Unit 1 Grammar Quiz

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Unit 1 Grammar Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the following sentence, what part of speech is the boldfaced word?My friend likes pizza, but I prefer lasagna.
    • A. 

      Preposition

    • B. 

      Linking verb

    • C. 

      Action verb

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 2. 
    In the following sentence, what part of speech is the boldfaced word?His dog always jumps on people.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Preposition

    • C. 

      Possessive pronoun

    • D. 

      Objective pronoun

  • 3. 
    In the following sentence, what part of speech is the boldfaced word?You are certainly an excellent student!
    • A. 

      Adverb

    • B. 

      Adjective

    • C. 

      Pronoun

    • D. 

      Helping verb

  • 4. 
    In the following sentence, what part of speech is the boldfaced word?Haley is one of the smartest people I know.
    • A. 

      Helping verb

    • B. 

      Action verb

    • C. 

      Linking verb

    • D. 

      Adverb

  • 5. 
    In the following sentence, is the verb transitive or intransitive?Our house was big enough for our family.
    • A. 

      Transitive

    • B. 

      Intransitive

  • 6. 
    In the following sentence, is the verb transitive or intransitive?The car sped across the bridge.
    • A. 

      Transitive

    • B. 

      Intransitive

  • 7. 
    In the following sentence, is the verb transitive or intransitive?He plays basketball every day.
    • A. 

      Transitive

    • B. 

      Intransitive

  • 8. 
    The following sentence contains one independent clause.I like pizza, but my friend prefers lasagna. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The sentence below contains both dependent and independent clauses.I like pizza, but my friend prefers pizza.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The following sentence contains one independent clause:The car sped across the bridge.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What punctuation mark is missing in the following sentence?We thought he would be angry but he just smiled and walked away.
    • A. 

      A question mark

    • B. 

      An apostrophe

    • C. 

      A comma

    • D. 

      A period

  • 12. 
    What punctuation mark is missing in the following sentence?Did she think the homework was due tomorrow. 
    • A. 

      A comma

    • B. 

      An exclamation point

    • C. 

      A question mark

    • D. 

      Quotation marks

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