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Homework Help: english

Posted by Lisa on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 2:36pm.

38. Which of the following sentences contains a helping verb? (1 point)
Eduardo looked in the basement, but the puppy wasn’t there.
Sakkom hung wind chimes because she loves the sound.
Roger has never performed a solo in his life.
The leader of the troop took the scouts to the lake.
39. In the following sentence, “famous” is the complement. What kind of complement is it?

“In 1975, Margaret Thatcher became famous as the first woman leader of the British Conservative Party."
(1 point)
predicate adjective
direct object
predicate nominative
indirect object
40. Choose the answer that correctly identifies the underlined word.

“The ice fields of the north are still relatively barren.” (1 point)
direct object
indirect object
predicate nominative
predicate adjective
41. Choose the answer that correctly identifies the underlined word.

"The grain of the western prairies is a major source of income." (1 point)
direct object
indirect object
predicate nominative
predicate adjective
42. Choose the answer that correctly identifies the underlined word.

“Western Canada also gives us the art of the Kwakiutl Indians.” (1 point)
direct object
indirect object
predicate nominative
predicate adjective
43. In the following sentence, what kind of phrase is “to play basketball”?

“Porpoises have been trained to play basketball.”
(1 point)
prepositional
participial
infinitive
44. In the following sentence, what kind of phrase is “to the library”?

“I will be going to the library soon.”
(1 point)
prepositional
participial
infinitive
gerund
45. In the following sentence, what kind of phrase is “Moving away”?

“Moving away made my little cousin sad.”
(1 point)
prepositional
gerund
infinitive
participial
46. What is the tense of the underlined verb in the following sentence?

“I will be studying his painting techniques this summer.”
(1 point)
present emphatic
present perfect progressive
future progressive
present progressive
47. What is the verb mood of the sentence?

Wear your coat when you are in the snow. (1 point)
indicative mood
imperative mood
subjunctive mood
True or False
48. You should avoid unnecessary shifts in verb tense when writing. (1 point)
true
false
49. Passive voice adds directness to your writing. (1 point)
true
false
For questions 52–55 match the vocabulary words with the appropriate definitions.

personification
sound device
stage direction
author’s purpose


50. ways to use sounds in poetry to achieve certain effects (1 point)

51. giving human qualities to non-human subjects (1 point)

52. identified as physical movements of characters in a play (1 point)

53. reason a writer writes about a topic (1 point)

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