Dangling Modifiers By Alexis And Chris

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Trying to keep her balance, Mary grabbed the railing on the staircase.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Incorrect

    Correct Answer
    A. Correct
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because it accurately identifies the sentence as grammatically correct. The sentence is a simple statement describing Mary's action of grabbing the railing on the staircase while trying to maintain her balance. There are no errors in subject-verb agreement or sentence structure.

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  • 2. 

    Falling from the sky, Kevin called his mom to tell her about the meteor.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Incorrect

    Correct Answer
    B. Incorrect
    Explanation
    As a meteor was falling from the sky, Kevin called his mom to tell her.

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  • 3. 

    Smelling his armpits, Jack quickly went to apply deodarant.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Incorrect

    Correct Answer
    A. Correct
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because it accurately identifies the sentence as grammatically and contextually correct. The sentence describes Jack smelling his armpits and then quickly applying deodorant, indicating that he is aware of an unpleasant odor and taking action to address it. The sentence is clear and coherent, conveying a logical sequence of events.

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  • 4. 

    Though only sixteen years old, the college accepted Gregs application.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Incorrect

    Correct Answer
    B. Incorrect
    Explanation
    Though Greg was only sixteen years old, the college accpeted his application.

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  • 5. 

    While still a boy, my Aunt Pearl used to take me to the circus every summer.

    • A.

      Correct

    • B.

      Incorrect

    Correct Answer
    B. Incorrect
    Explanation
    While I was still a boy, my Aunt Pearl used to take me to the circus every summer.

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