Review Of Prep Phrases, Appositives And Participials 2

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Review Of Prep Phrases, Appositives And Participials 2 - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Identify the word modified by the prepositional phrase in this sentence.Some work at fast food restaurants, while others work outdoors.

    • A.

      Some

    • B.

      Work

    • C.

      Outdoors

    Correct Answer
    B. Work
    Explanation
    The word "work" is modified by the prepositional phrase "at fast food restaurants."

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  • 2. 

    Identify the word modified by the prepositional phrase in this sentence.I remember Grandmother when I smell freshly baked bread with butter.

    • A.

      Remember

    • B.

      Smell

    • C.

      Bread

    Correct Answer
    C. Bread
    Explanation
    The prepositional phrase "with butter" modifies the word "bread" in the sentence. This indicates that the bread is accompanied by butter, suggesting that the speaker remembers their grandmother when they smell freshly baked bread that has been spread with butter.

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  • 3. 

    Identify the word modified by the prepositional phrase in this sentence.Students can earn extra cash and experience at a part-time job.

    • A.

      Students

    • B.

      Cash

    • C.

      Earn

    Correct Answer
    C. Earn
    Explanation
    The prepositional phrase "at a part-time job" modifies the verb "earn" in the sentence. It explains where students can earn extra cash and experience.

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  • 4. 

    Identify the word modified by the prepositional phrase in this sentence.The aroma of my grandmother's baking was often strong.

    • A.

      Aroma

    • B.

      Baking

    • C.

      Was

    Correct Answer
    A. Aroma
    Explanation
    The prepositional phrase "of my grandmother's baking" modifies the word "aroma" in the sentence. It describes the type or source of the aroma, indicating that it is the aroma specifically related to my grandmother's baking.

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  • 5. 

    Identify the word modified by the appositive or appositive phrase in this sentence.Do we all have to wear those hats, mortar boards? 

    • A.

      Do

    • B.

      Boards

    • C.

      Hats

    Correct Answer
    C. Hats
    Explanation
    The word modified by the appositive phrase "mortar boards" is "hats". The appositive phrase provides additional information about the type of hats being referred to, specifying that they are "mortar boards".

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  • 6. 

    Identify the word modified by the appositive or appositive phrase in this sentence.Those jeans, my favorites, have been patched twice.

    • A.

      Jeans

    • B.

      Favorites

    • C.

      Twice

    Correct Answer
    A. Jeans
    Explanation
    In this sentence, the word "jeans" is modified by the appositive phrase "my favorites". The appositive phrase provides additional information about the noun "jeans", indicating that they are the speaker's favorite jeans.

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  • 7. 

    Identify the word modified by the appositive or appositive phrase in this sentence.The grandfather clock, an oak masterpiece of handiwork, is an antique.

    • A.

      Masterpiece

    • B.

      Handiwork

    • C.

      Clock

    Correct Answer
    C. Clock
    Explanation
    In the given sentence, the appositive phrase "an oak masterpiece of handiwork" is providing additional information about the noun "clock." It describes the clock as an antique and emphasizes its craftsmanship and quality. Therefore, the word modified by the appositive phrase is "clock."

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  • 8. 

    Identify the word modified by the appositive or appositive phrase in this sentence.My cousin Amanda is a veterinarian who works at a wildlife park.

    • A.

      Amanda

    • B.

      Cousin

    • C.

      Veterinarian

    Correct Answer
    B. Cousin
    Explanation
    The word modified by the appositive phrase in this sentence is "cousin". The appositive phrase "My cousin Amanda" renames or identifies the noun "cousin" by providing additional information about it. It tells us that the cousin being referred to is named Amanda.

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  • 9. 

    Identify the noun or pronoun modified by the participle in this sentence.Working as a children's photographer is a challenging job.

    • A.

      Job

    • B.

      Photographer

    • C.

      Working

    Correct Answer
    A. Job
    Explanation
    In this sentence, the participle "Working" modifies the noun "job". It describes the type of job being referred to, which is "working as a children's photographer". The phrase "Working as a children's photographer" functions as an adjective, providing more information about the job.

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  • 10. 

    Identify the noun or pronoun modified by the participial phrase in this sentence.The weary hikers spent the next night at a cabin stocked with food and blankets.

    • A.

      Hikers

    • B.

      Blankets

    • C.

      Cabin

    Correct Answer
    C. Cabin
    Explanation
    The participial phrase "stocked with food and blankets" modifies the noun "cabin". It provides additional information about the cabin, indicating that it was equipped with supplies such as food and blankets.

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  • 11. 

    Identify the noun or pronoun modified by the participial phrase in this sentence.Clearing his throat, the tenor began his rehearsal.

    • A.

      Rehearsal

    • B.

      Began

    • C.

      Tenor

    Correct Answer
    C. Tenor
    Explanation
    The participial phrase "Clearing his throat" modifies the noun "tenor" in the sentence. It provides additional information about the actions or characteristics of the tenor before he began his rehearsal.

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  • 12. 

    Identify the noun or pronoun modified by the participial phrase in this sentence.Located an hour or so from Austin, Texas, the domes of Enchanted Rock are batholiths, underground rock formations that erosion has slowly revealed.

    • A.

      Enchanted Rock

    • B.

      Domes

    • C.

      Formations

    Correct Answer
    B. Domes
    Explanation
    The participial phrase "Located an hour or so from Austin, Texas" modifies the noun "domes" in the sentence. This phrase provides additional information about where the domes are located, emphasizing their geographical position.

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