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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) Phrases and Clauses Questions

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Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.7.1b
While Mario talked to Jennifer, Jorge talked to Jose.

What does the above sentence contain?
  1. a dependent clause and an independent clause
  2. two dependent clauses
  3. two independent clauses
  4. a coordinating conjunction
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.7.1a
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.7.1a
Identify the DEPENDENT clause in the following sentence.

If I let a few days go by, I can usually calm myself down.
  1. If I let a few days go by
  2. I can usually calm myself down
  3. If I let
  4. Calm myself down
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.7.1, L.7.1a
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.7.1a
Identify the INDEPENDENT CLAUSE in the following sentence:

Until you eat your supper, there will be no dessert for you!
  1. Until you eat your supper
  2. There will be no dessert for you
  3. Until you eat
  4. No dessert for you.
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses
Which sentence uses an appositive correctly?
  1. Two friends, Dante and Rashaan, jumped from the roof of the cafeteria and into a swimming pool of tater tots.
  2. Two friends jumped from a roof, which was made of tater tots, and onto a swimming pool, which was Dante and Rashaan.
  3. Dante and Rashaan, the cafeteria roof, jumped into a pool of friends.
  4. Dante, the cafeteria roof, and Rashaan jumped into tater tots, which were two friends.
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.7.1, L.7.1a
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.7.1a
Which part of the sentence is an infinitive phrase?
I’m planning to attend the conference.
  1. the conference
  2. to attend the conference
  3. I'm planning to attend
  4. planning to attend
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.7.1a
Which part of the sentence is an infinitive phrase?
I want to drive to the show.
  1. want to drive
  2. drive to
  3. I want
  4. to drive to the show
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.7.1a
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.7.1a
The drive-in movie theater closed a few years ago.

What is the adverbial phrase in the sentence above?
  1. drive-in
  2. movie theater
  3. The drive-in movie theater closed
  4. a few years ago
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses
Which sentence contains a misplaced modifier?
  1. The dog with the brown spots belongs to that child.
  2. The car was parked in the garage for fifteen years.
  3. The car's battery was dead.
  4. Hanging on the wall, she glanced in the mirror.
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses CCSS: CCRA.L.1, L.7.1
Which of the following sentences DOES NOT contain an appositive?
  1. San Francisco, the City by the Bay, is pretty.
  2. All the way from San Jose, I ran the marathon.
  3. City Hall, the red brick building, is going to be torn down.
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses
What is the correct way to write the following sentence?

The young girl was walking the dog in a red skirt.
  1. The young girl walked the dog wearing a red skirt.
  2. The young girl in a red skirt was walking the dog.
  3. The young girl walked the dog while wearing a red skirt.
  4. The young girl walked the dog. She wore a red skirt.
Grade 7 Phrases and Clauses
What do appositives generally do?
  1. Identify
  2. Rename
  3. Explain
  4. All of the above.
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