Sentence Fragments 2

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Sentence Fragments 2

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  • 1. 
    Lake effect snow, which occurs when cold air moves over a body of warm water and turns the moisture into snow. The snow is then dumped on a neighboring land mass.
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 2. 
    The value of shares in the company dropped on the news that CEO Rick Thompson had thrown in the towel. No reason given though.
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 3. 
    In The Origin of Brands, Al Ries and Laura Ries argue that just as evolutionary biology speaks of a divergence of species, so too in marketing do we see brands branching out in unique ways.
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 4. 
    Before the age of alarm clocks, you could be a knocker-up (or knocker-upper). A knocker-up was someone who went around with a long pole to knock on people’s windows and wake them up. But what if the knocker-up slept in? What then?
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 5. 
    I thought the sign in the parking lot said “reserved for our fittest customers.” As it turns out, it actually says “littlest customers.” I guess I’ll have to move my vehicle.  
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 6. 
    Somehow netball hasn’t really caught on in North America. Not sure why exactly. Perhaps people are used to basketball, where you can dribble the ball.
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 7. 
    Two people were killed during the construction of the skyscraper. They made it, but they didn’t make it.
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 8. 
    Various Arab states ganged up against Qatar. Demanding among other things that the Qataris give up funding the al-Jazeera television network.
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 9. 
    Have you seen Waldo? Lately he always seems to be skipping school.
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 10. 
    Noel started a new thirty-day challenge. Complimenting his boss once every day.
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Fragment