Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections Answer Key

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Prepositional Phrases
#1 The strangers wore fur over their skin. over their skin
#2 Perhaps they would tell her the meaning of these odd items. of these odd items
#3 I am going to China. to China
#4 Tony was in Brazil. in Brazil
#5 I was beneath the surface of the ice. beneath the surface and of the ice
Pronouns as Obj. of Prep.
#1 Jenny brought gifts to Carrie and (her, she). her
#2 The man of (who, whom) I spoke is from Columbia. whom
#3 Natalie traveled with Kim and (I, me). me
#4 According the Carmen and (he, him), Germany is an awesome place to visit. him
#5 Some of (us, we) thought the lunch was awful. us
Making Subj/Verbs Agree
#1 Chris and Tina (was, were) friends.` were
#2 Neither the history nor the descriptions (fail, fails) to capture our interest. fail
#3 Either taxis or a train (is, are) quick forms of transportation. is
#4 Both Steve and Kenny (is, are) athletes. are
#5 Neither the store or the restaurants (is, are) open. are
Conjunctions (Coord/Correl/Conj Adverb)
#1 Neither snow nor freezing rain is predicted for tonight. Correlative
#2 The kid hid behind the coach and didn't say a word. Coordinate
#3 I enjoy books; however, I usually dislike the movie. Conjunctive Adverb
#4 Not only are we going shopping but also going out to eat. Correlative
#5 Food is bite-size thus a knife isn't needed. Conjunctive Adverb
#1 A word such as 'and,' 'but,' or 'nor,' used to connect parts of a sentence/ Conjunction
#2 A short exclamation that has no grammatical connection to other words in a sentence. Interjection
#3 A word that relates a noun or a pronoun to another word in a sentence. Preposition
#4 A kind of conjunction that is usually stronger an more precise than a coordinating conjunction. Conjunctive Adverb
#5 A group of words that begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun. Prepositional Phrase
Final Question
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