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Self-Test: Consistency

Think you understand consistency?

Verbs

1. Enter the correct choice in the text box; then press "submit." If you want to try again, reset first.

Sally went to the store and the (returns, returned) home.

We watched the movie and then (walk, walked) to the coffee shop across the street.

When the student asks a question, the professor always (grumbles, grumbled).

2. Locate the error in each of the following sentences; then use the text box to correct it.

I used to go the library whenever my wife is at work.

The kids always clean the kitchen, my wife straightens up the den, and I worked in the yard.

Pronouns

1. Which of the following sentences are correct?


I like to watch football because you can see so many good plays.
I like to watch football because I can see so many good plays.


When we visited London, we could see a good play every night.
When we visited London, one could see a good play every night.


Terry didn't like to travel on weekends since you had to be away from home.
Terry didn't like to travel on weekends since she had to be away from home.

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