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Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words. For safety on our hike, I've packed a first aid kit and a space blanket. (Points :

1. Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words.
For safety on our hike, I’ve packed a first aid kit and a space blanket.

(Points : 1)
not a clause
adverb clause
dependent clause
independent clause


2. Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words.
Everything worked fine until Sam installed that new printer.

(Points : 1)
independent clause

dependent clause

adjective clause

not a clause



3. Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words.
The musicians were joyful because the audition had gone so well.

(Points : 1)
independent clause
dependent clause
adjective clause
not a clause


4. Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words.
The grocery store that is nearby is open till midnight.

(Points : 1)
not a clause
adverb clause
independent clause
dependent clause


5. Choose the answer that identifies the independent clause in the sentence.
As the curtain rises and the actors enter the stage, an expectant hush falls over the audience.

(Points : 1)
As the curtain rises
and the actors enter the stage
an expectant hush falls over the audience
over the audience


6. Choose the answer that identifies the dependent clause in the sentence.
The switch flashed green when the doors swung open, and the workers crowded into the long tunnel.

(Points : 1)
The switch flashed green
when the doors swung open
and the workers crowded into the long tunnel
into the long tunnel


7. Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words.
People who clean up after floods must be hardworking, determined, and strong.

(Points : 1)
independent clause
adjective clause
adverb clause
not a clause


8. Choose the word that the adjective clause modifies.
The suspicious e-mail, which was sent yesterday, went out to everyone in the company.

(Points : 1)
suspicious
email
yesterday
company


9. Choose the answer that identifies the relative pronoun in the sentence.
The answer is obvious to everyone whose opinion matters.

(Points : 1)
answer
everyone
whose
opinion


10. Choose the answer that identifies the function of the relative pronoun in the dependent clause.
Is that the most secure knot you can tie?

(Points : 1)
object of a preposition
direct object
modifier
subject


11. Choose the answer that identifies the underlined words in the sentence.
Don’t let the door slam when you go outside!

(Points : 1)
adjective clause
independent clause
adverb clause
not a clause


12. Choose the word that the adverb clause modifies.

A rare circular rainbow appeared after the storm ended. (Points : 1)
rare

rainbow

appeared

ended



13. Choose the answer that identifies the subordinating conjunction.
Since we are still waiting on approval, delay this action for a few more days.

(Points : 1)
Since
still
this
for


14. Choose the sentence that is correctly punctuated. (Points : 1)
Unless you have a better solution, use the standard procedure until you hear otherwise.

Use the standard procedure until, you hear otherwise, unless you have a better solution.

Use the standard procedure, until you hear otherwise unless, you have a better solution.

Unless you have a better solution use the standard procedure, until you hear otherwise.



15. Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words.
So that we will not be late to school tomorrow, please pack your lunch before you go to bed tonight.

(Points : 1)
not a clause
independent clause
adjective clause
adverb clause


16. Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words.
This book, which was on the bestseller list for five weeks, is a thrilling read.

(Points : 1)
adverb clause
adjective clause
independent clause
not a clause


17. Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words.
Either the weather will clear up, or the game will be postponed.

(Points : 1)
compound sentence
complex sentence
dependent clause
simple sentence


18. Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words.
With the experience of 12 years in the gulf waters, Tyron aimed directly at the biggest school of fish within 50 miles.

(Points : 1)
dependent clause

simple sentence

compound sentence

complex sentence



19. Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words.
Don’t download the songs until you are sure you want to buy them.

(Points : 1)
compound sentence
complex sentence
dependent clause
simple sentence


20. Choose the answer that shows how the sentence should be punctuated. (Points : 1)
The wind howled the lightning flashed, yet the rain fell gently.
The wind howled, the lightning flashed yet the rain fell gently.
The wind howled, the lightning flashed, yet, the rain fell gently.
The wind howled, the lightning flashed, yet the rain fell gently.

This question was asked on Jan 07, 2013.

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