buy levitra

Polls

What is most useful to you? You may select more than one answer.

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Arts & Letters Daily

QuickBooks

GrammarQuiz – Misplaced Modifiers

Enter the underlined word, phrase or clause in the correct column.

If you have difficulties with this Quiz on Conjunctions, go to YouTube Tutorial – Click HERE.

To return to the GrammarQuiz index, click HERE.

1. The suspension bridge swayed in the wind across the river. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Misplaced word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

2. The suspension bridge across the river swayed in the wind. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Misplaced word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

3. Just Donna went to the wedding in Pittsburgh. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Misplaced word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

4. Donna just left for the wedding in Pittsburgh. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Misplaced word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

5. The building was designed by a team of architects with striking colored glass panels. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Misplaced word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

6. The building with striking colored glass panels was designed by a team of architects. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Misplaced word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

7. The recommended healthy diet guidelines, that emphasize eating more fruits and vegetables, should improve public health. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Misplaced word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

8. The recommended healthy diet guidelines should improve public health that emphasizes eating more fruits and vegetables. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Misplaced word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

9. A feature story announced the merger of two communications companies in the Wall Street Journal. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Misplaced word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

10. A feature story in the Wall Street Journal announced the merger of two communications companies. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Misplaced word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

11. Mike watched the dark and threatening thunder clouds gather in the western sky. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Misplaced word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

12. Dark and threatening, Mike watched the thunder clouds gather in the west. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Misplaced word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

13. The discussion, that we had in class today, forced me to rethink my position. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Misplaced word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

14. The discussion forced me to rethink my position, that we had in class today. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Misplaced word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

15. Rolling down the steep hill, Fred watched the truck. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

16. Fred watched the truck rolling down the steep hill. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

17. The manager explained the sales figures to the board members, that were displayed on a graph. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

18. The manager explained the sales figures that were displayed on a graph to the board members. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

19. Kevin had been studying to pass his final exams for a long time. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier

20. Kevin had been studying for a long time to pass his final exams. Answer Key – click HERE

Correctly placed word modifier
Correctly placed phrase modifier
Misplaced phrase modifier
Correctly placed clause modifier
Misplace clause modifier