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Modifiers Quiz

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Choose the correct form of each incorrect sentence.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    While walking through the shopping mall, my head suddenly began to pound.
    • A. 

      While I was walking through the shopping mall, my head suddenly began to pound.

    • B. 

      My head suddenly began to pound while walking through the shopping mall.

    • C. 

      While walking, my head suddenly began to pound through the shopping mall.

  • 2. 
    Waiting in line to be seated, the hostess finally called our names.
    • A. 

      The hostess finally called our names while waiting in line to be seated.

    • B. 

      While we were waiting in line to be seated, the hostess finally called our names.

    • C. 

      While waiting in line, the hostess finally called our names to be seated.

  • 3. 
    Hot and sizzling, Lola bit into the apple tart.
    • A. 

      Lola bit into the apple tart while it was still hot and sizzling.

    • B. 

      Lola bit into the apple tart hot and sizzling.

    • C. 

      Lola, hot and sizzling, bit into the apple tart.

  • 4. 
    While focusing the camera, several people wandered out of view.
    • A. 

      Several people wandered while focusing the camera out of view.

    • B. 

      Several people wandered out of view while focusing the camera.

    • C. 

      While I was focusing the camera, several people wandered out of view.

  • 5. 
     I bought a watch at the flea market that I wear every day.
    • A. 

      Every day I bought a watch that I bought at the flea market.

    • B. 

      At the flea market, I bought a watch that I wear every day.

    • C. 

      I wear a watch that I bought at the flea market every day.

  • 6. 
     Siobhan dozed by the pool growing redder by the minute.
    • A. 

      Growing redder by the minute, Siobhan dozed by the pool.

    • B. 

      Siobhan dozed growing redder by the minute by the pool.

    • C. 

      By the pool growing redder by the minute, Siobhan dozed.

  • 7. 
     My uncle bought a house from an elderly realtor with a large bay window.
    • A. 

      From an elderly realtor with a large bay window, my uncle bought a house.

    • B. 

      My uncle bought a house with a large bay window from an elderly realtor.

    • C. 

      With a large bay window, my uncle bought a house from an elderly realtor.

  • 8. 
     I threw the potatoes in the pot and tore open a box of peas in a bad mood.
    • A. 

      I threw the potatoes in the pot in a bad mood and tore open a box of peas.

    • B. 

      I threw the potatoes in a bad mood in the pot and tore open a box of peas.

    • C. 

      In a bad mood, I threw the potatoes in the pot and tore open a box of peas.