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12/5/2016 Puzzling Phrases Quiz

PuzzlingPhrasesQuiz
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1.Wonderingabouttheducks,HoldenaskedthecabdrivertotakehimtoCentralPark.The
phrase,wonderingabouttheducks,isanexampleofa(n)*
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appositivephrase
gerundphrase
participialphrase
infinitivephrase

2.Holdenmetthenunsinthediner.Thephrase,inthediner,isanexampleofa(n)*
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appositivephrase
gerundphrase
participialphrase
prepositionalphrase

3.VisitingthemuseummadeHoldenfeelsafe.Thephrase,visitingthemuseum,isanexampleof
a(n)*
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appositivephrase
gerundphrase
participialphrase
prepositionalphrase

4.Holden'surgetocallPhoebewasdifficulttoignore.Thephrase,tocallPhoebe,isanexample
ofa(n)*
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infinitivephrase
gerundphrase
participialphrase
prepositionalphrase

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5.RidingthecarouselisPhoebesfavoritehobby.Thephrase,ridingthecarousel,functionsas
a(n)*
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directobject
indirectobject
subjectofthesentence
predicatenominative

6.Holdenwantedtopreservetheinnocenceofchildren.Thephrase,topreservetheinnocence
ofchildren,functionsasa(n)*
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directobject
objectofthepreposition
subjectofthesentence
predicatenominative

7.Holden,theguywearingtheredhuntinghat,wasexpelledfromPenceyPrep.Thepurposeof
thephrase,theguywearingtheredhuntinghat,isto*
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makethesentencelesswordy.
describeHoldenwithmoreclarity.
addvarietytothesentencestructure.
explainwhyHoldenwasexpelled.

8.Watchingwithcuriosity,HoldenwaitedforPhoebeassherodethecarousel.Thepurposeof
thephrase,watchingwithcuriosity,isto*
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makethesentencelesswordy.
describePhoebewithmoreclarity.
addvarietytothesentencestructure.
showHoldensfascinationwiththecarefreenaturechildren

9.Choosetheansweroptionthatbestcombinesthefollowingsentencepairwithaparticipial
phrase.Mauriceclenchedhisfist.MauricedemandedthatHoldenpaytheadditionalmoney.*
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MauriceclenchedhisfistanddemandedthatHoldenpaytheadditionalmoney.
Clenchinghisfist,MauricedemandedthatHoldenpaytheadditionalmoney.
SinceMauricedemandedthatHoldenpaytheadditionalmoney,Mauriceclenchedhisfist.
MauricedemandedthatHoldenpaytheadditionalmoneywhileMauriceclenchedhisfist.

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10.Choosetheansweroptionthatbestcombinesthefollowingsentencepairwithagerund
phrase.Holdencalledpeoplephonies.Itwashisfavoritepastime.*
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Holdencalledpeoplephoniesbecauseitwashisfavoritepastime.
Holdensfavoritepastimewastocallpeoplephonies.
CallingpeoplephonieswasHoldensfavoritepastime.
Holdencalledpeoplephoniesanditwashisfavoritepastime.

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