Interactive Phrase Quiz #2

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Identify the correct choice in each question and click on the to see whether your answer is correct.

1. Samuel hid her present behind the dresser. 

   a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

2.The sun rising gloriously in the sky inspired the visitors to the ancient temple. 

  a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

3. The Rock, Nick's favorite wrestler, will certainly win tonight's match.   

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

4. Clyde plans to meet his family on the other side of the mall. 

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

5. Does Rick plan on attending every game that the Ducks play next year?    

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

6. Did Bill go to the meeting without his briefcase.   

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

7. Before reaching the summit, the climbers quit.    

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

8. Driven by her need to be perfect, Gertrude always did well in her classes.

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

9. David decided to close the back door before a raccoon sneaked in.    

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

10. The team hopes that practicing a new offense this week will improve its chances of winning.  

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

11. The bull that charged the car has hurt people before.   

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

12. The student, bored by the lecture, drew pictures in her notebook.    

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

13. Before the race, the sprinter put a lucky penny in his sock.  

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

14. After we do these chores, maybe we should go to a movie.  

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

15. His dog, a miniature schnauzer, chases away any birds or squirrels that come into the yard.    

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

16. After making a hole in one, Ed decided he should quit golfing.    

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

17. Marvin's friend who drove him to the party left without him.  

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

18. Will has not wanted to play his saxophone since the last recital.   

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

19. The coffee tasted like mud mixed with motor oil.    

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase

20. They want to try jumping from an airplane without a parachute.   

 a. infinitive phrase    b. appositive    c. gerund phrase    d. prepositional phrase     e. clause     f. participial phrase