Identify Prepostion In The Following Sentence

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  • 1. 

    What is the prepostion in the following sentence?I can meet you at the library.

    • A.

      I

    • B.

      You

    • C.

      Meet

    • D.

      Library

    • E.

      At

    Correct Answer
    E. At
    Explanation
    The preposition in the given sentence is "at". It is used to show the location where the speaker can meet the person they are addressing.

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  • 2. 

    What is the object of the preposition in the following sentence?Eat vegetables instead of junk food. 

    • A.

      Vegetables

    • B.

      Junk food

    • C.

      Eat

    • D.

      Instead of

    Correct Answer
    B. Junk food
    Explanation
    The object of the preposition in the sentence "Eat vegetables instead of junk food" is "junk food". The preposition "instead of" shows a comparison or choice between two things, and "junk food" is the specific thing being contrasted with "vegetables".

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  • 3. 

    In the following sentence, what is the prepositional phrase?  We could not live without carbohydrates.

    • A.

      We could

    • B.

      Could not

    • C.

      Without carbohydrates

    • D.

      Live without

    Correct Answer
    C. Without carbohydrates
    Explanation
    The prepositional phrase in the sentence is "without carbohydrates." This phrase starts with the preposition "without" and describes the condition or circumstance of living. It indicates that living is not possible in the absence of carbohydrates.

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  • 4. 

    What is the prepositional phrase int he following sentence?Some foods with sugar have few nutrients.

    • A.

      Some foods

    • B.

      Have few

    • C.

      Few nutrients

    • D.

      Wth sugar

    Correct Answer
    D. Wth sugar
    Explanation
    The prepositional phrase in the sentence is "with sugar". This phrase is indicating the relationship between the foods and the presence of sugar. It is providing additional information about the foods by specifying that they contain sugar.

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  • 5. 

    What is the prepositional phrase in the following sentence?Saturated fats come from animal products.

    • A.

      Saturated fats

    • B.

      From animal products

    • C.

      Fats come

    • D.

      Come from

    Correct Answer
    B. From animal products
    Explanation
    The prepositional phrase in the given sentence is "from animal products." This phrase begins with the preposition "from" and indicates the source or origin of the saturated fats. It provides additional information about where the saturated fats come from, specifically from animal products.

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  • 6. 

    Which sentence is punctated correctly?

    • A.

      Ash,black,cherry oak and,sweet bun trees put on quite a show.

    • B.

      Ash black cherry oak and sweet bun trees put on quite a show.

    • C.

      Ash,black, cherry, oak, and sweet bun trees put on quite a show.

    • D.

      Ash black cherry oak,and sweet bun trees put on quite a show.

    • E.

      Ash black,cherry oak and sweet bun trees, on quite a show.

    Correct Answer
    C. Ash,black, cherry, oak, and sweet bun trees put on quite a show.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ash, black, cherry, oak, and sweet bun trees put on quite a show." This sentence is punctuated correctly because it uses commas to separate the different types of trees in a series. The commas are placed after each tree name, including before the coordinating conjunction "and" before the last item in the series. This follows the standard rule of using commas to separate items in a list.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following sentences are punctuated correctly? 

    • A.

      Veneer,a thin sheet of wood,is sliced from a tree trunk.

    • B.

      Veneer,a thin sheet of wood is sliced from a tree trunk.

    • C.

      Veneer a thin sheet of wood,is sliced from a tree trunk.

    • D.

      Veneer a thin sheet,of wood is sliced from a tree trunk.

    • E.

      Veneer a thin sheet of wood is sliced from,a tree trunk.

    Correct Answer
    A. Veneer,a thin sheet of wood,is sliced from a tree trunk.
  • 8. 

    Which of the following sentences are punctuated correctly?

    • A.

      My grandparents came to visit, and they brought me, a present.

    • B.

      My grandparents came to visit and they brought me,a present.

    • C.

      My grandparents,came to visit and they brought me a present.

    • D.

      My grandparents came to visit,and they brought me a present,

    • E.

      My grandparents came to visit and they brought me a present.

    Correct Answer
    D. My grandparents came to visit,and they brought me a present,
    Explanation
    The given sentence "My grandparents came to visit, and they brought me a present." is punctuated correctly. The comma is used to separate the two independent clauses "My grandparents came to visit" and "they brought me a present." This helps to indicate a pause and improve clarity in the sentence.

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