english multiple choice very easy

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Choose the best answer that best describes the underlined words.

1.With this secret strategy, the team is sure to win the tournament.

a)dependent clause 

b)adverb clause

c)independent clause

d) not a clause

Choose the best answer that best describes the underlined words.

2. Everything worked fine until Sam installed that new printer.

a) dependent clause

b) independent clause

c) adjective clause

d) not a clause

Choose the best answer that best describes the underlined words.

3.Do not sew the seams until you have sewn the zipper into place.

a) dependent clause

b) independent clause

c) adjective clause

d) not a clause

Choose the best answer that best describes the underlined words.

4. The woman that is casting her vote is our mayor.

a)not a clause

b)dependent clause

c) adverb clause

d) independent clause

Choose the answer that identifies the independent clause in the sentence.

5)The actors played their roles with passion, earning thunderous applause that ended in a standing ovation.

a) earning thunderous applause

b)The actors played their roles with passion

c) that ended in a standing ovation

d) in a standing ovation

Choose the answer that identifies the dependent clause in the sentence.

6)As I was going out the back door, three of our dogs were coming in, and I tripped.

a) three of our dogs were coming in

b) As I was going out the back door

c)out the back door

d) and I tripped

Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words.

7.Red dust covered the truck and the boots of the man who walked into the gas station, yet his shirt was clean and white.

a)adverb clause 

b)adjective clause

c)not a clause

d)independent clause

Choose the word that the adjective clause modifies.

8. The suspicious e-mail, which was sent yesterday, went out to everyone in the company.

a)company

b)email

c)yesterday

d) suspicious

Choose the answer that identifies the relative pronoun in the sentence.

9. Anyone who knows anything about science knows that!

a)that

b)anything

c)Anyone

d)who

Choose the answer that identifies the function of the relative pronoun in the dependent clause.

10.Is that the most secure knot you can tie?

a)modifier

b)object of a preposition

c)direct object

d) subject


Choose the answer that identifies the underlined words in the sentence.

11. Don't let the door slam when you go outside!

a)adjective clause

b)independent clause

c)not a clause

d)adverb clause

Choose the word that the adverb clause modifies.

12.The soothing sounds of the brook lulled the campers to sleep.

a) soothing 

b)sounds

c) lulled

d)brook

Choose the answer that identifies the subordinating conjunction.

13.Since we are still waiting on approval, delay this action for a few more days.

a)for

b)this

c)still

d)Since

14.Choose the sentence that is correctly punctuated.

a)When night falls, on the mountains, the astronomers will go to work, unless it is cloudy.

b)When night falls, the astronomers will go to work, unless it is cloudy.

c)When night falls on the mountains, the astronomers will go to work unless it is cloudy.

d) When night falls on the mountains the astronomers will go to work, unless it is cloudy.

Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words. 

15. While it was investigating the chimney, the squirrel slipped and accidentally fell down the dark hole.

a) adverb clause

b)not a clause

c)independent clause

d) adjective clause

Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words. 

16. The guitar, which was built for a famous blues musician, is now a collector's item.

a)adverb clause

b) independennt clause

c) adjective clause

d) not a clause

Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words. 

17.  The printer is out of ink, but there is a new cartridge in the supply closet.

a) simple sentence

b) dependent clause

c) compound sentence

d) complex sentence

Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words. 

18.With a confident smile, Kara stepped up to the podium to speak.

a) simple sentence

b) dependent clause

c) compound sentence

d) complex sentence


Choose the answer that best describes the underlined words. 

19. As soon as the balloons were released, the band began to play a happy tune.

a) simple sentence

b) dependent clause

c) compound sentence

d) complex sentence


20. Choose the answer that shows how the sentence should be punctuated.

a)Lisa packed the lunch Marty brought an umbrella, and Joe drove the car to the beach.

b) Lisa packed the lunch, Marty brought an umbrella and Joe drove the car to the beach.

c) Lisa packed the lunch, Marty brought an umbrella, and, Joe drove the car to the beach.

d) Lisa packed the lunch, Marty brought an umbrella, and Joe drove the car to the beach.


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