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Quiz for Lessons 291- 295

Parts of the Sentence - Compound/Complex Sentences

 

Instructions: The following sentences are made up of two independent clauses with one or more dependent clauses. You are to identify the clauses telling what kind each is. The choices are independent clause, noun clause, adjective clause or adverb clause.

 

1. Rulon steered the jeep down the muddy road to the camp site, and then he discovered that it was the wrong road.

 

2. When Carl came up to bat, the bases were loaded, and there were two outs.

 

3. I've just learned that our vacation plans must be changed; as a result, we'll leave later in the month.

 

4. Older television sets had tubes; the newest models, which take less space, are digital televisions.

 

5. My Uncle Al drove a snow-removal truck, and when there was a big snow storm, he would be called to work at any time.

 

6. If you are an election judge, you distribute the ballots, and you count them after the polls close.

 

7. Many monuments are found around the White House, and foreign leaders who come to Washington often visit them.

 

8. The doctor told us how we could revive a heart-attack victim, and she demonstrated on a dummy, me.

 

9. Jeff tried the new dance steps that had been demonstrated, and he mastered them quickly.

 

10. The bola is a rope which is used to catch animals; it has weights on the end of it.

 

 

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Answers:

 

1. Rulon steered the jeep down the muddy road to the camp site = independent clause, then he discovered = independent clause, that it was the wrong road = noun clause

 

2. When Carl came up to bat = adverb clause, the bases were loaded = independent clause, there were two outs = independent clause

 

3. I've just learned = independent clause, that our vacation plans must be changed = noun clause, as a result, we'll leave later in the month = independent clause

 

4. Older television sets had tubes = independent clause, the newest models are digital televisions = independent clause, which take less space = adjective clause

 

5. My Uncle Al drove a snow-removal truck = independent clause, when there was a big snow storm = adverb clause, he would be called to work at any time = independent clause

 

6. If you are an election judge = adverb clause, you distribute the ballots = independent clause, you count them = independent clause, after the polls close = adverb clause

 

7. Many monuments are found around the White House = independent clause, foreign leaders often visit them = independent clause, who come to Washington = adjective clause

 

8. The doctor told us = independent clause, how we could revive a heart-attack victim = noun clause, she demonstrated on a dummy, me = independent clause

 

9. Jeff tried the new dance steps = independent clause, that had been demonstrated = adjective clause, he mastered them quickly = independent clause

 

10. The bola is a rope = independent clause, which is used to catch animals = adjective clause, it has weights on the end of it = independent clause

 






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