Mr. Croy's Online Verb Quiz Over Notes

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Testing out ProProf for a review on WiredEducator and making a short quiz on verbs. I will actually use this quiz with my students to see how easy it is to create a quiz and how easy it is for them to log on and take it. �


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who or what the sentence is about is called:
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Prepositional phrase

    • D. 

      Direct Object

    • E. 

      Indirect Object

    • F. 

      Predicate Noun

  • 2. 
    There are two main types of verbs in sentences
    • A. 

      Here and there verbs

    • B. 

      Transitive and intransitive

    • C. 

      Action and linking

    • D. 

      Predicate noun and predicate adjective

    • E. 

      Direct and indirect

  • 3. 
    Another name for verb is:
  • 4. 
    This is what the subject IS, HAS, DOES, or FEELS
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct object

    • D. 

      Indirect object

  • 5. 
    The direct object has to be placed after the verb.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A sentence must have a subject, verb, and a prepositional phrase.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    We eliminate prepositional phrases because we know the following cannot hide in them:
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct object

    • D. 

      Indirect object

    • E. 

      Predicate nouns

    • F. 

      Predicate adjectives

    • G. 

      All of the above

    • H. 

      Just subjects and verbs

  • 8. 
    Identify the underlined word in this sentence:Bob bought Brenda a balloon at the ballgame.
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct object

    • D. 

      Indirect object

    • E. 

      Part of the prepositional phrase

  • 9. 
    Identify the underlined word in this sentence:Bob bought Brenda a balloon at the ballgame.
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct object

    • D. 

      Indirect object

    • E. 

      Part of the prepositional phrase

  • 10. 
    Identify the underlined word in this sentence:Bob bought Brenda a balloon at the ballgame.
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct object

    • D. 

      Indirect object

    • E. 

      Part of the prepositional phrase

  • 11. 
    Identify the underlined word in this sentence:Bob bought Brenda a balloon at the ballgame.
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct object

    • D. 

      Indirect object

    • E. 

      Part of the prepositional phrase

  • 12. 
    Identify the underlined word in this sentence:Bob bought Brenda a balloon at the ballgame.
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct object

    • D. 

      Indirect object

    • E. 

      Part of the prepositional phrase

  • 13. 
    Identify the underlined word in this sentence:Bob bought Brenda a balloon at the ballgame.
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Direct object

    • D. 

      Indirect object

    • E. 

      Part of the prepositional phrase

  • 14. 
    Is the verb in this sentence TRANSITIVE, INTRANSITIVE or LINKING?Bob bought Brenda a balloon at the ballgame.
    • A. 

      TRANSITIVE

    • B. 

      INTRANSITIVE

    • C. 

      LINKING VERB

  • 15. 
    A verb that has a direct object is called what type of verb? (Please identify the BEST answer.)
    • A. 

      Linking

    • B. 

      Transitive

    • C. 

      Intransitive

    • D. 

      Action

  • 16. 
    A verb that connects two ideas in a sentence is called what type of verb? (Please identify the BEST answer.)
    • A. 

      Action

    • B. 

      Transitive

    • C. 

      Linking

    • D. 

      Intransitive

    • E. 

      Predicate

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT a linking verb?
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Were

    • C. 

      Skip

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is NOT a linking verb?
    • A. 

      Am

    • B. 

      On

    • C. 

      Are

  • 19. 
    Identify the underlined word in the following sentence: Katniss shot an arrow at the Gamemakers.
    • A. 

      Linking verb

    • B. 

      Transitive verb

    • C. 

      Intransitive verb

  • 20. 
    The subject of a sentence is always a noun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A linking verb can have a direct object.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Identify the word in the following sentence:During the Hunger Games, Katniss is a girl from District 12.
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Preposition

    • C. 

      Action verb

    • D. 

      Linking verb

    • E. 

      Predicate adjective

    • F. 

      Predicate noun

    • G. 

      Direct objext

  • 23. 
    An indirect object must be between the verb and the direct object.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Identify the underlined word in this sentence: Before practice, Alex gave Coach Adams a note from his mother.
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Direct Object

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Indirect Object

    • E. 

      Predicate Noun

  • 25. 
    Essay Question: Explain why we eliminate prepositional phrases.

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