Dangling Modifiers Quiz: Grammar Test!

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A dangling modifier is a word that modified a non-specific word in a sentence. One can mistake which word is being modified. The sentences in this quiz have some dangling modifiers and what you need to do is write them in the correct way. Do take up the quiz and see if you can detect what is wrong and how to make it right. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After reading the original study, the article remains unconvincing.
    • A. 

      The article still remains unconvincing after reading the original study.

    • B. 

      The article remained unconvincing after reading the original study.

    • C. 

      After reading the original study, I find the article remains unconvincing.

  • 2. 
    The experiment was a failure, not having studied the lab manual carefully.
    • A. 

      The experiment failed after not studying the lab manual carefully.

    • B. 

      They failed the experiment, not having studied the lab manual carefully.

    • C. 

      Not studying the lab manual caused the experiment to fail.

  • 3. 
    To improve his results, the experiment was done again.
    • A. 

      To improve his results, he did the experiment again.

    • B. 

      In order to improve his results, the experiment was done again.

    • C. 

      His results were improved after the experiment was done again.

  • 4. 
    Having finished the assignment, the TV was turned on.
    • A. 

      The TV was turned on because it finished the assignment.

    • B. 

      After having finished the assignment, the TV was turned on.

    • C. 

      Having finished the assignment, I turned the TV on.

  • 5. 
    Running for the bus, my book fell in the mud.
    • A. 

      My book fell in the mud because it was running for the bus.

    • B. 

      As I ran for the bus, my book fell in the mud.

    • C. 

      Running for the bus, my book had fallen in the mud.

  • 6. 
    Upon entering the doctor's office, a skeleton caught my attention.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    After being bitten by seven dogs, the mailman decided to carry industrial strength tasers with him during his early morning deliveries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    With a cold, clear penetrating look, the poker game stopped cold as Slim Pickens lay down his cards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Having turned to the Dark Side, Yoda sadly watched his pupil Darth Vader become obsessed with power.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In awe, the astronomers watched the planet Pluto circling the coldest regions of outer space in an endless dance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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