Parts Of The Sentence Quiz

20 Questions
Sentence Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is on subjects, predicates, direct and indirect objects, and subject complements.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose the subject in the sentence below: Jenny won the writing competition for her class. 
    • A. 

      Jenny

    • B. 

      Won

    • C. 

      Competition

    • D. 

      Class

  • 2. 
    Choose the subject in the sentence below: The old, abandoned church caught on fire!
    • A. 

      Old

    • B. 

      Church

    • C. 

      Caught

    • D. 

      Fire

  • 3. 
    Choose the subject in the sentence below: Are you going to the dance tonight?
    • A. 

      Are going

    • B. 

      You

    • C. 

      Dance

    • D. 

      Tonight

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Jenny

    • B. 

      Won

    • C. 

      Competition

    • D. 

      Class

  • 5. 
    Choose the predicate in the sentence below: The old, abandoned church caught on fire!
    • A. 

      Old

    • B. 

      Church

    • C. 

      Caught

    • D. 

      Fire

  • 6. 
    Choose the predicate in the sentence below: Are you going to the dance tonight?
    • A. 

      Are going

    • B. 

      You

    • C. 

      Dance

    • D. 

      Tonight

  • 7. 
    Identify the direct object in the sentence below:  Hannah gave Madison a birthday gift. 
    • A. 

      Hannah

    • B. 

      Gave

    • C. 

      Madison

    • D. 

      Gift

  • 8. 
    Identify the direct object in the sentence below.  The Martin family brought dessert to the dinner party.  
    • A. 

      Family

    • B. 

      Brought

    • C. 

      Dessert

    • D. 

      Party

  • 9. 
    Identify the direct object in the sentence below.   Michelle dropped the stapler on her toe.  Ouch!
    • A. 

      Michelle

    • B. 

      Dropped

    • C. 

      Stapler

    • D. 

      Toe

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Dessert

    • B. 

      Dinner

    • C. 

      Party

    • D. 

      There isn't one

  • 11. 
    Identify the indirect object in the sentence below:  Austin passed Michael a note in class when the teacher wasn't looking. 
    • A. 

      Michael

    • B. 

      Note

    • C. 

      Class

    • D. 

      Teacher

  • 12. 
    Identify the subject complement in the sentence below: Mrs. Greene is the substitute for Mrs. Gray's class.  
    • A. 

      Mrs. Greene

    • B. 

      Is

    • C. 

      Substitute

    • D. 

      Class

  • 13. 
    Identify the subject complement in the sentence below: She looks beautiful in red.  
    • A. 

      She

    • B. 

      Looks

    • C. 

      Beautiful

    • D. 

      Red

  • 14. 
    Decide if the word in bold is a predicate nominative or a predicate adjective.  Miguel was the class president last year.  
    • A. 

      Predicate nominative

    • B. 

      Predicate adjective

  • 15. 
    Decide if the word in bold is a predicate nominative or a predicate adjective.  The warm cherry pie smelled delicious. 
    • A. 

      Predicate nominative

    • B. 

      Predicate adjective

  • 16. 
    Decide if the underlined word is an action or linking verb.   Sally smelled the fragrant flowers in her garden.  
    • A. 

      Action verb

    • B. 

      Linking verb

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Action verb

    • B. 

      Linking verb

  • 18. 
    Decide if the word in bold is an action or linking verb.   Nick and Wil are football players.  
    • A. 

      Action verb

    • B. 

      Linking verb

  • 19. 
    Decide if the word in bold is an action or linking verb.   Amber tapped Matt on the shoulder.  
    • A. 

      Action verb

    • B. 

      Linking verb

  • 20. 
    In order for a sentence to make a complete thought it must have ____________________.
    • A. 

      A subject

    • B. 

      A predicate

    • C. 

      A subject complement

    • D. 

      Both a and b