Project #77480 - subject predicate, fragment, and run on

Question 1

  1. What is the proper way to correct the following comma splice?
    ??????????????????????????????? The shoe store is having its annual clearance sale, the sales staff needs to be prepared for a busy day.

    a.

    The shoe store is having its annual clearance sale the sales staff needs to be prepared for a busy day.

    b.

    The shoe store is having its annual clearance sale; the sales staff needs to be prepared for a busy day.

    c.

    The shoe store is having its annual clearance sale the sales staff; need to be prepared for a busy day.

2 points  

 

Question 2

  1. What is the subject of the following sentence?
    The dog chased the cat around the yard.
    a.
    b.
    c.

2 points  

 

Question 3

  1. What common sentence error does the following contain?
    I told my son to finish all of his dinner in order to have desert he happily ate his vegetables so he was able to have a cookie.
    a.
    b.
    c.

2 points  

 

Question 4

  1. What common sentence error does the following contain?
                                    Checking to see if they left.
    a.
    b.
    c.

2 points  

 

Question 5

  1. The predicate of the sentence tells who or what the sentence is about or who or what is doing the action.

2 points  

 

Question 6

  1. What is the proper way to correct the following run-on?
    It was a wonderful day the children ate a picnic lunch they also swam in the lake.
    a.
    b.
    c.

2 points  

 

Question 7

  1. What is the subject of the following sentence?
    Michael and Daniel trained the birds to mimic and talk.
    a.
    b.
    c.

2 points  

 

Question 8

  1. What sentence part is the underlined segment of the sentence?
    ??????????????????????????????? Emma and her friend attended the quilt show on Saturday.

    a.

    predicate

    b.

    subject

    c.

    fragment

2 points  

 

Question 9

  1. Which error does the following sentence contain?
    The mall is crowded every store is having a sale.
    a.
    b.
    c.

2 points  

 

Question 10

  1. Which of the following options is NOT an acceptable way to correct comma splices?

    a.

    Insert a semicolon to replace the comma.

    b.

    Remove the comma and do nothing else.

    c.

    Use a conjunction or transition to tie the ideas together.

2 points  

 

Question 11

  1. The subject of a sentence tells who or what the sentence is about or who or what is doing the action.

2 points  

 

Question 12

  1. What is the proper way to correct the following sentence error?
    The birthday party with ten 5 year-olds never seemed to end, the children were shouting and running everywhere!
    a.
    b.
    c.

2 points  

 

Question 13

  1. Identify the subject and predicate of the following sentence:
                                    The little girl ran happily through the rain.
    a.
    b.
    c.

2 points  

 

Question 14

  1. Which of the following ways is NOT acceptable to correct the following fragment?
    Running out of breath.
    a.
    b.
    c.

2 points  

 

Question 15

  1. What is the predicate of the following sentence?
    The dog chased the cat around the yard.

    a.

    chased the cat around the yard

    b.

    around the yard

    c.

    chased, around

2 points  

 

Question 16

  1. What error does the following sentence contain?
    The baby crawled for the first time, his mother was thrilled!
    a.
    b.
    c.

2 points  

 

Question 17

  1. What is the proper way to correct the following sentence error?
    The kitten could not climb down from the tree it was chased up by a dog.
    a.
    b.
    c.

2 points  

 

Question 18

  1. Which of the following options is an acceptable way to correct run-ons?

    a.

    Use transitions or conjunctions;

    b.

    Leave it alone; there?s nothing wrong with run-ons;

    c.

    Insert commas after each complete sentence.

2 points  

 

Question 19

  1. What error does the following sentence contain?
    The doctor, taking time out of his busy day.
    a.
    b.
    c.

2 points  

 

Question 20

  1. What common sentence error does the following contain?
                                    Taking the cake from the oven, my mom burned herself, she needed to use oven mitts.
    a.
    b.
    c.

Subject English
Due By (Pacific Time) 07/26/2015 12:00 am
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