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Homework Help: Reading

Posted by Lily on Friday, December 7, 2012 at 9:44am.

Choose the option that correctly identifies the words in () in each sentence.

5. (Stretching for 210 miles) , the Thames is in England. (1 point)
prepositional phrase
gerund phrase
participial phrase
appositive phrase

6. (Eating flesh with razor-sharp teeth) is how piranhas survive. (1 point)
prepositional phrase
gerund phrase
participial phrase
appositive phrase

7. (Caleb was a basketball player from Knoxville High School). (1 point)
simple sentence
complex sentence
subordinate clause
compound sentence

8. The sisters snuggled together( so that they would stay warm). (1 point)
independent clause
noun clause
adverbial clause
adjectival clause

9. (When she returned from Paris, she took up baking on a regular basis. )
misplaced modifier
subordinate clause
compound sentence
complex sentence

10. (As soon as the rain stopped,) a flood of children appeared. (1 point)
independent clause
adverbial clause
noun clause
adjectival clause

11. The musical metal wind chimes are hanging on the porch (that my sister made.) (1 point)
misplaced modifier
simple sentence
noun clause
adverbial clause

12. The young girl was not pressured by what (other children said.) (1 point)
noun clause
adverbial clause
misplaced modifier
adjectival clause

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