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PLEASE HELP ME DUE ASAP I REALLY NEED HELP THERE ARE 4 QUESTIONS!!!
Which part of this sentence is a phrase that modifies the subject of the sentence?
"Showing his mischievous nature, Jerome played an unfortunate trick on his best friend Kurt."
Select one:
a. Showing his mischievous nature
b. Jerome played
c. an unfortunate trick
d. on his best friend Kurt

Which of the following is a dependent clause?
Select one:
a. Sara left the concert early
b. to wait a long time
c. after the show let out
d. eating a cupcake

How can these two simple sentences be combined to create a complex sentence?

The birds flew south for the winter. It was time to get out the sweaters.
Select one:
a. The birds flew south for the winter; it was time to get out the sweaters.
b. The birds flew south for the winter, and it was time to get out the sweaters.
c. The birds, flying south for the winter, told us it was time to get out the sweaters.
d. When the birds flew south for the winter, it was time to get out the sweaters.

Which type of sentence is this one?

Since she forgot the key to the lock, Andrea could not open the mailbox.
Select one:
a. simple
b. compound
c. complex
d. compound-complex



2 Answer

  • Answer: 1 is A; 2 is C; 3 is D; 4 is C

    Explanation: i got them right on my test

  • Correct answers are in Bold and Underlined:

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    Which part of this sentence is a phrase that modifies the subject of the sentence?

    "Showing his mischievous nature, Jerome played an unfortunate trick on his best friend Kurt."

    Select one:

    a. Showing his mischievous nature

    b. Jerome played

    c. an unfortunate trick

    d. on his best friend Kurt

    Explanation: This sentence includes several phrases, but only one describes Jerome rather than what Jerome did.

    Which of the following is a dependent clause?

    Select one:

    a. Sara left the concert early

    b. to wait a long time

    c. after the show let out

    d. eating a cupcake

    Explanation: Any clause must include both a subject and a predicate. A dependent clause, though, is unable to stand on its own—it depends on another clause for its meaning.

    How can these two simple sentences be combined to create a complex sentence?

    The birds flew south for the winter. It was time to get out the sweaters.

    Select one:

    a. The birds flew south for the winter; it was time to get out the sweaters.

    b. The birds flew south for the winter, and it was time to get out the sweaters.

    c. The birds, flying south for the winter, told us it was time to get out the sweaters.

    d. When the birds flew south for the winter, it was time to get out the sweaters.

    Explanation: A complex sentence contains one independent clause and one dependent, or subordinate, clause.

    Which type of sentence is this one?

    Since she forgot the key to the lock, Andrea could not open the mailbox.

    Select one:

    a. simple

    b. compound

    c. complex

    d. compound-complex

    Explanation: The sentence contains both a dependent clause and an independent clause, and the two parts are connected by a subordinating conjunction.

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