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Chapter Quiz

 

Need a review on prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections? See Chapter 6 in Language Network, pages 150-167.

Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections (Print Quiz)

1.

Identify the preposition(s) in the following sentence: Beside the river, an old road ran across the field.

 

(A)

an, old

 

(B)

across, field

 

(C)

Beside, across

  

2.

Identify the preposition(s) in the following sentence: A large sign hung on the outside of the office.

 

(A)

on, outside, of

 

(B)

sign, outside

 

(C)

on, of

  

3.

Identify the preposition(s) in the following sentence: The survivors of the crash walked and stumbled toward safety.

 

(A)

of the crash

 

(B)

walked, stumbled

 

(C)

of, toward

  

4.

Identify the prepositional phrase in the following sentence: The dimly shining star was the only light in the inky sky.

 

(A)

dimly shining

 

(B)

the only light

 

(C)

in the inky sky

  

5.

Identify the prepositional phrase in the following sentence: The woman in the blue coat lost her ring right there.

 

(A)

woman in blue

 

(B)

in the blue coat

 

(C)

right there

  

6.

Identify the conjunction or interjection in the following sentence: Fire! Everybody get out now.

 

(A)

Fire!

 

(B)

out

 

(C)

now

  

7.

Identify the conjunction or interjection in the following sentence: I held the grocery bag, and my mother unlocked the door.

 

(A)

held

 

(B)

and

 

(C)

my

  

8.

Identify the conjunction or interjection in the following sentence: Because of the storm, the plane sat on the runway for two hours, but the passengers did not complain.

 

(A)

on

 

(B)

but

 

(C)

to

  

9.

Identify the capitalized prepositional phrase as an adjective phrase or an adverb phrase: The first ferry to the mainland sails AT DAWN.

 

(A)

adjective phrase

 

(B)

adverb phrase

  

10.

Identify the capitalized prepositional phrase as an adjective phrase or an adverb phrase: I prefer the oranges WITH THIN SKIN.

 

(A)

adjective phrase

 

(B)

adverb phrase

  
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