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Prepositions

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  • Q1
    What are prepositions?
    Words that relate nouns or pronouns to other words in a sentence and that show relation in space, time, location, or distance
    Words that describe nouns or pronouns
    Words that relate verbs, adjectives, and adverbs to other words in a sentence
    People, places, and things
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  • Q2
    What is a prepositional phrase?
    A group of words that begins with a preposition and ends with a verb
    Any group of words that contains a preposition
    A group of words that begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun
    A group of words that begins with a noun or pronoun and ends with a preposition
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  • Q3
    What is the noun or pronoun at the end of the prepositional phrase called?
    the object of the preposition
    prepositional pronoun
    noun or pronoun of the preposition
    prepositional noun
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  • Q4
    Identify the prepositional phrase in the sentence: She wandered in the garden.
    she wandered
    wandered in
    in the garden
    wandered in the garden
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  • Q5
    Choose the list of prepositions:
    through, two, your, I, give
    through, run, hover, into, four
    though, however, inside, relax, two
    through, under, in, for, to
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  • Q6
    What is the difference between a phrase and a clause?
    You can have prepositional clauses but not phrases
    Phrases have subjects and verbs, while clauses do not
    Clauses have subjects and verbs, while phrases do not
    Phrases are always prepositional, but clauses are not
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  • Q7
    Is this a phrase or a clause: above the microwave
    clause
    phrase
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  • Q8
    Identify the preposition and the object of the preposition: She ate candy while hiding in the bathroom.
    prep- in ; object of prep- the
    prep- in ; object of prep- candy
    prep- in ; object of prep- bathroom
    prep- while ; object of prep- hiding
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  • Q9
    Identify the preposition: Somewhere over the rainbow, bluebirds fly.
    rainbow
    over
    fly
    somewhere
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  • Q10
    Identify the object of the preposition: She wrote on her paper that she was happy.
    paper
    happy
    was
    her
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  • Q11
    What preposition would go in the blank: She ran ______ her house and shut the door.
    into
    until
    during
    with
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  • Q12
    True or false: Prepositions can show relation in time, space, location, or distance.
    False
    True
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  • Q13
    A prepositional phrase begins with a ______________ and ends with a ______________________.
    preposition ; noun or pronoun
    noun or pronoun ; preposition
    preposition ; preposition
    preposition ; adjective
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  • Q14
    Identify the prepositional phrases: The dog in the house wagged his tail with happiness.
    wagged his tail ; with happiness
    in the house ; wagged his tail
    the dog in ; with happiness
    in the house ; with happiness
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  • Q15
    True or false: there can be more than one prepositional phrase in a sentence.
    True
    False
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  • Q16
    Identify the prepositions: The directions say we should go to the right of this hotel.
    the ; this
    to ; of
    right ; hotel
    to ; right
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  • Q17
    In this prepositional phrase: "below the chandelier," what is the object of the preposition?
    there isn't one
    the
    chandelier
    below
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  • Q18
    Identify the prepositional phrase: On the other hand, I am a little tired.
    a little tired
    I am
    On the other hand
    the other hand
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  • Q19
    Identify the prepositions: Ms. Blanchard went to the store and bought prizes for the people who did well on the quiz.
    to ; for ; on
    went ; to ; the
    went ; bought ; well
    to ; the ; who
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  • Q20
    Identify the prepositional phrase: Finish the quiz on the computer.
    on the computer
    finish the quiz
    the quiz on
    quiz on the computer
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