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10 item test identifying misplaced from dangling modifiers

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  • Q1
    Identify the sentence with a misplaced modifier:
    Only she eats vegan burgers because she is vegetarian.
    She only eats vegan burgers, because she is vegetarian.
    She eats only vegan burgers, because she is vegetarian.
    Because she is vegetarian, she only eats vegan burgers.
    30s
  • Q2
    Which sentence contains a dangling modifier?
    I like to eat pizza with extra cheese.
    The cat who sits on the windowsill is very fluffy.
    My favorite color is blue.
    Walking down the street, the sun began to set.
    30s
  • Q3
    Which sentence has a correct modifier placement?
    After finishing the book, the TV was turned on.
    The TV was turned on after finishing the book.
    The TV after finishing the book was turned on.
    Finishing the book, the TV was turned on.
    30s
  • Q4
    Which sentence contains a misplaced modifier?
    The keys while jogging were found.
    Jogging while the keys were found.
    The keys were found while jogging.
    While jogging, the keys were found.
    30s
  • Q5
    Identify the misplaced modifier in the following sentence: 'After finishing his homework, the book was read by John.'
    John's homework
    After finishing his homework
    was read by John
    the book
    30s
  • Q6
    Identify the dangling modifier in the following sentence: 'Having finished the paper, the professor was pleased with the quality.'
    the professor
    Having finished the paper
    was pleased with the quality
    the paper was finished
    30s
  • Q7
    Identify the misplaced modifier in the following sentence: 'I only drink coffee in the morning that is hot.'
    that is hot
    in the morning
    I only drink coffee
    coffee is hot
    30s
  • Q8
    Identify the dangling modifier in the following sentence: 'Walking along the street, the trees were in bloom.'
    were in bloom
    the person was walking
    the trees
    Walking along the street
    30s
  • Q9
    Identify the misplaced modifier in the following sentence: 'By eating fruits and vegetables, the body's immune system is strengthened.'
    By eating fruits and vegetables
    fruits and vegetables contain nutrients
    the body's immune system
    is strengthened
    30s
  • Q10
    Identify the dangling modifier in the following sentence: 'To have a successful party, balloons should be hung from the ceiling.'
    parties are fun
    balloons
    To have a successful party
    should be hung from the ceiling
    30s
  • Q11
    Identify the misplaced modifier in the following sentence: 'Walking down the street, the bank was robbed by the thief.'
    the street was dangerous
    the bank was robbed
    Walking down the street
    by the thief
    30s
  • Q12
    Identify the dangling modifier in the following sentence: 'To cure a headache, aspirin should be taken.'
    aspirin should be taken
    a headache
    headaches are common
    To cure a headache
    30s
  • Q13
    Identify the misplaced modifier in the following sentence: 'To find her keys, the house was searched by Jane.'
    Jane's keys were found
    To find her keys
    the house was searched by Jane
    keys are hard to find
    30s
  • Q14
    Identify the misplaced modifier in the following sentence: 'Running down the street, the dog chased after the ball.'
    There are no misplaced modifiers in this sentence
    The misplaced modifier is 'chased after the ball'
    The misplaced modifier is 'the dog'
    The misplaced modifier is 'Running down the street'
    30s
  • Q15
    Identify the dangling modifier in the following sentence: 'After studying for hours, the exam was finally aced.'
    The dangling modifier is 'was finally aced'
    There are no dangling modifiers in this sentence
    The dangling modifier is 'After studying for hours'
    The dangling modifier is 'the exam'
    30s

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