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Chapter Quiz

 

Find more on clauses and sentence structure in Chapter 4 of Language Network, pages 90-113.

Clauses and Sentence Structure (Print Quiz)

1.

Choose the answer that identifies the capitalized clause: AMELIA EARHART ATTEMPTED TO FLY AROUND THE WORLD IN 1937; however, she did not complete the trip.

 

(A)

independent clause

 

(B)

subordinate clause

  

2.

Choose the answer that identifies the capitalized clause: BEFORE HE OUTLAWED BEARDS, Czar Peter the Great of Russia taxed the people who wore them.

 

(A)

independent clause

 

(B)

subordinate clause

  

3.

Choose the answer that identifies the capitalized clause: HOUDINI WAS AN ESCAPE ARTIST who amazed the public.

 

(A)

independent clause

 

(B)

subordinate clause

  

4.

Choose the answer that identifies the capitalized clause: Whatever you do, please don't leave BEFORE I GET THERE.

 

(A)

adjective

 

(B)

adverb

 

(C)

noun

  

5.

Choose the answer that identifies the capitalized clause: WHOEVER PAINTED THAT PICTURE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON didn't finish it.

 

(A)

adjective

 

(B)

adverb

 

(C)

noun

  

6.

Choose the answer that identifies the capitalized clause: I wonder WHO SENT THIS PACKAGE.

 

(A)

adjective

 

(B)

adverb

 

(C)

noun

  

7.

Choose the answer that identifies the structure of the following sentence: I'm letting my beard grow until my dad tells me to shave it off.

 

(A)

simple sentence

 

(B)

compound sentence

 

(C)

complex sentence

 

(D)

compound-complex sentence

  

8.

Choose the answer that identifies the structure of the following sentence: A ring of stones should be placed around a campfire.

 

(A)

simple sentence

 

(B)

compound sentence

 

(C)

complex sentence

 

(D)

compound-complex sentence

  

9.

Choose the answer that identifies the structure of the following sentence: Rockford is in northern Illinois, but Cairo is in southern Illinois.

 

(A)

simple sentence

 

(B)

compound sentence

 

(C)

complex sentence

 

(D)

compound-complex sentence

  

10.

Choose the answer that identifies the structure of the following sentence: TV airs shows that are too violent; even cartoons are violent.

 

(A)

simple sentence

 

(B)

compound sentence

 

(C)

complex sentence

 

(D)

compound-complex sentence

  
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