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Homework Help: English; Help/Check.

Posted by Unknown on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 4:42pm.

Check, Please?


Select the one that is a Not a sentence fragment.
A. Asking the interviewer how often he would have to work on weekends.
B. To apply for a job at the new store in the mall.
C. Shaking his new boss's hand, Tony knew he would like working there.

Answer: C

Modifier Placement When a modifier begins a sentence, the very next thing that comes along has to be something that can, in fact, be modified by that phrase or clause. Select the correctly written sentence in this group.
A. The children were delighted by the monkeys swinging wildly through the trees.

B. Swinging wildly through the trees, the children were delighted by the monkeys.

Answer: A

Common Subordinating Conjunctions Select the Correct Answer. Builders use plywood in the construction of small boats _______it is easy to shape.
A. although
B. because
C. after
D. while

Answer: B

Common Subordinating Conjunctions Select the Correct Answer. I havent spoken with Jane ________ she moved.
A. unless
B. while
C. since
D. although

Answer: C

Common Subordinating Conjunctions Select the Correct Answer. Airplanes sometimes fly to unscheduled cities ______ the weather is bad.
A. when
B. where
C. wherever
D. whereas
Answer: A

Common Subordinating Conjunctions Select the Correct Answer. Please read the book _____its still available from the library.
A. before
B. although
C. since
D. while
Answer: D

Common Subordinating Conjunctions Select the Correct Answer. Everybody had dessert _______they finished eating the main course.
A. while
B. because
C. until
D. after

Answer: D

Each of the following is a run-on sentences. From the group of three sentences that follows, select the group of words that corrects the run-on. Our solar system has nine major planets only one is known to have intelligent life.
A. Our solar system has nine major planets, only one is known to have intelligent life.

B. Our solar system has nine major planets only one, is known to have intelligent life.

C. Our solar system has nine major planets; only one is known to have intelligent life.

Answer: A

Each of the following is a run-on sentences. From the group of three sentences that follows, select the group of words that corrects the run-on. Most asteroids are small and far away therefore they are dim and hard to see.
A. Most asteroids are small and far away, therefore they are dim and hard to see.

B. Most asteroids are small and far away therefore, they are dim and hard to see.

C. Most asteroids are small and far away; therefore, they are dim and hard to see.

Answer: C

Each of the following is a run-on sentences. From the group of three sentences that follows, select the group of words that corrects the run-on. Look through Angelos telescope you can see Saturns rings.
A. If you look through Angelos telescope, you can see Saturns rings.

B. Look through Angelos telescope, you can see Saturns rings.

C. You can see Saturns rings, look through Angelos telescope.

Answer: B

Each of the following is a run-on sentences. From the group of three sentences that follows, select the group of words that corrects the run-on. Please check the position of that star cluster I cant find it.
A. Please check the position of that star cluster; I can't find it.

B. Please check the position of that star cluster, I can't find it.

C. Please check the position, of that star cluster, I can't find it.

Answer: C

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