Verbs/Clauses
Last name, first name
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Email address
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1. What is the verb or verb phrase in the following sentence?
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay climbed Mount Everest in 1953.
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2. How many clauses are in this sentence?
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay climbed Mount Everest in 1953.
3. What is the verb or verb phrase in the following sentence?
Hillary had been a professional beekeeper.
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4. What is the verb or verb phrase in the following sentence?
His fellow climber, Norgay, was a Sherpa from Nepal.
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5. What type of verb is "call" in the following sentence?
Tibetans call Mount Everest "The Goddess Mother of the World."
6. What type of verb is "was" in the following sentence?
The mountain was named after Sir George Everest, a British surveyor.
7. Is the part of the sentence in ALL CAPS a subordinate clause, independent clause, or a phrase? **Remember what every clause must have.
AFTER ANTHONY WORKED ALL SUMMER AS A WAITER, he bought a car.
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The king issued a proclamation AGAINST SHOOTING BEARS IN THE REGION.
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After making several comparisons, GREG WAS READY TO BUY A STEREO.
10. This sentence has 2 clauses. Identify each clause as independent or subordinate by clicking the correct answer.
Weather forecasts are of interest to all of us, but they are vital to pilots, sailors, and farmers.
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Because knowledge of the weather is so important, forecasters take great care to be accurate.
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Forecasters take measurements from weather stations, which are located all over the world.
13. What is the subordinate clause in the following sentence?
Tiros I was the first weather satellite when it was launched on April 1, 1960.
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14. What is the independent clause in the following sentence?
Small parachutes carry the instruments down until they are safely on the ground.
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