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

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

(Points : 3)

in jeans and a plaid shirt

above the rangeland

of eastern Oregon

none

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

Plenty of heat and dust comes from the ground, but Patricia still likes her job.

(Points : 3)

of heat and dust

from the ground

still likes

none

16. Choose the sentence that contains a misplaced modifier. (Points : 3)

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

Two teams played for the championship from nearby colleges.

The Morenos have all seen basketball games on network programs on television.

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

17. Choose the sentence that contains a misplaced modifier. (Points : 3)

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

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

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

The faces of some fans were also brightly painted.

18. Choose the sentence that contains a misplaced modifier. (Points : 3)

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

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

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

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

19. Choose the sentence that contains a misplaced modifier. (Points : 3)

The ball was tossed by the referee.

The battle for the championship had finally begun!

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

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

20. Choose the sentence that contains a misplaced modifier. (Points : 3)

With only five seconds left, the game was tied on the clock.

The excited fans cheered the players on the court.

All four of the Morenos were screaming wildly.

In the last second, their team made the winning basket.

21.

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

George Nelson, the museum director, purchased a new sculpture for the museum's outdoor garden.

(Points : 3)

George Nelson

the museum director

a new sculpture

none

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

Though he is young, Nelson is widely admired for his knowledge of modern art.

(Points : 3)

Though he is young

widely admired

of modern art

none

23.

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

Many visitors to the museum, however, do not care for the forty-foot metal construction, Wind on Waves.

(Points : 3)

to the museum

the forty-foot metal construction

Wind on Waves

none

24.

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

Some people, art critics in particular, say that Nelson, who also sculpts, made a bad choice this time. (Points : 3)

art critics in particular

who also sculpts

this time

none

25.

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

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

(Points : 3)

that the sculpture

the creation of Nelson’s friend

for the garden

none

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  • Kathy
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    7 years ago
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    14 above the rangeland( modifies verb rides)

    15 none???

    16 Two teams played for the championship from nearby colleges Two teams from nearby colleges played for the championship

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

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

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

    20 With only five seconds left, the game was tied on the clock. With only five seconds left on the clock , the game was tied .

    21 the museum director 9adds description to noun right next to it)

    22 none

    23 the forty-foot metal construction

    24 art critics in particular

    25 the creation of Nelson’s friend

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