Five Types Of Phrases Quiz

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Phrase Quizzes & Trivia

In the first section, fill in the blanks, defining the five types of phrases. In the second section, write an original sentence, using one type of phrase for each.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A word that shows the relation of a noun or pronoun to some other word in the sentence and its accompanying noun, noun equivalent, or pronoun. Ex: on the table
  • 2. 
    To + a verb and its modifiers. Ex: To eat quickly
  • 3. 
    Second noun placed beside the first noun to explain it more fully and its modifiers. Ex: Mr. Spezia, the English teacher down the hall, ate a pizza.
  • 4. 
    Verb used as an adjective and its modifiers.  Ex: The girl, driving the red car, caused the accident.
  • 5. 
    Verb used as a noun and its modifiers. Ex: Wrapping Christmas presents is tedious.
  • 6. 
    Write an example of a sentence using a prepositional phrase:
  • 7. 
    Write an example of a sentence using an infinitive phrase:
  • 8. 
    Write an example of a sentence using an appositive phrase:
  • 9. 
    Write an example of a sentence using a participial phrase:
  • 10. 
    Write an example of a sentence using a gerund phrase:
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