B) state of being
D) figurative speech
E) every noun
A) Congress, the devious cat, couldn't wait to trap the cantankerous rat that had been eating his dry food and depositing pellets in his water bowl.
B) Ross, the pudgy pooch, loved sneaking warm, crusty treats from the kitty litter box early in the morning.
C) The delightful dog truly enjoyed going on long, adventurous walks.
D) The magical cat sat patiently, licking its lips and purring while waiting for its wet food.
A) My neighbors pet pig, Oinkers, was so talented it knew how to ride a surf board!
B) Did you know that there use to be giant, flightless birds living in the islands?
C) The albino whale breached the surface of the pristine water, putting on a spectacle for all to see.
D) Some people don't like rodents, but I think they make wonderful household pets!
A) someone, the, something
B) someone, something, it
C) feed, starves
D) it, something
A) Ocean's board crashed down upon the reef, snapping it into a dozen separate pieces which floated away with the receding tide.
B) Fearlessly, Reed rushed into the mountainous waves at Magics.
C) Hailey surfed the majestic waves gracefully, gliding effortlessly on the silky surface.
D) The turtle floated amiably in the pond.
A) Makena earned such a high score on the SAT, that she got a full-ride scholarship to any school of her choice.
B) My bland cereal was better than her mushy oatmeal.
C) Josh thought he might fall fast asleep if the test went on much longer.
D) The round, wooden clock ticked loudly while I sat looking at the long, boring test in front of me.
A) What kind?
B) How many?
C) Which one?
E) How much?
A) The children's hair flowed freely as they rapidly roared down the road.
B) The energetic children waited for the new, red car to arrive.
C) The children knew that they would get a new car tomorrow, and could hardly sleep.
D) The children ran quickly to the car, excited to ride in a convertible for the first time.
A) Coordinating & Combining
B) Active & Being
C) Coordinating & Subordinating
D) Coercive & Subversive
B) on the other hand
A) Genna loved to read books when it rained, so when she saw the weather outside she knew just what to do.
B) It was raining cats and dogs outside!
C) The rain fell rhythmically, lulling me to sleep.
D) After the rain fell, there were little waterfalls all over our neighborhood.
A) Kicking the ball with all his might, the punter sent the orb soaring high into the sky like a bird reaching toward the heavens.
B) The team captains drenched the coach with a whole container of Gatorade.
C) Each player felt like he had given 110%.
D) The wide receiver ducked and weaved his way through myriad defenders to reach the in-zone.
E) Football is fun.
A) after the storm
B) over the river
C) without a care
D) into the mud
E) walking briskly
D) subordinating conjunction
E) transitive verb
B) Oh, snap