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PHRASES AND CLAUSES A Third Nine Weeks Review. Pauline and Bruno have a big argument every summer over where they should spend their summer vacation.

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1 PHRASES AND CLAUSES A Third Nine Weeks Review

2 Pauline and Bruno have a big argument every summer over where they should spend their summer vacation. A. Simple Sentence B. Compound Sentence C. Complex Sentence D. Compound-Complex Sentence

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4 Pauline loves to go to the beach and spend her days sunbathing. A. Simple Sentence B. Compound Sentence C. Complex Sentence D. Compound-Complex Sentence

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6 Bruno, on the other hand, likes the view that he gets from the log cabin up in the mountains, and he enjoys hiking in the forest. A. Simple Sentence B. Compound Sentence C. Complex Sentence D. Compound-Complex Sentence

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8 Pauline says there is nothing relaxing about chopping wood, swatting mosquitoes, and cooking over a woodstove. A. Simple Sentence B. Compound Sentence C. Complex Sentence D. Compound-Complex Sentence

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10 Bruno dislikes sitting on the beach; he always gets a nasty sunburn. A. Simple Sentence B. Compound Sentence C. Complex Sentence D. Compound-Complex Sentence

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12 Bruno tends to get bored sitting on the beach, watching the waves, getting sand in his swimsuit, and reading detective novels for a week. A. Simple Sentence B. Compound Sentence C. Complex Sentence D. Compound-Complex Sentence

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14 This year, after a lengthy, noisy debate, they decided to take separate vacations. A. Simple Sentence B. Compound Sentence C. Complex Sentence D. Compound-Complex Sentence

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16 Bruno went to the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and Pauline went to Cape Cod. A. Simple Sentence B. Compound Sentence C. Complex Sentence D. Compound-Complex Sentence

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18 Although they are 250 miles apart, they keep in constant contact on the internet. A. Simple Sentence B. Compound Sentence C. Complex Sentence D. Compound-Complex Sentence

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20 Bruno took the desktop computer that he uses at work, and Pauline sits on the beach with her laptop computer, which she connects to the internet with a cellular phone. A. Simple Sentence B. Compound Sentence C. Complex Sentence D. Compound-Complex Sentence

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22 VERBALS

23 In the sentence "John likes exercising at the YMCA" the underlined word is correctly classified as which of the following? A. participle B. gerund C. main verb D. infinitive E. auxiliary verb

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25 In the sentence "Waiting for the late bus, I decided finally to learn how to drive," the underlined word is correctly classified as which of the following? A. participle B. gerund C. main verb D. infinitive E. auxiliary verb

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27 In the sentence "He was eager to leave for vacation," which of the following is true? A. A participle serves as an adverb. B. An infinitive serves as an adjective. C. An infinitive serves as a direct object. D. A participle serves as an adjective. E. An infinitive serves as an adverb.

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29 In the sentence "I hope to vacation in Canada next year," which of the following is true? A. A participle serves as an adverb. B. An infinitive serves as an adverb. C. An infinitive serves as a direct object. D. A participle serves as an indirect object. E. An infinitive serves as an indirect object

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31 What is true of the following example? "She reads the journals to watch professional trends." A. It contains a participial phrase functioning as an adjective. B. It contains a prepositional phrase functioning as an adjective. C. It contains a prepositional phrase functioning as an adverb. D. It contains an infinitive phrase functioning as an adverb. E. It contains an infinitive phrase functioning as an adjective

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33 Which of the following sentences is prescriptively correct? A. I appreciate your taking the time to talk with me. B. I appreciate you taking the time to talk with me. C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above

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35 In the sentence "John, who was hired to deal with such problems, was intending to work on the project today," the underlined element is correctly classified as which of the following? A. A clause B. A phrase C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above

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37 In the sentence "Mary, the latest person to be hired, will probably be the first person to be fired," the underlined element is correctly classified as which of the following? A. A prepositional phrase B. A participial phase C. An appositive phrase D. All of the above E. None of the above

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39 In the sentence "My father, refusing to believe that someone had stolen his truck from our driveway, rushed out the front door to check for himself," the underlined element is correctly classified as which of the following? A. A prepositional phrase B. A participial phase C. An appositive phrase D. All of the above E. None of the above

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41 In the sentence "The boy on the bicycle rode through my wife's perennial garden," which of the following is true? A. A prepositional phase functions adjectivally. B. A prepositional phrase functions adverbially C. Both of the above D. Neither of the above

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