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."
- dependent clause
2. "Here are the plants" that you wanted.
- independent clause
3. I remained "staring at the damage" when help arrived.
when help arrived.
- participial phrase
4. "Having learned the outcome," I was at a loss "to know what to do."
at a loss "to knowVbl whatAdv
- "Having learned the outcome" - participial phrase
- "to know what to do" - infinitive phrase
5. The neighbors stared "at me" in unbelief.
- prepositional phrase
Instructions: Combine the following sentences using the appropriate co-ordinate conjunctionsCo-ordinate conjunctions join words, phrases, or clauses of equal rank. They are the following: and, but, or, nor, for, and yet. (For and yet can only join clauses.)
Source: Lesson 201, and, but, or, and nor.
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.