Review Of Prep Phrases, Appositives And Participials

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Review Of Prep Phrases, Appositives And Participials

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the word modified by the appositive or appositive phrase in this sentence.I took a cookie from Gretel, the woodcutter's daughter.
    • A. 

      Gretel

    • B. 

      I

    • C. 

      Daughter

  • 2. 
    Identify the noun or pronoun modified by the participial phrase in this sentence.Having been on the road for four days, the Todds were exhausted.
    • A. 

      Days

    • B. 

      Todds

    • C. 

      Exhausted

  • 3. 
    Identify the word modified by the prepositional phrase in this sentence.Cassie, Simon and Sarah went to McDonalds.
    • A. 

      Cassie

    • B. 

      Went

    • C. 

      Sarah

  • 4. 
    Identify the word modified by the prepositional phrase in this sentence.Janet took her lunch with her.
    • A. 

      Janet

    • B. 

      Took

    • C. 

      Lunch

  • 5. 
    Identify the word modified by the prepositional phrase in this sentence.Her favorite breakfast is bananas with strawberries.
    • A. 

      Favorite

    • B. 

      Bananas

    • C. 

      Is

  • 6. 
    Identify the word modified by the prepositional phrase in this sentence.The cat chased a rat with long whiskers.
    • A. 

      Cat

    • B. 

      Rat

    • C. 

      Chased

  • 7. 
    Identify the word modified by the appositive or appositive phrase in this sentence. I once saw Margot Fonteyn, the famous ballerina. 
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      Margot Fonteyn

    • C. 

      Ballerina

  • 8. 
    Identify the word modified by the appositive or appositive phrase in this sentence.My sister Cindy led the kids on a nature hike.
    • A. 

      Sister

    • B. 

      Cindy

    • C. 

      Kids

  • 9. 
    Identify the word modified by the appositive or appositive phrase in this sentence.Paul Revere, who was a silversmith and a soldier, is famous for his "midnight ride."
    • A. 

      Ride

    • B. 

      Silversmith

    • C. 

      Paul Revere

  • 10. 
    Identify the noun or pronoun modified by the participial phrase in this sentence.Climbing slowly, we approached the top of the hill.
    • A. 

      Hill

    • B. 

      Top

    • C. 

      We

  • 11. 
    Identify the noun or pronoun modified by the participial phrase in this sentence.Phil, worn out by his long trip, slept for twelve hours.
    • A. 

      Phil

    • B. 

      Trip

    • C. 

      Hours

  • 12. 
    Identify the noun or pronoun modified by the participial phrase in this sentence.Surprised by my question, Mrs. Osmond blushed.
    • A. 

      Question

    • B. 

      Mrs. Osmond

    • C. 

      Blushed

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