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Orange Level Quiz #4 - Clauses and Phrases

Part A. Directions: Identify each item as a clause or a phrase. (20 points)

1. He works hard every day

Clause / Phrase

2. After a good day

Clause / Phrase

3. If I need to call you

Clause / Phrase

4. In a dark and dangerous hallway

Clause / Phrase

5. Before the next light

Clause / Phrase

6. Because it's the right thing to do

Clause / Phrase

7. As quickly as possible

Clause / Phrase

8. This car's not working

Clause / Phrase

9. Working for himself

Clause / Phrase

10. Whenever it gets cold

Clause / Phrase

11. If they want to talk to me

Clause / Phrase

12. Towards the north

Clause / Phrase

13. In front of the building

Clause / Phrase

14. Jumping up and down on the bed

Clause / Phrase

15. Until the next time

Clause / Phrase

16. Until she finds a car

Clause / Phrase

17. I don't know the answer

Clause / Phrase

18. Turn off the computer

Clause / Phrase

19. Across the street from us

Clause / Phrase

20. Inside a deep, dark well

Clause / Phrase

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Part B. Directions: Identify each item as an independent clause or a dependent clause. (10 points)

1. Because it's the best solution.

Independent 

Dependent

2. Working at this job is a lot of fun.

Independent

Dependent

3. It doesn't really interest me.

Independent

Dependent

4. I should have given her a ride.

Independent

Dependent

5. After the movie is over.

Independent

Dependent

6. If he ever calls.

Independent

Dependent

7. Whenever I have the time.

Independent

Dependent

8. There could be a problem.

Independent

Dependent

9. Since the last time they visited.

Independent

Dependent

10. Whenever it gets cold

Independent

Dependent

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