Natural And Inverted Sentence Order

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  • 1. 
    Identify the inverted sentence.
    • A. 

      Who is responsible for creating that computer virus?

    • B. 

      The lilacs in our backyard smell especially sweet this year.

    • C. 

      The detective looked cautiously for the fingerprints.

    • D. 

      Beyond the meadow flows a beautiful river.

  • 2. 
    Identify the sentence with inverted order.
    • A. 

      Over the hill lies a quiet little town.

    • B. 

      Cows and horses graze in the peaceful fields.

    • C. 

      People come and go from the little village.

    • D. 

      The whole place is a lovely scene.

  • 3. 
    Identify the sentence written in inverted order.
    • A. 

      All the children are hot and thirsty.

    • B. 

      Four girls are ready to go back to the game.

    • C. 

      Two boys are certain of a victory.

    • D. 

      In the line at the water fountain are six thristy children.

  • 4. 
    1Africa is a huge continent with many countries. 2Many different areas are carved out of this one continent. 3Some areas have mountains. 4Some have deserts. 5Some have forests. 6With all the different areas, come different animals and plants. 7Therefore, different groups of people, all with their own customs and ways of life, have come to live in each area of Africa. Which sentence is written in inverted order?
    • A. 

      Sentence 7

    • B. 

      Sentence 6

    • C. 

      Sentence 3

    • D. 

      Sentence 2

  • 5. 
    There are two possible explanations for the accident. The sentence above is an example of an
    • A. 

      Inverted sentence.

    • B. 

      Imperative sentence.

    • C. 

      Exclamatory sentence.

    • D. 

      Interrogative sentence.

  • 6. 
    1Out of bed jumped Nathan at the sound of the alarm. 2He dressed in a matter of seconds. 3He was downstairs eating breakfast before his mom even knew he was awake. 4The first day of football practice was certainly an exciting time! Which sentence is written in inverted order?
    • A. 

      Sentence4

    • B. 

      Sentence 3

    • C. 

      Sentence 2

    • D. 

      Sentence 1

  • 7. 
    1The day was dreary and dark. 2Peering around the big front door were two small, anxious faces. 3Jillian and Jaxon wanted to play outside, but they knew Mom would say it looked too much like rain. 4They closed the door and ran upstairs. 5Under the bed they found some boxes. 6With crayons and tape, they quickly made a cardboard rocket and spent the afternoon flying to the moon. 7When Mom went upstairs to check on the twins, she was delighted to see two astronauts in Dad’s fishing boots walking on the bedroom’s “moon” surface! Which sentence is written in inverted word order?
    • A. 

      Sentence 1

    • B. 

      Sentence 2

    • C. 

      Sentence 3

    • D. 

      Sentence 4

  • 8. 
    Identify the sentence written in inverted word order.
    • A. 

      After all, I like lemonade.

    • B. 

      After I make some tea, we can go for a walk.

    • C. 

      After dinner, into the room walked Jennifer without the promised turkey.

    • D. 

      After noon on the day of the parade, most of the clowns had found their way back to the car.

  • 9. 
    Inside an old log deep in the forest slept a tiny mouse. Suddenly there came the terrible noise of thunder! Out of the log popped the mouse’s little nose! Then across the log and into the safety of his hole scurried the fearful little animal. All of the sentences in the text above are written with:
    • A. 

      Run-ons.

    • B. 

      Commas in a series.

    • C. 

      Compound subjects.

    • D. 

      Inverted sentence order.

  • 10. 
    1The stagecoach was the “airplane” of its day. 2A stagecoach was the fastest form of travel for people and lightweight goods until the railroad replaced it. 3Several people and their luggage could be carried in a coach pulled by two or more horses. 4On top of the coach lay bags of mail or boxes of items for new owners.  5The horses ran as far and as fast as they could to the next stage “stop,” where they were unhitched and allowed to rest. 6A team of well-rested horses would then be hitched, and the stagecoach would head to its next stop. Which sentence is written in inverted order?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4