8th Grammar Chapter 1

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 40

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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is your favorite month of the year?
    • A. 

      Declarative

    • B. 

      Interrogative

    • C. 

      Imperative

    • D. 

      Exclamatory

  • 2. 
    My favorite month is May.
    • A. 

      Declarative

    • B. 

      Interrogative

    • C. 

      Imperative

    • D. 

      Exclamatory

  • 3. 
    Lilies, May's official flowers, are so beautiful!
    • A. 

      Declarative

    • B. 

      Interrogative

    • C. 

      Imperative

    • D. 

      Exclamatory

  • 4. 
    Tell me which birthstone belongs to the month of May.
    • A. 

      Declarative

    • B. 

      Interrogative

    • C. 

      Imperative

    • D. 

      Exclamatory

  • 5. 
    If you look in the encyclopedia, you will find the answer.
    • A. 

      Declarative

    • B. 

      Interrogative

    • C. 

      Imperative

    • D. 

      Exclamatory

  • 6. 
    Farmers in the United States harvest more oranges yearly than any other type of fruit. If you were to draw a vertical line between the subject and predicate, what would would be the word to the LEFT of that line?  If it is an understood subject, write (you).
  • 7. 
    Florida raises more oranges than any other state. If you were to draw a vertical line between the subject and predicate, what would would be the word to the LEFT of that line?  If it is an understood subject, write (you).
  • 8. 
    Only about twenty percent of the harvested oranges in the United States are sold as produce. If you were to draw a vertical line between the subject and predicate, what would would be the word to the LEFT of that line?  If it is an understood subject, write (you).
  • 9. 
    Most of the oranges provide the main ingredient for the country’s most popular juice. If you were to draw a vertical line between the subject and predicate, what would would be the word to the LEFT of that line?  If it is an understood subject, write (you).
  • 10. 
    Secure your daily requirement of vitamin C with an orange or a glass of orange juice every day. If you were to draw a vertical line between the subject and predicate, what would would be the word to the LEFT of that line?  If it is an understood subject, write (you).
  • 11. 
    The lovely month of May has some of the most pleasant weather of the year. What is the simple subject?  If it is a compound simple subject, separate each word by a comma.  If it is an understood simple subject, write (you).
  • 12. 
    During May, the spring flowers are just beginning to bloom. What is the simple subject?  If it is a compound simple subject, separate each word by a comma.  If it is an understood simple subject, write (you).
  • 13. 
    White and pink dogwoods and blue and yellow violets are some of May's flowers. What is the simple subject?  If it is a compound simple subject, separate each word by a comma.  If it is an understood simple subject, write (you).
  • 14. 
    Look at the moth birds waiting for their eggs to hatch. What is the simple subject?  If it is a compound simple subject, separate each word by a comma.  If it is an understood simple subject, write (you).
  • 15. 
    The green appearance of the landscape and the new flowers are two exciting occurrences in May. What is the simple subject?  If it is a compound simple subject, separate each word by a comma.  If it is an understood simple subject, write (you).
  • 16. 
    Mother's Day is officially celebrated on the second Sunday of May. What is the simple predicate?  If it is a compound simple predicate, separate each word by a comma.  If it is a simple predicate with a helping verb, type the verb phrase with no punctuation.
  • 17. 
    On Mother's Day, give your mother a present and show her your gratefulness. What is the simple predicate?  If it is a compound simple predicate, separate each word by a comma.  If it is a simple predicate with a helping verb, type the verb phrase with no punctuation.
  • 18. 
    Armed Forces Day, the third Sunday of May, recognizes all divisions of the military and honors those in the armed forces. What is the simple predicate?  If it is a compound simple predicate, separate each word by a comma.  If it is a simple predicate with a helping verb, type the verb phrase with no punctuation.
  • 19. 
    Do you observe Memorial Day on the last Monday of May? What is the simple predicate?  If it is a compound simple predicate, separate each word by a comma.  If it is a simple predicate with a helping verb, type the verb phrase with no punctuation.
  • 20. 
    On Memorial Day, many people place flowers on the graves of soldiers. What is the simple predicate?  If it is a compound simple predicate, separate each word by a comma.  If it is a simple predicate with a helping verb, type the verb phrase with no punctuation.
  • 21. 
    On May 8, 1884, Harry S. Truman was born, John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917. Choose the correct label for the group of words.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Comma Splice

    • C. 

      Fused Sentence

    • D. 

      Complete Sentence

  • 22. 
    Charles Lindbergh flew solo across the Atlantic on May 21, 1927, and Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic on May 20, 1932. Choose the correct label for the group of words.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Comma Splice

    • C. 

      Fused Sentence

    • D. 

      Complete Sentence

  • 23. 
    The opening of the Brooklyn Bridge on May 24, 1883, and the Golden Gate Bridge of May 27, 1937. Choose the correct label for the group of words.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Comma Splice

    • C. 

      Fused Sentence

    • D. 

      Complete Sentence

  • 24. 
    May 10, 1869, marks the completion of the first continental railroad a golden spike was used at the completion point. Choose the correct label for the group of words.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Comma Splice

    • C. 

      Fused Sentence

    • D. 

      Complete Sentence

  • 25. 
    The British abandoned the occupation of Palestine on May 14, 1948, Israel was then an independent nation. Choose the correct label for the group of words.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Comma Splice

    • C. 

      Fused Sentence

    • D. 

      Complete Sentence

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