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Parallel Structures Multiple Choice Worksheet

Select the grammatically correct sentence for each question.

1. In this climate, farmers grow stone fruits such as ______.

  1. peach, apricot, plum
  2. peaches, apricots, and plums
  3. peaches, apricots, a plum

2. They like feeding and brushing the dog, but they don't like ______.

  1. to walk it
  2. walking it
  3. they walk it

3. The legislation neither resolves the financial crisis nor ______ consumers.

  1. is helping
  2. has helped
  3. helps

4. The library offers not only books to read but also _____.

  1. computers to use
  2. computers
  3. using computers

5. One needs nothing else other than books, ______, and food.

  1. having a friend
  2. having friends
  3. friends

6. Lincoln was born in Kentucky and ______ in Illinois before he was elected President.

  1. lived
  2. was living
  3. had lived

7. Students must conduct their laboratory experiments accurately and ______.

  1. in a safe manner
  2. safely
  3. with safety

8. It takes one hour or more to drive to the city depending on weather and ______.

  1. how much traffic there is
  2. if traffic is heavy
  3. traffic

9. For the blood test to be accurate, you must not eat or ______ after midnight.

  1. be drinking
  2. to drink
  3. drink

10. Running, walking, and ______ are my favorite forms of exercise.

  1. dancing
  2. to dance
  3. to go dancing Premium

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