of closely located wheals
  3. professional or technical jargon
  4. the exegesis of a hackneyed bromide
    21. A typical sentence consists of?
  1. adjudicated servitude
  2. compulsory penitence
  3. punctuated phonemes comprising less than a paragraph
  4. a macro or algorithm compiled from 16-bit words
    22. A standard consonant is?
  1. a missive or epistle representing a sound
  2. a pictograph depicting an arcane speech sign
  3. an atypical or anomalous vowel
  4. that which occludes, diverts, or obstructs harmony
    23. Homophones are?
  1. non-heterogenous noises
  2. homophiles working in telecommunications
  3. gender-specific euphemisms
  4. ambiguous contranyms
    24. The unit of measure in prosodic versification is?
  1. the linear foot
  2. the nautical mile
  3. the ephemeral minute of declamation
  4. the densimetric arc of pedagogy
    25. An analogy may be defined as?
  1. a convoluted analytical inference
  2. a trite allophonic recitation
  3. the condition of an abattoir or septic system
  4. the study of bowels
    26. The art of elocution is?
  1. pronominal drivel and desideration
  2. tedious and banal subjunctive clich‚s
  3. turgid transliteration of pidgin
  4. a devious form of execution