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Homework Help: english 11

Posted by lacey on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 6:32pm.

In which sentence is the underlined phrase a prepositional phrase functioning as an adjective?


My sister was born in Chicago.
She went to boarding school in Coventry.
My sister moved away in 2009.
Her grades gave my sister a place in the top rank of her class.

7. Read the sentence.

It is important to avoid harmful exposure to the sunís direct rays.

Which group of words is the complete infinitive phrase in the sentence?


it is important to avoid
it is important
to avoid harmful exposure to the sunís direct rays
to the sunís direct rays

8. Read the sentences.

Henry Ford adapted the assembly line to make cars. The assembly line is an innovation in factory production.

Which sentence combines these two sentences with an appositive phrase?


Adapting an innovation in factory production, Henry Ford used the assembly line to make cars.
Henry Ford adapted the assembly line, an innovation in factory production, to produce cars.
Henry Ford adapted the assembly line, which was an innovation in factory production.
Henry Ford adapted the assembly line to make cars, and the assembly line is an innovation in factory production.

9. Read the sentences.

The Arctic region, where winters are long and cold, is home to more than 400 species of flowering plants.

Which group of words is an adjective clause in the sentence?


is home to more than 400 species of flowering plants
where winters are long and cold
of flowering plants
The Arctic region, where winters are long and cold

10. Read the sentence.

Coaches consider him the best athlete in his division.

How does the word athlete function in the sentence?


predicate adjective
indirect object
predicate nominative
objective complement

11. Read the sentence.

A Greek mathematician and inventor named Archimedes designed some of the first simple machines.

Which group of words forms the complete subject?


A Greek mathematician and inventor
A Greek mathematician and inventor named Archimedes
mathematician and inventor
some of the first simple machines

12. Read the sentence.

Loosened rocks may tumble down canyons when it is raining heavily.

Which word in the sentence is a participle?


tumble
raining
down
loosened

13. In which sentence is the underlined group of words a prepositional phrase acting as an adverb?


My sisterís grades gave her a place in the top rank of her class.
My sister is going to write novels.
My sister hopes to be one of the finest novelists in the world.
My sister applied on Tuesday to a graduate school in England.

14. In which sentence is the underlined word a participle?


He kept jumping my checkers with his king.
The kangaroos were jumping across the plain.
The jumping frog startled us as we walked by.
Jumping is the preschoolerís favorite activity.

15. In which sentence is the word camping a gerund?


We noticed the camping club had set up their tents nearby.
My family and I enjoy camping.
Last summer, we were camping at the base of a waterfall.

16. In which sentence is the underlined clause an adverb clause?


We can harness solar energy wherever the sun shines.
Plate collectors, which capture the energy from the sun, are used to heat water and homes.
The study of solar energy has turned into a science that has a goal of creating renewable energy sources.

17. Read the sentences.

Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system. It is named for the ruler of the gods in Roman mythology.

Which sentence combines these two sentences with an appositive phrase?


Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system and named for the ruler of the gods in Roman mythology.
Being the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter is named for the ruler of the gods in Roman mythology.
Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system, and it is named for the ruler of the gods in Roman mythology.
Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, is named for the ruler of the gods in Roman mythology.

18. Read the sentence.

The Palau Islands are located in the North Pacific Ocean, where old coral reefs rose above the sea.

Which is the adverb clause?


where old coral reefs rose above the sea
rose above the sea
in the North Pacific Ocean
are located in the North Pacific Ocean

19. In which sentence is the underlined phrase an adverb prepositional phrase?


Scientists on the International Space Station conduct hundreds of experiments.
Some of the experiments on the Space Station help in the design of new technology.
The International Space Station has created a strong partnership between many countries.
The United States launched its Skylab space station in May 1973.

20. In which sentence is the underlined word a gerund?


Breathing is a basic function controlled by the brain.
Even the microscopic bug was a tiny, breathing creature.
Dolphins are breathing only when they are above the water.

21. Read the sentences.

The open spaces appealed to many. The opportunities for independence also appealed to many.

Which uses a compound subject to combine the two sentences?


The open spaces and opportunities for independence appealed to many.
The open spaces appealed to many, and the opportunities for independence did too.
The opportunities for open spaces appealed to many.
Open spaces, opportunity, and independence appealed to many.

22. Read the sentence.

If your bicycle tire is low, use a pump to fill it with air.

Which word is the direct object in the sentence?


tire
it
bicycle
pump

23. Read the sentence.

Coaches give hockey players facemasks to protect them from injuries.

Identify the indirect object in the sentence.


facemasks
them
players
injuries

24. In which sentence is the underlined phrase an adverb clause?


Dolphins, whom scientists say can find things with their own sonar, are trained to find underwater explosives.
Although we might consider animals as pets, many animals work.
Dogs, such as bloodhounds, have a great sense of smell that allows them to help detectives.
A beagle puppy in the Florida Everglades was trained to sniff out pythons in the park.

25. Read the sentence.

Members of law enforcement quickly learned how to spot suspicious behavior.

Which of the following is the simple predicate?


a. learned
b. quickly learned how to spot
c.quickly
d. Members of law enforcement

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