How To Change Sentence Fragments?

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Sentence Fragment Quizzes & Trivia

It's time to answer some hard and typical questions about sentence fragments. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Of the three sentences in each group, select the one that is NOT a sentence fragment.
    • A. 

      Mrs. Blanco gone to visit her mother at the hospital.

    • B. 

      Finding a parking space there is usually easy during the week.

    • C. 

      Driving in the city during the evening rush hour.

  • 2. 
    Of the three sentences in each group, select the one that is NOT a sentence fragment.
    • A. 

      To apply for a job at the new store in the mall.

    • B. 

      Asking the interviewer how often he would have to work on weekends.

    • C. 

      Shaking his new boss's hand, Tony knew he would like working there.

  • 3. 
    Of the three sentences in each group, select the one that is NOT a sentence fragment.
    • A. 

      By the time Frances found out how expensive the wallpapering job would be.

    • B. 

      After getting estimates from five contractors, she decided to do the work herself.

    • C. 

      Before picking out an interesting wallpaper pattern that went well with her furniture.

  • 4. 
    Of the three sentences in each group, select the one that is NOT a sentence fragment
    • A. 

      Who borrowed Stefanie's car Saturday night.

    • B. 

      The nineteen-year-old car looked out of place next to the new models.

    • C. 

      Which the salesman was surprised to find in such good shape.

  • 5. 
    Of the three sentences in each group, select the one that is NOT a sentence fragment.
    • A. 

      While waiting for her neighbor to move the car that blocked the driveway.

    • B. 

      To avoid hitting the other car, Michael had to back across the corner of the lawn.

    • C. 

      By making sure that no one will park across the driveway again.

  • 6. 
    Of the three sentences in each group, select the one that is NOT a sentence fragment.
    • A. 

      Because Manuel was sure he had heard the same strange story many months ago.

    • B. 

      Although I will never forget how cold we were when we lost our heat last winter.

    • C. 

      Since Anna wasn't at the meeting, I took notes so that she wouldn't miss anything.

  • 7. 
    Of the three sentences in each group, select the one that is NOT a sentence fragment.
    • A. 

      When my cousin moved to Troy, New York, after he finished school.

    • B. 

      After he went to all the trouble of fixing up his apartment.

    • C. 

      While living there, he made very few friends.

  • 8. 
    Of the three sentences in each group, select the one that is NOT a sentence fragment.
    • A. 

      My brother has been running a charter fishing boat for five years.

    • B. 

      Many of his customers coming back three or four times over the summer.

    • C. 

      His business been so busy that he has very little time for anything else.

  • 9. 
    Of the three sentences in each group, select the one that is NOT a sentence fragment.
    • A. 

      In the hiding place that Carl had been using for years to get away from the noisy house.

    • B. 

      By the time that everyone had quieted down, my favorite television show was over.

    • C. 

      Before planning another family get-together at the already crowded park.

  • 10. 
    Of the three sentences in each group, select the one that is NOT a sentence fragment.
    • A. 

      Although I knew she might wear something outrageous, I was still shocked by her dress.

    • B. 

      Because she didn't want to tell where she had bought the strange outfit.

    • C. 

      When we finally heard that she had made the dress herself.

  • 11. 
     Making up his mind quickly.  Jim ordered two dozen red roses for his wife.
    • A. 

      Complete

    • B. 

      Fragment: dependent; Making up his mind quickly since Jim ordered two dozen red roses for his wife.

    • C. 

      Fragment: -ing; Making up his mind quickly, Jim ordered two dozen red roses for his wife.

  • 12. 
    Cebu Technological University offers many majors in engineering, such as electrical, civil, and mechanical engineering.
    • A. 

      Complete

    • B. 

      Fragment: dependent; Because the Cebu Technological University offers many majors in engineering. Such as electrical, chemical, and industrial engineering.

    • C. 

      Fragment: after thought; Cebu Technological University offers many majors in engineering. Such as electrical, chemical, and industrial engineering.

  • 13. 
    Because the current city policy on housing is incomplete as it stands, we believe the proposed amendments should be passed.
    • A. 

      Complete

    • B. 

      Fragment: dependent; Because the current city policy on housing is incomplete as it stands. We believe the proposed amendments should be passed.

    • C. 

      Fragment: -ing; Because the current city policy on housing is incomplete as it stands, we believe the proposed amendments should be passing.

  • 14. 
    Coach Moyer exemplified her frustrated behavior by walking off the field in the middle of a game, leaving her team at a time when they needed her.
    • A. 

      Complete

    • B. 

      Fragment: dependent; Coach Moyer exemplified her frustrated behavior by walking off the field in the middle of a game, since leaving her team at a time when they needed her.

    • C. 

      Fragment: dependent; Coach Moyer exemplified her frustrated behavior by walking off the field in the middle of a game because leaving her team at a time when they needed her.

  • 15. 
    Since it only attained a speed of about twelve miles an hour.  My old rowboat with its three-horsepower motor seemed like a high-speed job to me.
    • A. 

      Complete

    • B. 

      Fragment: -ing; Since it only attained a speed of about twelve miles an hour, my old rowboat with its three-horsepower motor seemed like a high-speed job to me.

    • C. 

      Fragment: dependent; Since it only attained a speed of about twelve miles an hour, my old rowboat with its three-horsepower motor seemed like a high-speed job to me.