Participles and Participle Phrases
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  • Question 1
    900 seconds
    Q. Identify the participle(s).
    Enjoying her victory, Monica jumped around wildly and threw her arms up in celebration.
    answer choices
    Enjoying
    Enjoying, jumped
    Enjoying, threw
    Enjoying, jumped, threw
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participle(s).
    Braking too late, Judy hit the stopped car in front of her.
    answer choices
    Braking
    stopped
    Braking, stopped
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participle(s).
    William almost stepped on the snake hidden in the clump of monkey grass.
    answer choices
    stepped
    hidden
    stepped, hidden
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participle(s).
    My mom cringes each time she hears the crashing cymbals and pounding drums coming from my bedroom.
    answer choices
    crashing
    pounding
    crashing, pounding
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participle(s).
    Marsha smiled sadly at the wilting flower.
    answer choices
    smiled
    wilting
    smiled, wilting
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participle(s).
    The drowning boy struggled to keep his head above the water.
    answer choices
    drowning
    struggled
    drowning, struggled
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participle(s).
    Defying gravity, the magician surprised the audience by levitating above the ground.
    answer choices
    Defying
    surprised
    levitating
    defying, levitating
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participial phrase.
    Max ran toward the cake falling off the table.
    answer choices
    ran toward the cake
    falling off the table
    falling off
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participial phrase.
    Preparing for the weather, Meg grabbed her raincoat and rain boots.
    answer choices
    Preparing for the weather
    grabbed her raincoat
    grabbed her raincoat and rain boots
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participial phrase.
    Mark quickly licked the ice cream dripping down his arm.
    answer choices
    quickly licked the ice cream
    licked the ice cream
    dripping down his arm
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participial phrase.
    Placing the cookies in the hot oven, Sam burned his arm.
    answer choices
    Placing the cookies
    Placing the cookies in the oven
    burned his arm
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participial phrase.
    The hummingbird, flitting quickly from flower to flower, held my attention for several minutes.
    answer choices
    flitting quickly from flower to flower
    held my attention
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participial phrase.

    Placing her money on the counter, the little girl smiled at the clerk.
    answer choices
    Placing her money
    Placing her money on the counter
    smiled at the clerk
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participial phrase.
    The actress rehearsing her lines performed in the show last night.
    answer choices
    rehearsing her lines
    performed in the show
    performed in the show last night
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participial phrase.
    My mom asked me to wash the dishes piling up in the sink.
    answer choices
    asked me to wash the dishes
    piling up in the sink
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Identify the participial phrase.
    The scouts roasting marshmallows around the fire told ghost stories to pass the time.
    answer choices
    roasting marshmallows
    roasting marshmallows around the fire
    told ghost stories to pass the time
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the participle in the following sentence?
    Shivering, the couple ran out of the rain and into the house.
    answer choices
    shivering
    couple
    into
    house
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the participle in the following sentence?
    The sobbing child held his injured knee.
    answer choices
    The
    sobbing
    child
    held
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the participle in the following sentence?
    The cascading waterfall poured down over the rocks.
    answer choices
    waterfall
    rocks
    over
    cascading
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the participial phrase in the following sentence?
    Sweeping across the night sky, the bats hunted their prey.
    answer choices
    Sweeping across the night sky,
    the bats hunted 
    their prey.
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