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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

Tests knowledge of pronouns, direct/indirect objects, predicate nouns, gerunds, participles, infinitives, verb phrases


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of speech is the word in parenthesis?She gave us a bouquet of flowers.
    • A. 

      Indirect Object

    • B. 

      Predicate Noun

    • C. 

      Subject

    • D. 

      Direct Object

  • 2. 
    What part of speech is the group of words in parenthesis?Gina wants to go to college.
    • A. 

      Gerund Phrase

    • B. 

      Infinitive Phrase

    • C. 

      Participial Phrase

    • D. 

      Verb Phrase

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is the underlined word in the following sentence?Could you show Alan the school library?
    • A. 

      Indirect Object

    • B. 

      Direct Object

    • C. 

      Predicate Noun

    • D. 

      Subject

  • 4. 
    Identify the underlined group of words in the following sentence.During the race, the little girl ran as fast as she could.
    • A. 

      Infinitive Phrase

    • B. 

      Gerund Phrase

    • C. 

      Prepositional Phrase

    • D. 

      Participial Phrase

  • 5. 
    Identify the part of speech of the underlined word in the following sentence.We are going to do our best on our test.
    • A. 

      Verb Phrase

    • B. 

      Infinitive Phrase

    • C. 

      Prepositional Phrase

    • D. 

      Gerund Phrase

  • 6. 
    What part of speech is the gerund in the following sentence serving as?That girls favorite hobby is knitting.
    • A. 

      Indirect Object

    • B. 

      Direct Object

    • C. 

      Subject

    • D. 

      Predicate Noun

  • 7. 
    Identify the participle in the following sentence.The opening act with the comedian was very funny.
    • A. 

      Opening

    • B. 

      Act

    • C. 

      Comedian

    • D. 

      Funny

  • 8. 
    Identify the participial phrase in the following sentence.Blaring loudly, the music made everyone want to dance.
    • A. 

      The music

    • B. 

      Want to dance

    • C. 

      Blaring loudly

    • D. 

      Everyone

  • 9. 
    Identify the underlined part of speech in the following sentence.The striped cat ran across the street because the dog barked.
    • A. 

      Gerund Phrase

    • B. 

      Infinitive Phrase

    • C. 

      Participial Phrase

    • D. 

      Prepositional Phrase

  • 10. 
    Identify the direct object in the following sentence.Mr. Ryder will build the community a new gym.
    • A. 

      Mr. Ryder

    • B. 

      Will build

    • C. 

      Community

    • D. 

      Gym

  • 11. 
    Identify the infinitive phrase in the following sentence.The boss asked me to send the message to her brother.
    • A. 

      The boss

    • B. 

      To send the message to her brother.

    • C. 

      To send

    • D. 

      Asked me to send

  • 12. 
    Identify the gerund phrase in the following sentence.Kristin's dream was singing in the local musical.
    • A. 

      Kristin's dream

    • B. 

      Singing

    • C. 

      Singing in the local musical

    • D. 

      Was singing

  • 13. 
    Identify the verb phrase in the following sentence.They should have started their homework by now.
    • A. 

      Should have started

    • B. 

      Should have

    • C. 

      By now

    • D. 

      Should have started their homework by now