Project #93368 - Homework Help

 

Write the word(s) that the underlined phrase modifies, identifies, or explains.

 

1. In the morning, we jogged on the cinder track. _____

 

2. The cat, a calico kitten, refused to come down from the tree.______

 

3. Small trees and flowering plants decorated the courtyard at the house's center. _______

 

4. We were introduced to the owner, Mrs. Johnson. _______

5. By the road during the marathon, volunteers handed out cups of water. ______

 

Choose the adjective phrase in the sentence. If a sentence has no adjective phrase, choose none.

 

6. In our city, gardeners are trying a new technique to grow plants.

 

A. In our city

B. a new technique

C. none

D. to grow plants

 

7. Especially in arid regions, xeriscaping solves the problem of water use.

 

A. none

B. in arid regions

C. the problem

D. of water use

 

8. The word xeriscaping comes from the Greek word xeros and refers to a kind of landscaping suitable to dry areas.

 

A. of landscaping

B. to a kind

C. none

D. the Greek word xeros

 

9. With xeriscaping, you will save water and still grow a beautiful yard and a garden of interesting cacti in the summer .

 

A. With xeriscaping

B. in the summer

C. none

D. of interesting cacti

 

10. In Arizona, plant in that desert soil different kinds of cactus.

 

A. in that desert soil

B. in Arizona

C. none

D. of cactus

 

Identify the adverb phrase in the sentence. If the sentence contains no adverb phrase, choose none.

 

11. Many different kinds of people throughout the country use helicopters in their work.

 

A. none

B. throughout the country

C. of people

D. in their work

 

12. A helicopter by the name of Woodstock carries rancher Patricia Jenkins across her family's pastures in Oregon.

 

A. of Woodstock

B. none

C. across her family's pasture

D. in Oregon

 

13. During a roundup, she watched cowboys on horseback at work and learned their techniques.

 

A. none

B. at work

C. During a roundup

D. on horseback

 

14. Now Patricia, in jeans and plaid shirt, rides above the rangeland of eastern Oregon and drives herds of cattle.

 

A. none

B. in jeans and a plaid shirt

C. above the rangeland

D. of eastern Oregon

 

15. There is plenty of heat and dust from the ground, but Patricia is happy at the job.

 

A. from the ground

B. of heat and dust

C. none

D. at her job

 

16. Choose the sentence that contains a misplaced modifier.

 

A. Last night, the Moreno family went to a basketball game.

B. However, none of the Morenos had ever been to a sports arena.

C. Two teams from nearby colleges played for the championship.

D. In network programs on television, the Morenos had ever been to a sports arena.

 

 

17. Choose the sentence that contains a misplaced modifier.

 

A. In support of the team, the Morenos saw fans with posters.

B. The Morenos saw fans in clothes with team's bright colors.

C. Mr. and Mrs. Moreno were amazed by the crowd's excitement.

D. The faces of some fans were also brightly painted.

 

18. Choose the sentence that contains a misplaced modifier.

 

A. Soon, a loud buzzer sounded, and the players ran onto the court.

B. With loud shouts and screams, the Morenos felt the arena vibrate.

C. Then they found their seats and got ready for the game.

D. Mr. Moreno bought four bags of popcorn for the family.

 

19. Choose the sentence that contains a misplaced modifier.

 

19. Choose the sentence that contains a misplaced modifier.

 

A. Packed with fans, wild enthusiasm swept over both sides of the arena.

B. The battle for the championship had finally begun!

C. Angela Moreno covered her ears with her hands because of the noise

D. The bail was tossed by the referee.

 

20. Choose the sentence that contains a misplaced modifier.

 

A. In the last second, their team made the winning basket on the clock.

B. With only five seconds left, the game was tied.

C. All four of the Morenos were screaming wildly.

D. The excited fans cheered the players on the court.

 

21. The museum director purchased a new sculpture, Wind on Waves, for the museum's outdoor garden.

 

A. Wind on Waves

B. none

C. a new sculpture

D. museum director

 

Choose the appositive or appositive phrase in the sentence. If the sentence has no appositive or appositive phrase, choose none.

 

22. Though he is young, Nelson, a recent hire, is widely admired for his knowledge of modern art.

 

A. none

B. a recent hire

C. Though he is young

D. for his knowledge

 

 

23. Many visitors to the museum, however, do not care for his new purchase, a forty-foot metal construction.

 

A. a forty-foot metal construction

B. for his new purchase

C. none

D. to the museum

Choose the appositive or appositive phrase in the sentence. If the sentence has no appositive or appositive phrase, choose none.

 

24. Some of them say that Nelson, a sculptor himself, made a bad choice this time.

 

A. of them

B. none

C. a sculptor himself

D. a bad choice

 

Choose the appositive or appositive phrase in the sentence. If the sentence has no appositive or appositive phrase, choose none.

 

25. They worry that the sculpture, the creation of Nelson's friend, is too big for the garden.

 

A. the creation of Nelson's friend

B. none

C. that the sculpture

D. for the garden

 

 

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Due By (Pacific Time) 11/16/2015 09:00 am
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