Non-essential Appositives Practice

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Appositive Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the appositive:  Mona Lisa, a famous painting, features a woman with a secret smile.
    • A. 

      A woman with a secret smile

    • B. 

      Features a woman

    • C. 

      A famous painting

    • D. 

      With a secret smile

  • 2. 
    Identify the appositive: No one knew where Peter, the new kid, was from.
    • A. 

      The new kid

    • B. 

      No one knew

    • C. 

      Peter

    • D. 

      Was from

  • 3. 
    Identify the appositive: Jamila, the girl with the blue coat, is my best friend.
    • A. 

      Is my best friend

    • B. 

      With the blue coat

    • C. 

      The girl with the blue coat

    • D. 

      My best friend

  • 4. 
    Identify the appositive: Last night, my mom made tuna noodle casserole, my brother's least favorite meal.
    • A. 

      Last night

    • B. 

      My mom made

    • C. 

      Tuna noodle casserole

    • D. 

      My brother's least favorite meal

  • 5. 
    Identify the appositive: My friend, who is from Mexico, makes delicious tamales with masa, a corn dough.
    • A. 

      Who is from Mexico

    • B. 

      A corn dough

    • C. 

      My friend

    • D. 

      Makes delicious tamales

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      A long-time fan of DC comics

    • B. 

      Bill was thrilled

    • C. 

      It was announced

    • D. 

      A Justice League movie

  • 7. 
    Which sentence contains a correctly-punctuated appositive?
    • A. 

      Bob's sister, a beautician, dyed his hair green.

    • B. 

      Bob's sister, who is a beautician, dyed his hair green.

    • C. 

      Bob's sister dyed his hair green, she is a beautician.

    • D. 

      Bob's sister the beautician dyed his hair green.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Everyone wanted to be friends with Noah, he was the smartest kid in school.

    • B. 

      Everyone wanted to be friends with Noah, who was the smartest kid in school.

    • C. 

      Everyone wanted to be friends with the smartest kid in school Noah.

    • D. 

      Everyone wanted to be friends with Noah, the smartest kid in the school.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      There is a lot of controversy over The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, it is a novel by Mark Twain.

    • B. 

      There is a lot of controversy over The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a novel by Mark Twain.

    • C. 

      There is a lot of controversy over Mark Twain's novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

    • D. 

      There is a lot of controversy over the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," is a short story by Ambrose Bierce, set during the Civil War.

    • B. 

      "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," a short story by Ambrose Bierce, is set during the Civil War.

    • C. 

      A short story by Ambrose Bierce set during the Civil War is "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge."

    • D. 

      Ambrose Bierce wrote the short story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," set during the Civil War.