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Chapter Quiz

 

To learn more about using phrases, see Language Network, Chapter 2, pages 48-75.

Using Phrases (Print Quiz)

1.

Choose the answer that correctly identifies the type of phrase for the capitalized words: Time magazine's first Woman OF THE YEAR was Wallis Warfield Simpson in 1936.

 

(A)

adjective prepositional phrase

 

(B)

appositive phrase

 

(C)

adverb prepositional phrase

 

(D)

absolute phrase

  

2.

Choose the answer that correctly identifies the type of phrase for the capitalized words: Frederic Remington, THE PAINTER AND SCULPTOR, was inspired by the American West.

 

(A)

essential appositive phrase

 

(B)

gerund phrase

 

(C)

absolute phrase

 

(D)

nonessential appositive phrase

  

3.

Choose the answer that correctly identifies the type of phrase for the capitalized words: PAINTED BY ARTIST WAYNE HART, six oil paintings of country singer Loretta Lynn are on exhibit in the lobby of Metro City Bank.

 

(A)

absolute phrase

 

(B)

present participial phrase

 

(C)

past participial phrase

 

(D)

infinitive phrase

  

4.

Choose the answer that correctly identifies the type of phrase for the capitalized words: LAYING OFF WORKERS is the last step that company will take.

 

(A)

gerund phrase

 

(B)

present participial phrase

 

(C)

appositive phrase

 

(D)

past participial phrase

  

5.

Choose the answer that correctly identifies the type of phrase for the capitalized words: TO LEARN HOW TO BE A MODEL is the reason I'm taking courses at the Western School of Beauty and Manners.

 

(A)

adjective prepositional phrase

 

(B)

infinitive phrase acting as subject

 

(C)

infinitive phrase acting as adverb

 

(D)

adverb prepositional phrase

  

6.

Choose the answer that correctly identifies the type of phrase for the capitalized words: I accept your invitation WITH GREAT PLEASURE.

 

(A)

adjective prepositional phrase

 

(B)

essential appositive phrase

 

(C)

nonessential appositive phrase

 

(D)

adverb prepositional phrase

  

7.

Choose the answer that correctly identifies the type of phrase for the capitalized words: The comedian STEVE MARTIN made a hilarious movie called The Lonely Guy.

 

(A)

nonessential appositive phrase

 

(B)

gerund phrase acting as subject

 

(C)

essential appositive phrase

 

(D)

gerund phrase acting as indirect object

  

8.

Choose the answer that correctly identifies the type of phrase for the capitalized words: HAVING FORGOTTEN HIS DIRECTIONS, she turned at the wrong intersection.

 

(A)

present participial phrase

 

(B)

past participial phrase

 

(C)

gerund phrase acting as subject

 

(D)

gerund phrase acting as predicate nominative

  

9.

Choose the answer that correctly identifies the type of phrase for the capitalized words: Arbitration is one effective way TO SETTLE LABOR DISPUTES.

 

(A)

infinitive phrase acting as adjective

 

(B)

infinitive phrase acting as adverb

 

(C)

essential appositive phrase

 

(D)

adjective prepositional phrase

  

10.

Choose the answer that correctly identifies the type of phrase for the capitalized words: My brother will study ACTING FOR THE MODERN STAGE.

 

(A)

present participial phrase

 

(B)

gerund phrase acting as direct object

 

(C)

adverb prepositional phrase

 

(D)

gerund phrase acting as predicate nominative

  
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