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Homework Help: ENGLISH HELP!!! Correcting Grammer

Posted by ME on Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 5:37pm.

What is the main verb in the following sentence?
1. This building, the largest on campus, houses most of the administration offices.

a. building
b. campus
c. houses
d. there is no main verb

2. My lady and I are taking a long walk through the park this evening.

a. is a simple sentence with a simple subject.
b. is a compound sentence with a compound subject.
c. is a simple sentence with a compound subject.
d. is a fragment.

3.Make the following simple sentences one complex sentence, without changing the meaning of the sentence:

Jessica and Alicia are getting together with friends Saturday evening. Their friends are Cynthia and Stephanie. Cynthia and Stephanie are identical twins.

a. Jessica and Alicia are getting together with friends Saturday evening, and their friends are Cynthia and Stephanie, identical twins.
b. Jessica and Alicia are getting together with friends who are identical twins Saturday evening.
c. Saturday evening, Jessica and Alicia are getting together with friends, whose friends are identical twins Cynthia and Stephanie.
d. Saturday evening, Jessica and Alicia are getting together with their friends Cynthia and Stephanie, who are identical twins.

Part of speech in in all cap
4. I don't want any more RAIN.
a. noun
b. pronoun
c. verb
d. adjective
e. adverb
f. preposition
g. conjunction

5.Choose the correct answer which corrects the following sentence without changing the meaning:

In 1976, twenty-one year old Steve Jobs founded Apple computer, Inc. Apple’s rival. The Microsoft Corporation modeled its Windows operating system. On the Mac.

a. In 1976. Twenty-one year old Steve Jobs founded Apple computer, Inc., Apple’s rival. The Microsoft Corporation modeled its Windows operating system. On the Mac.
b. In 1976, twenty-one year old Steve Jobs founded Apple computer, Inc. Apple’s rival, the Microsoft Corporation modeled its Windows operating system, On the Mac.
c. In 1976, twenty-one year old Steve Jobs founded Apple computer, Inc. Apple’s rival, the Microsoft Corporation, modeled its Windows operating system on the Mac.
d. In 1976. Twenty-one year old Steve Jobs founded Apple computer, Inc, on the Mac. Apple’s rival, the Microsoft Corporation modeled its Windows operating system.

ANSWERS:
1. D
2. B
3. D
4. C
5. C

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