Compound words

Grammar note
We can sometimes combine two words to make a new word, called a compound word.
day:
daybreak
daydream
daylight
eye:
eyelid
eyeball
eyesight

Which of the following words cannot be used to make a compound word with the word given?

1. arm chair side pit  
2. back ship stroke fire  
3. clock work way wise  
4. dead time line lock  
5. earth worm mark quake  
6. fire proof trap back  
7. gate trotter crasher keeper  
8. hard ship headed proof  
9. land locked lord out  
10. man hole house handle  
The correct answers are marked green and the incorrect ones marked red.
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