Misplaced Modifiers Quiz

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Dangling Modifier Quizzes & Trivia

Modifiers are words and phrases that basically modify a word or sentence. In other words, they seem to give a better understanding of a word or sentence. Grammar can be confusing at times, test yours below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following sentences is correct?
    • A. 

      Having jumped up, the cat pounced.

    • B. 

      The cat pounced when the mouse jumped up.

    • C. 

      Having jumped up, the cat pounced the mouse.

    • D. 

      Having up jumped the cat, the mouse pounced.

  • 3. 
    What is the correct correction of this sentence?Having finished studying, the cookies began baking.
    • A. 

      Change began baking to begun baking.

    • B. 

      Change having finished to while finishing.

    • C. 

      There is no error in this sentence.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    The presentation mentioned that one word is often used as a misplaced modifier. What word is it?
  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Dyed purple, Bella enjoys the blanket.

    • B. 

      Pulled apart, Chris ate the kettle corn bag.

    • C. 

      Jumping up, the kitten caught the treat.

    • D. 

      Eating the kettle corn, the bag crunched,

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which option most logically completes the sentence?Have driven around the block,
    • A. 

      Notebook crashed.

    • B. 

      Lance crashes the car.

    • C. 

      The feather crashed the car.

    • D. 

      The tree began to sway.

  • 8. 
    Is this sentence correct?While typing on the computer, the kitten sat down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      While eating a croissant, Josh waved to the crowd.

    • B. 

      Covered in fluffiness, the couple played with the kitten.

    • C. 

      Having eaten lunch, the girl turned on the laptop.

    • D. 

      While playing, Lancaster jumped on the feathers.

  • 10. 
    Is the following statement true or false?A way to avoid misplaced modifiers is to place the modifier close to the word it modifies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False