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Homework Help: english

Posted by Angela Myers on Monday, May 7, 2012 at 10:06pm.

1. Read the following sentence.
The cars passing by are filled with commuters.

Which of the following sentences is NOT true?

(1 point)
The sentence includes a present participle.
The participial phrase modifies the word commuters.
The participial phrase is essential. No commas are needed.
The participial phrase is passing by.

2. Read the following sentence.
Family names derived from people's surroundings were common in the Middle Ages.

Which of the following sentences is NOT true?

(1 point)
The sentence includes a past participle.
The participial phrase modifies the words Middle Ages.
The participial phrase is essential. No commas are needed.
The participial phrase is derived from people's surroundings.

My answers:
1.b
2.c

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