Prepositional Phrases With Modifiers

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  • 1. 
    Select the type of phrase that is underlined in the following sentence.The Cape of Good Hope is a place of great interest.
    • A. 

      ADVERB PHRASE

    • B. 

      ADJECTIVE PHRASE

  • 2. 
    Select the type of phrase that is underlined in the following sentence.Because of its location and history, it is famous.
    • A. 

      ADVERB PHRASE

    • B. 

      ADJECTIVE PHRASE

  • 3. 
    Select the type of phrase that is underlined in the following sentence.It was discovered in 1488 by a Portuguese explorer.
    • A. 

      ADVERB PHRASE

    • B. 

      ADJECTIVE PHRASE

  • 4. 
    Select the type of phrase that is underlined in the following sentence.The weather around the cape was stormy.
    • A. 

      ADVERB PHRASE

    • B. 

      ADJECTIVE PHRASE

  • 5. 
    Select the type of phrase that is underlined in the following sentence.The explorer from Portugal named it the Cape of Storms. 
    • A. 

      ADVERB PHRASE

    • B. 

      ADJECTIVE PHRASE

  • 6. 
    What is the word modified by the prepositional phrase?The cape is on Horn Island.
    • A. 

      Cape

    • B. 

      Horn Island

  • 7. 
    What is the word modified by the prepositional phrase?Cape Horn lies at the southern tip. 
    • A. 

      Lies

    • B. 

      Cape Horn

  • 8. 
    What is the word modified by the prepositional phrase?Ships went around Cape Horn.
    • A. 

      Ships

    • B. 

      Went

  • 9. 
    What is the word modified by the prepositional phrase?The trip was filled with many dangers.
    • A. 

      Was filled

    • B. 

      Trip

  • 10. 
    What is the word modified by the prepositional phrase?The Panama Canal is a link between the oceans. 
    • A. 

      Canal

    • B. 

      Link

  • 11. 
    How many adjective phrases can you find in the following sentence?Badlands National Park in South Dakota is famous for its fossils. 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      0

  • 12. 
    How many adverb phrases can you find in the following sentence?Badlands are formed in dry areas with loose soil. 
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      0

  • 13. 
    How many adverb phrases can you find in the following sentence?The ground is unprotected by plants. 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      3

  • 14. 
    How many adjective phrases can you find in the following sentence?Water from rain or snow cuts into it. 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      1

  • 15. 
    How many adverb phrases can you find in the following sentence?The beauty of the landscape attracts many to the area.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      3

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