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TEAS English Practice Test

The TEAS Practice Test is an exam for English and Language Usage, focused on grammar, word meaning, punctuation, spelling, and syntax.

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TEAS English Practice Test

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Question 1
Please mark the correct sentence:
A
The teacher was, since, tedious excessively, many of his students fell asleep.
B
Since the teacher was excessively tedious, many of his students, fell asleep.
C
Since the teacher was excessively tedious, many of his students fell asleep.
D
Since the teacher was excessively tedious; many of his students fell asleep.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct sentence contains a dependent and an independent clause, separated by a comma.
Question 2
Please mark the NOUN in this sentence: The nursing assistant was called in to administer the medicine.
A
nursing
B
was
C
administer
D
medicine
Question 2 Explanation: 
Nouns are words that name a person, place or things.
Question 3
Please state the information of these sentences in a single sentence: The milkman came to the door. He had two bottles of milk for my grandma. I heard the knock on the door. I took the bottles from the milkman.
A
When I heard the knock on the door, I took the bottles for my grandma from the milkman who had come to her house.
B
Having had bottles for my grandma, the milkman came to her house, where I hear a knock on the door and took the bottles from him.
C
Coming to the house with two bottles for my grandma, the milkman knock on the door, which I heard, and I took the bottles from him.
D
When I heard the knock on the door, I took the bottles from the milkman for my grandma, who had come to the house.
Question 3 Explanation: 
A single sentence is most clear when written with a small number of clauses.
Question 4
___________ insecure whether the examination would prove the medicine's efficiency.
A
There
B
Their
C
They're
D
They have
Question 4 Explanation: 
"They're" is a contractional form of "They are".
Question 5
Please choose the correct words for this sentence: The ____________ items in the store can be also purchased through an online ___________ sale.
A
miscelaneous; garage
B
miscelanous; garrage
C
miscellaneous; garage
D
misscelaneous; garagge
Question 5 Explanation: 
The correct spelling is: miscellaneous and garage.
Question 6
Please mark the correct word for this sentence: The scouting group _____ looking forward to new adventures this summer.
A
are
B
is
C
be
D
were
Question 6 Explanation: 
The correct word is the singular verb "is" that must be used for the collective noun "group".
Question 7
Never let anyone tell you who you are. What type of sentence is this?
A
Exclamatory
B
Declarative
C
Interrogative
D
Imperative
Question 7 Explanation: 
This is an imperative sentence that usually doesn't contain a subject and gives a command.
Question 8
Please mark the error in this sentence: The application consultants emphasized the importance of the fully-completed application, unrespective of professional experience.
A
fully-completed
B
emphasized
C
experience
D
unrespective
Question 8 Explanation: 
The correct word is "irrespective".
Question 9
Please mark the grammatically correct sentence:
A
They could accept anything from them, accept money.
B
They could except anything from them, accept money.
C
They could accept anything from them, except money.
D
They could except anything from them, except for money.
Question 9 Explanation: 
The verb "accept" means "to receive". The word "except" is a preposition that means "but".
Question 10
Which of these words indicates the meaning of the word in bold? The van was replete with an immense quantity of cosmetic products.
A
heavy
B
tackled
C
exploding
D
full
Question 10 Explanation: 
The word "replete" means "well-supplied".
Question 11
Please mark one of the following sentences that you consider simple:
A
The play about the Renaissance painter.
B
The play was about the Renaissance painter that I saw last month was enchanting.
C
The play about the Renaissance painter had never interested me until last year.
D
The play about the Renaissance painter interested me, but it was tedious for my mother.
Question 11 Explanation: 
The correct sentence is a simple sentence that contains one subject and a single verb.
Question 12
Please mark the correct word for the following sentence: To______ it may concern.
A
which
B
the who
C
whom
D
who
Question 12 Explanation: 
The correct answer is the object pronoun "whom".
Question 13
Please mark the phrase that is properly capitalized:
A
my uncle Bob
B
Laura's Dad
C
her Great-Grandfather
D
grandma Lucy
Question 13 Explanation: 
Names are always capitalized, while noun words which indicate family relations should be in lowercase unless used as a title.
Question 14
Please mark the correct word for the following sentence: The director's speech_______ the entire staff.
A
were affecting
B
was effected
C
affected
D
effected
Question 14 Explanation: 
The correct word "affected" means "impacted on something".
Question 15
Please mark the most adequate words to fill this sentence: _______ almost 8 o'clock, so the mall will open_____ doors in one hour.
A
it's; its
B
its; is
C
is; is
D
its, it's
Question 15 Explanation: 
The correct words are the contraction "it's" and the possessive form "its".
Question 16
Please choose the correct punctuation marks for the following sentence: Follow these directions to get to the mall ____ make a right at the next intersection, drive seven miles to the second stop sign, then turn left, and continue another mile until you see the parking lot on the left-hand side.
A
:
B
-
C
;
D
.
Question 16 Explanation: 
The correct mark is the colon which introduces many items in one list.
Question 17
Please mark the correct word for the following sentence:   The results of their examination had an_____________ low track record of relevance in those professional realms.
A
abysmaly
B
abysmall
C
abysmal
D
abysmally
Question 17 Explanation: 
The correct word if the adverb "abysmally".
Question 18
Please mark the correct word for the following sentence: When students travel to a summer camp, the group leader must accompany _____.
A
their
B
all of they
C
them
D
it
Question 18 Explanation: 
The correct word is a plural pronoun that would replace the noun "students".
Question 19
Please mark one of the following phrases that would complete this sentence:   Next summer, I _________.
A
finish my internship.
B
will finish my internship.
C
did finish my internship.
D
finishing my internship.
Question 19 Explanation: 
The adverb of time "next summer" indicates the future tense that uses the verb "will".
Question 20
Please mark the correct word for the following sentence: The United States has _____ states than the number of countries in Europe.
A
many
B
most
C
the most
D
more
Question 20 Explanation: 
The word "than" indicates a comparative sentence in which the comparative word "more" is necessary.
Question 21
Tina expressed her thrill about scuba diving in the ocean.
A
declarative
B
exclamatory
C
interrogative
D
imperative
Question 21 Explanation: 
The correct sentence is a declarative sentence.
Question 22
The ______ late worker was given the pink slip by his employer.
A
habituelly
B
habituel
C
habitually
D
habitualy
Question 22 Explanation: 
The correct answer is "habitually", meaning "repeatedly, often".
Question 23
Please mark the correct sentence:
A
At the age of 15, my relatives sent me to a summer camp.
B
When I was 15, my relatives sent me to a summer camp.
C
At the age of 15, I sent my relatives to a summer camp.
D
My relatives, at the age of 15, sent me to a summer camp.
Question 23 Explanation: 
The correct sentence is B.
Question 24
Please mark the correct word in the following sentence: The girl_____ to swim across the river.
A
does want
B
want
C
wants
D
has the want
Question 24 Explanation: 
The correct word is "wants" a plural verb for the singular subject "girl".
Question 25
It's important ____ buy the school uniform on sale, so you do not spend ____ much money on it later.
A
two; too
B
too; to
C
to; two
D
to; too
Question 25 Explanation: 
The correct answer is the article "to" that is placed before an infinitive verb.
Question 26
Please mark the correct word for the following sentence: Any naval commandant must be capable of giving _____ orders.
A
desisive
B
desicive
C
decisive
D
decicive
Question 26 Explanation: 
The correct word is "decisive", meaning able to make choices rapidly.
Question 27
Please mark the grammatically correct sentence:
A
They're obligation is to provide lunch packages for everyone that there expecting.
B
Their obligation is to provide not lunch packages for everyone that their expecting.
C
Their obligation is to provide lunch packages for everyone that they're expecting.
D
There obligation is to provide not lunch packages for everyone that they're expecting.
Question 27 Explanation: 
In the correct answer the pronoun "Their" and the pronoun and verb "they're" refer to plural, i.e. a group of people.
Question 28
Please mark the adequate subject-verb agreement in one of the following sentences:
A
The board, which obeyed the rules, were not letting him to get away with it.
B
Either almonds or walnuts are a rich source of magnesium.
C
One of the choir singers sing louder than the others.
D
A few of the students was running the webiste.
Question 28 Explanation: 
The correct sentence is B.
Question 29
Please mark the correctly punctuated sentence:
A
"Where will you go?- to a hotel or to a camp?" he asked.
B
"Where will you go?- to a hotel or to a camp," he asked.
C
"Where will you go?- to a hotel or to a camp?," he asked.
D
"Where will you go?- to a hotel or to a camp," he asked?
Question 29 Explanation: 
The correct sentence is A.
Question 30
Please mark the correct capitalization in the following titles:
A
Beauty and Style
B
How To Run Faster
C
The Croatian peninsulas
D
The Bride's Guide to A New Self
Question 30 Explanation: 
The correctly capitalized sentences is C.
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