First Half Phrase Review

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Phrase Quizzes & Trivia

The First half phrase review is a simple and short quiz on identifying different phrases used in sentences and attaching the correct type of word that relates to it. It is an interesting piece and therefore, fun to do. Enjoy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The three of us divvied up the remaining containers of chocolate pudding.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Appositive

    • D. 

      Infinitive

    • E. 

      Preposition

  • 2. 
    My brother, a clown by profession, works all weekend at parties and gatherings.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Appositive

    • D. 

      Infinitive

    • E. 

      Preposition

  • 3. 
    Wanting to save money, Lysbeth spent the morning clipping and filing coupons.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Appositive

    • D. 

      Infinitive

    • E. 

      Preposition

  • 4. 
    Pygmalion is by George Shaw, one of my favorite playwrights.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Appositive

    • D. 

      Infinitive

    • E. 

      Preposition

  • 5. 
    My dog is so scared of storms that she runs and hides under the sofa or behind my desk whenever it rains.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Appositive

    • D. 

      Infinitive

    • E. 

      Preposition

  • 6. 
    We will cover much of the material, depending on our time limitations.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Appositive

    • D. 

      Infinitive

    • E. 

      Preposition

  • 7. 
    Bowser, the dog with sharp teeth, is coming around the corner.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Appositive

    • D. 

      Infinitive

    • E. 

      Preposition

  • 8. 
    Francis found her lost sneakers behind the sofa in the living room.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Appositive

    • D. 

      Infinitive

    • E. 

      Preposition

  • 9. 
    The store around the corner is painting its interior.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Appositive

    • D. 

      Infinitive

    • E. 

      Preposition

  • 10. 
    "Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night"- Blinded by the Light by Manfred Mann. 
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Participle

    • C. 

      Appositive

    • D. 

      Infinitive

    • E. 

      Preposition