Participles/Participial Phrases
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is a participle?

    answer choices

    verb pretending to be a noun

    verb pretending to be an adjective

    noun pretending to be a noun

    adjective pretending to be a verb

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What are the two ways a participle can end?

    answer choices

    -ly

    -ing

    -ed

    -ness

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Find the participle: The ship sailed within striking distance.

    answer choices

    sailed

    ship

    striking

    distance

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Find the participle: The children took off their snowy jackets and crowded by the warming fire.

    answer choices

    warming

    crowded

    took

    snowy

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
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    Find the participle:Sally could not sleep with that blinking light from the television's power button.

    answer choices

    sleep

    blinking

    could

    power

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Find the participle: The man shielded his eyes from the blinding sun as he stepped out of the movie theater.

    answer choices

    Shielded

    stepped

    eyes

    blinding

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    Find the participle: The boiling clouds poured down rain on the seething sea.

    answer choices

    boiling

    seething

    poured

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Find the participle: The startled cat jumped high into the air.

    answer choices

    cat

    air

    jumped

    startled

  • Question 9
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    Q.

    Find the participial phrase: Yawning widely, the student struggled to stay awake in class.

    answer choices

    in class

    the student struggled

    yawning widely

    to stay awake

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Find the participial phrase: Opening the book to the last page, Sally read the ending first.

    answer choices

    the last page

    Sally read the ending

    ending first

    opening the book to the last page

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Find the participial phrase: The girl wearing the blue shirt ran down the hallway.

    answer choices

    ran down the hallway

    wearing the blue shirt

    down the hallway

    the girl wearing

  • Question 12
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    Q.

    Find the participial phrase: The children playing in the park belong to the school next door.

    answer choices

    playing in the park

    school next door

    belong to the school next door

    in the park

  • Question 13
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    Find the participial phrase: The pilot pushed on the yoke, changing the direction of the plane.

    answer choices

    changing the direction of the plane

    pushed on the yoke

    the pilot pushed on the yoke

    direction of the plane

  • Question 14
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    Q.

    Find the participial phrase: The curtains closed at the end of the play, bringing the night of theater to an end.

    answer choices

    end of the play

    to an end

    the curtains closed

    bringing the night of theater to an end

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is a dangling participle?

    answer choices

    a participial phrase in the wrong place

    a prepositional phrase in the wrong place

    a phrase at the end of a sentence

    a phrase that describes falling off of something

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Does this sentence contain a dangling participle? Reading a book, the cat crawled up in my lap.

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Does this sentence contain a dangling participle? The dog was chasing the boy wearing the spiked collar.

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
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    Does this sentence contain a dangling participle? I saw Arthur running for the bus.

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Does this sentence contain a dangling participle? Removing her glasses, the queen shook her head in disappointment.

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Does this sentence contain a dangling participle? He stared at the girl next to the vending machine wearing dark glasses.

    answer choices

    Yes

    No

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