Correct Dangling And Misplaced Modifiers

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Correct Dangling And Misplaced Modifiers

Please try your best to answer the following questions. Try your best and please answer ALL the questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select the sentence that is written correctly.
    • A. 

      Hiking the trail, Bill heard birds chirping loudly

    • B. 

      Coming out of the market, the bananas fell on the pavement

    • C. 

      He wore a straw hat on his head, which was obviously too small

    • D. 

      I saw an accident walking down the street

  • 2. 
    Select the sentence that is written correctly.
    • A. 

      Freshly painted, Jim left the room to dry

    • B. 

      Playing pool in the living room, the radio was turned on by Jim

    • C. 

      Biting his victim, the vampire felt a momentary thrill

    • D. 

      I brushed my teeth after eating with Crest Toothpaste

  • 3. 
    Choose the sentence(s) that are/is written correctly.
    • A. 

      Stuck in the mud, the man called for help.

    • B. 

      Stuck in the mud, Tim could see a man waving.

    • C. 

      Stuck in the mud, the man tried to free himself.

    • D. 

      Stuck in the mud, the rescue services rushed to the man's assistance.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Soaring high above the fields, the eagle is a majestic bird.

    • B. 

      Soaring high above the fields, we could see the eagle clearly.

    • C. 

      Soaring high above the fields, the eagle can spot its prey easily.

    • D. 

      Soaring high above the fields, we watched the eagles for hours.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Did you see a guy with a beard cross the bridge?

    • B. 

      Did you see a guy cross the bridge with a beard?

    • C. 

      Did you see a guy with a beard that crossed that bridge?

    • D. 

      Did you see a guy with a beard that was crossing the bridge?

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      While lacing my shoelaces, the cat yawned and settled into the chair.

    • B. 

      While settling into the chair and yawning, the cat was lacing my shoelaces.

    • C. 

      While I was lacing my shoelaces, the cat yawned and settled into the chair.

    • D. 

      The cat yawned and settled into the chair while lacing my shoelaces.