7th And 8th Grade Grammar

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8th Grade Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

Students in the 7th and 8th grade posses adequate knowledge of grammar and speech including how to use verbs, adverbs, nouns and adjectives. At this grade students are expected to be able to fully express themselves and pass along a clear and concise message. How much of the 7th and 8th grade grammar do you remember? Take our quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    List all 8 parts of speech in any order.
  • 2. 
    To find the subject, ask who or what is doing something or whom or what is being talked about. What is the subject in this sentence? Type your answer below.The pitcher struck Felicia out.
  • 3. 
    To find the subject, ask who or what is doing something or whom or what is being talked about. What is the subject in this sentence? Type your answer below.After practicing for hours, Timmy bowled two strikes.
  • 4. 
    The predicate of a sentence tells something about the subject.What is the predicate in this sentence? Type your answer below.The phone rang.
  • 5. 
    To find the subject, ask who or what is doing something or whom or what is being talked about. What is the subject in this sentence? Type your answer below.The girls on the team were all good students.
  • 6. 
    The predicate of a sentence tells something about the subject.What is the predicate in this sentence? Type your answer below.My favorite music poster is this one of Lil'Wayne.
  • 7. 
    Identify the verb phrase is the following sentence. Type your answer below.Kathy is riding the Ferris wheel.
  • 8. 
    Identify the verb phrase is the following sentence. Type your answer below.The carnival has been in town for two weeks.
  • 9. 
    The noun basketball is an example of what type of noun?
    • A. 

      One word

    • B. 

      Hyphenated word

    • C. 

      Two words

  • 10. 
    Eiffel Tower is an example of:
    • A. 

      Common noun

    • B. 

      Proper noun

    • C. 

      A preposition

    • D. 

      An adjective

  • 11. 
    The nouns love, freedom, self-esteem and wisdom, are examples of what type of noun?
  • 12. 
    The word or word group that a pronoun stands for (or refers to) is called its antecedent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    five, pretty, these, busy, nice and sad are all examples of what part of speech?
  • 14. 
    A linking verb connects, or links, the subject to a word or word group that identifies or describes the subject.Identify the linking verb in the following sentence. Type your answer below.Denzel Washington is an actor.
  • 15. 
    A linking verb connects, or links, the subject to a word or word group that identifies or describes the subject.Identify the linking verb in the following sentence. Type your answer below.The children remained quiet.
  • 16. 
    A helping verb (auxiliary verb) helps the main verb express action or state of being.Identify the helping verb in the following sentence. Type your answer below.Many people in Africa can speak more than one language.
  • 17. 
    A helping verb (auxiliary verb) helps the main verb express action or state of being.Identify the helping verb in the following sentence. Type your answer below.Kansas has been named the Sunflower State.
  • 18. 
    An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.Identify the adverb in the following sentence. Type your answer below.I read the funny pages early on Sunday morning.
  • 19. 
    A preposition is a word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word.Identify the preposition in the following sentence. Type your answer below.The basketball team ran through the gym entrance.
  • 20. 
    A prepositional phrase includes a preposition, a noun or pronoun called the object of the preposition, and any modifiers of that object.Identify the prepositional phrase in the following sentence. Type your answer below.Into the thick mist vanished the carriage.
  • 21. 
    An interjection is a word used to express emotion.Identify the interjection in the following sentence. Type your answer below.Aha, you've discovered the secret.
  • 22. 
    A conjunction is a word used to join words or groups of words. Which one of the following is NOT a conjunction?
    • A. 

      But

    • B. 

      For

    • C. 

      So

    • D. 

      Because

    • E. 

      Yet

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