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Quiz for Lessons 246 - 250

Parts of the Sentence - Compound Sentences

 

Instructions: Tell whether the words in quotation marks are independent clauses, dependent clauses, prepositional phrases, participial phrases, gerund phrases, or infinitive phrases.

 

1. Do not leave for help "until I signal you."

 

2. "Here are the plants" that you wanted.

 

3. I remained "staring at the damage" when help arrived.

 

4. "Having learned the outcome," I was at a loss "to know what to do."

 

5. The neighbors stared "at me" in unbelief.

 

Instructions: Combine the following sentences with the appropriate co-ordinate conjunctions.

 

6. I turned on my radio. There was no sound.

 

7. The storm had ended. The sun peeked out from the clouds.

 

8. I did not attend the meeting. John didn't either.

 

9. You must leave soon. You will be late for class.

 

10. A phrase has neither a verb nor a subject. The clause has both.

 

 

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Answers:

 

1. until I signal you = dependent clause

 

2. Here are the plants = independent clause

 

3. staring at the damage = participial phrase

 

4. Having learned the outcome = participial phrase, to know what to do = infinitive phrase

 

5. at me = prepositional phrase

 

6. I turned on the radio, but there was no sound.

 

7. The storm had ended, and the sun peeked out from the clouds.

 

8. I did not attend the meeting, nor did John.

 

9. You must leave soon, or you will be late for class.

 

10. A phrase has neither a verb nor a subject, but the clause has both.

 




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