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SB 9 1.4 Parallel Structure

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  • Q1
    To identify and correct faulty parallelism:
    All of the above.
    Revise them to match.
    Find any elements that are not parallel.
    Look for the parts of the sentence that are parallel.
    30s
  • Q2
    Identify the parallel structure using nouns:
    On Fridays, the cafeteria serves roasted vegetables, turkey burgers, and fruit salad
    During group projects, they work together quickly and effectively.
    30s
  • Q3
    Identify the parallel structure using pronouns:
    He enjoys playing soccer, reading comics, and lifting weights.
    Neither Sara nor her brother understood why people wanted them to run for Student Council.
    30s
  • Q4
    Identify the parallel structure using adjectives:
    On Fridays, the cafeteria serves roasted vegetables, turkey burgers, and fruit salad.
    Hailey was not only creative and smart, but she was also hardworking.
    30s
  • Q5
    Identify the parallel structure using adverbs:
    During group projects, they work together quickly and effectively
    He enjoys playing soccer, reading comics, and lifting weights.
    30s
  • Q6
    Identify the parallel structure using gerunds:
    Neither Sara nor her brother understood why people wanted them to run for Student Council.
    He enjoys playing soccer, reading comics, and lifting weights.
    30s
  • Q7
    Identify the parallel structure using parallel phrases:
    When I got home from school, my cat raced down the stairs, over the railing, and into the front hall.
    To prepare for opening night, we swept the stage floor, we dusted the props, and we fixed the lights.
    30s
  • Q8
    Identify the parallel structure using parallel clauses:
    To prepare for opening night, we swept the stage floor, we dusted the props, and we fixed the lights.
    When I got home from school, my cat raced down the stairs, over the railing, and into the front hall.
    30s
  • Q9
    Which of the following is the correct example of parallelism?
    The high school offers psychology, human geography, and computer science.
    The high school offers psychology and human geography, and you can take computer science, too.
    30s
  • Q10
    Which of the following is the correct example of parallelism?
    Javier spends all of his time either working on his music or he updates his social media page.
    Javier spends all of his time either working on his music or updating his social media page.
    30s
  • Q11
    Which of the following is the correct example of parallelism?
    A skillful computer coder must have a logical mind, debugging skills, and the ability to solve problems .
    A skillful computer coder must have a logical mind, debugging skills, and he or she must be able to solve problems.
    30s
  • Q12
    Which of the following is the correct example of parallelism?
    Maria like hiking, to swim, and to ride a bicycle.
    Maria like hiking, swimming and riding bicycles.
    30s
  • Q13
    Which of the following is the correct example of parallelism?
    Ms. Sharpiro said that Anthony would get a good grade because he was a good student, took good notes, studies for tests early, and completed his labs carefully.
    Ms. Sharpiro said that Anthony would get a good grade because he as a good student, he took good notes, he studied for tests early, and his labs were completed carefully.
    30s
  • Q14
    Which of the following is the correct example of parallelism?
    Coach Taylor told the player that they should get a lot of sleep, eat a good breakfast, arrive early, and to do warm-up exercises before the game.
    Coach Taylor told the players that they should get a lot of sleep, eat a good breakfast, arrive early, and do warm-up exercises before the game.
    30s
  • Q15
    Which of the following is the correct example of parallelism?
    The dictionary can be used for these purposes: to find word meanings, pronunciations, correct spellings, and looking up irregular verbs.
    The dictionary can be used for these purposes: finding word meaning, pronunciations, correct spellings, and irregular words.
    30s

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