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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceHomework Help · 8 years ago

PLEASE english help i need help 10 points?

The comma is used correctly here: In the United States, citizens vote to elect the president. (Points : 1)

True

False

2. The comma is used correctly here: We ate watermelon, pineapple, and, strawberries. (Points : 1)

True

False

3. My great grandmother can barely walk, but she's a great cook. (Points : 1)

great grandmother

great-grandmother

my-great-grandmother

none of the above

4. She's adventurous therefore I think we should take her to get sushi. (Points : 1)

adventurous: therefore

adventurous; therefore,

adventurous, therefore;

None of the above

5. Identify the independent clause in the following sentence:

Because it was built before refrigeration, Jefferson had a stocked pond that allowed him to have fish on demand. (Points : 1)

because it was built before refrigeration

Jefferson had a stocked pond

that allowed him to have fish

to have fish on demand

6. Identify the independent clause in the following sentence:

Built in 1769, Monticello has forty-three rooms, but it only has eight fireplaces. (Points : 1)

built in 1769

Monticello has forty-three rooms

but it only has eight fireplaces

built in 1769, Monticello has forty-three rooms.

7. Identify the type of phrase underlined in the following sentence:

My worst fear is to run out of wood during the winter. (Points : 1)

gerund

appositive

participial

infinitive

8. Identify the type of phrase underlined in the following sentence:

Roger loves to run long distances. (Points : 1)

gerund

appositive

participial

infinitive

9. Choose the correct verb for the following sentence:

One of the boys ______________ on my team. (Points : 1)

swim

swimming

swims

has swim

10. Which of the following sentences has an incorrectly used modifier? (Points : 1)

Climbing an apple tree, we saw a cat.

We've unpacked almost all of the boxes.

I took the dog with fleas to the groomer.

When she was only a baby, Roger took his daughter to the Grand Canyon.

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  • 8 years ago
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    1. True

    2. False

    3. great-grandmother

    4. adventurous; therefore,

    I'm not going to do the rest for you, especially since it looks like you just copied and pasted the questions (such as when it says "underlined," which it clearly isn't), but I'm sure you can easily look up the definitions of the various clauses and parts of speech online or in your English textbook.

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