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QUESTION 1

 

  1. Choose the sentence that is an example of the error named:
    Dangling modifier:

 

 a.

Nervous and unconfident, some people can't speak when they are in front of an audience.

 

 b.

Quiz show contestants are not always able to confidently and clearly speak out.

 

 c.

Therefore, although easy to answer, sometimes these quiz shows intimidate contestants.

 

 

 

 

1 points   

QUESTION 2

 

  1. Identify the type of error:
    To earn extra money, two part-time jobs were taken on by James in his spare time.

 

 a.

misplaced modifier

 

 b.

split infinitive

 

 c.

dangling modifier

 

 

 

 

1 points   

QUESTION 3

 

  1. Choose the correct sentence from the group:

 

 a.

With great confidence, the actor bowed to the audience.

 

 b.

The actor bowed to the audience with great confidence.

 

 c.

By showing his confidence, the audience was very impressed.

 

 

 

 

1 points   

QUESTION 4

 

  1. Choose the sentence that is an example of the error named:
    Misplaced modifier:

 

 a.

Such robots are developed by highly trained scientists, which are made to the police's
specifications.

 

 b.

Some day we'll have robots to do housework, which at present is such a nuisance.

 

 c.

Will we ever have robots that can write essays for us?

 

 

 

 

1 points   

QUESTION 5

 

  1. Identify the type of error:
    Marianne introduced her fiancé with great pride to her family.

 

 a.

misplaced modifier

 

 b.

split infinitive

 

 c.

dangling modifier

 

 

 

 

1 points   

QUESTION 6

 

  1. Choose the sentence that is an example of the error named:
    Split infinitive:

 

 a.

The TV scriptwriter wanted to thoroughly and completely convince viewers that Martians
exist.

 

 b.

His method was to make them look like us and to make them speak our languages.

 

 c.

To gain a realistic effect, the director made heavy demands on the costume department.

 

 

 

 

1 points   

QUESTION 7

 

  1. Choose the correct sentence from the group:

 

 a.

Sitting in a cozy armchair, Marianne's favourite TV show is most enjoyable.

 

 b.

Watching her favourite TV show, the cozy armchair is the best spot.

 

 c.

A cozy armchair is Marianne's special spot for watching her favourite TV show.

 

 

 

 

1 points   

QUESTION 8

 

  1. Identify the type of error:
    Reading Charles Dickens's novel A Tale of Two Cities, the ending surprised us.

 

 a.

misplaced modifier

 

 b.

split infinitive

 

 c.

dangling modifier

 

 

 

 

1 points   

QUESTION 9

 

  1. Choose the correct sentence from the group:

 

 a.

John and Mary lived only three blocks from each other.

 

 b.

John and Mary only lived three blocks from each other.

 

 c.

John and Mary just lived three blocks apart.

 

 

 

 

1 points   

QUESTION 10

 

  1. Identify the type of error:
    Before beginning to finally study, Joe loads up his desk with sandwiches and chocolate bars.

 

 a.

misplaced modifier

 

 b.

split infinitive

 

 c.

dangling modifier

 

 

 

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