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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
    30s
  • 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
    30s
  • 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
    30s
  • Q4
    Identify the prepositional phrase in the sentence: She wandered in the garden.
    she wandered
    wandered in
    in the garden
    wandered in the garden
    30s
  • 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
    30s
  • 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
    30s
  • Q7
    Is this a phrase or a clause: above the microwave
    clause
    phrase
    30s
  • 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
    30s
  • Q9
    Identify the preposition: Somewhere over the rainbow, bluebirds fly.
    rainbow
    over
    fly
    somewhere
    30s
  • Q10
    Identify the object of the preposition: She wrote on her paper that she was happy.
    paper
    happy
    was
    her
    30s
  • Q11
    What preposition would go in the blank: She ran ______ her house and shut the door.
    into
    until
    during
    with
    30s
  • Q12
    True or false: Prepositions can show relation in time, space, location, or distance.
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q13
    A prepositional phrase begins with a ______________ and ends with a ______________________.
    preposition ; noun or pronoun
    noun or pronoun ; preposition
    preposition ; preposition
    preposition ; adjective
    30s
  • 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
    30s
  • Q15
    True or false: there can be more than one prepositional phrase in a sentence.
    True
    False
    30s

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