Essay Essay

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1. A clause from sentence (i) has been turned into a(n) _______ in sentence (ii). (i) Since she knew what the lecture was about, she didn't attend the meeting. (ii) Knowing what the lecture was about, she didn't attend the meeting. A. phrase B. compound predicate C. relative pronoun D. infinitive 2. Which of the following topics would lend itself only to a formal style of writing? A. Folk Songs I Have Sung B. Psychological Effects of Nuclear Weapons C. Why Living in the Country Is Better Than Living in the City D. How I Lost 10 Pounds 3. Which of the following sentences has a compound predicate? A. She washed the shells and dried them in the sun. B. While he swam, she collected shells. C. She placed the shells in a plastic bag while he dried himself off. D. She raced along the path to beat him to the beach. 4. Choose the connective that belongs in the blank. She left the party early. Next she went to a movie. _______ she went home. A. Finally B. First C. Next D. Meanwhile 5. In the metaphor of language as a layer cake given in your study unit, which of the following words could be considered to be a frosting word? A. Occasionally B. Frequently C. Honestly D. Prescient 6. Which of the following sentences has a relative clause? A. Tony ate the pizza and then went to the movies. B. Many young people are searching for jobs. C. The bus stopped at the corner, but she forgot to get off. D. The audience applauded the ambassador, who spoke for one-half hour. 7. What is the name of the common error in the following sentence? Having risen because of the rains, the hikers were unable to cross the river. A. Run-on sentence B. Dangling modifier C. Infinitive phrase D. Prepositional phrase 8. Choose the connective that belongs in the blank in the following sentence. Everyone appeared to be having a good time. _______, my impressions may have

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