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Sentence Patterns 1-6

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This quiz will test your basic understanding about Sentence Patterns 1-6.

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  • 1. 
    Write an example of Sentence Pattern #1.S V; S V.
  • 2. 
    Write an example of Sentence Pattern #2.S V DO or SC; S, DO or SC.
  • 3. 
    Write an example of Sentence Pattern #3: Remember that both parts are independent clauses.General statement (idea) : specific statement (example).
  • 4. 
    Write an example of Sentence Pattern #4. (A series in any place in the sentence.)A, B, C
  • 5. 
    Write an example of Sentence Pattern #5. (A series of balanced pairs.)A and B, C and D, E and F.
  • 6. 
    Write an example of Sentence Pattern #6. Appositive, appositive, appositive -- summary word S V. 
  • 7. 
    Sentence Pattern #3 is...
    • A. 

      Fun for the whole family!

    • B. 

      A compound sentence with explanatory statement.

    • C. 

      A compound sentence with elliptical construction.

    • D. 

      An introductory series of appositives.

  • 8. 
    Sentence Pattern #5 is a series of balanced pairs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The following sentence is an example of which sentence pattern?Great artists often seem to occur in pairs: Michelangelo and da Vinci, Gaugin and van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne.
    • A. 

      Sentence Pattern #1

    • B. 

      Sentence Pattern #2

    • C. 

      Sentence Pattern #3

    • D. 

      Sentence Pattern #4

    • E. 

      Sentence Pattern #5

    • F. 

      Sentence Pattern #6

  • 10. 
    The following sentence is an example of Sentence Pattern #3:As long as rivers shall run down to the sea, or shadows touch the mountains, or stars graze in the vault of heaven, so long shall your honor, your name, your praises endure. ~ Virgil, Ecologies
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Sentence Pattern #1 is...
    • A. 

      A compound sentence: semicolon, no conjunction.

    • B. 

      A compound sentence with elliptical construction.

    • C. 

      A compound sentence with explanatory statement.

    • D. 

      Easy, breezy, Japenesey!

  • 12. 
    The following sentence is an example of Sentence Pattern #1: Gloria, try on these jeans; they seem to be your size.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The following sentence is an example of which sentence pattern?Bill played a musical number by Bach; Joan, Beethoven.
    • A. 

      Sentence Pattern #1

    • B. 

      Sentence Pattern #2

    • C. 

      Sentence Pattern #3

    • D. 

      Sentence Pattern #5

  • 14. 
    The following sentence is an example of Sentence Pattern #3:Remember Yogi Berra's advice: It ain't over till it's over.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The following sentence is an example of which sentence pattern?It took courage, skill, knowledge -- and he had them all.
    • A. 

      Sentence Pattern #4

    • B. 

      Sentence Pattern #5

    • C. 

      Sentence Pattern #6

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 16. 
    The following sentence is an example of Sentence Pattern #6:Gluttony, lust, envy -- which is the worst sin?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False