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Participles & Participial Phrases

Quiz by Kelly Spieker

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14 questions
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  • Q1
    Identify the participle in the following sentence: Jill's car, damaged by the wreck, was towed to a gas station.
    damaged
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  • Q2
    Identify the participle in the following sentence: The flying insect was a nuisance.
    flying
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  • Q3
    Identify the participle in the following sentence: The annoyed proprietor yelled at the unpleasant customer.
    annoyed
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  • Q4
    Identify the participial phrase in the following sentence: Walking to the car, I tripped on a roller skate.
    Walking to the car
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  • Q5
    Identify the participial phrase in the following sentence: The dog panting in the backyard needed water.
    panting in the backyard
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  • Q6
    Which word does the participle "experience" describe in the following sentence: The experienced skateboarder performed many tricks for the audience.
    skateboarder
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  • Q7
    Which word does the participle "surprising" describe in the following sentence: The judge revealed the surprising winner of the contest.
    winner
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  • Q8
    Identify the participial phrase in the following sentence: Three-year-old Holly, delighted by her success, snowboarded down the bunny hill.
    delighted by her success
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  • Q9
    Identify the participial phrase in the following sentence: The dog, sniffing in the backyard, could not find his bone.
    sniffing in the backyard
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  • Q10
    Identify the participial phrase in the following sentence: Recognizing an old friend, Mark made sure to stop and say hi.
    Recognizing an old friend
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  • Q11
    Identify the participial phrase in the following sentence: Thinking about his math test, Matthew did not see the crack in the sidewalk and tripped.
    Thinking about his math test
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  • Q12
    What does the participial phrase "prepared for the game" describe in the following sentence?
    football team
    team
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  • Q13
    What does the participial phrase "disturbed by the new boundaries" describe in the following sentence: Disturbed by the new boundaries, parents attended the school board meeting.
    parents
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  • Q14
    What does the participial phrase "finishing the grueling work" describe in the following sentence: Finishing the grueling work, James felt a wave of satisfaction.
    James
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