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