Compound Subject And Predicate Assessment - Brooks

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Subject And Predicate Quizzes & Trivia

Compound subjects are made up of two or more simple subjects. Over the past week, we were able to understand what a predicate assessment is and how to identify both a subject and predicate within a sentence. The quiz below is specifically designed to help you answer it all. Give it a shot and see just how much you understood.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Carpenters and construction workers arrive early to the work site.

    • B. 

      It takes many people to complete a building project.

    • C. 

      The project coordinator is the executive officer of the company.

    • D. 

      An architect designs the building and prepares the blueprints.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      A cape and a cloak are the same type of clothing.

    • B. 

      A mantle is a wooden or stone structure around a fireplace.

    • C. 

      The cloak hung neear the mantle.

    • D. 

      The mantle was the perfect place to display the clock.

  • 3. 
    Which sentence contains a compound predicate?
    • A. 

      Both teachers and students enjoy the sunshine in the open area outside the cafeteria.

    • B. 

      Six students sat down at an outside table and ate their lunches.

    • C. 

      Squirrels sometimes look under the tables for leftover bits of students' lunches.

    • D. 

      At the end of the lunch period, the students and teachers cleaned up the area.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Howling wind and drenching rain rattled the loose windows on the old cabin.

    • B. 

      The rain beat down on the broken roof and leaked in through the cracks in the door.

    • C. 

      The wind howled around the corners of the dwelling.

    • D. 

      The storm swept past the cabin and was suddenly gone.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      A hare and a tortoise are fascinating animals to compare.

    • B. 

      A tortoise walks very slowly to its food, and it chews it just as slowly.

    • C. 

      A hare, a type of rabbit, can run very quickly and can pop into its burrow just as fast.

    • D. 

      No one knows if a hare and a tortoise ever really had a race.

  • 6. 
    Which sentence contains a compound subject?
    • A. 

      A king cobra and a mongoose do not make a good combination.

    • B. 

      King cobras love to make nests in piles of dried leaves.

    • C. 

      Mongooses enjoy sneaking up on a cobra nest and stealing the eggs.

    • D. 

      Cobras will strike at a mongoose, but a mongoose can move quickly out of the way.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Charleze studied at the Algonquin School for Interpretive Dance and at the Hudson River Music Academy.

    • B. 

      Charleze studied at the Algonquin School and the Hudson River Music Academy for choir practice and interpretive dance.

    • C. 

      Charleze studied at the Algonquin School for Interpretive Dance and attended choir practice at the Hudson River Music Academy.

    • D. 

      Charleze studied at the Algonquin School for Interpretive Dance, but she also attended choir practice at the Hudson River Music Academy.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Living inside the old barn were a large brown horse and a short white cow.

    • B. 

      Only two dozen children rode the bus that day, but it was still very noisy.

    • C. 

      The green cicada is an insenct found in yards and parks all over town.

    • D. 

      A small lizard slithered his way under the rock and out of sight.

  • 9. 
    Which sentence contains a compound predicate?
    • A. 

      A circling hawk is a threat to a ground squirrel.

    • B. 

      Our baggage was lost in the huge airport terminal.

    • C. 

      Throughout time, the skies have fascinated people.

    • D. 

      The spider makes a wheel-like web and catches its prey.