Sentence skills

1. The following sentence is an example of which primary English sentence pattern?
The toddler tossed his father the ball.

A. Subject+ action verb + direct object
B. Pronoun+ subject+ interrogative verb
(C. Subject+ action verb+ indirect object+ direct object)
D. Subject+ verb +object +object complement

2. Which of the following is a fragment?

A. The rams locked horns, and the tourists watched them from far away.
B. The truth can be unpleasant.
(C. The canoe with the blue stripes.)
D. The dancer floated across the stage.

asked by Jocelynn
  1. Both are correct.

    posted by Writeacher
  2. Which one of these sentences contains a prepositional phrase?

    A. You may think otherwise, but what I tell you is true.
    B. Where did you find the papers that I lost?
    C. To be, or not to be: that is the question.
    (D. Trolls live under bridges; elves do not.)

    Identify the compound sentence.

    A. While it rained on the beach, we swam in the ocean.
    (B. The rain began to fall, but we did not want to leave.)
    C. Because it had been sunny all week, we did not bring umbrellas.
    D. Last summer, we decided to drive to the beach.

    Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?

    A. The company held it's annual party at the convention center.
    (B. Mr. Jones visited the YMCA before becoming a member.)
    C. The local police asked the F.B.I. to assist with the case.
    D. Mary remembered to buy milk didn't she?

    posted by Jocelynn
  3. 1 is C
    For sure!

    posted by Mr. Polopotato

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