Subject And Predicate Exam: Grammar Quiz

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Subject And Predicate Exam: Grammar Quiz

Do you know anything about subjects and predicates? Do you think you can pass this quiz? When you are grouping subjects and predicates, you have two options. They can either be simple or compound. The difference becomes evident when you analyze the subjects or predicates separately. There must be a subject and a verb to make a complete sentence. See how much you know about subjects and predicates by trying this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose the sentence that is divided correctly between the subject and predicate?
    • A. 

      My family traveled / to Africa last year.

    • B. 

      My family traveled to Africa / last year.

    • C. 

      My family / traveled to Africa last year.

  • 2. 
    Choose the sentence that is divided correctly between the subject and predicate?
    • A. 

      My brother / ran across the room.

    • B. 

      My brother ran / across the room.

    • C. 

      My / brother ran across the room.

  • 3. 
    Choose the sentence that is divided correctly between the subject and predicate?
    • A. 

      Many ostrich farmers raise ostriches / for their healthful meat.

    • B. 

      Many ostrich farmers / raise ostriches for their healthful meat.

    • C. 

      Many ostrich farmers raise / ostriches for their healthful meat.

  • 4. 
    Choose the sentence that is divided correctly between the subject and predicate?
    • A. 

      Ostrich meat / contains little fat and few calories.

    • B. 

      Ostrich / meat contains little fat and few calories.

    • C. 

      Ostrich meat contains / little fat and few calories.

  • 5. 
    Choose the sentence that is divided correctly between the subject and predicate?
    • A. 

      This ostrich / egg is huge!

    • B. 

      This ostrich egg is / huge!

    • C. 

      This ostrich egg / is huge!

  • 6. 
    Choose the simple subject in the following sentence: Manufacturers use ostrich feathers in the hat and dress industries.
    • A. 

      Feathers

    • B. 

      Industries

    • C. 

      Manufacturers

  • 7. 
    Choose the simple subject in the following sentence:Ostrich leather makes exquisite boots.
    • A. 

      Leather

    • B. 

      Ostrich

    • C. 

      Boots

  • 8. 
    Choose the simple subject in the following sentence:These huge birds run between thirty and fifty miles per hour.
    • A. 

      Birds

    • B. 

      Huge

    • C. 

      Run

  • 9. 
    Choose the simple subject in the following sentence:This race is absolutely hilarious!
    • A. 

      This

    • B. 

      Race

    • C. 

      Hilarious

  • 10. 
    Choose the simple predicate in the following sentence:Ostriches provide us with meat, feathers, and leather.
    • A. 

      Meat

    • B. 

      Leather

    • C. 

      Provide

  • 11. 
    Choose the simple predicate in the following sentence:A seahorse sleeps in an upright position.
    • A. 

      Sleeps

    • B. 

      Position

    • C. 

      Upright

  • 12. 
    Choose the simple predicate in the following sentence:Sea horses swim standing up.
    • A. 

      Standing

    • B. 

      Horses

    • C. 

      Swim

  • 13. 
    Indicate if the following is a sentence or fragment:On a stormy night.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Sentence

  • 14. 
    Indicate if the following is a sentence or fragment:I heard something in the other room.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Sentence

  • 15. 
    Indicate if the following is a sentence or fragment: As I entered the house, the phone rang.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Sentence

  • 16. 
    Indicate if the following is a sentence or fragment:Everyone played baseball.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Sentence

  • 17. 
    Indicate if the following is a sentence or fragment:Carried small wooden baskets with us to the campground.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Sentence

  • 18. 
    Indicate if the following is a sentence or fragment: Since the trees were loaded with apples.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Sentence

  • 19. 
    ______________________ is a group of words that contains a subject and a predicate and expresses a complete thought.
    • A. 

      Sentence

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Phrase

    • D. 

      Dependent clause

  • 20. 
    ______________________ is a part of a sentence and does not express a complete thought.
    • A. 

      Sentence

    • B. 

      Independent clause

    • C. 

      Compound sentence

    • D. 

      Fragment

  • 21. 
    A ________________________ contains a subject and a predicate but does NOT express a complete thought.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependent clasue

    • C. 

      Phrase

    • D. 

      Sentence

  • 22. 
    The _________________________ is who or what the sentence is talking about.
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Predicate

    • C. 

      Phrase

  • 23. 
    The _________________________ tells what the subject is or is doing.
    • A. 

      Simple subject

    • B. 

      Phrase

    • C. 

      Predicate