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Construction of a sentence can make a lot of difference when trying to convey certain information to someone else. The quiz below is designed to test out what you know how skilled you are at identifying simple subject and verb in a sentence. Give it a shot and keep on practicing.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Last year our football team ranked number one in the universe.The simple subject in the sentence is:

    • A.

      Year

    • B.

      Football

    • C.

      Team

    • D.

      Number

    • E.

      Universe

    Correct Answer
    C. Team
    Explanation
    The simple subject in the sentence is "team" because it is the main focus of the sentence and performs the action of ranking number one in the universe.

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  • 2. 

    Of all the girls at school, Sarina was the most shy and nervous. The simple subject is:

    • A.

      Girls

    • B.

      School

    • C.

      Sarina

    • D.

      Shy

    • E.

      Nervous

    Correct Answer
    C. Sarina
    Explanation
    The simple subject in this sentence is "Sarina". This is because "Sarina" is the main noun that the sentence is talking about. The sentence is describing Sarina as being the most shy and nervous out of all the girls at school.

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  • 3. 

    The giant, green frog with warts on its back sat on a bump on a log at the bottom of the hill. The simple subject is:

    • A.

      Frog

    • B.

      Warts

    • C.

      Back

    • D.

      Bump

    • E.

      Log

    Correct Answer
    A. Frog
    Explanation
    The simple subject in this sentence is "frog." This is because the sentence is primarily about the giant, green frog with warts on its back. The other words and phrases in the sentence provide additional details about the frog, but the frog itself is the main focus of the sentence.

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  • 4. 

    Of all the girls at school, Sarina threw the ball further than anyone. The verb is:

    • A.

      Sarina

    • B.

      Threw

    • C.

      Ball

    • D.

      Further

    • E.

      Anyone

    Correct Answer
    B. Threw
    Explanation
    The verb in this sentence is "threw". It is the action that Sarina performed by launching the ball.

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  • 5. 

    The lovely girl quickly ran to her seat beside the gorilla.The verb is:

    • A.

      Lovely

    • B.

      Girl

    • C.

      Ran

    • D.

      Beside

    • E.

      Gorilla

    Correct Answer
    C. Ran
    Explanation
    The verb in this sentence is "ran". It is the action that the girl performed by quickly moving to her seat. The other words mentioned in the question are not verbs. "Lovely" is an adjective describing the girl, "girl" is a noun, "beside" is a preposition indicating the location of the seat, and "gorilla" is another noun.

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  • 6. 

    8th grade students must pass the writing test and the CRCT in all subjects.The subject and verb in the sentence are:

    • A.

      8th grade/writing

    • B.

      Students/writing

    • C.

      Writing/test

    • D.

      8th grade/pass

    • E.

      Students/pass

    Correct Answer
    E. Students/pass
    Explanation
    The subject in the sentence is "students" and the verb is "pass". This means that the sentence is stating that the students must pass the writing test and the CRCT in all subjects.

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  • 7. 

    We run this.Subject?

    • A.

      We

    • B.

      Run

    • C.

      This

    Correct Answer
    A. We
    Explanation
    The given text "We run this" is a sentence fragment that does not form a complete question. It lacks a question word or a verb to make it a proper question. Therefore, it is not possible to determine the subject of the question based on the given incomplete text.

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