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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

  • Reading -

    I think the answers are
    5a
    6d
    7c
    8d
    9a
    10b
    11c
    12b

  • Reading -

    Correct: #10

    All the others are incorrect. Go back and study (= memorize) all these terms and try again.

  • Reading -

    5b
    6a
    7d
    8a
    9b
    10b
    11d
    12c i think this is the answer

  • Reading -

    no i think it's
    5c
    6b
    7a
    8b
    9c
    10b
    11a
    12d

  • Reading -

    Stop switching names. It's completely unnecessary.

  • Reading -

    5c - correct
    6b - correct
    7a - correct
    8b - correct
    9c - incorrect
    10b - correct
    11a - correct
    12d - Double-check what should be in parentheses.

  • Reading -

    so it is
    c
    b
    a
    b
    b or d
    b
    a
    a or b

  • Reading -

    i am doing the same test and i am just about to turn it in but i think 9 is d and 12 is a

  • Reading -

    Can anyone help me with 12?

  • Reading -

    I just got 21/22 on that test(:
    answers:
    5.c
    6.b
    7.a
    8.c
    9.d
    10.b
    11.a
    12.a

  • Language Arts -

    1 - Joshua won the school's essay contest three years in a row.
    simple sentence
    complex sentence <----
    subordinate clause
    noun clause

    2 - Singing loudly in the shower is what Jessica loves to do every morning.
    gerund phrase <-----
    participial phrase
    appositive phrase
    prepositional phrase.

    Are they right??

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