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Chapter Quiz

 

Want more practice identifying fragments and writing complete sentences? Check out Chapter 5 of Language Network, pages 114-127.

Writing Complete Sentences (Print Quiz)

1.

Choose the group of words that turns the following sentence fragment into a complete sentence: Was startled by the sonic boom.

 

(A)

The whole city was startled by the sonic boom

 

(B)

Was startled by the sonic boom this morning.

  

2.

Choose the group of words that turns the following sentence fragment into a complete sentence: The ostrich and the emu.

 

(A)

People sometimes mistake the ostrich and the emu.

 

(B)

The ostrich and the emu running at top speed.

  

3.

Choose the group of words that turns the following sentence fragment into a complete sentence: Which North American river?

 

(A)

Which North American river empties into the Gulf of Mexico?

 

(B)

Which North American river? Empties into the Gulf of Mexico.

  

4.

Choose the answer that best explains why the following group of words is a fragment: The blue sky and puffy clouds.

 

(A)

subject missing

 

(B)

verb missing

 

(C)

subject and verb missing

 

(D)

incorrect punctuation

  

5.

Choose the answer that best explains why the following group of words is a fragment: The lantern may be lit. As soon as it gets dark.

 

(A)

subject missing

 

(B)

verb missing

 

(C)

subject and verb missing

 

(D)

incorrect punctuation

  

6.

Choose the answer that best explains why the following group of words is a fragment: Signed the Declaration of Independence.

 

(A)

subject missing

 

(B)

verb missing

 

(C)

subject and verb missing

 

(D)

incorrect punctuation

  

7.

Choose the answer that best explains why the following group of words is a fragment: In the middle of the night.

 

(A)

subject missing

 

(B)

verb missing

 

(C)

subject and verb missing

 

(D)

incorrect punctuation

  

8.

Choose the group of words that best corrects the following run-on sentence: Jamal and Vincent tried out for the team both were good players.

 

(A)

Jamal and Vincent tried out for the team; both were good players.

 

(B)

Jamal and Vincent tried out for the team, both were good players.

  

9.

Choose the group of words that best corrects the following run-on sentence: Pine needles are really leaves cactus spines are really leaves.

 

(A)

Pine needles are really leaves, cactus spines are really leaves.

 

(B)

Pine needles and cactus spines are really leaves.

  

10.

Choose the group of words that best corrects the following run-on sentence: The villagers ran when they felt the ground shake they knew the volcano would erupt soon.

 

(A)

The villagers ran when they felt the ground shake. They knew the volcano would erupt soon.

 

(B)

The villagers ran when they felt the ground shake, they knew the volcano would erupt soon.

  
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