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    Can you tell me if I've answered these correctly?

    1. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    We can heavily influence our chances of developing cancer.
    a. chances, influence b. cancer, developing c. we, can influence
    2. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Unhealthy choices cause most cancer deaths.
    a. cancer, causes b. choices, cause c. deaths, cause
    3. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    These include smoking, poor diet and obesity, and lack of exercise.
    a. These, include b. smoking, include c. smoking, diet
    4. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Only a few deaths are caused by other factors.
    a. few, are caused b. deaths, caused c. deaths, are caused
    5. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    These factors are environmental carcinogens, family history, alcohol, and virus.
    a. These, are b. carcinogens, are c. factors, are
    6. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Simple lifestyle alterations can significantly reduce the risks of developing cancer.
    a. alterations, reduce b. alterations, can reduce c. risks, reduce
    7. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    First of all, smokers must stop smoking.
    a. smokers, stop smoking b. smokers, must stop c. smokers, smoking
    8. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    How can we consume five or more servings of fruits and vegetables daily?
    a. We, consume b. We, can consume c. How, can
    9. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Consumption of grains and beans should exceed that of meat and fat in the diet.
    a. beans, exceed b. beans, should exceed c. Consumption, should exceed
    10. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Finally, exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays should be avoided.
    a. exposure, should be avoided b. rays, be avoided c. ultraviolet rays, be avoided

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    Quote Originally Posted by cliston View Post
    Can you tell me if I've answered these correctly?

    1. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    We can heavily influence our chances of developing cancer.
    a. chances, influence b. cancer, developing c. we, can influence
    2. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Unhealthy choices cause most cancer deaths.
    a. cancer, causes b. choices, cause c. deaths, cause
    3. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    These include smoking, poor diet and obesity, and lack of exercise.
    a. These, include b. smoking, include c. smoking, diet
    4. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Only a few deaths are caused by other factors.
    a. few, are caused b. deaths, caused c. deaths, are caused
    5. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    These factors are environmental carcinogens, family history, alcohol, and virus.
    a. These, are b. carcinogens, are c. factors, are
    6. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Simple lifestyle alterations can significantly reduce the risks of developing cancer.
    a. alterations, reduce b. alterations, can reduce c. risks, reduce
    7. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    First of all, smokers must stop smoking.
    a. smokers, stop smoking b. smokers, must stop c. smokers, smoking
    8. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    How can we consume five or more servings of fruits and vegetables daily?
    a. We, consume b. We, can consume c. How, can
    9. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Consumption of grains and beans should exceed that of meat and fat in the diet.
    a. beans, exceed b. beans, should exceed c. Consumption, should exceed
    10. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Finally, exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays should be avoided.
    a. exposure, should be avoided b. rays, be avoided c. ultraviolet rays, be avoided
    This looks like a homework assignement. You try first.

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    Default Re: Help Finding the subject and verb

    I"m sorry, the highlights must not have pasted over. I've "bolded" them now, hopefully this will work.

    In bold, choose the correct answer. Cut an paste this in an email to me when you have completed the assignment. Get this to me before Friday, 11:59 pm.
    1. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    We can heavily influence our chances of developing cancer.
    a. chances, influence b. cancer, developing c. we, can influence
    2. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Unhealthy choices cause most cancer deaths.
    a. cancer, causes b. choices, cause c. deaths, cause
    3. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    These include smoking, poor diet and obesity, and lack of exercise.
    a. These, include b. smoking, include c. smoking, diet
    4. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Only a few deaths are caused by other factors.
    a. few, are caused b. deaths, caused c. deaths, are caused
    5. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    These factors are environmental carcinogens, family history, alcohol, and virus.
    a. These, are b. carcinogens, are c. factors, are
    6. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Simple lifestyle alterations can significantly reduce the risks of developing cancer.
    a. alterations, reduce b. alterations, can reduce c. risks, reduce
    7. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    First of all, smokers must stop smoking.
    a. smokers, stop smoking b. smokers, must stop c. smokers, smoking
    8. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    How can we consume five or more servings of fruits and vegetables daily?
    a. We, consume b. We, can consume c. How, can
    9. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Consumption of grains and beans should exceed that of meat and fat in the diet.
    a. beans, exceed b. beans, should exceed c. Consumption, should exceed
    10. Find the subject and the verb in each sentence. Choose the letter (A, B, or C) that contains both the correct subject and verb.
    Finally, exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays should be avoided.
    a. exposure, should be avoided b. rays, be avoided c. ultraviolet rays, be avoided

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    Correct!

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