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Sentence Structure, Clause and Phrase Review Game
The Beatles arrived in America with great fanfare and celebration.
The Beatles arrived (in America) (with great fanfare and celebration).
The book Wonder, which teaches compassion through relationships and common experiences, is a compelling coming-of-age story.
The book Wonder, [which teaches compassion through relationships and common experiences], is a compelling coming-of-age story.
While Kyle prepares the dinner, Mom and I will make the dessert, and then we will feast on this wonderful meal.
[While Kyle prepares the dinner], [Mom and I will make the dessert], and [then we will feast (on this wonderful meal)].
Dad and I will attend the Olympics after we save enough money.
Dad and I will attend the Olympics [after we save enough money.]
All students should prepare for the test on Friday, yet some will not study.
All students should prepare (for the test) (on Friday), yet some will not study.
Look in the drawer with the brass handle. A. Verb phrase B. Appositive Phrase C. Adjective Prepositional Phrase D. Adverb Prepositional Phrase
Although you liked the steak sandwich with lettuce and tomato on it, I enjoyed the steak sandwich with cheese.
The plants which Mom kept in the greenhouse need watering.
Because we are going to Chicago in March, it will be vital to pack clothes for cold weather.
Carol’s expression was too funny for words.
Both Wisconsin and Mississippi were named by the Chippewa Indians.
The elevator ride to the top of the Sears Tower takes 54 seconds.
Carly swept the crumbs under the rug.
The speaker, a famous explorer, told about Papua, New Guinea.
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.
A dependent clause is (or does) all of the following except A. Subordinate B. Incomplete in thought C. Reliant on the main clause D. Stand alone as a complete thought
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
This song, which was written by Elton John, is upbeat. A. Adverb Clause B. Adjective Clause C. Main Clause
Pam sat where she could be most comfortable. A. Adverb Clause B. Adjective clause C. Main Clause
When we arrived in Seattle, it was very cold. A. Adverb clause B. Adjective clause C. Main Clause
There was plenty of ribbon because we had saved it from Christmas. A. Adverb clause B. Adjective clause C. Main Clause
I know the book that you are talking about. A. Adverb clause B. Adjective clause C. Main Clause
Two partridges rose and whirred away as we approached. A. Adverb clause B. Adjective clause C. Main Clause
Even though we ran several errands before the concert, we arrived on time for the festivities at Olde Towne. A. Adverb clause B. Adjective clause C. Main Clause
Laura’s the one who telephoned us about the delayed plane at the airport in Chicago. A. Adverb clause B. Adjective clause C. Main Clause
Laura’s the one who telephoned us about the delayed plane at the airport in Chicago. A. Prepositional Phrase B. Appositive Phrase C. Verb Phrase
A subordinate clause, a type of dependent clause, begins with a subordinate conjunction. A. Prepositional Phrase B. Appositive Phrase C. Verb Phrase
We should have known that studying is vital to our success. A. Prepositional Phrase B. Appositive Phrase C. Verb Phrase
C. Verb phrase
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
A compound sentence will have all of the following except A. At least two independent clauses B. A comma and a conjunction C. A dependent clause D. A semicolon
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.
There were over eighty people in line; I counted them. A. Simple B. Compound C. Complex D. Compound-Complex
Since our flight to San Diego was delayed, we missed our connection to Hawaii. A. Simple B. Compound C. Complex D. Compound-Complex
Nobody got the answer because the problem was too difficult, but Mrs. Autrey gave us a second chance. A. Simple B. Compound C. Complex D. Compound-Complex
Neither the guitar nor the banjo is difficult to play. A. Coordinating Conjunction B. Subordinate Conjunction C. Correlative Conjunction
Yesterday’s teens and today’s youth have had a variety of interests. A. Simple B. Compound C. Complex D. Compound-Complex
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.
The head coach’s decision…
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!’”
Thomas Edison invented electric lights. A. This sentence is simple. B. The verb “invented” is transitive. C. “Lights” is the direct object. D. “Electric” is an adverb modifying the verb invented.
Annie knitted Kim a sweater for Christmas. A. Indirect Object B. Direct Object C. Subject D. Object of the preposition
We gave the boat a fresh coat of paint yesterday. . Indirect Object B. Direct Object C. Subject D. Object of the preposition
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.