Could You Identify The Connecting Clauses? Trivia Quiz

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Connecting Clauses


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      After Harry lost his dog Spike, his mom bought him a new puppy.

    • B. 

      Paulie went arrived at school late because he missed the bus.

    • C. 

      Susan would like to be a successful dancer and dance in New York.

    • D. 

      Orlando was determined to be a basketball player, so he practiced every day.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Kara will be successful in life if she works hard at all she does.

    • B. 

      I prefer to eat cookies and cake all day, but I know it would make me sick.

    • C. 

      I will not out with you tonight, nor will I lie to your parents about where you are.

    • D. 

      When did you leave the party last night?

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not coordinating conjunction?
    • A. 

      Yet

    • B. 

      If

    • C. 

      But

    • D. 

      Or

  • 4. 
    Identify the following group of words as an independent clause, dependent clause, or phrase: Happy to be with all his friends
    • A. 

      Independent Clause

    • B. 

      Dependent Clause

    • C. 

      Phrase

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Independent Clause

    • B. 

      Dependent Clause

    • C. 

      Phrase

  • 6. 
    Identify the following group of words as an independent clause, dependent clause, or phrase: Harry waved his magic wand and lifted the heavy dresser above his head.
    • A. 

      Independent Clause

    • B. 

      Dependent Clause

    • C. 

      Phrase

  • 7. 
    Which of the following uses the appropriate punctuation:
    • A. 

      When Gary went outside he found two raccoons and three squirrels bathing in his bird bath.

    • B. 

      When Gary went outside, he found two raccoons and three squirrels bathing in his bird bath.

    • C. 

      When Gary went outside, he found two raccoons, and three squirrels, bathing in his bird bath.

    • D. 

      When Gary went outside he found two raccoons, and three squirrels bathing in his bird bath.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      I may consider your plan or I may disregard it.

    • B. 

      I may consider your plan or, I may disregard it.

    • C. 

      I may consider your plan, or I may disregard it.

    • D. 

      I may consider, your plan, or I may disregard it.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      I won't go to the party at the park if it rains.

    • B. 

      I won't go go the party, at the park if it rains.

    • C. 

      I won't go to the party at the park, if it rains.

    • D. 

      I won't go to the party, at the park, if it rains.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following uses the appropriate punctuation:
    • A. 

      The parade passed by and the bystanders cheered loudly.

    • B. 

      The parade passed by, and the bystanders cheered loudly.

    • C. 

      The parade passed by and the bystanders, cheered loudly.

    • D. 

      The parade, passed by, and the bystanders, cheered loudly.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following uses the appropriate punctuation:
    • A. 

      Sylvia sang for us while Bob played the violin.

    • B. 

      Sylvia sang, for us while Bob played the violin.

    • C. 

      Sylvia sang for us, while Bob played the violin.

    • D. 

      Sylvia sang for us while, Bob played the violin.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following uses the appropriate punctuation:
    • A. 

      Although I have not seen Paris or London I hope to visit one day.

    • B. 

      Although I have not seen Paris, or London I hope to visit one day.

    • C. 

      Although I have not seen Paris or London, I hope to visit one day.

    • D. 

      Although I have not seen Paris, or London, I hope to visit one day.

  • 13. 
  • 14. 
  • 15. 
    A __________ is a group of words that contains a subject and a verb.
  • 16. 
    A _____________________ clause is a group of words that contains a subject and a verb and can stand alone as a simple sentence.
  • 17. 
    A ___________________________ clause is a group of words that contains a subject and a verb but CANNOT stand alone as a complete sentence.
  • 18. 
    A _____________ is a group of words that does not contain a subject and a verb.
  • 19. 
    What acronym can you use to remember the coordinating conjunctions?
  • 20. 
    Identify the following group of words as an independent clause, dependent clause, or phrase: Is a very large city.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependent clause

    • C. 

      Phrase

  • 21. 
    Identify the following group of words as an independent clause, dependent clause, or phrase: My uncle, who lives near us, has a new house.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependent clause

    • C. 

      Phrase

  • 22. 
    Identify the following group of words as an independent clause, dependent clause, or phrase: Because he is full of life and energy.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependent clause

    • C. 

      Phrase

  • 23. 
    Rewrite the following sentence, adding punctuation as necessary.  If the sentence is correct as is, retype the sentence without change. Mary sold her favorite pony but she cried the entire time.
  • 24. 
    Rewrite the following sentence, adding punctuation as necessary.  If the sentence is correct as is, retype the sentence without change. Karla and Suzy will visit Massachusetts or New Hampshire this weekend.
  • 25. 
    Rewrite the following sentence, adding punctuation as necessary.  If the sentence is correct as is, retype the sentence without change. When I escape this evil dungeon I will seek revenge on you!
  • 26. 
    Rewrite the following sentence, adding punctuation as necessary.  If the sentence is correct as is, retype the sentence without change. I love you dearly yet I cannot stay with you.