Mrs. O's Combining Sentences

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Mrs. O

Read the following sentences and choose the best way to combine them.


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  • 1. 
    Panels were carved by the Ancient Greeks.  They show players using crooked sticks to hit a small object.
    • A. 

      Panels were carved by the Ancient Greeks and they show players using crooked sticks to hit a small object.

    • B. 

      Panels, which were carved by the Ancient Greeks, show players using crooked sticks to hit a small object.

    • C. 

      Although panels were carved by the Ancient Greeks, they show players using crooked sticks to hit a small object.

    • D. 

      Panels were carved by the Ancient Greeks, and show players using crooked sticks to hit a small object.

  • 2. 
    Field hockey was played in most of the countries in Europe during the Middle Ages.  It was outlawed in England.
    • A. 

      Field hockey was played in many of the countries in Europe during the Middle Ages when it was outlawed in England.

    • B. 

      When Field hockey was played in many of the countries in Europe during the Middle Ages it was outlawed in England.

    • C. 

      Field hockey was played in many of the countries in Europe during the Middle Ages, so it was outlawed in England.

    • D. 

      Field hockey was played in many of the countries in Europe during the Middle Ages, but it was outlawed in England.

  • 3. 
    The storm passed.  The air became cooler.
    • A. 

      After the storm passed, the air became cooler.

    • B. 

      The storm passed after the air became cooler.

    • C. 

      The storm passed, yet the air became cooler.

    • D. 

      Even if the storm passed the air became cooler.

  • 4. 
    Field hockey was played worldwide after 1850.  It was never popular in the United States.
    • A. 

      Field hockey was played worldwide after 1850, and it was never popular in the United States.

    • B. 

      Field hockey was played worldwide after 1850 which was never popular in the United States.

    • C. 

      Even though field hockey was played worldwide after 1850, it was never popular in the United States.

    • D. 

      Field hockey was played worldwide after 1850 so it was never popular in the United States.

  • 5. 
    Galileo made history for his observations of the stars.  He eventually went blind.
    • A. 

      Galileo, who made history for his observations of the stars, eventually went blind.

    • B. 

      Galileo made history for his observations of the stars before he eventually went blind.

    • C. 

      When he went blind, Galileo made history for his observations of the stars.

    • D. 

      Galileo made history for his observations of the stars as he went blind.

  • 6. 
    The brown pelican dives for fish.  The white pelican scoops the fish from the water's surface.
    • A. 

      The brown pelican dives for fish yet the white pelican scoops the fish from the water's surface.

    • B. 

      The brown pelican dives for fish until the white pelican scoops the fish from the water's surface.

    • C. 

      The brown pelican dives for fish, so the white pelican scoops the fish from the water's surface.

    • D. 

      The brown pelican dives for fish, but the white pelican scoops the fish from the water's surface.

  • 7. 
    Albert became extremely tired.  He had hallucinations.
    • A. 

      Even if Albert became extremely tired, he had hallucinations.

    • B. 

      Because Albert became extremely tired, he had hallucinations.

    • C. 

      Though Albert became extremely tired he had hallucinations.

    • D. 

      Albert became extremely tired, yet he had hallucinations.

  • 8. 
    The first steam-driven cars were unpopular.  They were noisy and dirtied the air with smoke.
    • A. 

      The first steam-driven cars were unpopular, but they were noisy and dirtied the air with smoke.

    • B. 

      The first steam-driven cars were unpopular since they were noisy and dirtied the air with smoke.

    • C. 

      The first steam-driven cars, who were noisy and dirtied the air with smoke, were unpopular.

    • D. 

      Even thought the first steam-driven cars were noisy and dirtied the air with smoke, they were unpopular.

  • 9. 
    He did not like any of the paintings.  They did not look realistic.
    • A. 

      He did not like any of the paintings so that they did not look realistic.

    • B. 

      He did not like any of the paintings, but they did not look realistic.

    • C. 

      Since he did not like any of the paintings, they did not look realistic.

    • D. 

      He did not like any of the paintings, for they did not look realistic.

  • 10. 
    The longest bicycle was built for 35 people.  It was  made in Denmark in 1976.
    • A. 

      In Denmark in 1976, so the longest bicycle was built for 35 people.

    • B. 

      The longest bicycle, which was built for 35 people, was made in Denmark in 1976.

    • C. 

      As the longest bicycle was built for 35 people, it was made in Denmark in 1976.

    • D. 

      When the longest bicycle was built for 35 people, it was made in Denmark in 1976.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      The bicycle weighed more that a ton, it was 72 feet long.

    • B. 

      The bicycle weighed more that a ton, and it was 72 feet long.

    • C. 

      Since the bicycle weighed more that a ton, it was 72 feet long.

    • D. 

      It was 72 feet long even though the bicycle weighed more that a ton.

  • 12. 
    Some astronauts went to the moon.  They traveled in a lunar rover.
    • A. 

      Some astronauts, who went to the moon, traveled in a lunar rover.

    • B. 

      Some astronauts went to the moon as they traveled in a lunar rover.

    • C. 

      Even though some astronauts went to the moon, they traveled in a lunar rover.

    • D. 

      If some astronauts went to the moon, they traveled in a lunar rover.

  • 13. 
    Charles Wilson Peale never saw a painting.  He was a grown man.
    • A. 

      As he was a grown man, Charles Wilson Peale never saw a painting.

    • B. 

      Before Charles Wilson Peale never saw a painting, he was a grown man.

    • C. 

      Charles Wilson Peale never saw a painting, but he was a grown man.

    • D. 

      Charles Wilson Peale never saw a painting until he was a grown man.

  • 14. 
    One day Charles Peale went to Norfolk for supplies.  He saw many unrealistic paintings.
    • A. 

      One day Charles Peale went to Norfolk for supplies where he saw many unrealistic paintings.

    • B. 

      One day Charles Peale went to Norfolk for supplies, but he saw many unrealistic paintings.

    • C. 

      Although one day Charles Peale went to Norfolk for supplies, he saw many unrealistic paintings.

    • D. 

      One day Charles Peale went to Norfolk for supplies which he saw many unrealistic paintings.

  • 15. 
    Peale returned home from Norfolk.  He took up painting with a great deal of energy and talent.
    • A. 

      Peale returned home from Norfolk before took up painting with a great deal of energy and talent.

    • B. 

      Peale returned home from Norfolk and he took up painting with a great deal of energy and talent.

    • C. 

      When Peale returned home from Norfolk, he took up painting with a great deal of energy and talent.

    • D. 

      Even if Peale returned home from Norfolk, he took up painting with a great deal of energy and talent.

  • 16. 
    Number Blaster will help me with my math.  It is a new computer program.
    • A. 

      Number Blaster will help me with my math which is a new computer program.

    • B. 

      Number Blaster, who is a new computer program, will help me with my math.

    • C. 

      Number Blaster will help me with my math until it's a new computer program.

    • D. 

      Number Blaster, which is a new computer program, will help me with my math.

  • 17. 
    We can go on the Ferris Wheel.  We can go on the Merry-go-round.
    • A. 

      We can go on the Ferris Wheel so that we can go on the Merry-go-round.

    • B. 

      We can go on the Ferris Wheel, or we can go on the Merry-go-round.

    • C. 

      Since we can go on the Ferris Wheel, we can go on the Merry-go-round.

    • D. 

      We can go on the Ferris Wheel, but we can go on the Merry-go-round.

  • 18. 
    We have to save twenty dollar.  We can sign up for ballet lessons. 
    • A. 

      We have to save twenty dollar so that we can sign up for ballet lessons.

    • B. 

      We have to save twenty dollar, so that we can sign up for ballet lessons.

    • C. 

      We have to save twenty dollar while we can sign up for ballet lessons.

    • D. 

      We have to save twenty dollar, while we can sign up for ballet lessons.

  • 19. 
    I made  a lot of money this summer.  I decided to save it, not spend it.
    • A. 

      I made a lot of money this summer, or I decided to save it, not spend it.

    • B. 

      Until I made a lot of money this summer, I decided to save it, not spend it.

    • C. 

      Even though I made a lot of money this summer, I decided to save it, not spend it.

    • D. 

      Although I made a lot of money this summer I decided to save it, not spend it.

  • 20. 
    I just don't understand.  I always lose my keys.
    • A. 

      I just don't understand how I always lose my keys.

    • B. 

      I just don't understand, but I always lose my keys.

    • C. 

      I just don't understand until I always lose my keys.

    • D. 

      I just don't understand; I always lose my keys.