English Quiz 10-9-13

Question 1 of 21

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"To get the whole house clean in time for grammas arrival" proves to be too much to ask. The italicized phrase in this sentence is a(an) _____ phrase and a ____.

Select one of the following:

  • Participle & verb

  • Infinitive & noun.

Question 2 of 21

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For some reason, Vince didn't like "falling in the mud puddle." The phrase in the quotation marks is a(an) _____ phrase and a ____.

Select one of the following:

  • Appositive & noun

  • Gerund phrase & noun

Question 3 of 21

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"Running out of gas," the car came to a stop. The phrase in the quotation marks is a _____ phrase and a ____.

Select one of the following:

  • Participle phrase & adjective.

  • Appositive phrase and noun

Question 4 of 21

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Lenny went to Peter's house "to borrow his shovel." The phrase in the quotation marks is a(an) _____ phrase and a ____.

Select one of the following:

  • Participial phrase and an adverb.

  • Infinitive phrase and adverb.

Question 5 of 21

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A noun or pronoun that follows another noun or pronoun in a sentence to identify or explain it is a(an)_____.

Select one of the following:

  • Appositive

  • Participial

Question 6 of 21

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A prepositional phrase can function in a sentence as a(an) _____ phrase.

Select one of the following:

  • Adverb

  • Appositive

Question 7 of 21

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Jolene went to the city "to find a new job."

Select one of the following:

  • Adverb

  • Adjective

Question 8 of 21

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A gerund phrase functions in a sentence as a(an) ____.

Select one of the following:

  • Adverb

  • Noun

Question 9 of 21

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A participial phrase in a sentence functions as a(an)_____

Select one of the following:

  • Adjective

  • Adverb

Question 10 of 21

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An infinitive phrase can function in a sentene as a(an) _____ ______ ______.

Select one of the following:

  • Noun, Verb, Adjective.

  • Noun, Adjective, Adverb.

Question 11 of 21

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Main clauses express a complete thought & can appear in ____ sentences.

Select one of the following:

  • Compound

  • Complex

  • Compound-complex

  • All of the above

Question 12 of 21

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A prepositional phrase modifies a word & relates that word to the prepositions ______.

Select one of the following:

  • Object

  • Noun

Question 13 of 21

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How are subordinate clauses and prepositional phrases similar?

Select one of the following:

  • Both can stand by themselves.
    Neither can be used as adjectives or adverbs.

  • Neither can stand by itself
    Both can be use as adjectives & adverbs.

Question 14 of 21

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A prepositional phase...

Select one of the following:

  • Contains a preposition
    Contains an object & any modifiers of the object

  • Contains a preposition
    Contains noun and adjectives of the subject

Question 15 of 21

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The security of state sent the PRESIDENT a full account for his mission.

Select one of the following:

  • Direct object

  • Indirect object

Question 16 of 21

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All of the operators are ERRCIENT.

Select one of the following:

  • Predicate Adjective

  • Predicate Noun

Question 17 of 21

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The subjects listed here are the elective COURSES for secondary schools.

Select one of the following:

  • Subject predicate

  • Predicate noun

Question 18 of 21

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An interrogative SENTENCE is sentence that asks a question.

Select one of the following:

  • Subject

  • Indirect object

Question 19 of 21

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The guy "who ran out of the clinic" is running late.

Select one of the following:

  • Adverb

  • Adjective

Question 20 of 21

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"If we remember to brush our teeth" we will get fewer cavities.

Select one of the following:

  • Adverb

  • Adjective

Question 21 of 21

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I guess "what you did last night wasn't really" that interesting.

Select one of the following:

  • Pronoun

  • Noun

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