Misplaced And Dangling Modifiers Quiz With Answers

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Check out this misplaced and dangling modifiers quiz with answers and evaluate your knowledge. Dangling and misplaced terms refer to modifiers connected to the misplaced word, phrase, or clause in a sentence. Can you identify which sentences contain these modifiers, and do you know how to fix them? If yes, play the quiz below and see for yourself. Here, you've to identify whether the sentence is correct or if it has misplaced or dangling modifiers. In case it has, you have to fix the error and rephrase the sentence. Good luck, buddy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    They said it's going to rain on the radio.
    • A. 

      It's raining on the radio.

    • B. 

      The rain will be on the radio.

    • C. 

      They just said on the radio that it is going to rain.

    • D. 

      This sentence is correct.

  • 2. 
    Walking to my car, I spilled tea all over my new suit.
    • A. 

      I spilled tea all over my car while wearing my new suit.

    • B. 

      Spilling tea on my suit, I walked to my car.

    • C. 

      My new suit spilled tea all over my car.

    • D. 

      This sentence is correct.

  • 3. 
    While eating dinner, a fly slipped into her soup.
    • A. 

      The soup had a fly in it.

    • B. 

      A fly slipped into her soup while she was eating.

    • C. 

      The lady had a fly in her soup.

    • D. 

      This sentence is correct.

  • 4. 
    The TV helps me get through the night, as I have trouble sleeping.
    • A. 

      Having trouble sleeping, the TV helped me get through the night.

    • B. 

      The TV gave me the inability to sleep.

    • C. 

      The TV helped the night get through sleeping.

    • D. 

      This sentence is correct.

  • 5. 
    Many of the trustees congratulated him for his speech at the end of the meeting and promised their support.
    • A. 

      At the end of the meeting, many of the trustees congratulated him for his speech, and promised their support.

    • B. 

      The speech was given at the end of the meeting and the trustees promised their support.

    • C. 

      The trustees congratulated the meeting and promised his support.

    • D. 

      This sentence is correct.

  • 6. 
    Wagging her tail, the puppy climbed into my lap.
    • A. 

      The puppy climbed into my lap and wagged her tail.

    • B. 

      The puppy wagged her tail and climbed into my lap.

    • C. 

      The puppy climbed on her tail.

    • D. 

      This sentence is correct.

  • 7. 
    I refuse to buy a meal from a restaurant that has meat.
    • A. 

      I refuse to buy meat from a restaurant.

    • B. 

      I buy a meat from a restaurant.

    • C. 

      I refuse to buy a meal that has meat from a restaurant.

    • D. 

      This sentence is correct.

  • 8. 
    Late as always, Mike made quite an entrance when he came to the party.
    • A. 

      Mike made quite an entrance late when he came to the party.

    • B. 

      Mike made quite an entrance when he came to the party.

    • C. 

      Mike made quite an entrance when he came to the party as late as always.

    • D. 

      This sentence is correct.

  • 9. 
    Working on my computer, the power went out, and I lost all of my work.
    • A. 

      While I was working on my computer, the power went out, and I lost all of my work.

    • B. 

      Working on my computer, the power went out, and I lost all of my work suddenly.

    • C. 

      Suddenly working on my computer, the power went out, and I lost all of my work.

    • D. 

      This sentence is correct.

  • 10. 
    When defrosted, marinate meat for half an hour, and then you are ready to grill.
    • A. 

      When meat is defrosted, marinate it for half an hour, and then you are ready to grill.

    • B. 

      Marinate the meat for half an hour when it is defrosted, and then you are ready to grill.

    • C. 

      When defrosted, marinate meat for half an hour, and then you can grill it.

    • D. 

      This sentence is correct.

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