Ultimet Quiz On Grammar

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  • 1. 
    The O’Rileys brought us ____ from their trip to Florida.
    • A. 

      Oranges'

    • B. 

      Oranges's

    • C. 

      Oranges

  • 2. 
    Both ____ received graduation gifts.
    • A. 

      Great-grandsons

    • B. 

      Greats-grandson

    • C. 

      Great-grandson

  • 3. 
    I take a train to the city every morning at six o’clock.
    • A. 

      Abstract noun

    • B. 

      Concrete noun

    • C. 

      Proper noun

  • 4. 
    It’s time to sit down because ____ on the table.
    • A. 

      Dinners'

    • B. 

      Dinner's

    • C. 

      Dinners's

  • 5. 
    Susan has two ________.
    • A. 

      Sister-in-laws

    • B. 

      Sisters-in-law

    • C. 

      Sisters-in-laws

  • 6. 
    We painted the _________ faces to look like clowns.
    • A. 

      Childrens

    • B. 

      Childrens'

    • C. 

      Children's

  • 7. 
    Ms. Kominsky teaches algebra and geometry at my school.
    • A. 

      Common noun

    • B. 

      Proper noun

    • C. 

      Abstract noun

  • 8. 
    Allen visited his cousin in St. Louis, Missouri.
    • A. 

      Abstract noun

    • B. 

      Proper noun

    • C. 

      Common noun

  • 9. 
    The Museum of Modern Art exhibits many twentieth-century paintings.
    • A. 

      Abstract noun

    • B. 

      Common noun

    • C. 

      Proper noun

  • 10. 
    The knight's bravery was legendary throughout the land.
    • A. 

      Abstract noun

    • B. 

      Proper noun

    • C. 

      Concrete noun

  • 11. 
    Which sentence contains a collective noun?
    • A. 

      The boys turned handsprings.

    • B. 

      A crowd gathered to watch.

    • C. 

      Each person clapped appreciatively.

  • 12. 
    In which sentence is the appositive phrase punctuated correctly?
    • A. 

      The dogwood, a flowering tree, blooms in the spring.

    • B. 

      The dogwood a flowering tree blooms in the spring.

    • C. 

      The dogwood, a flowering tree blooms in the spring.

  • 13. 
    Which sentence contains an appositive?
    • A. 

      Hans ate at his favorite restaurant, Sizzlers.

    • B. 

      Hans ate at a restaurant called Sizzlers.

    • C. 

      Hans ate at Sizzlers with a group of friends.

  • 14. 
    In which sentence is the appostive phrase punctuated correctly?
    • A. 

      My sister a judo enthusiast demonstrated her latest kick.

    • B. 

      My sister, a Judo enthusiast, demonstrated her latest kick.

    • C. 

      My sister, a Judo enthusiast demonstrated her latest kick.

  • 15. 
    Which sentence contains a collective noun?
    • A. 

      The hospital staff held a meeting.

    • B. 

      The doctors discussed their schedules.

    • C. 

      One nurse voiced a complaint.

  • 16. 
    Victoria mistakenly poured orange juice over her cereal.
    • A. 

      Preposition

    • B. 

      Object of the preposition

    • C. 

      Prepositional phrase

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    A huge blinking arrow pointed cars toward the left lane.
    • A. 

      Preposition

    • B. 

      Object of the preposition

    • C. 

      Prepositional phrase

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    A few people walked down the gangplank.
    • A. 

      Preposition

    • B. 

      Object of the preposition

    • C. 

      Prepositional phrase

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    The ship would soon be sailing into the Atlantic Ocean.
    • A. 

      Preposition

    • B. 

      Object of the preposition

    • C. 

      Prepositional phrase

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Kinds of Sentences Select the letter of the term that describes each sentence. How thrilling it is to get a star’s autograph!
    • A. 

      Declarative sentence

    • B. 

      Interrogative sentence

    • C. 

      Exclamatory sentence

    • D. 

      Imperative sentence

  • 21. 
    Kinds of Sentences Select the letter of the term that describes each sentence. Never cross the street without looking first.
    • A. 

      Declarative sentence

    • B. 

      Interrogative sentence

    • C. 

      Exclamatory sentence

    • D. 

      Imperative sentence

  • 22. 
    Kinds of Sentences Select the letter of the term that describes each sentence. What time does the next bus to New York City leave?
    • A. 

      Declarative sentence

    • B. 

      Interrogative sentence

    • C. 

      Exclamatory sentence

    • D. 

      Imperative sentence

  • 23. 
    Kinds of Sentences Select the letter of the term that describes each sentence. The swim team will meet for practice five times a week.
    • A. 

      Declarative sentence

    • B. 

      Interrogative sentence

    • C. 

      Exclamatory sentence

    • D. 

      Imperative sentence

  • 24. 
    Kinds of Sentences Select the letter of the term that describes each sentence. What a difficult crossword puzzle this is!
    • A. 

      Declarative sentence

    • B. 

      Interrogative sentence

    • C. 

      Exclamatory sentence

    • D. 

      Imperative sentence

  • 25. 
    Kinds of Sentences Select the letter of the term that describes each sentence. Fill the pot halfway with hot water.
    • A. 

      Declarative sentence

    • B. 

      Interrogative sentence

    • C. 

      Exclamatory sentence

    • D. 

      Imperative sentence

  • 26. 
    Subjects and Predicates Select the letter of the term that best describes the underlined part of each sentence. Two red lights flashed on top of the radio tower.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Simple Predicate

    • C. 

      Complete Subject

    • D. 

      Complete Predicate

    • E. 

      Compound Subject

    • F. 

      Compound Predicate

  • 27. 
    Subjects and Predicates Select the letter of the term that best describes the underlined part of each sentence. With a flourish, Ken flipped and caught the pizza dough.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Simple Predicate

    • C. 

      Complete Subject

    • D. 

      Complete Predicate

    • E. 

      Compound Subject

    • F. 

      Compound Predicate

  • 28. 
    Subjects and Predicates Select the letter of the term that best describes the underlined part of each sentence. The scent of strong perfume filled the room.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Simple Predicate

    • C. 

      Complete Subject

    • D. 

      Complete Predicate

    • E. 

      Compound Subject

    • F. 

      Compound Predicate

  • 29. 
    Subjects and Predicates Select the letter of the term that best describes the underlined part of each sentence. The mare and her foal sought shelter inside the barn.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Simple Predicate

    • C. 

      Complete Subject

    • D. 

      Complete Predicate

    • E. 

      Compound Subject

    • F. 

      Compound Predicate

  • 30. 
    Subjects and Predicates Select the letter of the term that best describes the underlined part of each sentence. My father gave me a mountain bike for my birthday..
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Simple Predicate

    • C. 

      Complete Subject

    • D. 

      Complete Predicate

    • E. 

      Compound Subject

    • F. 

      Compound Predicate

  • 31. 
    Subjects and Predicates Select the letter of the term that best describes the underlined part of each sentence. The cashier on the left will ring up your order.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Simple Predicate

    • C. 

      Complete Subject

    • D. 

      Complete Predicate

    • E. 

      Compound Subject

    • F. 

      Compound Predicate

  • 32. 
    Subjects and Predicates Select the letter of the term that best describes the underlined part of each sentence. That faucet is leaky and needs repair.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Simple Predicate

    • C. 

      Complete Subject

    • D. 

      Complete Predicate

    • E. 

      Compound Subject

    • F. 

      Compound Predicate

  • 33. 
    Subjects and Predicates Select the letter of the term that best describes the underlined part of each sentence. A statue of George Washington stands in the town square.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Simple Predicate

    • C. 

      Complete Subject

    • D. 

      Complete Predicate

    • E. 

      Compound Subject

    • F. 

      Compound Predicate

  • 34. 
    Subjects and Predicates Select the letter of the term that best describes the underlined part of each sentence. Fleecy white clouds floated across the sky.
    • A. 

      Simple Subject

    • B. 

      Simple Predicate

    • C. 

      Complete Subject

    • D. 

      Complete Predicate

    • E. 

      Compound Subject

    • F. 

      Compound Predicate

  • 35. 
    Identify whether the following is a complete sentence or a fragment. A scruffy dog and a cat sat side by side in the alley.
    • A. 

      Complete Sentence

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 36. 
    Identify whether the following is a complete sentence or a fragment. The ball bounced twice and landed in the pond.
    • A. 

      Complete Sentence

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 37. 
    Identify whether the following is a complete sentence or a fragment. An enormous crane with a wrecking ball dangling from it.
    • A. 

      Complete Sentence

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 38. 
    Identify whether the following is a complete sentence or a fragment. Many people want to see The Hunger Games movie in the Spring.
    • A. 

      Complete Sentence

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 39. 
    Identify whether the following is a complete sentence or a fragment. At the game on Friday
    • A. 

      Complete Sentence

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 40. 
    Identify whether the following is a complete sentence or a fragment. We will have our first Scholar’s bowl meet on Monday, October 17th.
    • A. 

      Complete Sentence

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 41. 
    Compounds, Plurals, Possessives, and Contractions Select the letter of the term that matches the underlined word in each sentence. My son’s car is in the garage.
    • A. 

      Compound noun

    • B. 

      Plural noun

    • C. 

      Possessive noun

    • D. 

      Contraction

  • 42. 
    Compounds, Plurals, Possessives, and Contractions Select the letter of the term that matches the underlined word in each sentence. Please wash your hands before dinner.
    • A. 

      Compound noun

    • B. 

      Plural noun

    • C. 

      Possessive noun

    • D. 

      Contraction

  • 43. 
    Compounds, Plurals, Possessives, and Contractions Select the letter of the term that matches the underlined word in each sentence. Jane’s brother-in-law is coming to visit today.
    • A. 

      Compound noun

    • B. 

      Plural noun

    • C. 

      Possessive noun

    • D. 

      Contraction

  • 44. 
    Compounds, Plurals, Possessives, and Contractions Select the letter of the term that matches the underlined word in each sentence. The tornado’s passing right over the town.
    • A. 

      Compound noun

    • B. 

      Plural noun

    • C. 

      Possessive noun

    • D. 

      Contraction

  • 45. 
    Verbs, and Verb Phrases Select the letter of the term that describes the underlined word or words in each sentence. The raindrops are falling with a steady beat.
    • A. 

      Action verb

    • B. 

      Linking verb

    • C. 

      Helping verb

    • D. 

      Verb phrase

  • 46. 
    Verbs, and Verb Phrases Select the letter of the term that describes the underlined word or words in each sentence. My brother has sung beautiful songs on many special occasions.
    • A. 

      Action verb

    • B. 

      Linking verb

    • C. 

      Helping verb

    • D. 

      Verb phrase

  • 47. 
    Verbs, and Verb Phrases Select the letter of the term that describes the underlined word or words in each sentence. Subzero temperatures turned the ground into frozen tundra.
    • A. 

      Action verb

    • B. 

      Linking verb

    • C. 

      Helping verb

    • D. 

      Verb phrase

  • 48. 
    Verbs, and Verb Phrases Select the letter of the term that describes the underlined word or words in each sentence. This velvet feels as smooth as a baby’s cheek.
    • A. 

      Action verb

    • B. 

      Linking verb

    • C. 

      Helping verb

    • D. 

      Verb phrase

  • 49. 
    Verbs, and Verb Phrases Select the letter of the term that describes the underlined word or words in each sentence. At the sight of the pastry display, Abby became hungry.
    • A. 

      Action verb

    • B. 

      Linking verb

    • C. 

      Helping verb

    • D. 

      Verb phrase

  • 50. 
    Many companies also ______ computers.
    • A. 

      Buy

    • B. 

      Buys

  • 51. 
    Computer pictures_________ people in many ways.
    • A. 

      Helps

    • B. 

      Help

  • 52. 
    The computer ____________ her learn about many things.
    • A. 

      Helps

    • B. 

      Help

  • 53. 
    Her brothers _________ games on it.
    • A. 

      Play

    • B. 

      Plays

  • 54. 
    Felita ________ a small computer
    • A. 

      Owns

    • B. 

      Own

  • 55. 
    My teacher ________ computers are a great learning tool.
    • A. 

      Say

    • B. 

      Says

  • 56. 
    Computers _______________ pictures called graphics.
    • A. 

      Produces

    • B. 

      Produce

  • 57. 
    They _________ a great deal of information.
    • A. 

      Stores

    • B. 

      Store

  • 58. 
    My little brother Sam ________ afraid of computers.
    • A. 

      Are

    • B. 

      Was

    • C. 

      Is

    • D. 

      Were

  • 59. 
    The computer screen ________________ the graphics.
    • A. 

      Displays

    • B. 

      Display

  • 60. 
    Computers ______ a lot of fun and should not be feared.
    • A. 

      Was

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Were

    • D. 

      Is