Moods of Verbs Pretest
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by Renee Owens
| 19 Questions
Part 1: Knowing the Moods: Match the correct definition to the mood term it describes. Select the definition that best matches the verb mood.
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Select the definition that best matches the verb mood: Imperative
Makes factual statements or states something that is happening in reality
Makes a request of a command
Expresses doubt or a wish using a clause beginning with “it” or “that”
Depends on something else to happen under certain conditions
Asks a question
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Select the definition that best matches the verb mood: Conditional
Makes factual statements or states something that is happening in reality
Makes a request of a command
Expresses doubt or a wish using a clause beginning with “it” or “that”
Depends on something else to happen under certain conditions
Asks a question
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Select the definition that best matches the verb mood: Indicative
Makes factual statements or states something that is happening in reality
Makes a request of a command
Expresses doubt or a wish using a clause beginning with “it” or “that”
Depends on something else to happen under certain conditions
Asks a question
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Select the definition that best matches the verb mood: Interrogative
Makes factual statements or states something that is happening in reality
Makes a request of a command
Expresses doubt or a wish using a clause beginning with “it” or “that”
Depends on something else to happen under certain conditions
Asks a question
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Select the definition that best matches the verb mood: Subjunctive
Makes factual statements or states something that is happening in reality
Makes a request of a command
Expresses doubt or a wish using a clause beginning with “it” or “that”
Depends on something else to happen under certain conditions
Asks a question
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Select the definition that best matches the verb mood: Interrogative
Makes factual statements or states something that is happening in reality
Makes a request of a command
Expresses doubt or a wish using a clause beginning with “it” or “that”
Depends on something else to happen under certain conditions
Asks a question
Part 2: What Mood is It? Identify each sentence by the type of mood it is showing .
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Identify each sentence by the type of mood it is showing: Go get you iPad!
Indicative
Imperative
Subjunctive
Conditional
Interrogative
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Identify each sentence by the type of mood it is showing: If I study more, I will do better on our summative on Friday.
Indicative
Imperative
Subjunctive
Conditional
Interrogative
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Identify each sentence by the type of mood it is showing: The basketball game yesterday was against Palmyra.
Indicative
Imperative
Subjunctive
Conditional
Interrogative
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Identify each sentence by the type of mood it is showing: If I were his parent, I would take away his phone and ground him for a year.
Indicative
Imperative
Subjunctive
Conditional
Interrogative
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Identify each sentence by the type of mood it is showing: Where was the game yesterday?
Indicative
Imperative
Subjunctive
Conditional
Interrogative
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Identify each sentence by the type of mood it is showing: Mrs. Owens recommends that you read a little of your book each night.
Indicative
Imperative
Subjunctive
Conditional
Interrogative
Part 3: Editing: Tense and Its Connection to Moods Read the sentences below and identify a word or words that should be changed to correct an inappropriate shift in verb mood. Below the sentence list the word (s) explain how you would rewrite or fix the sentence. (1 point)
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Original: I wish he was visiting this week, we all could have celebrated together.
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Original: Exit your seat, and then you should quickly move out of the room.
Think about an event or experience that has occurred recently and write a sentence in each of the five moods to describe the event. It could be winter events, STAR/GOLD, sports, concerts, the book you are reading, snow days, miniTHON, etc. You need a total of five sentences, one sentence for each of the five moods.
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Write a sentence in the imperative mood.
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Write a sentence in the indicative mood.
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Write a sentence in the conditional mood.
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Write a sentence in the subjunctive mood.
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Write a sentence in the interrogative mood.
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