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Mixed Construction Quiz

Directions: Decide whether the following sentences are logical or mixed constructions.

Sample SentancesAnswers
1. When I study math makes my head ache.
2. It was a beautiful picture but although it was gloomy.
3. Because of the poor test grades motivated the teacher to offer an extra credit assignment.
4. It was a difficult test, but I think I passed.
5. By reading the chapter carefully helped him prepare for class.
6. Mary is a good salesperson because she is outgoing.
7. Writing a summary is in order to give an unbiased version of the original text.
8. It was an old house but the fact that it was charming.
9. If by taking swimming lessons when she was younger, she might not fear the water.
10. Concerning your paper needs to be revised.