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THIS. IS. Jeopardy. Here is Your Host…. Prof: Thomson. Jeopardy. Compound & Complex Sentences. Agreement & Consistency. Simple Sentences. Fragments & Run-ons. Verb Tenses. Word Classes. 100. 100. 100. 100. 100. 100. 200. 200. 200. 200. 200. 200. 300. 300. 300. 300. 300.

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THIS

IS

Jeopardy


Here is your host

Here is Your Host…

Prof: Thomson


Jeopardy

Compound & Complex

Sentences

Agreement & Consistency

Simple Sentences

Fragments & Run-ons

Verb Tenses

Word Classes

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a subject and a verb complete.

A 100


Identify the simple subject in the following sentence: complete.

In the morning, the glowing sun peeked over the distant mountains.

A 200


sun complete.

A 200


Indentify the complete subject in the following sentence: complete.

The three small children in the gift shop played dangerously close to a display of expensive crystal.

A 300



Identify the auxiliary verb and the main verb in the following sentence:

The students should be prepared on the day of the mid-term exam.

A 400


auxiliary verb = should following sentence:

main verb = be

A 400


Change this active sentence into the passive voice: following sentence:

The radio station has given away several tickets to this weekend’s concert.

A 500



A compound sentence contains away (by the radio station). .

B 100


two or more simple sentences away (by the radio station).

B 100


Name the two types of clauses. away (by the radio station).

B 200


dependent and independent away (by the radio station).

B 200


Name three coordinating conjunctions. away (by the radio station).

B 300


f away (by the radio station). or, and, nor, but, or, yet, so

FANBOYS

B 300


Identify the subordinating conjunction and the dependent clause in the following sentence:

The outdoor patio in the café is open daily for lunch unless it rains.

B 400


subordinating conjunction = unless clause in the following sentence:

dependent clause = it rains

B 400


What are the two components of a transitional expression? clause in the following sentence:

B 500



What is a fragment? furthermore, meanwhile)

C 100


an incomplete sentence furthermore, meanwhile)

C 100


Name furthermore, meanwhile)one of the two types of run-on sentences

C 200


a comma splice furthermore, meanwhile)

a fused sentence

C 200



a dependent clause fragment cannot stand alone.

C 300


DAILY DOUBLE cannot stand alone.

DAILY DOUBLE

Place A Wager

C 400


Use the appropriate punctuation marks to correct the following run-on sentence:

Dreams have been the source of inspiration to many people, according to the Koran, God revealed many truths to Mohammed through dreams.

C 400


Dreams have been the source of inspiration to many people following run-on sentence:.According to the Koran, God revealed many truths to Mohammed through dreams.

C 400



the base form of the verb preceded by is a phrase that begins with to

(e.g. to walk, to sleep)

C 500


Name the two types of is a phrase that begins with main verbs

D 100


action and linking is a phrase that begins with

D 100





have/has + past participle of verb present perfect tense.

D 300


Using the words in parentheses, complete the sentence with the correct simple past or past progressive form of the verb.

Juliana (witness) a car accident while she (wait) for the bus.

D 400


Juliana the correct simple past or past progressive form of the verb.witnessed a car accident while she was waiting for the bus.

D 400


Combine the sentences using the word in the parentheses. (Be sure to change one of the verbs to the past perfect tense):

We didn’t join Bob and Sara at the restaurant.

(because)

We already ate dinner at home.

D 500


We didn’t join Bob and Sara at the restaurant because we sure to change one of the verbs to the past perfect tense):had already eaten dinner at home.

D 500


Define is subject-verb agreement. sure to change one of the verbs to the past perfect tense):

E 100


the subject(s) and verb(s) of a sentence agree in number sure to change one of the verbs to the past perfect tense):

E 100



singular things, singular or plural?

exception: police is always plural

E 200


Correct the error in subject-verb agreement in the following sentence:

Studies show that many people is afraid of heights.

E 300


Studies show that many people sentence:are afraid of heights.

E 300


Correct the tense shift in the following sentence: sentence:

Mr. Russell retired in 2005, and then he opens his own restaurant shortly after.

E 400


Mr. Russell retired in 2005, and then he sentence:opened his own restaurant shortly after.

E 400


Identify the two errors in the following sentence and correct the faulty parallel structures:

My wife told me she will be home by 7:00, but she hadn’t arrived yet.

E 500


My wife told me she correct the faulty parallel structures:would be home by 7:00, but she hasn’t arrived yet.

E 500


Name four word classes (or parts of speech). correct the faulty parallel structures:

F 100


nouns, verbs, pronouns, determiners, adjectives, adverbs, determiners, prepositions, conjunctions, interjections

F 100


Name the two components of a prepositional phrase. determiners, prepositions, conjunctions, interjections

F 200


preposition + noun phrase (object of the preposition) determiners, prepositions, conjunctions, interjections

(e.g. on top of the mountain)

F 200


Identify the determiners, prepositions, conjunctions, interjectionscount nouns in the following sentence:

Rosanne went to the supermarket to pick up eggs, milk, sugar, onions, and broccoli.

F 300


eggs and onions determiners, prepositions, conjunctions, interjections

F 300


Identify the pronoun and its antecedent in the following sentence:

Most of the information gathered by the CIA is so sensitive that the government keeps it saved on encrypted hard drives.

F 400


pronoun = it sentence:

antecedent = information

F 400


With the following information, make a sentence using the correct comparative form:

  • The weather in Chicago is cold and windy in the winter.

  • The weather in Miami is cool and sunny in the winter.

F 500


The weather in Florida is better than the weather in Chicago in the winter.

(answers may vary)

F 500


The Final Jeopardy Category is in the winter.:

Editing a Paragraph

Please record your wager.

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Identify five (5) errors in the following paragraph. The errors may be in formatting or grammar structure:

In 2005, a cell phone company in China has created a breathalyzer phone, people can program the phone to block certain numbers such as that of the boss, or ex-lover. If the phone user is intoxicated, he or she cannot to dial those numbers. Can you imagine how many embarrassing phone calls did this feature prevent?

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1. Indent errors may be in formatting or grammar structure:

2. R/O

[In 2005, a cell phone company in China created a breathalyzer phone. People can program the phone to block certain numbers such as that of the boss, or ex-lover.] If the phone user is intoxicated, he or she cannot dial those numbers. Can you imagine how many embarrassing phone calls did this feature prevented?

3. Tense

4. Verb Form

5. Embedded question structure

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Thank You for Playing Jeopardy! errors may be in formatting or grammar structure:

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