Grammar: Sentences

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Sentence Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What type of phrase is in this sentence:   An old man, he could not stand up quickly.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Appositive

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Gerund

  • 2. 
    What type of phrase is in this sentence:   As soon as I can, I'll deliver the package.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Appositive

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Gerund

  • 3. 
    What type of phrase is in this sentence:   Our children love swimming in the lake.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Appositive

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Gerund

  • 4. 
    What type of phrase is in this sentence:   Her mother, anxious, called the police.
    • A. 

      Adjective

    • B. 

      Appositive

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Gerund

  • 5. 
    Fill in the blank:   I heard ___________ he is going to retire.
    • A. 

      That

    • B. 

      Which

    • C. 

      Who

    • D. 

      If

  • 6. 
    ___ you press this button, the phone will turn on.
    • A. 

      That

    • B. 

      Which

    • C. 

      Who

    • D. 

      If

  • 7. 
    His grades are very good. I'm not sure __________ college he will choose.
    • A. 

      That

    • B. 

      Which

    • C. 

      Who

    • D. 

      If

  • 8. 
    At the movie, I sat next to a child _______ was very loud.
    • A. 

      That

    • B. 

      Which

    • C. 

      Who

    • D. 

      If

  • 9. 
    The man to ________ I spoke was Chinese.
    • A. 

      That

    • B. 

      Which

    • C. 

      Who

    • D. 

      Whom

  • 10. 
    I know _________ you're tired, but can you show me _________ door leads to the museum?
    • A. 

      Which / that

    • B. 

      That / which

    • C. 

      That / if

    • D. 

      Of / that

  • 11. 
    I never saw him, _______ I wish I had.
    • A. 

      And

    • B. 

      But

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      For

  • 12. 
    He's not sure if he wants the red, the orange ____ the yellow one.
    • A. 

      And

    • B. 

      But

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      For

  • 13. 
    _________ my car was being fixed, I walked in the nearby neighborhood.
    • A. 

      Although

    • B. 

      So

    • C. 

      While

    • D. 

      Whether

  • 14. 
    __________ she heard the news, she called me immediately.
    • A. 

      When

    • B. 

      While

    • C. 

      Although

    • D. 

      Whether

  • 15. 
    I don't care ____________ we go today or tomorrow.
    • A. 

      When

    • B. 

      While

    • C. 

      Although

    • D. 

      Whether

  • 16. 
    _____________ my car is old, I love it.
    • A. 

      When

    • B. 

      While

    • C. 

      Even though

    • D. 

      Because

  • 17. 
    The little girl is staying home ___________ she is sick.
    • A. 

      Although

    • B. 

      When

    • C. 

      Because

    • D. 

      As soon as

  • 18. 
    "Did you cancel the appointment?" and "Didn't you cancel the appointment?" have the same meaning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    They __________ going to the movies this week.
    • A. 

      Didn't

    • B. 

      Aren't

    • C. 

      Isn't

    • D. 

      Doesn't

  • 20. 
    I usually _________ get up early in the morning.
    • A. 

      Am not

    • B. 

      Didn't

    • C. 

      Don't

    • D. 

      Isn't

  • 21. 
    I _____________ tried the vegetable dish yet.
    • A. 

      Didn't

    • B. 

      Am not

    • C. 

      Wasn't

    • D. 

      Haven't

  • 22. 
    She __________ driven to work in years.
    • A. 

      Hadn't

    • B. 

      Wasn't

    • C. 

      Didn't

    • D. 

      Won't

  • 23. 
    This sentence is punctuated correctly:   When he drives to work he takes the freeway.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    This sentence is punctuated correctly:   My father was very talented; he worked with wood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    This sentence is punctuated correctly:   I wish to present the following information: our company's mission, our priorities and our budget.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    This sentence is punctuated correctly:   The cat was playing with the ball and the dog was watching the cat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    This sentence is punctuated correctly:   "Will you please lend a hand?" she asked.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    This sentence is punctuated correctly:  "I'm not going," he said, "because I have work to do"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    This sentence is punctuated correctly:   I liked playing outside, when I was young.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    This sentence is punctuated correctly:   He added: "but we're out of time."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False