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NOTE: Homework #4 includes phrases and clauses. Please study the sections on phrases and clauses before completing this homework assignment.

Homework #4

1) The girl who moved into the apartment next door plays her music too loudly.
a) dependent clause     b) independent clause     c) prepositional phrase     d) non-restrictive clause

2) The coin that we found on the beach is quite old.
a) non-restrictive clause     b) participial phrase     c) restrictive clause     d) appositive phrase

3) While the team was celebrating, the coach was speaking with the media.
a) participial phrase     b) dependent clause      c) non-restrictive clause      d) independent clause

4) A person dedicated to profit above people may harm the environment.
a) restrictive clause     b) dependent clause     c) gerund phrase     d) participial phrase

5) Her Gremlin, which many consider too ugly to drive, is her pride and joy.
a) restrictive clause     b) prepositional phrase     c) non-restrictive clause     d) gerund phrase

6) He argues that to restrict entry is discriminatory.
a) participial phrase     b) dependent clause     c) prepositional phrase     d) infinitive phrase

7) She prefers counting dollar bills when she sleeps rather than sheep.
a) participial phrase      b) non-restrictive clause     c) gerund phrase     d) independent clause

8) Her sister Alice, who irritates most people she meets, is very sensitive.
a) dependent clause     b) independent clause     c) restrictive clause      d) prepositional phrase

9) Running for the endzone, the fullback tripped.
a) gerund phrase     b) dependent clause     c) participial phrase     d) restrictive clause

10) Look for the money in the tree that is exactly one mile from the park bench.
a) non-restrictive clause     b) restrictive clause      c) prepositional phrase     d) gerund phrase

11) She hopes to finish the project that she started this past year.
a) gerund phrase     b) independent clause     c) restrictive clause     d) non-restrictive clause

12) Before answering the question, Bernard considered all of the options.
a) non-restrictive clause     b) participial phrase     c) restrictive clause     d) gerund phrase

13) They went to the opera last week, but, Sally hated every minute of it.
a) participial phrase     b) independent clause     c) non-restrictive clause     d) dependent clause

14) Determined to win the election, the candidate appeared in hundreds of cities.
a) restrictive clause     b) dependent clause     c) gerund phrase     d) participial phrase

15) We'll show you the plan to build the library, the politician promised.
a) restrictive clause     b) prepositional phrase     c) infinitive phrase     d) gerund phrase

16) When she gave her speech, Nancy trembled in fright.
a) participial phrase     b) dependent clause     c) prepositional phrase     d) independent clause

17) Last week Kate met Elton John, who is on his farewell tour.
a) participial phrase     b) gerund phrase     c) non-restrictive clause     d) independent clause

18) The dog that won the blue ribbon was stolen form the kennel.
a) non-restrictive clause     b) independent clause     c) prepositional phrase     d) restrictive clause

19) Tom Hanks, star of "Cast Away," has one more than few awards.
a) appositive phrase     b) dependent clause     c) participial phrase     d) infinitive phrase

20) He discovered the treasure by following the pirate through the jungle.
a) non-restrictive clause     b) restrictive clause     c) prepositional phrase     d) gerund phrase