Linking Verbs, Complements, And Helping Verbs Quiz

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Linking Verbs, Complements, And Helping Verbs Quiz


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following best defines what a linking verb does?
    • A. 

      It names an action.

    • B. 

      It connects the subject of the sentence to a noun or adjective in the predicate that describes the subject.

    • C. 

      It tells what the subject is or what the subject is like.

    • D. 

      It tells to whom or what the action of the sentence is directed.

  • 2. 
    Some verbs like feel or smell can be linking or action verbs. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which two parts of speech can a complement be?
    • A. 

      Adjective and adverb

    • B. 

      Preposition and noun

    • C. 

      Noun and adjective

    • D. 

      Verb and interjection

  • 4. 
    Identify the complement of the sentence below. Because she ate something that disagreed with her, Maggie felt bad. 
    • A. 

      Maggie

    • B. 

      Something

    • C. 

      Bad

    • D. 

      Felt

  • 5. 
    Identify the complement of the sentence below. Communication between the group members is a problem. 
    • A. 

      Communication

    • B. 

      Problem

    • C. 

      Is

    • D. 

      Members

  • 6. 
    A "be" verb (is, am, was, were, etc), a "have" verb (have, has, had, ect), and a "do" verb (do, does, did, done) by itself in a sentence is a helping verbs. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following best describes the purpose of helping verbs?
    • A. 

      Helping verbs show action in a sentence.

    • B. 

      Helping verbs connect the subject to a word in the predicate that describes it.

    • C. 

      Helping verbs help show the time or tell about an action.

  • 8. 
    A verb phrase contains one or more helping verb followed by the main verb. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Identify the helping verb(s) in the sentence below.The basketball team will be traveling to Macon for their next game. 
    • A. 

      Team

    • B. 

      Will be

    • C. 

      Traveling

    • D. 

      Macon

  • 10. 
    What is the verb tense of the sentence below?Jax had played in last night's game. 
    • A. 

      Past tense

    • B. 

      Present tense

    • C. 

      Future tense

  • 11. 
    Identify the complement(s) in the sentence below.The team appeared tired but happy when they arrived back on campus. 
    • A. 

      Tired

    • B. 

      Happy

    • C. 

      Campus

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 12. 
    Identify the helping verb(s) in the following sentence.Chase is writing his essay now. 
    • A. 

      Chase

    • B. 

      Is

    • C. 

      Writing

    • D. 

      Essay

  • 13. 
    What is the verb tense of the sentence below?Christmas break will begin in a few days. 
    • A. 

      Past

    • B. 

      Present

    • C. 

      Future

  • 14. 
    The complement of a sentence can be found in the subject portion of the sentence. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Identify the verb phrase in the sentence below.Maddox will have played in all JV games if he makes it through tomorrow's game. 
    • A. 

      Will have

    • B. 

      Have played

    • C. 

      Played

    • D. 

      Will have played

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