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Homework Help: grammar

Posted by Dianna on Sunday, September 23, 2007 at 12:39pm.

Dangling Modifiers
If your baby does not like cold apple juice, it should be heated.

Your answer:
1.





Dangling Modifiers
When they are fresh, eating oranges can often keep away the cold virus.



Your answer:
2.





Predication
Our plans for tomorrow should begin today.

Your answer:
3.





Punctuating Sentences
The dinner party will begin at 8 o’clock sharp.

Your answer:
4.





Punctuating Sentences
Without a doubt, cramming for the test.

Your answer:
5.





Punctuating Sentences
He took the curve too sharply, it caused an accident.

Your answer:
6.





Punctuation—Colon
The ingredients for my favorite grilled sandwich are: peanut butter and bananas.

Your answer:
7.





Punctuation—Colon
Studying is exciting: find something about the subject that interests you, and resolve to become an expert.

Your answer:
8.





Punctuation—Dash
Pens come in all shapes—my favorite is an ergonomic one shaped like a wishbone.

Your answer:
9.





Punctuation—Hyphen
She ate two thirds of the pie in one sitting!

Your answer:
10.





Punctuation—Hyphen
The high rise building is located at 3114 Main Street.

Your answer:
11.





Punctuation—Parentheses
The blouse did not fit properly. (You will find it in this package.)



Your answer:
12.





Punctuation—Square Brackets
The article about American history stated, “The revolution began over a beer [during Prohibition] and ended with a bang.”

Your answer:
13.





Inclusive Language—Nonsexist Language


We need more manpower to finish the job on schedule.

Your answer:
14.





Inclusive Language—Nonracist and Nonagist Language


The woman who earned the award was a Negro from Louisiana.



Your answer:
15.





Inclusive Language—Nonracist and Nonagist Language


It seems that every Golden Ager is on the bus trip to Laughlin, Nevada.

Your answer:
16.





Inclusive Language—Talking about People with Disabilities and Disease


The blind people were downtown for a national conference.





Your answer:
17.





Inclusive Language—Talking about People with Disabilities and Disease


His sister is afflicted with polio and muscular dystrophy, so she is confined to a wheelchair.

Your answer:
18.





Inclusive Language—Quoting from Biased Material
The mayors and their wives were invited on a tour of the state buildings.



Your answer:
19.





Inclusive Language—Quoting from Biased Material


Back in the 1400s, the laws governing the people were quite specific: “All men shall tithe 10% to the church and pay taxes every six months. All men can attend school until they are 16 years of age.”

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