Saturday, November 7, 2015

Quiz for Lessons 291- 295 - Parts of the Sentence - Compound/Complex Sentences

Instructions: The following sentences are made up of two independent clauses with one or more dependent clauses. You are to identify the clauses telling what kind each is. The choices are independent clause, noun clause, adjective clause or adverb clause.

1. Rulon steered the jeep down the muddy road to the camp site, and then he discovered that it was the wrong road.

2. When Carl came up to bat, the bases were loaded, and there were two outs.

3. I've just learned that our vacation plans must be changed; as a result, we'll leave later in the month.

4. Older television sets had tubes; the newest models, which take less space, are digital televisions.

5. My Uncle Al drove a snow-removal truck, and when there was a big snow storm, he would be called to work at any time.

6. If you are an election judge, you distribute the ballots, and you count them after the polls close.

7. Many monuments are found around the White House, and foreign leaders who come to Washington often visit them.

8. The doctor told us how we could revive a heart-attack victim, and she demonstrated on a dummy, me.

9. Jeff tried the new dance steps that had been demonstrated, and he mastered them quickly.

10. The bola is a rope which is used to catch animals; it has weights on the end of it.


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Answers:

1. Rulon steered the jeep down the muddy road to the camp site = independent clause, then he discovered = independent clause, that it was the wrong road = noun clause

2. When Carl came up to bat = adverb clause, the bases were loaded = independent clause, there were two outs = independent clause

3. I've just learned = independent clause, that our vacation plans must be changed = noun clause, as a result, we'll leave later in the month = independent clause

4. Older television sets had tubes = independent clause, the newest models are digital televisions = independent clause, which take less space = adjective clause

5. My Uncle Al drove a snow-removal truck = independent clause, when there was a big snow storm = adverb clause, he would be called to work at any time = independent clause

6. If you are an election judge = adverb clause, you distribute the ballots = independent clause, you count them = independent clause, after the polls close = adverb clause

7. Many monuments are found around the White House = independent clause, foreign leaders often visit them = independent clause, who come to Washington = adjective clause

8. The doctor told us = independent clause, how we could revive a heart-attack victim = noun clause, she demonstrated on a dummy, me = independent clause

9. Jeff tried the new dance steps = independent clause, that had been demonstrated = adjective clause, he mastered them quickly = independent clause

10. The bola is a rope = independent clause, which is used to catch animals = adjective clause, it has weights on the end of it = independent clause

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Friday, November 6, 2015

Lesson 295 - Parts of the Sentence - Compound/Complex Sentences

Instructions: The following sentences are either a simple sentence, a compound sentence, a complex sentence or a compound/complex sentence. Identify the sentences telling what kind each is.

1. None of the other jurors asked me to change my mind.

2. Barbara and Jeanne whispered and giggled all night.

3. That he is my cousin cannot be denied.

4. The boy who is speaking is my brother, and he will be staying with us.

5. I know you don't like him, but that doesn't matter.


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Answers:

1. simple

2. simple

3. complex

4. compound/complex

5. compound/complex

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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Lesson 294 - Parts of the Sentence - Compound/Complex Sentences

Instructions: The following sentences are either a simple sentence, a compound sentence, a complex sentence or a compound/complex sentence. Identify the sentences telling what kind each is.

1. Jim and his friend Ryan had planned to return to Canada.

2. Although we searched everywhere, Curtis could find no trace of his shoes.

3. Alaina wrote an original poem, and her mother corrected her spelling.

4. Since he was entrusted with the secret, Fred became very serious, and he was no longer a practical joker.

5. The real story is that he was injured while he was hiking.


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Answers:

1. simple

2. complex

3. compound

4. compound/complex

5. complex

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Lesson 293 - Parts of the Sentence - Compound/Complex Sentences

Instructions: The following sentences are made up of two independent clauses with one or more dependent clauses. You are to identify the clauses telling what kind each is. The choices are independent clause, noun clause, adjective clause or adverb clause.

1. We enlarged our house, and after we had finished the work, we moved to Hawaii and never returned.

2. The vacation should be restful, but many people take vacations that are never restful.

3. James said that will be enough, and everyone agreed.

4. Dad went fishing, but Mom stayed home because she wanted to be there when Terri arrived.

5. Although the children were running everywhere, closer observation indicated that they were playing a game, and they had created it themselves.


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Answers:

1. We enlarged our house = independent clause, after we had finished the work = adverb clause, we moved to Hawaii and never returned = independent clause

2. The vacation should be restful = independent clause, many people take vacations = independent clause, that are never restful = adjective clause

3. James said = independent clause, that will be enough = noun clause, everyone agreed = independent clause

4. Dad went fishing = independent clause, Mom stayed home = independent clause, because she wanted to be there = adverb clause, when Terri arrived = adverb clause

5. Although the children were running everywhere = adverb clause, closer observation indicated = independent clause, that they were playing a game = noun clause, they had created it themselves = independent clause

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Lesson 292 - Parts of the Sentence - Compound/Complex Sentences

Instructions: The following sentences are made up of two independent clauses with one or more dependent clauses. You are to identify the clauses telling what kind each is. The choices are independent clause, noun clause, adjective clause, or adverb clause.

1. Since we had gone only a mile from camp, we could return before dark, and we would not become lost.

2. After the tornado had hit, my house was gone, but my neighbor's house was not touched.

3. Mary heard the frightening noise again, and the sound was one that would frighten the bravest of people.

4. The route can be changed, but I know several people who will not like the change.

5. Dr. Mathews did what could be done, but it simply was not enough to save his life.


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Answers:

1. Since we had gone only a mile from camp = adverb clause, we could return before dark = independent clause, we would not become lost = independent clause

2. After the tornado had hit = adverb clause, my house was gone = independent clause, my neighbor's house was not touched = independent clause

3. Mary heard the frightening noise again = independent clause, the sound was one = independent clause, that would frighten the bravest of people = adjective clause

4. The route can be changed = independent clause, I know several people = independent clause, who will not like the change = adjective clause

5. Dr. Mathews did = independent clause, what could be done = noun clause, it simply was not enough to save his life = independent clause

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Monday, November 2, 2015

Lesson 291 - Parts of the Sentence - Compound/Complex Sentences

Instructions: The following sentences are made up of two independent clauses with one or more dependent clauses. You are to identify the clauses telling what kind each is. The choices are independent clause, noun clause, adjective clause or adverb clause.

1. John went to school, but James remained at home because he had a sore throat.

2. If he changes his mind, we shall know for sure that Joe has learned his lesson, but only time will tell.

3. Those clouds promise rain; we should hurry before we get caught in a flash flood.

4. Here is the money that I owe you, and I am happy to be free of debt.

5. Were you ever in a storm that was full of lightning, or don't you recall?


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Answers:

1. John went to school = independent clause, James remained at home = independent clause, because he had a sore throat = adverb clause

2. If he changes his mind = adverb clause, we shall know for sure = independent clause, that Joe has learned his lesson = noun clause, only time will tell = independent clause

3. Those clouds promise rain = independent clause, we should hurry = independent clause, before we get caught in a flash flood = adverb clause

4. Here is the money = independent clause, that I owe you = adjective clause, I am happy to be free of debt = independent clause

5. Were you ever in a storm = independent clause, that was full of lightning = adjective clause, don't you recall = independent clause

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