Which statement below is NOT TRUE about clauses? A. A clause will always end with a noun or a pronoun. B. A clause is a word group with a subject and a verb that may or may not complete a thought. C. A clause may be main or subordinate. D. A clause may be independent or dependent.
Which of the following does not explain the pattern of a compound-complex sentence? A. IC +, + conjunction + IC + DC B. DC +, + IC +, + conjunction + IC C. IC + ; + DC +, + IC D. DC +, + IC + DC
A(n) _________ contains a verb but can’t stand alone as a complete sentence because it relies on the main clause. A. Subordinate Clause B. Dependent Clause C. Main Clause D. Independent Clause E. Both A and B F. Both C and D
Since the mules were slow, several tourists walked beside them. A. The independent clause is “Since the mules were slow.” B. The independent clause in this sentence is at the beginning and begins with a capital letter. C. This sentence is a run-on. D. The main clause in the sentence begins after the comma and ends at the period.
The family who owns the snowmobile lives next door. A. The main clause is “who owns the snowmobile.” B. The main clause is “The family lives next door.” C. This is a complex sentence. D. Who owns the snowmobile is an adverb clause. E. A, B, C are all correct. F. Only B and C are correct. G. B, C, and D are correct.
Cassie understands clauses and phrases, but she struggles with Case 21 questions. A. The subordinate clause is “she struggles with Case 21 questions.” B. The subordinate clause is “Cassie understands clauses and phrases.” C. This sentence is a run-on. D. This sentence is compound and has two independent clauses.
Which of the following sentences contains an adjective clause? A. Jerry put the boxes behind the garage. B. Sue read the newspaper as she waited for the bus. C. Baby Tenderlove, which was my favorite doll when I was young, is now a collector’s item. D. Who in this room is allergic to peanuts?
C. Baby Tenderlove, which was my favorite doll when I was young, is now a collector’s item.
Which of the following sentences contains an adverb clause? A. Sam has the horse that jumps the best. B. Your camera is in the closet where we keep the skates. C. As the mist cleared, Pike’s Peak came into view. D. Is this the coat that you want for Hanukah?
C. As the mist cleared, Pike’s Peak came into view.
Which sentence is written correctly? A. Burt, who was still awake, smell the smoke from the fire. B. We lost the picture that you gave to we. C. Kelly is the girl who wrote the short poem Kelly’s Wish. D. Have you ever read the poem “Paul Revere’s Ride” by Longfellow?
Which sentence is NOT written correctly? A. At 8:30 A.M. the following students are to report to the gym: Doug Smith, Beth Rucker, and Lynn Kimbell. B. Gina’s great-grandfather founded the small town of Chenoa. C. The head coaches decision to have two extra practices was helpful. D. At 7:30 A.M. Mary jumped out of bed and started getting ready for school; then she remembered that it was Saturday.
A. All the letters must be postmarked by January 1, 2013, to be considered eligible for the contest. B. “Andrea,” Sally said, “may I borrow your camera this weekend?” C. “Joan, have you seen that movie yet? Asked Joe. D. “It was Patrick Henry,” declared Liz, “who said, ‘Give me liberty or give me death!’”
Which sentence below is compound-complex and has a adjective clause? A. The other choir members sang beautifully, but I did not. B. The boys and girls delighted us with their music at the choir concert, which was held on Saturday, and we gave them a standing ovation. C. I enjoyed listening to the choir and the band, and my husband videotaped the performances. D. Although I am not musical, I still enjoy music.
B. The boys and girls delighted us with their music at the choir concert, which was held on Saturday, and we gave them a standing ovation.
Which sentence below is simple and has a compound predicate? A. Austin and Faith play in the band at Olde Towne Middle School. B. Ashley and Macey practiced daily and performed beautifully. C. Sam performed a solo at the concert last week. D. Keanna and Morgan were sitting at the back of the church when I walked in.