Quiz On 5 Phrases: Appositive, Gerund, Infinitive, Participial, & Prepositional

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  • 1. 
    Philately, the study, love, and collection of stamps, is largely considered the oldest, formal collecting hobby, dating back to the mid-1800's.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 2. 
    Ms. Eld assumes you like to be finished with this practice quiz now.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 3. 
    Don't make the situation worse; lying about your choices will only make me madder.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 4. 
    Stan tried to avoid an argument by not directly answering Stella's question.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 5. 
    Rolling down the hill, the children shrieked with laughter while enjoying the beautiful summer afternoon.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 6. 
    Alaina planned to study kinesiology, the study of body mechanics and movement, as she trained to become a chiropractor.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 7. 
    Phillip enlisted for the college benefits he could receive as well as the good he could do for his country.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 8. 
    Murphy, stressed to his limits, barked at his parents and raged at his siblings.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 9. 
    I believe everyone wants to find happiness.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 10. 
    Driving on lake ice in December in Minnesota can be a very risky gamble.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 11. 
    Josiah could not believe he was going to meet Magnus Carlsen, the current world chess champion.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 12. 
    Throughout the entire ten days of her spring break this year, Astrid and her family will be in the Bahamas.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 13. 
    Eddie, my flight instructor, is one of the happy-go-luckiest people I have ever met.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 14. 
    Jamie strolled down the boulevard whistling a happy tune
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 15. 
    Entering a pie-eating contest had always been a dream of Ralph's.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 16. 
    To speak another language well can take years to learn.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 17. 
    We scheduled our vacation to Colorado, our favorite spot to get away from it all!
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 18. 
    Ellen disliked worrying about when she'd hear back from the colleges to which she'd applied, so she decided to distract herself with volunteer opportunities through her NHS program.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 19. 
    I wanted to purchase all my textbooks before I started my college classes this fall.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 20. 
    Playing the odds, Marielle decided to apply to all of the retail teen clothing stores at the outlet mall.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 21. 
    Despite the pouring rain, the play-off game continued until one team was victorious.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 22. 
    My goal was to win enough tickets to trade in for that cool lava lamp at the arcade.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 23. 
    I raced swimming as fast as possible to the other side of the pool.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 24. 
    Some people enjoy watching sports more than playing them.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

  • 25. 
    Under stressful conditions, soldiers are expected to perform with skill, patience, and precision.
    • A. 

      Appositive phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund phrase

    • C. 

      Infinitive phrase

    • D. 

      Participial phrase

    • E. 

      Prepositional phrase

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